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furosemide ## As with many diuretics, Furosemide can cause dehydration and electrolyte imbalance, including loss of potassium, calcium, sodium, and magnesium. It is especially important to prevent potassium loss. Excessive use of Furosemide will most likely lead to a metabolic alkalosis due to hypochloremia and hypokalemia. It should be used with caution in horses with liver problems or electrolyte abnormalities. Overdose may lead to dehydration, change in drinking patterns and urination, seizures, GI problems, kidney damage, lethargy, collapse, and coma. For more information about this drug and its side effects, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ...

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WHAT KIND OF SIDE EFFECTS DOES ZOLOFT HAVE? ## Many, but the most common are: being less sexually active, restlessness, tiredness (especially when you first start taking it), headaches, and possible mood swings (especially if the drug isn't right for you). As being a Zoloft user myself, I can say I've only experienced sexual side effects (and I'm only 24!) and the headaches, but the headaches were from when I stopped taking it on a regular basis. Oh, and it comes packed w/ some pretty bad withdrawls if not weaned from it properly. ## Hello there Sara. I did not like Zoloft at all. I felt like a zombie. My reactions were extremely slow. I was shakey and felt clamy all over..Not very talkative. I felt like I was trapped inside my own body for a FULL 24 hours. Mind you .. I onl... ...

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I`M HAVING SIDE EFFECTS AND I`M WONDERING HOW LONG WILL THEY LAST?I HAVE SKIN RASH AND ITS BURNING LIKE HELL,SPECIALLY MY FINGERS AND TOES. ## get to emergency room immediately ## I have been on DORYX for acne treatment for about a month now. About two weeks ago I got sunburned on my feet, but it seems like only on my toes, the burn didn't go away. It's more of a rashy look. It is also on the inner sides of my hands. It tingles when the rash is in cold water and itches when the sun gets on it and gets redder. I'm wondering if this will stop and exactly what caused this...I'm considering NOT taking this medicine anymore. This sucks!! ## YOU are having the same reaction that I had. Doxycycline has caused me permant damage and now I cant' even go in the sun. It's be... ...

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My dad just started taking lisinopril wednesday and is complaining of flu like symptoms that satrted that same day. Was wondering if anyone else was having the thing going on. ## Yes,for the last month&half,since I started taking it 20mg--I have had a severe case of sinus problems and very severe nasal drip in my throat,where I continuoisly cough- have been on antibitics and prednisone for almost 2 months,not getting anybetter, dr. keeps changing my antibitics-trying new - no help. ## I take it too always had sinus prob.too., wondering if anyone on prednosone has the problems i have with my husb taking it.? He gets an appetite beyond control and gained alot of weight .takes it alot for his copd and asthma. but he gets nasty as heck on it...... ## Yea, My dad just started takin Lisin... ...

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Has anyone noticed weight gain or stained teeth due to Advair usage? ## I was just logging on to find out if weight gain is a side effect of advair diskus. I started on advair a little over 2 years ago and since that time I have gained 30 lbs. My asthma doc says that inhaled meds do not cause weight gain. She says that my post-menapauasal status, combined with a less physically active job, are the cause of weight gain. I don't think I can take any more weght gain - please let me know about other people on advair whom are having this experience. If so, is there anything else I can do - are there any alternatives to the disc. The doc tells me if I do not use the disc I have a risk of develping firosis .So here are the choices - fat or breath, breath or fat - At this rate of weight gai... ...

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side effects for lamictal and drug interactions ## Some Side Effects - these should go away during the regimen drowsiness fatigue weakness headache trouble sleeping loss of appetite dizziness nausea vomiting muscle aches double vision blurred vision shakiness clumsiness If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience mental or mood changes. IF YOU DEVELOP A RASH, stop using the medicine and seek immediate medical attention. An allergic reaction to this medicine is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, hives, fever, swollen glands, swelling of the lips or tongue, painful sores in the mouth or around the eyes, severe dizziness, or trouble bre... ...

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weight gain is this a side effect ## yes--i have been taking this medication for about 8 months and have gained about 10 pounds ## Same here. Took it years ago- gained a quick 10lbs and when I stopped taking it 10lbs dropped off with no effort. Also possible bloating. But, the mood was the difference between night and day. ## I have been taking this for 6 months and have gained 60 pounds. ## Weight gain, mild or severe, is a very common side effect of most antidepressant medications. ## I have been taking amitriptyline for 7 months and i have not gained any weight that i have noticed. i do go to the doctor tomorrow, so if i have ill respond to this and let you know that i have. But i am 27 and am built skinny, i weight about 135lb. Hope that will help others. ## Yes ,iIwas given this fo... ...

