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  • Neoral Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV article explains that drug interactions may occur if Neoral is used with a variety of products, such as grapefruit juice and blood pressure medicines. This page lists other products that may cause problems and explains how to reduce your risk.
  • Neoral Medication Information
    Neoral is a drug licensed to treat certain cases of psoriasis or severe, active rheumatoid arthritis. This eMedTV page offers more information on Neoral, including how this prescription medication is taken, possible side effects, and safety precautions.
  • Neoral Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that if you use too much Neoral, it can cause problems like seizures or swelling. This article describes other possible overdose symptoms to look out for and discusses possible treatment options that are available.
  • Neoral Side Effects
    Clinical studies have shown that common Neoral side effects include infections and kidney problems. This eMedTV page gives a detailed list of other possible reactions to this drug, including potentially serious problems that need prompt medical care.
  • Neoral Uses
    If you have severe plaque psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis, your doctor may prescribe Neoral. This eMedTV article further explores what Neoral is used for, including approved and unapproved uses. An explanation of how the drug works is also included.
  • Neoral Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to use Neoral if you are taking certain drugs or have untreated high blood pressure. This eMedTV article outlines important precautions and safety warnings for Neoral, including potentially serious complications that may occur.
  • Neorale
    Neoral is a medication prescribed to treat certain types of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. This eMedTV page describes other uses, explains the forms in which it is sold, and lists potential side effects. Neorale is a common misspelling of Neoral.
  • Nexavar
    Nexavar is a prescription drug used to treat liver, kidney, or thyroid cancer. This eMedTV resource provides a complete overview of this medicine, with details on specific uses, how it works, possible side effects, and more.
  • Nexavar and Breastfeeding
    It is usually recommended for women to avoid taking Nexavar (sorafenib) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV Web page explains whether the drug passes through human breast milk and describes some of the complications that may occur in a nursing infant.
  • Nexavar and Neuropathy
    If you are using Nexavar, you may develop neuropathy (burning, tingling, or numbing sensations of the skin). This eMedTV page takes a brief look at this possible reaction and explains when to contact your doctor. A link to more details is also included.
  • Nexavar and Pregnancy
    Miscarriage or circulatory problems may occur if a woman takes Nexavar (sorafenib) during pregnancy. This eMedTV segment gives more detailed information on why this medicine is not typically given to pregnant women and describes the problems it may cause.
  • Nexavar Diarrhea
    As this eMedTV resource explains, diarrhea is a common Nexavar side effect. This article takes a look at when this reaction may require medical treatment. A link to more detailed information about other common and serious side effects is also included.
  • Nexavar Dosage
    The standard recommended dose of Nexavar is 400 mg twice daily. This eMedTV article describes the factors that may affect your dosage, outlines specific guidelines, and offers instructions on taking the drug.
  • Nexavar Drug Interactions
    A variety of drugs can cause negative interactions with Nexavar, including Tylenol and Taxol. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed look at these and other products that can cause potentially serious and even fatal reactions when taken with Nexavar.
  • Nexavar for Hepatocellular Carcinoma
    Adults with hepatocellular carcinoma may benefit from Nexavar. This page from the eMedTV Web library further discusses this use of Nexavar, including how this chemotherapy medication works. A link to more information is also included.
  • Nexavar Medication Information
    Nexavar is a chemotherapy drug licensed to treat certain kidney and liver cancers. This selection from the eMedTV Web archives presents more information on Nexavar, including how this prescription medication works, dosing instructions, and safety issues.
  • Nexavar Overdose
    As this eMedTV segment explains, taking too much Nexavar (sorafenib) can cause problems like a rash, skin peeling, and diarrhea. This page describes some of the factors that may affect overdose symptoms and covers possible treatment options.
  • Nexavar Red Rash
    If you develop redness or a rash while taking Nexavar, contact your doctor right away. This eMedTV article explains why these may be signs of a serious problem that may require medical treatment. A link to other potential side effects is also provided.
  • Nexavar Side Effects
    Hair loss, fatigue, and weight loss are some of the most commonly reported Nexavar side effects. This eMedTV Web page describes other possible reactions to this drug, including potentially serious complications that need immediate medical treatment.
