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Dosage of Reclimet - before or after food
I am Venkat 51 yrs male. I am diabetic since last 10 years. I have been using semo reclimet half each before food morning and evening. Now as my sugar levels are going out of control I have switched the Doctor. He suggested to take Reclmet. My sugar level is fasting 120 and post lunch 220. BP is 130/90. Pl tell me Reclimet tablet is to be taken before food or after food ...
Updated 1 year ago in Diabetes.
Mon, Feb 04 '13, 11:12 PM   0 
Amox Tr K Clv 875 125 Usual Length Of Dosage
what is the usual length of dosage? i.e. 7 days/10OW days? ## The treatment duration with Augmentin is usually 10days in length. Learn more Augmentin details here. There may be some cases where it is prescribed for a longer period, but it isn't very commonly done. Are there any other questions? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Augmentin.
Tue, Feb 05 '13, 5:09 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 242262
LOSARTAN Hct EQUIV FOR BENICAR Hct DOSAGE
Husband, 64, is being switched to Losartan. I am concerned b/c of trying to match correct dose. Benicar dose was 20/12.5, Losartan will be 100/12.5. (haven't taken yet) From what I've read, the 50/12.5 sounds more like it -or should he request to take 50mg 2ce a day? I'm going to contact Dr regarding this, but thought I'd get some input from you experts first so I'll know what to ask and how. Other concern is he is dx'd with Afib and HBP and is on a slew of other meds: prazosin, nisoldipine, flecainide, metoprolol and just added digoxin. We're trying to avoid sudden drop in BP with this Losartan adjustment. Any recommendations? Thanks ## I honestly wouldn't recommend trying to compare and match dosages between two different drugs whether they treat the sa... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Losartan.
Thu, Jan 24 '13, 11:55 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 241609
what is the dosage for cheratussin syrup qua
what is the correct dosage to take for cheratussin syrup qua ## The dosing instructions for adults and children 12 years and over are 10mL (2 teaspoons) every 4 hours. It also mentions not to take more than 6 doses in any 24-hour period. Referenced from: dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=38684#nlm34068-7 I hope this helps! :) ...
Updated 1 year ago.
Fri, Feb 22 '13, 7:58 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 243141
penicillin v how much dosage for 100 lbs person
My child is 12 and 100lbs. Should I give her 500 mg or 250 mg of penicillan vk. It is for an oral infection. ## Hello, Lulu! How is your daughter? This should not be given, unless her doctor has confirmed the presence of an infection and prescribed it. If she doesn't have an infection, then giving her an antibiotic creates the risk of her developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. If she does have one, it may not be the right antibiotic. Is this a dental issue, or something else? ...
Updated 3 months ago in Penicillin.
Thu, May 15 '14, 5:04 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 264842
dosage for 5mg of prednisone for a 34 yr old woman
My dermatologist prescribed me 12 tabs of prednisone at 5mg for the first 5 days, then 8 tabs at 5mg for 5days, then 4 tabs at 5mg for 5 days, then 2 tabs at 5mg for 5 days, then 1 tab at 5mg for 5 days, then 0.5mg for 5 days, then stop. Should I be worried about the high dosage in the beginning of my dosage? Please Help? ## Hello, Yvonne! How are you? For some conditions that is how it's done, a high dose for awhile, which is then slowly tapered, so yes, this is normal. It is the tapering that is important, if you're on it for more than 5 days. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you :) ...
Updated 6 months ago in Prednisone.
Fri, Feb 14 '14, 12:32 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 260060
age for adult dosage for taking propan with iron
my son is 13 years old,it is ok for taking propan with iron capsule? ## Most children over 12 are given an adult dose of medications and vitamins, except for some very specific ones or if the child is very small, undersized and underweight. This is a multivitamin with iron. Has his doctor prescribed it for him? It is used to treat several conditions that can cause someone to be deficient in the vital nutrients it contains and to ensure that someone gets enough of them on a daily basis. It contains: Buclizine HCl 25 mg, Fe sulfate 80 mg, nicotinamide 10 mg, vit B1 10 mg, vit B12 5 mcg, vit B2 1 mg, vit B6 5 mg. ## When to take the propan multivitamins? Morning after breakfast or evening before ho to sleep? Please answer I just bought it but I dont know how to use it properly, thanks you.... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Buclizine.
