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Can A Person With Kidney Problems Take Levitra
Yes ?lower dose: Subjects with kidney problems can take Cialis & viagra (sildenafil) however they should consult with their nephrologist first. Reduced kidney function may result in slower excretion of the medication so that it remains in the body longer. Best to start withviagra (sildenafil) 25mg or Cialis 5mg. Consider low dose daily Cialis rather than higher dose before planned or anticipated sex. Be aware of all side-effects first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Yes: Should probably avoid excessive tea drinking because there were some old reports about possible association of kidney stones i british troops stationed in india in days of the british empire. Probably had more to do with heat and inadequate hydration. Couple of cups or glasses/day in presence of kidney problems should be perfectly safe. Unless subject is fluid restricted for azotemia or dialysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Viagra (sildenafil) requires dose adjustment with hepatic disease, but basically ok if not on nitrates. Cialis has drun interactions, beyond nitrates and that includes Alpha blockers. Kidney disease per se is not the problem as much as medications you may be taking to control hypertension or other aspects of your renal disease. ...Read more
Survival depends: Survival from any disease is difficult to predict. Important factors include the disease, patient age, baseline health status, and quality of medical care. Some patients can live for many years with liver and kidney disease. However, chronic liver disease (cirrhosis) is terminal and will lead to death. Use internet to calculate meld score - the closer you get to score 40, the higher risk of death. ...Read more
Forever : The use of opioids to control chronic nonmalignant pain (i.e., not associated with a terminal disease) is fairly recent and is a complex and somewhat controversial issue.As opposed to many other medications used in pain, opioids do not cause organ damage with long-term use. The concerns about tolerance, physical dependence and addiction, many health professionals are still reluctant to prescribe. ...Read more
Filters: Kidneys filters blood, They basically have all the body's blood pass through them and they have specialized filters that take salts, toxins, drug and drug metabolites out. When they are not working dialysis machine's try to take over that function. Medicine has advanced a lot, and they are better than before, but still are not as efficient as the natural human kidney. ...Read more
Substitute...: Dialysis is needed for someone with acute or chronic kidney failure with so-called uremic syndrome with fluid and electrolyte derangement, and can be done through extracorporeal "circulation" - abdominal or vascular - to remove fluid excess and correct electrolyte imbalance for detail, ask the expert in charge. Best. ...Read more
Yes.: Yes. And you can still be fertile with kidney and liver problems. Use common sense, however, and don't over-exert yourself. Enjoy! ...Read more
Not recommended: Tramadol (Ultram) is known to cause seizures. However, the clinical studies showed that only 1% will experience seizures and mostly with health predisposition (e.g. epilepsy) and certain medications ( antipsychotics and MOAIs). Please contact your pain management physician for medication adjustment if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Death if no function: The kidneys and liver are essential to survival. A person cannot live if these organs have no function. For kidney failure, the patient can go on dialysis and may live for many years. For complete liver failure, the only therapy is a liver transplant. However, the wait time for a liver transplant can be months or years, so the patient must have some residual function to stay alive until transplant. ...Read more
Depends.: Depends on the severity and reversibility of these. This is a dangerous combination of organs to be failing and should be followed closely by doctors. ...Read more
Yes: Unless you are on any medications which can interact. ...Read more
Hi. Can a person loose their qualifications for a kidney transplant if they are diagnosed with a mental illness such as depression and anxiety?
How long can a severe diabetic with a kidney transplant go without any medications i.E. Insulin, anti.Rejection?
Hope not to find out: This is one of those things nobody can predict for an individual, and nobody wants to be unfortunate enough to find out. Patients should always carry extra medication if traveling, and know how and where to get refills if out of town. For a severe diabetic, one day without meds is not good. ...Read more
Can Viagra worsen symptoms or even be dangerous for an person w/ POTS? Would it be the same with Levitra (vardenafil) or Cialis? I've read Levitra (vardenafil) affects BP less.
Here are some...: Viagra, Levitra, (vardenafil) and Cialis all belong to PDE-5 inhibitors with same mechanism to enhancing erection of sponge bodies of penis or clitoris although coming with different onset of erection and profiles of side effects. As to possibly affecting blood pressure, they are similar; so exercise precautions and contraindications as recommended. ...Read more
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