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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Cytarabine Liposomal Injection (Overview)

Cytarabine liposomal injection is an anti-cell breakdown agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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What is cytarabine for?

What is cytarabine  for?

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

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Cytarabine Liposomal Injection (Overview)

Cytarabine liposomal injection is an anti-cell breakdown agent which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Whats cytarabine used for?

Whats cytarabine used for?

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

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What are side effects of chemo. W/ ara-c and daunamyacin?

What are side effects of chemo. W/ ara-c and daunamyacin?

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

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What are side effects of chemo. W/ ara-c and daunamyacin?

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

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Other then ara-c, what other drugs are currently used for leukemia?

Other then ara-c, what other drugs are currently used for leukemia?

There are >1 type of: I assume that your question is about Acute leukemia where Ara-C is commonly used. This is typically given in combination with other drugs like Daunorubicin or Idarubicin( for AML) and sometimes with Methotrexate(for ALL) ...Read more

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Ara-c/cytarabine is what?

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

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What is the definition or description of: Depocyt allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Depocyt allergy?

Depocyt allergy: Depocyt (Cytarabine) is a chemotherapy medication that is used for the treatment of I leukemia. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/depocyt-drug.htm ...Read more

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Aside from ara-c, what alternative drugs are currently used for leukemia?

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 more

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What is cytarabine for?

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

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Whats cytarabine used for?

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

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Best first-line treatment for mantle cell lymphoma now: high doses of ara-c+rituximab and autologous sc transplant, or rituximab+bendamustine?

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

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How liposomal vitamin C is made?

How liposomal vitamin C is made?

Call manufacturer: Each manufacturer has its own formulations. Often it's proprietary, and a secret on how they do it differently from their competition. Call and find out how the company you like best does it. See what they say! ...Read more

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What is liposomal vitamin C and how does it work?

What is liposomal vitamin C and how does it work?

Fool's gimmick: You're only 18 years old and probably have a good heart. The "healing miracle" claims made for this particular stuff ("Cure for Ebola!") can't possibly be true. At your age, you don't want to believe that the world is so full of money-making fakery -- but it is. Talk with a science teacher at your school for guidance in recognizing obvious untruths -- for the sake of your survival in a bad world. ...Read more

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Can liposomal glutathione inhibit the absorption of methylphenidate, or facilitate its elimination from the body?

Can liposomal glutathione inhibit the absorption of methylphenidate, or facilitate its elimination from the body?

No but not proved: to help , nothing is proved to help by the fda, glutathione the natural antioxidant is in the liver, and foods absorb this bets like avacodoes but the amphetamines like methylphenidate are stimulants , most people do not need this btu side effects are liked so use it and addiction possible , better to go natural route in ,most case; sleep , eat well , less stress , discipline, concentrate ect. ...Read more

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To increase Glutathione levels in body - please rank in terms of efficiency e.g. 80% or whatever - Acetyle Glutathione, Liposomal Glutathione, IV.

To increase Glutathione levels in body - please rank in terms of efficiency e.g. 80% or whatever - Acetyle Glutathione, Liposomal Glutathione, IV.

No one really knows: I don't think there's been enough research for anyone to answer your question. One small study suggests Acetyl Glutathione may be more effective than IV Glutathione- see http://www.nleducation.co.uk/resources/reviews/oral-glutathione-equivalent-to-iv-therapy/ Both Liposomal & Acetyl Glutathione are well-absorbed & effective; I have not seen any studies comparing these so no one can say for sure. ...Read more

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Was on Taxol and didn't work now going on doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) is that......Going to help?

Was on Taxol and didn't work now going on doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) is that......Going to help?

Chemotherapy: To start with Taxol or Doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) does not make difference but if you fail Taxol you could get a response with Doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) for sure. ...Read more

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