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What are the side effects of sodium hyaluronate injections?

What are the side effects of sodium hyaluronate injections?

Bruise swell pain: As with most injections, they can cause bruising, swelling, and pain. Ha injections can also cause bumps if wrongly placed, and a "blue" effect if placed too superficially. ...Read more

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Is there any long term side effects to take rabeprazole sodium life long?

Is there any long term side effects to take rabeprazole sodium life long?

Yes, ↓ Bone Strength: Study pi (prescribing insert): http://www. Aciphex. Com/pdf/aciphexpi. Pdf, http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/rabeprazole and google "rabeprazole side effects long term" for some clues. As always, individual outcomes vary. Like most prescription medications, rabeprazole is just a single molecule, chosen for track record of benefits/downside ratio &simplifies complexity of molecules/patient interaction. ...Read more

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When are there side effects of docusate sodium?

When are there side effects of docusate sodium?

GI mostly,: Can cause diarrhea, cramps, elctrolyte (blood chemistry) abnormalities, rarely rash or throat irritation. Side effects within 1-3 days. ...Read more

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I am having side effects of warfarin sodium? What do I do?

I am having side effects of warfarin sodium? What do I do?

Change meds: Consider switching to newer anticoagulant such as Xarelto or injectable medications. Xarelto is generally well tolerated and does not require blood testing. ...Read more

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What are all the side effects of diclofenac sodium tablets?

What are all the side effects of diclofenac sodium tablets?

Like all NSAIDs: Gi upset, increase bp, gastric bleeding, liver tests elevation, allergic reaction. This is similar to other nsaids except it may have more risk of increased liver tests. ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects associated with sodium valproate

What are the most common side effects associated with sodium valproate

Many side effects: Valproate (or valproic acid) is used for the treatment of epilepsy (to control fits) and bipolar illness (to stabilize mood). It "calms" and "relaxes." side effects include unsteadiness on the feet, confusion, shaky hands, "feeling sick, " easy bruisability, bleeding, skin rash, fatigue or sleepiness, weight gain, and loss of hair. Simultaneous drinking of alcohol can exacerbate these symptoms. ...Read more

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For which perpose Voren diclofenac sodium is used. And kindly tell me about the side effects.

For which perpose Voren diclofenac sodium is used. And kindly tell me about the side effects.

Pain meds: Diclofenac is a medication used for pain, it is an anti inflammatory medication and the commonest side effect is heart burn. ...Read more

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Is docusate sodium/sennosides appropriate for ibs-c and can it be used "freely", or are there side effects?

Is docusate sodium/sennosides appropriate for ibs-c and can it be used "freely", or are there side effects?

Yes: The stool softner and laxative combination will help relieve your symptoms. Side effects include possible allergic reaction, excessive diarrhea or constipation may persist despite meds. Dehydration and electroltye problems may result if excessive diarrhea. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of docusate sodium stool softener?

What are the side effects of docusate sodium stool softener?

GI mostly: Can cause diarrhea, cramps, elctrolyte (blood chemistry) abnormalities, rarely rash or throat irritation. ...Read more

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Can using a toothepaste or eating food that contains sodium chloride be harmful to the body or causing any side effects?

Can using a toothepaste or eating food that contains sodium chloride be harmful to the body or causing any side effects?

No: Sodium chloride is common salt that we all eat every day.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Last night me and my husband took a teaspoon of sodium carbonate by mistake thinking it was bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). No side effects yet. Should we worry?

Last night me and my husband took a teaspoon of sodium carbonate by mistake thinking it was bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). No side effects yet. Should we worry?

If no side effects: Sodium carbonate or soda ash is not poisonous but can be an irritant. So if you don't feel any irritation in your mouth, esophagus or stomach than you should be alright and there will be no problem. ...Read more

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Last night took 1 tea spoon of sodium carbonate thinking it was sodium bicarbonate. No side effects yet. Should I worry?

Let explain: Sodium carbonate is a chemical present in a variety of commonly used industrial and household products, such as certain bleaching agents, automatic dishwashing detergents and glass and paper products. This substance, also referred to as soda ash or washing soda, may cause severe side effects if swallowed, inhaled or exposed to the skin. If you develop symptoms of sodium carbonate. ...Read more

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Side effects of kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) powder for kidney patient?

