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  • Precautions and Warnings With Protein-Bound Paclitaxel
    You may be more susceptible to infections while taking protein-bound paclitaxel. This eMedTV resource offers more precautions and warnings with protein-bound paclitaxel and lists other side effects or complications that may occur with the drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Rasburicase
    Allergic reactions and certain blood problems may occur with rasburicase. This eMedTV segment lists other warnings and precautions for rasburicase, including details on who may not be able to use this prescription drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Regorafenib
    Before taking regorafenib, let your doctor know about your medical history and any medicines you are taking. This eMedTV resource explores other precautions and warnings for regorafenib, with an explanation of why some people should not use this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Romidepsin
    As this eMedTV resource explains, reviewing romidepsin precautions and warnings can help minimize potentially dangerous complications like life-threatening infections or heart rhythm problems. Other risks associated with this drug are also described.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Sipuleucel-T
    If you are using sipuleucel-T, you may have an increased risk for strokes. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at important warnings and precautions to be aware of before receiving sipuleucel-T, as well as details on why it may not be safe for some men.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Sorafenib
    People may develop bleeding problems or high blood pressure during treatment with sorafenib. This eMedTV article describes other important safety warnings and precautions with sorafenib, including important information your doctor needs to know.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Temsirolimus
    As this eMedTV page explains, people who have liver disease or certain allergies should talk to their doctor before receiving temsirolimus. This article lists more warnings and precautions for temsirolimus, with details on potentially serious problems.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Thalidomide
    Women who are pregnant or could become pregnant must follow strict rules when using thalidomide. This eMedTV page takes a look at the specific warnings and precautions with thalidomide that are designed to help ensure the safety of using this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With the Histrelin Implant
    Using histrelin implants may increase your risk for strokes, heart attacks, or other problems. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed list of warnings and precautions with histrelin implants, including information on who should not use this product.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Thioguanine
    Thioguanine may cause liver damage or dangerous side effects in some people. This eMedTV article takes a look at some of the warnings for using thioguanine safely, with precautions for people who may have a higher risk for complications.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Toremifene
    Heart rhythm problems and blood clots may occur with toremifene. Other warnings for this drug are listed in this eMedTV resource, with a description of potential risks and precautions for those who may not be able to take it.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Tramadol ER
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, you may not be able to take tramadol ER if you have certain conditions, such as epilepsy or lung disease. This page lists other precautions and warnings with tramadol ER to be aware of before taking this medication.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Trametinib
    Trametinib may cause potentially serious problems with the heart, lungs, or eyes. This eMedTV Web selection discusses important precautions to review to ensure a safe trametinib treatment, including warnings for those who should avoid this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Trastuzumab
    This eMedTV segment presents several precautions and warnings with trastuzumab to be aware of prior to starting treatment. These precautions include things such as an increased risk of congestive heart failure and potential drug interactions.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Triptorelin
    When using triptorelin, your prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels may be checked more frequently. This eMedTV page describes complications that can occur with triptorelin and lists warnings and precautions to keep in mind as you start treatment.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Vemurafenib
    Before using vemurafenib, your doctor needs to know if you have heart problems, liver disease, or allergies. This eMedTV page explores the safety precautions for vemurafenib, including warnings of serious problems that may occur during treatment.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Vinorelbine
    Vinorelbine may increase your risk for nerve damage, lung problems, or other serious complications. This eMedTV page discusses important precautions to review to ensure a safe vinorelbine treatment, including warnings about who should not use this drug.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Vismodegib
    This eMedTV segment explains why vismodegib may not be the most appropriate treatment option for people with certain medical issues or those taking certain medications. Other important vismodegib warnings and precautions are covered in this article.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Ziv-Aflibercept
    Before using ziv-aflibercept, tell your doctor about your medical history to help avoid problems. This eMedTV page explains how some medical conditions may cause dangerous complications with ziv-aflibercept. More precautions and warnings are listed.
  • Prevention of Uterine Cancer
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, uterine cancer prevention involves avoiding risk factors, such as obesity -- it also involves increasing protective factors. However, even if you follow all the prevention strategies, there are no guarantees.
  • Procret
    Procrit is a prescription medicine that is licensed to treat anemia due to a variety of conditions. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of Procrit, including uses, effects, and possible side effects. Procret is a common misspelling of Procrit.
  • Procrit
    Procrit is a prescription drug used to treat anemia due to chemotherapy, renal failure, or zidovudine. This eMedTV article further explains what Procrit is used for, describes the effects of the medicine, and offers general dosing information.
  • Procrit and Breastfeeding
    At this time, it is not known whether Procrit and breastfeeding is a safe combination. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers more information on the subject and explains why the medication is not likely to affect nursing infants.
  • Procrit and Diarrhea
    Diarrhea appears to be a common side effect of Procrit. This article from the eMedTV archives offers more information on Procrit and diarrhea, including an explanation of how common this side effect is and what treatment options are available.
