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is constulose the same thing as lactulose

A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Brand name: Constulose is a brand name for lactulose, a non-absorbed synthetic sugar that is used to rid the body of excess ammonium in people with cirrhosis (sev ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It is ok: Yes it is ok as long as recommended by your Gastroenterologist
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ricker
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Not really: However lactulose can be given orally or rectally as a retention enema.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
32 years experience Family Medicine
Gi: This is used for a variety of conditions but can cause nausea/bloating/vomiting/severe diarrhea/intestinal cramps and abdominal distention, as well as ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pejman Katiraei
17 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Qi is considered the energy that flows through our body to give us life - bioenergetics.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Allen
29 years experience Family Medicine
Not quite: One of the active ingredients in Percocet is oxycodone, but Percocet is the specific brand-name of a medication that combines oxycodone with Acetamino ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
No: All emphysema is a type of copd. All COPD is not emphysema.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
35 years experience Neurology
Do you mean benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine, but can be very sedating. If by doing the same thing you mean treating seasonal allergies then there a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lance Stein
Specializes in Hepatology
No: Hepatitis a can lead to jaundice, or yellowing of the eyes and skin. But jaundice can happen in many different types of diseases or disorders, not ju ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
No: These are completely different drugs.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Narcotics: Both tramadol and oxycodone are opioids. However, tramadol is not considered a controlled substance.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Different: They are different medications in the same class of medicine (both are ace inhibitors). The function the same way but have different dosing.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Two completely different less-well-known vitamins.
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Kline
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Essentially: The prep is intended to clean out the colon to allow thorough visualization during the colonoscopy and is meant to produce clear, watery diarrhea. The ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Same: Lactose is a sugar- and if you dont have enough of the enzyme in your digestive tract, taking milk and certain dairy products might cause bloating, ab ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Some preps: Are more difficult or time consuming, which caues non-compliance, or result in more electrolyte abnormalities, such as low potassium. But you are rig ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Lidocaine is a local anesthetic (numbing medicine), aloe is a plant that sometimes used to assist the wound healing.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
NO!: Polyethylene glycol is found in polyesters, but propylene glycol is an organic alcohol found in some cosmetics.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Different: These are Amino Acids that the body uises in ver specific ways. Unbalanced use of these Amino Acid have the ability to do far more harm than good. The ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
43 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Septicemia refers to the presence of infectious organisms(bacteria, fungi or viruses) in the blood stream and the occurrence of symptoms such as fever ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hargroder
35 years experience Bariatrics
No: Adipex is a brand name for phentermine, an amphetamine that is commonly prescribed and fairly well tolerated. Sibutramina is not an amphetamine, but ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Not exaclty: Fruit and vegetables have a whole spectrum of carotene substances that are good for you . Isolating a few doesnt have the same benefit.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Yes.
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