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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julia Irwin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Anticonvulsant : Neurontin ( gabapentin) is in the class of anticonvulsants. I am not aware that it will cause a + drug screen. It does bind to the GABA receptor w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Pretty simple: Neurontin (gabapentin) is not metabolized. It is eliminated by the kidneys. Because the elimination of Neurontin (gabapentin) is entirely renal, pat ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Not 1000 mg: In this country, gabapentin (Neurontin) is supplied as 100 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg, 600 mg, 800 mg and as a liquid suspension only. See this page: http:// ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience in Podiatry
Nerves: It is an anti seizure medication commonly used for neuropathy.
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A 87-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Metamucil: If you have taken the maximum amount of Metamucil listed under dosage instructions and have not had satisfactory results, you may benefit from a gentl ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Any dose that causes: The patient to nod off, act drunk, or stop breathing is too high. When i worked in a Methadone clinic in 1980 in chicago, the average dose was about 4 ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Joel
36 years experience in Anesthesiology
Pain relief: Oxycodone is usually prescribed every four to six hours for pain treatment. Factors that come into play when determining dose are are tolerance as we ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
? Depends: on whether you mean immediately toxic or chronically Toxic.Immediate toxicity could come from the Hydrocodone which could cause unconsciousness and de ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: At your age without any cardiac problems or pregnancy or thyroid problem, about 3 -4 cups a day would be safe. If you really like to drink more, then ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohen
36 years experience in Psychiatry
Caution: More important than absolute dose of restoril, (temazepam) which shouldn't exceed 30 mg at night, are frequency and duration of use. With daily use fo ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience in Anesthesiology
LD-50=125 mg/kg: In 1927, a man named j.W. Trevan attempted to find a way to estimate the relative poisoning potency of drugs and medicines. The ld-50 is the lethal do ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience in Anesthesiology
Varies: Any amount in excess of that required to reduce pain to an acceptable level or which produces unacceptable side effects is too much.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Caffeine?: Caffeine is a diuretic and high doses can lead to dehydration. However, avoiding constipation should be thought of as a balance of hydration, fiber in ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Don't need to eat it: People do not need to eat sugar. The lack of sugar does not harm the body. The body makes sugar from starches and other foods that people eat. It's fi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends?: The recommended limit on use of Acetaminophen for adults if 4 grams a day. If you have liver disease, it is much less if any at all. Drinking alcoho ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Hard to answer: Good question, no good answer. A generic answer is more than you need, or more than the dose that helps. There is a generally accepted range for eac ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Over-training: For the average patient, too much exercise isn't an issue, rather no exercise is the biggest problem. However, for competitive athletes, over-training ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
See the label...: The label should explain the dose for a person's age or weight. Taking more than the recommended dose, taking doses too close together, and/or taking ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: The amount of water you should drink depends on your body size, how active you are, the weather, and your overall health. Check out this handy calcul ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: No more than 2, 400 mg/24 hours for an idealized 70 kg person.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terrence Bethea
17 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Magnesium and sleep: Magnesium (Mg) is found in a variety of foods. If you eat a diverse diet (particularly high fiber foods), you will get plenty of Mg. The body regulat ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
12 years experience in Sleep Medicine
See below: Caffeine is a drug ; although it is present in coffee (among other food products) it should be used cautiously ; in moderation. The exact mechanism is ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
38 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No perfect answer: If you're referring to oral iron, your iron level is normal and you have no underlying blood disorders like thalassemia, it's very difficult to take i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colette Wiseman
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Eat healthily: There is no specific amount of sugar. You should generally try to eat healthily. You should get a fasting glucose test in your second trimester which ... Read More
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