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Is benzene epinephrine?

Is benzene epinephrine?

No: Benzene is a very toxic organic (carbon-based) chemical. Structure here: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/benzene Epinephrine is another name for adrenaline which acts as a hormone and a neurotransmitter in humans and other mammals. Structure here: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/epinephrine Epinephrine includes a "benzene" ring, but the attached groups give it its unique behavior. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Adrenaline (Definition)

Adrenalin(e) / Epinephrine is the hormone produced by the adrenal medulla that speeds and strengths the heart, dilates the airways, and shifts blood flow to the muscles. Often this is in response ...Read more


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Is benzene an additive for diesel fuel?

It is not an addtive: It is not an additive but a natural component of gasoline. ...Read more

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How is epinephrine administered?

How is epinephrine administered?

Many: It depends on why you are using it but Epinephrine can be given intramuscularly, sub-cutaneously, intravenously or also as a nasal spray. There is no pill form. ...Read more

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Is wasp spray an organophosphate?

Is wasp spray an organophosphate?

It depends.: The patient involved here would need to secure a material safety data sheet for the particular product. The container may have a list of ingredients often listed on the can, but the material safety data sheet is better. ...Read more

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What is organophosphate pesticides dental?

What is organophosphate pesticides dental?

Rephrase question: Dicalcium phosphate and pyrophosphate can be found in some toothpastes, as abrasives and to inhibit mineralization of plaque, respectively. Please rephrase your question. Thanks. ...Read more

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What exactly is dinitro chloro benzene used for?

What exactly is dinitro chloro benzene used for?

DNCB: It is a benzene derivative which causes hypersensitivity reaction leading to contact dermatitis. It is used to assess immunocompromised patients & also to treat warts. ...Read more

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Is there a way to administer epinephrine non-intravenously?

Is there a way to administer epinephrine non-intravenously?

Yes: Can be given subcutaneously like epi pens for allergy, direct intraarterial but very rare, and in endotracheal tubes. They are used as injections to control bleeding sometimes from peptic ulcer bleeding or bronchial bleeding in the lungs. ...Read more

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Is one injection of epinephrine enough to treat an allergic reaction?

Some need seconds: Some people may need a second injection of epinephrine, so always keep second Epipen handy or make sure you know how to use the second dose in your twinject. ...Read more

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What is an antagonist of novocain (procaine)?

None: there is no reversal agent for this drug, it just has to "wear off" on its own ...Read more

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How dangerous is exposure to cytotoxic drugs?

How dangerous is exposure to cytotoxic drugs?

Potential problem: Exposure related to nurses, pharmacists over a prolonged period can be a problem. A very short exposure (spill of drug or brief contact with skin can not be a problem. Be careful to protect yourself when cytotoxic drugs may be involved. ...Read more

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What is magnesium peroxide compound? Is it safeto ingest?

What is magnesium peroxide compound? Is it safeto ingest?

Don't ingest.: Dr raff already did an excellent job of discussing what magnesium peroxide is. It should not be ingested. Ingestion can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain & bloating, belching & oral irritation. ...Read more

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Is there much adrenalin in dental injections?

Is there much adrenalin in dental injections?

Depends: There are some anesthetics without any vasoconstrictor, including epinephrine and neocobefrin. Most commonly we use ones with epinephrine to constrict the vessels and keep the anesthetic localized longer for greater effect over a longer period. Also we will use ones with more epinephrine to minimize localized bleeding. You can request no Epi, but may need more injections due to short acting effect ...Read more

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I'm taking alupent (metaproterenol) inhaler is there another inhalent that is equivalent?

I'm taking alupent (metaproterenol) inhaler is there another inhalent that is equivalent?

Albuterol: Albuterol will give you the same or perhaps a slightly better result. Many physicians prefer Levalbuterol (xopenex), a purified version of albuterol. While there is no body of clinical data prefering Levalbuterol over albuterol the similar cost & effect make both drugs attractive as rescue but not as controller drugs for asthma. Use the one your insurance plan covers. ...Read more

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Is it true that toothpaste containing 1000 bbm is dangerous ?

Is it true that toothpaste containing 1000 bbm is dangerous ?

No if used properly: Most toothpaste today contains between 1000 ppm & 1450 ppm fluoride, usually in the form of sodium Fluoride or sodium monofluorophosphate (mfp). Prescription strength Fluoride toothpaste generally contains 5, 000 ppm sodium Fluoride toothpaste.This type of toothpaste is used in the same manner as regular toothpaste. It is well established that sodium Fluoride is safe & effective to prevent cavities. ...Read more

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Is there a difference treating croup with nebulized epinephrine vs recimic epinephrine?

Is there a difference treating croup with nebulized epinephrine vs recimic epinephrine?

Different meds: These are different forms of the same basic med & provided in different concentrations. Epi (1%) racemic @ 2.5%. There is qualitative differences on their effectiveness in a given patient. ...Read more

Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
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Epinephrine (Definition)

Epinephrine is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more