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How can I overcome the possible adverse reactions of metronidazole?

How can I overcome the possible adverse reactions of metronidazole?

Metronidazole: What reaction(s) are you having? Metronidazole is a photosensitizer; so be careful about too much sun exposure. If you're experiencing nausea & vomiting, refrain from all alcohol for at least a week after you've finished the medicine. If you're having other reactions, contact the doc who prescribed it for possible alternate med. ...Read more

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How can I overcome the alcohol adverse reactions of metronidazole?

How can I overcome the alcohol adverse reactions of metronidazole?

You can't: Metronidazole inhibits an enzyme called aldehyde dehydrogenase that metabolizes acetaldehyde that comes from the first round of metabolizing alcohol. The acetaldehyde is what causes the unpleasant and adverse side effects of alcohol when taking metronidazole. Even after stopping the med, the effects can stay for another three days. ...Read more

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How are adverse drug reactions classified by the fda?

How are adverse drug reactions classified by the fda?

Complicated: In my mind, at the simplest level, they are classified as severe or non-severe reactions, which are dealt with differently (obviously). You can read more about the complicated details here: http://www.Fda.Gov/drugs/drugsafety/postmarketdrugsafetyinformationforpatientsandproviders/default.Htm. ...Read more

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What are some possible adverse reactions to anastrozole ?

What are some possible adverse reactions to anastrozole ?

Anastrazole: This is an aromatase inhibitor and works by preventing the production of Estrogens in the body tissues. Side effects include: bone calcium loss, arthritis symptoms, hot flashes, fatigue, mood changes, asthenia, nausea, weakness, headache bone pain, rash, cough, hypertnesion. Many of these are rare. The most common compaints i hear are joint pain and hot falshes. ...Read more

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What are common adverse reactions of taxol (paclitaxel)?

What are common adverse reactions of taxol (paclitaxel)?

Multiple, see below.: The most common adverse reactions are low blood counts, irritation of your nerve endings, nausea, vomiting, muscle & joint aches, diarrhea, irritation of your oral cavity, fever, swelling, and abnormalities of your liver function tests. See your doctor if you have any of these symptoms to see if your dose needs to be modified. ...Read more

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What are common adverse reactions of herceptin (trastuzumab)?

What are common adverse reactions of herceptin (trastuzumab)?

Various: There are many common adverse reactions to herceptin (trastuzumab). These include pain fevers, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, fatigue, cough, trouble breathing, rash, infections, lack of appetite, swelling, and changes in your blood counts. Additionally, Herceptin (trastuzumab) is sometimes combined with other medications which can cause a different set of adverse reactions. ...Read more

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What are the common adverse reactions of aromasin (exemestane) ?

What are the common adverse reactions of aromasin (exemestane) ?

Menopause symptoms: The most common clinical side effect noted with all hormonal therapy is general menopausal symptoms (hot flashes, etc). Ais all cause a decrease in bone density that usually plateaus at ~2yrs then recovers after the meds are stopped. In trials, no pts go from normal density to osteoporosis. The other effects are bone/joint symptoms (likely also acute menopause symp.) usually improving with time. ...Read more

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I read that there are adverse reactions to laminectomy? What are they?

I read that there are adverse reactions to laminectomy? What are they?

Complications: A person can experience complications after a surgery of any kind. The most common complications after a laminectomy include infection, CSF leak, nerve root injury, hematoma formation and failure to improve from surgery. These risks are all fairly low but must be recognized as possibilities associated with surgery. ...Read more

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