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Where do you get a medical bracelet telling what medicine you are allergic to?

Online: There are many online sources for this type of alert http://www.Americanmedical-id.Com/?Utm_source=msn&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=%7bkeyword%7d&utm_campaign=medical-alert-bracelet. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to penicillin is it relevant and necessary for me to wear a medical id bracelet!?

I'm allergic to penicillin is it relevant and necessary for me to wear a medical id bracelet!?

If your allergy: Produces a significant life threatening condition then yes you should. Those individuals allergic to penicillin can also cross react to cephalosporins (commonly prescribed antibiotic) in 5-10% of cases, . ...Read more

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Hi, I need a medical bracelet for being allergic to succinylcholine. What sort of information should I have engraved when I order my bracelet? Thx!

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I need a medical bracelet for being allergic to succinylcholine. What sort of information should I have engraved when I order my bracelet?

Thx!

Just list it.: Your anesthesia would know what to do if you list it as an allergy even though it is an idiosyncratic reaction particular to you and many family members. ...Read more

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How to get cured from allergic rhinitis with OTC drugs?

How to get cured from allergic rhinitis with OTC drugs?

What do you mean by: ... Cure? If you truly want to have it never come back, then none of the otc meds will do this. The otc medications available to treat allergic rhinitis are anti-histamines. They block the effects of histamine. Itching, swelling, redness, sneezing and pouring watery darainage. All work well for this, some more than others. They work better if you take them before the reaction starts. ...Read more

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If you're allergic to a drug have a drug allergy can you outgrow it as you get older for instance i'm allergic to phenobarbital?

If you're allergic to a drug have a drug allergy can you outgrow it as you get older for instance i'm allergic to phenobarbital?

Maybe: There are some allergies that resolve as you grow older. For instance some people can get improvement in their response to certain medications as they get older, or further away from the initial exposure. This may be due to a calming of the inflammatory response as you age. However, if you were my patient i would not give you a medication that you were allergic to as the risk is too high. ...Read more

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How do you get ride of an itchy throat if you have alergys that caused it and medicine doesn't work?

How do you get ride of an itchy throat  if you have alergys that caused it and medicine doesn't work?

Itchy throat: An itchy throat does not necessarily arise only from allergies, it may arise from post nasal drip, acid reflux (into the throat) or from other irritants and less common causes. The best policy is to be examined by an ear nose and throat doctor to determine whether there is reason to further treat for allergies or consider other causes to tailor a more effective treatment. ...Read more

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I am allergic to all mycin drugs. Is it safe for me to get the Shingles vaccine?

I am allergic to all mycin drugs. Is it safe for me to get the Shingles vaccine?

Depends: A life threatening reaction (difficulty breathing, throat swelling, etc.) with neomycin is listed as a contraindication for use. Those having minor events like a mild rash would be fine. Confer with your doctor and provide this information along with a list of any medications/ supplements you take before deciding. ...Read more

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I love cats and really want to adopt one but i'm allergic. Is there a good allergy medicine i can take so i can get one?

I love cats and really want to adopt one but i'm allergic. Is there a good allergy medicine i can take so i can get one?

Allergy shots: Allergy medications will not take you a long way if you want to live with a cat. I suggest you see an allergist, get tested then get allergy shots for cats before you get one. ...Read more

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I m 3rd yr medical student. And studies are really hard. I get sleepy all the time. Any recommended medicine to increase attention span n performanc?

I m 3rd yr medical student. And studies are really hard. I get sleepy all the time. Any recommended medicine to increase attention span n performanc?

No: Medication may keep you up longer to study but it will not help with retention of information, comprehension, and attention span. You need to follow a strict schedule of studying and sleeping at least 6-7 hours per day (8 better). Take breaks every 2-3 hours for about 15 min where you do something physical and don't think about school at all. No phone, texting, email. ...Read more

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