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Doctor insights on: Pseudophed And Dextro

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Can I take one Claritin (loratadine) (not d) and one pseudophed PE at the same time? (The d makes me jittery).

Can I take one Claritin (loratadine) (not d) and one pseudophed PE at the same time? (The d makes me jittery).

Same Medication: Claritin (loratadine)-D 12 hr and Claritin (loratadine)-D 24 hour both have pseudoephedrine in them. If you take a Claritin (loratadine) and add phenylephrine which is also a decongestant like pseudoephedrine you may or may not have the same reaction. ...Read more

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Will taking a pseudophed 30mg/day affect a urine drug screen?

Will taking a pseudophed 30mg/day affect a urine drug screen?

Possibly: You may screen positive for amphetamines. This is a false positive test. Confirmation testing by gas chromatography and mass spectrometry helps show that its pseudoephedrine and not amphetamines. ...Read more

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Is it safe take children Mucinex (guaifenesin) multi symptom cold nighttime with prescription bromphenir-pseudoephed-DM together?

Is it safe take children Mucinex (guaifenesin) multi symptom cold nighttime with prescription bromphenir-pseudoephed-DM together?

No: I have always hated these combination and multi symptom products due to the risk of overdosing. Straight Mucinex (guaifenesin) would be ok, it only has the expectorant, but the combo is likely going to have compounds that overlap with the Bromfed dm. ...Read more

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Have had bronchitis finished doxycycline now have terrible pain in one ear hurts to move head or cough. Pseudophed no help took Mucinex (guaifenesin). Still bad?

Have had bronchitis finished doxycycline now have terrible pain in one ear hurts to move head or cough. Pseudophed no help took Mucinex (guaifenesin). Still bad?

Ear infection: The doxy may have helped if you had a bacterial infection involving your chest, but it not a very good antibiotic for an ear infection if that is what you have. You need to have a doctor look at your ear and decide if you need another antibiotic. ...Read more

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I'm 21 and recently found that I have dextro scoliosis. Can exercise help?

I'm 21 and recently found that I have dextro scoliosis. Can exercise help?

Yes: Exercise can help with the pain but not with the structural abnormality ...Read more

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I have minimal scoliosis, dextro 5 & levo 7.what bothers me is my left rib sticking out & hurts when I lay on my side & find it hard to breathe now.

I have minimal scoliosis, dextro 5 & levo 7.what bothers me is my left rib sticking out & hurts when I lay on my side & find it hard to breathe now.

Be seen: That degree of mild spinal curvature can not cause difficulty breathing; do, if you are having trouble breathing you should be seen immediately and it is likely from another source. ...Read more

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Can thoracic dextro-scoliosis cause shoulder and neck pain?

Can thoracic dextro-scoliosis cause shoulder and neck pain?

Yes: The muscles are tight as they try to correct the "kink" in your spine. Pain usually gets better after you strengthen these same muscles. Good exercises for that are symmetrical isometric activities - swimming, rowing/rowing machine, bicycle or stationary bike, yoga. Once the muscles are stronger, the asymmetry in the spine may improve or stabilize. ...Read more

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Tengo dolor de estomago y me arde por dentro?

Tengo dolor de estomago y me arde por dentro?

Consultar: Could be acid reflux or an infection with h. pylori bacteria, or even something in the heart. Best to consult with practitioner soon.
podría ser reflujo ácido o una infección con h. bacteria pylori, o incluso algo en el corazón. Mejor consultar con el practicante pronto. ...Read more

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How do I repair earlobes I destroyed with earrings?

How do I repair earlobes I destroyed with earrings?

Facial surgeon: Since earlobes are made of cartilage in order to get a successful and lasting repair, you need to have the repair with a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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He is 15 and is already 5 ft 9 and wants to know how to stop growing. This is destroying his confidence and he's acctualy a little desparate PLEASE?

He is 15 and is already 5 ft 9 and wants to know how to stop growing. This is destroying his confidence and he's acctualy a little desparate PLEASE?

Oh dear!: Hi Jeffrey179 Sounds like this is a male relative, perhaps a son. Too little, too much...the history of intervening in growth with hormones etc has not really turned out very well. Read about it, and consult a pediatrician who is experienced in endocrinology AND psychology. Confidence comes from inside, not out. ...Read more

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Dextrose is it bad?

