How often and what blood work should be done for someone taking Depakote?
Typically once a year.
Valproate level, liver function, and CBC. Had it every year myself since 1996.
Valproate level, liver function, and CBC. Had it every year myself since 1996.
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Answer . Depakote (Divalproex) is a anti-convulsant. It is usuallyprescribed for persons who are Bipolar(Manic Depression), or asimilar illness. It is sometimes prescribed for people whoexperience chronic migraine headaches. Answer . depakote is also used for seisure control,the shaking ofParkins…ons disease and also the leg cramps and pain of nerve damagedue to Diabetes Answer . Depakote is believed to work by enhancing the actions of naturalbrain chemical, GABA gamma amminobutyric acid. Gaba is aneurotransmitter that carries messages between brain nerve cells.Gaba inhibits the transmission of these signals and it reducesnervous excitation. . It also treats other conditions like anxiety, depression, andbipolar disorder, sleep disorders, preventing migraine headaches,and reducing chronic pain, neuropathic pain. . It can make you gain serious weight. But that is one of the mostcommon side effects, and reasons why most people stop taking it.You should get regular blood tests while taking Depakote, tomonitor liver function, and blood cells. Skin and hair problems arecommon. Hair loss is common too. Answer . Depakote is a medication used to treat several things. Treatingmania associated with bipolar disorder, to treat complex partialseizures and absence seizures in epilepsy, and for prevention ofmigraine headaches, panic disorder, rages/aggression.Anticonvulsants can be used to treat other painful conditions suchas, postherpetic neuralgia. They are also used to treat chronicpain, the exact way in which they reduce the pain is not known,they may block the flow of pain signals from the central nervoussystem. How it works with bipolar disorder is that it's a moodstabalizer. It increases the amount of GABA in the brain. When younerve signals and receptors are not regulated properly by thenatural chemical in the brain called GABA your nerve cells can'tcommunicate with each other. When GABA is released in the brain, itacts as a stabalizer keeping the coating on the cells, allowingthem to communicate and not get over stimulated. Depakote preventsa breakdown of GABA in the brain. Allowing more stability for nervecell communication. Basically GABA is a natural calming chemical,ithelps keep your brain cells functioning properly. If your GABAlevels are low, or ( Full Answer )
Im having a hysterography done should you have someone drive me home or should you return to work the same day?
Answer . you should have someone drive you home and take at least one or two days off to recover
Answer . You can take your blood pressure as often as you like. But to make sure that you are getting an accurate reading you should be taking it the same time of day for a couple days in a row to really have a good idea of what it is at. Do it when you are relaxed.
Depending on your diagnosis, and why you are using an enema, it can vary. If you have a bowel movement problem, you should talk to your doctor. If not, at maximum once a day. You have to remember that the emptier you are, the less of the solution you will need.
My doctor has informed me that it takes at least a full 30 days to notice a mild effect. He had stated that it could take as long as 3-6 months for your brain to acclimate to its full benefits.. If you want my honest opinion,trash this drug. I have given it two tries and both left me depressed and… lethargic.In the long run it has negative lethal effects. ( Full Answer )
I got really bad headaches and have been feeling really dizzy.No more weed for me =(
It's best to shower once every other day. If you take a full shower every day, it will dry out your skin and strip it of its natural defenses against bacteria and such. A lot of people think that you should shower every day, but the truth is, that's just not healthy. Also, it's unhealthy to wash you…r hair with shampoo every day. Once or twice a week with shampoo is best. Personally, I take a full shower every three days, and on the off days I use a wet washcloth to wash off the sweat. I always get compliments on my skin. Answers888's Opinion I take showers every night because of going to school early in the morning. I do know it may be unhealthy but it is good hygiene. If you'd rather follow the guidelines above, you should make sure you're wearing deodorant every day and try to stay away from hair spray because it will make your hair feel hard and sticky. ( Full Answer )
When you take xanax do you have to take it every day? My daughter says her doctor tells her she only has to take it when she feels anxious.
It depends how much water did you drink before that. Water is also eliminated from the body in the form of sweat. Also if you drink coffee or tea the number of times spent peeing increases. It is different from a person to another, but 15 times a day is still OK
Alright heres what needs to happen. you need to work out as hard as you can for 1 day. the next day your going to be f*****g tired. that's good, it should feel great. but then you should take one day off and let yourself heal. this is recommended for stregenting and big muscles
Aproximately 90 days , 3 months , could be more , depending on your metabolism , body weight ect
Most likely, this is the same as a basic metabolic panel (BMP), which is a test which measures the kidney function and common electrolytes, including sodium, chloride, potassium, bicarbonate, and calcium in the blood.
