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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Aluminum Hydroxide And Magnesium Hydroxide (Definition)

Aluminum hydroxide/magnesium hydroxide is an antacid which is a kind of ...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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Will mylanta or Maalox help with chronic nauseous?

Will mylanta or Maalox help with chronic nauseous?

Find symptom's cause: Nausea may be GI-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems. Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. Antacids just neutralize acid. ...Read more

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My sister was given lidocaine hydrochloride to rinse her mouth with. Should she swallow this medication.?

My sister was given lidocaine hydrochloride to rinse her mouth with. Should she swallow this medication.?

No: She should spit this out after rinsing. It actually numbs the surface of the mucosa, so it wouldn't be great to swallow. ...Read more

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The dentist may use anesthetic such as 0.3ml lidocaine with 1:100, 000 epinephrine. Would this interact/ have problems with my heart or BP medication.

The dentist may use anesthetic such as 0.3ml lidocaine with 1:100, 000 epinephrine. Would this interact/ have problems with my heart or BP medication.

Little concern: Stress form the procedure, particularly if you were not numb, would cause your body to release more Epinephrine then what is in the local anesthetic.
That said I do try to error on the side of caution depending on the heart condition by not using the maximum dose (approximately 8 full injections) and breaking up multiple procedures over several appointments. ...Read more

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My Dr gave me Naproxen and Lidocaine 4 % to treat painful intercourse. Are those the right medication? I have bad endometriosis.

My Dr gave me Naproxen and Lidocaine 4 % to treat painful intercourse. Are those the right medication? I have bad endometriosis.

Article: This would need a more detailed answer and more information for someone to actually give you better advice than the md that knows you. Having said that. Think this article will help you
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/endometri/conditioninfo/pages/treatment. Aspx

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How to know which kind of medication I should take for occasional stomach pain, an antacid like maalox or a anti-spasmodic like buscopan?

How to know which kind of medication I should take for occasional stomach pain, an antacid like maalox or a anti-spasmodic like buscopan?

Stomach pain: First we should determine the cause of the stomach pain. Many patients have stomach pain because of diet related issues, others from inflammation, genetics, virus, bacteria, etc. Have you tried a no-gluten, very low carbohydrate diet before? If now, start this first. You may find you will no longer need meds. Do you smoke? Where do you work? Work with chemicals? Consult with us to help you better. ...Read more

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I was at the ER yesterday for gastritis pain, they gave me mylanta and Pantoprozele, now I have lower back pain and lower abdominal pain. Are these symptoms a sign that I should return to the ER or continue my medication?

I was at the ER yesterday for gastritis pain, they gave me mylanta and Pantoprozele, now I have lower back pain and lower abdominal pain. Are these symptoms a sign that I should return to the ER or continue my medication?

Need more info: The medication was appropriate and normally will give you some relief within 24-48 hours. I hope that the physician also gave you dietary instructions. If your symptoms continue or get much worse see your family physician or return to the ER. I prefer that you see your family physician for continued care. ...Read more

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Would lidocaine show up in a drug test?

No: Drug screen would not test for lidocaine. ...Read more

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Could lidocaine show in your drug test as cocaine?

Could lidocaine show in your drug test as cocaine?

No: Lidocaine and Cocaine are different drugs, even though they share the "-caine" part in their names. Lidocaine does not cause a false positive for Cocaine on a drug test. ...Read more

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Why does the drug xylocaine (lidocaine) sometimes contain epinephrine?

Why does the drug xylocaine (lidocaine) sometimes contain epinephrine?

Long action: Epinephrine will allow using higher dose of xylocaine (lidocaine) and so will work longer time. Also it will cause spasm in blood vessels and this will limit bleeding. ...Read more

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Does mylanta affect amitriptyline and it's effectiveness? How far apart should I take these two drugs?

1-2 hours...: Always discuss details with your prescriber. But if on amytriptiline regularly then likely as needed mylanta 1-2 hrs apart should be fine. Regular use means talk with prescriber for any concerns or changes in symptoms and possible desirability addressing new problems or changing current treatments (depending on why you are taking the prescribed medication). Hope may be of use. ...Read more

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Could lidocaine show on a drug test?

No: Some people think because it has "caine" in it that it could show up as cocaine, but it is a completely different chemical with no overlap with any drugs of abuse. Test kits do not test for it, and confirmatory tests like gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy will determine exactly what it is if there is any question on the screening tests. ...Read more

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Would lidoderm lidocaine patch 5% show up in a 7 panel drug test?

No: The active ingredient in Lidoderm patch is Lidocaine which is a local anesthetic and not a controlled substance. So, it is not tested for in a drug screen. ...Read more

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Hi, I take 12 panel drug tests and I'm in a lot of back pain right now. I have a 5% 700mg Lidocaine patch, will I pop hot?

I don't think so: I don't know what 'pop hot' means. If you mean, get a positive result on the blood test, the answer is no. Lidocaine is not related to the drugs that they test for on drug testing. It's not addictive. It's not a psychoactive drug. ...Read more

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Would lidoderm patches (lidocaine) show in a drug screen?

Probably not.: This is not one of the chemicals usually looked for in drug screens as it is not a narcotic. ...Read more

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Does flurbiprophen & lidocaine in a topical pain cream show positive on a employment drug screen?

Possibly: Some NSAIDs can give positive tests for THC on screening tests. Lidocaine will not show up as Cocaine or anything else. However, screening tests should be followed by more sophisticated confirmatory tests that will be able to detect the difference. If they are not doing those tests, they are not following usual procedure, and you need to ask them to get confirmation if you have a false positive. ...Read more

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Could you take the drug evista (raloxifene) and have lidocaine injected for surgery?

Could you take the drug evista (raloxifene) and have lidocaine injected for surgery?

Yes: Evista (raloxifene) is an oral estrogen receptor modulator and is used for prevention of bone loss in postmenopausal women while Lidocaine is a local anesthetic and thus it can safely be used in patients on evista (raloxifene). ...Read more

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What drug is in mylanta that makes it work?

What drug is in mylanta that makes it work?

Antacid: The aluminum hydroxide salt in mylanta neutralizes the acid in the stomach. ...Read more

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Can lidocaine patch fail a drug test?

No: If Lidocaine is detected in your urine and you have a doctor's prescription for Lidoderm it should not be seen as a inconsistent result. ...Read more

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What are the effects of zylocaine (lidocaine) in drug test?

What are the effects of zylocaine (lidocaine) in drug test?

None: There is no cross reactivity with tests for Cocaine in the commonly used screening tests for drugs, and xylocaine (lidocaine) or novacaine (or any other) will not show up. ...Read more

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Mylanta (Definition)

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Donnatal (Definition)

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