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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 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 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 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 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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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 paraformaldehyde used for in medicine?

What is paraformaldehyde used for in medicine?

It's not any more: Polymer of formaldehyde. Formaldehyde / formalin is still probably the best general preservative for surgical specimens. It has limited use as a fumigant and fungicide. ...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

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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 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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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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Why is guanethidine used for exophthalmos?

It isn't: It is a rarely used anti-hypertensive agent. It would have no effect on exophthalamos. ...Read more

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What is isoniazid used for?

What is isoniazid used for?

See below:: Isoniazid is used alone or with other drugs to treat tuberculosis (TB) and to prevent it in people who have had contact with tuberculosis bacteria. It eliminates only active (growing) bacteria. Since the bacteria may exist in a resting (nongrowing) state for long periods, therapy with Isoniazid (and other antituberculosis drugs) must be continued for a long time (usually 6-12 months). ...Read more

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Is niacinamide cream an anti-aging cream?

Is niacinamide cream an anti-aging cream?

Yes: Niacinamide fights against both sun damage such as discoloration and skin cancers and acne. One product line called NIA 24 has a particularly effective form of Niacinamide. (I use and recommend it) However, the MOST important anti-aging product is a high potency (SPF) sunscreen, using a broad brimmed hat and avoiding sun. Happy aging! ...Read more

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Can Cindamycin and nicotinamide gel can be applied during day time and exposed to sunlight .

Can Cindamycin and nicotinamide gel can be applied during day time and exposed to sunlight .

No: As a general rule of thumb, NO antibiotics can be topically put on face and then exposed to the sun. All antibiotics whether topical or oral are somewhat sun sensitive. ...Read more

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Do you need a prescription to buy niacinamide cream?

Do you need a prescription to buy niacinamide cream?

No.: http://niacinamidecream.com/ 4% niacinamdie cream has been shown in randomized clinical trials to be as effective as 1% Clindamycin cream for removing skin blemishes and it does not require a prescription to get it. Can be bought online. ...Read more

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How much Niacinamide can i take daily without risking liver damage?

How much Niacinamide can i take daily without risking liver damage?

A large amount: The upper limit of the dose of niacinamide is over 3 grams. Most patients don't need nearly that much or can't take that much due to side effects such as flushing or diarrhea. Niacin is a B vitamin and thus is water soluble. It is extremely hard to overdose on Niacinamide and damage your liver. ...Read more

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What is difference between niacin and niacinamide?

What is difference between niacin and niacinamide?

Lipid effect, flush: Niacin is a b vitamin that is often used to treat lipid (cholesterol and triglyceride) disorders. Nicotinamide is another vitamin in the vitamin b group. Although Niacin and nicotinamide are identical in their vitamin activity, nicotinamide has no significant cholesterol or triglyceride effects. Also, nicotinamide does not cause skin flushihg that can be a limitation to use of niacin. ...Read more

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Hi can I use clindamycin &nicotinamide with skinoren acni cream?

Hi can I use clindamycin &nicotinamide with skinoren acni cream?

Yes: All of those treatments work in different ways but I would avoid long term oral antibiotic. If you can. Topical is ok. Nicotinamide reduces inflammation, retinoids shrink oil glands and clindamycin kills bacteria that digest the oil from the glands. It is the breakdown products of the oil that cause all the problems. A good smile is worth a lot of medicine. ...Read more

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What is the differance between niacinamide and flush-free niacin?

What is the differance between niacinamide and flush-free niacin?

Good question.: The niacinamide form of Niacin is a b vitamin (it's in your cereal) which does not lower cholesterol like the nicotinic acid form of niacin. Since nicotinic acid causes flushing, makers have tried changing the formulation so it's "flush-free" but will still lower cholesterol. The active ingredient of your cholesterol-lowering Niacin preparation should always be nicotinic acid. ...Read more

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Can Cindamycin and nicotinamide gel be applied during day time and exposed to sun because my doc prescribed to use it during day?

Can Cindamycin and nicotinamide gel be applied during day time and exposed to sun because my doc prescribed to use it during day?

Should be OK: Clindamycin gel (a topical antibiotic) and nicotinamide gel (a vitamin applied topically) should not cause a sun reaction. It is a good question to ask, because some medications can cause sun sensitivity including tar based over-the-counter skin/hair treatments, and retinoids for acne. ...Read more

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Hi.. How long should I use BP 4% wash and clindamycin n nicotinamide faceclin gel?? How long does it take to see visible results? ??..thanks!

Hi.. How long should I use BP 4% wash and clindamycin n nicotinamide faceclin gel??  How long does it take to see visible results? ??..thanks!

4-6 weeks: Although you may start seeing results sooner you need to be patient for 4-6 weeks. You need to be good and follow your doctor's instructions and realize this is not curative but will keep the acne under control. ...Read more

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I read a journal that states nicotinamide can decrease cellular proliferation of melanoma but it increases invasiveness. Does this make sense? Thx

I read a journal that states nicotinamide can decrease cellular proliferation of melanoma but it increases invasiveness.  Does this make sense?  Thx

No: This is cell-culture stuff. A huge amount of this kind of thing gets published, and it's almost never applicable to real human beings because of the vast complexity of cancer. People who are trying to sell you vitamins read these things over, publish them selectively, and then hope that you'll buy some of their products "just in case there's something to it." Don't reward this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had a pimple On nose..used benzoyl peroxide wash 4% n clindamycin nicotinamide gel..it's almost gone but left a tiny cut like scar.what can I do????

I had a pimple On nose..used benzoyl peroxide wash 4% n clindamycin nicotinamide gel..it's almost gone but left a tiny cut like scar.what can I do????

Scar?: Complete healing takes 3 to 6 months. What ever you do, do not pick at it. Just leave it alone, step away from the mirror, just step away and keep your hands away from your face. ...Read more

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Clindamycin and nicotinamide gel can cure pimple overnight?

Clindamycin and nicotinamide gel can cure pimple overnight?

Red marks: To paraphrase, anyone who tells you they can rid you of acne overnight is selling something. Acne is a problem of months and years. There is no quick fix. There are good treatments to be had at every drugstore starting with benzoyl peroxide creams and mild cleansers. Irritated skin will need makeup: coverup/touchup cream if a perfect complexion is needed instantly. ...Read more

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What is best to take to lower cholesterol? Niacin, niacinamide, no-flush product? And how much?

What is best to take to lower cholesterol? Niacin, niacinamide, no-flush product? And how much?

Niacin is best: No-flush Niacin can either refer to a slow release preparation or inositol. Slow release preparations are better tolerated than immediate release products, but the lipid lowering effects are somewhat less potent than immediate or extended release niacin. For comparable efficacy a higher dose of slow release is usually needed. Inositol and niacinamide not improve lipids and should be avoided. ...Read more

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