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Would these cause a positive ETG test . Cetyl, Stearyl, Cetearyl alcohols. Panthenol, Phenoxyethenol, Butylene Glycol, Propanol, Propylene Glycol. ?

Would these cause a positive ETG test .
Cetyl, Stearyl, Cetearyl alcohols. 
Panthenol, Phenoxyethenol, Butylene Glycol, Propanol, Propylene Glycol.
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Only ethanol makeEtG: Those compounds aren't metabolized to EtG. Food products (vanilla), hygiene products, mouthwash, or OTC medications (cough syrups) containing ethanol can cause EtG levels to exceed 100 ng/mL but not 500 ng/mL. If measurable ethanol is detected (greater than .04 gm%) in the urine & EtG is >250 ng/mL, or if EtG > 500 ng/mL, then this is very strong evidence that beverage alcohol was consumed. ...Read more

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Dgnsd w/+1 propylene glycol, 2-etylhexyl-p-methoxycinnamate, 4-phenylenediamine, & methyl methacrylate allergies. Need nonirritating products. Advice?

Dgnsd w/+1 propylene glycol, 2-etylhexyl-p-methoxycinnamate, 4-phenylenediamine, & methyl methacrylate allergies. Need nonirritating products. Advice?

Contact allergies: You should have been. Given information by your testing physician on what products are safe to use. If you go to truetest.Com, you can information sheets on the products you mentioned to void possiblel triggering agents. ...Read more

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African sea-coconut brand cough mixture safe for pregnancy use?

African sea-coconut brand cough mixture safe for pregnancy use?

What is ingredient?: What is the ingredient inside the cough mixture? If you are in doubt- ask the pharmacist -your local pharmacist is able to see the ingredient and help you out. If still not sure- ask your ob. ...Read more

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If Each 5 ml contains:50mg glyceryl guaiacolate,50mgpotassium citrate,1.5mg terbutaline sulphate,14mg diphenhydramine hydrochloride.Safe for pregnancy?

If Each 5 ml contains:50mg glyceryl guaiacolate,50mgpotassium citrate,1.5mg terbutaline sulphate,14mg diphenhydramine hydrochloride.Safe for pregnancy?

Depends: The most susceptible time for the fetus is during the 1st trimester. After that, most allergy medication or cough medications are likely safe. Diphenhydramine has been associated with a slightly higher risk to develop cleft palate when used in the 1st trimester although the incidence is still very low. ...Read more

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Is profile nu greens liquid a safe product to use (health food store product)?

Is profile nu greens liquid a safe product to use (health food store product)?

Nu-Greens liquid: It appears to be a concentrated blend of extracts of veggies, fruits, and sea veggies also. You can see ingredients from this page: http://nulifevitamins.Ca/nu-greens-1/liquid/profile-blueberry-burst.Html as long as the spirulina is not contaminated with heavy metals and you don't regard this as a substitute for healthy diet, and your doctor is fine with it (knowing your meds and you) okay. ...Read more

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Athlete's foot. Powder vs powder spray vs liquid spray vs cream? Also, which active ingredient is best? Last, is it ok to mix active ingredients?

Athlete's foot.  Powder vs powder spray vs liquid spray vs cream?  Also, which active ingredient is best?  Last, is it ok to mix active ingredients?

Equally ineffective: All are equally ineffective dry skin important ,spare socks chloritrimizole is good mixing is ok Good luck work on drier feet ...Read more

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T3 mycin lotion,adaferin gel & azederm cream. Which is safe to use during pregnancy for acne?

T3 mycin lotion,adaferin gel & azederm cream. Which is safe to use during pregnancy for acne?

