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Has anyone used bioresonance therapy?

Has anyone used bioresonance therapy?

Not evidence based: This is not mainstream medicine and i will be surprised if even my most open-minded colleagues feels that trying this would be wise. The best that can happen is that you can meet a warm, friendly, caring practitioner who may have other ways of helping non-life-threatening disease. ...Read more

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What doctor in las vegas uses flumazenil (clonazepam)?

What doctor in las vegas uses flumazenil (clonazepam)?

Sleep medicine doc: Flumazenil (clonazepam) can help when people have overdosed on benzodiazepines, and it has also been used in excessive daytime sleepiness. You might look for a sleep medicine physician. However, you cannot dictate the medicines the physician will give you. That would be decided after a thorough evaluation of whatever problem you're experiencing. Check with http://www.Aasmnet.Org/ or http://www.Absm.Org/. ...Read more

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Who uses alprostadil?

Who uses alprostadil?

Erectile Dysfunction: Men w/erectile dysfunction often use some form of Alprostadil if they don't respond to oral pde-5 inhibitors like cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra & viagra. Men w/ed who also take nitrates are forbidden from taking pde-5 inhibitors and thus must use Alprostadil or some other therapeutic ed option. Alprostadil can be placed intraurethral or injected intracavernosal. Ask your family doc for options. ...Read more

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Has anyone used peginterferon alpha 2B and temezolomide for melanoma?

Has anyone used peginterferon alpha 2B and temezolomide for melanoma?

Alone or in combo?: Both of these drugs have been used separately to treat metastatic or high risk melanoma. However, the combination of these two drugs must be considered experimental, without even knowledge of safe doses let alone efficacy. ...Read more

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Any uses for sotalol?

Any uses for sotalol?

Rhythm control: Sotalol is an antiarrhythmic medication to treat certain types of heart rhythm disorders. Paradoxically it can cause potentially lethal cardiac rhythms if not used properly. All antiarrhythmics share this property. It is important to follow regularly with a cardiologist experienced in the use of sotalol. ...Read more

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Who uses rifadin (rifampin) for meningitis prevention?

Who uses rifadin (rifampin) for meningitis prevention?

Exposure: Rifampin and its cogeners is used as prophylaxis for Meningococcal meningitis if one had been exposed. ...Read more

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Doctor said the laser used on me would be a dual laser which uses alexandrite and nd yag. Isn't alexandrite used for caucasian skin?

Doctor said the laser used on me would be a dual laser which uses alexandrite and nd yag. Isn't alexandrite used for caucasian skin?

Dual lasers: So- called Q-switched dual Nd:YAG lasers are often used to remove dark brown skin blemishes and tattoos. You haven't said what procedure the doctor is planning for you or what you want to know about it. ...Read more

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Is routine dipyridamole thallium scintigraphy still used by doctors?

Is routine dipyridamole thallium scintigraphy still used by doctors?

Yes: In some hospitals it is. But Lexiscan (regadenson) has largely replaced Dipyridamole in most labs. Thallium is also still used sometimes, especially to evaluate hibernatining myocardium, but newer radionuclides have largely replaced it for routine testing. ...Read more

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Tell me a radioactive isotope used in medicine?

Tell me a radioactive isotope used in medicine?

I 131: Iodine 131 is used in the treatment of thyroid cancer. Technetium 99 is used to evaluate cardiac vessels and is probably the most commonly used radioisotope in medicine. Strontium 89 and samarium are used in the treatment of cancer related bone pain. There are many more.less commonly used agents. ...Read more

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Uses for tamsulosin?

Uses for tamsulosin?

Urinary tract.: Tamsulosin, also known under the name flomax, (tamsulosin) is a drug designed to relax smooth muscle cells of the urinary tract. Its approved use is to improve urination in prostate enlargement (bph). It has been shown to improve urinary symptoms, or ipss score. It is also used to help pass kidney stones by relaxing the ureter. It is also used, at times, as an adjunct in the treatment of chronic prostatitis. ...Read more

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Is amyone familar with fuzeon (enfuvirtide) 90 mg 60 vials injection kit?

Is amyone familar with fuzeon (enfuvirtide) 90 mg 60 vials injection kit?

Yes: I have prescribed Fuzeon (enfuvirtide) for patients with highly resistant hiv. I have thought about using it for certain patients who had other complications, but it is difficult to use and requires committment. ...Read more

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Of three anti-emetics (ativan, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and zofran) used on a pediatric oncology floor, why is ativan used?

Of three anti-emetics (ativan, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and zofran) used on a pediatric oncology floor, why is ativan used?

It works for some: Each of the three drugs you listed work by targeting a different mechanism to help battle chemotherapy-induced nausea. It is not uncommon for a patient to require a schedule of all three, depending on the chemo being administered and the individual patient. Ativan can help with anxiety, but it is also an anti-emetic. Reglan (metoclopramide) is also commonly given with Benadryl to help fight nausea. ...Read more

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What is neugaba 75 used for?

What is neugaba 75 used for?

Many disorders.: Pregabalin is an anticonvulsant and neuropathic pain medication prescribed for partial seizures, management of postherpetic neuralgia (nerve pain caused by the shingles varicella zoster virus), or management of fibromyalgia (a condition where one has muscle and connective tissue pains). As a medication, it hopefully will improve symptoms if one has such conditions. ...Read more

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Any street uses for thioridazine, haloperidol?

Any street uses for thioridazine, haloperidol?

NO: However, given the answer above, people will use anything they can get their hands on to abuse, or help with a crash of other drugs. Both, have a high risk of a muscule movement disorder called tardive dyskensia, which can be permanent, and a syndrome called nms, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, which can be fatal... ...Read more

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Is argan laser or slt better for glaucoma treatment. My doctor says that no studies prove that slt is superior. He uses argan.

Is argan laser or slt better for glaucoma treatment. My doctor says that no studies prove that slt is superior. He uses argan.

Able to repeat: Both argon and slt lower pressures about the same amount. That is true. But it seems that slt is "gentler" to the eye and may have the benefit of being repeatable again in a few years with better safety profile than alt. While both are still being used, many doctors are switching to slt for this reason. ...Read more

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Has anyone used photogenica and star pulsed dye laser? Which is better?

Has anyone used photogenica and star pulsed dye laser? Which is better?

Vbeam: With my experience, i like the vbeam the most among all pulsed dye lasers. It differs from doctors to doctors. ...Read more

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How good are elekta machines for radiation therapy and which machine is used for igrt?

Kilovoltage =low dos: As dr turrisi describes there are many manufacturers of linear accelerators out there and each "skins the cat" so to speak a different way. When it comes to image guidance however i think we know at least a few things... It can increase your confidence in precision and accuracy if immobilization is equally robust. Kilovoltage orthogonal imaging has a very low dose contrib vs mv's & should b safer. ...Read more

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