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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Lozol (Overview)

Lozol is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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Are lozol and zaroxolyn (metolazone) prescribed a lot?

Are lozol and zaroxolyn (metolazone) prescribed a lot?

Not unusually: Both are relatively frequently used medications for diuresis. However, they belong to the mild diuretics category unless combined with other diuretics. Zaroxylyn in particular has the claim of fame of being effective if added to Furosemide in patients with resistant diuresis with chf. By itself, it is used infrequently and other cheaper thiazides (same family) do the same effect e.g. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
17 doctors shared insights

Lozol (Overview)

Lozol is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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Are lozol and zaroxolyn (metolazone) prescribed a lot?

Not unusually: Both are relatively frequently used medications for diuresis. However, they belong to the mild diuretics category unless combined with other diuretics. Zaroxylyn in particular has the claim of fame of being effective if added to Furosemide in patients with resistant diuresis with chf. By itself, it is used infrequently and other cheaper thiazides (same family) do the same effect e.g. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). ...Read more

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Why urispas (flavoxate hydrochloride) tablet used?

Why urispas
(flavoxate hydrochloride) tablet used?

Decrease symptoms: This medication is used to treat certain bladder/urinary tract symptoms. Flavoxate is a smooth-muscle relaxant. It works by relaxing the muscles in the bladder. Flavoxate helps to reduce leaking of urine, feelings of needing to urinate right away, frequent trips to the bathroom, and bladder pain. This medication does not treat the cause of your bladder symptoms (e.g., urinary tract infections). ...Read more

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Do nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide treat vulvitis?

Do nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide treat vulvitis?

Fungal types: This medication is an antifungal and anti-inflammatory cream used to treat fungal type of vulvitis. In other words, to treat the yeast on the skin of the vulva. Many times this is used in conjunction with a vaginal yeast medication if yeast are both places. ...Read more

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Why use sodium polystyreme sulfonate (kayexalate)?

Why use sodium polystyreme sulfonate (kayexalate)?

See below: Powder is hard to swallow as it tastes bad, and needs to be suspended in a liquid anyway kayexelate is used to decrease the pottassium level in the blood, mainly in patients with kidney disease and decreased kidney function. ...Read more

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Can we use antibiotic (Epra,clamoxyl,néokla)with cirrhosis medicine(vit E,Aldactone (spironolactone) ,Acemuc ,Avolcardyl Sita )?

Can we use antibiotic (Epra,clamoxyl,néokla)with cirrhosis medicine(vit E,Aldactone (spironolactone) ,Acemuc ,Avolcardyl  Sita )?

Medications: The brand names of some of the medications that you list are not known in the USA. Once again, would suggest that your pharmacist should have a computerized program that lists all drug interactions and therefore should be able to help you out. Sorry, hope this helps. ...Read more

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Propantheline bromide tablets stopped working, what to do?

Propantheline bromide tablets stopped working, what to do?

What's UR indication: Propantheline bromide is an antimuscarinic agent used for the treatment of excessive sweating, cramps or spasms of the stomach, intestines, or bladder, and involuntary urination. It can also be used to control the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome as well as other functional conditions. What's your indication for its use so we can better advise you. ...Read more

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Can cefixime 200 mg, azithromycin use for penumenia?

Can cefixime 200 mg, azithromycin use for penumenia?

Probably: That combination can possibly work to cover many common bacterial causes for pneumonia. ...Read more

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Taking 10 mg Norvasc (amlodipine) and diazepam causing water retention?

Taking 10 mg Norvasc (amlodipine) and diazepam causing water retention?

Edema and drugs: Diazepam (d) by itself rarely causes edema. Norvasc (amlodipine) can do this and this may be difficult to treat. You should see your physician to make sure you do not have cardiac, renal or any venous disease of your legs causing this fluid accumulation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Whats pramoxine hydrochloride?

Whats pramoxine hydrochloride?

Poison ivy?: It's a topical anesthetic for relief of pain and itching. ...Read more

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Is Aznoit-D 20gm ^soconazole nitrate 10mg, Diflucortolone valerate 1mg/1gm^ safe to use on scrotum? -it's antifungal cream-

Is Aznoit-D 20gm ^soconazole nitrate 10mg, Diflucortolone valerate 1mg/1gm^ safe to use on scrotum? -it's antifungal cream-

Aznoit-D on scrotum: Antifungal component (isoconazole) shouldn't cause problems, but diflucortolone is potent corticosteroid which should B used VERY sparingly for short time only as may cause thin skin, testicular shrinking, et al. Groin fungus can be managed with antifungal, keeping area dry (change underwear when wet, use antifungal powder spray to help dry), washing briefs/swimwear w/ bleach to kill fungus. ...Read more

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What to do if kaon-cl (potassium chloride) 20% meq q.d?

What to do if kaon-cl (potassium chloride) 20% meq q.d?

Potassium chloride: You need to rephrase your question so that people on Healthtap can know what it is you are asking. The dose of potassium chloride is 20 mEq, not 20%mEq. Please resubmit a better question for a meaningful answer. ...Read more

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Can Lamisil (terbinafine hydrochloride) give me acne?

Can Lamisil (terbinafine hydrochloride) give me acne?

No: Probably not. In any case, you've had an acne flare; you usually won't find the cause. Start using topical benzoyl peroxide for a few months; if this doesn't clear you, get with your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Albert Carr
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Indapamide (Definition)

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