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Lactose intolerance and eliquis and chest pain
I have severe lactose intolerance and I have been taking eliquis for 6 weeks. I have developed eextreme chest and upper abdomen pain......I was also, for abrief time, on verapamil 240 mg. EKG and doc says not a heart issue. Any thoughts on this? ## Hello, Hummingbird! How are you? I am very sorry that you're so miserable, that's terrible. It sounds like it might be causing an acidity problem, most medications can do that. What have you tried for alleviating it? Those symptoms tend to occur with GERD. Eliquis has been known to cause some gastrointestinal bleeding, which leads me to suspect that it can cause severe internal irritation and possibly erosion. Other side effects may include dizziness, skin rash, headache, confusion and fainting. What type of doctor are you consulting?...
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Extreme Salty Taste in Mouth for 20 days!
I'm a 51 yr. old female who woke up on April 7, 2011, with an extremely salty taste in my mouth. When I tried to drink water to wash it out, it was like drinking salt gargle water. Nothing I eat or drink makes it go away. I can't stand to put anything in my mouth that is salty because the salt taste already in my mouth makes it almost unswallowable. Prior to that day, I have only 2 regular medications that I take daily: Lisinopril 40 mg( increased from 20 mg in mid November) for high BPas well as HCTZ 25 mg(been taking Lisinopril for 8 years) and 1mg of ropinorole(generic for Requip) for RLS (taking for almost 6 years). I also take black cohosh twice a day for hot flashes and night sweats(last menstrual cycle was Sept. 2010). On March 18, I started taking a 10 day prescription f...
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blue Fluoxetine causes heartburn
Recently my pharmacy began giving me a new version of fluoxetine, which I have taken for MANY years with no problems.... however the blue fluoxetine gives me horrible heart burn. I use to take them at night before bed, but couldn't sleep, so decided to start taking them in the morning and still get the heartburn. I don't take them with any other meds. I tried an empty stomach, and after eating, but the results are still the same. I also get a bad headache (I think from the heartburn.) Has anyone figured out how to avoid this problem? ## Hi Jen, I truly believe that the root cause of this specific heartburn side effect lies within the "inactive" ingredients found in the blue Fluoxetine pill. Reason I say that is because, when you switch brand names or manufacturers, the d...
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WHERE TO BUY ACXION FENTERMINA
CAN ANYONE GIVE ME SPECIFIC CONTACT INFORMATION WHERE I CAN GET PRESCRIBED ACXION FENTERMINA? CAN ANYONE PROVIDE ME WITH A MEDICAL WEBSITE WEHRE I CAN START A PRESCRIPTION OF ACXION FENTERMINA? ## You purchase them on bst? after a 2 yr struggle trying hard to lose the weight, I finally ordered acxion. I would have to admit, Its the sure thing, because I've tried them ALL. You are supposed to take one every morning upon waking up for 3 months. I lost all my weight ( 15 ibs. ) in the first 6 weeks though. I have had about 20 girlfriends share the same success as I. It was a miracle for me. They are made by a Mexican pharmacy called Medix. Good luck. ## Phentermine is an amphetamine class appetite suppressant used to help with weight loss. That said, it should never be used without a d...
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Lo Loestrin Fe - Missed Periods
I've been taking Lo Loestrin Fe at the same time every day consistantly for two months with no period... is this normal? ## Yes, it can be. These do contain hormones, to prevent pregnancy and they can affect different people in different ways. Some women will menstruate regularly and some won't. There is really no harm in skipping, but if you are concerned about it, you should consult your doctor. Many women use their birth control to skip their menstrual cycle, especially for important events, such as marriage or vacations. Have you contacted your doctor? ## i started taking lo loestrin fe the first day of my last period and during the 3rd week i had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. i had been having breakthough bleeding. Is this okay? id missed one pill at the beging of the ...
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fluoxetine 40 blue capsule
I was on meth for like 10 years I have been clean now 9 months but still have depression I'm starting Prozac 40 mg do you think it could help ## Hello, Ryan! How are you? Congratulations on getting and staying clean! That's awesome! And yes, it is an SSRI antidepressant that has successfully helped many people for years. I am currently on it myself, for the irritability associated with perimenopause. Its common side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
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watson fentanyl 100 mcg patch
I have chronic back pain. My lower back has a compression fracture on my lumbar spine. I also have fractured vertebrae along my lumbar. I have neuropathy and a left foot drop due to my injury which happened in 2009. ## Hello, Alyse! How are you feeling? I am very sorry that you're in so much pain. However, this website does not manufacture, prescribe nor sell any medications or products. It is an information only resource. Are you currently on Fentanyl? 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. What has your doctor advised?
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Dilaudid as a Oxycodone replacement?
Hi I suffered a L1/L2 complete SCI injury some 4 years ago. After 6-7 weeks when the spinal shock wore off I noticed I had a burning pain in my lower groin area even though I can't really feel much below my hips, we thought maybe it was a UTI but all showed negative. It was diagnosed as chronic nerve pain and it never goes away, I get acute nerve pains in my legs ontop of this cronic pain. I have been taking 10mg Oxycodone four to five times per day and methadone 10mg once a day for the chronic pain + 800mg Gabapentin three times a day for the burning in my legs. The only way I have been able to keep my doses so low over the years is by being very hard on myself as to when to take the pain meds but as hard as I have tried I'm now going up to around 60mg total Oxycodone per day a...
