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Mucinex D and HCTZ
Is there a harmful interaction between Mucinex D (Guaifenesin/Pseudoephedrine HCI) and HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide). I take HCTZ for high blood pressure, but would like to take Mucinex D for nasal/sinus congestion. ## Hello, Art! How are you? What is your normal blood pressure level? The Pseudoephedrine can cause elevated heart rate and blood pressure, so it may not be safe for you to take it. Have you checked with your doctor to see what's safe for you? Are on any other medications?
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dilaudid 8mg and fentanyl 75 mcg/hr
I'm on Dilaudid 8mg and fentynal 75 mcg/hr every 72 hr, and I still experience Severe pain! I was wondering I'd there was suggestions on what I should ask the Dr, I don't want to seem like I'm drug seeking but what other medication do you think could help me? ## How often do you take the Dilaudid? There is a higher dose of the Fentanyl available, that you may be able to try. However, it leaves you nowhere to go, since it is the highest available. 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 3 minutes ago in Dilaudid.
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63 year old bowel movement issue and bloating stomach
Hi, I am 63 old male, have constipation issue. My stomach is bloated and gas doesn't release at all. I have no other health issue, don't take any medication. Took endoscopy, colonoscopy, ultrasound tests and they came negative. This issue exists for a year now. Please offer some solution. Thank you Ram Chennai ## Hello, Ram! How are you? Are you on any medications? What types of foods do you eat? How much water do you drink each day?
Updated 8 minutes ago in Laxative.
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Pain Management Doctor In Pasco County
I need to find a pain management doctor in pasco county that prescribes oxycodone. I have been on the medication for three years and to stay at the walgreens by my house I have to have a pasco county dr. Can anyone help me find one? ## Hi Juls, In regards to finding a local pain doctor, I have listed below a couple websites specific to locating pain management doctors in a given area. All you have to do is input your city or zip code for narrowed results: You can give this other page a try too if you come up with different results for some reason or another: Many of the results you find (in one or both of the links above) also list a phone number for that specific doctor; I'd consider calling u...
Updated 18 minutes ago in Oxycodone.
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Itching and rash
I started taking Linzess in early August and around the end of August I broke out with a rash and had severe itching and had to go to a dermatologist. She thinks I had a allergic reaction so I am taking the linzess twice a week. Its not owrking as well as before, but I was miserable for a month with the itching.
Updated 24 minutes ago in Linzess.
Aortic valve replaced
I currently take 20mg of adderall for my adhd. I recently had my aortic valve replaced with a calf valve. My adderall doesn't seem to have the same effects anymore. Could the valve possibly be the reason? ## It's very doubtful! How long have you been taking this dosage? Your body may just have gotten tolerant to it. Are you on any other medications?
Updated 34 minutes ago in Adderall.
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is depakote the same as neurontin
Is d epakote similar to neurotin? Can an individual just abruptly stop taking this fire mood stabilizer because they feel they don't need it without replacing it with something else? Does this cause weight gain? ## They both treat the same types of conditions and no, you shouldn't stop either one abruptly, because it could create the risk of seizures. Stopping one doesn't usually cause weight gain, but it can be a side effect of taking them. Other side effects may include nausea, mood swings and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Xanax Vicodin Valium Help
Ok, I live in Las Vegas Nevada here is the question Why is so hard to get my Medication now a days? Since I came back from Michigan 2 years ago I've been living nothing but a hell life month by month getting my prescriptions refilled. I am a person who has always went the alternative medicine route until one day someone introduced me to a doctor who prescribed me Valium for adhd and sleeping. I've been on it almost 8 years and it's almost IMPOSSIBLE to get off. Also a drunk driver hit me and my knee's are shot and I need surgery on my back so the Doctor put me on Hydrocodone aka Vicodin. (The reason I put Xanax in the title is because I found out they are almost they same exact drug). Let me clear I don't want to be on these medications but now I HAVE TO BE thanks to...
Updated 42 minutes ago in Xanax.
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Found peach oval pfizer w/25mg on one side
peach oval pill with pfizer on one side and 25 mg on the other. Any ideas what this is? ## I am having trouble finding a listing for this. Was it found in the U.S.? It's odd, because it hasn't even popped up on our site, before. Does anyone else recognize this? ## Are there any other markings on the tablet at all? It would definitely help to figure out what this pill's country of origin could be. Could it be from Pfizer Canada? ## i do recognize it, but i cant tell you the name of it as I dont remember but What I can tell you is that It is a pill meant for cats. As i have a few of them too. i just cant remember what they are called. ## It is an antibiotic for cats. I cannot recall the name. ## The oval peach pill with the pfizer on one side and 25 mg on the other and scored....
