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What is aminocaproic acid used for?

What is aminocaproic acid used for?

Antifibrinolytic: Aminocaproic acid (Amicar) is used to promote clots by blocking the breakdown of clots. It treats conditions that may cause excess bleeding like hemophilia. It is often used during or after surgery to control bleeding. ...Read more

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What is cimetidine used for?

What is cimetidine used for?

Stomach acid: Cimetidine is a histamine blocker (h2) and is used to reduce acid secretion by the stomach. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ascorbic acid overdose?

What is the treatment for ascorbic acid overdose?

No such thing unless: In general vitamin c is extremely safe and non-toxic and you can not overdose, in the sense of taking a quantity that would damage your health. There is a limit to how much you can absorb, and when this amount is exceeded you won't absorb any more and it will act as a laxative.The exception is people who have a hereditary g6pd deficiency, in which high doses of IV vit c can cause hemolytic anemia. ...Read more

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Is folic acid ok for men to use and what is the advantages?

Is folic acid ok for men to use and what is the advantages?

Folic acid: Folic acid supplement "just because" are never good. If the person on behalf of which you are inquiring is Folic Acid deficient, then he needs to be considered for supplementation. Otherwise, taking vitamins without clear deficiency or situations that require supplementation (certain meds that interfere with vitamin metabolism), may be even harmful. ...Read more

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What is the use for azelaic acid cream?

What is the use for azelaic acid cream?

Rosacea, Melasma: Azelaic acid (finacea) is primarily use to treat rosacea and sometimes it can be helpful in treating acne. It is also sometimes used as a skin lightener in patients with skin pigmentation called melasma. I believe it is only approved to treat rosacea and is used "off-label" to treat other conditions. ...Read more

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What is a less expensive alternative to edecrin (ethacrynic acid)?

What is a less expensive alternative to edecrin (ethacrynic acid)?

Options based on you: Edecrin (ethacrynic acid) is a type of medication that helps kidneys get rid of salt water, a diuretic. Edecrin (ethacrynic acid) is often prescribed to patients with sulfa allergies and fluid retention or high blood pressure. The possible allergy to other medications is the most common reason to try this medication. If it is too expensive and you have not had a severe reaction to the other diuretics talk to your doctor about trying. ...Read more

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What is vitamin h used for?

What is vitamin h used for?

Vitamin H(Biotin): Biotin is also known as Vit H or Coenzyme R It is water soluble B vitamin B7 ...Read more

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What is gamma linoleic acid for can I take it for high cholestrol?

What is gamma linoleic acid for can I take it for high cholestrol?

Gamma-linolenic : Gamma-linolenic acid (gla) is an omega-6 fatty acid. It is not produced by our body but is important for health. Sources of gla include borrage seed, evening primrose, spirulina (algae)and black currant seed. Studies suggest that gla may be helpful in cases of allergies, adhd, high blood pressure, diabetic neuropathy, premenstrual syndrome, certain types of arthritis, hot flashes associated with menopause and high cholesterol. The problem with many supplements is that the doses may not be standardized. Before taking any supplement, please discuss it with your doctor. Your doctor knows your medical conditions are and whether there could be reactions with any medications you take. Always ensure that your doctor or doctors; including an anesthesiologist prior to surgery; are told of all over the counter, herbals and supplements that you take. I hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for mefenamic acid overdose?

What is the treatment for mefenamic acid overdose?

Treat condition : Treat the conditions which occur from the overdosage from evaluation in er. ...Read more

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What is lysyl hydroxylase used for?

Enyme catalyst: Thaysyl hydroxylase catalyzes the hydroxylation of lysine to hydroxylysine. ...Read more

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Why is there phosphoric acid in Elica cream?

Phosphoric Acid: PHOSPHORIC ACID: Phosphoric Acid is a caustic inorganic acid. Function(s): a buffer, fragrance Ingredient and or pH Adjuster. ...Read more

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What is aminocaproic acid for?

Aminocaproic acid: Or Amicar (aminocaproic acid) is used to stabilize clot. If is most commonly presecribed for patients with low platelets and bleeding or for patients with von willebrands disease having minor procedures. ...Read more

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What is magnesium sterate used for and what is it made of?

What is magnesium sterate used for and what is it made of?

Diluent: Magnesium stearate is often used as a diluent in the manufacture of medical tablets, capsules and powders. In this regard, the substance is also useful, because it has lubricating properties, preventing ingredients from sticking to manufacturing equipment during the compression of chemical powders into solid tablets; magnesium stearate is the most commonly used lubricant for tablets. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for acid reflux?

What is the best medicine  for acid reflux?

Zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid: If you are just starting to be bothered by gerd, then otc zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid should work well. Those are "h2 blockers" a more potent class of acid-reducing medicine is the ppi class. These include Prilosec and prevacid of course, you should do your part and decrease your intake of peppermint, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, spicy foods, citrus, and carbonated beverages if none work, c ur md. ...Read more

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What is reason for acid phosphatase in s.Aureus?

What is reason for acid phosphatase in s.Aureus?

See below: Not sure i understand the question but the acid phosphatase can lead to kidney failure. ...Read more