Acne cream : I think all are ok. I would double check with your OB they have certain likes and dislikes. I would stick with their program. Good luck and feel better ...Read more

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Is vaping with 0mg nicotine safe while pregnant (To help ease the habit)? The ingredients are: water, propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin,& flavoring

Is vaping with 0mg nicotine safe while pregnant (To help ease the habit)? The ingredients are: water, propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin,& flavoring

Not recomended: inhaling aerosolized chemicals isnt best for you or for the baby. Vaping is a new product in the market and the effect on lungs/babies are still not fully understood. I would use this time to kick the habit to ensure that you give your baby the full potential to grow without interruptions by potential stressors like smoke ...Read more

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Is topical tea tree oil (in deoderant) safe for use in pregnancy?

Is topical tea tree oil (in deoderant) safe for use in pregnancy?

It's a : Disinfectant and should be fine. The absorbable amount creating a fetal problem is low probability though don't know specifics on the brand or what else is in it. Should be fine. ...Read more

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Does BCAA and/or amino acids effect birth control pills? Specific I'm taking the shredz brand bcaa powder.

Does BCAA and/or amino acids effect birth control pills? Specific I'm taking the shredz brand bcaa powder.

Birth Control: unless there is some estrogen or progesterone in the powder it is doubtful. However, I doubt there have been specific testing done to see if there is any interactions. The FDA which controls the medications in the US has no control of supplements. They are classified as foods and don't have to meet drug standards for testing. They just put the warning that they make no claim to treat or cure. ...Read more

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Nizoral (ketoconazole) contains SLS and Parabens. True Or False?

Nizoral (ketoconazole) contains SLS and Parabens. True Or False?

Here is a list of th: ingredients in Nizoral (ketoconazole) cream:purified water, propylene glycol, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, sorbitan stearate, polysorbate 60, polysorbate 80, sodium sulphite (E221) and isopropyl myristate. Remember if generic is given other ingredients may be found ...Read more

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Citrical contains polyvinyl alcohol (part hydrolyzed) and polyethylene glycol - is this safe to take when pregnant?

Citrical contains polyvinyl alcohol (part hydrolyzed) and polyethylene glycol - is this safe to take when pregnant?

Category C : Those ingredients put citrical in category c for pregnancy. These are substances best avoided unless there is a compelling medical reason that outweighs the risk. ...Read more

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Refill on Centrophenoxine - 250mg 2x day [Centrophenoxine Powder Form (15g) 100% USP]?

Refill on Centrophenoxine - 250mg 2x day [Centrophenoxine Powder Form (15g) 100% USP]?

Consult with a doc: If you need a medication refill, that requires a consult with a doctor who is licensed to practice in your state. Centrophenoxine is a dietary supplement that has not been demonstrated to have significant benefits, although there are a number of studies with weakly suggestive evidence of effect on cognition in people who had a stroke or are demented. ...Read more

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What is lidocaine ointment USP 5 used for?

What is lidocaine ointment USP 5 used for?

A variety of things: Lidocaine ointment can be used to numb the skin prior to superficial procedures or IV placement. It can also be used in skin hypersensitivity or complex regional pain syndrome. ...Read more

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What is clindamycin phospate gel USP used for?

What is clindamycin phospate gel USP used for?

Typically Acne: Typically acne. Used on face more often than not. If used, needs to be used religiously for best effects. ...Read more

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Is evion 400mg USP is useful for health? How can we use it?

Is evion 400mg USP is useful for health? How can we use it?

Evion 400 mg uses: Uses include nocturnal muscle cramps, intermittent claudication, cystic breast disease, male infertility. In infants and children it is used to treat hemolytic anemia due to low vitamin e levels. ...Read more

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What is topical solution USP % for ? What are the side effects and what does it contain

What is topical solution USP % for ? What are the side effects and what does it contain

?: Usp stands for United States pharmacopeia. This is a compendium of standards that the phamraceutical industry abides by when manufacturing drugs as well as when pharmacists compound drugs. Topical means external. I think i need more info. ...Read more

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What is USP tamoxifen citrate commonly used for?

What is USP tamoxifen citrate commonly used for?

