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   Talc

Talc
(injection) (injectable)


Reduces fluid build-up in your chest around your lungs.

ALTERNATE NAMES

Sclerosol Intrapleural
 
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Avg Consumer Rating 3 out of 5
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Talc
Sclerosol Intrapleural
Uses
Reduces fluid build-up in your chest around your lungs.



How To Use
  • APPEARANCE: Injectable. This medicine will be given through a tube placed through a small incision in your chest. A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine.

Side Effects
  • Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects: Chest pain, shortness of breath, or coughing up of blood. Fast or uneven heartbeat.
  • Fever. Lightheadedness or fainting.

Precautions
  • You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to talc powder.


Drug Interactions
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine.
  • This medicine may affect the results of certain medical tests.

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User Medicine Opinions for Talc
Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: M
Age: 22
Location: Mansfield
Time Taken: 1 days

Reason: Spontaneous pneumothorax Date: 29 September 2009
Side Effects
Whole torso felt on fire,best described as like heating up a lighter to high temp and then having heated metal applied,the move i moved the more extreme the pain. Felt like i had really bad flu for 24-48 hours Light-headed if i sat up and hot sweats,lower abdomen around kidneys felt like being punched also

Additional Thoughts
Well the hole in my lung still there(been out of hospital less than 24 hours as of writing having spent 18 days in hospital)and air pocket still around lung and still have chest drain in.

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