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Is it true that bupivacaine is the same as lidocaine?

Is it true that bupivacaine is the same as lidocaine?

No: Lidocaine and bupivacaine are in the same family of local anesthetics as they are both amino amides but there are difference in onset of action and duration of action and toxicities. Lido is a shorter acting agent whereas bupivacaine is a longer acting agent. ...Read more

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Is the a non drowsy drug that does the same thing as benegril?

Is the a non drowsy drug that does the same thing as benegril?

Do you mean benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine, but can be very sedating. If by doing the same thing you mean treating seasonal allergies then there are several anti-histamines that are usually not sedating, for example, fexofenadine, Loratadine and cetirizine. These are all available in various over the counter preparations. Please be sure to follow the package directions. ...Read more

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Is enalapril the same as lisinopril or is it different?

Is enalapril the same as lisinopril or is it different?

Different: They are different medications in the same class of medicine (both are ace inhibitors). The function the same way but have different dosing. ...Read more

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Is curcumin the same as cumin?

Is curcumin the same as cumin?

No: Curcumin is the major ingredient in the indian spice turmerin. It is not the same thing as cumin which is also an indian spice. ...Read more

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Is amplododine the same as ramipril?

Is amplododine the same as ramipril?

No: They are used for hypertension, but they in different classes of medications. ...Read more

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Is lidocaine the same thing as aloe?

No: Lidocaine is a local anesthetic (numbing medicine), aloe is a plant that sometimes used to assist the wound healing. ...Read more

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Is it likely that one would have the same blood type as the mother?

Is it likely that one would have the same blood type as the mother?

Not really: The blood type one has is dependent upon the mother and the father. One's blood type as a result can often be totally different from the mother and the father. ...Read more

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Is pure via the same as stevia?

Is pure via the same as stevia?

Not exactly: Purevia is a brand of sweetener based on stevia, which means purevia contains stevia extract, but also contains other things. Stevia is a family of plants, so the word means different things, depending on what one is talking about. ...Read more

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Is it true that the flu shot is essentially the same for infants and adults?

Is it true that the flu shot is essentially the same for infants and adults?

See below: Flu vaccine injection is essentially same "killed virus" but dose varies according to age. Adults get single shot; children may get series. Also is an intradermal injection available only to adults. Avian flu (h5n1) vaccine is available only for adults with exposure risk. ...Read more

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Is qi the same thing as bioenergetics?

Yes: Qi is considered the energy that flows through our body to give us life - bioenergetics. ...Read more

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Is co2 laser considered as surgery and is it true that it is true that it can remove fine lines?

Is co2 laser considered as surgery and is it true that it is true that it can remove fine lines?

Yes: The fractionated lasers that are now available do help with fine lines. If you do not have many fine lines there is a new dermal filler that is used for this. ...Read more

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Is hydrocodone is the same as hydroxyzine?

2 hydro meds differ: These two medications are very different. They have some side effects in common but are otherwise in two completely different classifications. ...Read more

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Is it true that anti-depressants only work in the beginning?

Is it true that anti-depressants only work in the beginning?

No: Many studies have shown that antidepressants, when they work well, keep away depression over a long period of time. If you are finding that your antidepressant isn't working as well as it used to, please speak with your psychiatrist and/or therapist. There are many possible reasons for this and many ways to help you feel better. Hope this answer helps. ...Read more

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Is 5-htp and l-tyrosine the same thing or different?

Is 5-htp and l-tyrosine the same thing or different?

Different: These are Amino Acids that the body uises in ver specific ways. Unbalanced use of these Amino Acid have the ability to do far more harm than good. They really should only be managed by physicians who are fully aware of how to use them properly. ...Read more

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When mitral valve repair is done, is it the same process a annupolsty ring is inserted the same way as adults?

When mitral valve repair is done, is it the same process a annupolsty ring is inserted the same way as adults?

Depends: Mitral has two leaflets and an annulus-doorframe which holds the base of the valves. Cords, valve, annulus can all be abnormal. The repairs are specific to the patient and the valve pathology. Creative and may include neo cords, resections, and almost all with a ring annuloplasty. ...Read more

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Is vitex the same as spironolactone?

Is vitex the same as spironolactone?

No: Vitex is different. It is a natural supplement. While there are some preliminary studies that show Vitex may be affective in some conditions more study is needed. You should discuss this with your GYN doctor. http://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/hn-2181002 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12809367 ...Read more

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