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I can take topamax, (topiramate) celexa and ativan without adverse reactions?

I can take topamax, (topiramate) celexa and ativan without adverse reactions?

Yes, you can: the only side effect is Ativan and Topamax (topiramate) both increase sedation and drowsiness. Many doctors use this combo for chronic pain management. However, it is always good idea to consult with your prescribing physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Citalopram (Definition)

Citalopram is a ssri medication used to treat anxiety and depression disorders, it's also used to treat ptsd and ocd. It takes 4 to 6 weeks to be fully effective. Side effects; sedation, minor temporary stomach issues, delayed orgasm in males and rarely weight gain. It is ...Read more


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What are the adverse reactions to laminectomy?

What are the adverse reactions to laminectomy?

Depends...: Laminectomy involves removal of the bony covering of the spinal cord and the spinal nerves. Potential risks of surgery include a tear in the spinal sac which can cause a spinal fluid leak, infection, bleeding, instability over time which may require a fusion surgery in the future, more back pain, and injuries to nerves. ...Read more

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Can there be adverse reactions to laminectomy?

Can there be adverse reactions to laminectomy?

Yes: You should speak with your surgeon if you are having this, but in general, you can have nerve damage, bleeding and infection, as well as scarring around the area that can later lead to more pain. That being said, it is a very safe an often productive procedure with experienced neuro or ortho spine surgeons. ...Read more

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What are the adverse reactions in taking steroids?

What are the adverse reactions in taking steroids?

Use in balance: Don't take oral or injectable steroids if you have a better choice. If it is necessary to take them then be aware of their risks. They have saved lives and are very important in our medication toolbox. Side effects include risk of infection, osteoporosis, bone fractures, avascular necrosis, intestinal bleeding, weight gain, skin stretch marks that will not resolve, psychological side effects. ...Read more

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What are common adverse reactions of taxol (paclitaxel)?

What are common adverse reactions of taxol (paclitaxel)?

Multiple, see below.: The most common adverse reactions are low blood counts, irritation of your nerve endings, nausea, vomiting, muscle & joint aches, diarrhea, irritation of your oral cavity, fever, swelling, and abnormalities of your liver function tests. See your doctor if you have any of these symptoms to see if your dose needs to be modified. ...Read more

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Are there some antibiotics without adverse drug reactions?

Are there some antibiotics without adverse drug reactions?

No such animal: Any and all drugs have the potential to cause adverse drug reaction. This does not mean everyone is going to get every potential adverse reaction, just that something bad can happen to anyone. Even sugar pill (placebo) causes adverse drug reaction. Our brain is a powerfully imaginative organ. ...Read more

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What are common adverse reactions of herceptin (trastuzumab)?

What are common adverse reactions of herceptin (trastuzumab)?

Various: There are many common adverse reactions to herceptin (trastuzumab). These include pain fevers, chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, fatigue, cough, trouble breathing, rash, infections, lack of appetite, swelling, and changes in your blood counts. Additionally, Herceptin (trastuzumab) is sometimes combined with other medications which can cause a different set of adverse reactions. ...Read more

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How can the pharmacist help you prevent adverse drug reactions?

How can the pharmacist help you prevent adverse drug reactions?

Great resource: Pharmacists can double-check for possible medication interactions, and teach you all about potential side effects to watch for & the best times/ways to take your medication(s) - with food or empty stomach, time of day, foods or activities to avoid while on meds, etc. To get the best & fullest info, make sure your pharmacist knows all meds, otcs, supplements & herbs you are taking, & any allergies. ...Read more

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Celexa (Definition)

Celexa is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more