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I want to treat my wife and I for worms. How would I go about getting mebendazol or piperazine? We both eat a lot of meat and have never been treated.
See an ID Doc: Not only can an infectious diseases (id) specialist help diagnose the type of worm to look for ( by serological tests or stool tests) but they can also facilitate obtaining the medications you need since some are restricted, and can only be received from the centers for disease control as a request. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to take coli-urinal (composition : piperazine citrate , hexamine , khellin ) with a laxative simultaneously ?
No: One of the potentially serious side effects of Coli-urinal is severe dehydration, rarely even progressing to renal failure. Certainly one would not want to do anything else which could result in dehydration at the same time as taking this medication. In fact, it is probably wise to drink a lot of fluids while taking this. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most likely safe: Meladerm is an over the counter skin lightening agent. It contains no prescription medications. It does have some acids used for chemical peels so be careful not to overuse it. Chemical peels can be very useful for treating many skin conditions. The real question is it effective enought to justify the cost. ...Read more
No hard evidence.: There are no well-designed clinical studies that have attempted to determine the risks and/or benefits of coriander. Wait until there are before you spend a lot of money for purported "cures." See this article: http://www.wellness.com/reference/herb/cilantro ...Read more
Scars or marks: Usuually you can suspect someone may be using drugs via injection(iv) methods when you see multiple puncture marks on their arms (usually at the fold of the inner elbow) hands, neck, feet/toes and even woman's breasts (yep, their breasts ). Repeated abscesses (like a large pimple) can also develop at the sites where they are injecting. ...Read more
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Briefly,: It is the measure of agglutination of red blood cells and can be used as a measurement of the relative concentration of antibody in serum. The red blood cell acts as the antigen and antibody in the serum 'agglutinates' the antigen. Can also be utilized to quantitate virus and bacteria. Although not a medical site this reference is good: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/hemagglutination. ...Read more
Rhythm control: Sotalol is an antiarrhythmic medication to treat certain types of heart rhythm disorders. Paradoxically it can cause potentially lethal cardiac rhythms if not used properly. All antiarrhythmics share this property. It is important to follow regularly with a cardiologist experienced in the use of sotalol. ...Read more
Age 12 & older: This topical corticosteroid is prescribed for adults & children age 12 & older with certain skin conditions. It can be used for up to 2 weeks in adults. I do not know if dermatologists lower the duration of use for teens. It should be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. ...Read more