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How long do I need to use rocephin (ceftriaxone) injection for treatment?

How long do I need to use rocephin (ceftriaxone) injection for treatment?

See below: You need to take the injections as long as your physician orders them. The length of treatment relates to the underlying disease being treated. ...Read more

Dr. Samuel Goldhaber
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Enoxaparin (Definition)

Enoxaparin is a blood thinner that is injected twice a day and has an excellent safety profile. It should be discontinued 24 hours prior to delivery if possible to decrease bleeding. Epidural anesthesia may not be able to be given to women on blood ...Read more


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How to inject lovanox?

How to inject lovanox?

Subcutaneously: It is injected under the skin but not into the muscle. Please refer to the package insert or speak with physician or pharmacist for instructions on the injection technique. ...Read more

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Optional. How can I do vitamin B12 injections?

Optional. How can I do vitamin B12 injections?

Why?: If you think that you are B12 deficient, get it checked out. You don't take injections for fun or to "supply good health". ...Read more

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How much kenalog (triamcinolone) spray is safe to use in scalp and for how long?

How much kenalog (triamcinolone) spray is safe  to use in scalp and for how long?

Kenalog (triamcinolone) Spray: A two-second application, which covers an area approximately the size of the hand, delivers an amount of triamcinolone acetonide needed for the scalp. You can use the spray twice a day for 30 days then stop for one week and repeat if necessary. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get a tattoo while taking heparin injections?

Can you tell me how to get a tattoo while taking heparin injections?

Why: Why are you on Heparin injections normally its to prevent thrombosis in the legs. The Heparin will make coagulation more difficult and you will likely have increased bleeding with your tattoo placement. I would wait until you are stable and off Heparin then get your tattoo if you desire ...Read more

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I weigh 182 pounds and need to take lovenox (enoxaparin) injectable before a medical procedure. What would the lovenox (enoxaparin) dose be?

Discuss w/ your doc: For something like this, as we are not privy to details of your medical history and procedure, it would be highly recommended to discuss this with your prescribing physician so that you get the safest and most personalized care. ...Read more

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How long does the epidural steroid injection take to start working when given for epditimitis?

How long does the epidural steroid injection take to start working when given for epditimitis?

7-10 days: For the effects of the steroid medication to take effect and it may be up to 7-10 days before the maximum benefits are achieved. Very often more than 1 injection is necessary to achieve a good level of pain relief and healing. ...Read more

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How long can I use the Depo-Provera shots?

How long can I use the Depo-Provera shots?

Depends: Depends on your. Nevertheless it is recommended not to use more than 2 yrs straight because it can cause bone loss. ...Read more

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Does glutathione injections for skin whitening is effective and safe to use ? I went to dermatologist and she advised me to take these injections for skin whitening Does it really safe and effective to use ?

Does glutathione injections for skin whitening is effective and safe to use ? 
I went to dermatologist and she advised me to take these injections for skin whitening 
Does it really safe and effective to use ?

Ask yourself why: Why are you interested in skin-whitening? Do you have some uneven skin tone? Or is there some cultural/social pressure to think that you are not acceptable as the color you are?...Please seek a Dermatologist's advice and consider counseling. ...Read more

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Changing from warfarin to heparin, how to do this?

Changing from warfarin to heparin, how to do this?

Consult your doctor: The doctor prescribing the warfarin should manage this. I would consult with the doctor who is managing your anticoagulation or is wanting the change to heparin. ...Read more

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How long can you see effects of infusion rituxin?

How long can you see effects of infusion rituxin?

Depends: Like many drugs Rituxan (rituximab) has both short term and long term side-effects. Short term may include lowered blood pressure, shortness of breath, abdominal pain and may occur during administration or shortly thereafter. Since Rituxan (rituximab) affects the lymphocytes the longer term effects of decreased immune function can persist for months after even one infusion. ...Read more

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Is it safe to receive celestone steroid epidural injection in the neck while breastfeeding? How long should you wait to breastfeed after a treatment?

Is it safe to receive celestone steroid epidural injection in the neck while breastfeeding? How long should you wait to breastfeed after a treatment?

Short term use fine: A single injection is generally not considered a contraindication for BF . Steroids are stress hormones we make naturally & are sometimes given to infants. No delay is required. This is a long acting product that will remain in effect over several days. ...Read more

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How do I use an oral syringe to administer treatment?

How do I use an oral syringe to administer treatment?

See below: I assume you mean administering a liquid medication to a child or infant. You fill the syringe with the amount of medication then you squirt the liquid into the side of the mouth of the child a little at a time and let the child swallow it the squirt in a little more till the child takes it all. You can ask the pharmacist if you still have questions. ...Read more

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How safe is it to get botox injections?

How safe is it to get botox injections?

Safer than peanuts: Botox has been around for decades! there are more deaths from peanuts and penicillin than there are from botox. Botox side effects are generally mild and they resolve without any treatment. There is no chance whatsoever of getting botulism from botox. It is a purified protein not a bacteria. Find a doctor with lots of experience and try it! ...Read more

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Who should not use Leucovorin injections?

Who should not use Leucovorin injections?

Leucovorin injection: "Leucovorin is improper therapy for pernicious anemia and other megaloblastic anemias secondary to the lack of vitamin B12. A hematologic remission may occur while neurologic manifestations continue to progress." See: http://www.drugs.com/pro/leucovorin-injection.html ...Read more

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If fertility meds, can I give myself intramuscular injection?

If fertility meds, can I give myself intramuscular injection?

IM or subq: Fertility meds can be taken as a pill or an injection. Injections can be either subcutaneous or intramuscular. ...Read more

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How much time for a cortisone injection to work?

How much time for a cortisone injection to work?

It may: take as long as a week to really kick in. Try to rest the affected joint while you wait. ...Read more

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Can I use 3cc syringe for subcutaneous injection?

Can I use 3cc syringe for subcutaneous injection?

Yes: The syringe size is not the issue, it's the volume of fluid and the needle. The syrine may not be calibrated to small volumes. Better to use 1ml syrine with small calibrations. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Lovenox (Definition)

Lovenox is a heparin which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more