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Caphosol Overdose - Chemotherapy and Infections

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  • Caphosol Overdose
    If you believe you have swallowed too much Caphosol, seek immediate medical treatment. However, as this eMedTV page explains, it is not expected that an overdose would cause serious problems. Possible treatment options are also discussed.
  • Caphosol Side Effects
    Caphosol is a type of mouth rinse and is not expected to cause many side effects. However, as this eMedTV resource explains, Caphosol side effects are possible, some of which may be serious. This page further examines when reactions require medical care.
  • Caphosol Solution Information
    Are you looking for information on Caphosol solution? This eMedTV page gives an overview of this mouth rinse, with details on its benefits, how to use it, and why it may not be suitable for some people. A link to more details is also given.
  • Caphosol Uses
    Adults who have a dry mouth or throat may benefit from using Caphosol. Other uses are described in this eMedTV Web selection, including how this prescription mouth rinse may help treat mouth sores caused by certain types of chemotherapy treatment.
  • Caphosol Warnings and Precautions
    People who have certain allergies or heart failure should talk to their doctor before using Caphosol. This eMedTV article outlines other precautions for people using Caphosol, including warnings to help ensure a safe and effective treatment process.
  • Caprelsa
    Caprelsa is a prescription medication approved to treat thyroid cancer. This eMedTV selection takes an in-depth look at this drug, with details on the type of thyroid cancer it is approved for, how it works, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Caprelsa and Breastfeeding
    Studies on Caprelsa (vandetanib) and breastfeeding have been done on rats, but not humans. This eMedTV segment provides information on the safety of taking this cancer drug while nursing, including the manufacturer's recommendation.
  • Caprelsa and Pregnancy
    Is it okay to take Caprelsa (vandetanib) during pregnancy? This article from the eMedTV library describes what happened during studies of pregnant animals and explains how Caprelsa is classified by the Food and Drug Administration.
  • Caprelsa Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Caprelsa dosages vary, based on how you respond to the drug and other factors. This resource talks about the dosing guidelines for this cancer medication in detail, including when and how to take it.
  • Caprelsa Drug Interactions
    A number of drugs may interact with Caprelsa, including topotecan, silodosin, and St. John's wort. This eMedTV article offers more details on these and other interactions, including the potentially serious complications that may occur.
  • Caprelsa Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Caprelsa is used to treat certain types of thyroid cancer. This article takes a closer look at Caprelsa, with information on who can use the medication and why this product may not be suitable in some cases.
  • Caprelsa Overdose
    Seek prompt medical attention if you have taken too much Caprelsa (vandetanib). This eMedTV article describes some potential overdose symptoms and explains the treatment options that may be used in people who have taken too much.
  • Caprelsa Side Effects
    Common side effects of Caprelsa may include vomiting, loss of energy, and diarrhea. This eMedTV selection provides a list of some of the common reactions to this cancer medication; less common side effects are also discussed.
  • Caprelsa Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Caprelsa is used to treat a rare form of thyroid cancer. This article discusses in detail how the medicine works and also lists an off-label, or unapproved, use. Its use in children and older adults is also addressed.
  • Caprelsa Warnings and Precautions
    Do not take Caprelsa if you have a heart condition known as long-QT syndrome. This eMedTV article describes other safety warnings and precautions for Caprelsa, including details on when treatment might need to be stopped.
  • Capresa
    Caprelsa, a cancer drug that is taken by mouth, is used to treat a certain type of thyroid cancer. This eMedTV resource gives a brief overview of this product and includes a link to more detailed information. Capresa is a common misspelling of Caprelsa.
  • Cause of Hodgkin's Disease
    The exact cause of Hodgkin's disease is not yet known. However, as explained in this eMedTV segment, risk factors for the cancer include being male, having a family history of Hodgkin's disease, and being infected with the Epstein-Barr virus.
  • Cause of Kidney Cancer
    The exact cause of kidney cancer is not known. However, as this eMedTV resource explains, research has shown that people with certain risk factors (such as smoking or being obese) are more likely than others to develop kidney cancer.
  • Cause of Liver Cancer
    The cause of liver cancer is not yet known. However, as this eMedTV article explains, researchers have identified certain risk factors that may increase a person's chances of developing liver cancer (such as having a chronic liver infection).
  • Cause of Thyroid Cancer
    The exact cause of thyroid cancer remains unknown; however, as explained in this eMedTV segment, researchers have identified certain factors (such as exposure to high levels of radiation) that increase a person's chances of developing the disease.
  • Cause of Uterine Cancer
    Researchers have not yet found the cause of uterine cancer. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses risk factors that increase a woman's chances of developing this disease, such as being over age 50, taking tamoxifen, and being obese.
  • Causes of Brain Cancer
    As this eMedTV article explains, the causes of brain cancer are unknown. However, exposure to certain chemicals may increase a person's chances of developing it. This Web page takes a closer look at the risk factors for brain cancer.
  • Causes of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    Exposure to radiation or chemotherapy is a possible cause of childhood lymphoblastic leukemia. This page of the eMedTV site describes these and other causes of the condition, including being Caucasian or Hispanic and having certain genetic conditions.
  • Causes of Testicular Cancer
    As explained in this eMedTV article, the exact causes of testicular cancer are unknown; however, scientists have identified certain risk factors (such as having an undescended testicle) that increase a man's chances of developing testicular cancer.
