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What Drug To Use When Having Afib
If I take tadalafil for ED, ist cause addict to the drug? without drug cannot do intercause? or can take this drug for short term use? what r sideffct
What is your ?: Not sure what you are asking. Tadalafil is NOT addictive. It is indicated to treat erectile dysfunction and/or benign prostatic hypertrophy. Most common side effect is muscle pain. If you develop any visual or hearing problems after taking the drug stop. The drug can be used daily or on demand. ...Read more
My dr prescribed an anti-depressant drug for my anxiety, so what are the changes and effects that i wait to happen to me because of taking this drug ?
If I had an allergic reaction to Atenolol, what's the likelihood of having a reaction to Metoprolol tartrate? Also, how long before metoprolol works?
That depends: They are in the same class, so if you got tired for example, that is really a class effect, and some Beta Blockers (BB) may cause more lethargy than others, etc. If you were allergic to a component of the Atenolol, than another BB may be fine. Usually, you should see effects for BP and Heart rate lowering in a few days, some people even immediately. Best wishes. ...Read more
Would you ever be on metoprolol just to control BP? I heard it is used to prevent afib? Or heart rate control? Why would someone be on this med?
Is it possible to inject Xanax (alprazolam) if you crush up the pills and extract the drug using water? I want to find out before I do it. I am a recreational drug user.
You are crazy: If you think that any responsible physician would give you advice that could lead to your death. Injecting pills introduces talc, any number of contaminants, as well as a host of different germs into your venous system. It is dangerous, can lead to death, pulmonary embolism, heart valve infections, brain abscess, bone abscess, pneumonia and many other things. Stop now, get help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Side effects: Propanalol (inderal) is an older beta blocker, and is less specific in it's binding than newer , selective beta blockers. Therefore, patients can feel tired, fatigued, and depressed while taking this drug. A decreased activity level may be related to weight gain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anyone tell me about what to expect when I go to do my heart stress test and if there are any side effects of dipyridamole?
Yes, there is.: Your physician should tell you or give you some literature on the test, what to expect, what it tests. Dipyridamole is a medication that helps prevent thrombus formation or clot in the vessels, and may be used during stress testing (rare side effects). Stress testing usually is being hooked up to monitor, walking on treadmill while being monitored and instructed. Nuclear stress is with injection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've just started taking amiodarone for atrial fib.. I was cardioverted back to rhythm and now i'm out again. Is it wise to discontinue the ami?
Amiodarone: Amiodarone is one of the most effective antiarrhythmics in cardiology. It stays in your system up to 12 weeks. Please do not discontinue amiodarone or any other medication without speaking to your doctor. Even though you are back in afib the amiodarone is holding your rate lower than if you were not taking it. ...Read more
Isordil (isosorbide dinitrate): How do you know you are tolerant to the drug? ...Read more
I'm using dicyclomine and lansoprazole, which both categoried in b class in pregnancy. Do I have to stop using them if i'm trying to concieve?
No: Category b meds include those where no known problems with fetal development are seen in animal studies or existing human studies.They are considered safe for your situation. ...Read more
That depends : If it is IV sedation then Propofol is commonly used. If it is inhalation sedation then there are several different agents that can be used including isoflurane, sevoflurane and desflurane. What type is done and what agent will be used depends on what procedure us being done and how long they expect it to take. You anesthesiologist can answer this question in more detail. ...Read more
Not safe: Its safer than regualr cigarettes. However, no evidence that electronic cigarettes are void of harm. ...Read more
What happens if I use Xanax (alprazolam) to get high for fun sometimes but i don't abuse it am i gonna have side effects or its safe?
Using it to get high: Is the same as abusing it. It doesn't mean that you are addicted to it it does mean however that you have either obtained the drug illegally or you are using it against the directions given by your doctor, and quite possibly fraudulently. It is not advisable to use Alprazolam to get high off of . You simply don't know when you're going to pass out or black out. If you were to drive, you could get arrested for driving under the influence of a drug.You could take too much and potentially stop breathing.You could also find yourself in other potentially compromising situations. Just simply take my advice and don't do it. Your life is worth more than this. Get help if you need to. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have very light essential tremor. I went to the doctor and he gave a beta blocker (propanolol). How to use it? Does propanolol just acts on the symptoms, i mean, should I consume it when i want to stop 'shaking' ?
Does the continuous use of propanolol
If you have had only one atrial fibrilation episode and are on coumadin, (warfarin) when can you stop this medication?
Depends: That is a tough question and a matter of opinion. Whether you need Coumadin (warfarin) in the first place depends on the chad score (how many risk factors you have). If the afib was related to a temporary situation, such as surgery, it is more likely that the Coumadin (warfarin) can be stopped. Exactly when, is partly a matter of opinion. The longer you go without recurrence, the more likely it is safe to stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any way to counteract the debilitating depression i experience for 2 weeks when i stop daily meth use? Can't afford to be incapacitated.
BIG problem: Your question about being "incapacitated" without meth suggests you feel it supports you in some way. This ignores the extreme risk to your health that daily meth use brings. You'll need a team of addiction medicine and psychiatry doctors, your family doctor, possibly a dentist, and specific meth recovery program. Depression can be treated; recovery from meth is challenging but very possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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