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About Arimidex - Arimidex and Depression

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  • Abraxane
    Available by prescription, Abraxane is a drug that is used for treating certain types of cancer. This part of the eMedTV archives explains how Abraxane works and offers details on its effects, potential side effects, and dosing information.
  • Abraxane and Breastfeeding
    It may be unsafe to breastfeed while taking Abraxane (protein-bound paclitaxel). This eMedTV segment offers more information on Abraxane and nursing, and explains whether the medication is passed through breast milk.
  • Abraxane and Hair Loss
    Hair loss is the most common side effect of Abraxane. This article from the eMedTV site offers more information on Abraxane and hair loss, including an explanation of when hair loss typically occurs during treatment and what to do if it occurs.
  • Abraxane and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Abraxane could cause problems in the fetus if taken during pregnancy. This article discusses the topic in more detail and explains what complications were seen in pregnant animals that were given the drug.
  • Abraxane Chemotherapy Medicine
  • Abraxane Dosage
    Your doctor will determine your dose of Abraxane based on your height and weight, among other things. As this eMedTV page explains, other factors help determine your dosage, including whether you are taking other chemotherapy medications.
  • Abraxane Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause interactions with Abraxane include "live" vaccinations and certain anticonvulsants. This eMedTV resource lists other drugs that may cause an interaction and explains what may happen when these medications are taken together.
  • Abraxane Side Effects
    Common side effects of Abraxane may include low blood pressure, infections, and nausea. This eMedTV segment lists other possible side effects of this drug, including rare but serious problems that should be reported to your healthcare provider right away.
  • Abraxane Uses
    Abraxane is used for treating certain types of cancer. This eMedTV page explains the specific forms of cancer it is approved to treat and provides an in-depth discussion on how it works.
  • Abraxane Warnings and Precautions
    Abraxane can cause nerve pain or unusual sensations of burning or tingling. This eMedTV article offers other Abraxane warnings and precautions, and provides a list of certain people who should avoid taking the medication.
  • Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer
    Adjuvant therapy for breast cancer, as this eMedTV Web page explains, is treatment given after primary treatment to increase the chances for a cure. In cases of breast cancer, adjuvant therapy can include chemotherapy, hormone therapy, or both.
  • Adriamycin
    Adriamycin is a prescription drug used to treat several types of cancer (such as breast and lung cancer). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at Adriamycin, explaining how the drug works to combat cancer and listing some possible side effects.
  • Adriamycin Cancer Drug
    People who have certain types of cancer may be given the drug Adriamycin. This eMedTV selection describes how this medication is administered, lists common side effects, and explains the factors that can affect your particular dose.
  • Adriamycin Dosage
    This eMedTV article lists factors that can affect your Adriamycin dosage (such as your weight) and offers some general tips on taking the drug. This page also explains that the cancer medication is often administered intravenously once a month.
  • Adriamycin Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page explains that if you take Herceptin, Taxol, or Cytoxan along with Adriamycin, drug interactions can potentially occur. This page discusses other drugs that can interact with Adriamycin and describes the problems that can occur.
  • Adriamycin Side Effects
    Some common side effects of Adriamycin include nausea, hair loss, and weight gain. This eMedTV Web page lists other common side effects of the drug, as well as some serious side effects to report to your doctor (like seizures or difficulty breathing).
  • Adriamycin Uses
    This eMedTV resource describes Adriamycin's uses, such as treating several types of cancer, including bladder cancer, ovarian cancer, and lung cancer. This page also discusses Adriamycin uses in children and possible off-label uses of the drug.
  • Adriamycin Warnings and Precautions
    Adriamycin can increase your risk of congestive heart failure or other heart problems. This eMedTV article provides other Adriamycin warnings and precautions, such as potential drug interactions and the safety of taking the drug while pregnant.
  • Alternative Brest Cancer Treatment
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, some examples of breast cancer alternative treatment include massage therapy and acupuncture. Alternative brest cancer treatment is a common misspelling and variation of breast cancer alternative treatment.
  • Alternative Treatment for Brest Cancer
    This eMedTV page lists some considerations for those exploring breast cancer alternative treatments in addition to medical treatment. Alternative treatment for brest cancer is a common misspelling and variation of breast cancer alternative treatment.
  • Aradia
    Aredia is a medication used for preventing bone damage and treating high calcium levels due to cancer. This eMedTV article further explains what Aredia is used for and offers general dosing information. Aradia is a common misspelling of Aredia.
