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Xigris (Overview)

Xigris is a miscellaneous anti-infective agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


Xigris (Overview)

Xigris is a miscellaneous anti-infective agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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Are there treatments for sepsis?

Dr. Seth Akst Dr. Akst
4 doctors agreed:
Are there treatments for sepsis?

Yes: There is not just one treatment for sepsis, there are many coordinated treatments. Antibiotics will treat the infection, but other supportive care is also necessary. Fluid resuscitation, and possible support of your heart, lungs and kidneys will be important. As of now, with xigris taken off the market, there is no specific treatment for the inflammation of sepsis. ...Read more

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Tabata protocal? Doea this training/excersice really work?

Tabata protocal? Doea this training/excersice really work?

Tabata Protocol: The key to undertaking any high energy training is to first discuss it thoroughly with your doctor and your trainer, if you have one, and make sure your body is healthy enough for an "all out" cardio. Never plunge right into this all at once - work yourself up to the full protocol gradually. ...Read more

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What exactly is a mental health check?

What exactly is a mental health check?

Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read more

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Can od prescribe medicine?

DO?: Did you mean a do, doctor of osteopathy? If that's what you meant, then yes they can prescribe medicine. ...Read more

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What is Lamisil (terbinafine) used for?

What is Lamisil (terbinafine) used for?

Lamisil (terbinafine): Lamisil (terbinafine) is used to treat fungal infections of scalp & nails. ...Read more

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Zetaclear nail fungus relief--is it effective?

Zetaclear nail fungus relief--is it effective?

Not very effective: There is no medical evidence that topical are more than 20% effective. ...Read more

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What is lithium prescribed for ?

What is lithium prescribed for ?

Why Lithium: There are a number of reasons for prescribing lithium, some of which are off-label. Lithium is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder. Other reasons include assisting with anger management by decreasing explosive episodes. Another is to augment or boost the antidepressant effects from antidepressants. ...Read more

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Does Nystatin work on Tinea Versicolor?

Does Nystatin work on Tinea Versicolor?

No: We use dandruff shampoos on wide areas of skin. These may be zinc pyrethrum, selenium, ketoconazole, others. Azole creams such as miconazole, clotrimazole, ketoconazole are useful. ! or 2 oral doses of fluconazole or other azole is the easiest, cheapest, most effective. You may defer this during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Older term: This is an older term for women with an abnormal disinterest in sex or an inability to orgasm even during masturbation. Regardless of the nomenclature, sexual health in women may require counselling and treatment if the problem persists and is interferring with women's life. ...Read more

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Drotrecogin Alfa (Definition)

Drotrecogin alfa is a miscellaneous anti-infective agent which is a kind ...Read more