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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
Yes: Flovent is an inhaled steorid used in asthma and copd. If used more fequently than prescribed it may have systemic effects like osteoporosis, immunity ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Question unclear: Do you mean the container is emptying too quickly? Over the years I have had a few younger patients who, when adult supervision was absent, would acti ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
As safe as for nl: The safety of the med doesn't change for the condition. The ease at which it is given may be an issue.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Not the same drug: Arnutiy Ellipta is fluticasone furoate, in a new inhaler, recommended to be taken once a day. It is a different ester of fluticasone, more potent. The ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Fine: 10mg of a statin drug shold be fine to stop without a wean.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Wean gradually to lowest dose. Albuterol use will be your guide (if using it less than 2 time per week daytime or less 2 times per month at night then ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience in Family Medicine
If you were having: Tachycardia or palpitations that we're causing you anxiety can feel "fixed" by klonapin; however after daily use, you can get rebound anxiety, which m ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Talk to your doctor: Do not stop any medication without telling your doctor. If he feels you do not need 'Singulair', or there are alternatives, 'Singulair' does not need ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Asthma flare: Neither the Qvar nor the Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) would cause drowsiness, low oxygen from asthma flare or may be low blood pressure may ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Don't do it: These meds, especially the oxycodone must be gradually tapered after 2 years of chronic use. Do not stop them abruptly.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Wean: Clonidine can have its own withdrawal symptoms, so best to wean off over a few days--the provider who put you on it should be available to discuss thi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Should : Have very little side effects from one benzo to the other. Little easier to wean down on the lorazepam. So slow and steady and it should limit the s ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Under medical: supervision. Zoloft (sertraline) should be tapered to avoid SSRI discontinuation syndrome. Take care.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Here is the issue: You are under another doctor's care. Once I direct you how to discontinue this medication, I have now interfered with the care you are receiving. I kn ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) compared with oral prednisone has fewer serious side effects. I would suggest having an EKG 12 lead and avoiding ca ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Coming off Clozapine should be done under medical supervision.
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Dr. Joseph Weiner
41 years experience in Psychiatry
See a doctor: There are so many possibilities. Please see a doctor for a diagnosis and treatment.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Lexapro (escitalopram): Depends on how long u bee on it, but at that low dose, doubt it would be more than a week. By the way, what was it prescribed for?.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Experimental : This has not been studied by research. Nucynta (tapentadol), (tapentadol) a class ii mu receptor agonist, is likely more habit forming than suboxone, ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
13 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
For how long?: This type of medication should be tapered off and wean in 2 weeks. If it was done sooner or faster than this that might explain your symptoms. Visit y ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Hempel
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Ouch: This class of medication is difficult to stop due to it's withdraw effects. My recommendation would be to stick it out if you can. Now that you are ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Green
44 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
See your doctor: It is best to see your doctor for advice in going off a medicine that may be causing a side effect and taking another. In addition medication may be r ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Don't do it. Please work with your prescribing provider to safely come off this medication.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Propanolol: 10 MG DOSE IS SMALL. ALTHOUGH POSSIBLE, SIDE EFFECTS UNLIKELY
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