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From treatment with ixempra (ixabepilone) and xeloda. Which treatment works best for the brain tumors?
NEITHER: These two chemotherapy agents are typically used in breast cancer, but in other cancers as well. I assume you mean brain metastasis. Unfortunately chemotherapy does not cross the blood-brain barrier therefore not helpful. Answer is complicated, but options are surgical resection and/or radiation depending on number, location and performance status. Talk to your oncologist. ...Read more
Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antibiotic: Ampiclox, or Ampicillin as it is known in the us, is given in doses of 250-500 mg qid (four times a day). It is also the main drug in unasyn, (ampicillin and sulbactam) where it is combined with sulbactam which makes it more effective. Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is an IV medicine only. The drug can be used against a wide range of infections, including pneumonia, kidney infections, and meningitis. ...Read more
EpiPen (epinephrine) above 54#: Although the pdr states that Epipen (epinephrine) junior should be given to children >60 pounds, many allergists choose a lower minimal weight. A common cross-over is Epipen (epinephrine) junior for children up to 54 pounds and Epipen (epinephrine) for everyone heavier. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not sure on Vibrox: One should only take medications prescribed by the examing doctor, and buy from a reputable pharmacy. Vibrox might be doxycycline. If so, the aafp recommends Doxycycline 100mg twice a day for 14 days, for treating primary or secondary syphilis, in patients allergic to penicillin. Penicillin is the first drug of choice. ...Read more