Mon, Oct 14 '13, 3:36 AM   6  Subscribe to thread 209545
Amoxicillin Dosage for 1 year old ear infection
son is 13 months old and 22 lbs he is to take 400 mg /5ml susp 100ml of amox. 1 teaspoon 2xs a day for ear infection is this the correct dosage? ## Hi Jennifer, From what I can find, the usual dose for a child greater than 3 months old (with a mild/moderate ear infection) is (25 mg/kg) per day in divided doses every 12 hours- or (20 mg/kg) per day in divided doses every 8 hours. Is 1 teaspoon twice a day of 400 mg Amoxicillin suspension what your doctor prescribed? If so, I don't see why it wouldn't be correct. Note: All thoughts and opinions expressed are based on my research and should not be mistaken for medical advice. I am not a doctor nor a pharmacist. all medical questions should be answered by a licensed pharmacist or doctor. You can learn more about this drug on the pag... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Amoxicillin.
Mon, May 27 '13, 10:48 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 247336
Buclizine Syrup-Dosage
My 4yrs daughter not eating properly,now her body wt is 12.5kg only.Can I give this Buclizine syrup? now she is studing U.K.G class.can you reply at what time I can give Buclizine syrup?,how much ml? either 1 0r 2 hr before food. or not please reply immediately. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Buclizine.
Sat, Jun 23 '12, 10:10 AM   0 
overdosage of azor 0.5mg
My wife has been prescribed this medication by her docter - to take 1 when she is feeling down and too depresed , to come her down. Today something whas bugging her , and she took 12 of these tablets in one go . She's in a very deep sleep from this afternoon , I managed to force her to take a shower in the evening and eat something - she was so drowzy , she couldn't even stand , she's also talking mixed up- will she be ok , or this serious , should I tell her doctor about this. Also what are the side effects that would happend to her becuase of the over dosage. ## Hi, Joe! How is your wife doing? I really can't stress it enough on here that if you are afraid that someone's life may be in danger, please seek emergency medical attention for them immediately, instead of... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Azor.
Sat, Aug 24 '13, 4:25 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 250964
Dosages Of Chlorthalid
I JUST STARTED THE DRUG CHLORTHALID 25 MG. TODAY. I HAVE NOT NOTICED ANY INCREASE IN MY URINE OUTPUT. IS IT BECAUSE OF THE LOW DOSAGE? WOULD AN INCREASE IN THE DOSAGE HELP? ## No, you shouldn't arbitrarily increase the dosage of any medication on your own, it isn't safe to do so. And though this is a diuretic and will have a small immediate effect, like any medication, it will take awhile to reach its full effect in your body, so one day isn't really enough to judge its efficacy on. Learn more Chlorthalidone details here. If it's working for you, you'll know in a few days and, if not, then please let the prescribing doctor know. What are you taking it to treat? ## WELL, FIRST OF ALL, I SAID IT WAS 25 MG, AND I ONLY TAKE 1/2 OF A PILL, SO I'M TAKING 12 1/2 MG. ONC... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Chlorthalidone.
Sun, Dec 30 '12, 3:33 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 240584
Trimeth Sulfa Ds 160 800mg What Is standard dosage for adult
What is the usual dosage for this med? Dr. gave a sample for the earache, but failed to tell the amount. ## Based on my research, dosage requirements for this medication can depend largely on what you are taking it for. However the "average" oral dose of Sulfamethoxazole (800 mg) + Trimethoprim (160 mg) DS (double strength) for an adult would be to take a pill every 12 hours for 10 to 14 days. Even if this is the average dosage for most conditions, it would probably still be best to confirm what your doctor recommends for YOU. This oral medication should be taken by mouth with a full glass of water or as directed by your doctor. You can view a detailed description of the drug by clicking on the link below... Please post back if you have any other questions or concerns about this... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Sulfamethoxazole.
Tue, Aug 16 '11, 7:26 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 221351
hydrochlorothiazide 20 mg/12 5mg dosage
It says to take two tablets a day. Is that two tablets at once or one in the morning and one at night? ## Hello, Brian! How are you? In most cases that would mean morning and evening, but you should double check with your doctor to be sure. This medication may cause side effects such as nausea, dizziness, headache, hypotension and dehydration. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 4 months ago in Nausea & Vomiting.
