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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. ...
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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....
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what medication can you use for boils ## Hello, Norman! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. Most boils are bacterial in nature and respond well to antibiotics. Some do well with topical ones, while for others a course of oral antibiotics might be required. They can cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Do you have a PCP you see regularly that you could consult for this? What have you already tried to treat them?
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amoxicillin gum infection driving me crazy
I was prescribed 500mg of amoxicillin because I have a broken tooth with the roots fused together and it's embedded in my nerve. This is my second time with the prescription of amoxicillin 500mg, however I got the second tooth infection after my knee replacement and I'm not scheduled for tooth surgery for another 2 weeks the gum and tooth is infected twice as bad now and I don't know what to do HELP!!!!! ## Hello, Keya! How are you? At this point, it's hard to say whether the pain is due to an infection or if the broken tooth is sensitive and the nerves are exposed. Several pain like that usually signifies nerve pain. I think the best thing to do would be to speak to your dentist about what you can take for the pain, until you have your surgery. They might even be able t...
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sick...toxin overload
In the past few weeks I have been using a insane amount of cleaning products. I started a small housecleaning business but now I am thinking I should try something else. My mother died of breast cancer so I should be careful about these things. I am having a lot of back pain and have new small red spots on lower legs..liver? What should I do? ## Hello, Laura! How are you doing? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. First of all, there's really no need to give up your business, because you can use non-toxic, natural cleaning products. There are many of them out there that work great. As to the spots on your legs, it could just be a reaction to something you've used. Allergies can sometimes manifest in odd ways. Have you had them checked out by your doctor, yet? ...
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michigan need help
I broke my neck in 2001 and have nerve damage. It took 5 or 6 years to finally find something that allowed me to work and function. My great dr. Of 17 yrs left his practice , now I can't find anyone to see me let alone prescribe me my medication. I have never abused my medication but I am left to fend for myself. Don't know what to do in northern michigan. ## Hello, Jason! How are you? Due to the new regulations that were put in place last year, if you require medications on a long-term ongoing basis for the treatment of chronic pain, you'll need to see a pain management specialist, a general practice doctor won't be able to prescribe it for you. As to finding a new doctor, you can't really approach it from looking for a doctor that will prescribe medications. Doctor...
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need pain med doctor
Need doctor to prescribe fentanyl patch cause it works so good.need doctor in Somerset,Kentucky area. ## Hello, Dasie! How are you? If you require such a medication on a long-term ongoing basis, you'll need to see a pain management specialist, due to the new regulations that were put in place last year. However, there is no way to know whether or not a doctor will prescribe it for you, or any other medication for that matter. 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. Do you currently have a PCP that could refer you to someone? That might be the quickest and easiest way to find the help you need. Can anyone recommend a good doctor in that area?
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Visine LR Discontinued?
Having problems finding this product. Has it been discontinued and if so, do you know why? ## I AM HAVING PROBLEMS FINDING VISINE LR, DO YOU KNOW WHY. ## I have looked everywhere, no one has it. This is the only stuff that works for me... :( ## i am having the same problem.spoke w/pharmacy,they said it was discontinued.why?they could not give me an answer. ## I ALSO cannot find Visine LR eyedrops. I called Visine and they said they were still making it and sent me to various stores that were suppose to have it. Guess what? Not one of the stores had it! Help! ## Boston Area: No Visene LR 2 weeks! ## I always buy Visine LR and I just noticed that no one has them anymore!!! Now What, nothing else works the same. Help! I live in Miami and I have been to every Walgreens and Pharmacy stores a...
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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...
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Lorazapam, supposedly, X on one side Small kind of scored design on other side. It is a round white pill. ## Hello, Dahlia! How are you? That doesn't sound like any U.S. Lorazepam tablet that I'm familiar wit and I just scrolled through several pages of Lorazepam images and didn't find anything that matches this description. Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine that's most commonly used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders. It carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Does anyone recognize this tablet? Can you please post back and give a better description of that design? It might help someone to recognize it.
