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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Stimate (Overview)

Stimate is a blood and coagulation agent.


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What are the stimated probabilities in percent to infect a person with hsv-2 having unprotected sex if I am hsv-2 positive(have the disease)?

What are the stimated probabilities in percent to infect a person with hsv-2 having unprotected sex if I am hsv-2 positive(have the disease)?

Wrong question : Even if the probability in % was 1%, there is still a chance to infect your partner. Hsv sheds even without active outbreak. Suggest educating yourself and your partner, use protection (will minimize but not prevent), and suppressive therapy with daily valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
19 doctors shared insights

Stimate (Overview)

Stimate is a blood and coagulation agent.


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How can I use ddavp desmopressin when having a cold?

Pills: Hi. Are you using DDAVP nasal spray? If so, you can take DDAVP pills while you have a runny or congested nose (and when you're feeling fine too, for that matter). I routinely prescribe the pills; patients tend to prefer them. Good luck! ...Read more

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How does ddavp (desmopressin) work?

Reduce urine amount: It is a synthetic anti-diuretic hormone. Acts on the kidney to reabsorb more filtered water so that less urine is produced. Idea being that the bladder will be able to accomodate a smaller urine volume produced and not reach a threshold where nervous system feels it has to expell urine, whilst subject is sleeping, and result in control of bedwetting. ...Read more

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Can desmopressin have reverse effects?

Can desmopressin have reverse effects?

See below: Like any medication, desmopressin use for eg given for diabetes insipidus, or nocturnal enuresis can cause hyponatremia or low sodium and thrombosis, clotting in blood vessels. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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Diabetes insipidus. May end up on desmopressin as hctz/indomethacin didn't work. How much should I expect to pay (no insurance)?

Diabetes insipidus.  May end up on desmopressin as hctz/indomethacin didn't work.  How much should I expect to pay (no insurance)?

Diabetes Insipidus: Des oppression is available as a branded or generic formulation, nasal spray, or vial. Tablets cost from $1.30 to $1.50 each. A 5ml spray is $100-150. Depending on the severity of the di, no medication is needed, or small doses can be prescribed. Primary polydipsia is generally not treated with desmopressin. ...Read more

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How many times desmopressin should be taken for an urine incontinence patient? And at what time?

How many times desmopressin should be taken for an urine incontinence patient? And at what time?

Used for bedwetting: Desmopressin can be effective to treat bedwetting because it acts on kidneys to reabsorb some of the filtered urine resulting in less urine urine production. Should be taken at night up to total of 0.6mg ( 1 - 3 0.2mg tablets) & only once/24 hours. Of no use for daytime incontinence which requires a different type of medication. ...Read more

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What are the stimated probabilities in percent to infect a person with hsv-2 having unprotected sex if I am hsv-2 positive(have the disease)?

Wrong question : Even if the probability in % was 1%, there is still a chance to infect your partner. Hsv sheds even without active outbreak. Suggest educating yourself and your partner, use protection (will minimize but not prevent), and suppressive therapy with daily valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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Desmopressin (Definition)

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