  • CCNU
    As discussed in this eMedTV resource, CeeNU contains the active ingredient chloroethyl-cyclohexyl-nitrosourea (CCNU), which works by preventing cancer cells from growing and multiplying. It also covers side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • CeeNU
    Available as capsules, CeeNU is taken every six weeks to treat brain tumors and Hodgkin's lymphoma. This eMedTV segment explores various topics on this chemotherapy drug, including when it is prescribed, how it works, and complications it may cause.
  • CeeNU 100 Mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV segment explains, CeeNU capsules come in three strengths -- 100 mg, 40 mg, and 10 mg. This article explains how this chemotherapy drug is taken and how your specific dose is calculated. A link to more information is also provided.
  • CeeNU and Breastfeeding
    Women who are receiving chemotherapy treatment with CeeNU (lomustine) are usually advised to not breastfeed. This eMedTV article discusses whether the drug passes through breast milk and explores the potential risks of using CeeNU while nursing.
  • CeeNU and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page explores the potential risks associated with using CeeNU (lomustine) during pregnancy. It discusses the animal research that has been done on this topic and explains why doctors generally do not prescribe this drug to pregnant women.
  • CeeNU Chemotherapy Information
    As a type of chemotherapy drug, CeeNU may treat brain tumors and Hodgkin's disease. More information is in this eMedTV article, including details on how this medication works, how to take it, and why it may not be suitable for some people.
  • CeeNU Dosage
    CeeNU is a chemotherapy drug that is taken by mouth every six weeks. This part of the eMedTV Web library describes how your individual dosage of CeeNU is calculated and why you may have to delay some of your scheduled treatments with this drug.
  • CeeNU Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, there may be specific drug interactions that you should discuss with your doctor before you being CeeNU treatment. This article outlines a number of medications and other products that may not be safe to use with CeeNU.
  • CeeNU Overdose
    This eMedTV resource examines the potentially life-threatening reactions that may occur if someone overdoses on CeeNU (lomustine). This article lists a number of possible overdose effects and explores some of the ways to treat complications that occur.
  • CeeNU Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, some people who take CeeNU may experience a loss of appetite, hair loss, or fatigue. Other side effects of CeeNU are listed in this article, including common and potentially dangerous problems that may occur.
  • CeeNU Uses
    By preventing cancer cells from multiplying, CeeNU can be used to treat brain tumors and Hodgkin's lymphoma. This eMedTV article focuses on specific uses for this chemotherapy drug, with details on how it works and a list of unapproved reasons to use it.
  • CeeNU Warnings and Precautions
    Anemia, dangerous infections, and lung damage are among the complications that may occur with CeeNU. This eMedTV segment explores safety precautions people must follow when using CeeNU, including warnings for people who should not take this drug.
  • Cetaximab
    Cetuximab is an anti-cancer drug given through an infusion process into a vein. This eMedTV resource describes this procedure, lists the conditions this drug can treat, and links to more information. Cetaximab is a common misspelling of cetuximab.
  • Cetuximab
    People with SCCHN or advanced colorectal cancer may be given cetuximab as part of their treatment. This eMedTV resource describes how this anti-cancer drug works, lists possible side effects, discusses what to do in cases of overdose, and more.
  • Cetuximab and Cancer
    The FDA has approved cetuximab as a cancer treatment in specific cases. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes the types of cancer this drug can treat, explains general dosing guidelines, and links to more information on this topic.
  • Cetuximab and Skin
    Because reactions of the skin are quite common with cetuximab, this eMedTV article describes some of the related side effects that may occur during treatment. Potentially serious skin reactions are also listed, and links to more information are provided.
  • Cetuximab Average Treatment Length
    As this eMedTV page explains, when taking cetuximab, the average treatment length depends on various factors, including the condition being treated. This page discusses this topic in some detail, with a link to more information on dosing guidelines.
  • Cetuximab Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that dosing for cetuximab starts at 400 mg per meter squared for the first week, followed by 250 each week thereafter. If you miss doses, contact your doctor to reschedule so your cancer treatment isn't adversely affected.
  • Cetuximab Drug Information
    This article from the eMedTV site provides some basic information on cetuximab, a drug used to treat certain kinds of cancer. This Web page lists these conditions and describes what to discuss with your healthcare provider prior to beginning treatment.
  • Cetuximab Side Effects
    When using cetuximab, side effects are likely, and may include skin reactions at the injection site. This eMedTV page lists reactions that were reported in clinical trials and describes potentially serious problems that may require prompt medical care.
  • Chemotherapy and Anemia
    Anemia can occur during chemotherapy because the bone marrow's ability to make red blood cells is reduced. This eMedTV page further explores chemotherapy and anemia, explaining how anemia is diagnosed and offering tips on dealing with the condition.
  • Chemotherapy and Fatigue
    Fatigue is one of the most commonly reported symptoms in cancer patients. This page from the eMedTV library explains what can cause this and offers some suggestions on what to do if you are experiencing fatigue with chemotherapy.
  • Chemotherapy and Hair Loss
    Many people on chemotherapy will experience hair loss as a side effect. This part of the eMedTV archives explores chemotherapy and hair loss in more detail, explaining why hair loss occurs and providing some suggestions on how to deal with hair loss.
  • Chemotherapy and Infections
    You may be more susceptible to infections while undergoing chemotherapy treatment. This eMedTV article examines chemotherapy and infections in more detail, and explains some medications and tips that can help prevent infections during chemotherapy.
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