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What are the side effects of treatment with corticosteroids?

What are the side effects of treatment with corticosteroids?

Many: This drug class has many side effects and needs to be used under guidance of a physician and only when appropriate. Serious side effects: hypertension, diabetes, steroid psychosis, bone problem, GI ulcerations, steroid muscle pain, infection...Common side effects: fluid retention, sweating, headache, insomnia, nervousness, muscle weakness, sugar imbalance, mood swings, vertigo, hair growth... ...Read more

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What are the side effects of treatment for mastocytosis?

What are the side effects of treatment for mastocytosis?

Minimal: Antihistamines are the mainstay of treatment. Older antihistamines may cause sedation and should be used with caution in the elderly, but newer one are generally tolerated well. For systemic mastocytosis with diarrhea, some people use cromolyn. This also has relative few side effects, with a few people experiencing GI upset. Always consult your doctor before taking any new medications. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using steroids?

What are the side effects of using steroids?

Many & inevitable: With most medications, there are possible side effects. With steroids, they are guaranteed. The only question is which one. The lowest dose for the shortest period should be used, if there is no alternative. ...Read more

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What are the side effects associated with protopic?

What are the side effects associated with protopic?

Skin burning: If you are talking about the ointment, the most common side effect is mild burning of the skin for a short while after use. This drug has not been approved for use in children under age two. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Parkinson's treatments?

What are the side effects of Parkinson's treatments?

Depends on medicine: Dopamine agonists can cause low blood pressure, drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, impulse control disorder, maybe hallucinations. L-DOPA can cause orthostatic hypotension, and perhaps hallucinations also. ...Read more

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What are the risks and possible side effects of each treatment?

Treatment for what?: More information needed. Maybe the first part of the question was accidentally deleted. Please write back and state the disease or disorder you are worried about. ...Read more

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What are the effects of colchicine treatment?

What are the effects of colchicine treatment?

See below: Most common are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. Long list of rare. Get immediate attention if gastrointestinal bleeding, severe diarrhea, muscle weakness or difficult breathing all which are rare. ...Read more

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What are the side effects for the medication of guanfacine?

What are the side effects for the medication of guanfacine?

See below:: Usual: dizziness, drowsiness, headache, depression, constipation, gas pains, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fatigue, and nasal congestion may occur. Rare: chest pain, shortness of breath, skin rash, swelling of the hands or feet, blurred vision, yellowing of the eyes or skin. Cardiovascular side effects include orthostatic hypotension, dizziness, palpitations. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of insulin therapy?

What are the side effects of insulin therapy?

A few things: The most fear side effect of Insulin therapy is low blood sugar. That's why it's very important to keep close contact with your physician if you were just started on insulin. Follow instructions and don't overdo the insulin. Other side effects: pain, injection site irritation, weight gain... ...Read more

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What are the side effects of betamethasone?

What are the side effects of  betamethasone?

Betamethazone: Bethamethsone is a potent steroid that can affect multiple organ systems from high blood pressure, to cataracts, to thinning of skin and many more side effects. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of treatments for retinoblastoma?

What are the possible side effects of treatments for retinoblastoma?

Retinoblastoma: There are many treatment options for retinoblastoma. The treatment depends on the nature of the tumor and whether or not it has spread beyond the eye. For a good overview of treatment options and side effects, follow this link to the national eye institute: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/retinoblastoma/patient/page5. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and side effects of cancer treatment?

What are the benefits and side effects of cancer treatment?

Impossible to answer: There a different treatments for cancer that involve surgery, radiation, drugs, biologicals, etc. Each one has its own pros and cons and it is not possible to list them all here. If you or a loved one has to go through cancer therapy, make sure the benefits and side effects of that specific therapy are discussed by the oncologist. The patient should always have the final word. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

Totally variable: Completely depends on which chemotherapy agents are being used (ex bleomycin vs. vincristine) Talk to your oncologist, and be selective when getting info from internet. Can start here: http://m.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/chemotherapy/understandingchemotherapyaguideforpatientsandfamilies/index Take care. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of prednisolone?

What are the side effects of prednisolone?

Many: Prednisolone eye drops have a few short term side effects, like occasional irritation with use and increaed intraocular pressure. With long-term use, they can cause cataracts, glaucoma and increase your risk of infection. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of indomethacin?

What are the possible side effects of indomethacin?

GI,CNS,cardiac: This may be the most challenging of the nsaids, with 30% of people stopping it for side effects. Ulcers, confusion, heart failure are just some of the major side effects. ...Read more

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How severe are the side effects of using isotretinoin?

How severe are the side effects of using isotretinoin?

Isotretinoin: The most common side effects are dry mucous membranes, photosensitivity, major birth defects and joint pain. Rare serious side effects include: pseudotumor cerebri, premature epiphyseal closure, pancreatitis, psychosis, anemia, suicidality, visual disturbance, hepatoxicity, aggression and others. Blood work is drawn every month and if side effects occur the med is stopped. ...Read more

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What are the side effects associated with anabolic steroids?

What are the side effects associated with anabolic steroids?

Many: Increased bad cholesterol, atrophy of the testicles, acne, high blood pressure, liver damage, heart disease and (depending on the drug) enlarged breasts. Also there are reports of increased irritability, and mania. Definitely powerful medications which should be taken under a doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from treatment?

What treatment?: What treatment? Maybe the first part of the question was accidentally deleted. Please write back and be more specific. ...Read more

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