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Cytoxan and Hair Loss - Generic Clolar

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  • Cytoxan and Hair Loss
    Hair loss is a common side effect of Cytoxan. This section of the eMedTV library offers more information on Cytoxan and hair loss, including an explanation of how common the side effect is and suggestions on what to do if hair loss occurs.
  • Cytoxan and Pregnancy
    Taking Cytoxan while you are pregnant may potentially harm your unborn child. This eMedTV page discusses Cytoxan and pregnancy in more detail and describes the complications seen in some children whose mothers took the drug while they were pregnant.
  • Cytoxan Chemotherapy Information
    Are you looking for information on Cytoxan? This eMedTV article presents a brief overview of this drug, which is used for chemotherapy as well as a treatment for a certain kind of kidney disease. It discusses the drug's uses and possible side effects.
  • Cytoxan Dosage
    For cancer treatment, the Cytoxan dosage may vary depending on factors such as your height and weight. This eMedTV article lists other factors a doctor will consider before prescribing your Cytoxan dosage and discusses Cytoxan dosing in children.
  • Cytoxan Drug Interactions
    If anthracyclines or live vaccinations are taken with Cytoxan, drug interactions may potentially occur. This eMedTV segment lists other drugs that may cause Cytoxan interactions and explains what may happen if these medicines are taken together.
  • Cytoxan Overdose
    Symptoms of a Cytoxan overdose may include infections, heart problems, and bone marrow depression. This eMedTV resource describes other possible effects of a Cytoxan overdose and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Cytoxan Side Effects
    Side effects of Cytoxan can include nausea or vomiting, temporary menstrual changes, and diarrhea. This eMedTV page covers other possible side effects, including serious problems that require medical attention (such as blood in the stool).
  • Cytoxan Uses
    Cytoxan is used for treating various types of cancer, as well as nephrotic syndrome in children. This eMedTV page discusses Cytoxan uses in more detail, noting in particular some off-label uses (such as treating aplastic anemia).
  • Cytoxan Warnings and Precautions
    Cytoxan may potentially cause fertility problems in both men and women. This eMedTV page offers more Cytoxan warnings and precautions, including a list of other possible side effects that may occur and information on who should not take the medication.
  • Cytoxin
    Cytoxan is a chemotherapy medication used for treating leukemia, lymphomas, and other types of cancer. This eMedTV segment covers other uses for the drug and explains what side effects may occur. Cytoxin is a common misspelling of Cytoxan.
  • Drug Interactions With Busulfan
    Tylenol, Coumadin, and Dilantin are among the many products that can cause drug interactions with busulfan. This eMedTV Web page describes the problems that can occur due to these reactions and lists other products that may interfere with busulfan.
  • Drug Interactions With Mitoxantrone
    Tell your doctor about all drugs and vitamins you're taking to avoid adverse interactions with mitoxantrone. This eMedTV page examines specific medicines and supplements that may cause problems and describes specific reactions that may occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Vincristine
    This eMedTV article explains that potentially dangerous complications may occur when combining vincristine with certain other drugs, such as digoxin and warfarin. Other interactions are described in this article, as well as ways your doctor can help.
  • Early Symptoms of Leukemia
    Early symptoms of leukemia may include fatigue, fever, and pain or a feeling of fullness below the ribs. This eMedTV Web page discusses early symptoms of leukemia in both acute and chronic cases of the cancer.
  • Effectiveness of Campath Injections
    This page of the eMedTV site takes a look at the effectiveness of Campath injections. It describes how the drug performed in clinical trials, as well as how this product works and how it is given. A link to more information on Campath is also included.
  • Eletek
    Elitek is prescribed to lower uric acid levels in adults and children with certain types of cancer. This eMedTV page describes this prescription drug in more detail and discusses some dosing information. Eletek is a common misspelling of Elitek.
  • Elitek
    Elitek is a medicine approved for controlling uric acid levels in people with certain types of cancer. This eMedTV segment contains more details on this prescription drug, including how it works, how it is given, clinical effects, and more.
  • Elitek and Breastfeeding
    As discussed in this eMedTV page, it is generally not recommended to breastfeed during Elitek (rasburicase) treatment. This article takes a look at whether this medication passes through breast milk and if it would cause problems in a nursing infant.
  • Elitek and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article explains that, as a pregnancy Category C medication, Elitek (rasburicase) may be used during pregnancy if the benefits outweigh the risks. This resource provides more information on this topic, including the results of animal studies.
  • Elitek Dosage
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains that the dosage of Elitek a healthcare provider prescribes will primarily be based on the person's weight. This article examines other dosing recommendations for how this medication is given.
  • Elitek Drug Interactions
    Does Elitek interact with other drugs? This eMedTV Web page addresses this question and explains why it's important to tell your healthcare provider about all medications, vitamins, and supplements you are taking.
