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Visited my Orthopedist and he prescribed Gabapentin as a multiple solution for differing pain. First have no cartaledge in left knee and only 50% in right knee with significant degradation of the joints bilaterally. Also having neuropathic pain in legs after sitting for 20-40 minutes in one place along with feeling of feet and legs being asleep(attributed to my diabetes) Also have shoulder pain from pinched nerve in my arms/elbows. Have been taking 325mg hydrocodone 4 times a day along with occasional extrastrength tylenol caplets to up pain relief. Took first dose of Gabapentin 250mg/5ml oral solution this morning. Now for questions what sort of pain relief joint wise in my knee can I expect. On a bad day aka rainy and or cold knee waivers between 9-11.5 on a scale of 1-10 Right knee i...
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What is the differents with mall or acta on the bottle? ## What do the initials C CAP ACTA mean on a presription? ## Hello, Bee! How are you? Those are abbreviations for the manufacturers, mall stands for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and ACTA stands for Actavis. Rose, the means it is in capsule form and manufactured by Actavis Pharmaceuticals. Is there anything else I can help with?
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white oblong pill M 615
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My KEPPRA has always been Yellow with H88 on it now my KEPPRA is White Oblong with M615 on it I have had 3 Seizures since taking the White Oblong. Can you please tell me the difference is and which Brand is Generic? ## Hello, Darlene! How are you? I'm sorry about the seizures you've been experiencing. These medications are listed as containing 500mgs of Levetiracetam, so both are generics for Keppra. Sometimes, seizures can still occur, while taking a medication to prevent them, but it is very unusual that you would suddenly have 3, when given the new tablets. According to the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984, there can be slight fluctuations in the amount of the active ingredient from one generic medication to the next, they are allowed to different by as much as plus or minus 20% and ...
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I had a pillar cyst removed from the back of my head and the wound got infected, so the doctor prescribed this med to clear it up. Wow! I have never had an allergic reaction to anything in my life, but this drug knocked me for a loop. I thought I had the stomach flu one day--kept trying to throw up, diarrhea, stiff neck, headache, feverish, affected my vision. I slept the entire day. I stopped taking the med because my stomach wouldn't tolerate anything. The next day, I started to feel better, so started back on the med and the symptoms came back with a venegaence--. that's when I looked up the side effects and called the doctor. I got into the shower after that and noticed I had a horrible rash all over the upper part of my body. It's been almost 24 hours since I stopped ta...
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hi a few weeks ago I skipped 4 doses of buspar which I thought was interfering with another med but it wasn't I had a melt down so I am back one them what I'd like to know if these thoughts will subside? thank you for your help ## Hello, Fool! How are you? According to the information provided by the NIH, you likely experienced both withdrawal and rebound effects from stopping it abruptly, which could explain why they have been so severe. In theory, they should subside, but it could take a few weeks for things to balance back out. However, don't be afraid to talk to your doctor about it, you may need something else to help, in the meantime, or you might require a dosage adjustment. Have things improved, at all? Side effects to Buspar may include nausea, dizziness, weight cha...
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is pristiq a narcotic I NEED TO KNOW ## Hello, Joe! How are you? No, Pristiq contains the active ingredient Desvenlafaxine, is it an SNRI antidepressant. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with? ## is it safe to take butal-50-apap-325-caff-40. And pristiq at the sametime? ## Hello, Carla! How are you feeling? I didn't find any interactions listed in the databases, such as the one provided by MedScape, but it's always best to double check such information for you own safety. You may experience a worsening of some side effects, such as the nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth that they both could cause. Are there any other questions or concerns?
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Weaning off pristiq
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I just wanted to tell all of you trying to get off pristiq, its possible. I was on pristiq for severe panic attacks for 6 months. It saved my life. It gave me a chance to slow down my career, gave me a huge wakeup call. This drug put a cloud over my brain. I was not my happy, fun loving self. I was like a step ford wife. You cant wean off this pill. I was on 50mg. I did every other day for a month. Every third day for two weeks then cold turkey. It really was not so bad. I layer on my couch for three days, cried a bit and watched movies. I'm happily on all holistic medications, no longer a slave to pristiq. If I can beat anxiety, anyone can. My biggest advice.. Exercise. Next, surround yourself with positive people. Three, talk out your problems. Good luck. ## Fantastic advice and v...
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When I picked up my monthly pain medication which is suppsed to be Norco 7.5 325 is white not orange and it says U02 on one side and has a split line on the other side? Is this correct?? Have they changed again and I just was not aware. It is the weekend so the doc and his pharmacy connected to it is closed.
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sore breasts on birth control???
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I've been on lomedia 24 fe for 4 months now,I just finished the first week of my white pills in my 4th pill pack. I had my period 10 days ago for one and a half days while I was on the second day of the brown pills. The past couple of days my breasts have been really sore. Is this a normal effect of the birth control? I highly doubt its a pregnancy thing because I take my pills at 11:30 pm every night,I never have missed a pill. Just a wondering if it's normal for me to have sore breasts even though I've been on this pill for a good 3 months and 7 days. Oh and I also have irregular bleeding from time to time. Advice?? ## Hello, Kat234! How are you? I'm sorry about the issue that you're having. But yes, those are listed as possible side effects of oral contraceptives ...
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durezol eye drop and weight gain
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I am also rapidly gaining weight and have several more weeks to go on Durezol. 8 lbs in the first 9 days. Does it stop or just keep going up? How long did it take you to lose it? ## Hello, Liberty! How are you? Since this is a topical steroid that's just placed into the eye, you don't usually absorb enough of it to cause weight gain and the FDA doesn't list it as a known side effect of the ophthalmic solution, those typical include eye redness, trouble seeing at night, blurred vision and dry eyes. I'm not saying it's impossible, but rather that it hasn't been known to happen, so far. Have you consulted your doctor? Are you on any other medications? ## Doctor did call back today and said it's not happening. My scale and I know it is. No other drugs. No suddenl...
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