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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Trandate (Overview)

Trandate is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What is the aca’s “play or pay” mandate for employers?

See below link: Not an easy answer. One of hundreds of articles you can find via your favorite search engine. Too much to discuss in this small space... http://www.tlnt.com/2013/01/10/play-or-pay-with-obamacare-7-reasons-why-pay-is-not-the-easy-answer/. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
46 doctors shared insights

Trandate (Overview)

Trandate is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What are trandate (labetalol) side effects?

What are trandate (labetalol) side effects?

Minor: Trandate (labetalol) or labetolol is a combination Alpha and beta blocker. Its sided effects are for the most part minor and includes dizziness; indigestion; lightheadedness; nausea; pain, swelling, or redness at the injection site; stuffy nose; temporary tingling of the scalp; unusual tiredness. Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in chest; swelling mouth, lip). ...Read more

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Medicolegal opinion of employer required drug testing?

Medicolegal opinion of employer required drug testing?

Medico legal: An employer may require a urine drug test in order for you to get the job. This is quite appropriate. You can refuse- and it will then be very unlikely that you will land the job. ...Read more

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Is urine test included in annual medical examination?

Is urine test included in annual medical examination?

Sometimes: Do you mean a routine urinalysis or a drug screen? Although a routine urinalysis seldom shows up anything important in folks without symptoms we still do them a lot. We'd never do a drug test in an annual pe unless you asked--unless your employer is paying for it and asks for a urine to be sent to their lab. ...Read more

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Is doctor assisted suicide ethical? It's legal in vermont.

Is doctor assisted suicide ethical? It's legal in vermont.

What matters to u?: This is a question that will likely initiate many answers, but know that there is no "right" answer. What is ethical to some may be unethical to others. What is legal is some states may not be in others. There is no black and white in this subject, only gray. It is important to identify your values and make sure your decisions are dictated by them. ...Read more

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What are the medical clinical testing procedures for cancer drug?

What are the medical clinical testing procedures for cancer drug?

Extensive testing: After going through pre-clinical testing in cell culture lines and animal models, a cancer drug is tested in humans. A phase i trial looks for safety information regarding the maximum tolerated dose of a drug. A phase ii trial looks for initial efficacy possibilities in a particular cancer population. A phase iii trial compares the new treatment against the current standard option. ...Read more

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Do ovum donors undergo genetic testing or pedigree evaluation?

Do ovum donors undergo genetic testing or pedigree evaluation?

Yes: Check with your rei specialist for details, but all ovum donors would be asked to report a detailed family history and would be tested for common recessive disorders, such as cystic fibroisis. Many programs would also request more extensive testing including a panel of 100 such recessive diseases, including such problems as spinal muscular atrophy, the askenazi jewish panel, fragile x, & more. ...Read more

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Is physician-assisted suicide ethical?

Is physician-assisted suicide ethical?

It is not legal: People with terminal illnesses need not suffer pain/ indignity. Discussing one's views re: faith, life, death, and medical care with one's doctor is very important as is having an advanced health care directive and polst made. Hospice can make the experience before natural death more humane. One need not resort in suicide; which is not legal, moral, biblical, and many think, not ethical. ...Read more

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Are HIV positive healthcare workers required to tell their employers of their status?

Are HIV positive healthcare workers required to tell their employers of their status?

Varies by state: The answer varies from state to state and from profession to profession. This website provides state by state policy. http://hivlawandpolicy.org/resources/view/167. ...Read more

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What are the relevant social, ethical, legal and economic effects of therapeutic cloning?

What are the relevant social, ethical, legal and economic effects of therapeutic cloning?

Homework?: Are you writing a paper? This subject can't be addressed in 400 letters or less. Check out this site: http://www.Cloneorgans.Com/therapeutic-cloning/14/. ...Read more

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What are the views on physician assisted suicide?

What are the views on physician assisted suicide?

Each person has : Their own view. There is no "one" opinion in the medical community. However, many physicians view it as a violation of the tenant of protecting life and first causing no harm. ...Read more

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What are fda labs for in egg donation?

What are fda labs for in egg donation?

Test requirements: Gonorrhea and chlamydia vaginal or urine cultures hiv-i and hiv-ii screening hepatitis b surface antigen and hepatitis b core antibody hepatitis c antibody rpr for syphilis these labs also need to be done in a fda approved lab. ...Read more

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What are the implications after obtaining medical clearance?

What are the implications after obtaining medical clearance?

Medial clearance: When a physician gives "medical clearance" he/she is indicating that is medically reasonable for a patient to participate in the activity for which he/she has been cleared. ...Read more

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Will drug screening labs tell the company they are testing for what meds an employee is taking- like methadone?

Will drug screening labs tell the company they are testing for what meds an employee is taking- like methadone?

Drug screen: The report will be sent to whoever order the test. If it is a company doctor then the company will get the results. ...Read more

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What required contents in a physicians history report?

What required contents in a physicians history report?

See details: A thorough report should include the chief complaint, history of the present illness, allergies, past medical history and surgeries, social history, family history, review of systems, physical exam, diagnoses and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What states permit blood donation under age 17 with parental consent?

What states permit blood donation under age 17 with parental consent?

Most states do: As of 2011, 41 states allowed 16 year old blood donors with parental permission. To determine whether your state allows such donations, go the the web site for american red cross (http://www.Redcrossblood.Org/students/information-parents/information-student-athletes). ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of commercial ( no prescription or doctor involved)snp DNA testing for genetic disorder/disease and/or predisposition to them?

What are the pros and cons of commercial ( no prescription or doctor involved)snp DNA testing for genetic disorder/disease and/or predisposition to them?

Pros and cons: Pros: cheap, quick, high data quality cons: challenges in interpretation (particularly if no doctor is involved), limited tests available, privacy and potential medical/life insurance issues. ...Read more

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Dr. Stanton Smullens
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Labetalol (Definition)

This is a blood pressure medication in the class called beta blockers which has effect not only on the beta receptors which can result i lower blood pressure and heart rate but also cross over to the Alpha receptors which can lead to even ...Read more