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Are these generics from india ok?

Are these generics from india ok?

Possibly not: While there is some regulation of foreign imported drugs by the fda, there are many loopholes and defects in the regulation at points of transit. Therefore there are some products not as potent as desired, some are fraudulent or counterfeit, and some are just plain placebo. The buyer must beware here and while the fda is acting on this market, it is still fraught with some hazard. ...Read more

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How salty is food in india in general?

How salty is food in india in general?

Varies tremendously : India was not one country until after wwii. It was a series of principalities and kingdoms- each with their own language and customs - including, of course, their own foods based on what was available etc. So the food varies throughout. Your question would be the same as if i asked "how salty is european food?" which varies from bland to very depending on country and dish... ...Read more

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Why do some men from india eve tease in the us?

Why do some men from india eve tease in the us?

Eve teasing: May be they were eve teasing in india as well. They might be continuing to eve tease here too. Not sure whether indian men eve tease more than any particular country. ...Read more

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Are the drugs from India as safe as the drugs from the U.S?

Drugs frm India safe: F from US asks: Are the drugs from India as safe as the drugs from the U.S? ANS: Some are some are not and some dangerous. I do not recommend them unless all else has failed. You don't want to be playing "You bet your Life" with them. ...Read more

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What would be appropriate height for a guy living in India ?

What would be appropriate height for a guy living in India ?

Depends where: Average height varies from state to state in India. Taken overall, average height for an Indian man between ages of 20 and 49 was 165cm (5'5") per one study (Mamidi RS, Kulkarni B, Singh A,Secular trends in height in different states of India in relation to socioeconomic characteristics & dietary intakes.FoodNutrBull.2011Mar;32(1):23-34.) I do not know the range of "normal," though. ...Read more

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What are shots and pills that are needed before going to india?

What are shots and pills that are needed before going to india?

Travel to India: CDC recommends Heptatits A, Typhoid Vaccine & all routine vaccinations before travel to India. Some people may take Malaria prevention medication (visiting low altitude locations). In some specific cases Hepatitis B & Japanese Encephalitis might be recommended. These were recommendations as of 20 June 2014. Check http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/india For updated info. ...Read more

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I am manoj from india, iam looking very lean how to put some fat ?

I am manoj from india, iam looking very lean how to put some fat
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See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while doing weight-training to increase muscle. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... Proteins: if past kidney stones, eat vegan proteins. ...Read more

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What kind of bug bite do I have and can it be dangerous? (in india)

What kind of bug bite do I have and can it be dangerous? (in india)

No idea: Where is the bite? What does it look like? Painful? Red? Seek help from someone who knows the bugs there. India is known for homeopathic medicine and you can certainly benefit from a trained homeopath there. Rub a slice of onion on the bite. It neutralizes the toxin reduces swelling and itching etc. If it worsens or you are worried, you need to be seen by someone. ...Read more

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My wife has severev cold , we just arrived from india into florida?

Severe cold: You need to have your wife looked at by a family physician or internist. Hope your trip went well. ...Read more