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Anti Snake Injection

Anti Snake Injection

Manufacturer: Serum Institute Of India Ltd
Medicine composition: Hemocoagulase
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Anti Snake Injection consists of an important enzyme that is obtained from venomous snakes. It is used as a drug that helps in the coagulation of blood, in order to prevent fatal risks of haemorrhages.

The dosage depends upon the medical history of the patient, health conditions and the response to the therapy.

The drug is contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from glaucoma, cardiac disorders, lungs or liver disorders or renal malfunctioning. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also inform the doctor of any other prescription drugs that you may be taking, such as hormonal pills as oral contraceptives, or any dietary supplements as Anti Snake Injection may interact with the other drugs and cause a number of health complications. You must avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco or caffeine during the course of the treatment to avoid any further health complications.

There may be a number of side effects such as persistent headaches, blurred vision, fluctuations in blood pressure or heart rate, breathing difficulties, nausea, and some allergic rashes on the skin. However there can be some adverse reactions as well. It is advised that even the slightest discomfort should be reported to the doctor immediately, in order to avoid complications.

In addition to its intended effect, Anti Snake Injection may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Anaphylactic reaction.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Anti Snake Injection, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Hemocoagulase, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.\n
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.

Popular Questions & Answers

I just got to know that I have suffering from diabetes my report shows 180 blood glucose in fast and post lunch it is 340 blood glucose what can I do to keep it in control?

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
General Physician,
I just got to know that I have suffering from diabetes my report shows 180 blood glucose in fast and post lunch it is...
Hi , Thank you for your question. To control blood sugar in a diabetic patients both medicine and food habit need to be evaluated. If you need any further help, feel free to connect with me and I will be happy to assist you.

Hii Dr. I am 24 years old, my body is unable to handle temperature difference, I mean when I am in office there it is cold but at the same time when I am coming outside temperature is warm now a days and when reach home I get fever. Why I am facing this plm?

Hii Dr. I am 24 years old, my body is unable to handle temperature difference, I mean when I am in office there it is...
Dear lybrate-user, all human beings as rule of thumb are warm blooded animals, ie we have thermostat mechanism which mainatains favourable yet constant tempreture for our body system, Some animals which belongs to genus reptiles/amphibian etc are called cold blooded, like snakes crocodile where they require external sources, unlike c old blooded creatures our body and your body knows to handle tempreture llike one you are facing now a days! second worry is Feverish feeling which you are undergoing, yes some people are sensitive to tempreture changes which occurs at change of season and they may be more prone for viral infections /flu like sickness/seasonal cold etc ,if you continue to feel feverish, check your oral (mouth) tempreture by thermometer and read whether it crossed red mark (98. 6F), if so get check with blood reports and seek medical advise or else relax ,wear heavy clothing if required, avoid ice or cold driks when your body is heated etc stay hydrated, eat seasonal fruits ,cucumber and tomatoes, this will strengthene your immune responses. Right now as per your description your are absolutely normal, feel blessed and take care, for more you may write to me.
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Scalp psoriasis treatment .no treatment taken except anti dandruff shampoos. Since 5-6 years.

FMC (Fellow in Med.Cosmetology), BHMS, csd
Aesthetic Medicine Specialist, Rajkot
Scalp psoriasis treatment .no treatment taken except anti dandruff shampoos. Since 5-6 years.
Psoriasis is curable. It will take some time to cure aprox 6 months Need to see patches Scaling intensity Locations Your age Can suggest you local application and medicines.

M social anxiety disorders ki dvai leta h muje puchna h ki kya is bimari ki dvaiyo ko bhi antibiotics kahte h Ya please tell me that antibiotics kya hota h.

MA - Psychology, PhD Psychology
Psychologist, Delhi
M social anxiety disorders ki dvai leta h muje puchna h ki kya is bimari ki dvaiyo ko bhi antibiotics kahte h Ya plea...
Medicines for anxiety disorders are known as anti- anxiety medications. They are not antibiotics. But are different class of drugs that work by maintaining the optimum level of certain neurotransmitters in your brain to stabilise your mood and reduce your anxiety.
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HIV - What Type Of Nutrition Should You Follow?

General Physician, Nalgonda
HIV - What Type Of Nutrition Should You Follow?

