A 29-year-old female asked:
is it okay to take nyquil for cold along with 50 mg trazodone for insomnia? i am also on wellbutrin (bupropion) xl 300 mg/day for 1.5 years.
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
No. Dextromethorphan: Dextromethorphan + Trazadone can cause a serious condition, Serotonin Syndrome. Doxylamine + Trazadone can cause dizziness & drowsiness. See: www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=2228-0,55-1943&types=major&types=minor&types=moderate&types=food. Always ask your doctor or pharmacist before adding any vitamin, herb, OTC or prescription drug to a psychotropic medication.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
How many times per day should I have my baby do "tummy time"?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Often: The more "tummy time" your baby gets, the rounder her head will be and the easier it will be for her to learn to roll, sit and crawl.
Tummy time - as much as possible!
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A 38-year-old member asked:
How many hours a day should my baby be sleeping?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Specializes in General Practice
Depends on his age: Babies need less sleep as they age. The following is the average amount of sleep babies need at different ages; each individual baby is slightly different.
Newborns: 16-18 hr/day (half during the day, half at night)
3 months: 15 hr/ day
9 months: 14 hr/day (but now it's 10 hr at night, 4 during the day)
2 years old: 13 hr/day (most at night with a 2 hour nap)
4 year old 11 hr (no nap).
6.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 30-year-old member asked:
Son had chicken pox vac 11 days ago. Wen to bbq party today, some infants there. Are they safe?
3 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Chicken pox vaccine has been studied since the late 70's and a wealth of knowledge has been accumulated. The vaccine virus is a much weakened strain that has the same structure as the wild virus so it can turn on the immune system but seldom cause harm. In some cases an infant may shed vaccine virus, but normal kids have negligable risk.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Can an aspirin a day help prevent colon cancer?
2 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amanda Xianswered
General Practice 6 years experience
Possibly: A recent study (burn et al 2011, lancet) suggests that an Aspirin a day reduces cancer risk in carriers of hereditary colorectal cancer. Further studies need to be completed to evaluate an Aspirin regimen for risk reduction of sporadic (non-inherited) colon cancers.
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 48-year-old member asked:
Is it normal for my period not to have started after taking birth control pills for two days?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Your period shouldn't start until the end of the pack during the placebo portion. During days 22-28.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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