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Does hydrocortisone valerate cream really ever expire?

Does hydrocortisone valerate cream really ever expire?

Cream expiration: I tell my patients that creams expire when they don't work anymore. I think expiry dates are more for stock rotation than anything else. However, if you have an acute problem, you are better off with new medicines. ...Read more

Betnesol (Definition)

Betamethasone is a steroid that is given in 2 injections 24 hours apart when there is a strong possibility of preterm delivery. It is given between 24 and 34 weeks. It helps mature the lungs of the baby to decrease the risks of prematurity. ...Read more


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Glycerin suppositories doesn't work. What do I do now?

Glycerin suppositories doesn't work. What do I do now?

Glycerin vs enema: If you are experiencing acute constipation or fecal impaction, home glycerin suppository is a good first step. You may also consider a fleets enema or a mineral oil enema as second line. If these are not working, a visit to your md or an er may be necessary for further management. General recommendation is to focus on prevention by plenty of fluids and high-fiber diet on a day to day basis. ...Read more

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What do terbutaline sulf tabs do?

What do terbutaline sulf tabs do?

Bronchodilator : Terbutaline sulfate is a bronchodilator which is administered subcutaneously. ...Read more

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Why do u take liquid potashum clorideride?

Why do u take liquid potashum clorideride?

To replace low K: Potassium chloride is given as a replacement to those whose levels of potassium are low in the body. This usually seen in people who are on water pills or have lost a lot of electrolytes either by gastroenteritis or excessive sweating or have conditions that they are prone to low potassium levels. I hope this helps answer your question. ...Read more

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Why does my anti-fungal cream seem to have stopped working?

Why does my anti-fungal cream seem to have stopped working?

Uncertain: Which cream is it? What is being used to treat? Sure it is a fungal infection? How long has it been used? Are you diabetic or immunocompromised? ...Read more

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Do not remember if I took my procardia (nifedipine) xl, what to do?

Do not remember if I took my procardia (nifedipine) xl, what to do?

Check your BP: I assume taking for hypertension, if you think you missed a dose, could check your blood pressure, if it is high, SBP > 140 or 150, probably could take a dose now. If your BP is OK, then wait til tomorrow and resume as usual. Perhaps a pillbox or a smartphone app may help you with med compliance in the future. ...Read more

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I take seroxat i don t know why i feel angry since i read that seroxat isn t the good med so i need to know if i can take somthing else more beter?

I take seroxat i don t know why i feel angry  since i read that seroxat isn t the good med so i need to know if i can take somthing else more  beter?

Is paroxetine: It is a good med. What you need to think about is how you feel, not what you read. Stuff you read is not always true. If the medicine is working for you it is good. If it is not then you need to visit your doctor again! ...Read more

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I have BV that won't go away. My doc prescribed Flagyl cream & oral-both useless so she prescribed doxycycline. Which doesn't treat gardnerella. Why won't she do cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) oral? Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cream-no help

I have BV that won't go away. My doc prescribed Flagyl cream & oral-both useless so she prescribed doxycycline. Which doesn't treat gardnerella. Why won't she do cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) oral? Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) cream-no help

Try probiotics: Antibiotics can lead to worse overgrowth of unfriendly bacteria which cause bv. Eat low fat yogurt and you can apply yogurt topically in vagina or use a lactobacillus probiotic orally and topically. Eat plenty of fresh vegetables and fruit and avoid high fat foods that promote bv. ...Read more

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Dust mite skin rashes that wont go away, no insurance so i need a strong OTC cream that istopical but i don't know what. I have tried hydrocortisone?

Dust mite skin rashes that wont go away, no insurance so i need a strong OTC cream that istopical but i don't know what. I have tried hydrocortisone?

Dust Mites: Over-the-counter or prescription allergy drugs can help control symptoms. Antihistamines relieve itching, sneezing, and watery eyes. Decongestants help with nasal congestion. Nasal steroids reduce swelling in your nose so you can breathe better. Allergy shots (immunotherapy) may also be an option. They treat allergies over a long period of time. Ask your doctor if they make sense for you. ...Read more

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Ezcema is inflammed, ER docs perscribed bnedrayl.Its calming it but not taking it away.I also applied aveeno (oatmeal) itch lotion. Anything else I can do? Pleas

Ezcema is inflammed, ER docs perscribed bnedrayl.Its calming it but not taking it away.I also applied aveeno (oatmeal) itch lotion. Anything else I can do? Pleas

Eczema tips: This skin condition tend to be worse when the skin is dry and this is usually true during winter time. Using mild soap and moisturizing lotion may help. Mild Hydrocortisone may also help hasten resolution of symptoms.. Do not use Hydrocortisone continuously for more than 7 days at a time. ...Read more

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I have an odor down there that wont go away no matter what i do. I've tried cleansing washes and vagisil but nothing helps. What do I do?

I have an odor down there that wont go away no matter what i do. I've tried cleansing washes and vagisil but nothing helps. What do I do?

See a gynecologist: There are several causes of vaginal infections that can produce a malodorous discharge. Somebody needs to get a full history, including your sexual experiences, and examine you and the discharge to make a diagnosis and recommend treatment. Try women's health assoc in corbin or cathleen suto in williamsburg. Good luck. ...Read more

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Oral thrush help! what do I do?

Oral thrush help! what do I do?

Cause?: First, any reason why you would have this? Treatment would consist of oral medications. Need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Im15 weeks pregnant hv severe cough n stuffy nose what to do my ob doc gave me softin but no effective.Cough is not dry?

Im15 weeks pregnant hv severe cough n stuffy nose what to do my ob doc gave me softin but no effective.Cough is not dry?

Moisture!: In the dry air, try some saline nasal spray to keep mucus membranes moist, then you can trick them from producing extra goo that can cause cough. A humidifier in your bedroom, and hot steamy showers will help too. Use a topical decongestant nasal spray like afrin if you can't get through the nasal congestion. Only use for 3-5 days max, or you can get rebound congestion.Try honey to soothe throat. ...Read more

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My hands jerk n i don't know if it's from my medication? Please help, i take primidone 250mg n it's not working.

My hands jerk n i don't know if it's from my medication? Please help, i take primidone 250mg n it's not working.

Get diagnosed: Your jerks might represent myoclonus, and unlikely that Primidone is culprit, as it usually suppresses tremors, and focal seizures. But in some cases, older anti-epileptic drugs, especially those metabolized to barbiturates, could worsen myoclonus. Get this phenomenon diagnosed, and revise therapy as needed. Get referred to a neurologist. ...Read more

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T t t t t t t t .25 t t t t t t t t t t t  t t t t t t t t t .gninromehtniekaicanaxekatinacllasitahtgmiromnitiekatixanaxfogmevahituonartnicerdnaenizor?

Xanax (alprazolam): is pretty much all I get from your input. If you have a question- ask it. (USING PLAIN ENGLISH). ...Read more

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Betamethasone (Definition)

Betamethasone is a steroid that is given in 2 injections 24 hours apart when there is a strong possibility of preterm delivery. It is given between 24 and 34 weeks. It helps mature the lungs of the baby to decrease ...Read more