Dextrose is it bad?

Dextrose: Is d isomer of glucose, or simple sugar. It is a necessary fuel source for humans. I suppose too much of it taken by mouth could be bad because it might raise blood sugar and Insulin requirements. But so are a lot of other things when taken in extreme amounts. ...Read more

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What does dextrose breakdown into?

Energy: Dextrose or glucose, another name for the same molecule is used as a primary energy source by the body. Its breakdown to pyruvate gives rise the high energy products ATP (adenosine triphosphate) and nadh (reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide).These provide power for the various metabolic needs of the cells. ...Read more

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Why is it hard to destroy endospores?

Why is it hard to destroy endospores?

Are protected,,,: These are hard to destroy because they are likely in a dormant, protected state. Many fungi like blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, and cryptosporidia have two phases, a spore phase and a cyst/yeast phase where they are better protected by a cyst wall. They can be dormant and harder to kill like this. This is true for many other fungi and other microorganisms also. ...Read more

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Why doesn't our body destroy our own RBCs?

Why doesn't our body destroy our own RBCs?

Contain self antigen: Cells that make up the body's tissues are covered with surface markers, or antigens. The various RBC antigens found on the body's own cells are known as "self-antigens", and the immune system does not attack these. The membrane of each red blood cell contains millions of antigens. When receiving blood transfusions, the host immune systems will attack any donor RBC containing antigens different from their self-antigens. ...Read more

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Can playing video games destroy your vision?

Can playing video games destroy your vision?

No: The visual system can handle this and some consider it a form of training for things like being a fighter pilot. It may however, destroy your brain, your ambition and your fund of knowledge. ...Read more

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Anxiety is destroying my life. What can I do?

Anxiety is destroying my life. What can I do?

Get Expert Help: Get talk therapy that goes well beyond the line, "tell me how you feel about that." first, u really do need someone w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. It's vital 2 understand what anxiety is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if anxiety starts interfering w/ ability 2function & w ability 2 form/keep relationships. Great info here: http://www. Anxietybc. Org. ...Read more

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Hayfever is currently destroying me, what to do?

Hayfever is currently destroying me, what to do?

Several things: Hay fever is another name for seasonal allergies - typically in the fall. Treatment includes avoidance, antihistamines, nasal steroids sprays and allergy vaccine therapy. ...Read more

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Can having an abortion destroy a person mentally?

Can having an abortion destroy a person mentally?

One outcome: There are some women who claim to feel that way after abortion; that is only one possible outcome from abortion, and not a majority. ...Read more

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Is there any sickness that is is treated by giving dextrose?

Dextrose: We use that to treat diabetics with hypoglycemic reactions. Also starving kids with diarrhea and vomiting. There is no reason that anyone that can eat should use it--unless you want to sweeten your coffee. ...Read more

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Can this survive in hot nature? How can the eggs be destroyed?

Not enough info!: Sorry but your question is not complete! Eggs of what? Do you have symptoms? Please ask your question again, there is about a 140 character limit, including punctuation and spaces, so keep the answer brief, but complete as possible. Read some of the other questions that have been asked to get an idea how to best write your question. ...Read more

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Is it true that in cooked food, nutrients are also destroyed?

Is it true that in cooked food, nutrients are also destroyed?

Not entirely: Cooking will destroy some, not all, heat-sensitive nutrients such as b vitamins, vitamin c and folate (folic acid) are more likely to be destroyed.
Cooking, despite inactivation of some nutrients also kills infectious organisms. ...Read more

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How can I lose sixty pounds fast, without destroying my health?

How can I lose sixty pounds fast, without destroying my health?

Unless specifically: Directed by your physician to lose at a rapid rate - you should take it slow. Being under medical supervision & /or working with a nutritionist is optimal for safe loss. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for > ...Read more

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Please advise how to save my marriage from being slowly destroyed?

Please advise how to save my marriage from being slowly destroyed?

Work in progress: Your marriage is only as good as the extension of the underlying relationship. Like most relationships, it takes being attuned to your partners needs, and he, your own. Each partner has a responsibility to 'work with each other' to improve communication and often a 'mediator' helps. (counselor) like all great empires, marriage falls from within and not outside forces. ...Read more