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Dr. Richard Parrish
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Bleomycin (Overview)

Bleomycin is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


Dr. Richard Parrish
327 doctors shared insights

Bleomycin (Overview)

Bleomycin is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What are effects from the bleomycin?

What are effects from the bleomycin?

Lung function...: An important side effect to be aware of with bleomycin is its effects on lung function. Most oncologists will perform pulmonary function tests (pfts) before administration of bleomycin in order to obtain a baseline. During therapy the pfts will be repeated to monitor for a decrease in lung function. If this occurs, sometimes the dosing of bleomycin will be changed or it will be stopped altogether. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from bleomycin?

What are the side effects from bleomycin?

Bleomycin: May cause- nausea, vomiting, rash, decrease apetite, hair loss, supression to bone marrow - anemia, decreased white blood cell, platelet;numbness, headache, lung problems-infection, etc. Please read more here. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682125.html. ...Read more

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How long does bleomycin stay in your system?

How long does bleomycin stay in your system?

Bleomycin: It takes 10 hours for bleomycin to be metabolized by your body. After10 hours the drug is no longer in your body if your body is functioning normal. ...Read more

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Effects from the bleomycin?

Effects from the bleomycin?

Lung function...: An important side effect to be aware of with bleomycin is its effects on lung function. Most oncologists will perform pulmonary function tests (pfts) before administration of bleomycin in order to obtain a baseline. During therapy the pfts will be repeated to monitor for a decrease in lung function. If this occurs, sometimes the dosing of bleomycin will be changed or it will be stopped altogether. ...Read more

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What are effects from the bleomycin?

Lung function...: An important side effect to be aware of with bleomycin is its effects on lung function. Most oncologists will perform pulmonary function tests (pfts) before administration of bleomycin in order to obtain a baseline. During therapy the pfts will be repeated to monitor for a decrease in lung function. If this occurs, sometimes the dosing of bleomycin will be changed or it will be stopped altogether. ...Read more

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How long does bleomycin stay in your system?

Bleomycin: It takes 10 hours for bleomycin to be metabolized by your body. After10 hours the drug is no longer in your body if your body is functioning normal. ...Read more

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What about using a small amount of bleomycin?

What about using a small amount of bleomycin?

What for?: Bleomycin is a toxic drug. Do not use it unless prescribed by a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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