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What is P2YK inhibitor effect? Suggested from Platelet aggregation test (Reduced) (ADP mild impaired)

What is P2YK inhibitor effect? Suggested from Platelet aggregation test (Reduced) (ADP mild impaired)

Platelet dysfunction: Please send me the complete results of platelet aggregation results. Thus, I can answer your question better. ...Read more

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Platelet Inhibitor (Definition)

Platelet inhibitors are a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more


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Why we usually give aspirin daily in stroke and ihd although it irreversible inhibitor of platelet agreggation and platelet life 10 days?

Why we usually give aspirin daily in stroke and ihd although it irreversible inhibitor of platelet agreggation and platelet life 10 days?

New platelets: Your bone marrow generates new platelets every day, and these will be untreated and fully active. Daily asa makes sure the platelets are adequately treated. ...Read more

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Low platelet count & Splenomegaly. ADP Aggr is mild impaired, Platelet Morph Aggr is OCC Enlarged suggestive of P2Y12-Inhibitor Effect What it means?

Low platelet count & Splenomegaly. ADP Aggr is mild impaired, Platelet Morph Aggr is OCC Enlarged suggestive of P2Y12-Inhibitor Effect What it means?

Please decipher: Would you kindly focus on one aspect and avoid abbreviations so we can be able to help you better or direct you to the right speciality, thanks ...Read more

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Is there an alternate medication for reducing blood platelets without using chemotherapy?

Is there an alternate medication for reducing blood platelets without using chemotherapy?

Not really: The treatment for essential thrombocytosis (too many platelets) can be Aspirin alone for patients with no symptoms. For patients with symptoms like blood clots, a low dose of oral chemotherapy is used. The drug is called hydroxyurea. It is very different from cancer chemotherapy and has very few side effects. Don't let the word chemotherapy scare you! It means "chemical treatment". Ie a drug. ...Read more

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What medications are classified as ACE inhibitors?

What medications are classified as ACE inhibitors?

They end in -pril: Look at the generic medication name. If it ends in "pril" it's an ace inhibitor. Common ones: lisinopril, enalapril, captopril, ramipril etc. Their cousins, arbs end in "artan" as in losartan, irbasartan, etc... ...Read more

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Does medications of thrombocytosis reduces platelet counts?

Does medications of thrombocytosis reduces platelet counts?

Yes: It will. But you have treat the cause and avoid the risk factors....smoking, high lipid, dehydration. Taking aspirin helps protect from clot formation. ...Read more

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How are lipase inhibitors (orlistat) used as a fat blocking medication?

How are lipase inhibitors (orlistat) used as a fat blocking medication?

Orlistat stool chang: No every body who takes orlistat has fatty stools, that how it works by blocking the absorption of fats
orlistat blocks the absorprtion of fats and fats are in the stools undigested and there is limited absorption. ...Read more

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Has anyone used lipase inhibitors (orlistat) the fat blocking medication?

Has anyone used lipase inhibitors (orlistat) the fat blocking medication?

Yes: When it first came out. My patients did and they did not want it anymore. ...Read more

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I have et with platelets over a million. Hematologist has approved me for hysterectomy without platelet reduction medication. Is this safe?

I have et with platelets over a million. Hematologist has approved me for hysterectomy without platelet reduction medication. Is this safe?

Very imp: I think it is absolutely wrong. First your platelets should be brought down by using Hydrea (hydroxyurea) and then surgery performed otherwise your risk of having a thromboembolic event (meaning a blood clot, stroke, tia, heart attack) is extremely high with platelets over a million. ...Read more

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What are some different types of ACE inhibitor medications?

What are some different types of ACE inhibitor medications?

ACE-I: ACE-I or angiotensin converting enzyme-inhibitors, usually end with the suffix "-pril." They include benazepril, captopril, enalapril, fosinopril, lisinopril, moexipril, perindopril, quinapril, ramipril, and trandolapril. ...Read more

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What are the differences between an anticoagulant and an anti-platelet agent medication?

What are the differences between an anticoagulant and an anti-platelet agent medication?

Drugs: Antiplatelet drugs interfere with platelet aggregation. Anticoagulant drugs interfere with the coagulation cascade. Antithrombotic is a term covering both kinds of clot medication. ...Read more

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I have a 542 blood platelet count, what should I do to have a normal count? Any medicines, medication, diet or exercise to take? Thank u all god bless

I have a 542 blood platelet count, what should I do to have a normal count? Any medicines, medication, diet or exercise to take? Thank u all god bless

Discuss w/ ur MD: Go to see your md. Your md should evaluate you to find the cause of elevated platelet. We can't tell you what to do or give any advice-from a very limited information. Elevated platelet can be due to different conditions including reactive process to infection, inflammation, bleeding, iron deficiency vs other causes -i.e. Primary bone marrow problem etc. You've got to go to see md and get checked. ...Read more

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How long do hypertension medications (diuretics vs ACE inhibitors vs Ca channel blockers vs etc.) take to achieve full effect?

How long do hypertension medications (diuretics vs ACE inhibitors vs Ca channel blockers vs etc.) take to achieve full effect?

Hours to weeks: The oral medications for treating high blood pressure start to work as soon as they are absorbed and the full effect of a single dose occurs within hours. Most blood pressure drugs sustain the reduction in BP for 24 hours so they can be taken once daily. When starting medication or changing dose there may be some further blood pressure reduction over the next several weeks. ...Read more

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Are mild auditory hallucinations linked to withdrawal from mood disorder medications, serotonin reuptake inhibitors in particular?

