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  • adynovate hemophilia treatment

    Adynovate Hemophilia Treatment

    Hemophilia doesn’t have a cure, but there are treatments available to help manage hemophilia. What treatment patients receive will depend on the type of hemophilia they have. Adynovate is one of the treatments used to help patients who have hemophilia A. Patients with hemophilia A either don’t have enough...
  • adynovate hemophilia treatment

    Hemophilia B Treatments

    Hemophilia B cannot be cured, but it can be treated and managed successfully. There are two courses of treatment for hemophilia B that are the most common paths for most patients to take. These include replacement therapy and clotting agents. Replacement Therapy and Clotting Medications Replacement therapy helps to...
  • NSCLC treatments

    NSCLC Treatments

    The treatment course for non-small cell lung cancer, or NSCLC, depends on several factors, including the stage of the cancer. Keeping in mind the various factors, below are several different NSCLC treatments. The most common treatment options for NSCLC include: surgery chemotherapy radiation therapy radiofrequency ablation (RFA) immunotherapy targeted therapies...
  • NSCLC Lung Cancer Treatments

    , or , is one of the drugs used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, or NSCLC. is a checkpoint inhibitor. Checkpoint inhibitors are immunotherapy drugs designed to target the PD-1 protein receptor, which is what can sometimes be used to trick T-cells into thinking a cancer...
  • Afatinib nsclc treatments

    NSCLC Treatments

    Non-small cell lung cancer—or NSCLC—is a type of lung cancer. There are several treatment options available to patients who have non-small cell lung cancer. One of these options is going on  or Gilotrif. What treatment option a doctor recommends to patients with NSCLC will depend on the characteristics of...
  • Gemcitabine nsclc lung cancer treatments

    Gemcitabine NSCLC Lung Cancer Treatments

    Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) can be treated with chemotherapy, depending on the stage of cancer. Chemotherapy can be injected directly into a vein but it can also be taken orally. Either way, the chemotherapy drugs enter into the bloodstream and disperse throughout the body. For NSCLC, chemotherapy might...
  • advanced nsclc treatments

    Advanced NSCLC Treatments

    In patients that have advanced non-small cell lung cancer, or NSCLC, the condition is very hard to cure. This is because, at this stage, the cancer has spread out to distant spots in the body. The patient’s treatment options will depend on several factors, including where the cancer has...
  • opdivo nsclc treatments

    NSCLC Treatments

    , or , is a drug that can help treat non-small cell lung cancer, or NSCLC. The drug is a checkpoint inhibitor that targets the PD-1 molecule. NSCLC treatments have been tested in several clinical trials. Results of NSCLC Treatments In several clinical trials, the drug performed better than...
  • Metastatic NSCLC Treatment

    Stage IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is metastatic lung cancer. Metastatic cancer is when the cancer spreads to other parts of the body away from where it started. The cancer may have spread from the lungs to one other part of the body, or to multiple parts of...
  • rheumatoid arthritis finger pain treatment

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Finger Pain Treatment

    Rheumatoid arthritis can affect any joint in the body, including finger joints, which can cause pain among other symptoms. Along with finger pain, swelling, and stiffness, patients may notice that their finger joints are warm and tender and possibly even misshapen. They may experience carpal tunnel symptoms such as numbness...
  • rheumatoid arthritis leg pain treatments

    Rheumatoid Arthritis Leg Pain Treatments

    Rheumatoid arthritis can affect many areas of the body, including the legs. It is the inflammation of joints that create stiffness and pain. There are different ways of treating the pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis that may or may not require surgery. Surgery is a way of treating the...
  • deep vein thrombosis medications

    Deep Vein Thrombosis Medications

    Deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot that has surfaced in at least one deep vein in the body. Most often, these blood clots will occur in the legs. There are drugs that can help to treat existing deep vein thrombosis as well as drugs that can help to...
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

    (tocilizumab) is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis in adults. The drug is a biologic medication that helps with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. is also approved to treat adults with giant cell arteritis (GCA), along with Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (PJIA) and Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (SJIA) in patients...
  • treatment for rheumatoid arthritis arm pains

    Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Arm Pains

    Rheumatoid arthritis can affect many areas of the body, including the arms. There is a variety of treatment for rheumatoid arthritis arm pains. The main goal of pain relief is inflammation control. Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Arm Pains You may need to try a combination of treatment options to...
  • treatment for rheumatoid arthritis ankle pain

    Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Ankle Pain

    Rheumatoid arthritis can often affect the foot as well as the ankle, causing pain in the area. There are ways of managing this pain, some of which involve surgery and some of which don’t. Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Ankle Pain Sometimes, the only way for some patients to relieve...
  • treatment of rheumatoid arthritis foot pain

    Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis Foot Pain

    Rheumatoid arthritis can affect the entire the body. There are overall treatments, but there are also non-surgical and surgical treatment options specifically for rheumatoid arthritis affecting the foot. Non-Surgical Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Foot Pain For non-surgical treatment options, patients can try physical therapy, foot massage, footbaths, supportive shoes, orthotics,...
  • new treatments for bladder cancer

