Cancer

This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Cancer, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.


Cancer Overview

Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.[2][8] These contrast with benign tumors, which do not spread to other parts of the body.[8] Possible signs and symptoms include a lump, abnormal bleeding, prolonged cough, unexplained weight loss and a change in bowel movements.[1] While these symptoms may indicate cancer, they may have other causes.[1] Over 100 types of cancers affect humans.[8] Tobacco use is the c...

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Not feeling well on Zejula

This is my 5th week on Zejula 200mg daily. As suggested by the pharmacy nurse I take it at night to help with possible side effects. The first 2 weeks I felt good. Slightly nauseous and shaky in the morning but was able to function well. The 3rd week I felt nauseous and shaky but it lasted longer. I also had more good days than bad. The 4th week the nausea, shakiness and fatigue lasted most the day. I did have 2 fairly good days that week. This week so far I have felt lousy most of the day. I have had my blood work checked every week. Platelets down to 100. Rest of my CBC low normal range. I see my oncologist in 4 days. I understand the reason to take this drug but I want to feel better. I have taken the nausea med as needed, many other forms of nausea relief methods and have taken naps...

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Discontinuing Megestrol Treatment

I'm elderly and have been taking megestrol, but would like to come off most of my meds... Is there an adjustment period or can you come off of megestrol fast? ## Hi Jerry, May I ask how long you've been taking Megestrol for? Often times, if someone has taken a medication long enough, there can be physical or psychological adjustment periods simply because the body is being cut off a chemical that it was used to having, even when the substance is benign in nature or non-habit-forming. However, if it's been a short while (say a few months or so), then in my opinion I don't see any reason why someone wouldn't be able to stop taking this medication cold turkey. On the other hand, because everyone reacts/responds differently (due to various underlying factors), the only w...

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what are the side effects for the chicken pills

These Jamaican pills are used to make your butt larger. ## I'm sorry, but from that nickname, description and generalization, I cannot tell you anything. In order to provide you with any information, you need to provide the actual name of the product or its ingredients. There are far too many other possibilities of what it could be that you are talking about. Do you know the name of them? ## I would like 2 purchase the chicken pills over the counter. Are there any side effects & do they really work?? ## Hey i was interested in the chicken pill that makes your butt bigger, but am just scared of the side effects, and does it really work? How do i take it?? ## I think they changed it and that this supplement only comes in a powder form now. Instead of chicken pills I think it might...

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Afatinib 40 mg

I need afatinib 40 mg very urgently but I cannot afford the present price levels in Venezuela nor the international one. Can anyone recommend an alternative or some other way to save money on the cost of treatment?

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mosegor vita is for what

My father is diagnosed with spinal comoression fracture, the mass possibly metastasized from prostate cancer. His doctor prescribed mosegor for something like sleeping or pain relief. Because he is suffering from pain and sleeplessness he is constantly requesting to take a capsule even after he had taken them. We refuse to give him outside the doctor's dosage of one capsule a day. Can we allow him to take say 2 to 3 capsules a day? Please reply... ## Mosegor Vita contains Pizotifen and a complex of B vitamins, it is most commonly used to treat or prevent migraines. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, drowsiness, and weight gain. No, his dosage should not be changed, without the approval of his medical provider. He may need to try a different medicati...

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Trying for pregnancy and chrominac a

Hi, I am married from past one and half year. Before my marriage due to my father's death I was on antidepressants. Now I am facing issue to get pregnant. I had gone for ultrasound in November 2013 it says that I have cyst in right ovary and left ovary shrieked. Anti Mural Harmon level was 0.10 i had consulted .Gynecologist she had given OVIGYN-DSR for 3 months which is completed Now i had gone for ovulation test.on day 14 my egg was burst and doctor said that in egg bed there is low level of blood.(ovary cyst was not there now) Now she has prescribed me CHROMINAC A (thrice daily). I want to get pregnant please suggest me will it help me to get pregnant or I need to take some other medicine.Please suggest I am in big problem as i am not getting pregnant. please reply as soon as poss...

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Small round light green pill m on one side the other scored

What is a small round light green pill with an "m" on one side and scored on the other? ## Found a light green round pill, scored on one side, other side has either a lowercase cursive “L” or a breast cancer ribbon with a rectangular shape imprint. Thank you so much for your help. :)

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what are famynor tablets for

Hi, I've had abnormal/irregular periods since I started my periods. They've been on and off since day 1. I would go for months without any sign of bleeding or spotting. Three years back I would spot for weeks and after it would be a normal period; last year an unusual spotting started to come in a brown color. It went on for weeks as well. I then went to the nearest clinic n got famynor which stopped the spotting. In between the month of usage the spotting came back as periods and the famynor couldn't stop the bleeding, only to find a huge clot that came out and I thought my problem was solved. On that same week I went through my normal periods without any pain whatsoever but the bleeding was heavy at first n it just slowed as time went on. On the following month it was a us...

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129 round orange

other side looks like a breast cancer ribbon with a minus sine next to it. Front is numbered 129 with a line across the middle, and nothing below. Orange pill ## Major Pharmaceuticals lists this tablet as containing 0.3mgs of Clonidine. NDC code: 00904-5658 It is commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and ADHD. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, sedation, and hypotension. Inactive ingredients may possibly include corn starch D&C Yellow No. 10 FD&C Yellow No. 6 lactose monohydrate magnesium stearate Though they may vary depending on manufacturing facility. Is there anything else I can help with?

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votrient/.renal kidney cancer

Any good results on renal kidney cancer. need help on shrinking advanced stage tumors.. now on votrient.. not sure in sutent is better.. anu suggestions ## Have been on Sutent (4yrs). No longer working. Am to start Votrient in 2 wks. I hope it will work. The side effects are hopefully not as bad as the sutent. Going to the bathroom 10 times a day get to be a little much. The bitter taste usually only last 14 out of the 28 days. ## You should take the medication that your doctor feels is best for you. The FDA warns that they may all cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, and increased urination. How are you both doing, now? Are either of you on any other medications?

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