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"I've got hemophilia b 23% factor 9 deficiency. In 1981, age two (now 35) via transfusion of factor 9 hep c anti. Can amyl nitrate be prescribed 4this?

"I've got hemophilia b 23% factor 9 deficiency. In 1981, age two (now 35) via transfusion of factor 9 hep c anti. Can amyl nitrate be prescribed 4this?

Not that I'm aware: Amyl nitrate, not to be confused with amyl nitrite which is used medicinally to relax blood vessels (and also recreationally as "poppers") is most likely toxic to humans. While it's used as reagent in industrial chemical synthesis and as an additive to diesel fuel, I can find no evidence for its use in medicine for Hemophilia, hepatitis C or other disorders.

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What can nitrates do to a fetus?

What can nitrates do to a fetus?

Good question: There has been considerable human epidemiological data pertaining to the consumption of (nitrite-containing) cured meats and hot dogs during pregnancy and the risk for childhood brain cancer. The associations of maternal consumption of cured meat with risk of childhood brain tumors were quite consistent across studies, particularly for hot dog consumption.

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Do nitrates in food react with cialis?

Do nitrates in food react with cialis?

No: Only prescription nitrates are contraindicated with cialis.

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Urine nitrate positive what does this mean?

Urine nitrate positive what does this mean?

You may have an: Infection with a nitrate producing bacteria. What were the rest of the urinalysis results?

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What are nitrates in relation to using tadalafil?

What are nitrates in relation to using tadalafil?

Very Dangerous: Nitrate medications (nitroglycerin, isosorbide, dilatrate, isordil) for treatment of high blood pressure and/or chest pain make it unsafe to take tadalfil or any other pde5i medication (viagra, cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn). If you have even a possible need to use a nitrate medication, you should not have or take these drugs. The result can be a catastrophic drop in blood pressure that can be fatal.

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What does a unusual amount of nitrates in your urine mean

What does a unusual amount of nitrates in your urine mean

Tests: This test is used to measure the metabolism of nitrogen containing substances in the urine by bacteria which may be causing infection. It is generally a worthless test with numerous false positive values and some false negative values. Tests, taken by themselves, out of the context of clinical signs and symptoms, seldom are of any value and can be confusing.

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Urine has no nitrates but has luekacytes what does that mean?

Urine has no nitrates but has luekacytes what does that mean?

Leukocytes: May be infection, specially if there are symptoms such as urinary frequency, burning sensation when urinating, sometimes assymptomatic pyuria (white blood cells in urine without symptoms of infection).

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Dr. Says I have nitrate in my urine and what is the cause and outcome?

Dr. Says I have nitrate in my urine and what is the cause and outcome?

Nitrate: This is a result from a urine dipstick. Certain bacteria cause nitrates to appear in the urine so it may indicate a urine infection. You should ask your doctor about it.

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Can't move bowls for 8-9 days at a time. What could this be? Last time I had to drink the nitrate stuff in order to go I have no urges.

Can't move bowls for 8-9 days at a time. What could this be? Last time I had to drink the nitrate stuff in order to go I have no urges.

Constipation: 8-9 days without bm and urge, is abnormal. The intestinal muscles with nerves seem to be not functioning. There are many causes. Your doctor needs good dietary, personal, surgical, medical, psychiatric & accidental history the work up for ms, cancer, ibs, parkinson's, hypothyroidism has to be done. Please see gastroenterologist who will sort out these things. Go to er to get relief first.

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Nitrates are potent antianginal agents, why?

Nitrates are potent antianginal agents, why?

Nitrates: They lower the preload on the heart as well as a bit of the after load, they also mildly dilate the heart arteries. All this adds up to help.

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Can you buy hot dogs that are free of nitrates?

Can you buy hot dogs that are free of nitrates?

Yes: Go to a natural foods store like whole foods or trader joe's but read the ingredients label.

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Recent tests show high nitrates. What does this mean and what should I change in my boyfriends diet?

Recent tests show high nitrates. What does this mean and what should I change in my boyfriends diet?

Unknown: Depends on the type of test. Usually it is seen injuring tests. It doesn't necessarily mean anything. If isolated could indicate dehydration. If seen with out abnormalities it could indicate a bladder infection or even diabetes.

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Does losartan contain nitrates?

Does losartan contain nitrates?

No: Losartan controls blood pressure by blocking the action of receptors on blood vessels that cause blood vessels to constrict (ie: narrow down).

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Nitrate in urine, is does this mean?

Nitrate in urine, is does this mean?

Bacteria: A positive Urine Nitrite Test is indicative of bacteria in urine. Gram negative organisms like E.Coli are often picked up with this test.

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What does high nitrates in urine mean?

What does high nitrates in urine mean?

NitrAtes or nitrites: Urinary nitrates (from food additives & dietary protein) are generally considered normal. Nitrites, however, indicate the presence of bacteria that can enzymatically change nitrates into nitrites, which are present in urinary tract infections.

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How safe are alkyl nitrates (poppers)?

How safe are alkyl nitrates (poppers)?

Depends: If you are prescribed them for angina pectoris (cardiac chest pain) by a doctor who knows your history, and you use them correctly, they are quite safe, although they can cause headache, low blood pressure, fainting and other problems. If you are using it "recreationally, " esp for sex, that is a whole other ballgame, and it is NOT safe. Heavy use can result in methemoglobinemia which can be lethal

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Which bacteria have negative nitrates?

Which bacteria have negative nitrates?

UTI: Bacteria in urine may convert the non-ionic endogenous nitrates enzymatically to nitrites and when detected may suggest presence of uti. The most commonly detected bacteria responsible for this are gram-negative bacilli, but other organisms may also do this. Because of the large numbers of false negative and positive findings this is not a particularly effective diagnostic test.

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High nitrate content in urine sign of what?

High nitrate content in urine sign of what?

Nitrates or nitrites: Nitrates can be normal in urine and often the result of protein metabolism. Nitrites can indicate infection. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. If you are having symptoms or other issues you may want to see doctor for more help.

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Is sodium nitrate dangerous for our health?

Is sodium nitrate dangerous for our health?

Yes it is: There has been shown link between increased levels of nitrates and deaths from Alzeimer Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, Parkinson's Disease, stomach, esophagus and colon ulcer. It may ne due to effect of nitrosamines on the DNA,