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propanolol 40 mg
I have been taking Propanolol for 10 years for high blood pressure. Recently I switched from my regular pharmacy to Walmart. I took the Walmart prescription for a couple weeks. I wasn't feeling well at all, I was getting sporadic pains in my neck, jaw, shoulders and arms.When I first thought that maybe the medicine was wrong, I Googled the imprint on the pill, and found it was propanolol. I had some of the medicine from my original pharmacy so I decided to go back to that to see if there was any difference. All of the pain and general ill feeling went away. I was shocked, and had my doctor call me in a new prescription at my regular pharmacy today. what I would like to know is what could be in that medicine to cause that? Is there anywhere to have a pill analyzed to see what is in i...
Updated 5 minutes ago in Blood Pressure.
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xanax doctors Medicaid
I'm looking for a doctor who accepts Medicaid and will prescribe me xanax & Prozac. I've been on xanax for several years now and I was seeing a TN doctor. Well that doctor's office told me they no longer accept KY Medicaid, without any notice until I arrived for my appointment. Needless to say I was very upset. I suffer from anxiety and depression both, and I'm having trouble finding a doctor who will continue my medications. I was referred to the mental health center, I saw a psychologist, who set me up with an appointment with a psychiatrist by the name of Dr. Grey. Unfortunately, the earliest they could get me in is January 12, 2015. I've talked to a lot of people about him who have either seen him or knows someone who has and no one has anything good to say a...
Updated 10 minutes ago in Xanax.
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So much for Fortesta
Well after one month on Fortesta, Endo decided they would cancel their savings card, without telling anyone... After co-pay the cost is $155, just too much to spend. Going back on injections... Looked like it might work OK but not cool of them cancelling their card and nobody finding out until they go to refill and hear the extremely high cost. I would imagine a lot of people will be making a switch. ## Hi David R, Are you referring to Endo's patient assistance program or is there a specific drug savings coupon that the manufacturer used to provide? Curious because this site also offers a drug savings card that can help cut costs by up to 15% - 75% off your Rx, potentially giving you a significant discount. You can view more details about it on the following page: medschat.com/rx_di...
Updated 15 minutes ago in Fortesta.
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half a pill white round 23 on one side
Found half pill in house I'm cleaning wondering what it is its 23 on the half I have on other side it looks like a G but the other is missing ## Hello, Raydogg! How are you? From your description, I have a suspicion that you've found half of an Amlodipine tablet, there are 2 available that would have the logo IG on one side and numbers that start with 23 on the other, a 5mg one with 238 and a 10mg one with 239 on it, both are round and white. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, dry cough, increase urination and hypotension. I can't be certain, of course, since you only have half of the tablet, but that's the ne...
Updated 17 minutes ago in Amlodipine.
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trazadone can be taken again after how many hours
Want to know safely how soon can another dose can be taken after the first dose 100mg ,trazadone ## Hello, Ray Ray! How are you? Trazodone is a tetracyclic antidepressant that is also sometimes used to help with insomnia. The dosing schedule depends on how your doctor has prescribed it, since it's generally taken 2 or 3 times a day. If they've told you to take it twice a day, then that would be approximately every 12 hours, if it's 3 times a day that would be approximately every 8 hours. Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
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missed pills
I just realized i never took the two white pills from my last pill pack (lot going on). But i had my period so no worries and was going to just start my next pill pack sunday. However, i did not foresee my dr messing up (long story but will be switching dr.s) so, I was unable to get prescription filled until wednesday; 4 days after I was to begin taking the first pill. So doubling up wed, thurs and fri. I will use another form of b.c. for the next few weeks but am a bit worried that sunday I did not use backup (since I didnt know at the time I wouldnt b able to get b.c. that day). Just wondering how plausible getting pregnant would b because of this scenario? ## Hello, Chris! How are you? There is a slight risk, so if you don't get your next period, you'll want to look into the ...
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ig322 300 mg
Does the pill ig322 300 mg yellow capsule have withdrawal side effects if taken for a week or a little longer ## Hello, R2girl! How are you? This capsule contains 300mgs of Gabapentin, which is an anticonvulsant that has also been shown to help with certain types of nerve pain and some mood disorders. If you've only been on it for a week, there shouldn't be any issues with stopping it, but it would be best to check with your doctor, first. If you were taking high doses of it, there can be a slight risk of seizures and rebound pain from stopping it cold turkey, but those usually only occur with long-term use. Is there anything else I can help with?
