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melas cream how to use
i used it but my skin becomes red so wht i can do.how to remove reddiness on my skin ## Hello, Shona! How are you? I am not sure exactly what's in this, but if you're having some type of reaction, then it would be best to stop using it. How red is your skin? Which body areas did you use it on? ## Sir i use this melas cream it became red n remove skin .... What is happening
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Does 100 mg morphine sulfate extended release pill taken every twelve hours (2 per day) equal 100 mcg. Fentanyl patch applied every 48 hrs.?
My question concerns drug conversion. The Fentanyl works well, most of time, for my chronic pain, but my insurance now says I can only get it again in March of 2015. This is still Oct., 2014, so I will be out of patches at end of October. I don't understand this, because just stopping the patches would/will cause terrible withdrawal, because if you are only couple days late, withdrawal starts. This happened also recently as my dr. changed (at my request to try something else)100 mcg. patch to only 15 mg. of morphine ER every 12 hours, because of patches costing almost $400 for one month, which I cannot afford, due to "doughnut hole". The change made be very sick within two days, so I had to go back to patches. I didn't think the 15 mg. extended release morphine was enoug...
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oxycontin 80mg op are going back to oc
switching back to original form ## Would you care to elaborate? What is your source? ## Yes, we would like more details on this. I just did a search in my sources and haven't found anything with even a hint that they have decided to go back to the original formula. For many of the people that use it for chronic pain that are now experiencing problems, it would be a great boon. ## need help for filling priscription haveing to take3 80 a day have gragalated higher over 13 years lost my incheranece help please my body wont funchen with out the op are not any thing like the oc ## I have suffered from pain due to injuries since the week before my 21st birthday. didn't start taking pain meds til 3rd injury which occured in my early 50's Have suffered long enough and at my age just...
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Question?
Hi I just started taking this A333 white oblong pill. (Generic Percocet. 10/325). I never had this type before and got it due to pharmacy supply. My question is has anyone noticed a difference in pain relief from other brands. Maybe it's me but it doesn't seem to work as well. Can't wait to hear some other input on this. Thanks. ## Hello, Bill! How are you? This tablet is manufactured by Actavis (Watson) and yes, there have been quite a few complaints about it recently. Prior to them popping up on here, I was actually not aware of this tablet and just managed to find the information on it. It appears that it must be cheaper than other generics, because more pharmacies are providing it and many people are dissatisfied. Have you consulted your doctor? They may have some idea t...
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percocet withdrawal- weird ones
I have taken hydrocodone for years and then changed to Percocet. Ive been taking it for a year and a half. From 20-40 mg a day. This is the end of day 2 withdrawing from it. Ive had weird symptoms such as watery mouth, chapped lips, burning feeling in stomach, nausea, more hungrier than usual, anxiety, crying, leg pain, decrease in sleeping. I will fall asleep and wake up and stay up after a couple hours. Has anyone had similiar symptoms? ## I forgot to add that im having these electric shock sensations thats worse when walking. They are like zaps. ## Hello, Trish! How are you? First of all, what were you taking? Percocet contains Acetaminophen and Oxycodone, it is only available in a maximum dosage of 10mgs of the Oxycodone and 325mgs of the Acetaminophen. There is no 20 or 40mg dosage...
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New pain med laws
I live in New Jersey and with the resent changes in the Vicodin laws I am wondering I know you can no longer get refills but is there a restriction on the amount they can prescribe a month ## Hello, Nancy! How are you? I understand your confusion and I'm happy to help. And yes, there is also a limit on how much they can prescribe. Exceptions are only made for those that suffer intractable pain from a possibly fatal condition, such as stage 4 cancer. But for everyone else, the reasons why it can be prescribed, how much can be prescribed and how often it can be prescribed to be dosed are all restricted. Additionally, since it is now a schedule 2 medication, most PCPs cannot prescribe it, except in certain specific circumstance. Most people needing it will have to see a specialist. Thi...
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800 mg ibprophen
How long does 800 mg ibprophen stay in you took some at 3pm it's 11pm want to go out and drink
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Missed period....
Hi everyone. 10 days into this pill pack I started having breakthrough bleeding which lasted for 10 days. It wasn't normal at all... it was just brown "discharge" (sorry TMI) and nothing ever heavy enough to soak a pad or use a tampon. On October 2nd I took my last pill in my pack for Lo Loestrin Fe because I decided to discontinue use from here on out because I don't want to be on birth control anymore. It's now October 16th and I still haven't got my period, or any signs or symptoms of it coming. I took 2 pregnancy tests (a week apart from each other) and they were both negative. I'm not sure what's going on or if Lo Loestrin makes you skips period even after discontinued use but I'm a little concerned as to what's going on if i'm having neg...
