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Chest Tube Side Effects
Not usually: Prednisone is a steroid antiinflammatory. It is used in asthmatics and COPD to decrease inflammation in the chest so in those cases would decrease chest tightness. If you are having chest tightness after taking prednisone you need to let your prescribing doctor know and ask them if you should stop the medication. ...Read more
A chest tube (chest drain, thoracic catheter, tube thoracostomy, or intercostal drain) is a flexible plastic tube that is inserted through the chest wall and into the pleural space or mediastinum. It is used to remove air (pneumothorax) or fluid (pleural effusion, blood, chyle), or pus (empyema) from the intrathoracic space. It is also known as a bülau drain ...Read more
Are the side effects of glutathione needle permenant? Like breathing issues, chest pain, etc.. ?!?!
Gluthathione?: Needle? I am not sure what the question is here? Please ask again. ...Read more
What diuretic has the least side effects? Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) gave me some weird side effects (lethargy, chest tightness, anxiety).
Yes, it can: Alvesco (ciclesonide) aerosol may cause dizziness. This effect may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Alvesco (ciclesonide) aerosol with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: Aspirin offers benefits and dangerous side effects. For a thorough discussion of the topic see http://mdprevent.Blogspot.Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being.Html. Aspirin isn't for everyone and high cholesterol alone may not be an indication to take it. Other factors such as family history of heart attacks and strokes, high blood pressure, obesity, etc. Must weigh in so speak with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Random twinges of neck pain on either side. Mild left side chest cramp/arm pain. Good EKG, heart enzymes, and chest xray. 21, active. Heart problem?
Neck pain: It is very unlikely at your age for chest pain to be related to your heart, especially with a normal workup. If you have been weight training, you may have muscle strain in the neck and chest. Are you anxious? Some folks get chest pain and it is due to panic attacks that come unexpectantly. If that could be the case, see your doctor. Take Ibuprofen 400mg 3x/day with food for muscle strain. ...Read more
Spasmo Proxyvon is: Med to treat intestinal spasm. As a synthetic anticholinergic it can cause, dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, difficulty urinating, possible hallucinations if abused. Other ingredients are Acetaminophen (tylenol) & propoxyphene, a narcotic pain med that can lead to addiction. This is not a drug for recreational use! ...Read more
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