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Continuous meds: The epidural needs to b reloaded so to speak In the old days an anesthesiologist would come by every few hours and inject meds into the epidural the pump creates a nice continuous stream of medication avoiding the peaks and lows associated with the old method. You feel more comfortable for a longer time ...Read more
I hav lost my arm in car accident.And hav an infusion pump in abdomen that pumps drugs in the spine.It doesn't help.I want to try drezlesion.Anygood?
Fifty-six patients: With intractable pain following a spinal cord injury treated with (drez) lesions after a follow-up period ranging from 6 months to 6 years 50% of patients had good pain relief certain pain syndromes tended to respond better to drez lesions than did others patients with pain extending caudally from the level of the injury and patients with unilateral pain were most likely to to obtain relief ...Read more
For 3 days I've had a skin irritation and hotness on the site where my insulin pump infusion was. It is fairly hard under the skin and sore.
Inject: An infusion implies a substance administered via IV 2 a person, such as blood (transfusion), antibiotics and pain meds or other meds. Some can be infused subq but rarely. ...Read more
IV pump.: Here's what the free online medical dictionary says: "an automated system of introducing a fluid other than blood into a vein. The device may have programmable settings that control the amount of fluid to be infused, rate, low-volume notification level, and a keep-vein-open rate..." see the rest here: http://tinyurl.com/y92zo5od ...Read more
Not necessarily: Pneumonia can be nilater, and have bilater infusions - in may individuals: children, otherwise healthy adults; the presence of cancer depends on numerous factors - are there and masses on the x-ray? Is the person a somker or ex-smoker? Many more details are needed to answer this question - please speak with your doc! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cough is a: Not uncommon side effect of pamidronate, but is usually not severe and resolves spontaneously without permanent damage. Don't know if the exact cause is known. ...Read more
Death: I think you mean naloxone, or narcan. Naloxone is an opiate receptor antagonist, meaning it will block the effects of fentanyl. So giving both together will, if the proportions are correct, produce no effect. The danger arises when the short acting Naloxone wears off and the fentanyl now may stop your breathing. Its good to understand pharmacokinetics before adding two different drugs. ...Read more
Anxiety: Sure, especially during a panic attack.Get a more detailed answer ›
Various: Remicade (infliximab) is an anti-tumor necrosis factor monoclonal antibody. It can interfer with the activity of rheumatoid arthritis and crohn's and help patients. It does suppress the immune protection of the body and there are a long list of side effects: the most common is infusion reactions and increased risk of infections. We monitor you for these and others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer