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Azmacort Substitute

Azmacort has been taken off the market because of environmental concerns (they say). There really is NO substitute. All other steroids do not work. My wife could die because of it. No one seems to care. Do you? ## Jack, so sorry to hear about the impact that Abbott's decision is having on your wife. It is sad that companies can create products which help individuals (and make individuals rely on them) and then just make such a decision to withhold it on a whim. Surely something can be done about this. I'd start by contacting Abbott and/or consulting with an attorney to see what can be done. Has her doctor recommended any substitutes yet? I know you said that nothing else works for her, but I would be curious to know what the doctor is recommending be done. Good luck and keep me ...

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I Just Found Out The FDA Pulled AsthmaNefrin Off The Shelves

I've been sitting here crying because the pharmacist just told me that AsthmaNefrin was taken off the market. I look on the internet and it's been recalled by the FDA because it has caused chest pain and has many complaints. This decision by the FDA will kill people like me because I get a paradoxical reaction to Albuterol and Levalbuterol. They work completely different. Different drug. If I go to the emergency because I can't breathe, they save me with ephinephrine, the same drug that AsthmaNefrin is. And look in any drug book, Albuterol and Levalbuterol has worse side-effects than Epinephrine. I have to have my rescue inhaler with me everyday. The Primatene tablets are horrible, causing extreme anxiety and don't mix with my antidepressant. I was on cortisone for years...

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ventolin and sinecod

Can someone pls help grandma took ventolin at 4pm the sinecod at 9pm coz she cant sleep coz of dry cough. My question is, how soon can she take her ventolin again? ## Can we take sinecod and ventolin solution for nebulizer? Is it safe to administer it together? ## Can we take salbutamol and butamirate at the same time?

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Z S 344 pill is used for what

Mi doctora me recetó este medicamento zs344 y quisiera saber cuál es su uso. Lo he usado para las alergias y asma. Hace meses que lo tengo y quiero estar segura. ## Hello Migdalia, I hope you are having a wonderful day. I was able to find the pill you referenced. Below is the information regarding a pill with the imprint ZS 344. All information is source from the National Insitute of Health. Click on any of the blue hyperlinks below to get more information regarding text. Imprint SZ;344 Name Montelukast Active Ingredients MONTELUKAST SODIUM 10 mg; Label Author Sandoz Inc Color Brown Size 8mm Shape Round Score 1 NDC 0781-5560 INACTIVE INGREDIENTS - Croscarmellose Sodium - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (Type H) - Hypromelloses - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Mi...

Updated in Montelukast
Symbicort, my side effects

I've been taking Symbicort for about a year. I started to get knee pain when I bent my knees. Then lower back pain with shoulder and neck pain. I stopped taking it and experienced withdrawal as shortness of breath. Could hardly walk. It's been a month and I'm starting to feel better. Proventil seem to be having a better effect now. Joint pain subsided. But I have a rash on my right calf for four months. What can I do for the rash to subside. Will it go away by itself? I'm taking epsom salts baths. It seem to be helping with the asthma. ## Hi, Dan! How are you doing? Sorry about the problems you had with the Symbicort. Have you talked to your doctor about the rash? What should be done for it, if anything, is really going to depend on what has caused it. ## I'm hoping ...

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any withdrawal symptoms from symbicort

I have been on symbicort for 3 years. I would like to get off it as my asthma is manageable...Are there any physical withdrawals to worry about? ## I also have questions on drug interaction with hydrocodone 5/500...If anyone would like to discuss this with me, please respond. ## Symbicort contains Budesonide and Formoterol. Anytime you have been on a medication for a prolonged period of time, your body will become dependent on it and you may experience some withdrawal symptoms. The most dangerous that you will have to watch out for are rebound bronchospasms and asthma attacks. And what medications would you like to check for with the Vicodin? If you can post back with what you are concerned about, I will gladly check for you. There are no listed interactions between it and the Symbicort...

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Xolair/Omalizumab-Hair Loss

I have been taking this medication for 5 month and I have experience a lot of hair loss. Spoke with a friend who is taking the medication as well and has experienced tremendous hair loss. She has used Redkin Hair Products, with good success, she has managed to recoup much of her hair. Has anyone else experienced hair loss? ## I too have had hair loss. My hair is very thin now and I haven't touched a razor to my legs in months. ## yeah. I'm 16 and i have. ## Unfortunately, there isn't a lot of side effect information available on this drug, yet. You would probably be surprised to know how many drugs do cause hair loss, though. ## Hi. I am 20 years old and I have been shedding hair like crazy over the past two years..... I am not sure why this is happening. It's not geneti...

