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Can Apixaban Be Cut
Can nattokinase and warfarin be taken at the same time. Or can nattokinase be substituted for warfarin. What can make my DVT go away?
Yes, YetCarefulAbout: dose/day. Instead Xarelto inhibits clot formation & is Rxed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just at blood vessel breaks, thus any bleeding problems are ?ed. Xarelto does NOT thin blood; blood viscosity does not change. Can efficacy of Xarelto to ? clotting be checked? Yes, using TEG machine, see: http://goo.gl/XxOW9c for checking any kind of clotting issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trazodone: Trazodone is an antidepressant of the serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor (SARI) class. It is a phenylpiperazine compound. It has been used often Off-Label as a sleep aide. Because of the nature and class of the drug, it truly should be weaned down as opposed to simply stopping it. This could be something you could easily discuss with your Prescribing Doctor depending on your specifics. ...Read more
Vasectomy????: Do you mean vasectomy? A vasectomy is the procedure to "tie off" and occlude the vas deferens, the tubes that transport sperm to the outside world via the ejaculate. A vasectomy is reversible through microsurgery, but the success rate is not great. Several factors affect success: length of time since the vasectomy, scar tissue formation, testicular ability to produce sperm again. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take Coumadin (warfarin) with simvastatin?I read where it thins the blood so could be dangerous.
Drug interaction: When you take more than one drug you do have an interaction. Simvastatin and coumadin (warfarin) are very often given together. Though now with newer blood thinners less coumadin (warfarin) is being used. Studies have shown that some statins increase risk and some decrease risk of bleeding. So if you have no increased signs of bruising and bleeding you may be still okay. ...Read more
Yes, it is, but: www.drugs.com warns :during concomitant use of these drugs, patients should be monitored for potentially excessive or prolonged CNS and respiratory depression. Ambulatory patients should be counseled to avoid hazardous activities requiring mental alertness and motor coordination until they know how these agents affect them. Happy holidays. ...Read more
Stop cutting.: Once the skin is cut, a scar will result. Not too deep a cut--not too bad a scar, unless it gets infected, picked, or tanned. Keeping a new wound clean, protected, and noninfected helps to minimize any scarring that will result. Some areas are worse than others, even in the same person. Scar pads, gels, and vitamin E massage can also help reduce scarring, but stop or remove is impossible! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually not chronic: Resistance conditioning should help. Try putting a bean bag on the top of your foot and then bending your ankle to lift your toes up. As you lift your toes tip them so the sole of your foot faces outward. That motion should strengthen the muscle that is usually responsible for shin splints. In addition, balancing up on your tip toes is another good exercise to strengthen those muscles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can SVT due to alcohol can be cured forever? What should be the precautions for arrhythmia and holiday heart?
SVT can be cured : Svt can be cured permanently by performing a procedure called ablation the procedure will interrupt the conduction the area of the heart where the rhythm start you will be able to stop the Calan you need to consult a cardiologist who specializes in arehyrhmia management and can perform ablation. ...Read more
Cut on arm from 21st. Cleaned the wound not sure whether it would be considered deep but white can be seen. How to care asap and minimize scarring?
Use as directed: As pharmacist to help if your directions call for the 3mg dose. That's their responsibility. Your's is to follow directions, convince the Dr to lower the dose or find other professional to work with. ...Read more
Is 100mg the highest dose of topamax (topiramate) for migraines and can it be taken with other pills? Also can you take it once a day or must it be split?
Not really: The clinical trial in migraine prevention used 100 mg as the maximal dose. Since the medication is not a delayed release preparation, should be administered twice a day. Increasing the dose can cause further resection in frequency and intensity of migraines, but at the risk of side effects. ...Read more
Can vitamin C powder be applied directly on skin? If not, how many % should it be used for skin care?
Yes? Why Should You?: Marketing/promotion is very commonly unrelated to justification/efficacy, other than noise, buz, profits for the sellers. Even the linus pauling institute (linus pauling started the popular idea about special benefits for vitamin c decades ago based on no scientific evidence; only 1 person's theory), does not support any evidence that what you are asking about makes any sense; look it up. ...Read more
Absolutely: Sports tape can be great if properly applied. If too tight it will restrict venous return and cause swelling. This is especially true on the wrist and ankle in general tape should not be circumferential around the whole limb above the wrist or above the ankle. ...Read more
Stab Wound To ABD: Stab wounds can be fatal if the knife penetrates thru the abdominal wall and pierces a vital internal organ (liver, intestines, major blood vessels, etc). Many tests are available to figure out if a knife wound warrants surgical exploration; however, nothing is foolproof & we often have to operate to be 100% certain. Bottom line: any stab wound to the abdomen mandates trauma center evaluation. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Yes: Technically should be possible to take down and reverse nissen, even laparoscopically. The important question is why it was done and what the reason for wanting to have it reversed. Talk with your surgeon. A seond opinion may be helpful to assess the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can adipex be taken with Prozac (fluoxetine)? If taken together can it lead to death? Heart attack etc?
Yes: Yes, by prescription only and with continuing medical supervision. But you better learn how to eat properly because topiramate induced weight loss is limited, and often while remaining on the drug for long periods, weight may be regained. Never discontinue this drug rapidly because you might experience seizures. ...Read more
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