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Other Medications

EPOETIN ALFA / DARBEPOETIN

  • Epoetin alfa is also known as Eprex®; darbepoetin is also known as Aranesp®
  • Available in different strengths as prefilled syringes for injection 
The Epoetin info sheet is available to view, download and print in these languages:

FILGRASTIM

  • Also known as G-CSF, Neupogen®, Grastofil®
  • Available as 300mcg or 480mcg prefilled syringes for injection 
The Filgrastim info sheet is available to view, download and print in these languages:

MARIJUANA

Currently, Health Canada has approved marijuana for use in the following conditions:

  • Nausea and vomiting from cancer treatment
  • Relief of nerve type pain/pain and muscle spasms from multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Severe pain from advanced cancer         

Use for other conditions are off-label, and are not supported by evidence.

The Marijuana info sheet is available to view, download and print in these languages:


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