  • Elitek Medication Information
    Elitek helps control uric acid levels in people receiving certain types of chemotherapy. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of Elitek, with information on the medication's specific uses, dosing instructions, and possible side effects.
  • Elitek Overdose
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains how an overdose of Elitek (rasburicase) is unlikely but still possible. This article explains what may happen if too much of this drug is given and how an overdose would be treated.
  • Elitek Side Effects
    Some potential Elitek side effects include anxiety, headaches, and a sore throat. This eMedTV article features an in-depth list of reactions to this medicine, including those that require immediate medical attention.
  • Elitek Uses
    As this eMedTV article explains, Elitek is a drug used to help manage uric acid levels in people who have certain types of cancer. This page explores when Elitek is prescribed and how it works to prevent problems like seizures, kidney failure, and death.
  • Elitek Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV article explains, you may have an increased risk for developing complications while using Elitek if you have a history of certain blood problems or other medical issues. This page provides other warnings and precautions for using Elitek.
  • Elotek
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Elitek is a medicine prescribed to control uric acid levels in people who have certain types of cancer. This resource describes how it is given and lists possible side effects. Elotek is a common misspelling of Elitek.
  • Fludara
    Fludara is a drug licensed for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This article from the eMedTV Web library presents more details on this prescription drug, with information on how it works, dosing instructions, possible side effects, and more.
  • Fludara 50 Mg
    As this eMedTV article explains, Fludara comes in one form and strength: 50-mg vials. This resource explains how this chemotherapy drug is given and how your specific dose is calculated. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Fludara and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, it is unknown if Fludara (fludarabine) passes through breast milk, or if it would harm a nursing infant. This article explores using Fludara in breastfeeding women, with details on recommendations and potential risks.
  • Fludara and Pregnancy
    Can women receive Fludara (fludarabine) during pregnancy? This page from the eMedTV Web library provides an explanation of what occurred during animal studies and examines whether it is safe for a pregnant woman to use this chemotherapy drug.
  • Fludara Chemotherapy Information
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Fludara is a medicine used to treat a type of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in adults. This page covers other information on Fludara and describes safety issues to be aware of while using the chemotherapy drug.
  • Fludara Dosage
    As this eMedTV article discusses, the dosing guidelines for using Fludara usually call for a dose of the drug to be given intravenously for 5 days in a row, every 28 days. This page also explains how your dose is calculated and lists helpful dosing tips.
  • Fludara Drug Interactions
    Fludara may react with products like echinacea, pentostatin, or FluMist. This eMedTV Web page highlights a number of other products that can lead to drug interactions with Fludara, along with recommendations on how to reduce your risk of problems.
  • Fludara Overdose
    As this eMedTV resource discusses, an overdose of Fludara (fludarabine) may cause problems such as infections or bleeding problems. This article outlines other possible effects of an overdose and explains how these symptoms may be treated.
  • Fludara Side Effects
    As discussed in this eMedTV article, possible Fludara side effects include nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite. This page also contains warnings on dangerous reactions that can occur with this chemotherapy drug, which require urgent medical care.
  • Fludara Uses
    Fludara is prescribed to treat B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia when other treatment has failed. This eMedTV selection contains more details on the uses of Fludara and includes a description of how it works. A list of off-label uses is also included.
  • Fludara Warnings and Precautions
    Life-threatening infections and other serious complications are associated with using Fludara. This eMedTV selection examines specific safety precautions to be aware of with Fludara, including warnings for people who should not receive this drug.
  • Fludura
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Fludara is a chemotherapy drug prescribed to treat B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia. This page describes what to discuss with your doctor and lists potential side effects. Fludura is a common misspelling of Fludara.
  • Generic Arzerra
    As a type of "biologic" drug, Arzerra (ofatumumab) is not allowed to be manufactured in generic form. This eMedTV page explains the laws that biologic drugs are under and discusses whether a generic Arzerra product might be available in the future.
  • Generic Bosulif
    There are no generic Bosulif (bosutinib) products available at this time. However, as this eMedTV page discusses, a generic version may become available after the drug's first patent expires in 2018. It also describes instances that may delay this date.
  • Generic Busulfex
    No generic Busulfex (busulfan injection) is currently available, as the drug is protected by a patent. This eMedTV Web page offers a discussion on when the patent is expected to expire and when a generic version of the drug might become available.
  • Generic Campath
    As explained in this segment of the eMedTV Web site, no generic versions of Campath (alemtuzumab) are available. Also discussed are the laws surrounding biologic medications and the difference between a generic name and a generic version of a drug.
  • Generic Clolar
    Patents are currently in place that prevent a generic Clolar (clofarabine) from being made at this time. As this eMedTV Web selection explains, however, a generic version of the drug may become available after the patents expire in July 2018.
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