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Clindamycin and septocaine. Are these drugs safe?

Clindamycin and septocaine. Are these drugs safe?

Indication: Both have list of possible side effects and complications. Seek physician guidance. ...Read more

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How long will it take for septocaine to wear off?

How long will it take for septocaine to wear off?

Depends: Depends on the patient's metabolism and the amount of the local anesthetic used. Usually between 1.5 and 3 hours the numbness will have disipated. ...Read more

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How long does it take for septocaine's effects to wear off?

How long does it take for septocaine's effects to wear off?

It Depends: This drug, often used by dental professionals, will have a "duration of action" that depends upon the size and condition of a patient, the amount of drug administered, its concentration, and the amount of painful "stimulation" the procedure might entail. Speak with your dentist! ...Read more

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Where are lidocaine and septocaine used?

Where are lidocaine and septocaine used?

Lidocaine many uses: Lidocaine is a local anesthetic that is used for many purposes. It works by blocking signals in nerves. It may be injected in and around a wound to numb an area for cleaning or suturing, or prior to a biopsy or incision. It can be injected near the spinal nerves for an epidural or spinal block. It is an ingredient in sunburn meds, and can be injected intravenously to treat heart rhythm problems. ...Read more

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What are the differences between lidocaine, carbocaine, and septocaine?

What are the differences between lidocaine, carbocaine, and septocaine?

Chemistry: The differences between the three are the active components from which the anesthetics are made. The anesthetics generally fall into one of two categories, amides or esters, and have different levels of duration. Some of the local anesthetics have Epinephrine at different concentrations which can contribute to the duration and effects of the particular anesthetic. ...Read more

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What is the difference between lidocaine, carbocaine, and septocaine?

Duration of numbness: There are chemical differences and depending on the type differences in the amount pf preservatives and Epinephrine in solution. ...Read more

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Is it true that septocaine is the hardest of all anesthesias for the liver and body to excrete?

Is it true that septocaine is the hardest of all anesthesias for the liver and body to excrete?

No: There are many different local anesthetics, many have longer half lives, that is to say it takes longer to remove other anesthetics from the body versus septocaine. ...Read more

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Why is it that when the dentist uses the regular lidocaine it does not work for me but the septocaine does?? What is the difference between the two?

Why is it that when the dentist uses the regular lidocaine it does not work for me but the septocaine does?? What is the difference between the two?

Molecule Size: Although the below referenced article may be too technical to be of any use, in summary the smaller molecular size of the active ingredient in Septocaine may allow for better absorption into the bone for local infiltration. You may have really dense bone in the areas that needed treatment.

https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3589513/ ...Read more

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Where do you inject lidocaine and septocaine for dental work?

Where do you inject lidocaine and septocaine for dental work?

Depends on the Tooth: For upper teeth, the injection is normally right next to the tooth, on the outside, where the cheek/lip is. For surgery, another injection on the palate is needed. For lower teeth, the injection is normally near the back of the mouth on that side, where the jaw bone starts going up towards the ear. There are other types of injections also. It depends on the tooth and the planned procedure. ...Read more

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Before dental work is septocaine safe as well as clindamycin?

Yes: Clinda can cause upset stomach, so watch for that. Septocaine is fda approved, & quite safe & strong, when used intelligently. ...Read more

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How can I excrete the dental anesthesia septocaine after a visit?

How can I excrete the dental anesthesia septocaine after a visit?

Urine: This medication is both metabolized in the liver, and excreted in the urine. The half life is less than 2 hours, so usually this medication is functionally gone from your body in 6 hours. There is not much you can do to improve on this, except possibly hydrate to encourage urination. ...Read more

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How to naturally excrete the dental anesthesia septocaine after a visit?

How to naturally excrete the dental anesthesia septocaine after a visit?

Urine: This medication is both metabolized in the liver, and excreted in the urine. The half life is less than 2 hours, so usually this medication is functionally gone from your body in 6 hours. There is not much you can do to improve on this, except possibly hydrate to encourage urination. ...Read more

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I am allergic to novacain, septocaine, and lidocaine. What options can the dentist use?

Testing: Your allergist can also perform novocaine, lidocaine, etc testing to truly determine if you are allergic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me with what or how to naturally excrete the dental anesthesia septocaine after a visit?

Can you tell me with what or how to naturally excrete the dental anesthesia septocaine after a visit?

Septocaine: Septocaine is metabolized by circulating enzymes in the blood and excreted primarily in the urine. You body takes care of this all for you. While you can't make much of a difference as to how quickly the effects dissipate, your own metabolism, health, physical activity and body temperature play a small role. ...Read more

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I am allergic to novacain, septocaine, and lidocaine. Is there anything else that can be used for a dental procedure?

I am allergic to novacain, septocaine, and lidocaine. Is there anything else that can be used for a dental procedure?

See an allergist: People with allergies to local anesthetics tend to cross-react to medicines within the same chemical group. You've listed medicine from both major anesthetic groups, which is not common. An allergist can perform testing to determine: 1) if you are truly 'allergic' or have other types of reactions, 2) exactly what drugs from each class you react to, 3) if there are drugs you can safely take. ...Read more

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Went to dentist and got lidocaine, septocaine, and nitrous oxide. Is this a normal combination?

Yes: Septocaine onset is rapid, Lidocaine last longer but takes longer to act. Nitrous causes relaxation, so makes anesthetics work better. Good approach, in my opinion. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant needing a root canal dentist said he would use septocaine and ob said no to use lidocaine (with epinephrine) instead which is safer?

I'm pregnant needing a root canal dentist said he would use septocaine and ob said no to use lidocaine (with epinephrine) instead which is safer?

Communicate: This is a conversation that the Endodontist (root canal specialist) and the OBGyn should be having with each other. You should not have to be the go-between. Please ask them to talk to each other. ...Read more

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Can a septocaine shot for dental work, leave a bruise on the outside of your jaw? I informed the dr. Of this, and he said it was part of a reaction to the septocaine. I also had an abrasion further away from the injection. I know his assistant left the su

Can a septocaine shot for dental work, leave a bruise on the outside of your jaw? I informed the dr. Of this, and he said it was part of a reaction to the septocaine. I also had an abrasion further away from the injection. I know his assistant left the su

An: An injection of any sort in most parts of your body can result in a "bruise", a small amount of internal bleeding at the injection site. It will usually go away without any problems.

I don't know what dental procedure was performed on you, but the swelling could have been from the procedure or from the injection.

I did not understand your question: are you still swollen over 2 weeks later, or 2 weeks later they told you that you were allergic to the anesthetic? Either way, to answer your initial inquiry, yes, an injection can leave a small, transient bruise. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

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

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more