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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Cefotetan Disodium (Overview)

Cefotetan disodium is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Any chloromycetin (chloramphenicol sodium succinate) interactions?

Any chloromycetin (chloramphenicol sodium succinate) interactions?

306 interactions: There are 306 drugs that are known to interact with chloromycetin (chloramphenicol sodium succinate). There are 3 disease interactions with chloromycetin (chloramphenicol sodium succinate) (chloramphenicol) which include: colitis, bone marrow suppression , renal/liver disease. Use this to check for interactions with chloromycetin (chloramphenicol sodium succinate): http://www.Drugs.Com/drug-interactions/chloramphenicol, chloromycetin (chloramphenicol sodium succinate).Html. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Cefotetan Disodium (Overview)

Cefotetan disodium is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Can disodium hydrogen citrate be used during pregnancy?

Can disodium hydrogen citrate be used during pregnancy?

Avoid if possible.: This is a urine alkalinizing agent; if a urologist recommends it to prevent urolithiasis or urinary infections, i would discuss with a maternal-fetal medicine expert if the potential risks compare favorably to the potential benefits and explore alternatives. My general advice would be to avoid this agent when possible during pregnancy and only take it after expert consultation with urology and mfm. ...Read more

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Is vancomycin sulfur-based?

Sulfur in vancomycin: Look up in wikipedia and if you see an S in the diagram of the structure. ...Read more

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Why use sodium polystyreme sulfonate (kayexalate)?

Why use sodium polystyreme sulfonate (kayexalate)?

See below: Powder is hard to swallow as it tastes bad, and needs to be suspended in a liquid anyway kayexelate is used to decrease the pottassium level in the blood, mainly in patients with kidney disease and decreased kidney function. ...Read more

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Does penicillin vk potassium 500mg treat gonorrhea?

Does penicillin vk potassium 500mg treat gonorrhea?

Penicillins won't!: CDC guidelines do NOT include PCNs for gonorrhea. Check the CDC website at: http://www.hcp-samples.bayer.com/new_password/index.php?val=Ykdsd2FXUmtiMk5BZVdGb2IyOHVZMjl0&token ...Read more

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Is amoxicillin trihydrate desame effect of cloxacillin sodium?

Is amoxicillin trihydrate  desame effect of cloxacillin sodium?

Not necessaraly: They are different antibiotics and have different effectiveness based on antibiotic resistance profiles of bacteria.They will both be effective for some problems but not others. ...Read more

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What is prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension USP used for?

What is prednisolone acetate ophthalmic suspension USP used for?

Eye infammation: Can be used in treatment corneal injuries from chemical, radiation, or thermal burns, or penetration of foreign bodies. Also used in treatment of steroid-responsive inflammatory conditions of the eye as allergic conjunctivitis. ...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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What is cloxacillin sodium used for?

What is cloxacillin sodium used for?

Treating infections: Cloxacillin is an antistaphylococcal penicillin class antibiotic that is active against gram positive bacteria such as staph. And strep. ...Read more

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Side effects of kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) powder for kidney patient?

Side effects of kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) powder for kidney patient?

Side effects: Common reactions are nausea and gastric irritation. In serious cases, you could have severely low potassium levels, intestinal obstruction/necrosis, and perforation of the bowel wall. ...Read more

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Why is demeclocycline (declomycin) given for SIADH?

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Why is demeclocycline (declomycin) given for SIADH?

Demeclocycline: It induces nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (dehydration due to inability to concentrate urine by the kidneys) as a side-effect, hence relieves the low sodium problem in SIADH. ...Read more

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Does disodium hydrogen citrate cause tooth sensitivity?

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Does disodium hydrogen citrate cause tooth sensitivity?

Not usually: Most antacids are used to relieve stomach acids from proliferating in the form of gatric reflux (upset stomach.) a bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is used as a base to counter acids. However, patients having concerns with recurrent acid reflux have been known to experience enamel errosion. Errosion refers to a chemical process which weakens enamel and can cause a great deal of sensitivity. See your dentist! ...Read more

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What is penicillin vk 500 used for?