  • Procrit and Pregnancy
    When Procrit was given to pregnant animals during clinical trials, it increased the risk of complications. This eMedTV article describes in detail the problems that were seen during animal studies on Procrit and pregnancy.
  • Procrit Dosage
    For treating anemia due to kidney failure, the suggested Procrit dosage is 50 to 100 units per kg of weight. This eMedTV page also offers dosing guidelines for the treatment of anemia due to chemotherapy and zidovudine use.
  • Procrit Drug Interactions
    Currently, there are no known Procrit drug interactions. As this eMedTV segment explains, however, it is possible that not all interactions are known at this time, so tell your doctor about all medications you are taking before starting Procrit.
  • Procrit Injection Information
    Procrit is prescribed for the treatment of several types of anemia. This eMedTV selection offers more information on why your healthcare provider may recommend Procrit injections and includes a link to more details on this drug.
  • Procrit Overdose
    A Procrit overdose can increase your risk of heart attacks, blood clots, and strokes. This part of the eMedTV library describes other potential effects of a Procrit overdose and explains what steps your healthcare provider may take to treat it.
  • Procrit Side Effects
    Fatigue, fever, and nausea are some of the most common side effects that have been reported with Procrit. This eMedTV segment lists other common Procrit side effects, as well as rare but potentially serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Procrit Uses
    Procrit is used for treating anemia due to renal failure. As this eMedTV resource explains, Procrit uses also include preventing blood transfusions in people with anemia having surgery and treating anemia caused by chemotherapy or zidovudine.
  • Procrit Warnings and Precautions
    Procrit may increase the risk of serious cardiovascular problems, such as heart attacks or strokes. This eMedTV segment offers more Procrit warnings and precautions, and lists other possible side effects or complications that may occur with the drug.
  • Propoxyphene Napsylate
    A prescription drug, propoxyphene napsylate is used to treat mild-to-moderate pain. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of this pain reliever, with information on possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, abuse potential, and safety warnings.
  • Propoxyphene Napsylate Dosage
    The recommended propoxyphene napsylate dosage is one tablet taken every four hours as needed for pain. This eMedTV page discusses several factors that may affect your prescribed amount and outlines important tips for how to use this drug.
  • Propoxyphene Napsylate Drug Information
    If you have mild-to-moderate pain, your doctor may prescribe propoxyphene napsylate. This eMedTV Web article provides some basic drug information on propoxyphene napsylate, such as common side effects, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions.
  • Protein-Bound Paclitaxel
    A doctor may prescribe protein-bound paclitaxel for the treatment of breast, lung, or pancreatic cancer. This eMedTV Web page discusses protein-bound paclitaxel uses in more detail, explains how the drug works, and offers some general dosing guidelines.
  • Protein-Bound Paclitaxel Dosing
    Protein-bound paclitaxel dosing recommendations are made based on your height, weight, and other factors. This eMedTV resource lists other factors your doctor will consider before prescribing your dosage and explains how the drug is administered.
  • Radiation for Uterine Cancer
    There are two types of radiation used for uterine cancer treatment: external and internal radiation. This eMedTV Web page discusses the potential benefits and side effects of using radiation for uterine cancer treatment.
  • Radiation Therapy for Hodgkin's
    Radiation therapy for Hodgkin's disease uses high-energy x-rays or other radiation to kill cancer cells. This eMedTV resource describes ways in which radiation therapy is administered for Hodgkin's disease and potential side effects of the treatment.
  • Radiation Treatment for Bladder Cancer
    Also known as radiotherapy, radiation treatment for bladder cancer kills cancer cells by using high-energy rays. This eMedTV site discusses the two types of radiation treatment for bladder cancer: external radiation and internal radiation.
  • Radiation Treatment for Kidney Cancer
    Radiation treatment for kidney cancer uses high-energy rays to kill cancer cells. This eMedTV article describes how radiation therapy is used to treat kidney cancer and describes side effects associated with the treatment, such as urinary discomfort.
  • Radiation Treatment for Thyroid Cancer
    High-energy rays are often used to kill thyroid cancer cells. This eMedTV article provides information about how radiation treatment for thyroid cancer is administered, typical treatment schedules, and potential side effects.
  • Radioactive Iodine for Thyroid Cancer
    This eMedTV resource explains how radioactive iodine is used to treat thyroid cancer and discusses potential side effects of the treatment. This article also explains who should not receive this type of cancer treatment.
  • Rasburicase
    Rasburicase is approved to manage uric acid levels in people who have certain types of cancer. This eMedTV Web selection presents an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, including how it is given, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Rasburicase and Gout
    Prescribing rasburicase for the treatment of gout is considered an off-label (unapproved) use of the drug. This eMedTV segment discusses what this drug is approved for and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Rasburicase Dosage
    Rasburicase comes as an injection that is given once a day for up to five days. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at the dosing guidelines for rasburicase, including details on how your healthcare provider will determine your individual dose.
