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Medicine For Quinidine Gluconate 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
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
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
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
Quinidin-Quinora: It is a heart medicine used to treat rhythm problem of the heart. ...Read more
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
Antiarrythmic: Used in the 70 and 80 s caused proarrythmias and not used today. ...Read more
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?
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
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
See below: There are no human studies. But, it is considered safe. Discuss with you ob. ...Read more
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