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Is Grapefruit seed extract without benzethonium chloride and no synthetic preservatives safe during pregnancy?

Is Grapefruit seed extract without benzethonium chloride and no synthetic preservatives safe during pregnancy?

No clinical trials: There aren't any clinical trials showing that grapefruit seed extract is safe in pregnancy, so its difficult to know for sure. Some seeds of fruits are dangerous though. For example apple seeds contain small amounts of the poison cyanide. ...Read more

Dr. Leonard Stein
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Chloride (Definition)

Chloride is a negatively charged ion of chlorine found in cells and serum. Chloride is the main ion which balances out the positively charged ions ...Read more


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Is benzethonium chloride a safe mouthwash to use to kill chronic bad breath caused by tonsil stones?

Is benzethonium chloride a safe mouthwash to use to kill chronic bad breath caused by tonsil stones?

Probably not: That compound usually isn't used as a mouthwash, and if the bad breath is indeed caused by tonsil stones (tonsilliths), it probably won't work. See your local ent. If your bad breath is due to chronic tonsilliths, tonsillectomy may be the best answer. ...Read more

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Is the antiseptic benzethonium chloride found is most vaginal powders harmful to vagina or reproductive organs?

Is the antiseptic benzethonium chloride found is most vaginal powders harmful to vagina or reproductive organs?

Should be safe: If the powder is formulated to be a vaginal powder, it has a safe concentration of the substance. Now, with the caveat that anyone can be allergic to anything, overall benzethonium chloride is a very safe topical antiseptic. If you develop an irritant dermatitis, then just stop the use. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: potassium chloride?

Please describe the medication: potassium chloride?

Potassium Chloride: A supplement for people who do not have enough potassium in the body. This is caused by either taking drugs such as diuretics (water pills) or from certain diseases. ...Read more

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I am taking bethanechol chloride for my bladder. Does this drug have any side effect?

I am taking bethanechol chloride for my bladder. Does this drug have any side effect?

Yes: All drugs, even aspirin, have potential side effects. Serious reactions that can occur with Bethanechol include: asthma, low blood pressure, rapid heart rate and seizures. Less serious but more common side effects include: abdominal pain or cramping, nausea, belching, diarrhea, need to urinate, excess saliva, headache, fatigue, flushing, sweating, and eyes tearing. ...Read more

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I am taking bethanechol chloride for a weakened bladder. Does this drug have any actual curative effect?

I am taking bethanechol chloride for a weakened bladder. Does this drug have any actual curative effect?

No...: The popularity of using Bethanechol chloride for "weakened" bladder has undergone significant change; its use was popular back in 1970s-1990s, and has been tapering over the past two decades. It theoretically increases contractibility of bladder muscle, ; its intended effectiveness fell short of expectation. So, some urologists would not bother to use it at all nowadays. It has no curative effect. ...Read more

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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 %

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 %

See your dentist: Toothache will not resolve on its own. Dental care is safe and essential during pregnancy. Delay in necessary treatment could cause harm to you and possibly to the baby. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do they make potasium chloride?

How do they make potasium chloride?

See below: Naturally available. Can also be synthesised for medicinal purpose. ...Read more

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Is vinyl chloride hazardous to an oil worker's health?

Is vinyl chloride hazardous to an oil worker's health?

Yes: Short term exposure can cause neurologic symptoms like dizziness and numbness. Chronic exposure may cause liver damage. ...Read more

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What is mivacurium chloride?

What is mivacurium chloride?

Muscle relaxant: This is a type of short acting muscle paralyzing agent given with a GA to facilitate the surgical procedure. ...Read more

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Is aluminum chloride antibacterial?

No: Al chloride is not antibiotic it is anti hydrous or sweating. When applied to an armpit at night it gets absorbed into your sweat glands and decreases sweat production it is not killing any bacteria ...Read more

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What is magnesium chloride used for?

What is magnesium chloride used for?

Repletion: It is good for IV and im or subq magnesium injection. It can also be rubbed on the skin as oil of magnesium.
http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2012/12/magnesium-benefits. Html. ...Read more

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What foods are rich in sodium chloride?

What foods are rich in sodium chloride?

Processed: It the food item can sit on a counter for more than a few hours or in the refrigerator for more than a week without risking rotting, it is likely loaded with preservatives... Think salt. Lunch meat, breads, pizza, sauces, soups, many cheeses, the list goes on. Start reading labels salt (sodium) is put in almost everything...Best bests are fresh fruits, vegetables, and non deli meats. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you remove hydrogen chloride fumes?

Unsure: Hydrogen chloride fumes are extremely dangerous and you should first remove yourself from the area immediately. Then one must ventillate the fumes out and away from others. Then the source must be identified and neutralized, stopped or abated. If unsurfe, call 911, hazmat, local authorities and get everyone removed immediately. Seek appropriate and immediate medical attention. Be safe first! ...Read more

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Can I use lidocaine chloride jelly on my rectum?

Can I use lidocaine chloride jelly on my rectum?

No-Pain Lidocaine: Yes. I can't think of a reason not, except to mask painful symptoms you've had for some time and haven't seen a doctor for. Uh, oh yes, if used too much it can irritate the skin. It can also mask pain at certain times you should be actually feeling it, if you know what I mean. It's very useful for painful anal fissures or hemorrhoids before definitive treatment. Just don't over-use it to hide something ...Read more

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Why would they give me 0.9% sodium chloride IV going really fast?

IV Fluid Hydration: That is basically salt water and is the most common IV fluid to give patients to improve hydration. Sometimes medicine is given through the IV with it. ...Read more

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I am suffering with hypocalcium disease let me know how it will come and why amonia chloride test will do for humans because they did for me?

Ammonia chloride: If the blood work did show low serum calcium there are many other tests that need to be done. An ammonia chloride test is a minor concern until all the appropriate labs are completed.
How low is your calcium? ...Read more

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My chloride, serum is 100 mgol/L. My phosphorus is 3.6 mg/dL. I've read a ratio lower than 29 could be suggestive of malignancy. Should I worry?

My chloride, serum is 100 mgol/L. My phosphorus is 3.6 mg/dL. I've read a ratio lower than 29 could be suggestive of malignancy. Should I worry?

Serum electrolytes: Both the chloride and phosphorus level you mentioned are within normal range, electrolyte disturbance may happen with different cancers based on the type of cancers. But I am not aware of the low chloride and phosphorus ratio being diagnostic of any cancer. ...Read more

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Taking ganaton 150mg (itopride hydro chloride) one cap per day \u0026 pantocid 40g 2x a day for 6 yrs. Safe? There any side effects of this? Thank you

Interactions: Ganaton is not available in US. It is used in combination in other countries. Just get an EKG to make sure no conduction abnormalities. Other wise it is ok ...Read more

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Are beverages containing chloride safe while I'm pregnant?

Are beverages containing chloride safe while I'm pregnant?

Water good for baby!: Best to stick with water, talk with your doctor, I am available for second opinion if needed ...Read more