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Is drugs bad?

Is drugs bad?

Depends!: Medications are neither inherently good nor bad. It's the (intent of) use that can make something "bad". Improper use, improper dose, improper frequency, improper route of administration can all make any "good" drug bad. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) used to lower blood pressure is a "bad" drug to lower cholesterol or cure strep throat b/c it does neither. Yet, it's a great drug for hypertension. Talk to your familydoc. ...Read more

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What are pH drops?

Alkalinizer: These are alkaline materials which increase the ph of the water through the addition of basic materials. They make many claims about potential health benefits and taste of the water. It is a commercial product that you will have to decide for yourself whether it is worth the money. ...Read more

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Is misoporstol a drug?

Is misoporstol a drug?

Misoprostol: Is a drug originally used to prevent GI ulcers in people taking long term drugs like Ibuprofen or naproxen. It is also used for cervical ripening at or near term labor. ...Read more

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How can I drop 5 pounds?

How can I drop 5 pounds?

Healthy lifestyle: Changes. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training.
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What is category x drug?

What is category x drug?

Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both such that fetal risks clearly outweigh maternal benefit. Check out http://www. Empr. Com/drugs-contraindicated-in-pregnancy/article/125914/ for more info, including partial list. ...Read more

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What are ashoka q drops?

What are ashoka q drops?

Homeopathy: Evidence-based medicine is trapped in a system that is pricey and dysfunctional but it does what it promises on the odds, and is based on science. Homeopathy is cheap, friendly, unhurried, presents an even more complex system than astrology, has no rational scientific basis, and may be worth it for non-life-threatening disease just for the placebo effect and the camaraderie. ...Read more

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What is the drug trombocil?

What is the drug trombocil?

Claudication drug: Trombocil is used for people with a decreased blood flow to their legs. The medication makes red blood cells more pliable so they can squeeze through blood vessels with plaque in them. ...Read more

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Is clarinase a banned drug?

Is clarinase a banned drug?

No: Clarinase is similar to claritin-d, a common over-the-counter allergy medication. It has Loratadine and pseudoephedrine. ...Read more

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Is deca-drol good for you?

It Depends...: That depends on how it's being used and what is is being used for. ...Read more

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What kind of drug is nophen?

??????: No medication by that spelling in the us. ...Read more

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Any drug for fast wait loss?

No magic here: Any program that is more than 2-3 lb, or about a kg, per week is probably not safe. Go for long term control, not a short term goal. ...Read more

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What is the drug preplus for?

What is the drug preplus for?

Folate (folic acid): Medicine. Used for people with low folate (folic acid) levels ...Read more

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How can I drop weight quickly?

How can I drop weight quickly?

Low carb diet: I've found a low carb (no starch or sugar) ketogenic diet containing about 60+ grams is protein and below 40 grams of carbohydrate along with mild exercise the most effective for weight, fat and girth loss. If you get in mild ketosis which is fat burning state your hunger level will be very little. ...Read more

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What drugs are safe and unsafe?

What drugs are safe and unsafe?

Many of them: This is not an easy answer since there are many drugs categorized as unsafe. The american porphyria foundation has good resources on drug safety: http://www. Porphyriafoundation. Com/testing-and-treatment/drug-safety-in-acute-porphyria. Just because a drug may be listed as unsafe doesn't mean it's unsafe for everyone. However, it's important to use caution with any drug that is potentially unsafe. ...Read more

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Why does my baby drool so much?

Why does my baby drool so much?

Depends on age: It is very common for a baby to drool while teething. You may want to discuss this with baby's doctor. ...Read more

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What is drug deasiese mismatch?

What is drug deasiese mismatch?

Incorrect drug: This would mean that the drug may be used for the incorrect disease. ...Read more

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When does the baby usually drop?

When does the baby usually drop?

It's how you feel: Dropping is when the pregnant woman feels it is easier to breathe, harder to walk and needs to urinate more frequently. She may feel that there is some space between the top of her uterus and her rib cage. ...Read more

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What's substance or drug misuse?

What's substance or drug misuse?

Definition: The dsm-iv-tr has very specific criteria for substance abuse or substance dependence. Substance misuse, however, is not well defined but often the term is used when a person is engaging in maladaptive behaviors with regard to a substance that does not meet full criteria for abuse or dependence. Getting help before the problem worsens is key. Aa/na and sponsor and getting treatment for the problem. ...Read more

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How bad is taking the drug acid?

How bad is taking the drug acid?

Psychologic effect: By acid, I assume you mean LSD. LSD can produce psychological effects and altered sense of reality. Remember the Beatles song Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds? The song is reportedly describes the effects of LSD. While it is not physically additive, using LSD on a regular basis, the hallucinogenic effect of drug can make it difficult for the user to have any normal sense of reality. So avoid use. ...Read more

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Can I drive with right food drop?

Can I drive with right food drop?

Right foot drop-no: Not without a special brace that enables you to bring up, or dorsiflex your foot. Worrisome would be if your foot was stuck on the accelerator. Ask your neurologist and explore adaptive mecahisms that would make driving safe. All the best. ...Read more

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How to safely drop 40lbs quickly?

How to safely drop 40lbs quickly?

1-2 lbs per week: A safe weight loss is 1-2 lbs per week. You need to burn 3500 more calories that you take in to loose 1 lb. Eat a well balanced diet with moderation of portions and exercise 1/2 - 1 hour per day. ...Read more

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How can I get drugs out my system

How can I get drugs out my system

Stop using them: The best way to get drugs out of your system is to stop using them. If you have a substance abuse or addiction problem, see an addiction medicine physician: american society of addiction medicine has a "find a physician" link: http://www. Asam. Org/ good luck. ...Read more

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Do you hyprrtensive drugs forever.

Yes most of the time: It depends but after life style modification like loosing weight, salt restriction. Dash diet, exercisising regularly do not help control elevated blood pressure.Once drugs are started and tolerated they need to be taken all your life in most cases. Of course there are rarely exception as life style modification may be successful and drugs may be reduced in dosage or stopped under medical supervision. ...Read more

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Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc?

Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc?

Yes: It is one of the chemo agents used in conjunction with Xeloda (capecitabine) (oral 5FU) or in the chemo combination with Folinic acid, 5 FU and the oxaliplatin as FOLFOX. The platinum targets DNA but in tumors the localization site is on tumor membrane where DNA localizes possibly in the form of mutated mitochondrial DNA ...Read more

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How many drugs are counterfeit now?

How many drugs are counterfeit now?

Serious problem: There are many entry points into the drug distribution channels and the fda cannot be everywhere. Many drugs are so expensive that unethical manufacturers have produced ineffective imitations that can be either dangerous or have no drug in them. We have to trust our pharmacists and the good work of regulators but there is a risk. The actual percentage is only a guess. ...Read more

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How do drugs make athletes stronger?

How do drugs make athletes stronger?

Some performance: Enhancing drugs improve strength by allowing longer training periods and shorter refractory or rating periods. There are no drugs that work like in the movies however that give an instant boost. Most drugs just allow athletes to train harder and longer still there are many health risks and it should be avoided without strict medical indications. Most performance enhancers are not allowed ...Read more

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