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amitriptyline hcl
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10mg. 1 tablet at bedtime ## Amitriptyline (10 mg) is used in the United States and United Kingdom to prevent migraines only in very small doses. It is also used as sleeping aids in small doses of usually 25 mg, and for diabetic retinopathy. For information about the side effects of this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## My doctor would like to prescribe me this for my migraines...10mg, however, I am very leary of filling the prescription due to suicidal thoughts as the #1 side affect. Your thoughts? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Amitriptyline.
Tue, Apr 02 '13, 10:06 AM
Atorvastatin Tablets Ip
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to reduce cholesterol level which are the best medicin with less side effect instead of above tablet 5 mg ## There is really no way to say which one would be better for any single person, because everyone can react to a medication differently. The Statin drug class all carry the risks of the same side effects and the only thing you can really do is try them and see how they affect you. Have you discussed this with your doctor? ## i need to redoce triglyciride without medication. im 40 and my TG is 250mg/dl. ...
Updated 3 years ago in Atorvastatin.
Tue, Dec 20 '11, 1:13 AM
can i use this for a cold
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My mum has complaints of legpain. I could find some kind of swelling in her limbs at some places especialy on thighs.plz suggest what 2 do ## Hello, Jiya! How is she doing? Does your mother have any medical conditions? Is she on any medications regularly? There are various reasons she could be suffering such pain and swelling, but without knowing her medical history, it's difficult to guess. Has she consulted her doctor? She really needs to do so in order to get a proper diagnosis. ...
Updated 1 year ago.
Tue, Oct 15 '13, 1:27 PM
cetirizine hcl 10 mg and bisopr/hctz 5mg
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If you hvae high blood pressure can you take these two meds at the same time? Or will it cause your blood pressure to go up? ## It actually has nothing to do with using the medications together, they aren't known to cause any interactions. The problem stems from the fact that the Cetirizine is an antihistamine and they, by their very nature, can raise blood pressure. Have you discussed it with your doctor? Its really going to depend on your blood pressure levels and how dangerous it might be for you to use an antihistamine. If your blood pressure is staying at a normal level, so the elevation it may cause won't put you in any danger, your doctor might decide that it is safe for you to take it. However, I know when mine was still somewhat high, they restricted me to only using Be... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Cetirizine.
Wed, Oct 26 '11, 2:26 PM
clobetasol propionate cream usp, 0.05%
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tube of white cream wondering what it is used for ## Cormax Cream Info Click Here ## So what does it do? Does it work? and is there anything I should worry about? ## I have not tried it, so I have no idea if it works or not. The link I placed in my post will take you to the drug monograph that lists the side effects or any problems you should watch out for. If you have other concerns please speak to your doctor or pharmacist. ## is this product used for vaginal itchng? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Clobetasol.
Mon, May 14 '12, 6:13 AM
compression sleeeve + warfarin
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I had my lymph nodes removed from left axilla 19 years ago, for breast cancer. I am now taking warfarin for Afib and high blood pressure, both now regulated by medication fairly well. I know you can't use a 24 hr.BP monitor while taking warfarin, I assume because of the pressure on the arm - what about wearing a compression sleeve when travelling by air? ## That is something you should really check with your doctor about and see if it is safe for you to do. The pressurized air in the cabin, coupled with the elevation tends to raise your blood pressure. This, along with the fact that you are on Warfarin can affect the safety and advisability of doing so. In some cases, it may depend on the length of the flight, as well. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you for your re... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Warfarin.
Sun, Apr 24 '11, 2:09 PM
cpm/pseudo 8/120 S.R. Eon Labs E1304
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blue and clear capsual, white medicine, E 1304 on cap. produced by Eon Labs ## Swollen Pollups in Nose cannot get them to shrink. ## This contains 8mgs of Chlorpheniramine and 120mgs of Pseudoephedrine, commonly sold under the brand name Novafed. This is used to treat allergies and cold symptoms. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and irritability. Virginia, have you consulted a doctor? Polyps sometimes require steroid treatment to shrink them or surgery for removal. Do you have any other questions? ## Why did they stop selling CPM/PSE 8-120 CR? This works really well for me. Do you know where I can get it or what I can use as a replacement? ## I also wonder why they stopped making this available in pharmacies. It works wonders for me as well. ## I have been ... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Chlorpheniramine.
