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After Effects Of Pneumonia
Depends on…: What med is being used: benzodiazepines like ativan/xanax/valium can cause drowsiness & have addictive potential; some describe effects as "being in a fog". Ssris r antidepressants also used for anxiety; some r stimulating (prozac), others sedating (paxil), others neutral (zoloft/lexapro). Some may cause weight gain; others neutral. Decreased libido, premature ejaculation seen with some. See doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Laryngitis: Laryngitis is an inflammation of the larynx which contain the vocal cords. It is almost exclusively caused by viral infections. In nearly all cases it will resolve completely with no lasting effects. An exception is, if you stress your voice before it is normal it can lead to chronic inflammation and nodules or scarring of the vocal cords resulting in a chronic hoarse voice. ...Read more
Varies.: Depends on how it was stopped. If stopped abruptly it may have rebound effects of the disease process that was treated. IE a flare. May feel fatigued and sluggish until the effects wears off. If you have been taking it longer than two to three weeks should be tapered off by doctors directions. If you have taken it for a long time you may symptoms of adrenal insufficiency if not tapered correctly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: This needs to be seen and evaluated by a doctor. Something is very wrong and needs correction. ...Read more
After long term use of terbutaline (8 weeks) can the drug leave lasting side effect of tachycardia, shortness of breathe, etc.?
Yes.: The main side effect of coming off of digoxin after 35 years is that, whatever condition you were being treated for, may return. Altho digoxin isn't used as frequently now as it once was, you should NEVER discontinue a heart medication without your doctors knowledge and consent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neupogen can increase WBC after late onset neutropenia (LON). Any prescription that gives long term prevention of the LON side effect after Rituximab?
No: If one had 1 year of symptoms they don't have pneumonia that's not getting better, but another disease that is recurrent or progressive that causes similar symptoms (ex congestive heart failure, copd, interstitial lung disease etc.) or they have a problem leading to repeat bouts of pneumonia, such as a bronchial tumor etc. Vancomycin and Linezolid are antibiotics that cover staph. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whooping cough shot: I would go to CDC site for full discussion. And discuss with your Dr. who knows you best. ...Read more
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Reglan (metoclopramide): Up to 6 hours if given orally. ...Read more
Possibly: It depends on the severity and length of deprivation. ...Read more
Are there any side effects of taking a warm bath immediately after a chemotherapy patient takes one? Any danger of absorbing the chemo?
No problem: If chemotherapy employed and there is no problem with BP, oral meds cant be affected in terms of absorption from GI tact by taking warm bath. If meds were given intravenously they are already in circulation and their distribution to the organs of the body are similarly unaffected. ...Read more
Allergy reactions: The most common side effects of antibiotics are allergic reactions. There should be no issues relating to the pneumonia, unless it is viral pneumonia which should resolve on its own if you are generally healthy. If you have not seen your doctor for the pneumonia, please do. ...Read more
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