  • Aredia
    Aredia is an injectable drug that is used to treat Paget's disease and high blood calcium due to cancer. This eMedTV Web page lists other specific Aredia uses, describes the effects of the medication, and explains how and when to take it.
  • Aredia and Breastfeeding
    At this time, it is not known whether Aredia passes through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV article contains more information on Aredia and breastfeeding, and further explains whether it is safe for breastfeeding women to take the medicine.
  • Aredia and Insomnia
    Insomnia is one of the most commonly reported side effects of Aredia. This page from the eMedTV library offers more information on Aredia and insomnia, and includes a list of tips for helping to improve sleep habits.
  • Aredia and Pregnancy
    Aredia and pregnancy are considered to be a dangerous combination. As this eMedTV page explains, since studies show that the drug caused complications when it was given to pregnant rats, it is recommended that pregnant women avoid taking Aredia.
  • Aredia Dosage
    The recommended Aredia dosage for treating high blood calcium is 60 to 90 mg, taken as a single dose. This eMedTV resource also provides Aredia dosing guidelines for the treatment of Paget's disease and the prevention of bone problems due to cancer.
  • Aredia Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may cause Aredia drug interactions include vancomycin, diuretics, and thalidomide. This eMedTV Web page includes a list of other drugs that may interact with Aredia and describes the possible effects of these negative interactions.
  • Aredia for Cancer
    Although Aredia is used for hypercalcemia, it is generally given to people with specific types of cancer. This eMedTV resource takes a look at when Aredia is used, how it works, and possible off-label uses. A link to more information is also included.
  • Aredia Overdose
    Potential symptoms of an Aredia overdose include low blood pressure, taste changes, and high fever. This eMedTV article contains a list of other possible Aredia overdose symptoms and describes the treatment options that are available.
  • Aredia Side Effects
    Vomiting, nausea, and anemia are the most commonly reported side effects of Aredia. This page from the eMedTV archives lists other common side effects, as well as potentially serious side effects that should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Aredia Uses
    Aredia is used for treating high blood calcium and preventing bone problems in people with cancer. This eMedTV resource discusses what else the medicine is used for, lists common off-label Aredia uses, and explains whether it can be used in children.
  • Aredia Warnings and Precautions
    Bisphosphonates like Aredia can cause extreme muscle or bone pain. This eMedTV segment provides other important Aredia warnings and precautions, and includes a list of certain people who should avoid taking the drug.
  • Aridia
    Aredia is a prescription drug used for bone problems or blood calcium problems caused by cancer. This eMedTV segment offers more details on Aredia and its uses, dosing information, and possible side effects. Aridia is a common misspelling of Aredia.
  • Arimadex
    Arimidex is a prescription medication that is used to treat certain types of breast cancer. This eMedTV article briefly describes the drug and offers a link to more detailed information. Arimadex is a common misspelling of Arimidex.
  • Arimedex
    Arimidex is a prescription drug approved to treat certain forms of breast cancer. This page of the eMedTV archives briefly explains uses, dosing, and possible side effects seen with the drug. Arimedex is a common misspelling of Arimidex.
  • Arimidex
    Arimidex can be used to treat postmenopausal women with certain types of breast cancer. This segment of the eMedTV library offers a detailed look at the prescription drug, including how it works, when it is used, dosing information, and side effects.
  • Arimidex (Anastrozole) Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web article provides some basic information on Arimidex, a drug used for the treatment of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. This page describes possible side effects and explains why it may not be the best choice for everyone.
  • Arimidex 1 Mg Tablets
    Your healthcare provider may recommend Arimidex 1-mg tablets once daily to treat breast cancer. This eMedTV Web article offers a brief overview of dosing guidelines for the medicine and links to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Arimidex Alternatives
    This page from the eMedTV Web site provides a list of various alternatives to Arimidex, including surgery, radiation therapy, and other medications. This article also explains when a healthcare provider may recommend an alternative to this medicine.
  • Arimidex and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web page presents a discussion on Arimidex and breastfeeding. It explores reasons why women may have to choose between taking the drug and breastfeeding, but also explains circumstances in which the drug may be taken by nursing women.
  • Arimidex and Depression
    This eMedTV article takes a look at the connection between Arimidex and depression. It explains why it is difficult to determine if this is an actual side effect of the drug and offers suggestions for people who experience symptoms of depression.
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