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Medicine For Nitroprusside Sodium Allergy
Drug reaction: An allergy to nitroprusside could be as mild as a mild rash or as severe as difficulty breathing as well as other adverse effects. In addition to allergy are the potential toxicities, including severely reduced blood pressure as well as cyanide toxicity. The drug should be used only by those who are trained to manage life-threatening hypertensive emergencies and those with severe heart failure. ...Read more
An allergy to nitroprusside could be as mild as a mild rash or as severe as difficulty breathing as well as other adverse effects. In addition to allergy are the potential toxicities, including severely reduced blood pressure as well as cyanide toxicity. The drug should be used only by those who are trained to manage life-threatening hypertensive emergencies and those ...Read more
Nitroprusside: Nipride (nitroprusside) is a drug we restrict to critical care administration in most cases. The drug dose is titrated to hemodynamic parameters specific for the patient so different patients will receive different dose rate. ...Read more
Nipride (nitroprusside): Nipride is the trade name for nitroprusside which is a medication given only in an ICU with close observation. It is given only IV for severe uncontrollable hypertension. The brand name Nipride has been discontinued. You may be mixing up the name with something else. ...Read more
A hypertensive patient weigh 165 lbs. His physician prescribed nipride (nitroprusside). Is that only iv?
Nitroprusside: Nipride is nitroprusside a vasodilator (means open up blood vessels) which is used to lower blood pressure. It is given intravenously (through the veins) and is usually used in severe hypertensive (high blood pressure) situations. It needs to be closely monitored as it can at times lower blood pressure too much. ...Read more
What to do if a hypertensive patient weigh 165 lbs. His physician prescribed nipride (nitroprusside) 3 mcg/kg/minute, iv. To administer, ?
RU an RN?: If you're a nurse, the pharmacy will assist you. If you're not, you shouldn't be doing this at home! ...Read more
To test Cystinuria: Cystinuria is an autosomal recessive disease, which means one needs two copies of the defective gene (one inherited from each parent who are asympto) are needed to be born w the disease. It causes cysteine crystals to form & kidney stones & causes kidney disease & Pain. Adding Nitroprusside to a baby's urine turns dark if cysteine is present in high concentration. If + cystinuria can be treated. ...Read more
What happens if I take a medicine/cream that contains sodium cetostearyl sulphate if I have an allergy to sufla?
Yes: Sulfate and sulfa are as different as cat and lobster. I know of no one who is allergic to sulfate. ...Read more
Nipride allergy?: Nipride (Sodium Nitroprusside) is used to treat hypertensive crisis. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://reference. Medscape. Com/drug/nipride-rtu-nitropress-nitroprusside-sodium-342312 ...Read more
Allergy question: I am not familiar with this condition and I do allergy as a part of my practice I do know about stomach irritation and upset as a result of ingesting mono sodium gluconate. My advice is to avoid it if it is a substance which causes you trouble. In general it is a preservative and is usually listed as an ingredient in foods, so check the labels of the foods you purchase. Avoid chinese food. ...Read more
Itching rash: Phenytoin (dilantin) can cause rashes with pruritis (itching). Often these resolve with anti-histamines or steroids. However, in some cases the rash progresses to exfoliative dermatitis, a massive loss of skin that can put the patient into a burn unit. All rashes with anti-convulsants should be treated quickly and monitored closely by the prescribing physician. ...Read more
Cefazolin allergy: Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substances /allergens that are often harmless to other people. Cefazolin is an antibiotic. Possible adverse rxns: pruritus, urticaria, angioedema, skin rash, pustular skin eruptions & anaphylactic rxn. Cross-reactivity can occur with Penicillins. ...Read more
Klaron allergy: Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) is a sulfa antibiotic used in the treatment of acne. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-4302-2039/klaron-suspension/details ...Read more
Antibiotic allergy: All antibiotics can cause allergic reactions such as hives and side effects such as diarrhea, upset stomach, etc. Ceftriaxone has a reported hypersensitivity rate of 1.7%, not higher than other antibiotics. It has been used for many years and is popular due to the convenience of once a day IV dosing. ...Read more
Not seen: Cromolyn sodium is the active ingredient in anti-allergy eye drops and nasal spray. It also was available in capsules that were inhaled to prevent asthma with a device called a spinhaler. It works as a mild mast cell stabilizer. It is available in many generic products. It is always possible that other ingredients may cause allergic reactions but allergic reactions to cromolyn are unheard of. ...Read more
IgE mediated: hives, swelling, itching, shoc, breathing difficulties, etc
Cell-mediated: itchy or non-itchy skin rash
Undefined: Steven Johnsons syndrome which can be fatal
These are all considered immunologically mediated although IgE mediated conditions are usually considered true allergy. Amobarbital allergy is not that common partly because it is not that frequently used. ...Read more
Allergy or rxn?: True allergies do occur. Most people with problems experience adverse reactions. You did not mention what issues you had! ...Read more
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I have an allergy to sulfur. Would this allergy mean I am allergic to sodium laureth sulfate found in body wash?
