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Overdose: Anadin Original is sold in Britain and contains aspirin & caffeine. Is your friend trying to kill her or his self? If yes, s/he should be seen at the nearest emergency room now. A friend or relative can drive or call 911 for emergency services for transport. S/he can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more
My daughter misunderstood her perscription and took (2) 875mg caplets of amoxicillian. She received the prescription today from the doctor. Should I b?
No worries: Amoxicillin dose is 875mgm twice/day. If she took two at the first dose, she can just skip the second dose today and then from tomorrow take it twice/day. Also make sure she drinks plenty of fluids while she's on it as well as some yogurt or probiotics since it might give her a bit of stomach upset. ...Read more
Can I take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Klingon together.. 25mg kilo opine and one Benadryl (diphenhydramine) caplet?
Kindly decipher: What's meant by "klingon" or "kilo opine"? ...Read more
I have Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc altogether in one pill. It says to take 1 to 3 caplets daily with a meal. Can I take all three at once, instead?
Med Directions: If it says 1-3 daily, then it means all at once. If it were to say take 1 tablet three times a day then it would mean exactly that. If it said to take one tablet up to three times a day then it would be how your are interpreting the directions. According to what you said the correct way is the first, 1-3 tablets all at once, one time a day. ...Read more
I put some 500mgTylenol caplets in the refrigerator (totally covered with a plastic bag).Is it safe to take them? Will they be contaminated or spoiled?
What does daytime nighttime sinus oral mean? Does it mean caplets, liquid caps or liquid kind? I need to know cause on fluoxetine.
I got walgreens ex strength headache relief caplets & wg migraine relief caplets. Both have same ingredients. 1 says 2 every 6 hrs & other 2 every 24h?
Ask the pharmacist: I am not familiar with these store-branded medications. You can ask the walgreens pharmacist what the difference is. It may be that one version is an extended release formulation. Either way, follow the bottle's instructions until you get clarification. ...Read more
Vitamin D: I am unsure what you are really asking. This prescription approach to vitamin d is to attempt to get the vitamin d levels back to normal rapidly. It does not solve the problem long term and you will need to be on a daily vitamin d supplement from now on. ...Read more
Is it safe to take 2 caplets of citrucel everyday on a regimented basis? Does it matter that its advertised as a laxative?
Yes: Make sure you take them with plenty of water! ...Read more
The active ingredient in rexall sleep aid is Diphenhydramine (benadryl). Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an anti-histamine and, as the name implies, the counteract the effect of histamines. Histamine is a neurotransmitter associated with wakefulness and vigilance. If you counteract it, it causes drowsiness and sleep.
I would use it only as needed, though. ...Read more
Should be OK: Fortunately consumption of fish does not prevent absorption of other nutrients/medicines etc...And salmon oil capsule is also considered safe for use with other medicines. Anyhow, just remember, these are supplements. They should not replace your well balanced/healthy diet and regular exercises. If you eat well--see pyramid, u should not need much supplements. Consult doc/nutritionist. Good luck. ...Read more
Are there any good 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors that are natural products to treat female pattern alopecia? Shampoos, cleansers or caplets etc...
No - beta-sitosterol: No -there are no 5-aris available indicated to treat female-patterned alopecia. As far as otc products, beta-sitosterol probably does have activity similar to the 5-aris, but is only 1/1000th as potent, and, again, is not indicated for female-patterned alopecia. ...Read more
Is it okay to take a Sinus Sudafed (12 hour) coated caplet 120mg/each With DayQuil (cold&idling) non-drowsy (2-liquiCaps)????? I took DayQuil @ 11:30
Don't bother.: Many UNBIASED studies have shown that otc cold meds are of little to no use. In fact, they often prolong your symptoms, make you feel worse on them and also increase your chance of developing a secondary bacterial infection, like pneumonia. See http://tinyurl. Com/osmaxzo ...Read more
Does the pill/caplet form of apple cider vinegar work as well as the liquid form? I ordered the caplets from puritan. Com. Other benefits of avc (sulfanilamide)?
Why use it?: What do you use acv for? I cannot tell you if caplet work as well as the liquid as I don't prescribe the liquid for anything and I don't know what it is used to treat. I read on the internet that it is used for weight loss, heart burn and keeping flees away. I have seen no evidence that it does any of those things. Sorry. ...Read more
6days constipated have taken ducolax Phillips caplets and enemas. All it's done is make my stomach hurt. I don't know what to do. Help please?
You need evaluation: Constipation is very common, related to bad eating habits and sedentary life style. Recommend high fiber diet, plenty of water, and exercise program. Because you had 6 days of constipation and no results after enema and dulcolax, you should go to your family doctor or walk in clinic ASAP. ...Read more
I'm 23 years old and weight about 160 and my wisdom teeth are coming out so I took some Tylenol (acetaminophen) 500mg. I took 3 caplets on. Accident. Will I be ok?
You will be OK: The recommended maximum for adults at 4, 000 mg. When wisdom teeth cause problems or earache they need to come out. If you are experiencing pain, swollen gums, lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read more
My doctor said I have a pH imbalance, which is why I have this yeast infection. So iam using lactobacillus acidophilus caplets. How long will it take to see results? When will my yeast infection go away?
Need more work: Ph is only part of problem. Most women with recurrent yeast have the source of this in the intestines. Go to a4m. Com and use doctor locator to find a functional medicine doc near you to help evaluate and treat gut for yeast. Until this is fixed these will recur. In interim start a high dose multi-strain probiotic like "florajen" to help heal the gut. Acidoph by itself is not enough. ...Read more
Can drinking lots of cranberry juice and taking AZO cranberry probiotic caplets help get rid of a uti?
UTI: Urinary tract infection (UTI) needs treatment with antibiotics or antiseptics. Any infection has a small probability of resolving over time without antimicrobias, however, you are taking a risk and you may develop complications. Since you are lucky to have access to antibiotics for a relatively simple infection, seek help from a physician in your area ...Read more
I gave my 8 year old a half dose of pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) caplets for an upset stomach is that dose ok for him?
Low: You could use a regular dose with no problems ...Read more
Felt bead-like 2-3mm mass just outside areola so stopped vivelle (estradiol). After 1 wk, shaped like a caplet <1mmx3mm, less tender. Could it be cancer or dcis?
See your doctor.: I have been a breast cancer surgeon for over 20 years and I am still fooled by some exams. With that said, there are some generalizations about which breast lumps are more concerning than others. Cancers tend to be rock-hard, fixed, and 3-dimensionally round or oval. Benign lumps tend to be rubbery, cigar-shaped or pancake-shaped. What you are describing sounds benign but you must be seen. ...Read more
I am 32 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to take one 1000mg vitamin C with 25mg citrus bioflavonoid and 20mg rose hip caplet daily?
Is it safe to take equate allergy formula while pregnant? It has diphenhydramine hydrochloride caplets 25mg
I took 4 excedrin mild migraine capsules, all before 1:00 p.m. It is now about 8:00 p.m. Can I safely take 4 ibuprofen caplets (I endure migraines mo?
Is it possible to get stomach bleeding from taking 2 Excedrin caplets? No history of ulcers or stomach bleedinf. Usually only take tylenol (acetaminophen).
Possible, not likely: Any nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (nsaid), including aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxyn, can cause (usually painless) gastrointestinal ulceration or bleeding. It usually takes more than a single dose of 2 Aspirin (excedrin). Infection with h pylori bacteria can cause ulcers; the 2 together more likely to cause problems. ...Read more