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Lycopodium Clavatum Dosage
I have sexual problems and someone suggest me taking LYCOPODIUM CLAVATUM belaf of my symptoms. Then tell me how should I take this.?
No good data...: I did a quick literature search on dosing and uses of this particular plant remedy and the results I got were maddening. This plant apparently has explosive qualities, first used in magician's acts and for photography. It somehow made its way to homeopathy for use in everything from sore throat to "self-esteem" problems. There is no good research showing it is useful as a health aid. ...Read more
No, not really: Lycopodium is a homeopathic remedy made from club moss, and may be helpful for someone experiencing low self esteem and low self-confidence. The person might be very anxious, especially when expected to perform. To prescribe it, a professional homeopath would take your case much more deeply than these symptoms alone. Some might use the Amino Acid tyrosine (not homeopathic) in depression. ...Read more
It does not work. Furthermore, there is no data on how much, how long, how it should be stored to preserve its effects.
If you take enough of it, you can get stomach upset. ...Read more
Homeopathic remedy: Both of these homeopathic remedies can apply in urticaria, but there are over 300 other remedies which may also be useful. Each of these are slightly different in their accompanying symptomatology. The potencies in the 2 remedies you have are different, with the "200" one being stronger. A professional homeopath would be able to select the most correct one based on your symptoms. ...Read more
What's your medical opinion on uses of lycopodium vs a concoction deprenyl, piracetram, and choline for mental clarity? I am a college student who is having a hard time getting through school just because of the fact that I find I cannot focus during the
Lycopodium: Dr. Baskys gave a comprehensive answer about all but lycopodium, a homeopathic remedy. A professional homeopath might prescribe this when someone has very poor self-confidence, anxiety about health, career, and performance -- as well as many other symptoms. Nothing says you could not use both, as each works on a different level (energetic healing system level vs physical level). ...Read more
What happens if by accident I put earache drops in the eye of my 8 year old... The drops says pulsatilla, chamomilla, sulphur, belladona and lycopodiu?
Eardrops in eyes: First, you should flush the eyes with large amounts of water (not hot) to remove as much of the eardrops as possible. Belladona may cause the pupils to dilate & cause blurry vision & sensitivity to light. Pulsatilla, depending on how much is absorbed, can lower heart rate & bp; it may bring on vomiting/diarrhea/convulsions. Other ingredients: uncertain effects. Take child to eye doc for evaluatio. ...Read more
Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read more
Ampiclox, or Ampicillin as it is known in the us, is given in doses of 250-500 mg qid (four times a day). It is also the main drug in unasyn, (ampicillin and sulbactam) where it is combined with sulbactam which makes it more effective. Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is an IV medicine only.
The drug can be used against a wide range of infections, including pneumonia, kidney infections, and meningitis. ...Read more
EpiPen (epinephrine) above 54#: Although the pdr states that Epipen (epinephrine) junior should be given to children >60 pounds, many allergists choose a lower minimal weight. A common cross-over is Epipen (epinephrine) junior for children up to 54 pounds and Epipen (epinephrine) for everyone heavier. ...Read more
Not sure on Vibrox: One should only take medications prescribed by the examing doctor, and buy from a reputable pharmacy. Vibrox might be doxycycline. If so, the AAFP recommends doxycycline 100mg twice a day for 14 days, for treating primary or secondary syphilis, in patients allergic to penicillin. Penicillin is the first drug of choice. ...Read more
2liter a volume, not: A dosage. Dosage=a quantity per unit time. 2 Liters/min oxygen flow by nasal cannula is a commonly used adjunctive oxygen flow for people with lung ventilation/perfusion problems: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Ventilation/perfusion_ratio. What counts is oxygen saturation of hemoglobin as percentage, not dosage. Too much oxygen, esp. Over days/weeks, is also toxic; yet uncommon without intubation. ...Read more
1000mg mainly diet: For your age (assuming this is for you) the NIH recommends that you should take 1000mg of calcium. But, most women in the US obtain enough calcium from their diet. Bone loss generally occurs around 30. So, unless you are at high risk of osteoporosis you probably do not need a Calcium supplement, those found in multi-vitamins should be sufficient. ...Read more
Why?: Studies during development showed that the body was very tolerant to loratadine, with no significant side effects at twice the recommended dosage. However, they also found that there was no increased benefit with twice the dosage over the normal dose. Why take more if there is no benefit? ...Read more
It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more
Generally not used:
Generally decongestants are not recommended in children younger than age 4-6 because of the potential for side effects. If your child is having allergic congestion you should check with your doctor about meds, but a tsp of benadryl, (diphenhydramine) or 1 tsp of loratidine, the anti histamine in lorinase would be ok. But check with your doctor
saline nose sprays can also aid in combating nasal congestion ...Read more
2 tabs daily, am+pm: AREDS formulation is taken 2 tabs daily, divided into twice daily dosing, AM plus PM. The formulation involves Vit C, Vit E, and minerals such as zinc, copper, and herbal agents lutein, and zeoxanthin. Its purpose is to supple nutrients to the eyes, esp those who cannot tolerate beta-carotene. ...Read more
St. Johns Wort: St. John's wort is a natural, herbal medicine that is reported to treat depression. The psychiatric hx. Of this plant goes all the way back to ancient Greece where it was used to treat “nervous conditions”. Over the years it’s been reported to help PMS, menopause, Usual dosage of St. John's wort is 300 mg, 3x a day. But, since herbal supplements are not regulated by the FDA, the dose may vary. ...Read more
Vegan?: If you eat fish, chicken or meat regularly, you probably don't need to supplement at all if you are vegan, you do. Ask your doctor to check your B12 levels to know if you are deficient. Otherwise, don't supplement. Wild fish like salmon is the healthiest source of B12 and you can eat similar fish every other day. ...Read more
Which preparation?: There are several, and whether tablets, capsules or oral solution? Tabs or caps 2/dose for adults, not to exceed 8/day. For oral solution 15 ml /dose every 6 hours for children below 12 years, not to exceed 60 ml per day. For adults and children above 12 years, 30 ml every 6 hours not to exceed 120 / day. At any rate you need to read the labels, for dosing, indications and contraindications ...Read more
Dioxin exposure: The epa has set its threshold for safe dioxin exposure at a toxicity equivalence (teq) of 0.7 picograms per kg of body weight per day. Anything above that level can potentially have harmful effects. The epa further says findings show that generally, over a person's lifetime, current exposure to dioxins does not pose a significant health risk. Air levels of dioxin have dropped 90% since 1987. ...Read more
Guess: Dhea as a supplement is unfounded on any real clinical science or evidence; the pills or shots are also unregulated. There is no known disease of dhea deficiency so how much to take is anybody's guess. ...Read more
Because it is a food substance, it is safe in high dosages, but not necessary to get benefits.
Since the product comes in different forms & different dosages, it is best to follow the recommendation on the bottle to obtain maximum benefits & cost effectiveness. ...Read more
Avodart (dutasteride): Dose is 1 capsule (0.5 mg.) taken once daily. ...Read more
30 mcg usually: Adequate amounts of biotin are provided by the bacteria in your gut normally. Supplementation is rarely necessary. There is no significant body of data that shows that extra biotin supplementation works except possibly in some diabetics. Supplements can cause hideous constipation in some too (Trust me on this one). See http://www. Med. Nyu. Edu/content? ChunkIID=21571 ...Read more