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Can medical marijuana be used to treat anything?

Can medical marijuana be used to treat anything?

Yup: Mj treats anorexia (inability to eat), nausea and pain in dying patients. It has usefulness in glaucoma. It heals nothing, helps improve nothing, cures nothing. ...Read more

Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


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Can adderol be used to treat depression?

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Can adderol be used to treat depression?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is an amphetamine type stimulant used for attention deficit & excess daytime sleepiness due to sleep disorders. It is not advisable to use it to treat depression due to short half life, side-effects & dependency. ...Read more

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Can medical marijuana be used to treat high myopia and astigmatism?

Can  medical marijuana be used to treat high myopia and astigmatism?

No: Glaucoma is the only eye condition that marijuana has been known to benefit . There are also better, safer alternatives. Myopia and astigmatism needs eyeglasses or in some cases, contacts. Your ophthalmologist or optometrist can help with that. ...Read more

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What medications can be use to treat ms?

What medications can be use to treat ms?

See below: Medications which impact the inflammatory activity of the disease are often called "disease modifying therapies". These are medications for the long haul, to reduce the impact and frequency of relapses, and slow brain volume loss. Other classes of medications target symptoms due to MS (such as steroids) but do not alter the course of the disease itself. ...Read more

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What drugs can be used to treat malaria?

What drugs can be used to treat malaria?

Treatment depends on: the species of malaria. There are a # of antimalarial drugs (chloroquine, Malarone, Coartem, (artemether and lumefantrine) Lariam, artesunate, quinine, quinidine & combination of quinine and either doxycline or clindamyin. ...Read more

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How can botulism be used to treat other disorders?

How can botulism be used to treat other disorders?

Neurotoxin use : The germ clostridium botulinum produces a chemical toxin that can cause disease (botulism). The chemical can also be used clinically for a variety of conditions. It is quite well known to relax wrinkles in your face when injected into facial muscles. It has practical uses in treating kids with spastic muscles by injecting the nerves that control them and relaxing them to help therapy. ...Read more

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Can Gabapentin be used to treat sciatica?

Can Gabapentin be used to treat sciatica?

Sciatica: Gabapentin is one of the drugs we use and it can be used alone or in combination with other medications. ...Read more

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Can klarycid be used to treat utis?

Can klarycid be used to treat utis?

No: Klarycid or Clarithromycin is used to treat upper respiratory and sinus infections. It is not effective for the bacteria usually found in utis and would not be recommended for that purpose. ...Read more

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Can minocycline be used to treat chlamydia?

Can minocycline be used to treat chlamydia?

Yes: It is a type of tetracycline, usually the first treatment is zithromycin, but with any treatment both people must be treated and re- tetsed to make sure it is gone. ...Read more

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Can you use acupuncture to treat cataracts?

Can you use acupuncture to treat cataracts?

Is not effective: Cataracts are opacities (cloudy spots or spots that block light from passing through) in the lens. The lens is originally clear, and changes its shape to focus on what a person looks at. It is in the eyeball, behind the colored iris and the pupil. Cataracts form after many years of sunlight (uv) exposure and from causes such as prolonged Prednisone use. Acupuncture does not help cataracts. ...Read more

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Could nitroglycerin be used to treat migraines?

Could nitroglycerin be used to treat migraines?

Not usually: Nitroglycerin vasodialates. This results in increased blood flow into the head which will worsen headaches. ...Read more

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Can clonazepam be used to treat insomnia due to ADHD stimulant medications?

Can clonazepam be used to treat insomnia due to ADHD stimulant medications?

Not the best idea: Clonazapam can be habit forming and addictive. It's in a class of medications called sedative-hypnotics or downers. Stimulant medications can be considered uppers. So you take an upper in the morning and a downer at night? It doesn't seem wise, right. One can build up a tolerance to clonazapam, and over time, require higher and higher doses, leading to other problems like memory loss. Avoid it. ...Read more

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Can the laser be used to treat ocular melanoma?

Can the laser be used to treat ocular melanoma?

Laser melanoma: Ocular melanoma is not treated by destruction but by removal and the laser can be used as a cutting device. A retinal specialist would be the best to answer this in detail and they would need to know more details. ...Read more

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Can promethazine be used to treat nerves or mental problems?

Can promethazine be used to treat nerves or mental problems?

It can be for both.: This drug was used as an antipsychotic, but not as often now as other drugs are used that likely have less side effects. It is also used as a sedative for those with insomnia, so in a way it is also used for nerves. ...Read more

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Can ativan (lorazepam) be used to treat migraines?

Can ativan (lorazepam) be used to treat migraines?

Not effective: If you have migraine, use of a tranquilizer or sedative will neither prevent or abort the headache. Many remedies are available, so seek out a headache doctor and get this controlled. ...Read more

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Can anti-seizure medicine be used to treat bell's palsy?

Can anti-seizure medicine be used to treat bell's palsy?

No: Bell's palsy is facial weakness or paralysis that is thought to be caused by a viral infection. It is not a seizure and therefore those seizure medications would not be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it true that marijuana cures glaucoma?

Is it true that marijuana cures glaucoma?

No: There is no known cure for glaucoma. Glaucoma requires careful monitoring and proper management when present. ...Read more

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