A teenager should exercise just as much as an adult should, which is 60 minutes a day. 30 of these said minutes can be spent simply walking to class in school. But then you need another 30 minutes of hard exercise that will keep your heart pumping. That could be running, swimming, playing sports lik…e soccer or basketball. You should do this every single day. ( Full Answer )
Laxatives can be very dangerous and harmful to a person's health. They should be taken rarely - if ever - and only in dire situations or emergencies.
hahahaha! NEVER! but if u must "take" crack, one hit a minute is not enough. good luck! really tho, if you have to ask how often you "take" crack, i am begging you, please dont do it, its not worth it.
if the weather is hot,you should take bath at least twice a day..if it is in cold weather,just take once a day if u can hold the coldness..
Alignments the manufacture suggests every 6 months. I work at a place that does alignments and I only do them if I see irregular tire wear (might be too late at this point), or if the truck pulls, but the alignment could be out and the vehicle goes straight down the road. So there is no Good answer.… I would at least get an alignment done when new tires are installed and/or new front end parts are done. Hope this helps. ( Full Answer )
Once Daily in the morning. Need to take a break after 3 months use to reduce dependence.
Depends...really it shouldn't matter as long as you are happy. Also what would you term as a date??? I date my girlfriend formally about every one to two weeks. But we get together informally to just hang out together. So we see each other and spend time together alot, but we go fairly regularly on …formal dates. One thing I would say is make it spontaneous, don't have a fixed schedule where yall go out every Tuesday night. HAve fun make it random. ( Full Answer )
Depending on the type of device that you are using to make your backups, backups can be quite time consuming, and are somewhat inconvenient to both produce, and to restore from. There is a third step that virtually NOBODY does, which is actually essential, at least from time to time, and certainly t…he very first time. That step is to VERIFY that the backup is able to be used! I hate to say that even DAT tapes would sometimes not work all that well, and if I hadn't TESTED the backup, I would have never known that they weren't working.. Let's say you have a CDR for a backup device. I've just recently found that my wife's CDR recorder is also a DVD recorder. I suspect that because of the greater data density on a DVD that it isn't QUITE as reliable as a CD burner as the manufacturer expected (HP). Consequently, I am totally unable to use CDs burned on her computer for ANY other computer, and sometimes, not even on hers. If I had ONLY this device as a backup, and if I never tested them, I would not have any idea that the "backups" that I was making were useless the day they were burned.. Factoring in YOUR personal tolerance for making, testing and becoming familiar with the process, decide which is worse, making a backup, or LOSING the entire work you've done since the last USABLE backup. My rule of thumb is to "Make a backup whenever you'd feel badly if you lost all the work you've done since the last, KNOWN usable backup.". If you are a business and have more than a very few transactions per day, there is no question. You make a backup EVERY DAY! That is simply a no brainer. It costs SO little to make a backup, and the inconvenience to you and to your customers is SO great if you lose your financial data, that you simply do it, just as you have your trash hauled off weekly.. You can be skillful about it. I used an interesting system to reduce my media expense, which back in the 90's was more of a factor than it is today.. With 5 tapes (or other reusable media), I could keep my data fairly secure. Call the media A,B,C,D, and E.. Monday Use media A. Tuesday Use media B. Wednesday Use media A. Thursday Use media B. Friday Use media C. End of month, use media D or E. Take home media E or D, (the opposite of what you just recorded above).. This gives you a backup that is never more than a day old, insurance against defective backups that is never more than 1 week old, an end of month closing media, which is alternated with the offsite backup (in case of fire or theft) that is no more than 2 months old. With this system, you can recover from all but the very worst disasters very quickly. Naturally, you need to test the media periodically, to detect early signs of wear. If you have a "verify" mode, set that to on, and your software should be able to tell you whether or not you have a reliable copy or not.. Take an idle computer system (get one for free at a recycle shop if need be) and once or twice a year, perform a "restore" on your sacrificial system, and operate it for a few minutes. If all your data is intact, and you see nothing out of place, you are probably being proactive enough.. Watch out for viruses! If you GET a virus, your backup WILL be infected! The more backups you make WITH an infected computer, the harder it will be to eliminate the virus entirely. The virus ISN'T gone until the backups are clean also.... Swapping a hard drive is probably the fastest backup you could make. It involves some inconvenience and expense to set up, but is probably a good deal easier than restoring backup media. I saw a 1.0 TERRABYTE external drive on 2009Jun03 at Staples for $129.99 + tax, which was a closeout price. I suspect that a business could buy 5 of those and forget about any problems for a LONG time! ( Full Answer )
breast exam should be done every three months, let your health be your priority check your deodorant if its contains alluminium ziconnium, it causes cancer and the nearest place to your armpit is the breast! Which result to breast cancer.
How often you workout your forearms depends on your workout. Just remember that the forearms are used in all your workouts, even legs! (assuming you perform straight-leg deadlifts).
