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Why Is It Safe For Patients To Consume Barium Sulfate
Barium is a chemical element with symbol ba and atomic number 56. It is the fifth element in group 2, a soft silvery metallic alkaline earth metal. Because of its high chemical reactivity barium is never found in nature as a free element. Its hydroxide was known in pre-modern history as baryta; this substance does not occur as a mineral, but can be prepared ...Read more
What to do if I have allergy to iodine ( lugols/surg prep.) gastrografin needed for CT scan. is it safe for me to take?
Allergy: It probably wouldn't be cross reactive with gastrograffin because the allergy is not really to the iodine atom. However, if there is concern, there are alternatives to gastrograffin. For example, a diluted barium preparation, which contains no iodine, is perfectly appropriate as a CT oral contrast agent under most circumstances ...Read more
Is it safe to take proprantheline bromide for hyperhydrosis, when I have a small hiatus hernia and GERD?, is it safe to take for me ?
Yes: Ribose is one of the building blocks of atp, the energy currency of the body. Your CHF might be due to defective energy metabolism, so ribose might help. ...Read more
If lactulose does not prove effective then is it good to give sodium picosulphte as laxative to an aged person battling constipation for 6 days?
Generally: This material is similar to the IV solution we use in hospitals.It is safe but silly to use in adults who can use 1/2 sterngth Gateraid for a similar effect.Like any product it can be used inappropriately.No person at any age should go on this product exclusively .It is not a substitute for oral nutrition and can be given in excess at any age causing problems from excess intake. ...Read more
Use: A plain fleet or mineral oil fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) or as an alternative put 1 tbsp of ivory liquid sopa in an enema bag with warm water, known as a soap suds enema. Any of the above may help.Once unplugged your job is to avoid recurrent constipation b y eating and drinking properly. ...Read more
I have IBS. Is it safe to take methylcellulose everyday? If not, can you recommend a daily fiber supplement that is safe for chronic use?
It is safe: It is safe to take methylcellulose for symptom management of IBS; fiber, of which methylcellulose is one kind, is generally effective for IBS symptoms. Another effective fiber supplement for IBS symptoms is psyllium. If you plan on taking any of these long-term (> 1 week -- and it sounds like you do!), keep your doctor in the loop and mention that you’re taking them the next time you see him/her. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I want to take milk thistle supplement but i read it contains magnesium stearate which is used for the pills not to stick to the machines is this safe?
Is it safe to use dantrolene if i have gastric ulcer?
would it be better for me to take injection?
Hepatotoxicty: I am assuming that you are not taking Dantrolene in an emergent life-threatening condition. If so the injectable form should be used. Otherwise, Dantrolene pills has a potential for hepatotoxicity. It should be safe to take with gastric ulcer unless it is very severe and actively bleeding and you are not allowed to take oral medications. ...Read more
Very helpful to take: Magnesium is not only safe to take but often extremely beneficial in mitral valve prolapse. Research shows that magnesium deficiency is very common in people with mvp and that taking magnesium often dramatically reduces symptoms. I advise at least 400 mg a day of magnesium, ideally as taurate or glycinate. See http://www.Mgwater.Com/prev1808.Shtml. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is Epsom salt safe and effective as a prep for colonoscopy. If so, what is the correct dosage to use?
No: You should not use Epsom salt as a colonoscopy prep, unless it is recommended by your gastroenterologist. The only preps which are proven safe are the ones that are prescribed. It is important for the safety and reliability of the colonoscopy that the prep be done according to the instructions. It's not fun, but you should do it right! Good luck. ...Read more
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