  • Nexavar Uses
    As described in this eMedTV article, Nexavar is used for the treatment of certain types of cancer. This page offers more details on the specific uses of this drug, including nonapproved uses and whether it is safe for children.
  • Nexavar Warnings and Precautions
    Do not take Nexavar if you have squamous cell lung cancer and are taking certain medications. This eMedTV segment examines other important warnings and precautions to be aware of before taking Nexavar, including potentially fatal problems that can occur.
  • Nexivar
    Nexavar is a chemotherapy drug used for the treatment of cancer in adults. This eMedTV resource explains how this drug works, covers some dosing information, and lists possible side effects. Nexivar is a common misspelling of Nexavar.
  • Nexovar
    Available by prescription, Nexavar is approved to treat certain types of liver, kidney, or thyroid cancer. This eMedTV selection presents a brief overview of this drug and provides a link to more information. Nexovar is a common misspelling of Nexavar.
  • NULOJIX
    NULOJIX is used to prevent organ rejection in people who have received a kidney transplant. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, with details on dosing guidelines, how it works, side effects, and more.
  • NULOJIX and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, the manufacturer of NULOJIX (belatacept) recommends that women avoid this drug while nursing. This page talks about breastfeeding and NULOJIX, including the results of animal studies on this topic.
  • NULOJIX and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV page explains, NULOJIX (belatacept) has been shown to increase the risk of infection when given to pregnant animals. This page describes other problems and offers important information to consider before receiving NULOJIX during pregnancy.
  • NULOJIX Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, NULOJIX is a medicine that is administered intravenously to help prevent organ rejection following a kidney transplant. This article covers specific dosing guidelines for NULOJIX and how your dose is determined.
  • NULOJIX Drug Interactions
    Combining NULOJIX with pimecrolimus, live vaccinations, or other medicines may cause negative reactions. This eMedTV segment lists other drugs that may cause interactions with NULOJIX, and describes the serious complications that may result.
  • NULOJIX Medication Information
    A healthcare provider may prescribe NULOJIX to help prevent organ rejection following a kidney transplant. This eMedTV article provides some basic information on NULOJIX, including how this medication works, dosing guidelines, and side effects.
  • NULOJIX Overdose
    Because NULOJIX (belatacept) is administered by a healthcare provider, an overdose is unlikely. However, as this eMedTV article explains, if an overdose does occur, it may lead to potentially dangerous and even life-threatening side effects.
  • NULOJIX Side Effects
    If you are receiving NULOJIX, side effects may occur and can include constipation, fever, and anemia. This eMedTV article offers a list of other reactions this drug might cause, including some potentially dangerous problems that require medical care.
  • NULOJIX Uses
    As discussed in this eMedTV resource, NULOJIX is used for preventing organ rejection in adults who have a kidney transplant. This page explains how this prescription drug works to weaken the immune system and why children should not use it.
  • NULOJIX Warnings and Precautions
    NULOJIX can increase your risk for certain problems, such as certain types of cancer. This eMedTV Web selection offers more warnings and precautions for NULOJIX, including details on why this medicine may not be appropriate for some people.
  • OKT3
    You may receive Orthoclone OKT3 to treat organ rejection after a heart, kidney, or liver transplant. This eMedTV article further discusses what OKT3 is used for, how it works, and dosing guidelines. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Omontys
    Omontys is a prescription drug used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney disease. This eMedTV Web selection gives an overview of this medication, including how it works, how it is given, possible side effects, and more.
  • Omontys and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV segment discusses, there may be risks involved if you breastfeed during treatment with Omontys (peginesatide). This page explores whether this drug passes through breast milk and what you should discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Omontys and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV resource examines whether it's safe for women to use Omontys (peginesatide) during pregnancy. This article describes the problems that occurred during animal studies and why a doctor may still prescribe the drug to a pregnant woman.
  • Omontys Dosage
    The recommended dosing regimen for Omontys is based on your weight, among other factors. This eMedTV segment discusses the dosing guidelines for this drug and describes potential dangers of increasing your dose too quickly.
  • Omontys Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV article discusses whether Omontys interferes with any other medications. This resource takes a closer look why potential interactions with this drug are currently unknown and what you should do before using other products with Omontys.
