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What is the side effect of both rheumatic and osteoarthriritis?

What is the side effect of both rheumatic and osteoarthriritis?

Limited or systemic?: Osteoarthritis is wear and tear on specific joints. This is common in the hands, knees, shoulder, hips, etc - joints that have been used a lot. Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic (whole body) inflammation that can affect many joints and can even give symptoms like fever, weakness, or fatigue - not just localized pain. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

This common degenerative condition impacts the joints, where normal wear and tear on them gets to a point where they can no longer keep up with the pace of generating fresh cartilage. As a result, the joint space thins, the bone becomes exposed and painful, and bone spurs ...Read more


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What is the side effect of overdose of crocin and caumbiflame?

What is the side effect of overdose of crocin and caumbiflame?

Liver damage: With a true overdose, we worry about severe liver inflammation and damage. You usually have to intentionally ingest a very large amount however. Just know that combiflam contains the same active ingredient of crocin, so be very wary about taking too much! ...Read more

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What causes cervical adenitis in adults, and what are the side effects of doxycyclhycl?

What causes cervical adenitis in adults, and what are the  side effects of  doxycyclhycl?

Cervical Adenitis: Cervical lymphadenitis is a term used to describe an infection of the lymph nodes in the neck. Children often have this kind of infection, but it can affect people of any age. Those who develop cervical lymphadenitis symptoms should consult a physician, as this infection may require prescription medication. ...Read more

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Why are the side effects of HIV medication the same as the symptoms of the disease itself?

Why are the side effects of HIV medication the same as the symptoms of the disease itself?

Numerous: Multiple classes of anti-retrovirals each containing several different drugs and each with a wide spectrum of side-effects. Too much information to be transmitted in this venue. If you are concerned about a specific compound, rephrase the question. ...Read more

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What’s the effect of rheumatoid arthritis on the heart and vessels?

What’s the effect of rheumatoid arthritis on the heart and vessels?

Bad: Ra is an inflammotry disorder, characterized by high levels of CRP in the body. CRP does not cause the damge, but is the best surrogate marker for inflammation in the body, particularly the blood stream. Inflammation hurts the ling of blood vessels and increases the tendency to deposit cholesterol plaques. It raises clotting factors, such as fibrinogen which makes the blood more liely to clot! ...Read more

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What are the effects of TB Arthritis on the ankle?

What are the effects of TB Arthritis on the ankle?

Can be many: Arthritis in general causes wearing away of healthy cartiledge, TB can do the same it can eat away at bone and cause damage to healthy bony and cartiledge. ...Read more

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What is the use of eltroxin and side effects?

What is the use of eltroxin and side effects?

Thyroid: Eltroxin is a thyroid hormone replacement for persons who do not make enough on their own. Name common in new zeland / uk. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of this treatment, both in the short term and long term?

Don't know your ques: Don't know what treatment you are speaking of? Please re-ask your question. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of venlafaxime? And how potent is the 150mg dosage of it? In terms of brain sedative effects

What are the side effects of venlafaxime? And how potent is the 150mg dosage of it? In terms of brain sedative effects

Venlafaxine s.e.: Side effects in more than 10% of people include headache, nausea, insomnia, general weakness, dizziness, ejaculation problems, sleepiness, dry mouth and sweating. Side effects in 1-10% of people include anorexia, constipation, nervousness, visual abnormality, anorgasmia, high blood pressure, impotence, tremors, vomiting, and weight changes. 150mg may be potent dose in terms of sedative effect. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of significant carotid blockage on both sides?

What are the side effects of significant carotid blockage on both sides?

Stroke: Stroke or mini-stroke (TIA) is the main risk of carotid artery blockage. In general, approximately 1/2 of strokes are due to carotid disease ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of indomethacin?

What are the possible side effects of indomethacin?

GI,CNS,cardiac: This may be the most challenging of the nsaids, with 30% of people stopping it for side effects. Ulcers, confusion, heart failure are just some of the major side effects. ...Read more

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What's the cause of the disease rheumatic arthritis and what is the medicine for its cure?

What's the cause of the disease rheumatic arthritis and what is the medicine for its cure?

Name: Rheumatoid arthritis. "rheumatic" is an adjective. Confusingly, "rheumatic fever" features an arthritis; it's a completely different disease. There are many resources for you on rheumatoid arthritis. Good luck. ...Read more

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My mother has lupus which are the best corticosteroids with the least side effects?

My mother has lupus which are the best corticosteroids with the least side effects?

Variable!: Long acting steroids taken orally will have the greatest cumulative side effects. So, Prednisone would be better than dexamethasone, if given orally. But my approach is to give steroids by giving then IV in large doses, 3x/wk. Response is quite good in a number of studies. This allows me the latitude to use the lowest daily dose after pulsing." but ho-q is the best background maintenance drug. ...Read more

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What is the recommended course of action for treating degeneration and bulging in all of my lumbar discs?

What is the recommended course of action for treating degeneration and bulging in all of my lumbar discs?

No surgery!: Multiple bulging discs is the main cause for 'failed back surgery'. Bulging of discs is a normal phenomenon of aging and only if it causes nerve compression and leg radiculopathy (radiating pain), can a decompression improve things. The back needs gently daily stretching, sometimes some anti inflammatories and healthy core muscle without being overweight to protect it. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Side Effect (Definition)

A side effect is a potential negative effect of a medication that is being prescribed for ...Read more