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clear oblong capsule with tiny white beads

Clear oblong capsule with tiny white beads inside. there are no markings on it at all. ## I found the pill in my sons room and was just wondering what is was. ## I am sorry, if there are no markings on it, then there is no way to positively identify it. The only thing I can tell you is that it is not a legal U.S. prescription drug , as by law, they are all required to have an imprint somewhere on the tablet or capsule to enable their identification. ## yeah, i found a pill just like that in my brother's room. he was recently doing marijuana and i think that maybe he is doing other drugs too so if u have any info on it please message me. ## I just found this pill in my brothers room... we thought it may be a steroid since he's into sports... but i dont think thats the case... any...

Updated in Niacin
white round pill blank on one side and only a score line on the other

I was at the gym when I found a flatish white round pill, blank on one side and blank on the other side besides a single score mark. It's about the size of a large pea. ## Hi Vendi, Because the description of this pill is so broad/vague, I think there's only so much one can do to narrow it down through research alone. On that note, here is a list of other white round pills reportedly bearing a score line on one side with no other markings: Vitamin C oral tab 500mg Vitamin B6 oral tab 50mg Niacin 100mg tab Melatonin 3mg tab Counterfeit/Alleged 'Hydrocodone' 10/325 (from Costa Rica) This might only turn out to be a small list of possibilities at that. So your best bet in my opinion may just be to have its contents analyzed by a lab and/or drug panel in order to pinpoint a ...

Updated in Niacin
Rosuvastatin 40mg uses

I need to know what Rosuvastatin 40mg is used for? ## Rosuvastatin is used to help lower cholesterol levels. Its typical side effects may include nausea, headache, joint/muscle aches, and dizziness. Is there anything else I can help with?

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fenofibrate side effects that have not gone away

Very fatigued, ABD pain and nausea. MD did blood work to check liver enzymes, BMP, Amylase, Lipase. Ultra sound completed today of gallbladder, pancreas, liver. Was only on fenofibrate for 20 days 145mg. Could not take lipitor for severe muscle cramps. However lipitor was out well the muscle pains ended 36 hours after taking the med. I don't feel better yet after D/Cing the fenofibrate for 4 days. Results not back with the test, will know if any damage to my gallbladder in 2 days. ## Fenofibrate is no longer being taken and the fatigue, abdominal pain, sneezing and nausea continue after 5 days not ingesting this medication. No results on the test are back. Is anyone experiencing extended side effects from this medication after stopping for 5 or more days? Is it possible this medicat...

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simvastatin tabs

I have been taking simvastatin tabs for 2 months now, choslerol count is good but my trigleride level has increased from taking Vytorin 141 count to taking simvastatin now 232 ## What is the difference between simvastatin and Vytorin.my doctor change my medication from Vytorin to simvastatin 3 months ago. I now have muscle pain in my back and legs. Could this come from the change? ## That is unusual, these medications are generally known to help lower triglyceride levels. What has your doctor advised? Are you watching your diet? Sharon, Vytorin contains Simvastatin with Ezetimibe, so he has just changed you to taking only one of these medications, rather than both. Typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, joint/muscle aches, and stomach pain. Thus, what you're e...

Updated in Simvastatin
Rozavel 10mg

My father is having BP since 4+ years,he is TB Cured person(No Sugur). Why Rozavel 10mg and how long..? ## Rozavel contains the active ingredient Rosuvastatin, which is used to help lower cholesterol. Learn more Diclofenac details here. As to how long he needs to take it, it really depends on how severely high his cholesterol levels are and how he responds to it, plus lifestyle and dietary modifications. What other medications is he on? ## My father is having BP and sugar since 10+ years Recently he is having Kidney problem and doctor suggested caltive 0.25mg capsule. Why this one? ## my dad has bp prob frm past 3-4 yrs.. nw he is a CKD patient.. he takes medicine - cardivas 12.5 mg pan 40 emesnt 10 longizep rozavel 10 trika 0.25 clopilet 75mg are these tablets suitable & non side e...

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Can I eat grapefruit while on Zocor?

My father in law is on a cholesterol lowering medication and is no longer allowed to eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice. I have just begun Zocor and am concerned. ## I just read that you can't drink more than a quart of juice or large amount of grapefruit. That being said, I'd ask your pharmacist. ## my father eats grapefruit, but his doctor told him not to eat it very often ## I eat 1/2 a grapefruit in the AM and take my Zocor at night. Is there a problem with doing this? ## There is an enzyme in grapefruit that can inhibit your body's ability to break down some medications, such as Zocor, which could result in you absorbing too much of the given medication. Thus, it is best to abstain from eating grapefruit, or drinking its juice, while taking Zocor. However, if your...

