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3 negatives and 3 positives pregnant or not pregnant. Please help! ?

3 negatives and 3 positives pregnant or not pregnant. Please help! ?

If...: If there any positives it should always be considered reliable, but yet, the final confirmation should come in this case from a blood test. Visit your doctor or gynecologist to get that test ordered. ...Read more

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Can celexa (citalopram) show side effects after 3 days?

Can celexa (citalopram) show side effects after 3 days?

Yes: Unfortunately the side effects are usually at their worst in the first week, and will get better with time. Talk to your doctor about strategies to deal with the particular side effects you are having. ...Read more

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What consequences result from taking 3 hydrocodone 5/500 pills at once?

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What consequences result from taking 3 hydrocodone 5/500 pills at once?

Narcotics: I do not recommend taking multiple hydrocodone/apap pills together. You might develop overdose symptoms. Furthermore, hydrocodone has tylenol (acetaminophen) in them, which when taken at high dose can lead to acute liver failure and possibly death. ...Read more

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Can alcohol effect my body health 2 & 3 days after consuming?

Can alcohol effect my body health 2 & 3 days after consuming?

Please clarify: The answer is yes. But there is no context to your question. It us best here to be specific about symptoms. ...Read more

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Friend rx'd "Suprep" for colonoscopy in 3 full doses am/pm/am. Drug instructions are TWO doses which worked 4 me. I'm worried about this off label rx?

Friend rx'd "Suprep" for colonoscopy in 3 full doses am/pm/am. Drug instructions are TWO doses which worked 4 me. I'm worried about this off label rx?

Go with instructions: Best to go with the instructions from your doctors office, or with something that has worked for you in the past. If you have a question about it, ask the pharmacist to look in to the matter. They will help you sort it out. You can always call the doctors office to make sure the instructions are intentional as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Which alcohol withdrawal symptoms can happen after only about 3 or 4 weeks of nightly consumption?

Which alcohol withdrawal symptoms can happen after only about 3 or 4 weeks of nightly consumption?

After Alcohol: Delerium tremens or dts can occur even after regular chronic alcohol consumption is abruptly terminated in some people. Marked by hallucinations, cardiovascular instability and seizures. More likely you will experience tremors, headaches, fatigue, sleep changes, irritability, agitation and in some cases palpitations. Your consumption amount will also impact the degree of symptoms experienced. ...Read more

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Is drinking about 3 cocktails a night harmful for your health? Each cocktail has about 1 shot of 40 proof alcohol?

Is drinking about 3 cocktails a night harmful for your health? Each cocktail has about 1 shot of 40 proof alcohol?

Yes: Moderate consumption is considered 1 drink daily for women and 2 for men. Drinking only once a week but consuming all 7/14 in one day does not count and would be considered binge drinking. Women are more susceptible to alcohol in its short term and long term effects and there are genetic non-gender differences also. Aging and addition of RX meds like cholesterol meds puts more stress on the liver. ...Read more

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After smoking 4 35yrs. Any adverse effects I should expect?

After smoking 4 35yrs. Any adverse effects I should expect?

Multiple: Emphysema, cough, shortness of breath, recurrent upper respiratory infections, hoarseness, throat and lung cancer, and coronary disease! heart attacks! peripheral vascular disease! amputations if diabetic etc. ...Read more

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What are the side effects / long term effects of sedation in a 3 yo kid?

What are the side effects / long term effects of sedation in a 3 yo kid?

Depends on the med: Sedation in a 3yo is generally well tolerated when used in the basically healthy child. The term sedation has a variable meaning, with a bit of benedryl making some groggy to the gas anesthesia that puts them in deep sedation. Side effects depend on the med & how fast it leaves their system. ...Read more

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What are the negatives effects of cortizone (hydrocortisone) shots? I'm worried about side effects.

What are the negatives effects of cortizone (hydrocortisone) shots?  I'm worried about side effects.

Steroid side effects: Corticosteroids, whether by injection, iv, or oral administrationhave similar side effect, except that the im injection can cause localized muscle atrophy. Steroids side effect are generally cumulative, the more you get the greater the risk; fluid retention, weight gain, phsychosis, brittleness of bones, osteoporosis, increase risk of diabetes, adrenal suppression, increase infection and tumor. ...Read more

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Started taking norfloxacin and just read possible side effects ( psychosis, neurotoxicity, permanent peripheral neuropathy) I'm concerned, should I be?

Started taking norfloxacin and just read possible side effects ( psychosis, neurotoxicity, permanent peripheral neuropathy) I'm concerned, should I be?

Quinalone: Quialones are a class of antibiotics that do have SIDE effects. I have been practicing ER 20 years I have seen seizures and Achilles tendon ruptures. I am unaware of anyone with a permanent neuropathy from the medication. Most SIDE effects seen in elderly. For someone your age I would not expect problem. ...Read more

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Missed 3 periods,negatives pregnancy test.Hyperthyroidism not currently on medications. Can hyperthyroidism cause a false negative, or stop ovulation?

Missed 3 periods,negatives pregnancy test.Hyperthyroidism not currently on medications. Can hyperthyroidism cause a false negative, or stop ovulation?

Hyperthyroidism ...: & hypothhyroidism, for that matter, can certainly affect ovulation. The thyroid really needs to function normally for healthy pregnancy & baby to result. I don't think there is anything specific about hyperthyroidism that would cause a false negative pregnancy test; typically an error in testing (imprecise following of directions) is to blame. Work with your doctor to optimize thyroid function. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using 3 diazepam (10 m.G) every night..?

