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Side effects from taking allopurinol?

Side effects from taking allopurinol?

Allopurinol: Most common is skin rash. May precipitate a gout attack during initiation of therapy. ...Read more

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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Hi side effects of trika pills please?

Hi side effects of trika pills please?

Need more info: Could you please provide more information on trika pills--another name, perhaps? My computer suggests alprazolam . (Xanax) Is that correct? ...Read more

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Side effects of taking prednisone?

Side effects of taking prednisone?

Yes.: Chronic high dose steroid adminstration is an animal model for accelerated again: osteoporosis, thin skin, loss or muscle on the extremities, weight gain on the middle, diabetes, ashd, increased blood pressure, cataracts, thinning hair, etc. I believe they should be used only as low dose as possible for the shortest period possible. Streroids save many lives when used properly. ...Read more

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What are cetirizine tablet side effects?

What are cetirizine tablet side effects?

Generic for Zyrtec (cetirizine): The most common side effects of Cetirizine are sedation and dry mouth. Children typically tolerate the sedative effects better than adults but parents have reported changes in personality and mood amongst my patient population under the age of 7 years. Overall Cetirizine is a very effective once a day antihistamine in the class of 2nd generation antihistamines. ...Read more

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Trivora side effect?

Trivora side effect?

Trivora: Like many combination bc pills carries increased risk of serious cardiovascular events in smokers, including blood clots, heart attack, stroke. May also affect gallbladder & pancreas. Sle may worsen. More common se's are irregular menses, nausea/vomiting, breast tenderness, edema, weight changes, bloating, depression, glucose intolerance. Discuss with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Side effects of taking ditecoke?

Side effects of taking ditecoke?

Many: Diet coke has aspartame or sucralose, both of which are toxins. Sucralose kills bowel flora because it is chlorinated sugar. Aspatame causes seizure activity in susceptible individuals. It converts to formaldehyde in the body effectively embalming your brain and liver. Phosphoric acid leaches bone calcium. Artificial sweeteners interfere with hunger signals in the brain. Need more? ...Read more

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Doxycycline & Accutane side effects?

Doxycycline & Accutane side effects?

Few if any: Doxy: most side effects we've experienced are nausea. Accutane: most side effects we've experienced are dry skin and headache. However, dry skin after use of Accutane should be seen as 'normal'. Because it decreases/controls the function of sebaceous glands which leading to the control of acne. Depression is very rare. Suicide? Only happened in lawsuit, not in my (and my many colleagues’’) exper. ...Read more

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Are there any dangerous side effects of tetralysal 300 mg acne pills (lymecycline)?

Are there any dangerous side effects of tetralysal 300 mg acne pills (lymecycline)?

Safe stuff: It's an antibiotic so you're not going to use it as your sole therapy. Topical benzoyl peroxide, retinoic acid and/or salicylic acid needs to be used in conjunction with this stuff. If your disease is relatively mild, you'll probably get a good result. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are there permanent side effects of taking minocin (minocycline)?

Are there permanent side effects of taking minocin (minocycline)?

Usually not.: Many side-effects mild and go away. Gi upset, diarrhea, or cramps not uncommon when starting. Usaully disappear quickly. Many feel like doxycline. Is is a photosensitiver, it is in reality almost never a problem. ...Read more

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What are lactare tablets side effects?

What are lactare tablets side effects?

Lactare: After researching this, it appears that Lactare is an Ayurvedic medication that is sold in India. Several articles indicated that there were no reported side effects. However one Ayurvedcharya described potential for an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Slimline capsules side effect?

Slimline  capsules side effect?

Stay away: As you can notice these are non-fda approved herbal supplements so we don't know what can happen with them. Experience from other similar supplements, i can say that many of them use unscientific methods sometimes they can contain dangerous contaminants like steroids in them. It is better to stay away from them . Ref: herbal medicine in the United States: review of efficacy, safety, and regulation. ...Read more

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Are ther permanent side effects of taking minocin (minocycline)?

Are ther permanent side effects of taking minocin (minocycline)?

Doubtful: This highly effective antibiotic has the unfortunate capacity to get into the semicircular canals and create vertigo (dizziness) when present in high serum concentrations. This can be avoided by taking lower doses more frequently than the usual twice a day regimen. When the drug wears off, so do the side-effects. Not aware of any permanent damages. ...Read more

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Taking nasacort-- side effects while taking this drug?