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clear capsule with white powder

its a thin, clear capsule, white powder, no imprint, nothing to tell me what medication it is. ## Clear capsule appears white from powder inside no imprint ## Sorry, if there is no imprint, there is no way to positively identify it, unless you would have it lab tested. ## Possibly Niacin, Vitamin B-3, one of a few unmarked white capsules. It's used by the body as a co-enzyme for energy metabolism. Supposedly helps nervous, digestive, and cardiovascular systems. Used widely for drug detoxifications, increased metabolism... ## people r starting to bring 30 mg oxycodone up from florida in a capsule form with no imprint. they r being made right in the pharmacy.. if u found one in your teens room.. have them take a test... stop it early b4 it becomes a major problem. drugs kill ## Just f...

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fluvastatin na

gold/brown lescol ku 118 ## I'm trying to help my Mom with taking her prescriptions, and she had an un-labled bottle full of these pills and she doesn't have any idea what they are. They are capsules, one side is white, the other is gold/tan. The marking on it says KU 118. Have any ideas? She believes that they were some OTC item she bought a long time ago and just placed it in one of her old prescription bottles, but she is not for sure. So is this OTC, or and actual RX? Thanks for your help! Austin ## Theese are not OTC they are 20 mg Omeprazole ## That identification is correct, however, they are now available over the counter in the U.S. It is most commonly used to treat heartburn, gastritis, and ulcers. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, flat...

Updated in Fluvastatin
Aspavor side effects

aspavor side effects and drug information ## Atorvastatin is the active ingredient in Aspavor, which is used for lowering blood cholesterol. There is a substantial list of side effects associated with Atorvastatin; many of which occur in only 1-10 percent of patients. Headache is the most common side effect.Other rare side effects include: Weakness, Insomnia and dizziness. Chest pain and peripheral edema. Rash, Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea. Urinary tract infection, Arthralgia, myalgia, back pain, arthritis sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, rhinitis Infection, flu-like syndrome, allergic reaction. Elevation of alanine transaminase (ALT) and aspartate transaminase (AST) has been described in a few cases. To learn more about Atorvastatin and other...

Updated in Atorvastatin
Teva 7201

small pink TEVA 7201 ## This tablet contains 20mgs of Pravastatin, the active ingredient in Pravachol, it used to help lower cholesterol. Side effects can include: nausea, dizziness, headache and joint/muscle aches. More details: Are there any other questions? ## Trying to find out what else is in pill #7201, i.e. fillers

Updated in Pravastatin
side effects

I been taking Lipitor 40 mg and decreased it to20mg.. I had terrible back pain for over a year. This past month I was put on a antibiotic called Ktek and the pharmacy told me to stop the Lipitor while on the Ketek. I did and guess what, my back pain is gone. Any one else have this problem with Lipitor. ## Did you just stop the Lipitor without any gradual weaning off of it? ## Yes, I am on Lipitor and have back pain...what can you take instead of lipitor. I also have short term memory loss. ## Statins, such as Lipitor, are well known to cause these types of side effects, as well as drowsiness, and loss of appetite. There are some other alternative medications that you can try, like Cholestyramine, WelChol, and Colestid, so you may want to speak to your doctor, you can also help lower you...

Updated in Lipitor
Weight Gaining Medicine STRENGTH PLUS caused high cholesterol

Last year, My wife (45yrs) used 4 bottles of "STRENGTH PLUS" (an ayurvedic lehyam produced in kerala, India) for weight gaining and gained a couple of kgs weight as she wanted.She is 67kg now. Now her blood cholesterol (total)found to be 250. ldl-174, HDL->45, and dr. prescribed the tablet - AVAS 10 My question: is it necessary to use this tablet LIFE LONG, to reduce the cholesterol...? Other info : Her BP is below normal all the times (100/70) ## what medicine that i can take to gain my weight? ## TVMIN, no it may not be necessary for her to take the Atorvastatin for the rest of her life, sometimes cholesterol levels can be brought down enough with it and the addition of diet and exercise, so it is no longer needed. Learn more Atorvastatin details here. And Shine, you reall...

