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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Thalitone (Overview)

Thalitone is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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What causes hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia?

What causes hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia?

Thalassemia : This is a genetic hemolytic blood disorders transmitted to you from your parents in your genes & instead of having the normal Hgb A, it becomes abnormal Hgb. there are different types of thalassemia. If both parents are carriers or have the disease then the offspring might get the disease. I hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
10 doctors shared insights

Thalitone (Overview)

Thalitone is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart failure drug, cardiovascular drug).


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Folicacid-24.6ng/ml, on b-complex with folic acid 1.5mg,have hvy periods, Is breathlessness, heartpalpitations,symptom of high folic acid, nrml vals?

Folicacid-24.6ng/ml, on b-complex with folic acid 1.5mg,have hvy periods, 
Is breathlessness, heartpalpitations,symptom of high folic acid, nrml vals?

High Folate (folic acid) Levels: There is no known consequence of high serum folic acid levels. The only potential consequence of excessive intake of folate is the masking of b12 deficiency. The recomended allowance of Folate is 1mg/day and foalte is added to the majority of food stuffs to prevent deficiency. ...Read more

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Is the citric acid c-urea breath test effective to test for h. Pylori?

Is the citric acid c-urea breath test effective to test for h. Pylori?

Yes: The best tests for h pylori infection are the breath and the fecal testing. These are able to distinguish between active and past infections which the blood antibody testing is not. ...Read more

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Is beta thalassemia major andd hb e/beta thalassemia same?

Is beta thalassemia major andd hb e/beta thalassemia same?

Not the same.: Hemoglobin e is found in the asian population frequently and may be seen with thal trait. Thal major is a serious problem requiring much intervention, including transfusions and frequently splenectomy. Your doctor should be your guiding you. Pregnancy needs to be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: atenolol and chlorthalidone?

Please describe the medication: atenolol and chlorthalidone?

Lower blood pressure: Atenolol is a beta blocker- works by blocking the heart's response to Adrenalin (epinephrine). Chlorthalidone is a diuretic- works at the kidney level to reduce volume in the blood vessels. The combination drug is called tenoretic. Atenolol's brand name is tenormin. Chlorthalidone's brand name is hygroton (chlorthalidone). ...Read more

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What is hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia?

What is hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia?

Sever anemia: This syndrome is quite common in Thailand ,where there. is a high incidence of the genes for B0 thalassemia and Be golobin ...Read more

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Is hydro citric acid & citrate lyase harmful with one kidney?

Is hydro citric acid & citrate lyase harmful with one kidney?

Effects on kidney: Citrate lyase is not harmful. The hydroxycitric acid (hydrocitric acid) in small amounts would not be harmful either. Large doses of hydroxycitric acid over time could potentially be harmful although there are no case reports or data to prove this. More important than having one kidney is knowing the kidney function is. Best answered with egfr a calculation of kidney function done by your doctor. ...Read more

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Have rashes from taking chlorthalidone?

Have rashes from taking chlorthalidone?

Change meds.: Every drug in existence causes a rash once in awhile. If you're sure that your rash is due to chlorthalidone, ask your doctor to prescribe a different diuretic, which should solve the problem. ...Read more

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Please tell me about the symptoms of e beta thalassemia minor.Spleenomegaly happend in e beta thalassemia minor?

Please tell me about the symptoms of e beta thalassemia minor.Spleenomegaly happend in e beta thalassemia minor?

Hgb E/beta+thal: Hemoglobin e/beta+ thalassemia is a genetic condition where the effects are highly variable. Some children do relatively well, with rare transfusions; others are transfusion dependent. Splenomegaly occurs. Problems with iron overload occur in some of these patients. These patients need to be followed by a hematologist. ...Read more

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Lfts worsening-serum gammagt level 647u/l, serum alk phosphate 654u/l.Othr blood/heps normal.Mri &scans done. 3polyps large14mm in gallbladder-remove?

Lfts worsening-serum gammagt level 647u/l, serum alk phosphate 654u/l.Othr blood/heps normal.Mri &scans done. 3polyps large14mm in gallbladder-remove?

