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norco 80mgs daily and ambien 20mgs nightly along with 2400 mg ibuprofen daily tuned out to be a lethal combination for me i took the combo 5 days
Just an FYI. I woke up in the hospital on a respirator after my teenage son found me. This was not intentional. I developed pneumonia. Oh! I woke up deaf. I couldn't hear for two days. My kidneys failed and I was on dialysis for 8 weeks. My overall hospital stay was almost four weeks. My family noticed a marked difference in my personality. Two years later I'm finally more like myself. I still take my pain meds, I developed an allergy to ambien and was told to never take any kind of anti inflammatory again! IMO most OD's are combos. I have what the street calls the trinity. Hydro, sometimes Oxy, muscle relaxers, and two different benzo's. Scares me that one day my body will say, "Nope, no more" and I will wake up in the hospital again or die. My back pain is debi...
Updated 6 minutes ago in Norco.
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adderall 30 mg brand name
I have a prescription for brand name adderall 30mg. twice a day cant find pharmacy in Birmingham al Carries the brand name please help
Updated 15 minutes ago in Adderall.
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doctors that prescribe xanax in lincoln park michigan
I have recently moved from New Orleans and have been on 2mg alaprolazam for many years. I need to find a Dr that can write me my proper prescriptions. Please help ## Hello, Patrick! How are you? Due to the new regulations that were put in place last year, if you require such a medication on a long-term ongoing basis, you'll need to see a specialist. A regular PCP will not be able to prescribe it for you. The best thing to do would most likely be to set yourself up with a new PCP and have them refer you to someone. Can anyone suggest a good doctor in that area? This medication may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability and mood swings. It also carries the risk of being habit forming.
Updated 15 minutes ago in Xanax.
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zolpidem tartrate 10mg side effects
I take half of a 10 mg of Zolpidem to help me sleep. Lately I have been experiencing crawling and itching of the skin. I have been on Zolpidem for over a year under a doctors care. I can't get a straight answer from my doctor on the side effects and how do I come off of it ## Hello, Hector! How are you? No, those are not listed as known side effects of this medication and it would be very unusual to have them crop up, after you've already been taking it for a year. The common side effects usually include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea and visual disturbances. As to coming off it, as sudden withdrawal may cause some rebound effects, like severe insomnia and nervousness, so it is better to slowly taper it. The modern method usually involves starting to skip doses, such as taking it o...
Updated 19 minutes ago in Zolpidem.
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taking pregablin cocodamol and iburofen
Can I take pregablin,cocodamol and ibuprofen together
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Can I take ambien and samitrogen together
Can I take ambien and samitrogen at the same time, will it hurt me? ## Hello, Linda! How are you? There are no medications listed under the name Samitrogen. Did you possibly mean Lamotrigine? It is an anticonvulsant that is also used to treat some mood disorders. If so, there are no interactions listed between it and Ambien, though it's always best to double check this information to be sure. However, you may experience more side effects than usual, such as more dizziness, drowsiness and nausea.
Updated 26 minutes ago in Ambien.
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advers reaction
does amox/k clav react adversely to dairy products? ## Hello, Cap21! How are you? No, there are no known issues between taking this antibiotic, which is a generic for Augmentin, and dairy products. It isn't that they react adversely, when there is an issue, it's just that dairy products coat the stomach and may prevent absorption of as much of the antibiotic as normal. However, as I said, it is not an issue with this particular one. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 29 minutes ago in Augmentin.
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Problems with metformin Vomiting and diarrhea every 2 to 3 months
I have prediabetes and was prescribed metformin 500 1x a day. Got along for almost a year now having all kinds of gastric problems, pain nausea etc. also have vomiting and diarrhea once every 2 to 3 months. Now trying 1/2 a pill. Would extended release help and is the vomiting occasionally related? ## Hello, Deejoe! How are you? Metformin can cause gastric side effects, it's fairly common for it to do so. Other side effects may include dizziness, flatulence, stomach pain and hypoglycemia. As to the occasional vomiting and diarrhea, if they are occurring that infrequently, they most likely aren't related to the medication. Are you on any other medications? Have you changed your dietary intake, at all? There are many things that could potentially cause such symptoms. How are you d...
Updated 35 minutes ago in Metformin.
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283 10
what is this pill for? ## Hello, Tita! How are you? The tablet with the marking IG 283 contains 10mgs of Cyclobenzaprine, which is a muscle relaxant that's also available under the trade names Flexeril and Amrix. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 41 minutes ago in Cyclobenzaprine.
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white oblong ip oxycodone
But on the side of the pill it has 10/00 the line is straight up and down i know it suppose to be my metformin. Please get back with. Me as soon as possible thank you. ## Hello, MrsColeman! How are you? Yes, the tablet with the marking IP 177 on one side and 1000 on the other (separated by a score line) does contain 1,000mgs of Metformin, which is an oral antidiabetic medication that's used to help lower and control blood sugar. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, flatulence, stomach pain and hypoglycemia. Is this different than the prior one that you were taking?
Updated 42 minutes ago in Oxycodone.
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can adavan cause mental confusion
Can adavan cause mental confusion? My daughter had surgery one week ago and in the hospital she was given adavan and has not been herself. sometimes she doesn't know where she is and it is terrifying me. I asked the doctor to stop giving her adavan and simply continue with her regular depression and anxiety drugs she takes a home. Will adavan cause mental confusion?? Thank you very much. ## Hello, Charmy Lou! How are you? Yes, Ativan is a benzodiazepine that's used to treat anxiety, nervousness, panic disorders and for its sedation effects. It could be the sole cause, or it could be the fact that it's being combined with other medications. It also carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability and mood sw...
Updated 46 minutes ago in Ativan.