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lo loestrine fe.. Took two blue pills by accident! what do i do?
Hi. so, i took two blue pills by accident today. Not really sure what i was thinking.I was distracted and took both saturday ans sunday. my question is what do i do? should i worry about overdosing? I only weigh 95 pounds. does that matter? should i not take a pill tomorrow? or continue like normal, taking a pill on sunday? ## Hello, Nat! How are you? You're not going to overdose on 2 pills, unless your doctor sees some reason to be concerned. But as an emergency contraceptive, women can actually take multiples, at once, to prevent pregnancy. As to what to do, unless your doctor instructs otherwise, it would probably be easiest to just continue taking one a day and just start your period a day early. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Prepopik
Has anyone in the US used this yet for colonscopy and what did it cost? ## I've used this Prep and it was wonderful. It tasted like orange soda and was very small. I undergo routine colonoscopies and have now finally found my prep of choice because it taste great and is tiny. Suprep & Moviprep = YUK!!! ## Thanks, Johnny, was that in the US? and what did it cost? I really don't care if it is easy to use. I may need to convince my Gastro in some way. ## I used prepopik yesterday. It tastes like unsweetened lemonade with LOTS of artificial sweetener. Like lemon koolaid without sugar. Texture is good though, not thick or slimey. Mix with refridgerated cold water, not tap water and stir well. Drink with a straw. Brush your teeth and tongue after drinking to get rid of taste. You ...
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tri previfem 28
This is my second pack of triprevifem and I didnt skip my period last month. But right now im on my 2nd pack and week of placebos and I havent started. I was suposed to start monday and its tuesday. I might be pregnant but I hope not. Am I pregnant or is my period a little late? Is it normal to skip a period? ## Hello, Casi! How are you? I understand your concern and am happy to help! It is normal to sometimes skip your period, when taking oral contraceptives and is usually nothing to worry about, unless your doctor thinks otherwise. As long as you didn't miss any tablets, you aren't likely to be pregnant. But missed periods, irregular bleeding and spotting can all be side effects of hormonal contraceptives. Is there anything else I can help with?
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efexor/side effects/ humming
i have been taking buproprion, 200 mgs. twice a day, and efexor, 225 mgs. once a day for three years. i hum almost constantly, when i am alone, particularly when out walking. i have no other symptoms. i am being treated for depression. . i believe this is a side effect of the medicine. has anyone else had this symptom? ## Hello, Respirateur! How are you? I am sorry that you are having such a problem. But no, I've never heard of such a thing occurring from any medication. However, I am not sure if that might be included under what they consider involuntary actions, which I know can sometimes happen with some at high doses, since they aren't specific on what such actions are known to be. The fact that you only do it when alone also makes me suspect that it's most likely not th...
Updated 2 hours ago in Antidepressant.
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Klonopin brand name
I've been unable to find Klonopin (brand name) at any pharmacy. Although I've taken this medication for several years, this is the first time I've been unable to find it. I've been told the manufacturer (Roche) has it on backorder. Some say it's no longer available. I cannot take the generic as I get a serious migraine. Does anyone have any suggestions where I might get a Rx filled? ## Hello, Bonita! How are you? Yes, there seems to a shortage due to a recent sale of the manufacturer, but I can't find anything for sure on when it will be resolved. If you can't take the generic, then the best thing to do may be to speak with your doctor and try an alternative in the meantime, such as Xanax. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and could caus...
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Wisconsin/Minnesota/Illinois Doctor who prescribes Adderall for narcolepsy
I have had adult onset narcolepsy/EDS (excessive daytime sleepiness) for 2 years and have tried almost all anti-depressants to try to alleviate the problem. I recently completed a sleep study and they found no sleeping disorders, so everything points to narcolepsy. My psychiatrist has been extremely unhelpful so it's time to find a new doctor. I live in northern Wisconsin but am willing to travel anywhere in the midwest to get real help. Please help if you can, need an effective neurologist or psychiatrist. ## Hello, Charley! How are you? I am very sorry about the problem that you're having. If you need such a medication, then you'll need to see a doctor that is near you and you'll have to use a pharmacy that is also nearby. Since Adderall is a controlled substance that ...