Are mild auditory hallucinations linked to withdrawal from mood disorder medications, serotonin reuptake inhibitors in particular?

No: Auditory hallucinations are not associated with withdrawals from ssri's unless they are ringing in the ears. Instead, they can be associated to the mood disorder itself. ...Read more

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Will latisse have interactions with other medications I take? I'm on an oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitor for glaucoma. Will using latisse have any adverse affect or interaction? Are there other medications or ointments that might be a problem if used tog

Will latisse have interactions with other medications I take? I'm on an oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitor for glaucoma. Will using latisse have any adverse affect or interaction? Are there other medications or ointments that might be a problem if used tog

Should: Should not have any adverse affect but may result in an even lower eye pressure. You may see if you eye doctor can switch you form the carbonic anydrase inhibitor to Lumigan eye drops which will help the glaucoma and your lashes at the same time (lumigan and Latisse (bimatoprost) are the same medicine). ...Read more

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Clonidine as an anti-hypertensive---is it an ACE inhibitor, arb, beta blocker? What class of medication is it in for hbp?

Clonidine as an anti-hypertensive---is it an ACE inhibitor, arb, beta blocker? What class of medication is it in for hbp?

Cental alpha agonist: Clonidine acts on the central Alpha receptors and lowers sympathetic tone which lowers heart rate and blood pressure. Clonidine is not a good long term medication due to numerous side effects and ideally has be used for short duration only. ...Read more

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If a natural weightlifter took anti cancer medication (aromatase inhibitor), shouldn't his testosterone level increase dramatically?

If a natural weightlifter took anti cancer medication (aromatase inhibitor), shouldn't his testosterone level increase dramatically?

Increase somewhat: Aromatase inhibitors inhibit the effect of estrogen on the pituitary gland as well as elsewhere. As a result they can increase pituitary hormones that stimulate testosterone production modestly, not usually dramatically. By the way, these medications are banned by most major sports ...Read more

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Is damage to bone marrow from a strong medication such as Levaquin- reversible? Can my body repair itself? Low platelets ever since I stopped it

Is damage to bone marrow from a strong medication such as Levaquin- reversible? Can my body repair itself? Low platelets ever since I stopped it

Not permanent: Levaquin is unlikely to cause damage to your bone marrow. Even if it inflammation occurred it would be temporary. So to answer your question, yes, your body would be able to repair itself. ...Read more

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Generally, how potent is clonidine when compared to other hypertensive medications, such as beta blockers and ACE inhibitors? Or, is it so individual?

Generally, how potent is clonidine when compared to other hypertensive medications, such as beta blockers and ACE inhibitors? Or, is it so individual?

Hypertension: Current 1st line medication for hypertension or high blood pressure is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) like hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) unless you have a compelling reason eg diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, etc for something else. Clonidine is far down list. It works but all BP meds work. Down side of Clonidine is rebound hypertension if you forget to take dose. Some find it sedating. Potency depends upon dose. ...Read more

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Food is coming back up my throat. Is this gerd? What medication would be advised. Ppi's or h2 inhibitors?

Food is coming back up my throat. Is this gerd? What medication would be advised. Ppi's or h2 inhibitors?

See your doctor: This is not normal. You need to see your physician to determine the cause of this problem. ...Read more

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Can certain medications or bruises create your d dimer to be elevated? Mine was 278 mg/nl. Chest/lung ct, echo, cbc, and platelets were normal.

Can certain medications or bruises create your d dimer to be elevated? Mine was 278 mg/nl. Chest/lung ct, echo, cbc, and platelets were normal.

High D-Dime: D-dimer is a good test to rule out dvt. But when it is high it does not mean much and in reality we do ct, doppler... And we do not find any specific causes.
D-dimer level in 200 range is in lab error range.
The level depends on kidney function, cut and bruises, pregnancy, you name it.
If you had normal ct and doppler you should not be worried anymore. ...Read more

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How could a drug inhibitor be useful in treating cancer?

How could a drug inhibitor be useful in treating cancer?

Need more clarity: Please be more specific...which drug and what inhibitor are you asking about???? tell us what exactly is in your mind. Right now it is not clear to me! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about drugs called renin inhibitors are used to treat hypertension. Explain how they would have this effect.?

Can you tell me about drugs called renin inhibitors are used to treat hypertension. Explain how they would have this effect.?

See below: Here's everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask: http://www. Us.elsevierhealth. Com/media/us/samplechapters/9780723431855/9780723431855.pdf ...Read more

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What are the drugs used to treat thrombocytosis. When platelets counts is more than a million?

Cause?: First important to determine if the high platelet count is secondary to another medical problem (examples: anemia, infection, iron deficiency, autoimmune problem, bowel problem, heart problem, recent surgery or trauma, medication). If not, bone marrow and genetic testing is next. If essential thrombocytosis diagnosed, and there is a history/risk for clots or bleeding, then hydroxyurea and aspirin. ...Read more

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In 2011 I was in a study (gs-us-248-0120) for hep c. Drugs were tegobuvir, gs5885, gs9451 & ribo. I failed week 2. Am I now resistant to inhibitors?

In 2011 I was in a study (gs-us-248-0120) for hep c. Drugs were tegobuvir, gs5885, gs9451 & ribo. I failed week 2. Am I now resistant to inhibitors?

Probably not: I would certainly get evaluated again by a gastroenterologist, and hopefully start with the new medication combination of sovaldi, Ribavirin and peg-interferon for 12 weeks. >90% "cure" rate. ...Read more