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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Velban (Overview)

Velban is a cell division inhibitor which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Vinblastine= wondering what is the possible side effects?

Vinblastine= wondering what is the possible side effects?

Vinblastine: It may cause nausea, vomiting, supression to blood counts - anemia, low white blood cells, low platelet, infection, diarrhea, numbness, tingling, bleeding etc. Please discuss in detail with your oncologist. To read more-open this link : http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682848.Html. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
5 doctors shared insights

Velban (Overview)

Velban is a cell division inhibitor which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Doctor recommended methotrexate and vinblastine. I am just wondering if anybodytook them and how was the side effect?

Doctor recommended methotrexate and vinblastine. I am just wondering if anybodytook them and how was the side effect?

Depends on dose: These drugs are given together to treat desmoid tumors, usually at low dose. The side effects include anemia, low white blood count, nausea and vomiting. Most people have only mild side effects with the low dose treatment for desmoids. Nausea and vomiting can be prevented with medication if that becomes a problem. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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Who should not use Vinblastine?

Who should not use Vinblastine?

Vinblastine: "Vinblastine sulfate is contraindicated in patients who have significant granulocytopenia unless this is a result of the disease being treated. It should not be used in the presence of bacterial infections. Such infections must be brought under control prior to the initiation of therapy with vinblastine sulfate." See: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=f073b58e-56d6-4c8d-a ...Read more

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How effective is Vinblastine for treating leukemia?

How effective is Vinblastine for treating leukemia?

Not useful: Vinblastine is not recommended for treating Leukemia. But its sister drug: Vincristine is highly effective in the treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia(ALL) especially in Children. ...Read more

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How effective is vinblastine for treating lymphoma?

How effective is vinblastine for treating lymphoma?

Vinblastine: Vinblastine has been been beneficial in treatment of Hodgkin lymphoma . It has been used for refractory Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. ...Read more

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Vinblastine= wondering what is the possible side effects?

Vinblastine: It may cause nausea, vomiting, supression to blood counts - anemia, low white blood cells, low platelet, infection, diarrhea, numbness, tingling, bleeding etc. Please discuss in detail with your oncologist. To read more-open this link : http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682848.Html. ...Read more

Dr. Muhammad Bawany
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Vinblastine (Definition)

Vinblastine is a cell division inhibitor which is a ...Read more