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Do you know if abelcet (amphotericin b lipid complex) is sold over the counter?

Do you know if abelcet (amphotericin b lipid complex) is sold over the counter?

Abelcet (amphotericin b lipid complex): Amphotericin B lipid complex injection is a prescription medication. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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What is the definition or description of: Amphocin (amphotericin b) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Amphocin (amphotericin b) allergy?

Amphocin allergy: Amphocin (amphotericin b) is an antifungal medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/cdi/amphocin. Html ...Read more

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My daughter 8 months old suffering from viscerel leishmaniasis and now treatment is going with amphotericin b. Will she be okay?

My daughter 8 months old suffering from viscerel leishmaniasis and now treatment is going with amphotericin b. Will she be okay?

Yes: I am assuming your child acquired this in India adn the form there is not as susceptible to other drugs. Recovery rate is very very high. On the order of 99 percent with treatment ...Read more

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Which form of amphotericin b is most toxic?

Which form of amphotericin b is most toxic?

All forms: Amphotericin b has a lot of potential for complications and side effects and it must be used in a closely monitored situation like the hospital. It is often only used when nothing else would be effective for a particular fungal infection. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of kidney failure with my antifungal medication amphotericin b?

What is the likelihood of kidney failure with my antifungal medication amphotericin b?

It is possible?: Nephrotoxicity is a major adverse effect of treatment with amb, reportedly causing some degree of renal impairment in >80% of treated patients [4]. Renal function impairment may be reversible after cessation of treatment with amb and, sometimes, despite continued therapy, possibly as a result of tissue. ...Read more

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What is it like to have amphotericin b intravenously for chronic or systemic yeast infections?

What is it like to have amphotericin b intravenously for chronic or systemic yeast infections?

Not a day at the bea: Amphotericin is a potentially toxic antifungal intravenous medication that is used to treat systemic fungal infections. Some of the toxicities can be less severe if the formulation is liposomal. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about amphotericin b intravenously for their chronic or systemic yeast infections?

Can you tell me about amphotericin b intravenously for their chronic or systemic yeast infections?

Amphotericin: Ampho B is an intravenous anti-fungal medication used for severe fungal infections usually only seen in patients who are immune compromised and/or whom have severe infection of the blood or internal organs (lungs, heart, blood, e.g.). It has many serious side effects. Often times an initial course of Ampho may be continued with an oral antifungal. It is not for routine fungal infections. ...Read more

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On digestion: Please discuss how nystatin, amphotericin-B, Sporanox etc may be used for GI issues; underlying theories; and related debate/controversy

On digestion: Please discuss how nystatin, amphotericin-B, Sporanox etc may be used for GI issues; underlying theories; and related debate/controversy

Little or no role: There has been a theory of yeast infection going around for at least 4 decades but there has not been scientific proof that this is the reason for chronic GI problem or any defined illness. Thus it is more of a belief system than a treatment strategy. ...Read more

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I have a culture proven candida overgrowth due to 5 years of taking broad spectrum antibiotics for acne. After taking a year of Amphotericin B troches and 3 months of nasal spray for oral and nasopharnyx/sinus candida my ID doctor prescribed Voriconazol

I have a culture proven candida overgrowth due to 5 years of taking broad spectrum antibiotics for acne. After taking a year of Amphotericin B troches and 3 months of nasal spray for oral and nasopharnyx/sinus candida my ID doctor prescribed Voriconazol

Incomplete question!: There is a 150 character limit, and your question was cut off. Please ask again, and know we won't be able to track your previous question. So keep the question brief but complete, but there is a place to list your meds and medical problems, which will help. ...Read more

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Does amphotericin have antiviral properties?

Does amphotericin have antiviral properties?

No: Amphotericin is an antifungal agent, has no effect on viruses. ...Read more

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What is the biological source of amphotericin?

Now?: It was originally extracted from Streptomyces nodosus. ...Read more

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I take fenofibrate lipid regulating agent, thus it trigger allergy. Eg.sneezing watery nose, redness of both eyes, itchiness of tongue with preckles ontop?

I take fenofibrate lipid regulating agent, thus it trigger allergy. Eg.sneezing watery nose, redness of both eyes, itchiness of tongue with preckles ontop?

Ok: It appears you are most likely allergic to this medication. Avoid it on the future and let your dr. And pharmacist know of your allergy, as they may want you to also take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if the symptoms are not improving, or even some other meds if deemed necessary. ...Read more

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How to figure out my lipid profile test results?

How to figure out my lipid profile test results?

Test results: Have a meaningful conversation with a competent medical primary practitioner ...Read more

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How many main type of lipids we have and what each use for?

At least 6: Depending on their density, size and the Apo proteins they carry, they are the chylomicrons, Very low density and intermediate density lipoprotein, low density and high density lipoproteins, and triglycerides. The cholesterol rich lipids carry the building blocks to make hormones, or repair tissues while triglycerides supply the fuel for body metabolism. The HDL class takes excess chol for disposal. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are diseases caused by shortage or excessive of lipids?

Could you tell me what are diseases caused by shortage or excessive of lipids?

Age dependent: Children need lipids for brain development. There are no adult lipid deficiency diseases. Vitmins a, e, d and k are fat soluble - prolonged diets with no fat (like all water diets) can cause vitamin deficiencies. Excess fats can lead to pancreatitis and premature or accelerated arteriosclerosis. ...Read more

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The dr wants to take a lipid test every 3mo. Is that normal if so what are they looking for?

The dr wants to take a lipid test every 3mo. Is that normal if so what are they looking for?

Lipid checks.: The frequency of testing would really depend on your clinical situation. If you're managing your lipids by diet, exercise and weight loss then it may be acceptable to check your numbers every three months to see how you're doing. If you're on medication as well, and your dose is stable and numbers are acceptable, then checking once or twice a year may be acceptable. ...Read more

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I found out I have high lpa but an otherwise normal lipid profile. Is this a problem and what should be done?

Lipid lowering: Need to be on lipid management agents
lpa has same effect as ldl
atherogenic particles of cholesterol. Get them lower. ...Read more

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What is lipid panel? When should you take those test?

What is lipid panel? When should you take those test?

Lipoprotein Estimate: A lipid profile measures blood cholesterol and triglycerides (tg) carried inside lipoprotein particles (vldl, ldl, hdl). Tg is used to estimate vldl, while ldl-c and hdl-c estimate LDL and HDL particle levels. Current nih and national lipid association (nla) recommendations are that all children between 9 and 11 years of age should have screening lipid testing performed. ...Read more

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How good is the fingerstick cholesterol and lipid test they do at walgreens?

Good enough: But then you will need a doctor to interpret it based on your risk profile. ...Read more

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FM50, which LFT is required before starting statins for elevated lipid profile?

FM50, which LFT is required before starting statins for elevated lipid profile?

Liver functions.: Being the risk of adverse events can be elevated in people taking statins who have pre-existent liver dysfunction, screening for such with a liver function panel prior to starting a statin might be wise. ...Read more

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What should I do to make my cholesterol lower? Because on lipid test it was 6.7

What should I do to make my cholesterol lower? Because on lipid test it was 6.7

May not need to...: While that is high it's important to know the subtypes: HDL, LDL and esp. Small dense LDL.
Cholesterol does not cause heart disease; the real cause is inflammation.
Hypothyroidism can cause high cholesterol.
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What exactly does having high vldl while having low LDL in my lipid profile indicate?

What exactly does having high vldl while having low LDL in my lipid profile indicate?

Perhaps High TG's: Patients with high triglyceride (tg's) levels often have increased levels of vldl with low or normal LDL levels. Tg's in vldl move into LDL and in return LDL sends cholesterol back into vldl. This same process happens with HDL cholesterol, depleting cholesterol from LDL and hdl, and thus lowering LDL and hdl, while vldl cholesterol increases. ...Read more

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When doctors are testing for lipids will THC come up?

When doctors are testing for lipids will THC come up?

