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What are the effects of overdose of sodium valproate?

What are the effects of overdose of sodium valproate?

Go to Emergency Dept: Dizziness, headache, ataxia (difficulty walking), hallucinations, somnolence/sedation, confusion, coma. If you suspect valproate over-ingestion, you should go directly to an emergency room as overdose can be fatal. ...Read more

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Dehydration (Definition)

The excessive loss of body water, with an accompanying ...Read more


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What is effect of regular adult doses of nephrotoxic drugs on kidneys of elderly? Reversible?

What is effect of regular adult doses of nephrotoxic drugs on kidneys of elderly? Reversible?

CONCENTRATION AND: Length of exosure are the key elements in the probabilities of severe, irreversible damage. Some drugs are quicker than others in causing damage. ...Read more

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What are the effects of dehydration?

What are the effects of dehydration?

Manny: Depending on the degree of dehydration effects can be multiple. Fatigue, dizziness, low energy, passing out, loss of urine output are among them. ...Read more

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What's the effect of fentanyl citrate?

What's the effect of fentanyl citrate?

Opioid: Like any opioid can get respiratory depression, itching, nausea, dependence, low blood pressure, and more. Use only as directed under supervision of appropriately trained physician. Iv fentanyl is rapid and potent. Skin patch is slow but potent. ...Read more

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Could fentanol citrate increase the sleep time of propofol?

Could fentanol citrate increase the sleep time of propofol?

Yes,: they can act together to keep you asleep especially if you are having pain ...Read more

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My symptoms include chronic dehydration regardless of the amount of fluids i take, severe frequent muscle cramps, frequent urination, low B/P, syncope?

My symptoms include chronic dehydration regardless of the amount of fluids i take, severe frequent muscle cramps, frequent urination, low B/P, syncope?

Dehydration : Your symptoms indicate symptoexessive fluid loss & dehydration, it could be diabetes mellitus or more likely diabetes insepidus due to lack of antidiuretic hormone, you must ask your 1ry care physician to refer you to an endocrinologist to for evaluation & workup including routine U/A that might show very low spicific gravity in case of DI or increased sp gr with ketone in case DM ...Read more

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What are the effects of hypernatremia and hyponatremia?

What are the effects of hypernatremia and hyponatremia?

Big topic: Hi. For hypernatremia (hi Na) the body is always hypovolemic and dehydrated. This can result in organ hypoperfusion and tissue damage. For hyponatremia (lo Na), volume status could be low, normal, or high, and needs to be assessed. Lo Na should not be completely normalized rapidly because of possible brain damage due to osmotic shifts (the pons is a classically described site). Need more room! ;-) ...Read more

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Can a potassium deficiency increases the frequency of urination?

Can a potassium deficiency increases the frequency of urination?

Probably not: Potassium is mostly inside the cell, so it doesn't have much effect on urination. If you're having problems, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hypercalcemia in someone using milk of magnesium?

What are the causes of hypercalcemia in someone using milk of magnesium?

Many: None related to the mom. Have your doctor repeat the lab first, and if persistent have him/her check the most likely of the over 40 causes of persistent hypercalcemia. ...Read more

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What causes accumulation/formulation of body fuids (in severe cases 750 ml) besides the walls of heart?

What causes accumulation/formulation of body fuids (in severe cases 750 ml) besides the walls of heart?

Many: Many things can do this: lack of protein in bloodstream due to nutrition issues or kidney dysfunction; unrecognized sleep apnea; venous insufficiency of the legs along with excessive sodium ingestion to name a few. Also, certain medicstions may provoke fluid retention, Actos (pioglitazone) and nonsteroidals (eg naproxen) to name a few. ...Read more

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What anti depressant that causes the least amount of drowsiness?

What anti depressant that causes the least amount of drowsiness?

Buproprion: Also know as wellbutrin, (bupropion) this antidepressant causes the least drowsiness. Many of the ssris (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) cause very little sedation. Of these meds, Prozac (fluoxetine) probably causes the least drowsiness. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high levels of potassium?

What are the causes of high levels of potassium?

INPUT-OUTPUT : High levels of potassium can occur due to increased intake of high potassium containing foods, nutritional supplements etc 2. Changes in acid base balance in the body 3. Decreased excretion of the potassium by the kidneys. Most often, it is a combination of 2 or more causes.Very frequently, kidney is always one of the culprits.If you have this problem, please consult md. ...Read more

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What are the causes of low potassium (hypokalemia)?

What are the causes of low potassium (hypokalemia)?

See below: A low potassium level has many causes, some are due to decreased intake, some due to increase loss from the skin, gut eg loose stools, urine eg alcohol intake, tubular problems or magnesium deficiency.Others are due to shift of potassium into the cells. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking 10mg of amlodipine basilate, vasoprin and dieuretics daily?

What are the side effects of taking 10mg of  amlodipine basilate, vasoprin and dieuretics daily?

swelling, fatigue et: Amlodipine can cause swelling in legs, vasoprin can cause fatigue, dry mouth, headache etc. Diuretics cause electrolyte problems. Most of the side effects are mild and you need to continue taking meds for a good blood pressure control. ...Read more

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Blood thinning effects of varying doses of aspirin”?

Blood thinning effects of varying doses of aspirin”?

