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Has this been discontinued ## Yes, Comhist LA is listed as having been discontinued by the manufacturer, though I don't have any specific details as to why. Have you talked to your doctor about an alternative medication you can use? ...
Updated 5 years ago in Comhist LA.
Tue, Nov 29 '11, 12:18 PM
Why was Cartia discontinued?
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Updated 7 years ago.
Fri, Jun 05 '09, 4:12 PM
drug discontinued
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I was told that his drug was discontinued due to high dosages due to heart attacks!I guess if you give a guy a 1000 mgs a day very day these things could happen. Anybody know where i could get a prescription???? I went to one mental clinic and told him what i needed and why and he gave me a prescription for a schizo and bipolar drug that did nothing. but make me sleepy and cause me to almost cause a accident. Help me guys or doctors. ## i have been on many different antipepressants since mellaril was discontinued and none have been any good but this drug id risk a heart attack to stay mentally well cause without it ive had many suicide attempts anyway. ## If the drug has been disconitinued for usage in the US, then I am sorry, there is no way to obtain it legally here. Even if you try t... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Mellaril.
Sat, May 04 '13, 6:00 PM
bupap discontinued ?
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Has Bupap been discontinued and, if so, what replaces this med? It has helped my headaches tremendously with minimal side effects. ## Hello, Jacci! How are you? No, I didn't find anything about it being discontinued or there being a shortage. Did you check with your pharmacy? They may know more. There were actually several on the market that all contained Butalbital and Acetaminophen, so your doctor should be able to prescribe one of the others, if this one is no longer being manufactured. Side effects to this medication may include dizziness, nausea, sedation and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Bupap.
Sat, Jul 19 '14, 4:31 PM
Ru-hist discontinued
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I have tried to find specifics as to why this medication was discontinued, with no results. I am a life time suffer of sinusitis and for 3 solid years, this is the only medication that kept me OFF of continuous antibiotics for sinus infections. My insurance won't pay for sinus surgery and I have tried virtually EVERYTHING on the market. Nothing works like the Ru-hist Forte did. Can someone help me? ## I'm sorry that you're having such issues, that's awful. From what I can find, it seems that it was due to the Pyrilamine in it, it's just been replaced with newer antihistamines that have been shown to be more effective and to cause less side effects. Thus, it was no longer selling well and the manufacture of it has been discontinued. Have you talked to your doctor to s... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Pyrilamine.
Wed, Mar 26 '14, 6:07 PM
deplin discontinued
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Has deplin been discontinued? ## Hi, Cindy! How are you? It doesn't appear to have been discontinued, their website is still active and offering the usual information, savings options and etc. Did someone tell you that it was? ## My pharmacist told me that it was discontinued., but I didn't think my doctor would prescribe it for me if it wasn't available. ## Deplin was not discontinued, but one of the products that claimed to be a generic was ordered off the market. Ask the pharmacist to order the actual brand product or a generic that has been approved for substitution. I get the actual brand for 48 dollars per month from Brand Direct Health mail order pharmacy. Hope this helps. ...
Updated 3 years ago.
Fri, Sep 06 '13, 8:01 PM
Buro Sol discontinued?
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I went to my pharmacy today here in Canada to be told that Smith Kline Glaxo is no longer making Buro Sol. Is this the case and, if it is, what are my alternatives? ## You mean the antiseptic powder? Unfortunately, since it's never been available in the U.S., I can't find much information on it or why it was discontinued. I can't even find a listing of the ingredients. Learn more antiseptic details here. Did you try asking a pharmacist if they can recommend an alternative? I would, but I'm not sure what's available in Canada. ## I currently am using Buro-sol powder with water to make solution. I live in a town west of Toronto Canada and its available here in most if not all the pharmacy's. some are now keeping the powder behind the counter but others have it with... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Buro-Sol.
Thu, Feb 02 '17, 4:32 PM
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Has been discontinued? post the thing already ## I'm sorry, what thing are you looking for? I am not finding any information, at this time, that Nucynta, which contains the active ingredient Tapentadol, that is used to treat pain, has been discontinued. However, if it was a very recent action, it may not be added to the FDA databases, yet. Do you have a source for this information? ...