    New Treatments for Bladder Cancer

    There are various new treatments for bladder cancer and research is being done to improve existing treatments. Surgery For bladder cancer, surgery consists of doing a cystectomy. Some doctors are now doing what is called a robotic cystectomy, which is where they operate robotic arms to perform the surgery...
  • mitomycin c treatment for bladder cancer

    C Treatment for Bladder Cancer

    C—or -C Kyowa—is a treatment for several different kinds of cancer, including bladder cancer. In the case of early-stage bladder cancer, C is usually administered into a patient’s bladder via a catheter. As will often be the case, a patient will have a blood test first. This is to...
  • stage iv bladder cancer prognosis

    Stage IV Bladder Cancer Prognosis

    If a patient has stage IV bladder cancer, they have reached the point where the tumor has spread to other parts of the body. This is also known as metastatic bladder cancer. At this stage, a patient may choose to receive treatment. The treatment may be to improve the patient’s...
  • metastatic bladder cancer medicine

    Metastatic Bladder Cancer Medicine

    There are different treatment options available for bladder cancer. Outside of surgery and radiation therapy, there’s also chemotherapy and immunotherapy. Chemotherapy Chemotherapy uses drugs to kill cancer cells. It works by stopping the cancer cells’ ability to grow and divide. A patient may be given one drug at a...
  • advanced bladder cancer treatment

    Advanced Bladder Cancer Treatment

    Once bladder cancer has reached an advanced stage, the first thing that is done is often a transurethral resection. This is done to determine how much the cancer has advanced or the extent of its spread. Stage III Bladder Cancer After determining how far the cancer has grown, the...
  • herpes test

    Herpes Test

    It is common for people not to realize that they have herpes, often because symptoms do not present themselves at first. Genital herpes often does not have symptoms and when symptoms do occur, they can easily be mistaken for something else. It is important to receive the proper herpes...
  • Herpes Medication

    , or , is used to treat infections that are caused by various viruses. The drug is used to treat cold sores around the mouth and chickenpox in children. In adults, is used to treat shingles and cold sores around the mouth. is also used to treat genital herpes....
  • cure herpes

    Cure Herpes

    You cannot cure herpes, but there are various treatment options available. One of the most commonly prescribed treatments for herpes is antivirals. These include acyclovir, famciclovir, and . Antivirals help to lessen the transmission rates of herpes. They also help to reduce the severity of outbreaks. When taken daily,...
  • IBRANCE palbociclib breast cancer treatments

    IBRANCE Palbociclib Breast Cancer Treatments

    IBRANCE (palbociclib) is an oral formulation that treats metastatic breast cancers that have maintained disease progression post endocrine therapy. Breast cancer is the carcinoma of the breast tissue, either ductal or lobular. In ductal carcinomas, the tubes of the breast that carry milk to the nipple are affected. For...
  • keytruda breast cancer treatments

    Breast Cancer Treatments

    () is a drug found to potentially be effective in the treatment of certain kinds of breast cancer. is an immune checkpoint inhibitor, which is an immunotherapy. Immunotherapy medications use the immune system to attack cancer cells. Most immunotherapies use either a naturally made (in your body) substance or a...
  • advanced breast cancer treatment

    Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment

    It is more than expected to be riddled with questions upon learning that you have advanced breast cancer—also known as metastatic breast cancer or stage IV cancer. The purpose of any advanced breast cancer treatment is to lengthen patients’ survival time, as well as improve their quality of life....
  • advanced breast cancer

    Advanced Breast Cancer

    Advanced breast cancer—also known as metastatic breast cancer and stage 4 breast cancer—means that a patient’s tumor has spread to other tissues and organs in the body. In a majority of cases, breast cancer spreads to the bones, liver, lungs, or even brain. The spread of a breast tumor...
  • interstitial pulmonary fibrosis treatment

    Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment

    Lung scarring caused by pulmonary fibrosis is neither reversible nor is there a treatment that has been proved effective in stopping the progression of the disease. However, there are treatments that can improve symptoms temporarily or even slow the disease’s progression. Many treatments are also focused on improving the...
  • Treatments For Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Treatments for Pulmonary Fibrosis

    There are a number of treatments available for pulmonary fibrosis. These include medications, oxygen therapy, non-medical treatments, and, in some cases, lung transplantation. Medications for Pulmonary Fibrosis Drug therapy for pulmonary fibrosis will vary by patient. The main options include , pirfenidone, corticosteroids, mycophenolate mofetil/mycophenolic acid, and azathioprine. ()...
  • pulmonary fibrosis treatment centers

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment Centers

    Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease in which the lung tissue becomes scarred, thus making it harder to take in oxygen. Hence, the primary symptom of pulmonary fibrosis is difficulty breathing. The disease is progressive, meaning that it will only become more difficult to breathe as time goes on....
  • medications idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

    Medications Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease where the lung tissue becomes thick, stiff, and scarred. This scarring of the lung tissue makes it more difficult for lungs to take in air, meaning that someone with pulmonary fibrosis will have trouble breathing. Pulmonary fibrosis will continue to progress in a...
  • pulmonary fibrosis management

