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How Do You Properly Dispose Of Expired Epinephrine Shots
Shots: Thru injections. The vaccine is a combination of various portions of diptheria and pertussis vaccines. ...Read more
Good idea: especially if the vial was previously opened. It is easy to do, inexpensive and may reduce the risk of an infection at the site of injection. ...Read more
Nebulizer technique: Ensure it is clean (use manufacturer solution or dilute vinegar and air dry it). Put solution in mouth piece container and hook up to power. Turn it on. It'll mist the medicine. Breathe it in normally. Once every 2-3 minutes take a deep inhale then go back to berthing normally. Some nebulized medicines can be combined and others can't. If side effects (tremor), use half the vial and tell your dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tincture of time: Although there is an injectable drug that can reverse the effects of local anesthetic (phentolamine mesylate), patients tend to resist the idea of additional injections. The most practical approach to abolishing numbness is to allow time for nature to take its course. In the future, you might consider asking for an anesthetic without a vasoconstrictor, as this has a shorter duration of action. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I need to replenish supplements & want to make sure i'm getting the best formulations. How do I know where to buy most effective/absorbable brands?
Many good choices: There is no single best brand but some are much better than others. Here are independent ratings of 101 brands: http://www.Multivitaminguide.Org/ any of the top 30 on that list are good. My personal favorites include ultranutrient from pure encapsulations (not on that list!), ultrapreventive x, life force multiple, life extension mix, maxxum 4 & advanced nutritional system (on this list). ...Read more
Varies by location: Laws for safe needle disposal vary by state, county, or city. Check with your diabetes educator or doctor. You can also google "needle disposal" followed by your state/city. Basically, dispose of these needles the same way you would dispose of syringes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long do I need to wait to get the tdap shot after getting a flu shot? Also when are they effective?
Simlple is best: Life threatening allergies are always a concern while traveling. If you meet up with someone while traveling let them know about your allergies. Something simple such as "i have a severe allergy to xyz which can be frightening to me and you. I always carry a an easy to use Epipen (epinephrine) in my........ May i take a moment to show you how it works?". Then show them how simple it is to use. ...Read more
What to do if i need to take 150 mcg of b-12 but the syringes they gave me are in ml, how much do I take?
Ditch the syringe!: Virtually no need to inject b12. Simply take 2500 mcg orally per day. ...Read more
What happens to the human body after taking 3 50mg soft gels of diphenhydramine hci? Will i sleep better or will it be dangerous? I want to do no harm.
See directions: For prescription and over the counter steroid sprays: close one nostril with your finger and insert the spray in the open nostril. Squirt once and do the same with the other nostril. If the directions indicate 2 sprays in each nostril repeat the process. A little drip from the nose is normal. Try not to blow your nose for 5-10 minutes after spraying. Do NOT exceed the recommended sprays ...Read more
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