Updated 5 years ago in Nucynta.
Sat, Jun 11 '11, 9:21 AM
Visine LR Discontinued?
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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... ...
Updated 7 days ago in Visine L.R..
Tue, Mar 21 '17, 7:52 PM
Discontinued Necon 1/50
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Necon 1/50 no longer available,the manufacturer has discontinued. I am not pleased with this .I have been taking for over a year and bee healthy and happy. Does anyone know why Watson has discontinued ??? ## No, I'm sorry, there are several posts about this recently. There are, however, several alternatives on the market that contain the same dosage, have you spoked to your doctor about using on of those? One of them is Ortho-Novum, there is also Genora, Nelova and Norinyl, as well as a few generics. Some common side effects to these birth control tablets may include: nausea, headache and weight gain. Are there any other questions I can answer for you? ## Thank you for responding so quickly,I will discuss this with my Dr.You have been helpful :) ## I called Watson and spoke with the... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Necon 1/50.
Sat, Sep 01 '12, 1:43 PM
Is Saphris discontinued?
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My son takes Saphris for Bi-polar disorder, our pharmacist (rite aid) said it is on back order and can no longer get it from any supplier! Is there a shortage? Or is it discontinued or both? ## Hello, Veve! How are you and your son? I'm sorry that you're having a problem finding his medication. However, I haven't been able to find anything listed with the FDA that there is a shortage or that it's been discontinued. But it's important to note that companies aren't actually required to report them, it is a voluntary thing. Saphris is listed as being an atypical antipsychotic that may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, weight changes, dry mouth and somnolence. Have you contacted his doctor? He might need to have something else prescribed, in the meantime... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Saphris.
Sat, Dec 27 '14, 2:49 PM
tabs being discontinued
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Spoke with Watson. Say that tabs are discontinued! I like the tabs as I can cut in half etc. ## Hi blondy, I haven't come across any specific details or announcements stating that the Fiorinal tabs have actually been discontinued. Actavis is the new "Watson" now since they recently bought them out. However, they come off to me as a pretty shady company, so it could be that they're slowly replacing some of the original Watson products without making any big announcements about it. That's just one theory anyway. Does anyone else have information on the availability of these tablets? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Fiorinal.
Thu, Jan 30 '14, 5:43 PM
why was it discontinued norgesic forte
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I get pains down my leg usually when the weather changes from warm to cold and when it rains. I have always taken Norgesic Forte as soon as the pain starts and it always takes care of my pain. I can no longer get Norgesic Forte and the substitute my Pharmist told me to ask my Doctor for does not work. What other medications should I ask my Doctor for. I am in pain daily ## Hi Barney, Sorry to hear about your situation. I can't find any information on why norgesic was discontinued, but I think if you were to look into other Rx pain management options, there's always the usual list of narcotics to choose from; Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Percocet, Norco, Dilaudid, Opana, Fentanyl, etc...Your doctor would probably know better than anyone else, which of these medications might be most a... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Norgesic.
Wed, Mar 05 '14, 8:39 AM
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RECENTLY I HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT KETOPROFEN 200 MG EXTENDED RELIEF IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. IS THIS TRUE? ## what are the side effect of ketoprofen 75 mg mfg. by mylan? ## I just got a new prescription for the 200mg tablets with no worries. I live in the USA. ## My husband has been on ketoprofen for at least 15 years and has tried other meds for his arthritis. None have worked as well as ketoprofen, he was told by Rite Aid and Walgreen's that it is no longer being made. ## Boo-boo, I don't know why those stores told you that cause my mother was prescribed a pump bottle earlier this year on 4/20/2016. 120 mg from a 24hr rite aid store. ...
Updated 2 months ago in Ketoprofen.
Thu, Dec 29 '16, 1:21 PM
Ketoprofen Discontinued?
