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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Discuss w/ physician: Depending on the duration of your use of Norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) you may have developed a tolerance to the dose. Discuss these pain iss ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: If the dose is correct, it still depends upon which medicine you are taking.But i seen reults anywhere from a few days to 2weeks.
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
Depends on med: Adderall, dexedrine, Ritalin (methylphenidate) Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) (desmethylphenidate) are short-acting & take @ 30 minutes to show some eff ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Pharmacodynamics: The half life of Benicar (olmesartan) is 13 hours. That means it will reach steady state in about 65 hours and will take about the same amount time to ... Read More
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Benicar (olmesartan) onset: Benicar (olmesartan) (B) is a member of the angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) class of drugs. It works by remodeling the endothelium (E) of blood ves ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
Just as long as 1st: When you are off meds for over a month, I would expect it to take as long to work as when you first started. You may have the advantage of knowing th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Oxymorphone: I understand your desire that Oxymorphone be undetectable in home instant drug test. It depends upon your daily dose, duration of use and your metabol ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
37 years experience Anesthesiology
Adjust: Kadian (morphine) is a strong opiate with a good delivery system. If you are not having any side effects from the medication an are tolerating it wel ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This is: usually given every 4-6 hours...8 hours should "do it"! Hope this is helpful! DR Z
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
As long as you: need to-you can take it for years without a problem.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
39 years experience Neurology
A long time: If the current dose of topamax (topiramate) is controlling your headaches, you can stay on it for many years, if needed. Your dose is very low, so the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
4-6 weeks for effect: Both medications have their own set of risks and benefits. Escitalopram is an ssri, and in very broad terms ssris may be better for most forms of anxi ... Read More
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