Sat, Apr 03 '10, 12:41 AM
Doxycycl Hyc 100mg Cap Experation Date
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How long after experation date can u take it ## Can u take doxycycl hct after 2005 ## Doxycycline is an antibiotic and no, if it is expired, you shouldn't take it. It begins to lose effectiveness, after the expiration date and taking it then may lead to the development of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Learn more Doxycycline details here. If you suspect that you have an infection, you should see your doctor for a new prescription. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can I take doxycycl hyc 100 mg capsule that was presprescribed in November 2011? I think I have a boil or abcess on my face, and have no money to go to a doctor, or pay for a prescription ## Like I said I have no money to go see a doctor to get new prescription. I do have an infection for sure its very close to my... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Doxycycline.
Mon, Sep 02 '13, 8:06 PM
drug discontinued
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I was told that his drug was discontined due to high doseages due to heart attacK=s!!I guess iff youm give a guy a 1000 mgs a day very day these things could happen. Any body know where i coud get a prescription???? I went to one mental clinic and told him whAT i needed andwhy and he gave me a prescripyion fr a scizo and bipolardrug 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 t... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Mellaril.
Sat, May 04 '13, 6:00 PM
Ebastine 10mg
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i am talking kestine(ebastine 10mg) from very long time(about 2 years) for allergic purpose(sneezing), it causes irritation in eyes and spots in eyes what should i do now? i can not stop talking it.I have to take an anti histamin every after 4 or five days due to sneezing and nasal supression. and if i dont talk this it will cause irritation in nose and sneezing and headache etc! please advise accordingly ## Have you consulted a doctor? If it is causing these types of problems, you may need to switch to a different medication and there are other options available on the market. As to the problems you experience, if you stop taking it, that is completely normal, especially after having taken something for such a long period of time. Almost any medication will cause some rebound effects a... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Ebastine.
Sun, Jul 24 '11, 12:40 PM
effexor venlafaxine withdrawals
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My daughter has been trying to taper off effexor for 6 months. She has had nausea, vertigo, brain zaps. A couple days ago she says she felt like crying for non reason. Yesterday she had these feelings off and on all day. How long does this it last? Is there anything for these crying spells? Please help. ## HI, Lexy! I'm very sorry about your daughter is going through. What type of taper is she doing? Is her doctor helping her? The crying could mean that she's trying to do it too fast, because that's what usually causes such rebound effects. Learn more Effexor details here. If someone has been on them for a long period of time, these medications must be very slowly tapered. ## Thanks for repkying Verwon, She has been tapering slowly, except when she cut her dose from 150mg (o... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Effexor.
Wed, May 28 '14, 6:02 PM
how long does a methadone 10 Mg last before you need more
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I was just,wondering how long methadone tens last and when I need to take another one,again, ## Hello, Kel kel! How are you? What condition is being treated? 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. It can vary from person to person, but you should follow your doctor's dosing instructions. ...
Updated 3 months ago in Methadone.
Tue, Sep 16 '14, 4:12 PM
Hydrocodone Apap 5 325 iNGRIEDIENTS
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Does Hydrocodone Apap 5 325 contain sulfate of any kind? I am allergic to Sulpha Drugs. Thank you, Diane Ross ## The active ingredients Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen aren't sulfa based, however, without knowing the specific manufacturer, I can't tell you anything about the inactive ingredients. Can you post back with more details, such as the manufacturer, or specific markings on the tablet? Is your doctor and pharmacy aware of your allergy? If they are, then it shouldn't be a problem, because any prescribed medications would automatically be checked for you. ## wanted to know if this med had Tylonol in it... ## Hydrocodone Apap 5 325 ## Angela, yes, that is what the Acetaminophen is, it's the same active ingredient that is in Tylenol. It is used in these tablets, along ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Sun, Oct 09 '11, 10:14 AM
Hydrocodone Apap side affect long term use
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I want to know what the long term side effect are taking Hydrocodone. 10/325mgs ## What are the long term side effects taking hydrocodone 10/325mgs ## Well, APAP is a medical term for Acetaminophen and long term use of it does have the possibility of causing liver damage, as well as damage to other organs. They narcotic Hydrocodone can also be habit forming. Have you discussed your concerns with your doctor? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Sun, Nov 13 '11, 2:27 PM
Ibuprofen 400mg
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can i die from taking 400mg of ibupofen ## If you're allergic to it or sensitive, it's a possibility, but otherwise it is very unlikely if you're a person of normal health. The amount in most over the counter tablets, such as Advil or Motrin is 200mg and people can take 2 of them at a time, if needed, for pain. It just isn't recommended that you always take a double dosage. Additionally, it can be prescribed by doctors in even higher doses. Learn more Ibuprofen details here. Did you take 2 of the tablets? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Ibuprofen.
