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Is There A Safer Substitute For Prednisone For A Boop Patient
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
Rectal diazepam: Is for very select conditions. You can try oral diazepam but you may not have similar response as rectal diazepam has a topical effect. Talk with your GI doctor as there is lot of info rquired before someone is prescribed valium suppositories. We can't discuss all thay here as space is limited. Your best bet iis your GI doc or colorectal surgeon ..Whoever u follow. ...Read more
Is revolade is safe for long term use in itp for a heart patiant and diabaties patient already having a stun?
Eltrombopag: I've never personally used the drug but I looked it up and read about it: it's main toxicity is in the liver and shouldn't be given to people with liver disease. There are no warnings for either heart patients or for patients with diabetes. It's intended for long term use. You should remain under the supervision of the prescribing physician. The drug is generally safe with monitoring. ...Read more
NO benefit: Hgh (human growth hormone) is generally used for growth hormone deficiencies mainly in children or adults with pituitary dysfunction. Since hepatitis c is a viral infection the primary aim is keep the 'virus in check' with medications e.G . Interferon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adrenals: Get genetic testing gene snp analysis figure out what is causing Insulin insensitivity. I found initial sugar problems can be offset by adrenal supporting adaptogen like adhs (vasopressin). Then you want to help pancreatic inflammation - usually food allergy causing pancreas to weep Insulin get GI analysis by metametrix lab. This can be healed via glutamine, aloe cleanse and b vitamin. I use chromium supplement. ...Read more
Some have problems: A subset of asthmatics have Aspirin sensitive asthma. If you have never had a problem with Aspirin or Ibuprofen making your asthma worse it is probably safe. Aspirin sensitivity should be tested for and, if present, the usual treatment is desensitization plus daily, high dose aspirin. See your allergist or pulmonologist for more details. ...Read more
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Is recommended for a 93 years patient with vascular dementia take a hipnotic drug with clonazepan for insomnio?
Complex: Sleep problems are common in older adults and even more common in those with dementia. Causes of sleep problems are varied and as dementia progresses they change. Getting enough exercise early in the day is helpful. Many sleeping medications worsen confusion or cause side effects in those with dementia. Melatonin or warm decaf tea have minimal risk. Some antidepressants can help at least for awhil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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ADD kids: If the child is already properly diagnosed and not "mildly" affected...Add can severely affect the child immediately and his life in the future, if not treated properly. There is no time to waste to try otc. No doctor would suggest otc. Any of the parents have add or history of alcohol and drug use? And the elder generations?.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pick your Pain Pill: Oxycodone works differently in different people. Because of variability between people and their pain receptors, different opioids are worth trying if you feel your pain is not significantly better. Your physician may first try increasing the dose or shortening the dosing interval. If this fails to work, your physician can consider a switch to another agent which may work profoundly better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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