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Textbook sized: That is impossible in ths simple forum. I think in the U.S. There are now over 90000 diffent prescriptions. The book answering this question would weigh at least ten pounds. ...Read more
My dr. prescribed Propranolol as needed. I know it slows your heart rate and an ADR is heart failure. Should I be worried about taking it?
Why do we administer adrenaline im instead of IV in case of an anaphylactic shock? And why can't adr be given in a hypovolemic shock?
Both: The IV dose needs to be very diluted vs the im. The im dose can be given faster without any preparation prior whereas the IV dose needs time to set up and requires cardiac monitoring. Since time is of the essence, the im dose gets there sooner. ...Read more
Have moderate /severe radiculopathy that started and progressed more than a year after L5/S1 ADR surgery.EMG showed compressed nerve. Causes for this?
Postlaminectomy synd: Post Laminetomy syndrome can be flared following ADR surgery.The resulting nerve pain is due to altered kinetics, gravity or possibly scar. Other times the surgery just cant stop progression of disease and nerve damage. See your surgeon right away to evaluate: starting physical therapy focusing on core strengthening, postop imaging,epidural injection or SI joint examination or possible injection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been experiencing chronic bilateral leg pain (just below the knee and extending down several inches) for a year. Extensive testing has failed to identify a cause. I am wondering if this is possibly an ADR from taking Lisinopril (20mg) for 21/2 year
Suppose that could: be possible, as any adverse effect could at some point be attributed to a medication, even if there are few or no previous reports. Joint pain has been reported in the past. The muscle cramping is more likely to occur from statins (cholesterol medicines), hydrochlorothiazides or other diuretics, some proton pump inhibitors which are acid relievers, and a few other blood pressure pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr prescribed propranolol for anxiety. I know it slows heart rate and has an ADR of heart failure. Should I be worried about taking it? Clean EKG etc.
How is a cervical adr (c5-6 & c6-7) converted to a posterior approach fusion from c3-4 to c6-7? Recent MRI shows severe spinal stenosis.
2 level adr in2010. Having mild myelopathy. Mri shows severe spinal stenosis c3-4. Doc. Suggests conversion to fusion c3-c8 posterior. How's this done?
Back of neck: Given your prior surgery from the front of your neck, the approach from the back will avoid the scarring associated with the prior surgery. The surgery will require an incision and the muscles will be separated to expose the bones covering back of the spine. The bone will be removed to take pressure off the spinal cord. How much bone removed is determined by the narrowed levels where pressure is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If mainly bipolar depressive can doc substitute SSRI instead since lamotrigine has incrisk of ADR's.which antidepresant is most potent and works quick?
Bipolar depressed: Sounds like you've been dx'ed bipolar I or II, currently depressed. Your question asked if an SSRI can be substituted for lamictal, as well as which antidepressant is "most potent". The best people to decide which meds you should take are you and your treating doc (together). There is no one "most potent" antidepressant. Talk with ur doc about your current symptoms, so u can feel well ASAP :) ...Read more
Hgb 55, S.Bili 37, Urine Orange, Rx. 2 units RBC, 2 days later, same thing. Shortness of breath on exertion O2 82 & Pulse 115. After Meropenem. ADR?
Check with your doc: Monty based on the numbers you just gave you should be talking with your doctor or get a different opinion ...Read more
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