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Can azilect (rasagiline) tablets be cut in half?

Can azilect (rasagiline) tablets be cut in half?

See: http://www.azilect.com/Resources/pdf/AZI-41032_3452_kl_Teva_CoughColdGuide_Electronic_FINAL-apprvd-dist_100714.pdf

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When taken with levodopa the dosage of azilect (rasagiline) is often reduced from 1mg to 0.5mg, why is this?

When taken with levodopa the dosage of azilect (rasagiline) is often reduced from 1mg to 0.5mg, why is this?

Increase side effect: When Azilect (rasagiline) is used with carbidopa/levodopa the potential side effects of Levodopa are increased, thus one of the doses of Azilect (rasagiline) or carbidopa/levodopa are decreased from the dose that would be used with either drug alone. ...Read more

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Would DBS patients benefit from azilect (rasagiline)?

Would DBS patients benefit from azilect (rasagiline)?

Can supplement: Azilect (rasagiline) can be of benefit in someone with a DBS who still has residual symptoms, such as rigidity or tremor. You can use them together. ...Read more

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Is AZILECT (rasagiline) helpful after DBS for Parkinsons?

Is AZILECT (rasagiline) helpful after DBS for Parkinsons?

DBS and medications: DBS is not a replacement for medication and vice versa. Many DBS patients are place on Azilect (rasagiline) before and some after surgery. This drug can block the destruction of Dopamine in the brain. This allows more Dopamine to be available for action. This may induce dyskinesias in some patients but DBS to the GPI can help that side effect ...Read more

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Does azilect (rasagiline) interact with velvet beans? I have velvet beans that can be sprouted for consumption.

Does azilect (rasagiline) interact with velvet beans? I have velvet beans that can be sprouted for consumption.

Yes: Medication azilect(rasagiline) is used for treatment of tremor such ascparkinson syndrome,. It increasing Dopamine chemical in the brain. Velvet beans used for medicinal purposes in africa, india, caribben to improve Dopamine levels in brain to treat parkinson's disease. So, both above chemicalsc accomplish similar effect and can interact. Prescription firm has control over exact amount. ...Read more

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Is selegiline effective as azilect (rasagiline) for parkinsons?

Is selegiline effective as azilect (rasagiline) for parkinsons?

MAO-B inhibitors: Both selegiline (eldepryl) and Rasagiline (azilect) are mao-b inhibitors, with a couple important differences. Azilect (rasagiline) is much more specific for mao-b, meaning no risk of serotonergic crisis when used alongside ssri antidepressants (celexa, lexapro, etc). Azilect (rasagiline) is also the only neuroprotective drug for parkinson's. Take care! ...Read more

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Does Azilect (rasagiline) help to improve speech in Parkinson’s patients?

In theory, it should: Theoretically, Azilect (rasagiline) (an MAO-B inhibitor) should help with many of the symptoms of Parkinson's for a certain period. However, as with all treatments for this disease, they are notoriously unpredictable. I've attached an article which I hope might help. Good luck! http://www.reprintsdesk.com/landing/hf.aspx?h=523154&hr=716110317&a=1&u=0&r=826399194 ...Read more

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I have been taking sertraline & rasagiline at the same time for 6 months will this have side effects?

I have been taking sertraline & rasagiline at the same time for 6 months will this have side effects?

Serotonin syndrome: Rasagiline can have potentially serious drug interactions with sertraline from excess serotonin in the brain. Please review with prescribing doctor without delay. ...Read more

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Can parkinson's. Medicine give me highbood pressure i taking mirapex. 1.5. Mg amantadine 100mg azilect (rasagiline). 1 mg.?

Can parkinson's. Medicine give me highbood pressure i taking mirapex. 1.5. Mg amantadine 100mg azilect (rasagiline). 1 mg.?

PD MEDS & HTN: There is no evidence in the medical literature that Mirapex, Azilect (rasagiline) and Amantadine will increase the blood pressure however if the Parkinson's patient has orthostatic hypotension dopamine agonist such as Mirapex can worsen it. I have not seen Mirapex, Amantadine or Azilect (rasagiline) increase blood pressure in my patients. ...Read more

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What is harbal medication?

Herbal meds: "Herbal meds" are a catch all label to describe meds not approved or regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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Medication for osteoperosis?

