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  • Prescription Drugs

    blood test and assign an identification card. Also, because of the dangers while taking the drug, the FDA created a program, iPLEDGE, which anyone taking Accutane is required to register with. Women are prescribed two different birth controls to use while on isotretinoin. Each prescription is good for 30 days will no refills. As an additional precaution, physicians schedule monthly appointments for women to come in and take a pregnancy test. The reading must be negative before refilling their prescription. A patient 's identification card must also be present to have a refill. According to MedlinePlus, if a woman is pregnant while taking isotretinoin, or becomes pregnant, it can cause miscarriage, premature birth, or birth defects. The birth defects include: cleft palate, congenital heart defects, ear problems, eye problems, hydrocephalus, microcephaly, and small or missing thymus gland. Babies with mothers who were on isotretinoin while pregnant also show intellectual and growth disabilities later in their life. The FDA and iPLEDGE must be contacted if any woman becomes pregnant during their use of this medication. The amount of…

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  • Unituximab Case Study

    IL-2, and isotretinoin, administered over six consecutive courses. For courses 1,3 and 5, GM-CSF should be administered days 1-24, dinutuximab should be administered on days 4-7 and isotretinoin should be administered on days 11 to 24. For courses 2,4 and 6, IL-2 should be administered on days 1-4 and 8-11, dinutuximab should be administered on days 8-11 and isotretinoin should be administered on days 15-28. • Brief description of dug substance manufacture: The active substance is manufactured…

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  • Essay On Rosacea

    Instead, doctors rely on current skin conditions and examinations and family history to diagnose a patient. Unfortunately, currently there is no cure for rosacea. However, the average duration of rosacea is only thirteen years, and there are many different treatments for it. Depending on what subtype of rosacea the patient has, the treatment varies. During the earlier stages when the patient has small bumps and flushed skin, a doctor may prescribe an oral antibiotic or a gel-like cream…

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  • Clinical Depression In Teenagers

    and can happen suddenly. Finally, the most likely to devastate the most out of all the causes is probably the loss of a loved one. Just like conflict, it can happen suddenly, but the immediate lose with no warning, or even with warning, can have a devastating on the human. Losing a loved one can leave someone with a “hole in their heart,” so to say that is can bring on an immediate case of Clinical Depression. With all of these occurring so often in an average person’s life, it is easy to see…

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  • Hoffman La Roche Case Study

    Hoffman-La Roche, Inc. (referred to as Roche) is an international pharmaceutical company. His goal, a goal upheld by the company today, was to invent and produce new superior drugs and to distribute them internationally. In 1982, Roche introduced a prescription drug to the public unlike anything they had ever seen before. The drug they put on the market was FDA approved Accutane (also known as isotretinoin). This medication was to aid those who suffered from severe acne, finally offering a…

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  • Essay On Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    congenital heart defects are the most common birth defects, followed by musculoskeletal defects, genitourinary defects, orofacial defects, and neural tube defects (Simeone, R., Feldkamp, M., Reefhuis, J., Mitchell, A., Gilboa, S., Honein, M., & Iskander, J., 2015). Most birth defects develop within the first trimester of pregnancy. Therefore, planned pregnancy is a huge key factor in preventing birth defects, because often times birth defects develop even before women might know they are…

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  • Research Paper On Anotia

    sequence which may have caused a genetic syndrome. In the case of AM, craniofacial microsomia is the closest syndrome to its description; craniofacial microsomia is a wide-ranged abnormality during the development of a fetus’ skull. These patients have different sizes and facial features in their left and right sides of their face. An attending surgeon at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Samuel J. Lin, wrote an article, “Microtia” which states that about half of the patients with microtia/anotia he…

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