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Low Dose Allergen Therapy
See below: Assuming you mean myelodysplasia - there is no evidence. The evidence of its working as an immune modulator is intriguing but not well accepted. This is one step further using is after a "premalignant" transformation. I doubt it can hurt but doubt it will have benefit ...Read more
Is 0.5 mg/2ml budesonide nebulized twice per day considered high, medium or low dose inhaled steroid?
Mgt: The dose for an adult is standard, but can be increased. It depends on the severity of your symptoms. ...Read more
Depends on the pt: It depends on the patient's labwork, weight, etc. You need to talk to your child's rheumatologist. ...Read more
Depends: on your treatment goals. Typically doses can go higher (200 mg +) if treating depression. But there is a wide dosage range that is therapeutic, in my experience, since every person is different. If you feel better on 100 mg. and have no side effects, that's the best dose for you. Don't worry about a "standard" dose. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I-131 ablation therapy aftr thyroidectomy for ca nodules. Dose 113 units suggested. Simgle dose. Is it safe?
Thyroid cancer: The usual treatment of thyroid cancer is surgery followed by i-131. About 100 mci is typical dose, and is relatively safe, although they will educate you on precautions. There are many issues, and you should see a specialist (usually endocrinologist). What kind of thyroid ca? How big? Lymph nodes involved? After i-131, you need a follow up scan, ultrasound, thyroglobulin. ...Read more
Would receiving a 2 dose booster series 4 1/2 months following a 4 dose rabies pep series cause an anamnestic response? Or cause the IG levels to drop
Which injectable is most effective for low t? Began enanthate prescription yesterday, 1ml per month (1 shot). Level prior to t therapy:75. Allergic to topicals.
Test cypionate: Most hrt experts prescribe testosterone cypionate because of its 5-8 day half-life. Weekly injections can provide the best chance of stable, reliable serum levels. Any injection longer than 2 weeks apart runs the risk of the patient bottoming out before the next dose is due. ...Read more
Low total t3 (liothyronine) 46 and low range TSH and T4? Hypothyroidism? Would it be treated with supplement?
Low tsh: If you only needed thyroid supplement, your tsh would be elevated. Since your tsh is not elevated and your thyroid hormones are low,there could be a problem with your pituitary gland. An endocrinologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you and more than thyroid supplement may be needed. Appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more
At low dose Abilify activates ?in unipolar Treatment-resistant depression.one [email protected] said at low doses aripiprazole activates! best regards.
Doctor added low dose clonidine during occasional public speaking presentations to maintenance prescription verapramil. Can this work to decrease htn?
IT VARIES: Xeloda (capecitabine) is usually dosed at 825 - 1250 mg/m2 twice daily x 14 days depending on regimen used. It can be given alone, with radiation or with other chemotherapy drugs. To calculate dose we use Body Surface Area (BSA) x mg to get actual dose. I assume you are saying 3300 mg total daily dose. For example: 1800 mg in am + 1500 mg in pm - sounds right. Talk to your Oncologist too. ...Read more
Pt on 150mcg of synthroid (thyroxine) for hypothyroidism Palliative pt Can one taper to a lower dose if T4 has stabilized? and TSH is starting to decrease?
Hypothyroid: The patient will be much more comfortable without the symptoms of hypothyroidism, namely the extra fatigue. Why taper the dose unless there are hyperthyroid symptoms. If the TSH is not stable there is no way the T4 is stable, anyway we treat to stabilize TSH. Let the treating Physician manage the medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since the TSH is: on the upper range of normal your levothyroxine dosage is theoretically OK HOWEVER the dosage of thyroid replacement therapy is based not only on blood testing but is a CLINICAL decision best made by your Health Care Provider!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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