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Rituxan Adverse Effects
It depends: There are many types of corneal implants such as intacs, corneal transplants and other more experimental devices; most not available in the usa. Please specify type of device in a follow-up question. Have a good day! ...Read more
All have risk.: During pregnancy your blood level of seizure medication causes a blood level in the baby. All aeds have risk for malformation and development problems. Just having epilepsy also increases risks. However, having seizures while pregnant is even worse. Take your usual med, take folate, (folic acid) and get frequent checkups. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: None except another possible route of infection. ...Read more
Ill effects of GABA: Neurontin (gabapentin) modulates excitatory neurotransmitter release and the side effects can be burdensome. These include the more common dizziness, somnolence, fatigue, swelling of the legs, nausea/vomiting, hostility tremor, blurred vision, headache and constipation to name but a few. If you experience any of these and they persist then you should contact your doctor to discuss further. Good luck. ...Read more
Some side effects: Known side effects of this glaucoma medication are burning, stinging, redness, elongation of the eye lashes, reversible darkening of the skin around the eye and irreversible darkening of the iris. In some rare occasions, it can exacerbate certain types of inflammation in the eye. In general, this is a very safe and well tolerated medication. ...Read more
Peripheral: Effect on peripheral sympathetic nervous system. Refer to br j pharmacol. 1973 march; 47(3): 437–451. ...Read more
'limus' drugs: These drugs are used for the same effects. Whether one is really more effective than the other is unclear. The sirolimus drug has been around longer than everolimus but in general the outcomes with the two drugs are similar. ...Read more
Age, strain,genetics: Marijuana is hazardous for young people- regular users will have lower iq til about age 17. Some people become very anxious from it- this is related to your genetics/constitution but can also be influenced by the strain as diff. Strains have varying ratios of thc, cbd etc, thus some are more calming ; agitating. Like all medicines, what helps some can harm others ; it is not for everybody! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vet medication: Many of the same medications are used for patients and animals. The differences can be dosages and also the fact that the fda does not as tightly regulate the medication. There are medications used in vet medication and not for humans because of implications for long-term side effects that may not be an issues for animals but are for humans, many of these have to do w/ neurologic changes. ...Read more
Should levofloxacin be avoided due to serious adverse effects? Was given after 1 week with azithro
No: Levofloxacin is a very powerful antibiotic in the same class as "cipro" it is used for treating severe pneumonias and uti/kidney infections. In general, when a doctor recommends it , they mean business. All good medications will have some side effects and a doctor will weigh the risks of those effects against the good the medicine will do. If someone thought Levaquin (levofloxacin) was needed, take it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the injection off CCK during a HIDA scan be fatal or have any adverse effects on the body? Thanks!
Almost certainly not: Since CCK is a substance your own body makes it is pretty benign, especially given in a one-time dose. It may give you a feeling of bloating for a few hours as it delays stomach emptying, but there are very few other effects from it that you will feel. I have never heard of any fatalities ...Read more
I was wondering did risperdal's manufacturer provide insufficient warning labels regarding its adverse effects?
They did provide: Medication side effects are supposed to be revealed by the drug developer. However, it may take several years of use in real life settings before certain side effects are fully appreciated, evaluated and understood. ...Read more
Please does garlic have any adverse effects on the penis? if no then what's the best way to get the benefits out of garlic to the penis?
Please clarify: Are you asking if ingested garlic causes problems or is garlic being used externally, such as a salve on skin (penis)? ...Read more
What kind of short term and long term adverse effects can gadoliniums (mri contrast) cause? My understanding is the substance is metalllic.
Good question : If renal function is normal, adverse affects are very unlikely.The frequency of all acute adverse events after an injection of gadolinium ranges from 0.1% to 2%. The vast majority of these reactions are mild, including coldness at the injection site, nausea +/- vomiting, headache, warmth or pain at the injection site, paresthesias, dizziness, and itching. "allergic" reactions are very unusual. ...Read more
Hello drs, i need your practical experiences about desipramine side effects or adverse effects, i've read many articles but ... .Best regards.
After 7 years of seizure medication, i'm told it's not seizures at all so i was taking it for nothing. What are the adverse effects from this?
Keep a level head: You need to be sure of the diagnosis. Sometimes it helps to get a second or even third opinion. If you do not require seizure meds and you are on one of the newer ones, chances are you will have had any significant set back other than perhaps financial if you had to pay much out of pocket for the meds. Its a good idea even with the newer medications to have your vitamin d level and folate checked. ...Read more
I by mistake had 2 pieces of sushi with raw salmon not knowing i shouldn't should I be nervous? How would i know if it had any adverse effects?
Your body will say: Is there any particular reason you shouldn't eat raw salmon, e.g., an allergy? Your body would let you know if you ate something bad for you. Otherwise, if it was prepared well there should be no adverse effects and there's no need to be nervous. Many people enjoy sushi regularly. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are the often untold risks of dynamically-oriented psychotherapy? How are adverse effects addressed? What do you do when therapy makes you worse?
Psychotherapy: Regression is possible. That is why it is always important for the therapist to practice using the concept 'primum non nocere' (first do no harm). It is the therapist's job to keep therapy moving (not so quickly that it overwhelms the patient & not so slowly that the person makes no progress). A certain amount of regression is expected & normal but we don't want someone to move into crisis. It>. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If given way too much lorazapam 2 mgs and experience adverse effects passed out, felt drugged and hallucinate will this cause short term or lt damage.
It should not: As long as you didn't mix it with other drugs, especially street drugs it wll clear your system without damage as long as you did not stop breathing during the episode. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm just confused on understanding the basics of this medication, are the side effects and adverse effects the ame thing for this medication?
Cleansers: I am assuming you are speaking about colonic types of treatments whether in an enema or oral cleanse formulation. There can be a number of negative effects on the GI system. The main acute issue with rapid transit loss of electrolytes and changes in ph balance of blood. The most negative effect resulting from this is often neurologic, sometimes irreversible. Use caution. ...Read more
Snri group SE hard: There are only few groups of antidepressants and how they change brain chemicals ssri snri sari dnri zoloft Paxil Prozac Celexa lexopro all are ssri except Paxil they can be stopped if have se pt will be fine after a little problem same with dnri which has wellbutrin hard ones are snri Effexor Cymbalta Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) as they have norep do withdrawals are bad dont do it yourself go to doctor to wean off. ...Read more
Maybe, untreated : Safety during pregnancy is a matter for discussion between patient, high risk obstetrician & doctor who prescribes the meds. Risk to mom of not treating must be weighed against the benefit of treating with risk to baby. Not treating may increase risk or worsening depression, miscarriage, prematurity, or postpartum depression. Risk to baby is a rarely occurring neonatal pulmonary hypertension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy exercise: Handball is a good aerobic exercise. It has great value for overall health. Any exercise has the ability to produce injuries and these should be addressed appropriately. If there are underlying health conditions then an individual should consult their physician before beginning a new exercise regimen. ...Read more