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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Velban (Overview)

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


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How does garcinia cambodia work with plavix, metropopol, Zetia (ezetimibe) nitro?

How does garcinia cambodia work with plavix, metropopol, Zetia (ezetimibe) nitro?

Avoid mixing them: I would not favor you taking supplements which have no proven medical value. Keep life simple as the drugs often have interactions which can complicate your life. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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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?

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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

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Who has taxen pradaxa dabigitran?

Blood thinner: People who need a blood-thinner who have atrial fibrilliation & need to reduce the risk of stroke or blood clots. ...Read more

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Who should not use Iressa (gefitinib)?

Who should not use Iressa (gefitinib)?

Iressa (gefitinib): "IRESSA is contraindicated in patients with severe hypersensitivity to gefitinib or to any other component of IRESSA." See: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=827d60e8-7e07-41b7-c28b-49ef1c4a5a41 ...Read more

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Is selegiline effective as azilect (rasagiline) for parkinsons?

Is selegiline effective as azilect (rasagiline) for parkinsons?

MAO-B inhibitors: Both selegiline (eldepryl) and Rasagiline (azilect) are mao-b inhibitors, with a couple important differences. Azilect (rasagiline) is much more specific for mao-b, meaning no risk of serotonergic crisis when used alongside ssri antidepressants (celexa, lexapro, etc). Azilect (rasagiline) is also the only neuroprotective drug for parkinson's. Take care! ...Read more

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What is felbatol (felbamate)?

What is felbatol (felbamate)?

Felbamate (Felbatol): another new anticonvulsant and unfortunately, it is associated with a high risk of aplastic anemia and hepatic failure in epileptic patients. Because of these adverse effects, the use of Felbatol (felbamate) in patients with neuropathic pain is not recommended. ...Read more

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Does fda approved aromatase inhibitors in pediatrics?

Does fda approved aromatase inhibitors in pediatrics?

Probably never will: Many of the drugs we use in pediatric oncology are never approved by the fda for treatment of a particular pediatric cancer. Once it gains fda approval for an adult disease indication, we then can study it in clinical trials, and if warranted, use it. ...Read more

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Is AZILECT (rasagiline) helpful after DBS for Parkinsons?

Is AZILECT (rasagiline) helpful after DBS for Parkinsons?

DBS and medications: DBS is not a replacement for medication and vice versa. Many DBS patients are place on Azilect (rasagiline) before and some after surgery. This drug can block the destruction of Dopamine in the brain. These allows more Dopamine to be available for action. This may induce dyskinesias in some patients but DBS to the GPI can help that side effect ...Read more

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Azd 6244- mek inhibitor- a selective mitogen-activated protein kinase (mek) inhibitor. Mk 2206- akt inhibitor. Why prescription for me? It ? Nsclc/mets

Azd 6244- mek inhibitor- a selective mitogen-activated protein kinase (mek) inhibitor.    Mk 2206-  akt inhibitor.  Why  prescription for me? It ? Nsclc/mets

Molecular targeting: These agents are designed to selectively knock out key pathways your tumor may use to grow. Presumably you already had your tumor tested for these different mutations. Ask the doctor offering these options to explain their rationale. These are investigational studies and many of the treatment costs may be covered-ask. ...Read more

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Is the sirolimus eluting stent better?

Is the sirolimus eluting stent better?

Better: Then bare stent? Yes. Good patency rates. Be sure to take your Plavix (clopidogrel) or Effient after. I have one in my lad. ...Read more

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Is generic strattera (atomoxetine) available in america?

Is generic strattera (atomoxetine) available in america?

Under patent in US: I believe strattera (atomoxetine) is under patent in the us until 2017 -- so no generic would be available here until then. ...Read more

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Is savella (milnacipran) good for fabamaligia?

Is savella (milnacipran) good for fabamaligia?

Fibro?: The first question is: "do you really have fibromyalgia?". It is significantly over-diagnosed in the medical community. Degenerative disease with "myofascial" (soft-tissue) symptoms of the muscles, ligaments, tendons in the associated anatomy is the more typical underlying cause of chronic pain. Savella (milnacipran) "may" help somewhat if, and only if, most of your symptoms are coming from true fm. ...Read more

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Topiramte drug for fibromilgia?

Topiramte drug for fibromilgia?

Reservedly: Topiramate is not approved for fibromyalgia (FM) so that benefit is questionable. Perhaps was provided for pain & depression, which is often attendant w. FM, due to restless non-restorative sleep; common w. FM patients, who oft have body pain when reclined on sleep surface. Rational solution is nocturnal pain relief, sleep induction, & mood elevation. Medicinal cannabis provides all three effects. ...Read more

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Hi, for the Alzheimer's disease.How to choose btween galantamine (galantamine hydrobromide) 4mg bd or memantine 5mg?

Hi, for the Alzheimer's disease.How to choose btween galantamine (galantamine hydrobromide) 4mg bd or memantine 5mg?

Not equivalent: Galantamine (galantamine (galantamine hydrobromide) hydrobromide) is in a different class of medicines than memantine so they are not equivalent. The combination of memantine and a cholinesterase inhibitor such as galantamine (galantamine hydrobromide) is used in moderate to severe dementia to decrease behavioral symptoms. The combination appears to work better than either alone. ...Read more

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Dr. Muhammad Bawany
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Vinblastine (Definition)

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