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After effects of tranquliser?

After effects of tranquliser?

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 more

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Septic Shock (Definition)

Septic shock. Sepsis occurs when an infections enters & is spread through the bloodstream, potentially causing a marked drop in blood pressure with potential for stroke, heart or ...Read more


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Neupogen can increase WBC after late onset neutropenia (LON). Any prescription that gives long term prevention of the LON side effect after Rituximab?

 Neupogen can increase WBC after late onset neutropenia (LON). Any prescription that gives long term  prevention of the LON side effect after Rituximab?

Neutropenia: is not usually treated except for absolute neutropenia. Hence usual practice is to use Neupogen or G CSF or prevent or treat absolute neutropenia so that benefits outweigh the adverse effects ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of taking a warm bath immediately after a chemotherapy patient takes one? Any danger of absorbing the chemo?

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

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Common after effects of laxatives?

Common after effects of laxatives?

Constipation: The more you come to depend on laxitives, the more you will feel the need for laxitives. ...Read more

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What are the after effects of prolonged ED drugs?

What are the after effects of prolonged ED drugs?

Well...: No studies exist that demonstrate the long term effects of the use of these drugs... you are 49, why are you using them?? was a cause for your low libido and erectile dysfunction studied?? ...Read more

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What are after effects of stopping prednisone?

What are after effects of stopping prednisone?

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 more

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What are the eventual effects on an unborn/born child after long term administration of utrogestion during pregnancy?

What are the eventual effects on an unborn/born child after long term administration of utrogestion during pregnancy?

None.: Utrogestan is natural Progesterone that is the main hormone normally produced by the placenta. It is not surprising, therefore, that no adverse fetal/neonatal effects have ever been described with its use in pregnancy. ...Read more

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After long term use of terbutaline (8 weeks) can the drug leave lasting side effect of tachycardia, shortness of breathe, etc.?

After long term use of terbutaline (8 weeks) can the drug leave lasting side effect of tachycardia, shortness of breathe, etc.?

Yes: Those are short term side effects that usually resolve within minutes. There usually shouldn't be long term side effect per se. ...Read more

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Are the risks of gastric relapse of chrohns high after prednisone treatment?

Are the risks of gastric relapse of chrohns high after prednisone treatment?

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

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Are there long term effects after surviving septic shock?

Are there long term effects after surviving septic shock?

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

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What are some of the complications of chemotherapy after splenectomy?

What are some of the complications of chemotherapy after splenectomy?

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

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How long after taking azithromycin would the risk of sudden death return to normal?

How long after taking azithromycin would the risk of sudden death return to normal?

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

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What are the Effects of drinking alcohol after taking the morning after?

What are the Effects of drinking alcohol after taking the morning after?

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

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What are the chances of recovering from sepsis after bowel perforation?

What are the chances of recovering from sepsis after bowel perforation?

Depends: There are several factors that can influence survival from sepsis due to bowel perforation. Age, other medical conditions, and timing of intervention/antiobiotics can all make a big difference. ...Read more

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Subsequent to effects of stopping prednisone?

Subsequent to effects of stopping prednisone?

Depends: Dosing and time important. The higher the dose and length of treatment, higher risk of cataracts, osteoporosis, adrenal insufficiency , hyperglycemia etc. ...Read more

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Sepsis (Definition)

The body's abnormal response to severe infection. Sepsis symptoms include fever, rapid heart rate and rapid breathing, and bloodwork will reveal elevation of ...Read more


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Infection In The Blood (Definition)

Septicemia / sepsis occurs when a serious infection has spread through the blood. It can cause organs to stop functioning and in some cases ...Read more