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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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How to die from lethal injection?

How to die from lethal injection?

Are you considering: a lethal injection? f you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander Dr. Friedlander
Pathology
40 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What is the lethal injection made of?

What is the lethal injection made of?

Weird protocol: First, a barbiturate to put the person to sleep. Then succinylcholine to make the person not move. Then potassium chloride to stop the heart. The latter would be very painful if the person isn't asleep. It's easily bungled especailly with well-intentioned people making the barb (pentothal) hard to get. ...Read more

Dr. Arun Patel Dr. Patel
Family Medicine
41 years in practice
University of Mumbai, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College
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What injections are needed for Thailand?

What injections are needed for Thailand?

Check with CDC: Usually CDC and the state department have currentl recommendations for travel and other tips when you travel ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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What is methycobal 500 injection used for?

What is methycobal 500 injection used for?

B12 deficiency: Methycobal is a type of vitamin B12 and is used for treating B12 deficiency, peripheral neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, and similar conditions. ...Read more

Dr. Karl Spector Dr. Spector
Addiction Medicine
21 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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At are signs that someone uses drugs by injections?

At are signs that someone uses drugs by injections?

Scars or marks: Usuually you can suspect someone may be using drugs via injection(iv) methods when you see multiple puncture marks on their arms (usually at the fold of the inner elbow) hands, neck, feet/toes and even woman's breasts (yep, their breasts ). Repeated abscesses (like a large pimple) can also develop at the sites where they are injecting. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Wenger Dr. Wenger
Sports Medicine
19 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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What are forteo injections?

What are forteo injections?

Osteoporosis drug: Forteo is a medication which is used for men and women with osteoporosis who are or may be at risk for fragility fractures. This drug is injected and can lead to increased bone mass and strength. To determine if you would be a candidate for these injections, i would recommend initial consultation with your primary care physician. ...Read more

Dr. Matthew Kozminski Dr. Kozminski
Neurology
12 years in practice
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What are atropine injections used for?

What are atropine injections used for?

Antidote: In my case, it would be an antidote to anti-cholinergic medications. For example, if a patient takes too much Tensilon, Atropine can be given to counter act the medication. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Karen Sibert Dr. Sibert
Anesthesiology
35 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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What are anesthetic injections used for?

What are anesthetic injections used for?

Pain relief: We would need more info to answer your question in detail. Local anesthetics (numbing medicines) can be injected into a specific area, such as around a tooth, to numb it. Other types of anesthetic injections such as nerve blocks can provide anesthesia for some types of surgical procedures. An epidural injection can help with pain relief for back pain, or for having a baby. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What are Irinotecan injections used for?

What are Irinotecan injections used for?

Irinotecan: Irinotecan is used in combination with other meds to treat colon & rectal cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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What are the benefits of gerovital h3 injections?

What are the benefits of gerovital h3 injections?

Unknown unless it's: Benefits are unknown unless the injection is a real medicine, approved for use by the fda. Otherwise, claims may be just claims, and nobody knows for sure. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper Dr. Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
47 years in practice
University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine
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What are the benefits of having denosumab injections?

What are the benefits of having denosumab injections?

Denosumab: Denosumab is an excellent treatment for persons with a low bone mass and at increased risk of fracture. These fractures occur much more often in folks twice your age so you need to have an extensive workup to find out why you might need a drug to prevent bone loss and actually increase your bone health. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Do you need injections to visit the dominican republic?

Do you need injections to visit the dominican republic?

Dominican Republic: See: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/dominican-republic ** Routine immunizations, Hepatitis A & typhoid are recommended. Hepatitis B, Malaria and Rabies could be recommended in some situations. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Feldman Dr. Feldman
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
37 years in practice
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
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What are considered the benefits of having denosumab injections?

What are considered the benefits of having denosumab injections?

Treat osteoporosis: Denosumab is an antibody that works in a way similar to bisphosponates (like fosamax) to decrease bone turnover and decrease the risk of fractures in people with osteoporosis who have had a previous fracture. Studies suggest that it is more effective than bisphosphonates. In your age group, unless you have severe osteoporosis or a previous fracture, you would not be a candidate for it. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild Dr. Fairchild
Integrative Medicine
20 years in practice
Medical College of Pennsylvania
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Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
Pain Management
32 years in practice
UCLA School of Dentistry
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What are dental injections for?

What are dental injections for?

Pain control: Dental injections most frequently used for pain and anxiety control in dentistry. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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