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Amphotericin Based Drug Medication
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 . 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
Amphocin allergy: Amphocin (amphotericin b) is an antifungal medication. An allergy occurs when your bodys 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
What do you suggest if my child 8 months old suffering from viscerel leishmaniasis and now treatment is going with amphotericin b?
Yesterday WBC 34.6 Platelet 570. Started on new ABX Teflaro. Got 2 doses before blood redraw. Today WBC 35.3 and Platelet 625. also, has Amphotericin?
Antibiotics : The answer on your description: you need to continue treatment with antibiotics.!!! ...Read more
My daughter 8 months old suffering from viscerel leishmaniasis and now treatment is going with amphotericin b. Will she be okay?
Abelcet (amphotericin b lipid complex): Amphotericin B lipid complex injection is a prescription medication. ...Read more
Not a day at the bea: Amphotericin is a potentially toxic antifungal intravenous medication that is used to treat systemic fungal infections. Some toxicities can be less severe if the formulation is liposomal. ...Read more
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
How much (if any) amphotericin B will get absorbed into circulation from a nasal spray? Enough to cause kidney problems?
Take nasal amphotericin 10ml each nostril burns sinuses during use. I am now experiencing chest pain that burns on left side. What could be cause?
Prove fungus: Amphotericin B is an antifungal drug that is being used, sometimes inappropriately, for fungal infections of the sinuses. First, your doctor must prove by culture that you have a pathological fungus in your nose, that that fungus is truly causing a sinus infection. In our literature, the pendulum is moving away from fungal etiology of sinusitis. It is your nose that is burning, not your sinuses ...Read more
On digestion: Please discuss how nystatin, amphotericin-B, Sporanox etc may be used for GI issues; underlying theories; and related debate/controversy
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 now 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
Tired a lot and headaches, coughing spells causing uncontrollable shaking, I can see, but it's blurry and can't make sense of it history of blastomycosis, treated with amphoteracin b
With : With visual changes and headaches, it is important that you be medically evaluated to determine the cause. ...Read more
Ihave effected cavernous sinus thromboss mucor fungus positive. Doctor adviced me inj anphoteracin b. Pls advice me altenate of injection. Regards.?
No difference: Hydromet contains codeine. Follow the prescribing doctors instruction. ...Read more
Is it true that plant based diets cure cardiovascular risk factors and drugs just treat symptoms?
There are many foods that are good for controlling cardiovascular risk, particularly when you are also taking the prescribed medication.
That said, "too much of a good thing" is not always good for you. ...Read more
It doesn't damage :
The kidney, but rarely dye of the IV cob trast damages the kidney, and since metformin is destroyed by the kidney, it will build up in blood stream to toxic levels with resulting high risk of life-threatening side effect
So one stops meftformin before the conrast, check kidnet function 2 days later- if normal can restart metformin. ...Read more
Arthritis medication: There are a number of different types of arthritis and the type of arthritis you have will determine which class of drugs would be appropriate. I would recommend getting in for a good evaluation from a rheumatologist and letting them guide you in what medications are appropriate. ...Read more
YES DOUBLET: Taxotere (docetaxel) + carboplatin: is a combination regimen used in certain cancers like lung, ovary and breast (with herceptin). ...Read more
Can you tell me for example if someone is on pain meds, say codeine based or whatever, opiates. Will they show as up readings of illegal drugs?
Tests can't tell the: Difference, they only can say what chemicals are present. There is a specific metabolite of heroin that can be detected in urine tests within 1-2 days of use, but otherwise, no matter whether the person is using prescribed or street drugs, what shows up are Codeine and morphine, and several intermediate products, depending on what drug you are on. If you have a valid prescription, it isn't illegal ...Read more
Can anyone provide a weight/height based chart for common drug dosages: Aleve, Ibuprofen, etc.?
For adults, they are standard doses based usually on a 70 kg man.
Always best to look up doses and double check them each time anyway. ...Read more
It is possible that a lab determine whether urine for a drug screening is a man or womens based on just an average drug screen?
Not routinely : Standard drug screens test the urine temperature to make sure it is fresh and just eliminated-not refrigerator or room temp. However, they do not test to determine the sex of the person providing the specimen. Although it is possible to test the specimen and discover the sex if it becomes an issue. ...Read more
Dopamine: The stimulant medications (like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and ritalin), which are the best meds for adhd, work primarily by increasing the neurotransmitter Dopamine in a part of the brain called the prefrontal cortex, which controls executive functioning, which lets you plan, shift from task to task, and focus. People with adhd have a shortage of Dopamine in this area. ...Read more