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Are there any side effects of leukine (sargramostim)?

Are there any side effects of leukine (sargramostim)?

Too many 2 count: Very common side effects: abdominal pain, nausea/vomitting, diarrhea, malaise, rash, tingling/numbness, chest pain, and leg/hands edema, fever, and wt loss. There are many more possible side effects and could be more serious but less frequent. This med is only used when absolutely needed such as following bone marrow transplant or chemo etc...Please ask your doc about treatment u get. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sargramostim (Definition)

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If you have been given leukine (sargramostim) do you have any adverse side effects?

If you have been given leukine (sargramostim) do you have any adverse side effects?

Short term: Leukine, or gm-csf, is a marrow stimulating factor to help your white blood cells increase, usually because you are getting chemotherapy. Just like any medicines, there are potential side effects. The most serious would be an allergic reaction, which is rare. Commonly we see bone pain or arthralgias and low grade temps. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is usually effective at relieving these short-term side effects. ...Read more

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Anyone been given leukine (sargramostim) to raise your white count and did you have any adverse side effects?

Anyone been given leukine (sargramostim) to raise your white count and did you have any adverse side effects?

Leakine side-effects: Leakine or gm-csf is typically prescribed in patients who have undergone chemotherapy known to drop the WBC count. The side effects include a rash at the site of injection, which is best addressed with Benadryl . Low grade fevers, muscle and joint pains are also common, which is addressed with tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Side effects of pills?

Too vague: A question. Different pills/meds have different effects as well side effects. ...Read more

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What are side effects of gin?

What are side effects of gin?

Same as any alcohol: Less likely to cause hangover, but causes the same liver inflammation, scarring and damage as any other form of alcohol, as well as damage to esophagus, stomach, pancreas. Also can be toxic to the heart, the immune system, the bone marrow (which makes our blood components), impairing our ability to fight infections and our general immune system. PLUS, it causes many kinds of cancers. ...Read more

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Does cbt have any side effects?

Does cbt have any side effects?

CBT: Cbt is mostly free of side effects, but during the treatment you may well feel some anxiety. For instance, exposure and response prevention are part of cbt treatment for obsessive compulsive d/o. With ocd, the person is unconsciously using compulsive behaviors to bind anxiety -- and if prevented, will temporarily feel anxiety. The therapist will help you through this. ...Read more

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Side effects of nasovion drops?

Side effects: The medication has minimal side effects and is basically harmless. ...Read more

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Side effects of over musterbation

Side effects of over musterbation

None: Unless you consider the negatives associated with excessive self-indulgence. There is some evidence that auto-sexual obsession may contribute to sexual dysfunction with one's partner. See your doctor if obsessive-compulsive disorder is an issue. ...Read more

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