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I had smoked for almost 30 yrs and started Chanix two weeks ago. I haven't had the urge to smoke since I started, but my main concern is that I have a lot of chest pain. That will increase if I get winded or take a deep breath. Has anyone one else had this problem? ## Have you spoken to your doctor about this? Chest pain is NOT something you should ever just leave go and blame on a medication. this site is not medical professionals, so we cannot say for certain what may be causing it. It could be the medication or it could be something serious. Please consult your doctor immediately. Chantix contains the active ingredient Varenicline and is used to treat smoking addiction. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and abnormal dreams. Read more: ## I took chantix... ...

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Please provide me with a list of side effects. ## New at this site- posted question on the wrong topic- try again. Anyone know about skin problems and Ultram/Tramadol. Side Effects list rash, but I've been dealing with much more than that. Trying to identify the culprit. Wouldn't you know I would find friends on a drug site. Is it sad or what? ## weight gain is the only adverse side effect I've experienced. I gained 40 pounds BUT it works so well on my mood- it hardly matters- I just bought bigger clothes. I love zyprexa. I have noticed that taking 5 mg at bedtime, 2.5 twice during the daytime is best for me.My Dr prescribes 2 2.5 mg twice per day. He says when I take them is up to me. ## I have been on Zyprexa/Olanzepine for 2 months. I have never suffered low blood pressur... ...

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I just took my first Buspirone, would like to hear from anyone on side effects and how long before it worked for you ## I used Buspar for about a year and had good results in reduction of anxiety. The side effects I had were, about half an hour after I took a dose, I got a funny feeling in my head (sort of lightheaded, a little dizzy), and it was quite unpleasant. It lasted about 15 minutes and then went away. I eventually got tired of that feeling and gave it up. ## I AGREE WITH JAMES. I WENT ON BUSPAR FOR 3 WEEKS AND THEN STOPPED. BUT I HAVE NOTICED DIFFERENCE SINCE I DID. AND NOW I JUST STARTED AGAIN. IT KIND OF GIVES A FEELING LIKE YOUR BUZZED ## I notice the same dizziness soon after i take buspar i have to take it before bedtime because i feel so weird. ## i have the same dizzy fe... ...

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My mother's doctor started my 87 yr. old mother on Paxil in the nursing home & it completely changed her personality! She got many side effects... dry mouth, irritability, unable to focus on conversation & so on until she ended up with such severe abdominal pain & urinary retention that she ended up being readmitted to the hospital! Boy has she lost a lot of rehab time!! (she is recovering from a fractured hip) ## Whenever I forget to take my Paxil, I begin to feel anxious, moody,sad vulnerable and hopeless. Is this normal or is it just mental addication towards the drug? ## I don't understand, if you've been on the Paxil for any length of time, how could missing one dose have such an impact? ## paxill is a mental health drug she dont to be on it tell the doctor ... ...

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what is the side effects of the drug pregabalin? I can't seem to find them. ## Pregabalin is essentially an acyclic analog of gabapentin which is more potent than gabapentin and has more linear pharmacokinetics. Neither drug is metabolized to any sigificant extent, and despite their names, neither drug acts as a GABA analog, or has any affinity for the benzodiazepine binding sites at GABA receptors. It's believed to modulate calcium gated ion channels. Drowsiness / grogginess are its most pronounced side effects, along with forgetting words or one's train of thought, and edema (swelling of the hands or lower extremities) and some degree of weight gain (2-5 pounds roughly). Naturally not everyone will experiece all of these to the same extent, if at all. Don't drive a car... ...

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DR PRESCRIBED ETOSHINE TABLETS FOR MY SPINAL PAIN. C5 AND C6 ARE BULGED. THIS MEDICINE ONLY PAIN KILLER OR CURE THE DISEASE. PLS ADVISE. I AM VERY CONFUSED AND LOT OF PAINS. ## This is a Cox2 Inhibitor, meaning it basically works a powerful anti-inflammatory and is commonly prescribed for these types of conditions. Most herniated discs clear up by themselves over time, your doctor is trying to get the inflammation to go down, so they will slip back where they belong. ## Complete cure is sometimes could not possible. This depends on your age. In the earlier stage of the problem, this medicine helps to cure along with someother precaustions (like physio theropy, excercises, yoga). If the problem is a chronic one chances are less. ## DR PRESCRIBED ETOSHINE 120 mg TABLETS FOR MY Lumber SPIN... ...

