Because most occupational exposures do not lead to HIV infection, the chance of possible serious side effects (toxicity) from any of the drugs used to prevent infection may be much greater than the chance of HIV infection from such exposures.
What does S/E stand for?
S/E stands for Side Effect (pharmaceuticals)
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We have 106 other meanings of S/E in our Acronym Attic
- System Description
- SONET/Digital Multiplex System
- Solvent/Detergent Treated Plasma
- System Design Review
- Structural/Dedicated Test Article
- Satellite Digital Tie Trunk (TIA-646-B)
- Save and Exit
- Self Employed
- Self Esteem
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The main side effect of the polio shot is soreness where the shot is given.
However, these therapies are occasionally associated with harmful side effects ranging from mild to severe.
The two interim analyses were conducted in the first 197 men who completed one year of treatment in GTx's pivotal Phase III clinical trial evaluating ACAPODENE for the treatment of multiple serious side effects of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for advanced prostate cancer.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE:VRX) today announced that it will make available a new complimentary resource, "Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects For Dummies," for cancer chemotherapy patients and their caregivers.
Scope: --Quantitative treatment data from over 440 physicians: 60 from Japan, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK, and 80 from the US --Qualitative feedback on key findings and future trends in the treatment of prostate cancer and the management of disease and treatment side effects --A strong future focus on key issues, including the increasing use of third generation cytotoxics in HRPC and the implementation of screening in Europe Highlights --Clinical trials have shown the lack of activity of estramustine in hormone refractory prostate cancer, but the drug is still commonly used because of the lack of alternatives.
The Web site also provides educational information for people affected by cancer on how to work with their healthcare team to effectively manage some of the more common and often distressing side effects that can result from chemotherapy, such as nausea, vomiting and fatigue that often compound the emotional toll and disruption that cancer brings into patients' lives.
Older people, for example, are more susceptible to injury from a fall caused by dizziness, which can be a side effect of some antidepressant drugs.