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I want to gain weight so what I suppose to do?

I want to gain weight so what I suppose to do?

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

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3 yr old at 39 lbs 120mg acetaminifin suppository is not enough for his weight? How do I get the right dose if they only have 120mg suppos? Cuthowmuch

3 yr old at 39 lbs 120mg acetaminifin suppository is not enough for his weight? How do I get the right dose if they only have 120mg suppos? Cuthowmuch

You could do 2: The use of 2x120mm=240mg for a 39lb (17.7kg) falls into the range of 10-15mg/kg (180-266mg) that is safe for short term use. Be aware that supossitories are sometimes erratically absorbed & a switch to an oral form when tolerated is advised. ...Read more

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When discontinuing the use of suppository indomethacin after 4 yrs at 200mg/day, will I re-lose my weight and water retention?

When discontinuing the use of suppository indomethacin after 4 yrs at 200mg/day, will I re-lose my weight and water retention?

Possibly: While I don't know why you were using indomethacin suppositories for 4 years, I would think moving away from that is a good idea. Great! Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such a indomethacin do cause fluid retention and I think it is very possible you will lose a little weight from fluid losses. I would be surprised if it were more than 2-4 pounds, though. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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How is a suppository inserted?

Carefully: Normally, I have patients lie on their left side and with their fingers push the suppository into their rectum and wait a few minutes before getting up. Ideally suppositories are taken at night because they are less likely to fall out when lying down. ...Read more

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How do you use a suppository? I am serious?

Insert into rectum: Remove from container and insert into rectum just past the opening.... ...Read more

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When should I take a child's suppository out?

Children suppository: You do not remove the suppositories.Once you insert in the anus these go up in the rectum and dissolve.If used for constipation like glycerine or Dulcolax it makes the child move bowels, these are epelled out with the stools and there is no absorption.The medicated suppositories are used for absorption of the medicine in a child who is vomiting and help in absoption of meds like tylenol (acetaminophen) suppositori. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: suppository?

A waxy: Device impregnanted with a medication that is inserted in the anus, so that the medication will be absorbed from the rectal mucosa. These can be for consitpation, for anxiety, or for pain, when the oral route is not available. ...Read more

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Are acitaminophen suppository doses different fm oral doses for kids? If so where can I find a chart showing suppository doses?

Are acitaminophen suppository doses different fm oral doses for kids? If so where can I find a chart showing suppository doses?

10 mg/kg every 6 hrs: Since rectal absorption is similar to oral, or by mouth dosing, you can use this oral dosing standard, its more like 4.5 mg/pound if you are measuring in pounds, since a kg = 2.2 lbs. for children over 12 you can give every 4 hrs for fevers ...Read more

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Can I insert a suppository mysefl?

Sure: Just make sure you insert just inside the rectum and not far inside. ...Read more