What is penicillin vk 500 used for?

Dental Infections: While pen vk is not used very often in medicine anymore, it is used in dentistry all the time because it is one of the most effective antibiotics for dental infections. ...Read more

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What's a good resource for trace elements and heavy metal toxicity?

What's a good resource for trace elements and heavy metal toxicity?

Be VERY careful: Most of the outfits offering "heavy metal testing" are scams, charging outrageous prices for"tests" intended to get you to buy their nutritional supplements, have your fillings removed, and generally suck you into a expensive racket. They exude warmth and this is the one thing that may make you feel better. ...Read more

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How effective is chloromycetin (chloramphenicol sodium succinate) to numb gums?

How effective is chloromycetin (chloramphenicol sodium succinate) to numb gums?

Not effective: Chloromycetin (chloramphenicol sodium succinate) is also known as chloramphenicol, which is an antibiotic that is given intravenously. This drug is given to treat bacterial infections, not to numb or anesthetize gums. If you want to numb your gums & i don't know for what reason, you can use otc orajel or ambesol. http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2010/september2010/oralpain-0910. ...Read more

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Is sulfacetamide sodium an ototoxic substance?

Is sulfacetamide sodium an ototoxic substance?

Not sure: There is a chinchilla study on use in ears. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3334819 & http://www.pubfacts.com/detail/3334819/Ototoxicity-of-Vasocidin-drops-applied-to-the-chinchilla-middle-ear. ...Read more

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Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

Is whipple's disease usually deadly?

No, but must dx & rx: Whipples disease is a very rare condition, often found in middle age men, that is also called lipodystrophy. It a bacterial-caused disease that leads to malabsorption of mostly fats and certain sugars into the bloodstream. It will lead to nutritional deficiencies among other problems. Need rx with antibiotics, usually at least a year, herbs and supplements. If left untreated, it can be fatal. ...Read more

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Why flavedon mr35mg used what is the side effect?

Why flavedon mr35mg used what is the side effect?

Flavedon: Read this article first===>http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/trimetazidine. The drug is principally used now for patients with angina (heart pain) and has been shown to be effective. It should not be used if you have any movement disorders such a s restless leg syndrome or parkinson's-like neurologist symptoms. Rad the side effects and you and your doctor van decide whether its right for you. ...Read more

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Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Agree w Dr. McGee: With the Ana Boot Camp Diet would anticipate possible side effects like malnutrition, fatigue, overly rapid weight loss, dizziness, low energy level, loss of large % of muscle mass – including heart muscle, problems with sleep, electrolyte imbalances, cold sensitivity, depression, paranoia etc. It may also be the start of a pattern of unhealthy eating. ...Read more

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What happens if i think the worse scenario very often and i feel this is deteriorating my life. How do I stop it and interact more with life?

What happens if i think the worse scenario very often and i feel this is deteriorating my life.  How do I stop it and interact more with life?

Anxiety Disorder: Anticipation of worst happening (even if it is exceedingly unlikely) is a symptom of anxiety disorder. This is a distortion of the normal fight or flight response every human is endowed with. Your brain seems to be wired for flight for any environmental stimulus, no matter how trivial. If this is so, see doctor for exam & to formulate a therapeutic plan to include counseling & medication as needed. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cefotetan disodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cefotetan disodium allergy?

Cefotetan: Cefotetan disodium is a cephalosporin antibiotic. Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substance that are harmless to most. Reactions may be mild to severe. For potential adverse reactions see: https://www.drugs.com/pro/cefotan.html ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cefotan (cefotetan) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cefotan (cefotetan) allergy?

Cefotan allergy: Cefotan (cefotetan) is an antibiotic medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://reference.medscape.com/drug/cefotetan-342496 ...Read more

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Between Cefotetan IV and Cefoxitin IV, which one is more effective for treating PID?

Between Cefotetan IV and Cefoxitin IV, which one is more effective for treating PID?