Treatment: If you are asking if there are treatments- yes. Otherwise, not sure what you are asking... ...Read more

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What kind of medication I need?

For what?: I am sorry, but we need to know what you need to take medication for. Please tell us, briefly, what is wrong. Ask again. ...Read more

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What is the medication teflaro?

What is the medication teflaro?

IV Antibiotic: It's an IV antibiotic in the cephalosporin class. It is used most commonly for MRSA and skin infections. It is pretty new. ...Read more

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Are expired medications efgective?

Are expired medications efgective?

Not effective: Medications start losing effectiveness once they expire. It is just like food which starys to degrade or spoil after the expiration date. It is a good idea only to take meds before the expiration date. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is there any medication for hyphae?

Is there any medication for hyphae?

Hyphae: Hyphae refer to the branching thread-like forms of various fungi. Various medications are used for fungal medications. Which one depends on what fungus and where the infection is. ...Read more

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What is the medication lupetude for?

What is the medication lupetude for?

Latuda (lurasidone)?: I'm not sure, but might you have mis-spelled something and actually mean latuda (lurasidone)? This is an atypical antipsychotic medication, often used in bipolar I disorder (especially bipolar depression) and schizophrenia with hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder. ...Read more

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How the medication supposed to be used?

Like others: Have mentioned, you need to be more specific about which medication(s) you are referring too. ...Read more

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Is there any medication for freckles?

Is there any medication for freckles?

Sunscreen: If you tend to develop freckles, you'll discover they're less prominent if you use sunscreen, which is something that everybody should do anyway. There's no pill for this. If you talk with your genuine friends / people you might date, most will tell you that your freckles are just one of many things that they like about you. Why not embrace your genetic heritage? Photo Lady looks great. Best wishe ...Read more

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Why don't we have cervilan medication?

Why don't we have cervilan medication?

Cervilane?: This drug is available in a number of countries. It is an ergot derivative used as a vasodilator. For a drug to be sold in the us it must pass rigorous fda testing and retesting phases before it can come to market. This can add up to millions a d millions of dollars which the manufacturer may not want to invest depending on how big a market the us represents. It is often a matter of economics. ...Read more

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What are medications for diabetestye2?

What are medications for diabetestye2?

Several: There are many drugs that can be used for regulating the blood sugar in a person with type 2 diabetes. The main function of these drugs is to control the level of blood sugar. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: albentazin?

Unknown: I am unaware of any medicine with this name? Maybe you are spelling it wrong, or some other physician may know about it? ...Read more

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What conditions definitely need pain medication?

What conditions definitely need pain medication?

It depends: Pain medication in general is given to help control a variety of pain types. Not all pain medication is narcotic. Specifically narcotics are indicated for severe pain before, during and after surgery and for cancer pain. The use of narcotics beyond that is a decision your doctor will need to make. Other types of pain medication include non steroidal anti inflammatory and mood stabilizers. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that helps for heartbreak?

Is there a medication that helps for heartbreak?

Awwww, no. Sorry.: This could be a hot song title! There are Drs who might evaluate you and offer short-term help if you are to overcome to take care of yourself. It would only take the edge off — not mend the break. Therapy might help you see what went wrong in a helpful way. Support groups can also let you know you're not alone. It will hurt, but most do get through it. Best! ...Read more

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What medications are used for treating corpaltunal?

What medications are used for treating corpaltunal?

Carpal tunnel: No medication is used to treat carpal tunnel. It's a mechanical problem. Wrist splints is the initial treatment option. You can try non-steroidal antiinflammatory medications such as naproxen/ibuprofen but the effect of those is minimal if that. Steroid injections can be tried but they are falling out of favor. Carpal tunnel release appears long term cure. ...Read more

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Medications for ectopic?

Medications for ectopic?

Methotrexate : This is the only medication routinely used for treatment of ectopic pregnancy. This medication is only appropriate if it meets strict criteria. ...Read more

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Any new medication fo ms?

Any new medication fo ms?

Yes: Aubagio was just released for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Bg-12 (oral fumarate) should be available before mid-year. Both are oral drugs which will be added to the only other oral drug- gilenya (fingolimod).

There are several other drugs which will be added within the next few years proving that there is reason to be optimistic about the future of ms treatment. ...Read more

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