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do amlodipine cause hair loss or flabby muscles
hair has been thinning and some flappy muscles ## Just started to take amlodipine 5mg. I also am on thyroid medication will this medication amiodipine have any side effects with my thyroid medicine? ## It can cause hair loss in some people, though it isn't very common. It isn't known to cause the muscle issue, so if you're experiencing both, I suspect something else may be going on and you should talk to your doctor, so they can look into it. You can learn more Amlodipine details here. As to the question by Parthenia, there are several medications on the market to treat thyroid conditions, granted some are more common than others, but without knowing the specific one that's being taken, there is no way for anyone to check for possible interactions for her. Thus, if you r... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Amlodipine.
Thu, Apr 25 '13, 3:38 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 205264
methadone doctors for pain
Hi I am trying to find a doctor in the Rochester, ny even buffalo area that will prescribe methadone for my chronic knee pain and all I am finding is addiction treatment facilities!!! Can u help? ## Well, if you're searching under Methadone/Methadone treatment, that's all you're going to find. There is no listing of doctors that treat pain with any given medication. For pain, Methadone can be prescribed by any physician that has their license and can prescribe medications, however, if they advertised it, imagine the type of people they'd have beating down their office door. :-) The biggest issue that I think you're going to run into is many doctors not wanting to prescribe it, though they may be perfectly willing to prescribe other opiates. Many are reluctant, since ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Tue, Jul 23 '13, 2:35 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 249535
Methadone verses Suboxone
Hello, everyone! I've heard stories about how some people stay on methadone 4 many years 2 life. Does anyone know if this is true? I've been on subs 4 almost 8 years. And, i was addicted 2 Oxy. (Heavy duty). I m just so scared if I got off that I would b back at a pain management addicted, again. Due 2 my severe pain from many medical problems. And, I DONT ever want 2 b in that situation, again! I'm sure a lot of u people understand that. Thanks 4 you're input. ## P.S. I lost my train of thought a bit, there. Meant 2 ask if anyone has heard of being on suboxone for years or life? ## My sub doctor said that I might have to stay on suboxone for life. I disagree with him. Suboxone is solely used for getting off of opiates, and other reasons. That way you won't go throug... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Apr 17 '14, 11:53 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 263690
mox p 500 mg
when to take mox p 500, before or after food? ## Mox-P contains Amoxicillin and Lactobacillus, it is an antibiotic used to treat many types of infections. It can be taken on an empty stomach or with food, it's really up to you. Some people who take it on an empty stomach experience nausea and stomach irritation and have to take it with food to prevent this. Are there any comments or questions? ## I have asthma and cold cough what I do. ## is E-MOX 500 use for cold an headache? ...
Updated 1 month ago in Amoxicillin.
Tue, Oct 14 '14, 12:04 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 211313
Verapamil Hcl Er 180 Mg
What time of day should I take it? With or without food? ## What has your doctor advised? Normally, they want to take these types of medications in the morning, so it is in your system and working during the peak times of day that you are most active and your BP or heart issues may experience the most fluctuations. It can be taken with, or without food, so you can decide that for yourself, unless your doctor has given you specific instructions. It can cause some nausea, so some people find it better if they take it with food, to help minimize that. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Verapamil.
Mon, Jan 30 '12, 11:43 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 224384
Can I Have A Glass Of Wine With Viibryd
just started VIIBRYD today.... only took 5mg.. can i have a glass of wine with dinner and is cheese aloud ## Hi Cassandra, I wouldn't necessarily recommend it, since Viibryd does have an undesirable interaction with alcohol in general. Another Viibryd user actually posted a thread on here trying to warn people about the effects of mixing the two. You can read more on that here: /Discuss/Be-VERY-cautious-mixing-alcohol-with-Viibryd-229026.htm I also haven't come across any information stating that you cannot have cheese with Viibryd. But there is a food interaction you may want to be aware of. I went ahead and quoted the precautions below: "ADJUST DOSING INTERVAL: Food enhances the oral bioavailability of vilazodone. According to the product labeling, vilazodone blood concent... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Viibryd.
Tue, Jan 29 '13, 2:33 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 241978
corporatism
I was on Azmacort for 20 years, and now am forced to take Symbicort or Advair which both contain LABA and have been causing some asthma related deaths. Neither one control my asthma like azmacort did. It is a sad story that they have out-lawed CFC inhalers because they harm the environment. Actually, it's quite a laughable situation when it come right down to it. A very survival of the fittest law, I do believe, because hundreds of thousands of people are suffering. The HFA inhalers are a joke and one has no real rescue inhalers. I'm sure it all comes down to the good old mighty dollar which is always at the expense of human life or human quality of life. 'The times they are a changin' as in the prophetic words of good old Bob Dylan. As we swim to keep our heads above wa... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Azmacort.
