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long term effects of cephalexin

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Few if any: Some report minor abdominal discomfort during treatment. Cross reactivity with penicillin allergy is sometimes seen, more with adults. For most it has ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably safe: It is unusual to require both these antibiotics at the same time. Confirm with the prescribing doctor(s) that both are needed. However, if needed, the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Determining risk vs benefit is what we do every day for every patient we prescribe treatments or recommend even an Aspirin a day...
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Storing Medications: You want to keep them at room temperture protected from light. Although they do loos effect overtime and you really should take the prescribed course ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Tests: Kidney and liver testing at intervals.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Usually not.: Many side-effects mild and go away. Gi upset, diarrhea, or cramps not uncommon when starting. Usaully disappear quickly. Many feel like doxycline. I ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience Pathology
Anthrax: Is usually fatal if not treated right away, it is not a chronic disease.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
39 years experience General Practice
Years of use: Turmeric has been used traditionally for a very long time as a food coloring and spice, and for a number of disorders, it us used medicinally and pre ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
None: none -- but your body may develop tolerance
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Deadly serious: Death from overdose (intentional or unintentional). Infection from sharing needles. Legal consequences and potential violence. Mutual support helps ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Its in the category of ace inhibitors headache, cough diziness weakness , and allergic reaction like angioedema are possible.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
40 years experience Pain Management
NSAID side effects.: Nsaids like Ibuprofen have some unfortunate side effects that make them a poor choice for many people in pain and most people with pain after sports a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Dependence: Weight gain, acne, glaucoma, osteoporosis...And many others. The package insert with your medicine describes these in detail. Your pharmacist or dr. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Antibiotics: Taking antibiotics without prescription can have many bad effects. If prescribed for some reason discuss the alternatives, benefits and risks of long ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Relatively safe: Prednisone can be very effective for migraine headaches that fail to respond to other medications. Prednisone has many potential serious side effects ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Temazepam: Tolerance, or loss of effect. Risk of withdrawal. Risk of dependence is some people, especially if history of addiction or emotional instability. Not ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Addiction, mostly: The major side effects of opioids are constipation (which can be severe), increased sweating, weight gain, edema and hormonal changes, including reduc ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
The answer: Is far too long and involved for this site. See diabetes.Org for much more information.
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Decrease: In calcium absorption is one, leading to increase risk of osteoporosis.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience Neurology
Not known: Long-term effects of piracetam are not known, but generally it is considered safe.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Dried up and sleepy: Why would you want to take benadry (the brand name for diphenhydramine) long term? Fagetaboutit.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmed Elkoulily
35 years experience Internal Medicine
A lot: Every drug or vitamins has side effect, nsaids can cause stomach ulcers , renal failure , HTN , and more but mainly large dose and long term it need ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
None: There have been no reported long-term side effects from use of zyrtec (cetirizine) in a trial involving toddlers and children with eczema, who were tr ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No long term side: Effects...There an increased risk of bleeding.

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