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Anti-Inflammatory Overview

Anti-inflammatory or antiphlogistic is the property of a substance or treatment that reduces inflammation or swelling. Anti-inflammatory drugs, also called anti-inflammatories, make up about half of analgesics. These drugs remedy pain by reducing inflammation as opposed to opioids, which affect the central nervous system to block pain signaling to the brain.

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betamethasone clotrimazole gentamicin

Gentamacyn 1mg Betamethasone 0.5 mg Clotrimazole 10mg ## Hello, Arturo! How are you? This cream combines a steroid, antifungal and antibiotic, it is for topical use only. the FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including skin redness, irritation, dryness and rash. Did you have any specific questions about it? ## Is it ok to use for cold sores?

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White Oval Pill 4175 400

What is a white oval pill with two triangles before 4175 and on the other side has 400? Bottle says Etodolac generic but I can’t confirm that’s what they are.

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Prednisone 20mg - 3 tablets once daily - what does this mean?

Hi. I have been prescribed prednisone 20 mg. On the bottle it says take 3 tablets once daily. Does this mean i take 3 at 1 time? ## Hello, Tiffany! How are you? Yes and it is a typical way for this medication to be prescribed, in order to give you a high dose to treat the relevant condition. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this steroid as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, acne, nervousness and insomnia. Is there anything else I can help with? ## 3tablet once daily ?? what does it mean ?? ## Crystal... I was prescribed Prednisone,my 1st day I took 3 pills 1 in the morning 1 at lunch 1 at night. Was I suppose to take them together? and if so, on the 2nd day it says take 2 pills a day for the next 3 day's, do I go ahead and take them at once everyday until I...

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Prednisone Reviews

I am on prednisone for 5 years. Taping up and down 40mg to 5 mg. When I am on 5 mg I became very sick and I am going back to 40 mg again. I am trying to stay on 5 mg and slowly become prednisone free. Is anyone there took a prednisone so long and now free from prednisone? I would appreciate all your answers. Thanks. Sorry for my mistakes english is not my primary language. ## Hello, Pandora! How are you? Yes, there are those who have stopped it after taking it for a long period of time, but it usually requires a slow, careful taper under doctor's supervision. The FDA warns that a sudden withdrawal could result in health complications, including adrenal insufficiency, so it is best to be careful and follow your doctor's advice. Is there anything else I can help with? ## THIS IS N...

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What is the side effect of decilone forte in our kidney?

What is the side effect of decilone forte in our kidney? I'm scared that it could cause kidney failure. ## Hello, Paul! How are you? This contains the active ingredient Dexamethasone, which is a steroid class medication, but it hasn't been known to cause kidney failure according to the current reports. However, it may cause some fluid retention, sodium retention and potassium loss. Is there anything else I can help with? ## how do i take dexamethasone for my gout? ## My husband is suffering from gouty arthritis for almost 30 yrs now, he just discovered from friends about decilone forte. He has been taking it for 5 yrs now but only when severe arthritic pain attacks. These past 2 months he took it almost twice a week already im worried because he has kidney stones and told by spe...

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what pill is west ward 477 used for

orange round pill with west ward 477 on one side other side blank with line in middle ## This tablet contains 20mgs of Prednisone, a steroid used to treat pain, inflammation and some allergic reactions. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, high blood sugar, weight gain and headache. You can read more about this medication here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I also found a bottle of pills fitting the same description, orange with west-ward 447 stamped on them hidden in my home. No one in my house hold has been prescribed this medication, are there any narcotic uses for this drug. ## I was moving my refridgerator to vacuum the fur balls & dust (fire hazard) when I saw this peach colored pill marked west-ward 477 and a slice down the other side for spl...

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Cortef 5 mg

I was recently prescribed 5 mg of Cortef and I have been prolonging going on it because of the potential weight gain. Can anyone give me any ideas to the side effects of going on such a low dose of Cortef? It would be greatly appreciated. ## I too started on a low dose, 5mgs last Friday. I have been on Isocort for 7 months...with some help, but causing cortisol to spike around noon. I am feeling quite nauseated right now on the Cortef. Have adrenal fatigue and other related health issues. Have you gained weight since taking in Septemeber? I do not think this dosage is enough... ## Cortef contains the active ingredient Hydrocortisone, and while the FDA does list possible weight gain as a side effect, it is not usually a severe amount for most people that experience it. Other side effects...

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Ardosons and Alcohol interaction

CAN YOU DRINK ALCOHOL OR BEER WHILE TAKING ARDOSONS? I WANT TO KNOW BECAUSE I AM PLANNING TO TAKE IT. ## Where can I buy Ardosons or a similar medicine in the USA (Chicago area)? Thanks. ## Ardosons is listed as containing Betamethasone, Methocarbamol, and Indomethacin, this combination is not available in the U.S. LANDI, the Indomethacin is a nonsterdoial anti-inflammatory that has been known to cause stomach irritation, ulceration, and increased risk of bleeding at side effects according to FDA reports, so it it would be best not to indulge in alcoholic beverages, while taking it, since alcohol can worsen these side effects. Ref: Indomethacin Information Are you on any other medications?

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Ariflam forte uses

What is it used for? Does it help deal with pain? ## Hello, Ranita! How are you? Yes, it contains the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory Diclofenac and various B vitamins that help with nerve health and function. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Is it good for my enlarge prostate? ## Can it be used for a toothache?

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Availability of Artribion Vitaminado

Where can I buy this Artribion Vitaminado? ## I'm not sure where you are located, but this formulation is not available in the U.S. It contains a complex of B vitamins and Diclofenac, which is a prescription only nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Did your doctor prescribe this? ## am just wonder what are the side effects, of artidion vitaminado,,, from el salvador, is the medicine, ## I started taking these vitamins called Artribion Vitaminado for swollen knees and pain. They have worked wonders for me. I have not noted any side effects. I have been taking them for 5 days. So far they are amazing. I'm due to have Arthroscopic surgery next week. I'm going to ask the doctor if I should postpone the surgery. I know I was told that I have ar...

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