Side effects of kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) powder for kidney patient?

Side effects: Common reactions are nausea and gastric irritation. In serious cases, you could have severely low potassium levels, intestinal obstruction/necrosis, and perforation of the bowel wall. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of green tea extract capsule to pravastatin sodium & diltiazem?

What are the side effects of green tea extract capsule to pravastatin sodium & diltiazem?

Unknown: They are probably;y unknown as herbal medicines have not been extensively studied as prescription medicines. You should NOT take any herbs, vitamins, over the counter medications without the explicit consent of your doctor. Be careful. ...Read more

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Side effects of diclofenac sodium injection im locally on my skin and systemically? . Taken every month for p.Dysmenorrhea

Side effects of diclofenac sodium injection im locally on my skin and systemically? . Taken every month for p.Dysmenorrhea

Why injection????: This is one of several nsaids. They are generally used orally & most are otc. There are always risks including allergy & stomach bleeding. They are popular because most people tolerate them & they are effective for several things., including menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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What are side effects of going off antidepressants and mood stabilizers suddenly? (100ml sertraline 200ml sodium valproate twice a day)

What are side effects of going off antidepressants and mood stabilizers suddenly? (100ml sertraline 200ml sodium valproate twice a day)

Possible seizures: From abruptly stopping sodium valproate. Possibly nausea, dizziness, wierd, electric-like feelings (all part of the discontinuation syndrome) from abruptly stopping the zoloft (sertraline). Please taper them both very gradually! You will feel much better! ...Read more

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Topamax, (topiramate) Sodium Valproate, Depakote and Lamictal, which are best for migraine aura, and which have the most side effects?

Topamax, (topiramate) Sodium Valproate, Depakote and Lamictal, which are best for migraine aura, and which have the most side effects?

Migraine: Prophylaxis with either Topamax (topiramate) or Depakote would be considered first line aggressive therapy (for males). With Depakote (sodium divalproate) we often see weight gain and a fine tremor (especially in older adults). With Topamax (topiramate) there are more side effects (weight loss, parasthesias, change in sense of taste, inability to sweat, glaucoma, kidney stones) www. Healthtap. Com/drericweisman ...Read more

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Can I mix prednisone sodium phosphate in milk? My 18 mo old spits it. Dr prescribe it for lasting cough with phlegm. What r side effects?

Can I mix prednisone sodium phosphate in milk? My 18 mo old spits it. Dr prescribe it for lasting cough with phlegm. What r side effects?

Prednisone: Try giving child something frozen to freeze taste buds or give small amounts of medication at a time. Call your doctor if your child still can't tolerate it ...Read more

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What are the side effects of calcium channel blockers?

What are the side effects of calcium channel blockers?

Calcium channel bloc: Read this:

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What are some long term negative side effects of calcium channel blockers?

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What are some long term negative side effects of calcium channel blockers?

Too broad an answer: Ther are 3 major types of calcium channel blockers and each has unique effects and side effects. The common thing about them is that by its molecular action they relax smooth muscles otherwise they are completely different from each other and sometimes have opposite effects. One lowers the heart beat the other increases it. Constipation is common in one but not in others. Gum swelling in one etc ...Read more

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Can sodium channel blockers treat vasoconstriction and ED?

Can sodium channel blockers treat vasoconstriction and ED?

NO: Are you referring to calcium channel blocker? The drugs you are talking about such as viagra (sildenafil) are Phosphodiesterase inhibitors. They will treat ed but I am not sure what you mean by vasoconstriction. The PDI's will prevent the release of blood from the organ prematurely and there by treat the ED.
See your doc for further info. ...Read more

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Are all Angitotension Receptor Blockers the same in terms of side effects? Is one more effective then the other? Which one has least side effects?

All the same: ARBs, as they are called, have the same side effects as a class and so if you are not tolerant of them, you would need to switch. None have unique side effects. Generally speaking, none is more effective than another in this class. The choice of which to use is often based on your doctor's familiarity and your health plan's formulary. ...Read more

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Side effects of angiotensin receptor blockers?

Side effects of angiotensin receptor blockers?

Generally: Well tolerated. Common side effects potentially include: dizziness, low blood pressure, headache, diarrhea, fatigue and elevated potassium to name a few. A serious side effect angioedema (swelling of throat/tongue etc) is relatively uncommon. ...Read more

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What are side effects of DHT blockers?