Mon, Apr 23 '12, 1:22 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 213744
Discount Card
My mother has been using the drug Pennsaid for knee pain. We recently had to change insurance companies and she went from paying $40.00 per month for this to now paying $136.00. This is totally unreasonable for her to have to pay this amount. I was curious to see if your company offered any type of drug discount card that would make this cheaper for her. This has helped her in her walking quite a bit but now has become a little too pricey for her. Thanks... ## Hi Donna, Sorry to hear about that crazy price increase. These pharmacies always find little ways to squeeze an extra paycheck out of people and it's a bit ridiculous to say the least. As far as saving money on her prescription, there are plenty of free Prescription Drug Discount Cards out there that you can find on google, wh... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Pennsaid.
Thu, Jan 31 '13, 2:20 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 242101
Hair Loss Due To Phentremine Wht Can I Do Get My Grow Back
I have been takiningphentermine for the past 4 months. At this time I am now experiecing severe hair loss.I even have a few white bumps on my scalp. Could this be happening because of the medication and if so what do I have to do so my hair will grow back. Please give me some help ## Have you consulted your doctor? There have been many reports of Phentermine causing hair loss and, if it is that severe, you may need to just switch to a different medication. Learn more: Some people have had success stopping, or reversing hair loss by using the supplement Biotin, but you do need to check with your doctor first to make sure it is safe for you to do so. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Phentermine.
Fri, Mar 30 '12, 10:55 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 225309
identify green capsule with T101
Boehringer ## I found a mint green pill with TI 01 on one side and a strange symbole on one side ## The green pill you are describing is an 18mcg Spiriva capsule. Spiriva (tiotropium) is an anticholinergic agent. It works by enlarging the airways to allow easier breathing. It comes as a capsule containing dry powder, which is inhaled through the mouth using the HandiHaler device. Spiriva is used to prevent bronchospasm (narrowing of the airways in the lungs) in people with bronchitis, emphysema, or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). You can read more about it here: I hope this helps! ...
Updated 2 years ago in Spiriva.
Thu, Apr 26 '12, 5:48 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 196294
Nervijen Plus
side effects for patient with PD ## This is just a nutritional supplement that contains a complex of B vitamins that are beneficial to our overall health. Since it's a supplement and not a medication, it has not been studied for side effects, but has been known to cause nausea in some people that take it. Is there anything else I can help with? ## why is it given to patients with backache?? how does it help?? ## why is Nervijen Plus given to patients with backache ?? how does it help?? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Nausea & Vomiting.
Fri, Oct 04 '13, 1:41 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 236939
correct medicine for Hypothyroidism
Is it Levothyroxine 50 mcg tablet an oblong white pill with a 50 on one side and a GG 332 on the other side? Thanks a lot for your time... ## Hi, CN! Yes, you have received the correct medication. It may be different from the tablet you previously received from your pharmacy due to the fact that there is currently a shortage of this medication. The reasons haven't been given, but the complete supply from one manufacturer isn't currently available. Several people have asked very similar questions. Some pharmacies have been unable to get in any generic supply, at all and have had to provide the name brand. Are there any other questions or concerns? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Levothyroxine.
Thu, Jun 13 '13, 4:52 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 243754
how or where to Fill Oxycodone Prescription
I can't find any pharmacy to fill oxycodone 30mg anymore all the pharmacy having problems getting that drug I live in pinellas lark fl. does anyone know how or what I can doto get this prescription filled? Please help thank you... ## This has become a huge problem in Florida, there have been many complaints posted about it. The only suggestion I can really make is to check with your insurance company and see if they have a mail order pharmacy that they partner with. Many people have had to resort to this recently. Learn more Oxycodone details here. Are there any other suggestions? ## i have a script from sanford but moved to hernando county does anyone know the closeset place i can go to get it filled? it is diluid 8mg please help have had this thing over a month nown ## I was visit... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Oxycodone.
