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Treatment after steven john syndrome howmany months after can I hav pregenency. Im 42 yrs old woman?

Treatment after steven john syndrome howmany months after can I hav pregenency. Im 42 yrs old woman?

It depends: What caused your steven johnson's reaction and what were you treated with? Having had steven johnson's should not affect your ability to get pregnant or carry a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Clippers syndrome-i have rare neurological disorder and have been to both john hopkin's, s and mayo as well as being to vanderbilt and johnson city.?

Clippers syndrome-i have  rare neurological disorder and have been to both  john hopkin's, s and  mayo as well as being to vanderbilt and johnson city.?

Pontine inflamm. dis: Chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids (clippers) is a treatable disoder. Pts. Develop ataxic gait double vision slurred speech and tingling of the face. Imaging studies reveal a characteristic pattern of punctate and cuvilinear enhancement involving the pons medulla and midbrain. Treatment wih high dose IV steroids + chronic immunosuppression. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get serotonin syndrome from st johns wort, 5htp, or sam-e, when taken by themselves, and without any other medications?

Is it possible to get serotonin syndrome from st johns wort, 5htp, or sam-e, when taken by themselves, and without any other medications?

Serotonin syndrome: Is possible but is rare from herbals and natural products -- unless you took multiple doses per day. With stacking of these or combining with a prescribed anti depressant med or migraine med, then serotonin syndrome risks will escalate. ...Read more

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I have pmdd. I'm taking 30-150 mg 5htp and 450 ST John's wort. Is this safe can it cause seritonin syndrome? Also if I become pregnant do I stop ASAP?

I have pmdd. I'm taking 30-150 mg 5htp and 450 ST John's wort. Is this safe can it cause seritonin syndrome? Also if I become pregnant do I stop ASAP?

Medication effects: I understand your distress of PMDD. Taking 5HTP and ST John's wort can increase the risk of a rare but serious Serotonin Syndrome- Discuss with Psychiatrist: • Diagnosis of Depression, Anxiety or both • Decrease dose of 5HTP and ST John's wort • Benefits and side effects of SSRI, Wellbutrin, Effexor (venlafaxine) • Monitoring the effects • Therapy for stresses • See Gynecologist for PMDD ...Read more

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I have PMDD. What supplements are safe together? 5htp, St. John's wort, vitex, calcium, omega 3, d, magnesium, b? I don't want serotonin syndrome.

I have PMDD. What supplements are safe together? 5htp, St. John's wort, vitex, calcium, omega 3, d, magnesium, b? I don't want serotonin syndrome.

St Johns & 5htp: Avoid using both St Johns Wort and 5htp. Usually taking prescription SSRIs in combo and some other psychotropic medications can cause that so following close care by doctor is needed. Try to find a naturopath. The other items you mention do not relate to serotonin - so this is not a risk. ...Read more

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Does Diltiazem often cause Steven johnsons syndrome? What's the occurance rate of SJS from taking this medication?

Does Diltiazem often cause Steven johnsons syndrome? What's the occurance rate of SJS from taking this medication?

SJS: SJS is a severe allergic reaction and can occur following the use of virtually any medication. I don't know the exact incidence with diltiazem but I do know it's exceptionally rare. I prescribe the medication frequently and in >30 years as a cardiologist, I've never seen a case. ...Read more

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What is steven johnson syndrome?

What is steven johnson syndrome?

SJS: Stevens-johnson syndrome is a rare, serious disorder in which your skin and mucous membranes react severely to a medication or infection. Often, stevens-johnson syndrome begins with flu-like symptoms, followed by a painful red or purplish rash that spreads and blisters, eventually causing the top layer of your skin to die and shed. ...Read more

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What is steven-johnson syndrome?

Drug reaction: One of the most severe and life-threatening forms of drug reactions. Patients peel off their skin and may need to be treated in the burn unit. ...Read more

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What is steven johnson syndrome pictures please :)?

What is steven johnson syndrome pictures please :)?

Let me explain: Stevens–johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis are two forms of a life-threatening skin condition, in which cell death causes the epidermis to separate from the dermis. The syndrome is thought to be a hypersensitivity complex that affects the skin and the mucous membranes. The main known cause is certain medications, followed by infections and rarely cancers. ...Read more