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Omnipaque Vs Visipaque
Contrast: Yes. Modern contrast media has less side effects ...Read more
They give U choice?: May learn more from this link: https://www.insideradiology.com.au/gadolinium-contrast-medium/ ...Read more
Allergy? renal prob?: Isovue is a common intravenous contrast agent though can be administered by other methods. It is iodine based so there the risk of allergic reaction. Additionally, if you already have problems with your kidney function there is a risk of having acute worsening and you should consult with your treating physician before receiving IV contrast. ...Read more
Is it safe to use ultravist injection instead of visipaque injection in renal impairment patients?
Yes: But visipaque is very safe. Literature is divided but I have need using visi since its trials in the early 1990's, and i feel that it is the safest. ...Read more
Local anesthetics: Hexylcaine has a much shorter half life than mepivicaine. So, in a practical sense mepivicaine is more powerful. ...Read more
Is azithromycin dihydrate ip equivalent to azithromycin anhydrous 500mg
yellow oxide of iron, titanium dioxide ip(coloring) okay for human use?
Can having sp.Injections w/ lidocaine, Depo-Provera medrol, (methylprednisolone) isovue contrast dye affect a drug urinalysis ?
No: This will not affect drug screens.Get a more detailed answer ›
Collagen capsule type vs liquid type, which one better? 10000 mg vs 5000 mg which one more effective?
Scam: Taking oral collagen is an "unproven remedy" targeted at folks seeking pretty skin. Victims assume collagen is a particular nutrient like a vitamin or mineral. This is the sucker bait. There's plenty of collagen in your food, it's a protein that's broken down like any other, and the proponents cite only some hard-to-believe articles in junk journals. Don't waste your money. ...Read more
See below: Powder is hard to swallow as it tastes bad, and needs to be suspended in a liquid anyway. ...Read more
Is magnetic resonance venography without contrast as accurate as mrv w/ contrast? Is mrv good accurate for distal clots?
MRV advantages: "Contrast media-enhanced MRV, however, is more reproducible and less susceptible to artifacts." "...MRV to have both high sensitivity (range, 87.5%–94.5%; pooled sensitivity, 92%) and specificity (range, 92.6%–96.5%; pooled sensitivity, 95%)" http://www.guideline.gov/content.aspx?id=47686 Advantages: deep calf, abdominal, and pelvic vein imaging. can show source of compression ie. source. ...Read more
Big difference!: Lecithin is a generic term to designate any group of yellow-brownish fatty substances occurring in animal and plant tissues composed of phosphoric acid, choline, fatty acids, glycerol, and triglycerides. An example-spray on pam! soy protein is prtein derived from soy, and contains Amino Acids necessary for life! ...Read more
How sensitive are u?: The strength of an antibiotic is measured by how active it is against a specific organism. For the right bug, plain old penicillin may be the 'strongest'. The most important thing to know is the sensitivity or susceptibilities of your bacteria. If your infection is not responding to ceftriaxone, odds are it is resistant to all cephalosporins. Some remain susceptible to cefepeme but not all. ...Read more
Duration: Depakote er is a branded drug which can be taken once daily. Steady drug levels are maintained, and adverse events may be lower due to lack of peaks in the blood stream. There are now generic forms of immediate release "depakote", but these must be used two or three times daily to achieve a consistent effect. ...Read more