Mon, Aug 20 '12, 4:57 PM   10  Subscribe to thread 232800
Pan D Tablet Side Effect
I wanted to know the side effects of Pan-D and can it cause problems if taken for a long period and also if it is a steroid or not? it would be really very helpful for me as i have many problems like Diabetes,Irregular heart beats,high bp,Hypothyroid,high cholesterol,vertigo. And so i wanted to know whether this pill can cause any problem or inverse effect on any of the above mentioned diseases. I would be really very helpful if any help could be provided to me. Yours faithfully, Shefali Patel ## Have you consulted your doctor or pharmacist? They would be the people best able to advise you as to the safety of taking it with your conditions, since I am sure you are also on other medications for those conditions. No, it does not contain steroids, Pan-D contains Pantoprazole and Domperidon... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Pantoprazole.
Sat, Mar 03 '12, 8:32 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 222160
Vyvanse 30 Day free trial
My doctor gave me an expired free trial card with the prescription. I've been on Adderall and I don't like the way I feel on it. I haven't tried Vyvanse yet but I'd like to. I'm sure everyone here knows how expensive it is. I called the doctor's office and they said they'd try and get me a current card but they didn't. I called the number on the card and was on hold forever and I've been searching online. Thanks for any information. ## Hello, Maggie! How are you? I'm sorry, but several people have asked about this recently and I haven't been able to find a current offer for it. Have you tried calling the company, again? ## Yes, I have tried calling and was on hold for 30 minutes before I hung up. Thank you for the response. ...
Updated 9 months ago in Vyvanse.
Fri, Jan 24 '14, 1:24 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 258532
why does cefdinir make my urine smell
Does cefdinir make your urine smell and does it cause you to need to go more often? ## The exact reason why medications do certain things to the body are unknown, however, they all do have side effects, because you are ingesting a foreign substance. Cefdinir is an antibiotic, a generic for Omnicef. The most common side effects include: nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain and headache. That said, it should not make you urinate more frequently, but medications do affect people differently. Have you talked to your doctor about this? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Cefdinir.
Thu, Dec 31 '09, 7:35 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 199238
catamine
need to know if this substance causes optical flashes and headaches and also causes issues with ones vision. As my ex-husband has been breaking into my home and using a drug on me and it is very scary. ## I would suggest calling the police for your own safety and protection. And if the drug you are referring to is Ketamine, it is a very strong, disassociative anesthetic, used in both people and animals. Very potent stuff and yes, it can mess with your eyesight and cause amnesia as well. ## Would like information on a catamine coma ## Discuss ketamine coma ## Is Catamine prescribed for extreme clinical depression? What dosage? Are there clinical trial results? ...
Updated 4 days ago in Ketamine.
Wed, Nov 19 '14, 12:10 PM   4  Subscribe to thread 177136
fentnyl
My mother-in-law pased away, my best fried was shot, my Dad lost his dog, business is slow so money is tight. I suffer from severe panic and anxiety, My Oaoa oassed away too. I don't have insurance. I have at leat 1-2 kidney stones every other week. My right hip doesn't sit in socket properly either. HHHEEELLLPPP! ## I am very sorry to hear about what you are going through, but it can be hard to find assistance for pain management medications. How are you getting them now? You might want to try applying to PPARX.org Click Here to see if they can help you, they have programs available for uninsured people who need prescription medications. ## I Gotta See It To Beleive It! Know What I Mean!!! ...
Updated 5 years ago in Anxiety.
Tue, Nov 24 '09, 4:31 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 198767
morphine to methadone
I am currently on 54 ml. of Ordine 10, 150 mg Fentanyl patch, and 80 mg Targin equivalent to about 1,200 mg of morphine a day . my pain specialist wants me to change to methadone or suboxone what are your thoughts. Thanks in advance ## Hello, Allan! How are you? Most people have said that Suboxone didn't do much for their pain, so if you need pain relief, you might be better off with the Methadone. I've never taken either one myself, I am just stating what I've learned from other posters on this site. 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. Does anyone else have any advice to offer? ...
Updated 6 months ago in Morphine.
Mon, Apr 28 '14, 5:00 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 261397
No period
Hi. I just took the last brown pill in my second pack of Lo Loestrin Fe. I have not bled at all yet. On the first pack I had bad cramping on the last white pill and then spotted on the first brown. Such light spotting that I only needed a panty liner for 2 days. Is this normal? Should I be concerned about pregnancy? I've never missed a pill and started the first pack when I was supposed to start the new pack of my old birth control, Yasmin. I am switching back. This pill is making me insane with worry. ## yes, its very normal. light spotting on lo lo estrin or lo estrin is what a lot of people experience ## Gia's answer is correct. Contraceptives, such as this, contain hormones to prevent ovulation, which prevents pregnancy and changing the amount of hormones in your body can ca... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Lo Loestrin Fe.
Tue, May 22 '12, 12:58 AM   6  Subscribe to thread 216811

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