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tablet to stop period bleeding tabs600mg white not red
Hi I'm 19 yrs old and just started my period today. I heard that taking 800mg of ibuprofen every 6 hours can temporarily stop the bleeding. My question is, does it work for any kind of ibuprofen or just the red ones? I have white 600mg tablets. Can I use those and they will work just as effectively? ## Hi Lydia, Based on my research, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (such as Ibuprofen or naproxen) may help reduce menstrual bleeding by decreasing the production of substances called prostaglandins. I haven't read anything about certain colored tablets having a greater effect than others in this regard, so I'm thinking that is just something which can only be determined through trial and error. Cramp bark is also a natural alternative touted for it's use in alleviating... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Ibuprofen.
Tue, Aug 19 '14, 8:00 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 270074
Dr. wrote rx for 60 oxycodone, picked up RX, went to pharmacy, then they said "Dr. Isn't Authorizing the Fill"??
This happened within a matter of 2 hours. I called the doc in the morning as I was down to 2 oxyxodone pills of an rx of 60 filled 4/7/11. I only take when ibuprofen isn't working and then I still try to take ibuprofen to the point I'm taking 2 bottles of 160 tabs every 5 WEEKS! I told my doc about the ibuprofen and said I'm afraid my liver or kidneys are damaged or soon will be. She suggested the oxycodone for days when the pain has me stuck in bed and I followed those instructions. I do not get any other pain meds from any other doctor period! I take it for severe arthritis in both arms and wrists (I broke both at the same time after a fall 3 years ago), I have carpal tunnel in the right hand, lower back issues from scoliosis, and headaches that aren't migraines or hel... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Oxycodone.
Mon, Aug 06 '12, 9:25 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 227799
Ms Contin 15mger
These dont seem to work can you take every 8hrs instead of 12hrs ## Hi Mike, It sounds to me like the dosage may not be strong enough for you; but to answer your question, the usual adult dose for pain is 5 to 30 mg every 3 to 4 hours as needed (when taking it Orally, Sublingual, or Buccal). The dosing indications for MS Contin (Morphine Oral) also state that "extended-release" tablet dosages range from 10 mg to 600 mg daily, given in equally divided doses every 8 to 12 hours or given as one dose every 24 hours. So depending on whether or not your tablets are extended-release, you should have some flexibility with the hours. I hope this helps! ## They are extend release ## If anyone is looking for a "buzz" with MS Contin, you are very unlikely to get it. These pills are ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in MS Contin.
Sat, Aug 17 '13, 10:00 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 233094
cost of zyvox injection 200mg/100ml
I have 30 individual doses of this med that my son was receiving via picc line at home. I have all the supplies as well. Wondered if i could donate them to someone in need or a clinic?? Just curious what one dose does cost? ## My insurance would not cover any of the costs and my doctor told me that zyvox will attack a lot of the germs that most antibiotics wouldn't, he went on to say that if there was any way I could afford the cost to do it because he felt this would save my foot, I borrowed the money and it cost me 98.00 per 600mg tablet and I was perscribed 28 tablets 1 every 12 hours for 14 days; so without taxes it cost me around 2750.00. I think it was closer to 2800.00 with taxes ## I had the same issue with my foot. But my doctor knew nothing about this drug. I did my own se... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Zyvox.
Sat, Jul 14 '12, 6:20 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 197178
Oxycodone 10 hcl versus Oxycontin 10 mg
I have been prescribed and taking oxycodone 10 hcl, 1-2 tablets every 6 hours. Today saw my spine surgeon (nurse practitioner) to get a refill prescription and what I was given was oxycontin 10 mg extended release, the prescription says to take 1-2 tablets every 6 hours. Isn't this too much from what I have been taking? My pain level has been maintained on the oxycodone 10 hcl every 6 hours along with tramadol 50 mg every 6 hours and neurontin 600 mg 4 times a day. ## No, it's still the same dosage of the relevant medication, because Oxycontin also contains Oxycodone. The different, however, is that what you were taking was the regular release formulation and the Oxycontin is the time released formulation. It's the time interval that could be problematic, because the Oxycont... ...
