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After Effects Of Sepsis
Depends on…: What med is being used: benzodiazepines like ativan/xanax/valium can cause drowsiness & have addictive potential; some describe effects as "being in a fog". Ssris r antidepressants also used for anxiety; some r stimulating (prozac), others sedating (paxil), others neutral (zoloft/lexapro). Some may cause weight gain; others neutral. Decreased libido, premature ejaculation seen with some. See doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neupogen can increase WBC after late onset neutropenia (LON). Any prescription that gives long term prevention of the LON side effect after Rituximab?
Are there any side effects of taking a warm bath immediately after a chemotherapy patient takes one? Any danger of absorbing the chemo?
No problem: If chemotherapy employed and there is no problem with BP, oral meds cant be affected in terms of absorption from GI tact by taking warm bath. If meds were given intravenously they are already in circulation and their distribution to the organs of the body are similarly unaffected. ...Read more
Varies.: Depends on how it was stopped. If stopped abruptly it may have rebound effects of the disease process that was treated. IE a flare. May feel fatigued and sluggish until the effects wears off. If you have been taking it longer than two to three weeks should be tapered off by doctors directions. If you have taken it for a long time you may symptoms of adrenal insufficiency if not tapered correctly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the eventual effects on an unborn/born child after long term administration of utrogestion during pregnancy?
After long term use of terbutaline (8 weeks) can the drug leave lasting side effect of tachycardia, shortness of breathe, etc.?
Gastric Crohn's : There is always a risk of relapse of Crohn's disease, no matter which part of the digestive tract it is in. Treatment with prednisone does not increase the chances of a relapse. It is impossible to predict what the odds of a relapse are, since Crohn's disease is not very predictable in any patient. I would discuss this question with your gastroenterologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Septic shock: Patients who survive septic shock or any critical illness have the potential (but not definite) for long term sequelae. Part of this is determined by complications experienced during sepsis, such as respiratory, heart, or renal failure, neurological complications, problems with blood flow to extremities and risk of gangrene. Patients may also experience post traumatic stress disorder. ...Read more
OPSS, aka...: ...Overwhelming post-splenectomy sepsis. The spleen is a filter that removes old blood cells and certain (encapsulated) bacteria from the bloodstream. Therefore, people without a spleen are prone to certain infections (although there are vaccines for these). Chemotherapy inherently weakens the immune system's response to infection. Therefore, the 2 combined may increase infection risk. ...Read more
Yes if it is a long: Acting preparation.Get a more detailed answer ›
5-7 days: The risk is really very low. The drug is out of your system 5-7 days after your last dose and it's effects on the cardiac system probably are gone even sooner. This is a common effect of many antibiotics, not just Azithromycin and has been known for some time. Nothing to be alarmed about in most circumstances. ...Read more
Possibly: It depends on the severity and length of deprivation. ...Read more
Don't understand ?: after taking WHAT the morning after?? If you are asking about the validity of using alcohol to treat hangovers - the "hair of the dog that bit you"- it has been decisively demonstrated in several studies to be ineffective and harmful. Some people are not hung over - they wake up in alcohol withdrawal, with anxiety, tremor, headache, nausea and many symptoms similar to hangovers&alcohol does help ...Read more
Death: This can be highly lethal.Get a more detailed answer ›