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Disappearance of 12mg Chlor-Trimeton.... again
Question !-Where can I find Chlor-Trimeton 12hr 12mg allergy pills? (near San Diego, CA) It seems that whenever a new allergy medicine comes on the market (Claritin, Zyrtec), CT disappears for a year or so. Available in Canada as Chlor-Tripolon but only for a short while as everyone in the US starts buying it on-line when CT disappears. This time, I haven't noticed any new product roll-out. Question 2- WHY does it disappear? I've been taking it regularly for over 50 years and only recently (last few years) has it been doing this disappearing act. ## I second Phils question. Chlor-Trimeton 12hr is very good for me. Why does it keep disappearing here in Michigan too! ## I just noticed Allegra became OTC(over the counter). Chlor-Trimeton always disappears when a new allergy product...
Updated 3 minutes ago in Chlor-Trimeton Allergy Decongestant.
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Will Oxycontin Be Changed Back To Original Formula
is Oxycontin going back to their old formula? OC instead of OP. ## At this time, Purdue has no plans to return to the original formula. They released this new one, with the specific intention of helping to prevent abuse of the product and discontinued making the original, when they did so. They claim, however, that it works the same and causes the same side effects: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and constipation. Read more: Are there any questions or comments? ## They re not even remotely close to the original OC formula. I'm concerned about what this new formula might be doing to me. At least I knew the olf formula eventually disolved, I'm not sure about this new version. Hopefully someone will make a similiar version as soon as they are allowed. I think the original patent exp...
Updated 3 minutes ago in OxyContin.
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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 5 minutes ago in Oxycodone.
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Help ID half a pill
Hello. I found half a pill in my husbands pants while doing laundry. It's a off white/ light yellow pill. One side looks like it has a V or maybe a W (only have half the pill) the other side looks like a 6 or a 9. I do know that he was 'feeling good on only half of it' (from a text I saw on his phone) I asked him about this and he just shrugged me off and got mad. I would really like to know what I am up against and info would be helpful! I do have two pictures of it. ## @IDme, Might you be referring to a V 36 01 generic Vicodin tablet, that is light yellow in color? These oblong pills have a score line down the center for dividing the tablet in half, and from what I can tell, if you held the half containing a "V", you'd also have the 3 or 6 on the opposite half....
Updated 10 minutes ago in Vicodin.
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Norco Shortage in Michigan
Is anyone else having problems finding a pharmacy to fill their scripts of Norco? I have been taking them for a few years now for my chronic pain. I always go to the same pharmacy chain, and its always the same doctor who writes my scripts, but since the new law change no one seems to have them in stock. Some pharmacists told me it was a manufacturer back order. We are told not to go without our meds, but yet how is that possible if we can't get them? Anyone knows of a pharmacy that has Norco 10/325 in the metro Detroit area? ## Dear Painfully Annoyed, Yes, this appears to be a huge problem at the moment. I have called every pharmacy in my insurance plan and everyone says the same thing. Your not alone, I was told it is a repackaging issue with the manufacturers due to the new laws....
Updated 14 minutes ago in Norco.
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Cloanapam
Taken clonazepam for 12 years 2mg 3 times a day for anxiety?Are they addictive? What happens when I do stop them? I was told that I can just stop at anytime.
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witdrawal from klonopin 1mg daily
I have been on kolonopin 1 mg daily for 14 months now I am depressed and very anxious most of the time I want to get off this drug but from what i have read It should be cut down slowly and over a long peroid of time. has anyone gone through a simlar situation that may have some advise ## I've been on this since 1989 and had one dr take me off cold turkery.. Please I ended up in ER .Had to be given A shot of it and was placed back on it .I have panic attacks.. If your coming off only under dr's care...You don't won't this kind of withdrawal.. ## Yes, please speak to your doctor for advice on the best way to stop this medication and prevent the worst of the withdrawal effects. ## I have been taking kolonopin 2mg. for over 10 years after I went through a violent assault an...
Updated 16 minutes ago in Klonopin.
