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Vasectomy and Prostate Cancer - Zytiga Warnings and Precautions

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  • Vasectomy and Prostate Cancer
    To date, there is no definite, verifiable evidence documenting a link between prostate cancer and vasectomy. This eMedTV article covers the research studies on this topic, including details on why testicular cancer may be a greater risk.
  • Watchful Waiting for Prostate Cancer
    Watchful waiting for prostate cancer is an option if the risks of treatment outweigh the possible benefits. This eMedTV article explores the pros and cons of watchful waiting for prostate cancer.
  • What Is Docetaxel Used For?
    Docetaxel is prescribed for treating various types of cancer, including breast cancer and prostate cancer. This eMedTV resource further explains docetaxel uses in more detail and highlights some off-label uses of the medication.
  • What Is Fentanyl Nasal Spray Used For?
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, fentanyl nasal spray is used for treating breakthrough pain in adults with cancer. This page offers a description of how this strong narcotic opioid works and further explores possible uses for the nasal spray.
  • What Is Flutamide Used For?
    When used to treat prostate cancer, flutamide works by slowing the growth of cancer cells. This eMedTV page describes this use for flutamide in detail, explaining the different stages of prostate cancer and examining the drug's use in children and women.
  • What Is PROVENGE?
    If you have a certain type of prostate cancer, you may benefit from PROVENGE. This eMedTV Web page takes a look at what PROVENGE is used for and how it works to treat metastatic prostate cancer. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Where to Inject Lupron Depot
    This segment of the eMedTV archives explains where to inject Lupron Depot. It also describes how often the injections are received, lists a couple of the conditions this drug can treat, and includes a link to more detailed information on this topic.
  • Xtandi
    As a prescription chemotherapy drug, Xtandi is approved for treating prostate cancer that has spread. This eMedTV article contains more details on several topics relating to this drug, including how it works, how to take it, and potential side effects.
  • Xtandi and Breastfeeding
    As discussed in this eMedTV page, Xtandi (enzalutamide) is not approved for use in women, and no research has been done on the potential risks of using Xtandi while breastfeeding. This article explains why this drug has not been studied in nursing women.
  • Xtandi and Pregnancy
    As explained in this eMedTV page, Xtandi (enzalutamide) can cause fetal harm if used during pregnancy. This article examines the problems that may occur and discusses precautions men should take when having sex with their partner during treatment.
  • Xtandi Chemotherapy Information
    Before starting chemotherapy with Xtandi, your doctor will need information on your medical history. This eMedTV Web selection examines other important details to discuss with your doctor. It also covers how the drug is taken and possible side effects.
  • Xtandi Dosage
    This part of the eMedTV Web library explains that other medications may affect your dosage of Xtandi. This article examines recommendations for how this chemotherapy drug is taken and lists some helpful tips for ensuring a safe treatment.
  • Xtandi Drug Interactions
    Quinidine, sirolimus, and tacrolimus are just a few of the drugs that can react with Xtandi. This eMedTV segment examines how interactions with Xtandi may lead to dangerous side effects or other problems. It also lists several products you should avoid.
  • Xtandi Overdose
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library explains how an overdose of Xtandi (enzalutamide) may cause diarrhea, seizures, or back pain. Other possible effects are listed, as well as treatment options that your healthcare provider might use.
  • Xtandi Uses
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Xtandi is a chemotherapy drug used in the treatment of prostate cancer that has spread or returned after previous treatment. This page explores when Xtandi is prescribed and how it works to slow down cancer growth.
  • Xtandi Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV segment explains, you may have an increased risk for developing complications while taking Xtandi if you have had a stroke, brain injury, or other medical issues. This page provides other warnings and precautions for using Xtandi.
  • Zitega
    Men with advanced prostate cancer may benefit from Zytiga. This eMedTV Web selection takes a look at this prescription medication, including dosing information and potential side effects. Zitega is a common misspelling of Zytiga.
  • Zoladex
    Zoladex is prescribed for the treatment of prostate and breast cancer, as well as certain other conditions. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this drug, including details on how it works, potential side effects, how the implant is inserted, and more.
  • Zoladex 10.8 Mg
    This eMedTV article explains that your doctor will determine your Zoladex dosage based on the condition being treated. For example, the 10.8-mg Zoladex implant is used to treat advanced prostate cancer. This page also links to more details on this topic.
  • Zoladex Administration
    This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at the administration of Zoladex, a type of implant used to treat late-stage breast or prostate cancer. This article explains how your doctor will insert this implant and provides a link to more information.
  • Zoladex and Bone Loss
    Using Zoladex implants may increase your risk for bone problems, such as osteoporosis. This eMedTV segment discusses how bone loss may occur with Zoladex use and why this drug may not be safe for some people. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Zoladex and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web selection explains why it is not recommended for women to use Zoladex (goserelin acetate implant) while breastfeeding. This page discusses how this drug could affect milk quality and production, and might cause harm to a nursing infant.
  • Zoladex and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page discusses why Zoladex (goserelin acetate implant) is generally not recommended during pregnancy. This page explains why a woman should not use this drug when pregnant and describes the rare cases where a doctor may recommend it.