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Hi, I've been taking 75mg Ketoprofen with One 50 mg Tramadol for quite some time for back and knee pain, once or twice a day with pretty good results. I just tried getting my Ketoprofen refilled at Sam's Club, and was told the're not making it any more, and the pharmacist called Walmart and they had none either. Does anyone know if ALL makers of ketoprofen have stopped, or just the brand name Companies? No other nsaid works nearly as well, so my fingers are crossed! ## Hi Rick, Sorry to hear about your situation. From what I could gather, Ketoprofen's other trade names (Nexcede, Orudis, Oruvail, Actron) are all reported to be discontinued brands. However, I haven't come across any official announcements confirming that Ketoprofen itself has been taken off the market.... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Ketoprofen.
Fri, Jun 26 '15, 8:33 PM
xanax being discontinued
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I am A 43 yr old GMA w Social Anxiety disorder & panic disorder. I have been on xanax since I was 25. I've heard twice in 6 mths that xanax is going to be discontinued. Is this true?? ## Hello, Nene! How are you? No, there haven't been any authentic reports of it being discontinued. It's been made harder to get, since it is so frequently abused, but that's the only change that I've found any information on. 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 2 years ago in Xanax.
Thu, Jul 17 '14, 10:11 AM
Pankreoflat discontinued
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What substitute can I use for pankreoflat, please help!! ## Have you talked to your doctor or pharmacist about finding a substitute you can use? The active ingredient in it was Pancreatin, so what you'd really need to look for is another medication that contains it in the same dosage. ## I need tab. pankreoflat. doctor prescribed to me. At present I am in Malaysia. I am not getting here. So I need equivalent alternative tab ## Prakash I am seeing that Pancreatin supplements seem to be available over the counter from a number of places on the internet. Is this the same thing as the ingredient in your original medication? One such place is Amazon.com where lots of brands of this supplement are listed, but I am not sure if that is an option for you in Malaysia. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Pancreatin.
Wed, Apr 22 '15, 4:14 PM
lortab being discontinued
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hydrocodone bitartrate elixir is being discontinued, i can only take oral solutions, ; oral cancer surgery, is there a substitution> ## Hi jetta, From what I could gather, the following three pain medications are also listed as having an oral liquid solution available: methadone oxycodone dilaudid (hydromorphone) There probably are many more options out there, but those are just a few possible alternatives I came across after a quick google search. I would also recommend discussing other options with your doctor, since he/she knows your medical history and can make certain suggestions based on what's worked for you in the past. I hope this helps! ## thank you david, they have replaced my lortab elixir with the hydrocodone 7.5/3.25 instead of 7.5/500-- i did not know they had an ... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Lortab.
Sat, Sep 27 '14, 12:59 PM
diane 35 pills discontinued
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I took diane-35 for more than a week, i stopped it because i am having severe back pains, when i checked in the net, i read some feedbacks from diane users that they had cases of blood clotting in their lungs and the doctor told them that it may be because of the pill. I became pretty much scared that's why i stopped taking it. Until now, i have bleeding (dark brownish) and my lower back is painful most of the time. Almost 20days now since i have my bleeding. What could it be? Help! ## Taking it for awhile, then stopping has most likely thrown off your natural hormonal balance, according to the NIH. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, and headache. It may take a few months for things to settle and for your body to restore it's normal balance. If not, then you should consu... ...
Updated 27 days ago in Blood Clotting (Hemostasis).
Wed, Mar 01 '17, 10:52 PM
Theophylline discontinued
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I have been theophylline er is being discontinued. Is this true? Have taken for years for asthma. ## Hello, Terri! How are you? I've not found anything about it being discontinued. Where you told that by a pharmacist or did it come from some other source? There were a couple that were discontinued back in 2003, due to the fact that it's rarely prescribed, anymore. But I've not read anything in my various resources that the current one available is being discontinued. Though, a doctor or pharmacist may, admittedly, have more updated information than I do. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness and dry mouth. Does anyone else know anything about this? ## From what I've been told, all strengths of Theophylline is on back order due to ... ...
Updated 2 days ago in Theophylline.
Mon, Mar 27 '17, 9:30 AM

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