Fri, Dec 07 '12, 5:08 PM
is levokast safe in pregnancy
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My wife is taking levokast for last 2 years for her allergic problem in sessional changes time.now she becomes pregnant.my question is will she continue the levokast is such times ? ## Hello, Subho! How are you? Congrats on the baby! Levokast is listed as being in pregnancy category B, which means that it hasn't shown any risk in animals, but studies in humans have not been done. Has she discussed it with her doctor? That is always best to do, when pregnant, to be as safe as possible. Learn more Levocetirizine details here. Learn more Montelukast details here. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Levocetirizine.
Mon, Oct 21 '13, 6:18 PM
is quadriderm safe with beta blockers and bloodpressure medication
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IS QUADRIDERM SAFE WITH BETA BLOCKERS AND OTHER BLOODPRESSURE MEDICATION? ## I am taking Nebi 2.5 for high blood pressure since last 3 yrs . recently I have been advised Rapilif 8 for prostate problem. CAN I TAKE BOTH MEDICIN TOGATHER. ## Hello, Andre! What are the specific blood pressure medications? I need this information in order to answer your question. And Rajiv, is your doctor aware that you're taking both? Because they both can lower your blood pressure, so you need to be careful that it doesn't go to low. ...
Updated 6 months ago in Blood Pressure.
Wed, May 28 '14, 7:53 PM
jetrea injection to close macular hole
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Had jetrea injection yesterday.I guess what I am experiencing is vitreous floaters. They started big time by around 4pm and 24 hours later are still going strong. They are present whether the eye is open or closed and interferes with good eye. My vision in that eye is pretty much nonexistent between the movement and the negative film appreance of objects that can occasionally be seen between floaters. My doctor said they are the result of the vitreous detaching. Does anyone know how long they will last? ## Hello, Katy! How are you? No, I'm sorry, but there's no way to give any sort of time frame, it can vary from person to person. Several other people have posted about experiencing this, as well. Have they improved, at all? ## Yes, they were gone by day 4. Went to Dr. today. Sai... ...
Updated 6 months ago in Jetrea.
Mon, Jun 02 '14, 5:53 PM
Lexamil 10
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My husband is on lexamil 20mg, one a day.. He sufferp from nightmares, can this be a side effect. ## Lexamil contains the active ingredient Escitalopram, which is an SSRI antidepressant and yes, nightmares are possible with virtually any medication like this that works on brain chemicals. Learn more Lexamil details here. If there are severe enough to be interfering with his ability to sleep normally, then he should consult with his doctor, as it may not be the right medication for him to use and he may need to try something else. How long has been taking it? ## My husband has been using lexamil 10ml for 2 months then the Dr.upped the dosage to 20mg a day. He has been using 20mg for a month now and since then he has been getting nightmares.. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Escitalopram.
Tue, Sep 18 '12, 11:43 AM
Losartan side effects
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SInce being switched from lisinipril 20 mg to Losartan Pot 50 mg about three months ago I have gained 12 pounds and always feel hungry. I also feel jittery. Could this be a side effect of Losartan Pot? ## Yes, these can be side effects of taking Losartan, especially the appetite change and weight gain, that has been reported in up to 4% of the people that take it. Learn more Losartan details here. Have you talked to your doctor about it? It just may not be the right medication for you and you may need to switch to something else. ## This is very interesting to read. I was looking for different side effects because I'm having trouble with serious muscle and joint pains, but have also gained about 12 pounds and eat constantly. I'm in the process of working with my dr to switch med... ...
Updated 4 months ago in Losartan.
Tue, Jul 22 '14, 9:22 AM


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