Nutrition and HIV are closely connected. When a patient’s immune system is severely affected due to HIV, it can lead to malnutrition and vulnerability to other diseases. Such infections can cause diarrhea, weight loss, and weakness. Malnutrition and not maintaining a healthy intake of nutrients can be a direct link or cause to the progression of the HIV disease.

How does good nutrition help?
Healthy nutrition obviously cannot treat or cure an  HIV infection, but it certainly can help the patient to maintain and reinforce the immune system. A healthy diet can also contribute to the general well-being of a patient. Healthy nutrition is an important factor in for people living with HIV. Besides, prophylaxis, a cure for unscrupulous infections, and Anti-Retroviral Treatment, nutrition is essential for an HIV patient.

What is a balanced diet for HIV Patients?
A balanced diet is not a singular meal for patients suffering from HIV. It denotes that a person should eat and drink the correct amount of food from various food groups in order to remain somewhat healthy and strong enough to deal with the treatment process. Drinking adequate clean water is imperative.

What should HIV patients consume?
People living with HIV are advised to consume the fresh vegetables grown in the vicinity. Seasonal fruits and vegetables should be incorporated into their diet.

Choosing foods from these food groups is the key to completing a balanced diet.

  • Cereals, pulses, roots, and rhizomes.
  • Legumes, nuts, seeds.
  • For non-vegetarians, the consumption of protein-rich food items such as fish, meat, and eggs is recommended.
  • Vegetables are the key to any proper diet is eating green vegetables. It is necessary to make sure that the vegetables are washed and cleaned in order to reduce the risk of further infections or diseases.
  • Daily consumption of freshly grown fruits including seasonal fruits.
  • Fats
  • Sugar

HIV patients should focus on eating regularly. Having three meals a day is a must. Along with a balanced diet, drinking lots of clean or purified water ensures that the body is fully hydrated and helps with maintaining a good digestive process. Foods items that are rich in vitamin A, for example, yellow-orange foods are very important in improving immunity. Fruits such as pawpaw, bananas, and vegetables such as carrots, are good sources of vitamin A.

A well-nourished person is highly likely to preserve a sturdier immune system for dealing with HIV and fighting off the infection. Consulting a physician regarding the appropriate diet is important as some food items may not be suitable for patients. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Paranoid Personality Disorder - Know The Signs!

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Delhi
Paranoid Personality Disorder - Know The Signs!

There are a number of mental disorders and conditions that may affect the psyche of a person, due to various reasons including hormonal changes, environmental factors and even genetic conditions. Paranoid Personality Disorder is one such condition that gives rise to eccentric behavioral patterns. This may make the individual seem odd or even strange to others. Here are the signs, causes and various forms of treatment available for this condition.

Symptoms and Signs: Most of the individuals suffering from this disorder will be completely convinced that there is nothing wrong with their behavior and everyone around them are conniving against them with ulterior motives of bringing them down. This will make them highly suspicious individuals with intense trust issues. They also become angry and violent very soon and usually do not have a justified reason for such temper tantrums. These individuals will also be detached and isolated socially, with hardly any friends and relationships. They will also have trouble seeing their own problems and flaws, which can keep them from having meaningful relationships.

Causes: The causes of this disorder are not known as yet. There is much ongoing research in this field. It is widely believed that this disorder is born due to a combination of biological factors and other environmental factors that may have conditioned the brain in a negative manner. Chemical and hormonal imbalances are known to be at the core of many such disorders. Also, it may be seen in people who come from a family of Schizophrenic individuals. Trauma experienced during one's childhood can also lead to the onset of this disorder.

Treatment: One of the most effective forms of treatment for this disorder includes therapy. Talk therapy or CBT which is also known as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a form of discussion based therapy that can help the individual in talking about his or her feelings. These are then analysed in a clinical setting with the intervention of a trained psychiatrist or psychologist who will help the individual in pointing out abnormal behavior. This kind of therapy also helps in reaching the root cause of the issue that may have caused this condition in the first place. By doing so, there is a better chance of treating this cause and thus changing the attitude of the patient. This will help in steering the individual towards more normal behavior in the long run. This kind of therapy will have to take place over a long period of time before the results begin to show up in the day to day living and functioning of the individual. Anti-depressants and antipsychotics may also be prescribed. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Health Benefits Of Pomanganate

Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT Neurology)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Nagaon

Today let's talk about health benefits of Pomanganate.

