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Is pellagra a kind of malnutrition?

Is pellagra a kind of malnutrition?

Pellagra: In a way it is. It is a disease caused by a lack of niacin which is a B-complex vitamin. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Pellagra (Definition)

A disease caused by a severe and prolonged deficiency of vitamin B3. Pellagra is characterized by bilateral ...Read more


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Can alcoholism cause pellagra, even in individuals who eat a diet containing more than adequate amounts of niacin?

Can alcoholism cause pellagra, even in individuals who eat a diet containing more than adequate amounts of niacin?

It's possible: Chronic alcoholism can deplete the body of essential nutrients like niacin, leaving the person susceptible to Pellagra. Eating and being able to make proper use of nutrients can be different things. It's complicated. This is a good reason to find effective treatment for alcoholism - it really can do major harm to bodies as well as functional parts of lives. Best! ...Read more

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Medicine for memory?

Medicine for memory?

Meds for memory: There really is no medication specifically for memory. There are medications that can help improve concentration. Some holistic stores sell natural supplements that promote themselves as good for memory. ...Read more

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What is category x drug?

What is category x drug?

Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both such that fetal risks clearly outweigh maternal benefit. Check out http://www. Empr. Com/drugs-contraindicated-in-pregnancy/article/125914/ for more info, including partial list. ...Read more

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What is topical medicine?

Outside: It's a medication or substance that goes on that outside such as creams, ointments or drops. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine?

What is the best medicine?

Laughter, of course: Sorry for the glib answer. Since there are thousands of medicines for thousands of conditions, could you be more specific in your question. Overall, I think antibiotics are one of the most amazing inventions in the history of mankind. ...Read more

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What is medicine for acidity?

What is medicine for acidity?

Mylanta: Try otc mylanta or tums (calcium carbonate). Beside medications eat on time. Avoid spicy food. Medications like asprin and Ibuprofen should be avoided. If symptoms persists see your doctor. ...Read more

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What drugs are safe and unsafe?

What drugs are safe and unsafe?

Many of them: This is not an easy answer since there are many drugs categorized as unsafe. The american porphyria foundation has good resources on drug safety: http://www. Porphyriafoundation. Com/testing-and-treatment/drug-safety-in-acute-porphyria. Just because a drug may be listed as unsafe doesn't mean it's unsafe for everyone. However, it's important to use caution with any drug that is potentially unsafe. ...Read more

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What is best medicine for dadar?

What is best medicine for dadar?

Dadar??: Could you possibly mean dandruff? I'm sorry I don't know what dadar is. .. please resubmit for clarification, at least to me:) ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for pe?

What is the best medicine for pe?

Blood thinner: For PE (pulmonary embolism), there are many options including aspirin, Coumadin, (warfarin) Xarelto, Pradaxa, Lovenox, Arixtra, unfractionated heparin. Which is better depends on your specific case and cannot be stated at this point. ...Read more

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Do all medicines come from plants?

No: But many medicines do come from plants. ...Read more

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Is there any organic medicine yet?

Yes: But you have to be really careful. Because there is not enough study. Medicine is a science based on the evidence. ...Read more

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Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc?

Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc?

Yes: It is one of the chemo agents used in conjunction with Xeloda (capecitabine) (oral 5FU) or in the chemo combination with Folinic acid, 5 FU and the oxaliplatin as FOLFOX. The platinum targets DNA but in tumors the localization site is on tumor membrane where DNA localizes possibly in the form of mutated mitochondrial DNA ...Read more

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What kind of medicine shouls I use?

For what?: What symptoms are you having? We can't offer any guidance without more details. So ask again, with specifics. ...Read more

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Polarax tablet is medicine for what?

Polarax tablet is medicine for what?

Polarax: This medication is an antihistamine which is used for itching and hives ...Read more

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What is medicine urclar 500 mg for?

What is medicine urclar 500 mg for?

Infection treatment: Urclar is a trade name for clarithromycin. It belongs to the class of macrolides and is used in the treatment of systemic infections. ...Read more

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What is good medicine for high tbil?

High tbil: Find out the cause and treat that. Some just have an inherited problem that increases it a bit and not a problem. Discuss with your team. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for eyebag?

What is the best medicine for eyebag?

