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Nipent (Overview)

Nipent is a cancer-related antibiotic which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Why is ritodrine hydrochloride prescribed during pregnancy?

Why is ritodrine hydrochloride prescribed during pregnancy?

Contractions: Ritodrine is a very potent medication that among other effects on a human's body stops uterine contractions. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Nipent (Overview)

Nipent is a cancer-related antibiotic which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Whats tilade (nedocromil) asthma medication?

Whats tilade (nedocromil) asthma medication?

Nedocromil: Tilade (nedocromil) is the brand name for inhaled Nedocromil which was used to treat asthma but as it was less effective than inhaled corticosteroids, e.g. Flovent, asmanex, qvar, etc. It's popularity fell and it stopped being sold in the us in june 2010. ...Read more

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Could painkillers (hydros, demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) vidodin.. Watevev) give anybody else nightmares?

Could painkillers (hydros, demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) vidodin.. Watevev) give anybody else nightmares?

Yes: This class of medications can cause nightmares in some people and calm them in others. We are all wired uniquely, part of the marvel of creation celebrated this holiday season. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use Betoptic (betaxolol)?

Can pregnant women use Betoptic (betaxolol)?

Betoptic (betaxolol): Betoptic (betaxolol) is FDA pregnancy category C. This means it has not been studied adequately in human pregnancies. ...Read more

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How is seroquel similar to seconal (secobarbital)?

How is seroquel similar to  seconal (secobarbital)?

Completely different: Seconal (secobarbital) is a barbiturate and seroquel is an antipsychotic that is used in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and at lower doses for depression (in combination with an antidepressant). ...Read more

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Terbutaline used to stopped contractions?

Terbutaline  used to stopped contractions?

Yes: Terbutaline can be used to stop contractions, but it is not terribly effective, and has some significant side effects so it is not being used very much anymore. ...Read more

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Whats racemic epinephrine?

Whats racemic epinephrine?

Aerosol form of epi: Adrenaline is the chemical. Racemic epi is epi in an aerosol diluted form to deliver into the lungs to function as a bronchodilator and treats bronchial constriction, like in asthma or after removing an endo tracheal tube after surgery. It is a sympathetic (adrenaline) drug that leads to dilating the bronchial tubes. ...Read more

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Has anyone used emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) for waxing?

Has anyone used emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) for waxing?

Thanks for asking!: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream applied over large surfaces can cause toxicity. It should be reserved for small areas of the skin. ...Read more

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Why caution in administering alupent (metaproterenol) to diabetes patient?

Why caution in administering alupent (metaproterenol) to diabetes patient?

Affects blood sugar.: Beta-2 agonists for asthma such as albuterol can increase blood sugar by releasing stored glycogen from the liver and stimulating the adrenergic system (adrenaline). They should be used with caution when diabetes mellitus is present and discussed with your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women 20weeks take becotide (corticosteroid) inhaler for allergy?

Can pregnant women 20weeks take becotide    (corticosteroid) inhaler for allergy?

Probably: Although there has been no proof that inhaled steroid is harmful for the fetus, budesonide is the only one considered category B for pregnancy. At 20 weeks, most if not all of the fetus' organs are fully formed and thus it is doubtful that much can affect its development. Regardless , losing asthma control poses a much higher risk for both the mother and the baby. Ask for budesonide if worried. ...Read more

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Are nembutal and seconal (secobarbital) illegal drugs?

Are nembutal and seconal (secobarbital) illegal drugs?

If they are not Rx: If these are not prescribed for you they are. These are drugs used in monitored setting, not for home use usually. It is like Propofol for michael jackson. ...Read more

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Is zyprexa (olanzapine) (olanazipine) safe during pregnancy pls?

Is zyprexa (olanzapine) (olanazipine) safe during pregnancy pls?

Possibly: Please discuss the benefits of using this medication vs risks of illness in pregnancy without it, with your psychiatrist and OB doctor. However, a prospective study with this & other atypical antipsychotics vs controls without such exposures, showed no differences between groups in terms of risk for fetal malformations or rates of obstetrical or neonatal complications. Larger studies needed. ...Read more

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What is a klonopin (clonazepam) paradoxical reaction?

What is a klonopin (clonazepam) paradoxical reaction?

Opposite : Klonopin (clonazepam) is a CNS depressant medication and is classified as a benzodiazepine anti-anxiety med. What we would expect from this med is for it to calm someone down, help them relax and be less anxious/tense. Some have reported, however, that the become more restless and agitated. Hence, causing an almost opposite reaction than expected. ...Read more

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Is terbutaline used to stopped contractions?

Is terbutaline  used to stopped contractions?

Yes: Yes, but it has never been shown to be a very effective medication for this, and it can have significant side effects. ...Read more

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Is nubain dangerous and/or addictive?

Is nubain dangerous and/or addictive?

Yes.: A person can use excessive amounts of Nubain and suffer the consequences of too much of an opiod in their system. It can depress their breathing and possibly cause death in high doses. Because it is an opiod it is also prone to cause physical dependancy, abuse and addiction. ...Read more

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Pentostatin (Definition)

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