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Will pepto interfere with asacol (mesalamine)?

Will pepto interfere with asacol (mesalamine)?

Unlikely: Pepto and Asacol (mesalamine) , if taken together, should not cause any issues . You shouldn't need both together though ...Read more

Dr. Robert Richards
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Oral fentanyl citrate effects?

Oral fentanyl citrate effects?

Same as IV: Oral Fentanyl Citrate is the same as intravenous or topical fentanyl. It is a potent opioid and side effects include nausea, vomiting, itching, respiratory depression, constipation. ...Read more

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Can canestan oral antifungal pill cure oral thrush on tongue?

Can canestan oral antifungal pill cure oral thrush on tongue?

Not a good choice: Even though canestan is an antifungal, it would not be the drug of choice for oral thrush. If you have thrush-like symptoms on your tongue, you should see your dentist or physician, because there are several different medications used to treat this yeast-like fungus, depending on the severity of the thrush, your own health, and your immune strength. It would not be wise to treat this yourself. ...Read more

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What is the difference between asacol (mesalamine) ec and asacol (mesalamine) hd dr?

Asacol (mesalamine): Regular Asacol (mesalamine) is 400 mgs in strtength.Asacol (mesalamine) hd is double strength it has 800 mgs. ...Read more

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Whats topical or oral terbinafine?

Whats topical or oral terbinafine?

Antifungal medicine: Terbinafine is an antifungal medicine. It is made in both a topical (cream) and systemic form (pills). ...Read more

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Does terbinafine reduce efficacy of oral contraceptives?

Possibly progestogen: If you are using prostegon-only bcp, then use barrier contraception during terbinafine use plus 2 days after stopping terbunafine as a precaution. ...Read more

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Does loperamide interact with combined oral contraceptives?

Does loperamide interact with combined oral contraceptives?

Unlikely: Loperamide has no known interaction with combined oral contraceptive pills so it is unlikely that it will affect OCPs. Hope this helps ...Read more

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Do Ceclor tablets stop oral thrush?

Do Ceclor tablets stop oral thrush?

No: They may actually cause thrush. Thrush is often cause by use of antibiotics which kill off normal oral bacteria and allow the fungus to overgrow. ...Read more

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Does diarrhea affect oral pill absorption?

Does diarrhea affect oral pill absorption?

May be: It actually depends on where pill ingredient absorbs. If small intestine related diarrhea than it affect more than large intestine diarrhea. ...Read more

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Is oral nac effective? Will taking oral nac (n-acetylcysteine) interfere with either methotrexate or plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine)?

Is oral nac effective? 
Will taking oral nac (n-acetylcysteine) interfere with either methotrexate or plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine)?

NAC : I assume you are taking mtx and plaquinil for their anti-inflammatory effects for psoriasis? This combination is also used for a variety of other systemic diseases, too. Nac has been touted by naturopaths as an effective supplement to ward off some of the side effects of the drug therapy, but some people have experienced life threatening results, especially diabetics. Check with your doctor first! ...Read more

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Does amoxicillin treat/clear oral syphilis?

Does amoxicillin treat/clear oral syphilis?

Not reliable see MD!: Oral or elsewhere makes no difference. All syphilis is very dangerous and the ONLY recommended treatment is penicillin by injection; no oral Rx is reliable. If you think you have syphilis or exposed, do not self treat. See a doctor, preferably public health or infectious diseases expert. Do not cut corners; it could be life threatening, especially if HIV positive (as are most males with syph). ...Read more

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Is asacol (mesalamine) used in supressing a flare-up for ulcerative colitis?

Asacol (mesalamine): Asacol (mesalamine) is a good benign drug for ulcerative colitis of the large bowel. I would use sulfasalazine for small intestinal disease, or regional enteritis. ...Read more

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Oral thrush after oral sex, antibiotics would work?

Oral thrush after oral sex, antibiotics would work?

See below: If you actually have oral thrush and you have not been on steroids (oral of inhaled), are not under chemotherapy then you have a problem with your immune system and need to be checked for immune related issues asap. ...Read more

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Does pentasa (mesalamine) interact with birth control pills?

Does pentasa (mesalamine) interact with birth control pills?

No: There are no significant interactions that i'm aware of. ...Read more

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Can propanolol affect oral contraceptives?

Can propanolol affect oral contraceptives?

Not reported: I don't believe Propranolol has any interaction with oral contraception. ...Read more

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Is ibandronate oral tablet a generic medication?

Is ibandronate oral tablet a generic medication?

Yes: Ibandronate is the generic name for the United States brand name medication called Boniva (ibandronate). This medication is used for the treatment of osteoporosis. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Asacol (Definition)

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