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how many hours apart do i take a 4 times a day dose

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Aharonov
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Follow instructions: When you take Buspar (buspirone) twice a day, you should space it out to every 12 hours if possible. However, you do not need to be to worried if it i ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
PRN: Your cough syrup is to treat symptoms only. It is not curing or treating the cough. It is to be taken only when needed. It is not designed to be take ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Penicillin half-life: The 'half-life' of a medicine is how long it will stay in the system. Penicillin has a very short half-life. If a medicine is prescribed 4x a day, ide ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Agazanof
10 years experience Pharmacology
Maybe: In a normal healthy person, yes. But you can't do it long term because it taxes your liver and kidneys. No alcohol at all while on this combo. Take Ib ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Every 8 hours: Three times a day would make it 8 hours apart. 6am, 3pm, 11pm. The 4 hour message is if u miss a dose and take it late, don't take the next dose withi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Ideally. : 3xday is meant to be taken every 8 hours.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Morning and night: When medications are prescribed twice a day the general assumption is that one will take them in the morning and at night roughly 12 hours apart.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
In a perfect world: You would take Clindamycin every eight hours to optimal spread the medication out and keep sustained therapeutic levels in the blood with minimal high ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Reducing the frequency of an antibiotic can reduce its effectiveness for your infection. That may actually make the infection worse (more virulent) or ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
6-8hrs: Every 6-8 hours.Keflex may not be the best drug for the infection you describe, altho it could work.Ask your doc.

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