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Side effects of potassium supppliment?

Side effects of potassium supppliment?

See below: Pottassium supplements can cause esophageal irritation or ulcers, and excess accumulation in the blood for any reason can cause heart rate disturbances and muscle weakness or paralysis. ...Read more

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Electrolytes (Definition)

Electrolytes are substances like sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium, hydrogen, ...Read more


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What are the side effects of lactulose solution for constipation?

What are the side effects of lactulose solution for constipation?

Side effects: Includes abdominal cramps, gas and pungent flatulence that are difficult to control in social situations.Excessive dose can cause explosive and uncontrollable diarrhea. ...Read more

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What's safer with less side effects suprep or golytely (polyethylene glycol) in my opinion golytely (polyethylene glycol) is but requires a lot more of liquids vs suprep with worse side effects?

What's safer with less side effects suprep or golytely (polyethylene glycol) in my opinion golytely (polyethylene glycol) is but requires a lot more of liquids vs suprep with worse side effects?

Equal: If taken properly they are equally safe. Suprep is easier to take because the volume is less. Given the large volume required for Golytely (polyethylene glycol) I rarely recommend it, except in hospitalized patients since it is more available. Both should be taken in split doses, both the evening before and about 4 hrs before the procedure for best results. ...Read more

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Give me drug profile of magnesium sulfate including dose, therapeutic uses, side effects?

Give me drug profile of magnesium sulfate including dose, therapeutic uses, side effects?

Several uses: Magnesium sulfate is commonly used to stop premature labor, and to prevent eclamptic seizures, and may also be beneficial for a baby born prematurely. Typically a "loading dose" of 4-6 grams is used, followed by 2-3 grams per hour given intravenously. Side effects including flushing, dry mouth, blurred vision, and nausea, and are usually worse for the first 24 hours a woman gets the medication. ...Read more

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Side effects to magnesium sulfate for labor?

Side effects to magnesium sulfate for labor?

See below: Magnesium sulphate is given intravenously to relax the uterus. Too fast a infusion , and generally in the face of decreasing or decreased kidney function can cause too high levels in the blood leading to convulsions. ...Read more

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Side effects of nasovion drops?

Side effects: The medication has minimal side effects and is basically harmless. ...Read more

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What is aurodex otic solution? Side effects?

What is aurodex otic solution? Side effects?

Otalgia: This medication is used to relieve pain, congestion, and swelling caused by middle ear inflammation (acute otitis media). This medication is also used to help remove earwax. This product contains 2 main medications. Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic that helps to numb the pain. Antipyrine is an analgesic that helps to decrease the pain and inflammation. An antibiotic medication may sometimes be prescribed along with this medication if you also have an infection ...Read more

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Side effects of kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) powder for kidney patient?

Side effects of kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) powder for kidney patient?

Side effects: Common reactions are nausea and gastric irritation. In serious cases, you could have severely low potassium levels, intestinal obstruction/necrosis, and perforation of the bowel wall. ...Read more

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Side effects of lactulose breath test?

Side effects of lactulose breath test?

Lactulose : Other than possible mild diarrhea from the lactulose itself, not lasting more than 1 to 2 days, there are not usually any side effects from the lactulose breath test. Good luck. ...Read more

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Migraine solutions and side effects?

Migraine solutions and side effects?

Neurologist First: First, see a neurologist and make sure that what you have is a real migraine. Preventative and abortive medications are first line treatments. If you have specific trigger points, Botox injections may be helpful to eliminate these as causes. If this is helpful, surgery to free up the nerves causing the pain can be curative. ...Read more

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What are magnesium effects and side effects?

Magnesium: Magnesium is the relaxation mineral. Calcium causes the muscle to contract and magnesium causes the muscle to relax. Low magnesium will predispose to headaches, muscle spasms, tension, and cramping, constipation, and reactive airway. Too much magnesium can cause loose stool. ...Read more

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What are side effects of breastmilk bottles?

Not sure: I'm not sure what you are asking, but if the bottles are not sterilized, there can be infections transmitted to the infant using the breast milk bottle. ...Read more

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What diuretic has the least side effects? Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) gave me some weird side effects (lethargy, chest tightness, anxiety).

What diuretic has the least side effects? Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) gave me some weird side effects (lethargy, chest tightness, anxiety).

All effects: Any medication can have side effects- if you need a simple diuretic ask your pcp to prescribe low dose chlorthalidone- if you cannot tolerate it, you are probably sensitive to the entire class of diuretics. ...Read more

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What are side effects Tab modnslor dily use?

What are side effects Tab modnslor dily use?

Well-Tolerated: Mondeslor is used to treat allergies. It is an active metabolite of Loratadine (Claritin). Like many other meds there are many potential side effects. Most common side effects are headache, sleepiness, nervousness, wheezing, fatigue. This is among other less common side effects. This medication overall is well-tolerated. It should be used in caution in elderly ...Read more

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What are clomifene citrate BP 50mg effects and side effects?

What are clomifene citrate BP 50mg effects and side effects?

Don't use wo help: The drug is indicated for induction of ovulation in women and to induce production of sperm in men. Side effects: blood clots, multiple pregnancies, severe visual disturbance. Ovarian cancer with long term use. Less serious side effects: flushing, abdom distention, nausea, vomiting, bresat tenderness, blurred vision, headache, pelvic pain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects in using dextrose sugar substitute?

What are the side effects in using dextrose sugar substitute?

Depends: There are three main sugar substitutes-equal, slenda & nutrisweet. They have been tested extensively and are believed to be safe, although some people can have some sensitivities to one or another. Then there is stevia, which is plant based. Btw-just because something is natural doesn't necessarily make it safe. The saying-everything in moderation, is the best way to go. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is metoclopramide side effect permanent?

Is metoclopramide side effect permanent?

Devils drug!: This drug has a "black box" warning for many good reasons. It should be used only before surgery to empty gastric contents. It is grossly overused by many colleagues. It will always elevate prolactin, which in both sexes dampnes libido, causes depression, etc. Bad drug. Also can cause tardive dyskinesia, which can be permanent. ...Read more

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Side effects of triamterene/37.5/25 cpmyltr?

Side effects of triamterene/37.5/25 cpmyltr?

Dehydration: Triamterene is blood pressure medicine classified as a diuretic. It is used excrete fluid out of your body while retaining potassium so you dont develop cramps. Side effects include dehydration, dizziness and if you lose too much water - renal failure. ...Read more