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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
More likely,: from irregular ovulation, polycystic ovarian syndrome, insulin resistance. Testing for relatively high estriol, or testosterone can be helpful. Possib ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience in Psychiatry
Desyrel (trazodone): It is the brand name for trazodone, an antidepressant which is mainly used to help people sleep. Only doses above 400mg has antidepressant effects but ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Trazodone: Usually at bedtime, & as prescribed by your doctor, due to sedative effect.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Trazodone: Is an antidepressant with known anticholinergic & sedative properties, leading to sleep & drying effects.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience in Pediatrics
Not typical: A topical steroid ( betamethasone ) is not typical medication used for acne ( but it can be used). The usual medication choices are benzoyl peroxide, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Good but resistance?: This is a very effective regimen but bacterial resistance to Clindamycin may occur whereas this is less likely to occur with benzoyl peroxide.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Acne: Difficult to say because acne can come and go over time
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
17 years experience in Pediatrics
Acne: Minocyclin being the antibiotic stops the growth of acne causing bacteria and tretinion stops comedon blackhead formation and regenerates and exfoliat ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Risperdal: This is an antipsychotic mood stabilizer medication. It is used for resistant depression, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Re-evaluate: There is no problem with taking biotin and a multi-vitamin. Be sure it has methyl folate (folic acid) 500 mcg and methyl cobalamine 500 mcg. Check 25 ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Ask for explanation: I'm surprised that a dermatologist would rx escitalopram / lexipro, as it is a psych medication. I'm not a psychiatrist or a dermatologist, but as a g ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience in Dermatology
Irritated acne: You may be overdoing it. Consider using a gentle cleanser twice daily then a gentler topical- May need to see a Derm
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Good regimen: The skin care regimen you have been prescribed is a fairly standard combination of acne medications that typically help most people. Excessive drynes ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Schwartz
15 years experience in Pharmacology
Paxil (paroxetine) and insomnia: Paroxetine can cause insomnia. Please consult with your doctor re your insomnia or sleep disturbances. Some tips. Maintain same sleep time pattern. Av ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: Using tretinoin and benzoyl peroxcide can be effective- both individually can cause redness and photosensitivity. Using them together may increase thi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: there are combination acne products out there that either combine BPO with clindamycin or a newer product combines tretinoin with clindamycin. So yes, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience in Dermatology
Spironolactone acne: Spironolactone is a good medication for hormonal acne, which is usually the kind that women past age 35 get. Hormonal acne is more likely to be on the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
It should not: If it does, it is worth the risk. Acne can be managed; usually topical benzoyl peroxide is sufficient. It's difficult to know what to make of accounts ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: Welbutrin is sometimes rprescribed to counter adverse sexual side effects of some antidepressants such as Zoloft (sertraline). I can not predict if it ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes but drying.: I would try benzoyl peroxide followed by retin a (tretinoin) then Erythromycin but you could switch the order of the latter two. Of course other physi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reza Bayati
32 years experience in Wound care
Acne, dark spots: 1) dry and red skin- means the treatment a cause more damage to your skin. 2) maintaining skin moisture is crucial for everyone 3) dark spots needs d ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Too strong: The stuff is pricey, unpleasant and not entirely risk-free. If your acne is confined to your face, ask your physician about a mix of topical benzoyl p ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
5HTP: Possibly depression if you are not taking antidepressants, but not for ADHD.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
46 years experience in Addiction Medicine
That is my short ans: 50 mgm trazadone, 48 hours later you still have the effects. You probably went to see an md with some complaints, which included sleep disturbance.H ... Read More

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