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Pro Banthine Anti Ulcer Agent
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
Is this carb blocker safe during pregnancy : white kidney bean (phaseolus vulgaris) extract 500mg, anti caking agent (silicon dioxide), hypromellose?
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
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
Is it alrite to take laxatives while on anti biotic,anti inflammatory and alpha blocker for prostatitis? Constipation everyday
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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
Ent prescribed oral liquid budesonide, levaquin (levofloxacin) and a chelating agent to add to my neil med rinse. What does the chelating agent do?
Tiaprof. Acid , mefenamic acid, diclofenac, meloxicam, peroxicam, celecoxib, which of this nsaids is safest for peptic ulcer and wich safest for child?
Shampoo: No. It is to clean the hair. ...Read more