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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

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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

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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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Uloric medication does it lower uric acid levels?

Uloric medication does it lower uric acid levels?

Yes: Uloric is a prescription medicine called a xanthine oxidase inhibitor that reduces the production of uric acid in your body. Uric acid buildup can lead to gout or kidney stones.

Uloric is used to treat high blood concentrations of uric acid in patients with gout.

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Is it safe to mix adderal and anti-acid medication?

Is it safe to mix adderal and anti-acid medication?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Safe, but antacids interfere with absorption & can lower efficacy of adderall, (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) as well as food. That is why it is recommended that Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) be taken on empty stomach. ...Read more

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Why would your medication says to stay away from anti acids?

Why would your medication says to stay away from anti acids?

Affects absorption: Antacids often affect the absorption of other medications so they don't work as well. ...Read more

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What happens if I'm on acid reflux medication can I still smoke weed?

What happens if I'm on acid reflux medication can I still smoke weed?

It may make it worse: Tobacco smoke causes relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter, and marijuana smoke, though not as potent at doing this, may also lower the pressure and increase the likelihood and severity of reflux. ...Read more

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My 7 month baby has acid reflux; what can help his pain without giving medication?

My 7 month baby has acid reflux; what can help his pain without giving medication?

Alter feeds: Some reflux kids will improve with smaller, more frequent feedings & elevation of the head for at least a half hour after feeds. Thickening the feeds (cereal) also sometimes helps. Decades ago we suspended some of the worst on a wedge of foam in a parachute like harness that kept their head up. If all else fails u may get tired of baby crying about the heartburn & try the med. ...Read more

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My Uric acid level is 8. I also have psoriasis. How can I control it without medication?

My Uric acid level is 8. I also have psoriasis. How can I control it without medication?

Uris acid: elevation may, in fact, be due to your skln problem!
Control the skin and the uric acid may normalize!!!


To control Psoriasis without medication often sunlight will help....and light therapy is also used


Suggest you consult with a Board Certified Dermatologist!!!

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My husband, 34 have 243 cholesterol and bp 100/120 and 8.0 uric acid. How to do normal everything? Any diet help? Any medication or exercise? Thanks

My husband, 34 have 243 cholesterol and bp 100/120 and 8.0 uric acid. How to do normal everything? Any diet help? Any medication or exercise? Thanks

Cholesterol issue: Cholesterol is only one factor is coronary risk and it's mostly genetic. Exercise will help more than food choices. BP and Uric acid do not concern me. The decision about adding a statin or niacin is up to him and his physicians. Best wishes ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: folic acid?

Please describe the medication: folic acid?

Daily vitamin: Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. Can help with anemia. ...Read more

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What medications can cause high uric acid?

What medications can cause high uric acid?

Water pills.: Diuretics (water pills) are the most common meds that elevate the serum uric acid. ...Read more

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What medication di I take for acid reflux?

What medication di I take for acid reflux?

Many: There are many medications that treat acid reflux. These include proton pump inhibitors (prevacid, prilosec, and others) and h2 blockers (pepcid, Zantac (ranitidine) and others). Before starting these medications, check with your doctor to confirm your diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's the best medication for acid reflux?

What's the best medication for acid reflux?

Depends: If its not severe and doesn't occur daily then over the counter meds like zantac may be fine. If its more often a med like Nexium (esomeprazole) otc. If daily and severe persiption med like dexilent will help. ...Read more

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What kind of acid reflux medications work the quickest?

What kind of acid reflux medications work the quickest?

Let me explain: 1- antacids, such as maalox, mylanta.
2- medications to reduce acid production (pepcid)
3- medications that block acid production and heal the esophagus. (prevacid (lansoprazole) 24hours).
4-prescription-strength h-2-receptor blockers. ( (tagamet)
5- prescription-strength proton pump inhibitors. (nexium)
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Natural ways to help acid reflux when your medication ain't working?

Natural ways to help acid reflux when your medication ain't working?

Consider GI: If omeprazole or other "proton pump inhibitor" drug class not work, talk to GI doc, rv proper use (take first thing a.m. followed by decent meal 30-60min later: don't skip breakfast or take w meal). Life style chgs e.g. avoid mint, coffee, alcohol, chocolate and smoking, no late snacks, decrease size of meals, weight reduce, avoid fatty foods. saliva may helps reduce symptoms. Happy to consult
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Can I still take my acid reflux medication with citro soda in the morning?

Cross purpose: You are taking medication for acid reflux and you also want to take acid, i.e, citric acid. Why do you want to take Citric acid?
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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If I have acid reflux, are there in remedies to make it better without medication?

If I have acid reflux, are there in remedies to make it better without medication?

Diet and weight loss: Lifestyle changes avoiding foods and beverages which cause acid reflux, weight loss if you are obese, not eating before going to bed may be tried and may help some. ...Read more

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Is there anything other than medication that can be used to help treat acid reflux?

Is there anything other than medication that can be used to help treat acid reflux?

DIET: One of the main stays of therapy for acid reflux is diet, . Avoiding the trigger foods that can cause increased acid production and reflux (examples-peppermint, alcohol, spicey foods-cajun, acidic drinks, tomatoes, high fat containing foods, caronated beverages) good luck. ...Read more

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I have all the normal symptoms of acid reflux and jitters but I'm not responding to any of the medication. Could It be something else?

I have all the normal symptoms of acid reflux and jitters but I'm not responding to any of the medication. Could It be something else?

Could be: Classic gerd should respond to a bland low fat diet and taking a medication like prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole). You may have other disorders like esophageal spasm, eosinophilic esophagitis, bile reflux all of which aren't often helped by the above treatments. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I had high uric acid with heal pain. I took the medication but inspite of that pain is increasing. I changed the medication but the case became worse?

Heel pain: Uric acid deposits in joints causing pain and inflammation. You need steroid shot in the joint. The medication/ oral pills work slowly and take long time to dissolve the uric acid crystals in joints. These Meds are very helpful, though, for more crystals to form ...Read more

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Names of non ppi medications for acid reflux?

Names of non ppi medications for acid reflux?

Acid reduction...: Non-ppi acid reducers include the h2-blocker class (tagamet=cimetidine; zantac=ranitidine; pepcid=famotidine) as well as antacids (like maalox, mylanta, tums, (calcium carbonate) etc.). Can we help you further? ...Read more

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Is it safe to give my baby medication for acid reflux?

See below: You need to check with your local pediatrician or GI doctor before trying to medicate the child. Yes there are conditions where acid reflux needs to be treated, but in children it should be done with the guidance of a doctor. ...Read more

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Any better medication for periods than mefanamic acid.?

Any better medication for periods than mefanamic acid.?

Many: That is a good NSAID type drugs but sometimes another may work better for cramps. There are a number of treatments that may help, including non-drug treatment like exercise, heat, massage, alternative therapy and a anti-cramp belt called ziivaa. ...Read more

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What is the best medications for triglycerides and uric acid?

What is the best medications for triglycerides and uric acid?

Diet and exercise.: While medicine might be needed for these, your first, best step is a healthy diet and good, porposeful exercise to get your body moving and to clear these up. Triglycerides are high due mainly to a diet high in fatty foods, like cheese and pastry, while uric acid can be high from protein intake and less hydration or genetically. If diet and exercise don't work, then see your dr. For meds. ...Read more

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Can I lower my uric acid and LDL cholesterol without medication?

Can I lower my uric acid and LDL cholesterol without medication?

Depends: It depends on how much you eat, what your lifestyle is and what part of your cholesterol panel is high........ Talk to your doctor or see a lipid (cholesterol) specialist and ask what you can do. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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