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sarcoidosis medication

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
No but you need dr.: It is essential that you establish a therapeutic relationship with a doctor usually a Pulmonary Specialist to monitor you through the years.
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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Asymptomatic sarcoidosis is generally not treated with medications. If treatment is required, the usual medication would be Prednisone.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Depends: Just like anyone, there are causes of coughing and the cough is treated the same way. A productive cough is treated with expectorant to help with clea ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No limit.: Can take all the standard cough syrups.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Immunosuppressants : There are several options. First, sarcoid does not always require treatment. A decision to treat is based on organ invvement and severity of symptom ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Elton
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Sarcoidosis rx: Many if not most cases of sarcoidosis don't require any treatment. Other meds used to treat sarcoidosis that is active include plaquenil, methotrexate ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Discuss: This issue with your doctor. Steroids, like prednisone, have lots of potential side effects. However in many cases, there are no other drugs to use.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Remicade (infliximab): Remicade (infliximab) is very effective, especially for the arthritic component.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): Not likely, unless other medications interfere with its metabolism. Review with your primary care doc.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Fatigue: Methylphenidate has been used for the treatment of fatigue in patients with cancer,4HIV infection,5and chronic fatigue syndrome.6In an open-label tria ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Errol Ozdalga
13 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not really: Just a healthy diet with exercise! there's no specific restrictions.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
All meds side effect: There are only handfull of meds which are used for treatment of sarcoidosis and thease are corticosteroids chloroquin azathioprins and ramicade a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You can video consult withpulmonologist

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