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

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 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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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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Is ara-c currently used for leukemia?

Yes: Yes, ara-c has been used as part of chemotherapy regimen for acute leukemia. ...Read more

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Ara-c/cytarabine is what?

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 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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What's cytarabine used for?

What's 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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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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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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Why does doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) cause nausea?

Why does doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) cause nausea?

CTZ: Doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) is a chemotherapy drug. The chemical travels in the blood and irritates the chemoreceptor trigger zone (ctz) in the brain which leads to nausea. ...Read more

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If you have kaposi's and given doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) chemo - is amputation next?

If you have kaposi's and given doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) chemo - is amputation next?

Unlikely: It is highly unlikely to have to perform amputation for kaposi's sarcoma. That being said, every case is unique so ask your oncologist. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) allergy?

Doxil: Doxil is a chemotherapy medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. See: http://www. Rxlist. Com/doxil-side-effects-drug-center. Htm ...Read more

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If you have kaposi's sarcoma and are given doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) chemo is amputation still an option?

If you have kaposi's sarcoma and are given doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) chemo is amputation still an option?

Sure but..: Sure, amputation will still be an option- if nothing works. However, as much as possible, we try to avoid it...That is why we give chemo--like Doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) etc. There are some other chemo can be used if Doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) does not work- for example- paclitaxel, docetaxel, navelbine-- and off course, continue your HIV meds. Discuss further with your oncologist regarding treatment options. ...Read more

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Relief from mouth sore following doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) chemo?

Relief from mouth sore following doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) chemo?

MAGIC MOUTHWASH: Mouth sores can be a sign that your white blood cells have dropped. Get labs drawn. For relief of symptoms while discomfort resolves several combinations exist. My favorite: nystatin/maalox/carafate - very soothing. Other include: benadryl/nystatin/maalox - can burn and viscous lidocaine/nystatin/maalox - will numb your entire mouth/tounge. ...Read more

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Can doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) treat multiple myeloma?

Can doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) treat multiple myeloma?

Yes: Yes, Doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) can be used to treat multiple myeloma. Discuss further in detail with your oncologist -whether the chemotherapy would be appropriate for your case. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for mouth sores following doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) chemo?

B2: B2 - riboflavin will help heal mouth sores. Methionine is a Amino Acid helps heal collagen. Take at night glutamine 2gm daily will also heal the internal organs. ...Read more

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I keep having recurring inside mouth sore following doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) chemo - need a relief/cure?

I keep having recurring inside mouth sore following doxil (liposomal doxorubicin) chemo - need a relief/cure?

Ask your oncologist: Your oncologist has the answer to it and he/she can help you to reduce the degree of the sores. Often it requires dose reduction and or lengthen the interval between your treatments (to 4 weeks instead of 3 weeks) which is Ok initially but later on, it takes longer for the mouth to fully heal before the next chemotherapy is administered. ...Read more

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My aunt has sciatica how is it treated I want the names of some medications she takes becozyne injections now..

My aunt has sciatica how is it treated I want the names of some medications she takes becozyne injections now..

Nerve Pain Medicines: Medicines like gabapentin, gralise, lyrica, (pregabalin) amitriptyline/nortriptyline are typical medicines to help with the nerve pain from sciatica. Sometimes muscle relaxants and nsaids can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed as de Quervain's tenosynovits please suggest me medication other than injection.

I am diagnosed as de Quervain's tenosynovits please suggest me medication other than injection.

Ibuprofen and brace: A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication such as over-the-counter Ibuprofen or Naproxen is a good place to start. A thumb-spica brace worn doing repetitive activities or during the day for 3 to 4 weeks is also helpful. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for elbows legement inflammation? I'm taking b1, 6 and 12 injections right now.

What is the best medication for elbows legement inflammation? I'm taking b1, 6 and 12 injections right now.

NSAID's: Celebrex (celecoxib) (which you have) is a very good choice. Rest may be the best medicine. Most tendinitis and associated joint conditions are from overuse or arthritis. See your doctor for a treatment plan that is specific for your ondition. ...Read more

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Is there any oral insulin medication available for Diabetes (Type 1) patients or insulin injection is the only option?

Is there any oral insulin medication available for Diabetes (Type 1) patients or insulin injection is the only option?

Type 1 needs insulin: Type 1 diabetes occurs because the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas are damaged. The pancreas makes little or no insulin, so sugar cannot enter the body's cells for use as energy. Insulin injections are needed throughout lifetime. In Type 2 diabetes, the pancreas is still making insulin but it may be insufficient or ineffective. ...Read more

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