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Fentanyl Pain Patch Expire
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What is expiration date on Fentanyl patch with lot number 267722 ## There's actually a lot of conflicting information around the topic of expired medication. Despite what your packing may say, according to a Harvard Medical School family health article, except in rare cases (i.e. tetracycline), there is little chance of danger due to taking medications even up to 15 years beyond their expiration date. This conclusion was based upon a study conducted at the request of the US military due to stockpiles of expensive drugs they could otherwise need to replace every few years. The conclusion was that 90% of those drugs remained effective 10 - 15 years after the expiration date. I don't know whether or not the drug you have happens to be one of these drugs from the study... (I have no... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Fentanyl.
Sat, May 25 '13, 6:51 PM
METHYLIN and METHYLPHENID
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My 5 year old son was givin methylin 5 mg it worked for about a month then stopped, we upped it to the 10mg extended release, he developed anger issues so we decided to go back down the the 5 mg the new script we were givin wasnt methylin 5 mg it's methylphenid 5 mg. my questions is, is that the same thing? ## Hi. I have the same question. Did anyone give you an answer back in 2009 for the difference btw. these 2 drugs? Thanks. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methylin.
Wed, Oct 23 '13, 8:57 PM
effects of ventide inhaler
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leg muscels are pulled as if cramps feel terribly hard to walk,sit and stand and weakness pain in legs.72,and using ventide last 20 years.need some remedy. ## I am using ventide for the last 23 years and now it is becoming hard to find it in medical shops in Pakistan. Let me know the effects of ventide and any replacement inhaler or drug ## we need aslso if you find some were please let me know I am using ventide for the last 15 years and now it is becoming hard to find it in medical shops in Pakistan. Let me know the replacement inhaler ## Its Xaltide, its supposed to be easily available, contains the same formula. I just looked it up for my father, hope it helps. ## most dr's are recommending xaltide as the subsitute but ive been using ventide for the last ten years and xaltide i... ...
Updated 1 month ago.
Fri, Oct 31 '14, 10:16 AM
question...about taking meds
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I am disabled with several ruptured disks and degenerative bone disease, not to mention arthritis! I am taking oxycodone, generic I think, called roxycodone. I need it for the pain but it makes me dizzy and nauseous so bad that I just dread taking it sometimes. Can anyone tell me if there's any foods that you can eat when you take it that will help? ## Have you been taking it with a meal or on any empty stomach? Sometimes, this can make a huge difference, as food can help keep it from irritating the stomach. Some items that may help could be bread, crackers, yogurt, milk or starchy foods, like rice. For the dizziness, try laying down for am hour or so, after you first take it and always make sure that when you sit up or stand up, to do it slowly. The nausea can also occur if you hav... ...
Updated 3 years ago in OxyContin.
Mon, Jan 24 '11, 5:10 PM
potassium 99mg =how many meq
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My wife was prescribed potassium years ago. Does not remember mg or meq.We assume it was 10or 20 meq.She is now taking Oct potassium 99mg.How many 99mg would she take to get 10meq? She is diabetic and keeps it under control. ## Hello, Nick! How are you? There is no actual conversion for this, these 99mg over the counter potassium supplements aren't even close to the amount available in the prescription tablets. Additionally, it is not safe to take that much, unless her doctors has said she is dangerously low in it and needs to supplement it. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 3 months ago in Diabetes.
Tue, Aug 26 '14, 12:24 PM
gentilax during pregnancy
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I take gentilax for constipation, but I just learned I am pregnant. I have had no bowel movement in two days though, usually I would just take a pill but are there any risks involved for the growing fetus? ## Angela, since you are pregnant, it isn't wise to take anything, before checking with your doctor. It is the best thing to do for your safety and the safety of your baby. It is probably okay for you to use fiber supplements, as you usually need a higher amount of it while pregnant, but only your doctor can say for sure. Do you have any OB Gyn already? ## Thank you so much for the response. Yes, I do have an OBGYN already. I have an appointment on the 15th (sono to make sure baby is in uterus) then seeing my doctor after sono. However, I am taking Meta-mucil as told by my nurse a... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Laxative.
