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Asthma Overview

Asthma is a long-term inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs.[3] It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and easily triggered bronchospasms.[10][11] Symptoms include episodes of wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.[2] These may occur a few times a day or a few times per week.[3] Depending on the person, asthma symptoms may become wo...

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Propan safe for G6PD

is propan tlc safe to a 3 yrs old with G6PD? ## We live in a manufactured home, double-wide, & want to get propane gas tank as a back-up to our electric heat pump located outside. However, there are persons with asthma & allergies in the home. Will the propane make them sick or cause their asthma & allergies to worsen. Will the propane have a negative affect on them in any way (smell, air, fumes, odor, carbon monoxide, etc). Please inform ASAP, if you can. Thanking you in advance. ## Is propan tlc vitamins allowed for those with g6pd? ## Is appeton ok to give my 6 y/o son that has g6pd? ## Hello po. May tanong po kasi 6 years old na iyong anak ko ano bang vitamins ang pwde sa kanya kasi my g6pd po sya... ## My 6yr old is taking cherifer plain, ceelin with zinc and propan ## ...

Who gave me Gastrocrom in plastic vial

Found in overpacked purse. I have numerous autoimmune diseases,IBD, allergies, MCS, viruses, psoriasis. I have recently been to cataract surgery, GI doc, PCP, dermatologist. Which one may have given me the gastrocrom and how do I use it? ## I noticed barely legible print on the vial. It expired in 2001. I also researched gastrochrome and found it used for IBS as an anti inflammatory before NSAIDS were found more useful for IBS. I am allergic to all NSAIDS. I have very high inflammation markers. My thanks to all who read my post. ## It was probably your GI doctor that gave you the Gastrochrom. I was given it for collagenous collitis and mastocytosis of the colon. It does help with diarrhea. ## Pat is correct, Mastocytosis is what it is usually prescribed to treat. It can reduce such symp...

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white cross energy pills

smaller than an asprin and makes you want to get up and go, fast ## I am not sure what you are asking, if you need me to identify your I will need more information about the pill. If you need me to locate a drug or it's ingredients, I will need more informaiton as well. Please post back so i can assist you with your question. ## It's about half the size of an asprin, it's white, plain on one side, an X or a cross on the other side. That's all there is to it. ## The only pill I could locate with just an X on it is Sennosides 17 mg, but it's brown and round. I will keep trying to see if I can find any more. ## those pills are probably no longer available. we used to buy them in the 70's for $20 per 100. 2 in the morning and you were ready for anything including los...

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Looking For: Personal Experiences with Xolair

I'm doing a presentation on Xolair as a therapeutic antibody, and I would really like to get a first hand account of the impact this medication has on patients, in all areas of life, including: physical health, side effects, quality of life, family/loved ones, mental health, and anything else you may want to include. Any and all information would be extremely helpful. Thank you in advance. ## Hello Katie, I personally haven't used Xolair, but down below are links to a couple threads where people in the community discuss their experiences with the medication. Discuss/Xolair-newby-211789.htm Discuss/Xolair-Omalizumab-Hair-Loss-164886.htm I hope this helps! ## I have asthma and many allergies. Food and environment. I was told that Xolair injections was for moderate to severe persis...

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asthma inhaler containing no sulfate

looking for name of a regular asthma inhaler besides symbacort that does not have sulfate in it. I am allergic to sulfate. I use a rescue inhaler but I cannot use it all the time and my doctor doesn't know that much about asthma inhalers and sulfate its a low income doctors office. So again any suggestions. No sulfate. Thanks ## Hello, Theresa! How are you? Sorry about the problem you're having. However, I need to ask what exactly it is that you're allergic to? Is it sulfa drugs, sulfates or sulfites? What type of reaction do you have and how did you discover the allergy? These are all important details to determine what may or may not be safe for you to use. Do you see an allergist? ## I'm allergic to all sulfas per my primary physician and the diagnostics they ran. I b...

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yh224 3850

yellow & black capsule with 3 brown stripes ## what is this ## it's called a yellowjacket. Sold as dietary pill/fat burner. Contains ephdra, increases metabolism so could be harmful if misused. ## Hello, This pill has been identified as a yellow jacket energy pill. Here is some information concerning this supplement. Ingredients: - ephedrine 25mg - caffeine 200mg - cordifolia - citrus aurantium - kola nut extract - ginseng - ginger root - capsicum - stearic acid - magnesium stearate - gelatin - activated carbon - black iron oxide - titanium dioxide This drug is no longer available in the United States because the FDA has banned the sale of supplements containing ephedrine due to their cardiovascular effects. You can still find Yellow Jacket for sale outside of the U.S. There are...

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tedral use as a child

I used Tedral and Tedral SA as a child. In fact I overused and became addicted so much that I would be using 3 SA a night along with 6 or more tedral throughout the day with Ventilon. I only managed to get off them when I became a speed addict. I have been clean and relapsed a few times over the years but was a heavy drinker. Now sober I have trouble concentrating, sitting still, ect....and I think I have ADHD which I probably always had but through Tedral and speed, anti depressants it's been controlled to one degree or another. I now have real problems at work at home and I have now an methods addiction. When I take it I feel calm. Am I self medicating to control my ADHD I believe so. And I also believe that long term childhood use and over use did do some damage to my brain. I ha...

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tedral magnified senses

I thought i was mentally unbalanced. Seeing enlargements of real life in front of me. Increased hearing sensitivity. Shrinking rooms in front of me own eyes. For years thinking it was me. An unbalanced. Self. It all stopped as i got older until one day I was having an asthmatic condition and took the medicine the doctor had me take 3 times a day! Tedral!. The truck in front of my eyes, as i worked on the engine, seemed to shrink like what happened 5 ears previously. when I was taken tedral regularly. I wasn't crazy after all--- It was the medicine! Anyone else experience shrinking heads, feelings of speed' before the term existed? Why was it taken off the market? Everyone have these problems? It would be nice to hear from others about their Tedral experience. This occurred 1952 ...

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Is Symbicort a pharmaceutical company? ## According to my container, Symbicort is made by the AstraZeneca UK Ltd. Or is it merely marketed by them? Oh, yes, I see that it's made by them at S-151 85 Sodertaije, Sweden, according to their leaflet ## Yes, Symbicort is made by AstraZeneca: ## That is correct, Symbicort is the name of a medication, not the name of a pharmaceutical company. As noted above, the pharmaceutical company that manufactures it is AstraZeneca. Symbicort is most commonly used to treat COPD, and asthma. Its typical side effects may include cough, rapid breathing, indigestion, throat irritation, and nausea. Is there anything I can help with?

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Does infant formula interact with the absorption of the drug (alupent)?

Here's a situation: you receive a call from a mother who wishes to mix alupent in her infants milk. She is a bit worried that this might not be good for her child. Does infant formula interact with the absorption of the drug? What is the indication of this drug? ## i want to know ## you want to know the answer to your assignment? and sadly, im looking for one too. We're on the same boat however, since this was posted 5 years ago, you've probably found an answer, care to share? ????

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