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Is anti inflammatory cream systemic?

Is anti inflammatory cream systemic?

Topical NSAID: Topical preparations have mostly local effect but there is a small amount of medication absorbed and spread systemically. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more


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Does anti biotic tablets for eg. Zifi-o(cefixime) promote hair fall?

Does anti biotic tablets  for eg. Zifi-o(cefixime) promote hair fall?

Not likely: From the antibiotic, but the hair loss could come from a severe illness. As the body is trying to recover, the hair can thin out, but should grow back. ...Read more

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Is this carb blocker safe during pregnancy : white kidney bean (phaseolus vulgaris) extract 500mg, anti caking agent (silicon dioxide), hypromellose?

Is this carb blocker safe during pregnancy : white kidney bean (phaseolus vulgaris) extract 500mg, anti caking agent (silicon dioxide), hypromellose?

NO: Any diet related supplement during pregnancy should be considered unsafe. The word "diet" should not be use during pregnancy. Weight loss is not a safe approach during pregnancy. Please consult your OB gyn regarding proper nutritional approaches during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can mucaine antaacid gel prevent an ulcer?

Can mucaine antaacid gel prevent an ulcer?

No: Ulcers are usually caused by bacteria in the stomach and/or medications. If you are having a problem with reflux or burping up acid, antacids can give you temporary relief. I would avoid spicy foods and any foods which make your symptoms worse. If you continue to have problems despite the antacids, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What inexpensive, non-prescription chemical has good antibacterial properties?

Depends where used: For external use (skin) either isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol or hydrogen peroxide has antimicrobial properties. Internally, there are some natural antibacterial sugar alcohols, particularly xylitol. However, i would not say these can be used to treat infections. ...Read more

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Does doxycyline hyclate also act as an anti-inflammatory agent?

Does doxycyline hyclate also act as an anti-inflammatory agent?

No: Doxycycline is an antibiotic. If you are treating a bacterial infection it will reduce the inflammation in the affected area only. It is NOT considered and anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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Is carrot juice anti inflammatory?

Is carrot juice anti inflammatory?

More research needed: There is some scientific evidence that some compounds in carrots (and in other plants) fight inflammation in the laboratory. There is a study that suggests purple carrots fight inflammation in rats. It is a long way from the test tube to the tummy, though. Too, humans are not rates (usually). There is a small study in 16 males, with the extracts from purple carrots, but there was no effect. ...Read more

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Which active agent used in antacids neutralizes the stomach's ph?

Which active agent used in antacids neutralizes the stomach's ph?

By definition...: ...the antacid IS the pH neutralizer. There are a variety of antacids (aluminum, calcium, magnesium-based, others)--which are you questioning? ...Read more

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Does taking tumeric for myositis as an anti-inflammatory actually work?

Does taking tumeric for myositis as an anti-inflammatory actually work?

Unproven: Tumeric is thought to have antioxidant properties which may decrease inflammation. It might be helpful as an adjunct treatment but not as a primary treatment. Always discuss with your physician before starting any supplements or over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Can you mix two anti depressants? Which anti depressant works best with Paxil (paroxetine) 25 mg?

Can you mix two anti depressants? Which anti depressant works best with Paxil (paroxetine) 25 mg?

Some doctors do: Some doctors do mix two - some even more. I shouldn't second guess them, but i'd be curious to understand specifically what they are looking for by doing that. In any case, it would not be up to you to decide to do it or what to pick. You could disagree and either convince them or change doctors. Making those decisions is what the doctors are responsible for. You help with honesty and cooperation. ...Read more

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How can the therapeutic effects of antacid drugs, h2 blockers, proton pump inhibitor drugs, misoprostol?

How can the therapeutic effects of antacid drugs, h2 blockers, proton pump inhibitor drugs, misoprostol?

Question?: I'm not sure I fully understand what your question is? The drugs you listed all help with symptoms of GERD or stomach ulcers, and they have different means by which they help patients with these problems. The safest and easiest to take are antacids and H2 blockers. Please consider rephrasing your question more specifically. ...Read more

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Can intravenuous anti biotic cause diarrhoea like some oral anti b do! thanks ?

Can intravenuous anti biotic cause diarrhoea like some oral anti b do! thanks
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Yes: IV antibiotics are more potent than po antibiotics and almost all of them have the potential of disrupting the normal intestinal flora. ...Read more

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Is MaxGXL a good anti oxidant?

Is MaxGXL a good anti oxidant?

Gluthitione : A well balanced diets consisting of vegetables and fruits (e rich in antioxidants) are associated with a reduced risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Maxgxl and other fad antioxidants may increase glutathione levels. But they have not been shown to decrease production of reactive oxygen species, something a true antioxidant does. Spent your money on healthy food instead. ...Read more

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Which oral anti biotic is better for acne doxycycline or Minocylin ?

Which oral anti biotic is better for acne doxycycline or Minocylin ?

No difference: Doxycycline and minocycline are almost the same antibiotic, only a minor chemical difference -- equally active against acne (or any other infection). Mino has generally been used more frequently for acne, but that doesn't mean doxy doesn't work well. The main difference is that doxy is more likely to cause photosensitivity, i.e. tendency for sunburn. Mino may be better in sunny Portugal! ...Read more

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Which anti-inflamatory medican is more effective meloxican or diclofenan?

See below: Different anti-inflammatories work differently on different patient---some work and some don't whereas they work for other wells and others not. Basically you will not know until you try. ...Read more

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Ent prescribed oral liquid budesonide, levaquin (levofloxacin) and a chelating agent to add to my neil med rinse. What does the chelating agent do?

Ent prescribed oral liquid budesonide, levaquin (levofloxacin) and a chelating agent to add to my neil med rinse. What does the chelating agent do?

Disrupts biolfilms: The theory is that in a sinus that is colonized with certain bacteria, the bacteria can form a layer that resists antibiotics form penetrating into it. Chelating agents my disrupt this layer and improve the resolution of the infection. ...Read more

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Tiaprof. Acid , mefenamic acid, diclofenac, meloxicam, peroxicam, celecoxib, which of this nsaids is safest for peptic ulcer and wich safest for child?

Tiaprof. Acid , mefenamic acid, diclofenac, meloxicam, peroxicam, celecoxib, which of this nsaids is safest for peptic ulcer and wich safest for child?

Celecoxib: Clearly the safest for the gut, does not interfere with aspirins heart effects and adds no additional likelyhood of bleeding! dr.Davis is right about Ibuprofen for kids! ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Pro Banthine (Definition)

Pro-Banthine is an anti-ulcer agent which is a ...Read more