Updated 2 years ago in OxyContin.
Wed, Aug 08 '12, 6:01 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 229234
Lertus Cd Codenia
these pills are GOOD! just got sum from mexico 50mg of codeine i only took half tho cuz 50mg of codeine is alot to take at one time made me feel great for several hours ## Just wanted to post the medication dosing guidelines for Codeine, in case you didn't know: "The usual adult dosage for tablets is 15 mg to 60 mg repeated up to every four hours as needed for pain. The maximum 24 hour dose is 360 mg." "Adult doses of codeine higher than 60 mg fail to give commensurate relief of pain and are associated with an appreciably increased incidence of undesirable side effects." "When the patient no longer requires therapy with codeine sulfate, doses should be tapered gradually to prevent signs and symptoms of withdrawal in the physically dependent patient." Addition... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Codeine.
Wed, Nov 30 '11, 12:15 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 218024
PRESCRIPTION REFILL
I have a prescription for hydrocodone 'take one every 8 hours as needed' qty 60. Got them to take instead of tramadol when I'm in a lot of pain. Last week & 1/2, I've been having major pain and the dr said I could take them every 6 hours til we get worked through this. So, I'm sure I'll run out, as I'm already getting low, before the monthly refill of all my meds. Since this is only a qty of 60, how soon can I get it refilled, as the dr. told me to try that first but if they wouldn't let me, he'd write a new script. ## Since this is a controlled substance, due to the Hydrocodone in it, which is a narcotic, the pharmacy can't legally fill it for you, until it is actually due for a refill. Federal law prohibits them from doing so. They may fill ... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Hydrocodone.
Tue, Aug 19 '14, 10:09 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 223511
effects of Adderal
Taking Amphetamine Salts- For 10 yrs, 20mg, 60 mg daily. Also Wellbutrin 300mg. Picked up prescription. They were different pills. Smaller round, light orange, with U30 on them, although they are 20mg. On 2nd day I start getting-it feels like an electric shock at right temple that lasts for about 2-3 second, every couple hours I'm healthy and pills never bothered me. Thanks for your help ...
Updated 18 days ago in Amphetamine.
Wed, Oct 01 '14, 2:44 PM   0 
Colonzapan
If you have been a chronic pain managment paitent for 21 years.and my medication are? ms contin 60mg.=1 in morning sena= for bowels as needed ms contin 100mg.=2 every 12 hours Cymbolta=2 a day colonzapan1mg.=2-3=times daily or as needed question=missed taking colonzapan 3 days due to pharmacy not having it,so I take it 1mg.-2 to 3 times a day to get back on scedual. As i get servre spasms and pain,panic attacks,can not function or even care for myself,totally dissabled till I get back on the right dose Also what are the side effects of colonzapan Is there any dangers of this medication ## Clonazepam is a Benzodiazepine, used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders. This class of medications is very well known to be habit forming and experiencing withdrawals and rebound effects, if you su... ...
Updated 3 years ago in MS Contin.
Tue, May 10 '11, 10:45 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 217374
Peak and trough results. WTF?
Currently on 60 mg's of methadone. Just diagnosed with epilepsy. 60 mg was just fine prior to the new meds. Then I started the worst withdrawal symptoms. The dr. says that some people just take a while to get use to the new medication. The biggest and worst being Dilantin (300mg) morning and (300mg) at night. After 3 days of hell I paid for my own peak and trough. The trough was less than 20ng/ml. 4 hours the peak came in at less than 20ng/ml again. The doctors were absolutely baffled. They really only said all I can do is up my methadone which would defeat everything I have worked for. Any suggestions or does any of this make sense ## I am very sorry about what you're going through, but I can explain it for you… Dilantin contains the active ingredient Phenytoin and it dec... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Methadone.
