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Andrographis paniculata safety, contraindications, interactions -- liver, blood clotting/bruising, constipation/diarrhea?
Ephedra>>cordifolia: Ephedra sinica, has a total alkaloid content of 1–3% by dry weight. Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) constitutes 40–90% of the alkaloid content(wikipedia entry). Natural sources of Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) are no longer used to make pseudoephedrine, because synthetic processes are cheaper. Ephedra must have a lot more Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) than sida cordifolia, because it was only source used commercially before synthetics were available. ...Read more
Zofran (ondansetron): Both are similar.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are these safe in pregnancy? Mica, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Silica, Kaolin, Lauroyl Lysine,Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 7749)Chromium Ox
Benfotiamine-150mg,mecobalamin-1500mcg,alpha lipoic acid-100mg,chromium picolinate-200mcg & inositol-150mg doc gave me for anxiety,nerves(1aday)11days?
Adjunct only: This is a mix of vitamins and minerals. If you have anxiety that is making life difficult, your physician can help you get out of or deal with a bad situation, help you to find other ways of thinking / learn new skills, and perhaps offer temporary medicine that actually works. Be brave and best wishes. ...Read more
Neuron protection: Thiamine of vitamin b1 is an essential co factor in glucose metabolism so that if a person does not have adequate amount and a glucose load is given it can cause neuro toxicity manifested as delirium and occular abnormalities as seen in alcoholics being refed in the hospital. This is called wernick, korsakov syndrome. Diabetics with borderline nutrtional reserve could develop the same problem. ...Read more
All insurers should: Major insurance companies have drug plans. The insurance companies can have their own plan, or contract with a separate company to run a drug plan. Other groups, such as aarp, may have a plan (but again, they contract with a separate company to run the plan). Plans have benefits for local retail pharmacies to handle short-term prescriptions, and mail-order pharmacies for 90-day prescriptions. ...Read more
Im 16W preg taking aspirin, lovenox(for hughes), calcium,folic, vitamin,metfrmin tablets.any of these medicine cause green vaginal discharge no smell?
Blood pigment?: None of these medications will give you a green discharge per se. Lovenox (enoxaparin) and aspirin make it easier for you to have bleeding. Sometimes small amounts of blood will turn your cervical mucus green as green pigments are a component of hemoglobin in blood. Best wishes! ...Read more
With air/oxygen or..: This nonflammable liquid/gas anesthetic is often given in mixture with room air/oxygen and/or nitrous oxide. It is often used to maintain anesthesia state once patient is induced with thiopentone or Propofol which are "smoother" and quicker agents to induce unconsciousness. That is how much i know about this agent/use. Have fun learning about it. Good luck. ...Read more
Can i substitute Propranalol 40mg with derivative Betalol 40mg (Reg.No 120/32)Berlin Pharmaceutical Industry Co Ltd Thailand as10mg Prop is sold here?
Maybe: I would discuss this further with your doctor who is likely more familiar with these formulations. ...Read more
Can i try plantation unsulf,Blackstrap mollases organic for hvy periods,intramural fibroid 5cm. synthyroid(62.5),Lysteda(5 yr).Any sideeffects for BSM?
N-acetylcysteine is.: The glutathione precursor n-acetyl-cysteine is class b (i.e. Safe) in pregnancy and lactation. It is administered in cases of tylenol (acetaminophen) poisoning (e.g. Suicide attempt) and reverses the toxic effects on the liver and kidneys reliably. Glutathione per se is not used in clinical practice. ...Read more
Why is ATP the preferred energy currency , not GTP (guanosine triphosphate), CTP or TTP? Please answer me
Do not know: There are many quirks of life on earth that cannot be explained. Why are amino acids of L form and sugars of D form only? Why are neural circuits crossed so that left side of the brain controls the right side of the body? Why don't we live longer? Why don't we have eyes on the back of the head to be able to have 360 degree vision. Ask your God! ...Read more
Affects blood sugar.: Beta-2 agonists for asthma such as albuterol can increase blood sugar by releasing stored glycogen from the liver and stimulating the adrenergic system (adrenaline). They should be used with caution when diabetes mellitus is present and discussed with your endocrinologist. ...Read more
Dobutamine: Dobutamine is a medicine used by physicians to increase blood pressure usually in a heart that does not pump well. It may be used when a patient is in heart failure or has had a heart attack and works by helping the heart to beat stronger and faster. It is given intravenously by an infusion and has a range of doses. Sometimes it is used as a stress test in patients who cannot exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer