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Side effects of ascoril in 6month old baby?

Side effects of ascoril in 6month old baby?

Not recommended: Firstly, a 6 month old is too young to take any OTC meds except maybe tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or motrin. I don't think ascoril (dextromethorphan) is even indicated for children less than 2 yrs old and even then studies done on 2-6 year olds have shown no benefit and potential for side effects like dizziness, feeling weak and irritable. ...Read more

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Ascoril+ expectorant is it safe for my one year kid. He has cough and a runny nose. He is coughing a lot. Plz suggest a remedy.

Ascoril+ expectorant is it safe for my one year kid. He has cough and a runny nose. He is coughing a lot. Plz suggest a remedy.

Cold preparations: Cough and cold syrups are not recommended for children. The side effects are more likely to appear than any concrete benefits. A teaspoon of honey in a child over a year of age (avoid botulism) has been shown to help a cough. Increasing the humidity can also help. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take ascol while pregnant?

Is it ok to take ascol while pregnant?

Ascol: In animal studies of Asacol (mesalamine) and pregnancy, the medication did not cause problems in pregnant rats and rabbits. It should be remembered, however, that animals do not always respond to medicines in the same way as humans, the full risks of using Asacol (mesalamine) during pregnancy are not known. Discuss this with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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On average, how long will an alcoholic have in stage 3 of alcohilism before he dies?

On average, how long will an alcoholic have in stage 3 of alcohilism before he dies?

No definite answer: There are too many variables such as age, amount of alcohol consumed, other medical issues, etc, etc to answer your question. ...Read more

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Can pure ascorbic acid be taken sublingually?

Can pure ascorbic acid be taken sublingually?

Yes, definitely: Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is the major antioxidant. You can use drops, capsules or tablets as a sublingual to be easily digested under the tongue.
Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Cecon (ascorbic acid) is for what?

Cecon (ascorbic acid) is for what?

Vitamin C: Ascorbic acid is readily available in most diets in the us, but lack of vitamin c causes scurvy. Needed to maintain skin, cartilage, tooth, bone and blood vessel health. It is an antioxident in the body. ...Read more

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Can ascorbic acid cause headaches?

Can ascorbic acid cause headaches?

Vit C: Great question. Vit c (ascorbic acid) plays a role in tissue regeneration and healing. It is necessary for healthy ligaments, tendons, skin, and blood vessels.

There are several studies that point towards Ascorbic Acid helping those with headaches, but headaches are a known side-effect of large doses of ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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How do ascaris lumbes. Come out of body?

Mouth, Nose, Rectum: Occasionally adult worms come out the mouth, nose or rectum. Most infected persons are asymptomatic with worms in the small intestines. ...Read more

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What should I do to take care of ascaris?

Anthelminthic meds: Albendazole and mebendazole, are the drugs of choice for treatment of ascaris. ...Read more

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Side effects of taking 500mg ascorbic acid a day?

Side effects of taking 500mg ascorbic acid a day?

Safe to take: There really shouldn't be any side effects at that dose. That is the recommended dose for many brands of over the counter vitamin c supplements. As with any pill/drug/supplement you may have upset stomach from taking it or have an allergic response to it. Alwys check with your doctor before starting any supplement to ensure that it is safe for you to take. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the best dietary food sources of ascorbic acid?

What are the best dietary food sources of ascorbic acid?

Citrus fruits, kiwi: Best source is citrus fruits one orange provides70mgm of ascorbic acid. While a grapefruit provides 170 mgm of ascorbic acid. Kiwi fruit is the best source, smal fruit has 60 mgm of ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Ascorbic acid overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Ascorbic acid overdose?

Ascorbic acid O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Excessive doses of Vitamin C can cause: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, abdominal bloating & cramps, headache, insomnia & renal calculi. REF: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/vitamin-c/faq-20058030 ...Read more

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Is there a problem in giving a 500 mg ascorbic acid to a five year old?

Is there a problem in giving a 500 mg ascorbic acid to a five year old?

No problem at all: Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) is extremely safe. The most common side effect of taking too much is a mild laxative effect, as any that is not absorbed remains in the GI tract and may cause loose stools. However, a 500 mg dose is unlikely to cause any problems in a 5 year old, in fact 500 mg could safely given 3-4x/day. The dose that has a laxative effect in adults is usually about 8, 000-10, 000 mg/day. ...Read more

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How do people get ascaris most commonly? Would I have to have been abroad?

