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1 year ago
Why does Ranitidine cause pneumonia?
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1 year ago
Patients on Ranitidine are two times more prone to develop pneumonia (infection of the lung) than the normal counterparts. Ranitidine by means of its acid suppressing ability may allow the uninterrupted growth of bacteria in the upper alimentary tract which can later be shifted to the respiratory tract (lungs) following aspiration.
The information given above is for Ranitidine which is the active ingredient of Ranitidine.
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1 year ago
Why does Ranitidine cause pneumonia?
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1 year ago
Patients using Ranitidine are two times more prone to develop pneumonia (infection of the lung) than the normal patients. Ranitidine by means of its acid suppressing ability may allow growth of bacteria in the gut which can move to the respiratory tract (lungs) following breathing. So inform your doctor if you have or a history of lung disease as your dosage may need to be adjusted.
The information given above is for Ranitidine which is the active ingredient of Ranitidine.
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1 year ago
Can Cefuroxime help to treat pneumonia?
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1 year ago
Cefuroxime is indicated in the treatment of pneumonia. However, its effectiveness would depend on the infecting organism and hence you should consult your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.
The information given above is for Cefuroxime which is the active ingredient of Cefuroxime.
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1 year ago
What is the difference between asthma and pneumonia?
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1 year ago
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both the sides of the lungs that is caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. This infection leads to accumulation of pus or infected fluid in the air sac of lungs giving rise to various respiratory symptoms. Common symptoms of pneumonia include fever with chills, cough with expectoration, and difficulty in breathing. Asthma is a chronic airways disease where allergy or some other mediators of inflammation causes narrowing of airways. This leads to chronic cough, wheezing, and breathlessness.
The information given above is for Asthma which is the active ingredient of Asthma.
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1 year ago
Is chest pain a sign of cancer/pneumonia?
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1 year ago
In pneumonia, infection can spread to the layers covering lungs (pleurae) leading to irritation of these layers. These layers are pain sensitive and when irritated can give rise to chest pain. Usually you feel sudden and stabbing type of chest pain that becomes worse when you breathe or cough. In lung cancer, cancerous cells may spread to pleura and chest wall causing irritation to the nerves and chest pain.
The information given above is for Chest Pain (Angina) which is the active ingredient of Chest Pain (Angina).
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1 year ago
Can I take Albuterol for bronchitis, coughing, chest congestion, pneumonia, croup (respiratory infection caused by a virus)?
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1 year ago
Albuterol is mainly used in asthma. It is good in the treatment of chest congestion and can prevent getting pneumonia
The information given above is for Albuterol which is the active ingredient of Albuterol.
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74 years
3 years ago
I'm a cold patient admitted in hospital and now I'm suffering from pneumonia what precautions we take and what type of drug we used.
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Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
3 years ago
Drugs depend on type and severity of pneumonia
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6 years
3 years ago
Is pneumonia vaccine complsory? For childs
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Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
3 years ago
If you want to protect your child from getting infection with Pneumococcal bactera which can cause pneumonia, bloodstream infection (sepsis), or meningitis. The bacteria spread through coughing or sneezing, or through direct contact such as kissing. then you can take that If you do not want protection to your child from that bacteria you can skip
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17 years
3 years ago
High fever from 15 days.As per some Dr. It is pneumonia, we take pneumonia treatment but no use,now some Dr, says its T.B. we r confused. so please help us.
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Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
3 years ago
all reports are suggestive of pneumonia with clinical improvement after treatment. TB medications can be started if TB is detected/there is no response
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65 years
3 years ago
I have been advised to take augmentine 650 mg, mucinac600 mg, unicontine _e 600mg for pneumonia and copd. I have used them for two weeks. Now shall I continue the same for some more time. Please advise. Thank you very much. PATIENT
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Dr. Puneet Singh Perhar
Lungs Specialist
3 years ago
Oh no sir treatment for pneumonia is right but not for copd get a repeat xray chest to check whether pneumonia has resolved plus tlc dlc of blood
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33 years
3 years ago
Is it harmful to take Spasmo Proxyvon while having Pneumonia. What are the causes of Pneumonia. What medicine should be taken?
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Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
3 years ago
the decision that which medicine need to prescribed are taken after a clinical examination of patient is done and relevant investigations are taken into consideration . If you have been diagnosed with Pneumonia you need to follow the advice of your treating doctor
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29 years
2 years ago
Sir my child who is four months old,suffering from pneumonia and fever of pneumonia W How much time is taken to recover his body Please tell me about treatment and medicine
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Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
2 years ago
Hello, as the child is very small and suffering from pneumonia and fever, it would be better to consult a nearest pediatrician for clinical evaluation and management options as it can be serious disease also.
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