Taking nasacort-- side effects while taking this drug?

Not much: You shouldn't get many side effects from Nasonex (mometasone) (an intranasal steroid) when you're using it correctly. Should be sprayed so that it stays in the nose. If it gets into the throat, you can get mild forms of the side effects of oral steroids- weight gain, mood instability, changes in energy level, etc. If you think you're getting side effects, go back to the doc who prescribed it to talk it over. ...Read more

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Any side effects for taking garlic pills?

Any side effects for taking garlic pills?

None: Garlic seems to be a popular nutrition addition although there is no data to support its efficacy. The only side effect is the cost of the item. ...Read more

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Isotretinoin -- any bad side effects?

Isotretinoin -- any bad side effects?

Potentially: Can cause depression, change in sleep or mood, sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body, changes in vision, hearing, seizures, pain in stomach, severe diarrhea, flu-like symptoms, joint or bone aches, severe rash. There are other minor side effects. You should discuss this with the doctor before ever taking the medication. ...Read more

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Side effects of taking mirtazapine?

Side effects of taking mirtazapine?

More sleep & weight: While numerous side-effects are possible with mirtazepine (remeron), as with all other antidepressants, by far the most common issues are sedation/sleepiness, and weight gain. These are so common that prescribers generally count on them -- as in using this medication when insomnia and lack of appetite accompany depression. ...Read more

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Acne cream differin--what r the side effects?

Acne cream differin--what r the side effects?

ACNE RX SIDE EFFECTS: Retin a (tretinoin) causes irritation and photosensitivity.Benzoyl peroxide dries the skin.Oral antibiotics has GI problems, headache, dizziness, skin and tooth discolorations. ...Read more

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Side effects of tetracycline?

Side effects of tetracycline?

A few: Tetracycline should not be given in pregnancy due to staining of the teeth of the fetus. Like all drugs tetracycline can cause allergy. It can lead to overgrowth of other organisms particularly candida in the vagina. It might not be effective in some cases and of course will not work for viral illness. It is a useful and very inexpensive drug which is now not being carried in some pharmacies. ...Read more

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Hi. I am having severe acne. I visited a dermatologist. She prescribed medicine lymecycline -300mg tablets.30 pills 1 per day.What are side effects ?

Hi. I am having severe acne. I visited a dermatologist. She prescribed medicine lymecycline -300mg tablets.30 pills 1 per day.What are side effects ?

Lymecycline: Lymecycline's side effects can include rash, headache, diarrhea, colitis, nausea, vomiting, dermatitis, dysphasia, hepatitis, hypersensitivity reactions, and visual disturbances. When taken for a long period of time, it can cause reflux oesophagitis. Almost all tetracycline derivatives can also make your skin sensitive to sunlight. Be careful. Your doctor should have explained this to you. ...Read more

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Which acne medication is more effective with less side effects? Minocycline 100mg tablets or apo-doxy 100mg.

Which acne medication is more effective with less side effects? Minocycline 100mg tablets or apo-doxy 100mg.

Acne Medications: Both doxy and Minocycline are effective for acne so it really depends on the patient as some patients respond better to one of the medication. Doxy, however, makes the patient more sun sensitive. ...Read more

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How strong is doxycycline 50mg? How likely will i get side effects? I just took mybfirst tablet today for my mild acne. I am scared. Please help?

How strong is doxycycline 50mg? How likely will i get side effects? I just took mybfirst tablet today for my mild acne. I am scared. Please help?

Relax: This is the sort of question you're best to discuss with your physician. The worst you can expect from Doxycycline is a bit of diarrhea and maybe (probably not) a yeast infection. If this happens, there are other options. It's a good choice for acne; you can continue using topical benzoyl peroxide as well. ...Read more

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I'm taking diane-35 for acne but i'm worried about side effects, can it really cause breast cancer? And do you recommend this pill overall?

I'm taking diane-35  for acne but i'm worried about side effects, can it really cause breast cancer? And do you recommend this pill overall?

OCPs and Acne: I always offer ocps (oral contraceptive pills) as therapy for women with acne. There is always risk with any medicine, but i don't think ocps cause breast cancer. If you have family risk, you should consult with your doctor before taking it. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill in treating pcos and acne? In dilemma as to whether I should start or not.

What are the side effects of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pill in treating pcos and acne? In dilemma as to whether I should start or not.

