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What are some drugs that are closely related to penicillin and sulfonamides?

What are some drugs that are closely related to penicillin and sulfonamides?

Antibiotics: The two classes of antibiotics you are asking about are nothing alike, either chemically or in their mechanisms of antibacterial activity. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Sulfonamide (Definition)

Sulfonamides are a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


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What are the vaginal infections that are curable by sulfonamide?

What are the vaginal infections that are curable by sulfonamide?

That drug not rec: Sulfa used for bladder infections, long time ago used for vag infections but not anymore as most of the bact is resistent to it usually for BV either vaginal Clindamycin either by cream or supp or vaginal Metrogel or oral flagyl. ...Read more

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Should you avoid or supplement with folic acid while taking sulfonamides for an infection ?

Should you avoid or supplement with folic acid while taking sulfonamides for an infection ?

Folic acid: It is always a good idea for young women (childbearing age) to supplement with folic acid. Folic acid has been shown to prevent some types of birth defects especially if it being taken during the 3 months prior to pregnancy and the first 3 months of pregnancy. Folic acid is an important building block for red blood cells, and good for any woman that is having menstrual periods. ...Read more

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Is narcissism a disease, illness or mental flaw - and is it even treatable?

Is narcissism a disease, illness or mental flaw - and is it even treatable?

Can be all those: All of us need to have some healthy self-interest -- healthy narcissism -- to deal with life. But when this becomes greatly exaggerated, squeezing out the needs of others, we get into difficulty. There are narcissistic personality disorders which maybe 4-7% of our society has. These involve fixed patterns of relating with several criteria. Yes it is treatable - with great care and patience. ...Read more

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Sister diagnosed with osteosarcoma..Is this a rare disease? Is it treatable?

Sister diagnosed with osteosarcoma..Is this a rare disease? Is it treatable?

It is well known dis: Osteosarcoma is a cancer of the bone which requires a sarcoma specialist for best treatment. It is curable in a large proportion of patients provided they are treated by a team of medical oncologist and an orthopedic surgeon working as a team together. I would ask you to seek a second opinion from a known sarcoma center which are only found in major cancer centers. ...Read more

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Is paget's disease treatable?

Is paget's disease treatable?

Yes: Paget's disease is very treatable. I have several paget's patients who do very well on yearly Reclast infusions. ...Read more

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What diseases are related to poor nutrition? Are they all treatable if you start eating right?

What diseases are related to poor nutrition? Are they all treatable if you start eating right?

TNTC: too numerous to count- poor nutrition can lead to any vitamin or mineral deficiency and their consequent problems. Eating right can resolve the problem ...Read more