Cancer Drugs

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lacythecoolest
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Cancer Drugs
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2011-09-17 18:55:54
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  1. Relieve the nausea and vomiting associated with certain medications
    Antimetics
  2. Relieve pain associated with cancers that invade nerve pathways
    Analgesics
  3. Relieve the anxiousness and depressin often associated with chemotherapy treatment or issues related to death and dying
    Anxiolytics/antidepressants
  4. Used to maintain dose intensity so that patients remain on schedule while still experiencing hematopoetic side effects
    Colony Stimulating Factors
  5. Relieve the diarrhea associated with chemotherapy
    Anti-diarrheals
  6. Relieve the constipation associated with high dose narcotics and some chemotherapeutic agents
    Laxatives
  7. Closely related to substances required by the cell; block its metabolism and growth. Interferes with cellular metabolic processes resulting in cancer cells inability to grow
    Antimetabolites
  8. Methotrexate
    Rheumatrex
  9. Antidote for Methotrexate, Rheumatrex
    Calcium Leucovorin, oral, IV, IM
  10. Fluorouracil
    Efudex
  11. Cyclophosphamide
    Cytoxan,, Neosar
  12. Chlorambucil
    Leukeran
  13. Melphalan
    Alkeran
  14. Busulfan
    Myleran
  15. Deltasone
    Prednisone
  16. Decadron
    Dexamethasone
  17. Fluoxymesterone
    Halotestin
  18. Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate
    Delalutin
  19. Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
    Depo-Provera
  20. Megestrol
    Megace
  21. Tamoxifen
    Nolvadex
  22. Leuprolide
    Depo-Lupron
  23. Goserrelin
    Zoladex
  24. Bicalutamide
    Casodex
  25. Flutamide
    Eulexin

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