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fioricet with and without codiene
I get severe headaches/ migraines that last for days with NO relief unless I took the blue pills fiorecet with butalbital caffeine AND codiene. After years of taking it and never getting addicted. I never even asked for an increase in strength or frequency! My stupid Dr. decides to stop it and give me massive doses of ibuprophen (advil) saying it would work the same, I reminded him that I had started seeing HIM because nothing otc worked! He said I was having rebound headaches from them. Well, I found out that for me, it was the butalbital that caused the rebound headaches not the codiene which was the only part of that pill combo besides the caffeine that helped. I now have a prescription for straight codiene (codeine sulfate) and it WORKS! I take 1 I don't get drowsy and it takes ...
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how long before testopel pellets start working?
Just had Testopel pellets inserted in my backside. forgot to ask doctor how long until they take effect. He's out of town. ## Your T level goes up right away with ANY T-therapy medication, such as Testopel, Androgel or Testim. Have tried them all over the past several years, and it is my experience that Testopel is far and away the best option. Why have to remember to use a sticky gel every single day when you can get Testopel that lasts not less than four or five months in my case and up to six months for others. It's actually less expensive, too! ## That answer is correct, they will start to work immediately and usually last between 4 to 6 months. Testopel is a Testosterone replacement therapy. Some side effects may include: erectile problems, hirsutism, headache and anxiety. ...
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Norco Shortage in Michigan
Is anyone else having problems finding a pharmacy to fill their scripts of Norco? I have been taking them for a few years now for my chronic pain. I always go to the same pharmacy chain, and its always the same doctor who writes my scripts, but since the new law change no one seems to have them in stock. Some pharmacists told me it was a manufacturer back order. We are told not to go without our meds, but yet how is that possible if we can't get them? Anyone knows of a pharmacy that has Norco 10/325 in the metro Detroit area? ## Dear Painfully Annoyed, Yes, this appears to be a huge problem at the moment. I have called every pharmacy in my insurance plan and everyone says the same thing. Your not alone, I was told it is a repackaging issue with the manufacturers due to the new laws....
Updated 44 minutes ago in Norco.
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Boil MEDS
what medication can you use for boils ## Hello, Norman! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. Most boils are bacterial in nature and respond well to antibiotics. Some do well with topical ones, while for others a course of oral antibiotics might be required. They can cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Do you have a PCP you see regularly that you could consult for this? What have you already tried to treat them?
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amoxicillin gum infection driving me crazy
I was prescribed 500mg of amoxicillin because I have a broken tooth with the roots fused together and it's embedded in my nerve. This is my second time with the prescription of amoxicillin 500mg, however I got the second tooth infection after my knee replacement and I'm not scheduled for tooth surgery for another 2 weeks the gum and tooth is infected twice as bad now and I don't know what to do HELP!!!!! ## Hello, Keya! How are you? At this point, it's hard to say whether the pain is due to an infection or if the broken tooth is sensitive and the nerves are exposed. Several pain like that usually signifies nerve pain. I think the best thing to do would be to speak to your dentist about what you can take for the pain, until you have your surgery. They might even be able t...
Updated 48 minutes ago in Amoxicillin.
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sick...toxin overload
In the past few weeks I have been using a insane amount of cleaning products. I started a small housecleaning business but now I am thinking I should try something else. My mother died of breast cancer so I should be careful about these things. I am having a lot of back pain and have new small red spots on lower legs..liver? What should I do? ## Hello, Laura! How are you doing? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. First of all, there's really no need to give up your business, because you can use non-toxic, natural cleaning products. There are many of them out there that work great. As to the spots on your legs, it could just be a reaction to something you've used. Allergies can sometimes manifest in odd ways. Have you had them checked out by your doctor, yet? ...
Updated 52 minutes ago in Cancer.