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Bought in Mexico, so in spanish ambophyllina must be. a small white pill with a line on one side down the middle. ## I use Ambophyllina. It is prescribed to me by a Doctor in Mexacali, Mexico. I use it to contol lung problems. What are the risks associated with the pill? ## My mother-in-law has taken this pill (Ambophyllina) for 20 years and it really helps her lung problems. She recently had to go without for 6 weeks and she has had a terrible time with really severe asthma. Today she was able to take the pill again and we are hoping the asthma attacks are over. ## Sorry, foreign pills are not regulated like American items are, and finding information on them is very difficult. So I have no idea what this is for or what it does. ## I get this pill from a Doctor in Mexicali for my Rheum...

Updated in Prednisone
Availability Of Brondecon Elixir

I too have been a long time user of Brondecon elixer for asthma. Because of the stupidity of a few who OD'd with the dosage the rest of us now have to suffer the loss of this extremely uselful medication. The theophylline tablets take more than 30 minutes to work whereas the elixer was very rapid. This is another expamle of something that was discontinued that defies logic. ## My daughter has had it since a very young girl and it is wonderful, now on steroids and that can only be taken for a short peroid of time, did't have to take steroids when on the brodecon for asthma now back to the same old sickness. Y is it that the majority suffer for the minority idiots. When you are very sick and on oxygen and a simple thing from the chemist can work why can't something be done. MM...

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primatene false positive drug test

Can primatene tablets cause a false positive for methamphetamine on a hair follicle test? ## How long does it take primatene tablets to leave your system? I need to know this for a drug screen in 3 days. ## I keep failing UA for benzos at Suboxone clinic but all I take is Trazodone and Primatene pills. Does anyone have any idea why benzos show up? Can two people metabolize the same drug as two different things? Im getting kick out of Suboxone clinic and don't want to do back to opiates...someone please help a brother out..thx for reading

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Depression sadness weight loss

My son was on this hideous drug.. although he’s a breathing improved significantly the side effects have been dreadful. Including significant weight loss Blurred vision severe back pain sadness and depression. The latter being the catalyst for throwing this medication out. A week off he drug has seen a massive turn around in him. He is a 23 year old very fit and healthy young man and has never ever suffered with depression issues. It should be mandatory that these warnings are on the box and doctors should also be warning patients of these possible side effects. I only looked into the side effects after he said he lost 6kg.. not enough about sadness and depression is said about this drug ## I am very sorry about what your son has dealt with, I understand how upsetting that can be....

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Propan safe for G6PD

is propan tlc safe to a 3 yrs old with G6PD? ## We live in a manufactured home, double-wide, & want to get propane gas tank as a back-up to our electric heat pump located outside. However, there are persons with asthma & allergies in the home. Will the propane make them sick or cause their asthma & allergies to worsen. Will the propane have a negative affect on them in any way (smell, air, fumes, odor, carbon monoxide, etc). Please inform ASAP, if you can. Thanking you in advance. ## Is propan tlc vitamins allowed for those with g6pd? ## Is appeton ok to give my 6 y/o son that has g6pd? ## Hello po. May tanong po kasi 6 years old na iyong anak ko ano bang vitamins ang pwde sa kanya kasi my g6pd po sya... ## My 6yr old is taking cherifer plain, ceelin with zinc and propan ## ...

I am suffering from Chicken Pox

I am taking Monticope and want to know if it will help me? I have taken only one tablet so far. ## Monticope contains Montelukast and Levocetirizine, it is used to allergies. Learn more Montelukast details here. Learn more Levocetirizine details here. That said, it's not likely to help much with chicken pox, since that's not an allergic reaction, but a virus. If you want to relieve the associated itching, a topical cream or ointment that can help would most likely give you much more relief. How long have you had it? ## Its my 6th day of chicken pox. so what should i do for my disease to try some other medicine or something else. Please Help Me. ## I had chicken pox a year ago and have never let my skin heal. I scratch or dig with my nails all the time. I even do it when I am sle...

