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What are side effects of taking meticorten 20mg?

What are side effects of taking meticorten 20mg?

Cortisone-type drug: Meticorten is Prednisone and form of cortisone. It is used for many inflamatory conditions. Taken orally or by injection at high doses over long periods, it can have many side effects including reduced immune response, water retention, kidney involvement and many other conditons. When used for long periods and it is to be stopped, the dose must be reduced gradually (tapering). ...Read more

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Can most ambulance services stock (or carry onboard) antivenins such as crotalidae polyvalent immune fab (corfab)?

No, not at all: antivenins are extremely expensive and require special care / handling. They are stored at regional Poison Control Centers--and when a call comes in (usually from ER) about subject with exposure, the antivenin in cabbed to them ASAP. ...Read more

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What are the stamaril vaccine side effects duration?

What are the stamaril vaccine side effects duration?

Yellow Fever Vaccine: For use in travelers going to areas with yellow fever. No booster is needed for immunity. Common side effects include (<10%) includes low grade fever, muscle aches, headaches. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects of immunoglobulin intravenous medication?

Is there any side effects of immunoglobulin intravenous medication?

Possiby: Intravenous immunoglobulin (ivig) is a blood product collected from donations from hundreds of individuals, so there is the theoretical possibility of typical transfusion problems i.e. Infection, reaction etc. In the U.S. However production of this product is so controlled and processing involves, detergent washing and treating the product, so it is less likely to cause problems. ...Read more

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Side effects of expired medication, particularly antibiotics?

Side effects of expired medication, particularly antibiotics?

How long? Which?: Most expiration dates are about half of the actual time that the compounds remain active, but this may not guarantee their activity. Side-effects of the products of these compounds as they deteriorate vary with the compound, but very few if any have serious toxicities. Best to throw them out if they have expired. Better than taking a chance they are inactive or toxic. ...Read more

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What are side effects of antibiotic rifampin?

What are side effects of antibiotic rifampin?

Talk to pharmacist.: Side effects of Rifampin include confusion, dizziness, abdominal pain, bruising, bleeding, hostility, palpitations, increased blood pressure, trouble breathing, dark colored urine ; light colored stools. See your pharmacist for a more complete, comprehensive overview of the posssible side effects of this and any med. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of poison ivy injections?

What are the side effects of poison ivy injections?

Poison ivy: there are no approved injections for poison ivy, except for one being worked on by an allergist in New Jersey, not too far from you. This is not an approved treatment but has shown positive results in a small group of patient ...Read more

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Which are side effects of pylorest ulcer drug?

Which are side effects of pylorest ulcer drug?

What drug: it depends on the drug that you are on. You need to tell us the drug that you are on for us to tell you the side effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of flea medications for humans?

What are the side effects of flea medications for humans?

Don't Use Pet Flea: Products on yourself humans usually use 1% topical Hydrocortisone which usually isn't problematic. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other antihistamines can be taken orally for itching - and this may lead to sedation. ...Read more

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Side effects of sular (nisoldipine) serious?

Side effects of sular (nisoldipine) serious?

Sular (nisoldipine): Is medicine to treat high blood pressure. Can cause headache, stomach upset, fast heart beats, sore throat, nasal congestion, flushing, swelling, dizziness, rash. Under supervision by your doctor, & taken as prescribed, side effects manageable. Only serious ones are rash/swelling/shortness of breath/fainting. If these occur, call your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Were there any side effects of dapsone?

Were there any side effects of dapsone?

Several: Dapsone may cause an allergic reaction, an elevation in your liver enzymes/liver damage, and very commonly can cause an anemia from RBC breakdown, particularly in certain susceptible groups. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of this treatment, both in the short term and long term?

Don't know your ques: Don't know what treatment you are speaking of? Please re-ask your question. ...Read more

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What are side effects of retinyl linoleate?

Side effects: everything has side effects Read label and go to drugs.com ...Read more

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What are the side effects of flea bites on humans?

What are the side effects of flea bites on humans?

Fleas: Fleas can carry tapeworms & Murine typhus. In some parts of the world to include the Southwestern United States they can carry a bacteria called yersinia pestis which can cause Bubonic plague. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of diethylpropion HCl ER 75mg?

What are the side effects of diethylpropion HCl ER 75mg?

Many: Possible side effects: arrhythmias, possible mentation changes and habit forming potential. I have never prescribed it, but per literature review its side effect profile is similar to Phentermine, commonly used for weight loss purposes. In my opinion the risk of using it outweighs its benefits. ...Read more

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How should I get rid of cefuroxime side effects. ?

How should I get rid of cefuroxime  side effects. ?

Which effects?: Predominantly gi, with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Generally just stop taking the drug. ...Read more

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What are the mental side effects of hyoscyamine sulfate?

What are the mental side effects of hyoscyamine sulfate?

Yes.: This drug is a potent anticholineric drugs. Drowsiness and brain fog is not uncommon. There are more modern treatments available. ...Read more

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How common are drug side effects in old adults?

How common are drug side effects in old adults?

More common: Unfortunately as we get older our bodies are much less efficient at getting rid of medicine that we take. This means that a dose for a young adult may be half or less in the elderly depending on their liver kidney function. So often older patients take doses that are too much for them and therefore they get more side effects from this because a regular adult dose is like taking a double dose. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of prednisone taken for poison oak?

What are the side effects of prednisone taken for poison oak?

Possibly none: If the Prednisone is only taken for a short. Of time there may be no side effects. Rarely even with a short course you can be more nervous and hungry and rarely develop necrosis of your femoral head which is the top of your leg bone that connects to your hip. ...Read more