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 the blood is known as hypoxemia; a rise in arterial carbon dioxide levels is called hypercapnia. Respiratory failure is classified as either Type 1 or Type 2, based on whether there is a high carbon dioxide level, and can be acute or chronic. In clinical trials, the definition of respirato...

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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...

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.

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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