Small Details, Big Impact: Principles of Safe Medication during Lactation

Small details, big influence What nursing mothers need to pay attention to is that If you have to use unsafe drugs that are forbidden during lactation, you need to suspend lactation. Even if the medication is over, the time to resume lactation is also important. 1. Understanding the half-life of drugs According to the theory of drug clearance in the body, each drug has a half-life, which is usually indicated in the drug instructions. So understanding the half-life of drugs is used in what? It is generally believed that, After about five half-lives, The drug can be completely removed from the body, You can resume breastfeeding. For example, the antibacterial drug levofloxacin, The half-life indicated in the instructions is about Read More …

Periodontitis: A Sad Story of Immune Cells Killing All Sides

Periodontitis is caused by microorganisms in dental plaque. It is the chronic infection of periodontal supporting tissue. Periodontitis can cause inflammation and destruction of periodontal supporting tissue. Eventually causing teeth to loosen, Causing the teeth to be pulled out, Is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults in our country. There is a data, You can feel it, In 1986, Several stomatologists have analyzed the causes of tooth extraction of more than 10,000 teeth. As a result, Periodontitis accounts for about 44% of the causes of tooth extraction. To say periodontitis, We have to mention plaque. [plaque] is a combination of bacteria in the mouth and substances they secrete to survive. Residential areas and canteens equivalent to bacteria. It Read More …

There is no trivial matter in taking medicine: forget to take medicine in the last meal, and don’t find supplements in the next meal.

The correct approach should be: if there is still enough time interval between taking the medicine next time when you think of it, you can make up for the medicine you forgot to take in time when you think of it, and the medicine next time will still be taken at the original time. For example, if you take the medicine once a day (i.e. Once every 24 hours), you will find that you have forgotten to take it within five or six hours. Drugs taken twice a day (i.e. Once every 12 hours) are found forgetting to take within three or four hours. Three times a day (i. E. Every 8 hours), In an hour or two, I found Read More …

What is it like to be an old man?

Birth, aging, illness and death are natural laws. What changes will take place in body functions when entering old age? Is the world presbyopia sees how’s? Is it how’s feeling that the body coordination is declining? The feeling of aging, When everyone gets old, they can realize it personally. But with the progress of science and technology, It made it possible to experience these feelings in advance. I had the honor to participate in an experience activity for medical staff. By wearing various devices to simulate the experience of the elderly, I experienced the feelings of the elderly in two different health states. Is the aging elderly what’s feeling? Even the elderly who do not have any chronic diseases, As Read More …

Antiviral Ribavirin Injection Can’t Treat Cold

Ribavirin can affect infants by breast milk. I have been working as a pharmacist for more than ten years. Never come into contact with ribavirin injection, Several pharmacies I have worked for have not purchased this medicine either. So I went online to check the Chinese instructions. It was found that there was such a sentence in the instruction manual: [Ribavirin has a small amount of drugs excreted from milk, And is toxic to both mother and child, Therefore, breast-feeding women need to suspend breast-feeding during medication, Milk should also be discarded.] Look at this sentence alone, It seems that it is only necessary to suspend lactation during medication. You can breastfeed when you stop taking drugs. But as a Read More …

It’s not cost-effective to go across the sea to buy [water]: on homeopathy

Homeopathy is sought after by Chinese mothers mostly because of the crisis of trust in Chinese drugs. Homeopathic products became popular in China around 2005, The rise of online shopping industries such as Taobao, In addition, there are frequent problems in drug safety in China, Many mothers expect to find some natural and safe drugs. Homeopathy products just satisfy the psychology of mothers. When many people do not know much about such products, Homeopathic products have become hot in China. Many mothers find homeopathic products as drugs. But strictly speaking, Homeopathic products are not drugs, It does not accept the strict approval of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Homeopathic products exist as an adjuvant treatment method in modern medicine. Read More …

Rib asymmetry in infants is not related to calcium deficiency.

As the diaphragm of infants (located on the medial side of the penultimate intercostal space of the thorax) is relatively stiff, costal edge eversion (like trumpet flower phenomenon) will occur to varying degrees. For relatively fat infants, costal edge eversion is not obvious; For relatively thin infants, costal eversion is more significant, and some asymmetry will be found on both sides. This phenomenon has nothing to do with calcium deficiency and will gradually ease at the age of 2-3.

Whether to be anesthetized for adenoidal hypertrophy surgery in infants needs doctor’s advice.

As long as adenoid hypertrophy leads to obvious snoring accompanied by sleep apnea, Follow that advice of an otolaryngologist, Consider surgery. When it comes to surgery, Parents are worried. The center of concern is mostly general anesthesia. Whether it is adenoidectomy, Or hernia repair, although all belong to minor surgery, but must be carried out under general anesthesia. General anesthesia is actually very safe. The anesthetic used now is a short-acting drug, which takes effect quickly and fails quickly. Anesthesiologists can easily control the dosage. Anesthesia is a science, whether it is necessary to accept surgery, parents should listen to the doctor’s advice.

It is common for babies to have [milk valves] in their stool.

Can be related to eating too much; Weak gastrointestinal function, etc. If there are no special symptoms, there is no need to pay attention to them, and there is no need to reduce the infant’s food intake just for this. If the stool is bloodshot, it should be tested for blood (whether there are red blood cells in the stool routine; Whether occult blood is positive), if anal fissure can be eliminated, intestinal hemorrhage should be considered, and milk protein allergy should be considered first.

Infant pillow core should be replaced once every three months.

The contents of the pillow core may be buckwheat husk, millet, However, the contents of the pillow core should be replaced once every three months. Babies can sweat and drool, which can seep into the pillow core. Long-term causes moldy food and other articles in the pillow core. Mould will enter the air through the fiber gap of the pillow core, which is easy to be inhaled into the respiratory tract by children, causing cough, runny nose, even excessive wheezing and other allergic phenomena.