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Early Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis - Pertzye Warnings and Precautions

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  • Early Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis
    Early symptoms of cystic fibrosis include salty-tasting skin, ongoing diarrhea, and frequent coughing. This eMedTV article discusses these symptoms and explains that early symptoms do not necessarily occur in every person who has cystic fibrosis.
  • Generic Bethkis
    Bethkis is not currently available in generic form. This eMedTV page talks about when this situation could be expected to change. It also explains why tobramycin is referred to as the generic name and is not a generic version.
  • Generic Cayston
    As this eMedTV resource explains, there are no generic versions of Cayston (aztreonam for inhalation solution) available at this time. This page presents more details on this topic, including when a generic product may become available.
  • Generic Creon
    Creon (pancrelipase) is only available in brand-name form at this time. This eMedTV page discusses when a generic version of this drug might become available. It also describes the difference between a "generic name" and a "generic version" of a drug.
  • Generic Kalydeco
    A patent currently prevents generic Kalydeco (ivacaftor) from being made. This page of the eMedTV Web site explains when generic versions might be available. It also offers tips on ways to afford this expensive cystic fibrosis medication.
  • Generic Pancreaze
    At this time, there are no generic Pancreaze (pancrelipase) products. This eMedTV page explains when a generic version of this drug might become available. It also describes the difference between a generic name and generic version of a drug.
  • Generic Pertzye
    No generic Pertzye products are available, as the drug is protected by certain exclusivity rights. This eMedTV Web page offers a discussion on when these rights are expected to expire and when a generic version of the drug might become available.
  • Generic Pulmozyme
    Right now, generic Pulmozyme is not available and, as this eMedTV page explains, may never be available if the laws surrounding biopharmaceuticals are not changed. This page also explains what biologic drugs are and the laws that pertain to them.
  • Generic Tobi Podhaler
    You cannot buy Tobi Podhaler (tobramycin inhalation powder) in generic form at this time. The eMedTV Web selection explains why such a version has not yet been made and whether one will become available at a later date.
  • Generic Ultresa
    No generic Ultresa products are available, as the drug is protected by certain exclusivity rights. This eMedTV Web page offers a discussion on when these rights are expected to expire and when a generic version of the drug might become available.
  • Generic Zenpep
    There are no generic Zenpep (pancrelipase) products available at this time. This eMedTV Web page discusses when a generic version of this drug might become available. It also explains the difference between a generic name and generic version of a drug.
  • Kalideco
    Kalydeco is a drug licensed to treat a certain type of cystic fibrosis. This page of the eMedTV Web site offers a brief overview of this prescription drug and provides a link to more details. Kalideco is a common misspelling of Kalydeco.
  • Kalydeco
    Kalydeco is a drug licensed to help treat cystic fibrosis in adults and children as young as six years old. This eMedTV page contains more details on this prescription medicine, including how it works, dosing instructions, side effects, and more.
  • Kalydeco and Breastfeeding
    It is unknown whether it is safe to use Kalydeco (ivacaftor) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV Web selection contains information on why it is not clear if this drug passes through breast milk and what to discuss with your doctor before nursing.
  • Kalydeco and Cystic Fibrosis
    If you have a certain type of cystic fibrosis, you may benefit from Kalydeco. This eMedTV segment takes a brief look at who can use this medication and the type of cystic fibrosis it is approved for. It also links to more details.
  • Kalydeco and Pregnancy
    It is generally considered safe to use Kalydeco (ivacaftor) during pregnancy. This article from the eMedTV Web archives examines the results of animal studies on this drug. It also discusses what your healthcare provider may recommend.
  • Kalydeco Dosage
    As discussed in this eMedTV resource, the dosing instructions for Kalydeco will vary for each person, depending on his or her age, liver function, and certain other factors. This article focuses on when and how this cystic fibrosis drug is taken.
  • Kalydeco Drug Interactions
    Combining Kalydeco with certain products can make this cystic fibrosis medicine less effective. This part of the eMedTV Web library contains a list of drugs, herbal supplements, and other products that can cause interactions with Kalydeco.
  • Kalydeco Medication Information
    Healthcare providers prescribe Kalydeco to treat a specific type of cystic fibrosis. This eMedTV Web page takes a brief look at Kalydeco, with information on who the medication is approved for, dosing tips, and more. It also links to more details.
  • Kalydeco Overdose
    This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that if a person takes too much Kalydeco (ivacaftor), it may cause problems. This article lists possible overdose symptoms and describes how a healthcare provider may treat any problems that occur.
  • Kalydeco Side Effects
    Throat pain and nasal congestion may occur in some people who take Kalydeco. This eMedTV segment examines the results of clinical studies that looked at the possible side effects of Kalydeco, with details on which problems require treatment.
