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Generic Arimidex - Liquid Tamoxifen

This page contains links to eMedTV Breast Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from Generic Arimidex to Liquid Tamoxifen. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Generic Arimidex
    This eMedTV article explains that generic Arimidex is now available. This Web page tells you what you need to know about the generic version, including how it compares to brand-name Arimidex, who makes it, and more.
  • Generic Aromasin
    As explained in this selection from the eMedTV archives, you can now buy Aromasin in generic form. This segment explains who manufactures the generic version and how it compares to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Docefrez
    There are no generic Docefrez products available at this time. This part of the eMedTV Web site explains why it is difficult to determine when a generic version might be made. It also discusses whether there are similar drugs available.
  • Generic Ellence
    Ellence is currently available in both brand-name and generic forms. As this eMedTV article explains, although generic Ellence has been given an "AP" rating and is equivalent to the brand-name version, it may contain different inactive ingredients.
  • Generic Fareston
    There are no generic Fareston (toremifene) products available at this time. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at why companies have not chosen to manufacture any generic versions of this drug and whether one might become available.
  • Generic Faslodex
    It appears that a generic version of Faslodex will not appear until at least 2021. This eMedTV segment talks about generic Faslodex, including an explanation of why it may take so long for a generic version to be introduced.
  • Generic Femara
    As this eMedTV article explains, you can now buy Femara (letrozole) in generic form. This article looks at how the generic version compares to the brand-name product and explains who manufactures the generic product.
  • Generic Gemzar
    It is now possible to buy generic Gemzar. This portion of the eMedTV Web site deals with how the generic versions compare to brand-name Gemzar, who makes the generic versions, patent expiration, and more.
  • Generic Halaven
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses why there are currently no generic Halaven (eribulin) products available. This article explains when a generic might become available and why eribulin is not a generic version of the medication.
  • Generic Herceptin
    There may never be a generic Herceptin available because the medication is considered a "biologic." This eMedTV resource explains how certain laws do not allow generic biologics (including generic Herceptin) to be manufactured.
  • Generic Perjeta
    Because Perjeta (pertuzumab) is a "biologic" drug, companies are not allowed to make a generic version. This eMedTV page explains why generic biologics are not allowed at this time and discusses whether a generic Perjeta might someday be available.
  • Generic Taxol
    Generic Taxol, which is made by several companies, is sold under the names Paclitaxel Injection and Onxol. This eMedTV resource offers more information on generic Taxol products and lists the companies that currently manufacture the drugs.
  • Generic Taxotere
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web site explains, generic Taxotere (docetaxel) is now being manufactured. This article discusses the different vial sizes of the generic version and explains who makes them.
  • Generic Thioplex
    Only a generic version of Thioplex (thiotepa) is available, as the brand-name drug is no longer made. This eMedTV article discusses why it is unknown whether this generic version is as good as the brand-name drug and explains who makes it.
  • Generic Tykerb
    Generic Tykerb will not be available in the United States until July 2017 at the earliest. As this eMedTV Web page explains, as soon as the patent for Tykerb expires, several drug companies could begin manufacturing generic versions of it.
  • Generic Xeloda
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Xeloda (capecitabine) is now available in generic form. This article takes an in-depth look at the generic version, telling you what you need to know about who makes it, how it compares to brand-name Xeloda, and more.
  • Goserelin
    If you have advanced prostate or breast cancer, you may benefit from the goserelin acetate implant. This eMedTV page offers more information on these implants, including how they work and possible side effects. A link to more details is also included.
  • Goserelin Acetate 3.6-Mg Implant
    As this eMedTV article explains, goserelin acetate implants are used in the treatment of breast cancer, prostate cancer, and other conditions. This page explains when the 3.6-mg strength of goserelin acetate implants is prescribed and how it works.
  • Goserelin Acetate Implant
    The goserelin acetate implant is a prescription drug used in the treatment of prostate and breast cancer. This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including how it works to decrease hormone levels, other uses, possible side effects, and more.
  • Goserelin Acetate Implant Dosage
    This eMedTV article explains that goserelin acetate implants are inserted just under the skin for 4 to 12 weeks to treat advanced prostate and breast cancer or certain other conditions. This page explores dosing guidelines for goserelin acetate implants.
  • Goserelin Acetate Implant Information
    If you have breast cancer or prostate cancer, you may benefit from the goserelin acetate implant. This eMedTV page offers some general information on goserelin acetate implants, including how the drug works, safety concerns, and possible side effects.
  • Goserelin Acetate Implant Side Effects
    Some of the most common goserelin acetate implant side effects include sweating, flushing, and headaches. This eMedTV segment lists other possible reactions to this prescription medication, including serious problems that need immediate medical attention.
  • Halaven
    Halaven is a prescription medicine given intravenously (by IV) to treat late-stage breast cancer. This eMedTV library offers a detailed look at this chemotherapy drug, including how it works, when it is used, dosing information, and side effects.