Tue, Aug 06 '13, 5:34 PM
Periods Off and Weight Gain
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I've been on Lo Loestrin Fe for almost 2 years. For the first year or so, I had some light periods, some were just skipped, but 4 months ago I started two weeks early, and bled for almost 3 weeks. Since then, I haven't had a period, even though I haven't missed a single pill. And this month, I've had really awful cramping for several days. I took a test and it was negative, so I'm not pregnant. Plus I've suddenly gained 15 pounds, even though I work out 3x/week and watch what I eat. I don't know if the pill is making me gain weight and have these symptoms or what. Should I be concerned? ## Hi Jaci, From what I could gather, the symptoms you're describing are all listed as common side effects for most oral contraceptives. So in my honest opinion, I don... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Lo Loestrin Fe.
Thu, Aug 01 '13, 12:01 PM
Where is Mentanx available?
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A nurse from my Dr.'s office called to tell me to take Mentanx, and said it was over the counter...However, I can't seem to find it...Where then? ## Metanx is a nutritional supplement, specifically formulated to treat diabetic peripheral neuropathy, it contains Folic Acid, Vitamin B6 and B12. And no, it is not available over the counter, due to the formulation and amounts it contains, it is available from your pharmacy, by prescription only. Have you tried contacting their office, again? If they want you to take this, you will need a prescription. ...
Updated 3 years ago in Metanx.
Sun, Aug 28 '11, 10:41 AM
Free Remicade vials scheme
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Please let me know about the scheme of getting free vials of remicade injection. ## Johnson & Johnson does have an assistance program for uninsured people that are receiving treatment with Remicade, but I am not sure what countries it is available in, outside of the U.S. They list a toll free number, so you may want to try calling to see if you can reach them and get more information, it's 800-652-6227. Is there anything else I can help with? ## i am working with j&j for remicade in central part of india and i would like to ensure that nedy paient ll get it at affordable price contact me ## please sms me your number for remicade. ## My mobile no. is xxxxxxxxx ## Kind attn: Mr. Rohit Singh & Mr.Iav Kush Pandey My mobile no. is 09xxxxxxxx ## I had been suffering from psori... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Remicade.
Tue, Dec 10 '13, 3:04 AM
Zanidip And Swollen Ankles
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Took Zanidip for only 11 days and stopped (under dr advice) due to severe swelling in my feet, ankles and lower legs. So much so that my shoes did not fit and it feels like the whole area is bruised. Has anyone else experienced this? I have stopped meds for 4 days and the swelling has not gone down - I am getting worried that this may be permanent. Any advice or ideas? ## Zanidip contains the active ingredient Lercanidipine, which is a calcium channel blocker, used to help lower blood pressure and treat certain cardiac conditions. They are known to cause edema in some people and, when it does, the medication must be discontinued and they usually have to switch to something else. If yours is not improving, you may need to take a diuretic, to help your body expel the excess fluid, because... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Zanidip.
Mon, Feb 25 '13, 2:42 PM
drugs to increase my weight
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I'm 23 year old female weighing 36 kgs , height is 4" I want to gain weight I've had no health problems ## Hi amanita, If you need assistance gaining weight in a healthy way, I think (from my own experience) that your best bet would probably be to focus on eating enough nutrient dense calories to from protein, carb, and fat sources together to make more wholesome meals. But if you have a hard time consuming more calories in one sitting, you can also choose to eat smaller portions more frequently throughout the day and/or rely on high calorie shakes in between meals. I've tried various approaches myself and those are just a couple examples that worked for me in the past. However, I'd still encourage you to speak with a dietician for that one-on-one personal assistance... ...
Updated 1 month ago.
Tue, Nov 04 '14, 11:55 PM
telma h -High bloodpressure
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My bp is 165/95 and some time in night it go's up to 185/99 around 2am in night to day I havebeen suggested to take telma h earlier I was taking ctd6.25 and nebi5 this medicine I was taking from last 3 yrs suddenly it is not effective from last month. Today first time I am taking only single tab Telma-H kindly suggest it is ok or not or I should go somewhere else. ...
Updated 2 months ago.
Sat, Oct 04 '14, 1:50 AM
Glycomet 850- STOMACH UPSET
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Due to the delay in getting pregnant I consulted a Gynecologist. The doctor suggested me to take Folmine twice a day. Livogen - once a day, Glycoment 850- trice a day. However after taking the tablets for 3-4 days I am having Nausea, Vomiting, tiredness etc. After taking Folmine and Livogen I had only tiredness however after 2 days of taking this medicine only I started taking Glycoment 850 and now I having all the above symptoms heavily. Can I know why is this happening and am I taking medicines in over dose?? ## The Folmine is a Folic Acid supplement, because it is vital that a woman have enough of this nutrient to prevent birth defects. The Livogen is a vitamin supplement that is also used to ensure that you are getting enough of the nutrients you need to support a healthy pregnancy.... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Folic Acid.