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norco m367
How many can I take in 6 hours? ## Is anyone available to avert my question on here??? How many 367 tabs can I take in 6 hours?? ## Hello, Angie! How are you? I'm very sorry for the delay in responding. Due to construction nearby, our power lines were accidentally cut and down here for most of the weekend, so I was unable to be online. You should follow your doctor's dosing instructions, but that shouldn't exceed 2 tablets in 6 to 8 hours. The Acetaminophen can be toxic, if you take too much of it, at once. Such toxicity could result in liver damage or failure, which has the potential to be fatal. 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. Is there an...
Updated 49 minutes ago in Norco.
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pain medications that starts with the letter c
the queen used it while delivering her eigth child ## Actually, that is a myth. At the time there was a debate going on between doctors who thought it was okay to use pain medication during child birth and those who did not. Thus, the store was told and perpetuated, to try to encourage people to use it and believe it was safe, however, the store was not actually true. That said, whether or not the queen did get any medication is something this site does not know. The thing most commonly used back then did not begin with a C, anyway, it was actually Ether. Is there anything else I can help you with? ## pain med that strat with letter c ## I recently had a migraine headache and the ER doctor gave me a shot of something beginning with "C" or maybe "K'.........any ideas
Updated 50 minutes ago in Migraine / Tension Headache.
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Diltiazem - Inwood 180mg sa cap (NDC# 4335330889)
I was using Cardizem CD 180MG caps but the VA changed me to DILTIAZEM (INWOOD) 180 MG SA CAP. Is your 180MG SA also a 24 hr. time release cap like the Cardizem? Thank you for your help...RC ## Hello, RC! How are you? This website does not manufacture any medications. It is an information only resource. And yes, what you've been given is just a generic for what you were already taking and you should follow your doctor's dosing and usage instructions. The SA stand for sustained action, so it means the same as the CD that was listed with the name brand. This medication is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help...
Updated 55 minutes ago in Diltiazem.
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Any reviews on the new drug Xartemis XR?
I was just prescribed Xartemis XR for chronic back pain. I am used to taking Percocet 10/325 four times a day. Looking for people who can compare the efficacy of the drug. How it can be instant and extended relief. Thanks. ## Hello, Seymour! How are you? It's the way the medication is designed, a certain portion is released as soon as you swallow it, then it slowly swells as it absorbs your gastric fluid to gradually release the rest. It contains Acetaminophen and Oxycodone. 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. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was wondering if there were any reviews from others who have taken it. I have read about it and how...
Updated 58 minutes ago in Xartemis Xr.
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I need a new primary doctor
I can't seem to get along with my doctor and he wants to do what he wants. I've been sick and on pain medication for 10 years. He wants to cit me off and drop me as a patient. I need to find a doctor ASAP in Saint Louis Missouri. ## Hello, Vanessa! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problems that you're having. However, if you're taking any type of controlled substance for chronic pain, then your doctor's hands are tied. Regular PCPs are no longer allowed to prescribe them and you'll need to see a pain management specialist. Any PCP that you see if going to have to refer you to one for such medications. As to doing what he wants, he has the medical degree and you're going to find that most doctors are like that. They expect to be in charge. Can anyone ...
Updated 1 hour ago in Pain Relief.
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valsart hctz availability
I took Diovan brand 320-12.5mg for a very long time. The generic became available. I have a history of reacting to drugs and wanted to stay with the Sandoz which I've been told is a generic to Diovan and Sandoz company is the generic company of Novartis who originally made Diovan brand. By hopping from one drug store to another I found Valsartan Hydrochlorathiazide tablets 320-12.5 mg marked identical to the brand drug with the HIL and NVR on the pink oval pill. I paid generic price. Soon pharmacy ran out and told me they would not be getting anymore Sandoz Valsartan HCTZ 320-12.5mg. I was told to go to other pharmacies and maybe they would have some on their shelf. I did, I even went out of state and was able to buy 90 days but was told that's it, no more will be available. The...
Updated 1 hour ago in Diovan.
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doctor in richmond va who will prescribe opiates for severe chronic pain
I have moderate to severe Degenerative Disc Disease of Cervical Spine with severe narrowing (stenosis) along with bulging and herniated discs with severe arthritis ( osteo) also in cervical spine wiith boney spurs. I also have Fibromyalgia, Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome ad Chronic Fatique. My pain management doc has done many different procedures, non giving much relief and no long term relief. She has told me there is nothing more she can do. So, I need a Primary Care Doctor who will take over writing my Morphine and Muscle Relaxer. My current Primary Care doctor said she trusted me totally but could not write RX for opiates. I need help. I will not be able to function without some pain meds. I live in Gen Allen, a Richmond, VA suburb. Please helpp. Thank you. ## Hello, Katharine! S...
Updated 1 hour ago in Morphine.
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The video I came across from another website concerning a diet pill that started with the letter P Is there such a video I could view this again
White diet pill, that starts with the letter P, I found on a video from the website I was in. Not sure now what the website was now. Please find if you can. ## Hello, Patsy! How are you? That's not a lot to go on. Do you remember anything else about it? Was it a prescription medication or over the counter? Was it possibly Phentermine, which is a stimulant used for weight loss that is only available by prescription? It can cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, nervousness, irritability and anorexia.
Updated 1 hour ago in Phentermine.
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methadone pills chart
Want pictures of methadone different forms and colors thank you have a nice bless day ## Hello, Seehna! How are you? I'm sorry, but since Methadone is a generic, it is manufactured by several different companies, in various dosages and all such tablets will have different markings to enable their identification in case of emergency, thus, I can't possibly post pictures or descriptions of all of them for you. Do you have a specific pill you are questioning? If so, please post back with the markings on it, as well as its description and I will gladly research it for you to see what it contains. 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.
Updated 1 hour ago in Methadone.
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