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1000 mg percocet
Want to know what a 1000 mg percocets l ook like ## They don't make one like that. ## @boo bear, BL is right, you're not going to find any Percocets with that type of dosage. It is only available in the following dosage forms: 2.5/325, 5/325, 7.5/325, and 10/325 respectively. The amount of acetaminophen used to be 500mg and 600mg in the 7.5 and 10mg tablets, but due to recent reports regarding acetaminophen and increased liver toxicity, the amount as of Jan 2014 is now capped off at 325mgs. Could you possibly be thinking of another medication altogether?
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Can I take ketorolaco -tramadol with flanax 550 together
I am suffering inflammation in rectum and possible colon my dr prescribed me tramadol ketorolaco to treat the inflammation 8 days ago and I don't feel any better I haven't had a bowl movement since 6 days ago I can't even pass gas every time i eat or drink anything I get lots of gas and high pain advise
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Alternative Forms of Potassium Citrate
My dog is 16 years old and had bladder stones when he was about 4 years old. I used the costly meds listed above but eventually found 500 gm of pure potassium citrate selling for a cheaper rate elsewhere. I add the salt to my dogs food three times per day. His urine is most acidic in the morning so I give him more at night than at the morning and afternoon meals. But how much? I base the dose on monitoring his urine PH using German PH strips with the target PH being 6.75 in the morning. During the day his urine PH may go up to 8. I have used this approach for the past 12 years and there have been no recurrent stones. The strips are pH-FIX Indicator Stix, 4.5-10 PH, 100/PK. You can cut each strip in three. One approach before switching over is to use the strips throughout the day and see...
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avinza to suboxone?
I've been taking 90mg Avinza twice daily for about 11 years, with the addition of percoset 5mg 2-4x a day over the last two years. I still couldn't sleepplus had major anxiety issues, and after trying Ambien (awful!), Klonopin, Xanax & other meds that made me brain dead the next day, I finally began using cannabis with great success. It even relieved my pain by making me stop focusing on it. Then I scored a 21 on a drug panel at pain mgmnt and now they are tapering me off morphine & cold turkey on percocet. I've taken it for a decade and I'm terrified because I know my body is addicted. I don't drink, I barely smoked cannabis but will continue to and I've never abused my meds, but I know it will be a hard transition. Do I need to find a doctor to write fo...
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propanolol 40 mg
I have been taking Propanolol for 10 years for high blood pressure. Recently I switched from my regular pharmacy to Walmart. I took the Walmart prescription for a couple weeks. I wasn't feeling well at all, I was getting sporadic pains in my neck, jaw, shoulders and arms.When I first thought that maybe the medicine was wrong, I Googled the imprint on the pill, and found it was propanolol. I had some of the medicine from my original pharmacy so I decided to go back to that to see if there was any difference. All of the pain and general ill feeling went away. I was shocked, and had my doctor call me in a new prescription at my regular pharmacy today. what I would like to know is what could be in that medicine to cause that? Is there anywhere to have a pill analyzed to see what is in i...
Updated 45 minutes ago in Blood Pressure.
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xanax doctors Medicaid
I'm looking for a doctor who accepts Medicaid and will prescribe me xanax & Prozac. I've been on xanax for several years now and I was seeing a TN doctor. Well that doctor's office told me they no longer accept KY Medicaid, without any notice until I arrived for my appointment. Needless to say I was very upset. I suffer from anxiety and depression both, and I'm having trouble finding a doctor who will continue my medications. I was referred to the mental health center, I saw a psychologist, who set me up with an appointment with a psychiatrist by the name of Dr. Grey. Unfortunately, the earliest they could get me in is January 12, 2015. I've talked to a lot of people about him who have either seen him or knows someone who has and no one has anything good to say a...
Updated 50 minutes ago in Xanax.
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So much for Fortesta
Well after one month on Fortesta, Endo decided they would cancel their savings card, without telling anyone... After co-pay the cost is $155, just too much to spend. Going back on injections... Looked like it might work OK but not cool of them cancelling their card and nobody finding out until they go to refill and hear the extremely high cost. I would imagine a lot of people will be making a switch. ## Hi David R, Are you referring to Endo's patient assistance program or is there a specific drug savings coupon that the manufacturer used to provide? Curious because this site also offers a drug savings card that can help cut costs by up to 15% - 75% off your Rx, potentially giving you a significant discount. You can view more details about it on the following page: medschat.com/rx_di...
