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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Phosphorated Carbohydrates (Overview)

Phosphorated carbohydrates is an inotrope which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Will emetrol make you feel tired?

Will emetrol make you feel tired?

No.: It is a phosphorated carbohydrate solution made of fructose. If you have an underlying illness-causing nausea/vomiting-it may be the reason, rather than the emetrol. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
19 doctors shared insights

Phosphorated Carbohydrates (Overview)

Phosphorated carbohydrates is an inotrope which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What 's the definition of a low-carbohydrate diet?

What 's the definition of a low-carbohydrate diet?

<20%: All foods are made up of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Current recommendations for adults are diets composed of 45-65% carb, 10-35% protein, and 20-35% fat. Low carb is usually understood to mean <20% carb but can just mean a restriction in carb content. For the skinny on good nutrition, surf over to: http://www.Cnpp.Usda.Gov/publications/dietaryguidelines/2010/policydoc/policydoc.Pdf. ...Read more

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Are carbohydrate fat blockers effective?

Are carbohydrate fat blockers effective?

No: Many products advertise themselves as fat blockers or carbohydrate blockers. They are not regulated by the fda, and are making these claims with no scientific evidence that they work. ...Read more

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Does emetrol work well for nausea?

Doubtful: It is a phosphorated carbohydrate solution made of fructose. The mechanism of action in helping symptoms of nausea and vomiting is unknown. ...Read more

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1st trimester nausea is emetrol safe?

1st trimester nausea is emetrol safe?

CAN'T BE SURE: Emetrol is a phospholated carbohydrate solution and should be safe, but the only answer is that we can't be sure. It has never been tested in pregnant women and really can't be for ethical reasons. However, there really is not anything in it that would potentially cause problems in the first trimester. The best answer is to ask your ob-gyn. ...Read more

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I was ttold tonight that my 9 month old daughter has carbohydrates in her urine... What are the causes of this. Is it dangerous? Any sympoms?

I was ttold tonight that my 9 month old daughter has carbohydrates in her urine... What are the causes of this. Is it dangerous? Any sympoms?

Doctor can evaluate: A urine test can show glucose sugar (sugar is carbohydrate). If a child is normal, then a doctor usually just repeats the urine test. If the child has a febrile illness, the urine should be normal when re-checked after the illness. If urine continues to have sugar, the child gets her blood sugar checked to see if that's high. If the sugar is galactose instead of glucose, more tests are done. ...Read more

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Is this carbohydrate and protein supplements given for muscle gain really toxic to the body ?

Is this carbohydrate and protein supplements given for  muscle gain really toxic to the body ?

Not toxic.: Protein and carbohydrate supplements are not toxic to the body, but taking supplements makes it easier on overdo it with your intake. If you exercise, keep your protein intake at no more than one gram per pound of body weight. ...Read more

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I want take endura mass weight gainer. Is there any side effect for it?

I want take endura mass weight gainer. Is there any side effect for it?

Weight gainers: Tooth decay is often a side effect of weight gain products because they tend to have a lot of high glycemic carbohydrates in them. They are also hypothesized to cause free radical damage. These are not FDA tested or approved. Consider instead trying a higher calorie healthy diet along with strengthening exercise. ...Read more

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I take metformin...Some days no side effects, other days I have diarrhea...How come? Do too many carbs

I take metformin...Some days no side effects, other days I have diarrhea...How come? Do too many carbs

Poor tolerance: Side effects from metformin can be dose related and even cumulative. Try a lower dose and then slowly increase as your body gets used to it. You can even ask your doctor for long acting formulation which is sometimes better tolerated. ...Read more

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What is a drink that is high in carbs, low-protein? This drink is to help with the metabolic system.

What is a drink that is high in carbs, low-protein? This drink is to help with the metabolic system.

Any fruit juice: Most drinks are low in protein.Dried fruits, especially apricots, raisins and currants have the highest protein content though these are still relatively low in protein value. Vegetables, especially beans, are relatively high in protein value so be careful of smoothies and even v8 type juices.Milk and other dairy products have relatively high protein. Most soda alcohol contains very little protein. ...Read more

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Vomiting all day even water won't stay down drank a little citucell that stayed down. Pharmacist recommended emetrol. Some nausea last 3 days?

Vomiting all day even water won't stay down drank a little citucell that stayed down. Pharmacist recommended emetrol. Some nausea last 3 days?

I'd recommend u go: To an urgent and have a comprehensive evaluation and treatment.Persistent vomiting maybe a sign of underlying medical condition, kidney or gastrointestinal problem, diabetes, etc. Take care and god bless u! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-nausea-vomiting. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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Is emetrol good for nausea?

Is emetrol good for nausea?

Doubtful: It is a phosphorated carbohydrate solution made of fructose. The mechanism of action in helping symptoms of nausea and vomiting is unknown. ...Read more

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Can u take emetrol while taking thyroxine ?

Can u take emetrol while taking thyroxine
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Yes, should be fine: There is no known interaction between the two medicines and so you should be fine. Emetrol is just a fancy (phosphorated) carbohydrate which is safe to use, often for morning sickness. I guess I should say: congratulations! :-) good luck. ...Read more

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Does emetrol really settle down your stomach and make you not get sick?

No.: Emetrol is the brand name of an over-the-counter upset stomach medicine taken to relieve nausea and vomiting. It is a phosphorated carbohydrate solution containing fructose. It is unknown how it works. Taking this is analogous to drinking syrup mixed without the carbonation in soft drinks (coke syrup). ...Read more

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Can I give my child emetrol?

Yes: Emetrol is an over the counter preparation offered to relieve nausea and vomiting. This flavored material uses some complex carbohydrates to settle the stomach & may break the cycle of recurrent retching. Years ago we used cola over chipped ice sipped slowly for the same purpose & had variable success.Sometimes just sucking on ice chips will break the retching cycle. ...Read more

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Will emetrol make you feel tired?

No.: It is a phosphorated carbohydrate solution made of fructose. If you have an underlying illness-causing nausea/vomiting-it may be the reason, rather than the emetrol. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Emetrol (Definition)

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