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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Integrilin (Overview)

Integrilin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
4 doctors shared insights

Integrilin (Overview)

Integrilin is a platelet inhibitor which is a kind of anti-coagulation drug (blood and coagulation drug).


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What exactly is a mental health check?

What exactly is a mental health check?

Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read more

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How effective is eptifibatide (Integrilin) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

How effective is eptifibatide (Integrilin) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

Not treatment: Integrillin is something used DURING treatment of Coronary disease by angioplasty to prevent clots. IT is not usually a first line drug and is only used during the procedure or for a few days after. IT is not used to treat or prevent coronary disease outside of the angioplasty setting ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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Is reyataz (atazanavir) an HIV prophylaxis drug?

Is reyataz (atazanavir) an HIV prophylaxis drug?

No: Reyataz is the brand name for atazanavir, and belongs in the protease inhibitor of antiretroviral drugs. It is one of several other drugs that can be used to treat a person infected with hiv, but is not used for prophylaxis. ...Read more

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Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read more

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Who should not use Integrilin (eptifibatide)?

Who should not use Integrilin (eptifibatide)?

Integrilin (eptifibatide): "Contraindicated: "A history of bleeding diathesis, or evidence of active abnormal bleeding within the previous 30 days. Severe hypertension (systolic blood pressure >200 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure >110 mm Hg) not adequately controlled on antihypertensive therapy Major surgery within the preceding 6 weeks. History of stroke within 30 days or any history of hemorrhagic stroke. Current or > ...Read more

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Can od prescribe medicine?

DO?: Did you mean a do, doctor of osteopathy? If that's what you meant, then yes they can prescribe medicine. ...Read more

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Is parnate (tranylcypromine) effective?

Is parnate (tranylcypromine) effective?

Absolutely: While no med works for everyone, historically maois including Parnate (tranylcypromine) are considered to be the most effective class of antidepressant, as they increase the amounts of all three major neurotransmitters thought to be involved in the treatment of depression. They are often only used when multiple agents have failed, thus they are working against a more difficult to treat illness, tempering this claim. ...Read more

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What is lithium prescribed for ?

What is lithium prescribed for ?

Why Lithium: There are a number of reasons for prescribing lithium, some of which are off-label. Lithium is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder. Other reasons include assisting with anger management by decreasing explosive episodes. Another is to augment or boost the antidepressant effects from antidepressants. ...Read more

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Is Zetia (ezetimibe) an effective statin?

Is Zetia (ezetimibe) an effective statin?

No: Zetia (ezetimibe) is not a statin. Although it lowers the cholesterol, there is no proof that it prevents bad outcomes. ...Read more

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Is zestril (lisinopril) a statin drug?

Is zestril (lisinopril) a statin drug?

no: Zestril (lisinopril) is primarily used to treat high blood pressure. It is not a "statin" but it is an "ace inhibitor ". ...Read more

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Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Older term: This is an older term for women with an abnormal disinterest in sex or an inability to orgasm even during masturbation. Regardless of the nomenclature, sexual health in women may require counselling and treatment if the problem persists and is interferring with women's life. ...Read more

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How effective is Vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin)?

How effective is Vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin)?

Simva: low dose only: Vytorin is Simvastin&ezetimibe. Both lower cholesterol. Simva beleived to reduce atherosclerosis by many mechanisms includ lowering Cholest & anti-inflam effect on vessels. Ezetimide, lowers cholesterol but unclear if it protects against atheroscl. Data not comp. clear & Simvastin Generic, unclear another study will occur. Lipitor (atorvastatin) is also generic & evid exists that it is safer from Rhabdomyolysis. ...Read more

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Is jiaogulan safe?

Maybe: There are no studies on this chinese herb. It should not be taken by pregnant or nursing mothers. If you are taking it and are planning surgery it should be stopped 2 weeks prior to surgery as it can interfere with your body's ability to stop bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Eptifibatide (Definition)

Eptifibatide is a blood pressure agent which is a ...Read more