  • Halaven and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that it is typically not recommended to breastfeed while receiving Halaven (eribulin) because it is not known if it passes through breast milk. This page describes what to do if you are using this drug while breastfeeding.
  • Halaven and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, Halaven (eribulin) could possibly be dangerous for pregnant women to use. This article discusses the results of animal studies, explaining how the drug caused miscarriages and birth defects when given to pregnant rats.
  • Halaven Chemotherapy Information
    Eribulin is a prescribed medication used to treat breast cancer when other chemotherapy has failed. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on eribulin, explaining the drug's dosing schedule, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Halaven Dosage
    Your height and weight are some of the factors that will affect your dose of Halaven. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes these and other factors in more detail, and offers information on when and how you will receive this chemotherapy drug.
  • Halaven Drug Interactions
    Chemotherapy drugs and certain heart medications may cause interactions with Halaven. This eMedTV Web article takes an in-depth look at the medications that may react negatively with Halaven and describes the problems that can occur.
  • Halaven Overdose
    As this eMedTV article explains, some of the potentially serious effects of a Halaven (eribulin) overdose include low blood counts, dehydration, and electrolyte imbalances. This resource also describes other potential symptoms and treatment options.
  • Halaven Side Effects
    A few of the most common Halaven side effects include anemia, fatigue, and low white blood cells. This eMedTV page lists other possible reactions and provides details on why most people are likely to experience significant side effects with this drug.
  • Halaven Uses
    Available by prescription only, Halaven is used for treating metastatic breast cancer. This eMedTV Web resource describes this use in more detail and explains how the drug works. A discussion of possible "off-label" uses is also provided.
  • Halaven Warnings and Precautions
    Halaven can potentially cause dangerous heart rhythm problems and severe vomiting. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses other Halaven warnings and precautions, including important information on who should not receive the medication.
  • Herceptin
    Herceptin is a medication approved for treating specific kinds of breast or stomach cancer. This part of the eMedTV site offers an in-depth look at Herceptin, including how it works, when it is used, dosing information, and possible side effects.
  • Herceptin (Trastuzumab) Drug Information
    This page of the eMedTV library provides some basic information on Herceptin (trastuzumab), a drug used to treat specific types of breast or stomach cancer. This article offers a brief overview of this medicine, with a link to more detailed information.
  • Herceptin and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if Herceptin passes through human breast milk. This eMedTV article provides a discussion on Herceptin and breastfeeding, explaining why the manufacturer of the medication does not recommend taking Herceptin while breastfeeding.
  • Herceptin and Depression
    For people taking Herceptin, depression may be a side effect of the medicine. This eMedTV resource takes a look at the possible connection between Herceptin and depression, offering some suggestions for people who experience symptoms of depression.
  • Herceptin and Insomnia
    Insomnia is a common side effect of Herceptin. This eMedTV page explores the possible link between Herceptin and insomnia, explaining why it is hard to determine if insomnia is caused by Herceptin. This page also offers tips for better sleep habits.
  • Herceptin and Pregnancy
    Herceptin is generally considered unsafe to take during pregnancy. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers more information on pregnancy and Herceptin, explaining why the FDA has classified Herceptin as a pregnancy Category D drug.
  • Herceptin Benefits
    Herceptin is specifically designed to treat breast cancer that has a high concentration of certain proteins. This eMedTV page explores who may benefit from Herceptin, including details on how the drug works and what else it may be used for.
  • Herceptin Breast Cancer Medicine
    The prescription medicine Herceptin is used for breast cancer and stomach cancer treatment. This eMedTV selection takes a brief look at how this medication works and offers a link to more in-depth information on using this drug to treat breast cancer.
  • Herceptin Chemotherapy Information
    As this eMedTV Web resource discusses, Herceptin is a breast cancer medication, but it is not a type of chemotherapy. More information for Herceptin is included in this article, including how this drug works and who may not be able to take this medicine.
  • Herceptin Dangers
    If you have certain heart or lung problems, it may not be safe for you to take Herceptin. This eMedTV Web resource takes a closer look at some potential dangers of Herceptin, such as side effects, drug interactions, and allergic reactions.
  • Herceptin Dosage
    This eMedTV segment discusses the factors that may affect the Herceptin dosage your doctor recommends. This page explains that your weight will play a large role in determining your dose. This page also discusses when and how the drug is given.
  • Herceptin Drug Class
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, Herceptin belongs to a class of drugs called monoclonal antibodies. This article takes a closer look at this classification and offers a brief introduction to how Herceptin works.
  • Herceptin Drug Interactions
    This selection on the eMedTV Web site explains the potentially negative Herceptin drug interactions that can occur when Herceptin is combined with other medicines, such as anthracyclines, mitoxantrone, or warfarin.
