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What are the symptoms of mono sodium gluconate house allergy?

What are the symptoms of mono sodium gluconate house allergy?

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

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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


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What is the definition or description of: Chlorhexidine gluconate allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Chlorhexidine gluconate allergy?

Classic: Chlorhexidine gluconate the generic name for the rinse that is given for periodontal problems. If you have an allergy to it the signs would be classic allergy signs...puffy or red gums or oral mucosa. Itchy gums or mouth. Or possible full-blown swelling. Stop using it if you are getting such a reaction. ...Read more

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Which drugs are mostly recomended to start therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation. Is quinidine a good chioce?

Which drugs are mostly recomended to start therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation. Is quinidine a good chioce?

Atrial fibrillation: Quinidine is only rarely used anymore. We older doctors learned years ago that we killed some folks with it. There are more recent and safer drugs that we use now. Talk to your doctor to discuss if you have afib, a cloud doctor shouldn't be advising you without knowing your situation. ...Read more

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Are quinine and quinidine the same drug?

Are quinine and quinidine the same drug?

No: Quinine is used to treat malaria and we used to use it nocturnal leg cramps and was very effective until the fda using arcane political science stopped that. Quinidine is used for cardiac (heart) problems. ...Read more

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Is quinora (quinidine sulfate) a heart or blood pressure medication?

Is quinora (quinidine sulfate) a heart or blood pressure medication?

Quinidin-Quinora: It is a heart medicine used to treat rhythm problem of the heart. ...Read more

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How does quinidine, procainamide, and disopyramide treat atrial fibrillation?

Variable: These medications are older antiarrythmics that have been around for decades and may suppress af. They must be used very cautiously and only by very experienced cardiologists, due to their potential to actually cause potentailly life threatening ventricular arrythmias in certain patients — called a pro-arrthymic effect. Newer medications have been shown to be both safer and more effective. ...Read more

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What is the difference between chlorhexidine digluconate and chlorhexidine gluconate?

What is the difference between chlorhexidine digluconate and chlorhexidine gluconate?

Chlorhexadine: From researching this question it seems that the active ingredient in the dental rinse is Chlorhexidine gluconate the reference to the digluconate appears in the Periochip form. I do not see the digluconate as the active ingredient in the products we use in dentistry. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between chlorhexidine digluconate and chlorhexidine gluconate?

I believe: Chlorhexidine gluconate (peridex, etc) is the preferred formulation (typically as a 0.12% solution rinse). The digluconate version is typically available in stronger concentrations, and probably have an application, but not used in my practice. ...Read more

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If I'm taking 50mg of zinc gluconate which is equal to 7mg of elemental zinc, is that okay? Is recommended dietary intake in elemental zinc?

For what indication: I am not sure what are you taking zinc for but you have to bear in mind that zinc can potentially bind copper in the stomach and decrease copper absorption which results in anemia. ...Read more

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Ferrous sulfate or ferrous gluconate--which is better?

Ferrous sulfate or ferrous gluconate--which is better?

Iron supplements: Ferrous sulfate and ferrous gluconate are equivalent in terms of efficacy as long as the dose of "elemental iron" in each is the same. The main thing is how well your stomach tolerates them. Use the one that gives you the least side effects. ...Read more

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Ferrous sulfate vs ferrous gluconate. Which is better?

Iron supplements: Ferrous sulfate and ferrous gluconate are equivalent in terms of efficacy as long as the dose of "elemental iron" in each is the same. The main thing is how well your stomach tolerates them. Use the one that gives you the least side effects. ...Read more

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Is peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) better than listerine?

Is peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) better than listerine?

Listerine mouthwash: Listerine is a mouthwash that can reduce bacterial numbers. Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is a drug that kills bacteria and sticks around for several hours after application to continue to work. Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is not a mouthwash. ...Read more

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Which is better listerine or peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate)?

Which is better listerine or peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate)?

Depends: What are you looking for. One is by prescription for gum issues and the other is an over the counter rinse. So I would need to know what your oral condition is before making a recommendation. ...Read more

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Could I use listerine instead of peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate)?

Could I use listerine instead of peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate)?

Not recommended: Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) is a Rx rinse that is recommended and is more effective than Listerine due to its lasting effect after the rinse has been used. Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) actually continues to kill bacteria for up to 60 minutes after rinse. ...Read more

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Elixir ferrous gluconate for pregnant woman?

Elixir ferrous gluconate for pregnant woman?

Ferrous Gluconate: Ferrous gluconate, in appropriate doses, is a goo iron supplementation if you are anemic. The elixir or pill form are both safe. ...Read more

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Chelate or gluconate zinc supplements for acne?

Chelate or gluconate zinc supplements for acne?

No: Forget the slick promotions. Zinc by mouth can make you seriously sick if you don't know exactly what you're doing. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared your acne in two weeks, get with an evidence-based physician for definitive treatment. ...Read more

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Can you take 2 doeses of iron supplements (ferrous gluconate)?

Can you take 2 doeses of iron supplements (ferrous gluconate)?

Ferrous gluconate: The body can only absorb limited amounts of iron at one time. It is okay to take two doses, if so instructed by your doctor, but it's important that you take one in the morning and one in the evening. ...Read more

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Periogard (chlorhexidine gluconate) dangerous during pregnancy?

See below: There are no human studies. But, it is considered safe. Discuss with you ob. ...Read more

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What is purpose of "hexigel" cream(chlorhexidine gluconate gel).?

Bacteria killer: The purpose of this gel is to kill bacteria in a patients mouth. Chlorhexidine is an excellent adjunctive material to aid a person in keeping their mouths clean. One downside is it can stain your teeth. ...Read more

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Is heartburn common when using chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse?

Is heartburn common when using chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse?

No: It commonly causes a build-up of brown stain on the teeth, but since it isn't swallowed, you shouldn't feel any heartburn. ...Read more

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Is chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse effective against bad breath?

Is chlorhexidine gluconate oral rinse effective against bad breath?

It couldn't hurt: The rinse will help a little to keep bad breath at bay, but you do have to have good teeth (no holes) and you must also practice good oral hygiene. The rinse will mostly help keep gingivitis or mild periodontitis in check. Bad breath is not only an oral problem but is possibly caused by what you have in your stomach. ...Read more

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Do you know is weight loss a side effect of taking ferrous gluconate?

Do you know is weight loss a side effect of taking ferrous gluconate?

Although I was not: Able to find weight loss as a specific potential side effect for ferrous gluconate, it can cause: v appetite, nausea/ vomiting, abdominal cramps etc. It would be safe to assume that there would be potential for weight loss in one of those scenarios. ...Read more

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What is the difference between the supplements magnesium oxide and magnesium gluconate?

What is the difference between the supplements magnesium oxide and magnesium gluconate?

Magox has more mag: Both are salts of magnesium that supply body with magnesium if needed. However, milligram for milligram mag oxide has more magnesium that mag gluconate. ...Read more

Quinidine Gluconate (Definition)

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