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A 77-year-old male asked:
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Talk to your PCP or: prescriber of medication. To help relieve constipation, remember to hydrate well, as dry stools tend to impact more, and cause constipation. Also, you ... Read More
22 years experience Family Medicine
Known side effects: Both gabapentin and benzonatate can cause constipation, so the effects of both could lead to the severity of your symptoms.
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Osmotic: do not use enemas or cathartics. I would advise colonoscopy by a GI specialist to make sure that this is, indeed a drug effect. I would suggest a ver ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: The higher dose is used to treat active lesions and a lower dose on a daily basis may be used to suppress a lesion.
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not advised: This is not advised unless you discuss this with the physician prescribing the medication.
A 64-year-old female asked:
33 years experience Pediatrics
Herpes infections: The indications for using Famciclovir include: treatment of herpes zoster (shingles), herpes simplex virus 2 (genital herpes), herpes labialis (cold s ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
36 years experience Psychiatry
I cannot answer: Your question without knowing what your worry is. Can you ask again?
A 38-year-old member asked:
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Antivirals: Both Acyclovir (zovirax) and valacyclovir (valtrex) are similar in effect against some herpes viruses.
A 20-year-old female asked:
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Doesn't matter: Roughly every 8 hours, but it doesn't really matter. Take a dose at bedtime, when you wake up, and about half way between those times. It won't matter ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: The term antimicrobial would be better. Famciclovir is an antiviral medication for treating herpes simplex infections.
A 35-year-old member asked:
43 years experience Family Medicine
Antiviral: Famvir (famciclovir) is an antiviral medication most commonly used to treat herpes virus.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Pediatrics
Perhaps: In that the tablets of Famciclovir are not scored, it is not the original intention of the producers that this medication be broken in half. There is ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Both drugs have similar effects on herpes viruses.
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