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Doctor insights on: Tetrahydrozoline Poisoning

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Can you take tetrahydrozoline with diphenhydramine?

Can you take tetrahydrozoline with diphenhydramine?

Yes, but: Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is a sedating antihistamine that one should take only in the evening. tetrahydrozoline is a vasoconstrictor (constricts blood vessels), used in eye drops. It should not be used for more than 5 days, because it may cause damage to the lining of the eye (conjunctiva). It is better to use oral fexofenadine or cetirizine and eye drops such as ketotifen, ...Read more

Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
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Poisoning (Definition)

Toxic ingestion (also called "poisoning") is a condition in which a person has eaten or drank a substance that causes ill symptoms or damage to his body. Taking an overdose of a medicine, taking any dose of a poison, drinking too much vodka, or accidentally drinking antifreeze . . . are all ...Read more


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Do you know are tetrahydrozoline hydrochloride (0.05%) eye drops safe for cats?

Just avoid Visine: Visine-like drops should be avoided...In cats or dogs or humans...My recommendation---Do not use Visine-like products ...Read more

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How do you get lead poisoning?

How do you get lead poisoning?

Many possibilities. : Lead was used as an additive to paints used in home building years ago & the inhalation of paint dust during renovations, or kids chewing on cribs painted with lead paint provided some. Exposure to clothes of someone working in around lead (battery reclamation) or that from lead paint on decorative dishes were also common. Removal of lead from many of these products has reduced public risk. ...Read more

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How can you get lead poisoning?

Lead in environment: Sources of lead include old paint (babies chewing on windowsills); soil near a highway; pottery with lead based glaze (usually imported); and some toys have been found to have lead based paint (again- imported. Lead based paint is no longer used in the US. ...Read more

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How can I treat lead poisoning?

Not a matter for : Self treatment. Lead poisoning may require chelation therapy, please consult your doctor. For more information on prevention, symptoms etc see this site. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002473.htm. ...Read more

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Who are specialists in poisoning?

Who are specialists in poisoning?

Toxicologists: Physicians with specialty training in dealing with poisonings are toxicologists. However many physicians, internists, ER docs, pediatricians, family practice, are quite comfortable dealing with many of these issues also. ...Read more

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