Never really they are full of sugar (more then a small pack of skittles) and if you listen to someone eating a a banana it sounds really gross
Blood pressure is measured with a device called a sphygmomanometer. It involves wrapping a cuff around someones arm. The device will register the blood pressure.
NO! lot's of people say you should wait about 3 or 4 days.... ________________________ Why not? If you haven't had a lot of blood drawn. If it is a pin prick test or one where they fill the test tube what does it matter?
Depending on how strong the acid or alkali were gloves and safety googles but also wear long sleeves to protect your skin from the chemicals.
Some edible foods have more protein that others so a balanced food intake must be sought after. Meat and eggs and milk and legumes, all contain sufficient protein to sustain a normal person in good health, providing one does not eat to access any of the above. Leave white bread alone, you might as w…ell eat a stick of chalk. Eat wholemeal bread. Do not over eat, so stop eating when you feel satisfied. ( Full Answer )
30 months/ 6 jears old: 1 x 2.5 ml in the evening. 6 /12 jears old: 5 ml in the evening
If you don't have pads or a litter box inside, then you need to take the dog out every few hours and after meals--at least. As they get older, they will learn to signal you when they need relief. Until then, you need to pay attention to their needs.
Good question, assuming you are sexually active and have never had an abnormal PAP Smear, you should have a PAP once evey 12 months. However, if you are not sexually active, most doctors will not see it as a requirement that you get a PAP done. Most problems doctors look for during a PAP are caused… by being sexually active. Just to be safe I would go once per year. On the other hand, if you have had an abnormal PAP done in the last year, I would recommend going every 6 months until you have 2 normal PAP Smears in a row, then you can go back to having the once per year. Here is a website link to help you understand more about PAPs and how often they should be done... http://www.medicinenet.com/pap_smear/page9.htm Good luck! :) ( Full Answer )
You may gain several pounds the first week. Make sure you excersice daily and keep lots of fruits and veggies on hand. It can be a wonderfull medicine so it is worth trying.
As regularly as possible. When diabetic, you cannot know if you should eat sugar or inject if you do not know where you blood sugar levels are. I tend to test: When I wake up Before meals Before excercise 2 hours after meals After Excercise Before Sleep Whenever I feel symptoms of being hyper or hyp…o ( Full Answer )
Assuming there are no other health concerns, then once a year would be adequate. These days you can do it yourself at those booths that are in most pharmacies.
Every couple months or so would be good. The psychiatrist will usually tell you when to check the level though.
You may never " take " Holy Communion, you may only " receive " Holy Communion. You should receive Holy Communion as frequently as you can, while you are in a state of grace, and have been fasting. You may not receive Holy Communion more than twice a day, and the second time only if you have been to… an entire Mass. If you are not in a state of grace, or are not fasting, or have already received Holy Communion that day, you should never receive. ( Full Answer )
You are having blood work done and the Dr said not to take any Tylenol you just remembered you have been taking 1 Tylenol pm every night how long should you wait before you have the blood work done?
Well first the reason that the doctor told you not to take Tylenol is because the Tylenol thins the blood, causing the blood to clot less. If your blood clots less then you could lose large amount of blood when you get a cut or scrape. The reason for this is because when you get a cut or scrape and …start bleeding the blood starts clotting at the surface creating a scab, which stops the bleeding. If the blood does not clot and create a scab then the wound will just keep bleeding until taken care of properly. Now depending on how long you have been taking a Tylenol pm every night depends on how long you need to let your heart recycle the blood and produce more platelets, which helps the blood to clot. I would say how ever many days in a row you have been taking a Tylenol, you should stop and give yourself the exact amount of days before you have the blood work done. ( Full Answer )
the white blood cells (WBC's) are mainly involved in the function of fighting against the diseases that enter the blood through various ports such as cuts or wounds.
Most doctors like to test for herpes when there are any signs or symptoms of a break out because it's more accurate to test for herpes. But if you haven't had any signs or symptoms then yes you can get a blood test done to find out if you have it.
i believe 3-4 days it depends when you work out, i work out 4 times a week and i take 1.5 scoops each time i work out, that should be enough.
Because while depakote is mainly used to treat siezures, it can also be used with an antidepressant like lexapro as a mood stabilizer. I take sort of the same combo, but mine is lamectal and effexor
Blood pressure should be routinely checked every one to two years and may be monitored more closely during illnesses that affect blood pressure or during medical treatments
Any lab will do blood work for you, but there are a few things you need to know. . Getting blood tests generally (but not always, explained below) requires an order from a doctor. . Getting blood tests directly through a lab can be incredibly expensive, but there are low cost options available.… If you don't have a doctor and/or don't want to pay for a doctor's office visit you can order lab tests online. There are several online companies that offer discounted lab prices, but there are also doctor's offices that do the same thing. If you know which tests you need/want you can get a quote from a clinic in Arizona that offers great prices. You don't need to be an Arizona resident to get blood work ordered through their clinic. There are several different discount lab options and check all of them to find the best price for you. Another popular option is ordering your lab tests yourself using an online company When you order through either Natural Medicine Tucson or Direct Labs you will receive a requisition form that you take to your local laboratory to have your blood drawn. Results are sent to you within a few days. The price you pay when you order your tests is your total price. You will never receive an additional bill for services. ( Full Answer )
Take her on at least three dates before you make it official. Then you don't have to take her on so many dates it's ok to take her on a date once or twice a month. After that you're pretty good but remember keep it fresh and don't freak out.
