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What Are The Doses For Aspirin
What is the difference between lorazapam and valuim what are the STD starting doses for these drugs.
Benzodiazepines: Lorazepam is also known as ativan (lorazepam). Valium's generic name is diazepam. Both are used for sedation and anxiety. Valium has also been for muscle spasms. Lorazepam gets out of your system quicker and may be safer for older people. I assume by std you mean starting dose. 2mg is a typical starting dose for each. They are often take 2-3 times a day. ...Read more
Fluvoxin: Fluvoxamine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. It's used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder, depression and panic disorder. There are many too many side effects to list here, but checkout the topic page on fluvoxamine and they're all listed there! best of luck to you. ...Read more
No test: Overdose symptoms can be attributed to both the hydrocodone and Acetaminophen components of vicodin. Excess hydrocodone can cause a slowed heart rate, low blood pressure, difficult breathing, cold and clammy skin, extreme drowsiness which can progress to coma, cardiac arrest and death.Excess Acetaminophen can cause dark urine, yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes, low blood sugar. ...Read more
There Aren't Any: Sertraline overdose is seldom fatal. Emergency care is symptomatic --- in other words, if the person is nauseous, we give something for that, if they vomit & become dehydrated, we give fluids, & so on. You can take a sertraline level but, unless it's zero, that won't tell you what to do clinically. ...Read more
Death: Excessive dosage of Nabumetone causes potentially life-threatening effects. Over-dosage of Nabumetone can cause mild stomach problems such as nausea and vomiting. An overdose of Nabumetone can cause life-threatening heart problems. Hypotension, a condition where the blood pressure is too low, can occur. Overdosage can also cause changes in the rate and rhythm of the heartbeat. ...Read more
LFT and Vital Signs: Liver function tests such alt, ast (previously known as SGOT and sgpt)and ggt(very sensative) are most often used. Over tests are usually part of a comprehensive metaboic profile that measures electrolytes, other products of liver function, etc.Chronic toxicity even more serious when combined with alcohol.Also the oxycodone component can cause stopped breathing and unconciousness. ...Read more
Digoxin: This drug is poison if taken to excess. You should take only the dosage prescribed by the doctor. ...Read more
Professional eval: There are no tests, and an expert physician would not need tests. An "overdose"(other than deliberate) is a relative thing. Whomever is prescribing the Remeron (mirtazapine) needs to discuss your experience with the medication, including benefits and possible problems. Meds of this type always need close clinical monitoring, especially in the early stages and when doses, or circumstances, change. ...Read more
Not for insomnia: The primary use for muscle spasticity and neuropatic pain. Sedation and sleepiness are common side effects. Baclofen is available 10 and 20 mg tablets. The usual starting dosage is 5 mg three times a day, which can be increased by 5 mg every 2-3 days until adequate pain relief is obtained. ...Read more
What is the dose of aspirin that should be administered and for how long do we have to give aspirin-?
Depends on use: The usual dose for headache or minor pains is 1-2 325mg tablets every 4 hours for up to 12 tablets in one day. But watch for stomach upset, bleeding, or ulcer disease. For middle age cardiovascular event/ tia/stroke prevention, 75-325mg (baby Aspirin to regular dose aspirin) is recommended. For acute heart syndrome or chest pain of possible heart attack, chew 325mg tablet (tastes bitter, but ok). ...Read more
What is safe dose of aspirin for the purpose of blood thinning at onset of tia-like symptoms prior to diagnosis can be confirmed?
Baby aspirin: 81 mg (as opposed to 325 mg daily) usually taken every day or even every other day has been shown to be equally effective for prevention heart attacks- with no other risk factors than - note this is still controversial as some docs still recommend 162-325 mg daily. I do defer to my cards colleagues and leave my patients on what they recommend. ...Read more
Anti platelet action: Giving more then 325mg of Aspirin is not recommend in the usa. Aspirin is anti platelets drug that prevents blood clot formation. In mi patients it does that to minimize blood clot within blocked coronary artery. Mostly it is a cholesterol plaque that cracks leading to blood clot formation that further narrows the vessel limiting blood flow to the myocardium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
81 mg: Some recommend325 mg daily but likely for most average size folks, 81 mg daily suffices. Early studies used as much as 325 3times daily. ...Read more
Sudden left-side facial numbness, LH fingers tingling, headache, BP wide fluctuation. Could it be tia? What's safe dose aspirin before diagnosis made?
Go to emergency room: Those symptoms could be a transient ischemic attack but should be treated as a possible stroke and evaluated in the emergency room. Time is critical in getting the best medical care and you lose the ability to utilize certain interventions if you present to emergency room outside of that critical window of time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reason for use?: It depends why you are taking it. If it is for cardioprotection then I am not aware of any proven alternatives. ...Read more
No: I think it is likely a good idea. ...Read more
Aspirin therapy: Low dose Aspirin has been shown to be of benefit as secondary prevention (preventing second events) in people who have suffered heart attacks or strokes. It is also of benefit as primary prevention (preventing first events) in patients with cardiovascular risk factors though it's use should be balanced by a slightly increased risk of bleeding and gastric irritation. ...Read more
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