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Any OTC meds that work for IBS?

Any OTC meds that work for IBS?

Probiotics : probiotics are often helpful and certainly worth a try ...Read more

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There any herbal medication for hypertension?

There any  herbal medication for hypertension?

Many herbs can help: Many herbs that have been proven to lower blood pressure, including hawthorne berries, garlic, polygonum cuspidatum (japanese knotweed, which has resveratrol), coleus forskohlii, chocolate, reishi & maitake mushrooms. However, each may only lower it a few points but can have combined benefits. Other useful measures include diets rich in fruits & vegetables, coq10, magnesium, exercise & meditation. ...Read more

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Are there any meds for costochondritis?

Are there any meds for costochondritis?

Yes: Any antiinflammatory like nsaids( Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) like meds) will help. Remember to use the smallest possible dosis for the shortest period of time protecting your stomach with food, antacids, h2blockers ( zantac) or ppis (prilosec). ...Read more

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Do you have any suggestions for anxiety meds or natural treatments?

Do you have any suggestions for anxiety meds or natural treatments?

Anxiety: Passion flower, valerian ; chamomile are herbal treatments that may help. The most effective anxiety medications would be prescribed for you. There are a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, or exercise programs. ...Read more

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Any new medications for ciguatera?

No: Iv mannitol remains the treatment of choice. This is a very difficult condition to research due to lack of a reliable test to make the diagnosis. A good review from 2008 is at: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2579736/?Tool=pubmed. ...Read more

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Any over-the-counter medicines for sciatica?

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Any over-the-counter medicines for sciatica?

Tylenol (acetaminophen)?: This type of condition can be severe and debilitating. Once a diagnosis of sciatica has been made, effective management of sciatica involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management (e.g. acupuncture, CBT), and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See an international pain specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

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Hepatitis any medication?

Maybe: Some viral causes of hepatitis can be treated medically. ...Read more

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Do any medications cause bradycardia?

Do any medications cause bradycardia?

Yes: A number of medications can cause bradycardia including beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, antiarrhythmic medication, and digoxin. ...Read more

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Are there any meds that help with flashbacks?

Are there any meds that help with flashbacks?

Ask your DR: To prescribe you some meds to relieve anxiety and help you sleep. Adequate sleep will alleviate your symptoms. Staying active, exercising, living each day, staying positive and experiencing good memories @ present may replace the negative effects of these flashbacks. Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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Can there be any OTC anxiety meds?

Can there be any OTC anxiety meds?

Herbal remedies: Passion flower, valerian ; chamomile may help. ...Read more

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Are there any generic antidepressants and anxiety meds that I can buy without prescription?

Are there any generic antidepressants and anxiety meds that I can buy without prescription?

Not in this country: Antidepressants and anti anxiety medications are perscription medications in this country. Buying them without a prescription is not approved, generic or brand name. There are some otc products such as st. Johns wart and ashwaganda that some people think can help. ...Read more

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Are there any antidepressants or anxiety medication that I can buy without prescription?

Are there any antidepressants or anxiety medication that I can buy without prescription?

No: Legally, one cannot buy antidepressants or anxiety medications without prescription. If you buy them over the internet or on the street, you have no assurance of contents or purity. ...Read more

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Docs, are there any new meds for fibromyalgia?

Docs, are there any new meds for fibromyalgia?

Yes: ? whether any new meds for fibromyalgia. Dr. Arnoult provided us with the academic answer. With recent states' leniency toward medicinal cannabis, this substance has become an option. Medicinal cannabis has therapeutic benefits for appetite, muscle spasm, mood disturbance, peripheral neuropathy, sleep & pain; symptoms commonly associated with fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Anti inflammatory medicine without sleepyness/drowsiness? Any suggestions?

Anti inflammatory medicine without sleepyness/drowsiness? Any suggestions?

See details: Drowsiness secondary to nsaids is relatively uncommon. You need to list your previous nsaids before alternative suggestions can be made. ...Read more

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Are there any OTC anti-depressants?

Are there any OTC anti-depressants?

Supplements.: Depression may benefit from Omega 3 Fatty Acids, SAM-e & 5- HTP. If there are specific deficiencies then Folic Acid, Vitamin B6 & Magnesium supplementation may help. ...Read more

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Is there any OTC medications for insomnia?

Is there any OTC medications for insomnia?

Antihistamines: Antihistamines like Diphenhydramine (benadryl) or similar sedating antihistamines are helpful in causing drowsiness. Also, supplements like melatonin may be helpful in insomnia. ...Read more

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Are there any safe anti-diarrhea medication without lead or aspirin?

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Are there any safe anti-diarrhea medication without lead or aspirin?

Safe: To my knowledge anti diarrheals do not have either Aspirin or lead. ...Read more

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Are there any hiv/aids preventative shots or meds you can take?

Are there any hiv/aids preventative shots or meds you can take?

Soon: There is no vaccine available, and none is on the horizon yet. There is a medication that is already being used for treatment that is likely will be approved for prevention. It will primarily be recommended for use in people who are at very high risk for acquiring the virus. Article available here: hhttp://tinyurl.Com/6uqb337 ...Read more

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