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Dr. John Tetzlaff
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Sodium Bicarbonate (Definition)

Sodium bicarbonate is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more


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What is diclofenac sodium used for?

What is diclofenac sodium used for?

Non-steroidal anti-: Inflammatory drug (NSAID) brand name voltaren, generic name diclofenac sodium, enteric coated to delay release of med to protect stomach from irritation, 75 mg dose; used for pain, inflammation, arthritis. ...Read more

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What is cloxacillin sodium used for?

What is cloxacillin sodium used for?

Treating infections: Cloxacillin is an antistaphylococcal penicillin class antibiotic that is active against gram positive bacteria such as staph. And strep. ...Read more

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Is sodium bicarbonate safe for infants?

Is sodium bicarbonate safe for infants?

No: Sodium bicarbonate is a symptom relief measure used in adults experiencing heartburn or reflux. Adults have kidneys that can get rid of the extra bicarbonate. Infants do not have this ability. If your child is experiencing reflux symptoms talk with your pediatrician. However, please do not give your infant sodium bicarbonate, unless you are specifically to by your doctor and in what amount. ...Read more

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Is Sodium Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) good for cleansing the eyes?

Is Sodium Bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) good for cleansing the eyes?

Not really: Hello and thanks for using HealthTap. The eyes do not really need cleaning. Tears protect the eyes and provide the ideal environment for keeping the eyes clean and healthy. ...Read more

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What is magnesium chloride used for?

What is magnesium chloride used for?

Repletion: It is good for IV and im or subq magnesium injection. It can also be rubbed on the skin as oil of magnesium. http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2012/12/magnesium-benefits.html. ...Read more

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What is the difference between potassium chloride and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate)?

What is the difference between potassium chloride and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate)?

Different molecule: Both Potassium Chloride and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) are used as potassium supplements with the only difference being the part of molecule (the anion) attached to the potassium. The bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) portion of the molecule acts differently than chloride and is responsible for the fizzing in soday. It is for this reason that potassium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) can be used as an aantacid. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is sodium bicarbonate used in treating parakeratosis?

It is not: Sodium bicarbonate is not a treatment for parakeratosis. You need to address the cause of this pathological observation. ...Read more

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Is sodium citrate bad for you?

Is sodium citrate bad for you?

Sodium citrate use: Sodium citrate is an alkalinizing agent. That make the urine less acidic. The answer is too long to show here. Go to this link for more information about sodium citrate for more information: http://www.Everydayhealth.Com/drugs/citric-acid-sodium-citrate. ...Read more

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Is the intravenous infusion that is given to a patient is the same as sodium bicarbonate or has some sodium bicarbonate added to some medication.thx?

Uncommon: Bicarbonate in intravenous infusion is uncommon and may be used infrequently to correct acid-base balance in metabolic disorders. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Please advise what is better: cetylpyridinium chloride or sodium fluoride?

Please advise what is better: cetylpyridinium chloride or sodium fluoride?

Totally different: Cetylpyridinium chloride is an antiseptic, it kills bacteria. Fluoride is a mineral that makes teeth more resistant to acid when it is incorporated into the tooth enamel and also makes it harder for the bacteria to stick to the teeth. You can't say one is better then the other because they are totally different products that are used for totally different things. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take baking soda or sodium bicarbonate for a person whose cretanine and uric acis is lil over borderline. Is it safe for kidneys?

What for?: What do you intend to accomplish by taking baking soda? It is not a treatment or prevention for anything. If you must talk to your doctor and mention all the medications, including herbals, over the counter etc to your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Besides bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) soda, what else is good for a bloated stomach?

Besides bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) soda, what else is good for a bloated stomach?

Bicarb wrong choice: There are lots of reasons for abdominal bloating & many are not due to the GI tract. Bowel "problems" often accompany GI disorders--whether functional or "organic." If pain with meals consider peptic (acid), biliary, pancreatic disease, maldigestion/ malabsorption, sibo. If bleeding or tenderness is present, this suggests inflammation, ischemia, or infection & certainly warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the difference between sodium percarbonate and sodium perborate?

What is the difference between sodium percarbonate and sodium perborate?

Difference: What is the difference between sodium percarbonate and sodium perborate? ANS: this is a good google question. Are you talking about the chemical structure or formula or what? ...Read more

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What is tolmetin sodium for?

What is tolmetin sodium for?

Treating pain.: Tolmetin (tolectin) is a pain releiever of the NSAID class, such as motrin! ...Read more

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What is lithium used for?

What is lithium used for?

Lithium Carbonate: (LiCO3) is an older tx for bi-polar disorder, better managing the highs than the lows, from my experience. If your question is about Lithium in general, there are lots of uses, at large. Wikipedia actually has a good description of these, keeping in mind, this is Wikipedia... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithium ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Bicarbonate (Definition)

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

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