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Does my husband take test booster with nitro blast pills enhancement together he ordered a bottle of male enhancements and got both bottles so does he?
Uncertain: What the directs are. However, these types of products usually lack efficacy. ...Read more
Why?: Supplements like this are only likely to cause problems, such as future kidney disease. A reasonable diet has more than enough protein even for athletes, and I don't recommend extra vitamins, minerals, or herbs either. Promoters of such are only guaranteed to separate you from your money. ...Read more
No.: Despite numerous claims, there is no evidence that use of a topical agent such as nitro-bid can significantly enhance erections. It is an off-label use of the medication that can be dangerous for both you and your partner. Combining it with established erection drugs, such as viagra and Levitra (vardenafil) is dangerous. ...Read more
Is there any detrimental Interaction between Tamsulosin 0.4 MG, Nitro tablets 0.4 MG, and Nitro Patch 0.2 MG/12hrs?
I had bad uti symptom. Got culture done. It is susceptible to nitro. Have been on nitro for week and symptoms still bad. New culture found nothing?
Here are some...: At this juncture, your condition needs a reevaluation so to refine if the diagnosis is correct or something else maybe responsible for your intractable symptoms. How? Follow instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html and those in http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html. Thereby you gain much insight on how to work well with doctor for right diagnosis/care. ...Read more
What woul happen if a 15-year-old takes nitro pills for a while without a need (rx)? Would there be any long term effects? Thanks for your answers...
Low BP, but why?: Unlikely to have any long-term effects — usually just low BP while taking, so can cause lightheadedness or fatigue. But more worrisome is why 15 y/o is taking un-rx'ed med? If accident / confused w/ his/her regular pills, no need to worry. But if suicidal, thinking about hurting self, or experimenting with drugs, talk with your family doc about what is going on. Good luck! ...Read more
Nitrofurantoin?: If this is the medication you're talking about, it is well-known for causing color changes of the urine. Most people describe it is dark yellow or brown, although I suppose it could appear green. It is a harmless temporary effect, which usually disappears when the medication is stopped. Good luck. ...Read more
Roxonal: Roxonal is morphine. Morphine in sufficient dose is effective for most pain. We do not blithely prescribe morphine for angina unless all other forms of therapy are exhausted and inadequately effective. Nitro spray works effectively and rapidly for most anginal episodes. We generally use multiple drugs when treating patients with coronary artery disease and when appropriate stents or surgery. ...Read more
See ur doc: I am concerned that Ur starting pulse was in high 80s and 90. Nitro will increase Ur heart rate but only for 5-10 or so minutes. Not two hours later. Not enuff info to say much more, but enough to suggest you should be speaking with Ur doc ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more
Ask your doctor: I think your doctor would be most interested in knowing any types of substances such as what you are mentioning that you wish to take if they are controlling you for your epilepsy. It really doesn't matter what anybody on this network would say to your question because ultimately your Epileptologist is the one who absolutely needs to know. ...Read more
Dilates arteries: Nitroglycerin is a vasoactive agent that causes the arteries of the heart to widen, this increases blood flow to and throughout the heart. This results in decreased pain, if a patient is having chest pain from narrowing of the arteries from cardiovascular risk factors. It also is a hypertensive agent as it decreases the blood pressure which may help decrease cardiac demand and chest pain. ...Read more
Dr sprayed nitro on a non-cancerous me three days ago and it is oozing clear liquid. What is this?
If you mean: Liquid nitrogen, it is a form of cryosurgery. It freezes the skin surface cells. The clear liquid is serum, which is expected and will dry up in a few days. If the area becomes reddened, infection is possible. Have your doctor take a look at it. ...Read more
Colorec doc found fissure. Gave nitro ointment. Viola. Problem diagnosed. Recommended colonoscopy. Why? I'm 42. No fam history. Seems premature?
Why colonoscopy?: Fissure may have been only cause of bleeding, but doc needs to make certain that was the only cause. Diverticula, Crohn's ds, polyps, cancer call all cause rectal bleeding. Colon cancer is not something to wait and see; once it's there, it's very hard to treat. Prevention is much better than needing treatment. SO, for completeness' sake he's recommending colonoscopy. ...Read more
My 60 something brother-in-law was told he might need stint. He was sent home with BP mds, nitro and an apnea machine. He has pain at night. Serious?
I suppose: One would expect that a patient needing nitrates would be more likely to have complications from any nicotine compound which would promote vasospasm. However, if the choice were nicorette (nicotine gum) vs. Cigarettes, I would prefer the nicorette (nicotine gum). ...Read more
Yes: For a long while, the manufacturers put on their package insert that people with heart disease shouldn't use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). However, it is entirely clear that the greatest risk to health in people with heart disease is continued tobacco smoking, and NRT is clearly safest. What I would NOT do is have a cigarette anywhere near using a nicotine patch or gum. Good luck quitting. ...Read more
Cardiac arrest: In cardiac arrest there generally is not enough blood pressure present to get blood to the organs. Nitroglycerine opens up blood vessels and lowers blood pressure. This is in general counter-productive to restoring the circulation when it has already failed causing cardiac arrest. ...Read more