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Prednisone tapering... numbness normal?
I recently had a baby on the 21 Sept. I had a drug eruption afterwards. I had an epidural they gave my hydrocodone, ibuprofen for my pain because I got stitches after delivery...then on the 1st Oct I had a drug eruption that was lots of tiny bump-like pus pimples that broke out on my tummy, onto my breasts, then my wrists. So then they referred my to a dermatologist that day and I started one dose of aantibiotics but because I was itching and still fighting the breakout the next day they started me on prednisone. First 4days....40mg, 30mg for the next 3...then when I started 20mg; dermatologist called that day and told me to add 3 more pills to up my dose bcuz i was still itchy. Oct 10 was my first dose of 50mg, I am on the 5th day...on the 15th I go down to 40mg for 5days...etc. But la...
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daily usage of lonopin 40 mg injections
i am 15 weeks of pregnant , my doctor advised me to take lonopin injection 40 mg {lo molecular weight heparin} daily, for the past two months i have been using this injections regularly, is there any side effects for the growing baby for using this injections daily,pl reply . ## what is function of lonopin ## @barik, Lonopin (also known as Lovenox) is a sterile aqueous solution containing Enoxaparin Sodium, a Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH), intended for subcutaneous use. Lonopin is indicated for the prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which may lead to pulmonary embolism (PE): -in patients undergoing abdominal surgery who are at risk for thromboembolic complications. -in patients undergoing hip replacement surgery, during and following hospitalization. -in patients undergoin...
Updated 6 minutes ago in Heparin.
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keragro pills
Don't order these pills... Neverrrrrr !!! this is buls***.... They charge me twice 87.47 $ ... these people are stealing your money.. And when u call them they are so rudeeeee ..they shout at me and hang up the phone. couldn't believe that.. NEVER NEVER ORDER!!! ## Hi Daniela, Sorry to hear about your recent experience with Keragro. There have actually been several reports lately concerning the legitimacy of this company, as well as a number of complaints from individuals who received multiple charges on their bank accounts. Some of these people have had success canceling and changing whatever debit/credit card that was used during the transaction in order to prevent future charges from occurring. So if you're still having issues with this, I'd probably encourage you to ...
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suboxone medicaid in south florida
Well i am an addict and have been on subutex and suboxone for about 4 months but i get them through a friend. I just found out im 2 1/2 months pregnant. This is my 2nd child and with the first i was on drugs and got on subutex but it was through a detox center. Does anyone know a subutex doctor that takes insurence in south florida?
Updated 57 minutes ago in Suboxone.
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xanax round blue pill
I have a small round light blue pill. It has oo a line with y on one side. The other side is blank. Does anyone know what it is? Thank you.
Updated 58 minutes ago in Xanax.
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New Lithium Drug Regulations!!
l lost my mother to Lithium Poisoning/Toxicity last year. Although this drug has been around so long, I need to express my concerns. Why are there no REAL rules and regulations regarding how drug is dispensed and monitored? Her life could have been saved if the proper levels were taken as they should have been.I thought that a physician is supposed to take levels at least every 3 months? The doctor also had her on celexa, which I think complicated things even more. I wish there was an advocacy group or regulations that could bring awareness and try to protect people from this deadly drug and its dangers. My mother accidentally got the wrong dose and no labs for 18 months. She died 15 days after levels reach toxic and became flu like symptoms. Please be careful if you are taking this dru...
Updated 59 minutes ago in Lithium.
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DR. NEEDED TO PRESCRIBE XANAX WITH SUBOXONE
I HAVE BEEN ADDICTED TO PAIN MEDS AND HAVE DONE GREAT ON SUBOXONE, UNTIL I HAVE MY PSYCHOTOIC EPISODES THEN NOTHING HELPS, AND CAN'T FIND ANY DR. IN KENTUCKY WHO WILL PRESCRIBE ANY KIND OF ANTIANXIETY MEDS WITH SUBOXONE. I FEEL SUICIDAL AND WOULD RATHER BE DEAD THAN LIVE LIKE THIS ## Hello, Sylena! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems that you're having. The main issue, I think, is the fact that Xanax can be habit forming and is very commonly abused. If you're already being treated for addiction, them most doctors are going to be very reluctant to prescribe it for you. It may also cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability and mood swings. Additionally, if you suffer from mental health issues, you'll need to see a specialist and most a...
Updated 1 hour ago in Xanax.
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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 1 hour ago in Norco.
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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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switching an 87 yr old nursing home patient to tylenol 3 after 6 years of hydracodone use should i be concerned about withdrawal symptoms
Because Hydracodone has just changed to a Schedule II med, by father's doc is switching all patients to Tyl 3. My concern is that the switch is happening without weening down from hydracodone. Is it medically necessary to slowly go down on the hydracodone as he slowly goes up on Tyl 3? or can the switch happen in one dose? ## Hello, Gina! How are you? The Codeine in the Tylenol 3 is weaker than the Hydrocodone, so a rapid switch like that may result in some withdrawal and rebound effects, such as nausea, dizziness, diarrhea and rebound pain. To be equal to 10mgs of Hydrocodone, he'd need 66.67mgs of the Codeine. 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 1 hour ago in Tylenol.
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white round pill ig 208 citalopram
I just got the pills but I'm not how much to take. What's the dosage? ## Hello, Norisleft! How are you? This is a 40mg Citalopram tablet, which is an SSRI antidepressant. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, mood swings and weight changes. You should follow your doctor's dosing instructions, generally someone is titrated up in 20mg increments to a max of 40mgs once a day. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 hour ago in Citalopram.