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can zertalin be replaced for clindamycin
I lost my bottle of Clindamycin. Can I start taking Zertalin in replace of Clindamycin? ## Hello, Dori! How are you? Zertralin contains the active ingredient Azithromycin, which is a similar antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. However, it might not be the best antibiotic to treat your current infection. Antibiotics aren't a controlled substance, so your doctor should be able to replace it, if you inform them of what happened. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Doctors Who Prescribe Pain Killers In Philadelphia
Hi, My current doctor has decided that it would be best to stop my monthly prescription for 30mg percocets. I have chronic back pain from skiing injuries and other sports related problems. I have never abused or taken more than was suggested. I never got "high" and was always able to work and interact with clients in a positive way. Now without the medication, the pain is becoming a distraction. Does anyone know a doctor who isn't scared to prescribe common pain killers. They are produced for a reason, but recent uptake in illegal abuse has made doctors uneasy with long term prescriptions? I live in the Philadelphia area (main line) but I am familiar with the greater Philadelphia metro area. Thank you and kind regards. ## I think you may be confusing medication names and if ...
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Pharmacy to fill 30mg oxycodone in/near Los Angeles
Hi, I'm a chronic pain patient and have been taking this medication for about 4 months, but this last time I have not been able to find any pharmacy to fill my prescription at. Is there anyone who knows a pharmacy in or around los angeles or neighboring cities that will fill an rx for 60 30mg oxycodone? I can't drive around and shop store to store since the pain I am in prohibits me from doing so. I've been to about 20 places without luck. Any help would be very much appreciated, thank you! ## I need a pain doctor in Phoenix. I just found out all the pain. management places are really rehab's so I don't go to them. I'm not a criminal, I've been a regular patient for 4 years. My pain med doc just up and dumped me because my pain was too high in one arm and i a...
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Is taking Augmentin for 30 days for a staph infection a risk factor?
My brother contracted cellulitis while hospitalized for hernia surgery three months ago. He was recently prescribed Augmentin to take twice a day for thirty days. Is that an unusually long time to take an antibiotic? Are there increased risk factors from taking it that long?
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i need to find a doctor in missouri that will prescribe me xanax
i have been on canal for 30 years my doctor moved and I'm seeing one in ks. who calls me in randomly. for us a!! I have never been in any trouble and I'm 51not going to be treated like I'm on parol. Greg ## Hello, Greg! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems that you're experiencing. However, since Xanax is a controlled substance that is frequently abused, doctors do have to be very careful about prescribing it and most are going to make you do similar things, in order to continue having it prescribed. Many do random pill counts, too. This medication is most commonly used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders. Typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings and irritability, this medication also carries the risk of being habit forming. D...
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side effects of oxytol 300
iam using oxytol 300 mg daily 2 times for 3 years course. Is that convulstions will stops or not ? Is convulstions will return after completion of course ? What side effects will be ?
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i have been diagnosed with osteonecrosis of the jaw can it be stopped there a cure
I want to know what other people are feeling and is there a cure? I am afraid of this. ## @LaIA, When it comes to treatment options for Osteonecrosis, states that most patients who develop this condition are often treated with "rinses, antibiotics, and oral pain relievers"; which according to them, can reportedly help resolve a case of Osteonecrosis within months. However from what I've read, apparently it is also difficult to diagnose which risk factors could've caused this condition to begin with, since Osteonecrosis itself is said to be diagnosed only by the presence of an exposed bone, lasting several weeks. But if you can determine what may have caused it to develop overtime, I imagine that it would probably make future preventative measures much ea...
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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...
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Neuropathy/bone spurs in back/degenerative disc decease/arthritis/gout
I have this going on plus Gurd. Has anyone been approved for laser surgery for the bone spurs. Meds help but have reduced my quality of life. I've been looking at Benfotiamine to see if it helps. Most info is about diabetic related neoropathy. Not sure about the cause of mine. Need to get some regular sleep. Need some input. Thanks ## Hello, Patricia! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. Neuropathy is really neuropathy, it's all nerve damage, so even studies on diabetic neuropathy and what helps it may be relevant to your situation and could help you. Most of the B vitamins are believed to help with it and those who suffer from nerve pain are often advised to take them. But you do have to be careful not to overdo it, since there can be complications from taki...
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washington state
Trying to find out how to get on pain medication for my back pain how to get a good doctor to trust and help me with what I need ## Hello, Kid! How are you? Well, to be honest, pain medication should be the last resort, after trying other options to solve your problems. They carry the risks of causing problematic side effects and many of them can be habit forming, such as opiates. Do you currently have a PCP that you see regularly? If so, that would be the best place to start, they can refer you for some exams and evaluations to see what's causing your pain and then refer you on to a specialist, if needed. Can anyone recommend any good doctors in WA?
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