No: A standard lipid profile (hdl, ldl, trigycerides, cholesterol) is done to assess cardiac risk factors in the amount and type of fats (lipids) in the bloodstream. Even though thc is fat-soluble, it isn't looked for & won't be detected unless drug-testing is also done. ...Read more

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Is it okay to be fasting before a cholesterol / lipid panel?

Better to be: Fasting. It is required that you fast overnight to get proper results of a lipid panel. ...Read more

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My lipid profile indicates that I may get stroke if I drop my ldl?

My lipid profile indicates that I may get stroke if I drop my ldl?

Ldl and stroke: Please see the following article by national stroke association about the relationship between LDL and stroke. Res ipsa loquitur....It speaks for itself. ...Read more

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Normal lipids, fasting bilirubin 1.5 Nonfasting bilirubin 1. Do I have Gilbert's syndrome?

Normal lipids, fasting bilirubin 1.5 Nonfasting bilirubin 1. Do I have Gilbert's syndrome?

This appears to: Be your question from yesterday (one of a number). Please remember that if one doctor provides a response, that it will not prevent other doctors from seeing your question and responding. In other words, duplication will not benefit you. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods should be avoided when you have high cholesterol and high lipid count?

Please suggest what foods should be avoided when you have high cholesterol and high lipid count?

Balanced diet: Weight loss (if overweight) will often lower cholesterol by up to 20% and triglycerides by up to 50%. Avoiding saturated fat (includes any fat from animals including chicken/cheese/pizza) will reduce cholesterol. Cutting back on carbohydrates in sugar, flour, bread, pasta, rice, potatoes will reduce triglycerides. Fruit, veggies, fish, nuts, soy, unsaturated fats are all fine. ...Read more

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Lipid profile: tc: 182; ldl: 79; hdl: 24; tgl 347; vldl; 74. Earlier: HDL 31; tgl: 220. I have been exercising, but stopped 10mg statin for 1.5 weeks.

Lipid profile: tc: 182; ldl: 79; hdl: 24; tgl 347; vldl; 74. Earlier: HDL 31; tgl: 220. I have been exercising, but stopped 10mg statin for 1.5 weeks.

Long term issue: Your HDL is lower than desired and triglycerides are higher than desired. I trust that you are under the care of a doctor to have started statin. You should try modifying your diet by reducing saturated fats and sugars. You need to start exercising, with increasing vigor, for at least 30 minutes/day and 5 days/week. You may wish to repeat the test after six months of following this regimen. ...Read more

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What is the relation between hypothyroidism and lipid panel?

What is the relation between hypothyroidism and lipid panel?

Increase: Hypothyroidism can cause elevated cholesterol, which should normalize once the hormone imbalance is treated. ...Read more

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Is is dangerous to exercise with artery disease and high lipids?

Is is dangerous to exercise with artery disease and high lipids?

Yes, Work on Issues: Plaque ruptures shedding debris & inducing clots are what drive cardiovascular events; why the problem does not show well on angiograms; much less stress tests (really blind to problem). Exercise increases pulse pressure; artery stretching & relaxing with each heart beat, thus ↑ing frequency of plaque ruptures. Yet most don't do enough damage to produce obvious symptoms. √ my answers on ds drivers. ...Read more

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Why is screening lipid profile in high school beneficial?

Good for prevention: If lipid profile is done at early age especially premature cardiovascular disease, abnormal lipids can be corrected with diet exercise medications to prevent cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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Can any of the anti-depressant meds cause you to have high lipids?

Yes they can: Antidepressants known to cause weight gain, like tricyclics and mirtazepine, can increase lipids. Those that are more weight-neutral (like wellbutrin, effexor, (venlafaxine) and cymbalta) are less likely to do this. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/16774491 there could be other factors in this besides weight gain, but they're so far unknown. ...Read more

Amphotericin B Lipid (Definition)

Amphotericin B lipid is an amphotericin-based agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more


Dr. Adam Toll
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Amphotericin B (Definition)

Amphotericin B is an amphotericin-based agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more