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Asthma question. How do leukotriene inhibitors work?

Asthma question. How do leukotriene inhibitors work?

Prevention: Leukotriene is one of chemical mediators responsible for airway inflammation and bronchospasm leading to airway obstruction when asthma flares up. Singulair (montelukast) and accolate, known as leukotriene inhibitors, therefore prevent or reduce flare-ups. ...Read more

Dr. Hector Chapa
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Mepivacaine (Definition)

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Is mepivacaine still a common anesthetic?

Is mepivacaine still a common anesthetic?

Yes: Mepivacaine is still commonly used in nerve blocks for regional anesthesia. It provides a relatively quick onset for the block and a medium duration of action. ...Read more

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What is the best local anestesic of choice when pregnant lidocaine (category b) or mepivacaine (cat c)?

See below: Depends. For an IV insertion Lidocaine is best. Fast onset and fast removal. For a spinal i would use bupivicaine for a spinal, and Lidocaine for an epidural. Talk to your anesthesiologist for their opinion. If you are talking about dental procedures the amount used is so small that it should not affect the fetus. ...Read more

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Hexylcaine vs mepivacaine which one is more powerful?

Local anesthetics: Hexylcaine has a much shorter half life than mepivicaine. So, in a practical sense mepivicaine is more powerful. ...Read more

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Is mepivacaine safe in teeth?

Is mepivacaine safe in teeth?

Local anesthesia: Mepivacaine is a type of local anesthetic which is routinely used in practice of dental medicine. As far as you are not allergic to it, it should be fine. ...Read more

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What happens if you drink mepivacaine?

What happens if  you drink mepivacaine?

Drinking mepivacaine: First, your mouth will get very numb. Then you may anesthetize the muscles in your mouth and throat and thus feel like you are choking or gagging on your tonge and completely unable to swallow anything (or it may go into your lungs). So this is not a good idea at all. Otherwise, it is not poisonous by itself. ...Read more

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What happens if mepivacaine HCI 3% is injected into a vaine?

What happens if mepivacaine HCI 3% is injected into a vaine?

Depending: On the quantity,and speed of injection a range from nervous system problems to seizures then cardiac to death ...Read more

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How large a dose of mepivacaine HCI 3% is required for it to work on a serious wound?

How large a dose of mepivacaine HCI 3% is required for it to work on a serious wound?

It depends: It depends more on the size of the wound. You didn't provide enough information to answer directly. I usually need less than 10 mL for most of the lacerations I repair in my emergency department. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Carbocaine (Definition)

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Leukotriene Inhibitor (Definition)

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