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Doctor insights on: Anticlotting Drug

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Any drugs out there to break up plaque in coronary arteries rather than all invasive stuff? Clot buster drugs but nothing for plaque?

Any drugs out there to break up plaque in coronary arteries rather than all invasive stuff? Clot buster drugs but nothing for plaque?

No.: The various kinds of plaque that build up in the arteries have been building up for years, in some cases even decades. There is no medicine that will undo the remodeling due to years or decades of high blood pressure, smoking, cholesterol, etc. The best strategy is to modify the modifiable risk factors (and hope you have good genes). ...Read more

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I am taking atorlip (10mg) regularly-once in a day at bed time. Is there any side effect of taking this drug?

I am taking atorlip (10mg) regularly-once in a day at bed time. Is there any side effect of taking this drug?

Atorvostatin(LIPITOR (atorvastatin): Atorlil, atorvostatin known by brand name Lipitor (atorvastatin) in us.Side effects commen one is muscle weakness, tenderness, pain
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3liver toxicity, thats while we monitor liver function tests 1 month after startin the drug
4mucl pain along with dark coloured urine is a serios side effect and is an emergency called rhabdomyolysis can be fatal. ...Read more

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Any drugs out there to break up plaque in coronary arteries rather than all invasive stuff? Clot buster drugs but nothing for plaque?

No.: The various kinds of plaque that build up in the arteries have been building up for years, in some cases even decades. There is no medicine that will undo the remodeling due to years or decades of high blood pressure, smoking, cholesterol, etc. The best strategy is to modify the modifiable risk factors (and hope you have good genes). ...Read more

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What is a difference between calcium channel blocker and clot buster?

What is a difference between calcium channel blocker and clot buster?

Apples vs. oranges: They are both cardiac medicines. They are however used for totally different reasons. Calcium blockers are most commonly used to treat high blood pressure. They may also be used to treat chest pain or to slow the heart. Clot busters are used to dissolve a clot in the arteries that supply blood to the heart itself and therefore to limit the amount of heart damaged by removing the blockage. ...Read more

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How long do anticlotting drugs stay in someone's system?

How long do anticlotting drugs stay in someone's system?

Depends on meaning: This is a bit complicated, since any given drug has a "half-life" that is a measure of how long that drug, or its metabolites or by-products, can be detected in the blood. Then there is the biologic or physiologic half-life which is a measure of the "function", or in your example, how long the effect lasts. Once you know the "half-life", figure on approximately five half-lives to minimal effect. ...Read more

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What is category x drug?

What is category x drug?

Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both such that fetal risks clearly outweigh maternal benefit. Check out http://www.Empr.Com/drugs-contraindicated-in-pregnancy/article/125914/ for more info, including partial list. ...Read more

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What drugs are safe and unsafe?

What drugs are safe and unsafe?

Many of them: This is not an easy answer since there are many drugs categorized as unsafe. The american porphyria foundation has good resources on drug safety: http://www.Porphyriafoundation.Com/testing-and-treatment/drug-safety-in-acute-porphyria. Just because a drug may be listed as unsafe doesn't mean it's unsafe for everyone. However, it's important to use caution with any drug that is potentially unsafe. ...Read more

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Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc ?

Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc ?

Yes: It is one of the chemo agents used in conjunction with Xeloda (capecitabine) (oral 5FU) or in the chemo combination with Folinic acid, 5 FU and the oxaliplatin as FOLFOX. The platinum targets DNA but in tumors the localization site is on tumor membrane where DNA localizes possibly in the form of mutated mitochondrial DNA ...Read more

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What to do if I consumed to much drugs!?

Get help: Medicine or Drugs? You can call the poison control hotline at: 1-800-222-1222 ...Read more

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If I have tension160/100 i must take drug?

If I have tension160/100 i must take drug?

If you have: Consecutive blood pressures in this range - would strongly encourage you to accept medical treatment to include appropriate medications. Hypertension can be silently causing injury to your body. ...Read more

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What effects do daterape drugs have on you?

What effects do daterape drugs have on you?

None: They are a glorified sleeping med with no after effects. ...Read more

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What are some examples of neprotoxic drugs?

What are some examples of neprotoxic drugs?

Nephrotoxic drugs : Nsaids (advil, aleve, (naproxen) naprosyn, ibuprofen) are amongst the most common nephrotoxic medications available over the counter. There are more, any takers? ...Read more

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Which organizations offer drug/health pkans?

Which organizations offer drug/health pkans?

All insurers should: Major insurance companies have drug plans. The insurance companies can have their own plan, or contract with a separate company to run a drug plan. Other groups, such as aarp, may have a plan (but again, they contract with a separate company to run the plan). Plans have benefits for local retail pharmacies to handle short-term prescriptions, and mail-order pharmacies for 90-day prescriptions. ...Read more

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What is the new classification of pain drugs?

What is the new classification of pain drugs?

See below: Not sure what you mean. There has been no new "scheduling" of controlled substances. Different types of pain medication do different things (reduce inflammation, treat nerve pain etc). ...Read more

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My friend snorted this drug what are the effects?

Need more data: What is the drug in question.? You mentioned "snorting" but no drug is described. However, was this at a party with other people snorting the same thing? This would give you a clue as to what your friend might be experiencing. ...Read more

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What medications are recommended for drug addicts?

What medications are recommended for drug addicts?

Clarify, please!: Do you want to know how to treat addiction? There are many addicting drugs out there and the medical treatment is different for all of them. But for all of them Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous are extremely helpful and can often be the only treatment required. Often these programs, which are free, have success rates equal to many inpatient and outpatient costly rehab programs. ...Read more

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What are the alternatives for banned drug gemerp2 ?

What are the alternatives for banned drug gemerp2 ?

You can take: The same meds (hopefully in different doses) as separate drugs, but talk with your doctor and get their recommendations. Always use in addition to diet, exercise and weight reduction. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what the drug laudonosine is used for?

Could you tell me what the drug laudonosine is used for?

Laudanosine: Laudanosine decreases the seizure threshold, and thus it can induce seizures if present at sufficient threshold concentrations; however such concentrations are unlikely to be produced consequent to chemodegradable metabolism of clinically administered doses of cisatracurium or atracurium. ...Read more

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How do arb drugs work?

How do arb drugs work?

Blocks Receptor: Arb is short for angiotensin ii receptor blocker. These medications work by competitively, or non-competitively, blocking the receptor activated by a blood pressure raising compound known as angiotensin ii. ...Read more

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Percription drug help.?

Percription drug help.?

It's available: I apologize in advance for the self-aggrandizement but i put together a webpage listing low cost, even free, options for health care & medications at http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/p/low-cost-medicaldentalpharmacy-options.Html. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are all drugs addictive?

Are all drugs addictive?

Addiction definition: People can become psychologically dependent on any drug – or anything else for that matter. This means that the person using drugs feels they cannot cope or face the world unless they are under the influence of drugs. In contrast people can only become physically dependent on certain drugs. Physical dependency results from the repeated, heavy use of drugs like heroin, tranquillisers and alcohol. ...Read more

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What drug for acute gout?

What drug for acute gout?

Cholcrys and Indocin (indomethacin): Cholcrys an Indocin (indomethacin) are the most common combination for acute gout attacks. ...Read more

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