Bags under eyes: Sufficient sleep of 7-9 hours a night, reduced salt intake, sleeping on one's back, and applying cooled tea bags in the freezer to the area can help. ...Read more

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How to control thoughts any medicine?

How to control thoughts any medicine?

Psychiatry: I suggest talking to a psychiatrist. Depending on what kind of thoughts you are having, medication may help. ...Read more

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In medicine, what is silver used for?

In medicine, what is silver used for?

There are many: Types of silver products that are now used pharmaceutically for anti-microbial purposes. Traditionally, colloidal silver has been used as a natural treatment and daily supplement also in treating and preventing bacteria. ...Read more

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Which medicine should I take for pain?

Which medicine should I take for pain?

See below: I need a better description of the pain. The casue of the pain needs elucidation and then there a a variety of pain pills starting with Aspirin and working up to narcotics what you need dpends on the type of pain and the severity of the pain. ...Read more

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How can physics be applied to medicine?

How can physics be applied to medicine?

Regularly: Physics is at the heart of most medical electronic and mechanical devices. It is used in radiation therapy, laser treatment, light therapies, and so many other ways. Perhaps you had a specific application in mind. Try asking a question about that. ...Read more

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What to do if I consumed to much drugs!?

Get help: Medicine or Drugs? You can call the poison control hotline at: 1-800-222-1222 ...Read more

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What happens if I don't take my medicine?

What happens if I don't take my medicine?

Depends: It all depends on what the medication is for. It may cause worsening of the disease, exacerbation of other diseases, infection, change in function/energy/mental state, organ damage (e.g. Heart attack), or death. If you're on a med, don't stop it without clear instructions from your doctor. Some meds cannot be stopped abruptly due to side effects, sometimes serious. ...Read more

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What is meant by evidence based medicine?

Practice of medicine: It really means practice of medicine based on scintific and peer reviewed studies and research which shows us the benefit of the treatment and various side effects. ...Read more

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If I have tension160/100 I must take drug?

If I have tension160/100 I must take drug?

If you have: Consecutive blood pressures in this range - would strongly encourage you to accept medical treatment to include appropriate medications. Hypertension can be silently causing injury to your body. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for haemerrhoids?

What is the best medicine for haemerrhoids?

Hydrocortisone: There are several prescription Hydrocortisone creams, foam, or suppositories depending on whether the hemorrhoids are internal or external. These will help shrink the hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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What effects do daterape drugs have on you?

What effects do daterape drugs have on you?

None: They are a glorified sleeping med with no after effects. ...Read more

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For what purpose cementra medicine is used?

I tried researching: "cementra" but could not locate any information. Is this the correct spelling? ...Read more

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What are some examples of neprotoxic drugs?

What are some examples of neprotoxic drugs?

Nephrotoxic drugs: Nsaids (advil, aleve, (naproxen) naprosyn, ibuprofen) are amongst the most common nephrotoxic medications available over the counter. There are more, any takers? ...Read more

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Is rituxcin a good medicine for sclerritis?

Is rituxcin a good medicine for sclerritis?

Rituximab: Rituximab is a monoclonal antibody against the protein cd20, which is found on the surface of b cells. Rituximab destroys b cells, and is therefore used to treat diseases with excessive numbers of b cells, overactive b cells, or dysfunctional b cells. This includes many lymphomas, leukemias, transplant rejection, and autoimmune disorders. Whether it is ok for your scleritis must be d/w doctor. ...Read more

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Isbthere any medicine in place ôf peniclîn?

Isbthere any medicine in place ôf peniclîn?

Many, Many options: Penicillin, discovered by alexander fleming in bread mold was the first antibiotic used to treat people with infections. Overuse caused less effectiveness and so other similar antibiotics were developed. Over time, health care providers have come to rely far too heavily on antibiotics to treat illnesses that were not infections. There are many, many antibiotics but only to treat a true infection. ...Read more

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Which organizations offer drug/health pkans?

Which organizations offer drug/health pkans?

All insurers should: Major insurance companies have drug plans. The insurance companies can have their own plan, or contract with a separate company to run a drug plan. Other groups, such as aarp, may have a plan (but again, they contract with a separate company to run the plan). Plans have benefits for local retail pharmacies to handle short-term prescriptions, and mail-order pharmacies for 90-day prescriptions. ...Read more

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