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Doctor insights on: Ammonium Hydroxide

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Help! what is ammonium muriaticum and how is it used?

Ammonium muriaticum: Ammonium muriaticum is a homeopathic remedy which might be used for a person suffering from chronic suppressed grief, along with hatred and resentment that makes others shy away. They have difficulty weeping. They are very critical of others, pointing out every error. A professional homeopath would take the case deeply, in order to be sure the remedy matches the person's problem well. ...Read more

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Why do we have to apply gic over calcium hydroxide?

Why do we have to apply gic over calcium hydroxide?

Protection: Calcium hydroxide is relatively fragile and also does not bond to tooth structure well. By placing a layer of glass ionomer over it you hold the calcium hydroxide in place and prevent it from cracking and/or dislodging when you place your final restoration. ...Read more

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What is done for overexposure to calcium hydroxide?

What is done for overexposure to calcium hydroxide?

Nothing Usually: Calcium hydroxide or slaked lime is commonly used in food preparation and in sewage treatment. Side effects of acute exposure are; swallowed: chemical burns of esophagus eye exposure: blindness and burns skin exposure: burns inhalation: bronchitis, cough treatment is avoiding exposure and washing the affected area. No chronic exposure issues however. ...Read more

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My daughter is six month old she is HB level is 6.1 and ammonium urates crystal is many pleas guide me for her health?

My daughter is six month old she is HB level is 6.1  and ammonium urates crystal is many pleas guide me for her health?

Talk to pediatrician: Urate crystals are normal & sometimes confused with blood. Hemaglobin level is low & likely combination of natural dip in Hb during first few months of life & diet. She may require iron supplement to her formula, or iron drops if breast fed. Bottom line is that it's best to discuss this with her pediatrician. You are always free to change Drs if UR unhappy with present one! ...Read more

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Which tooth structure is calcium hydroxide placed?

Which tooth structure is calcium hydroxide placed?

Over the nerve: Calcium hydroxide is used as a base to cover an nor peeve that has been exposed by dental work (in an effort to clean out decay) or it is place in an area that is very close to the nerve without the exposure. It acts like an insulator under a filling or a temporary filling. It is hoped that the tooth will self heal and reduce the possibility of a root canal. ...Read more

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Can my 5 year old daughter use ammonium lactate cream?

Can my 5 year old daughter use ammonium lactate cream?

Yes : In general children over the age of 2 can use that cream once or twice a day. The most important thing is to try and determine the reason it is needed. There are many skin conditions that will respond well to that lotion but others that may respond better to something else. Having a provider examine her first can be helpful. ...Read more

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Do urea/ammonium lactate combinations help protect your skin protection and why?

Do urea/ammonium lactate combinations help protect your skin protection and why?

Healthy Skin: Ammonium lactate is a combination of ammonium hydroxide and lactic acid, acting as moisturizer for the skin. Urea acts by loosening skin thick or scaly skin cells allowing them to shed. This combination is often used to treat rough or scaly skin conditions like those found in eczema and psoriasis and can also help soften callouses and dry/cracked skin. ...Read more

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Help please. Could ammonium lactate cream 12% cream cause outbreaks on face and chest if used there?

Possible: It could definitely cause irritation and drying as it is a relatively strong acid. To what type of outbreaks are you referring? ...Read more

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How fast milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) work?

How fast milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) work?

1/2 HOUR TO 6 HOURS: It may work as an antacid within 30 minutes and as a laxative it may take 6 hours to 12 hours. ...Read more

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Can I use milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) daily?

Can I use milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) daily?

Not for long term: Side effects include hypermagnesemia which could cause heart rhythm trouble. Hypermagnesemia occurs specially in persons with slow kidneys. Would suggest alternating it with other cathartics if you have constipation. Several options exist i.e. Senna preparations, plymerizedethylene glycol preparations called MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or its generic form, flaxseed oil, and prune juice. May check with pharmacist too. ...Read more

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Is milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) habit forming?

No it is not: No it is not habit forming but some people tend to use it over long period of time to help move bowels. ...Read more

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Can we used ammonium lactate cream 12 use on vagina area?

No: http://www.medicinenet.com/ammonium_lactate_topical/article.htm is a good article. In general it is best to not use creams in the vaginal area as they are easily absorbed unless it was prescribed for that reason and that area. ...Read more

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What are the uses of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide)?

MOM: Magnesium hydroxide is used as antacid & as laxative, and topically for canker sores (aphthos ulcers). Some believe it can be used topically on the scalp to releave dandruff. ...Read more