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About Transitional Cell Carcinoma - Adult T-cell Lymphoma and Romidepsin

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  • About Transitional Cell Carcinoma
    Bladder cancer is the most common type of transitional cell carcinoma. This portion of the eMedTV Web site briefly explains what transitional cell carcinoma is and includes links to learn more about this topic.
  • Abstral
    Abstral is a prescription narcotic medication approved for treating breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV Web resource describes the effects of the painkiller, offers dosing information, and explains what side effects may occur with treatment.
  • Abstral Abuse
    Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets) is a narcotic drug that has significant abuse potential. This eMedTV Web article describes possible signs of addiction to Abstral and explains the difference between addiction and a physical dependence on a drug.
  • Abstral and Breastfeeding
    Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets) is known to pass through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV resource offers more information on breastfeeding and Abstral, and describes the potential problems that can occur if an infant is exposed to the drug.
  • Abstral and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets) is a pregnancy Category C medicine, meaning it may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This page describes complications that resulted during animal studies of the drug.
  • Abstral Dosage
    The initial Abstral dosage for treating breakthrough pain is usually 100 mcg. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at dosing guidelines for this pain medication, including important recommendations on how to safely and effectively use Abstral tablets.
  • Abstral Drug Interactions
    Alcohol, grapefruit, and various other products can potentially cause drug interactions with Abstral. This eMedTV article lists other products that may interfere with Abstral and describes the problems that may occur if these drugs are taken together.
  • Abstral Medication Information
    Abstral is a prescription narcotic medicine used to treat breakthrough pain in people with cancer. This eMedTV Web selection further explores Abstral, including information on why this medication may not be a good choice for some people.
  • Abstral Overdose
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, it is possible to overdose on Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets). Effects may include difficulty breathing and even death. Seek immediate medical care if you believe you or someone else has overdosed on this drug.
  • Abstral REMS
    Before you receive Abstral to relieve pain, you must be enrolled in a special program. As this eMedTV page explains, the importance of the Abstral REMS program is to help reduce the risks for abusing, misusing, or overdosing on this narcotic painkiller.
  • Abstral Safety Warning
    There is a "black box" safety warning for Abstral, as this drug has a high potential for abuse and overdose. This eMedTV Web resource explains how this warning helps to ensure that this pain medication is prescribed and taken in a safe manner.
  • Abstral Side Effects
    Common side effects of Abstral include headaches, nausea, and constipation. This eMedTV Web segment provides a more detailed list of possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Abstral Storage and Disposal
    As this eMedTV page explains, store Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets) in a safe place and dispose of tablets by flushing them down the toilet. This page covers important tips for how to properly store and dispose of this highly abused pain medication.
  • Abstral Uses
    Abstral is licensed to treat cancer pain that breaks through around-the-clock pain medication. This eMedTV Web page discusses the uses of Abstral in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains whether it is approved for children.
  • Abstral Warnings and Precautions
    If you have asthma or other breathing problems, let your doctor know before taking Abstral. This eMedTV segment lists important warnings and precautions with Abstral, including other conditions you should tell your doctor about before using the drug.
  • Abstral Withdrawal
    If you abruptly stop taking Abstral (fentanyl sublingual tablets), withdrawal symptoms could occur. This eMedTV Web resource explains why withdrawal from Abstral occurs with long-term use of the drug and provides a list of possible symptoms.
  • Acetaminophen and Pentazocine
    Acetaminophen and pentazocine is a prescription pain reliever that is classified as a controlled substance. This eMedTV page describes the effects of the medicine, offers dosing information, and explains how this drug works to treat mild-to-moderate pain.
  • Acetaminophen and Pentazocine Dosage
    The usual dosage of acetaminophen and pentazocine is one tablet taken every four hours as needed. This eMedTV article also explains why this drug is taken on an as-needed basis and why it is important not to take more than six tablets in a day.
