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Generic Zanosar - Histrelin Implant Overdose

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  • Generic Zanosar
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, companies have not chosen to make a generic Zanosar (streptozocin) product, even though the patents have expired. This page explains why there are no generic versions available and whether one might become available.
  • Generic Zevalin
    There are no generic Zevalin (ibritumomab) products available at this time. This eMedTV article explains why this is the case and whether a generic form might be made in the future. This page also covers why ibritumomab is not a generic form of Zevalin.
  • Generic Zolinza
    Companies are not allowed to make a generic Zolinza (vorinostat) at this time. This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains why this is the case and also discusses when a generic version of this chemotherapy drug might become available.
  • Generic Zometa
    It is now possible to buy Zometa (zoledronic acid) in generic form. This article from the eMedTV Web site discusses who makes the generic version and gives an overview of how it compares to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Zortress
    At this time, no generic Zortress (everolimus) products are available. This article from the eMedTV Web site discusses why this is the case and explains when a generic version of the medication might be introduced.
  • Genetic Test Prior to Starting Irinotecan
    You may need to take a genetic test prior to starting irinotecan treatment to help avoid serious problems. This eMedTV page explains how this test can help your doctor determine an appropriate dosage that will minimize serious side effects of irinotecan.
  • Getting Started With Your ERCP With Dilation and Stent Placement
    This video discusses what will happen on the day of your GI procedure.
  • Give Yourself Some Space
    While you may feel a huge outpouring of support and love from people who take time to come visit you, there may be times when you just need some space. Don't feel bad or guilty about this. It's okay to find a place where you can't be reached for a while. If you are at home, this may include a separate room from everyone else. If you are in the hospital, you may want to just go sit in the chapel or another area where you can spend some time alone.
  • Gliadel
    People who have certain types of cancerous brain tumors may receive an implant called Gliadel. This eMedTV resource contains more detailed information on this prescription chemotherapy drug, including specific uses, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Gliadel and Breastfeeding
    Women are usually advised to not breastfeed while undergoing treatment with Gliadel (carmustine implant). This eMedTV segment explores the possibility of this drug passing through breast milk and whether it might cause problems in a nursing child.
  • Gliadel and Pregnancy
    As explained in this eMedTV article, if a woman receives Gliadel (carmustine implant) during pregnancy, it may harm her unborn child. This resource describes the potential problems that could occur if this drug is given to pregnant women.
  • Gliadel Chemotherapy Information
    Gliadel comes as wafers that are placed in the brain after tumors have been surgically removed. This eMedTV article explains how this form of chemotherapy works, with information on how Gliadel can help treat glioblastoma multiforme or malignant gliomas.
  • Gliadel Dosage
    As described in this eMedTV Web page, Gliadel dosing guidelines will depend on how large of a space is left after a brain tumor is removed. This resource explains how your doctor will determine how many wafers to use and what to expect during treatment.
  • Gliadel Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, make sure to tell your doctor about all other medications or supplements you are taking before receiving Gliadel, as drug interactions could occur. This article lists a number of drugs that could cause problems with Gliadel.
  • Gliadel Efficacy
    Clinical trials have shown that Gliadel can help people with certain brain tumors to live longer. This eMedTV segment examines Gliadel's efficacy, including statistics on how people responded during clinical studies. It also links to more details.
  • Gliadel Overdose
    This eMedTV Web selection takes a look at whether it is possible to overdose on Gliadel (carmustine implant). It also lists some of the possible effects and describes ways a healthcare provider may treat any resulting overdose symptoms.
  • Gliadel Side Effects
    Vomiting, weakness, and progression of the cancer are some of the common Gliadel side effects. This eMedTV segment contains a list of specific problems that occurred during clinical trials on this drug and explains which reactions require treatment.
  • Gliadel Uses
    By preventing cancer cells from growing and multiplying, Gliadel wafers can help treat certain brain tumors. This eMedTV article's discussion includes details on specific uses for Gliadel. It also explains how this drug works after it is implanted.
  • Gliadel Wafers
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Gliadel wafers are placed in the empty space that is left after a brain tumor is surgically removed. This article explains how many wafers are used and how they work to prevent the cancer from spreading.
  • Gliadel Warnings and Precautions
    Potentially dangerous problems can occur during Gliadel treatment, such as seizures and serious infections. This eMedTV article explores important warnings for using Gliadel safely, including precautions for people with certain medical histories.
  • Gliadel Waters
    Gliadel is a medicine used to slow down the growth of certain cancer cells caused by brain tumors. This eMedTV page covers specific uses, explains how the wafers are used, and lists side effects. Gliadel waters is a common misspelling of Gliadel wafers.
  • Go for a Walk
    When you're caring for a loved one with cancer, sometimes, the seasons simply pass by without your notice. Take time to reconnect with the physical world around you with a walk. The fresh air, exercise, and connection with nature will help clear your thoughts, put things in perspective, and recharge your body and mind.
  • Go Shopping
    If you love to shop, stop by your favorite stores for a few minutes (or a few hours, if time allows). Even if you don't spend a penny, shopping can be very therapeutic. What if you're not a big shopper? Even just grocery shopping can help you get out of the house for a bit.
  • Green Tea
    Available in the form of beverages and supplements, green tea appears to provide many health benefits. This eMedTV page further explores these benefits, discusses the effectiveness of the tea for various uses, and lists its potential side effects.
  • Green Tea and Breastfeeding
    Generally, high intakes of green tea are not recommended for breastfeeding women. This page on the eMedTV site provides more information on green tea and breastfeeding, and explains why green tea products may not be safe for breastfeeding women.
