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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Using Bipap Machine

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What are the side effects of using a cpap machine for sleep apenia?

What are the side effects of using a cpap machine for sleep apenia?

It depends.: This depends on what continuous pressure that can be set on your machine so that you can have airway flow when you don't inhale or exhale. In neonates, pneumothorax is associated with nasal cpap, and can be found in adult users also. Other side effects include difficulty or pain while breathing and back, neck and muscle pain, thought to be from forced air into the lungs that is not expelled. ...Read more

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Theres a machine that u stand on and it shakes and removes fats does it have any side effects and how much time should we perform on it?

Theres a machine that u stand on and it shakes  and removes fats does it have any side effects and how much time should we perform on it?

It doesn't work: A machine that shakes you will not lose any weight for you. Your shaking yourself (running, jumprope, swimming, etc) will lose weight for you. Decrease calorie intake and increase calorie output to lose weight. There are a couple of machines on the market (usurf & powerplate) may actually work, because while you're standing still the machine makes you continually adjust your balance. Use 30min/day. ...Read more

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What is the best hair removel laser machine ? I heard Mediostar and diodo ? Any advice ? And is there any side effects ?

What is the best hair removel laser machine ? I heard Mediostar and diodo ? Any advice ? And is there any side effects ?

Many good systems: Lasers have to be used according to your skin type in general fair skin can use all the lasers. dark skin should use either a diode or yag.
Its important to go to someone with a lot of experience in lasers remember it is being applied to your flesh.
Complications include burns, blisters, scars, pigment changes where you skin becomes lighter or darker in color to name common things. ...Read more

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Is a cpap machine 100 % safe for a 6 month old for mild sleep apnea poss due to mild malacia? Or are there side effects?

Is a cpap machine 100 % safe for a 6 month old for mild sleep apnea poss due to mild malacia? Or are there side effects?

Very safe: CPAP is a safe option. Really on side effects, other than the discomfort of placing the apparatus on your body which restricts your mobility in sleep. But with time, most patients get used to it. ...Read more

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Are alternative treatments to mild obstructive sleep apnea(AHI of 8/H) other than CPAP/BiPAP! Are there any side effects that will arise from them?

Are alternative treatments to mild obstructive sleep apnea(AHI of 8/H) other than CPAP/BiPAP!

Are there any side effects that will arise from them?

Weight management: Depending on a patients weight, getting closer a BMI under 25 may be more successful in the long term for OSA and a variety of other health issues. ...Read more

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How do you sterilize a BIPAP machine?

Recommendations: Manufacturer recommendations should be followed fot the machine you use. ...Read more

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For myasthenia gravis patients is. Bipap machine better than cpap?

For myasthenia gravis patients is. Bipap machine better than cpap?

Depends on person: While CPAP is very helpful in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, myasthenic patients tend to have overall respiratory weakness and do benefit from bipap to a greater degree. That being said, a sleep study can be invaluable in determining the right treatment for each individual. ...Read more

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Is an apnea hypopnea index of 23 on a Bipap machine good? My AHI without the machine is 23. I have OSA, CSA and hypopnea.

Is an apnea hypopnea index of 23 on a Bipap machine good? My AHI without the machine is 23. I have OSA, CSA and hypopnea.

FATIGUE WITH OSA: Provigil iand nuvigil help with energy and fatigue Also adderal/Ritalin/Starttera. Start a gluten free diet WEIGHT LOSS IS CRITICAL .Wholeapproach.com /gut loss.com. If CPAP or BIPAP is poorly tolerated seek ENT CONSULT for UPP/ vs Hyoid suspension/Partial Glosectomy. Also vitamins to increase metabolism ribose/ubiquinol/carnatine. REJUVENATION-SCIENCE.COM ...Read more

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Hello, my son is 18months old and was diagnosed 1 year ago with SMA type1. He is on a BiPAP machine 90% of the day. How can we strengthen his lungs?

Hello, my son is 18months old and was diagnosed 1 year ago with SMA type1. He is  on a BiPAP machine 90% of the day. How can we strengthen his lungs?

A difficult process: I would cherish the time you have, as each day is precious. I cannot offer any special tricks to change what is happening. Try to locate a support group for parents of kids with chronic illness. It can help you work through what you are facing. ...Read more

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Carbon dioxide level is high in my mother's blood & she is using bipap machine. Is there any medicine for this so that she does not have to use bipap?

Carbon dioxide level is high in my mother's blood & she is using bipap machine. Is there any medicine for this so that she does not have to use bipap?

Not likely: High serum co2 suggests chronic hypercarbia for which bipap is appropriate. No inhalers will dramatically improve hypercarbia over the short term. An alternative explanation for high serum co2 is severe metabolic alkalosis from vomiting or excessive diuretic use. An arterial blood gas can aid in telling the difference. ...Read more

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What is an appropriate amount of time to be on a bipap machine? Have been on for 10 days. Cannot maintain under 24% abgs not great. Ph low. Rec completed chemo/rad for throat cancer. Vent seems risky.

What is an appropriate amount of time to be on a bipap machine? Have been on for 10 days. Cannot maintain under 24% abgs not great. Ph low. Rec completed chemo/rad for throat cancer. Vent seems risky.

Depends: The problem you describe seems complex, too complex to appropriately answer in this forum. Your answer depends on details that are specific to your case. I would recommend a consult from an experienced pulmonologist. Your oncologist should be able to direct you. ...Read more

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What are the side effects using aten am 50 mg tablet?

