A 33-year-old member asked:
patient" currently on 20 mg prozac (fluoxetine) and 600 mg gabapentin (a.m.) and 600 gabapentin (p.m.) for past 2 mos. anxiety rising. feels lost. wants to run away. ?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Sounds like: Sounds like this patient's psychiatrist would like to see the patient again soon, because Prozac (fluoxetine) + off-label use of Gabapentin does not seem to be having its desired effect. Hopefully this patient is also in psychotherapy as well -- many ways to deal with anxiety can be learned there.
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Psychiatry 35 years experience
YES IT IS A PROBLEM: Definitely an issue here. Need medications reevaluated. Noe sure if these are the only medications that have been tried or if there are substance abuse issues as well. Need to evaluate for bipolar disorder and try more or different antidepressant and maybe an anxiolytic.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Do people always run a high fever with a kidney infection?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Usually: Especially if associated with loin pain. Fever could also mean other infections. A fever is a cause of concern and suggests need for prompt medical attention.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Why do I get a sore throat after I run in cold weather?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
2 possible reasons: 1. You may be running with your mouth open. This will lead to a sore throat as the cold, dry air hits the back of your throat. Try to breathe through your nose and exhale through your mouth while running. Your nose is designed to warm and humidify all inhaled air.
2. You may also have post nasal drip. This can increase in very cold weather as the lining in your nose is not working as well.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Is Neurontin (gabapentin) a good medicine for hand pain and swelling?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Neurontin/hand pain : There are many reasons for hand pain. If there is suspected nerve problems causing the pain, Neurontin (gabapentin) may help. Swelling will not be helped and Neurontin (gabapentin) can actually cause swelling in the hands, legs and feet in some people.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 25-year-old member asked:
Are there any recommendations for how many times a day I should breast feed by 2 mos old?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 13 years experience
When hungry: At 2 months you should breast feed whenever they are hungry. This can be as often as every 90 min to 2 hours during the day and probably every 3 hours at night. As your child grows the time between feedings will lengthen. When they go thru a growth spurt you may notice an increase the amount of daily feedings again.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Could symbyax (fluoxetine and olanzapine) contribute to a fatty liver?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 33 years experience
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