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Dr. David Scott
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Nalidixic Acid (Overview)

Nalidixic acid is a fluoroquinolone which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What is the best for urict acid?

What is the best for urict acid?

Out of Context: I am sorry but that simple sentence is completely out of context and missing anything upon which to respond. What is your concern? What are your symptoms? What caused you to get this test? Was the test a blood test? ...Read more

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Dr. David Scott
9 doctors shared insights

Nalidixic Acid (Overview)

Nalidixic acid is a fluoroquinolone which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Blood test showed folic acid level that my doc said was "higher than he thought was possible". I can't recall exact numbers. Should i be concerned?

Blood test showed folic acid level that my doc said was "higher than he thought was possible". I can't recall exact numbers. Should i be concerned?

No need for concern: High Folic Acid levels either indicate that you are taking a lot of Folic Acid through your diet and/or vitamins or you cannot process Folic Acid and so it builds up to high levels in the blood. This can be due to a genetic abnormality called mthfr, which can be tested through a regular blood test. Treatment is usually a different form of Folic Acid called methylfolate along with methylb12. ...Read more

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Could you please describe how fatty acids are absorbed and transported?

Could you please describe how fatty acids are absorbed and transported?

Quite a process: Hi. Fats (triglycerides) are broken down in the intestines to fatty acids and monoglycerides, emulsified in bile acids, transported to gut wall, absorbed, re-esterified into triglycerides, packaged into chylomicron particles, transported in intestinal lymph to the blood, then circulate. Lipases break down the chylomicron triglycerides, and they're taken into cells. The chylo remnant goes to liver! ...Read more

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About my right neck pain my doctor prescribe me that I have acid reflux is it connected?

About my right neck pain my doctor prescribe me that I have acid reflux is it connected?

It is possible: When the right other symptoms accompany that single problem. That issue taken alone does not give enough to go on so i would follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Don?T understand what are amino acids used for?

Don?T understand what are amino acids used for?

Protein builders: Amino acids are chemicals which make up the internal sequential structures of all of the proteins in the body. All members of the plant and animal kingdom use them, some more than others. You get them in your diet and by internal construction with your bodies biochemistry. ...Read more

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I've hearkojic acid is good for getting fair complexion.. Does it really work?

I've hearkojic acid is good for getting fair complexion.. Does it really work?

Fair Complexion: Kojic acid is not an extreme inhibitor of pigmentation production, and therefore its skin whitening effects may be somewhat more subtle than those of other stronger substances such as hydroquinone. ...Read more

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If hypothyroidism causes hypochloridia (low stomach acid) will iodine supplementation kick both into action?

If hypothyroidism causes hypochloridia (low stomach acid) will iodine supplementation kick both into action?

Maybe...: Be careful with iodine. If hypothyroidism is due to iodine deficiency, perhaps, but often thyroid problems are due to other reasons. Do not overdose on iodine. Find a good integrative medicine doctor who can help explore why your thyroid might not be functioning well. Consider betaine hcl to help digestion in the meantime. ...Read more

Neggram (Definition)

NegGram is a fluoroquinolone which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more