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Atenolol At Night
Atenolol is a relatively long-acting (24 hours) beta-blocker. Beta-blockers as a group of medications calm or slow the heart rate down. They stop the swings in hr from stress or nerves. If someone is on a good dose of a beta-blocker and are startled, the medication suppresses the pounding of your heart. It also won't allow the hr to climb with exercise. It's used to ...Read more
Psychiatric consult: These 2 symptoms are quite sufficient to indicate the need for a thorough physical exam to eliminate any cause or contributing factor. Most likely, this will then lead to an equally excellent psychiatric evaluation to reveal the underlying cause. Please get the medical attention indicated; you ned not continue this rather uncom., & poss. Serious condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to start taking mitrazapin 15 mg at night and 20 mg propranolol in the afternoon and 20mg propranolol at night?
Prescribed?: If that is the way the medicines were prescribed by your physician, and he or she knows that they will both be started at the same time, then you should do that. If he or she is not aware, then you should talk with you before you start them. Good luck. ...Read more
Can i take 100mg of metoprolol succinate at 10pm nightly and metoprolol tartrate 100mg at 10am the next morning once a day?
I take 400 mg lamictal 40 Paxil (paroxetine) .5-1 clonopin for bipolar/anxiety. Slept well at first now restless at night and nap 2-4 hrs. During the day. Help!
Yes, it's possible: Melatonin may help with sleep but may impact growth. Be sure you have done all the appropriate sleep hygiene steps- no caffeine or chocolate, same bedtime, no electronics, give vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) at same time every day. Adhd patients often have difficulty with sleep. We use Clonidine to help order sleep architecture and improve adhd symptoms at the same time. Be sure to talk with doctor about these problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing high blood pressure (hypertension) and rapid heart rate at night. I am now on Bystolic 2.5 mg at night. Melatonin safe to take too?
Take 2mg abuterol daily singulair (montelukast) at night and inhaler at times could this cause anxiety stomache updet at times yhats ehen anxiety starts?
Discuss w/ your Dr: The singulair (montelukast) may relate to the stomach, but the inhaler would explain jittery (anx) side effects. Overall, it's good to discuss all with the doctor. Is the asthma well controlled? It may be worth the inconvenience then. Consider CBT to learn self mgmt skills to relieve the anx feelings. This is not unusual - don't worry. ...Read more
Is it ok to take vitamin D3 2000 at night when i take my celexa (citalopram) at night at dinner time? Celexa (citalopram) is 10mg but starting 20mg.
Usually Fine: There is no direct interaction between vitamin d and celexa. Whether someone develops any sedation or activation from Celexa or any ssri varies person to person. I recommend trying any new psychiatric medication at 1/2 of the lowest dose midday on a saturday to assess response. The person will discover if s/he would better tolerate taking the med in am or pm. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
If prescribed, yes: Sometimes psychiatrists do use this combination, especially when someone is having a big problem with sleep along with anxiety/depression. If prescribed, your doctor will be keeping a watch on the doses and any potential signs of serotonin overload. Generally mirtazepine will be at a lower dose than the zoloft (sertraline). If doing this on your own without your doctor's knowledge, please don't. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exceeds recomended: This is twice the recommended dose as a sleep aid. The general therapuetic dose is up to 1mg/kg so you might tolerate this dose ok if you weigh at or above 220 lb. At this level caution is advised.You would likely remai groggy for 4-8 hours under the effects of the medication.Operation of a motor vehicle or tools would be unwise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Claritin (loratadine) and NyQuil: While you are getting two antihistamines, loratidine is a non-sedating antihistamine and doxylamine is a sedating antihistamine. The doxylamine had a half-life of 6-12 hours, so some will still be in your system the next morning. It is probably ok, but i wouldn't push it. ...Read more