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Survived fetal aminopterin syndrome in 1953..any way to prove this with todays medicine and technology?
Generally good: Most who adopt cannot have children or want to "complete" a family. Most in this category are attentive and loving and so the likely situation for the adoptee is to escape poor situations with limited funds and unhealthy environments. So the effects are usually positive. The only downside is that some go on a campaign later in life to discover their biological parents - not always a good idea. ...Read more
Depends: Therapeutic effects can include mood stability, less mania, less depression and decreased risk of suicide. Side effects may include nausea, metallic taste in mouth, tremor, sedation, thirst, frequent urination and weight gain. Lithium levels should be monitored regularly as should thyroid and kidney function. ...Read more
Epi x 2: Agitation, jitters, feeling weak, pallor (pale skin), emesis, diarrhea, etc. But if you are anaphylaxing, there is nothing else to give or use. Only epi will save your life. We give twin paks because many people require a 2nd dose. Epinephrine only lasts 30 minutes after being given. Give 1st dose and call 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing physically: There are no physical side effects. How it effects you emotionally and how you act on that may be an issue. ...Read more