Sat, Jul 26 '14, 12:50 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 269616
opana 40 mg and oxycodone 30
I am on both of these meds do to severe medical issues. I take 40 Mg of opana 4 x daily and 30 Mg of oxycodone 5 x daily as well as Nortriptyline 150 Mg twice daily and neurontin 600 Mg 3 x daily. Needless to say a few different stomach medication due to chronic nausea. Oh and also phenergan pills and injectable. My question is has anyone found anything other than multiple medications to relieve severe chronic pain. ## I also have severe medical problems and nothing works. For two years was on 3Mg iv dilaudid every three hours and 120 percocet 10/325 every month. Zofran for nausea. Overdosed a couple months ago (imagine that) and been dropped four 5/325 percocet a day and now in constant pain... Not sure how to adjust. ## Have either of you ever tried the Fentanyl patch? It's a very... ...
Updated 12 days ago in Opana.
Tue, Oct 07 '14, 4:33 PM   3  Subscribe to thread 259580
90 Mg Pseudoephedrine Hcl
My wife gave my 11 y.o. son a Mucinex DM tablet withj 60 mg pseudoephedrine HCL. I was not aware of this and gave him 2 tsp of Children's Sudafed, which has an additional 30 mg. Should we be worried about the total of 90 mg's? ## Is he okay? Did he show any signs of ill effects? That is a high dosage for a child his age, the usual dosage for children 6 to 11 is just 30mgs every 6 hours, to a maximum of 4 doses in 24 hours. Learn more Pseudoephedrine details here. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Pseudoephedrine.
Sun, Oct 21 '12, 5:14 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 237287
cost of oramorph
I'm needing to stop taking Kadian as it's too expensive. Does anyone know the cost of 80 mg Oramorph per month taking one every 12 hours? 60 pill per 30 days. ## I don't think anyone can give you a specific answer, unless you post exactly where you are and what pharmacy you want to buy them at. It is going to vary from area to area around the country. Some prices may be pretty close, but it would still only be a guess. Oramorph is another name brand of Morphine, so it is also liable to be expensive. Have you considered asking your doctor or pharmacist for the generics? There are generic versions of time released Morphine that are much cheaper. ## alphapharm provides an indigent med program for Kadian i get mine for free it cost me 18 dollars to overnight it and 3 days later ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Oramorph.
Mon, Dec 27 '10, 8:32 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 209585
enantyum
White tablet Laboratorios Menarini,S.A. Espana ## I was prescribed this on holiday in Barcelona as a painkiller to be taken every 8 hours. i had fallen and had a large painful bump on my forehead ## are there any side affects with Enantyum ## It was proscribed for me in Seville, Spain to alleviate pain of broken leg. ## Have been told i have Artrosis of my knee and am now aware of similar in my hip. Have been prescribed Enantyum 25mg. These do not seem to help too much, can i take Espidifen 600mg as well. ## i am no doctor or anything but i have been prescribed these enantyum pills to relieve the pain from my broken leg. they dont seem to really relieve all the pain so during the day i live with the pain but before i sleep i take 2 nurofen+ Pills so that i can sleep. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Pain Relief.
Thu, Mar 14 '13, 12:52 PM   5  Subscribe to thread 184777
oxetol and frisium side effects
hi i am namrata and i am 23 years old and hav the problem of partial epilepsy.i was on oxetol 300 mg earlier around 4 yrs back but currently on 600mg oxetol twice a day along with frisium 10mg one in the night.i feel breathless very drowsy and severe acidity problem 4 sum hours during day time.please suggest something ## Namrata, I myself, am not a professional doctor but was treated by them for over 25 years and got to know truths about conventional medicine. I advice for everyone to learn their options and educate themselves. Doctors are mainly there, not to better your health, but to increase their wealth. Once I started on traditional and natural medicine my whole life changed --- depression stopped, epilepsy 80% reduced, no more arthritis or diplopia, side-effects disappeared, lost... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Frisium.
