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Medication for osteoperosis?

Treatment: If you are asking if there are treatments- yes. Otherwise, not sure what you are asking... ...Read more

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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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Osteoporosis (Definition)

A condition in which bones ...Read more


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Skin problems from IV drug use?

Skin problems from IV drug use?

Simple answer: This may sound silly but, stop using drugs and you will not have the skin problems. I am not sure what problems you are having but there are a whole host of problems that occur for drug use., skin popping, chronic itching and excoriations, secondary skin infection to name a few. My best advice is to stop using! ...Read more

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Which drug is contraindicted for a patient receiving anticoagulant therapy?

Which drug is contraindicted for a patient receiving anticoagulant therapy?

Coumadin (warfarin): There are different anticoagulants out there with different indications. I will just make the assumption you are talking about warfarin. In which case foods that are high in vitamin K like liver, leafy green vegetables, or vegetable oils can make Coumadin less effective. ...Read more

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Can evista (raloxifene) be taken with strontium for osteoporosis?

Can evista (raloxifene) be taken with strontium for osteoporosis?

No due to blood clot: Both Evista (raloxifene) and strontium alone can cause blood clots. The combination has the risk of increasing the risk of blood clots even more. Blood clots can be fatal. There is no good data on the combination, so it's not recommended. ...Read more

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Are strontium ranelate and strontium citrate recognised, beneficial treatments for severe osteoporosis?

Are strontium ranelate and strontium citrate recognised, beneficial treatments for severe osteoporosis?

Not approved: These two therapies are under investigation, but have not yet been approved in the us. ...Read more

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Which drug would you choose for osteoporosis of hip prolia or reclast (zoledronic acid) what is better tolerated less side effects?

Which drug would you choose for osteoporosis of hip  prolia or reclast (zoledronic acid)    what is better tolerated less side effects?

Depends: Both drugs are effective in the treatment of osteoporosis involving the hip. Prolia is likely to work better than reclast, (zoledronic acid) though there are no head to head studies comparing the two. Prolia is typically used in people who have had a previous fracture (spine, wrist), or have very severe osteoporosis. Both are well tolerated with few side effects. Prolia is given twice yearly, Reclast (zoledronic acid) once yearly. ...Read more

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Could you take the drug evista (raloxifene) and have lidocaine injected for surgery?

Yes: Evista (raloxifene) is an oral estrogen receptor modulator and is used for prevention of bone loss in postmenopausal women while Lidocaine is a local anesthetic and thus it can safely be used in patients on evista (raloxifene). ...Read more

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Is Fosamax (alendronate) safe to use for people?

Is Fosamax (alendronate) safe to use for people?

Yes for most people: Fosamax (alendronate) is generally well tolerated and a proven treatment for reducing the risk for hip and spine fractures due to osteoporosis. But for some people with conditions affecting the esophagus or stomach, or with chronic kidney disease, or who need extensive dental work, there can be serious side effects. Ask your doctor if any of these situations apply to you. ...Read more

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Is there a generic drug equivalent for Fosamax or actonel (risedronate)?

Is there a generic drug equivalent for Fosamax or actonel (risedronate)?

Yes & no: Fosamax is off patent - the generic is alendronate. Generics are absolutely as effective as the brand name. Actonel (risedronate) is still on patent. No generic form exists yet. ...Read more

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Is forteo drug for osteoporosis (injection pen) covered by medicaid? Any answer appreciated.

Is forteo drug for osteoporosis (injection pen) covered by medicaid? Any answer appreciated.

Yes: most state Medicaid plans pay for Forteo with pre authorization If you have definite osteoporosis or compression fractures or other types of fractures you will be able to receive it ...Read more

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Is marcain safe for kidney transplant patients to use for foot neuropathy?

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Is marcain safe for kidney transplant patients to use for foot neuropathy?

Probably okay...: Probably ok to use it sporadically except someone with hypersensitivity to it. Since caring neuropathy usually is a long-term and recurrent matter, please consult the pain experts for detailed long planning. Congratulation for your success in renal transplant! to max such medical benefit, practice healthy lifestyle and avoid overindulgence and obsession. Welcome to visit www.Formefirst.Com. ...Read more

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Is oral ketamine ever prescribed for chronic pain patients?

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Is oral ketamine ever prescribed for chronic pain patients?

Ketamine: Ketamine is prescribed as topical cream for certain chronic pain condition. Ketamine infusion is used for certain chronic pain conditions. Oral ketamine is sometimes used for palliative care, not for chronic pain. ...Read more

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Best drug for lung pseudomonas for patient with pensyln, allergy?

Best drug for lung pseudomonas for patient with pensyln, allergy?

Complicated: Carbapenems combined with fluorinated quinolones would probably be best. Aminoglycosides do not penetrate lung tissue very well, but might be added by inhalation to minimize the degree of tracheobronchial colonization. Best would be to determine the degree of hypersensitivity reaction to pcn and think about desensitization if the strain is multiresistant. ...Read more

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Is Fosamax (alendronate) recommended for long-time use? Any answer appreciated.

Is Fosamax (alendronate) recommended for long-time use? Any answer appreciated.

Fosamax (alendronate): There are potential for side effects with long term use. See: http://www.drugwatch.com/fosamax/ ...Read more

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Replacement medication for methadone for chronic pain?

Replacement medication for methadone for chronic pain?

Maybe non-drugs too?: There are a wide range of non-drug approaches to chronic pain too. Consider adding some into your pain cocktail to cover all the bases possible. Also, they don't have side effects and interaction problems. Meditation, hypnosis, behavioral changes, etc, here's a useful free resource for overall self-mgmt of chronic conditions. See link: https://selfmanage.Org/betterhealth/enrolled/hlsessionsummary. ...Read more

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Is there an effective IV antidote for xarelto?

Is there an effective IV antidote for xarelto?

Yes, ButRarelyNeeded: because, like the other factor Xa inhibitors, the half-life for clearance is short, about 5 -9 hrs for healthy people 20-45 yrs, possibly longer older/sick. Xarelto inhibits clot formation & is Rx'ed because of evidence/concern of forming clots inside blood vessels, not just at blood vessel breaks, thus any bleeding problems are ?ed. Xarelto does NOT thin blood; blood viscosity does not change. ...Read more

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Is glutathione IV safe if used for long term?

Is glutathione IV safe if used for long term?

No: Safety/efficacy may not be established, concentration of active ingredients may vary widely btw products avoid use in pregnancy. ...Read more