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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Furazolidone (Overview)

Furazolidone is an antibiotic and antimicrobial.


Dr. Heidi Fowler
8 doctors shared insights

Furazolidone (Overview)

Furazolidone is an antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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Furazolidone is banned in united states,is there any drug substitue it,and why it is banned, does it really cause cancer?

Furazolidone is banned in united states,is there any drug substitue it,and why it is banned, does it really  cause cancer?

Nitrofuran abx: Furazolidone is in the class of nitrofuran antibiotics. Apparently, in the mid-1990s, the drug was found to have carcinogenic metabolites, so it was taken off the market eventually by the FDA in 2009. The good news is that it's in the same class as Macrobid, and depending on what type of infection you're treating, there are lots of other antibiotics. Furazolidone is not very special or unique. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is fat?

What is fat?

Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Furoxone (Definition)

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