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Aralen Hcl (Overview)

Aralen HCl is an anti-malaria agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


Aralen Hcl (Overview)

Aralen HCl is an anti-malaria agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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Can I cut Metformin HCL 500mg tablets in half if the dose is too high for me and it isn't used for diabetes?

Can I cut Metformin HCL 500mg tablets in half if the dose is too high for me and it isn't used for diabetes?

Best ask prescriber: Metformin pills can be split in half. Whether or not it should be done so in a specific case needs to be decided upon based on the outcome of a discussion between the person who is prescribed the medication and the person prescribing the medication. ...Read more

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Is bupropion HCl more effective than budeprion sr?

Is bupropion HCl more effective than budeprion sr?

Wellbutrin (bupropion): Same medicine except that the slow-release is longer-acting formulation. ...Read more

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How long does it take for bupropion HCl to start to work ?

How long does it take for bupropion HCl to start to work ?

Generally 3-4 weeks: Most antidepressants take 3-4 weeks to show an effect. The best results usually come with a combination of psychotherapy and medication, rather than just using the medication alone. ...Read more

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Which works better for a bladder infection nitrofur macr or ciprofloxacin hcl?

Which works better for a bladder infection nitrofur macr or ciprofloxacin hcl?

Bladder infection: The best way to determine the best antibiotic for a bladder infection is to have a sterile urine specimen sent to the lab to see what kind of bacteria is present and which antibiotics will kill that specific organism- the test is called a urine culture and sensitivity. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use phenylephrine HCl while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to use phenylephrine HCl while breastfeeding?

Phenylepherine: Because of its poor bioavailibility the drug can be used during breastfeeding, albeit sparingly. ...Read more

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I was prescribe Oxycodone HCL 10mg for chronic pain. Was does HCL means? Can I safely cut the pill in half with a pill cutter?

I was prescribe Oxycodone HCL 10mg for chronic pain. Was does HCL means? Can I safely cut the pill in half with a pill cutter?

In general, scored..: ..tablets can always be split in half. Oxycodone 10 mg. does have scoring (line down middle of pill) so yes you can split it with a pill cutter. If the tablet is not scored then, although it can be cut with a pill cutter and many people may do this, the pill should NOT be cut. Check with your pharmacist or physician but in this case you should be able to split the pill. ...Read more

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I am a fitness freak and recently I have bought creatine hcl. I have never taken it before and was wondering if it could be dangerous in any way ?

I am a fitness freak and recently I have bought creatine hcl. I have never taken it before and was wondering if it could be dangerous in any way ?

How do you : Rationalize that you are concerned about your "fitness" and yet you have purchased something that you don't know what it is, what it's supposed to do, how you're going to tell if it's working, or what harm it could cause you? Don't pour supplements, potions, and possible poisons into your body. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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