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Benzalkonium Chloride Adverse Effects
Does rub 0,5% Benzalkonium Chloride kills Adenovirus(Conjunctivitis) from clothes and hard surfaces?
Can I use a disinfectant containing benzalkonium chloride 80% to disinfect electric razor. If so, how much & how? Will it explode my shaver?
Try alcohol: Benzalkonium chloride is an aqueous solution that might get inside your electric razor and cause some damage. Take off the head, clean off the hair and debris with a cotton tip applicator and use 70 or 91 percent alcohol to clean the parts that contact your skin. Allow to dry and you should be back in sterile business with shaving. ...Read more
How effective are alcohol-based hand sanitizers or benzalkonium chloride sanitizing wipes at killing cold germs?
100%: Both are 100% effective if used properly: make sure all areas are wiped (e.g., back and front of hands, fingertips, under the nails, etc) and keep rubbing until the alcohol or moisture from the wipes has dried. No cold viruses can survive such treatment. Soap and water also works! ...Read more
Got benzalkonium chloride 0.13% in eye from antiseptic towelette. Is this message? Is this going to damage my eyes??????
Not to worry: Most of this will leave the eye with the first blink and your natural tear flow will get rid of the rest long before any damage might occur. ...Read more
My 5month old had a bandage on his thumb that has benzalkonium chloride 0.1% he had his thumb in his mouth can that harm him?
Not To Worry,: The concentration (0.1%) is very low and safe. It is also used as preservative in pharmaceuticals, e.g. Eyewashes, nasal sprays, hand and face washes, mouthwashes, sanitizers, and disinfectants. Pharmaceuticals such as throat lozenges ; various leave-on skin antiseptics contains some. Check his mouth, hopefully you will see no damage. This product is less water soluble. ...Read more
Can I wash my pencils, eraser and plastic clipboard to remove/disinfect any amoeba (giardia etc) with liquid soap or benzalkonium chloride or alcohol?
Flonase prescribed for allergies, but one ingredient is "benzalkonium chloride". This ingredient is also found in harsh cleaners! Safe to put in nose?
My saline nasal spray has benzalkonium chloride in it, will i still be able to use it daily or is that a chemical that shouldn't be used often? Thanks
Does benzalkonium chloride aggravtes nasal congestion? Should we avoid saline sprays that contain it?
Unusual but possible: Since people are so different in their tolerance, it is possible but usually not observed if only used twice daily. You can also use just boiled water to make the saline followed by cooling. This may have to be done for each occasion however. Have you tried preservative-free saline in a canister? ...Read more
I am 14 weeks pregnant I have a bad tooth ache is orajel safe to use? Drug facts it's says benzocaine 20% and benzalkonium chloride 0.1 %
Saline rinse with benzalkonium chloride cause rapid heartbeat/leg/arm weakness/bad dizziness. My pervious saline spray didn't contain that/nosideeffect?
Switch Salines: Sounds like a unique reaction. Switch to the other saline if you tolerated it just fine. You can also just use clean table salt. ...Read more
Bought a sinuflo ready rinse and as soon as i sprayed it up my nose i had rapid heartbeat/leg/arm weakness/ bad dizziness.It has benzalkonium chloride?
I am having nasal congestion rebound due to otrivin.now i bought saline nasal spray but it contains benzalkonium chloride? Should i use it?
No: Sorry that you are going through this. i have also. I found that if you tough it out and breath through your moouth in a short time it will all open up. In the meantime don't use anythin ...Read more
Snri group SE hard: There are only few groups of antidepressants and how they change brain chemicals ssri snri sari dnri zoloft Paxil Prozac Celexa lexopro all are ssri except Paxil they can be stopped if have se pt will be fine after a little problem same with dnri which has wellbutrin hard ones are snri Effexor Cymbalta Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) as they have norep do withdrawals are bad dont do it yourself go to doctor to wean off. ...Read more
Maybe, untreated : Safety during pregnancy is a matter for discussion between patient, high risk obstetrician & doctor who prescribes the meds. Risk to mom of not treating must be weighed against the benefit of treating with risk to baby. Not treating may increase risk or worsening depression, miscarriage, prematurity, or postpartum depression. Risk to baby is a rarely occurring neonatal pulmonary hypertension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends...: ...on what the side effects are. Paliperidone (Invega) is a an atypical antipsychotic approved for the treatment of schizophrenia. The most common acute side effect is restlessness and muscle twitches. Common intermediate side effects are weight gain, increased cholesterol, increased glucose and an increased risk of diabetes. There are some more serious, rarer side effects in the long-term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ill effects of GABA: Neurontin (gabapentin) modulates excitatory neurotransmitter release and the side effects can be burdensome. These include the more common dizziness, somnolence, fatigue, swelling of the legs, nausea/vomiting, hostility tremor, blurred vision, headache and constipation to name but a few. If you experience any of these and they persist then you should contact your doctor to discuss further. Good luck. ...Read more
Age, strain,genetics: Marijuana is hazardous for young people- regular users will have lower iq til about age 17. Some people become very anxious from it- this is related to your genetics/constitution but can also be influenced by the strain as diff. Strains have varying ratios of thc, cbd etc, thus some are more calming ; agitating. Like all medicines, what helps some can harm others ; it is not for everybody! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was wondering did risperdal's manufacturer provide insufficient warning labels regarding its adverse effects?
They did provide: Medication side effects are supposed to be revealed by the drug developer. However, it may take several years of use in real life settings before certain side effects are fully appreciated, evaluated and understood. ...Read more
Multiple: Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, the usual treatments have their peculiar side effects. A general list could include, damage to normal tissues, low blood counts due to bone marrow suppression, loss of hair, weakness, nerve damage, increased risk of second cancer, mucositis and ulcers, cardiac damage, sterility, disfigurement, tissue fibrosis, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin atrophy, etc. ...Read more
Unknown: The cause of pseudotumor cerebri is uknown. It has been associated with implantable contraceptive devices, such as the Norplant and Mirena iud, which contain levonorgestrel. Plan b consists of a dose of Levonorgestrel to prevent pregnancy. There are not studies showing direct causation. Discuss with the clinicians taking care of the condition before using this medication. ...Read more
Tissue paper: While the best choice would obviously be a facial tissue or toilet paper, a leaf could be an effective alternative. There is a big depends, though. It depends on your choice of leaves. There are many that could be safe, but many that would not be. If you haven't had itching or rash from where it contacted your face, you'll probably be okay. If you need again, use a part of your clothes. ...Read more
No: Provided the propane service is appropriately installed and ventilated, there should be no adverse effects. ...Read more
Unlikely: Gadolinium is a very safe contrast agent used routinely for mri. There a rare occasions in patients with very poor functioning kidneys when there could be adverse effects, specifically nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. Nearly all facilities that performs MRI exam will ensure that it is safe to have the exam either by screening survey and possibly blood test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most likely OK: It doesn't appear, from searching a database, that are any significant drug-drug interactions between those two medications. ...Read more
Risk Factors: With any surgery there are risk factors. That is what you should discuss with your physician. Make sure they know your goals. Remember that surgical intervention for a cam lesion means removing bone from the neck of your femur. The body needs to recover from this and if you come back to quick or too soon, you could fracture the bone! that is a catastrophic issue... ...Read more
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