To finish work, any person (NOT just students) must practice some very basic principles of goal-setting and time-management. The person must choose to be dedicated for set periods of time, chosen beforehand, to meet the set goals. Principles of Goal Setting . Make a list first of all the wor…k needed to be done. Use columns to list the overall task, the specific task, and the deadline (if any). For example, History Class might be the overall task; Read chapter 5 and answer post-reading questions is the specific task; it must be done before this Friday (and "today" is Monday). . Break the specific task into manageable pieces. For example, a chapter may have 40 pages and 2 pages of post questions. The reading is one goal, and the questions are a second goal. . Goals can be broken down into small pieces with a set time limit for each piece. For example, if you have 4 days to read 40 pages you could set a goal of 10-12 pages per night. . Continue to break goals into smaller pieces to create a balance with other "work" demands. For example, every class has assignments so it might be harder to read all 10-12 pages at one sitting. So instead, break down the goal into smaller units... "I have 10 minutes before dinner; I'll read 4-5 pages in those 10 minutes." . Adjust the goals based on your individual needs. For example, one student may read fast and can read 5 pages in 10 minutes.... another student may need to go slower and can only read and understand 3 pages in 10 minutes. . Build a useful reward into your goals. Or use an ordinary daily task as the "reward". For example, "For the next 10 minutes I will do my 100% best reading to complete 5 pages. Then, I'll take a nice shower before dinner." . If you do small tasks (goals) followed by a small / limited "reward", you can accomplish many tasks (goals) over several hours. For example: Read 5 pages... take nice shower... eat dinner... have mom quiz you on another subject while you wash dishes... spend 20 minutes to do your first goals for your math class...take 15 minute break for a snack... use 15 minutes to begin outline for book report due next week... watch favorite 30 minute TV program as reward... etc. . Review your To Do list and deadlines at least once or more every day. But always re-read your smaller goals also so you don't feel overwhelmed. . Stay on track. If you don't meet one of your set goals, start over NOW. Just begin where you left off and promise yourself that you will only take breaks or get rewards when you complete each mini goal. . Nothing is written in stone. If 30 minutes is too long, try 25 minutes! Time Management Principles . We all have 24 hours in each day. . We all have responsibilities to meet each day. . Sometimes responsibilities create conflicts. Learn to realize if an activity is taking up too much of your time and learn to cut back on non - essential activities. For example, if practicing for band or cheerleading takes up too many hours a day and you can't do your homework, the activity must go. . Any task, even hard ones, are easier to do if broken down into pieces. . Be reasonable. No one can read 160 pages in 10 minutes AND comprehend what was read. No one can read a whole book and write a good book report in 3 hours. . Become your own "parent". No one needs to give you "rewards". Set a goal and choose an ordinary activity as your reward or break time. . Treat school (or the tasks) like you are on a paid job. Don't cheat and not do the work just because you can -- instead, make promises and deals with yourself and do NOT break the promise / deal. . You can do many small goals with the right plan. . Always write down your plan, and then work your plan. . Time is easily wasted. Identify what things eat up your time. Yes, it may feel good at the time to be on the Internet... but, if you didn't read your English assignment then you've only hurt yourself (and your future). . Review your main goals, and your mini-goals, often. If your plan isn't working well, revise your plan. . Stay on track. Don't procrastinate (put things off). Try to get a little ahead when time allows. . Use a timer; set a clock. Do the task fully, honestly, for the set amount of time... no cheating. ( Full Answer )
Quite often, if you are noticeably weak or tired you should get a blood test and ask if they can check if you are deficient in any vitamins or minerals like vitamin D or iron.
Hospital, and in some cities, for instance, Springfield, PA, Quest Diagnostics is open limited hours on Saturdays.
Depending on how many you take, they can cause serious lung, liver, and brain damage.
Hospital workers need a background check because they are working with vulnerable people. The frequency of these checks will either be prescribed by the laws of your country or the rules of your hospital. If you want to know the rules that would apply to you contact the hospital's HR department.
Blood work costs vary depending on the hospital or doctor. Usually, blood work is covered if one was referred by his or her doctor. Usually, blood work should be no more than $250.
No, you should not have taken it for several hours before the test. Take it after the test.