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Neila's Medicine History
(These are medicines Neila has taken since her diagnosis, but is not taking currently)
Senokot® (Senna) tablet 1 at bedtime when needed. over-the-counter The laxative of choice when pain medicine causes severe constipation.
Alieve cap 3 x daily over-the-counter  for pain. Nurse Cathy said to stop because it is the same class as Celebrex and amounted to an overdose.
Diflucan  (fluconazole) 100 mg 2 1st day, 1 p. day for 3 days Sharma And "anti-fugual" for urinary tracks infection. June 5-8, '01 only.
Dilaudid® (Hydromorphone) 4 mg every 6 hours as needed Perkins A morphene-based pain control medicine. It has been prescribed off and on by all Neila's doctors.
Elavil® (amitriptyline) 10 mg tab 1 daily, at bedtime Perkins To help in sleeping
Neurontin® (gabapentin) 100 mg caps 2 caps, 3 x daily Perkins For periphrial neuropathy (foot cramps)
Anzemet® 100 mg 1 daily for 5 days after chemo Perkins June 15-20, 2000
Amoxil® (amoxicillin) 500 mg 4 daily for 28 capsules Wood (dentist) Oct. 11-18, 2000 for dental surgery
Nifefex® (Iron supplement) 150 mg 1 daily over-the-counter Recommended by Perkins to combat anemia duirng chemo. Took April-July, 2000.
Calcium supplement 600 mg 1 daily over-the-counter Predates onset of cancer. Recommended originally by Dr. John Wood. She is occasionally inspired to take this, but very irregularly
Cipro® (Ciprofloxacin) 500 mg 1 tablet, 2x daily for five days John Wood DDB An antibiotic taken dural oral surgery (root canal).
Zofran® (Ondansetron) 8 mg 1 every 8 hours as needed Perkins Started in April for nausea associated with chemotherapy.
Prilosec® (Omeprazone) 20 mg 1 dialy Perkins For stomach--blocks release of stomach acids. Replaced with Zantac
Phenergan® (Promethazine) 25 mg every 6 hrs as needed Perkins Suspended 4/26/00. Was for allergic reactions, nausea and vomiting, including motion sickness. One of the suspects in crisis of 4/22/00.
Temazepam (Restoril®) 15 MG 2 at bedtime Perkins Suspended 4/26/00. Was for insomnia. Slows down central nervous system and is one of the suspects in crisis of 4/22/00. Similar to Relafen so shouldn't be taken together.
Ativan® (Lorazepam) 1 mg 2, 1x daily Sharma Suspended 4/26/00. Relieves anxiety by slowing down central nervous system.  One of the suspects in crisis of 4/22/00 because it works in the same way as Temazepam
Relafen® (Nabumetone) 500 mg 2 daily Perkins Suspended 4/26/00. An antinfamatory. One of the suspects in crisis of 4/22/00.
Hydrocodone Acetaminophen (Vicodin®) 5mg/500mg 1 or 2 tablets every 4 hours for arthritic pain Perkins Started 08/25/00. Intended to replace Celebrex, but Neila was not happy with it and went back to Celebrex.

Kendall's Prescription Medicine  
Pravachol® or Pravastatin generic 20 mg tablets 1 daily Wood Beginning 10/25/00 to control cholesterol and triglyceride levels.