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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A couple of hours: Amitiza (lubiprostone) can help one have a bowel movement in a couple of hours. It can be taken at anytime, but probably works better if taken with a ... Read More
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Dr. Vivek Prasad
15 years experience Psychiatry
As you are able: When you can! it is a tough workout, and unless you are already super-fit, fit it into your daily schedule as convenient. Habitual exercise - 'stickin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
About the same time: ...of the day that you plan on getting your follow-up x-rays. Also, avoid swallowing the marker so that Day 5 post-ingestion falls on a weekend date w ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
With foods: To minimize the side effects, we recommend you take it with foods (at meals or commonly at breakfast and dinner).
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
29 years experience Psychiatry
Does not matter: Unless you have side effects. Some people try to manage side effects by taking drug at different time of day. For example, if drug keeps you awake, t ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Night: If it's used as once per day, nighttime is best. More often, you need this as a twice per day injection, depending on your characteristics.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is a safe dose: if no improvement, discuss with your doctor for alternatives.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Some sedation is expected at higher dosage. Best to take main dose in evening.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: But prolactin usually does not matter. It is not like some of the other hormones that vary with time of day.
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