Question: Many commercial mixtures containing which chemicals are known in the U.S. by the trade name Aroclor?View full post for answer.
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Question: Polonium-210 was used as a homicidal agent in the well-publicized case of Alexander Litvinenko. Which decay related particle is emitted by Polonium-210 and is responsible for the adverse effects of this isotope?View full post for answer.
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Question: Saw palmetto extracts are widely used as self-treatment for a variety of symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia in men. What are the adverse effects associated with the use of saw palmetto?View full post for answer.
Question: The reference cited below notes “Over the past decade, artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) have been deployed as first- and second- line treatments for uncomplicated malaria across malaria-endemic regions. Since 2001, this deployment has included the delivery of over 500 million treatments of artemether-lumefantrine (AL), making it one of the most widely prescribed drugs worldwide”. What neurologic toxicity is of most concern in patients receiving ACTs?View full post for answer.
Question: The co-ingestion of drugs in which class may potentiate the adverse effects of the drug loperamide?View full post for answer.
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