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Scientific Name For Inhalants
Rasmussen Encephalit: An inflammatory neurological disease, with frequent seizures, loss of motor skills and speech, paralysis on one side of the body, brain inflammation with dementia affects a single side of the brain, generally occurs in children under the age of 15. Treatment has been non-specific with steroids, IV immunoglobulin, tacrolimus and plasmaphoresis, supplemented by anticonvulsants and surgery. ...Read more
I'm currently taking buproprian (generic for wellbeautrin) is there a big difference between brand name mental health drugs and generic?
In some, yes: By law in the us, all generics are supposed to contain equivalent amounts of active ingredient -- but they sometimes don't. There have been problems with generic bupropion, in some cases. Also different companies use different fillers and dyes in their products -- which can result in differing effects in patients also. Please talk with your doctor & the pharmacist who dispenses your medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a difference between generic medications made by different manufacturers for example hydrocodone/acetaminophen with m367 vs Watson activis?
Generic medications: The active medication should be the same but there may be differences it he carrier vehicle. ...Read more
Many: Depending on what symptoms you have to the environment and what reactions you developed to the drug that we can recommend you specific solution. There are many ways out there available for treatment of environmental allergies including avoidance, medications and desensitization. Drug allergies are more complex. Drug avoidance is the main solution. Allergist is trained to treat those conditions. ...Read more
I take leviteracetem for tc seizures. Does name brand or a generic make a difference? There are many manufacturers of generics what is the difference?
Brand vs generic: Brand vs generic does make a difference. The brand requires strict proportions of actual drug in formulation where generic can vary up to 20% depending on where it was manufactured. Same medicine at two different drug stores could vary up to 40%, and this could make a big difference. Stick with one pharmacy and ask them to notify you if they get your generic from a new manufacturer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No.... But: There are no official online tests from the government or aap recognized websites for the diagnosis of adhd. It's diagnosed predominately from careful history taking and in-office observation. However, there are questionnaires available online that can assist your doctor in making the diagnosis. One of the more widely used is the nichq vanderbilt which has parent and teacher versions. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Lots!: Summaries of most all published articles are available through http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed : JACI, JACI in Practice, Annals of Allergy, Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, Clin and Exp Allergy - not to mention NEJM, JAMA, Pediatrics, etc. Since allergy is really immunology, there is now an explosion of research. It is a very exciting field. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Intal (cromolyn) is a mast cell stablizer and has stopped being produced because it only came as a cfc inhaler. Once it was mandated that all inhalers be hfa-based, it stopped being stocked in us pharmacies. The company who made it did not pursue making it as an hfa. Some of my patients have been able to get it through canada. ...Read more
For a State Agency safety written program update I'm researching, looking for a credible answer & source; is there currently a poison ivy vaccine?
I doubt it: people may be working on it. one approach: Arch Dermatol Res. 1999 Dec;291(12):652-8. ...Read more
I've been prescribed Dymista, an expensive brand name allergy nasal spray drug. Is there a cheaper, generic alternative that does the same thing?
Individual drugs: It's fluticasone propionate and azelastine combo. First is OTC now, second needs Rx, but cheap; call doc for a script. I know other docs have their patients mix them (or other steroid nose sprays) together in same bottle, but that's totally off label - and I have no idea if they are compatible, so I personally do not recommend it. Just use one, then use the other. ...Read more
Depends on age...: The medicine is by prescription, so a woman goes to her Ob-Gyn to be evaluated for it. Whether or not medicine can be used also depends on the age of the baby fetus (the number of weeks pregnant). The doctor will talk with the patient to be sure that the patient is making a good permanent decision, because abortion is a hard decision for any woman to make. ...Read more
AAIM: The American Academy of Insurance Medicine is a member-based group open to physicians who are medical directors of insurance companies, as well as underwriters, medical consultants and other professionals working in insurance medicine. AAIM's physician members who serve as medical directors serve as advisors for underwriting and consultants for claims and plan designs http://www.aaimedicine.org ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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