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For how long after a plasma donation should not work out?

For how long after a plasma donation should not work out?

Rest of the day: Thank you for your donation - or for considering being a donor. We need more people to be so generous. People who are healthy enough to be accepted for blood, plasma or platelet donation should tolerate it well. However, since some fluid is removed, they should probably not do strenuous activity for the rest of the day and be sure to drink (non-alcoholic liquids) generously. ...Read more

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It is the fluid portion of both the blood and lymph system in which the ...Read more


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How long do I have to wait to donate plasma after having a baby? How long do I have to wait to donate plasma after having a baby?

How long do I have to wait to donate plasma after having a baby? How long do I have to wait to donate plasma after having a baby?

Most : Most recommendations say that you can donate plasma 6 weeks after delivery, though some companies will require that you wait 6 months. You may want to call the facility you are planning to use to donate and ask what their policy is on donation after pregnancy. ...Read more

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I was on Norco 5's and would like to donate plasma. how long is it detectable in your blood?

I was on Norco 5's and would like to donate plasma. how long is it detectable in your blood?

Disclose to Blood: Bank. Blood Bank will not test your plasma for Norco, but you should tell them about all the medications you are taking. Why are you taking Norco is just as important as taking the medication. To reiterate, disclose all of your health issues to the blood bank. ...Read more

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How long after taking Flagyl can I donate plasma? It has been over 48 hours since my last dose of 500mg t two per day.

How long after taking Flagyl can I donate plasma? It has been over 48 hours since my last dose of 500mg t two per day.

You're good: Flagyl has an elimination half-life of 8 hours. That is, the concentration of the drug in your blood is 1/2 the maximum concentration 8 hours after the pill is taken. A drug is considered to be completely out of your body after 5 half-lifes, which would mean Flagyl should be completed out of your blood 40 hours after your last dose. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to donate plasma after getting your wisdom teeth removed?

How long do you have to wait to donate plasma after getting your wisdom teeth removed?

Blood bank: I'm sure the rules vary by location. Call blood bank that will take donation and ask their policy. For best results with wisdom teeth, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read more

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I take high doses of gabapentin which causes my heartrate to go from 85 to 110-130. It's the only drug I take and it's listed as a side effect. My blood work is good. Is is ok if I donate plasma since I no longer take gabapentin and my heartrate has been

I take high doses of gabapentin which causes my heartrate to go from 85 to 110-130. It's the only drug I take and it's listed as a side effect. My blood work is good. Is is ok if I donate plasma since I no longer take gabapentin and my heartrate has been

Disclosure: If you are no longer on the medication, and are otherwise healthy, it is okay for you to donate plasma. Be sure to disclose all of your health issues to the donor center. It is commendable of you to provide this valuable service to the community. ...Read more

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What can be expected for first time plasma donation?

What can be expected for first time plasma donation?

Safe: Blood banks go through a thorough evaluation before taking any blood or plasma. The donation process is generally safe and i applaud you for considering this charitable act. There is discomfort of needle stick and you may need to rest for a few hours after donation and drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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What is causing me to pass out after plasma donation?

What is causing me to pass out after plasma donation?

Reduction in blood: Volume. Different people react differently to blood/plasma donation due to loss of blood volume. Try drinking a lot of water and eating salty snacks before donation. ...Read more

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Which blood types are best for plasma donation?

ALL of them: It takes all types to be able to provide for all patients. Plasma donation is the most "fun" since you get to watch the pheresis machine work as most of the tubing is external (platelet pheresis setups are often more internal, but not always). Have fun watching the process of saving a life! ...Read more