  • Acetaminophen and Pentazocine Information
    By binding to opioid receptors in the body, acetaminophen and pentazocine can relieve certain types of pain. This eMedTV resource contains information on acetaminophen and pentazocine, including dosing guidelines, safety warnings, and more.
  • Acetaminophen and Pentazocine Side Effects
    Nausea, sweating, and lightheadedness are some of the common side effects of acetaminophen and pentazocine. This eMedTV resource offers a more complete list of possible reactions, including potentially serious problems that may require medical attention.
  • Acteq
    As this eMedTV resource explains, a doctor may prescribe Actiq to treat breakthrough cancer pain. This page also lists possible side effects of the drug and describes the factors that may affect your dosage. Acteq is a common misspelling of Actiq.
  • Action of Irinotecan
    By blocking the action of certain enzymes, irinotecan can help treat colon or rectal cancer. This eMedTV article describes how this chemotherapy drug works to prevent cancer cells from dividing. A link to more details is also included.
  • Actiq
    Actiq is a type of lozenge that is prescribed to treat breakthrough cancer pain. This page from the eMedTV Web library provides an in-depth look at this narcotic pain medication, including how it works, when to use it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Actiq Abuse
    This selection from the eMedTV site takes an in-depth look at Actiq (fentanyl lozenge) abuse. This article explains the difference between Actiq abuse and a physical dependence on the drug, and also discusses how to treat an addiction to this medicine.
  • Actiq and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web page takes a look at issues surrounding Actiq (fentanyl lozenge) and breastfeeding. It explains the manufacturer's recommendations and describes the potentially serious complications the drug could cause in a breastfed infant.
  • Actiq and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explores the potential risks associated with Actiq (fentanyl lozenge) and pregnancy. This page describes the effects of the drug when given to pregnant animals and explains when a doctor may recommend this drug to a pregnant woman.
  • Actiq Dosage
    Actiq comes in the form of a lozenge that is consumed over 15 minutes to relieve breakthrough pain. This eMedTV Web resource describes the factors that may affect your dosage of Actiq, and offers tips on when and how to use this pain medication.
  • Actiq Drug Interactions
    Actiq can cause serious side effects if it is combined with certain medications. This eMedTV Web page provides an in-depth look at the products that may cause drug interactions with Actiq and describes the complications that can occur.
  • Actiq Lollipop
    Available in the form of a lozenge with a handle ("lollipop"), Actiq treats breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV Web article offers a brief overview of this pain medication, including how to use it effectively. A link to more details is also included.
  • Actiq Lozenge Information
    This part of eMedTV Web site provides information on Actiq, a prescription lozenge used to treat breakthrough pain in people who have cancer. This article gives a brief overview of how this product is used and provides a link to more details.
  • Actiq Manufacturer
    Cephalon, Inc., is the company that makes brand-name Actiq. This eMedTV Web article also offers a listing of manufacturers who make generic versions of Actiq, and includes links to more in-depth information.
  • Actiq Medication
    As a prescription pain medication, Actiq is approved for treating breakthrough cancer pain. This page of the eMedTV Web library takes a closer look at Actiq, including information on what it is used for and how it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Actiq Overdose
    Seek immediate medical care if you believe you have overdosed on Actiq (fentanyl lozenge). This eMedTV page lists possible symptoms that may occur if too much of this pain medicine is used and describes the various treatment options that are available.
  • Actiq Side Effects
    Common side effects of Actiq include constipation, nausea, and vomiting. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers a detailed list of other potential reactions, including potentially serious reactions that may require medical attention.
  • Actiq Storage and Disposal
    When disposing of Actiq (fentanyl lozenge), dissolve the lozenge in hot water or flush it down the toilet. This eMedTV Web selection provides step-by-step instructions on how to properly store and dispose of this highly abused pain medication.
  • Actiq Usage
    Actiq is a lozenge used for treating breakthrough cancer pain. This eMedTV article discusses Actiq usage in more detail, including how to use this medication in the safest manner possible. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Actiq Uses
    Actiq is a prescription drug that helps treat breakthrough pain associated with chronic cancer pain. This eMedTV Web resource further discusses what Actiq is used for, including how the medication works and whether it is safe for use in children.
