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A 49-year-old female asked:

currently on bupropion 200mg + prozac 40mg. is adding clonidine (to treat anxiety + slightly high blood pressure) a good idea?

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Clonidine: is a pure antihypertensive and certainly not a first or second line therapy for anxiety

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How can I prevent inflammation of stomach lining due to blood thinner plavix (clopidogrel)?

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Take with food: Do not take the medicine on an empty stomach and it sometimes is helpful to take medicines such as antacids that are used to treat gastritis. Many people can take Plavix (clopidogrel) without problems. Some of the medications can interfere with the action of the Plavix (clopidogrel) so consult your physician.
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Can adrenal insufficiency cause mood swings accompanied by anxiety and pain in the chest?

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Chest pain?: The mood swings and anxiety are very commonly associated with adrenal and thyroid problems while chest pain may accompany the anxiety, it needs to be evaluated separately to rule out other causes including those related to the heart, lungs or stomach.
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I take lisinopril for high blood pressure and ibuprofen for arthritis. Is this combo safe?

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No: Not a wise combination. Can decrease the efficacy of Lisinopril and increase the incidence of kidney toxicity.
A 20-year-old member asked:

Lower abdominal pain on left side and natious took 3 hpt and one blood test both came back negative is there a chance im still pregnant?

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Dr. Katharine Garnier
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Not likely: Sorry, but if the blood test is negative, it is highly unlikely, unless you are the victim of a mix-up at the lab, that you are pregnant. It sounds like all of the tests have agreed that you are not pregnant, so a lab mistake even more unlikely. You should find out why you are having lower abdominal pain and nausea as some causes can be serious. Please go to your doctor and get this looked into.
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a very early pregnancy that can be missed by all of the tests you have had, would not be causing your symptoms yet, so it is very unlikely.
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A 18-year-old female asked:

Every time I eat my stomach hurts and I poop and I get diarrhea. I'm afraid to eat because of this. What should I do? I'm on antidepressants & anti- anxiety meds.

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Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Seek help: Sometimes stomach problems can be side effects of medications used for anxiety and depression. However, for some people, stomach problems can also be a symptom of continued anxiety. You should consult with your prescriber.

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