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Baclofen - How long does it take baclofen to kick in?

Posted 18 Nov 2017 by SandiF 3 answers

I was diagnosed with TJ N about seven years ago. I tried the usual, tegretol, neurontin, and Gabapentin before finally having GammaKnife Surgery (actually radiation) performed. Now, six years later and I am experiencing intense pain once more. Today, my Dr. Started me on Baclofen - 5mg three times ...

I was prescribed gabapentin 300 mg/3 times a day for pain in my throat caused from radiation...

Posted 8 Jun 2018 by KMA268 2 answers

... treatments. I wasn't told to start off slow. I took them for a week and then stopped because I was scared after listening to people. Is this OK?

Am I likely to develop cancer due to having had 20 X rays in 2 years?

Posted 15 Jun 2018 by minagoose 1 answer

Hi, I have a mental disorder which causes me to swallow objects. As a result, I have had to have around 20 x-rays in the last 2. Most of these x rays were abdominal. I would say 15 abdominal, 3 chest and 2 throat. The x rays were spread between 5 different episodes of swallowing objects. I am 17 ...

Silver Sulfadiazine - Radiation burn and peeling. Area hurts and burns a lot?

Posted 29 May 2018 by hellboundnannie 1 answer

How long dies it take for this medicine to work on radiation burns

I have dry mouth due to radiation therapy for throat cancer. Will Evoxac help with dry mouth?

Posted 11 May 2018 by evoxac123 0 answers

Radiation therapy damaged my saliva glands. I have sticky saliva along with dry mouth. I use Biotene spray whenever my mouth gets too dry (about 10 times per 24 hours). Will Evoxac help someone with my specific condition.

Glioblastoma Multiforme - My husband has stage 4 glioblastoma he’s has been getting infusion...

Posted 30 Apr 2018 by Ann Gaffney 0 answers

... treatment for over 5 years is that normal should he continue treatment once a month now he used to get radiation and the chemo treatments. Thank you

What are the side effects that you have noticed on nivolumab?

Posted 2 May 2018 by Rowdy w 0 answers

I was diagnosed with stage 3 melanoma and had a tumor surgically removed and had 30 rounds of radiation. I just had my first infusion of nivolumab last week and am just wondering how other people have felt after taking it and how long the effects tend to last.

I am afraid to take Tamoxifen, should I be? I am already moodhy and have hot flashes?

Posted 25 Feb 2018 by Ricamary 1 answer

I had a very small amount of invasive cancer removed from my left breast. No cancer found in lymph nodes. However I have to endure 4-6 weeks of radiation. I am scared of this drug Tamoxifen--- plus I have to take for 5 years. I already experience mood swings and hot flashes how bad will this change ...

Had 1 lymph node removed and developed a knot size of an egg. What causes this?

Posted 2 Mar 2018 by chantita 1 answer

My doctor said my body would absorb the fluid and it has shrunk, It's smaller but still there. My surgery was a month ago. I'm supposed to start radiation for breast cancer in 5 days, should I wait till the knot is gone? Could this be lymphedema?

Can olmesartan medoxomil be crushed and added to liquid or food? My Mom is going through radiation..

Posted 12 Feb 2018 by SueQ1921 0 answers

... treatments of her vocal chords and is having problems swallowing. She can only eat liquids and very soft foods and has trouble getting her medications down

I'm 63 years old had my thyroid removal and supposed to go on a no iodine diet Jan 2 and then do?

Posted 1 Jan 2018 by Tried of this 2 answers

And then do radiation iodine. I had stage 3 what happens if I don't do the medication or the iodine diet

Nausea/Vomiting - I have nausea and vomiting after radiation, cannot eat for 2 days. Any advice?

Posted 2 Jan 2018 by Auntielou2 2 answers

I am approaching the end of radiation therapy and need to keep my weight up. Foods smell and taste bad. I need to eat. Zofran does not help.

How does Cialis work for ED that resulted from prostate cancer radiation?

Posted 7 Jan 2018 by TWLightning1 0 answers

I am 68 yrs old and was diagnosed with prostate cancer 12 yrs ago. I was radiated twice and basically ended up with "burned-out"prostate and nerve endings. After that, I used oral ED medicines, injections, and pumps successfully. These are no longer effective, so my doctor prescribed ...

What meds or supplements that works for ED from prostate cancer and radiation treatments?

Posted 5 Nov 2017 by Barutienam 1 answer

I have had prostate cancer and radiation treatments and nothing seems to work for Erectile Dysfunction. I am 78 years old.

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