1. Acts as a great antioxidant which helps to reduce body toxins. 

2. Help to protect against a forgettable disease named, alzheimer's disease which was earlier a old age disease occur in 70s age but now it is very common in 50s. 

3. It acts as anti cancer. 

4. Having lots of vit c and k. Along with many minerals needed in our body.

5. Anti -inflamatory. 

6. Protect from heart disease. 

7. Protect from diaebeties. 

8. Acts as anti- viral.

9. Helps to reduce arthritis. 

Conclusion is the it acts as medicine for many problems to be in future. People think, if they are disease free they don't need any precautions. 

If you are healthy that's great. And try to maintain it from today only.

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Dandruff: Embrassing, Isn't it?

Homeopathy, BHMS, Msc dietitics & food service management, PG DHA
Homeopath, Delhi
Dandruff: Embrassing, Isn't it?

Many of us have faced this situation once in life. Dandruff is a medical condition that can grab anyone no matter gender, age or race. While dandruff can be embarrassing at times, it usually doesn’t indicate any serious health condition or an unhygienic state. It is generally worsened in the winter and fall.

Quick tips:

  • Scrub your head will help in removing old skin flakes.
  • Wash your head with special shampoos having anti-fungal or anti-bacterial properties such as head, shoulders (contain zinc pyrithione that slows down the growth of yeast), neutrogena t/sal (has salicylic acid that lessens dandruff), neutrogena t/gel (has coal tar that slows down skin cells death) may help you.
  • Shampoos having ketoconazole, selenium sulfide, zinc pyrithione, coal tar, salicylic acids and tea-tree oil helps in impeding or eliminating dandruff.
  • Always read the instructions before using any shampoo to check if it's suitable for you and also see how often it should be applied.

I have prescribed my patients anti-dandruff arnica shampoo (homeopathic shampoo) and find its result notable.

  • Getting the perfect shampoo for your dandruff may take some experiment, so try these shampoos for a month to see if your dandruff improves. You might need to experiment with more than one shampoo to find one that suits your scalp.
  • Sometimes alternating two shampoo types may also help.
  • Leaving the shampoo in hair for at least two to three minutes before washing will help you much.
  • You may be able to use the shampoo less often once your dandruff improves.
  • Moisturize your scalp as dry scalp tends to flake more. Restoring moisture to the scalp can help you with itchiness. Coconut oil is a great pick from your dressing table as it has moisturizing as well as antibacterial properties.
  • Healthy diet is also a key to unlock your dandruff. Include more veggies and fruits in diet.
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Can Physiotherapy Help Balancing Hormone?

Physiotherapist, Pune
Can Physiotherapy Help Balancing Hormone?

Hormones such as oestrogen, testosterone, adrenaline and insulin are extremely important chemical messengers. The entire endocrine system works together to control the level of hormones circulating throughout body is slightly imbalanced it can cause widespread, major health problems.

Some specific problems associated with some of the most common hormonal imbalances include:

Estrogen dominance: Changes in sleep patterns, changes in weight and appetite, higher perceived stress, slowed metabolism polycystic 

Ovarian syndrome (pcos): Infertility, weight gain, higher risk for diabetes, acne, abnormal hair growth

Low estrogen: Low sex drive, reproductive problems, menstrual irregularity, changes in mood hypothyroidism: slowed metabolism, weight gain, fatigue, anxiety, irritability, digestive issues, irregular periods

Low testosterone: Erectile dysfunction, muscle loss, weight gain, fatigue, mood-related problems

Hyperthyroidism and grave’s disease: Anxiety, thinning hair, weight loss, ibs, trouble sleeping, irregular heartbeats

Diabetes: Weight gain, nerve damage (neuropathy), higher risk for vision loss, fatigue, trouble breathing, dry mouth, skin problems

Adrenal fatigue: Fatigue, muscle aches and pains, anxiety and depression, trouble sleeping, brain fog, reproductive problems here are three main tools to help achieve this enjoyable state of being: breathing exercises, quiet self-reflection, and exercise.

