Doctor insights on:
Are there any known drug interactions between spirulena and thyroxin, apo-hydro, or ramipril? My 62 year old mother wants to start taking spirulina.
None found!: A drug-drug including supplement interaction analysis using all 4 agents given yielded no potential known interactions between spirulina ; the medications. Caution regarding purity and source is always advisable! ...Read more
Which prescribed drugs is better for Nasal Allergy?
(Montelukast , Apo-citrizine , Antihistamin) tab. , (budesonide or floxytide) spray , hydroxizine?
Please don't: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more
Yes and no: BTW the 'apo' is just a brand name and has nothing to do with the drug effects. Lorazepam (ativan) is a benzodiazepine, and all of these drugs cause physical dependency. Anybody taking these drugs regularly in enough of a dose long enough develops such dependency and drug must be tapered. Addiction is another matter entirely, and involves using drug for wrong reasons & inability to control it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not bad numbers: Your numbers aren't terrible. They are both at the upper limit of "normal" for your age group. What you should do depends on your other risks for heart disease: if you smoke, have diabetes, have a strong history of early heart disease in the family, or have high bp, you could consider statin medication, along with the standards of low sat fat intake, exercise, fruits and veggies, lots of fish. ...Read more
Yes: Lorazepam can be addictive and can be very unsafe to withdraw from. While it is safe to withdraw from narcotics, benzodiazepines have to be carefully weaned to avoid seizures. Lorazepam can be a very safe and effective medication but it can definitely be addictive. Be cautious and share any concerns with your prescriber. ...Read more
My friend takes a lot of apo lorazepam pills in 1mg each. I'm worried and i wonder at how much mg she should stop before having a serious overdose?
Lorazepam overdose: Advise your friend she is in danger of taking so much lorazepan. She should report this to her docor and get a checkup. Be careful. ...Read more
Yes, but...: Clindamycin is safe, but there are always some patients who get a few side effects or allergic reactions to their medications. More importantly is how the Clindamycin is used, how much, for how long, and for what reason. In pediatrics, Clindamycin is usually prescribed as a gel for teen acne. ...Read more
Depends: on how much you are drinking and what you are smoking. If you are being treated for acne, alcohol does not mix with antibiotics, and also can increase the severity of acne. Tobacco also increases problems with acne. If you are talking about having one or two drinks per day, it is not a problem, but more than that is. Smoking is bad for every aspect of your health, including your skin. ...Read more