Prostate Cancer Articles A-Z

PSA Test - Vantas Warnings and Precautions

This page contains links to eMedTV Prostate Cancer Articles containing information on subjects from PSA Test to Vantas Warnings and Precautions. 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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  • PSA Test
    A PSA test is used to screen for prostate cancer, as well as to monitor recurrence of the disease. This eMedTV article discusses this test in detail, including what the results mean, the test's limitations, and the controversy surrounding it.
  • Radiation Treatment for Prostate Cancer
    There are external and internal means of delivering radiation treatment for prostate cancer. This page of the eMedTV Web library discusses this option for treating prostate cancer in detail, including potential side effects.
  • Stage I or II Prostate Cancer Treatment
    Options for stage I or II prostate cancer treatment discussed in this eMedTV article include prostatectomy and internal or external radiation therapy. Other men opt for watchful waiting instead of undergoing stage I or II prostate cancer treatment.
  • Stages of Prostate Cancer
    There are five stages of prostate cancer: stages 1 through 4 and recurrent cancer. This eMedTV article discusses these stages in detail, including the tests used to make the determination, such as bone scan, PSA test, CT, and MRI.
  • Supprelin Implant
    A doctor may prescribe a Supprelin LA implant to help stop puberty in children with precocious puberty. This eMedTV page explores how this implant is inserted and how the drug works. A link to more details is also included.
  • Supprelin Implant for Precocious Puberty
    This eMedTV resource explains how using Supprelin LA implants for precocious puberty treatment can help temporarily stop puberty in children who have started too early. This page further discusses this topic and links to more details.
  • Supprelin LA
    Available by prescription only, Supprelin LA is used to stop puberty that has started too early in children. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this drug, including details on how it works to treat precocious puberty, potential side effects, and more.
  • Supprelin LA and Breastfeeding
    It is not recommended for women to use Supprelin LA (histrelin implant) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV page explores this topic, explaining how this drug could affect milk production and whether Supprelin LA could cause harm in a nursing infant.
  • Supprelin LA and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV article discusses, Supprelin LA (histrelin implant) is not recommended for use if you are expecting. This page explains why a woman should not use Supprelin LA during pregnancy and lists some of the potential dangers of doing so.
  • Supprelin LA Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV article, there is only one standard Supprelin LA dose for everyone. This article takes an in-depth look at when and how to use this drug, with details on how a healthcare provider will insert this implant.
  • Supprelin LA Drug Information
    This eMedTV article explores some basic drug information on Supprelin LA, a medicine prescribed to treat precocious puberty in children. This page also describes how this drug works, how it is administered, and why it is not suitable for some people.
  • Supprelin LA Drug Interactions
    If you are taking a diabetes drug, it could cause a negative interaction with Supprelin LA. This page of the eMedTV Web library lists a number of drugs known to interfere with Supprelin LA and describes the complications these reactions may cause.
  • Supprelin LA Overdose
    As this part of the eMedTV site explains, an overdose of Supprelin LA (histrelin implant) is not likely, but you should seek medical care if you experience certain symptoms. This article looks at potential overdose symptoms and treatment options.
  • Supprelin LA Side Effects
    As this eMedTV article explains, Supprelin LA can cause several side effects, including headaches, pain, and skin reactions at the implant site. This page offers a detailed list of potential reactions with this drug and statistics on how often they occur.
  • Supprelin LA Uses
    Supprelin LA is prescribed to stop early puberty in boys and girls as young as two years old. This eMedTV article provides more details on the uses of Supprelin LA, explaining how the medication works, whether there are off-label uses, and more.
  • Supprelin LA Warnings and Precautions
    If your child has depression, he or she may not be able to safely use Supprelin LA. This portion of the eMedTV site lists other warnings and precautions for Supprelin LA, including details on what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Suprelin LA
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Supprelin LA is used for stopping early puberty in children with precocious puberty. This page describes how the drug works and lists potential side effects. Suprelin LA is a common misspelling of Supprelin LA.
  • Symptoms of Prostrate Cancer
    Symptoms of prostate cancer include painful ejaculation and blood in the urine, among other things. This eMedTV page discusses the possible signs of prostate cancer. Symptoms of prostrate cancer is a common misspelling of prostate cancer symptoms.
  • Tralstar
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Trelstar is approved to treat advanced prostate cancer. This resource gives a brief overview of this product and includes a link to more detailed information. Tralstar is a common misspelling of Trelstar.
  • Treatment for Prostrate Cancer
    This eMedTV page describes the two types of prostate cancer treatment (local and systemic) and provides a link to more detailed information. Treatment for prostrate cancer is a common misspelling and variation of prostate cancer treatment.
  • Treatment of Prostrate Cancer
    Treating prostate cancer can involve surgery and radiation therapy, among other things. This eMedTV article briefly discusses some of these options. Treatment of prostrate cancer is a common misspelling and variation of prostate cancer treatment.
  • Trelstar
    Available by prescription only, Trelstar is a medication approved to treat advanced-stage prostate cancer. This eMedTV article gives a complete overview of this product, explaining how often it is administered, what to expect during treatment, and more.
  • Trelstar and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear if Trelstar (triptorelin pamoate) passes through breast milk. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, Trelstar is not approved for use in women, and breastfeeding women are advised to avoid it. This page takes a closer look at this topic.
  • Trelstar and Pregnancy
    This part of the eMedTV site explores the potential risks associated with using Trelstar (triptorelin pamoate) during pregnancy, including the classification given to the drug by the FDA. The results of animal studies are also discussed.
  • Trelstar Dosage
    As this eMedTV segment explains, each Trelstar dosage is given as an intramuscular (IM) injection. This article describes the dosing guidelines in greater detail, with information on the different strengths available.
  • Trelstar Drug Interactions
    Haloperidol, linagliptin, and acarbose are just a few of the medicines that may interact with Trelstar. This eMedTV article offers a more detailed list of possible drug interactions, with details on the problems that can potentially occur as a result.
  • Trelstar Injection
    If you have an advanced case of prostate cancer, you may benefit from Trelstar injections. This eMedTV resource takes a quick look at how often the injections are given and provides a link to more detailed information on the topic.
  • Trelstar Medication Information
    This article from the eMedTV site offers information on Trelstar, a hormone medication used for advanced prostate cancer. Topics covered in this selection include side effects, how it is administered, safety warnings, and more.
  • Trelstar Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that, in the unlikely event of an overdose with Trelstar (triptorelin pamoate), you may experience symptoms like shortness of breath or lethargy. This article offers details on what to expect if you receive too much of this drug.
  • Trelstar Shot
    This selection from the eMedTV site talks about Trelstar, a prostate cancer treatment available in the form of an injection (shot). This page explains how often the injections are given and how they work. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Trelstar Side Effects
    Erectile dysfunction, headache, and hot flashes are some of the common side effects of Trelstar. This eMedTV Web resource lists other common reactions to this hormonal medication, including those requiring immediate medical attention.
  • Trelstar Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Trelstar is licensed to treat advanced cases of prostate cancer. This article takes a closer look at the uses of this synthetic hormone, explaining how it works, off-label uses, and more.
  • Trelstar Warnings and Precautions
    People with kidney or liver disease may be at a higher risk for side effects during treatment with Trelstar. This eMedTV page takes you through the warnings and precautions for Trelstar, including details on who must avoid this cancer medication.
  • Vantas
    Vantas is a medical implant surgically placed under the skin to treat symptoms of advanced prostate cancer. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this prescription medicine, including how it works, how it is inserted, safety precautions, and more.
  • Vantas and Breastfeeding
    No studies have been done to see if Vantas (histrelin implant) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV resource discusses whether it is safe for women who are breastfeeding to use Vantas and explains what the manufacturer of the drug recommends.
  • Vantas and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV resource explains that Vantas (histrelin implant) should not be used during pregnancy, as it may cause miscarriages or fetal harm. This page further explores why the FDA has classified Vantas as a Category X medication.
  • Vantas Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, dosing guidelines for Vantas are the same for everyone, regardless of age or weight. This page discusses how one Vantas implant will provide continuous relief for one year and offers tips on safely using this drug.
  • Vantas Drug Interactions
    People using sulfonylureas, insulin, or certain other diabetes medicines may not be able to use Vantas. This eMedTV article offers a detailed list of drugs that may cause interactions when combined with Vantas and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Vantas Implant
    There is only one dosage of Vantas: one implant inserted under the skin of the upper arm once a year. This eMedTV page explores more information on how this implant is inserted and what to expect during treatment. A link to more details is also included.
  • Vantas Medication Information
    This eMedTV resource discusses some basic information on Vantas, a medication prescribed to treat advanced prostate cancer symptoms in men. This article also explains how this medicine works and why it may not be suitable for some people.
  • Vantas Overdose
    Lethargy and arrhythmias are some of the possible signs of an overdose of Vantas (histrelin implant). This eMedTV article lists other possible symptoms and discusses the treatment options that may be available in cases of an overdose.
  • Vantas Side Effects
    Constipation, headaches, and insomnia are some of the possible side effects of Vantas. This eMedTV Web selection provides a detailed list of other problems this medication might cause, including some of the serious complications that may occur.
  • Vantas Uses
    Vantas is prescribed to treat the symptoms of advanced prostate cancer. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes how this medication works and discusses possible off-label, or unapproved, uses of Vantas to treat other types of cancer.
  • Vantas Warnings and Precautions
    If you are taking certain drugs or if you are pregnant, you may not be able to use Vantas. This eMedTV article describes some of the safety warnings and precautions with Vantas you should be aware of, including potential complications this drug may cause.
  • Vantes
    Vantas is a medicine used for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer symptoms. This eMedTV article explains how this drug works, covers some dosing information, and lists possible side effects. Vantes is a common misspelling of Vantas.
  • Vantis
    Men with advanced prostate cancer may benefit from Vantas. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a look at this prescription drug, including how long the implant lasts and potential side effects. Vantis is a common misspelling of Vantas.
  • Vantus
    Vantas is a type of implant used to treat prostate cancer symptoms. This eMedTV Web selection offers a brief overview of how this prescription drug works and what to discuss with your doctor prior to treatment. Vantus is a common misspelling of Vantas.
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