For patient with PDE(pyridoxine dependant epilepsy) aged 30 years weighing 70 Kgs what is appropriate dosage of pyridoxine hydrochloride( say Benadon)?
Brief Answer: About 50-100 mg daily pyridoxine
Detailed Answer: Hello XXXXXXX I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. In pyridoxine dependent epilpesy usual dosing is about 50-100 mg . wide variation of dosage are reported but it is best to take as little as possible to...
why is capsul COBAFINE prescribed for during pregnancy? it contains methycobalamin, biotin, chromium, folic acid, pyridoxine, selenium and zinc soft gelatin. I am unable to find this capsul anywhere, even on Internet too. what are its alternatives, so that i can discuss the same with my gynac.
Brief Answer: Take alternative drug as advised
Detailed Answer: Hello dear, I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
The drug prescribed is multivitamin. You can take folgel plus recommended during pregnancy containing methylcobalamin, folic acid and DHA.
Good day, I have had an MRI in 2007, 2009 and 2014. This is what the prognosis were. Is it normal to be in extreme pain with a so called MRI?
I have radiating spinal pain and pressure, headache on the right side, numbness, tingling and radiating pains in all limbs, right shoulder pain, I could barely walk for 2 straight days. Here are the results. Do these conditions just disappear, cure or heal? I am confused as to why I have so much pain with these results on my recent MRI. It took about 45 minutes from head to lumbar.
Sept 7, 2007
Seven cervical vertebrae are demonstrated and are in good alignment. The vertebral bodies are normal in height. The disc spaces are within normal limits. The marrow pattern is also normal.
C2/C3: There is a small left posterior lateral subligamentous herniation of the nucleus pulposus. Mild left foraminal narrowing.
C3/C4: Minimal left foraminal narrowing, no central stenosis.
C4/C5 : Minimal left foraminal stenosis, the central canal diameter is normal
C5/C6 : Mild left foraminal stenosis , the central canal diameter is normal.
C6/C7: Moderate left foraminal stenosis, secondary to a left posterior and subligamentous herniation of the nucleus pulposus. The central canal diameter is normal.
There is moderate left C6/C7 foraminal stenosis secondary to subligamentous herniation of the nucleus pulposus at this level.
2. Please also note the above description and levels of other associated abnormalities.
MRI of the cervical spine dated 4/2/9.
Comparison: 9/7/7. Plain film:11/20/7.
Study was performed without IV contrast in standard sagittal and axial planes.
Foramen Magnum: No abnormalities
C1/2, sagittal imaging only: No abnormalities
C2/3: No abnormalities
C3/4: Minimal left foraminal narrowing from uncovertebral spurring
C4/5: Minimal left foraminal narrowing from uncovertebral disease
C5/6: Minimal left foraminal narrowing from uncovertebral disease C6/7: Mild left foraminal narrowing from uncovertebral disease
C7/T1: Minimal narrowing left neural foramen from uncovertebral disease
No significant disc protrusion or stenosis. Findings are
stable compared with the last exam with some minimal/mild left neural foramen narrowings from uncovertebral disease.
Primary Diagnostic Code: MINOR ABNORMALITY
MRI of the cervical spine without contrast:
Comparison: X-ray-Cervical spine series 10/20/2014
Technique: Sagittal T1 and T2 weighted and axial T1 and T2 weighted images were obtained of the cervical spine.
Findings: Sagittal images demonstrate normal bony alignment and preservation of vertebral body height and disc height. Cord
signal intensity is normal. Visualized intracranial contents are within normal limits. Paravertebral soft tissues are within
The following levels were interrogated:
C2-C3: No significant disc disease. No significant spinal canal narrowing or neuroforaminal narrowing.
C3-C4: No significant disc disease. No significant spinal canal narrowing or neuroforaminal narrowing.
C4-C5: No significant disc disease. No significant spinal canal
Normal MRI of the cervical spine.
Brief Answer: You need further clinical and imaging evaluation
Detailed Answer: Hi, I had gone through your question and understand your concerns. Headache is not related to spinal disease and needs careful clinical examination. The MRI findings you describe could not heal spontaneously,...
3 years ago I suffered what they termed sepsis with septic shock with no known cause. As a result I had numbness in the tip of one thumb and on my right forearm. My family doctor ordered tests which revealed a B6 level of 75. Before we could discuss that, I was again stricken with the same symptoms, but did not suffer shock, and this different hospital called it SIRS with no identifiable cause. Following that incident, I had significant muscle weakness in right thumb and left forearm, as well as numbness in my left thumb, left forearm and right and left lower legs, all of which was confirmed by nerve conduction tests. Thought my glucose levels have always tested in the normal range (except when hospitalized, and then I was given insulin for high levels) I occasionally suffer from symptoms commensurate with low glycemic levels--sudden light headedness, shaking and nausea--which I can stop by eating a pack of cheese crackers (just what my body seemed to be craving); and occasional bouts of extreme tiredness. My neurologist ran tests for a large variety of viral and immune conditions, all of which were negative. No doctor has since tested my B6 levels (hate to admit that I just read the original report of high B6 levels a couple days ago). It has been 3 years since my last 'episode' and the numbness persists. Am I possibly suffering from B6 toxicity?