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michigan need help
I broke my neck in 2001 and have nerve damage. It took 5 or 6 years to finally find something that allowed me to work and function. My great dr. Of 17 yrs left his practice , now I can't find anyone to see me let alone prescribe me my medication. I have never abused my medication but I am left to fend for myself. Don't know what to do in northern michigan. ## Hello, Jason! How are you? Due to the new regulations that were put in place last year, if you require medications on a long-term ongoing basis for the treatment of chronic pain, you'll need to see a pain management specialist, a general practice doctor won't be able to prescribe it for you. As to finding a new doctor, you can't really approach it from looking for a doctor that will prescribe medications. Doctor...
Updated 55 minutes ago in Pain Relief.
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need pain med doctor
Need doctor to prescribe fentanyl patch cause it works so good.need doctor in Somerset,Kentucky area. ## Hello, Dasie! How are you? If you require such a medication on a long-term ongoing basis, you'll need to see a pain management specialist, due to the new regulations that were put in place last year. However, there is no way to know whether or not a doctor will prescribe it for you, or any other medication for that matter. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Do you currently have a PCP that could refer you to someone? That might be the quickest and easiest way to find the help you need. Can anyone recommend a good doctor in that area?
Updated 59 minutes ago in Fentanyl.
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Visine LR Discontinued?
Having problems finding this product. Has it been discontinued and if so, do you know why? ## I AM HAVING PROBLEMS FINDING VISINE LR, DO YOU KNOW WHY. ## I have looked everywhere, no one has it. This is the only stuff that works for me... :( ## i am having the same problem.spoke w/pharmacy,they said it was discontinued.why?they could not give me an answer. ## I ALSO cannot find Visine LR eyedrops. I called Visine and they said they were still making it and sent me to various stores that were suppose to have it. Guess what? Not one of the stores had it! Help! ## Boston Area: No Visene LR 2 weeks! ## I always buy Visine LR and I just noticed that no one has them anymore!!! Now What, nothing else works the same. Help! I live in Miami and I have been to every Walgreens and Pharmacy stores a...
Updated 1 hour ago in Visine L.R..
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Doctors Willing To Prescribe Heavy Pain Medication In Colorado
I have a serious problem. My dr. had two patients start dr. shopping and has decided it is too big of a pain in his butt to continue prescribing, even though I have gotten MRIs and Xrays to prove my problems. I have over a half a dozen herniated discs in my low back, along with degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, scoliosis and arthritis in my facet joints. I am currently on5 30mg oxycodone a day for breakthrough and 60mg of methadone for my long lasting meds. I REALLY need a doctor in the Denver, CO area who will not judge me because of my age, thinking I'm just some drug seeker as I TRULY need my meds to function. I am even being placed on disability until I can get my back healed because if something doesn't change I will be in big time pain for the rest of my life. If...
Updated 1 hour ago in Oxycodone.
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IS THIS PILL THE REAL THING?
Lorazapam, supposedly, X on one side Small kind of scored design on other side. It is a round white pill. ## Hello, Dahlia! How are you? That doesn't sound like any U.S. Lorazepam tablet that I'm familiar wit and I just scrolled through several pages of Lorazepam images and didn't find anything that matches this description. Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine that's most commonly used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders. It carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Does anyone recognize this tablet? Can you please post back and give a better description of that design? It might help someone to recognize it.
Updated 1 hour ago in Lorazepam.
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can zertalin be replaced for clindamycin
I lost my bottle of Clindamycin. Can I start taking Zertalin in replace of Clindamycin? ## Hello, Dori! How are you? Zertralin contains the active ingredient Azithromycin, which is a similar antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. However, it might not be the best antibiotic to treat your current infection. Antibiotics aren't a controlled substance, so your doctor should be able to replace it, if you inform them of what happened. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 hour ago in Clindamycin.
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Doctors Who Prescribe Pain Killers In Philadelphia
Hi, My current doctor has decided that it would be best to stop my monthly prescription for 30mg percocets. I have chronic back pain from skiing injuries and other sports related problems. I have never abused or taken more than was suggested. I never got "high" and was always able to work and interact with clients in a positive way. Now without the medication, the pain is becoming a distraction. Does anyone know a doctor who isn't scared to prescribe common pain killers. They are produced for a reason, but recent uptake in illegal abuse has made doctors uneasy with long term prescriptions? I live in the Philadelphia area (main line) but I am familiar with the greater Philadelphia metro area. Thank you and kind regards. ## I think you may be confusing medication names and if ...
Updated 1 hour ago in Percocet.
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