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What To Look For After Injection
Weird protocol: For executions in the US. First, the barbiturate sodium pentothal for sleep. Then succinyl choline for paralysis. Then potassium chloride to stop the heart. The last is very painful if the person isn't asleep. Other drugs may be substituted, and the new one-drug protocol used just a barb. The complex protocol has been bungled. ...Read more
Few factors: Size of the needle, location of injection (back vs palmar surface of the hand) and psychological factors like anticipation of injection. ...Read more
No: No, this is not recommended.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not great evidence: The question is, what are you getting the injection for? There are parkinson disease "doctors" who promote this scam as a treatment for parkinson disease when a recent trial did not show benefit. It is very expensive and of dubious benefit. There are a lot of sites that promote glutathione injections for other reasons...You'll notice that none of the sites are medical, and all are expensive. ...Read more
Several: Botox has on label and off label uses. On label means uses that the fda has specifically approved it for and off label are other uses not "on the label". Some common uses are: decreasing the appearance of wrinkles, migraine headache treatment, clenching/tmd, overactive sweat glands, and relief of muscle pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Safer than peanuts: Botox has been around for decades! there are more deaths from peanuts and penicillin than there are from botox. Botox side effects are generally mild and they resolve without any treatment. There is no chance whatsoever of getting botulism from botox. It is a purified protein not a bacteria. Find a doctor with lots of experience and try it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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