TheChinBurglar
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Can effervescent multivitamin tablets cause teeth problems?
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Couldn't find any articles directly looking at effervescent tablets and dental problems, so I took a more broad look and searched for citric acid's effect on teeth. The combination of citric acid and ...

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ADD medication (Dexadrine) safe to drink with low-caffiene (Mountain Dew)?
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Micromedex does not list any precautions or patient educations notes for Dexedrine and caffeine. However both substances can have an effect on heart rate and blood pressure. Large amounts of caffeine ...

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Does Ritilian, or other AD/HD medication, abuse increase college students ability to study?
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Bagot, K. S. and Kaminer, Y. (2014), Efficacy of stimulants for cognitive enhancement in non-attention deficit hyperactivity disorder youth: a systematic review. Addiction, 109: 547–557. doi:10.1111/...

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Is it ok to use sterile eye drops every day
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Not sure what you mean by sterile eye drops? Most eye drops are sterile formulations so you do not introduce bacteria or pyrogens into your eyes. Regardless, I looked into the product Clearine and ...

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Are generics tested for side effects?
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I'm going to assume you're referring to the United States and the FDA generic approval process. FDA Abbreviated New Drug Application For Abbreviated New Drug Applications (that they use for generic ...

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What are the downsides of hypnosurgery (vs. using traditional anaesthetics)?
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Tefikow, S., J. Barth, S. Maichrowitz, A. Beelmann, B. Strauss, and J. Rosendahl. "Efficacy of Hypnosis in Adults Undergoing Surgery or Medical Procedures: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled ...

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High Quality Flu Shot Providers?
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There are a few different manufacturers of the influenza vaccine available in the United States. There are also two main types of flu vaccines available; quadrivalent and trivalent. Quadrivalent is ...

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Treadmill test versus nuclear stress test for evaluation of angina
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Cardiac stress tests measure the heart's ability to respond to external stress. This stress can be applied by physical stimulation (treadmill or stationary bike) while hooked up to an EKG to monitor ...

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Wrist (radial) artery vs thigh (femoral) artery route for angiography
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Talking to a cardiologist at my hospital he said now almost all percutaneous coronary interventions can be done through radial access. He mentioned that he does still do certain procedures (valve ...

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How often is it safe to get general anaesthetic?
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I did some article browsing and here's what I found: Almost all of the articles I came across discussed the affect of general anesthesia on certain nerve tissues, ion channels, and receptors. I could ...

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Bio identical cortisol and metformin
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This study was examining the effects of metformin on hormone levels responding to hypoglycemia. It found that metformin did not significantly alter the body's hormonal response to hypoglycemia in ...

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A diabetic contact of herpes zoster patient
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According to the CDC it depends if the virus is active or not, and they define active as: A person with active shingles can spread the virus when the rash is in the blister-phase. A person is not ...

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Can eye drops cure dry eyes?
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Most over the counter eye drops only provide temporary relief for dry eyes by actually adding liquid to the eye. Once the liquid added evaporates, gets absorbed, or is removed in one way or another ...

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What is the tablet inside generic Omeprazole capsules
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Couldn't find anything definitive about what it is, but the monograph approved by the FDA only allows Omeprazole as the active ingredient. So it can't be anything that is designed to have an active ...

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Effective use of a mask for allergies, asthma and bronchitis?
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I used to have a neighbor that had horrible allergies and would mow and garden in a full white suit that included mask, goggles, and went over their shoes as well. Hopefully you don't get a rash or ...

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