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alcohol and Gabapentin
Does anyone drink beer or other alcohol while taking this? I start on it tonight, increasing every 5 days to 900 mg total a day. I'm curious as to how much alcohol can be tolerated and if there are any reasons to avoid it completely. I like my Budweiser. Thanks for any input. ## Alcohol should be avoided while using this medication, especially at such a high dosage, because it can aggravate the side effects, making them much more problematic. These can include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and peripheral edema. You can read more on it here: Do you have any other questions? ## what are the bad things with this drug and alcohol? ## I've taken 3600mg of Gabapentin each day for 21 months now! I drink alcohol with them & feel ok. I would just say that the Gabapentin alone will l...
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Side effects of Oxycontin
Can someone please tell me why I am having such bad reactions to OC (the usual itching, nausea and vomiting). I am vomiting 5-6 time a day, and find it extremely difficult to keep anything down, even water. I have been prescribed OC 80mg for severe disc protrusion, awaiting surgery, subsequent to a double discectomy and laminectomy (lumbar). I am aware that opioids can adversely affect people who are not tolerant, but for me, this is not the case. In the past I have had Diamorphine and Fentanyl 75 with no issues, not even withdrawal. Can anyone throw any light on this for me. They are great for the pain, but I can no longer handle the side effects.
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PHETAMINES TABLETS
SPEED ## I am after the purest possible speed shipped to australia without consequences. i am willing to pay anything.
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how long does it take suboxone to get out of your system
I had surgery due to a bad pinched nerve on march of 2013 on lots of strong meds, Ive been on the suboxone for 1 month 4mg under your tougne twice a day weaned myself down to 2mg a day...I feel like I'm getting myself in a worst spot...taking this stuff any longer.I stopped my last one on July 25th @ 7pm ....PLEASE SOME HELP ME I NEED SOME ENCOURAGEMENT ## Hi NewStart, Let me say that Suboxone is a very powerful drug. I am writing you at all hours of the night due to my insomnia (my last dose was July 19th at 7pm). When I stopped, I was on 1mg a day (after 6yrs of use and 1.5 yrs of tapering down). It hasn't been easy, but it will get better, and it WILL get better for you too! Life sucks for a couple of weeks, no doubt, but just think of the freedom from dependence when it'...
Updated 25 minutes ago in Suboxone.
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Dutas T
My age is 74 and I ffelt dificulty in urination 3 year s back. For last 6 months I am taking Dutas-T and now i am ok. I urinate neither or once in night without any trouble. Should I stop taking Dutas-T. Is it harmful to take even for a long time? ## dutas t contains dutasteride which can cause prostate cancer. and because urinary symptoms are masked by dutas t. the detection of cancer can be delayed. please talk to your urologist about this. if the benefits are more than the side effects . then u can continue with dutas t. ## I am 67 years old & have been prescribed Dutas t for 6 months, daily one dose at night for treating BPH. Is this tablet a steroid. Dr told me its harmless but from Internet I understand it has high risk of side effects. What is the percentage of risk, is this ...
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medication for my herniated disks
I have had a MRI and have 3 herniated disks in my back. I am looking for a doctor here in Myrle Beach, SC who will subscribe me some pain medication until I can get on my disability. Right now I don't have a job and can't work until I can get some kind of surgery or something for relief for the pain. I don't have any insurance either. ## Hello southerner! I know of dr.s in camden, but none in M.b. s.c you may have to travel a hr. Or so to get helo..good luck!
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Trust Pills How To Use
paano po kung nkalimutan kong uminom ng pills 4x n..anong ggawin ko mbubuntis po b ako? ## pano po kung 3 tablets hindi ko nainom tpos nagamit po ako tpos di ko na tinuloy ung mga tablets na naiwan?mabubuntis ba ako? ## Maari po ba akong mabuntis daily namn ako na inum ng lady pills.eh biglng uminom ako ng gamot pAra sa sakit ng ulo then ng intercourse kami ng asawa.my posible bang mabuntis ako ## Gud pm po. tanong ko lang po kung tapos ko na po ung 1 pack ng trust pills so nagkameanstration naman po ako then nung natapos po ung last menstration ko nag take me ng one tablet then di ko na po tinuloy. Pero simula nung nagkameanstration po ako wala namang nangyari sa amin ng husband ko. So bkit kaya as of now wala pa ako. Nagbabago po ba ng cycle or may posibilidad na mabuntis me khit wala...