Detailed Answer: Thank you for your question regarding B6 toxicity and whether or not your symptoms of numbness in the tip of 1 thumb and right forearm. Without taking much else of your presentation into consideration I would comment that such a...
my husband is complaining of constant cramping in his whole body. He is taking potassium, drinking plenty of water and Gatorade. We are in Florida so it is hot most of the time. I have searched online and calcium and magnesium were mentioned.
Brief Answer: A number of reasons
Detailed Answer: Dear Ms, I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns for your husband.
The whole body muscle cramping can occur due to a number of causes including mineral deficiencies of calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and vitamin...
How long will she continue with levofloxain - 750 mg? How long will TB drugs continue for her?
Brief Answer: For around 1 year.
Detailed Answer: Welcome To HCM. I am Dr Anshul Varshney. I understand your concern. As far as the first part of your query is concerned she may regain her eye sight completely depending on the severity of the Retro bulbar neuritis she had. If that was mild we...
Is necessary to take benadon tablet during TB? What if I stop taking benadon tab and continue other TB tabs during TB medicatiodn??
And benadon is replaced with B long tablet, can I stop these vitamin tablets??
Brief Answer: B-Long Pyridoxine sustained release tablets (not B-Long) can be taken
Detailed Answer: Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.
I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. Tuberculosis and its medication is frequently associated with a reduction in the...
my son 3.7 yr old now was diagnosed with white matter deficiency in MRI done twice at age of 1.6 n then at interval of 6 months. he is diagnosed with developmental delays. we discussed with the best genetics n neurologist of XXXXXXX nothing else is found in any of the tests. we gave flaxseed oil as well for quiet good time. while googling I came across that B6 supplements or Pyridoxine are the treatments for it. can u plz suggest for what purpose it is?
Brief Answer: Suggetions on Pyridoxine supplements
Detailed Answer: HI...Usually among all the vitamins - B1, B6 and B12 are known to rejuvenate the nervous system as they help in the myelin sheath formation of the nerves. In adults lack of these vitamin may manifest as neuralgic pain and tremors...
Hi, I have a sister who is having Abdominal TB and Ascites, since two months, and she is on this drugs which the Doc says she will take for 9months, ampicin, ethanbutol, isoniazid, pyridamine, spironolactone and pyridoxine. she has been taken the medication since two months, but she say that they is no improvement, the stomach is still swollen, hard and painful. the doc say that there is fliud in her stomach, is there no way this liqud can be capped out of her belle?? and are the drugs she is taking effective?? she live in Nigeria, should I tell her to seek medical help here in the UK?? and is this condition bad that can lead to death?? thanks. Mercy
My 31-year-old daughter is 8 weeks pregnant with her first child and looks like she is four months pregnant. Last two weeks she has been extremely nauseous and vomiting , particularly in the morning to early afternoons. She is on no medication.
sir i have a tuberclousis in last 4 month i have a nodes in my neck and i take a medicine for a r-cin 450 mg pr day combotol 800 mg. pr day pyridoxine 20mg pr day solonex 600 mg. pr day what is the side effect if iam not to a tuberclousis patient pls. tell me and i have also a streptomycine injection in 05mg. 2 months. pls. ans. my quiry.
I have severe abdominal cramps during the first 3 days of my menstrual cycle and the cycle usually extends up to 7 days. . it also accompanies back ache, swelling in the legs and ache, with vomiting tendency and acidity. Is it normal or do I have...
My husband is 72 years of age. He is in extremely good physicial shape & health. The only health problem that he has is Glacoma that he has 2 prescribed eye drops that he uses daily.He is like a 30 year old man. He has just told me that for the...
Where can I get a B Complex Vitamin with the following formulation. I had a similar conbination in Jamieson Stress Plex but they have discontinued it. Tablet; Oral; Biotin 25 mcg; Choline Bitartrate 3 mg; D-Pantothenic Acid (Calcium D-Pantothenate) 5 mg; Folic Acid 25 mcg; Inositol 4 mg; Nicotinamide 5 mg; Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Hydrochloride) 3 mg; Vitamin B12 8 mcg; Vitamin B2 3 mg; Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine Hydrochloride) 2 mg Thank you
Hi, I was diagnosed with disseminated TB about a month ago.I was put on R-Cinex,Combutol,Pzide and Pyridoxine.15 days into the treatmnt i was feeling bettr and had even gained 4kilos in weight, but my LFT's did not com out right.So since thn I have been on combutol,offloxocin,becasul and LIV52.My LFT is still not normal.i've been getting thm every week.Is this normal.What should the course of action b now.can i be sure that i'll recover completely.