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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Iodoquinol (Overview)

Iodoquinol is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Why take two oral iodoquinol tablets?

Why take two oral iodoquinol tablets?

Parasites: The question is incomplete. I assume you were tested and advised to take iodoquinol tablets as treatement for diarrhea. If that is the case, your doctor is concerned about ameba, a parasite, causing your diarrhea. You should feel better soon. The medication has other uses, without more information it is hard to comment. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
4 doctors shared insights

Iodoquinol (Overview)

Iodoquinol is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of brain and nerve drug.


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Why take two oral iodoquinol tablets?

Parasites: The question is incomplete. I assume you were tested and advised to take iodoquinol tablets as treatement for diarrhea. If that is the case, your doctor is concerned about ameba, a parasite, causing your diarrhea. You should feel better soon. The medication has other uses, without more information it is hard to comment. ...Read more

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Do you need a prescription to get yodoxin or diodoquin or iodoquinol?

Do you need a prescription to get yodoxin or diodoquin or iodoquinol?

Yes: These are all different names for the same drug, and it would require a prescription if it were commercially available. However, it is *not* available in the United States. Diodoquin is a prescription brand name in Canada, and it may be available there. ...Read more

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I burned my face with a match (2nd degree). Dermatologist says to use a hydrocortisone+iodoquinol cream; GP says to use Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine). What should I use?

I burned my face with a match (2nd degree). Dermatologist says to use a hydrocortisone+iodoquinol cream; GP says to use Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine). What should I use?

SECOND DEGREE BURN: SECOND DEGREE BURN, is when the injury cause burning if the skin and blistering. You need to be reexamined and the severity assessed . I usually will start a topical antibiotic like SILVADENE and an oral antibiotic like CEFTIN (cefuroxime). Depending on severity a consult with a BURN SPECIALIST OR PLASTIC SURGEON MAY BE WARRANTED. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is fat?

What is fat?

Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
3 doctors shared insights

Diiodohydroxyquin (Definition)

Diiodohydroxyquin is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Yodoxin (Definition)

Yodoxin is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more