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Benztropine mesylate uses?

Benztropine mesylate uses?

There are a few uses: Benztropine is an anticholinergic drug used to reduce the side effects of antipsychotic treatment, such as pseudoparkinsonism and dystonia. It is also a second-line drug for the treatment of parkinson's disease. It improves tremor but not rigidity and bradykinesia. It is also sometimes used for dystonia, a rare disorder that causes abnormal muscle contraction. ...Read more

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Clonidine (Definition)

is an alpha 2 adrenergic agonist used in the management of mild to moderate hypertension and as an analgesic in the management ...Read more


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Does hydroxyzine HCl boost the opiate drug effect?

Does hydroxyzine HCl boost the opiate drug effect?

Apparently, yes.: Hydroxyzine is used with opioid analgesics to increase their pain-killing ability of a given dose of opioid, and lower the quantity needed to stop a given level of pain, and/or stop some side effects of opioids like itching, nausea, and vomiting. ...Read more

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Which one is stronger: hydromorphone HCl 8mg or oxycodone HCl 30mg?

Which one is stronger: hydromorphone HCl 8mg or oxycodone HCl 30mg?

Neither: those are close to what most tables would consider equipotency, where hydromorphone is about 3 times more potent than oxycodone. However, there is a huge amount of individual variation in what the equivalent potencies are in different people, as well as in the potential side effects of the different opioids. You should be asking your physician or pharmacist these questions. ...Read more

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Atarax (hydroxyzine) 25mg. Uses and side effects?

Atarax (hydroxyzine) 25mg. Uses and side effects?

Itching, anxiety: Atarax (hydroxyzine, also sold as vistiril) is a sedating antihistamine. In addition to relieving anxiety, it can also help allergic itching, nausea, & motion sickness. It is non-addictive but can cause drowsiness & other (mostly minor) side-effects. See: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000796/. ...Read more

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Which is stronger? 5mg flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) or tramadol 50 mg

Which is stronger? 5mg flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) or tramadol 50 mg

Different classes: There is no way to compare the strength of these medications- tramadol is a pain killer. It works very differently that flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) which is a muscle relaxant. ...Read more

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Is taking gabapentin, naproxen, flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and elavil together safe?

Is taking gabapentin, naproxen, flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and elavil together safe?

Combination of these: Meds does require medical supervision and follow up to minimize bad side effects. ...Read more

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Does tizanidine HCl interact with nortriptyline?

Does tizanidine HCl interact with nortriptyline?

Yes, it can: From www.Drugs.Com using tizanidine together with nortriptyline may increase side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, difficulty concentrating, and impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with these medications. Also avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery. ...Read more

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Which is stronger: hydromorphone HCl 8mg or oxycodone HCl 30mg or methadone 10mg?

Which is stronger: hydromorphone HCl 8mg or oxycodone HCl 30mg or methadone 10mg?

Opiods for pain: Hydromorphone 8 mg is roughly equivalent to Oxycodone 30 mg. I assume you are asking re oral medications. Both of these are effective for moderate to severe pain. In the US, Methadone is restricted to programs for treating opiod addiction, and is generally not used for pain relief. ...Read more

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Is hydromorphone 8mg > 30 mg oxycodone? Orally< which medication is more effective?

Is hydromorphone 8mg > 30 mg oxycodone? Orally< which medication is more effective?

It's all about dose: Hydromorphone 8mg oral is equivalent to approximately 24mg oxycodone oral. Both can be equally effective in an appropriate dose and schedule. ...Read more

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Is 50mg hydroxyzine equal to 1 mg ativan (lorazepam)?

See below: There is no dosing equivelancy for these medications. They are used for different reason and are not interchangeable. ...Read more

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How safe is flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and gabapentin?

How safe is flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)  and gabapentin?

TOGETHER?: I am unclear as to whether you mean are these two medications safe in general of taken together? Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a muscle relaxer and can make you drowsy. Gabapentin is in the anti-convulsant class of drugs and is used for seizure control and also for neuropathy. Gabapentin can also make you drowsy so you have be cautious when taking together that you do not fall asleep unexpectedly. ...Read more

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Methodone used with oxycodone side effects?

Confused: I am confused as to what you are asking. Both drugs have similar side effects. They can be used together. Reask question if i did not answer what you wanted. ...Read more

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75mg doxylamine succinate and 9mg lunesta, (eszopiclone) is that safe?

75mg doxylamine succinate and 9mg lunesta, (eszopiclone) is that safe?

Overdosing: Are you trying to harm yourself? High doses of Lunesta (eszopiclone) do not, in any way, increase the likelihood of sleep. This dose can harm your brain and your body. Please stop. ...Read more

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Can silenor wellbutrin (bupropion) sr and GABA supplements be taken safely together?

Can silenor wellbutrin (bupropion) sr and GABA supplements be taken safely together?

Not needed: Wellbutrin (bupropion) and silenor can be taken within the same day -- separately, usually. Silenor is a sleep medication and wellbutrin (bupropion) sr can be activating (better taken in morning). If using silenor, you should not take GABA supplements since they can be sedating also. ...Read more

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What is trihexphenidyl HCl tablets used for?

What is trihexphenidyl HCl tablets used for?

For Parkinson's.: This is an antiparkinsonian agent it is used for the symptomatic treatment of parkinson's disease alone or with levodopa. It is also commonly used to treat extrapyramidal side effects occurring during antipsychotic treatment, along with the frequency and duration of oculogyric crises as well as of dyskinetic movements and spastic contractions. It cannot cure parkinson's, but helps symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the uses for seloken XL 25 mg tablets?

What are the uses for seloken XL 25 mg tablets?

Seloken XL: Seloken xl is a selective ?1 receptor blocker that can be used to treat angina, hypertension, congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarctions & arrhythmias amongst other conditions. ...Read more

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Duraclon (Definition)

Clonidine is an addiction reducing agent which is a kind of psychiatric drug and a blood pressure drug which is a ...Read more


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Catapres (Definition)

Clonidine is an addiction reducing agent which is a kind of psychiatric drug and a blood pressure drug which is a ...Read more