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RX for medical food " Axona" Insurance coverage?
Has anyone been able to get their insurance company to cover this prescription? Our prescription coverage dept refers us to the medical coverage dept, and back and forth they go. It is an RX, but it is considered a 'medical food'...... This is for Alzheimer's ## Hi Neednamenda, How much do they charge you for the Axona 'medical food'? If there's any other way for you to save money, I would consider trying out an Rx Savings Card (such as the one MedsChat offers "here") to help cut the cost of your prescription up front. Therefore if you don't get medical coverage for it, you can still save money in other ways. Also wanted to note that according to the manufacturer, the main ingredient of Axona is 'caprylic triglyceride'; a type of fatty acid fo...
Updated 2 minutes ago in Alzheimers / Dementia.
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Watson is now actavis generic percocet 5/325 what is up with this
I had been taking 5/325 generic Watson percocet for 4 years. Suddenly I get notified by Walgreens which I have insurance that there is no more Watson brand and I was given generic percocet 5/325 by Actavis. It is not the same at all. It has no pain relief for me. I used to break the watsons in half sometimes and never had a funny taste. I just broke one of the actavis white tablets in half and it immediately tasted like salt or alka seltzer? Has anyone had any issues with this drug too. Also, along with it not working right it has made my GI tract and stomach so ill feeling and cramping. This is not right how can they take away a medicine that someone has been on for 4 years without any problems and tell them to suddenly switch. Would a peson who has been on a certain heart medication f...
Updated 4 minutes ago in Percocet.
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no period for 4 months after taking minastrin 24 fe
I started taking minastrin 24 few about 6 months ago. I spotted irregularly for the first 2 months but I have had no period since. I've been without a period for 4 months. I even take the four inactive pills and still don't start. I thought the inactive pills were for " period time ". Am I wrong? I hope nothing is wrong. ## Hello, Jenna! How are you? Unless your doctor feels there is some reason to be concerned, it's most likely nothing. Some women just don't experience periods, when taking hormonal contraceptives. Side effects may include irregular cycles, nausea, dizziness, headache, bloating, weight gain and irritability. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 12 minutes ago in Loestrin 24 Fe.
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Infections viral v.s. wisdom teeth
Ok so I had gotten a fever one morning and the day before I felt really drained of energy. then I got some little white sores on my tongue and my gums had become swollen and extremely sensitive, so much that i hurt to brush me teeth and to even eat. i went to the clinic to see what is wrong, i was tested for strep and mono but both tests came back negative. the doctor said it was just viral and to just take ibuprofen or Tylenol for the pain. well it had gotten worse so i went back and the new doctors said that i had the virus herpes simplex but did not say specifically which one. anyways she gave me a prescription on acyclovir to take for 10 days. the medication worked but now i noticed that my gums above my wisdom teeth are still very swollen and have a sort of flap on them. could all ...
Updated 14 minutes ago in Ibuprofen.
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how to find a doctor west palm prescribe xanax
iv e been taking xanax for 22 years for my anixiey.and panic attacks ,now my doctor put me on klotopins,and they dont have the same effect,im not feeling too welll ## Hello, Cindy! How are you? What was your Xanax dose and what dose did they prescribe of the Klonopin? They are a 1 for 1 conversion, so the Klonopin should work, unless your doctor didn't prescribe enough. There is also a slight chance that it just doesn't work for you. Have you informed your doctor of the problem? These medications carry the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability.
Updated 16 minutes ago in Xanax.
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Can not locate Opana er or generic version
I have been taking the generic version of Opana er and the short active but at one location. Well I have now lost my medical insurance so I have to pay cash. I can not afford that but was checking out some of these discount cards and they have listed some of the normal pharmacy like CVS, Walgreen etc., but none off them will carry it. How can I find help to get them without paying such a high price.
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Hemotologist who takes Medicaid/ Medicare and can write oxycontin 80mg and oxycodone15mg ## Hello, Connye! How are you? I don't think most hematologists will want to prescribe such medications. In most cases, you're going to have to see a pain management specialist, regardless of what your condition might be, unless you have late stage cancer. 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 might be able to refer you to someone? If so, that might be the quickest and easiest way to find the help you need. Can anyone recommend a good doctor in that area?
Updated 19 minutes ago in OxyContin.
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methadone and garcinia cambogia
I have been on methadone for 10 years for fibro. I take 60-100 mgs a day. I have recently begun taking garcinia cambogia, green coffee bean and raspberry ketones for weight loss. Though they have been working, (I've lost 20 lbs) I've noticed about 1-2 hrs after taking them I start to withdraw. It doesn't matter if it's been 2 hrs or 10 hrs since my last methadone dose, my body acts like it's been 14+hrs as the anxiety clamps on like a vice and the nose turns into a faucet. Does anyone know if there is a withdrawal interaction or if this is just coincidence and I got a bad batch of methadone? ## I have noticed the same thing. Two times now, after taking this supplement for 4-7 days, I have come into a debilitating withdrawal. I was searching online to see if others ha...
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ku 118 ARE THE PILLS STILL GOOD
THIS PILL HAS BEEN IN MY MED CABENT FOR LIKE 2 YEARS IS THERE A EXP TIME OR ARE THEY OK TO USE
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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 25 minutes ago in Oxycodone.
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Hydrocodone/acetaminophen 5-325 TB
I recently went to the dentist because I've been having severe tooth pain causing a pain to shoot up from my tooth to my head. The dentist said I had an infection due to my wisdom teeth being taken out& it caused the tooth to move& cause bacteria to go in. My question is he prescribed me the hydrocodone/acetaminophen 5-325 TB to be taken every 6 hours for pain but the pain& amoxicillin. Can I take 2 dose of the hydrocodone because one is not cutting it? ## Hello, Kammy! How are you? I'm sorry that you're in pain. But no, you shouldn't take more of it than has been prescribed for you. This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and, if you aren't tolerant to it, you could overdose. Additionally, you have to be very careful abo...
Updated 27 minutes ago in Hydrocodone.
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Will 1.0mg or 1.5mg of clonazepam cause INR levels to decrease or increase?
I'm taking Warfarin to treat lung blood clots and address my antiphospholipid syndrome. I also get occasional panic attacks, so I was wondering what affect on INR taking 1.0mg or 1.5mg of Clonazepam about a couple times a month would have. Does anybody know? ## Hello, DETBrannigan! How are you? Yes, there could be problems. Clonazepam has been known to cause Thrombocytopenia, though it isn't common, there is a risk of it. That doesn't mean that you can't take it, but that your doctor may need to monitor you more closely for awhile and adjust your Warfarin accordingly. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability.. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 30 minutes ago in Clonazepam.
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heart palpitations
About a year ago my dr prescribed flecainide 100mg twice daily started taking it at home no warnings of problems I was diagnosed with palpitations. It was working nearly perfect. Now a year later and fifty pounds lighter (done on purpose)I'm struggling with near constant fluttering ,skips,occasional pain and numbness. Everything I read says this drug is for serious problems. Went to the ER recently was asked why I was on it. I'm now really worried. I feel awful half the time. Should I worry? ## Hello, Sus! How are you doing? I'm sorry about the problems that you're having. Have you stopped taking it? Have you consulted your cardiologist? Unless your cardio feels there is something to be concerned about, you're probably worrying needlessly. Many people take this medic...
Updated 33 minutes ago in Flecainide.
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cannot fill my prescription for oxycodone 30 in florida
i have tried everywhere in my county that i live in florida, get the same answer from all the walgreens and the pharmacies in my area they are out and dont know when they will have it if ever again. i think this is a shame for a person who has a prescription from a doctor and is in severe pain all waking hours. i think this is also a shame because all it does is gives the drug dealers on the streets a reason to charge $20.00 a pill and laugh at us all the way to their bank. there has got to be some relief for us honest people that are suffering and work hard to have insurance and be up standing citizens. i thank our governor for making this problem worse in florida and feeding right into the drug dealer hands. please can someone help and get the honest people who suffer everyday the rel...