What are side effects of DHT blockers?

Increase Estradiol: Testosterone is converted into both Dht (dihydrotestosterone) & e2 (estradiol). Think of these two as balanced on opposite ends of seesaw. If you block/decrease dht, you could potentially increase e2. Too much e2 in men leads to moobs (man boobs), nipple sensitivity, gynecomastia, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, etc. ...Read more

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What does kind of dangerous side effects does DHT blockers has?

What does kind of dangerous side effects does DHT blockers has?

Increase Estradiol: Testosterone is converted into both Dht (dihydrotestosterone) & e2 (estradiol). Think of these two as balanced on opposite ends of seesaw. If you block/decrease dht, you could potentially increase e2. Too much e2 in men leads to moobs (man boobs), nipple sensitivity, gynecomastia, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, etc. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of DHT blockers people should know about?

What are the side effects of DHT blockers people should know about?

Increase Estradiol: Testosterone is converted into both Dht (dihydrotestosterone) & e2 (estradiol). Think of these two as balanced on opposite ends of seesaw. If you block/decrease dht, you could potentially increase e2. Too much e2 in men leads to moobs (man boobs), nipple sensitivity, gynecomastia, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction, etc. ...Read more

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What would be d side effects or up coming health issues if a person starts taking 1 tablespoon of salt in a small cup of water daily 1 tablespoon??

What would be d side effects or up coming health issues if a person starts taking 1 tablespoon of salt in a small cup of water daily 1 tablespoon??

Depends. ..: If you have normal kidneys after you have absorbed that much salt your kidneys will just filter it out of your blood and you will pee it out. On the other hand if your kidneys are abnormal you will not be able to get rid of the excess salt load and you will start retaining water to dilute the concentration of salt and your B/P will rise and all sorts of havoc will ensue. Don't do it! ...Read more

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Are there side effects associated with beta blockers?

Are there side effects associated with beta blockers?

Yes: Not everyone gets these and they are usually dose dependant. Fatigue, dizzy, depression, impotence, bronchospasm to name a few. ...Read more

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Are side-effects of some tnf blockers much less than other tnf blockers?

Are side-effects of some tnf blockers much less than other tnf blockers?

Generally No: Evidence suggests that although there are several different types of tnf-alpha blockers, there side effect profiles are very similar. However, some are somewhat more effective than others. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can sodium channel blockers treat tinnitus or hyperacusis?

Can sodium channel blockers treat tinnitus or hyperacusis?

Tinnitus treatment: The American Academy of Otolaryngology has recently published evaluation and treatment guidelines for tinnitus. You can look this up on the website, but there is no recommended medication or supplements for this. There are numerous other treatment recommendations. Many people benefit from behavioral/biofeedback training for tinnitus and hyperacusis. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of channel TURP - metastatic prostate cancer?

What are the side effects of channel TURP - metastatic prostate cancer?

Channel TURP: The assumption is that this person has advanced prostate cancer and has urinary obstruction secondary to the cancer. A channel TURP can lead to urinary incontinence.. ...Read more

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Would co q 10 enzyme alleviate the side effects of beta blockers?

Would co q 10 enzyme alleviate the side effects of beta blockers?

Probably not: What specific side effects are you talking about? The answer is that it is unlikely to help fatigue. ...Read more

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Can sodium channel blockers stop severe tachycardia (90 bpm rise) brought on by standing up quickly, getting cold, fear, etc?

Can sodium channel blockers stop severe tachycardia (90 bpm rise) brought on by standing up quickly, getting cold, fear, etc?

Dysautonomia - MVP: You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read Dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon. Com. Increase fluid and salt intake, try magnesium supplements. Beta blockers may work better to control fast heart rates, than calcium blockers in some patients. ...Read more

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Could sodium channel blockers help w/ angina and vasoconstriction? I Read about Ranolazine, sounds promising for angina, any experience? Vasodilation?

Could sodium channel blockers help w/ angina and vasoconstriction? I Read about Ranolazine, sounds promising for angina, any experience? Vasodilation?

Sure: Ranolazine can definitely help with chronic nonrevasularizable angina but there are many more med options before that. And at age 35 it's not something that would be used on you really. ...Read more