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Has anyone used tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) while pregnant?

Has anyone used tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) while pregnant?

Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone): Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is a pregnancy category c. This means animal studies show adverse fetal effect(s) but no controlled human studies or no animal or human studies; weigh possible fetal risk vs. Maternal benefit. Do not take the chance of taking the medication while pregnant. ...Read more

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Is expired morphine safe to use?

Is expired morphine safe to use?

Expired morphine: In general expired medications still do work. In the real world (everything else but the usa) especially africa expired medications are used. As long as they are not expired by more than 12 mo. In the usa the fda and the lawyers will be after us if an expired med was given and you had a problem. ...Read more

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Who uses sodium polystyrene sulfonate powder (kayexalate) rather than the suspension?

Who uses sodium polystyrene sulfonate powder (kayexalate) rather than the suspension?

See below: Powder is hard to swallow as it tastes bad, and needs to be suspended in a liquid anyway. ...Read more

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I'm using 2 rotacaps for asthma (salbutamol sulphate& ipratropium bromide, fluticasino propionate& formaterol fumarate). Is the long term use safe?

I'm using 2 rotacaps for asthma (salbutamol sulphate& ipratropium bromide, fluticasino propionate& formaterol fumarate). Is the long term use safe?

Yes and no: The last drug you mentioned formaterol is a long acting beta agonist (laba). In the us, labas alone are used in treating copd. When used in asthma and to reduce their potential serious side effects, they must be combined with a steroid like fluticasone. ...Read more

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Benztropine mesylate uses?

Benztropine mesylate uses?

There are a few uses: Benztropine is an anticholinergic drug used to reduce the side effects of antipsychotic treatment, such as pseudoparkinsonism and dystonia. It is also a second-line drug for the treatment of parkinson's disease. It improves tremor but not rigidity and bradykinesia. It is also sometimes used for dystonia, a rare disorder that causes abnormal muscle contraction. ...Read more

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Is a cellulite lotion which contains the asthma drug, aminophylline safe to use?

Is a cellulite lotion which contains the asthma drug, aminophylline safe to use?

Cellulite lotion: Aminophylline has been a useful drug for asthma. It is still used but not as frequently. When used by mouth or intravenously we are able to check the blood levels to avoid toxicity. It's use for the cellulites as a local application is quite safe. However, the effectiveness is controversial. I guess there will be no harm in trying. Please share your experience. ...Read more

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Any street uses for thioridazine, haloperidol?

Any street uses for thioridazine, haloperidol?

NO: However, given the answer above, people will use anything they can get their hands on to abuse, or help with a crash of other drugs. Both, have a high risk of a muscule movement disorder called tardive dyskensia, which can be permanent, and a syndrome called nms, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, which can be fatal... ...Read more

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Which works quicker tobrex (tobramycin) or sulphaceptamide?

Which works quicker tobrex (tobramycin) or sulphaceptamide?

For what?: These are both antibiotics and they work usually the same for viral illnesses. For proven bacterial conjunctivitis tobrex (tobramycin) is bacteriostatic and works a little quicker. Don't self medicate. See your family dr. ...Read more

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How using immediate release Ritalin (methylphenidate) as sublingually compared vs oral?

How using immediate release Ritalin (methylphenidate) as sublingually  compared vs oral?

Sublingual better: Sublingual administration has certain advantages over oral administration. Being more direct, it is often faster, and it ensures that the substance will risk degradation only by salivary enzymes before entering the bloodstream, whereas orally administered drugs must survive passage through the gastrointestinal tract, ch risking degradation by the stomach acid, bile, and other enzymes. ...Read more

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Are Naclof and Spersadex eye drops safe to use?

Are Naclof and Spersadex eye drops safe to use?

Eye drops: For treatment of cojunctivitis, Inwould avoid the medications The eyedrops that you mention should be administerd under the direction of your eye doctor ...Read more

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Is belladonna safe to use topically?

Is belladonna safe to use topically?

Belladonna+ arnica: Belladonna "b"and arnica each has topical pain relieving effects on the skin, for conditions deeper down like muscle spasm, pain or other tissue pains. Not dangerous but u are not to swallow it, ever! topically, there are no dangers to intact skin. If the pains are too major, this usually homeopathic strength gel may not bring all the relief you need+may need to take other pain meds. ...Read more

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Invanz (ertapenem) (anti-infective drug) states "do not administer with dextrose". Why?

Invanz (ertapenem) (anti-infective drug) states "do not administer with dextrose". Why?

Invanz (ertapenem): It probably reacts with dextrose, therefore recommended with normal saline. ...Read more

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Is the drug megestrol acet safe?

Is the drug megestrol acet safe?

Depends: Thsi drug sis used for a number of conditionc including cachexia ( appetite) or breast cancer . It is usually benign but can have some side effects. ...Read more

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What are uses for tobramycin?

What are uses for tobramycin?

Antibiotic: Intravenous tobramycin is an antibiotic used to treat various kinds of infections caused by gram negative organisms. Hospital acquired pneumonia is a common scenario where IV tobramycin is used. Topical tobramycin can be used to treat conjunctivitis and external ear infections. ...Read more

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Anaesthetists, does cannabis interact with agents used for EGD under GA? I use it medicinally as an antiemetic and orexigenic currently. Vaporised.

Anaesthetists, does cannabis interact with agents used for EGD under GA? I use it medicinally as an antiemetic and orexigenic currently. Vaporised.

Cannabis vs GA: No worries,, Just make sure you tell the Anesthesiologist / anesthetist your medicine history precisely. The Anesthesiologist will make any necessary adjustments in the medicines he/she will use for the anesthetic they will administer. ...Read more

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Can aderall or ritilan contain meth?

Can aderall or ritilan contain meth?

Stimulants: They are very similar in terms of their effect on grey matter. They are stimulants and could cause agitation. Hoeever in pediatric population, they act conversely and make them calm if they are hyperactive. Shahzeidi, md. ...Read more

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What is valupak cranberry tablets uses

What is valupak cranberry tablets uses

UTI prevention: Cranberries in general are great for preventing uti's and also help promote good kidney function. Although generally safe you should consult with your dr. If you are on blood thinners or run the risk of kidney stones. ...Read more

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What are slo-phyllin capsules I used to use?

What are slo-phyllin capsules I used to use?

Theophylline: Used primarily in the treatment of asthma. ...Read more