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Asthma question. How do leukotriene inhibitors work?

Asthma question. How do leukotriene inhibitors work?

Prevention: Leukotriene is one of chemical mediators responsible for airway inflammation and bronchospasm leading to airway obstruction when asthma flares up. Singulair (montelukast) and accolate, known as leukotriene inhibitors, therefore prevent or reduce flare-ups. ...Read more

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What problems can occur when someone gets carbocaine?

What problems can occur when someone gets carbocaine?

Few: Carbocaine is an amide local anesthetic. It's side effects are similar to any amide local anesthetic which can include allergic reactions, nerve injury, and toxicity if overdosed. Sign and symptoms of high levels include ringing in the ears, numbness of the lips, metallic taste in the mouth, confusion, loss of consciousness, heart arrhythmias, or cardiac arrest. ...Read more

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What are the differences between lidocaine, carbocaine, and septocaine?

What are the differences between lidocaine, carbocaine, and septocaine?

Chemistry: The differences between the three are the active components from which the anesthetics are made. The anesthetics generally fall into one of two categories, amides or esters, and have different levels of duration. Some of the local anesthetics have Epinephrine at different concentrations which can contribute to the duration and effects of the particular anesthetic. ...Read more

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Can I get numb enough for root canal with just carbocaine?

Can I get numb enough for root canal with just carbocaine?

Yes...: Any of the local anesthetics are usually in the 'caine' family. The most important part of the answer to your question is: was it administered correctly by the dentist, and was enough give. Dentist are very good at anesthetizing-:). ...Read more

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I am getting laser fillings without needles. Can carbocaine be used?

I am getting laser fillings without needles. Can carbocaine be used?

Filling without shot: I'm guessing you're having fillings done without getting a shot, and you're asking if topical anesthetic (the numbing jelly) can be used, then yes it can be used, especially if the filling will be near the gums. It will give some local anesthesia to any gum tissue it's applied to, but will not give any numbing to your teeth. ...Read more

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Is it weird for it to take hours for lidocaine or carbocaine to wear off after my dental work?

Is it weird for it to take hours for  lidocaine or carbocaine to wear off after my dental work?

It depends: On how the anesthetic was given, how much and if over the course of a long appointment. There are other local anesthetics that are designed to last longer. ...Read more

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Why does it take eight or more hours for lidocaine or carbocaine to wear off after my dental work?

Why does it take eight or more hours for lidocaine or carbocaine to wear off after my dental work?

Your body: It is totally dependent on how your body metabolizes substance such as local anesthetic. Some people are fine after a couple of hours, some take all day for the anesthetic to wear off. ...Read more

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How long for carbocaine to wear off?

Carbocaine: Carbocaine, or mepivacaine, has a rapid onset ( 3 to 20 minutes depending on concentration and place of injection ) and a moderate duration if 2 to 2 1/2 hours ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Leukotriene Inhibitor (Definition)

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