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Contraindications Taking Rectal Temperature
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
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
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
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
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?
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
Sometimes: Although there are other reasons, most patients require replacement of teeth from neglect & periodontal bone loss. Implants can be placed in areas where periodontal disease required tooth extraction. However, any dental restoration will eventually fail without adequate oral hygiene. The better the case selection, the better the quality of care & the better the maintenance, the better the prognosis. ...Read more
Pacemaker are safe : Pacemakers re not a contraindications for kidney transplants. Acquired heart disease increases the risk of a cardiac event with the stress of surgery. Therefore cardiac clearance, including stress test or heart catherization is necessary before being placed on national transplant list. ...Read more
Is there contraindication or any interactions from taking 5 mg bystolic (nebivolol) (bb) @ 3 pm and 5 mg amlodipine (ccb) at 9 pm every day.
Beta blocker CCB OK: There are no problems if these were prescribed by a physician. Each works differently and the only concern i would have would be potential low blood pressure effect of two medications that work to reduce hypertension. As long as you report to your doctor the resulting BP preferably taken at home at random times, you will help your doctor fine tune the dosing. ...Read more
A family member is taking vancomycin for c. Diff. Is there any contraindication of taking probiotics during the antibiotic course (taken hours apart).
Choose carefully...: Most probiotics would not survive the antibiotics designed to kill c.Difficile. On the other hand, sacchromyces boulardis (florastor, ; other brands) may prove helpful as an adjunct to therapy ; it will resist most anti-bacterial drugs. ...Read more
Is thereany contraindication between lactulose and dytor.Since taking lactulose myurine output has decreased than my liquid intake, taking dytor 30mg?
Don't directly react: Dytor is a diuretic, "a water pill", that helps liver disease patients excrete excess fluid in the form of ascites (flupatientsid in the abdomen) and edema (tissue swelling). Lactulose is a syrup that liver disease patients take to acidify the stool so as to decrease ammonia absorption associated with confusion (encephalopathy). Decreased urine may reflect worsening liver function. See liver MD. ...Read more
Is the contraindication btwn alcohol and lexapro (escitalopram) a physical one or psychological? If taking lexapro (escitalopram) for ocd what is the exact harm in 1 glass of wine?
Is there a serious contraindication with taking Hydroxyzine Hydroxyzine Hydrochloride (as sleep aid) alongside Escitalopram (for GAD)?
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
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
Bad things spread: You can have swollen lymph nodes from infections or tumors. By rubbing it you may induce spread. ...Read more
Methylsulfonylmethan: No medical uses for msm are approved. A variety of health benefits have been claimed and studied and has been touted as a natural source of "biologically active sulfur", a material readily available in any reasonable diet. My advice is not to take this, and go read pt barnum's advice. Best wishes. ...Read more
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