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What to do if my friend took 10 caplets of anadin original and I don't know what to do?

What to do if my friend took 10 caplets of anadin original and I don't know what to do?

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

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My daughter misunderstood her perscription and took (2) 875mg caplets of amoxicillian. She received the prescription today from the doctor. Should I b?

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

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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?

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

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What does daytime nighttime sinus oral mean? Does it mean caplets, liquid caps or liquid kind? I need to know cause on fluoxetine.

What does daytime nighttime sinus oral mean? Does it mean caplets, liquid caps or liquid kind? I need to know cause on fluoxetine.

Never heard this: Term before; however, if referring to cold or sinus medication, I suggest avoiding taking it within 8 hours for sertraline ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can someone explain how 50, 000 iu caplet of vitamin d once per week for 12 weeks works?

Can someone explain how 50, 000 iu caplet of vitamin d once per week for 12 weeks works?

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

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Rexall sleep aid 25mg rapid release caplets. Will it help you fall asleep or will it hurt?

Rexall sleep aid 25mg rapid release caplets. Will it help you fall asleep or will it hurt?

Sleep: 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

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Can hair, skin&nails caplets which includes biotin be used with salmon oil capsules?

Can hair, skin&nails caplets which includes biotin be used with salmon oil capsules?

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

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Are there any good 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors that are natural products to treat female pattern alopecia? Shampoos, cleansers or caplets etc...

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

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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

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

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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)?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Can drinking lots of cranberry juice and taking AZO cranberry probiotic caplets help get rid of a uti?

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

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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?

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

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I am 32 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to take one 1000mg vitamin C with 25mg citrus bioflavonoid and 20mg rose hip caplet daily?

I am 32 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to take one 1000mg vitamin C with 25mg citrus bioflavonoid and 20mg rose hip caplet daily?

Yes: These probably will add nothing to what you get in your regular diet, but they will not harm your developing baby. ...Read more

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If preganant can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis pain caplets?

If preganant can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis pain caplets?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pregnancy category b drug. However use any drug if only really needed during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take equate allergy formula while pregnant? It has diphenhydramine hydrochloride caplets 25mg

Is it safe to take equate allergy formula while pregnant? It has diphenhydramine hydrochloride caplets 25mg

Pregnancy meds: Diphenhydramine is rated B in pregnancy. Medications are rated A through E. A's and B's are considered safe in pregnancy. C's are sometimes used, D, E are not used. In usual doses, diphenhydramine is considered safe. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get stomach bleeding from taking 2 Excedrin caplets? No history of ulcers or stomach bleedinf. Usually only take tylenol (acetaminophen).

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