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Contraindications For Bipap
Have mild OSA. About to try Provent. Already have an Oral Applicance I don't use. Any benefit/contraindication to using them together?
FATIGUE WITH OSA: They are safe. Provigil and nuvigil help with energy and fatigue Also adderal/Ritalin/Starttera. Start a gluten free diet WEIGHT LOSS IS CRITICAL. Wholeapproach. Com /gut loss. Com. If CPAP or BIPAP is poorly tolerated seek ENT CONSULT for UPP vs Hyoid suspension/Partial Glosectomy. Also vitamins to increase metabolism ribose/ubiquinol/carnatine. REJUVENATION-SCIENCE. COM. Topamax (topiramate) will help RLS. ...Read more
Some have problems: A subset of asthmatics have Aspirin sensitive asthma. If you have never had a problem with Aspirin or Ibuprofen making your asthma worse it is probably safe. Aspirin sensitivity should be tested for and, if present, the usual treatment is desensitization plus daily, high dose aspirin. See your allergist or pulmonologist for more details. ...Read more
Include Following: If you are referring to Keppra (levetiracetam) contraindications/cautions include if pregnant, if kidney (renal) impairment, or if psychiatric disorder. Avoid abruptly withdrawaling this medication. ...Read more
Is estrogen an absolute contraindication for women who get migraines, or is it dependent on duration or severity of migraines?
This drug is used as one dose to treat intestinal warms---it does not have seizures warning---
some reactions has been described with overdosing, like taking repeated doses or have infection with other organisms
discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
CPAP, or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, is a setting in which a fixed pressure is delivered to your upper airway by a nose or face mask. It is constant and does not fluctuate. BiPAP, on the other hand, has two pressures: one when you breathe in and the other when you breathe out.
CPAP is typically used for sleep apnea. So can BiPAP, but it can also be used to help breathing in CHF. ...Read more
CPAP vs Bi PAP: CPAP is the more common treatment for Sleep apnea and delivers a constant pressure to keep the airways inflated. Bi PAP delivers a higher pressure for inhaling and a lower pressure when exhaling. BiPAP is used in some situations for sleep apnea when the CPAP is not effective or not tolerated. ...Read more
ILD: Not necessarily. Bipap is only beneficial if your oxygen saturation is dropping below 90% or if you have high carbon dioxide level in the blood which are signs of respiratory failure. Most of the time ild can cause low oxygen than high co2 but low oxygen can be brought up by regular nasal cannula oxygen. For high co2, bipap or CPAP is the only way. Talk to ur doc. ...Read more
Joke?: I hadn't heard of the "t-position" until I just googled it - seems to be favorable for sex. I can't think of any reason why someone in hypovolemic shock can't lie supine with their legs crossed (it actually is favorable) however, rapid volume expansion with intravenous fluid should also be used. Sex is contraindicated until the shock is reversed. ...Read more
Please advise what are the advantages, disadvantages, indication & contraindication of cpitn dental index?
CPITN Index: Used with commonsense and an understanding of periodontal disease, the cpitn procedure provides the epidemiologist and the practitioner with a practical means of assessing periodontal treatment needs. It is merely an aid in quantifying and comparing different individuals periodontal health or lack of it for screening and monitoring purposes. ...Read more
Yes: Simvistatin at high levels has been shown to have a significant risk of muscle aches/pains and possible muscle damage which can lead to a lot of other problems. Itraconazole raises Simvistatin levels. If you are on a normal dose of Simvistatin the itraconazole could push your levels into the danger range. If you are going to be on the itraconazole for a limited time, you may want to be off Simva. ...Read more
See answer: Excessive salt (sodium) intake leads to fluid retention and its associated risks of high blood pressure and edema. Diuretics used to rid the body of the excess salt/water. Excessive salt intake not only defeats the purpose and effectiveness of a diuretic but also magnifies the loss of potassium, magnesium, and calcium which can cause significant adverse effects. Too little salt can dehydrate. ...Read more
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Test stop with pain: I presume you are scheduled for an Exercise Stress Test or a Treadmill Test, where an EKG is performed while you walk on a treadmill. In this stress test, the test must be stopped as soon as you experience chest pain. Therefore, the test is not useful (and thus contraindicated) in patients with unstable angina. Less invasive tests such as a nuclear medicine scan may be used instead. ...Read more
Thiazides in CKD: Thiazides are not contraindicated in renal failure for any medical reason. They are not used as they are ineffective of making patients urinate. Patients with chronic kidney disease are placed on loop diuretics which are able to evoke a diuretic response in patients with it. Patients on dialysis are given these drugs when they still have residual renal function so they can eliminate urine. ...Read more
Bad things spread: You can have swollen lymph nodes from infections or tumors. By rubbing it you may induce spread. ...Read more