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Nilotinib - Onsolis Safety Warning

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  • Nilotinib
    Available by prescription only, nilotinib can help slow down the progression of chronic myeloid leukemia. This eMedTV resource explains how this chemotherapy medication works, offers dosing information, lists possible side effects, and more.
  • Nilotinib Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV page, your specific dose of nilotinib can vary, based on a number of factors. This article offers detailed dosing guidelines for this chemotherapy drug, including a list of precautions and tips for taking the medicine.
  • Nilotinib Drug Information
    This eMedTV segment offers information on nilotinib, a drug prescribed to treat chronic myeloid leukemia in adults. This article gives an overview of side effects, dosing, and general safety precautions. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Nilotinib Side Effects
    Contact your doctor if you are taking nilotinib and develop problems like confusion, fever, or vomiting. This eMedTV page offers a list of other possible side effects of nilotinib, including common reactions and those that may require medical attention.
  • Nilutamide
    Available by prescription only, nilutamide is used to treat advanced prostate cancer that has metastasized. This eMedTV page explains how this medicine works to slow down the growth of cancer cells, lists dosing tips, and describes possible side effects.
  • Nilutamide Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that when treating prostate cancer with nilutamide, the standard dosage is 300 mg taken once daily for 30 days, followed by 150 mg taken every day thereafter. This article offers more details on when and how to take this drug.
  • Nilutamide Drug Information
    Available by prescription, nilutamide is used for treating prostate cancer that has metastasized. This eMedTV segment provides more drug information on nilutamide, including side effects that may occur and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Nilutamide Side Effects
    Headaches, back pain, and weakness are some of the possible side effects of nilutamide. This eMedTV segment lists other possible reactions to this prescription medication, including serious problems that you should report to a doctor right away.
  • Nolvadex
    Nolvadex is a drug that is prescribed to treat and prevent certain types of breast cancer. This eMedTV Web page provides a detailed look at the drug, including how it works to combat the disease, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
  • Nolvadex Dosage
    The Nolvadex dosing guidelines that your physician will follow take various factors into account, which this eMedTV article explains. The typical Nolvadex dosage when treating breast cancer is described, as is the dose used to prevent the disease.
  • Nolvadex Drug Interactions
    If warfarin, oral contraceptives, or letrozole are combined with Nolvadex, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV page lists other medications that may interact negatively with the drug and explains the adverse effects these interactions can cause.
  • Nolvadex Side Effects
    While most people tolerate Nolvadex well, it's possible for side effects to occur. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists common and rare side effects seen with Nolvadex, as well as potentially serious side effects that may need medical attention.
  • Nolvadex Uses
    As this page of the eMedTV library explains, Nolvadex uses include the treatment and prevention of certain forms of breast cancer. This page explains in detail how the drug works to achieve this and also examines off-label uses for Nolvadex.
  • Nolvadex Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV Web page provides several Nolvadex warnings and precautions to be aware of prior to starting treatment. This includes potentially serious side effects that are possible, as well as a list of people who should avoid the medication.
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Erlotinib
    If you are an adult with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, you may benefit from erlotinib. This eMedTV selection gives specific examples of when this medication may be used in people with this type of cancer. A link to more details is also included.
  • Nucynta ER
    Nucynta ER is a prescription medicine used for long-term, around-the-clock pain relief. This eMedTV article presents a complete overview of this opioid narcotic drug, including how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Nucynta ER and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this eMedTV page, taking Nucynta ER (tapentadol ER) while breastfeeding could cause sedation, breathing difficulties, or other problems in a nursing infant. This page describes other possible problems and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Nucynta ER and Pregnancy
    The narcotic medicine Nucynta ER (tapentadol ER) may not be an appropriate drug for pregnant women. This eMedTV segment discusses the research that has been done, including how it may increase the risk for birth defects and other serious complications.
  • Nucynta ER Dosage
    Do not exceed 500 mg of Nucynta ER in 24 hours and do not suddenly stop taking this medication. This eMedTV resource describes specific dosing guidelines for Nucynta ER, including important tips to help ensure a safe and effective treatment.
  • Nucynta ER Drug Information
    Nucynta ER is a medicine prescribed to treat moderate-to-severe chronic pain in adults. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on Nucynta ER, including how this drug works, its abuse potential, and other important warnings for the medicine.
  • Nucynta ER Drug Interactions
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, Nucynta ER can cause negative drug interactions with various products, including alcohol, sleep medicines, and antidepressants. This page describes the complications that may occur and how you can avoid problems.
  • Nucynta ER Overdose
    As this eMedTV page explains, taking too much Nucynta ER (tapentadol ER) can cause serious problems, such as a slow heart rate, coma, or cardiac arrest. This page explains what to do if you have overdosed on this drug and how symptoms may be treated.
  • Nucynta ER Side Effects
    Constipation, drowsiness, and nausea are some of the most common side effects of Nucynta ER. This eMedTV resource examines other possible reactions to this medicine, including potentially dangerous complications that may require immediate medical care.
  • Nucynta ER Uses
    This eMedTV Web page explains how Nucynta ER works to relieve chronic pain. This page takes a closer look at what Nucynta ER is used for, whether it is safe for use in children, and why an additional pain reliever may be necessary.
  • Nucynta ER Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV article examines the safety precautions and warnings for Nucynta ER, including potentially dangerous symptoms this product may cause and who may not be able to use it safely. A discussion on what your doctor needs to know is also provided.
