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Alatrofloxacin Mesylate Medication
There are a few uses: Benztropine is an anticholinergic drug used to reduce the side effects of antipsychotic treatment, such as pseudoparkinsonism and dystonia. It is also a second-line drug for the treatment of parkinson's disease. It improves tremor but not rigidity and bradykinesia. It is also sometimes used for dystonia, a rare disorder that causes abnormal muscle contraction. ...Read more
Clarify question?: What is your question? Imatinib mesylate of Gleevec is one of the first line treatment and has been the standard of care for CML for the last 10 years or so. It is an oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor that inhibits the bcr-abl. In cml, Gleevec has demonstrated a very high response rate, complete hematological/molecular response rate. Newer medication like tasigna, (nilotinib) sprycel now are also available. ...Read more
It is the right medicine for cml.
In addition to imatinib mesylate- tasigna (nilotinib) is also available as a first line therapy for cml. ...Read more
Suspension OK: If you are unable to swallow tablets they can be dispersed in water or other beverage and stirred with a spoon. It should completely disintegrate but not necessarily completely dissolve. It's OK to drink a suspension. If you left some behind in the glass rinse it down with a little more water and drink that too. ...Read more
Is it safe to take bromocriptine during pregnancy? I'm pregnant and I'm takin bromocriptine mesylate frm one mnth. Nd I don't wanna loose my baby.
The dr gave me a prescription for bromocriptine and the pharmacy gave me bromocriptine mesylate. Is it the same? I want 2 make sure since im pregnant
Yes, same thing: Hi. Yes it's the same thing. We docs always just write for "bromocriptine", but bromocriptine mesylate is what's dispensed. Pregnancy can be associated with prolactinoma growth. It's always fair to discuss risks and benefits of treatment with your doc. Good luck with the pregnancy! ...Read more
I am doing masturbation does it affects my health as I already told you that I am a cml patient on medicine imatinib mesylate 400mg?
I am a cml patient and I am getting imatinib mesylate 400mg daily now I am having joint pains and I am getting very weak... Prescribe some medicine.
You really need to: Coordinate this with your oncology team. They have a better grasp of your relatively complicated medical history, your other meds, what is safe to prescribe, and the dosing. We would really be overstepping boundaries if we were to start pain management exclusively via telemedecine. They know how your liver and kidneys are doing, and how all the drugs need to be juggled. Hang in there - stay strong ...Read more
I am passing a kidney stone my dr put me on today ketorolac AC 10mg, oxycodone/apap 5-325mg and doxazosin mesylate 1mg, is there anything I can do to make this night a little easier, this is 2 days now, ty I am a 35 yr old male
If you have not passed the stone as of today you should go back to your doctor. You may need a medical procedure to remove the stone (s). There are multiple techniques. Your doctor will decide what is best for your case. You should not have to suffer.
Best of luck. ...Read more
Timing: Allergic responses to medication are fairly common but determining particular symptoms are caused by taking a drug is difficult. The most useful sign is when the symptoms are new or unusual and occur closely in time to starting or increasing a dose. Rashes especially hives often indicate allergy. Severe allergy may cause swelling in throat, mouth or lips and can be life threatening - ask your MD ...Read more
What medications can I take to contra arrest te morning after pill symptoms? Is it safe to take? Do I run any risk by takin the morning after pill?
Safe if used as: Indicated, but not safe to use it as a contraceptive on regularly, repeated use will alter your normal hormonal cycles. If you need regular basis see your doctor for contraceptives ...Read more
Grapefruit Juice: May interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine, Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more
Take as directed!: Before you accept any new prescription or medication, know why it's recommended. Know what it's intended to do. Remind the prescriber about all your other medications, including otc medications & supplements (not the same thing!). Learn about common side effects & dangerous ones, too. Find out if you're supposed to get refills or if this is a one time deal. And take w/ or w/o food as directed. ...Read more
Some medications must be taken with food due to their effect on the stomach. Some medications are better absorbed when taken with medications. Diabetic medications may cause a drastic reduction in your blood sugar if you do not eat. As you can see there are many possibilities. Check with your physician before you do anything.
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Of course: I do not recommend any medication as part of a diet and most successful diets do not involve any type of medication. That said, in general "diets" don't work if it is a temporary diet, as when the diet ends people usually regain weight. The most successful diets are life-long changes in how you eat. Again, no medication is required for one to have a healthy diet. ...Read more
Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
It can: Unfortunately, more and more frequent, opioid induced hyperalgesia has been described, typically per rapid escalation of medicine, and causing paradoxically worsening of the pain. ...Read more
Don't fight illness: As physicians, we don't fight against illnesses. We treat patients with illness. We never beat illness. If you have adhd, the best treatments are medications. It's not clear why you are interested in not using medications. There are many psychological therapies for adhd, which have varying results. You can seek consultation with a psychologist who is knowledgeable about them. Consult with one. ...Read more
No easy answer: It depends on your medical conditions and response to the medications you are taking. I would suggest discussing this with your doctor. If you are having bothersome side effects - that may indicate a need to evaluate your current medications. ...Read more