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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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Iv Drug Use (Definition)

Drug dependence means that a person needs a drug to function normally. Abruptly stopping the drug leads to withdrawal symptoms. Drug addiction is the compulsive use of a substance, despite its ...Read more


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Is drugs bad?

Is drugs bad?

Depends!: Medications are neither inherently good nor bad. It's the (intent of) use that can make something "bad". Improper use, improper dose, improper frequency, improper route of administration can all make any "good" drug bad. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) used to lower blood pressure is a "bad" drug to lower cholesterol or cure strep throat b/c it does neither. Yet, it's a great drug for hypertension. Talk to your familydoc. ...Read more

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What is category x drug?

What is category x drug?

Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both such that fetal risks clearly outweigh maternal benefit. Check out http://www.Empr.Com/drugs-contraindicated-in-pregnancy/article/125914/ for more info, including partial list. ...Read more

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What drugs are safe and unsafe?

What drugs are safe and unsafe?

Many of them: This is not an easy answer since there are many drugs categorized as unsafe. The american porphyria foundation has good resources on drug safety: http://www.Porphyriafoundation.Com/testing-and-treatment/drug-safety-in-acute-porphyria. Just because a drug may be listed as unsafe doesn't mean it's unsafe for everyone. However, it's important to use caution with any drug that is potentially unsafe. ...Read more

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Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc ?

Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc ?

Yes: It is one of the chemo agents used in conjunction with Xeloda (capecitabine) (oral 5FU) or in the chemo combination with Folinic acid, 5 FU and the oxaliplatin as FOLFOX. The platinum targets DNA but in tumors the localization site is on tumor membrane where DNA localizes possibly in the form of mutated mitochondrial DNA ...Read more

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What to do if I consumed to much drugs!?

Get help: Medicine or Drugs? You can call the poison control hotline at: 1-800-222-1222 ...Read more

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If I have tension160/100 i must take drug?

If I have tension160/100 i must take drug?

If you have: Consecutive blood pressures in this range - would strongly encourage you to accept medical treatment to include appropriate medications. Hypertension can be silently causing injury to your body. ...Read more

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What effects do daterape drugs have on you?

What effects do daterape drugs have on you?

None: They are a glorified sleeping med with no after effects. ...Read more

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What are some examples of neprotoxic drugs?

What are some examples of neprotoxic drugs?

Nephrotoxic drugs : Nsaids (advil, aleve, (naproxen) naprosyn, ibuprofen) are amongst the most common nephrotoxic medications available over the counter. There are more, any takers? ...Read more

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Which organizations offer drug/health pkans?

Which organizations offer drug/health pkans?

All insurers should: Major insurance companies have drug plans. The insurance companies can have their own plan, or contract with a separate company to run a drug plan. Other groups, such as aarp, may have a plan (but again, they contract with a separate company to run the plan). Plans have benefits for local retail pharmacies to handle short-term prescriptions, and mail-order pharmacies for 90-day prescriptions. ...Read more

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What is the new classification of pain drugs?

What is the new classification of pain drugs?

See below: Not sure what you mean. There has been no new "scheduling" of controlled substances. Different types of pain medication do different things (reduce inflammation, treat nerve pain etc). ...Read more

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My friend snorted this drug what are the effects?

Need more data: What is the drug in question.? You mentioned "snorting" but no drug is described. However, was this at a party with other people snorting the same thing? This would give you a clue as to what your friend might be experiencing. ...Read more

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What medications are recommended for drug addicts?

What medications are recommended for drug addicts?

Clarify, please!: Do you want to know how to treat addiction? There are many addicting drugs out there and the medical treatment is different for all of them. But for all of them Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous are extremely helpful and can often be the only treatment required. Often these programs, which are free, have success rates equal to many inpatient and outpatient costly rehab programs. ...Read more

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What are the alternatives for banned drug gemerp2 ?

What are the alternatives for banned drug gemerp2 ?

You can take: The same meds (hopefully in different doses) as separate drugs, but talk with your doctor and get their recommendations. Always use in addition to diet, exercise and weight reduction. ...Read more