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Effects Of Slinky For Autism
Not likely: If you did not have any side effects during the 10 years, it is unlikely that you would develop new ones now. ...Read more
ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more
Any opinions of the safety of Accutane for acne for a male? I've heard there are some pretty serious potential side effects? How about retin-a
Accutane: Accutane is indeed a powerful drug and does have some potential serious side effects. It needs to be managed very closely by someone very familiar with it, such as a dermatologist. Retin a (tretinoin) is certainly another option, as are some combination products like epiduo. Depending on the predominant type of acne you have, you may certianly be a candidate for one over the other. Best to ask your derm doc! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the cognitive enhancement effects of modafinil the same for people with adhd, and without adhd?
Are there any known adverse effects from the combined use of cannabis and filgrastim (filgrastin) (neupogen) for a cancer patient?
VIVITROL?????: It's not an "american" injection, but I am assuming you mean vivitrol, an injectable form of Naltrexone given intramuscularly, which was approved for alcoholism many years ago, and more recently approved for opiate abuse. It can cause local injection reactions, including serious infections and some pain, but these are rare. There may be increased depression, in some cases severe, but also are rare. ...Read more
Similar in both: Methylphenidate (ritalin) is a psychostimulant. The most common side effects (se) are loss of appetite, headache, nausea, stunted growth, restlessness and increased heart rate. Common side effects often not recognized are increased anger and/or dysphoria (unhappiness). The positive effects are reduced hyperactivity, improved attention and better focus. Children w/ ASD are more prone to ses. ...Read more
What are the side effects of ADHD medication? I'm worried about giving my 9-year-old daily medication. What are some of the side effects of ADHD medications?
CHADD.org has a: List of medications effective for treatment of adhd. Stimulants are effective in 80-90% of patients with adhd, either primarily inattentive or combined type. The side effects headache, stomach ache, irritability or insomnia that occur in 10-20% disappear after 24 hours off meds; tics may persist longer. Dose titration for optimal effect requires good parent-teacher-doctor communication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stimulants: Since both are stimulants (and similar in their effects and side effects), their side effect profiles can be additive. Thus, combining them could leave you feeling shaky, insomnia, increased heart rate and blood pressure. If you have less than 100 mg of caffeine, you probably won't notice much effect, but get higher than that in combination with the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and you could feel these effects. ...Read more
Psychotherapy: Bullying leave people fearful and with painful beliefs about themselves. Various forms of psychotherapy that help the victim think through these effects and realize that they are neither as helpless as they feel and that what they were told about themselves is false is extremely helpful. ...Read more
How effective is the gaps diet for young adults with high functioning autism? Are there any contraindications to its usage?
Long term effects: The "party line" on this is that there are no "long term effects" of stimulant adhd medications - at least in the harmful sense. The beneficial longterm effects, particularly if administered to a really hyperactive or inattentive child starting at a young age (but not being over used), is that concentration and other beneficial brain pathways will be able to develop normally via "neuronal pruning. ...Read more
R/O IBS With GERD: It has a good safety profile , IBS IS A diagnosis of exclusion.You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . Given age over 50 you also need a baseline EGD/colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. ...Read more
Many: Retinoblastoma (rb) is a mostly inherited malignant tumor at birth or soon after arising from retinal cells. It is treated with radiation, sometimes chemo and in a few cases eye removal. In the long run there can be secondary tumors from treatment, undetected metastases, lowered vision in many cases, and the risk of genetic transmission to your children. Your eyedoc can advise you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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