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What can cause trouble concentrating and memory loss? Drug and alcohol free my whole life . It's getting progressively worse. I have near-syncope
Dx'd with neurocardiogenic syncope! is florinef (fludrocortisone) a safe long term drug? Should. I see an electro physiologist?
Florinef (fludrocortisone): Can be an effective long term treatment ...See how it works...If ineffective an ep might be useful. ...Read more
At my grandma’s rehab center, i’d see that the aids did all the work and the lpns told them what to do, and the rns passed out drugs. Is that the way it’s done?
Different work: There are multiple kinds of "work" in a rehab center or hospital. Some of this you never see, or may not recognize as "work". Making sure the medications are correctly prepared, documented, and given is work also. Different training, different responsibilities and tasks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stressed about public speaking was prescibed lorazapam, passed out and woke feeling drugged, never felt this way with w drug given for colinoscapy?
You took too much: It is all related to how much you take. ...Read more
What are sedation drugs commonly used in colonoscopy?My BP dropped from 113/70 to 70/40 and nurse said i passed out.Is it likely due to drug reaction?
I took prednisone And coricidin for cough, later in day passed out briefly, could these drugs cause this?
Was given 2 mgs lorazapam by mistake and i think i passed out and possibly hallucinated is that possible do not normally take any drugs but advil (ibuprofen). ?
Depends on cause: Syncope can be due to a simple faint (like having blood drawn) or it can be due to serious heart disease with dangerous arrhythmias. The causes are legion. Some don't involve the heart at all like low blood sugar or epilepsy. You should discuss your syncope with someone who knows your full medical history to see if additional testing is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Limited: Due to the pregnancy, labs, 2 echo and holter would be first studies ordered. 30day event recorder may be needed if symptoms are intermittant. Really can't do stress testing or tilt table tests.She needs to stay hydrated , dont get up too quickly, eat regularly, get plenty of sleep, support socks. BP should be taken with pt lying then sitting then standing to see if BP drops severly or becomes symp. ...Read more