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What is the definition or description of: BAL overdose?

What is the definition or description of: BAL overdose?

BAL overdose: Administration of excessive dose of Dimercaprol (British anti-Lewisite or BAL). ...Read more

Bal Overdose (Definition)

Administration of excessive dose of Dimercaprol ...Read more


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What is the treatment for bal overdose?

What is the treatment for bal overdose?

BAL = dimercaprol: Bal is "british anti-lewisite", a prescription medication given by injection for the removal of heavy metals such as lead and mercury. (it also combats lewisite, an arsenic-based chemical warfare agent). Overdose symptoms include nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, and seizure (convulsions). Treatment is supportive with protection of the airway, intravenous fluids, and a tincture of time. ...Read more

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What are the medicines and cure for baldness?

What are the medicines and cure for baldness?

Yes: Several meds are used to treat baldness, rogaine, (minoxidil) for men and women and a few other meds for male pattern baldness in women. D/w your doctor the appropriate options for you. ...Read more

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Can cipla be used to stop baldness. Where can I get the drug in nigeria?

Can cipla be used to stop baldness. Where can I get the drug in nigeria?

Hair loss: Cipla has a generic medication for propecia (finasteride). Propecia (finasteride) is used in the United States to treat hair loss. Thus, you can use cipla's generic for Propecia (finasteride) for male pattern hair loss. Make sure you read the insert so you know what side effects can occur with the medication. ...Read more

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Pls, can cipla stop baldness? And where can I get this drug in nigeria? Lagos to be precise. Thank you

Pls, can cipla stop baldness? And where can I get this drug in nigeria? Lagos to be precise. Thank you

Don't think so: Cipla appears to be a drug company that makes antivirals, aids medications, heart medications, asthma inhalers, and some other meds. Not sure if the company makes any drugs to slow down balding. Beware of any claims by a drug company about being able to "stop balding" because such claims sometimes are false or exaggerated. ...Read more

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I lost my hear, " baldness "what is the possibility to restore it? Is there any medicine? BR// Ghaith

I lost my hear, " baldness "what is the possibility to restore it? Is there any medicine? BR// Ghaith

Yes!: Go to a Dr. Get some tests, stop stressing, eat vitamin B, lots of whole grains, and healthy, leafy green foods. Quit stressing! ...Read more

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Is there any good medicine to avoid balled head in male when there is family history of baldness!?

Is there any good medicine to avoid balled head in male when there is family history of baldness!?

Baldness: There is not a real good medicine for this purpose. The only pill which might help a little bit is propecia (finasteride). Its main side effect is rare sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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What is the best solution to stop baldness? Is there any medicine to fill the empty spaces because of hair fall?

What is the best solution to stop baldness? Is there any medicine to fill the empty spaces because of hair fall?

Options: Many men, especially those with a lot of body hair, do notice advancing baldness in their 20's. Your physician can offer you medication (pills, topical) to slow the process. There are surgical procedures. Or you can embrace your maleness / genetics, work hard on being as physically fit as you can, and enjoy the distinctive look just as photo guy clearly does. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do I get nuvigil cheaper, my ins. Covers most but still leaves a $330 bal. And generic modafinil is more? Or ideas on a comparable drug?

How do I get nuvigil cheaper, my ins. Covers most but still leaves a $330 bal. And generic modafinil is more? Or ideas on a comparable drug?

Nuvigil options: Consider using a discount card from the company making nuvigil. Also, you could consider alternatives such as Ritalin or methylphenidate. ...Read more

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I'm loosing my hair! I've tried anything possible, drugs. Oils. Etc nothing worked! What should I do, I'm only 21 I don't want to get baldness!?

I'm loosing my hair! I've tried anything possible, drugs. Oils. Etc nothing worked! What should I do, I'm only 21 I don't want to get baldness!?

First of all: Don't put any products or oils on your hair or scalp. Second, have your primary care doctor check for various medical problems. Third, see a quality dermatologist. There's no way we can help you on the internet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Which is the best medicine for stopping male pattern baldness. Can hair be regrown trough some kind of medicine?

