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What is dobutamine used for in the body?

What is dobutamine used for in the body?

See below: Dobutamine is used when there is a poor contraction of the heart muscle either associated or not with pulmonary hypertension and low blood pressure. Dobutamine is used to increase cardiac output and muscle contractivity. ...Read more

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Dr. Elazer Edelman
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Dobutamine (Definition)

Dobutamine is an inotrope which is a kind of heart ...Read more


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What is vitamin a used for in the body?

What is vitamin a used for in the body?

The "eyes" have it: In the eye, vitamin a is involved in the prevention of abnormalities of development of the cornea and conjunctiva; and phototransduction. Without getting into too much detail, vitamin a is required for the synthesis of rhodopsin and iodopsin in rods and cones of the retina, so light can be transmitted to the central nervous system, which allows you to see. ...Read more

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What is the term used it refers to your level of antibodies in the blood?

What is the term used it refers to your level of antibodies in the blood?

Titer: The antobodies are not measured themselves. Instead, the titer is a measure of how much the sample can be diluted with the antibody activity still being detectable. ...Read more

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What is the machine's name that is used in heart transplant?

What is the machine's name that is used in heart transplant?

Heart lung machine: The heart lung machine, also known as pump oxygenator, receives blood returning to the heart, adds oxygen to it, and then pumps the blood into the patient's aorta. The lungs and heart are bypassed. There is also a machine called an organ care system which keeps the donor heart beating until it is transplanted. That machine was first used in 2006. Otherwise the heart is cooled before transplant. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of a heart stent and how is it administered.?

What is the purpose of a heart stent and how is it administered.?

To open blockages: Most commonly "heart stents" are placed in the coronary arteries, the main blood vessels that feed the heart, because there are blockages which impair the efficient flow of blood to the heart muscle. These are delivered through tiny plastic tubes, called catheters, placed through a small needle puncture in the groin or in the arm. This is done under x-ray guidance. ...Read more

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What is kelp used for in medicine and what are the side effects?

What is kelp used for in medicine and what are the side effects?

It really: has no use....today...it contains Iodine so was used years ago to treat certain THYROID problems Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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What is the chemical make up of lariam. What is the specific chemical in this drug that would react with the amygdala?

What is the chemical make up of lariam.  What is the specific chemical in this drug that would react with the amygdala?

Mefloquine: Lariam® is mefloquine, an antimalarial drug. It can cause neuropsychiatric side effects like confusion, irrational fear, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior, and others. I'm not a neuroscientist and don't know if any of these are related to the amygdala. Other antimalarial drugs usually can be substituted it. If you have such symptoms, immediately see a doctor experienced in malaria. ...Read more

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When is bradycardia useful for the body?

When is bradycardia useful for the body?

Angina pectoris: Most coronary blood flow occurs during diastole (when the heart is at rest). For patients with blocked arteries and chest pain, slowing the heart rate prolongs diastole allowing more time for blood to get to the heart. Beta blockers are used to slow the heart rate and are effective in controlling chest pain. ...Read more

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What is the name of ethanol used in homeopathy?

What is the name of ethanol used in homeopathy?

Alcoholus: Alcoholus is the name of the homeopathic medicine (remedy) made from ethyl alcohol. It was specifically made from wine. ...Read more

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What is best medicine for fluid in the lungs?

What is best medicine for fluid in the lungs?

Why is there fluid?: The choice of therapy depends on accurate diagnosis. Plus, some therapies provide short term relief and others change the underlying physiologic processes. For one of the most common causes of fluid in the lungs, congestive heart "failure", medications called diuretics are prescribed. When your doc chooses which diuretic to use, it depends upon many other factors including heart & kidney function. ...Read more

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What is the best combination of nootropics for your brain and body?

What is the best combination of nootropics for your brain and body?

Exercise and diet: Nootropics are chemicals that enhance cognition. The most effective ways to boost cognition are regular, aerobic (out-of-breath / sweating) exercise and a healthy diet replete with fruits and vegetables. These combined with daily social and cognitive engagement are more effective at boosting cognition than any particular medication (e.g., Aricept, (donepezil) Vyvanse) or supplement (e.g., Bacopa, NAC, POMx). ...Read more

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Is it true that septocaine is the hardest of all anesthesias for the liver and body to excrete?

Is it true that septocaine is the hardest  of all anesthesias for the liver and body to excrete?

No : There are many different local anesthetics, many have longer half lives, that is to say it takes longer to remove other anesthetics from the body versus septocaine. ...Read more

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What is glutathione used for in medicine?

What is glutathione used for in medicine?

No medical use: It is an interesting chemical and plays an important role in our metabolism. But there is no need or benefit in taking it by mouth or applying to skin as some folks do to get whitening! Why are your interested in it?? ...Read more

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What anesthesia is used for the operation and what is the duration of the convalescence?

What anesthesia is used for the operation and what is the duration of the convalescence?

Unclear: The type of anesthesia used will depend on the kind of surgery being performed as well as specifics of your medical conditions. Likewise the convalescence will depend mainly on the type of surgery. Anesthesia itself wears off within several hours of surgery, for most anesthetics. ...Read more

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How is meds used in the treatment of anorexia?

How is meds used in the treatment of anorexia?

For symptoms: There are no medications approved to treat Anorexia. However, many patients with Anorexia have depression or anxiety. Medications may be useful to address these illness. Treating them may make the anorexia easier to treat. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Dobutrex (Definition)

Dobutrex is an inotrope which is a kind of heart ...Read more