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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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
See below: A suppository is a drug delivery system that is inserted into the rectum (rectal suppository), vagina (vaginal suppository) or urethra (urethral suppository), where it dissolves or melts. They are used to deliver both systemically-acting and locally-acting medications. The alternative term for delivery of medicine via such routes is pharmaceutical pessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i hava blockage in my bowels n i've takn exlax n did a suppository how can I unblock the bkockage? I keep gettn really nauseas
Bowel blockage: In a 31 yr old bowel blockage can be from constipation. If you are feeling nauseated, an evaluation may be warranted. Ok to use suppository but avoid oral laxatives. It can cause more damage in unresolved blockage. Have low residue liquid diet and seek medical attention . Long term avoid constipation. ...Read more
On side: The easiest position to put a suppository into a child is to have them lie on their side with their knees drawn up towards their chest. Touch the suppository to the rectum and apply steady pressure. The rectal muscle should relax, allowing the suppository to be inserted. Depending on the age of the child, you may need help holding. ...Read more
Not really: The only nonprescription nausea meds available can cause more side effects in kids. The best nausea med for kids is ondansetron, a prescription that dissolves under the tongue with only very rare side effects. Most kids will stop vomiting if they are given just a couple ounces of clear fluid every 20-30 minutes. No food until vomiting stops for at least 8-12 hours. If not working seek urgent care. ...Read more
Been having formed BM soft but Difficulty in passing.
Tonight burned when inserting canassa suppository?
NOT ENOUGH INFORMATI: It is difficult to answer your question as we need more information.Apparantly you are under the care of a Gastroenterologist.If you continue feeling bunring and difficulty passing stools,you should consult your GI Specialist who knows your case These symptoms are not unusual in patients with Crohn's Disease ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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