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What are injectable gonadotropins used for?

What are injectable gonadotropins used for?

Ovulation: Gonadotropins induce follicle development in the ovary. This is used to prepare for insemination or ivf. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Chenette
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Gonadotropins (Definition)

Gonadotropins is a women's ...Read more


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What hormones are used in IVF treatment?

What hormones are used in IVF treatment?

FSH and LH: FSH and LH typically used to stimulate the ovaries. Another injection is used to prevent you from ovulating prematurely (lupron or gnrh antagonist). Hcg is used to trigger ovulation. After egg retrieval, estrogen and progesterone is used to support a possible pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the alternative medicines for twinrix (injection)?

What are the alternative medicines for twinrix (injection)?

Twinrix: Twinrix is a combination vaccine of Hep A and Hep B. There is no other similar vaccine and you could immunize pt with separate Hep B vaccine and separate Hep A vaccine. ...Read more

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What are Epinephrine injections used for?

What are Epinephrine injections used for?

Epinephrine: "Epinephrine is a chemical that narrows blood vessels and opens airways in the lungs. These effects can reverse severe low blood pressure, wheezing, severe skin itching, hives, and other symptoms of an allergic reaction. Epinephrine injection is used to treat severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) ." See: http://www.drugs.com/mtm/epinephrine-injection.html ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking injectable gonadotropins?

What are the risks of taking injectable gonadotropins?

Multiple Pregnancy: Injectable gonadotropins - fertility shots - brand names gonal f, (follitropin alfa) follistim, menopur, repronex, puregon, bravelle, etc are FSH and sometimes lh. Your brain makes these hormones already. Giving more hormone will encourage your body to make more than one egg at a time. The biggest risk from these drugs is multiple pregnancy. Multiple pregnancy is risky for mom and for babies. ...Read more

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How many endocrinologists are using HGH for anti-aging?

How many endocrinologists are using HGH for anti-aging?

Hopefully none: I don't know how many are using it, but there is no scientific data to support its use. ...Read more

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How effective are follistim injections for getting pregnant?

How effective are follistim injections for getting pregnant?

Very: Those injections can be used in combination with sex, insemination, or ivf (in vitro fertilization). Pregnancy rates vary by individual and by diagnosis but pregnancy rates can be as high as 50% per month depending on the treatment. ...Read more

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What are Leucovorin injections used for?

What are Leucovorin injections used for?

Leucovorin injection: "Leucovorin calcium rescue is indicated after high-dose methotrexate therapy in osteosarcoma. Leucovorin calcium is also indicated to diminish the toxicity and counteract the effects of impaired methotrexate elimination and of inadvertent overdosages of folic acid antagonists. Leucovorin calcium is indicated in the treatment of megaloblastic anemias due to folic acid deficiency when oral therapy > ...Read more

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What medications are used for ptsd?

What medications are used for ptsd?

Another medicine: Another medicine is Minipress (prazosin) which can be used for ptsd nightmares. It works by crossing the blood brain barrier & blocking norepinephrine ( a chemical like adrenalin) acting in the brain. Prazosin was first used for ptsd in 1995. Trauma nightmares are true-life situations, extremely realistic, and they are accompanied by an adrenaline storm which does not happen with bad dreams. ...Read more

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What medications are used for ocd?

What medications are used for ocd?

Non-Med Approach?: Exposure & Response Prevention= gold standard non-medication treatment 4 ocd. Read Janet Singer's story abt how ERP helped her 20-y-o son recover from OCD: http://beyondocd.org/stories/family/dans-story-age-17 Caution: ERP is hard as it involves not giving in when OCD orders u 2do something. Requires letting urself experience rising anxiety 4 a while. Get ppl u're close 2 involved in ur treatment ...Read more

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What are Irinotecan injections used for?

What are Irinotecan injections used for?

Irinotecan: Irinotecan is used in combination with other meds to treat colon & rectal cancer. ...Read more

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What kinds of problems is parlodel (bromocriptine) used for nowadays?

What kinds of problems is parlodel (bromocriptine) used for nowadays?

Few: It's a medication used to treat high prolactin level, Parkinson's disease, acromegaly. There is a form of Parlodel (bromocriptine) called Cycloset that is also used to treat type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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What are atropine injections used for?

What are atropine injections used for?

Antidote: In my case, it would be an antidote to anti-cholinergic medications. For example, if a patient takes too much Tensilon, Atropine can be given to counter act the medication. ...Read more

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In order, what are the most effective and preferred drugs used to treat Chlamydia? What are their required dosages?

In order, what are the most effective and preferred drugs used to treat Chlamydia? What are their required dosages?

Chlamydia: I would see a doctor, get a definitive diagnosis of Chlamydia, since other STD's have similar symptoms. Treatment will require a prescription; there is nothing OTC. ...Read more

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What was parlodel (bromocriptine) drug used for and what are the side effects?

What was parlodel (bromocriptine) drug used for and what are the side effects?

Parlodel (bromocriptine): The most common indication for the drug is to treat high prolactin level. Other uses are for acromegaly (high growth hormone), or for parkinson disease. Common side effects are nausea, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, lightheadedness, bowel symptoms, liver enzymes elevation, low blood pressure... ...Read more

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What medications are usually used for cyclothymia?

What medications are usually used for cyclothymia?

Cyclothymia: Cyclothymia can be thought of as a low grade version of bipolar disorder. That is to say, cyclothymics do experience similar mood swings, but not to the intensity of those experienced by those suffering from bipolar disorder. A psychiatric evaluation is in order with appropriate mood stabilizing meds as needed and a referral to a reputable psychotherapist who specializes in mood disorders. ...Read more

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What are the uses for dexamethasone?

What are the uses for dexamethasone?

Steroid: Dexamethasone is a steroid and is used for suppressing inflammation, such as in an arthritic knee or an inflammed airway or sinus. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Pergonal (Definition)

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