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have been taking citalopram for 2 weeks and have been suffering painful headaches and aching joints, also have had an ulcer on my tongue for the past 3 days so just feeling worse for taking them, has anybody else had similar effects and do they get better?? ## Headaches can be a side effect, most of which will wear off after about a month, as your body gets used to the medication. Mouth ulcers and aching joints are not normal reactions to SSRI antidepressants. Please call your doctor to rule out a severe adverse reaction or some other illness. ## i was on lexapro but my insurance wouldn't pay for it any more. They called my doctor and he approved Citalopram HBR 20mg. How does this compare to the Lexapro i'm afraid of it. Please send reply. ## far as mouth ulcers, on tongue an in... ...

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I started taking it yesterday for a sinus infection and today, after taking both doses I have been dizzy, lightheaded and very woozy. Almost like I'm drunk. It's hard to focus. Is this okay? ## There is a great chance that is from the infection, rather than the antibiotic. I suggest calling your doctor and talking to them about it. ## I started taking this on 5/26/09 and I have dirreah and bloating very bad. I am calling my doctor tomorrow, Monday 5/31/09. ## how long does it take for your body to get use to the medicine so these side effect goes away ## HAD A CYST REMOVED AND WHEN LOOKING AT IT BEHIND THE NAIL ON MY FINGER, WE FOUND A LARGE AREA OF SKIN ABOUT 1/2 INCH ABV FINGER. DR. PUT ME ON A RX WHICH WOULD COST ME $200 WITH INSURANCE. WE CALLED THE DR BACK AND HE RXD AMOX/P... ...

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I just want to know if one of the side effects of this drug is getting groggy or feeling of lightheadedness. It was prescribed by my doctor for my sciatica. Thanks. ## Yes, I have been taking 300 mg gabapentin for a week and I do feel groggy and lightheaded. I have taken antidepressants in the past and they all have that effect on me. I don't know if this drug is characterized as an antidepressant though. I am sensitive to meds. Be careful driving, etc. ## I've been taking gabapentin,a generic form of neurontin, for several years. It is not an antidepressant. My understanding of this drug is that it was designed for epileptic patients but has been being prescribed by many Doctors for the treatment of nerve pain. In the beginning it made me very light headed, dizzy and affected m... ...

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I find aprox. 20 to 30 minutes after taking Glucophage or Metformin I am extremely hot as in bad hot flashes and I am wondering if this is happening to anyone else ## Hmm.. I Feel Fine During My Dosage. Any Other Unusual Side Effects Your Having?? ## My DR increased my dose and I have terrible bouts of nausea. Will this go away and how can I make it stop? ## Rhapsody, I suggest speaking to your doctor about this issue, that way you can rule out any other possible causes and see what you may need to do or what you can safely take with your medications to reduce the nausea. ## Yes, I have had this. I increased from 1 x500mg a day to two. For a while, I was fine, then the heat started in my face and hands. My face felt cool to touch but I felt like I was on fire underneath. I wondered if i... ...

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what are the side effects my 11 year old just got put on this today and i just wanted to know about this medication. ## when i was put on geodon i felt as if i were crawling out of my skin, restless, irritable and i couldnt get comfortable when sitting or laying down. i had miniature panic attacks. ## Here's the full monograph listing: Geodon Info Click Here ## stop putting your kids on drugs until you have done the research!! What is wrong with you people? Do your homework. You can't trust doctors. They work for the pharmaceutical industry. Don't drug your kids. ## My wife was given Geodon to help her sleep while undergoing therapy in a nursing facility. I found out by research that it would speed up the heart and could possibly cause heart attack( she is 74). The doctor di... ...

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Can i use this medicine with another medicines for Gastrology related and TB related ## In order to tell you that, I would need to know what the other medications are, then I can check for interactions for you, but you can't just base the answer on a certain class of drugs. ## i would like to know more about etoshine 90 and its side effects ## my dr. prescribe etoshine90 for arth rities i want to know side effects ## My wife 58 yrs was prescribed by a doctor to take one tablet of etoshine 90 mg daily for pain management in both of her keen due to osteoarthritis. But after taking the first dose, her lips got swelled and irritating sensation on the lips with light rashes. she immediately took one tab of allegra 120 did not response, then she took one tab of cetrizine which minimized t... ...

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I just started treatment with lyrica and I am concerned about one of the side effects is weight gain. Is this a more prominent side effect or is it just possible. I certainly do not want to start a whole new wardrobe. ## I have had excellent luck with this medication and have not experienced weight gain with it after approx. six months. I DID experience significant drowsiness for the first six weeks at 50 mg., twice a day. Best wishes. ## Suzanne, I had been on lyrica and was up to 150 mg 3 times a day..I had weight gain, drozziness, blured vision. The medicine did help with the horrible pain in my legs from an injury to my back about a year ago. I couldn't understand why I was falling asleep during the middle of the day until I found this website and got pertinent information I nee... ...

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