Respiratory Failure

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Respiratory Failure Overview

Respiratory failure results from inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system, meaning that the arterial oxygen, carbon dioxide or both cannot be kept at normal levels. A drop in the oxygen carried in blood is known as hypoxemia; a rise in arterial carbon dioxide levels is called hypercapnia. Respiratory failure is classified as either Type I or Type II, based on whether there is a high carbon dioxide level. The definition of respiratory failure in clinical trials usually includes increa...

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Pana F cort and Napflam

I have problems breathing. First time ever. No flu or any other symptoms. I have in my possession Pana F cort 100mg (which is a small white tablet with lines on both sides) and also Napflam 500mg. I cannot remember the indication from my pharmacist on what this was for? Sorry. Can I take both medications? I had one Pana and feel a bit better. Long weekend...

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Atrovent side effects

I have recently started using Atrovent for c.o.p.d. and now I have urine retention. Anybody else experience this?

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Pulmoclear for a suspected pathological breathing disorder

I am suffering from a suspected pathological breathing disorder. My doctor advised me to take pulmoclear. Is it safe to take this drug? If so, for how long? ## I've been diagnosed with a suspected breathing disorder after an evaluation with Nesmed AHI. Could someone help me find out what kinds of treatments are available? Thank you.

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Will get relief or OD

I have run out of my opiad pain kills will not get my refill for 3 days I am also per scribed Baclofin if I take an extra 1 or 2 with my normal dose of 2 3 times a day will it help with the pain or will I overdose?? ## You should not take more than you have been prescribed, as a possible overdose may cause respiratory failure, which could be fatal. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. When do you see your doctor, again, for a refill of your pain medication?

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Effects Of Larpose

i'm taking larpose 1mg for the past 15 years. i;m 80 years old lady and weight is 41 kg. i want to stop taking the medicine and i would like to know the side effects of larpose. and withdrawl can i stop gradually or how do i go about ie. also there is dryness in the mouth, throat and nostril when i get up in the morning since a few months, could it be because of side effects of this medicine ## Please stop this gradually. Stay away from this. This causes sleep apnea, respiratory depression, irritability, muscle weakness due to which you may fall and have a fracture. Start reducing the dosage immediately.

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