  • Actiq Warnings and Precautions
    People who have lung disease, seizures, or diabetes may not be able to safely use Actiq. This eMedTV Web article takes a closer look at other important warnings and precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment with Actiq.
  • Actiq Withdrawal
    As this eMedTV resource explains, symptoms of Actiq withdrawal are not necessarily a sign of abuse, as the body becomes dependent on the drug even with legitimate use. This page lists possible withdrawal symptoms and explains how to avoid them.
  • Acupuncture
    Although Western medicine is usually skeptical of alternative therapies, acupuncture has been one of the nontraditional therapies that has been generally well accepted by doctors, and for good reason. There is a fair amount of research to suggest that acupuncture may help with pain (and various other problems, as well). In some studies, people with cancer were able to reduce their pain medication usage -- and sometimes even eliminate it -- when using acupuncture.
  • Adcertis
    As this eMedTV page explains, adults who have certain types of Hodgkin's or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma may benefit from treatment with Adcetris. This page describes how the drug is given and lists side effects. Adcertis is a common misspelling of Adcetris.
  • Adcetris
    Adcetris is a prescription drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma when other chemotherapy has failed. This eMedTV resource takes a closer look at this medication, including specific uses, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Adcetris and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page discusses, there are potential risks involved if Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) is used while breastfeeding. This page describes some of the possible problems that may occur and what a doctor may advise.
  • Adcetris and Lymphoma
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Adcetris to treat certain forms of lymphoma. This page of the eMedTV Web library offers a brief look at this chemotherapy drug and its specific uses. A link to more details is also included.
  • Adcetris and Multiple Myeloma
    As this eMedTV article explains, Adcetris is a prescription drug that may sometimes be used to treat multiple myeloma; however, this is an "off-label" (unapproved) use. Other off-label and approved Adcetris uses are described in this Web page.
  • Adcetris and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, giving Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) to a pregnant woman could cause harm to her unborn child. This article explains why Adcetris is classified as a pregnancy Category D drug, and describes problems that may occur.
  • Adcetris Dosage
    Your specific Adcetris dosing regimen is based on your weight and whether you develop serious reactions. This eMedTV Web selection takes an in-depth look at dosing guidelines for this chemotherapy drug, including when and how it is administered.
  • Adcetris Drug Interactions
    Taking echinacea, digoxin, or certain other drugs with Adcetris may lead to dangerous interactions. This eMedTV article gives more detailed information on other products that can interfere with Adcetris, and explains the complications that can occur.
  • Adcetris Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, adults with certain types of lymphoma may benefit from Adcetris. This page offers more information on this medication, including dosing tips and safety warnings. It also links to more details.
  • Adcetris Overdose
    This eMedTV article explains that breathing problems, fever, and other serious reactions could occur if you receive too much Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin). This page lists other possible overdose symptoms and explains how these problems may be treated.
  • Adcetris Side Effects
    Low white blood cell counts and fatigue are among the most commonly reported Adcetris side effects. This eMedTV page presents a detailed list of other reactions associated with this drug, including potentially dangerous problems that require treatment.
  • Adcetris Uses
    Available by prescription only, Adcetris is used to treat certain types of lymphoma in adults. This eMedTV segment examines these specific types of cancer, and explains how Adcetris helps to reduce tumor size. Possible off-label uses are also discussed.
  • Adcetris Warnings and Precautions
    If you have immune system problems or certain other medical conditions, you may not be able to use Adcetris. This eMedTV page covers other safety warnings and precautions to be aware of with Adcetris, including when this drug may cause serious reactions.
  • Adult T-cell Lymphoma and Romidepsin
    This eMedTV article explains how adults who have T-cell lymphoma may benefit from romidepsin treatment. This page examines when this drug is prescribed and how it can help interfere with how cancer cells multiply. A link to more details is also included.
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