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Physical Chemical Properties Of Sodium Carbonate
Cacl2 + 2naco3 --> 2nacl + ca (co3)2
table salt and calcium carbonate. ...Read more
Last night me and my husband took a teaspoon of sodium carbonate by mistake thinking it was bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). No side effects yet. Should we worry?
Last night took 1 tea spoon of sodium carbonate thinking it was sodium bicarbonate. No side effects yet. Should I worry?
Let explain: Sodium carbonate is a chemical present in a variety of commonly used industrial and household products, such as certain bleaching agents, automatic dishwashing detergents and glass and paper products. This substance, also referred to as soda ash or washing soda, may cause severe side effects if swallowed, inhaled or exposed to the skin. If you develop symptoms of sodium carbonate. ...Read more
Hi. I gave my daughter Dukoral vaccine without the proper mix. I completely forgot to mix the Sodium hydrogen carbonate with the actual vaccine. So sh?
Dukoral vaccine: Without the addition of the second component the vaccine is worthless. You may give her another dose ...Read more
Can you take naproxen sodium with carvedilol, miratazpine, singular and ADVAIR and tums (calcium carbonate)?
Better no: If you can, naproxen sodium would counteract the antihypertensive effects of carvedilol, it would increase sodium and cause fluid retention may cause rise in blood pressure. Also don't take Tums (calcium carbonate) with naproxen, space them 2 hours apart, tums (calcium carbonate) would destroy the enteric coat of naproxen. Lastly, carvedilol can potentially cause airway narrowing, antagonizing Advair, usually doesn't happen, best wishes ...Read more
Sodium present in diclofenac sodium has any relevance with sodium present in our household salt or it is in some other chemical form?
No: Diclofenac sodium is the generic chemical name for Voltaren. Many prescription medications are chemically in the "salt" family but do not have the same effect on your body like household salt. You need to pay attention to the the diclofenac (active ingredient) and ignore the "sodium" part of the name in order to understand how the medication will affect your body. ...Read more
It is a:
Non Steroidal anti-inflammatory medication which is prescribed in GEL for to rub into joints (there may be some value. ..usually given to patients who have gastric sensitivity to NSAIDS) HOWEVER use for BURNS on FACE is DEFINITELY OFF LABEL and I certtainly would NOT RECCOMEND IT IN THIS FORUM!
My Opinion Only
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I have OCD and wash my hands and face several times a day with soap containing sodium laureth sulfate. Can this chemical affect my unborn baby?
No: There was a crooked internet scare about sodium laureth sulfate a while back, by some folks promoting their own brand of soap. Your baby's in no danger from this. Overcoming ocd is a lifetime struggle and now that you will be a mother, this is all the more reason to work to be the most effective human being that you can be. ...Read more
Can epinephrine, or other stimulant chemicals found in pseudoephedrine disrupt sodium channels in the blood vessels? Thanks very much
? what you mean by: "disrupt." All neurotransmitters work by activating a variety of channels in cell membranes, turning them on or turning them off, or modulating the intensity of the response. Sodium and potassium channels are generally activated in tandem by epinephrine and other stimulant neurotransmitters, changing cell polarity and resulting in neurotransmission. This isn't disruption - its their activity. ...Read more
I have a chemical burn caused by sodium hydroxide on my lower leg near my ankle. My ankle is swelling. What can I do at home for treatment?
Get seen now: Alkali burns are worse than acid burns for being treacherous and getting complications. ...Read more
What are the ways to get rid of gas in stomach? Any physical way? Besides eating or drinking less of carbonated drinks etc
Flatus: It depends on the reason for excess gas or bloating! Certainly decreasing the amount of carbonated beverages in your diet will help. Other patients experience relief with extra intake of water and or fiber. Lastly, medication called simethicone may decrease extra gas production. ...Read more
Side effect: Trileptal causes many adverse effects and low sodium is but one. There are many far better anti-epileptic drugs with fewer side effects. Is there a specific reason you should be on trileptal, other than fact it is generic and cheap? Discuss with your doctor, but you are not in any imminent danger yet. Do weigh the benefits and risks and make decision. ...Read more
I have trilrgrial neugria I'm on trilepal it's depleting my sodium. What is a good med to stop the shocks?
My b/p 80-70/50-40. My normal is 100/60. When I eat more sodium I feel better. I know this is unhealthy. Any suggestions on what might be going on?
Go see your doc: Low BP may be a result of other metabolic causes, like thyroid or adrenal insuff. You need a metabolic workup. Go see your doc. ...Read more
I am trying to eat clean and lose weight. I am 200pounds at the age 20& I'm 5ft tall. So I want to know how much sodium I should take in daily. Thnks?
It varies: People with congestive heart failure, or hypertension, chronic kidney disease need to be on a low sodium diet, usually 4000 mg or less per day. Other folks need not be so restiricted. High na intake may be required in some heavy perspiration situations. (gatoraid) so that a "safe' dose is not the same for everyone. In what context is your question framed.? ...Read more
If the sardines I'm eating says the ingrediants are just sardines, water, and crustaceans then there isn't much sodium is there? Or is there?
22% sodium level, b.P.150, sugar level 96, age 78 female suffering with p.D. Since 10years advance stage from nov'12. Seeking your valuable advice.
See your doctor:
You have multiple risk factors and should have a good relationship with your doc in order to adequately manage your healthcare.
Blessings. ...Read more
Taking Divalproex sodium DR 250mg. I'm only taking it once a day only at night. Is that okay? Is that bad only taking it once a day instead of two?
I have tn I was on trilepal first it depleted my sodium. I'm on gabapintin and dilanta. Their putting me on low does of tegroel. Will this depleted s?
The incidence of low-sodium with tegretol is significantly lower then the incidence of low-sodium with trileptal. (na+ ≪134 meq/l) was 29.9% among oxc-treated patients and 13.5% among cbz-treated patients (p < 0.0001). Hyponatremia (na+ ≪128 meq/l) was severe: 12.4% of oxc-treated patients and 2.8% of cbz-treated patients (p < 0.001).www.neurology.org/content/65/12/1976.abstract
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Sulfa allergy?: Not all sulfas cross react. Sulfa antibiotics do not cross react with most other sulfa drugs. Of course you could develop a second allergy though it is unlikely. ...Read more
Low sodium < 135: Normal sodium range from 135 to 145. Low sodium (hyponatremia) is less than 135. Some may have no symptoms at slight decrease in sodium level especially if the level dropped slowly. Rapid decrease or large drop in levels can cause confusion, seizures, coma and even death. Labs should always be rechecked to exclude false abnormal level. ...Read more
How much sodium/day: According to american heart association, one should not consume more than2000 mgm od sodium per day. That is really togh to do as there is too much salt in processed food. So the best is not to use table salt and cook the food with other spices and avoid soya sauce and other high salt foods and spices. Average person in reality consumes 4000gms of salt which is too much. ...Read more
Sodium excess: No. No don't do this.Get a more detailed answer ›