Updated in Atorvastatin
What Are The Real Benefits Of Aztor 20mg

What Are The Real Benefits Of Aztor 20mg and i have been done angeioplast what is aztor 20 mg related to it. My cholestrol level is 54 ## "Aztor (atorvastatin) is used along with diet, exercise, and weight-loss to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke and to decrease the chance that heart surgery will be needed in people who have heart disease or who are at risk of developing heart disease. Atorvastatin is also used to decrease the amount of cholesterol (a fat-like substance) and other fatty substances in the blood. This will decrease the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other heart diseases because when there are high levels of cholesterol and other fats in the blood, these substances may build up along the walls of the blood vessels and decrease or block blood flow to the he...

Updated in Atorvastatin
dolo neurobion forte

Injectable. Available in Mexico by prescription. I purchased DNF at a mexican pharmacy (as prescribed), a course of treatment - 1 small box containing 3 ampules of a brownish liquid along with a second small box containing a corresponding number of new, clean, individually wrapped syringes. The DNF box of ampules, was labelled front and back with a complete list of the content of the ampules, directions for use, and warnings.Treatment for me was 1 injection a day for three days, each given by the doctor in his office. I had no prior knowledge of Dolor neurobion forte - (not available in the U.S)., a Merck product. I was in central Mexico with a terrible flare up of sciatica. I went to a good Mexican physician - who despite our initial dual bit of the language barrier - was able to carry...

Updated in Niacin
Pravastatin PB 8 vs Pravastatin APO PRA 40

I would like to know if there is any difference between the two mentioned Pravastatin and if anyone has experienced different side effects between the two? ## To answer your first question, they both contain the same amount of active ingredient (Pravastatin 40 mg), but there is a difference in the inactive ingredients which are listed. The first light green tablet with imprint PB on one side and 8 on the other is manufactured by Accord (NDC 16729-010), and also contains: - Croscarmellose Sodium - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Oxide - Magnesium Stearate - Microcrystalline Cellulose - D&C Yellow No. 10 - FD&C Blue No. 1 - Povidone The second green pill with imprint APO on one side and PRA over 40 on the other side is manufactured by Apotex (NDC 60505-0170), and also contains: - ...

Updated in Pravastatin
Atorvastatin New Study - Save your money - Please Read

A new NIH study just came out in finding that you can most likely stretch your dollar with the use of statins. "Alternate-day dosing of individual statins (especially atorvastatin and rosuvastatin) is as efficacious as daily dosing on LDL-C and TG." Source: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28741244 ## Thank you very much for posting this study and valuable information. Some other recent studies have found that concern about cholesterol levels is not as important as once thought. High levels don't always mean that someone is more prone to heart disease, or other issues, according to AMA studies. But, as with all other medical information, this could change at any given time, if more research turns up other findings. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Question: Could either of ...

Updated in Atorvastatin
Blood thinners and Cholestyramine

I have began taking Cholestyramine for Oral Suspension for the severe diarrhea I have been living with following the removal of my gall bladder in June, 2018. It seems to be working, but I am con- cerned about it absorbing the blood thinning medication I have been on following 3 strokes. There have been no more strokes since beginning Plavix 6 years ago. Does anyone know the answer? I would appreciate any help given towards answering this question!

Updated in Cholestyramine
memory loss

I have been losing my memory real bad and didn't understand why. I tried to get my doctor to change the medicine but he want. ## The statins of which Lipitor is part can cause clinical dementia. Stop the Lipitor you stop the dementia. Try using Red Yeast Rice or 1/4 cup of ground flax seed per day. The flax seed has natural lipitor to reduce cholesterol...as with any statin be sure to include CoEnzyme Q10 in your diet. ## Once you get on statins like Lipitor, you're supposed to stay on them for life. For an article on the latest negative findings for statins, go to It's always dicey getting off medications. They're powerful substances. Find a health care practitioner who will listen to you and who has expertise helping you get off Lipitor. Good luck. ## It may be poor i...

Updated in Lipitor
Ditizidol forte uses

What is ditizidol forte use for? ## Ditizidol forte has another full name. It's name is Dolo Neurobion Forte. Its only available in Mexico, and not sold in the U.S. Its an anti-inflamitory also containing Vitamins B1, B 12, and Niacin. It's given by injection. Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## I was prescribed Litizidol Forte in Mexico for a problem with my neck but i will like to know if there is any medication similar here in the states because i am not able to go back very often ## Como puedo comprar ditizidol forte tengo un problema de cervical que me provoca vertigos que no me dejan ni moverme y vomitos y ese medicamento es el unico q me ayuda ## Will this medication affect birth control ## You can find Dolo Neurobion Forte...

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