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Treatment Snapshot

PUBLISHED March 24, 2010

 

 

FDA-approved treatment for cancer-related fatigue include:
> Levothroid/Levoxyl/Synthroid (levothyroxine) [for low thyroid function]
> Aranesp (darbepoetin alfa) [for chemotherapy-related anemia]
> Procrit (epoetin alfa) [for chemotherapy-related anemia]

Experimental agents include: 
> Ritalin (methylphenidate)
> Provigil (modafinil)

Non-drug interventions include:
> Exercise
> Cognitive behaviorial therapy
> Blood transfusions [for cancer-related anemia]
> Healthy diet
> Prioritize activities
> Short naps

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