  • Rasburicase Dosing
    As discussed in this eMedTV Web page, rasburicase is given as an infusion once a day for up to five days. This article looks at the factors that may affect dosing guidelines for rasburicase and provides a link to more details.
  • Rasburicase Drug Information
    As this eMedTV segment explains, rasburicase helps lower uric acid levels in people with certain types of cancer. This article takes a look at this prescription drug, including dosing information and details on important rasburicase safety warnings.
  • Rasburicase Side Effects
    As this eMedTV article explains, people who receive rasburicase may develop side effects, such as diarrhea, anxiety, or headaches. Other potential problems are covered in this article, as well as instructions on what to do if serious reactions occur.
  • Reasons For a Hysterectomy -- Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
    This video clip talks about abnormal uterine bleeding and its causes.
  • Reasons For a Hysterectomy -- Endometriosis
    This multimedia video clip explains what endometriosis is and why it occurs.
  • Reasons For a Hysterectomy -- Precancerous or Cancerous Growths
    This video clip describes the effects of abnormal cell growth in the organs of the pelvis.
  • Reasons For a Hysterectomy -- Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    This video explains what pelvic organ prolapse is and describes possible symptoms.
  • Reasons For a Hysterectomy -- Uterine Fibroids
    This video clip discusses uterine fibroids, including what causes them and possible symptoms.
  • Reasons For a Laparascopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH)?
    This video explains why your doctor is recommending a hysterectomy.
  • Recognizing the Signs That Death Is Near
    Is your loved one about to die? As you'll see in this part of the eMedTV site, there are several signs that indicate death is near. We explain how to recognize them so you can be more prepared, helping to make your loved one's final days more comfortable.
  • Recommended Dose Erlotinib
    As this eMedTV page explains, your doctor will recommend a dose of erlotinib based on what type of cancer you have, among many other factors. This article looks at other things that affect your dose and links to more dosing guidelines on this drug.
  • Recommending an ERCP?
    This video clip explains when a doctor may recommend an ERCP.
  • Regorafenib
    This eMedTV article looks at how regorafenib can be used for the treatment of colorectal cancer in adults. It describes how this chemotherapy drug works and discusses possible side effects, dosing instructions, and other topics.
  • Regorafenib Dosage
    As discussed in this eMedTV page, the initial regorafenib dosage is usually a standard amount, but it can be adjusted based on how well the drug is tolerated. More dosing guidelines are covered in this article, with tips on how best to take regorafenib.
  • Regorafenib Drug Information
    By disrupting how cancer cells grow and divide, regorafenib can help treat colorectal cancer in adults. This eMedTV article contains information on regorafenib, including how this drug is taken, potential side effects, and some safety precautions.
  • Regorafenib Side Effects
    Notify your doctor if you develop problems like vision changes or confusion while using regorafenib. This eMedTV segment focuses on other possible side effects of regorafenib, including common reactions and those that require urgent medical treatment.
  • Regorfenib
    Adults who have colorectal cancer may receive regorafenib to help slow down the cancer's progression. This eMedTV page examines this prescription drug in more detail and provides some dosing guidelines. Regorfenib is a common misspelling of regorafenib.
  • Reliable Resources for Finding Specialists in Cancer Treatment
    Using reliable resources, such as those listed in this eMedTV article, can help lead you to a cancer specialist that is right for you. This page offers a list of organizations to help narrow your search. It also offers tips on what to ask along the way.
  • Retinablastoma
    Retinoblastoma is a type of eye cancer occurring most frequently in children under the age of five. This eMedTV page discusses possible symptoms and precautions of retinoblastoma. Retinablastoma is a common misspelling of retinoblastoma.
  • Retinoblastoma
    Retinoblastoma is a type of cancer affecting the eye that usually occurs in children under the age of 5. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this condition, including information about its symptoms, its diagnosis, and its treatment.
  • Retinoblastoma Cancer
    A type of eye cancer, retinoblastoma occurs most frequently in children under the age of five. This eMedTV article takes a quick look at this condition and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Retinoblastoma Prognosis
    A retinoblastoma prognosis is a medical opinion as to the course and outcome of the disease. This eMedTV resource discusses factors that may affect a person's prognosis for retinoblastoma, such as the number of tumors and whether vision can be saved.
  • Retinoblastoma Questions
    It can be difficult to remember all the retinoblastoma questions to ask the doctor. This eMedTV segment provides lists of questions people may wish to ask their doctor concerning treatment of retinoblastoma.
  • Retinoblastoma Radiation Treatment
    In cases of retinoblastoma, radiation treatment may involve methods such as proton beam radiation therapy. This eMedTV Web page discusses some of the different types of radiation treatment used to treat retinoblastoma.
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