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Can Ativan Cause Cbc Changes
Share on twitter bookmark & share printer-friendly version a complete blood count (CBC) test measures the following: •the number of red blood cells (rbc count) •the number of white blood cells (wbc count) •the total amount of hemoglobin in the blood •the fraction of the blood composed of ...Read more
Can Prednisone cause hormonal changes? Could blood tests show false hormone results, such as Progesterone/Estrogen levels, due to having taken Pred?
Prednisone: 1.Yes 2. not likely. But need the rest of the story. Happy to do 2nd opinion. ...Read more
Not likely: You may consult this site for the many side effects of Cipro, however, the drug is generally safe. http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/ciprofloxacin-oral-route/side-effects/DRG-20072288 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Vision Changes Yes: Paroxetine, a well known serotonin reuptake inhibitor (ssri), is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. About 4% of patients taking paroxetine will experience blurred vision. Other conditions such as cataracts and glaucoma have occured. ...Read more
As codeine can cause respiratory depression, can it also cause right atrial enlargement or abnormal ECG findings?
Codeine: Very unlikely codeine would cause such cardiac issues. Overdose might result in secondary cardiac issues, but these would likely be acute. Right atrial enlargement takes more time to develop. "ECG findings" is pretty vague. At your age, if you have such cardiac issues, it is critical to be seen by a cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Hydralazine, isoniazid, procainamide, & several anticonvulsants can produce false + ANA ; zocor (simvastatin) & other "statins" (hmg-coa reductase inhibitors) can elevate esr. Fortunately there are other tests that can confirm or refute a positive ANA or elevated esr. Be sure to tell your doc all the meds & supplements you are taking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anxiety randomly cause dizziness, head pressure and random onset fatigue? Will taking Prozac (fluoxetine) potentially help treat this issue? Brain MRI was ok.
Yes it should: So glad to hear that brain MRI was ok. Yes, Prozac (fluoxetine) is prescribed for people who have anxiety and the symptoms you have reported are anxiety related. It should start relieving symptoms within two weeks with maximum effect in 4-6 weeks. Psychotherapy also will help to learn to manage anxiety triggers. ...Read more
Can gastric problems cause interruption during exercise (heart palpitations etc)? If so, what types of problems can cause this?
Not normally : Heart palpitation is normal during exercise. Can be exaggerated if you eat just before exercising, get dehydrated during exercise or if you use some supplements that increase metabolism. Also long runners sometimes develop diarrhea that could be associated with an exaggerated response. Hope this help. ...Read more
Wbc and amphetamines: Demargination is the process of WBC entering the peripheral circulation from areas of intravascular marginated polymorphonuclear cell pools. Similar to the conditions underlying increased bone marrow production of WBC demargination may occur in response to stress and certain drugs. Amphetamine can induce anxiety but more likely toxic or elevated doses of these drugs will produce elevated wbc. ...Read more
Can high doses of inhaled steroids cause or intensify depression or anxiety? Can it cause insomnia (early awakening)?
Can diabetes cause depression? Can diabetes cause fluctuations in hormones that could result in clinical depression?
Maybe. : I once had a memorable patient whose mood was very much associated with her blood sugar levels. Her diabetes was not well controlled, and her mood was obviously worse when her levels were far above normal. The mechanism by which diabetes might impact mood is probably complicated, but i think sugar levels rather than hormones are at work. Make sure your diabetes is under good control. ...Read more
No: White blood cells typically are elevated when a bacterial infection is present, but may also rise with other infections, tissue damage, collagen diseases (rheumatoid arthritis), smoking, severe stress, surgery or fever. Antiacids contain alkalizing ions, usually bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) or hydroxide, which can neutralize stomach acid. I am not aware that they impact WBCs. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Can fluoxetine 20 or alprazolam 0.5 intensify propranolol's effect? I meant, can it intensify propranolol's side effects? Can these 3drugs cause death
Multiple medications: These 3 medications can work together safely if taken as prescribed ; you're seeing your doctor regularly. Prozac (fluoxetine) and Alprazolam may increase potential blood pressure-lowering effects of propanolol. Prozac (fluoxetine) may also decrease clearance of alprazolam, or increase its concentration -- leading to more drowsiness than expected. All these medications do need careful monitoring by your doctor. ...Read more
Can troponin levels elevate due to stress, anxiety and such and cause chest pain but will not cause a heart attack?
No: Stress and anxiety do not typically raise troponin levels. Medical conditions such as severe high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, renal failure are associated with elevated levels of troponin. Elevated troponin is not the cause of heart attack, but can result from one. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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