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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Aminocaproic Acid (Overview)

Aminocaproic acid is a blood and coagulation agent.


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What is aminocaproic acid for?

What is aminocaproic acid for?

Aminocaproic acid: Or Amicar (aminocaproic acid) is used to stabilize clot. If is most commonly presecribed for patients with low platelets and bleeding or for patients with von willebrands disease having minor procedures. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
4 doctors shared insights

Aminocaproic Acid (Overview)

Aminocaproic acid is a blood and coagulation agent.


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What's aminocaproic acid?

What's aminocaproic acid?

Aminocaproic acid: Or Amicar (aminocaproic acid) is used to stabilize clot. If is most commonly presecribed for patients with low platelets and bleeding or for patients with von willebrands disease having minor procedures. ...Read more

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What is aminocaproic acid used for?

Antifibrinolytic: Aminocaproic acid (Amicar) is used to promote clots by blocking the breakdown of clots. It treats conditions that may cause excess bleeding like hemophilia. It is often used during or after surgery to control bleeding. ...Read more

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What's aminocaproic acid?

Aminocaproic acid: Or Amicar (aminocaproic acid) is used to stabilize clot. If is most commonly presecribed for patients with low platelets and bleeding or for patients with von willebrands disease having minor procedures. ...Read more

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What is aminocaproic acid for?

Aminocaproic acid: Or Amicar (aminocaproic acid) is used to stabilize clot. If is most commonly presecribed for patients with low platelets and bleeding or for patients with von willebrands disease having minor procedures. ...Read more

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What is aminocaproic acid used for?

Antifibrinolytic: Aminocaproic acid (Amicar) is used to promote clots by blocking the breakdown of clots. It treats conditions that may cause excess bleeding like hemophilia. It is often used during or after surgery to control bleeding. ...Read more

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Can beta blockers be taken after amicar (aminocaproic acid)?

Can beta blockers be taken after amicar (aminocaproic acid)?

Yes, but?: Amicar (aminocaproic acid) is used to stop bleeding in surgery, it only has a half-life of 2 hours, so nearly all gone in 12 hours. It would not be used continually or on a regular basis, so would not affect any other medication taken after 12 hours following its use. But why did you take it? Was it given to you during surgery? If so, it is long out of your system by now. ...Read more

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Is peracetic acid safe to apply?

Is peracetic acid safe to apply?

No not safe harmfull: It can cause harm to skin, eyes and respiratory systm and can cause asthma in some individuals. ...Read more

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How bad is taking the drug acid?

How bad is taking the drug acid?

Psychologic effect: By acid, I assume you mean LSD. LSD can produce psychological effects and altered sense of reality. Remember the Beatles song Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds? The song is reportedly describes the effects of LSD. While it is not physically additive, using LSD on a regular basis, the hallucinogenic effect of drug can make it difficult for the user to have any normal sense of reality. So avoid use. ...Read more

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When are acid levels highest and lowest?

When are acid levels highest and lowest?

PH: The ph of your blood is tightly regulated at all times. Only in severe disease states such as sepsis should the ph be altered. ...Read more

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Can someone have too much acid in my body?

Can someone have too much acid in my body?

Yes: There are conditions known as acidosis & alkalosis, too much and too little acid, respectively. Acid-base physiology is a complex topic, but in general, either can usually be classified as either respiratory or metabolic (or sometimes both!). Two systems keep acid/base balance in check: respiratory (lungs) and renal (kidneys). Disorders of either system can disrupt the body's ability to regulate. ...Read more

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Could it be bad to have too much acid in your body?

Could it be bad to have too much acid in your body?

Acidosis: Yes but need more information.
Recommend you google this. ...Read more

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How bad is acid for you if I've only tried it once.?

How bad is acid for you if I've only tried it once.?

LSD Effects: If you do not have any current symptoms, you are fortunate. Most of the symptoms are related to large doses, and repeated doses. A few have had "flashbacks" after taking one dose. The more you use and the larger the doses, more serious side effects and long term sequela can occur. Not worth the risk. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could acid completly disolve a body?

Why do you ask?: Human tissues can be disolved in certain acids / chemicals over a period. ...Read more

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Does milk neutralise acid?

