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How long should I wait after stopping sam-e before I take Elavil (amitriptyline)?

How long should I wait after stopping sam-e before I take Elavil (amitriptyline)?

I've asked a lot: of MD's this question. Some start you off on the new med right after stopping the old one. Some wait as much as two weeks. You are mixing an herb with a Tricyclic, so I'd play it safe and wait awhile. As a psychiatrist who knows about herbs. Most don't. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Beard
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Incontinence (Definition)

Incontinence denotes involuntary leaks of body wastes from urethra or anus; that from urethra is urinary incontinence, which may be classified as stress, urge, mixed (stress + urge), total, & overflow urinary incontinence, signifying its timing & specifics; that from anus is fecal incontinence, which may be urge, stress, total, etc. reflecting the ...Read more


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How to manage incontinence?

How to manage incontinence?

Incontince: Incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine. Stress incontinence, which is leakage with coughing, sneezing, and activities, can be treated with keagal exercises or an outpatient surgery known as a sling. Overactive bladder, which is urinary urgency frequency and urge urinary incontinence. Can be treated with medications, pelvic floor muscle exercises, Botox injections, or an interstim device. ...Read more

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What causes male incontinence?

What causes male incontinence?

Procedures can: In many men the problems develop immediately after surgery, eg. In others they develop in the later years. To know if he has incontinence and what treatments are available, a man should overcome embarassment and tell his primary care provider. A referral to a urologist might be needed also. ...Read more

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Incontinence at 22, what to do?

Incontinence at 22, what to do?

Depends.: Urinary incontinence can occur at any age. It becomes more common the older you get. Their are many different causes of incontinence and it can usually be treated if it is a problem for you. The treatment would depend on the underlying cause of your leakage. Your gyn is usually a good place to start. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Incontinence?

Here are some...: After detailed history-taking specifically for urge or stress or mixed urinary incontinence, tests may be done to suggest / demonstrate the type, degree, and cause of incontinence with simple urinary stress test, simple to sophisticated bladder pressure (at or not at voiding) measurement for bladder stability in conjunction of electromyography of sphincter with or without flouroscopic imaging of.. ...Read more

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What are the causes of nighttime incontinence?

Many: For children, bedwetting is common and gradually decreases as the child ages. The cause is usually idiopathic and improves with time. Some children require treatment for bedwetting including bed alarms, medications to decrease urine production in kidneys. ...Read more

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What causes incontinence, is it lifestyle, or biological?

What causes incontinence, is it lifestyle, or biological?

Childbirth can: In many women the problems develop from childbirth but do not appear till years after delivery of multiple or large babies. To know if she has incontinence and what treatments are available, a woman should overcome shyness and tell her gyn provider. A referral to a urogynecologist might be needed also. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for incontinence?

Is there a cure for incontinence?

Incontince: Incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine. Stress incontinence, which is leakage with coughing, sneezing, and activities, can be treated with keagal exercises or an outpatient surgery known as a sling. Overactive bladder, which is urinary urgency frequency and urge urinary incontinence. Can be treated with medications, pelvic floor muscle exercises, Botox injections, or an interstim device. ...Read more

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What are the causes of incontinence in teens?

What are the causes of incontinence in teens?

Caffiene and sugar: Almost all incontinence in teens will be related to urgency and irritation to the bladder by these substances. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kent
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Elavil (Definition)

Elavil is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Endep (Definition)

Endep is a tertiary amine tricyclic which is a kind of tricyclic type drug (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting ...Read more