First, it should be understood that exercise is like medicine and is very specific for each person &most accessible tool for most people.

Effects of exercise on endocrine system - 

During exercise, the pituitary gland releases human growth hormone, which tells the body to increase bone, muscle and tissue production & thyroid gland sends out hormones that regulate the body's temperature, heart rate and blood pressure.

Exercises for the growth of hormone, bone, muscle tissue production and metabolic rate

Heavy weightlifting, stimulates the release of luteinizing hormone in brain which triggers testosterone production, also stimulates the release of thyroxine from thyroid gland. Testosterone and thyroxine speed up your metabolism so one can lose weight.

Exercise for luteinizing hormone, testosterone, thyroxine and weight reduction

Blood sugar insulin, a hormone transports blood sugar to muscles for energy. Excessive insulin reduces sensitivity to insulin & leads to diabetes. Exercise increases insulin sensitivity by its uptake by muscles. Blood insulin decreases after 10 minutes of aerobic exercise, and weight training increases sensitivity to insulin at rest.

Blood flow: Adrenal medulla releases epinephrine during exercise level increase at higher exercise intensities. This hormone controls amount of blood that heart pumps, also enhances ability to use muscles during exercise by widening blood vessels and muscles get more oxygen-rich blood.

Thyroxine hormone: Increases during exercise which increases amount of blood in body by about 30 %, and secretions might remain elevated for around five hours 

Psychological effects: Works as anti-depressant, exercise-induced testosterone might increase confidence and libido. Low testosterone levels might inhibit your motivation, self-confidence, concentration, memory.

Your pituitary gland produces endorphin (happy hormone) levels shortly after exercise begins. 

Activities for hormone health

Reduce sitting time: Most of us sit for far too long, but it just takes a few habit changes to make it less damaging to our health (and hormones)

Walk and talk: Instead of coffee shop meet up, arrange a walking meeting mobile walk with it set an alarm phone or computer to get up and take a quick break.

Find what kind of exercise and how much of it is best for maintaining a healthy hormone balance.

Free gym: Stairs, park, squats while you are watching tv walking out improves mood and feeling calmer.

HIIT: High intensity interval training (or ‘burst’ training) has been shown to burn fat more effectively than aerobic exercise. Good for strengthening lungs and heart, raises human growth hormone (hgh), the hormone, abundant when we are young, declines rapidly as we age. Improves insulin sensitivity, a great result for waistline and risk of serious disease.

Ask for metabolic aftershock programme to your physio :

Resistance and weights: Muscle mass declines with aging (at a rapid rate if no strength training done ever). The more muscle we have the more calories are burnt, day and night, reducing fat stores. High cortisol has a negative effect on muscle mass, so building muscle is really important if you’re over stressed. Not necessary to go to gym! weight training at home will helps. Fat / muscle ratio is what we are aiming to improve (note- you may not see weight loss if you are increasing muscle to fat).

Strength training also lowers risk of osteoporosis, especially at menopause.

Yoga and pilates- They improve flexibility, strength, posture, stress & mood. It’s the ultimate anti-ageing exercise! when one does yoga, focusing on the pose it is impossible to think about anything else, plus strengthening body at the same time is a great thing to do.

Relaxation technique- Stress, be it physical, emotional or environmental, can threaten a body's homeostasis. Certain endocrine glands secrete hormones that help the body respond to stress, but the function is meant to be short term. Extended secretion may weaken the body's defences, leaving room for infection, or even result in high blood pressure or a lack of cortisol and other steroid hormones. Long-term, this lack can lead to organ damage and even failure· 

Relaxation methods can include meditation activities such as walking, painting or knitting · anything calm and repetitive or focusing for a few minutes on breathing deeply or finding a quiet place to lie down and calm your heart beat. 

Sleep and hormone- Sleep is a good way to relax and calm down brain.

The amount of sleep you need to function best varies among individuals,

Adults -7 to 9 hr

Teens- 8.5 to 9.25 hr

Children- 5 to 10 - 10 to 11 hr

Preschoolchildren - 11 to 13 hr

Toddlersages 1 to 3 -12 to 14 hr

Infants- 14to 15 hrnew born -12 to 18 hr

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