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Many: Check with the pharmacist. If it persist see your doctor. ...Read more
Warts: Each night before going to bed soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar, apply it to the wart and then hold it in place with a band-aid. Leave it on all night, or if you like, 24 hours a day but change the soaked cotton and band-aid each evening for a week. The wart will swell and may throb as it reacts with the vinegar and then start to turn black within the first two days and in two weeks gone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Nifedipine is a medication used to treat high blood pressure. There are many different medications and combinations of medications that can be used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). A prescription is needed, and the doctor will follow along in order to get one on the best dosage of the proper medication(s). Lifestyle treatments (diet, exercise) are also important. ...Read more
I need a anti inflammatory that doesn't contain aspirin or ibuprofen. Also sold over the counter?
No, but yes . . .: Typically, over-the-counter medications (not to be confused w/dietary supplements) are half-dose versions of their branded prescription-only counterparts. However, Meclizine appears to be an exception as it is available by prescription only as Antivert (meclizine) and available over-the-counter as dramamine, both at the same doses. So can you buy Antivert (meclizine) otc? No. But you can buy dose-equivalent dramamine. ...Read more
Maybe...but no proof: Green coffee bean extract is considered "possibly safe" in adults and is sometimes used for weight loss, hypertension and other conditions. It has not been studied in children or teens. There is no conclusive proof that it works for these or other conditions. The active ingredient in caffeine. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-1264-green%20coffee.aspx?activeingredientid=1264 ...Read more
Yes: Many over the counter topical analgesics and pain ointments have a low dose of lidocane, novacaine or prilocaine. ...Read more