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Purchase Desferal Infusion Pump
Continuous meds: The epidural needs to b reloaded so to speak In the old days an anesthesiologist would come by every few hours and inject meds into the epidural the pump creates a nice continuous stream of medication avoiding the peaks and lows associated with the old method. You feel more comfortable for a longer time ...Read more
I hav lost my arm in car accident. And hav an infusion pump in abdomen that pumps drugs in the spine. It doesn't help. I want to try drezlesion. Anygood?
With intractable pain following a spinal cord injury treated with (drez) lesions
after a follow-up period ranging from 6 months to 6 years 50% of patients had good pain relief certain pain syndromes tended to respond better to drez lesions than did others patients with pain extending caudally from the level of the injury and patients with unilateral pain were most likely to to obtain relief ...Read more
It does not: You may wish to check your question and restate. ...Read more
For 3 days I've had a skin irritation and hotness on the site where my insulin pump infusion was. It is fairly hard under the skin and sore.
Transfusions: Desferoxamine is used to chelate excess iron in someone who has received multiple transfusions. Thalassemia by itself is not a reason for this treatment. Only if the person needs regular transfusions and had iron load or to prevent iron overload, this medication would be useful. ...Read more
NOT usually: Deferoxamine for injection is indicated for the treatment of acute iron intoxication and of chronic iron overload due to transfusion-dependent anemias. Common side effects are: diarrhea; dizziness; headache; mild stomach pain; nausea; stomach upset; vomiting. Also severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of tongue) cough not listed. ...Read more
Can tablet desirox be taken along with kelfer or desferal for iron chelation? Any answers appreciated!
Combinations can: Be used to remove iron quickly. This must be done under close medical supervision ...Read more
No, but---: Desferal is a chelating agent that binds iron. Usually sickle patients accumulate too much iron from blood transfusions and desferal will help in this complication. Vitamin c only helps to mobilize iron and does not actually treat sickle cell patients. Hope this information helps. ...Read more
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Pills, pumps, etc. Do not work. ...Read more
What to do if I'm planning to purchase a pair of breast enlargement vaccum pump. Can anybody suggest me a good one?
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Not often: An infusion is the administration of medication via an intravenous line. The access to the body is via a needle stick into a vein. In most cases this is done directly with no pain medication although some will inject a small dose of numbing medication (usually lidocaine) into the area of skin where the infusion needle will be stuck. ...Read more
Depends: Like many drugs Rituxan (rituximab) has both short term and long term side-effects. Short term may include lowered blood pressure, shortness of breath, abdominal pain and may occur during administration or shortly thereafter. Since Rituxan (rituximab) affects the lymphocytes the longer term effects of decreased immune function can persist for months after even one infusion. ...Read more
Depends on type: There are different types of hemophilia, and the need for infusions varies by both the type of hemophilia you have and the type of injury sustained. If you have a severe clotting deficiency, you may need infusions with even minor bleeding episodes or injuries. If you have a mild form of hemophilia, infusions may only be needed with major trauma or major surgery. Talk with your hematologist! ...Read more
Few, but can occur: Zenapax is the brand name of the il2 receptor blocking antibody called daclizumab. It is a humanized monoclonal antibody most often used to prevent rejection of organ transplants. Any antibody (protein) can cause infusion reactions such as fever, chills, joint pains, headache, sob, etc. It was taken off the market in the us by its manufacturer in 2010. For poor sales, not safety issues. ...Read more
Yes: Rituximab is a common iv infusion used to treat autoinflammatory diseases ...Read more
Not much: There is transient local bleeding that looks like a bruise, and this resolves in time. The vein heals up and, if no longer competent, nearby veins route the blood just fine. Use a cold compress in the first few hours. ...Read more
IV?: IV lidocaine may correct temporally an abnormal cardiac rhythm but is not long term therapy. In general patients don't feel anything in particular but be wary if you feel numbness of the tongue/lips and ringing in the ears. That's a sign the lido level is high. If this is epidural, spinal or isolated nerve block there will be a reduction of pain and weakness of the involved nerve. ...Read more
Not much: You just sit in an infusion chair for 2 hours. It is really an uneventful infusion. With subsequent infusions, these is a risk of infusion reactions. ...Read more
It depends: Talk with who provided the IV infusion. If it happened soon after most likely an irritant in the infusion. Infections generally take at least 12 hours or so. Warm moist heat often soothing. ...Read more
Cough is a: Not uncommon side effect of pamidronate, but is usually not severe and resolves spontaneously without permanent damage. Don't know if the exact cause is known. ...Read more
Yes: Amidarone is predominately metabolized in the liver, and levels will not be significantly affected by dialysis. ...Read more
Various: Remicade (infliximab) is an anti-tumor necrosis factor monoclonal antibody. It can interfer with the activity of rheumatoid arthritis and crohn's and help patients. It does suppress the immune protection of the body and there are a long list of side effects: the most common is infusion reactions and increased risk of infections. We monitor you for these and others. ...Read more
Risky idea: If you stop your infusions abruptly, and do not replace with a potent ms agent such as gilenya, you will be at very high risk for a relapse, and a substantial rebound of the disease, at about 3 months. If you do have a positive anti-jcv antibody test, you and your doctor might decide to stop tysabri (natalizumab) by 18-24 months, but you need to start a new medication. Discuss with your neurologist. ...Read more