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Accutane serious side effects for our son

Our son started taking Accutane the end of Dec, 2011. He was on it for 6 weeks. He ended up in Feb. in ER with a foot long blood clot in his groin down his leg. He had other symptoms prior to this as well. He had your normal side effects which we expected, like dry cracked lips, flushed face, more acne in first month, head itched. Then he had back pain, joint pain, (basketball player in his High school so was very active) Then he would at times feel faint when standing. He started getting really sick when his blood clot started hurting him. We didn't know what it was and went to the doc 2x for pain. This is listed as a rare serious side effect. Please be careful while taking accutane. We won't be touching it again at our house. ## I am very sorry about what happened to your son,...

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Accutane and erectile dysfunction

I was on Accutane for 27 days. I had to stop because of muscle weakness and erectile dysfunction. It has been a month now since I stopped taking it but seems like the erectile dysfunction and muscle weakness are not going away. I would like to ask is there anyone who has experienced the same symptoms and recovered later? ## Accutane has been known to lower testosterone levels in some people that take it, and it been suggested that this should be added to the expected side effects list. Ref: Isotretinoin Risk of Coital Side Effects That said, after a month, three would usually be some improvement. What has your doctor advised? Are you on any other medications?

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Sulfur & Cream of Tartar Wafer

Years ago, given to each of us once per day for keeping mosquitos from biting & if they bit us, would not cause problems. ## Where can I find Sulfur and Cream of Tarter Wafers? I took them as a kid and never had any problems with bug bites and ticks and we played in the woods every day. As I got older I never had acne. I wanted to have my daughter try it, but can not find them. They were a little flat wafer about the size of a quarter and chewable. The taste was not bad at all....and a somewhat sweet. Can someone help me find this product if it exists? ## Linda, glad to see that someone besides I remembers these wafers. I still have not found them anywhere but I will keep checking smalltowm pharmicies & hopefully locate them somewhere!!! I just know they were wonderful! ## I fou...

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Gelmicin cream

Brand Name: Gelmicin Active Ingredients (Topical Cream): -Betamethasone Dipropionate 0.05% -Clotrimazole 1% -Gentamicin Sulfate 0.1% Manufacturer: Collins Productos Farmaceuticos Availability: Mexico Indications: -Betamethasone is a steroid medication used for a variety of conditions including, but not limited to rheumatic disorders, lupus, skin diseases (dermatitis/psoriasis), asthma, angioedema, preterm labor, crohn's disease, & leukemia. -Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication. -Gentamicin is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections. ## My son has sun spots on his face will gelmicin get rid of them? ## what does this cream do? ## I have what I think is psoriasis and a friend said he used this cream for his and it work. Does it work for that ## How d...

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Can Accutane affect my growth plates?

I went to the dermatologist for my acne and they prescribed me accutane. I took it for 3 days. But then on my third day I found out that it could stunt my growth. This really freaked me out since my dad and uncles got their growth spurts at 17, so I told my mom and she said I can stop taking it. I had my last week of PE 12 after stopping. I’m aware that three days is fraction of the full course (6 months), but is that enough of the chemical & time to have a negative on my growth plates? ## Yes, it has been known to cause premature epiphyseal fusion, (fusion of the growth plates), and precocious, or early, puberty has been known to occur in some people that have taken Accutane. In this case, puberty refers to your final growth phase for height. Ref: Medline Plus Accutane Here...

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What is Betametasona Clotrimazol Gentamicina cream used for?

I live in San Antonio, Texas. Is this cream available in the States? Is it SAFE? ## @ERQ, The combination of Betametasona + Clotrimazol + Gentamicina is marketed towards treating various skin conditions such as pain, inflammation, itching, bacterial/fungal infections, etc. From what I've seen mentioned in another thread here, this cream is allegedly available with your doctor's prescription here in the US. However further reports suggest that it costs only a fraction of the price down in Mexico for the same ointment (i.e. $30 in the US and less than $2 in Mexico). Given this information, my suggestion would be to just get it prescribed in the US since the cost of driving to Mexico and back from Texas is probably a lot more than the difference you'd end up saving in the price...

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The Ingredients for BGO Cream made by Calotabs Co of Greenville SC

I am looking for the ingredients of BGO made by Calotabs Co of Greenville, SC years ago. My jar has long been worn smooth and can't read it. ## This product is no longer available, but from another user on our site that was asking about it, the ingredients listed on the packaging were as follows: Salicylic Acid, Sulphur, Zinc Oxid, Phenol Calamine, Menthol, Petrolatum, Lanolin and mineral oil. The only thing I can suggest is trying to find a similar product that contains the same ingredients. Have you tried asking your pharmacist if they can recommend something? ## if you have the ingredients and even a small sample a compound pharmacy can remake it for you! ## I don't know how old your jar of BGO (Beeman's Greaseless Ointment) is, but my father owned the company from the mi...