See specialist: The elevation in ggtp and alkaline phosphatase in the setting of gallbladder polyps that large mandates that you see a liver specialist before embarking on surgery. There are two types of specialists you should see, a hepatologist, a liver internal medicine doctor to make sure this is not some type of hepatitis or liver disease and then a liver surgeon to decide if the polyp is cancerous. Do asap. ...Read more

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What are these tests done for? Hb, tc, ast, alt, bilurubin total, direct. Creatinine, quantitative CRP assay and rbs.

What are these tests done for?
Hb, tc, ast, alt, bilurubin total, direct. Creatinine, quantitative CRP assay and rbs.

General health: Just as a grown man, i might walk into my physician's office after several years of neglecting my annual physicals, and expect to get all of these checked. Health maintenance, fishing expedition, or focused workup -- all are common tests. ...Read more

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Probiotics gives lactobacillus acidophillus & bifidobacterium. Whey: beta lactoglobulin & alpha lactalbumin. Can both provide similar benefits?

Probiotics gives lactobacillus acidophillus & bifidobacterium. Whey: beta lactoglobulin & alpha lactalbumin. Can both provide similar benefits?

No: Probiotics and whey provide different benefits. They both have "lacto" in their names, which may be the source of your confusion. Lacto means related to milk. Lactobacillus is a bacteria that can grow in dairy products. Whey is the thin, clear liquid that is left when milk has curdled; it is high in protein. Probiotics are good for intestinal health. Whey is primarily a protein source. ...Read more

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Best med for mild hypertension (assuming lifestyle changes not effective enough) - fewest (most benign side effects)? Thoughts on chlorthalidone?

Best med for mild hypertension (assuming lifestyle changes not effective enough) - fewest (most benign side effects)? Thoughts on chlorthalidone?

Best BP medication: You should speak to your physician about the choices of anti-hypertensive medication you can be placed for it BP control. Chlorthalidone is a diuretic that lowers bp. There are other drugs that lower your BP by different methods of action. Your physician, after examining you can make the best decision as to the type of medication you need to take and explain the side effects of each drug. ...Read more

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Do hb e/beta thalassemia anemia reduce life expectancy?

Do hb e/beta thalassemia anemia reduce life expectancy?

Not necessarily: Did you look at the website reference i sent? It is quite informative. You will be best served with a visit to a specialist to get all your questions answered. It is clear you are so worried about this, and it would be so much more reassuring to have a face to face visit with someone who can answer all your great questions. ...Read more

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Can charco caps(carbo vegerabills, lycipodium clavatum, cinchona officinalis, sulphur) turn stool a charcoal color? Nearly black?

Can charco caps(carbo vegerabills, lycipodium clavatum, cinchona officinalis, sulphur) turn stool a charcoal color? Nearly black?

? content: The problem is that these supplements are unregulated and untested for safety, purity and safety. If this contains charcoal it could turn stools black. You in fact do not know what you are taking. ...Read more

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Sir, my liver tests are:billiribun is0.9, sgot28, sgpt30, albumin 4.0, pti 15seconds, globlin3.2, plalelets155000 but ultra sound has coarse texture?

Sir, my liver tests are:billiribun is0.9, sgot28, sgpt30, albumin 4.0, pti 15seconds, globlin3.2, plalelets155000
but ultra sound has coarse texture?

FATTY LIVER.: Your liver tests look normal. Coarse liver texture does not necessarily indicate liver disease. Sometimes it could suggest fatty liver.Check liver function tests in 3 months.Your platelet count is low re-check CBC in 3 mon ths. ...Read more

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Take 25mg chlorthalidone daily for hbp is it safe to use anucurt twice daily for a week. Hw does anucort work for internal hemmorhoids?

Take 25mg chlorthalidone daily for hbp is it safe to use anucurt twice daily for a week. Hw does anucort work for internal hemmorhoids?

Hemmorhoids: It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Chlorthalidone (Definition)

Chlorthalidone is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more