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Doctor insights on: Cumulative Anthracycline Dose

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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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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

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Is 5000mcg B12 to much for a daily dose?

Is 5000mcg B12 to much for a daily dose?

Yes: A person needs less than 5 microgram of B12 a day. if you are deficient and can not absorb B12 in your intestine talk to your doctor about sub-lingual B12 or injection. You would not nee injection any more than once a month. ...Read more

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What is considered a lethal dose of oramorph?

HIGHLY DEPENDS: Don't screw around with this medication! I have no idea what concentration you have in front of you and people CAN and DO die from its use. If it hasn't been prescribed by a physician to THAT patient CAREFULLY for the appropriate use it can and will be deadly. The dose that is lethal is SO variable that I cannot give you a specific number without knowing more about the exposed patient. Sorry. ...Read more

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What dose hCG negative mean?

What dose hCG negative mean?

No placenta: A negative HCG means that the cells that produce this hormone are not present nor are they making this hormone. Hcg is commonly referred to as a pregnancy test but the test can be positive without fetal tissue. ...Read more

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What dose bloody in poo mean ?

What dose bloody in poo mean ?

Bloody Stool: This can mean anything from a tear in your rectum to cancer of the colon and anything in-between. If it is one time occurance and just on the toilet paper it is usually not of any significance. Persistent bloody stool requires evaluation by your doctor no matter how old you are. ...Read more

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Is adderal XR 30 mg a high dose?

Is adderal XR 30 mg a high dose?

Not necessarily: As a starting dose that is definetely a high dose, but if you have been on it for while it is a moderate dose. Tolerance may occur which means that after a while the same dose is no longer effective. Doses more than 40-60 mg are unlikely to have increased benefit and something else should be considered. Talk to prescribing coctor. ...Read more

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Is 30 mg of adderal a high dose?

Is 30 mg of adderal a high dose?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) : Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (amphetamine salts) is an stimulant used for the treatment of adhd. It is prescribed in doses up to 60 mg a day in divided doses, and usually titrated to the needs and responses of each individual patient. The particular characteristics of the person taking the medication will dictate which is the best and safest amount of medication in each case. ...Read more

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Why dose beef make me feel sick?

Why dose beef make me feel sick?

Reaction: There are a few reasons why beef might be affecting you. It could be an allergy to the beef or a even a sensitivity. Sometime people react to beef because of what the cow was given (like the grains it was fed or the hormones and antibiotics it was given). If it is an allergy or sensitivity, there are some tests that your doctor can do to get more information. ...Read more

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Is 6mg of lorazepam a high dose ?

Is 6mg of lorazepam a high dose ?

Lorazepam dose: Lorazepam is a medication frequently prescribed for anxiety. Dose can range from 1 mg to 10 mg per day depending on the patient's needs and size of the patient. Doses can vary considerably as determined by the doctor prescribing the medication. ...Read more

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