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 SFX stand for?
SFX stands for Side Effects (counter-strike gaming clan)
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- Slang/chat, popular culture
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We have 10 other meanings of SFX in our Acronym Attic
- Strike Fighter Weapons School Atlantic
- Strike Fighter Weapon School Atlantic
- Swedish Forest and Wood Trade Union
- Service and Food Workers Union (New Zealand)
- Seychelles Federation of Workers' Unions
- Science Fiction Writers Workshop (online)
- Solidarity Front of Women Workers
- Saint Francis Xavier
- Self Extracting (data compression)
- Shop Floor Execution (business software)
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Side effects from shots are usually mild and last a short time.
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.
30, 2003 Researchers at Stanford University Medical Center have identified a genetic marker that can explain why some people experience side effects to common antidepressants while others do not.