Anesthetic

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Anesthetic Overview

An anesthetic (or anaesthetic) is a drug to prevent pain during surgery, completely blocking any feeling as opposed to an analgesic. A wide variety of drugs are used in modern anesthetic practice. Many are rarely used outside anesthesia, although others are used commonly by all disciplines. Anesthetics are categorized into two classes: general anesthetics, which cause a reversible loss of consciousness, and local anesthetics, which cause a reversible loss of sensation for a limited region ...

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Butesin Picrate - compounding

Hello. I'm from Australia and had been sorry to learn that Butesin Picrate cream was removed from commercial sale. My daughter (a registered pharmacist with Pharmaceutical Compounding exp.) recently suffered burns while she was home cooking: I said my "often quoted regret" about the cream's discontinuation. We have - between us - located the original (1%) pharmaceutical compounding instructions for it and provided it's not large scale manufacture I can arrange to put you in touch with the compounding pharmacy - only in limited supply for individuals though (like many of us who grew up with this cream in our mothers' first aid boxes!). One ingredient (apparently) had cancer-causing discussions at scientific circles... and that's part of the PR disaster that pr...

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BGO Ointment

BGO ointment last distributed by Calotabs Co. in Greenville, SC. Company has apparently closed...not further info. Ointment is an antiseptic, antifungal cream for relief of th athlete's foot, ringworm, hemorrhoids, externally caused blemishes, cracked lips, minor cuts, burn and bruises, corns, itching from burning skin due to sunburn and non venomous insect bites. Contains salicylic acid, sulphur, zinc oxide, phenol calamine, menthol, petrolatum lanolin and mineral oil. Have used this product for over 50 years and it works great. Would be so happy to find a new distributor if one exists. ## This stuff is great. I still have one new bottle since i bought all the local drug store had a few years ago. I too have researched and not found anything on where we might get some more. It is g...

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Ketamine Changed My Life

I am a 35 year old woman who has lived with anxiety and depression most of my life. I think it is both genetic (100% of my family members have some sort of mental illness or depression) and caused by life experiences (growing up with a bipolar father and borderline mother in an unstable home). Since the age of 15, I have been on and off almost every kind of anti-depressant and other assorted drugs. Some helped, but never enough. Nothing stopped me from hitting bottom on a regular basis. I've also been in and out of therapy: most of it was pretty useless. Four years ago, I went off all meds for pregnancy and breastfeeding for about a year and a half. I was ok-ish, but not great. I ended up having to stop breastfeeding so that I could go back on meds because things got so bad. Since t...

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Lidocaine pain patch and breathalyzer

Currently I use a lidocaine patch manufactured by Pfizer called Flector. On bad days I will wear 3 to 4 at a time. My doctor mentioned this could possibly be detected by a breathalyzer. Is this true? ## Hello Robbie, I have searched high and low and I cannot find anything at all that would suggest this. I really do hate to disagree with medical professionals as I am not one myself but I just can't seem to find any sources credible or not that claim lidocaine would cause you to fail a breathalyzer. Now I will admit that I have read some claims that if you are taking enough of the Lidocaine patches you could theoretically fail a drug analysis but there has been no credible source or case studies that support this. In the event that such a problem happened you would simply need to expl...

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diclofenac 3% / gabapentin 6% / baclofen 2% / lidocaine 5% cream

This cream (diclofenac 3% / gabapentin 6% / baclofen 2% / lidocaine 5%) and doxepin hydrochloride 5% cream is supposed to be used for pain in my knee and back. I found the second cream but the first which contains four different items is hard to track down. The warnings and interactions is what I am concerned about. ## Generally, these creams can vary from doctor to doctor, and they need to be made by a compounding pharmacist. Thus, they aren't usually "in stock" anywhere, they are made specifically according to what your doctor has ordered. Do you have a compounding pharmacy in your area? The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including skin irritation, redness, flaking, and burning. ## The compounding pharmacy is about thirty miles away and they use UPS for del...

