Dr. Robbin Lee

Pharmacology
Ararat, VA
34 years experience

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Pharmacology

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English

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
Pharmacology 34 years experience
More questions: I probably have more questions than answers. If you cut the dose and the tingles went away, then likely yes it was the cymbalta (duloxetine). If the t... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
Pharmacology 34 years experience
That was fast: Four days is really fast for an adverse event from a statin. That said, there are some options. 1. Change statin. I would suggest Pravachol or Crestor... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
Pharmacology 34 years experience
Rebound congestion: From your post i'm wondering if the congestion is from allergies / cold or from overuse of 4way nasal spray. As little as 3 consecutive days of use c... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
Pharmacology 34 years experience
Vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin) is a combo: Vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin) is a combination of zocor (simvastarin) and Zetia (ezetimibe). Vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin) may give you be... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
Pharmacology 34 years experience
Quinolones: The family of antibiotics known as quinolones (cipro, levaquin, (levofloxacin) avelox) are associated with an increased incidence of tendinitis and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
Pharmacology 34 years experience
No: No. Kaopectate (kaolin and pectin) now has the same active ingredient as peptobismol. It's not to be given to children with viral infections, particul... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
Pharmacology 34 years experience
Recommended dosages: The package insert says the max daily dosage is 80mg. I have had patients take as much as 120mg per day. That is not the norm. Dosages above 80mg per ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
Pharmacology 34 years experience
What's In a name: The terms extended release and sustained release are generalizations and are virtually interchangable. Er, sr, xr, cr, xl are all suffixes attached to... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
Pharmacology 34 years experience
Cholesterol karma: Lets start by saying statins simply control a risk factor (hypercholesterolemia). There is no evidence that they extend your life. The more important ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robbin Lee
Pharmacology 34 years experience
Headaches or fever: They both have their advantages/ disadvantages. Either would likely work for headache / fever. Which would be better depends on the patient. The majo... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, NC
Graduated 1989MD
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