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How long does kemadrin procyclidine hydrochloride stays in system if 3 pills were taken?

How long does kemadrin procyclidine hydrochloride stays in system if 3 pills were taken?

It's not how many...: pills so much as how long is the half-life. This med's half-life is 12 hours. It takes 5.5 1/2-lives for anything to clear, presuming the liver & kidneys are fully functional. So, you're talking 2.75 days, not counting any active recognizable metabolites. Caveat: Long-term use may have caused a saturation of the drug in parts of the body - like a bank savings account- usually fat, slowing process ...Read more

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Naloxone (Definition)

Naloxone is a drug that decreases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more


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After how long does diazepam (valium) not react with alcohol?

After how long does diazepam (valium) not react with alcohol?

Longer than U think: If taken orally (as most people do) it takes the average young healthy person about a day to get rid of half the drug they took. This metabolism is prolonged further with use of alcohol. So best advice.... Several days would be a safe interval. ...Read more

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How does alcohol chemically affect the brain?

How does alcohol chemically affect the brain?

Alcohol & Brain: Alcohol enhances GABA & suppresses NMDA, leading to CNS depression, then leading to rebound during withdrawal, which causes Neurotransmitters to be more excitable, hence Neurotoxicity develops. ...Read more

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After how long will alcohol, nicotine and drugs not show in drug test?

After how long will alcohol, nicotine and drugs not show in drug test?

Depends: Depends on the substance, your body, the amounts and frequency of use, etc. This question usually raises concern that the person asking has an addiction problem. If so, please seek help for same asap rather than worrying about how to get a clean drug test. Life is too short to live as a slave of substances. ...Read more

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How does alcohol consumption affect an inr?

How does alcohol consumption affect an inr?

unpredictable: Acute alcohol use can either increase or decrease the inr in a given individual. Chronic alcohol use with liver damage interferes with the production of clotting factors and will cause a more profound rise of inr with a given dose of warfarin/coumadin or, with cirrhosis, raise the inr on no anticoagulant at all. ...Read more

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How does the drug carbidopa affect levodopa?

How does the drug carbidopa affect levodopa?

Blocks breakdown: Carbidopa acts to block the enzyme aromatic-l-amino-acid decarboxylase which converts l-dopa to dopamine. Since it cannot get into the brain it works in the rest of the body (periphery). When given in combination with l-dopa in parkinson's disease, it inhibits the conversion of l-dopa to Dopamine in the body so that more is available to be converted in the brain where it is needed. ...Read more

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How will my prescription isoniazid affect consumption of alcohol?

How will my prescription isoniazid affect consumption of alcohol?

Don't drink: Ideally it will cause you to stop drinking while you're taking it, but that's up to you. Alcohol increase the risk of inh hepatitis. ...Read more

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Does long term methadone use affect your liver?

Does long term methadone use affect your liver?

Probably not: Liver dysfunction is not listed as a serious or less serious effect of Methadone use. One should always be careful with long term use of medications and have routine follow up and lab studies. Many medications used with Methadone certainly could cause liver dysfunction. Methadone is a very serious medication. Take its use and follow up very seriously. ...Read more

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How does blood alcohol content affect your reaction time?

How does blood alcohol content affect your reaction time?

Alcohol effects: When alcohol reaches the brain, it has the ability to delay signals that are sent between nerve cells that control balance, thinking and movement. Specifically, hyper-activation of gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) A receptors. Activation of GABAA receptors by GABA tends to decrease neuronal excitability. This leads to impairment of both motor function and cognition following Ethanol consumption. ...Read more

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How long after stopping cocaine use is the brain not affected?

How long after stopping cocaine use is the brain not affected?

That depends: Your brain will need time to heal. This will vary with the amount drugs used and duration of the use. It can take up to two years abstinence for a complete withdrawal. In addition, there are behavioral changes that will need to be made. ...Read more

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Does methylprednisolone affect fertility in men if used long term?

Does methylprednisolone affect fertility in men if used long term?

Usually not: But why were you put on this steroid to begin with? An underlying problem for which you were given this drug could effect fertility. ...Read more

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What symptoms does ethyl alcohol produce when taken internally?

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What symptoms does ethyl alcohol produce when taken internally?

Ethyl alcohol: Ethyl alcohol is another name for ethanol which is drinking alcohol. So if you take ethyl alcohol internally, you risk becoming drunk. On the other hand, methanol or wood alcohol is not intended for human consumption and is actually considered a poison. Isopropyl alcohol is used for disinfection, not consumption. ...Read more

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How will drinking alcohol while i'm on citalopram affect me?

Depends: Many pts have a drink even though the label says no without problems. Alcohol is depressing. Pts with panic disorder often have an attack the day after a binge. ...Read more

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Will taking cocaine once affect your long term health?

Will taking cocaine once affect your long term health?

Cocaine/ health: One dose of Cocaine won't effect your health, but it will awaken a craving for cocaine. One time gives you the fabulous feeling without the long term consequences. With time, the high is not maintained and the craving to use again is stronger and stronger. Don't go there- it is a highly addictive drug that can easily ruin your life. Contact narcotics anonymous or alcoholics anonymous soon! ...Read more

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I took single dose diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg. How long does it stay in system and will drinking alcohol make it less effective or cause any health issues?

I took single dose diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg. How long does it stay in system and will drinking alcohol make it less effective or cause any health issues?

No specific interact: Diflucan (fluconazole) could stay in your system from about 5-7 days, on average. There are no specific interactions with alcohol but, be careful: Diflucan (fluconazole) can cause liver toxicity and so can alcohol - a potential double-whammy to your liver. ...Read more

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Narcan (Definition)

Narcan is a drug that decreases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more