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 What actions should one take after surviving a heart attack?
My mother recently survived a heart attack and had some sort of operation in Taiwan, I'm sketchy of the details but I know she felt it coming on and got to a hospital. She asked me what she ...


 What should the figures read on a blood pressure machine for one to be normal? What is the normal heart rate?
Is 76 too low for the heart and if so what happens then?
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Matador.You have taken the bull by the horns! Thank you for being so thorough....


 In desperate need of help....?
Explain how you cannot catch heart disease:
My science teacher gave me homework to explain how you cannot catch heart disease. I researched and cannot find anything on it and my homework is due ...


 Should i go to the hospital?
i just had my arm bitten off by a shark on my fishing vessel and im not losing that much blood or blacking out so WHAT DO I DO?
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ok im not blacking out or anything and ...


 broken heart = literal heart hurting?
I didn't know it would literally hurt? I thought it was just a figure of speech..

Q: Why does my heart/chest hurt?...


 21 yr/o female. having heart palpatations. chest pain. tightness.?
i can feel my heart hammering in my chest, along with pain in my chest and throat when i breathe. it started with symptoms of tight chest, like someone was sat on it! but now i get these plapatations ...


 I have high cholesterol and I was wondering, can I eat anything that doesn't have cholesterol in it?
I have been eating stuff like Starburst and Skittles because it doesnt have any cholesterol in it but is it still healthy for me to ...


 can someone just die from like a heart attack or stroke or do they feel it?
like if someone is going to die from a heart attack or stroke do they feel the pain like a day before or does it happen all of a ...


 My dad is in a coma due to a heart attack. What are the common signs of waking up ? what do we hope to see ?
I would like to know from other people's experience about some signs that they have seen and that have led to the recovery ? and what was the recovery like ......


 Why is my resting heart rate 76 beats per min?
is this too fast for someone who is aged19, male and doesn't much exercise!...



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   Cefixime

Cefixime
(oral) (liquid, Tablet)


Treats bacterial infections.Belongs to a class of drugs called cephalosporin antibiotics.BRAND NAME: Suprax®

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Suprax
 
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Cefixime
Suprax
Uses
Treats bacterial infections.Belongs to a class of drugs called cephalosporin antibiotics.BRAND NAME: Suprax®

Storage
  • Store this medicine at room temperature, away from heat or direct light. Keep the oral liquid at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
  • Do not freeze.
  • Throw away any unused liquid that is more than 14 days old. Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.


How To Use
  • APPEARANCE: Liquid, Tablet. Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often. You may take your medicine with food or milk to avoid stomach upset. Shake the oral liquid before each use.
  • Measure the liquid with a measuring spoon or medicine cup. Keep taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to stop, even if you feel better.
  • If you stop taking this medicine too soon, your infection may come back.

Side Effects
  • Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects: Rash, hives, or blistering of the skin Swelling Wheezing or trouble breathing Severe diarrhea (watery or bloody)

Precautions
  • You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to cephalosporin medicine such as Keflex®, Ceclor®, or Velosef®.

Missed Dose
  • Cefixime works best if a constant amount is in your system; try not to miss a dose. Take your medicine as soon as you remember that you have missed your dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. You should not use two doses at one time.

Drug Interactions
  • Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had an allergic reaction to penicillin medicines. Cefixime may cause incorrect results with some urine sugar tests used by patients with diabetes. Be sure to tell your doctor if you have had kidney problems or stomach problems such as colitis. If you have severe diarrhea while taking cefixime, check with your doctor before taking medicine to stop the diarrhea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.

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