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Not a simple answer: It depends on which medications you are on at the moment. If it is 3 medications for pain control , then it my not be the best course of action. If it is 3 medications for blood pressure, then it may be appropriate depending on the doses of each and which mechanisms of action are being utilized. ...Read more
I have taking nexito plus tablet six year.
my questions: taking six year the medication have same effect. or increase dosage?
Depends: This depends upon your current response to the medication. If you're doing well the same maintenance dosage should continue. Tolerance or tachyphylaxis to medication can occur and then the dosage may be increased. Your prescribing physician who knows you well is best qualified to advise you about dosage. ...Read more
Should i change my migren medication to something else bcause im been taking ponstan and confergot for 10 years plus. What harm if i keep on taking it?
Depends: It depends upon how often you have migraine attacks. If the migraine is severe and frequent then you would be better off taking something to prevent these attacks. There are several meds approved for that purpose. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is useful only if you have infrequent migraine and its long term use is harmful. ...Read more
I don't think it: Would be particularly healthy to sleep solidy through several days. Anesthesiologists some times administer medications for lengthy periods (such as an induced coma) but that would only be done if there is a medical indication. Anesthesia has very real possible side effects ; would only be administered if there was a need. ...Read more
There are several: This disorder often responds to medications like methylphenidate or the amphetamines. But there are many others. Some patients try several before finding one that provides the most benefit with the least side effects. This will be determined by the doc. Since each patient has a unique metabolism, there is no "one size fits all" med. ...Read more
I need a doctor in marshallstown or surrounds that uses the key care plus plan and also dispenses medication. Can i find one here?
Discovery app: Use Discovery app to find dispensing Keycare provider in your area ...Read more
Due to a pinched nerve-took 12mnths to diagnose-i now suffer with anxiety. Is this plus the medication im on make it more difficult to get prpregnant?
Pinched nerve: Hello, sorry you are in so much pain around the holidays. You may want o check with your doctor or psychiatrist related to pain which can make the depression worse. An anti-anxiety medication may help in your case such as a small does of Klonopin (clonazepam) for the anxiety. Again, check with your doctor. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the medication for bronchitis spasm. Or rather how do you manage it. What action should be taken. Plus could you refer us to any pulmonologist?
Inhaler: A beta 2 agonist via inhalation is usually the treatment. A general physician can provide this care. Cannot refer in Mombasa sorry. ...Read more
Epocrates: Epocrates is a reliable, current site for information about all prescription medications. If you believe you have side effects from a prescription medication you are taking, call your doctor and discuss it with him or her. Side effects may be very serious, minor, may go away with time, and so on. Talk to your treating physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluation 1st: We cannot recommend a particular medication for you online. You really deserve a full evaluation with a psychiatrist so that you receive the very best treatment most specific to your symptoms and suffering. Please seek out a psychiatrist in your community who can help you with this. Also your primary care physician can evaluate you for other illnesses which may present as depression. Be well. ...Read more
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No need: IgG to Helicobacter indicates that you have had this infection at some time in the past. In other words, the IgG will remain high long after treatment. If you are experiencing abdominal pain or heartburn, then a physician can prescribe a medicine cocktail to treat the inflammed stomach and eradicate the bacteria (acid suppressive ppi and antibiotics). ...Read more
Steroids for asthma: Hi medius6, in terms of steroids, there are many options out there for treatment of asthma. There are inhalers, pills ,and iv forms used. Your doctor will likely recommend a steroid inhaler for persistent asthma symptoms to take once to twice a day. Saving the pills and iv drugs for the bad times. Bronchodilators(not steroids)like albuterol, are a mainstay of treatment as well. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Along with CBT use: Good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperactive Child: I understand your concern. Dealing with 3 year old hyperactive child can be very frustrating, even more so for your age and medical condition. Please have a family meeting with all those living at home to understand each other's feelings about 3 year old child, and the activities in which child has interest in the home, and in the playground. Take turns in being with the child. See pediatrician. ...Read more