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What are the side effects of taking IV ganciclovir too quickly?

Posted 2 Jun 2017 by PewiesMom 0 answers

My husband has CMV related to organ transplant and is currently receiving IV treatment 2 x daily. This morning he forgot to adjust the flow on the tubing and the medication went into his picc line full speed. What side effects should he expect, and will this require hospitalization?

Ceftriaxone - I have been prescribed a six week course of therapy via PICC line to treat an?

Posted 4 Apr 2017 by John Del 1 answer

... osteomyelitis of the metatarsal sesamoid bone. The package insert calls for 2 to 14 days of therapy for osteomyelitis. Moreover, the package insert does not call for therapy duration any where near six weeks for any indication. Is six weeks of this drug appropriate and safe?

PICC Line - My husband recently had a pic line inserted due to his weight loss and massive muscle?

Posted 22 Nov 2016 by vicki2016 1 answer

... wasting. My husband is getting TPN as nutrition 24/7 for 30 days straight to build him up! However, after only two days of the pic line and TPN the pump and battery failed!!! Are you kidding me!!! Is it common for pic lines to have pump and battery failures, or was this just a one time ...

I have a triple lumen picc line. Recently a nurse removed the cap of the lumen and drew blood from?

Posted 28 Oct 2016 by arkdeep50 0 answers

... the inner port. Is this the correct method of drawing bloods?

Why would someone's arm swell while they are receiving IV Rocephin with a PICC line?

Posted 20 Sep 2016 by BlueFairy19 1 answer

He has been receiving this for about 4 weeks now, & this just happened yesterday

Recently left hospital ama with my piccline its been about 10 days the last couple days ive been si?

Posted 18 Oct 2015 by andnatian3 1 answer

Sick for the last couple days very sick fever chills body aches excruciating pain weakness general soreness rthroughout the whole arm what can I do for it

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