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Is dobutamine safe to given in a nursing home setting?

Is dobutamine safe to given in a nursing home setting?

Dobutamine: We usually would not administer Dobutamine in a nursing home setting. It needs to be closely monitored and this monitoring is usually not possible in a nursing home. Dobutamine is usually given for acute hemodynamic instablity and this is again not usually a nursing home treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Elazer Edelman
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What are nursing responsibilities in giving dobutamine?

What are nursing responsibilities in giving dobutamine?

Best to ask a nurse: Physician training and nurse training are very different. From a physician's perspective, i would want a nurse to monitor vital signs and cardiac telemetry. Nurses would obviously want to check on IV site, drug mixture, drug compatibility (if infusing more than one drug), etc. ...Read more

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Is herbalife safe while nursing?

Is herbalife safe while nursing?

Vitamins: When supplemental Vitamin A is added to the prenatal vitamin, overdose can occur in as little as 4 times the regular dose. If Vitamin A is consumed in amounts greater than 10,000 IUs, liver toxicity or fetal birth defects can occur. High dose vitamin E in women were 70% more likely to give birth to a baby with a heart defect. Be careful which vitamins you take. ...Read more

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Are itworks wrap safe to use while nursing?

Are itworks wrap safe to use while nursing?

Possibly OK: Most substances taken by nursing mothers are safe because only about 2-5% of most medications enter breastmilk. Given that the itworks wrap is a topical treatment, it is probably fine. However, I am unable to see exactly what is in the wrap. If the ingredients are herbal products or vitamins/minerals that are considered generally safe orally, then it should be safe to use while nursing. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take airborne while nursing?

Is it safe to take airborne while nursing?

Yes: "the packaging says no because it's not tested, but there are peds out there that would say that based on the actual ingredients--it's fine". I agree with this statement. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take l-lyosine while nursing?

Is it safe to take l-lyosine while nursing?

Yes: Yes, it is totally safe to take l-lysine while nursing. This is an Amino Acid found in just about every protein-containing food that you eat. ...Read more

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Why is lorazepam safer than klonpin for nursing ?

Short half life: Lorazepam stays in your system for 4-6 hours rather than Klonopin (clonazepam) which is longer acting. ...Read more

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Is biotin safe to take while nursing and i so what dosage?

Yes,6000 mcg or more: Not only is biotin safe in nursing but it is recommended to take at least 35 mcg/day. For nursing moms whose babies have cradle cap it is recommended that the mother take 6000 mcg/day.Doses of up to 15, 000 mcg (15 mg)/day are used to treat diabetes.There is no known toxic dose of biotin but probably no benefit to taking doses higher than 15 mg/day.See http://www.Med.Nyu.Edu/content?Chunkiid=21571. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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