Doxil

What is Doxil?

Doxil (Doxorubicin)is an antineoplastic medication (anthracycline topoisomerase inhibitor) for IV infusion in patients with recurrent ovarian cancers, leukemias, Hodgekin's lymphoma, Breast cancers, multiple myeloma, lung, brain cancers,etc. Most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, fever, weakness, diarrhea, RED rashes, loss of appetite, small sores on palms, skin (so named as Red devil) etc

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hi, i have hair fall problem for d last 1.5 years, i have tried all shampoos and gone through various treatments like alopathic and homeopathic,...

doctor1 MD

Hi, i do not know your age and gender but the hair fall may be androgenetic in origin for which only topical minoxidil is approved.
For dandruff...

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Is it possible for doxil to raise ca-125 levels? I had read that ca-125 was not an accurate way to measure ovarian cancer progression or regression...

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Brief Answer:
Raising ca-125 levels suggest progressive disease

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
ca-125 levels are raised in benign conditions also...

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My husband has been diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma and the Drs are starting him on DOXIL..Is this a good choice or is there clinical trials that...

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Brief Answer:
hello dear. It is a good choice.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear.
I have gone through the details.

Taxotere and Gemzar has already been...

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I'm going to be receiving Doxil for an ovarian cancer recurrence. How long is the duration of PPE last, is it during infusion only, or how long...

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My husband has been diagnosed with Leiomyosarcoma and the Drs are starting him on DOXIL ..Is this a good choice or is there clinical trials that...

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My mom is an 8 year survivor of ovarian cancer (age 00), has had two major surgeries, aggressive chemo, and is currently on an oral chemo regimen...

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I was diagnosed with Stage3C ovarian cancer in Nov. 2012. I had the debunking surgery and started carbo platinum and taxol in an abdominal port....

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hi, i have hair fall problem for d last 1.5 years, i have tried all shampoos and gone through various treatments like alopathic and homeopathic,...

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