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Saline (Definition)

Saline water is a general term for water that contains a significant concentration of dissolved salts (nacl). In medicine we use saline solution for IV hydration. Normal saline (ns) is the commonly-used phrase for a solution of 0.90% w/v of nacl, about 300 mosm/l or ...Read more


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Are there any side effects to salline enema?

Are there any side effects to salline enema?

Yes: Side effects of a saline enema may include bloating, abd pain, nausea, vomiting, dizziness or headache. Consult with a doctor before initiating any treatment. ...Read more

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Are there normal side effects of dicloxacillin?

Are there normal side effects of dicloxacillin?

See below: Dicloxicillin is usually well tolerated in the vast majority of patients who take it. It is best taken on an empty stomach. Like other penicillin class drugs it can cause side effects including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, allergic reactions, serum sickness, interstitial nephritis and bone marrow toxicity. ...Read more

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What are the normal zzzquil liquicaps side effects?

What are the normal zzzquil liquicaps side effects?

Possible side effect: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/diphenhydramine-side-effects.html

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What are the side effects from loratadine is this normal?

What are the side effects from loratadine is this normal?

Antihistamine: Loratadine is a new generation antihistamine marketed as claritin (loratadine). While most patients do not experience significant side effects (usually very well tolerated), some people may have drowsiness (especially at higher than usual dose), dry mouth or headache. These side effects were similar to those taking placebo (sugar pill). ...Read more

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I am having some bad results with the side effects of pamalor. What are normal effects?

I am having some bad results with the side effects of pamalor. What are normal effects?

Side effects common: The most common side effects are drowsiness (which is why it's taken at night), dry mouth and constipation. There are many other side effects. Usually side effects can be minimized by starting at a low dose and going up slowly. Side effects usually lessen after the first 2 weeks. But if side effects are severe or worrisome, talk to the prescriber. ...Read more

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I am on letrozole for a month. So far no (common) side effects, but my vision started to get a little blurry. Is that normal?

I am on letrozole for a month. So far no (common) side effects, but my vision started to get a little blurry. Is that normal?

It is not related to: Letrozole does not cause any vision problems. It is unrelated. If it gets worse over the next few weeks, then you need to get it checked by an eye specialist to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Andro gel-was told if T is low it's safe and people having trouble with side effects are those whose levels are normal and using the drug?

Andro gel-was told if T is low it's safe and people having trouble with side effects are those whose levels are normal and using the drug?

Used only if: you have low T. If it is normal you do not need it. Does lower good cholesterol and raise triglycerides and new studies have shown an increased cardiovascular risk if you take it. ...Read more

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Side effects from amitriptyline normal?

Side effects from amitriptyline normal?

Ami side effects: Not unusual but can be circumvented by using the lowest effective dose - 2.5 - 10 mg. The dose is individualised based on med sensitiviy, family history of success (and the effective dosage), type of illness being treated, comorbid medical and emotional disease, anticipated side effects and potential/ currently existing interactions with other medications/supplements. ...Read more

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