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Many of the preservative free artificial tears still have phosphate in some form or another (e.g. disodium phosphate) is it safe for long term use?

Many of the preservative free artificial tears still have phosphate in some form or another (e.g. disodium phosphate) is it safe for long term use?

Safe: The phosphate salt is for pH balance and not for anti-bacterial use. Your body is full of phosphate salts and they are an important part of your metabolism. Nothing here to worry about and it is safe to use long term. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Phosphate (Definition)

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Can these cause any issues with hearing :potassium chloride, disodium phosphate dodecahydrate and sodium dihydrophosphate dihydrate?

Can these cause any issues with hearing :potassium chloride, disodium phosphate dodecahydrate and sodium dihydrophosphate dihydrate?

Hearing: It is unlikely that any hearing loss is related to the items you list. Hearing tests are essential - I have had them and am wearing hearing aids. Many big stores offer hearing tests at no cost. In my area it is Costco or Sam's Club. There should be something like this all over the USA. ...Read more

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Does disodium hydrogen citrate cause tooth sensitivity?

Does disodium hydrogen citrate cause tooth sensitivity?

Not usually: Most antacids are used to relieve stomach acids from proliferating in the form of gatric reflux (upset stomach.) a bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is used as a base to counter acids. However, patients having concerns with recurrent acid reflux have been known to experience enamel errosion. Errosion refers to a chemical process which weakens enamel and can cause a great deal of sensitivity. See your dentist! ...Read more

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I have high cretatine of 141.. Will disodium hydrogen citrate liquid for UTI infection increase level of cretatine?

I have high cretatine of 141.. Will disodium hydrogen citrate liquid for UTI infection increase level of cretatine?

Unclear: Are you referring to measurements of urine or blood? The creatinine in your blood is normally less than 1 mg/dl, and urine measurements will vary wildly according to the concentration of your urine. Either way, creatinine levels should not be affected by taking citrate (which acidifies the urine and helps clear bacterial bladder infections). ...Read more

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Does tricalcium phosphate absorb well?

Does tricalcium phosphate absorb well?

OK: Put a pill in a glass of water and see how long it takes to dissolve. The absorption of calcium is complex requiring transport mechanisms controlled by hormones such as parathormone from your parathyroid glands. ...Read more

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Could codeine phosphate get you high?

Codeine: All opioids if not used appropriately can produce a "high" and codeine is not exempt. ...Read more

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How is alkaline phosphate linked to cml?

How is alkaline phosphate linked to cml?

Alk phos: Is a blood test which is elevated in liver and bone issues, as well as others. In CML the elevation is likely related to the disease process itself, and the associated "full" bone marrow. The elevation usually comes down with successful treatment. ...Read more

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What exactly is acute phosphate nephropathy?

What exactly is acute phosphate nephropathy?

Phosphorus toxicity: Acute kidney injury or acute renal failure caused by high phosphate either with phosphate enema for colonoscopy or other reasons. Can form phosphate crystals in kidney. ...Read more

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Is tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) alright for you?

Is tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) alright for you?

Yes: Taken early in the course of influenza this can markedly alter the severity of the disease and minimize the potential complications. Unfortunately some strains of influenza virus have begun to show resistance to oseltamivir. This data is available from cdc and other antivirals are also available. ...Read more

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What causes phosphate to precipitate in urine?

What  causes  phosphate  to  precipitate  in  urine?

Alkaline urine + UTI: Phosphate crystals are usually formed (precipitated) in alkaline urine. Urine infected with ammonia-producing organisms will also lead to complex stone formations called struvite stones (magnesium-ammonium-phosptate). ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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K Phos (Definition)

K-Phos is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more