Doctor Q&A for Dr. Sarah Walton

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
6 years experience Pharmacology
OTC = okay: Any of the traditional over the counter pain relievers are safe; ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen(Alieve), acetaminophen (Tylenol) or aspirin. If y ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
6 years experience Pharmacology
Liver, not kidney...: Flagyl is removed by the liver, there are no dosage adjustments for decreased kidney function, the only concerning factor would be if he was on dialys ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
6 years experience Pharmacology
No...: No, if you missed it completely do not double up. In the future if you miss a dose and remember within 8 hours you can take the dose. A weekly pill c ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
6 years experience Pharmacology
No...: Not possible to overdose, however after the initial cleansing of the wound stop use of the hydrogen peroxide. Continued use will only keep reopening ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
6 years experience Pharmacology
Sunday is the norm..: You can technically start anytime and your cycle will adjust to the medication. But most women find it easiest to start on a Sunday, the way the pack ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
6 years experience Pharmacology
Shouldn't be...: The time of day shouldn't make a difference with the side effects of a BC. Most women find that the BC improves their complexion. I would consider o ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
6 years experience Pharmacology
Must see a doctor: A glycerin enema should not cause cramping. If you are in excruciating pain then you need to seek medical help. A blockage can become very serious i ... Read More
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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
6 years experience Pharmacology
Must see a doctor : No, lotrimin (clotrimazole) is not appropriately balanced for vaginal use. A child this young needs to be seen by a physician for these symptoms. It ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
6 years experience Pharmacology
Could be BC: Hormonal BC can alter your cycle dramatically. Some women may not get a period at all while others may have a very short period. That being said, the ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Walton
6 years experience Pharmacology
Should be okay...: Claritin (loratadine) D with adderall may cause increased heart rate. If you have no heart conditions then you'll probably be fine. Watch for a raci ... Read More
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