Mon, Mar 31 '14, 10:24 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 262736
amoxicillin dosage for a 5 year old weighing 62 lbs
child is 5 years old weighs 62 lbs is given 13.7ml of amoxicillin 400/5ml every 12 hours is this a possible overdose? ## Hello, Cristina! How are you? No, that's about the average dose, 400 to 500mgs. If you're concerned, please check with your pediatrician, you should never be afraid to ask questions, but this isn't considered an overdose for a child this age and size. Learn more Amoxicillin details here. This antibiotic may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 10 months ago in Amoxicillin.
Tue, Oct 22 '13, 11:52 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 254304
over dosage of thyronorm
I am taking now thyronorm 125 but now my TSH now normal can I continue same dosage ...
Updated 3 months ago.
Sat, May 24 '14, 7:40 AM   0 
verapamil 12 hour versus 24 hours dosages
Do you still make verapamil 240mg 12 hour? I have been taking this dosage for years. What would I expect if I start taking the 24 hour tablet? Called 2 pharmacies and they do not carry the 12 hour dose. ## Hello, Mary! How are you? I'm sorry, but this website does not manufacture any medications, it is an information only resource. There really shouldn't be a lot of changes switching from one to the other, except for only taking one pill daily, rather than two. Has your doctor okayed the switch? Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, cough and hypotension. ...
Updated 1 day ago in Verapamil.
Thu, Aug 28 '14, 1:42 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 271444
Nuvigil - increasing dosage
I have been on 150mg Nuvigil per day for several years. Previous to that, I was on Provigil , but the insurance co. made the dr. switch me over to Nuvigil because it was supposedly less expensive. I am chronically ill and disabled with many health issues and have been this way for 10 yrs. I am also on 12-14 other meds. daily, many which make me drowsy - thus the need for Nuvigil. Recently , one of my other prescriptions(that has drowsy side effects) was increased, I don't know if it's a result of that or it's because I have been on it for so long, but it's not working as well as it used to. It may be a combination of both. I plan on calling my dr. first thing tomorrow, because I cannot keep my eyes open starting around approx 8 hrs. after taking my dose. I cannot stand b... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Nuvigil.
Mon, May 20 '13, 10:36 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 247060
Concerned on dosage lowered
My doctor reduced my levothyroxine from 125 to 100, because my count is still low. Is this normal? ## Hello, EV! How are you? The dosage does need to be changed regularly, to better balance your levels, so yes, it is normal. You may eventually hit a point where you are on one steady dosage for awhile, or it may need to be changed frequently. Side effects to his medication may include nausea, dizziness, weight changes, mood swings and hair loss. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 12 hours ago in Levothyroxine.
Fri, Aug 29 '14, 1:07 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 271780
dexamethasone dosage question
I have to take this med for 9 days. My first dose is three tabs of 4 mg for a total of 12 mg. Is this normal? ## Yes, this is a steroid and they are commonly used this way, started with a large dose, to get a boost of it in your body to treat the condition in question, then slowly tapered over a certain time period. Side effects you may experience can include: nausea, headache, weight gain and acne. You can read more here: Do you have any other questions? ## My father has colorectal cancer and now has metastasis brain and kidney. He was having nausea and during examination, metastasis in brain was found. He was prescribed Dexa for 9 days (3 tablets per day for 3 days, followed by 2 tablets for 3 days and then 1 tablet for 3 days). The nausea had stopped. However, it has resumed now and ... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Dexamethasone.
Wed, Jul 16 '14, 5:41 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 195213
Synthroid Dosage Was Changed After Taking The Same Dose For 14 Years
I have been on the same dose of synthroid for the last 14 years 200mcg. I previously had Graves many years ago, had radiation to stop the goiter hence the high dose of the medication. I am levels are checked routinely and the last 2 tests show my thyroids is alittle overactive so my dose was lowered. I had a total hysterectomy 2 years ago. What could have caused the change? ## It might just be due to the changes that have occurred in your body as time has passed. Our bodies do change regularly and sometimes a medication has to be changed, or the dosage adjusted. It's perfectly normal and actually quite amazing that you were doing so well with the same dose for that many years. Learn more Synthroid details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was on 125 mcg since I was ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Synthroid.
Thu, Dec 06 '12, 3:41 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 234938

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