Endocrine therapy.: Tamoxifen is most commonly prescribed for the treatment of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, typically in women diagnosed prior to menopause. It may also be used to prevent breast cancer in high-risk patients. Following menopause, a class of drugs very similar to tamoxifen, called aromatase inhibitors, are preferentially used for breast cancer treatment rather than tamoxifen. ...Read more

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I want a prescription for sulfadoxine and pyrimethamine tablet usp?

I want a prescription for sulfadoxine and pyrimethamine tablet usp?

See a doctor: The medication you mention is an antibiotic. It should only be used in the proper setting and needs to be prescribed by a health care provider. ...Read more

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Glycerin USP bad for your teeth?

Glycerin USP bad for your teeth?

No: Glycerine is used in many medicinal forms/additive---as in artificial saliva, moisturizer in nasal sprays, and osmotic laxatives etc...Its use as an artificial saliva should infact have a protective effect on your teeth. I am not a dentist, so you may want to consult your dentist for additional inforamation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the uses for clotrimazole cream USP 1?

What are the uses for clotrimazole cream USP 1?

Fungal infections: This cream is used for fungal infections of the skin and sometimes in the vagina. It can also be used to treat seborrhoeic dermatitis of the face. ...Read more

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Hello. What is the substitute for nystatin ointment usp 100,000 to treat ringworms?

Hello. What is the substitute for nystatin ointment usp 100,000 to treat ringworms?

Per webmd.com: "In most cases, you can treat ringworm of the skin with antifungal creams or ointments. Many are available without a prescription. Use a nonprescription antifungal cream with miconazole or clotrimazole in it. Brand names include Micatin, Mycelex, and Tinactin." Ref. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-home-treatment ...Read more

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Please tell me can fluconazole tablet USP 150mg help with fishy odor?

Fluconazole: Fluconazole can be used for yeast infections but yeast infections don't usually have a fishy odor. See a physician to determine cause of your vaginal odor. ...Read more

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What's the difference between USP and food grade for hydrogen peroxide?

What's the difference between USP and food grade for hydrogen peroxide?

Hydrogen peroxide: “Food grade” hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) contains 35% H2O2. It should not be taken internally (exception - may be highly diluted H2O2). USP hydrogen is usually 3%. ...Read more

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Do chewable gummy multivitamins get properly absorbed as much as regular USP verified tablet multivitamins?

Do chewable gummy multivitamins get properly absorbed as much as regular USP verified tablet multivitamins?

Probably: Not all gummy vitamins are created equal and some are undoubtedly better than others, but they should contain high quality vitamins in a different base than tablets. The fact that they are chewable may increase their absorbability, but i don't know any objective research on their absorption so this is all just an educated guess. ...Read more

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I know that tablet based supplements don't always dissolve completely for body to absorb, but what about capsules? Are all capsules USP by default?

I know that tablet based supplements don't always dissolve completely for body to absorb, but what about capsules? Are all capsules USP by default?

Depends: Not all capsules are usp. If you go to the health food store you can buy/find empty capsules that you could stuff with something like an herb or a powder.. This capsule you made will not undergo vigorous scientific testing or pass all the requirements. You will not be able to figure out exactly how your body will absorb it. So the message is read the fine print on whatever tablet/capsule you take. ...Read more

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Can mupirocin ointment USP 2 be used for warts?

Can mupirocin ointment USP 2 be used for warts?

Will not help warts: Mupirocin ointment is used for bacterial infection of skin , hpv virus that cause will not be killed , use other over the counter ointments for warts may help or see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is an iron dextran injection usp. 250 mg./5ml?

What is an iron dextran injection usp. 250 mg./5ml?

IV iron: Iron dextran is an intravenous iron formulation. The numbers 250 mg/5 ml refer to the concentration. After the doctor calculates your "iron deficit" (usually around 1500-2000 mg depending on how anemic you are), he/she would then give you around 20-40 ml of iron dextran. Iron dextran can cause allergic reactions. Newer formulations such as ferric gluconate are less likely to do so. ...Read more