What are the side effects using aten am 50 mg tablet?

Aten am: Atenolol + Amlodipine combination. See: http://www.medindia.net/drug-price/atenolol/aten-am.htm

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What are the bad side effects of using cocaine?

What are the bad side effects of using cocaine?

Sudden death..: You can have accelerated heart rate or irregular heart beats that can kill you. Seizures, elevated pulse and blood pressure, paranoid thoughts and delusions, anxiety, irritability, risk taking, insomnia, mood swings and addiction/dependence. ...Read more

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What are the side effects when using amiloride?

Amiloride: Sorry, there was too much to write in this little box. Check this site for a list of potential side effects: http://www.Everydayhealth.Com/drugs/amiloride#side-effects. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of using the nuvaring?

What are some side effects of using the nuvaring?

Mild: This is the lowest dose estrogen containing birth control on the market. Side effects include breast tenderness, mild weight gain (5#or less), irregular bleeding, dizziness, change in appetite, headache & bloating. Severe side effects include blood clots, stroke, pain, heart problems etc. As with most birth control estrogens, these are possible but rare. ...Read more

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How severe are the side effects of using isotretinoin?

How severe are the side effects of using isotretinoin?

Isotretinoin: The most common side effects are dry mucous membranes, photosensitivity, major birth defects and joint pain. Rare serious side effects include: pseudotumor cerebri, premature epiphyseal closure, pancreatitis, psychosis, anemia, suicidality, visual disturbance, hepatoxicity, aggression and others. Blood work is drawn every month and if side effects occur the med is stopped. ...Read more

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Im using Mederma and want to know what the side effects are?

Im using Mederma and want to know what the side effects are?

Essentially, none: Except lightening of your wallet. Mederma may be helpful in reducing the redness and visibility of scars that have not yet fully matured. If you are having irritation or redness, stop using the product. ...Read more

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Are there any serious side effects of using Dimperidone (motilium)?

Are there any serious side effects of using Dimperidone (motilium)?

Domperidone: Domperidone is a very effective drug in increasing G.I. motility. It's been around for quite some time, but it never really got approved by the FDA for the general population. This is primarily because it interacts with many other drugs, resulting in often serious effects on heart rhythm. In rare cases, the effect can be fatal. This is why domperidone is reserved for special cases only. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there is any side effects while using spirulina externally?

Please tell me if there is any side effects while using spirulina externally?

No: Spirulina is chlorophyll-containing aquatic bacteria. It's been promoted for decades as being good for everything with essentially zero evidence. It's your money. If you're intrigued by supplements -- and it's interesting and there's some stuff that's real -- get with an evidence-based holist in your community. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects of using (seroxat cr12.5) as i used them for 1 month?

Is there any side effects of using (seroxat cr12.5) as i used them for 1 month?

Yes, there can be: Seroxat (paroxetine) is an ssri antidepressant. Though not happening with everyone, side effects can include nausea, somnolence, dry mouth, sweating, constipation, and dizziness. Like other ssri's, it can also lead to sexual side effects such as delayed orgasm and changes in libido. ...Read more

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Any side effects by using sucralfate?

Not usually: Sucralfate is one of the most easy to tolerate drugs prescribed. Having said that, however, anyone can have a reaction to any given medication. If you are having specific problems with it, stop it and contact the doctor who prescribed it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using steroids?

What are the side effects of using steroids?

Many & inevitable: With most medications, there are possible side effects. With steroids, they are guaranteed. The only question is which one. The lowest dose for the shortest period should be used, if there is no alternative. ...Read more

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Side effects of using fentanyl pain patches?

Side effects of using fentanyl pain patches?

Fentanyl patch: Some of the common side effects include nausea, vomiting, constipation, lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, irritation, itching, or redness at the application site can also occur. More serious side effects including agitation, confusion, hallucinations, severe stomach/abdominal pain, difficulty urinating or allergic reactions are very rare. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using temazepam?

What are the side effects of using temazepam?

Temazepam (Restoril): Restoril (temazepam) Side effects may include feeling sedated, weak or dizzy. Tolerance to restoril (temazepam) is possible. Allergic reactions may occur as well as significant discontinuation symptoms. Headache, problems w sleep, disorientation or depressed mood may occur. Engaging in & then not remembering complex behaviors may also occur. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of using a condom?

Are there any side effects of using a condom?

Not usually but...: Some people are allergic to condoms made from latex. Symptoms could include dizziness, wheezing, shortness of breath, swelling, congestion, itching, swelling. Sometimes death can occur from a latex allergy. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using sargenti paste?

What are the side effects of using sargenti paste?

Several: Sargenti paste contains paraformaldehyde which can cause irreversible damage to tissues near the root canal system including the following: destruction of connective tissue and bone; intractable pain; paresthesia and dysesthesia of the mandibular and maxillary nerves; and chronic infections of the maxillary sinus. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using advair inhalers?

What are the side effects of using advair inhalers?

Advair: Advair is a combined long-acting bronchial dilator and a steroid. When used alone, the former has been implicated in adverse side-effect on the heart. Fortunately, that does not happen when combined with the steroid. Its chronic use can cause mild growth stunting of about an inch during a child's growing years. Advair is an excellent inhalation medicine for the control of asthma. ...Read more