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Doctor insights on: Long Term Plasma Donation Side Effects

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Can you tell me more about bone marrow donation; are there short/long term side effects?

Can you tell me more about bone marrow donation; are there short/long term side effects?

Like giving blood: BM donors are given a drug to make bone marrow stem cells move into the bloodstream. That can cause bone aches for a few days. The cells are collected through a needle inserted into a vein. That site can be sore and you might be a little tired after donating. There are no long term side effects. ...Read more

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It is the fluid portion of both the blood and lymph system in which the ...Read more


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For how long after a plasma donation should not work out?

For how long after a plasma donation should not work out?

Rest of the day: Thank you for your donation - or for considering being a donor. We need more people to be so generous. People who are healthy enough to be accepted for blood, plasma or platelet donation should tolerate it well. However, since some fluid is removed, they should probably not do strenuous activity for the rest of the day and be sure to drink (non-alcoholic liquids) generously. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of anthrax?

Long term side effects of anthrax?

Anthrax: Is usually fatal if not treated right away, it is not a chronic disease. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of high fevers?

Long term side effects of high fevers?

Fever: Temperature elevations above 105 f may create brain damage. In children they may be associated with seizures that will seldom if ever recur when the fever regresses. Otherwise there should not be permanent deficits from high fevers. ...Read more

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What are the long-term side effects of rosacea?

What are the long-term side effects of rosacea?

Scarring: Broken blood vessels thickening of the skin and swelling of the skin on the nose with formation of scar tissue are signs of advanced rosacea. ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of surgery?

What are the long term side effects of surgery?

Need more info: You will need to put much more information down before this can be answered. What operation? What diagnosis? Any other medical problems? Etc. ...Read more

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Does long term disport injections have bad side effects?

Does long term disport injections have bad side effects?

Unlikely: Dysport (abobotulinuma toxin) is an injectable muscle relaxer fda approved for treatment of cervical dystonia and glabellar (frown) lines in adults. Common side effects are related to spread of the toxin to adjacent undesired areas thus injection by an experienced physician is crucial. All botulinum toxins can have decreased effectiveness after long term use due to development of immunity. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of long term use of andro gel?

What are the side effects of long term use of andro gel?

Androgen use: Irritation to application site,, enlargement of the prostate, acne, enlargement of the breasts, emotional changes, and worsening of headaches. If any changes you should discuss with your provider. ...Read more

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What are the serious long term side effects of duromine?

What are the serious long term side effects of duromine?

Duromine: Allow me my soapbox moment: always ask your prescribing doctor & dispensing pharmacist about potential side effects vs desired benefits. Duromine is a global brand (http://www.drugs.com/international/duromine.html) of phentermine, a stimulant similar to methamphetamine, which is used as appetite suppressant. Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/phentermine-side-effects.html for list of side effects. ...Read more

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What are long term & permenant side effects of trileptal?

Trileptal: Check out http://www.drugs.com/trileptal.html for more info on oxcarbazepine (Trileptal). ...Read more

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What are the long term segative side effects of methadone?

What are the long term segative side effects of methadone?

Many: I personally do not use Methadone as i feel the dangers outweigh any advantage over other opioids. The most significant side effects are that of breathing suppression and heart electrical conduction problems. There are drugs such as Suboxone (buprenorphine) for the problem of dependence which are much safer and more effective in my opinion. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects for taking colchicine long term?

Are there any side effects for taking colchicine long term?

Yes: Long-term Colchicine use can lead to liver/kidney toxicity, bone marrow suppression w/ decreased wbcs/thrombocytes/granulo-cytopenia; aplastic anemia; muscle damage; nerve damage, & more. Discuss with your fp/rheumatologist what other options are available to prevent these complications. ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of hallucinogenic drugs?

What are the long term side effects of hallucinogenic drugs?

Depends on the drug: Some hallucinogenic drugs such as lsd can produce flashback symptoms (hallucinogen persisting perception disorder) for months or years after ingestion. This may or may not be interspersed with normal behavior. Marijuana is also regarded as a hallucinogenic drug, and may cause persistent psychosis as well as learning, memory, and behavior problems long after the use has stopped. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are long term side effects of vicoden?

Could you tell me what are long term side effects of vicoden?

Same as heroin but: No track marks or skin abcesses. Just as hard if not impossible to get off of. Brain changes that take years to heal. Liver disease from the boat loads of tylenol (acetaminophen) in it. ...Read more

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Are there any long term side effects to taking zertec everyday?

Are there any long term side effects to taking zertec everyday?

No: Short-term side-effects: sedation, dry mouth, constipation, difficulty urinating in older individuals.
Long-term side-effects: none. ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of taking Plan B too often?

What are the long term side effects of taking Plan B too often?

Pregnancy : If you're having to take emergency contraception often then clearly you should consider a better long term birth control option. It is not 100% effective and should not be use continuously. You may have some irregular bleeding and if you don't end up pregnant there will be no other long-term effects. ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of having emergency pills after sex?

What are the long term side effects of having emergency pills after sex?

Emergency Contractep: None, its like taking oral contraceptives or the mini-pill (progestin only pill). The real danger is making a mistake and having an unwanted pregnancy. Use a reliable form of contraception not emergency contraception long term. As the name implies, you use it on an emergency only! otherwise talk to an md and get a reliable contraceptive you can use all the time. ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of chronic hyperventilation syndrome?

Chronic hyperventila: I agree with dr. Tidman, , u can try to relax and breath slowly , if u r not successful. See u pcp , good lick. ...Read more

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After long term use of androgel what are the side effects if use age stops.

After long term use of androgel what are the side effects if use age stops.

None : You really should have no problems with stopping testosterone. Certainly some of the symptoms you were prescribed it for matey come back, ie fatigue and low libido. ...Read more

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What are the long-term side effects of taking phenobarbital for over 30 years?

What are the long-term side effects of taking phenobarbital for over 30 years?

Depedence, seizures: Phenobarbital and its relatives are brain sedatives and are dependence producing. if you take them you will have working memory problems,more falls, and need for increased dose to maintain effect when stopped they produce a describable withdrawal effect. the most serious of these are seizures.
other brain sedatives are alcohol,meprobamates,and benzodiazapenes. ...Read more

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What long term side effects can result from cronic methylenedioxypyrovalerone abuse?

What long term side effects can result from cronic methylenedioxypyrovalerone abuse?

Cloud9: Mdpv is a designer drug with powerful stimulant effects, much stronger than methylphenidate. It can be very toxic, with blood pressure elevations, panic attacks, confusional states, and death.. I am unfamiliar with long term adverse effects, but imagine they are serious. It causes highly reinforced self- administration, despite toxicity. This is one of the "bath salts." a dangerous drug. ...Read more

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Does atenol 50 mg a day causes long term side effects. If so what are the alternatives?

Atenolol: Atenolol is a very safe drug. You don't say what your concerns are but we rarely have to stop the drug because of side effects. ...Read more

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What does ubiqinol (co-q19) do, does it have side effects, and is long term 100mg / daily basis ok ?

What does ubiqinol (co-q19) do, does it have side effects, and is long term 100mg / daily basis ok ?

CoQ 10 supplement: The antioxidant ubiquinol (coenzyme q10) is needed in every cell of your body - it is used in basic metabolic processes. It is low in some chronic conditions, but it's not clear that taking supplements has benefits - there are a variety of inconclusive studies that suggest some benefits in controlling blood pressure, diabetes, and improving heart function. 100mg/day is unlikely to cause harm. ...Read more