  • Green Tea and Pregnancy
    Since green tea contains caffeine, it may not be safe for all pregnant women. This page from the eMedTV library contains more information about green tea and pregnancy, and describes the problems that may occur if the tea is consumed during pregnancy.
  • Green Tea Dosage
    It is difficult to determine a green tea dosage, but some sources recommend between 1 and 10 cups daily. This eMedTV resource offers other green tea dosing information and explains how to find a reliable green tea supplement.
  • Green Tea Drug Interactions
    Clozapine, mexiletine, and warfarin are drugs that may cause green tea drug interactions. As this eMedTV article explains, certain drugs can increase the level of caffeine (a component of green tea) in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects.
  • Green Tea Extract
    Green tea extract is often taken as a dietary supplement to help with weight loss. This eMedTV Web segment takes a closer look at other common uses for this product and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Green Tea Overdose
    A green tea overdose may cause increased urination, dizziness, and difficulty breathing. This part of the eMedTV archives discusses whether an overdose of green tea is likely to be dangerous and explains what treatments (if necessary) are available.
  • Green Tea Side Effects
    Potentially serious side effects of green tea include rapid heart rate, anxiety, and arrhythmia. This eMedTV segment lists some of the product's more common side effects that are merely bothersome but usually not serious (such as nausea or insomnia).
  • Green Tee
    Green tea appears to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties. This eMedTV segment describes green tea products in more detail and discusses the potential benefits of the tea. Green tee is a common misspelling of green tea.
  • Hair Loss
    Hair loss is probably the most physically recognizable side effect of chemotherapy. However, not all chemo drugs cause hair loss, and the side effect is usually temporary.
  • Hand-Foot Reaction From Regorafenib
    This eMedTV segment explains that if you have sores or blisters on the palms of your hands or feet during treatment with regorafenib, you may have a condition known as hand-foot reaction. This resource offers more information on this skin condition.
  • Have Someone in Charge
    Put someone in charge of visitors during cancer treatment. This may be a friend or family member. This person can handle visitors while you are in another part of your home taking care of your own needs. If you want to have visitors, you can let your friend or loved one know that you will see some people. However, try not to overdo it. If you are feeling tired or don't feel like visiting, it's okay to be honest about it. Don't feel bad if you aren't in the mood or not physically up for visitors.
  • Hecoria
    Hecoria is a drug prescribed to prevent organ rejection after a kidney, heart, or liver transplant. This eMedTV Web selection presents an overview of this immunosuppressant, with details on dosing instructions, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • Hecoria and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web page explains that although the manufacturer warns against using Hecoria while breastfeeding, the drug has not been shown to cause significant problems in nursing infants. This article discusses the safety of nursing while on Hecoria.
  • Hecoria and Pregnancy
    Hecoria may cause problems if given to a pregnant woman. This selection from the eMedTV Web library addresses the issue of Hecoria's safety during pregnancy, and examines the problems that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Hecoria Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV page, your dose of Hecoria will be calculated based on your age, weight, and various other factors. This article lists in-depth dosing guidelines for this anti-rejection drug, including helpful tips on when and how to take it.
  • Hecoria Medication Information
    People who have received a kidney or liver transplant may be given Hecoria to prevent organ rejection. This eMedTV segment offers some basic information on Hecoria, including how this medication works and how it is taken. It also links to more details.
  • Hecoria Overdose
    Taking an overdose of Hecoria may result in kidney problems, hives, or edema. This eMedTV Web page focuses on other possible complications that may occur when too much of this drug is taken, and also describes various ways to treat these problems.
  • Hecoria Side Effects
    If you are taking Hecoria, side effects may occur and can include insomnia, pain, and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page examines other reactions this drug might cause, including some dangerous problems that require immediate medical treatment.
  • Histerlin Implant
    As this eMedTV page explains, histrelin implants can help stop early puberty in children with precocious puberty and treat advanced prostate cancer by decreasing certain hormone levels. Histerlin implant is a common misspelling of histrelin implant.
  • Histrelin Implant
    The histrelin implant is used to treat advanced prostate cancer in men and precocious puberty in children. This eMedTV page explains how this prescription medicine works, offers dosing information, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Histrelin Implant and Breastfeeding
    It is not recommended for women to use histrelin implants (Supprelin LA, Vantas) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV Web selection explores whether this drug passes through breast milk and why women should not use this drug while nursing.
  • Histrelin Implant and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web selection explains that histrelin implants (Supprelin LA, Vantas) should not be used during pregnancy, as they may cause miscarriages or fetal harm. This page further explores why histrelin implants are a pregnancy Category X medication.
  • Histrelin Implant Dosage
    This eMedTV article explains that one histrelin implant is inserted just under the skin for 12 months to treat advanced prostate cancer or precocious puberty. This page takes a look at the standard dose of histrelin implants, with tips on using this drug.
  • Histrelin Implant for Precocious Puberty
    This eMedTV article describes how using histrelin implants for precocious puberty can help prevent growth problems in children. This page further discusses this topic, including details on how the drug works. A link to more information is also included.
  • Histrelin Implant Information
    If you have advanced prostate cancer or precocious puberty, you may benefit from the histrelin implant. This eMedTV page offers more information on histrelin implants, including how they work and safety concerns. A link to more details is also included.
  • Histrelin Implant Insertion
    Your doctor will insert the histrelin implant just under the skin of the upper arm. This page of the eMedTV Web site explores more details on insertion of the histrelin implant and what to expect during treatment. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Histrelin Implant Overdose
    This eMedTV segment explains that shortness of breath and heart rhythm problems are possible symptoms of an overdose of histrelin implants (Supprelin LA, Vantas). This article lists other potential symptoms and describes possible treatment options.
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