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Platelet Inhibitor Medication
What is P2YK inhibitor effect ? suggested from Platelet aggregation test ( Reduced)( ADP mild impaired)
Why we usually give aspirin daily in stroke and ihd although it irreversible inhibitor of platelet agreggation and platelet life 10 days?
Low platelet count & Splenomegaly .ADP Aggr is mild impaired, Platelet Morph Aggr is OCC Enlarged suggestive of P2Y12-Inhibitor Effect
What it means?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: When it first came out. My patients did and they did not want it anymore. ...Read more
What over-the-counter medications should I definitely avoid since they counteract my prescribed verapamil and an ACE inhibitor?
Decongestants: Since they could increase BP but this is a relative contraindication. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father has been given VogsiteMD 0.3mg before bfast as his PP is high,fasting is ok. This medication is an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor. Will it help?
Are mild auditory hallucinations linked to withdrawal from mood disorder medications, serotonin reuptake inhibitors in particular?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Generally, is it true that ACE inhibitors as a class of medication have a fairly weak effect in reducing blood pressure in hypertension?
Clonidine as an anti-hypertensive---is it an ACE inhibitor, arb, beta blocker? What class of medication is it in for hbp?
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