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Accutane and seizures

I took roaccutane in 1996 and again in 1997. Each time was for around 6 months. I had a 6 minute tonic clonic seizure in August 2011 and another one in January 2012. I'm wondering whether this is related, although it is a big gap. Has anyone else developed seizures 15 years or so after finishing roaccutane? ## YES....I Hate to Even Admit it..But..I have had several Seizures....Some lasting 15 minutes...It is Like being trapped inside a body that will not work..or even perform the simplest tasks....I could see...and realize..I was drueling...but my right arm was contorted..and my left arm was basically rigid....I believe it is About time..We all find a way to form a network...of people...that can compare notes.....More aptly...than on here..Please contact Me. ## I can't say wheth...

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Mazon Cream

for eczema, psoriasis- seeping, cracking, blistering skin- I personally used it from the age of 6 mos. in 1955 to 1988, then it disappeared from shelves- it was an over the counter cream and it really worked. At the age of 3 months my skin would swell, crack and seep a clear liquid- a pediatrician introduced the cream to my mother and at the time they had a bar soap, shampoo and cream-of which I used occasionally over the course of 30 years then all of a sudden it disappeared. I did have part of a jar I used sparingly and guarded with my life and I called the company that made the cream and they said that they took the recipe out of circulation. The jar is long gone- sadly and I do not know the name of the pharmaceutical company that originally made it. I now am entering menopause and m...

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Ketoanalogues Ketosteril Function

what is the function of ketoanalogues ## i am dispensor in holy family hospital doctor advised me tab ketosteril cap sangobion cap rocotrel 0.5mg my urea is 56 cretnin 1.8 uric acid 4.5 plz advised me ## please email so i can explain it to you well. ## Is ketobest available in Canada? My parents are leaving for Canada soon. Ketobest is really helping to decrease the creatinine level! It works well for my mom! Please reply asap! Thanks a lot! ## Hi. I am handling Ketobest in Philippines. I’m glad to hear that Ketobest works out well to your mom :) Since your post is 6years ago, if you don’t mind me asking how’s your mother now?

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Althea pill and Myra e 400

I'm gay. I wanted to take those 2 to have beautiful skin, to clear my acne and to have boobs. Is it OK to take those 2 together? My friend recommended I take Althea pill to have boobs, but I also have so many pimples in my face and I tried everything, yet still got pimples. I think I need to take Althea, but I don't know how to use it? Please help. ## Hi. Is it okay to take Myra-e while you are taking Althea pills? Thank you. ## Hi althea and myrae gamit ko... im a mom na and sabay ko sila tinitake pag gabi. Hiyang ako at glowing ako sa myrae therefore I highly recommend it. ## Hi bakit ganon? Im taking diane pero parang lumalaki ang mga pimples ko. What does it mean? Hindi po ba hiyang kapag ganon? ## I am using althea pills malapit ko na po matapis ang 1 cycle peeo napapasin k...

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Can I still buy BGO Ointment?

I need to know if i can still buy bgo ointment? ## No, it is no longer being manufactured. We've had several people wanting to find it. Have you tried asking your pharmacist to help you locate something comparable? ## Yes, it can be made by compounding pharmacists.....only problem is that it is time-consuming to make and will cost quite a bit... ## Please tell me what pharmacy you work at. I would like to purchase some if it just like the old BGO. ## yes please send me contact for pharmiest that does the compounding for bgo ointment thanks ## Where are you located? I would like information on the making of bgo ointment ## Please contact me if you still make the BGO ointment. I have been looking for this for years. Thank you. ## please email me your contact info. my whole family woul...

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diane pills 35

gsto ko po malamn kung safe po ba ung after 21 tablets ko n pg inom ng diane pills ung 7 days na wala kang iinumin eh safe ka po ba n mkipagsex? d ba aq mabuntis nun? ## Safe po bang makipag sex after inumin ung 21 pills then 7 days pills free..ung wala kang inumin kc inaantay mo ung regla... ## Ask ko lang po kung safe po ba makipag sex after ko maubos yung 21 tablets ng althea pills habang naghihintay nalang ako ng menstruation period ko? ## ang dian 35 pills ba nkkapg palaki ng boobs I'm gay and ma enhance ba ang skin ko mkkpag tanggal b ciya ng acne or pimples or mgging like a girl ako ## Safe po ba makipagsex sa 7days rest?