  • Herceptin Indications
    This eMedTV Web page describes specific indications (uses) for Herceptin, such as treating breast cancer in adults who have undergone breast cancer surgery or for those who have not had prior chemotherapy. This article also links to more information.
  • Herceptin Pills
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Herceptin is not available in pill form; it is given intravenously (by IV). This page discusses when and how this drug is administered and describes the factors that may affect your dosing schedule.
  • Herceptin Problems
    Nausea, headaches, and weakness are some of the problems that may occur while taking Herceptin. This page of the eMedTV Web library takes you through some of Herceptin's side effects and provides a link to more detailed information on the topic.
  • Herceptin Safety
    Congestive heart failure, lung problems, and other complications may occur while taking Herceptin. This eMedTV resource discusses how to ensure your safety with Herceptin, with details on who may not be able to take it, possible side effects, and more.
  • Herceptin Side Effects
    While most people do not experience any side effects while taking Herceptin, problems are possible. This eMedTV segment highlights some of the common side effects of this medicine, as well as side effects that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Herceptin Strengths
    As this eMedTV page explains, Herceptin comes in only one strength, but there are several different dosing regimens. This page explains some of the factors that will affect your dosage and provides a link to more information about dosing with Herceptin.
  • Herceptin Treatment Information
    As this eMedTV Web resource discusses, Herceptin is used to treat breast cancer and stomach cancer. This article provides more information on how Herceptin works and how it is classified. Other treatment options are also listed in this article.
  • Herceptin Uses
    Herceptin is used to treat cancer by affecting the cancer cells' ability to grow and multiply. This eMedTV resource describes in more detail how Herceptin works to combat certain types of breast or stomach cancer, and explains Herceptin uses in children.
  • Herceptin Warnings and Precautions
    This page of the eMedTV site offers several Herceptin warnings and precautions to be aware of before taking the drug. This page discusses things such as the potential for drug interactions and situations in which the medication should not be taken.
  • Herceptine
    Herceptin is a type of biologic therapy used for treating breast cancer. This eMedTV page further describes the drug, explains how often it is administered, and lists some of its potential side effects. Herceptine is a common misspelling of Herceptin.
  • Herseptin
    Herceptin is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of breast cancer and stomach cancer. This eMedTV resource describes Herceptin in more detail and offers general precautions for taking it. Herseptin is a common misspelling of Herceptin.
  • High-Dose Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer
    High-dose chemotherapy for breast cancer may be a more effective treatment than standard chemotherapy. However, as this eMedTV article explains, high-dose chemotherapy for breast cancer may cause life-threatening side effects with bone marrow damage.
  • How Does Arimidex Work?
    This eMedTV Web page explains that Arimidex works to treat breast cancer by decreasing the amount of estrogen in the body, which the cancer needs to grow. This article further discusses how this drug works and provides a link to more information.
  • How Does Femara Work?
    If your healthcare provider has recommended Femara, you may have questions about how it works. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of how Femara works to treat breast cancer and provides a link to more information on this medicine.
  • How Does Herceptin Work?
    If your doctor has recommended Herceptin to treat your cancer, you may have questions about how it works. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of how Herceptin works to treat cancer and provides a link to more information on this medicine.
  • How Does Tamoxifen Work?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, tamoxifen works to treat and prevent breast cancer by decreasing the effects of estrogen. This article further discusses how this prescription medication works and provides a link to more information.
  • How Does Taxol Work?
    As this eMedTV article explains, Taxol interferes with certain structures in cancer cells in order to slow down their growth and multiplication. This Web page briefly describes how Taxol works and provides a link to more detailed information on it.
  • How Does Taxotere Work?
    As a type of chemotherapy, Taxotere is used to kill cancer cells affecting the breast, prostate, or lung. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at Taxotere's effects on the body and explains how it works to treat cancer.
  • How Does Xeloda Work?
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, Xeloda works to treat breast cancer and colorectal cancer by affecting the ability of cancer cells to grow and multiply. This article further discusses how this drug works and provides a link to more information.
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    With inflammatory breast cancer, cancer cells block lymph vessels in the skin of the breast. This eMedTV article discusses this type of breast cancer in detail, including possible symptoms and treatment options.
  • Information on Breast Cancer
    Are you looking for information on breast cancer? This eMedTV segment presents a brief look at this topic, listing the various stages of breast cancer and explaining why it is so important to determine the stage, with a link to learn more.
  • Irimidex
    Arimidex is used to treat breast cancer that is hormone receptor-positive in postmenopausal women. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview of the drug and links to more information. Irimidex is a common misspelling of Arimidex.
  • Liquid Tamoxifen
    Available in the form of tablets or a liquid, tamoxifen is used to treat and prevent breast cancer. This eMedTV Web article offers more information on this drug, including how it works, potential side effects, and general dosing guidelines.
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