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Leukine Side Effects
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
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
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
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
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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