Clotting and emboli: Acne develops after one has periods because of hormonally induced changes to the skin with more oils. Taking birth control pills helps to regulate this and can decrease acne. But even low dose estrogen birth control pills increases the risk of deep venous clots (DVT) and can risk the emboli to the lungs. A family history of clots is a contraindication. Hydration decreases risks of forming clots. ...Read more

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Isotrenoin medication for acne. What is the side effects?

Isotrenoin medication for acne. What is the side effects?

Rarely used: There are the common mild and rare severe side effects all of which lead to limited use of this agent. The specifics can be found on the Accutane websites. The scariest to me are the birth defects when taken during pregnancy or liver damage that can be severe.Close monitoring with blood tests can limit the severity of side effects and women sign a commitment to double birth control if they take it ...Read more

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I have some acnes on my cheeks& I went to many doctors& they advised me of taking Roaccutane.Is it benificial?& what are its long term side effects?

ROACCUTANE FOR ACNE: ROACCUTANE (ACCUTANE IN THE USA) IS USED FOR STUBBORN ACNE. JUST DON'T GET PREGNANT WHILE YOU ARE TAKING IT! IT IS A PRETTY SAFE DRUG AND YOU WILL NOT BE ON IT FOREVER. BEST LUCK ...Read more

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Is use of isotritinoin for acne has side effects?

Is use of isotritinoin for acne has side effects?

Isotretinoin: This is a useful medicine, but has a long list of potential side effects including back pain, headaches and birth defects if a person becomes pregnant while taking the medication (ok to become pregnant off the medicine). This medication needs to be closely monitored by a physician with monthly lab tests. Works great for a lot of patients and can take away severe acne for years! ...Read more

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What are some erytop cream for acne side effects?

What are some erytop cream for acne side effects?

Clindamycin: Don't use this as sole treatment for acne. It's a pretty good choice but should be combined with an agent like topical benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more

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Does glutathione injection help to treat acne? And does it has side effects

Does glutathione injection help to treat acne? And does it has side effects

Not appropriate: Glutathione injection is not an appropriate treatment for acne. You may consult this site for home care of acne: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I started taking minocycline a week ago once a day for my acne. What are the potential side effects?

I started taking minocycline a week ago once a day for my acne. What are the potential side effects?

Mild: It can upset your stomach or gut. Don't get pregnant while you're taking it. Never use it as sole therapy for your acne; topical benzoyl peroxide works great with this medication. ...Read more

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How long to take Minocycline for acne? Heard that serious side effects can occur from taking it long term.

How long to take Minocycline for acne? Heard that serious side effects can occur from taking it long term.

Acne: There is no limit on how long you can take Minicycline bu it produce side effects. I would prefer that you a topical application on a long term basis rather than oral meds ...Read more

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How safe are 10mg of accutaine 1/day as far as side effects? I have persistent acne nothing else has worked. Should i give this a try?

How safe are 10mg of accutaine 1/day as far as side effects? I have persistent acne nothing else has worked. Should i give this a try?

By all means: Be very sure you do not become pregnant while you are on this medicine. The large majority of people (men and women) are happy with the results despite the fact that you will experience some side effects. ...Read more

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What are side effects of laser acne removal?

What are side effects of laser acne removal?

Swelling redness: Laser acne removal can be a blue light with special medication which is called photodynamic therapy. You can have some swelling, redness and peeling of your skin. Other option for acne laser treatment can be ipl, vbeam, and/or smooth beam. With these lasers, you can have less side effects but it requires multiple sessions. ...Read more

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Is acne and vomiting side effects of hydroxycut?

Is acne and vomiting side effects of hydroxycut?

Hydroxycut: The drug could be affecting your liver which can cause vomiting. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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What are side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

What are side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

Isotretinoin: potential side effects may include: skin rashes or infections, nosebleeds, bone or joint pain / tenderness., dry eyes w burning, redness & itching, lip inflammation & peeling of skin. Avoiding sun exposure is needed. Less common: depression, headache, suicidal ideations / attempts, nausea/ vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, visual changes. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

What are the side effects of roaccutane for acne treatment?

Isotretinoin: potential side effects may include: skin rashes or infections, nosebleeds, bone or joint pain / tenderness., dry eyes w burning, redness & itching, lip inflammation & peeling of skin. Avoiding sun exposure is needed. Less common: depression, headache, suicidal ideations / attempts, nausea/ vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, visual changes. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more