Can you clarify: Can you please clarify your allergy. Sulfur is a molecule, sulfate is made up of sulfur and oxygen molecules, thus it is a different compound. Also, sulfa antibiotics such as sulfamethoxyzole can cause an allergic reaction in some people, and thus these people need to avoid sulfa based antibiotics, and not necessarily sulfur, or sulfate. ...Read more
How do you classify sodium laureth sulfate. I am allergic to sulfa and I need to know if my shampoo and body wash are causing me problems. One of my symptoms to food allergies is that I have no energy. Lately I have had no energy. Could I be absorbing it
It: It is really unlikely that yopu would absorb enought to cause any issues. Your symptoms should be addressed by your doctor. ...Read more
When I eat salt in solid form like on french fries, it makes sores on the roof of my mouth. Foods high in sodium dry out my mouth. Is this an allergy?
Reaction to salt in the mouth is an irritant and I suspect that you are prone to have canker sores in the first place
too much salt causes one to feel thirsty since the body needs more water to establish a new balance. As anyone knows, thirst occurs after one swallows a mouthful of seawater even when the body is adequately hydrated. Do note that too much salt intake is not good for your heal. ...Read more
I've been on Montelukast Sodium 10mg for the past year for allergies & asthma. Whenever I skip a dose, my stomach gurgles & gets an empty feeling. Why?
Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes. Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?
I am having severe nasal alergy from past one year and I am using levocetrizine dihydrochloride montelucast sodium tablet from one year continuosly as one tab per day. But stil I didn't get cured. Our doctor told to use for one year only. But stil if I don't t
No: There are certain medications that can cause false positives on drug screens, but nitroprusside is not one of them. If positive on a screen, there would be more detailed testing done. The "false positive" would be explained -- or confirmed as a "true positive.". ...Read more
Various: If you are talking ICU treatment for hypertension, IV nitroglycerin, IV hydralazine, IV ACE, sublingual clonidine, among others. In the cath lab, nitroprusside may be injected directly into the coronary artery for slow or no flow in the artery during an intervention. In that setting, adenosine or various calcium channel blockers are alternatives. ...Read more
Depends on dosing: Dobutamine is an agent that helps the weak heart pump better by stimulating beta receptors in the heart. At lower doses it doesn't affect the blood vessels but higher doses it can also lower the tone of the ateries and makes it easier for the heart to pump. This tone is aka systemic vascular resistence. By lowering the svr the cariac out put will increase. Nipride (nitroprusside) has no beta stim effects only svr. ...Read more
Nitroprusside: We use nitroprusside in emergent conditions when we need to rapidly decrease peripheral vascular resistance. Although there are other options, for those acute emergent hemodynamic situations for which we need nitroprusside, there are no alternatives as controllable as nitroprusside. ...Read more
If I am allergic to salts like azole in any medicine, will the ointment of that salt cause allergy?
Be specific: What happens if you take azole in ny medicine. I donot think in ointment it would hurt try once and see use only pea size. Donot use ointment more thn 3--5 days. I would like to learn from you. ...Read more
When I sleep or doze off I wake up by gasping for breath. Could it be from stress? Anxiety? The allergy medicine I'm taking? I'm scared: (
Sleep: Difficult to say, you should ask your doctor for an evaluation to rule out medical issues, if cleared ask for a referral to a mental health professional who can help you uncover the roots of your distress. Best. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more