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dextroamp amphet er 5 mg
my son is 7 years old and is having a few problems in school because of hes adhd so his doctor suggest 5mg of dextoroamp-amphet er but for school only..( what ever that means )..is this a good idea and wht are the sideeffects? ## Hello, Calvin! How are you and your son? This is a generic for Adderall, it is a stimulant that's used to treat conditions such as ADHD, narcolepsy and shift work sleep disorder. Whether or not it's a good idea really depends on your son, if he really is that out of hand with ADHD and needs the help for school, then it might be good to try it, but if his condition is very mild, then a medication may not be necessary. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, wei...
Updated 1 hour ago in Adderall.
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free 30 day trial for Vyvanse?
Does anyone know if the free 30 day trial for Vyvanse is still available? I cannot find it anywhere. My prescription was $250 last month. ## For that I think you can go to vyvansesavings.com. That's the manufacturer's site. ## This site also offers visitors a free prescription savings card which I believe should work with Vyvanse among a number of other medications. ## Is the 30 day free trial still available for the vyvanse this month? Can't afford to get them filled. ## I need a free trial to this med helps well the cost way too much
Updated 1 hour ago in Vyvanse.
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fatigue/ bloated
I was put on xarelto 5 days ago for a clot in my leg. They can't figure why I got it. So are testing for all sorts of things. As a mother of three I am very busy and the xarelto seems to be making me even more tired and my stomach looks like I'm 8months prego again!!!!! Why is this happening? I heard this drug is way better than any other. What will I and all the others do if its doing all these awful side affects. P.s I'm scared to see what my period will be like.! Anyone else's get worse? ## Hello, Dee! How are you doing? I'm very sorry about the problems that you've been having. Those can be side effects of this medication, many people have been complaining about similar experiences and a lot had to switch to different medications. And yes, there have been rep...
Updated 1 hour ago in Xarelto.
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DESPERATLY seeking a dr in nj wholl write opana or oxycodone/roxi
I am no junkie. I am in extreme pain 24/7. I have had severe damage to my groin which is literally between an 8 and a 10 24/7, and i cannot live a normal life... and severe spine pain for years. i was on pm with a pcp and she took me off for no reason. I am only 21 years old, i currently have no life, no job and am severely depressed from my excrutiating pain. Please.... ANYONE who knows a doctor who is sympathetic and will write a script.... Please help me. I dont even want to live my life at the moment. my groin is so painful, as i said, so is my cervical and lumbar spine. I've been to countless "professionals" and i can't take this anymore. someone, anyone please help me get my life back.... I will go anywhere in nj, will travel to ny or philly and will pay cash if ne...
Updated 1 hour ago in Opana.
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Need 150 mg Lovenox Injections
Lost my health insurance and just found out I have another DVT. I take 150 mg injections and I only have 10 left. Pharmacies are charging around $3,000 a month, I don't see how anyone can afford that. I just need enough until December when my insurance kicks in with my new job. What is the best way to get Lovenox for a reasonable price? ## Hello, Carrie! How are you? There is an assistance program through Sanofi for uninsured patients called Sanofi Patient Connection. You can call them for an application and program details at 888-847-4877. I've found most of these programs to respond pretty quickly to keep people from missing doses of their medications. This medication may cause side effects, such as dizziness, increased risk of bleeding and administration site irritation. Is t...
Updated 1 hour ago in Lovenox.
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hair test how long
How long will 1 325/10 MG percet be detectable in hair test? If at all
Updated 1 hour ago in Percocet.
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a-333 oxycodone pill is a fake
my wife has a bad heart, and pain effects her heart. these actavis percocet must be nothing but phony material. they dont even touch her pain like watson pills did. this company should not be able to cheat the public like this. peoples heath is at stake. they need to be shut down. why are these companies allowed to sell products that don't even work. people pay to get their pain taken care of. does cvs not care either, they are accepting these. ## there are others complaining about actavis on this website. look around a little ## Hello, Stan! How is your wife doing? I'm very sorry that this medication isn't working for her. The best suggestion I can make is that she speak to her doctor about prescribing something else. From what I have read in various posts, many people are ...
Updated 1 hour ago in Oxycodone.
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tramadol after August 18??
Hearing lots of places that the people who order tramadol via internet will no longer be able to. I live in a town with uptight doctors who charge outrageous prices plus insist on doing constant testing before writing a prescription. If true what are my option after Aug 18 ## i wish i had an answer for you, i have been using it for 3 years, more as a anti-depressant. I take 200 mg a day and feel good, certainly not intoxicated. This decision by FDA is ridiculous. Tramadol is not in the same class as Percs and Roxys etc. Unbelievable. I can go to Dr but i will be spending mad $ on their BS. Prices in the international market will now be inflated as well. The market is risky unless you know credible sources. ## Tramadol will become a Controlled Substancde Schedule IV in Aug. But, Schedule...
Updated 1 hour ago in Tramadol.
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how to get gabapentin out your system
I have bipolar. I've been taking gabapentin for 2 years now. I just changed pharmacys & getting a different manufacture of the gabapentin. I have been crying about an hour after I take it & get nausous. I have never had this problem before. Do u think it could be the way its manufactured? ## Hello, Cindy! How are you? There can be slight fluctuations in the amount of the active ingredient from one generic to the next, or when going from the name brand to a generic, so that might be what's causing your problems. It sounds like the new ones might be a little stronger than the one you were taking, before. Both the nausea and the mood swings can be normal side effects of this medication and would be expected with a dosage adjustment. You may also experience dry mouth, dizzin...
Updated 2 hours ago in Gabapentin.
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