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Celebrex (Definition)

Celecoxib is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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Would there be any bad effects if I abruptly stop taking vitamin e.?

Would there be any bad effects if I abruptly stop taking vitamin e.?

Few: Vitamin e thins the blood an you may have a slight increase in blood clotting, but I am unaware of any signicificant problems with stopping vitamin e. ...Read more

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If i'm taking sertraline for my social anxiety disorder, what will happen if I stop taking it without tapering?

If i'm taking sertraline for my social anxiety disorder, what will happen if I stop taking it without tapering?

Zoloft (sertraline): Depending on dose and duration you've been on it, can have stomach upset, lightheadedness & ofcourse, recurrence of original symptoms. ...Read more

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If I stop taking paxil (paroxetine) cold turkey then after about 3 or 4 days begin withdraw symptoms is it safe to start taking it again and ween myself off?

If I stop taking paxil (paroxetine) cold turkey then after about 3 or 4 days begin withdraw symptoms is it safe to start taking it again and ween myself off?

Talk to your doctor : If you experience withdrawal symptoms after abruptly stopping Paxil, (paroxetine) you should re-start it. I recommend you talk to your doctor about your medication and any changes you wish to make. ...Read more

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Can i stop taking Zoloft (sertraline) cold turkey after taking it for 5 years what will happen what would the side effects be?

Can i stop taking Zoloft (sertraline) cold turkey after taking it for 5 years what will happen what would the side effects be?

Please do not: Ssri (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) discontinuation syndrome refers to the symptoms one can experience when the drug is reduced or withdrawn. Common responses to dose reduction or cessation include dizziness, electric shock-like sensations, sweating, nausea, insomnia, tremor, confusion, nightmares, and vertigo. Please speak with your doctor before you change the dose of zoloft (sertraline). Be wel. ...Read more

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Hi There, I was just wondering if there are any serious side effects of taking only a few percocets while on pristiq 50mg, and also how dangerous drinking alcohol REALLY is on this anxiety medication. (I am not taking perc's while drinking alcohol though)

Hi There, I was just wondering if there are any serious side effects of taking only a few percocets while on pristiq 50mg, and also how dangerous drinking alcohol REALLY is on this anxiety medication. (I am not taking perc's while drinking alcohol though)

Suspicious: Not enough info. How many is "a few?" Should you be drinking alcohol which is a CNS depressant while taking an anti-depressant, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)? Why are you taking an opioid which is also a CNS depressant? How close if not together re perc's and alcohol? Not enough info! ...Read more

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Will it help prevent any nausea if I eat before taking a antidepressant like zoloft (sertraline)?

Will it help prevent any nausea if I eat before taking a antidepressant like zoloft (sertraline)?

It might: Gi side effects of medication are often less if the medications are taken with or after food. Often, side effects like nausea are very transient and, after a week or two, may no longer bother you, once you get accustomed to the medication. If you continue to have severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or loss of appetite, speak to your doctor about a change of medication. ...Read more

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Would any type of birth control (besides only condoms) be safe to use or take while I am taking zoloft (sertraline)? I absolutely don't want bad interactions.

Would any type of birth control (besides only condoms) be safe to use or take while I am taking zoloft (sertraline)? I absolutely don't want bad interactions.

Birth control on zol: Antidepressants decrease the effectiveness of birth control, but fortunately zoloft and wellbutrin (bupropion) effect it the least. I suggest you use a backup method with oral contraceptives while on an antidepressants, maybe an iud or a vaginal condomn, or your partner use a condomn. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking amioderone?

Can you tell me if there are withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking amioderone?

Half life is long: The half-life of the drug is so long that withdrawal symptoms are not possible. After prolonged use the elimination half-life of this drug can be up to 100 days. That means that it could take up to 500 days completely clear your system. Any drug coming out of your body that slowly would not have any withdrawal effects whatsoever. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are there any safe natural alternatives to ativan (lorazepam)? I have been taking 3 mg a day for two years and would really like to stop taking it.

Not really: I do not know about anything that could replace it but you might want to try to decrease the dose you are taking very gradually. ...Read more

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Does Zofran (ondansetron) cause withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking it after being on it for 20 months?

Does Zofran (ondansetron) cause withdrawal symptoms if you stop taking it after being on it for 20 months?

Zofran (ondansetron) for nausea: If you stop a medicine for nausea, most likely you will experience a rebound effect after stopping the medication. Zofran (ondansetron) does not produce tolerance, therefore there will be not discontinuation syndrome or physical withdrawal if not taken anymore. Hopefully the cause for the nausea has disappeared and stopping zofran (ondansetron) will not cause any problems. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of taking lansoprazole long term i've been taking for 3+ years and really want to stop taking tablets, I have reactive gastritis?

What are the dangers of taking lansoprazole long term i've been taking for 3+ years and really want to stop taking tablets, I have reactive gastritis?

Gastritis: Like most ppi one of the problems of taking them for a long time is the interference in the absorption of magnesium and the development of atrophic gastritis or thinning of the lining with lack of cells. Talk to your doctor as you may be able to take alternative medicine or stop it. ...Read more

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Is there any harm in starting and stopping psychiatric medications? Can one stop them and get better without any physical symptoms? Mental is healed

Psychiatric Meds: You should stop your meds abruptly as you can have a negative reaction. Many meds need to be discontinued slowly and particular protocols exist for each that your doctor is likely aware of. Call him or her and make a thoughtful plan for discontinuation if this is deemed appropriate. My best. ...Read more

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Are there any other alternatives to alleviate pain after bunionectomy? Oxycodone is not working. Am trying Aleve (naproxen) at the moment.

Are there any other alternatives to alleviate pain after bunionectomy? Oxycodone is not working. Am trying Aleve (naproxen) at the moment.

Ask your surgeon: It is normal to have pain the first day following bunion surgery. Try to avoid excessive medication. Rest the foot. Elevate the foot, ice the foot. Take it easy. Taking oral anti-inflammatory medication with the pain medication will usually be helpful. Ask you surgeon what he or she feels is right for you. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my loose motions does not stop even after taking lots of medicines since 03 months.?

What do you suggest if my loose motions does not stop even after taking lots of medicines since 03 months.?

Chronic Diarrhea : Please see a Gastroenterologist ASAP. Chronic Diarrhea diagnosis looks at factors like pain, gas, bloating, blood in the stool, weight loss, fever, chills to differentiate between functional and organic causes. The risk of severe dehydration and metabolic acid/base disturbance is real so don't delay your comprehensive full history and exam please. ...Read more