What are the side effects of using 3 diazepam (10 m.G) every night..?

Dependence: A nice word for addiction.That is too much of this drug for nightly use. ...Read more

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Is 3 negative oraquick results considered conclusive if taken 10years after risk event. Im worried about getting false negatives ?

Is 3 negative oraquick results considered conclusive if taken 10years after risk event. Im worried about getting false negatives ?

Most likely, yes: If performed properly, oraquick has shown consistently verifiable results. You can always check with your doctor for additional testing (such as antigen or PCR) if you're really concerned. But, all things being equal, the oraquick tests are as reliable as the antibody tests we use in the office. ...Read more

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Which negative effects does alcohol have on the brain?

Which negative effects does alcohol have on the brain?

Acute and chronic: Acute: impair psychomotor abilities chronic: may damage or kill brain cells. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of taking sleeping pills with alcohol on a regular basis?

What are the negative effects of taking sleeping pills with alcohol on a regular basis?

Dangerous: These medications are both in the class of "depressants." they can be extremely dangerous if mixed. ...Read more

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Are there any negative effects of drinking alcohol while taking pantoprazole (besides the pantoprazole not working as well to reduce acid)?

Are there any negative effects of drinking alcohol while taking pantoprazole (besides the pantoprazole not working as well to reduce acid)?

Alcohol and Panto: There is no interaction between alcohol and pantoprazole. You must question whether the alcohol is causing or is contributing to the symptoms you are trying to treat with the pantoprazole, though. ...Read more

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Any negative effects of buspar (buspirone)? Alcohol interactions? I'm on propranolol. Synthroid. And vitamin d daily.

Any negative effects of buspar (buspirone)? Alcohol interactions? I'm on propranolol. Synthroid. And vitamin d daily.

All meds have some: No known interactions between buspar, (buspirone) Propranolol and synthroid. There are cautions for known sensitivity to that drug class, recent use of MAO inhibitors (a type of antidepressant) or use in the setting of kidney or liver problems. Generally well-tolerated, but here is a link to possible side effects: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/drug-information/dr600277/dsection=side%2deffects. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding and pregnancy?

What are the negative effects of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding and pregnancy?

Brain injury: The early reports of fetal alcohol effects surfaced first in the 1950's & again in the 70's. The most prominent effects were dose related; the worst fetal damage to the highest alcohol intake. Research has shown direct toxic effects of alcohol on the nerves of the fetal brain,many suggest much of the ADD we see is related to alcohol intake. No level of alcohol intake is considered safe ...Read more

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Why would alcohol interfere cause side effects when taken with medication?

Selective absorption: Alcohol will delay the absorption of any medication taken along with its' consumption and the alcohol will be absorbed preferentially. ...Read more

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I have been drinking small amounts of rubbing alcohol for the past few days. When will I start seeing side effects?

I have been drinking small amounts of rubbing alcohol for the past few days. When will I start seeing side effects?

Isopropanol alcohol: Why would you ingest rubbing alcohol? It has bad effects on the brain. It can be life threatening if continued. Please seek help. ...Read more

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Could diet pills have severe side effects when mixed with alcohol?

Could diet pills have severe side effects when mixed with alcohol?

Diet pills: It depends on the type of diet pills. Some are in the category of stimulants, which suppress one's appetite. Therefore, one may be able to drink more alcohol without feeling sleepy, for example. This may lead to a dangerous situation, like trying to drive while under the influence. As such, i would be very careful. A single glass of wine or one beer is okay, but i would stop there. Good luck. ...Read more

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Possible side effects of long term use of rhinocort together with alcohol?

Possible side effects of long term use of rhinocort together with alcohol?

None: There are no side effects related to the use oh rhinocort and alcohol together. There are no clinically significant long term effects from long term use of rhinocort, but long term use of alcohol could certainly result in adverse effects. ...Read more

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Can there be any side effects of alcohol against protein powder?

Can there be any side effects of alcohol against protein powder?

No: There are no direct interactions between alcohol and protein powder, but it doesn't sound like a very palatable cocktail. :-) also if you have liver failure from drinking too much alcohol, you need to be careful about the amount of protein you consume. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are side effects of drinking isopropyl alcohol?

Could you tell me what are side effects of drinking isopropyl alcohol?

Horrible: The international programme on chemical safety, says ingesting isopropyl alcohol can be lethal (8 oz lethal -adult & 3 oz lethal- child). It can cause vomiting, seizures, loss of consciousness & respiratory problems. Isoproply alcohol would only be consumed by someone who was stupid or someone who was suicidal. If are considering suicide - please go to your nearest er for help. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with drinking isopropyl alcohol?

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What side effects are commonly associated with drinking isopropyl alcohol?

Toxic alcohol: Drinking rubbing alcohol cause vomitting, stomach cramps, severe drownsiness which can lead to coma and death! ...Read more

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Are there side effects of mixing the medicine zyrtec (cetirizine) with alcohol?

Are there side effects of mixing the medicine zyrtec (cetirizine) with alcohol?

Possibly: Alcohol causes sedation (sleepiness). Zyrtec (cetirizine) can cause sedation (not in everyone, but in many). Mixing the two can compound the effect - making you extra sedated. Extra sleepy. But then that can translate to greater impairment in judgement. Meaning - not thinking clearly.... ...Read more

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What are the side effects of drinking alcohol on fetus?

What are the side effects of drinking alcohol on fetus?

Fetal alcohol syndro: It can cause fetal alcohol syndrome it can cause brain damage and affect child behavior . Pregnant women should not drink alcohol at all. ...Read more

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