Wed, Apr 20 '11, 11:10 AM
Klonotin? You mean KlonoPin??
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You mean KlonoPin. Klonopin is a benzodiazapine used for seizure control and panic attaks. It is frquently prescibed for severe anxiety due to a very long half life as opposed to Xanax and Valium. It is also the strongest benzodiazapine mg for mg. Hope this helps!! ## Klonopin is the brand name, the active ingredient is actually Clonazepam. Learn more Klonopin details here. It's most commonly used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders, it isn't as good at treating seizures, though it may be used if someone is resistant to other medications. Are there any questions or comments? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Klonopin.
Thu, Sep 20 '12, 7:01 PM
serotonin the magic of life
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What is serotonin it make my life hell I am taking flunil 40 mg earlier 20 mg. I had taken many medicine since last 5 yrs like van tab new man od since last 2 months taking fludac / flunil and for the first time I am seeing bit difference .but with the worries of side effect ...
Updated 9 months ago.
Sat, Feb 15 '14, 10:40 AM
Wrong intake of trust pills
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I need help. Ngayon ko lang narealize na mali ang naiinom kong pill. Instead of pill #8, i took pill#14. Supposed to be, pill #12 ang iinumin ko kanina pero nakita ko pill#10 ang ininom ko.. Next pill for me should be pill #13 pero since mali ako ng inom, nainom ko na xa.. Ang naiwan, pill#9 and 8 tapos pill #15 na.. Wat should do?.. Please help.. ...
Updated 5 months ago.
Sun, Jun 29 '14, 8:27 AM
yeast infection in my mouth
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My tounge and gums have cuts on it, I was told it was a yeast infection very very painful ## There are no over the counter medications available to treat oral thrush. Have you consulted your doctor? They'll need to prescribe an antifungal medication, there are both liquids and tablets available that can be used to treat this. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Antifungal.
Mon, Oct 28 '13, 1:58 PM
Are Oxycontin Oc Still Made
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Yes having the same problem. I have four herniated discs and the original OC 80 would do the job but OP's to come close to doing the same job your talking twice the dose easily. Any info would be awesome ## Hello, Unfortunately I'm having trouble finding the answer to your question on the web, I even checked the FDA site and wasn't able to find any information on the topic. I read a report from 2011 that Purdue pharma stopped making Oxycontin..but that I'm to sure if anything has changed since then. Have you checked with any local pharmacies? Since they are the ones who provide medication, they would very likely know what is/isn't in stock at this time... You may even try contacting Purdue Pharma, it never hurts to go straight to the source! If you have any more ques... ...
Updated 1 year ago in OxyContin.
Sat, Jun 29 '13, 1:58 PM
Medical Misunderstanding
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Hello i have a doctors appointment tomorrow i been disabled since age 24I'm 37now iv tried everything i have DDD sciatica left hand and leg fibromyalgia 2head injuries so i was on oxycontin an oxycodone for many years then they stopped working after so many years so i heard subutex so i took a break on my own I'm no junkie iv got a clean record with doctor so i lasted a year then i go back to get put on some meds so I'm on 4 15mg oxycodone ir an that's it i atleast need a long acting to go with these for breakthrough pain and i can't seem to get them to see that now I'm like sick an in pain due to trying to better myself i thought but now it seems its only hurt me not hellped me anyone plz no what i can or need to do I'm in Virginia thanks Ken ...
Updated 20 days ago in OxyContin.
Sun, Nov 30 '14, 2:21 PM
Lo Loestrin Fe am I pregnant
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I had been taking lo loestrin Fe pills for almost 2 and a half months. During the third month of taking the pills I received my period 2 weeks early. I then had protected intercourse the following week and expected my period the next week and it never came. I then followed through with the pills and ended up missing my period for te month of April. I've taken 4 tests and took one this Wednesday at 7 weeks and they have all come out to be negative. For some reason I can't shake this feeling of being pregnant. My breasts are sore at certain times of the day and some days I have to pee like crazy then other days I do not. I also have a slight fever of 99 that I've had for the past week. I randomly get slight pains in my side and uterus area. Do you think I'm pregnant or is ... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Lo Loestrin Fe.
Tue, May 13 '14, 1:36 PM


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