  • Omontys Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV page, adults with anemia caused by chronic kidney disease may benefit from Omontys. More information on this medication is included, including how it is administered and possible side effects.
  • Omontys Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that heart attacks, strokes, and other serious complications could occur if you receive too much Omontys (peginesatide). It lists other possible overdose symptoms and explains what to do if you have used too much.
  • Omontys Side Effects
    Shortness of breath and coughing are among the most commonly reported Omontys side effects. This eMedTV article features a detailed list of other reactions caused by this drug, including potentially dangerous complications that require treatment.
  • Omontys Uses
    As an injection given once monthly, Omontys is used to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney disease. This eMedTV page examines specific uses for this drug, including details on whether there are unapproved uses.
  • Omontys Warnings and Precautions
    If you have untreated high blood pressure, you may not be able to use Omontys. This eMedTV Web selection covers other safety warnings and precautions, with details on potentially dangerous complications of Omontys.
  • Orthoclone OKT3
    Orthoclone OKT3 is prescribed to treat organ rejection after a liver, heart, or kidney transplant. This eMedTV page presents an overview of this medicine, including how it works to suppress the immune system, how it is given, and possible side effects.
  • Orthoclone OKT3 and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this page of the eMedTV Web site, no studies have been done to determine if Orthoclone OKT3 (muromonab-CD3) passes through human breast milk. This page discusses why it may not be safe to receive Orthoclone OKT3 while breastfeeding.
  • Orthoclone OKT3 and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web selection explores the safety issues associated with using Orthoclone OKT3 (muromonab-CD3) during pregnancy. This article examines what the manufacturer of the drug recommends and talks about whether this drug could harm a fetus.
  • Orthoclone OKT3 Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Orthoclone OKT3 dosing guidelines will vary, based on your weight, age, and various other factors. This article describes other factors affecting your dose and explains what to expect during treatment.
  • Orthoclone OKT3 Drug Information
    A doctor may prescribe Orthoclone OKT3 to stop the body from rejecting a newly transplanted organ. This eMedTV article presents more information on Orthoclone OKT3, including how this drug is given, possible side effects, and safety concerns.
  • Orthoclone OKT3 Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page describes some of the various drug interactions that may occur with Orthoclone OKT3, including those that may lead to serious problems. Some of the products listed in this article are indomethacin, immunosuppressants, and live vaccines.
  • Orthoclone OKT3 Overdose
    This eMedTV Web page explains that if you are given too much Orthoclone OKT3 (muromonab-CD3), it can cause problems like vomiting and severe chills. This page lists other possible overdose symptoms and covers how your doctor may treat these reactions.
  • Orthoclone OKT3 Side Effects
    During clinical trials on Orthoclone OKT3, diarrhea and fever were some of the commonly reported problems. This eMedTV page takes a detailed look at other possible side effects of Orthoclone OKT3, including some potentially dangerous problems.
  • Orthoclone OKT3 Uses
    This eMedTV page explains that if you have had a liver, kidney, or heart transplant, and your body is attacking the organ, you may receive Orthoclone OKT3. Uses for this prescription drug are discussed in this article, including off-label uses.
  • Orthoclone OKT3 Warnings and Precautions
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Orthoclone OKT3 may not be appropriate for some people, including those with a history of seizures or high blood pressure. This article describes other important warnings and safety precautions for Orthoclone OKT3.
  • Polycistic Kidney Disease
    As this eMedTV page explains, polycystic kidney disease is a condition that can lead to kidney failure. This page also describes possible symptoms and treatment options. Polycistic kidney disease is a common misspelling of polycystic kidney disease.
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
    Polycystic kidney disease is an illness that causes fluid-filled cysts to develop in the kidneys. As this eMedTV resource explains, it can lead to kidney failure. This page provides information on causes, symptoms, treatment options, and more.
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease Causes
    Typically, polycystic kidney disease is caused by mutations in the PKD1, PKD2, or PKHD1 genes. This part of the eMedTV archives highlights the different possible causes for each type of the disease, including nonhereditary cases.
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease Diagnosis
    As this eMedTV page explains, to make a polycystic kidney disease diagnosis, a doctor may ask questions related to medical history (like whether you have a family history of any conditions) and order tests like an MRI or CT scan, among other things.
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