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Gallium Nitrate Medication
Why nitrate drugs only use for vescle smooth muscle? And they do not use for other human's body smooth muscle such as geastrointestinal?
GI: Nitrates do have some use in preventing or reducing esophogeal spasm. ...Read more
Will using a preworkout drink cellucor C4 extreme (creatine nitrate) cause a postive reading on a drug test?
No: You are paying good money for pricey creatine. I am very pleased that you are using this supplement for your bodybuilding activities rather than anabolic steroids. It works, it's safe so far as I've heard, it's not cheating, and it will not make you grotesque. I'd say you're doing a good thing, and it will not show up as an illegal drug. ...Read more
Good question: There has been considerable human epidemiological data pertaining to the consumption of (nitrite-containing) cured meats and hot dogs during pregnancy and the risk for childhood brain cancer. The associations of maternal consumption of cured meat with risk of childhood brain tumors were quite consistent across studies, particularly for hot dog consumption. ...Read more
Depends: If you are prescribed them for angina pectoris (cardiac chest pain) by a doctor who knows your history, and you use them correctly, they are quite safe, although they can cause headache, low blood pressure, fainting and other problems. If you are using it "recreationally, " esp for sex, that is a whole other ballgame, and it is NOT safe. Heavy use can result in methemoglobinemia which can be lethal ...Read more
UTI: Bacteria in urine may convert the non-ionic endogenous nitrates enzymatically to nitrites and when detected may suggest presence of uti. The most commonly detected bacteria responsible for this are gram-negative bacilli, but other organisms may also do this. Because of the large numbers of false negative and positive findings this is not a particularly effective diagnostic test. ...Read more
Nitrates or nitrites: Nitrates can be normal in urine and often the result of protein metabolism. Nitrites can indicate infection. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. If you are having symptoms or other issues you may want to see doctor for more help. ...Read more
Severe Interaction: This combination phosphodiesterase inhibitor (pde5) + nitrate has been shown to cause a drastic drop in blood pressure (hypotension) a medical emergence that can result to death. Really deaths have been reported with this combination. Pde5 (some drugs in this class include viagra, (sildenafil) cialis, levitra). ...Read more
11-35: Ammonia levels can be checked in serum (blood)and can be elevated in patients with chronic liver disease with cirrhosis. As with most lab tests, the cut offs for what is normal and what is elevated can vary slightly. At my institution, normal range is 11 to 35 mcmol per liter. ...Read more
I ran a UA on myself following proper procedure. I am positive nitrates, +1mg uro, +15mg pro, and +5mg ket. Should I be concerned?
I have been on antibiotics since November. Now Leu is high but nitrates are ok. I feel ok. Does that mean continuous antibiotics?
Impossible to say: Without knowing the reason you're on antibiotics, and which medication you're taking, it's difficult to impossible to say whether or not you'll need longer term continuous antibiotics. ...Read more
I tested my urine and I have a very high level of nitrates in my urine but negative for protien. I am experiencing lower left sided pain in my back.?
They were giving free lunch at the calling center im training at today, we had hotdogs and I got a headache after, is that why? What foods have nitrate
Site of infection: This is an antifungal given for infection of the skin, nails and vagina. It should be applied to whichever of these sites is infected, lightly, several times per day after cleaning and drying. ...Read more