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mallinckrodt hydrocodone
I have been using brand name Norco 10 325 for some time. recently because of the DEA I cannot get them and nowi mallinckrodt s the only drug my pharmacy sells. I have read so many bad things about them on the internet, frankly I am about to have a nervous breakdown as I recently had rotator cuff surgery and I have to have the pain control to complete my therapy. I have heard good things but everyone says that the one to say the good things are crazy. help!!! ## I understand your concern, however, the only way to know if they will help you, or not, is to actually try them! You're not doing yourself any good by getting upset over it, please calm down. :-) It isn't that the people on either side of what you've read are crazy, it's that everyone is different, so some may not...
Updated 2 hours ago in Hydrocodone.
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delganex dominican diet pills
its a dominican diet pill please help me find it ## I recently purchased Delganex diet pills from a friend who went to D.R. I was wondering when is the best time during the day to take them. So far I've taken them in the morning before breakfast. Is it better maybe in the afternoon so it may last at its peak for the rest of the day and night?Thanks ## This actually contains the prescription medication Sibutramine, commonly sold in the U.S. under the brand name Meridia. It is an appetite suppressant. Since it is related to Amphetamines, it is generally not recommended to be taken at night, because it can cause insomnia. This really should not be used without the approval and supervision of your doctor. Was this prescribed or did you just order it? ## any one knows where in the us I c...
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YELLOW -VS-PINK
I GET EVERY MONTH .50MG 60 PILLS TAKEN ASD NEEDED MORNING AND NIGHT. I HAVE TRIED DIFFERENT PHARMACIES OVER THE YEARS AND THE YELLOW PILLS FROM CVS PHARMACY OPPOSE TO THE PINK PILLS WITH THE V FROM RITE AIDE ARE MUCH DIFFERENT. THE TATSTE AND POTENSY SEEMS MUCH DIFFERENT. DO YOU OR DOES ANYONE KNOW THIS TO BER TRUE AND AM I WASTING MY TIME WITH THIS SUBJECT TONIGHT? BASSICALLY I AM LOOKING FOR THE QUICKEST "HIGH' BECAUSE I REALLY HATED THE PINK PILLS WITH THE "V" FROM RITE AIDE! ONE MORE QUESTION CAN YOU ALSO TELL ME ABOUT THE OTHER PINK PILL WITH THE SAME POTENCY AT GIANT FOOD STORE PHARMACY'S? (I LIKE THOSE VERY MUCH TOO) BUT WHY SUCH DESPARITY BETWEEN THESE OFF BRANDS OF XANAX? WHATS YOUR PREFERENCE?
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Lactose intolerance and eliquis and chest pain
I have severe lactose intolerance and I have been taking eliquis for 6 weeks. I have developed eextreme chest and upper abdomen pain......I was also, for abrief time, on verapamil 240 mg. EKG and doc says not a heart issue. Any thoughts on this? ## Hello, Hummingbird! How are you? I am very sorry that you're so miserable, that's terrible. It sounds like it might be causing an acidity problem, most medications can do that. What have you tried for alleviating it? Those symptoms tend to occur with GERD. Eliquis has been known to cause some gastrointestinal bleeding, which leads me to suspect that it can cause severe internal irritation and possibly erosion. Other side effects may include dizziness, skin rash, headache, confusion and fainting. What type of doctor are you consulting?...
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Extreme Salty Taste in Mouth for 20 days!
I'm a 51 yr. old female who woke up on April 7, 2011, with an extremely salty taste in my mouth. When I tried to drink water to wash it out, it was like drinking salt gargle water. Nothing I eat or drink makes it go away. I can't stand to put anything in my mouth that is salty because the salt taste already in my mouth makes it almost unswallowable. Prior to that day, I have only 2 regular medications that I take daily: Lisinopril 40 mg( increased from 20 mg in mid November) for high BPas well as HCTZ 25 mg(been taking Lisinopril for 8 years) and 1mg of ropinorole(generic for Requip) for RLS (taking for almost 6 years). I also take black cohosh twice a day for hot flashes and night sweats(last menstrual cycle was Sept. 2010). On March 18, I started taking a 10 day prescription f...
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blue Fluoxetine causes heartburn
Recently my pharmacy began giving me a new version of fluoxetine, which I have taken for MANY years with no problems.... however the blue fluoxetine gives me horrible heart burn. I use to take them at night before bed, but couldn't sleep, so decided to start taking them in the morning and still get the heartburn. I don't take them with any other meds. I tried an empty stomach, and after eating, but the results are still the same. I also get a bad headache (I think from the heartburn.) Has anyone figured out how to avoid this problem? ## Hi Jen, I truly believe that the root cause of this specific heartburn side effect lies within the "inactive" ingredients found in the blue Fluoxetine pill. Reason I say that is because, when you switch brand names or manufacturers, the d...
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