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Wilms' Tumor Treatment by Stage - Zofran Drug Interactions

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  • Wilms' Tumor Treatment by Stage
    Wilms' tumor treatment is often based on the stage of the disease. This eMedTV article breaks down Wilms' tumor treatment by stage for stages I through V of the disease, as well as recurrent and inoperable cases of the cancer.
  • Xgeva
    Xgeva is licensed to prevent certain skeletal problems that may occur when cancer has spread to the bone. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this drug, including how it works, how often it is given, possible side effects, and more.
  • Xgeva and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV article discusses, no studies have been done on Xgeva and breastfeeding, so it is unknown if the drug passes through breast milk. This page explains why the manufacturer advises women to avoid nursing while using this medicine.
  • Xgeva and Pregnancy
    If you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, let your doctor know before using Xgeva. This eMedTV article explores the results of studies on Xgeva and pregnancy, and explains why the FDA classifies Xgeva as a pregnancy Category D medicine.
  • Xgeva Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Xgeva is injected once every four weeks by your healthcare provider. This article contains more specific dosing guidelines for this medication, including details on how to avoid certain side effects of the drug.
  • Xgeva Drug Interactions
    At this time, no medications have been shown to cause drug interactions with Xgeva. However, as explained in this eMedTV resource, it is predicted that Xgeva could react with other immunosuppressants.
  • Xgeva Injection Information
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Xgeva to prevent problems caused by cancer that has spread to the bones. This eMedTV resource offers a brief overview of Xgeva, with information on how this injection is given, potential side effects, and safety issues.
  • Xgeva Side Effects
    Weakness, nausea, and diarrhea are some of the frequently reported side effects of Xgeva. This eMedTV Web page lists several common and potentially serious reactions that occurred during clinical trials of the medication.
  • Xgeva Uses
    This eMedTV page explains how Xgeva is prescribed to prevent complications from cancer that has spread to the bones. This article examines what Xgeva is used for, whether it's safe for children, and off-label (unapproved) uses.
  • Xgeva Warnings and Precautions
    Xgeva may cause severe problems, such as damage to the jaw and dangerously low blood calcium. This eMedTV Web page examines other precautions and warnings associated with Xgeva. It also takes a look at who should not use this particular drug.
  • Xgiva
    A doctor may prescribe Xgeva to prevent problems in people who have cancer that has spread to the bones. This eMedTV Web page explains what this medication is used for, how it is given, and possible side effects. Xgiva is a common misspelling of Xgeva.
  • Yoga
    Preliminary evidence (from small studies) suggests that yoga might help reduce cancer pain. And even if it doesn't directly reduce pain for you, it may provide a number of other benefits (such as better sleep and improved mood) that might make it easier for you to deal with the pain. Try to find a yoga class especially for people with cancer, if possible.
  • Zanosar
    Zanosar is a drug used to treat certain types of pancreatic cancer. This selection from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, with discussions on specific uses, how the drug is given, potential side effects, and more.
  • Zanosar and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV resource explains that the manufacturer of Zanosar (streptozocin) generally recommends women not breastfeed during treatment. This page discusses whether this drug passes through breast milk and if it would harm a nursing infant.
  • Zanosar and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV selection explores whether it is safe to use Zanosar (streptozocin) during pregnancy. It contains results of animal studies that have been done on this topic and explains why women should use birth control during treatment.
  • Zanosar Chemotherapy Information
    You may receive Zanosar for the treatment of pancreatic islet cell cancer. This article from the eMedTV site examines Zanosar, with information on how this chemotherapy drug works, how it is given, and safety concerns. It also links to more details.
  • Zanosar Dosage
    As this eMedTV resource explains, the prescribed dose of Zanosar will be based on your body surface area and how you respond to the drug. This page gives details on other factors that may affect your dosage and explains how these injections are given.
  • Zanosar Drug Interactions
    Echinacea, FluMist, and Dilantin are among the drugs that may cause serious interactions with Zanosar. This eMedTV Web selection contains a comprehensive list of medications and other products you may need to avoid during Zanosar treatment.
  • Zanosar Overdose
    Receiving too much Zanosar (streptozocin) could lead to infections, anemia, or bleeding. This eMedTV Web page contains an explanation of what might occur if someone overdoses on this drug. It also includes a description of possible treatment options.
  • Zanosar Side Effects
    It is likely that a person who is using Zanosar may develop side effects, such as nausea and diarrhea. This eMedTV page examines common and serious reactions to this drug and explains when problems are severe enough to require medical treatment.
  • Zanosar Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Zanosar is used for treating pancreatic islet cell cancer in adults and children. This page contains details on how this medication works, whether older adults can use it, and some unapproved reasons for using it.
  • Zanosar Warnings and Precautions
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Zanosar has been reported to cause kidney and liver problems. This resource describes other important safety precautions and warnings for Zanosar, with details on who may not be able to use this chemotherapy drug.
  • Zavelin
    A doctor may prescribe Zevalin to treat a certain type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in adults. This eMedTV resource takes a look at this form of cancer treatment, including how it works and potential side effects. Zavelin is a common misspelling of Zevalin.
  • Zevalin
    Zevalin is a prescription drug used to slow down the progression of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This eMedTV Web selection takes a closer look at this medicine, including how it works, general dosing guidelines, safety precautions, and more.
