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What is the antidote to a rash from poison ivy?

What is the antidote to a rash from poison ivy?

Steroid Cream: The best medicine is prevention. However, once the rash has developed, steroid creams will stop the reaction, calm the itch and make the redness go away. Steroid shots, or steroids by mouth, are only needed in extreme circumstances where children can't see, can't breathe or can't urinate because of the rash. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Is there an antidote for heparin?

Is there an antidote for heparin?

Yes: There is a drug called Protamine sulfate that can counteract Heparin in the case of overdose. It binds to heparin, inactivating its anticoagulant ability. ...Read more

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Is there an effective IV antidote for xarelto?

Is there an effective IV antidote for xarelto?

Yes, ButRarelyNeeded: because, like the other factor Xa inhibitors, the half-life for clearance is short, about 5 -9 hrs for healthy people 20-45 yrs, possibly longer older/sick. Xarelto inhibits clot formation & is Rx'ed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just at blood vessel breaks, thus any bleeding problems are ?ed. Xarelto does NOT thin blood; blood viscosity does not change. ...Read more

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What is an antidote for dobutamine?

What is an antidote for dobutamine?

Beta blockers: Dobutamine speed up the heart rate through the adrenergic system. Beta-blockers would negate this effect. ...Read more

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What is an antidote for dipyridamole?

What is an antidote for dipyridamole?

Aminophylline: Aminophylline reverses the vasodilatory effects of dipyridamole. However, vasopressors may still be required. Dialysis won't work since it's protein-bound. ...Read more

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What are the best antidotes for capsiacin burning?

What are the best antidotes for capsiacin burning?

Ice water: Capsiacin has the main component of cayenne pepper. Try icing the feet or hands and avoid using this medication again. Try either biofreeze or icy hot or ben gay, etc... ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more