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Can you tell me about double outlet of right ventricle with transposition of great arteries medication purposes?
Congenital heart: defects such as those you have mentioned are treated with surgery, not medication. Are you asking if there are medication restrictions following the surgical procedure? Please rephrase your question, thanks. ...Read more
Double outlet of right ventricle with transposition of great arteries medication purposes, should I be concerned?
Serious defect: Double outlet right ventricle (dorv) and transposition of the great arteries (tga) commonly exist together. This is a life-threatening combination requiring surgery, preferably in the first few weeks of life. Long-term outcomes can be good and successful surgery does not necessarily warrant any long-term medications. Imperfect outcomes can occur for many reasons. ...Read more
For educational purposes: Do people who suffer addictive behavior get medication that lowers or raises dopamine?
If only it were ...: So simple :/ treatment of addiction must be personalized 4 ea pt, substance used, or behavior patient is addicted to. Treatments often work best when combined, and no one treatment is right for everyone. Components of treatment may include psychotherapy, 12 step meetings, replacement therapy (typically increase circulating dopamine) or dopamine blocking agent), tx of underlying psych dz, to start. ...Read more
Is it safe for a stented(in 2009) patient aged 62years under cardiac medications now to take zolindronic injection (5mg) for orthopaedic purposes?
Ortho inj: Yes .It should cause no problemsGet a more detailed answer ›
Kidneywise is it advisable for me to use kre alkalyn for fitness purposes, I have hypoparathyriodism and I use calcium medication daily?
(1) Are Retroscapular Injections safe and effective for Diagnostic purposes and Temporary relief from potential Scapular Bursitis symptoms? (2) Possible side effects with long-term use? (3) What type of medication is injected, i.e. steroid? (4) Is it pain
Yes: in the hands of a skilled provider with experience there should be minimal risk. However there is always the chance of a lung injury--but small. Usually a mixture of steroid and lidocaine is used to numb the area and then the steroid should reduce swelling in the bursa But this is usually only temp pain relieve so you can rehab the scapular muscles. ...Read more
Im still confused about the oral fluid test my dr had me take for my adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Is the purpose to make sure im taking my medication or to tell how much of my medication im taking?
Asking my doctor to prescribe me dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) for the treatment of ADD for driving and college concentration purposes. Is this a good medication for this?
Many businesspeople take propranolol before giving big speeches. Is that the best drug for nerve calming purposes if one is giving a big speech?
Type 2 drugs: Hi. Metformin is an insulin sensitizer and predominantly works at the liver to increase sensitivity to your own insulin (or exogenous insulin) to reduce the release of sugar from your liver into the blood. Glimepiride stimulates the release of insulin from your pancreas (insulin secretogogue). The 2 drugs are synergistic together. They may or may not control your diabetes. Good control is the goal ...Read more
Glimepiride and metformin hydrochloride which group of drug are they in and what are their purposes?
Treat Diabetes: Diabetes is a condition where Insulin does not work well and there is insufficient insulin. Metformin works to overcome some of the Insulin resistance and reduce excessive glucose production from the liver. Glimepiride works on the cells that make Insulin to augment Insulin deficiency and both together lower blood sugar. ...Read more
Is there any OTC or such treatment for gynecomastia other than surgery. There are many drugs circulating the internet claiming for such purpose. Are any of such drug accurate.
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer