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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hespan (Overview)

Hespan is a ciliary muscle paralyzing agent which is a kind of eye dilating drug (eye-affecting drug).


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What is hetastarch?

What is hetastarch?

Hetastarch: Hetastarch (Hespan / hydroxyethyl startch) is a starch that is used to expand plasma. It has been used to ^ plasma volume related to shock. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hespan (Overview)

Hespan is a ciliary muscle paralyzing agent which is a kind of eye dilating drug (eye-affecting drug).


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Why flavedon mr35mg used what is the side effect?

Why flavedon mr35mg used what is the side effect?

Flavedon: Read this article first===>http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/trimetazidine. The drug is principally used now for patients with angina (heart pain) and has been shown to be effective. It should not be used if you have any movement disorders such a s restless leg syndrome or parkinson's-like neurologist symptoms. Rad the side effects and you and your doctor van decide whether its right for you. ...Read more

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Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Agree w Dr. McGee: With the Ana Boot Camp Diet would anticipate possible side effects like malnutrition, fatigue, overly rapid weight loss, dizziness, low energy level, loss of large % of muscle mass – including heart muscle, problems with sleep, electrolyte imbalances, cold sensitivity, depression, paranoia etc. It may also be the start of a pattern of unhealthy eating. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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What is hetastarch?

Hetastarch: Hetastarch (Hespan / hydroxyethyl startch) is a starch that is used to expand plasma. It has been used to ^ plasma volume related to shock. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Hetastarch allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Hetastarch allergy?

IV Blood vol expande: Signs Allergic Rxn to Hetastarch (Hespan)= Blood Volume expander Hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of face-lips -tongue - throat. Chest pain, easy bruising that will not stop. Rare serious AE = severe headache, mental status changes, vision, speech probs trouble swallowing, loss of feeling in your face red purple skin rash that spreads to face and upper body kidney failure NOT A COMPLETE LIST ...Read more

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What happends if you give a patient, with a closed head injury hetastarch?

What happends if you give a patient, with a closed head injury hetastarch?

Agree w Dr. Gitelman: Hetastarch (Hespan / hydroxyethyl startch) is a starch that is used to expand plasma. It has been used to ^ plasma volume related to shock (trauma, surgery, severe bleeding, etc). It may be useful in some situations related to closed head injury. Use of Hetastarch may be contraindicated with kidney disease, congestive heart failure or a bleeding disorder. ...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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Dr. Henry Low
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Hetastarch (Definition)

Hetastarch is a ciliary muscle paralyzing agent which is a kind of eye ...Read more