Updated 34 minutes ago in Oxycodone.
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maximum usage of clindamycin liquid
Can clindamycin hcl liquid that was made by pharmacy still be used after 10 days ## Hello, Nika! How are you? No, 10 days is the maximum length of time that efficacy can be guaranteed. Liquids tend to degrade very fast, so once past that 10 days, it will no longer be as effective as it should, which creates the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. If an antibiotic is still required, it would be best to receive a new prescription from the prescribing doctor. Side effects to this antibiotic may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 37 minutes ago in Clindamycin.
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doctors willing to prescribe heavy pain meds in denver co
I am still looking myself for the same kind of doctor - any luck? ## PS Grumpy Bear, I have Lupus. I'd be happy to talk to you. :-) ## Fitz. Do you have a specific doc that helps you? ## I hope you get the pain relief you need. Be well ~ ## I need a pain management doctor in Colorado I have been on pain meds for 20 years and now they tell me they can't give them to me anymore ## Please in need of a doc to prescribe pain meds I have documents of all im legit to get them so need a doc call {edited for privacy} ## Cpr in whaetridge co Dr. May ## chaos just be careful spreading his name around. We don't want him flooded with people who could get him in trouble. If all you people have legitimate issues and paperwork to back it up then you can go to Dr. May. But we need to be care...
Updated 38 minutes ago in Oxycodone.
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i m trying to find a doctor here in medford oregon is not afraid prescribe pain medicine for chronic
I had an MRI done and they told me that I had two vertebrae which are touching my spinal cord which I have been having trouble finding a doctor who will prescribe norcos for my pain the doctor that I have now give me 30 norcos which is supposed to last me for 30 days which are only 500 milligrams but we all know that's not going to happen especially when you're in pain so I'm trying to find a doctor that's not afraid to prescribe pain medicine so anybody out there can help me I would appreciate it very much... so if you know any doctor in Medford Oregon please send me any information you can help me with Thank for your help.... ## Hello, Timothy! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. However, if you're going to doctors and asking for a specific med...
Updated 41 minutes ago in Norcos.
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new orleans soma doctors
Can anyone help me with the name of a doctor that is not afraid to prescribe soma. I understand my prescription can not cross state line. I have been told by walgreens it has to be a local dr. ## I did not know it has to be a local Doctor as Federal Law should apply. Seems that the State is meddling in places it has no right to be, and we the patients suffer. I know in California and Arizona Walgreens wouldn't tell you this, even though the Doc might? ## Hello, Susan! How are you? To explain this issue, Soma has become more strictly controlled, since it is very commonly abused, which means that the pharmacy stock limits now apply to it, just as they do for narcotics and benzodiazepines. Every pharmacy can only stock a certain amount each month, once they are out, they are out until ...
Updated 44 minutes ago in Soma.
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Can Doxycycline Hyc be used for eye problems?
I recently had cataract surgery and developed corneal abrasions afterwars, which were extrely pàinful. My eye surgeon ordered me doxycycline NYC 100. I have been on it for close to a month. He has indicated I should coniue on it for another month. I also have Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. Can this medication be used for this reason and is it okay to stay on it this long? ## Hello, Constance! How are you feeling? I'm sorry about the problems that you've been having. Yes, this is an antibiotic that is often used to prevent infections, as is being done in your case. It is often taken for longer periods of time when someone suffers from severe bacterial acne. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 44 minutes ago in Doxycycline.
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metoprolol success er
My daughter has a pacemaker due to electrical problems with her heart from the Mustard Procedure for Transposition of the Great Arteries. She is 24 and has had the PaceMaker fo 2 years. Within the last few months she had 1 life threatening low heart rate. Will metoprolol success er help prevent the low rate. If she continues to have low rate may need to put in a defribilator. ## Hello, Clide! How are you and your daughter? It's actually succinate, not success, but anyway, it could actually cause her heart rate to go low, so it's kind of iffy. These beta blockers can sometimes cause low heart rate as a side effect, along with nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Has it been prescribed for her? She might do better with something that just helps with overall heart function...
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