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Does viracept (nelfinavir) work well ?

Does viracept (nelfinavir) work well ?

Yes: Viracept (nelfinavir) is an effective protease inhibitor used in combination with other anti-viral medications to treat hiv. It is not commonly used anymore because newer drugs require less pills and have less side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Lilie Lin
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Nelfinavir (Definition)

Nelfinavir mesylate is a protease inhibitor which is a kind of drug used for HIV (anti-viral ...Read more


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Whats imatinib mesylate?

Whats imatinib mesylate?

Enzyme inhibitor: This drug, gleevec, (imatinib) is used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia and gastro-intestinal stromal tumors. It acts by inhibiting and enzyme produced by tumor cells. ...Read more

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Benztropine mesylate uses?

Benztropine mesylate uses?

There are a few uses: Benztropine is an anticholinergic drug used to reduce the side effects of antipsychotic treatment, such as pseudoparkinsonism and dystonia. It is also a second-line drug for the treatment of parkinson's disease. It improves tremor but not rigidity and bradykinesia. It is also sometimes used for dystonia, a rare disorder that causes abnormal muscle contraction. ...Read more

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I m suffering with cml.And taking imatinib mesylate. Fx?

I m suffering with cml.And taking imatinib mesylate. Fx?

Clarify question?: What is your question? Imatinib mesylate of Gleevec is one of the first line treatment and has been the standard of care for CML for the last 10 years or so. It is an oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor that inhibits the bcr-abl. In cml, Gleevec has demonstrated a very high response rate , complete hematological/molecular response rate. Newer medication like tasigna, (nilotinib) sprycel now are also available. ...Read more

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Is imatinib mesylate 400mg per day the right medicine for cml?

Yes: It is the right medicine for cml. In addition to imatinib mesylate- tasigna ( nilotinib ) is also available as a first line therapy for cml. ...Read more

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What should I do if imatinib mesylate does not dissolve in water?

What should I do if imatinib mesylate does not dissolve in water?

Suspension OK: If you are unable to swallow tablets they can be dispersed in water or other beverage and stirred with a spoon. It should completely disintegrate but not necessarily completely dissolve. It's OK to drink a suspension. If you left some behind in the glass rinse it down with a little more water and drink that too. ...Read more

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I had 26mg of benzotropine mesylate, each pill is 2mg i took 13 pills altogether?

I had 26mg of benzotropine mesylate, each pill is 2mg i took 13 pills altogether?

Suicide Attempt ?: Yes? Please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services & they can provide transport. You can call the National Suicide hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255. ...Read more

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This is a type of cancer treatment? Imatinib mesylate?

This is a type of cancer treatment? Imatinib mesylate?

Yes, CML & GIST: This drug, gleevec, (imatinib) is used for treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. ...Read more

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Dr. Ralph Wharton
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