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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Donnatal (Definition)

Donnatal is an anti-ulcer agent which is a ...Read more


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Does swallowing liquid GI cocktail (Lidocane Viscus, Mylanta, Donnatal) coat the Esophagus? Does it obscure plain X-ray view of the Esophagus?

Does swallowing liquid GI cocktail (Lidocane Viscus, Mylanta, Donnatal) coat the Esophagus? Does it obscure plain X-ray view of the Esophagus?

It may: The mylanta contains elements that are similar to barium and that will obscur some detail. If there are plans for an upper gastrointestinal study with barium then perhaps reversing the order of the tests will help ...Read more

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Is there any water insoluble component in Mylanta, Donnatal, (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) Viscous Lidocane? Is it harmful if someone with tear in the esophagus swallow them?

Esophageal tear: The term esophageal tear is used to indicate disruption in membrane integrity. It is not a rupture which would be complete tear though out the thickness of the esophageal wall through which particles may leak, during rupture you would be advised to not to take anything by mouth. So with tear it is safe to take these medicines and they are all water soluble. ...Read more

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When to use maalox ? And why?

When to use maalox ? And why?

Maalox: Maalox is used for the relief of heartburn. The contents which is calcium carbonate neutralizes the acids present in the stomach. ...Read more

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Could you overdose on lidocaine patches?

Could you overdose on lidocaine patches?

Yes: If one were to wear numerous patches at the same time , then yes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: lidocaine?

A local anesthetic: It is a common local anesthetic belonging to the 'amide' group of anesthetics. In dentistry, it is injected into the areas of the mouth to produce profound local anesthesia for several hours. ...Read more

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Could lidocaine completely take any kinda pain away?

Not really: Local anesthetics such as Lidocaine can take away some pain, in part, and for awhile. There are some pain syndromes, and local anesthetics are ultimately broken down so they only last for awhile. ...Read more

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What are the different uses of lidocaine as a medicine?

Anesthesia: Lidocaine is short-acting local anesthetic that is often used to provide topical anesthesia as well as anesthesia for nerve and spinal blocks. It is also sometimes used to treat cardiac rhythm problems. ...Read more