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Betamethasone Information

## Do you mean Dexamethasone? Dexamethasone is a member of the glucocorticoid class of hormones. This means they are steroids but, unlike the anabolic steroids that we hear about regarding sports medicine, these are catabolic steroids. Instead of building the body up, they are designed to break down stored resources (fats, sugars and proteins) so that they may be used as fuels in times of stress. Cortisone would be an example of a related hormone with which most people are familiar.

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## Quoted from the FDA site: What is Sensipar used for? Sensipar is used to treat patients: · with high levels of parathyroid hormone in their blood due to chronic kidney disease that requires dialysis. · with high levels of calcium in their blood due to cancer of the parathyroid gland. Who should not take Sensipar? Do not take Sensipar if you are allergic to Sensipar or to any of the ingredients in Sensipar. Special Warning(s) with Sensipar: Sensipar lowers the amount of calcium in the blood. Low calcium levels may increase the chance of seizures. Blood calcium levels should be checked often during treatment with Sensipar, especially in patients with a history of seizures. General Precautions with Sensipar: · Patients should report the symptoms of low blood calcium right...

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Acetylcysteine Information

Acetylcysteine, also known as N-acetylcysteine (NAC), is a medication that is used to treat paracetamol (acetaminophen) overdose, and to loosen thick mucus in individuals with cystic fibrosis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. ## I am looking for info about this drug but as a 10% vial ABB dose, to be used with duoneb for breathing problems....any info will help!

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## I think you mean Supramid? Some background DESCRIPTION Suture material SUPRAMID black is inert nonabsorbable sterile surgical suture material consisting of long-chain aliphatic polymers and having polymer shell of black color for improving its customer quality, for facilitation of its passing though tissues and for decreasing capillarity. Braided nylon suture material SUPRAMID black complies with all requirements of European Pharmacopoeia (EP). INDICATIONS Suture material SUPRAMID black is indicated for use in ordinary cases for bracing or stitching soft tissues including using in cardiovascular and eye surgery, but not for microsurgery and neural tissue. DISCLAIMER: This posting should be taken as-is and is not intended to serve as any professional medical advice. ## thank's,but...

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## Don't remember which TV channel it was discussed on. Being experimented with on MS. Some-thing about extracts from goat's blood. May be from England. Claiming great improvement for Multisclerosis. ## Oops......... misspelled: Multiple Sclerosis

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bupropion 150mg

## i was on wellbutrin sr 150mg, is there any difference,the side affects sound,like a high risks for a seizure. is this correct? i just got the new named script.,today, instead of wellbutrin,i have no idea why, i,m a bit nervous of new meds. hope to here from you , thank you for offering this service to me, yours truly janice dewitt

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## Are you talking about Sanaflu? Is it the over the Counter non drowsy flu medicine? When I was in indonesia this was very popular. I think you can see more info at sanbe-farma.com . Here is a fun image of what the box looks like. I sure love how some foreign countries package their products, not like here in Canada with plain old lettering Wow - that guy sure looks happy ! Gord

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Boniva Information

## Please share all info and side effects, along with any other drug contraindications. Thank you. ## While we work on adding this to the directory: Boniva may cause: pain or trouble swallowing (dysphagia) heartburn (esophagitis) ulcers in your stomach or esophagus (the tube that connects your mouth and stomach) Common side effects with Boniva are: diarrhea pain in extremities (arms or legs) upset stomach (dyspepsia)

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