  • Kalydeco Uses
    Kalydeco is prescribed to treat a specific type of cystic fibrosis in adults and children. This eMedTV Web selection focuses on why Kalydeco is used only when there are certain mutations and provides an explanation on how this medication works.
  • Kalydeco Warnings and Precautions
    People who have liver or kidney disease may not be able to safely use Kalydeco. This eMedTV Web selection examines important safety precautions to be aware of with Kalydeco, including warnings of drug interactions and other complications that may occur.
  • Living with Cystic Fibrosis
    As this eMedTV article explains, people with cystic fibrosis should learn as much as they can about living with the disease and learning how to manage it. This page offers tips on self-care, such as eating a healthy diet and avoiding tobacco smoke.
  • Pancreaze
    A prescription medication, Pancreaze is approved for increasing pancreatic enzymes. This eMedTV resource covers various topics on this drug, including dosing instructions, how it works, safety precautions, and more.
  • Pancreaze and Breastfeeding
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, it is unknown whether Pancreaze (pancrelipase) passes through breast milk. This article examines whether it is considered safe to use Pancreaze while breastfeeding, and discusses what your doctor may recommend.
  • Pancreaze and Pregnancy
    As explained in this eMedTV page, research has not been done on the potential risks of using Pancreaze (pancrelipase) during pregnancy, so it is not entirely clear if it is safe for pregnant women to take this drug. This article takes a closer look.
  • Pancreaze Dosage
    This eMedTV Web selection explains that your weight and age may affect your Pancreaze dosage. This resource outlines some recommendations for how this medication is taken and discusses how your doctor will determine an appropriate dose.
  • Pancreaze Drug Information
    Pancreaze is a prescription drug used to treat pancreatic enzyme deficiency. More information is provided in this eMedTV segment, including how Pancreaze is taken, what it contains, and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Pancreaze Drug Interactions
    No drug interactions have been identified with Pancreaze at this time. However, as this eMedTV article explains, this medicine could potentially interfere with iron-containing products. Other specific interactions may become known in the future.
  • Pancreaze Overdose
    Seek prompt medical attention if you have taken too much Pancreaze (pancrelipase). This eMedTV article describes some potential overdose symptoms and explains the treatment options that may be used in people who have taken too much.
  • Pancreaze Side Effects
    As discussed in this eMedTV segment, there are no commonly reported side effects associated with Pancreaze. However, this does not mean side effects are not possible. This article offers more details on what to expect with this medication.
  • Pancreaze Uses
    As this eMedTV Web page discusses, Pancreaze is a drug used for the treatment of low pancreatic digestive enzymes in adults, children, and infants. This page explores when Pancreaze is prescribed and how it works.
  • Pancreaze Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV Web page discusses, some people may experience high uric acid or other complications while taking Pancreaze. This article describes other warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting treatment with Pancreaze.
  • Pertzye
    Pertzye is approved for the treatment of pancreatic enzyme deficiencies caused by various conditions. This eMedTV overview includes details on how this medication works, possible side effects, dosing instructions, and more.
  • Pertzye and Breastfeeding
    Is it safe for breastfeeding women to use Pertzye? This page from the eMedTV Web library explains how even though no research has been done on the topic, the benefits of using this drug while nursing will likely outweigh the risks to the nursing child.
  • Pertzye and Pregnancy
    No animal or human studies have been done on using Pertzye during pregnancy. This selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses whether the benefits of using this drug when pregnant would outweigh any potential risks to the unborn child.
  • Pertzye Dosage
    This eMedTV segment's discussion on Pertzye dosing guidelines includes details on how your amount is determined and how best to take this drug. This article also outlines specific amounts prescribed for pancreatic enzyme deficiencies.
  • Pertzye Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV resource explains that although there are no known drug interactions with Pertzye, this medicine may affect the absorption of iron-containing products. This article also discusses ways to avoid potential interactions in the future.
  • Pertzye Medication Information
    Pertzye is prescribed to treat pancreatic enzyme deficiencies. This eMedTV Web selection presents more information on this medication, including possible side effects and details on when and how this product is taken.
  • Pertzye Overdose
    If you have overdosed on Pertzye, seek immediate medical treatment. This eMedTV segment examines some of the possible complications that may result from an overdose and describes how these problems might be treated by a healthcare provider.
  • Pertzye Side Effects
    In some cases, people can experience serious side effects with Pertzye, such as allergic reactions. This eMedTV resource explains when you should seek immediate medical treatment for certain adverse reactions. Other side effects are also listed.
  • Pertzye Uses
    Available by prescription only, Pertzye is used for treating deficiencies of certain digestive enzymes. This eMedTV Web page discusses how this medication can replace pancreatic enzymes and explains if it is safe for children.
  • Pertzye Warnings and Precautions
    As explained in this eMedTV article, Pertzye may cause kidney problems or other complications in some people. Other precautions and safety warnings are described in this resource, including those who should not take this medication.
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