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Slightly higher risk: Medication pregnancy class c means that: animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. Almost all drugs are class b or c and they can be used if the benefit outweighs the risks. Best wishes. ...Read more
What is best o.C. Medication for allergies? I've tried claratin zertec and others and they don't seem to really help.
Time for next step: While over the counter antihistamines such as zyrtec, Allegra and Claritin are very helpful for allergies, if symptoms are not controlled, the next step is the prescription nasal sprays such as qnasl, flonase, nasonex, (mometasone) etc. These nasal sprays are safe and effective. It's well worth taking the time to obtain a prescription! also, an allergist can be helpful in identifying the trigger. ...Read more
What is the beat solution for severe back, chest, and facial acne (w&b heads). Body washes, o.T.C medications etc. Note: salyitic acid makes it worse.
Prescription Rx: Acne on the trunk usually doesn't clear with any topical medication. You characterize it as severe, and your personal physician may either try a systemic antibiotic plus perhaps a topical retinoic acid derivative, or refer you for Isotretinoin treatment. The latter is not for the faint-hearted but is remarkably effective. ...Read more
Hi Dr, I've been miscarried and I've made D&C. What medications should I take for me to get pregnant again and to prevent miscarriage?
For hepatitis C what medication do you prescribe? What should be diet plan? And what i need to do to get rid of this?
Its tough: Hepatitis c is a virus and viruses are difficult to kill. There is a 10-15% chance that your body will kill the virus by itself and you will then have lifelong immunity to it. Otherwise it is likely that you will have the virus for life. As for diet: you will want to avoid things that can be toxic to you liver like alcohol and acetaminophen. You will need to see a doctor for specific treatmen. ...Read more
My dad had surgery and then got c diff. He's taking medication to treat. How long after having normal stools is he contagious?
Hi there.. Would taking vitamin C along with TB medication help to fight the bac.. If yes ...1000mg of vit c daily would do the job....
I'm using plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) 200mg and prednisone 10mg for rheumatoid arthritis, can I take vitamin C while using these medications.
Yes: Vitamin c is fine to take while taking these medications. Not sure why you would take it, though. Recent studies have shown that your food should provide you with enough vitamins so if your food is inadequate, dietary modifications are necessary to get it where it should be. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should i be taking medication for p.C.O.S? I also would like to start trying for a child, any tips?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer