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What are the side effects of using sargenti paste?

What are the side effects of using sargenti paste?

Several: Sargenti paste contains paraformaldehyde which can cause irreversible damage to tissues near the root canal system including the following: destruction of connective tissue and bone; intractable pain; paresthesia and dysesthesia of the mandibular and maxillary nerves; and chronic infections of the maxillary sinus. ...Read more

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What is sargenti paste?

What is sargenti paste?

Sargenti paste: Root canal may be able to save a tooth by replacing the pulp with a substitute material, ideally, one that is inert and easy to handle. Standard root canal uses gutta percha, a tropical tree sap. In the 1950s sargenti began filling roots with a paste that contained paraformaldehyde, which forms formaldehyde when contacted w water. The paste can damage surrounding tissues if it leaks from root. ...Read more

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Can sargenti paste get caught in your nerve channel?

Can sargenti paste get caught in your nerve channel?

Not FDA approved: It doesnt get 'caught' but it is not fda approved. Sargenti paste contains paraformaldehyde which can cause irreversible damage to tissues near the root canal system including the following: destruction of connective tissue and bone; intractable pain; paresthesia and dysesthesia of the mandibular and maxillary nerves; and chronic infections of the maxillary sinus. ...Read more

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Is sargenti paste required to be used by dentists?

NO : Sargenti paste should never be used in this day and age. It is not taught in any U.S. Dental school. Do not let someone use this for your root canal treatment. ...Read more

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How severe are the side effects of using isotretinoin?

How severe are the side effects of using isotretinoin?

Isotretinoin: The most common side effects are dry mucous membranes, photosensitivity, major birth defects and joint pain. Rare serious side effects include: pseudotumor cerebri, premature epiphyseal closure, pancreatitis, psychosis, anemia, suicidality, visual disturbance, hepatoxicity, aggression and others. Blood work is drawn every month and if side effects occur the med is stopped. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using sunscreen on your face everyday?

What are the side effects of using sunscreen on your face everyday?

Very few: As long as you are not sensitive to the ingredients, this would generally be considered a good habit. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using steroids?

What are the side effects of using steroids?

Many & inevitable: With most medications, there are possible side effects. With steroids, they are guaranteed. The only question is which one. The lowest dose for the shortest period should be used, if there is no alternative. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using temazepam?

What are the side effects of using temazepam?

Temazepam (Restoril): Restoril (temazepam) Side effects may include feeling sedated, weak or dizzy. Tolerance to restoril (temazepam) is possible. Allergic reactions may occur as well as significant discontinuation symptoms. Headache, problems w sleep, disorientation or depressed mood may occur. Engaging in & then not remembering complex behaviors may also occur. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using advair inhalers?

What are the side effects of using advair inhalers?

Advair: Advair is a combined long-acting bronchial dilator and a steroid. When used alone, the former has been implicated in adverse side-effect on the heart. Fortunately, that does not happen when combined with the steroid. Its chronic use can cause mild growth stunting of about an inch during a child's growing years. Advair is an excellent inhalation medicine for the control of asthma. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using a nerve stimulator?

What are the side effects of using a nerve stimulator?

SCS: Spinal cord stimulators, may be one type of "nerve stimulators" you are talking about. This is a minimally invasive means to treat nerve related pain that has not responded to conventional, standard medical therapy including nerve nerve blocks. Although considered a minor surgical procedure there are risks such as infection (1-2%), lead movement that you should discuss fully with a pain specialist. ...Read more