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Glipizide/Metformin - my wife took metformin for many years and was never warned about the effect on

Posted 14 Jun 2017 by willard wheelock 1 answer

... the kidneys until they started to shut down, resulting in her needing dialysis. She recently passed away. Is there any lawsuit against metformin? Once the report of declining kidney function came to our doctor we stopped metformin and put her on insulin but the damage was already done and the ...

Burning upper stomach, could it be an ulcer?

Posted 3 Jul 2017 by Whodilly1019 1 answer

After dialysis on Friday I started to have burning sensation in my upper stomach. I have tried milk, Maalox to sooth it. I get relief for a very short time. Any suggestions on what I should try?

Vancomycin - please help me in those questions 1-what dose is given when peritonit infection for?

Posted 20 May 2017 by khadija1993 0 answers

... people with peritonial dialysis for perdiatric patient and what is the minimum and the maximum through level to atteind? 2-what dose is given to pediatric patient with hemodialysis and what is the minimum and the maximun through level to atteind ? thank you very much

Is Fosrenol generally covered by insurance?

Posted 5 May 2017 by eweltner 0 answers

Is Fosreno, generally covered by insurance ir covered fo dialysis patients?

Dialysis - More fluid removed then goal, how does that happen?

Posted 19 Apr 2017 by edrayhall 0 answers

Dialysis - More fluid removed then goal, how does that happen? Sometimes half a kilo to a whole kilo under my dry weight. Machines say it removed correct amount but still under goal. Can't find any answers anywhere about this.

Can lithium carbonate be re introduced to a patient who at one point had a lithium toxicity?

Posted 10 Feb 2017 by BRYAN68 3 answers

The does was 900MG, the lithium level got up to I believe 7.1. Dialysis was run and the lithium has never been reintroduced. Is it possible to reintroduce lithium slowly for a patient who has not been on it for nearly 5 years? I am only asking for informational reasons. Thank you!

Chronic Kidney Disease - would stage 4 ckd cause bad mouth taste?

Posted 8 Feb 2017 by magoo727 1 answer

lost most of taste for 4 months - age 75 - on dialysis - all food tastes terrible

If you are not on dialysis, will Sensipar worsen severely low kidney function?

Posted 11 Feb 2017 by fairchild 0 answers

My kidney function has gone down 50% during the 2 years I have been taking Sensipar for parathyroidism. I am not yet on dialysis. Is there a lowered kidney fuction side-effect associated with Sensipar?

Are Nephrocaps and Triphrocaps the same?

Posted 1 Apr 2014 by MichaelCPA 1 answer

Are there any substitutes for Sensipar?

Posted 15 Apr 2015 by Charlietee 1 answer

I am unable to afford Sensipar, and wondered if there were substitutes. I am a dialysis patient.

Chronic Kidney Disease - Just started use of buttonhole with dialysis. Interested in techniques to?

Posted 25 Sep 2016 by Claronette 0 answers

... soften scab prior to next treatment. I am looking for something to make the removal of the scab more comfortable

My brother who is a diabetic amputee, and takes dialysis reacted badly to flexeril?

Posted 1 Sep 2016 by gonzalg 0 answers

and is having psychotic episodes. very irritable and delusional. they have him restrained at the hospital. but I don't think the doctor believes its a "rare" but definite reaction to the flexeril, that he only took for 3 days. I guess he is hoping the dialysis will clean it out. ...

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