  • Zevalin and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown if Zevalin (ibritumomab) passes through human breast milk. This article from the eMedTV Web site examines whether it is safe for women who are breastfeeding to use Zevalin and explains what the manufacturer of the medicine recommends.
  • Zevalin and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, women who are pregnant should only receive Zevalin (ibritumomab) if the benefits outweigh the risks. This article explains why Zevalin is a Category D drug and lists some of the problems it may cause in a fetus.
  • Zevalin Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, dosing guidelines for Zevalin will vary, depending on factors such as your weight and platelet count. This article also outlines some important considerations to keep in mind during treatment with this drug.
  • Zevalin Drug Interactions
    It may not be safe to combine Zevalin with products like live vaccines, echinacea, or digoxin. This eMedTV Web page offers a detailed list of drugs that may cause interactions with Zevalin and describes the potentially serious problems that may occur.
  • Zevalin Medication Information
    Adults with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma may benefit from Zevalin. More information on this medication is given in this eMedTV article, including details on how the drug works and possible safety concerns. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Zevalin Overdose
    Diarrhea, vomiting, and cramps could occur if you receive too much Zevalin (ibritumomab). This page from the eMedTV Web archives describes other possible overdose symptoms and explains why an overdose on this medication is unlikely to occur.
  • Zevalin Side Effects
    Weakness, diarrhea, and nausea are among the most commonly reported Zevalin side effects. This eMedTV Web page contains a detailed list of other reactions this drug might cause, including some of the serious problems that require medical treatment.
  • Zevalin Uses
    Zevalin is prescribed to slow down the progression of a certain type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in adults. This eMedTV page examines what Zevalin is used for, including the specific type of cancer it can treat, as well as details on how the drug works.
  • Zevalin Warnings and Precautions
    If you have certain allergies, you should not receive Zevalin. This eMedTV Web selection describes some of the safety warnings and precautions you should be aware of with Zevalin, including potentially life-threatening problems that may occur.
  • Zevelin
    As this eMedTV article explains, adults who have a certain type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma may benefit from treatment with Zevalin. This page describes how the drug is given and potential side effects. Zevelin is a common misspelling of Zevalin.
  • Ziv-Aflibercept
    Ziv-aflibercept is used to treat colorectal cancer that has progressed or not responded to other treatment. This eMedTV page outlines a number of topics, including details on how this chemotherapy drug works, side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Ziv-Aflibercept Dosage
    As discussed in this eMedTV resource, a person who uses ziv-aflibercept will receive a dosage calculated specifically for his or her situation, based on things like weight and response to the medicine. More dosing guidelines are covered in this article.
  • Ziv-Aflibercept Medication Information
    By disrupting the blood supply to cancerous tumors, ziv-aflibercept can help treat colorectal cancer. This eMedTV resource offers information on ziv-aflibercept, including how this medication is given, potential side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Ziv-Aflibercept Side Effects
    Let your doctor know right away if you develop problems like fever or confusion while using ziv-aflibercept. This eMedTV selection focuses on other possible side effects of ziv-aflibercept, including common reactions and those that require medical care.
  • Zofram
    This eMedTV article explains how Zofran works to prevent nausea and vomiting in people who are undergoing chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery. This page also explains potential side effects. Zofram is a common misspelling of Zofran.
  • Zofran
    Zofran is a drug that is used to prevent nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy and other causes. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including information on potential side effects and general dosing guidelines.
  • Zofran 4 mg Tablets
    There are several strengths available for Zofran tablets; 4 mg is the lowest available strength. This eMedTV Web page explains what other forms and strengths are available and offers information on how Zofran dosing works.
  • Zofran 8 mg Tablets
    The usual dose for preventing postoperative nausea is two 8 mg Zofran tablets taken an hour before surgery. This eMedTV article also offers Zofran dosing guidelines for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced and radiation-induced nausea and vomiting.
  • Zofran and Constipation
    Constipation can be a Zofran side effect for those undergoing chemotherapy or radiation, as this eMedTV page explains. However, it doesn't appear to be a problem for people who take the drug before surgery. This page discusses studies on this topic.
  • Zofran and Depression
    This eMedTV resource explores Zofran and depression, explaining that although Zofran works by blocking serotonin receptors, it does not cause depression because it targets different receptors. This page also describes some signs of depression.
  • Zofran and Hair Loss
    There are many potential side effects of Zofran, and hair loss does not appear to be one of them. However, this eMedTV Web page explains that hair loss is a common side effect of chemotherapy. Talk to your doctor if you notice hair loss with Zofran.
  • Zofran Dosage
    This eMedTV article discusses the various dosages for Zofran, depending on whether it is used to prevent nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery. This page also offers tips for taking your Zofran dosage.
  • Zofran Dosage for Children
    The recommended dosage of Zofran for children varies, depending on the child's age. As this eMedTV page explains, children ages 12 and up follow dosing guidelines for adults. For children ages 4 through 11, the Zofran dose is 4 mg three times daily.
  • Zofran Drug Interactions
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explores potential Zofran drug interactions with other medications, such as carbamazepine, phenytoin, or rifampicin. This segment also covers how these interactions can decrease the level of Zofran in your blood.
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