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fat medicine name
What is the best drugs that can make me grow fat in two weeks? ## What medicine can i use to gain my weight people are insulting me dat am to slim. ## Pls pls tell me the name of medicin which will make me fat permanently.. ## sir I want to become fat help me with some medicines I am verry lean ## Hi,,,, what is the best medecine that can make me grow fat???.Pls tell me because im interesting. . ## Hi plz what is the name of the medicine that can make you look a little bit fat ,i want to gain weight plz ## Medicine name to make fat can you tell me the medicine name plz ## hi pleas tell me how I become fat in short time. I mean which medicine are good thanks . ## From a nutritional standpoint, the first thing I would suggest is to consult a dietician who can work with you on a more perso...
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need help finding a doctor to prescribe me xanax
please give me a list of doctors that will prescribe me xanax. i have bad anxiety ## You'll get better responses if you were a little more specific, since we do have users on our site from many different countries. Where are you located? There are also no guarantees that any doctor you go to will prescribe the medication you want them to. That is entirely up to them and dependent upon their diagnosis. ## Does anyone know any doctors in Las Vegas, NV that will prescribe me Xanax???? ## I know a doctor that you can look into ## i desperately need a dr to presribe me xanax in new york city..ive recently moved here and am out of what i brought with me..i have insurance but dont need to use iit...i keep hearing anout chinatown but theres so many any help would be appreciated ## I live in...
Updated 1 hour ago in Xanax.
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Generic Oxycontin Prescription
Yesterday my doctor wrote me a prescription for "Oxycontin 20mg tablets" When I got to shoppers I was told they no longer make that medication. I was looking to get the generic oxycontins that I know are now available in Ontario. My doctor does not know much about this medication, and I am curious if she needs to write the prescription out differently. (I am thinking the generic name for oxycontin is oxycodone) Does anyone know for sure? As I have an appointment at the end of January and would be able to get the generic oxycontins that help relieve my chronic pain. I just need to be able to tell my doctor what the generic name is. Thank you in advance for all your help. ## Hi Mac, Oxycodone and Oxycontin are actually a little bit different. Oxycodone is an immediate release vers...
Updated 1 hour ago in OxyContin.
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hydrocod chlorphen
My Dr told me to start at one teaspoon a night before bed to help with my coughing all though the night with my cold. It has been one hour and I don't feel tired and I'm still coughing. Should I take an other half teaspoon or wait longer?
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Oxycontin generic coming back?
I've been on Oxycontin for at least 10 or 12 years. I've always taken generic. Now I have to pay out of pocket $4500.00 a year for brand name because I can't get the generics. Does ANYONE know if generics are coming back? I still haven't paid off last years loan . I'll have to borrow again. I have had surgery again this year. Nearly died. (was in intensive care for 9 days. Drs. tried to give me moraphine. I have later stage COPD, my breathing got so bad. They called my family in because they thought I was going to die. They said they couldn't control my pain. I was blacked out. Don't remember anything. But they finally gave me oxycontin and I got better. I'm alive. But I am in so much pain I don't know if that's good or not. I can't afford any...
Updated 2 hours ago in Oxycodone.
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axion medication
medication is from Mexico and i need it translated ## medication from mexico i need information and trnslated ## medication from mexico need inforation ## The axion is a diet pill from mexico that is very very powerful in loosing weight fast. I am trying to order them and cant get my hands on them. How did you get them? ## Axcion contains the active ingredient Phentermine, sold in the US under the brand name Adipex-P and only legal with a prescription. It is used to aid in weight loss. Common side effects may include: nausea, irritability, insomnia and anorexia. You can read more here: Is there anything else I can help with? ## is this pill better than yeduc? can anybody let me know please im trying to find a pill that really works.i dont want to keep wasting my money thanks to who ever...
Updated 2 hours ago in Phentermine.