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symbyax, any subsitute?
Symbyax works 100% great on me. But SOO DARN expensive. Is there any thing that works AS GOOD BUT 3/4s cheaper? ## Hello, Dawn! How are you? Symbyax contains Olanzapine and Fluoxetine, both of which are available separately as generics, so you may want to check the prices at your pharmacy. It might work out to be cheaper for you to have your doctor prescribe them separately. There is nothing special in the formulation of Symbyax, it just combines the two drugs. This medication may cause side effects, such as nausea, sedation, somnolence, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
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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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Qualitiest Norco CVS in San Diego October 2014
The CVS wont fill in Encinitas anymore. CVS, Walgreens and Walmart have company restrictions. No more orders until this State of California decision is changed or further notice. Even Pharmaca will only sell the spotted Activis Watson-and Allen pharmacy in San Diego won't special order them. Any other thoughts? I'm 3 days without and no one will fill my new rx. ## Hello, Sara! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. On top of the shortage that had already been created due to the dosage changes that were made this year, which caused some companies to stop manufacturing this medication, we are also into the end of the year and there is almost always a shortage from October into early in the new year. This is due to mandatory manufacturing limits, once ...
Updated 1 hour ago in Norco.
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Need Dr. in KY for Fioricet prescription
I live in the Richmond Ky area. Just moved here a few years ago and since I cannot get fioricet online anymore for my headaches and fibromyalgia pain, am having extreme trouble finding a dr willing to prescribe. Does anyone have a dr willing to prescribe it anywhere in the Lexington, Richmond or Irvine area? I have no life dealing with the pain without them. ## Hello, SuzyQ! How are you? Well, it does contain the barbiturate Butalbital, which has sometimes been abused, so this medication is usually only prescribed as a last resort, when other options have failed. Additionally, if you go to a doctor and ask for a specific medication, they are taught to see that as being drug seeking behavior, so they will always be very reluctant to prescribe it. This medication may cause side effects, s...
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hydrocodone shortage 10 325
What is it going to been my med filled ## Hi Mary, I'm not aware of any current shortages for generic Norco, as there are no official announcements on the FDA's drug shortage list (linked below): accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/drugshortages You may want to ask the pharmacy you go to if it would still be available at a different dosage/quantity than you're used to receiving from your doctor; (after of course making him aware of what's going on as well). From what I've heard in other threads, sometimes they wont fill your script if the dosage or quantity is more than they are prepared to dispense. So any adjustments to that might make it a little easier to fill your script on a regular basis. However I would also encourage you to check with other pharmacies in your area as...
Updated 1 hour ago in Hydrocodone.
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Xanax in or around Joliet Il
Does anyone know of any doctors in or around Joliet, IL that will prescribe xanax? Thank you!! ## Hello, Brittany! How are you? Due to the new regulations that were put in place last year, since Xanax is a controlled substance that is commonly abused and can be habit forming, you'll need to see a specialist. A general practice doctor won't be able to prescribe it for you. This medication may also cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings and irritability. Do you currently have a PCP that might be able to refer you to someone? Can anyone recommend a good doctor in that area? ## I actually just moved here.. so I dont have general doctor or anything.. and all my records are lost and doctor was closed down in my previous state.. soo kinda lost on what to d...
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finding a pharmacy in las vegas with norco 10 325 stock
Where can i get my prescription norco 10/325 filled in las vegas nevada? ## having trouble finding a pharmacy that has NorCo in stock ## Got me, CVS has been sitting on my Rx for 1 week. Can't or won't say when it gets in also may not get 7.5mg/325's
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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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Missed a day
This is my third month taking sprintec. I completely overlooked taking the pill last Saturday and didn't realize until today when I took the pack out of the holder entirely. I've taken every pill at the same time except for last Saturday's. I therefore took two today. Should I be worried that skipping a pill and catching up today caused ovulation? ## Yes, there is a risk of that, though only a slight one. You can use backup protection for the next 7 days, until you've made sure to take a pill each day, without missing any, so you'd be sure they are preventing ovulation, again. Otherwise, the only thing you can really do is wait and see if you start your period, when it's due. Oral OCs may also cause side effects, such as irregular bleeding, headache, irritability...
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being drugged
I found out my boyfriend has been putting these pills in my drinks. Why? I noticed a bitter taste when drinking or eating stuff, and finally found one stuck to a piece of ice. ## I believe they are muscle relaxers ## Hello, Heidi! How are you doing? I am very sorry about what's been happening to you. However, what pills has he been putting in your drinks? You didn't list a specific medication or pill description. Nor did you place this in any particular pill forum. Can you please post back with more details, so I can help you? Thanks! As to your boyfriend, if he's really doing this, I'd be very cautious about trusting him and you should know that this is illegal. It could be very dangerous. ## I checked the pill and the number on it and looked it up. Says the are colonop...
Updated 1 hour ago in Klonopin.
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Stopping Norspan patches
I had a 5 mcg patch for one week..no good I have had a 10mcg patch for 3 days..still have pain but have side affects badly I want to stop using them. Please give me a run down on how to come off slowly: as in.. can I replace the 10 with a five , for how long, what next
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i am taking linzess at the wrong time will start tomorrow morning when I eat.
I have been taking linzess at night before bed. great stools but very runny and causing burning in that area. Will start taking tomorrow morning after breakfast. I am feeling very bloaty after the 3rd day of taking it.
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