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Cartrol (Overview)

Cartrol is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


Cartrol (Overview)

Cartrol is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What exactly is a mental health check?

What exactly is a mental health check?

Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read more

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I use albuterol sulfate ProAir rescue inhalers for my asthma. Can I use salamol cfc free inhalers in replacement of this? (it's more affordable)

I use albuterol sulfate ProAir rescue inhalers for my asthma. Can I use salamol cfc free inhalers in replacement of this? (it's more affordable)

Yes: Yes, they are essentially the same medications. They fall in the category of SABA, short acting beta agonists. As always, with asthma, try to use these as little as possible to prevent your lungs from becoming 'sensitive'. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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What is the drug cartia xt (diltiazem) used for?

What is the drug cartia xt (diltiazem) used for?

Blood pressure: It is long acting medication used for BP control. Also used for heart rate control. ...Read more

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Is ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) kinda like adderral?

Is ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) kinda like adderral?

No: Ephedrine is chemically related to amphetamine (adderall), but they are different enough that Ephedrine has little or no benefit with respect to adhd. Both do dry up nasal membranes, though. ...Read more

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Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read more

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Can od prescribe medicine?

DO?: Did you mean a do, doctor of osteopathy? If that's what you meant, then yes they can prescribe medicine. ...Read more

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Cigs ar bad i no,but if i smoke cigs wit 1mg tar, 0.1nicotine, 1mg CO,compard 2 my friend cig 10mg tar, 0.9nicotine, 10mg CO,am i bettr off healthwise?

Cigs ar bad i no,but if i smoke cigs wit 1mg tar, 0.1nicotine, 1mg CO,compard 2 my friend cig 10mg tar, 0.9nicotine, 10mg CO,am i bettr off healthwise?

Irrelevant: All forms of smoking are associated with bad affects from second hand smoke to lightest tar amount. These health hazards are evident regardless of the source of the smoke, pipe, cigarets or hookah. Regardless, they all contain unhealthy chemicals. Try to quit smoking. Ask your PCP for help. ...Read more

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What is the difference between inderal 40mg and toprol (metoprolol) XL 50?

What is the difference between inderal 40mg and toprol (metoprolol) XL 50?

Subtle: Inderal is more lipophilic than toprol (metoprolol) - it crosses the blood brain barrier more readily than toprol (metoprolol). Thus it's better for migraine and stage fright but can cause more fatigue and depression. Toprol (metoprolol) is more beta 1 specific than inderal. That makes it a better drug for someone who may have COPD or mild asthma. ...Read more

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Are 50 mg tiloket and ketoprofen capsules the same?

Are 50 mg tiloket and ketoprofen capsules the same?

Gel vs Oral: Tiloket is a gel or capsule form of Ketoprofen the gel form will work better for localized areas of pain and possibly result in less side effects or organ damage since it is not ingested thus less of the drug is systemic. The oral form is a better choice if you have diffuse pain. The oral tiloket and Ketoprofen are fairly similar. Ketoprofen is a NSAID similar to alleve. ...Read more

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What is lithium prescribed for ?

What is lithium prescribed for ?

Why Lithium: There are a number of reasons for prescribing lithium, some of which are off-label. Lithium is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder. Other reasons include assisting with anger management by decreasing explosive episodes. Another is to augment or boost the antidepressant effects from antidepressants. ...Read more

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Will winstrol and dbol effect my erection? Winstrol shot. Dbol pill

Will winstrol and dbol effect my erection? Winstrol shot. Dbol pill

Can't endorse these!: You are obviously using substances that are class 3 controlled. You can be prosecuted if caught without a prescription. The pill is toxic and will shorten your life by lowering your good cholesterol. Winstrol will not do this. But many users will become more "horny" and agressive. You vwill ikely have more erections, even at night. But they will not affect the quality of your erections! ...Read more

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Is toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XR a large dose?

Is toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XR a large dose?

No: Toprol (metoprolol) doses can range from 25-400 mg. The question though is what "size" fits you. ...Read more

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Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Older term: This is an older term for women with an abnormal disinterest in sex or an inability to orgasm even during masturbation. Regardless of the nomenclature, sexual health in women may require counselling and treatment if the problem persists and is interferring with women's life. ...Read more

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I am fiftytwo. I'm taking Benicar ranatadine colododyne potassium celebrex (celecoxib) adderahl. My blood pressure is still running 185/118 pulse 82. ?

I am fiftytwo. I'm taking Benicar ranatadine colododyne potassium celebrex (celecoxib) adderahl. My blood pressure is still running 185/118 pulse 82. ?

Consult nephrologist: A nephrologist can screen for hormonal causes of hypertension, and sort out your medications. Kidney function should be checked, as Celebrex (celecoxib) can affect it. Adderall can affect blood pressure. You should get a BP monitor to check and track your blood pressure at home. This is more useful than isolated measurements at doctor's office. ...Read more

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Torn cartlidch from wrist bone?

Torn cartlidch from wrist bone?

Wrist: Sounds like tfcc, or triangular fibrocartilage complex tear. Consider initial splint/rest/nsaids, etc. Conservative treatment first, before considering arthroscopic removal, debridement, or repair. ...Read more

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Carteolol (Definition)

Carteolol is an aklylating agent which is a ...Read more