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Amrinone Lactate Medication
Inocor dose: Initially 0.75 mg/kg IV bolus over 2-3 min, then start maintenance infusion 5 - 10 mcg/kg/min. Additional bolus of 0.75 mg/kg may be given 30 minutes after treatment starts. Max dose/day: 10 mg/kg. ...Read more
Lactation is the act of making breast milk. The chemical lactate is lactic acid, a product of glucose metabolism. If there are abnormalities of the kidney or the metabolism of glucose, Lactic Acid may be high. Don't confuse lactate with lactose, which is the sugar found in milk that causes gas and cramps in people ...Read more
Inocor (Inamrinone) is a blood pressure support
that is used in treatment of congestive heart failure. 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/sfx/inocor-i-v-side-effects. Html ...Read more
I had a tubal ligation nearly 5yrs ago, I don't drink smoke or take any medication or drugs but I'm lactating. What's the likely problem?
I lactated for two days in the month of may, I still lactated for a day last week- not much but I thought it was drug- induced but I'm worried?
May be drug: Induced, but I don't know what drugs you may have taken to cause it. Can also happen spontaneously without significance, or be due to breast stimulation, hypothyroidism or even a pituitary tumor. Don't worry unless it continues and increases in the future. I assume you're not pregnant or haven't recently delivered. ...Read more
I am 28 yrs lactacting mother (8month child). Now a days milk production is reduced. Any mdication or diet plan to increase the milk production?
Increase: Increase your fluid intake and consume more dairy rich products. ...Read more
Yes, but why?: Men have all the necessary plumbing for lactation and, under certain pathologic conditions, will lactate (the medical term is galactorhea). However, it is not physiologically normal for men to do this but is most often a symptom of something out of whack hormonally. If this is you, see your doc for evaluation. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Following cessation of nursing, the breast gland stops lactating and the gland involuted or shrinks. In most cases this results in an atrophic and ptotic breast. However this is not always the rule and some individuals may have larger or smaller breasts depending on the individual and their body weight. ...Read more
Non specific test:
The test may be ordered when a person presents with what the doctor suspects is sepsis, shock, heart attack, congestive heart failure, renal failure, or uncontrolled diabetes. The lactate test will be initially ordered with other tests to help evaluate a person's condition and then, if significantly elevated, at intervals to monitor the condition.
Not normally: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. Get checked medically. ...Read more
Yes: Lactation the process of continued secretion of copious milk. It requires regular removal of milk and stimulation of the nipple, which triggers prolactin release from the anterior pituitary gland and oxytocin from the posterior pituitary gland. In the absence of milk removal, elevated intramammary pressure and accumulation of a feedback inhibitor of lactation a feedback inhibitor of lactation. ...Read more
Yes: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more
AAP & Flagyl: Metronidazole (Flagyl) is rated by the AAP as a drug whose effect on infants is unknown, but it may be of concern because older studies found its use in pregnancy to be associated with mutagenicity. Nevertheless, the amount transferred to the infant through breast milk is much lower than the therapeutic dosage for infants, and no adverse effects have been reported from exposure through breast milk ...Read more
Variable: Once breast feeding stops, your breasts will stop producing milk. Typically it takes a few weeks. However, you can have milk in your breasts from months to years. ...Read more
Ignore it: Reference ranges are there to include most but not all healthy people. If your physician is not concerned, I would not be either. ...Read more
CNS: This could be normal maturation or it could indicate a neuroendocrine problem. Very important to note that certain medications can cause this as a side effect. Also marijuana can change breast tissue in males. Next step would be sophisticated blood tests looking for prolactin elevations, hormone levels, and MRI to look at the pituitary gland. Time to check back with your doctor, or get a referral. ...Read more
Expert consultation: Glycogen storage disease type I requires expert guidance, more than we can offer here. Remember it's not about treating lab values, but keeping junior alive and safe. ...Read more