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Ara C Medication
Anti-Leukemic Drugs: Anthracyclines like Daunorubicin or Idarubicin are frequently used with ara-c as part of initial (induction) therapy for acute myeloid leukemia. Mitoxantrone (less cardiotoxic) can be substituted for these drugs in elderly patients. Etoposide has also been added as a third agent in more refractory or relapsed cases. Vincristine, prednisone, l-asparaginase are used more in acute lymphoid leukemias. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cytarabine: Cytarabine is in a class of medications called antimetabolites. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells in your body.It is used in combination with other chemotherapy to treat acute leukemia. See more here: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682222.Html. ...Read more
Ara-C & daunorubicin: Combination of ara-c and Daunorubicin is used to treat acute leukemia. They may cause nasuea, vomiting, hair loss, weakness, supression to bone marrow, infection, diarrhea, headache, etc a detail discussion with your oncologist has to be done prior to administration of these drugs. See more here:http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682222.Html;. ...Read more
Best first-line treatment for mantle cell lymphoma now: high doses of ara-c+rituximab and autologous sc transplant, or rituximab+bendamustine?
There is no: Definitive answer to your question. Studies have compared the strategies you mention. The high dose ara-c arm was closed because it was difficult to mobilize stem cells for transplant after these regimens. Bendamustine-r is a good program, and many centers would consolidate a good response with an autograft. ...Read more
Cytarabine: Cytarabine is in a class of medications called antimetabolites. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells in your body. It is used in combination with other cheotherapy to treat aute leukemia.Discuss further with you roncologist and see more here: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682222.Html. ...Read more
Many cancers: Cytarabine (also known as ara-c) is a very important and widely used chemotherapy agent. It is used in leukemia treatment, as well as for solid tumors. It works by inhibiting dna synthesis in such a way that cancer cells are unable to repair the damage cause by the drug, but normal cells can recover. ...Read more
Brain Development : DHA and ARA are essential for normal brain and visual development. Studies show that sub Saharan African babies have breast milk deficient in DHA and ARA compared to breastfed babies whose mothers have diets rich in fish ( Denmark, for example) babies with mothers who have diets rich in seafood have something like 6 to 10 additional IQ points, depending on whose research you read. ...Read more
DHA and ARA: Are always needed, but extra supplementation is recommended for the first year of life. ...Read more
Day 3 of seroquel (quetiapine) XR and my muscles ara killing me mainly back muscles and chest is that normal?
Ur muscles killing u: If this means stiffness in your muscles or if you are experiencing any new symptoms that have worsened since starting on seroquel (quetiapine) or any new medication for that matter, it will be wise to contact your prescribing doctor. Also let your dr. Know of all other medications you are on so as to check for possible interactions. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Will birch immunotherapy help with oral allergy syndrome? I agree with Dr. Al Hegab that the benefits are not fully understood at this point in time and immunotherapy solely for the purpose of treating OAS is not recommended. However, if you also have allergic rhinitis and/or allergic asthma symptoms, immunotherapy could improve these symptoms, and maybe symptoms of OAS. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had unprotected sex 5 week ago tested on 5 weeks after exposure with PCR qualitative and Hiv antibody test both came negative.
geeting some pimples kind of rase one or two on face and check not eaching .could it be a aras symptoms . ?
I just used a generic version of Floanse and realized it's not on my approved medication list. I am 4W3D pregnant and I read this is a class C drug?
Should i be taking medication for p.C.O.S? I also would like to start trying for a child, any tips?
Slightly higher risk: Medication pregnancy class c means that: animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. Almost all drugs are class b or c and they can be used if the benefit outweighs the risks. Best wishes. ...Read more
Cirrhosis?: Recommendations for people with hepatitis c and cirrhosis include avoiding all alcohol, vaccinations for hepatitis a and b if never exposed, ultrasound for liver cancer every six months, endoscopy to look for enlarged veins in the esophagus, limit tylenol (acetaminophen) and discuss all meds with your doctor, and develop a plan for treatment of hepatitis c. Regular doctor visits for monitoring are critical. ...Read more
What should I do if I have c. Difficile and may have been given to my sister? Do general doctors carry the medication?
See your physician: for a stool test for C diff and if positive they can treat it and your sister if she needs treatment ...Read more