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Aggrastat (Overview)

Aggrastat is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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Will allergy medicine, like zyrtec, (cetirizine) relive cold symptoms?

Will allergy medicine, like zyrtec, (cetirizine) relive cold symptoms?

Cold symptoms: Are you sure it is a cold not allergies? Zyrtec (cetirizine) will not alleviate cold symptoms. A decongestant containing medication will help. ...Read more

Aggrastat (Overview)

Aggrastat is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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What foods aggravate eczema?

What foods aggravate eczema?

That depends..: ...Entirely on the person. Eczema is an allergy related condition. Whatever the individual person is sensitive to could potentially aggravate it. Conversely, what someone is not sensitive to will not aggravate it. What aggravates one person's condition may or may not aggravate another person's condition, depending on the other person's particular sensitivity. ...Read more

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Wellbutrin, (bupropion) allergy meds, sinus meds, and booze? Bad combo?

Wellbutrin, (bupropion) allergy meds, sinus meds, and booze? Bad combo?

Of course: If the wellbutrin (bupropion) (WB) is for depression, drinking is likely to maintain the depression & interfere with the benefits of wb. The risk of seizures is higher combining heavy drinking + wb. Mixing WB with decongestants can cause agitation or anxiety. General rule is not to mix multiple drugs whenever possible, including alcohol. ...Read more

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Will wellbutrin (bupropion) and zyprexa help relieve my heavy anxiety?

Will wellbutrin (bupropion) and zyprexa help relieve my heavy anxiety?

Possibly: Anxiety can mean many different things to different people. Wellbutrin (bupropion) and zyprexa can be used to address anxiety in some people, but we would need to know more about you anxiety to comment further. ...Read more

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What's better for hives, Zantac 150 or benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

What's better for hives, Zantac 150 or benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is better than zantac. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an h1 blocker, zantac is not. I like Allegra more than Benadryl (diphenhydramine) because Allegra does not cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Extreme diaper rash, will Advil (ibuprofen) help?

Extreme diaper rash, will Advil (ibuprofen) help?

EXTREME meaning: Badly excoriated ?!? Not to worry maalox oral suspension works wonders on diaper rashes. You have to apply it on the affected areas with diaper changes. Continue whatever diaper cream you are using . If it is a yeast infection or bacterial skin infection , you will need rx from your pediatrician. Do not use hot or warm water to clean, it stings and burns & your baby will be in pain. Cool is fine! ...Read more

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Does apple juice help stop diarrhea or constipation?

Does apple juice help stop diarrhea or constipation?

Helps constipation: Sorbital, otherwise known as glucitol, is a type of sugar alcohol that loosens the stool and promotes regular bowel movement. Sorbital is abundant in many fruit juices such as prune, peach, pear and apple juice. ...Read more

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How does Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help reduce allergy symptoms?

How does Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help reduce allergy symptoms?

Reduces histamine: It decreases the amount of chemicals, such as histamine( hence it is an antihistamine), an allergic person's body produces in response to allergens, which could be anything from pollen and pet dander to substances which cause skin rashes. ...Read more

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What foods trigger anxiety?

What foods trigger anxiety?

Food & Anxiety: Food additives, coloring & dyes, sweeteners such as high fructose corn syrup, flavorings like MSG, gluten, soy, dairy, caffeine, etc. ...Read more

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What's better advair or flovent?

What's better advair or flovent?

Different medication: While both medications are used daily to control asthma, one is not better than the other. In general in asthma management the goal is to use the least amount of medication necessary to control asthma symptoms. Advair is considered to be a stronger medication as it has two compounds an inhaled corticosteroid (ics)plus a long acting beta agonist. Flovent is only an ics. ...Read more

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Can aerius antihistamine meds cause Constipation?

Can aerius antihistamine meds cause Constipation?

Unlikely: Not a known side effect of the drug, but you can still try for yourself to hold it and see if the constipation resolves, otherwise see your doctor for evaluation if it is really bothersome, as there are several causes for constipation, best wishes ...Read more

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What OTC products work for allergy relief?

What OTC products work for allergy relief?

Several: There are several otc allergy medicines that are available. Some examples include allegra, zyrtec and claritin (loratadine). ...Read more

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Does swiss kris's laxatives cause hives?

Does swiss kris's laxatives cause hives?

Yes - they can: Swiss kris's laxatives are an herbal remedy that, in addition to dried senna leaves (a known laxative), also contain many other ingredients, such as peach and strawberry leaves, anise and caraway seeds and hibiscus and calendula flowers. Hives are a possible side effect. ...Read more

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Does ice cream help bronchitis?

Does ice cream help bronchitis?

No: Ice cream, although universally desired, has not been shown to provide definitive and reproducible benefit to bronchitis sufferers. On a related but somewhat different topic, although milk products have been implicated to worsen coughs, this is generally felt to be an old wive's tale. ...Read more

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Witch safer log term use paxil (paroxetine) or zoloft?

Witch safer log term use paxil (paroxetine) or zoloft?

Probably the same: Studies show that these agents are fairly similar in effectiveness overall. There isn't any data comparing side effects. If you are trying to choose one, I would choose the one that improves your depression best. Some folks respond better to one or the other but we have no way of knowing that without just trying them. ...Read more

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Can Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) help relieve symptoms of IBS-C?

Can Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) help relieve symptoms of IBS-C?

It is often: used for that purpose. Frankly, I would first, try different diets/foods to see which are better / worse and also consider amitryptiline. ...Read more

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Overdosing on anti histamine tablets bad for you?

Overdosing on anti histamine tablets bad for you?

Yes: Overdosing on anything is bad for you. Although these drugs are safe, you must be cautious in taking them. ...Read more

Tirofiban (Definition)

Tirofiban is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more