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Risperidone blood level

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Risperidone Level: This is the level of the drug and it's active metabolites measured usually in blood. It can be useful when evaluating someone who has either less of a ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cary Rose
Dr. Cary Rose answered
Specializes in Cardiology
Several days : To go through 5 half-lives.
A male asked:
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Lab tests: recommended but not required tests including fasting blood sugar and fasting lipid profile. Body weight and waist circumference are very informative ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
44 years experience in Endocrinology
Depends - months: B"sd that a good question - most important is there any problem arising from the mildly elevated prolactin like absent periods or breast milk. Would t ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience in Endocrinology
PTH: Low vitamin d or a diet low in calcium can cause PTH elevation in the setting of normal calcium. Also kidney problems can cause a similar process due ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No : Only if the inr is so high that there is spontaneous and severe bleeding in which case the BP tends to go down (rapidly).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Cymbalta (duloxetine): No reported cases of changes in blood sugar levels that I am aware of.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
The other way: Alcohol acutely will lower blood sugars by inhibiting glucose release from your liver and increasing inulin.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
No.: Hemoglobin concentration will have no effect on HCG or serum pregnancy test.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Brenner
23 years experience in Psychiatry
Cardiac possible: Not so much on the change in blood levels but more concerning is the increased risk of heart rhythm problems, sometimes dangerous, by prolonging a por ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Raised prolactin: Hello Rache R, commonest cause of raised prolactin is towards the end of pregnancy and during breast feeding.There is a long list of drugs that do it ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
I would guess: That it definitely yes. Wise up before it is too late and get rid of all that sugar and sweeteners.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Tizanidine should not cause any changes in blood sugar level. The one caveat to this is if you have something like a spinal cord injury where you have ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
A little: Caffeine can cause a small but detectable rise in blood glucose, particularly if you have diabetes.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Below 60 mg: Normal sugars run between 60-90mg. Most people develop symptoms of hypoglycemia as the blood sugar level gets down to 60mg or lower. Hypoglycemia is a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Several things: Including daily doses of snri's -- medications used to treat depression. See your doctor; the evaluation can be complex.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lev Lubarsky
22 years experience in Cardiology
No: It does not in most people.
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A female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience in Neurology
No: No, this will not affect this.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
INR : Inr level isn't tied to blood pressure.
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not usually: Rising creatinine and blood urea level is more indicative of kidney insufficiency; anesthesia by itself should not cause this.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Cholesterol levels: Outside "normal" range.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience in Diabetology
Probably: That would entirely depend on how high it is and how long it has been high. If you are not diabetic a transitory high blood sugar is probably of no c ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Not much: As kidneys get sick or recover, creatinine can fluctuate up to 1.0 per day. A massive transfusion as during rough surgery or hemorrhage might result i ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Insulin resistance: Patients with resistance to insulin, including early type 2 diabetes have high Insulin levels with normal or elevated blood glucose. We do not routine ... Read More
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