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What is dicyclmine used for exactly?

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What is dicyclmine used for exactly?

IBS: Dicyclomine is an antispasmotic most commonly used to treat ibs attacks. ...Read more

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What medicine is used for tachycarddia?

What medicine is used for tachycarddia?

Need specifics: Tachycardia is a generic term for fast heart rate. The choice in medicine really depends on what's causing the tachycardia, and the type of fast rhythm. ...Read more

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What is use for methyldopa?

What is use for methyldopa?

Blood Pressure: Methyldopa is a medication for blood pressure control. It is often used in pregnant women as it is one of the safer medications to use during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is amoxil+clarithromycin+iansotrazole, use for and what is the dosage?

What is amoxil+clarithromycin+iansotrazole, use for and what is the dosage?

Prevacid (lansoprazole): This combination is called a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin). Each "pack" contains 2 capsules of lansoprazole, 2 capsules of Clarithromycin and 4 capsules of amoxicillin. The dose is one pack divided into 2 daily doses for 2 weeks. It is used to treat h. Pylori induced gastroesophageal reflux disease. ...Read more

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What is lisinopril used to treat?

What is lisinopril used to treat?

High blood pressure: Lisinopril is a medication that is mainly used to treat high blood pressure (HBP) in adults and children, in whom it’s FDA-approved over 6 years of age (although it may sometimes be prescribed “off-label” to children who are younger). It is also prescribed to people who have heart failure or who have had a heart attack, even if they do not have HBP, to prevent future events. ...Read more

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What is androgel and what is it used for specifically?

What is androgel and what is it used for specifically?

It's testosterone.: Androgel is a form of the male hormone testosterone. It's used in men with low testosterone levels, and occasionally in transgendered folks who are transitioning from female to male. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What is spironolact used for and what is the said afate?

What is spironolact used for and what is the said afate?

Most common...: Mos common uses for spironolactone are: blood pressure control, congestive heart failure, liver congestion due to cirrhosis, hirsutism( dark hairs on unusual areas), edema(swelling). Common side effects:high potassium an other electrolytes imbalances, dizziness, allergic reaction, itchiness, cardiac arrhythmias, rash, itching, gastritis,low platelets and other blood cell changes. ...Read more

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Magoxside is used for what?

Magoxside is used for what?

Low magnesium: Mag oxide (magnesium oxide) is a tablet used to correct magnesium deficiency. Some medications lead to magnesium loss (diuretics). Mag oxide can also help with constipation or heartburn. ...Read more

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What is interferon used for in medicine?

What is interferon used for in medicine?

Interferon(s): Are used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat different diseases. Multiple sclerosis and hepatitis C are examples of such diseases ...Read more

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What is cardura (doxazosin) used for and its effect?

What is cardura (doxazosin) used for and its effect?

Blood Pressure: Cardura® doxazosin selective inhibitor of alpha-adrenergic receptors. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to it; or to other Alpha blockers such as prazosin and terazosin or if congestive heart failure, angina, heart attack in last 6 months; minimize dizziness-lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position, especially when you first start taking this drug. ...Read more

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What is lidocaine and epinephrine used for treating; is it only for numbing?

What is lidocaine and epinephrine used for treating; is it only for numbing?

Numbing: Yes, Lidocaine with Epinephrine is usually used for numbing before a procedure such as repair a laceration but only in certain areas except hands, fingers-those require Lidocaine only. ...Read more

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What is propranolol used for?

What is propranolol used for?

Lower blood pressure: Propranolol is used to lower blood pressure and heart rate in a variety of heart conditions. It is also used to lower pressure in the portal veins if someone has cirrhosis of the liver. ...Read more

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Why is nifedipine not used for asthma?

Why is nifedipine not used for asthma?

Wrong site of action: Many meds work by acting on "receptors" on cell surfaces. Receptors trigger activity within cells, causing the intended effect. Intended receptors can be present in many parts of the body, or med may act on different receptors (both reasons for side effects,or multiple uses for same med). Nifedipine blocks certain calcium channels. Blocking these does not open the bronchi, so not helpful. ...Read more

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What is an alternative for nitroglycerin?

What is an alternative for nitroglycerin?

Other antianginals: Nitroglycerin is used to treat angina, or pain related to lack of oxygen to heart muscle. Other medications include beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, and a medication called ranexa (ranolazine). Only Nitroglycerin is fast-acting and used on an as-needed basis. ...Read more

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What is used to test for malaria?

What is used to test for malaria?

The blood cells: The blood cells contain the parasite and a thick smear preparation is used to look for the parasite. ...Read more