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Doctor insights on: Cetylpyridinium Chloride Side Effects

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Please advise what is better: cetylpyridinium chloride or sodium fluoride?

Please advise what is better: cetylpyridinium chloride or sodium fluoride?

Totally different: Cetylpyridinium chloride is an antiseptic, it kills bacteria. Fluoride is a mineral that makes teeth more resistant to acid when it is incorporated into the tooth enamel and also makes it harder for the bacteria to stick to the teeth. You can't say one is better then the other because they are totally different products that are used for totally different things. ...Read more

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Dr. Leonard Stein
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Chloride (Definition)

Chloride is a negatively charged ion of chlorine found in cells and serum. Chloride is the main ion which balances out the positively charged ions ...Read more


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Is cetylpyridinium chloride safe? I have mouth spray that has 0.075% in it and it says 2 sprays but I do 5 or more. Is this bad? Can I use everyday?

Is cetylpyridinium chloride safe? I have mouth spray that has 0.075% in it and it says 2 sprays but I do 5 or more. Is this bad? Can I use everyday?

Safe mouth spray: Cetylpyridinium chloride is a compound used in mouth washes, toothpastes, and lozenges to fight bacteria. It doesn't eradicate them all, as some are normal to be in your mouth. The spray can reduce gingivitis and reduce plaque. It is safe, even at 5 sprays a day. However, regular dental care is also needed to assure dental health. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/11505791. ...Read more

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Is it bad to mix a mouthwash that whitens teeth with a regular one containing cetylpyridinium chloride?

Is it bad to mix a mouthwash that whitens teeth with a regular one containing cetylpyridinium chloride?

Maybe: Mixing may cause some of the ingredients in either to be bound chemically together and not be effective. Best to use them separately.. ...Read more

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Have fungal infection in mouth, what is safe during pregnancy? Also is cetylpyridinium chloride+lidocaine HCl gel safe during pregnancy??

Have fungal infection in mouth, what is safe during pregnancy? Also is cetylpyridinium chloride+lidocaine HCl gel safe during pregnancy??

Cetylpyridinium: As a general answer, cetylpyridium is not safe for pregnant women. It can severely damage the liver of the fetus. For oral thrush, gargle with salt water, avoid sweets, eat some plain yogurt every day. If it is really severe, then topical Nystatin (swish and spit). ...Read more

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I was curious as to a hypothetical situation of the side effects/symptoms of the succinylcholine chloride injection administered orally.

I was curious as to a hypothetical situation of the side effects/symptoms of the succinylcholine chloride injection administered orally.

Dangerous: This is a very potent drug that is given intravenously only. Using it orally there is some possibility of it being absorbed through your mucus membranes. It is really playing with danger to attempt oral administration. Death is one side effect. ...Read more

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Taking ganaton 150mg (itopride hydro chloride) one cap per day \u0026 pantocid 40g 2x a day for 6 yrs. Safe? There any side effects of this? Thank you

Interactions: Ganaton is not available in US. It is used in combination in other countries. Just get an EKG to make sure no conduction abnormalities. Other wise it is ok ...Read more

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Can medical herbs really have side effects?

Herbs are medicines: Even though herbs come from the earth, they are still medicinal in nature and can have adverse effects if taken inappropriately or if taken with another herb or medicine that interacts with it. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of add medications?

What are some side effects of add medications?

Agitation: Most medications used to treat adhd are stimulants. They may be amphetamines or amphetamine like medicines. Side effects are usually mild and fade with time.
They may include irritability, agitation, insomnia, weight loss. Generally, in my practice, I start these medications at a low dose and have my patients increase gradually. They tend to have few if any side effects. ...Read more

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Will taking finansteride cause serious side effects?

Will taking finansteride cause serious side effects?

Unlikely: The main "serious" side effect would be a severe allergic reaction. Here is a list of the side effects:

http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/finasteride-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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What are common negative side effects of too much sex?

What are common negative side effects of too much sex?

Many!: Apart from disease, it makes sex less special. This a major problem today. Violence can be desensitized, but sex and it's importance can be too! I do not believe in too much sex between couples. The exact opposite is true: I believe that too much sex between " partners" diminishes the importance of sex between lovers. That is a sham! ...Read more

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Any other certain side effects of novo rapid or levier?

Any other certain side effects of novo rapid or levier?

Yes: The main side effect of all Insulin is hypoglycemia; therefore, the most important thing is to be sure to always be prepared to treat hypoglycemia by carrying a rapid-acting carbohydrate, such as glucose tablets, with you. Novolog starts working in 15 minutes and peaks in approximately 2 hours so watch for hypoglycemia soon after an infection and you typically want to eat when you take it. ...Read more

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Will an ecstasy overdose have long lasting side effects?

Will an ecstasy overdose have long lasting side effects?

It may.: Ecstasy overdose can cause palpitations, chest pain, heart attack, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, stroke, be toxic to the heart, angina pectoris, destruction of blood vesselscoma, organ failure, coma and death. So, yes it can have long lasting effects. ...Read more

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What are side effects of lyrics. I take 75 mg tablets x2?

What are side effects of lyrics. I take 75 mg tablets x2?

Low dose: We do start most patients on Lyrica (pregabalin) at your dosage to avoid adverse effects, and would note that higher dosing will be more effective. The typical side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, leg swelling, and weight gain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of cell tech? (gym ssupplement)

What are the side effects of cell tech? (gym ssupplement)

Wasting your money: Cell tech is a multivitamin, 1gm of 3 Amino Acids, which you get more it by balanced diet, and mythical creatine, with no scientific validity, (no fda approval of the claims). You can buy multi vitamin for few cents, or empty your pockets, . ...Read more

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Does skipping rope has any serious side effects for women?

Does skipping rope has any serious side effects for women?

Not specifically: Not specifically for women, but it is pretty hard jarring/impact on the knees, so don't overdue it. ...Read more

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What is the side effects of giving formula food to 2month baby?

What is the side effects of giving formula food to 2month baby?

Did not Understand!: There is nothing like formula food; mothers milk or one of the commercial infant formulas alone is given up to 4-6 months age (nothing else). After that supplementary food is introduced, e.g. Cereals, jar or home made pureed food. Breast feeding or infant formula is continued up to 1 year age. After that, 4% or vitamin-d milk up to 2 year, the 1%. Some follow up formula can be given instead at 1 yr. ...Read more