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Enoxaparin

Enoxaparin sodium is an anticoagulant medication (blood thinner).[6] It is used to treat and prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) including during pregnancy and following certain types of surgery.[6] It is also used in those with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and heart attacks.[6] It is given by injection just under the skin or into a vein.[6] It is also used during hemodialysis.[3][5] Common side effects include bleeding, fever, and swelling of the legs.[6] Bleeding […]

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Radiation recall dermatitis with soft tissue necrosis

Introduction Radiation recall dermatitis is a well known but still poorly understood inflammatory reaction that can develop in previously irradiated sites, and can be triggered by a variety of different drugs, including cytostatic agents such as gemcitabine, taxanes or anthracyclines. Two case reports of radiation recall dermatitis after administration of pemetrexed have been published, but […]

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Citalopram

Citalopram Hydrobromide Monograph for Professionals”. Drugs.com. AHFS. Retrieved 23 December 2018. “Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) Tablets/Oral Solution” (PDF). Prescribing Information. Forest Laboratories, Inc. Rang HP (2003). Pharmacology. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. p. 187. ISBN978-0-443-07145-4. Stahl SM (2011). The Prescriber’s Guide (Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISBN978-0-521-17364-3. Research, Center for Drug Evaluation and (24 August 2011). “Abnormal heart rhythms associated with high doses of Celexa (citalopram […]

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Potassium

Potassium it’s a mineral and an electrolyte that plays a role in many essential body functions like: Food Sources Main sources of potassium are: Hyperkalemia Overdose with potassium it’s called hyperkalemia. Causes of hyperkalemia are: Too much potassium can lead to ventricular arrhythmia, stimulation of aldosterone secretion, insulin and catecholamines. Hypokalemia Deficiency of potassium it’s […]

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Anti-hypertension drug related Angioedema

Ian Wisecarver, Sanjay Kamboj, MD, David Galambos, Michelle Korah-Sedgwick, MD, Ross McCarron, MD, Fred Lopez, MD CASE PRESENTATION A 72 year-old African American man with a past medical history of hypertension, heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, and alcohol use presented to the emergency department (ED) with a chief complaint of a one day history […]

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