  • Zoladex Dosage
    Your doctor will determine your Zoladex dose based on the particular condition being treated. This eMedTV Web selection takes a closer look at how this medicated implant is inserted, general dosing guidelines, and tips on using this drug.
  • Zoladex Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web selection discusses some basic information on Zoladex, a drug prescribed to treat advanced prostate or breast cancer and various other conditions. This page also explains how this medicine works and why it is not suitable for some people.
  • Zoladex Drug Interactions
    People who are taking a diabetes medicine may experience negative drug interactions with Zoladex. This eMedTV resource offers a detailed outline of various medications that may react with Zoladex and describes the complications that may occur.
  • Zoladex for Prostate Cancer
    This eMedTV Web selection explains how using Zoladex for prostate cancer can help slow down the growth of cancer cells. This page further discusses what this drug is used for and how it works. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Zoladex Implant
    A doctor may prescribe a Zoladex implant to treat advanced prostate or breast cancer. This page of the eMedTV Web library explores how this implant is inserted and how the medicine works. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Zoladex Injection
    Your doctor will insert the Zoladex implant via an injection just under the skin of the abdomen. This eMedTV Web page explores more details on how this implant is given and what to expect during treatment. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Zoladex Overdose
    As explained in this article of the eMedTV site, it is not known what to expect with an overdose of Zoladex (goserelin acetate implant). This article explains why an overdose is unlikely and describes some treatment options if an overdose occurs.
  • Zoladex Product Information
    Zoladex is available by prescription and is used for treating breast cancer and prostate cancer. This eMedTV Web selection offers more information on Zoladex, including specific uses of this product, side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Zoladex Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Zoladex can cause several reactions, including headaches, sweating, and diarrhea. This page provides a detailed outline of potential Zoladex side effects, with statistics on how often these problems occur.
  • Zoladex Uses
    Zoladex is prescribed to slow down prostate and breast cancer and manage the symptoms of endometriosis. This eMedTV page offers more details on the uses of Zoladex, explaining how the drug works, possible off-label uses, and whether children can use it.
  • Zoladex Warnings and Precautions
    If you have depression or osteoporosis, you may not be able to safely use Zoladex. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at other warnings and precautions for Zoladex, including details on what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Zoledex
    Zoladex is a medicine used for the treatment of advanced breast and prostate cancer. This eMedTV article explains how this medicine works, covers some dosing information, and lists possible side effects. Zoledex is a common misspelling of Zoladex.
  • Zolidex
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web site explains, Zoladex implants can help relieve symptoms of breast cancer, prostate cancer, and various other conditions by decreasing certain hormone levels. Zolidex is a common misspelling of Zoladex.
  • Zolodex
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, Zoladex is used in the treatment of breast cancer, prostate cancer, and certain other conditions. This page describes how the drug works and lists potential side effects. Zolodex is a common misspelling of Zoladex.
  • Zytiga
    Zytiga is a medicine prescribed in combination with prednisone to treat late-stage prostate cancer. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at this medication, with detailed information on dosing, possible side effects, how it works, and more.
  • Zytiga and Breastfeeding
    It is not recommended for women to take Zytiga (abiraterone) while nursing. However, as this eMedTV resource explains, there is no reason for a woman to take this drug (regardless of if she is breastfeeding), as Zytiga is only approved for use in men.
  • Zytiga and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page explains that because Zytiga (abiraterone) is used for treating prostate cancer, it would not be prescribed for a woman, pregnant or not. This article also talks about what to do if you are pregnant and your male partner is using Zytiga.
  • Zytiga Dosage
    When using Zytiga, the dosing guidelines will depend on whether you have liver problems. This eMedTV Web selection describes specific dosage amounts for treating prostate cancer and provides a list of tips on how to safely and effectively take this drug.
  • Zytiga Drug Interactions
    Tamoxifen, certain pain medicines, and various other drugs may negatively react with Zytiga. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth list of drugs that may cause interactions with Zytiga, and describes the complications that these reactions may cause.
  • Zytiga Effectiveness
    As this eMedTV page explains, clinical studies done on Zytiga's effectiveness have shown that this drug can help increase survival rates by up to four months in men with advanced stages of prostate cancer. A link to more information is also included.
  • Zytiga Medication Information
    If you have advanced prostate cancer, you may benefit from Zytiga. This eMedTV article offers some general information on Zytiga, including how this medication works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects. A link to more details is also included.
  • Zytiga Overdose
    Possible symptoms of an overdose of Zytiga (abiraterone) may include problems with the heart or liver. This eMedTV Web selection describes other possible symptoms and discusses potential treatment options that are available in cases of an overdose.
  • Zytiga Side Effects
    Potential side effects of Zytiga may include diarrhea, muscle spasms, and increased urination. This eMedTV Web selection describes other possible reactions to this medication, as well as serious side effects that should be reported to a doctor right away.
  • Zytiga Uses
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Zytiga is used to treat late-stage prostate cancer in adult men. This resource takes a closer look at how this prescription medicine works to slow down the growth of cancer cells and describes possible off-label uses.
  • Zytiga Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to take Zytiga if you have heart problems, liver disease, or certain other problems. This eMedTV article provides more warnings and precautions for Zytiga, including details on potentially serious complications this drug may cause.
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