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Dr. James Krick
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Demeclocycline (Overview)

Demeclocycline is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic drug, drug for psychosis).


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How long do I need to be off demeclocycline so I wont have photosensitivity on an upcoming beach vacation ?

How long do I need to be off demeclocycline so I wont have photosensitivity on an upcoming beach vacation ?

2-4 weeks: It is best to be off for up to 4 weeks for effect to be mitigated. There will be almost no drug in your system at 2 weeks. Still use a sunblock if you are sensitive to sun. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Demeclocycline (Overview)

Demeclocycline is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic drug, drug for psychosis).


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I ve been recently diagnosed with siadh i m a 42 year old male and really am not happy with taking demeclocycline i work outdoors as a gardener so photosensitivity is big issue also on limited fluids are there any other medicatons that could help?

I ve been recently diagnosed with siadh i m a 42 year old male and really am not happy with taking demeclocycline i work outdoors as a gardener so photosensitivity is big issue also on limited fluids are there any other medicatons that could help?

Few other options..: Vasopressin-related: valprisol and samca. Diuretics: Lasix (furosemide) and manitol & urea are other options. Demecycline is actually an antibiotic but it works on the kidney and alters its ability to control flow of water/urine--this medicine takes about 1 wk+ to start working. Your concerns are legitimate and so i suggest talking to your doc for alternatives for you--as above. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is demeclocycline (declomycin) given for SIADH?

Why is demeclocycline (declomycin) given for SIADH?

Demeclocycline: It induces nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (dehydration due to inability to concentrate urine by the kidneys) as a side-effect, hence relieves the low sodium problem in SIADH. ...Read more

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How long do I need to be off demeclocycline so I wont have photosensitivity on an upcoming beach vacation ?

2-4 weeks: It is best to be off for up to 4 weeks for effect to be mitigated. There will be almost no drug in your system at 2 weeks. Still use a sunblock if you are sensitive to sun. ...Read more

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I ve been recently diagnosed with siadh i m a 42 year old male and really am not happy with taking demeclocycline i work outdoors as a gardener so photosensitivity is big issue also on limited fluids are there any other medicatons that could help?

Few other options..: Vasopressin-related: valprisol and samca. Diuretics: Lasix (furosemide) and manitol & urea are other options. Demecycline is actually an antibiotic but it works on the kidney and alters its ability to control flow of water/urine--this medicine takes about 1 wk+ to start working. Your concerns are legitimate and so i suggest talking to your doc for alternatives for you--as above. Good luck. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

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I have cold?

I have cold?

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Am i dying ?

I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Declomycin (Definition)

Declomycin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more