Does milk neutralise acid?

Milk coats acid: Milk helps acid reflux by coating the esophagus and stomach, providing some protection against acid. The calcium and bicarbonates (sodium bicarbonate) in milk also help to neutralize the acids in the stomach. ...Read more

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What does muriatic acid do?

What does muriatic acid do?

Very corrosive: Muriatic acid is a mineral acid that is very corrosive. It is used to remove rust from steel, to process leather, to make batteries, to clean concrete, to clean swimming pools, in electroplating and in paper production. ...Read more

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What can you do for acid refux?

What can you do for acid refux?

Many things: There are many meds that work well for reflux, including otc prilosec, prevacid, pepcid, zantac, or axid. It also includes prescription meds such as nexium, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) or protonix. See your physician for an exam. ...Read more

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Which chemicals are in acid rain?

Which chemicals are in acid rain?

Sulfuric/nitric acid: Acid rain is a general term used to describe a condition where sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides gases given off from fossil fuel combustion (i. E power plants) combines in the atmosphere with oxygen and water forming a weak sulfuric acid and nitric acid in the rain water. ...Read more

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What happens if you are on a bad acid trip?

Who knows: It may just be a frightening experience. However, in the 1960s some people whet psychotic and remained so for years. ...Read more

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Why am I having very bad tasting acid burps?

Why am I having very bad tasting acid burps?

GERD: This sounds like gastric reflux into your esophagus, it can be from an incompetent sphincter into the stomach but can also be related to diet with late eating, spicy foods and over eating. You might consider adding an over the counter acid blocker like Omeprazole but if this is persistent check with your GI doctor for better control as chronic acid in the esophagus can be dangerous. ...Read more

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What is the action of kojic acid dipalmitate?

What is the action of kojic acid dipalmitate?

Kojic Acid: Kojic acid is used for skin lightening and anti-melasma. Effective for inhibiting melanin production, tyrosinase inhibitor.
Note: kojic acid dipalmitate is stable to ph, light, heat and oxidation, and does not complex with metal ions, which lead to color stability.
Kojic acid dipalmitate is light and heat stable, while kojic acid tends to oxidize over time. ...Read more

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What happens if you accidentally lick battery acid?

What happens if you accidentally lick battery acid?

Very bad effect: Battery acid poisoning; hydrogen sulfate poisoning; oil of vitriol poisoning; matting acid poisoning; vitriol brown oil poisoning
sulfuric acid is a very strong chemical that is corrosive. Corrosive means it can cause severe burns and tissue damage when it comes into contact with the skin or mucous membranes. ...Read more

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Ginkgo biloba (ginkgolic acid), what are the benefits?

Ginkgo biloba (ginkgolic acid), what are the benefits?

Tricky: Since recent studies say that nearly all ginko supplements may have many things in them, but ginko is almost never one of them.
In theory, it has some anti-platelet action and some ability to increase the neurotransmitter that is low in Alzheimers. But it doesn't bring back brain, so, VERY LIMITED role in dementia and that's it. Assuming you actually have it. ...Read more

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What should you do if you are exposed to muriatic acid?

Hydrochloric acid: Muriatic acid is hydrochloric acid and is used in many industrial applications. Although it is found naturally in the human stomach, it can be highly corrosive to human tissues and cause damage to the respiratory system, eyes, skin and intestines. If there was a significant exposure, consult with your physician, er or poison control center for how to proceed. ...Read more

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Ever heard of a product called acid mantel or a mantel?

Ever heard of a product called acid mantel or a mantel?

Acid mantle cream: Yes, acid mantle cream is an old well-known moisturizer that can be used in eczema, for example. ...Read more

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Is boric acid cellouse installation hazardous to health?

No hazards: To human health.....a lot of controversy if it protects or insulates a house against insects.

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What's uric acid?

What's uric acid?

Metabolis by-product: Uric acid is formed in the process of metabolism of proteins by the body. It can also form with high cellular turnover in persons undergoing chemotherapy or treatment for cancer. Uric acid can get to high levels and precipitate out in the body in joints, soft tissues and in the kidneys to give "gout". Medications, diet, hydration are the treatments. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Amicar (Definition)

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