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Injection Of Alcohol Intravenously
What are the effects from Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) + lidocaine in trigger point injections?
Quick relief: A trigger point can occur from many factors but it ends in a dysfunctional muscle fiber. The addition of Lidocaine or steroids to just the insertion of the needle into the muscle probable does not result in a better outcome. However the local anesthetic does result in immediate relief if not temporary. In my opinion steroids do not help in this situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alcohol and local: No, it does not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why are intramuscular (but not intravenous) injections of rhig contraindicated in thrombocytopenic patients?
Hematoma: Intramuscular injections in a thrombocytopenic patient would result in bleeding in the muscle and create a hematoma. The same risk is not there with an intravenous injection. ...Read more
Can the same drug have different kinds of toxicity when administered intravenously, subcutanously, intramuscularly, spinally, and so on?
Yes: Absolutely. Different ways of administration will result in different degrees of bioavailability, making the drug and/or metabolites more or less available. ...Read more
Is it safe to use ultravist injection instead of visipaque injection in renal impairment patients?
Merrem: Merrem is an antibacterial antibiotic belonging to the family of carbopenems. It is generally used for skin, intraabdominal and meningitis in children. Usual side effects to look for hypersensitivity reactions, interaction with valproic acid, seizure potential. Clostridium difficile enteritis, caution in hemodialysis patients. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Rarely contrast dye can knock loose some intravascular deposits which can lodge in narrow vessels and change the function of the part supplied. This has been reported rarely with the ophthalmic vascular supply. Have you ophthalmologist see this immediately to determine the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alcohol injections or surgery for Morton's neuroma. Sclerosing alcohol injections are an increasingly available treatment alternative if the above management approaches fail. Dilute alcohol (4%) is injected directly into the area of the neuroma, causing
Yes: But visipaque is very safe. Literature is divided but I have need using visi since its trials in the early 1990's, and i feel that it is the safest. ...Read more
Close supervision: This is a strange question. IV epinephrine is typically only used in an ICU setting for people who are critically ill. It must be given under constant supervision, as too much will cause death. Epinephrine is also used for severe allergic reactions causing anaphylaxis. In this situation, it is given intramuscularly through an autoinjector (prefilled with the correct amount) ...Read more
What are the adverse effects of methylcobalamine injection 500 mcg on alternate days for upto 7 injections, can the first dose cause anaphylaxis?
Need 2nd dose: Usually, anaphylaxis (& allergic reactions) requires a SECOND exposure to the foreign substance. The first exposure, which could be decades ago, "primes" the immune system. The second & subsequent exposures cause anaphylaxis. However, methycobalamine (Vitamin B12) is a natural & necessary vitamin, so if u react, it wd b from a preservatives or excipient in the injection. There r few other side eff ...Read more
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