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Is fibrotic ptb an active ptb and requiring medications?

Is fibrotic ptb an active ptb and requiring medications?

Do more reading: You are asking if fibrotic pulmonary TB is active TB & requires treatment. Fibrotic pulmonary TB refers to the way some old healed TB lesions look on X-rays. You heard the term & immediately jumped on HealthTap to ask your question without bothering to learn more by doing background reading. Please read up on TB in general & fibrotic TB in particular & repost if you still have questions. ...Read more

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Will there be any medication changes with daily home hemodialysis?

Will there be any medication changes with daily home hemodialysis?

Yes: You hope your medications for BP and possibly phosphate binders will be needed less. ...Read more

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I just got a shot of ketoralac 30mg, 1cc injection. Can I get daily injections of this medication?

I just got a shot of ketoralac 30mg, 1cc injection. Can I get daily injections of this medication?

Ketorolac frequency: Ketoralac is a nsaids non steroidal anti inflammatory drug used for various moderate to severe acute pain conditions. The combined (inject-able or by mouth formulation) duration must not exceed 5 days. One must use the lowest effective dose and shortest treatment duration; because of very serious adverse effects like GI bleeding, GI perforation, strokes, heart attacks, renal failure and death. ...Read more

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My new husband is very allergic to my cats. Is there a shot or daily medication to help me keep the cats?

My new husband is very allergic to my cats. Is there a shot or daily medication to help me keep the cats?

Not easy 2 deal with: This is a tough situation. Sorry...With no easy answer. Since you say "severe" I presume it may include breathing trouble. An allergist would ask detailed questions about your home environment, his exposures (? In bedroom) etc before prescribing medication or making other recommendations. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm a 46 year-old male that is still active physically and sexually. Are there safe and effective methods for treating ED without medication?

I'm a 46 year-old male that is still active physically and sexually. Are there safe and effective methods for treating ED without medication?

Get evaluated: First get evaluated and make sure you don't have heart disease or diabetes, both can cause erectile dysfunction. As far as treatments that don't involve drugs there are penis pumps (vacuum erection device). It is a hollow tube with a hand-powered or battery-powered pump. ...Read more

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I can't go out in public without medication (1-2 etizolam daily) and still cannot approuch woman I also get well to drunk which is unattractive help?

I can't go out in public without medication (1-2 etizolam daily) and still cannot approuch woman I also get well to drunk which is unattractive help?

Before all else-: Lets address that you have described yourself as a "heavy drinker" and conditions as "alcohol intoxication, confusion and memory loss". Do you know that you kill your brain cells when you do this. It will not help your anxiety or difficulty going into public. Encourage you to get into treatment to deal with this. Cognitive behavioral therapy is especially helpful. Psychiatric medications may be. ...Read more

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Can having diarrhea effect your Body from absorbing daily medication?

Can having diarrhea effect your Body from absorbing daily medication?

Not usually: Only in extreme episodes of diarrhea would absorption of medications be affected. Usually, the medications are still in your system long enough to be dissolved and absorbed, even with diarrhea. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are best anxiety medication daily use with no side effect on the market?

What are best anxiety medication daily use with no side effect on the market?

The best medication: For you is one that controls your symptoms with the fewest side effects. There is no drug - prescribed, OTC, naturopathic, homeopathic, or other- that has no potential side effects or adverse effects for everyone who takes them, including foods, caffeinated, 0-calorie & alcoholic beverages. Cognitive-Behavioral, Therapy, the mainstay of treating anxiety, has no side effects. Pills don't teach skill ...Read more

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How long do you have take medication for active tuberculosis? What medications are used to treat it?

How long do you have take medication for active tuberculosis? What medications are used to treat it?

6-9 months: Treatment for active TB consists of an initial phase of two months with four medications (rifampin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, ethambutol). This is followed by the continuation phase of another 4-7 months with Rifampin and Isoniazid for drug susceptible tb. ...Read more

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Is there another wy I can lose weight like by medication or shots instead of lipo cause I try exercising daily but it doesn't quite help?

Is there another wy I can lose weight like by medication or shots instead of lipo cause I try exercising daily but it doesn't quite help?

Make Lasting Changes: For any weight loss program to work well, it has to be something you can live with for the long-term. Diet is the most important thing, and eliminating "white" carbs will go a long way. This means sugar, white flour products as well as white rice and white pastas. These carbs offer almost no nutritional value and only serve to make you hungry. This + regular exercise = steady weight loss. ...Read more

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I've gain weight more then usual for me. I'm also active but have been taking neuronton. Could the medication be the cause of the weight gain?

I've gain weight more then usual for me. I'm also active but have been taking neuronton. Could the medication be the cause of the weight gain?

Neurontin (gabapentin): One of the most reported side effects of Neurontin (gabapentin) second to sleepiness or lethargy/dizziness is weight gain. It is obviously not as immediate of a side effect, due to the others being fairly quick to notice. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy last year and EF was 30%. With medication and daily walk it has improved to 40% within a year. I am still taking?

I was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy last year and EF was 30%. With medication and daily walk it has improved to 40% within a year. I am still taking?

Check with you MD: I do not understand your question, but it is good to hear that your heart's EF (Ejection Fraction) has improved. A normal EF is 55-60% so your is stronger but not yet back to normal.
There are medications that can help your condition and exercise also helps your overall cardiovascular fitness. ...Read more

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Taking 200mg of celebrex (celecoxib) once daily. This medication seems to provide me with the greatest benefit. Is it good to also take pantaloc 40mg with this?

Taking 200mg of celebrex (celecoxib) once daily. This medication seems to provide me with the greatest benefit. Is it good to also take pantaloc 40mg with this?

Yes: Pantaloc is GI protective. Even though Celebrex (celecoxib) can be safer for the GI system it still can cause ulceration and distress. Protection the lining of the stomach is important with chronic NSAID use. You need to watch your blood pressure as well if there is any problems with that as well. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stop using lithium medication 1800 mg daily?

Lithium: Discuss with your Dr why you want to stop and how to stop if indicated. Dangerous to do it on your own. ...Read more

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Please read my medication daily intake. Are they trying to kill me?

Please read my medication daily intake. Are they trying to kill me?

Which meds?: Sorry, only your conditions & procedures are showing up. Your medications are not listed under the additional patient information that I am reading. ...Read more

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If you have high cholesterol does it mean you have to take cholesterol medication daily?

If you have high cholesterol does it mean you have to take cholesterol medication daily?

It depends.: If you are otherwise healthy, high cholesterol can be controlled with lifestyle changes alone, such as weight loss and exercise. However, if you have other diseases in addition to high cholesterol, such as diabetes or coronary artery disease, your doctor may recommend starting medication. Each patient is different, and should discuss their options with their doctor. ...Read more

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Why are prescription medications more expensive than generics if they have the same active ingredients?

Why are prescription medications more expensive than generics if they have the same active ingredients?

Brand names?: One reason is that sometimes the company that makes the brand name did the research on the product ingredients themselves (which is very, very expensive). By the time the generic comes along the FDA would have already approved the ingredient. ...Read more

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I am 24 and daily my hair is falling. I use so many medications but none have helped. Please give suggestions?

I am 24 and daily my hair is falling. I use so many medications but none have helped. Please give suggestions?

Multiple: The solution to hair loss depends on why you are losing your hair. One reason is male pattern baldness (androgenic alopecia) for which Finasteride is prescribed. A different condition, alopecia areata, is caused by inflammation and dermatologists inject the site (s) with an anti-inflammatory substance. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take glucosamine daily and how much is recommended for a 54 year old woman on no other medications?

Is it safe to take glucosamine daily and how much is recommended for a 54 year old woman on no other medications?

You can take it: Usually the dose is about 1500mg a day. I cannot promise you it will help you at all. I'm uncertain what you're taking her for but you can discuss this with your physician. You need a correct diagnosis before you start any type of therapy, even therapy that doesn't work ...Read more

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I have Lisinopril 10mg that I was taking daily, and today I was given the medications I have indicated. Is it okay to take both.

I have Lisinopril 10mg that I was taking daily, and today I was given the medications I have indicated. Is it okay to take both.

On HealthTap Basic: We can not see your full medication profiel. The only thing that I can see is Lisinopril. Consider resubmitting and let us know the name of both medications. ...Read more