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Precautions Reactions And Side Effects For Chelation Therapy
Bleeding: There are risks associated with tpa (alteplase). Complications include bleeding into the brain, other types of serious bleeding (e.g., gastrointestinal), and death. It is important to weigh the possibility of benefit against the possibility of harm. In most cases tpa (alteplase) is safe and makes a positive impact on the outcome in stroke patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chelation is the name for administering a substance to remove heavy metals from the body. It can be an important treatment for lead poisoning or iron overload. It is also touted by some for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders, based on the idea that these children may have toxicity from mercury or other heavy metals. However, there is little evidence to support this hypothesis. Chelation agents bind metals nonspecifically and may result in dangerously low levels of calcium, iron, and magnesium, in addition to toxic heavy metals. Thus, ...Read more
My friend gets carboplatin and Taxol (paclitaxel) combined and longterm - are there side effects to this?
Many potential compl: Aspirin can cause bleeding. Since chemotherapy lowers platelet counts, you do not want to compromise the remaining ones that you as aspirin makes them non functional. it can also cover up fever which is a sign of infection, so it is dangerous to take it...there are safer medicines that can be taken instead, like Tylenol (acetaminophen) provided your oncologist is made aware of it. ...Read more
How to manage strong side effects of Corticosteroids pills for respiratory sarcodosis and also for long term treatment.
Steroids: there are non-steroid alternatives to steroids when needed to treat a chronic illness. Ask your doctor about these. Some include plaquenil, methotrexate, imuran, remicade (infliximab) and others. Long term use of steroids can cause many problems but should never be stopped suddenly or without medical supervision but there are alternatives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: every drug may have adverse reactions. FIRST... DO NOT TAKE IF PREGNANT. I don't smile in the photo because my teeth were stained in early childhood by tetracycline OLIVE GREEN. Affects teeth/bones of fetus. Also, can cause fatal liver damage in pregnant women. then, it's flourescent. It makes you more likely to sunburn. ...Read more
Skin cancer: Many drugs have problems. For example, two types of medications, diuretics like hydrochlorothiazide and calcium channel blockers like Nifedipine are associated with increased risk for skin cancer due to hypersensitivity to sun. Ask your doctor about other drugs you take that can also cause problems with sun exposure. ...Read more
How is the tolerability and adverse effect of Moclobemide in treatment resistant depression?if other options didn't work.
Possiby: Intravenous immunoglobulin (ivig) is a blood product collected from donations from hundreds of individuals, so there is the theoretical possibility of typical transfusion problems i.e. Infection, reaction etc. In the U.S. However production of this product is so controlled and processing involves, detergent washing and treating the product, so it is less likely to cause problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor!: Opiate withdrawal should be overseen by your doctor, who will help you tailor medications to your specific situation. It is not possible to say what medication or dose should be used by any individual. The answer depends on what kind of opiate you have been taking, in what dose, and for what reason. Your underlying state of health is also important. See your doctor, and best wishes for success. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Light therapy: Light therapy has been used to treat: Jet lag, transitions to night work schedules, shift work related sleep disturbances, Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS), Advanced Sleep Phase Syndrome (ASPS), non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome & age-related sleep maintenance insomnia. For risks of light therapy see: http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/light-therapy/details/risks/cmc-20197423 ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Are there any known adverse effects from the combined use of cannabis and filgrastim (filgrastin) (neupogen) for a cancer patient?
I have hip osteoporosis Tscore of -2.8, FRAX of 2.2, started (Bon Viva) with very unpleasant side effects. Any other drugs with less side effects ?
CFS and prednisone.
Has anyone used this with therapeutic effect?
Low dose (5mg) long term negative effects?
Do the side effects of isotritinoin outweigh the benefits from its acne treatment? How can such side effects be reduced?
Depends on severity: Whether the risks outweigh the beneifts is truly a matter of severity of the disease as well as the importance to the individual. Acne is rarely, if ever, a life threatening disease. Therefore, it can essentially go untreated if it doesnt bother you. However, to others, the disease can cause great psychological distress and issues with self esteem/confidence/image. In this case, benefits may win. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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