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How can therapeutic drugs such as (bleomycin) cause adult respiratory distress syndrome?

How can therapeutic drugs such as (bleomycin) cause adult respiratory distress syndrome?

Lung damage: Many drugs can cause scaring of the lungs. If the lungs are too severely damaged, it may lead to ards. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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What about using a small amount of bleomycin?

What about using a small amount of bleomycin?

What for?: Bleomycin is a toxic drug. Do not use it unless prescribed by a doctor.
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Bleomycin injections ok for kids plantar warts?

Bleomycin injections ok for kids plantar warts?

Probably not: There is currently no literature on dosing instructions for use on children. ...Read more

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I got fever after the last shot of bleomycin for chemotherapy. Is it normal?

I got fever after the last shot of bleomycin for chemotherapy. Is it normal?

Yes: It is common for patients to develop fevers and flu like symptoms from bleomycin. ...Read more

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A injection of bleomycin in a plantar wart ok?

A injection of bleomycin in a plantar wart ok?

Yes: Under the care of a foot specialist, bleomycin has been used to treat difficult plantar warts. But if misused, bleomycin can have severe side effects. Make sure you see a foot specialist before proceeding with this type of treatment. ...Read more

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How long does bleomycin stay in your system?

How long does bleomycin stay in your system?

Bleomycin: It takes 10 hours for bleomycin to be metabolized by your body. After10 hours the drug is no longer in your body if your body is functioning normal. ...Read more

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How long does a bleomycin injection stay in you?

Bleomycin: It takes 10 hours for bleomycin to be metabolized by your body. After10 hours the drug is no longer in your body if your body is functioning normal. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from bleomycin?

What are the side effects from bleomycin?

Bleomycin: May cause- nausea, vomiting, rash, decrease apetite, hair loss, supression to bone marrow - anemia, decreased white blood cell, platelet;numbness, headache, lung problems-infection, etc. Please read more here.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682125.html. ...Read more

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How effective is bleomycin for treating lymphoma?

How effective is bleomycin for treating lymphoma?

Hodgkin only: Bleomycin is an older chemotherapy drug that is not used in the treatment of most subtypes of lymphoma. The only modern regimens that still use this agent are ABVD and BEACOPP for Hodgkin lymphoma. ...Read more

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How effective are Bleomycin injections for treating leukemia?

How effective are Bleomycin injections for treating leukemia?

No good!: Bleomycin is not a good diagnosis for treating Leukemia. It is often used for treating Lymph gland cancer (Hodgkin Disease). So you need to confirm your exact diagnosis before you get concerned with this response. ...Read more

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Infection or bleomycin fever, how can I tell?

Infection or bleomycin fever, how can I tell?

Bleomycin fever is s: Bleomycin fever is short lived, lasting 12-24 hour after drug injection and then it does not come back. Patient will have a normal WBC count, infection will make the WBC count to go up high and fever will continue beyond 24 hours. So it is not hard to tell the difference between these 2 possibilities. ...Read more

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Can bleomycin be used for plantar wart removal?

Can bleomycin be used for plantar wart removal?

Yes: Bleomycin is a anti-cancer drug. Very small amounts of the drug can also be used in the treatment of plantar warts. After debriding the area, bleomycin is injected directly into the wart. Sometimes the area will first be numbed by an anesthetic, since this procedure can be painful. Several injections are typically required until the wart is removed. ...Read more

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I had an injection of bleomycin in a plantars wart now learn its chemo?

I had an injection of bleomycin in a plantars wart now learn its chemo?

Bleomycin: Bleomycin is injected directly into the wart. Because it is not absorbed into the body, it does not cause loss of hair, lung problems, or other unwanted effects described above. However, it may cause burning or pain at the place of injection. Skin rash or itching, nail loss, and pain or coldness in the finger where bleomycin was injected have also been reported. ...Read more

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Can bleomycin injections be used for plantar warts when pregnant?

Can bleomycin injections be used for plantar warts when pregnant?

No: Since this an injectable that could spread thru the body I personally woul not use this. ...Read more

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Effects from the bleomycin?

Effects from the bleomycin?

Lung function...: An important side effect to be aware of with bleomycin is its effects on lung function. Most oncologists will perform pulmonary function tests (pfts) before administration of bleomycin in order to obtain a baseline. During therapy the pfts will be repeated to monitor for a decrease in lung function. If this occurs, sometimes the dosing of bleomycin will be changed or it will be stopped altogether. ...Read more

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What are effects from the bleomycin?

What are effects from the bleomycin?

Lung function...: An important side effect to be aware of with bleomycin is its effects on lung function. Most oncologists will perform pulmonary function tests (pfts) before administration of bleomycin in order to obtain a baseline. During therapy the pfts will be repeated to monitor for a decrease in lung function. If this occurs, sometimes the dosing of bleomycin will be changed or it will be stopped altogether. ...Read more

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Can you have surgery in the future that requires you be on the ventilator if you've had bleomycin toxicity? Could being on the vent cause lung problem

Can you have surgery in the future that requires you be on the ventilator if you've had bleomycin toxicity? Could being on the vent cause lung problem

YES: Toxicity/Allergy information must be communicated to the health care professional who administers the anesthesia....and NO being on a ventilator does NOT cause lung problems!

Hope ths helps!

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I had cancer and I received treatment with chemotherapy, what are the possibilities of having kids. Bleomycin, Vinblastine, Doxorubicin, dacarbazine?

I had cancer and I received treatment with chemotherapy, what are the possibilities of having kids. Bleomycin, Vinblastine, Doxorubicin, dacarbazine?

Your oncologist can: This is an issue which takes time to find answers to. So have a conversation with your Oncologist and get a semen check/sperm count done to give you some idea about what the present situation is like. ...Read more

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What can I do for a medicine allergy?

What can I do for a medicine allergy?

Stop taking it: If it is an extreme necessity, and there are no alternatives, and you don't know whether this an allergic reaction or an adverse drug reaction (side effect), see an allergist/immunologist for evaluation and possible desensitization to the said drug for treatment of a particular disease episode, good luck ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

Various Options: Daily steroid or antihistamines nasal sprays (fluticasone, azelastine) are helpful. Determining exactly what you could be sensitized to in order to practice appropriate avoidance measures is also important. If medications and avoidance are not effective or not feasible allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) could be an option as well. Other meds include Sudafed, Mucinex, (guaifenesin) Afrin, oral antihistamines ...Read more

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Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Depends: It depends on the medication. Some medicines are over the counter and some are behind the counter requiring photo id and signature. ...Read more

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I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

Could be!: Without understanding the circumstances and the type of reaction, it is impossible to answer the question. If you started the new medicine, and experienced a reaction, it could be due to allergy to the medication. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

No cure yet, but...: Allergy shots (allergen immunotherapy) is currently the only treatment that is disease modifiying, meaning it can change how the body responds to exposure to allergens. It is "natural" and long lasting effects carry on after shots are stopped. It works for most, but not all people. Closest thing to a cure so far..... For more read my blog at: http://www. Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/03/its-no. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

OTC Allergy: Not fair. Truly, it is trial-and-error. What works best for you might not work best for someone else. Loratadine is the weakest binding non-sedating antihistamine; Cetirizine is the strongest binding non-sedating antihistamine. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works better than both but it makes people sleepy. ...Read more

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How are drug allergies treated usually?

How are drug allergies treated usually?

See below: It depends on the severity of the reaction. Certainly removal of the offending drug is the first step. Then medication to help with itching or hives, an antihistamine maybe needed. Also, steroids are some times used. And in severe cases, hospitalization maybe indicated. ...Read more

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