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i site capsule alternatives
I site capsules are prescribed for my father aged 85. I felt the cost for this nutritional supplement is very high. May i know the other alternatives or brands that are available as alternatives to i-site capsules with almost similar ingredients.
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Doctors In Pa That Prescribe Oxycodone
i need a dtr in the pgh area i have had 11 back surgeries chronic pain anxiety my pcp gave me a month to find one....please help ## Your PCP hasn't been able to recommend someone, or help you find one? I used to live in that area and I know it can be very difficult to find a doctor willing to prescribe controlled substances. Learn more about Oxycodone Details Have you considered a straight pain management doctor, or clinic? ## i dont know exactly where you live in pa. but i have a pain doctor who prescibes me 180 30 mg oxycodone and 60 morphine 30 mg er tablets. he has no problem writing if you have medical records. {edited for privacy}. hope this helps you. good luck ## I also live in pa and used to get 240 roxicodone a month.please email me if you can help me my docotr has moved a...
Updated 2 hours ago in Oxycodone.
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Out Of My Metoprolol What Can I Take Now
out of metoprolol (2 days take 1x day each day; can't get untii toorrow ## Hello, Since I am not your doctor, I don't feel comfortable telling you what medication to substitute for the Metoprolol until you receive your next dose. If it were me, I'd consider calling your local pharmacy to see if they have any brand name or generic metoprolol that they could supply you with until you can get your full prescription. For future reference, I recommend calling your pharmacy in advance to make sure you will have your next prescription filled and ready to go before you run out- I hope that makes sense! You can learn more about this drug on the page for Metoprolol Details ## help! I was put on Lisinopril 10mg. today and am currently taking Metoprolol Succinate 25mg. What does Lisinop...
Updated 2 hours ago in Metoprolol.
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i miscarried on metronidazole
My doctor prescribed me 500mg tab twice a day for 7 days he didn't even diagnose me with anything or even try to examine me he call to pharmacy over the phone I went in picked my prescription up and started taken the meds as dirkected 6 days later no heartbeat I had a perfectly good pregnancy I was 14weeks and 4 days when I started taken the medication my baby heartbeat was 160 July 10th and July 16 the he prescribe me meds I started to spot on July 18th up until July 22nd I called my doctor went to have ultrasound no heartbeat my baby would be alive if he treated me with the standard of care he didn't diagnose me with any type of infection the pills could of been avoided it was to much for me and my baby they even made me sick headache vomit dizzy I know those pills killed my baby
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Tramadol withdrawal terrible stomach pain
Hello. I have searched the web and can't seem to find a problem like mine while coming off tramadol. I have horrible stomach burning and pain that extends down both sides of my rib cage. It happened once before when I was coming off tramadol and you think I would have learned to stay away from this poison. Has anyone else had pain and terrible burning down both sides of their rib cage when coming off tramadol? This is day 2 for me. I am hoping it goes away soon ## I think it's safe to say that Tramadol withdrawal symptoms can be quite similar to the side effects of those who are still taking the drug. According to the mayo clinic, severe abdominal or stomach pain is reported to be a normal, but serious side effect of Tramadol (that should be reported to your doctor). I don't...
Updated 3 hours ago in Tramadol.
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quien fabrica el adipotrim xt
Quien fabrica o es el manufacturero o suplidor del adipotrim xt
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Watson vs. Mylan generic lorazepam side effects.
Been on Sandoz mfr. lorazepam for 10 years; no problems; no need to increase dose. Sandoz stopped mfr. Now, can only get these generic's & Actavis. Having lots of troubles getting results; either nothing or zonked. Anyone else w/any experience which mfr. is closer to Sandoz (since FDA approves up to 2% differences in generics). Thank you. ## Hello! I have been getting 90 days supplies of Lorazepam 1MG from SANDOZ....my new Rx just came and it's from ACTAVIS.....it does not work or relieve any anxiety at all....I might as well take a placebo...it does not work at all....I took 2 pills...nothing and then 1hour later took 2 more....before with the other brand...I would probably be asleep....but,nothing with this new brand.....I do not know what to do about this....... ## I have...
Updated 3 hours ago in Lorazepam.
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