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side effects of bio d 3 strong
My Doctor has prescribed one bio d 3 strong daily. Does it cause nausea? Any other side effects ?
Updated 49 minutes ago in Nausea & Vomiting.
Low platelets from Levothyroxine
I'm taking levothyroxine 75 mcg since about 10 years and now my platelets counts are lower than normal since about 3 years. I just read that this medication can be the cause. I never had symptoms of thyroid problems, the doctors prescribe the medication after having my check up blood test. Beside that I am very healthy, eat well, not overweight and exercise regulary. Do you think there is a way to get out of this medicine and go with something natural. I hate taking pills! ## If you don't have a thyroid problem, why are you taking it? I'm afraid that I'm confused on this. It is never a good idea to take a medication that you don't really need. But no, I've not found such a thing listed among the detailed side effects for this medication. They usually include naus...
Updated 50 minutes ago in Levothyroxine.
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side effects of rejoint 500 mg
Side effects of Rejoint 500 mg tablets manufactured by Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd
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Is there any difference between levAdopa and levOdopa
Is there any difference besides spelling between levAdopa and levOdopa? ## Hello, David! How are you? No, one has just been spelled wrong. The correct spelling is Levodopa. This medication may cause side effects, such as hypotension, nausea, disorientation and hair loss. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 57 minutes ago in Levodopa.
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trimethoprin -sulfa
I have a chronic kidney disease and my doctor prescibe this medicine ( trimethoprin-sulfamethoxazole at 850/160mg. My creatine went from 2.0 to 2.7 within days of taking the meds. Should I have been given a lower dosage according to my kidney function.
Updated 1 hour ago in Sulfamethoxazole.
whats is wrong in taking control substances that help you cope day to life
how can a pharmacist charge the order of a doctor prescription? I been on my medication since 1999. now, I need to go to an pain clinic. why? everybody wants money and a pain clinic only going to give me more medicines to take. if its not broke why fixed it>
Updated 1 hour ago.
m amphet salts 20 mg vs adderall xr 20 mg
Adderall xr 20 mg and M. Amphet Salts 20 mg. Are these the exact same medications? Are they both manufactured my Shire? Does Shire provide Teva/Barr with the generic version of Adderall xr under the name M. Amphet Salts 20mg? Thank you.... ## In order to tell you the manufacturer, you need to provide the markings or imprints on the capsules in question. I do, however, doubt this is the case, because TEVA manufacturer's their own generic medications. Both items that you described are the same medication, the only different you listed was one being controlled release, I do not know if the other one is controlled release or not, from what you provided. There are many companies that make generic medications. Can you please post back with the imprint? I will gladly check to see who makes...
Updated 1 hour ago in Adderall.
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Bystolic ween off
i have taken bystolic for 2 days and it made me feel like was having a heart attack can get right off are do still to go about slowly ## Hello, Sham! How are you? No, you'd not have to wean off, if you only took it for 2 days, but if you're taking it for high blood pressure, then you need to contact your doctor to try a different medication. It isn't safe to let high blood pressure continue untreated, doing so creates the risk of heart attack, stroke and congestive heart failure. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 hour ago in Bystolic.
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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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Dinintel 300
I just start taking dinintel how soon will I see results is if safe to use ? ## i need to find dinintel can anyone tell me where i can get it. ## You can get it in montego Jamaica at J&J pharmacy ## hi cryssy. How's the Dinintel working for you? I have started but after 7 days I still feel hungry. ..very hungry. started with one in the morning and one around midday. Today I upped the dosage to 2 both times and still feeling hungry. I worked out also. ## olá sou do algarve e queria saber onde posso comprar dinitel. obrigado. ## @Crissyk, From my experience with weight management, results based on your own individual goals and expectations for weight loss can vary greatly depending on how dedicated you are to your daily diet and exercise habits. However I believe that once yo...
Updated 1 hour ago in Dinintel.
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fruta planta
insomnia dryness of the mouth fast heart beat ## hi, i just ordered the fruta planta from amazon from a highly rated seller with great reviews from the product. it was fairly cheap so if it doesnt have that silver seal i wont be too upset. but i do have ONE IMPORTANT QUESTION!! i read that one of the ingredients that was banned from the FDA is a seritonin reuptake thingie..(sorry im so informal but i know nothing about that) and i am on an antidepressant already. will this be harmful to me? i dont want to tell my doctor yet he would deffinately be mad. but im willing to do anything to lose the weight. please answer!! ## As a medical student, I would not recommend taking this pill. I have been doing research on this pill as some friends have started taking them. One of them ended up in t...
Updated 2 hours ago in Green Tea.
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