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What is a fifth ventrical please?

What is a fifth ventrical please?

Ventricles of the: Brain are fluid filled structures that drain the constantly formed cerebrospinal fluid allowing for continuous and dynamic delivery of essential materials to the brain. They are depicted here. The fifth ventricle is a remnant of embryonic development that consists of a cyst within the spinal cord named fifth ventricle only because it has the same cellular composition. It is most often benign. ...Read more

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What is left ventrical dysfunction?

What is left ventrical dysfunction?

Weakness of heart: When the left ventricle fails to pump normally dysfunction is present. The two common types include poor ejection of blood from a weak and enlarged heart or poor filling of the heart from a stiff muscle wall. Myocardial ischema is a common cause but there are many other causes including those secondary to valve dysfunction, hypertension, alcohol use, viral infection and miscellaneous causes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your lower left ventrical is on working 50 to 60 %?

What does it mean when your lower left ventrical is on working 50 to 60 %?

That you are in good: Shape. It is describing the fraction of blood ejected with each heart beat, and above 50 is perfectly normal. ...Read more

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I'm on veletri have you evr heard of this medicine?

I'm on veletri have you evr heard of this medicine?

Below is summary: Veletri is used for:
Treating high blood pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs (pulmonary arterial hypertension [PAH]) to improve exercise capacity.

Veletri is a prostaglandin. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, which increases blood flow to the lugs ...Read more

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Is it ok to take valtrax that has been expired for 5 months?

Well: It depends if they have been stored at room temperature not exposed heat or access code for moisture there are usually fine and effective. For a doctor cannot recommend you take expired medications. Expired medications become less powerful lose their potency overtime. They don't suddenly become worthless however ...Read more

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What are common methods of repairing a ventrical septal defect?

What are common methods of repairing a ventrical septal defect?

What type?: Repair depends on the type of ventricular septal defect. There's perimembranous, av canal type, subaortic and muscular. Need to know if double outlet right ventricle or left ventricle present. Is there a concomitant right ventricular outflow tract obstruction? . Need to stop the heart and saw a patch, were to open the heart depends on type of vsd and associated defects. Timing of repair varies. ...Read more

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Can people with ventrical fibrillation live a normal life if they are treated?

Can people with ventrical fibrillation live a normal life if they are treated?

Yes: If they are defibrillated and resuscitated in a relatively short amount of time so as not to suffer irreversible brain damage from prolonged lack of oxygen (less than 4 minutes), they can make a full recovery if there is no subsequent heart damage. ...Read more

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What are normal parameters for the right ventrical? Mine measured 2.3 CM and says normal. But I'm wondering if its ok if it's on the upper limit?

OK: This is fine. Unless you are experiencing symptomatic difficulties the variability in measurements is within normal limits. If you smoke, stop. ...Read more

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What is Valtrex (valacyclovir) used for?

What is Valtrex (valacyclovir) used for?

Valacyclovir: This is an antiviral compound effective against herpes simplex. It inhibits clinical symptoms, and prolongs the duration of time between outbreaks, but is not curative, since this organism, like squatters, roaches, and rats, cannot be gotten rid of. ...Read more

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Can I take expired valtrex? 1 year past?

Expired medication: Highly recommend not to take expired medications and please kindly discard expired medications safely. Please kindly contact your physician to get refills or medications prescribed if needed. ...Read more

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What exactly does Valtrex (valacyclovir) do?

Valacyclovir: This is an antiviral compound effective against herpes simplex. It inhibits clinical symptoms, and prolongs the duration of time between outbreaks, but is not curative, since this organism, like squatters, roaches, and rats, cannot be gotten rid of. ...Read more

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Risks for taking Valtrex (valacyclovir) daily?

Virtually zero: Valtrex (valacyclovir) is a very safe drug for long-term or short-term use. ...Read more

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What happens to you if you crush then take Valtrex?

Valtrex: Hello and welcome to HealthTap,

By the book it should not be crushed since it's effectiveness is altered. I would suggest trying it without crushing.

Take care :) ...Read more

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Will 1 year expired Valtrex (valacyclovir) still work?

Don't take it: Please get a new script, not supposed to take meds expired that long if it was one month expired while you are still not supposed to take that one, a 1 month expired med should usually be ok. ...Read more

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How long does it take valtrax to clear up an outbreak?

How long does it take valtrax to clear up an outbreak?

How early u started?: For a typical sore outbreak, it lasts 10-14 days w/o treatment. If you start medication at the very early onset (some feels/knows before it comes to the skin) it may not even come through the skin, but unfortunately it often does come out despite treatment and may crust over in 3-5 days rather than 10-14 days w/o treatment. If frequent outbreak, consult doc for suppressive therapy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: valtrex (valacyclovir)?

Antiviral: Treats herpes virus infections, including shingles (herpes zoster), cold sores (herpes labialis), and genital herpes (herpes simplex) in adults. Also treats cold sores and chicken pox in children. This medicine will not cure herpes, but may prevent a breakout of herpes sores or blisters. ...Read more

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Will Valtrex (valacyclovir) still work after 1 expired?

Possibly: But may loose potency after expiration. It is best not to take medications after their expiration date especially if they are long expired. ...Read more

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What happens when you take expired valtrex (valacyclovir)?

Expired Valtrex (valacyclovir): It is never a good idea to take medications that are expired. However, with a vast majority of medications, it should be noted that the expiration date on the package does not mean the product is rendered useless the day after the expiration date. If within a few days of the expiration date, I suggest contacting your pharmacist for an opinion. ...Read more

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What would happenif you take an expired valtrex (valacyclovir)?

Probably nothing: All medicines degrade with time. Just cause it expired doesn't mean its poisonous. Just won't work as well as unexpired medicine. Actually, it really depends on how old the medicine is. If its relatively soon after the expiration date, I'm sure its still good. All bets are off its over a year past. ...Read more

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Is Valtrex (valacyclovir) thzt expired 2 yrsago still ok to take?

No: If you need to take valtrex, (valacyclovir) there is a strong possibility that this medication that is 2 years old will not be as effective. You need to get a new prescription. ...Read more

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What happens if you crush a valtrex pill up and take it that way?

Should be OK: It should work just fine, but probably will taste bad. If you have trouble taking pills, talk with your doctor. Perhaps she would prescribe the pediatric suspension (liquid) instead of pills. ...Read more

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Can I take oxcoytin 10mg and take a valtrex 1gm in the same day?

Yes, no worries: Presumably you mean Oxycontin (oxycodone). It will not interact with valacyclovir (Valtrex). Valacyclovir is one of the safest of all drugs; you can safely take it with just about any other drug. No worries. ...Read more

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How many times a day should u take the Valtrex (valacyclovir) pill?

Depends: You must really consult your doctor. There are different regimens and doses. It also depends on whether you are treating a first time infection. Repeat infection and using the pill for prevention ...Read more

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What can I use instead of Valtrex (valacyclovir) which is too expensive?

Time: The lesions will go away by themselves and will take only slightly longer if not treated. By the way, the medicine you refer to makes the lesions only slightly less painful (if any at all) than no treatment at all. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Valtrex (valacyclovir) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Valtrex (valacyclovir) overdose?

Unusual: This is a very uncommon overdose. Huge overdoses have been reported to rarely cause kidney damage and hallucinations. It is not abused by people looking to get "high". It is one of the safest meds ever. LD 50 is unknown, meaning you cannot suicide with it. One or 2 extra doses are not going to cause symptoms. ...Read more

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