Updated in Montelukast
Deriphyllin Drug Information

Information on the Mechanism of Action, Indications, Contraindications, Side Effects, Nursing Responsibility Of Deriphyllin. ## Please tell me about the nursing responsibility of Deriphyllin? ## I am having a cough which aggravates my throat during the night. I can’t sleep and sometimes I pass urine also. Can I take deriphyllin for relief?

yh224 3850

yellow & black capsule with 3 brown stripes ## what is this ## it's called a yellowjacket. Sold as dietary pill/fat burner. Contains ephdra, increases metabolism so could be harmful if misused. ## Hello, This pill has been identified as a yellow jacket energy pill. Here is some information concerning this supplement. Ingredients: - ephedrine 25mg - caffeine 200mg - cordifolia - citrus aurantium - kola nut extract - ginseng - ginger root - capsicum - stearic acid - magnesium stearate - gelatin - activated carbon - black iron oxide - titanium dioxide This drug is no longer available in the United States because the FDA has banned the sale of supplements containing ephedrine due to their cardiovascular effects. You can still find Yellow Jacket for sale outside of the U.S. There are...

Updated in Ephedrine
white cross energy pills

smaller than an asprin and makes you want to get up and go, fast ## I am not sure what you are asking, if you need me to identify your I will need more information about the pill. If you need me to locate a drug or it's ingredients, I will need more informaiton as well. Please post back so i can assist you with your question. ## It's about half the size of an asprin, it's white, plain on one side, an X or a cross on the other side. That's all there is to it. ## The only pill I could locate with just an X on it is Sennosides 17 mg, but it's brown and round. I will keep trying to see if I can find any more. ## those pills are probably no longer available. we used to buy them in the 70's for $20 per 100. 2 in the morning and you were ready for anything including los...

Updated in Ephedrine
tedral magnified senses

I thought i was mentally unbalanced. Seeing enlargements of real life in front of me. Increased hearing sensitivity. Shrinking rooms in front of me own eyes. For years thinking it was me. An unbalanced. Self. It all stopped as i got older until one day I was having an asthmatic condition and took the medicine the doctor had me take 3 times a day! Tedral!. The truck in front of my eyes, as i worked on the engine, seemed to shrink like what happened 5 ears previously. when I was taken tedral regularly. I wasn't crazy after all--- It was the medicine! Anyone else experience shrinking heads, feelings of speed' before the term existed? Why was it taken off the market? Everyone have these problems? It would be nice to hear from others about their Tedral experience. This occurred 1952 ...

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EP 225

PILLS ARE SCORED ON BACK AND WHITE AND ROUND THANKS FOR ANY HELP ## what pill is it? what is it used for? ## Dickey Consumer Products lists this as containing 25mgs of Ephedrine and 200mgs of Guaifenesin, it is used to treat, or prevent various upper respiratory issues. NDC code: 65193-0320 The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, and headache. Is there anything else I can help with?

Updated in Ephedrine
Xolair Hair Loss & Joint Pain

I am taking Xolair for autoimmune disease. I have told my doctor about my severe hair loss and he suggested that it is not because of the Xolair, but instead autoimmune response. I, of course, think it is because of the Xolair have I read a lot of what other people taking the drug have said. Is there any information I can point my doctor to in hopes of getting better/different treatment. ## Hello, Mel! How are you doing? I am very sorry about the problems that you're having. Your doctor just needs to look at the detail prescribing information. It is all listed in there among the side effect information. You may also experience nausea and fatigue. Does anyone else have any advice to add? ## Hi. I have been on xolair for 9 months. I started shedding 5 months in, and it hasn't stop...

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Side effects of Losaar plus, Carloc and Purgoxin

I had heart failure in July, am 73 years old and had porfiria & asthma for which my Dr prescribed Losaar plus (50/12.5), Carloc and Purgoxin. I'm now experiencing permanent nausea and dizziness. Can you help please? ## Hi I just want to know if Purgoxin does the same job as Ridaq 12.5mg. My husband is using purgoxin for heart failure. Can he use the Ridaq witch the clinic gave me, untill I can get him n new script fir Purgoxin. The meds he is useing is; Purgoxin 1 Plenish k 2 Flirisemide 40mg 2 Asprin solubl 300mg 1/2 Bio-Atenolol 50 1 Furosemide 40mg 1 Can you please came back to me asap. I run out of Purgoxin. Regards Mari ## Minnie, those medications are used to treat high blood pressure, and heart function, they will not help with asthma. The NIH lists the typical side effec...

Updated in Atenolol

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