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Management

    Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease that is caused by the scarring of the lungs. With time, the scar tissue may eventually destroy the normal lung tissue, which makes it hard for oxygen to move through the lungs and into the blood. This then leads to shortness of breath,...
  • avonex injection multiple sclerosis treatment

    Injection Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

    is an injectable medication used in patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) who have had a first attack and showing lesions on an MRI scan. Injecting a patient with can help to reduce the number of flare-ups, as well as any MS disease progression. is formulated from beta-1a....
  • copaxone multiple sclerosis treatments

    Multiple Sclerosis Treatments

    , or , is an immunomodulatory injectable drug that helps with the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms. The drug is made up of four basic amino acids found in the myelin sheaths of nerve fibres.  proves to be effective in reducing the frequency of relapse in patients with...
  • ampyra multiple sclerosis treatment

    Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

    or  is a medication used in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) to help make walking easier for them. doesn’t work to help MS symptoms from getting worse, nor will it impede the progression of the disease, but it will help improve patients’ mobility. How Does Work? works by making the...
  • ocrevus ocrelizumab multiple sclerosis treatment

    Ocrevus Ocrelizumab Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

    Ocrevus or ocrelizumab is a new drug approved for treating patients with relapsing or primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). It is the first and only approved disease-modifying therapy for primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Ocrevus was approved for use by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Understanding...
  • gilenya multiple sclerosis

    Multiple Sclerosis

    () is a medication that is used to treat relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). While is not a cure for MS, it is thought to help with MS by preventing the immune system cells—called lymphocytes—from attacking the nerves of the brain and the spinal cord. helps to decrease the worsening...
  • new ms drug ocrelizumab multiple sclerosis

    New MS Drug Ocrelizumab Multiple Sclerosis

    Ocrevus or ocrelizumab is a new drug for treating primary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) and relapsing MS. It is the first therapy for treating primary progressive MS approved by the FDA. What Is Ocrevus? Ocrevus is a monoclonal antibody that binds to the molecule CD20 on the surface of immune...
  • afib apixaban medications

    AFib Medications

    () is one of the new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) that help to reduce the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib). How  () Works directly inhibits the coagulation factor Xa, which is one of the factors that contribute to blood clot formation. In this matter, helps to prevent...
  • AFib Treatment: New Oral Drugs

    Atrial fibrillation, otherwise known as AFib or AF, is a condition in which the heart beats irregularly. This irregular beating can lead to blood clot formation in the upper chambers of the heart (the atria). If the blood clot breaks free, it can move into the brain, restricting blood flow access...
  • AFib Stroke Medications

    When you have atrial fibrillation (AFib or AF), it means that you have an abnormal heart rhythm or arrhythmia. In AFib, the atria (upper chambers of the heart) beat irregularly, causing them to beat out of sync with the ventricles (lower chambers of the heart). This can cause blood...
  • treatments for stroke afib

    Treatments for Stroke AFib

    The traditional treatment for preventing stroke caused by atrial fibrillation (AFib or AF) has been and -type drugs, which are anticoagulants. has been used to prevent blood clots for over 70 years in patients. For a long time, -type drugs were the only form of anticoagulant available. Now, however,...
  • AFib Stroke Medicine

    When taking any medication for any sort of heart condition, it is important to continue taking the medication— unless your primary physician advises otherwise—and to track your medication intake. Discontinuing any medication, even if you believe you are feeling better, may cause your condition to worsen. Atrial fibrillation (AFib or...
  • afib valsartan medications

    Afib Medications

    is an oral medication that helps to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure, such as atrial fibrillation (Afib). is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). Other ARBs include (), (), and (). Angiotensin receptor blockers stop angiotensin from attaching to receptors, which is what causes blood vessels to...
  • chronic constipation disease

    Chronic Constipation Disease

    There are many potential causes of chronic constipation that many people are not aware of. Here is a list of common causes (and some not so common causes) of chronic constipation. Lifestyle and Diet The most common causes of constipation are a poor diet and lack of physical activity....
  • chronic eczema treatment

    Chronic Eczema Treatment

    In most cases of chronic eczema, several treatment courses will be necessary to get the symptoms under control. This may be a combination of at-home treatments as well as prescribed medications. What works best will vary person-to-person. Below is a list of some of the treatments available to patients...
  • eczema ointment

    Eczema Ointment

    Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a condition in which skin becomes dry, red, and itchy. Rashes form that can sometimes lead to skin infections. Eczema is most common in infants and children, but it can occur in adults as well. Treatment of Eczema Unfortunately, there is no...
  • dupixent eczema treatment

    Dupixent Eczema Treatment

    Dupixent is prescribed to patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, which is also known eczema. It is injected subcutaneously once every other week. How Dupixent Treats Eczema In a normally functioning immune system, a protein called interleukin (IL) fights off the viruses and bacteria attacking our bodies. However,...
  • atopic eczema treatments

    Atopic Eczema Treatments

    Atopic dermatitis, otherwise known as eczema, often begins in childhood in individuals who have an inherited predisposition to the condition. A person with atopic dermatitis has sensitive skin that is prone to redness, flaking, itching, and inflammation. Acute atopic dermatitis causes weeping, oozing plaques of itchy skin. Most treatment...