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Diagnoged with cutaneous tcell lymphoma .Treated with eletron beam.Interferon, gemcitabine, anthracycline, etoposide, procarbazine without improv.I'm 64 y?

Diagnoged with cutaneous tcell lymphoma .Treated with eletron beam.Interferon, gemcitabine, anthracycline, etoposide, procarbazine without improv.I'm 64 y?

There are new agents: There are several new agents for this disease. It is uncommon and you need a good assessment of the status of both your disease and your ability to take treatment. There are oral agents, antibodies, drugs like velcade (bortezomib) that might be helpful. I would suggest an evaluation by an oncologist who is familiar with this disease. ...Read more

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Diagnoged with cutaneous tcell lymphoma nhl.Treated with eletron beam.Interferon, gemcitabine, anthracycline, etoposide, procarbazine.Nodules over body .?

Diagnoged with cutaneous tcell lymphoma nhl.Treated with eletron beam.Interferon, gemcitabine, anthracycline, etoposide, procarbazine.Nodules over body .?

There are: Several new therapies which have come to market in the us. Not sure about india. We also use extracorporeal photopheresis, but that requires a specific machine and a photochemical called uvadex (methoxsalen). ...Read more

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How effective are second Accutane courses compared to first courses? Should a higher cumulative dose be used the second time around? 18 y/o, m

How effective are second Accutane courses compared to first courses? Should a higher cumulative dose be used the second time around? 18 y/o, m

Probably less: The response rate is probably a bit less for a second course, but its usually still very worthwhile to try, unless you just didn't do well the first time. I use the same routine for the second course, which for me is 1mg/kg daily dosage, usually divided into bid dosing with a total goal range of 120-150 mg/kg. ...Read more

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Why dose my fadge itch?

Why dose my fadge itch?

Fadge?: I assume you're referring to the female genitalia? Do u have a rash? Any vaginal discharge? Might simply be a yeast overgrowth ("infection"), but also might be pubic lice ("crabs") or a sexually transmitted infection. Best to see gyn for exam, tests if necessary, & appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What dose your pankerious do?

What dose your pankerious do?

Pancreas?: The pancreas makes enzymes for food digestion and makes substances that help control blood sugar. ...Read more

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What if you double dose placquinil?

What if you double dose placquinil?

Better 2Ask your DR : Before u adjust your medicine dose. It may cause some stomach, intestinal, liver or kidney problems. Take care! ...Read more

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What is the typical dose of lyrically?

What is the typical dose of lyrically?

Family practice : You must mean lyrica (pregabalin). Usual starting dose is 50 mg twice a day. It can be titrated. It is used for neuropathy pain. ...Read more

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Is 10mg tyrptizol a strong dose. Thanks?

Is 10mg tyrptizol a strong dose. Thanks?

It depends: If this is the first time you've been on Tryptizol, you may be initially sensitive to the side effects such as sedation and dry mouth. However, tolerability and efficacy depends on the patient's unique response to medication. Tryptizol can also have interactions with other medications which could potentiate effects. Recommend discussing any concerns you may have with your doctor. ...Read more