Dinutuximab

Dinutuximab is a prescription medication used to treat high-risk neuroblastoma, a rare type of cancer that affects infants and young children. Dinutuximab is a monoclonal antibody that works by using the immune system to target and destroy tumor cells.

Dinutuximab comes in a liquid to be given by intravenous (IV) injection over a period of 10 to 20 hours for 4 days in a row. It may be given for up to 5 cycles.

Obinutuzumab

Obinutuzumab is a prescription medication used to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or follicular lymphoma. Obinutuzumab belongs to a group of drugs called monoclonal antibodies. These work by helping the body slow or stop the growth of cancer cells.

This medication is available in an injectable form to be given directly into a vein (IV) by a healthcare professional.

Common side effects of obinutuzumab include infusion reactions, fever, and cough.

Isocarboxazid

Isocarboxazid is a prescription medication used to treat depression. Because of its potentially serious side effects, it is often used only after other antidepressants haven't worked. Isocarboxazid belongs to a group of drugs called monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors. It works by increasing the levels of certain natural chemicals in the brain that affect your mood and help maintain mental balance.

Isocarboxazid comes in tablet form. It is usually taken 2 to 4 times daily, with or without food.

Common side effects include nausea, dry mouth, and dizziness. Isocarboxazid can...

Ultresa

Ultresa is a prescription medication used to improve digestion in people who do not have enough pancreatic enzymes due to cystic fibrosis, pancreatitis, or other conditions.

Ultresa belongs to a group of drugs called pancreatic enzymes. These replace digestive enzymes that are normally produced by the pancreas.

This medication comes in delayed-release capsule form and is taken with meals.

Do not chew, divide, or break Ultresa capsules. Swallow Ultresa whole.

Common side effects of Ultresa include headache, throat pain, and nosebleeds.

Miranda Wellington, MD

Dr. Miranda Wellington practices medicine at Baylor Family Medical Center at Lake Ridge, and is a member of Baylor Scott White Medical Center – Irving’s medical staff. Board-certified in...

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