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 Is there a safe way to dispose of antibiotics?

 Where did Aids come from?

 How contagious is this staph infection?
So, a girl that I work with just found out that she has a staph infection in her sinuses. Now everyone in the office has turned into germaphobes. She's been on antibiotics for a few days. Is a ...

 Tips On how to know for sure if your illness is strep throat or tonsillitis?
I have been sick for 3 days. Running a fever of about 102.2 is the average. Occassionaly higher/lower. My glands have been extrememly swollen for the entire three days. Also, I have white puss balls ...

 Can you catch anything from a public swimming pool?
The city closed down one of the apartment pools. I heard it had ecoli. What can you catch from a public swimming pool? One of the pools is so cloudy you can't see your feet. My child got ...

 HCV Antibody test Report?
i do 1st test for HCV Antibody on 12-june-2006 from a well known laboratory that reported as...
Hepatitis C Antibody ..Reactive (134.43)
Cutoff rate is ............1.00
SGPT ..............

 What is ammonia the sickness?
My grandmother is in the hospital with ammonia... what is it? what is the symptems? outcome? ect... i wud really appreciate it if someone told ...

 A friend of mine travels a lot?
to the gambia,and places like india etc,i think he has had all the relevant injections and tablets for the main types of diseases,can he become a carrier only of some of those diseases,and pass them ...

 Does typhoid fever cause brain damage or temporary insanity?

 Ear Piercing??
Well, my daughte i currently twelve years old and she would like to get her ears pierced. Firstly she has a phobia of needles and is prone to get infections easily. Now what I was wondering i a ...

 How to help a urinarie track infection?

 Can u die from mono?

 Ok so lately ive been feeling weak, and like passing out and i look yellow. what can i possibly have?

 Plz prey my kid sister is ill (paralysed) plz prey for her?

 Can strep cause nightmares?
My daughter has strep and last night she had a strange nightmare. She looked awake but she was talking out of her head. She was walking around the house turning on the lights and talking about ...

 What does the word malaria mean?
malaria is a ...

 Quick question, how are drinking alcohol and hepatitis C related?

 What is causing these symptoms?
My throat started to hurt very badly about 2 days ago. It hurt worse whenever I swallowed, and I had a low fever that was 101.5 at its highest. I felt achy and I had a little bit of a headache too. ...

Why does sublingual mean?

well sublingual means the route of administration of drugs by keeping the medicine under the route and allowing the drug to b absorbed by the mucous membrane and den to b passed into d blood circulation.it is quite faster in action than oral route but much slower den injections.but drugs like praldehyde can't b given orally.

Sublingual means beneath the tongue. The sublingual route of administration of a drug provides an absorption route that bypasses the liver, hence avoiding the first pass effect due to metabolism of the drug by the liver before it reaches the systemic circulation. It also means that more of the drug is available for its effects as compared to the drug being given by the oral route.

Sublingual means "pertaining to under the tongue."

under the tongue, some medications, such as Nitroglycerine tablets are taken sublingually, and temperatures are taken with an oral thermometer sublingually.

It means 'beneath the tongue'.

It's often used in the context of medicines that are placed under the tongue.

Used in a sentence:

The doctor gave her sub-lingual Morphine. I put one under her tongue to relieve her pain, and two under mine for the same reason.

Ann Toozie
under the tongue. It's a Latin word... sub = under, lingua = tongue

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