Tue, Mar 12 '13, 9:20 AM   6  Subscribe to thread 217165
Tordol
IV Tordol How much can be given for a 250 lb person? ## For adults under 65, Doses of 30 mg every 6 hours NOT TO EXCEED 120 mg in a 24 hour period. For patients over 65, renally impaired, or less than 110 lbs (50 kg), the doses should not exceed 15 mg every 6 hours, and less than 60 mg in a 24 hour period. Drug Information available at Toradol ## The information provided by GM is correct. The active ingredient in Toradol is a Ketorolac, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness and headache. Learn more Toradol details here. Are there any comments or questions? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Toradol.
Mon, Mar 11 '13, 2:05 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 164420
Switching From Morphine Er To Immediate Release, Getting off morphine
I've been on 15 mg morphine ER every 12 hours for nine months (for pain from thorcotomy/lobectomy for lung cancer). My pain mgmt dr changed it to morphine 15 mg immed release (I didn't realize til I got the rx filled a week later.) None of my other meds have changed (percocet 10-325 mg 4x day, gabapentin 600 mg 3x day, 2 mg zanaflex every night). I would love to stop taking all these drugs but still have significant pain and two young children to care for all day. I told my dr that I'd really love to stop the morphine at least and he said we would just drop it and replace it with more percocet. This alarmed me because my other drs told me it was very important never to stop taking it "cold turkey" and to do it under care of psychiatrist who could prescribe other non-... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Morphine.
Tue, Feb 26 '13, 10:22 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 243384
I Have A Cyst On My Pituatary Gland Causes Constant Head Pain And Some Days Score Of
Headaches as well as herniated degenerating Lspine also the nerve pain in legs associated wIth the back problems. I was prescribed 30 mg ER 1every 12 hours. I am also rx d Norco 10/325 up to 3 /day one breakthrough, they barely help. Anyway I have been taking the MSCONTIN about every 8 hours.I have just started working WITH a PM Dr. HE offers .e the MSCONTIN at times when I used to ask for more buffoon cuz I was taking 4 perc 10 s and 4 Norco s a day for years. H E HAS increased my dose to 60 , I wonder if the 3 60 mg. Dose every 8 hours seem rationale, given my dx s....and my dr. Is understanding ,so far I tell him when I am oh early and ha e adjusted my dose, he tells me I shouldn't Be doing it, but we are working at a comfortable dose. ## Since MS Contin is usually only given twi... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Norco.
Fri, Mar 15 '13, 12:00 PM   3  Subscribe to thread 242663
out of gabapentine and going nuts
Hi I recently went to dr. to refill my gabapentine prescrip and he said I was on it too long. I was taking 600 mg bid and I have been off now since Tuesday. I was on it for fibromyalgia. It actually worked. I am going thru some major withdrawls and want to know if it is possible to get it without prescrip. I cant take it anymore ## I'm sorry to hear your Dr is being a ****! I had no idea Gab was a narcotic and that people were abusing it to the point the Dr felt it neccesary to rip it away from you so drasticly! Esspecially for something like fibro! I feel for you because I had a Dr that was prescribing Norco 10/325 1-2 tabs every 4-6 hours for herniated discs in my neck and lower back for close to a couple years. During the course of that couple years I had surgery replacing a disc... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Gabapentin.
Tue, Jan 29 '13, 12:06 PM   10  Subscribe to thread 240842
stronger antihistmine than vistaril
I use vistaral for severe itching due to my hepatitis c, sometimes it helps but more than often it does not help. Any suggestions to what else I can take to relieve the itching all over my body, there is no rash. I have been to an allergist. I have tried diphenhydramine and cetirizine and many anti itch ointments. Kathy ## Hi, Kathy! I do understand, that has to be miserable. What dosage do you take and how often do you take it? Vistaril/Hydroxyzine can be taken in doses up to 100mgs, every 6 hours for a maximum of 400mgs a day. However, for those with severe problems, it can be used in amounts up to 600mgs a day. Learn more Vistaril details here. You should consult your doctor, before making any change to your dosage, especially with your medical condition. ## I At times I take e 50 mg... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Vistaril.
Fri, Jul 19 '13, 3:44 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 249162

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