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How to prevent attacks of acute porphyria?
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Become pro-active
One of my study cases with the medical students involves an unfortunate woman whose illness was missed and was given Phenobarbital for her "nerves", with lethal results.
Learn what medications and stressors to avoid. Stay fit. Good hydration and perhaps a sugary drink may help if you can sense an attack coming up; your physician will know whether to offer hematin. Best wishes.

In brief: Become pro-active
One of my study cases with the medical students involves an unfortunate woman whose illness was missed and was given Phenobarbital for her "nerves", with lethal results.
Learn what medications and stressors to avoid. Stay fit. Good hydration and perhaps a sugary drink may help if you can sense an attack coming up; your physician will know whether to offer hematin. Best wishes.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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