Generic Name: METRONIDAZOLE - INJECTION Pronounced: (MET-roe-NYE-da-zole) Metronidazole In NaCl (Iso-Os) IV Precautions
Before using metronidazole, tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you are allergic to it; or to other nitroimidazoles such as tinidazole; or
if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients,
which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist
for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
severe kidney problems (not producing any urine)
nervous system disorders (e.g., seizures)
history of alcohol use/abuse
using a feeding/medication tube inserted in the nose
Avoid alcoholic beverages while using this medication and
for at least 3 days after finishing this medicine because severe stomach...
Urinary incontinence in women has widely been accepted as a result of aging. We now know this is not true. As I have mentioned in several previous blogs, you don’t have to be wet. There are many cures for the multitude of causes of urinary incontinence. But what if the problem has really nothing to do with your bladder. What I’m talking about is referred to as “Functional Incontinence”. Functional incontinence is when a person has a physical condition that limits his or her ability to get to the toilet in a timely fashion, and the bladder will reflexively empty in a normal fashion. For example, someone who recently broke a hip or leg cannot walk quickly to the bathroom to empty the bladder. This can be very frustrating not only for the patient but for family members. I often have patients brought to my office by family members who complain that, let’s say their mother, smells like urine and they want me to fix her incontinence . After a detailed history and physical I find that ...
BLADDER DYSFUNCTION is common in multiple sclerosis, in people with minimal symptoms and those with major impairments. Effective bladder management strategies make it possible for people with multiple sclerosis to pursue daily activities and participate in the world with comfort, dignity and confidence. With appropriate diagnosis and treatment, the incidence of bladder complications is greatly diminished. It is important to remember that:
* Bladder symptoms may be responsible for withdrawal from social and vocational activities.
* Frequency, urgency, and incontinence may negatively affect interpersonal interaction. * Bladder involvement may threaten the individual’s health, with complications leading to serious morbidity. * Bladder symptoms are often mismanaged, precipitating such problems as acute urinary retention, damage to the detrusor (primary bladder muscle) and urinary tract infections (UTIs).
NEUROGENIC BLADDER DYSFUNCTION
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