Updated 55 minutes ago in Fortesta.
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half a pill white round 23 on one side
Found half pill in house I'm cleaning wondering what it is its 23 on the half I have on other side it looks like a G but the other is missing ## Hello, Raydogg! How are you? From your description, I have a suspicion that you've found half of an Amlodipine tablet, there are 2 available that would have the logo IG on one side and numbers that start with 23 on the other, a 5mg one with 238 and a 10mg one with 239 on it, both are round and white. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, dry cough, increase urination and hypotension. I can't be certain, of course, since you only have half of the tablet, but that's the ne...
Updated 57 minutes ago in Amlodipine.
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trazadone can be taken again after how many hours
Want to know safely how soon can another dose can be taken after the first dose 100mg ,trazadone ## Hello, Ray Ray! How are you? Trazodone is a tetracyclic antidepressant that is also sometimes used to help with insomnia. The dosing schedule depends on how your doctor has prescribed it, since it's generally taken 2 or 3 times a day. If they've told you to take it twice a day, then that would be approximately every 12 hours, if it's 3 times a day that would be approximately every 8 hours. Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 hour ago in Trazodone.
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missed pills
I just realized i never took the two white pills from my last pill pack (lot going on). But i had my period so no worries and was going to just start my next pill pack sunday. However, i did not foresee my dr messing up (long story but will be switching dr.s) so, I was unable to get prescription filled until wednesday; 4 days after I was to begin taking the first pill. So doubling up wed, thurs and fri. I will use another form of b.c. for the next few weeks but am a bit worried that sunday I did not use backup (since I didnt know at the time I wouldnt b able to get b.c. that day). Just wondering how plausible getting pregnant would b because of this scenario? ## Hello, Chris! How are you? There is a slight risk, so if you don't get your next period, you'll want to look into the ...
Updated 1 hour ago in Lo Loestrin Fe.
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ig322 300 mg
Does the pill ig322 300 mg yellow capsule have withdrawal side effects if taken for a week or a little longer ## Hello, R2girl! How are you? This capsule contains 300mgs of Gabapentin, which is an anticonvulsant that has also been shown to help with certain types of nerve pain and some mood disorders. If you've only been on it for a week, there shouldn't be any issues with stopping it, but it would be best to check with your doctor, first. If you were taking high doses of it, there can be a slight risk of seizures and rebound pain from stopping it cold turkey, but those usually only occur with long-term use. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 hour ago in Gabapentin.
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fioricet with and without codiene
I get severe headaches/ migraines that last for days with NO relief unless I took the blue pills fiorecet with butalbital caffeine AND codiene. After years of taking it and never getting addicted. I never even asked for an increase in strength or frequency! My stupid Dr. decides to stop it and give me massive doses of ibuprophen (advil) saying it would work the same, I reminded him that I had started seeing HIM because nothing otc worked! He said I was having rebound headaches from them. Well, I found out that for me, it was the butalbital that caused the rebound headaches not the codiene which was the only part of that pill combo besides the caffeine that helped. I now have a prescription for straight codiene (codeine sulfate) and it WORKS! I take 1 I don't get drowsy and it takes ...
Updated 1 hour ago in Fioricet.
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how long before testopel pellets start working?
Just had Testopel pellets inserted in my backside. forgot to ask doctor how long until they take effect. He's out of town. ## Your T level goes up right away with ANY T-therapy medication, such as Testopel, Androgel or Testim. Have tried them all over the past several years, and it is my experience that Testopel is far and away the best option. Why have to remember to use a sticky gel every single day when you can get Testopel that lasts not less than four or five months in my case and up to six months for others. It's actually less expensive, too! ## That answer is correct, they will start to work immediately and usually last between 4 to 6 months. Testopel is a Testosterone replacement therapy. Some side effects may include: erectile problems, hirsutism, headache and anxiety. ...
Updated 1 hour ago in Testopel.
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