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How Come I Cant Find Viractin Cold Sore Treatment In Any Drug Store

Viractin Cold Sore Treatment was the BEST. I have suffered with coldsores for years. This was the best treatment I have come acrossed. A small amount of this product and no more coldsore. I haven't found an answer to my question yet. Is Viractin still available over counter or do I need a prescription for it? ## I am sorry, but Viractin has been discontinued by the manufacturer. It contained the active ingredient Tetracaine, which was a topical anesthetic, so it really did nothing to shorten the duration of a cold sore, though the moisturizing effects of it could help keep them from drying out and cracking and bleeding. You may want to try a different over the counter product, such as Abreva, which contains Docosanol, it is an antiviral, which can shorten the duration of a cold sore...

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The 2018 Ketamine Shortage

According to the FDA, there is a current shortage of Ketamine Injections, which is administered therapeutically as anesthesia, but does have other off-label uses based on related threads here on MedsChat, so I wanted to share this information to help spread awareness to any patients who may be left wondering what happened. The shortage reportedly started on 02/16/2018, but currently remains in effect as per the FDA's website. The drug companies that were affected by this shortage recently updated their status to verify the current shortage and are listed as follows: Hospira, Inc. (Reverified 07/20/2018) Mylan Institutional (Revised 07/31/2018) Par Pharmaceutical (Revised 07/18/2018) West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Revised 07/20/2018) Reason For Shortage: Mylan, Par and West-Ward all repo...

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White Phenyl Making Formula

I want to know the full process of white and black phenyl formulation with ingredients, percentage, making procedure. ## for the knowledge purpose ## Phenyle farmula standard ## please sent me the formula of making white phenyl. ## please tell me formula of white phenyle ## Dear Sirs, I am from Pakistan. I wish to know complete process with formulation for making cheap good white scented phenyle for house- hold use. I will be highly grateful to you. Please respond. warsi ## please send us formula of white penayal. ## Manufacturing of white phenyl is so easy. take 2 litre pine oil and add 1 litre phenoxy emulsifier in pine oil.shake it very well.you will get golden transparent liquid. Now add small amount of water in steps till u get thick white creamy fluid. now add about 100 litre wate...

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White Phenyl Making Formula with percent & qty.

I WANT OPEN A MANUFACTURING UNIT FOR WHITE & BLACK PHENYL. SO I WANT TO KNOW THE FULL PROCESS OF MAKING WHITE PHENYL & MATERIAL USED TO MAKE A PHENYL PRODUCT WITH PERCENT & QTY. ## i want to know manufacturing process formula with percentage and qty. for white phenyl ## i want to know manufacturing process formula with percentage and qty. for white & black phenyl ## I WANT OPEN A MANUFACTURING UNIT FOR WHITE & BLACK PHENYL . SO I WANT FULLY PROCESS WHITE PHENYL & USED FOR MATERAIL MAKE A PHENYL PRODUCT WITH PERCENT &QTY. ## I want opan a unit of white phenyl so help me ## I wish to know complete process with formulation for making cheap good white scented phenyle for house- hold use. I will be highly grateful to you. Please respond. Parth Panchal ## i want to...

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GI Cocktail Cost

how much does this prescription cost? ## A GI Cocktail just refers to a mixture of products that is used to clean out the gastric system and intestinal tract, before certain medical tests and procedures. Therefore, it does not refer to any specific product or medication, so I am unable to quote you an estimated cost for it. Have you tried asking your doctor, or pharmacy? ## You have absolutely given the wrong information. A gastrointestinal cocktail, known as a GI cocktail, is a generic term for a mixture of liquid antacid, viscous lidocaine, and an anticholin ergic primarily used to treat dyspepsia.[1] The GI cocktail may also deceptively mask pain originating from the hearThere is a wide variety of GI cocktail recipes in use today. A very popular one is a mixture of Maalox, viscous li...

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