Aspirin: Aspirin works by 'poisoning' platelets. Once all the platelets have been affected by the Aspirin , if you stop there will daily be more platelets entering circulation that are not 'poisoned'. This is why Aspirin is given daily. One whole aspirin(325mg) a day generally will ensure that all the platelets are hit. The 81mg/day dose is effective for about 80% of people. ...Read more

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Symptoms of dehydration?

Symptoms of dehydration?

Many: There are several symptoms to look out for and depends on the severity of dehydration. Thirst, dry mouth, fatigue, headache, dark urine, and muscle cramps may suggest mild dehydration. Worsening hydration status may be associated with dry, warm skin, little or no urination, delirium, syncope or low blood pressure. You should seek immediate medical attention if dehydration worsens. ...Read more

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Symptoms of dehydration?

Many: There are several symptoms to look out for and depends on the severity of dehydration. Thirst, dry mouth, fatigue, headache, dark urine, and muscle cramps may suggest mild dehydration. Worsening hydration status may be associated with dry, warm skin, little or no urination, delirium, syncope or low blood pressure. You should seek immediate medical attention if dehydration worsens. ...Read more

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Symptoms of dehydration?

Symptoms of dehydration?

Dehydration: Headache, lightheadedness, thirst, dry wrinkled skin, dry lips, decreased urine output, constipation. ...Read more

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What would cause 90% dehydration?

Wouldn't happen: No living thing would have this degree of dehydration. Most will begin to have significant system failure when the dehydration percentage begins to exceed 10-15%. 90% dehydration is how you describe beef jerky. ...Read more

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How is dehydration treated at home?

How is dehydration treated at home?

See below: If the patient is not vomiting, and if able to tolerate oral liquids, any solution like soup, or electrolyte containing liquids can be given. ...Read more

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What factors increase dehydration?

What factors increase  dehydration?

Lack of water: The risk of dehydration goes up with exposure to hot and dry conditions which enhance perspiration to keep the body cool. This leads to water loss. Exercise does the same thing. Any set of circumstances with sweat increases the risk of dehydration. The general rule is that if you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated! so supply your children with free access to water. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of dehydration?

What are the symptoms of dehydration?

Dehydration: Dehydration can manifest as thirst, weakness, fatigue, dizziness, dry mouth, decrease in urine production, dark or foul smelling urine, nausea, vomiting, and even loss of consciousness. Severe cases of dehydration can present with low blood pressure requiring emergency care and even hospitalization. ...Read more

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Is it possible to die by dehydration?

Dehydration death: Yes, it is possible to die of dehydration. That is what happens to people who are denied water, or fluids, for an extended period of time. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of dehydration?

What are the symptoms of dehydration?

Dehydration: In adults dehydration symptoms can include: thirst, dry skin & mucus membranes, decreased urination, fatigue, feeling light-headed or dizzy, increased heart rate, more rapid breathing & confusion. For more information check out: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/symptoms-causes/dxc-20261072 ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of dehydration?

What are the first symptoms of dehydration?

Thirst: The symptom (a patient reported feeling) that most people notice is thirst, other common symptoms are weakness, and dizzyness, especially after standing. Signs (a measured finding) of dehydration are tachycardia, low blood pressure and a drop in blood pressure upon standing. There are many physical exam and lab findings that accompany these. ...Read more

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What are the complications of dehydration?

What are the complications of  dehydration?

Lower blood pressure: Dehydration lowers blood pressure which can give symptoms of weakness, dizziness and passing out.You may feel thirsty and disoriented. Initially, kidney respond by lowering urine output but it can lead to kidney failure if not corrected. ...Read more

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What's the significance of having dehydration?

Depends on cause: Dehydration (a misnomer) can be caused by many conditions, including diseases, medications, and environmental factors. It is usually a loss of salt and water from the body. Mild to moderate depletion is usually easily corrected and may not require medical attention, while severe, recurrent, or persistent dehydration needs medical evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My son has dehydration. Should I be concerned?

Context important: Dehydration isn't good, but the context of your question determines how concerned you need to be: son's age?, level of activity?, medical impairments (concurrent heart or kidney disease)?, hospitalized/institutionalized/independent living?, ability to self-rehydrate or need iv?, preventable factors?, other problems (fever, vomiting, pain)?, ongoing medications (is he on diuretics, diet pills)? ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the stages of dehydration?

See below: No definite divisions, many causes, vomiting diarrhoe, sweating , commonly mild dehydration, can be countered by oral rehydration if possible, does not cause much disturbance in blood pressure, pulse is higher, and you feel thirsty severe dehydration , where blood pressure is low, sometimes very low, a shock like state, may require intravenous fluids for correction. ...Read more

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What are the chances of death from dehydration in desert?

Substantial: The odds are very high in the absence of adequate fluid replacement, due to fluid loss and heat stroke. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the signs of dehydration?

Need expert help here. What are the signs of dehydration?

Dehydration signs: Signs of dehydration (d) are less urination, dark urine and thirst. Symptoms of d are weakness and fatigue, among others. ...Read more

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What's dehydration and overdehydration? How are they treated?

Plenty of fluids: Dehydration occurs when someone does not drink enough fluids to keep up with the body losses and or needs. For exemple, as we breathe, urinate and pass stools, we are loosing liquids. Our body is smart and stimulate thirst , so we drink. Sometimes sickness overcomes our abilities , exemple if someone has severe diarrhea and vomiting and cannot drink enough. ...Read more