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Sulfatiazol con Penicilina Pomada Lata 27g

My neighbor was in a car accident and had many cuts and scabs on his face. He told me he was applying this to his skin so it can heal. In less than a week from the accident all his wounds were gone. I was wondering if you can use this for like acne scabs or acne cuts ? ## Hello, Kelly! How are you? This is an antibiotic ointment, that's used to treat or prevent infections. You really shouldn't use it, without your doctor's approval, because improper use may lead to your developing antibiotic resistance. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I fell and scrap my whole lower leg and my husband came with the cream to put on my cut. I was hesitant but I allowed him to apply I normally scare and take long time to heal but in one week my cut healed no joke it is amazing. I fou...

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Buro Sol discontinued?

I went to my pharmacy today here in Canada to be told that Smith Kline Glaxo is no longer making Buro Sol. Is this the case and, if it is, what are my alternatives? ## You mean the antiseptic powder? Unfortunately, since it's never been available in the U.S., I can't find much information on it or why it was discontinued. I can't even find a listing of the ingredients. Learn more antiseptic details here. Did you try asking a pharmacist if they can recommend an alternative? I would, but I'm not sure what's available in Canada. ## I currently am using Buro-sol powder with water to make solution. I live in a town west of Toronto Canada and its available here in most if not all the pharmacy's. some are now keeping the powder behind the counter but others have it with...

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Musa Ka Gul

Dear Sir/Mam, I want to quit taking Musa Ka Gul, but if i don't take this i feel a headache and my mind doesn't work properly. Thanks for any advice. ## I m using a tobacco product musa ka gul 6 times a day . I m using it in toilet.to get fresh I want to quit from its use.plz help me ## Mubina, Use salt and mustard oil with fingers, as it will help you to remove the addiction. It would be better if you could also mix some menthol oil in this and drink it with warm water after taking meals with lemon. It will remove dental pain. {edited for privacy} ## Miss ka gul kaha meelta he .me dakor me rahta hu our yaha kahi meelta nai he. ## i want to leave musa ka gul as i take 10 times a day. My memory is going to be very poor. ## I have been addicted to it for the last 17 years...I am 3...

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Accutane and Infertility

I took accutane almost 14 years ago as a teenager. I am now a 32 year old woman who has just been diagnosed with infertility that they believe is linked to autoimmune issues. I truly believe that accutane is the cause of this; from the research that I have done it seems that accutane has been linked to other thyroid-related diseases, but that they have not yet been able to prove a link between accutane and infertility. There are, however, actually more people like me out there than I originally thought. Being diagnosed with ovarian dysfunction has been a horrific, horrific blow. And while there was plenty of information about accutane and birth defects, no one ever mentioned a possibility of future infertility. I was a teenager! This is a tragedy and I believe something should be done a...

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Isotretinoin and throbbing sensation on face

Hi there! I am on my second week of low-dose isotretinoin. My skin flushed mostly around my nose and I can feel my pulse in the areas. Is this normal and does anyone have any idea why this happens? Thanks ## Yes, it has been known to cause these types of sensations as side effects, according to FDA reports, along with skin scaling, peeling, easy bruising, and sweating. Ref: Medline Plus Isotretinoin It's kind of hard to say why any particular side effect happens, it just has to do with the affect that a medication has on the body when working to do its job. Are you on any other medications? Have the side effects improved, at all?

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Expired clobetasol

I want to know if I can use clobetasol cream two years past the expiration date? If so, how well will it work and is it safe? ## When it comes to anything expired, I first want to state that expiration dates in general are arbitrary figures. Just because something expires on a specific day of the year doesn't mean it's instantly ineffective and unsafe the minute the clock strikes that number. However when something is in ointment form and has other excipients that make up its composition, then you also have to take into consideration the shelf life of these substances which may or may not last as long as the primary active ingredient. With that said, I think it all comes down to proper storage and whether you care if the ointment isn't necessarily as effective as it could be...

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Kenalog- 40 it was 20mg

This orthopedic Doctor gave me 20mg of Kenalog-40 in the back by my shoulder. I did not realize what he was injecting in me at the time. How I regret it it made me feel really bad. How long does this stay in your body. Side effect were terrible. Km ## Kenalog is a corticosteroid class medication that is used to treat various conditions, such as skin issues, allergic reactions, and inflammation, among others. What types of side effects did you experience? Typically, it is known to cause nausea, headache, insomnia, mood changes, vertigo, and skin irritation when used topically, according to FDA reports. How long ago was it administered? ## Hi Kim I am having the same reactions. When did yours go away snd when did you feel well again? It has been 6 weeks and I feel just terrible still :( D...

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