  • Nuelasta
    Neulasta is a prescription injection that is used to help prevent infections due to chemotherapy. This eMedTV article describes the effects of Neulasta and lists possible side effects that may occur. Nuelasta is a common misspelling of Neulasta.
  • Nuepogen
    Neupogen is a drug that is used to prevent infections caused by chemotherapy or bone marrow transplants. This eMedTV segment describes Neupogen in more detail and lists possible side effects of the drug. Nuepogen is a common misspelling of Neupogen.
  • Nulasta
    Neulasta is a prescription drug that is used for preventing infections in people undergoing chemotherapy. This eMedTV resource offers a brief overview of Neulasta and its effects and possible side effects. Nulasta is a common misspelling of Neulasta.
  • Nupogen
    Neupogen is a medication licensed to prevent infections due to chemotherapy or bone marrow transplants. This eMedTV article explains what else Neupogen is used for and links to more detailed information. Nupogen is a common misspelling of Neupogen.
  • Ofatumamab
    A doctor may prescribe ofatumumab to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia in adults. This eMedTV article takes a look at this chemotherapy drug, including how it is given and potential side effects. Ofatumamab is a common misspelling of ofatumumab.
  • Ofatumumab
    Available by prescription only, ofatumumab is a drug used for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how this chemotherapy medication works, provides dosing information, describes potential side effects, and more.
  • Ofatumumab and CLL
    Adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) may benefit from ofatumumab. This page from the eMedTV Web library takes a closer look at this use of ofatumumab, including how this chemotherapy drug works. A link to more information is also included.
  • Ofatumumab Dosage
    As discussed in this eMedTV segment, the dose of ofatumumab depends on if other treatments have been tried. This article offers dosing information for this chemotherapy drug, including a list of precautions for what to expect during treatment.
  • Ofatumumab Dosing
    The dosing guidelines for ofatumumab are the same for everyone, regardless of age or weight. This eMedTV article offers a brief look at how this chemotherapy drug is administered and provides a link to more details on what to expect during treatment.
  • Ofatumumab Drug Information
    This eMedTV article offers information on ofatumumab, a drug prescribed to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia in adults. This page gives an overview of side effects, dosing tips, and general safety precautions. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Ofatumumab Side Effects
    Call your doctor if you are using ofatumumab and develop problems like chest pain, fever, or confusion. This eMedTV page offers a list of other possible side effects of ofatumumab, including common reactions and those that may require medical treatment.
  • Off-Label Uses for Marinol
    Sometimes a healthcare provider will prescribe Marinol for a condition it is not approved to treat. This eMedTV article takes a look at these off-label Marinol uses, with an explanation of what that term means and a link to more information.
  • Omacetaxine
    Omacetaxine can help treat a certain type of cancer in adults called chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). This eMedTV page presents an overview of this chemotherapy drug, including when it is prescribed, how it works, side effects, and links to more details.
  • Omacetaxine Dosage
    This eMedTV resource features recommended dosing guidelines for omacetaxine, including how your doctor will calculate the amount, how often it is given, and how long treatment will last. This resource also provides details on how this injection is given.
  • Omacetaxine Mepesuccinate Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, a type of cancer called chronic myeloid leukemia may be treated with omacetaxine mepesuccinate. More information on this chemotherapy drug is discussed in this article, along with safety concerns and side effects.
  • Omacetaxine Side Effects
    Omacetaxine may cause potentially serious infections, bleeding, or other problems in some people. This eMedTV Web page examines other possible side effects of omacetaxine and explains which problems require urgent medical attention.
  • Onsolis
    Onsolis is a prescription narcotic used to treat pain that breaks through around-the-clock pain medicine. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at the drug, including details on how it works, possible side effects, general precautions, and more.
  • Onsolis Abuse
    This eMedTV Web resource explains that because Onsolis (fentanyl buccal soluble film) is a narcotic, it is often abused. This page also lists potentially serious and life-threatening problems of Onsolis abuse, such as breathing problems and a coma.
  • Onsolis and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV segment discusses, the manufacturer of Onsolis (fentanyl buccal soluble film) recommends women avoid using this drug while nursing. This article further explores breastfeeding and Onsolis, with a list of possible problems that may occur.
  • Onsolis and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Onsolis (fentanyl buccal soluble film) may not be safe for pregnant women. This page discusses the results of animal studies and lists possible problems that may occur in a newborn if the mother uses Onsolis during pregnancy.
  • Onsolis Dosage
    The initial dosage of Onsolis is one 200-mcg film used for each breakthrough pain episode. This eMedTV page describes the factors that may affect your dosage and lists some general dosing tips and safety precautions to be aware of when using this drug.
  • Onsolis Drug Information
    Onsolis is used to treat breakthrough pain in people who have cancer. This page from the eMedTV Web site further discusses this prescription drug, including information on why Onsolis may not be suitable for some people, and potential side effects.
  • Onsolis Drug Interactions
    Serious complications can occur as a result of Onsolis drug interactions, so this eMedTV page offers details on reducing your risk. This includes a list of products that cause negative reactions, as well as a description of the problems that can occur.
  • Onsolis Overdose
    This eMedTV article discusses the serious problems that can result from an overdose of Onsolis (fentanyl buccal soluble film), such as difficulty breathing or death. This page lists other overdose symptoms and describes possible treatment options.
  • Onsolis Safety Warning
    Before you can use Onsolis, you must be enrolled in a special safety program. This eMedTV Web article takes a closer look at other important warnings issued by the FDA on how to use Onsolis safely and avoid abusing this strong narcotic pain medication.
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