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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
Neurology 45 years experience
No: Biscodyl is a stool softener whereas exlax is a laxitive.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
Neurology 45 years experience
For loading dose: Usually max dose is 15 mg daily.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
Neurology 45 years experience
Exercise,pt,meds: Si joint dysfunction is common and may be associated with medical diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis. It may have with this disease more extensi... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
Neurology 45 years experience
Tramadol: May try tramadol but the list is nearly limitless and depends on the cause of myalgia--vasculitis req steroids and could be infectious or med induced ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
Neurology 45 years experience
Yes: Moniter BP and pulse. Slowly increase the meds and moniter wt and emotional status also need to evaluate if there is an interaction with current meds... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
Neurology 45 years experience
Should avoid : Nsaids increase the liklihood of complications including GI probs including gastric ulcer and GI bleeding. May also inc the liklihood aggrevation o... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
Neurology 45 years experience
Yes: Suggest that you have your med professional check your BP and pulse. Watch also for changes psychiatrically.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Stephenson M D
Neurology 45 years experience
Less than 24 hrs: Should be a short lived side effect.
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