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I am taking Levocitrizine 5 mg tablet one at bed time for the past five years.will i have any side effects?

I am taking Levocitrizine 5 mg tablet one at bed time for the past five years.will i have any side effects?

Looks good so far: Well, 5 years so far? If you don't change your dose or anything else about how you take the medication it would appear as if your body is able to tolerate it so my guess is you probably won't have any side effects but things do change and so nothing is ever 100% until it is done. ...Read more

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Given a prescription for prednisone for a swallowing issue. I took 40 mg for five days. How long will prednisone stay in my system? Side effects?

Given a prescription for prednisone for a swallowing issue.  I took 40 mg for five days.  How long will prednisone stay in my system?  Side effects?

3-8 days: Prednisone has a 18-36hr half-life and 5 half-lives is considered full elimination. Medication beneficial effects usually wear off in 1-2 half-lives but adverse effects can last past 5 half-lives. Potential Adverse effects are too numerous to list here. If you don't have symptoms don't worry about what a small number of other users reported as long as swallowing issue resolved and you fell well. ...Read more

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Are there side effects with stopping yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) drug after first four days? I have just had breakthrough bleeding five days after stopping.Is it ok?

Are there side effects with stopping yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) drug after first four days? I have just had breakthrough bleeding five days after stopping.Is it ok?

Call your Doctor: Notice that we are hesitant to answer this type of question here. We do not know your history, or anything about your health. This is the type of question one would contact their doctor for. Please call your doctor to ask this question. ...Read more

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Should a homosexual male get the HPV vaccine? It is confusing because I hear it can have serious side effects and only protects for five years.

Should a homosexual male get the HPV vaccine? It is confusing because I hear it can have serious side effects and only protects for five years.

Yes: The HPV vaccine is an anti-cancer vaccine protecting against most cervical cancers and probably against anal cancers caused by the same viruses. The vaccine is very, very safe but is expensive. With limited resources in healthcare, maybe girls should be offered the vaccine first, before the boys. At this time, the vaccine is recommended for all teens, both girls and boys. ...Read more

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Any side effects from 5 hour energy?

Any side effects from 5 hour energy?

Yes: Hypertension and arryhthnias. Pts with cardiac issues should not take. ...Read more