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What is the effectiveness rate of syntocinon?

What is the effectiveness rate of syntocinon?

??: Syntocinon (pitocin) is very effective at causing contractions, more so at later gestational ages. It is used for many indications, and its effectiveness varies for those indications (ie induction of labor, cessation of postpartum hemmorhage). Induction success varies greatly based on patient and pregnancy characteristics. ...Read more

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Syntocinon (Definition)

Brings on or strengthens labor contractions during childbirth. Also used to ...Read more


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What is the effectiveness of chemotherapy?

What is the effectiveness of chemotherapy?

Short term help: For most malignancies other than renalcell and breast cancer, when the lesion has metastasized, control works in terms of months and no cure has been noted for solid tumors. Lymphomas are the exception where cure is seen. When a tumor is destroyed by chemo, malignant stem cells replace and regrow the tumor. ...Read more

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What is the effectiveness of metadate?

What is the effectiveness of metadate?

Pretty high: Metadate is just one of several forms of methylphenidate designed to be used once-daily with 6-8 hours of effect. Studies show that 65% of children with well-diagnosed adhd responded positively to methylphenidate with low or no side effects. ...Read more

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What is the rate of dissolution of the drug cardura/doxazosin?

What is the rate of dissolution of the drug cardura/doxazosin?

About 4 days: The half life (the time it takes for half of it to get out of your system) is 22 hours. It usually takes about 4 half lives to consider it out of your system so roughly 4 days. Hope this helps. @thepeedoc www.peedoc.com ...Read more

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What is the failure rate of the ocp pill?

What is the failure rate of the ocp pill?

Less than 1 %. : Failure rate with oc is less than 1 %. Usually rated at 0.3% if used appropriately. 8% if used haphazardly. ...Read more

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What is the success rate of SSRIs??

What is the success rate of SSRIs??

High: While SSRI's are an effective way to treat depression, everyone's chemistry is different and therefore the medication must be matched to the patient. SSRI's will not work on every depressed patient. ...Read more

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What is the frequency of hemophilia and what is the fatality rate?

What is the frequency of hemophilia and what is the fatality rate?

1:5000 boys are: Born with hemophilia. With proper treatment a person can have a normal life span. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hemophilia/data.html. ...Read more

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What is the failure rate of the patch (birth control)?

What is the failure rate of the patch (birth control)?

If used coreectly: Very low, but I do not like the patch because it has one of the highest doses of hormones of any birth control and the risk of blood clot while still very low was reported to be 3x as high on the patch , but if you punch up the patch u can read about the failure rate and any side effects. ...Read more

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What is the use of propranolol?

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What is the use of  propranolol?

Inderal (propranolol): For hypertension, anxiety/panic, angina, arrhythmias, myocardial infarction, essential tremor, prophylaxis of migraine or cluster headaches, tension headache, akathisias from antipsychotic medications, aggresion in brain injuries, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder. ...Read more

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What is the effectiveness of cervadil induction?

What is the effectiveness of cervadil induction?

Cervidil Ripening: Cervidil is not an induction agent, but it is a ripening agent, which means it is used to help prepare the cervix for labor induction -- softening and dilating. When the cervix is ripe then the provider will often rupture membranes or start pitocin (oxytocin). The effectiveness is good but dependent most upon when it is used, which is your provider's decision. ...Read more

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What is the effect of phosphorus on the heart?

Dr. Jesus Yap Dr. Yap
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What is the effect of phosphorus on the heart?

None: I am not aware of a direct effect by phosphorous on the heart although it has inverse relationship with calcium which have strong cardiac effect ...Read more

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What is the effect of dextromethorphan on the thyroid?

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What is the effect of dextromethorphan on the thyroid?

Dextro & Thyroid: Even though Dextro has Bromide, its effect on raising the thyroid function is minimal, unless toxicity. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of contraceptives?

What is the purpose of contraceptives?

Depends: The pill was initially studied to find something to aid women with irregular or difficult menses. The birth control, or contraceptive benefit was found during drug trials and became their main selling point. Condoms are barrier contraceptives, that keep the sperm from coming in contact with fertile eggs. ...Read more

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What is the mortality rate of itp?

What is the mortality rate of itp?

Good: Most patients are able to recover platelet counts and have a mortality rate similar to the general population. For more details see this link. http://bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org/content/97/9/2549.long. ...Read more

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Hello.What is the mechanism of alemtuzumab?!

Antibody: Alemtuzumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody that is directed against a specific b- lymphocyte ( a type of white blood cells) receptor called cd-52 and used in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia . All patients receiving this drug should get prophylactic antivirals and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is the magnitude of the isovolumetric relaxation altered by the increase of the ventricular lusitropy?

Can you tell me how is the magnitude of the isovolumetric relaxation altered by the increase of the ventricular lusitropy?

Increased: Isovolumetric relaxation is one of the most miraculous properties of the heart that needs to "actively relax" by untwisting in order to accommodate incoming blood in diastole, the relaxation phase of the cardiac cycle that produces the lower blood pressure number. Lusitropy is a term describing capacity for diastolic relaxation and isovolumetric relaxation increases with increases in lusitropy. ...Read more

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What is the success rate of abdominoplasties?

What is the success rate of abdominoplasties?

High : Compared to many other procedures abdominoplasties have a high rate of patient satisfaction. This does not mean that there are no risks or complications. However individuals with realistic expectations who understand the limits and are good candidates and accepting of the scar are commonly very pleased with the results when performed by a qualified surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the effect of glutathione in the body?

What is the effect of glutathione in the body?

Ambiguous: It depends on exactly what you want to know. Glutathione does serve an important function in the body(Free radical scavenger) but such an effect has not been easy to show when Glutathione is used as a supplement or as a medication for any medical conditions. ...Read more

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What is the use of ritodrine?

Tocolte: Ritodrine ( yutopar ) a utrine relaxing drug, ( b-2-adrenergic agonist ) is used to prevent premature labor. ...Read more