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Taking 50 mg of toprol (metoprolol) xp for the past 7 days and have been experiencing headaches, lightheadedness, and a general fuzzy feeling. Will this subside?
Probably: First answer would be to check your BP at home, both with and without the symptoms you describe. If BP is normal, feeling may be medication related ; likely to resolve shortly. If your BP is low, you need to call your prescriber for guidance. ...Read more
I'm taking pills & differin (adapalene) xp. 03 cream for my face for 2months now. Acne kept appearing. It's not supposed to appear again right? But they still do.
My doc prescribed Differin (adapalene) Xp for my acne. Didn't say when I can stop using it. Should I finish the whole tube or just stop using it at all? Acne is gone.
Acne: Sounds like it's time for a follow up examination as you may not need the medication ...Read more
I'm om birth control pills for a yr now. But I still have to use differin (adapalene) xp bcoz my pimple still keep appearing. Why is that? It should dissapppear now.
Time.: Ir usually means immediate release, and xr means extended release-of the medication, of course! ...Read more
Gotta tell us the: Name of the med for us to help you. ...Read more
Help me pls. Kariotype mos47, t (17;22) (p11;p11), +der (17)t (17;22) (p11;p11)/46, xx, t (17;22) (p11;p11). what will happen to baby?
Genetic abnl: This is a very standard genetic abnormality you should consult a geneticist to get the actual diagnosis 0b. ...Read more
Can ya help me. Kariotype mos47, t (17;22) (p11;p11), +der (17)t (17;22) (p11;p11)/46, xx, t (17;22) (p11;p11) will this baby get some disease?
Geneticist needed.: You need to consult the Geneticist that gave you the karyotype to obtain "full disclosure". ...Read more
My 6 mos old baby has hb level of 11.8 and she has been prescribed orafer xt by her paed. Her wt. Is lower than normal. Is it ok to give so?
Yes: The HGB lever is a little low for age & it is common to give iron as an initial way of assuring baby has the iron needed to build blood. Failure to improve her level after iron may require additional studies. The level is not at a worrisome point. ...Read more
I like to read new information about health and medication. Can anyone tell me what nortrilen and efevelon XL are used for? Just to know information!
Is taking two 25mg tablets of Torpol XL the same as me taking a 50mg Torpol XL? I've taken 50 for 12 years but I only have 25mgs available? Thank you.
That's the same.: If taken at the same time, then it would have the same effect as one 50mg tablet, as long as they're both the XL form. ...Read more
I am taking merckformin XR 500 mg since oct.&since my vision has worsened 1 dioptria. Could it be coz of the med? One day I forgot to take it&saw better
Yes- good thing: You vision is changing because your sugar is getting better. Your eyes have gotten used to you sugar being very high and are slow adapting to the new you. Give it time, in a month or 2 it will return. Maybe get some cheap reading glasses. If you spend a lot on new ones you will have to buy them again in a few months. ...Read more
Hi simple I 511 250, bs. I am a very infrequent user of durgs. Maybe 2 xs a year. On this past tuesday into wedsenday I used about 7.5 games of cocainw?
Get help: It sounds like you have a substance use problem... You obviously care about yourself since you are asking questions here on HealthTap, please get yourself into some drug counseling, go to a narcotics anonymous meeting, check into a rehab center, anything to get yourself the help you need. ...Read more
Seroquel (quetiapine): A second generation antipsychotic by astra zeneca company, used to treat psychoses & bipolar do & as supplement in treating depression. It has sedative effect & can cause weight gain & other metabolic changes. Comes in regular release form (quetiapin) & extended release form (seroquel-xr). ...Read more
You'd know.: If you are functioning pretty well without new or bothersome complaints there is no reason to suspect "overdose". Getting the optimal dose is the goal. When that happens you should have more self-control, improved performance, better social interactions. Neg effects may include "rebound", low appetite, sleep problems. But don't accept these. Instead, talk to dr & get a dose that fits you better. ...Read more
Dump in proper place: Unused expired medications must not be used they should be disposed with medical waste, not to dump in garbage, give to hospital, doctor's office or special designated municipal facilities, help to save the environment. If used may not be as effective as rx dose, even though date is close mds will not advise you to take ...Read more
Withdrawal effect: Talk to your doctor about adding a short acting form of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) about 30 minutes before the morning dose begins to lose effect, to avoid the withdrawal effect. There are other medications that may have the lpositive effect without withdrawal mood change. ...Read more
A safe time: The word is that the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will clear most people's systems in 72 hrs. There's no guarantee. But for most urine tests this should be enough. If you have a Rx - that should protect you. If you don't, you ought not take it. It's not a toy to play around with - neither are you! ...Read more