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Why is hydrocortisone given for chest pain?

Why is hydrocortisone given for chest pain?

Probably not: Chest pain is a symptom of many diseases. Hydrocortisone per se is not given for treatment of chest pain. It may be given for COPD or asthma exacerbation which may cause some chest discomfort. ...Read more

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Dr. Tony Willson
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Hydrocortisone (Definition)

Cortisone is a naturally produced hormone in the body, produced by the adrenal glands. It is often used as a potent medication for inflammatory disease. In serious cases, it is a "wonder" drug, and can be life saving. However, long and continuous use can cause many serious and uncomfortable side effects. Hydrocortisone is a topical skin variety and much ...Read more


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On welll butrin 300 and Zoloft (sertraline) 25 and armour thyroid. I want to begin adipex but epedrine had given chest pain? Will adipex do same ?

On welll butrin 300 and Zoloft (sertraline) 25 and armour thyroid.  I want to begin adipex but epedrine had given chest pain?  Will adipex do same ?

Stimulant: Adipex is a stimulant and could cause similar symptoms to what you experienced with ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate). It is a controlled substance, and legally is only available by prescription. Please discuss all medications you're using -- or even thinking of using -- with your physician. If it's weight loss you want, there are safer ways for you to accomplish that. ...Read more

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Chest pain from medication? I was given desyrel for depression and insomnia. I took 50 mg and had horrible chest pain for around 12 hours straight and my heart felt like it was pounding out of my chest. I probably woke up about a dozen times during the n

Chest pain from medication? I was given desyrel for depression and insomnia.  I took 50 mg and had horrible chest pain for around 12 hours straight and my heart felt like it was pounding out of my chest. I probably woke up about a dozen times during the n

If : If you are still experiencing the chest pain and rapid heart rate, get immediate care at the emergency room. If you need to, call 911. Stop taking the desyrel (trazodone). Make sure your prescribing doctor is aware of this adverse reaction. Both of these side effects have been reported with Desyrel (trazodone) but are not common. ...Read more

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I have diabetes, fatty liver, swollen ankles, and chest pain. What are ways to alleviate my symptoms given my conditions?

I have diabetes, fatty liver, swollen ankles, and chest pain. What are ways to alleviate my symptoms given my conditions?

Good diabetic : Management, go to endocrinologist to have your under diabetes under control, those thing are compilation for the diabetes you have. ...Read more

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I suffer from asthma & my gp has given me lazsprosol due to the steroids irritating me. I'm still getting chest pain, central and up into my neck.

I suffer from asthma & my gp has given me lazsprosol due to the steroids irritating me. I'm still getting chest pain, central and up into my neck.

What medications : Are you taking? Depending on your symptoms you should be on one of the following or combination: long acting steroid, long acting beta agonist, long acting anti cholinergic, a prostaglandin inhibitor if you have allergies, and possibly theophylline. ...Read more

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What would cause severe chest pain following liver biopsy? Happened to me but was never given a reason why.

What would cause severe chest pain following liver biopsy?  Happened to me but was never given a reason why.

Get checked,,: The liver biopsy is a relatively traumatic procedure where, as i recall, the abdominal cavity is entered and a wedge shaped piece of liver is removed. This can have some bleeding and pain afterwards. You're also on CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) which has thrombosis as a side effect and might cause a clot with possible complications. It'd be wise to see your doctor anyway for an exam. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Dermolate (Definition)

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