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What are brand names for dopamine?

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Dopamine: Some trade names are Intropin, (dopamine) Revimine, DOPA. ...Read more

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Who wrote the most modern version of the hippocratic oath?

WMA, 1948: In a 1989 survey of 126 us medical schools, only three reported usage of the original oath, while thirty-three used the declaration of geneva, sixty-seven used a modified hippocratic oath, four used the prayer of maimonides, one used a covenant, eight used another oath, one used an unknown oath, and two did not use any kind of oath. Seven medical schools did not reply to the survey. ...Read more

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All these greek and latin terms are confusing. In good old english, what is lipoma?

All these greek and latin terms are confusing. In good old english, what is lipoma?

Fatty tumor: Lipomas are benign (non-cancerous) fatty growths. They have been reported just about everywhere in the body, but are usually seen under the skin. They can be observed if they are small, but are commonly removed if they are enlarging, causing deformity, tender, etc. Generally, once removed, they do not return. ...Read more

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Is thyrocalcitonin an interchangable name for t3 (liothyronine)?

Is thyrocalcitonin an interchangable name for t3 (liothyronine)?

No: Hi. No, they're completely unrelated. Thyrocalcitonin (usu. just called calcitonin) is made by thyroid C cells (which do NOT make thyroid hormone) and is used as a tumor marker for medullary thyroid cancer (e.g., MEN-2 syndromes). T3 (liothyronine) is the active form of thyroid hormone that the body makes from T4. ...Read more

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What is the scientific name for creutzfeldt-jacob disease called in humans?

What is the scientific name for creutzfeldt-jacob disease called in humans?

Prion diseases: •transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (tses) or prion diseases are a family of progressive neurodegenerative diseases of humans and animals that cause irreversible cumulative brain damage and are uniformly fatal. •prions are the infectious agents that cause tse. The term prion was coined to denote “a small proteinaceous infectious particle resistant to inactivation". ...Read more

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Please provide the classification, the scientific name, and the common name of hepatitis b?

Please provide the classification, the scientific name, and the common name of hepatitis b?

Unclear question: Hepatitis b is one type of viral hepatits. An older name is serum hepatitis. Please consult this site for more info on viral hepatitis, including hepatitis b. http://www.medicinenet.com/viral_hepatitis/article.htm. ...Read more

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Is the generic brand of darvocet n-100 equal to brand name?

Is the generic brand of darvocet n-100 equal to brand name?

Yes: All generics are equivalent to their brand name counterparts. The active chemical is exactly the same. Some people may react to some additives or fillers used in manufacturing the medicines - brand name or generic, but the medicine itself, it's efficacy, and safety are no different. Provided you get a legitimate medicine that has been authorized by the fda. ...Read more

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What is the scientific name for hep c?

What is the scientific name for hep c?

Hepatitis C: There is not another more scientific name that we use in medicine. The hepatitis viruses are just called hepatitis a, b, c, d, e. ...Read more

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Is there another name for acinetobacter baumanii?

Is there another name for acinetobacter baumanii?

A. Baumannii : A. baumannii has also been called 'Iraqibacter' since its been frequently isolated in military staff during the Iraq War. Its been causing problems in veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, as this bug is frequently resistant to multiple antibiotics and causes hard to treat wound infections ...Read more

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Is there a specific, scientific name for blindness?

Is there a specific, scientific name for blindness?

Blindness it is.: Legally blind is vision not correctable to better than 20/200 in the better eye. Total blindness is complete lack of light perception - also known as nlp - no light perception. ...Read more

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Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in arabian gulf countries?

Statistics for diabetes mellitus type 2 in arabian gulf countries?

About 25%: It is known that uae has the second highest prevalence of diabetes worldwide with 25% of the population affected. ...Read more

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Do pharma companies make more money selling generic or trade name cancer drug?

Do pharma companies make more money selling generic or trade name cancer drug?

Trade name: Trade name drugs are sold under a monopoly so the drug companies can recoup their investment in researching and developing a drug. Generic drugs are sold by competing companies once the original patent expires. The competition drives down prices and limits profits. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the cultural significance of the renaissance for western european society.?

Immense: I would be doing the Renaissance a serious injustice to try and describe its impact in 400 characters. There are countless books both on and from the period which will show you how important this time period was. ...Read more

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In general, are the u.S. Medical doctors standard higher or european doctors such as germans? How about surgeons?

In general, are the u.S. Medical doctors standard higher or european doctors such as germans?  How about surgeons?

Great doctors : And surgeons exist in many countries, though countries with higher standards of living and education have the best-trained and most advanced medical/surgical technologies and doctors. Surgical tourism is not recommended unless you have the resources and time to say where your surgeon can deal with post-op concerns or complications! ...Read more

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What is/are the brand name(s) for hydrocodone?

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What is/are the brand name(s) for hydrocodone?

Hydrocodone: Some are Vicodin, Norco, Lortabs, Lorcet, Tussionex, Zydone, etc. , all in combination with analgesics such as Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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What do latin abbreviations on prescriptions mean?

What do latin abbreviations on prescriptions mean?

Route, frequency: P.O. - oral, I.V. - intravenous, i.M. - intramuscular, p.R. - rectally, p.V. - vaginally, b.I.D. - twice daily, t.I.D. - 3x/day, q.D. - daily, q.I.D. - 4x/day, q.O.D. - every other day, t.I.W. - 3x/week, q.Wk. - weekly, q.Mo. - monthly, q.4wk. - every 4 weeks, sig. - directions, disp. - number dispensed, n.R. - no refills, inh - inhaled, o.D. - right eye, o.S. - left eye, o.U. - both eyes. ...Read more