How do people get ascaris most commonly? Would I have to have been abroad?

Ascariasis: Ascaris lumbricoides (parasitic helmith worms) can be passed when contaminated night soil (human feces is used as fertilizer) is used to grow produce. Lack of sanitation can also be a factor if infected people defecate near food crops. Ascaris eggs on produce (raw vegetables or fruit), containers, unwashed hands of food handlers, etc)can also contaminate food. Ascaris is ingested. Ascaris. ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects while taking ascorbic acid 100mg per day?

Lots!: You can get belly pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, painful urination, bloody urine, headache, flushing, lightheadedness, kidney stones, or even an allergic reaction (hives, facial swelling, etc.). Also Ascorbic Acid (vitamin c) can interact or interfere with medications. ...Read more

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How common are ascaris lumbricodes in the us? I travelled to singapore recently

Not common in US: Per the cdc ascariasis lumbricoides is uncommon in the United States. Per the cdc "an estimated 807-1, 221 million people in the world are infected with ascaris lumbricoides". ...Read more

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Conditions where stool examination gives negative findings in cases of ascarids?

Conditions where stool examination gives negative findings in cases of ascarids?

Unclear question: Worm may not be seen in the stool. Ascarid eggs are usually easily detectable if infestation is present. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how ascorbic acid help break down ferritin on a molecular level?

Can you tell me how ascorbic acid help break down ferritin on a molecular level?

Reducing agent: Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) is a reducing agent and helps in the absorption of iron in the duodenum by keeping it in the ferrous state. It may do the same at other sites. ...Read more

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What side effects occur in a child if he was overdosed with ascorbic acid during childhood?

What side effects occur in a child if he was overdosed with ascorbic acid during childhood?

Probably none: While overdosing any vitamin is never recommended, vitamin c is readily excreted in the urine so any excess Ascorbic Acid (vitamin c) doesn't usually build up in the body or cause long-term problems. ...Read more

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Which side effects occur on to a child if he is overdosed with ascorbic acid during childhood?

Which side effects occur on to a child if he is overdosed with ascorbic acid during childhood?

Lots!: He could get belly pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, painful urination, bloody urine, headache, flushing, lightheadedness, kidney stones, or even an allergic reaction (hives, facial swelling, etc.). Also Ascorbic Acid (vitamin c) can interact or interfere with medications. Talk to his doctor about your concerns, and have him seen right away if he's having symptoms. ...Read more

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Would I benefit more from taking ascorbic acid powder sublingually or orally (i.e. dissolved in water)?

Would I benefit more from taking ascorbic acid powder sublingually or orally (i.e. dissolved in water)?

Sublingual bypasses: The gut and this is more bioavailable to your body. Another form of vitamin C is called "liposomal." It's a paste that helps the C get through the gut. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could you take centrum with cecon ascorbic acid?

Could you take centrum with cecon ascorbic acid?

Yes: It means that you will be getting higher than the recommended dietary allowance for Vitamin C which is fine.. ...Read more

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What's the significance of ascorbic acid in urine?

What's the significance of ascorbic acid in urine?

Vitamin C: Ascorbic acid, or vitamin c, is a water-soluble vitamin important in our diet. Excess amounts of vitamin c can be excreted via the urine if the body has enough. Other water-soluble vitamins include: vitamin b complex and urine excretion of these is also a common means by which to remove excess from the body. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an allergy to ascorbic acid?

How do I know if I have an allergy to ascorbic acid?

Allergy symptoms: Allergy symptoms are varied and may include hives, itchy, swelling, runny nose, sneezing, coughing, wheezing, throat swelling, shortness of breath, stomach pain, vomiting or diarrhea. When people are allergic to a food most reactions occur soon after ingestion. It is doubtful that someone is allergic to ascorbic acid although it is possible to react to citrus fruits. ...Read more

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Is ascorbic acid involved in synthesis of andrenaline?

Is ascorbic acid involved in synthesis of andrenaline?

Ascorbic acid: Is an essential nutrient, but not involved directly in synthesis of adrenaline. Ascorbic acid intake does not affect adrenaline levels. ...Read more