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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Stimuants: Any drug with stimulating properties should be avaided in this type of patient. This may include decongestants (ie sudafed) appetite suppressants, etc ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Use generics as much: As possible, and try to take the medicines exactly as prescribed.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There are lots out there but you have to be careful. The largest is medicare part d.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Strain, sprain, pain: Do you mean dwts as in dancing with the stars? Well, there are slips and falls that can result in broken bones, eg, colles fracture of the outstretche ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
65: Technically, 65- the age you become generally eligible for medicare in the us. Some organizations are trying to pull people in earlier(like age 55), b ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
May not be: Amitriptyline may cause several significant side effects, especially in patients over age of 65. They include drowsiness, dizziness, constipation, dry ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Three suggestions...: Aquatics, body weight, or resistance bands/ tubing are good places to start for anyone, regardless of age. Aquatics allow you to perform body weight e ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Impossible: Impossible to answer. Some seniors have great vision, some are not so great. It is very individual.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Research: Research all plans by checking the internet, calling an insurance agent or if medicare going to the website(medicare.Gov) look at your healthcare need ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Unfortunately, worse: In many cultures, senior citizens are treated far worse than in the us. Just visit any other country (first world or developing), and you will notice ... Read More
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