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What are the bad long term side effects of caffeine consumption on the fetus?

What are the bad long term side effects of caffeine consumption on the fetus?

Unclear.: No long-term studies have addressed this; minimal-to-moderate caffeine consumption appears to be safe as far as perinatal/pregnancy outcomes are concerned. One cannot be certain what (if any) effects maternal caffeine consumption has on the developing fetal brain or cardiovascular system, however excessive intake can cause fetal arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat) and jittery neonatal reflexes. ...Read more

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What are the short term and long term effects of cocaine on human body?

What are the short term and long term effects of cocaine on human body?

Not good!: Short term Cocaine causes the artificial release of a set of signalling chemicals in the brain that trigger subjective feelings of power and elation. These feelings are disconnected from reality, impairing judgment. Used up, the lack of these chemicals then causes a "crash". Eventually, the nervous system and brain falls out of whack on a long-term basis. ...Read more

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What are the effects of long term drug abuse on the mind and body?

Depends on the drug: It depends on the drug as to the main areas of the body affected. In general, drugs have a toxic effect on the body. One can get brain damage, liver disease (cirrhosis, hepatitis c), cardiovascular problems (higher risk for heart attacks and stroke) and an increased risk for cancer. I have patients who still halucinate even after stopping drugs. ...Read more

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On Long term anarex, will it affect the sperm? What is the Long term side effects?

On Long term anarex, will it affect the sperm? What is the Long term side effects?

Anarex seems to be: a combination pain killer and muscle relaxant available, largely, outside the US. The component most likely to cause side effects is the muscle relaxant, orphenadrine. Typical reported side effects include dry mouth, restlessness, insomnia, even urinary retention, but I don't find any cautions about sperm production or ejaculation. Doubt you should be taking daily, though. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Does the long term use of antidepressants have significant effects on my memory?

Does the long term use of antidepressants have significant effects on my memory?

Depends: A potential side effect of some antidepressants may be some delay in recall of words. So far there have been no studies that have shown long term permanent memory loss with use of antidepressants. ...Read more

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Tell me the effects of the drug "penicillamine-d" on long term usage?

Tell me the effects of the drug "penicillamine-d" on long term usage?

Anemia, kidney, etc: Penicillamine has been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis for over 50 years. It has significant toxicity. The most frequent and severe are bone marrow suppression leading to anemia, low white counts, and low platelet count, and kidney damage which may be irreversible. It is a chelating agent which helps remove toxic buildup of copper and other heavy metals. Not really used anymore for arthritis. ...Read more

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How long does the side effects of risperdal wear off after stopping it. Especially the over eating side effect.

How long does the side effects of risperdal wear off after stopping it. Especially the over eating side effect.

It should: Wear off in a day or is, normally 50% is it of your system in 3 hours , so by a day you should be good. Even if you slowly metabolize it 90% is gone in 20 hours sony 2 days you would be fine. Hope you do well and are working with your doc in stopping the medication ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of caffeine use?

What are the long term effects of caffeine use?

Caffeine: Long term usage could lead to addiction and depence. Hence people could face common withdrawl symptoms like hedache and fatigue. ...Read more

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Explain the short and long term effects of skin cancer on the human body?

Explain the short and long term effects of skin cancer on the human body?

None / Death: This isn't the best place to go for a homework question, but we're glad to help. A basal cell carcinoma on the face won't do a thing beyond growing inexorably. Neglect it, and it will destroy an eye, nose, and eventually grow into the brain. That's the end. Squamous cell carcinomas can spread to remote sites and melanomas do so even more aggressively. Effect depends on location. ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of the recreational drugs

Depends: The answer depends completely on which drugs, in what quantity, in which combination, for how long. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of caffeine dependency?

What are the long term effects of caffeine dependency?

Tolerance: You can reach a point where the caffeine receptors r blocked and it won't affect you at all-- you can drink it and go to sleep--if you stop drinking as much you will experience withdrawal--headaches & sleepiness--caffeine is a stimulant & can cause jitteriness tachycardia & elevated bp. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of Accutane generally last?

6-12 months: Most of the acute side effects of Accutane therapy last from 6-12 months and surgery is generally discouraged during this period. ...Read more

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Can ssris cause long term side effects long after its no longer in your system?

No long term : Studies have shown long term effects after they are stopped. ...Read more

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What is the long term effect of using drugs recreationally?

What is the long term effect of using drugs recreationally?

Addiction toxicity: Long term effects are addiction, tolerance and side effects including heart, bp, constipation and HIV and hepatitis in ivdrug use and in some cases death. ...Read more

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What is the long term effect of marijuana use?

What is the long term effect of marijuana use?

Long-term marijuana: One area is lung problems such as: bronchitis, chronic cough, emphysema, and also lung and upper airway cancer. There can also be impairment of memory, judgement, ability to learn, and coordination. These problems may persist for many months after stopping marijuana. Marijuana is a hallucinogen which can induce psychosis. Daily users may also have chronic depression, irritability, and lethargy. ...Read more

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How long do the effects of alcohol poisoning last?

How long do the effects of alcohol poisoning last?

Depends on levels: A naive individual who drinks as little as a pint of 80 proof liquor (chugging, as in fraternity/sorority hazings) may die with an alcohol level of 250 mg%. More tolerant individuals may need alcohol levels two to three times that level to experience poisoning. Alcohol is metabolized at 10-15 mg%/hour, so about a day would be required to fully metabolize a level of 300 mg%. ...Read more

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What are effects on the heart after long term stress?

What are effects on the heart after long term stress?

May benefit: There's good stress and bad stress -- "eustress" makes me work to achieve meaningful goals, while being in an impossible situation or lacking resources / habits to deal with tough situations can cause you to generate stress hormones that may raise blood pressure and damage the vessels (more than the heart itself, long-run). No simple answer, but good luck with whatever situation you've been in. ...Read more

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How long will the effects of nicotine last?

How long will the effects of nicotine last?

Nicotine: It has mood altering effects, being both a stimulant & a relaxant. Best info. Regarding details of effects can be obtained if you go online & google the word "nicotine". ...Read more

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How can long term cocaine use effect the brain?

How can  long term cocaine use effect the brain?

Not well: Wouldn't do it. Interesting article in neurochem res - april 2013 (http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23585124) - control of Dopamine 2 receptors in the brain appears to be altered. "this upregulation may contribute to behavioral changes in response to repeated exposure to cocaine." check out www.Pubmed.Gov for more citations. ...Read more