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Calcarea Phosphorica Dosage
Very different: While both homeopathic Calc. Pros. these are very different potencies. 3 DH was diluted 1 part to 10 parts 3 successive times so it has 0.1% calcium phosphate. 30c was diluted 1 part to 100 parts 30 successive times. Theoretically it contains no calcium phosphate though research shows it may still have trace amounts and still can affect us. Paradoxically 30c is considered more potent. See comment: ...Read more
Hello,my son is 1 year old and i am giving him calcarea phosphorica ,but since i had started calcarea for him he cries alot before sleeping,is it ok.
FDA warns against : using Hyland's Teething Tablets because the amount of bella donna is variable & can be toxic. See http://www.homeowatch.org/reg/hylands.html & http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/531.html. At a consistent bedtime, read, rock, brush his teeth after the last feed & put him to bed in his own room, drowsy, but awake, to learn to self-calm for sleep without bottle or pacifier. ...Read more
Hi theré.My baby is 6 months old and I am giving him calcarea phosp.I just want to know the side effects.
Calcium phosphate: A healthy 6 month old eating a healthy diet needs no added calcium phosphate. The notion that "homeopathic" is somehow automatically good, is not wise. Side effects can include nausea and colic, vomiting, poor appetite, constipation, dry mouth, increased thirst and increased urination. Excess calcium among other things can cause kidney stones, so get calcium from natural sources--ie food. ...Read more
We are giving calcarea phos to our daughter of 11 months one tablet thrice a day, do we have to continue or stop calcarea phos. ?
Calcium in infants: Calcium supplements, particularly in a prescribed dose, are usually only given to children because they have a metabolic problem such as prematurity, hypoparathyroidism, kidney problems or other deficiencies. The timing of discontinuation depends on many factors, and should be guided by your daughters consultant. ...Read more
Calcarea carbonica: Calcarea carbonica is a homeopathic medicine, or remedy. I am not sure how you have this "in both [your] feet"? You would not treat calcarea carb in your feet, but the remedy might be helpful for various kinds of foot pain and sweatiness. What problems are you dealing with? ...Read more
Calcarea carbonica: Physicians who have not studied homeopathy or seen what it can do, will likely say "don't bother." but having studied & practiced this since 1999, i can say that if your case is well-taken by an experienced homeopath and calcarea carbonica is well indicated, it can afford healing from a wide variety of health problems. Homeopathy treats your whole being over time, & not just 1 part. ...Read more
Not by itself: An abscess is a closed collection of pus (infection) and the treatment must be to open it up and let the pus out. Antibiotics are used to treat the surrounding infected tissues and reduce spread of infection. Your remedy may be of benefit as a prt of this treatment to stimulate the immune system to better fight the infection but I do not recommend that it be the only treatment. ...Read more
Unlikely: This is a naturopathic approach of unknown benefit. Gbm is a very difficult disease that can cause significant disability. I would discuss any supplement with your doctor. ...Read more
My 2.5 year daughter had eaten almost half bottle of Dr Rickeweg, Calcarea Phosphorica 6x, so I am little worried about it.
Time to call...: To find out the next step after a minor overdose of a homeopathic product, a parent should call Poison Control for more information and recommendations. If Poison Control finds a potentially dangerous ingredient in the product, the child may end up getting evaluated and observed at the E.R. If the product is purely homeopathic, it might not have anything in it other than water. ...Read more
My doctor friend suggested Calcarea Phosphorica 6x for my 5 year old daughter as general growth supplement. Is it ok. or there are any side effects?
I personally would stay away from all supplements unless specifically indicated, especially for children. Supplements are not regulated and sometimes can contain dangerous ingredients too.
A good well rounded diet is what they need for their growth. Keep variety in foods and stay away from fads. ...Read more
Need right remedy: Calcarea sulphurica works very well for your acne, if it's the indicated remedy for you. There are over 250 remedies known to help with acne! a well-trained homeopath will consider your whole being -- not just your acne. Acne is only 1 sign of the disturbance in your healing system. The right remedy addresses this disturbance which is the source of the problem you're experiencing (acne & more). ...Read more
Calcarea sulphurica: If your complete symptom picture exactly matches that of the homeopathic remedy calcarea sulphurica, you may benefit from it. This may include resolution of kidney stones. However, this remedy does not "work" if your symptom picture differs from it. A professional homeopath can investigate your case ; find the remedy best suited to you. Collaborating with conventional physicians helps also. ...Read more
I am 29 yr old and and do lot of weight lifting . Can i consume calcarea phos 12x instead of shelcal 500 mg as a calcium supplement?
No: Consuming calcium in supplement form differs entirely from using the homeopathic remedy calc phos 12x. It's also best to get your calcium from food as much as possible, but if you need extra calcium because of poor diet you can take your "shelcal 500mg." homeopathic remedies are made to affect your healing ; restorative system, an energy part of you -- rather than supply specific nutrients. ...Read more
Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read more
Ampiclox, or Ampicillin as it is known in the us, is given in doses of 250-500 mg qid (four times a day). It is also the main drug in unasyn, (ampicillin and sulbactam) where it is combined with sulbactam which makes it more effective. Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is an IV medicine only.
The drug can be used against a wide range of infections, including pneumonia, kidney infections, and meningitis. ...Read more
EpiPen (epinephrine) above 54#: Although the pdr states that Epipen (epinephrine) junior should be given to children >60 pounds, many allergists choose a lower minimal weight. A common cross-over is Epipen (epinephrine) junior for children up to 54 pounds and Epipen (epinephrine) for everyone heavier. ...Read more
Not sure on Vibrox: One should only take medications prescribed by the examing doctor, and buy from a reputable pharmacy. Vibrox might be doxycycline. If so, the AAFP recommends doxycycline 100mg twice a day for 14 days, for treating primary or secondary syphilis, in patients allergic to penicillin. Penicillin is the first drug of choice. ...Read more
2liter a volume, not: a dosage. Dosage=a quantity per unit time. 2 Liters/min oxygen flow by nasal cannula is a commonly used adjunctive oxygen flow for people with lung ventilation/perfusion problems: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ventilation/perfusion_ratio. What counts is oxygen saturation of hemoglobin as percentage, not dosage. Too much oxygen, esp. over days/weeks, is also toxic; yet uncommon without intubation. ...Read more
1000mg mainly diet: For your age (assuming this is for you) the NIH recommends that you should take 1000mg of calcium. But, most women in the US obtain enough calcium from their diet. Bone loss generally occurs around 30. So, unless you are at high risk of osteoporosis you probably do not need a Calcium supplement, those found in multi-vitamins should be sufficient. ...Read more
Why ?: Studies during development showed that the body was very tolerant to loratadine, with no significant side effects at twice the recommended dosage. However, they also found that there was no increased benefit with twice the dosage over the normal dose. Why take more if there is no benefit ? ...Read more