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Haven't heard it...: Haven't heard that it had arrived in pharmacies. Last word was that it would be available in early 2013. One can just ask at a local pharmacy, such as cvs or walgreens, because the pharmacists will see it on their computers when it becomes available. ...Read more
May 2013: Just got its dea approval this week. Should launch in the next week or two. ...Read more
Is there anyone available now to help with my migraine? I've already paid someone but no answer yet. Just very restless
I heard New drugs for Remylination are available now...Is it true?
Can they help my gf who's suffering from spasm and weakness after meningitis?
Name that drug: if you can name the drug you refer to for remyelination of nerves then, I will be able to look into that and tell you whether it is something that is currently available or in the pipeline. Personally, I have not heard of such drugs being available yet because if they were I'm sure there would've been an incredible amount of buzz throughout the neurology world. All quiet on the Western front. ...Read more
Incomplete question: To get the best info from Healthtap contributors you must provide basic info and ask a clear question.Your questions are never linked, and appear at random on the site. You are welcome to start over,but provide the name and or reason for the vaccine you are interested in. ...Read more
My son tripped on the stairs and hurt his toe last week it is now red and puffy and it is sunday, dr. Not available. Now what?
Fever or warmth? ER: If the injury was a week ago, and now the toe is red and swollen, there should be some concern for either a skin infection or an underlying fracture. The great toe is the most important one, as it is essential for walking. If he has fever, or the redness is 'streaking' up his foot, he should be seen sooner. Call his pediatrician, or go to an urgent care or er. Ice, elevate and Ibuprofen until seen. ...Read more
I take diltiazem for AF. I am now only offered Dilzem by my doctor. Is Diltiazem not available now, and is Dilzem safe to use in place of Diltiazem ?
Same thing: Dilzem is diltiazem.Get a more detailed answer ›
No cure but...: Treatment always starts with risk factor management..Smoking cessation, lipid control, BP control, exercise, wt loss. Balloon angioplasty, stenting, athrectomy, direct removal of plaque (endarterectomy) and bypass surgery are all possible treatments depending on symptoms. Vascular surgeons provide all of these and so are uniquely qualified to manage patients with pad in an unbiased manner. ...Read more
I'm 8 weeks pregnant, had mild spotting, brownish, had same in previous pregnancy, no pain or cramps,my doctor is not available now.
Confusing question: The h1n1 is one of three or four strains in the flu vaccine prepared for the 2013-2014 season. It is also the predominant strain responsible for most serious cases of flu this year. The single strain h1n1 flu vaccine was only produces during the 2009 season when the strain emerged in the preseason(april) but was not in the regular vaccine produced that year. ...Read more
Tiered feeling + less than 100f fever + thin liquid flowing from nose +no cough..Is cetrazine HCl 10mg + paracetamol 500mg ok?No doctor available now
Hello. I started taking lo loestrin for birth control 6 days ago. I woke up feeling very numb in my arm and leg. My doctor is not available now.
Stop OC's, Go to ER:
Don't wait for potentially serious symptoms
like sudden numbness to see a doctor. ...Read more
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Urethral Diverticulectomy on Sept. 24th and I'm not healing. My Dr is not available right now and I need answers. Why is it taking so long to heal?
Several : The main class would be the stimulants. These would include meds like vyvanse, concerta, Adderall and focalin (dexmethylphenidate). The non stimulants include Kapvay and intuniv. Stratttera, falls into its own category and it is one of a kind. There is not enough room to discuss in detail but each group works differently. Need to see a medical provider to discuss in more detail. ...Read more
Is there any doctor available right now URGENT? i am an indian getting high grade fever every night since last 3 days but in day everything is normal.
Less used that fat: Use of adult mesenchymal stem-stromal cells (mscs) are currently in clinical trial in us/internationally. Trend is toward use of fat derived mscs, havested by liposuction, isolated and concentrated in tissue culture. Early reports suggest significant improvement in neurological, autoimmune and organ functions. Many more mscs in fat than bone marrow making ad-msc the center of most research now. ...Read more
Allergic reaction after overusing coconut oil. as a hand mask. Forearms are swollen. What should I do? My allergist may not be available right now.
For allergic reaction to eye drops do I call poison control ? No doctors are available right now it's saturday .& no one is home to take me anywhere
Has the lyrica patent expired? Is it available as generic now? I see online advertising for "pregabid" which apparently contains pregabalin.
Lyrica (pregabalin): No in generic form as of yet. ...Read more
Hydrocodone/Tylenol: Lortab was discontinued a few months ago due to high amounts of Tylenol (acetaminophen). All Lortab contained 500mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen) with Hydrocodone (10/500). Norco is a medication produced in the 10/325 dosage (with only 325mg Tylenol (acetaminophen)). Most patients on Lortab 10/500 are now taking Norco 10/325. ...Read more
Hi, Is there any test/machine now available which requires no pricking to test diabetes. If yes can I know what it is called. Thanks?
Everyone tells me inpatient rehab is what I need but I have exhausted all possible solutions&rehab is not available for me. Now what?
Outpatient rehab: outpatient rehab programs would be an option; narcotics anonymous also can provide support ...Read more
Bronchiectasis can: Worsen over time, usually gradually. I am not aware of any human stem cell trials for this condition. ...Read more
I was wondering what are good allergy perscription drugs that are available over-the-counter now?
OTC Allergy Medicine: Otc meds include oral anti-histamines which are longer acting and cause less tiredness, such as claritin/alavert, zyrtec, and allegra. Their generic counterparts are acceptable. Nasal sprays include nasalcrom, which is safe and non-habit forming. Eye drops such as alaway and zaditor (ketotifen) are good options. Decongestants present by pill, nasal spray, and eye drops should be used only short-term. ...Read more
My dad needs shoulder surgery and I'm looking in to stem cells as an alternative. Are stem cell transplants available in the us now?
Many Options: There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us. I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy is Regenexx. They have over 10,000 patients treated in their registry with pretty good results. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read more
I am using tab salazopyrin 500mg,but now tab is not available in karachi market,plz advice subsitute.
Sulfasalazine: Sulfasalazine is the generic name for Azulfidine (sulfasalazine) and Salazopyrin. It is used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. See your physician if the generic is not available. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682204.html ...Read more