Which is the best medicine for stopping male pattern baldness. Can hair be regrown trough some kind of medicine?

See a dermatologist: First get a diagnosis. Minoxidil solution applied to scalp is cheap & helps if used daily for years. Oral Finasteride is very safe for men, cheap if generic (get a pill cutter), reduces prostate trouble as well. ...Read more

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Recently one medicine was in news, discovered for androgenic alopecia, what is the name of the medicine? Can I use this now for baldness treatment?

Recently one medicine was in news, discovered for androgenic alopecia, what is the name of the medicine? Can I use this now for baldness treatment?

Been around.: Finasteride
propecia
It is a blocker of male hormones.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/9777765
"Recent postmarking studies have found that [this drug] has been associated with sexual and non-sexual adverse events"
http://archderm. Jamanetwork. Com/article. Aspx? Articleid=1904925

I am not recommending you use it. More info can be found by inbox consultation with me, board certified clinical pharm. ...Read more

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What are the available hair restoration techniques, is hair transplant safe, or any other medicine, application for male pattern baldness?

What are the available hair restoration techniques, is hair transplant safe, or any other medicine, application for male pattern baldness?

Medicine or Surgery: There are a few medications available to stop hair loss (finasteride and minoxidil). Laser has also helped in this matter. Hair transplantation is the ideal procedure to replace the los hair. ...Read more

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Can Teenage baldness be cured?

Can Teenage baldness be cured?

See dermatologist: Meds- Minoxidil (Rogaine) & Finasteride (Propecia), Surgical - Hair transplant. Eat a nutritious diet to avoid deficiencies. Avoid hairstyles that pull hair tightly. Use gentle shampoo. Avoid hair dryers, permanents or curling irons. Consider use of a wide toothed comb. Consider acupuncture. Genetics plays the biggest factor in balding for most people- you may or may not have success. ...Read more

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Is baldness always hereditary?

Is baldness always hereditary?

Causes of "baldness": Alopecia is commonly known as hair loss, hair thinning, & balding. While genetic causes (like male pattern balding) are common, other causes exist: hormones, infections, autoimmune causes, metabolic (e.g. Chemotherapy), nutrition (e.g. Vitamin deficiencies), trauma (e.g. Tight braids), neoplastic (some cancers), etc. A dermatologist can help determine the cause & discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What can cause female baldness?

Many Possible Causes: Women can develop baldness (alopecia) for many reasons, including breakage of hair from straighteners or dyes; certain skin diseases that cause destruction of the hair follicles, autoimmune disease, hormonal imbalance, iron deficiency, vitamin b deficiency, chemotherapy, shedding after illness, shedding after pregnancy, or alopecia areata. ...Read more

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Does garlic help cure baldness?

Does garlic help cure baldness?

No: The reason that so many silly claims are made for garlic is that it's absorbed through the skin and the smell appears on the breath. It does have some interesting pharmacologic effects, but "curing baldness" isn't one of them -- if there were any easy cure, mr. Gorbachev, who had at his command the world's best information-gathering system, would still have a full head of hair. ...Read more

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How do you treat a baldness problem?

Three steps: First, we have to identify the reason for hair loss. Second, we have to stop the hair loss with topical and/or oral medications. Third, we can replace lost hair with a hair transplantation procedure. ...Read more

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What can cause premature baldness in men?

Genetics: Male pattern baldness is an inherited trait, so one's genetic makeup determines both the timing and degree of baldness. ...Read more

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Is alopecia another way of saying baldness?

That is correct!: Alopecia is a medical term which means the partial or complete absence of hair from areas of the body where it normally grows. There are various forms of alopecias based on underlying cause, for example androgenetic alopecia and alopecia areata. ...Read more

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Dimercaprol (Definition)

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Bal (Definition)

BAL is a topical steroid which is a ...Read more