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Prepidil (Overview)

Prepidil is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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Taking viagra (sildenafil) is safe?

Taking viagra (sildenafil) is safe?

Not everyone: Doesn't help females. Only helps males w/erectile dysfunction. Don't take if you have cardiac disease, etc. Don't take with certain other medication such as Alpha blockers (given for high blood pressure and/or prostate problems). Check w/your doctor. There are some side effects as well. ...Read more

Prepidil (Overview)

Prepidil is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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My ob said he was going to gel me on wed. What exactly does this mean? 39 weeks pregnant

My ob said he was going to gel me on wed. What exactly does this mean? 39 weeks pregnant

Induction: He is going to place a gel in your cervix to help your cervix ripen and hopefully cause contractions. This is one of the ways we induce labor. If you don't understand what your doctor is saying or is going to do, stop him and say. "wait, what does that mean, what are you going to do, what will it do to me and what are the risks and benefits to me and my baby". ...Read more

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Is Aznoit-D 20gm ^soconazole nitrate 10mg, Diflucortolone valerate 1mg/1gm^ safe to use on scrotum? -it's antifungal cream-

Is Aznoit-D 20gm ^soconazole nitrate 10mg, Diflucortolone valerate 1mg/1gm^ safe to use on scrotum? -it's antifungal cream-

Aznoit-D on scrotum: Antifungal component (isoconazole) shouldn't cause problems, but diflucortolone is potent corticosteroid which should B used VERY sparingly for short time only as may cause thin skin, testicular shrinking, et al. Groin fungus can be managed with antifungal, keeping area dry (change underwear when wet, use antifungal powder spray to help dry), washing briefs/swimwear w/ bleach to kill fungus. ...Read more

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Is daily cialis as effective as avodart (dutasteride) in shrinking the prostate?

Is daily cialis as effective as avodart (dutasteride) in shrinking the prostate?

No: Cialis does not shrink the prostate like Avodart (dutasteride). The mechanism of action for helping ease urinary symptoms is different but is effective in some patients. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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Does proscar work like using propecia (finasteride)?

Does proscar work like using propecia (finasteride)?

They are the same : They are basically the same meds just different doses.Propecia (finasteride) is 1 mg versus prosacr. ...Read more

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Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read more

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Is generic viagra (sildenafil) from india fairly safe?

Is generic viagra (sildenafil) from india fairly safe?

Viagra (sildenafil): Possibly there several reliable generic drug makers in india. Ask your doctor for informstion. ...Read more

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Can od prescribe medicine?

DO?: Did you mean a do, doctor of osteopathy? If that's what you meant, then yes they can prescribe medicine. ...Read more

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Will Extenze male enhancer pill be as effective as Cialis or Viagra (sildenafil)?

Will Extenze male enhancer pill be as effective as Cialis or Viagra (sildenafil)?

Not likely: I know of no over-the-counter substances that will significantly improve legitimate erectile dysfunction ...Read more

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Which is most affordable: androgel, axiron, fortesta, or testim?

Which is most affordable: androgel, axiron, fortesta, or testim?

Transdermal testoste: All preprations you talk about are applied to skin and fairly costly cost is slight different with incentives and insurance reimbursement otherwise comparable cost injectable is much cheaper but has drawbackslike high peaks and lower nadir. ...Read more

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What is lithium prescribed for ?

What is lithium prescribed for ?

Why Lithium: There are a number of reasons for prescribing lithium, some of which are off-label. Lithium is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder. Other reasons include assisting with anger management by decreasing explosive episodes. Another is to augment or boost the antidepressant effects from antidepressants. ...Read more

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Is Cialis safe?

Is Cialis safe?

Generally yes: Very popular medication; very effective in many people with erectile dysfunction. Cannot be used with any form of cardiac nitrate. Can cause headache, nasal congestion, muscle pain. ...Read more

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Is trimix stronger than bimix?

Is trimix stronger than bimix?

Probably yes: The original FDA approved penile injection was "Caverject." " I am not sure if this is still available domestically, but it consisted of one prostaglandin shown to facilitate erections. Today, compounding pharmacies across the U.S.. which are FDA regulated and approved, are marketing compounded preparations of prostaglandins containing not one but two or three components. Hence..better results. ...Read more

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Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Older term: This is an older term for women with an abnormal disinterest in sex or an inability to orgasm even during masturbation. Regardless of the nomenclature, sexual health in women may require counselling and treatment if the problem persists and is interferring with women's life. ...Read more

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Is generic viagra (sildenafil citrate) just as good as the brand viagra pfizer?

Is generic viagra (sildenafil citrate) just as good as the brand viagra pfizer?

Viagara: There is a lot of variability in generic drugs. The range can vary from 80-120%. Most generic makers give you close to 80% in order to keep cost down and they also put additives. So if you take a 10mg branded the generic may give you 8mg -12mg. There is also significant differences between one generic and the other. ...Read more

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Can 'topical' finasteride or dutasteride (scalp lotion) inhibit DHT on scalp? ı mean ,can topical finasteride or dutasteride treat male baldness

Can 'topical' finasteride or dutasteride (scalp lotion) inhibit DHT on scalp? ı mean ,can topical finasteride or dutasteride treat male baldness

Certainly can: Finasteride can be very effective in arresting male pattern baldness. Has been approved by FDA since 1997 by FDA. ! of only 2 proven effective medications to prevent hair loss. Anything else is "snake oil", not effective & does not work. ...Read more

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Dinoprostone (Definition)

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