No difference: You keep asking questions on the forum about your PID treatment. You should ask your own doctor and trust her judgment on it. In any case, these antibiotics are equally effective. ...Read more

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If ceftriaxone IV is utilized in place of cefotetan/cefoxitin IV as inpatient pid regimen, what would be appropriate dose of ceftriaxone IV?

If ceftriaxone IV is utilized in place of cefotetan/cefoxitin IV as inpatient pid regimen, what would be appropriate dose of ceftriaxone IV?

Depends: It depends on what is being treated, what the sensitivity of the organism is and why changes are being made. Medications have different dosages that are appropriate for that medication that do not correlate with other medications. For instance we may use 1 million units of penicillin for an infection or 250 mg of Zithromax for the same infection. It has to do with the effective dose. ...Read more

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When treating PID, is intravenous infusion(cefoxitin/cefotetan) + oral pill therapy more effective than injection(ceftriaxon) + oral pills therapy?

When treating PID, is intravenous infusion(cefoxitin/cefotetan) + oral pill therapy more effective than injection(ceftriaxon) + oral pills therapy?

Severe PID: For severe PID (lots of pain, high fever, etc), IV treatment for 2-3 days (sometimes longer), e.g. with cefoxitin or cefotetan, is preferable to a single ceftriaxone shot plus oral treatment. But each case is different; ask your doctor and follow her advice. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm treated for pid with cifloxacin iv metronidazole iv, and oral doxy. Why still painful? Should I ask chage to ceftriaxone or cefotetan?

Please be patient: It takes time for inflammation to heal and reverse. Try to rest, eat and drink as healthfully as possible, and get plenty of sleep to help your body heal. You'll feel back to 100% very soon. ...Read more

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Is a combination of cefoxitin/cefotetan, doxycycline, and metronidazole effective against pid caused by gonorrhea and chlamydia? Please help me asap

Is a combination of cefoxitin/cefotetan, doxycycline, and metronidazole effective against pid caused by gonorrhea and chlamydia? Please help me asap

PID treatment: You have asked at least 3 questions about treatment of your PID. Those antibiotics will be effective against gonorrhea, chlamydia, and all the other bacteria typically involved in PID. Follow your doctor's advice about the best treatment in your particular case. There's no point in trying to get more advice on this forum. The answers won't change and you MUST discuss with your own doctor. ...Read more

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What exactly is disodium laureth sulfosuccinate?

What exactly is disodium laureth sulfosuccinate?

Disodium laureth sul: It is a it’s a de-greasing/ emulsifier used in many cleaning products. ...Read more

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Does disodium hydrogen citrate cause tooth sensitivity?

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Not usually: Most antacids are used to relieve stomach acids from proliferating in the form of gatric reflux (upset stomach.) a bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is used as a base to counter acids. However, patients having concerns with recurrent acid reflux have been known to experience enamel errosion. Errosion refers to a chemical process which weakens enamel and can cause a great deal of sensitivity. See your dentist! ...Read more

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I have high cretatine of 141.. Will disodium hydrogen citrate liquid for UTI infection increase level of cretatine?

I have high cretatine of 141.. Will disodium hydrogen citrate liquid for UTI infection increase level of cretatine?

Unclear: Are you referring to measurements of urine or blood? The creatinine in your blood is normally less than 1 mg/dl, and urine measurements will vary wildly according to the concentration of your urine. Either way, creatinine levels should not be affected by taking citrate (which acidifies the urine and helps clear bacterial bladder infections). ...Read more

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I've got polycystic kydney (v) and i'd like to know how edta calcium disodium could imbalance my ionized calcium and/or sodium in oral chelation ?

I've got polycystic kydney (v) and i'd like to know how edta calcium disodium could imbalance my ionized calcium and/or sodium in oral chelation ?

See answer: Edta is safe when used as a prescription medicine for the correct indications. Edta can cause abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, low blood pressure, skin problems, and fever. It can also cause kidney damage, dangerously low calcium levels, low potassium and magnesium levels, and even death. You should seriously discuss any planned use(s) with your nephrologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Cefotan (Definition)

Cefotan is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more