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I have taking nexito plus tablet six year. my questions: taking six year the medication have same effect. or increase dosage?

I have taking nexito plus tablet six year.
my questions: taking six year the medication have same effect. or increase dosage?

Depends: This depends upon your current response to the medication. If you're doing well the same maintenance dosage should continue. Tolerance or tachyphylaxis to medication can occur and then the dosage may be increased. Your prescribing physician who knows you well is best qualified to advise you about dosage. ...Read more

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Should i change my migren medication to something else bcause im been taking ponstan and confergot for 10 years plus. What harm if i keep on taking it?

Depends: It depends upon how often you have migraine attacks. If the migraine is severe and frequent then you would be better off taking something to prevent these attacks. There are several meds approved for that purpose. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is useful only if you have infrequent migraine and its long term use is harmful. ...Read more

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How should I cope with my depression in addition to medication?

How should I cope with my depression in addition to medication?

See a psychologist: Psychologists and other psychotherapists provide treatment that not only helps now and but helps prevent reoccurences. ...Read more

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Do you need to take medication in addition to having cbt to help with insomnia?

Do you need to take medication in addition to having cbt to help with insomnia?

Along with CBT use: Good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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Due to a pinched nerve-took 12mnths to diagnose-i now suffer with anxiety. Is this plus the medication im on make it more difficult to get prpregnant?

Due to a pinched nerve-took 12mnths to diagnose-i now suffer with anxiety. Is this plus the medication im on make it more difficult to get prpregnant?

Pinched nerve: Hello, sorry you are in so much pain around the holidays. You may want o check with your doctor or psychiatrist related to pain which can make the depression worse. An anti-anxiety medication may help in your case such as a small does of Klonopin (clonazepam) for the anxiety. Again, check with your doctor. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What's the medication for bronchitis spasm. Or rather how do you manage it. What action should be taken. Plus could you refer us to any pulmonologist?

What's the medication for bronchitis spasm.  Or rather how do you manage it. What action should be taken. Plus could you refer us to any pulmonologist?

Inhaler: A beta 2 agonist via inhalation is usually the treatment. A general physician can provide this care. Cannot refer in Mombasa sorry. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to be on 3 medications right now plus pain medication?

Please advise if it's bad to be on 3 medications right now plus pain medication?

Not a simple answer: It depends on which medications you are on at the moment. If it is 3 medications for pain control , then it my not be the best course of action. If it is 3 medications for blood pressure, then it may be appropriate depending on the doses of each and which mechanisms of action are being utilized. ...Read more

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Are there particular medications that work in addition to psychotherapy in teenagers for depression?

Are there particular medications that work in addition to psychotherapy in teenagers for depression?

Absolutely: There are many medications. However, only a fully qualified medical doctor, specifically a child psychiatrist, is positioned to make this determination. ...Read more

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I am 23, recently diagnosed with diabetes 2. I am trying to diet and exercise in addition to medications. What are some safe ways to drop weight fast?

I am 23, recently diagnosed with diabetes 2. I am trying to diet and exercise in addition to medications. What are some safe ways to drop weight fast?

Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well balanced diet! also water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help plus my whole body mussels hurt?

Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left  chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help  plus my whole body mussels hurt?

Pain: Riza - would need more information. If muscular you may try higher dose magnesium malate - 1000 mg daily or to bowel tolerance (if diarrhea reduce does) this usually helps relieve muscle pain where some medications do not ...Read more

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Marijuana plus ssri. Bad combination? The ssri is a follow up to nicotine deaddiction medication.

Marijuana plus ssri. Bad combination? The ssri is a follow up to nicotine deaddiction medication.

Bad combination: Sounds like you're still in an addiction pattern, if still using marijuana. And yes, this is a bad combination if you want to end your addictive behavior. ...Read more

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I am taking meloxicam. Can i take alka-sektzer plus cold and flu also while i am on this medication?

I am taking meloxicam. Can i take alka-sektzer plus cold and flu also while i am on this medication?

Avoid mixing manyMed: There has to be a good reason for adding any pills or taking each one of the pills. if your condition is a head cold, then you do not need to mix more than Tylenol (acetaminophen) / or Cold/Flu meds and or a decongestant . Alka- seltzer is not a safe medication to mix with Meloxican ...Read more

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Can you tell me in addition to medication, how can I prevent the recurrence of atrial fibrillation?

Can you tell me in addition to medication, how can I prevent the recurrence of atrial fibrillation?

Get fit: Risk factor modification has been shown to reduce and occasionally eliminate atrial fibrillation. Weight loss and moderate intensity aerobic exercise is very effective. Avoid stimulants and alcohol as well ...Read more

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Need medication increase I am only 25 years old but have scoliosis through out my spine and arthritis in my upper back which are both extremely painful and crippling. Even simple tasks are hard because of these issues. In addition to my back I have severe

Need medication increase I am only 25 years old but have scoliosis through out my spine and arthritis in my upper back which are both extremely painful and crippling. Even simple tasks are hard because of these issues. In addition to my back I have severe

Scoliosis and pain: Scoliosis is a non painful condition and if you are experiencing pain then a complete workout is indicated to find the source of your pain and begin proper treatment. At your age your scoliosis should not be crippling you and other sources should be found. Treatment properly can result in a painless life style and you should be able to enjoy all the activities your desire with proper care. ...Read more

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I use prexum plus 5mg for high blood pressure. can I use Tibb Pressure Ease with that medication to help my bp?

I use prexum plus 5mg for high blood pressure. can I use Tibb Pressure Ease with that medication to help my bp?

It's complicated...: It seems you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure at quite a young age. The various important parts of keeping your blood pressure normal, need to be discussed with you in detail. The interaction between these different meds may be safe, but more importantly, you need a good understanding of all measures in addition to meds that have an impact on normalizing BP. Health ed expert is ideal. ...Read more

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Any feedback regarding juice plus on hypothyroid patients? Not looking to cure but to feel better without leaving my medication.

Any feedback regarding juice plus on hypothyroid patients? Not looking to cure but to feel better without leaving my medication.

OK but can do better: I like that juice plus is a concentrate of healthy fruits ; veggies but several of its ingredients are on the ewg's dirty dozen list of most pesticide-laden produce ; there is no indication juice plus is organic. You'd be far better off choosing a product like orac energy greens which is entirely organic or wildcrafted; one serving has the antioxidant power of 24 servings of fruits ; vegetables. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods. I have to induce it by medication every time. Would this affect my fertility? Plus, I'm 24...

I have irregular periods. I have to induce it by medication every time. Would this affect my fertility? Plus, I'm 24...

Ovulation: If you have irregular periods then you may or may not be ovulating spontaneously. If you are not ovulating on your own then assistance may be needed when you are trying to conceive. Regulating your cycles now will not affect your future fertility. ...Read more

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I am using pearinda plus for high blood pressure. it finished, is there any off shelf medication I can use before seeing my doctor on monday?

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I am using pearinda plus for high blood pressure. it finished, is there any off shelf medication I can use before seeing my doctor on monday?

Not usually: Whatever has controlled your BP without side effects should usually be left unchanged. I know of no effective OTC drug for BP in the US but unsure as to what are allowed in your country. ...Read more

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