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I kept coming on period and coming off my period?

I kept coming on period and coming off my period?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How long will i stay bleeding coming off tge provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 days f?

How long will i stay bleeding coming off tge provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10 days f?

Irregular bleeding: If you took Provera (medroxyprogesterone) to start your cycle, it suggests you have irregular cycles. The Provera (medroxyprogesterone) will cause the lining of the uterus to shed. If it has been a while since your last period, the lining may be very thick, causing you to bleed for a longer time. Still, if it continues, it may be worthwhile to have an ultrasound to see what is going on in your uterus and ovaries ...Read more

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What is the side effects coming off one Depo-Provera shot ?

Depo: Irregular bleeding is the most common effect. Sometimes no period for a while too as well as slow return to normal ovulatory cycles. ...Read more

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8 days off clonazepam and period started this caused from withdrawls?

8 days off clonazepam and period started this caused from withdrawls?

Did you taper first: Stress from withdrawal can cause an. Early period. I hope you did a slow taper. Buspar (buspirone) will help gad symptoms, but not withdrawal. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Upper an low back muscles are throwing off my balance an making me anxious..is this from comin off seroquel (quetiapine)?

Upper an low back muscles are throwing off my balance an making me anxious..is this from comin off seroquel (quetiapine)?

NOT SURE: Not quite sure what you mean by this but there could be some muscle issues involved with Seroquel (quetiapine) as a side effect. Depends on a variety of things like the dose and how long you have been on the Seroquel (quetiapine). I would definitely bring this up with your physician. ...Read more

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Dr thought I had hives, put on prednisone 50mg 9 days now, then taper off. Turns out its bed bug bites. Can I stop taking the prednisone now or taper?

Dr thought I had hives, put on prednisone 50mg 9 days now, then taper off. Turns out its bed bug bites. Can I stop taking the prednisone now or taper?

Here is the issue: You are under another doctor's care. Once I direct you how to discontinue this medication, I have now interfered with the care you are receiving. I know what the answer is, but this site is for general medical education. I believe it would not be ethical for me to give you information, that would enable your medical provider to be by-passed. ...Read more

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How quickly does the weight from the Depo-Provera shot come off after stopping it?

Could take a number : Of months until all the depo is out of your system, the longer u have been on it usually the longer it takes to get out of your system. ...Read more

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I just came off Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) &i'm experiencing pregnant like symptoms. I started my period right after coming off it. What can this be?

I just came off Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) &i'm experiencing pregnant like symptoms. I started my period right after coming off it. What can this be?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): Ovulation resumes after depoprovera months after last shot. Definetely to a pregnancy test, and if is negative and this symptoms persist go and see your pcp. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Side effects coming off of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Side effects coming off of Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

Side effects Depot: The side effects after the supression of Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) wears off are usually associated with a normal ovulatory cycle. ...Read more

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I've been on my period for 2 weeks now after coming off of the depo shot. What's wrong?

Not unusual: This can happen until your hormones "re-regulate" on their own. To reassure you, you should contact the physician who prescribed the Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and let him?her know what is happening. ...Read more

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My period came after 2 months coming off depo?

My period came after 2 months coming off depo?

Depo-bleeding: I'm not sure what your question is. Yes some women will resume periods within 2 months of coming off Depo-Provera. ...Read more

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I'm stuck on mirtazapine, suffered nausea and vomiting, even with tapering off gradually. Very nervous about coming off it now. What can I do? Thanks

I'm stuck on mirtazapine, suffered nausea and vomiting, even with tapering off gradually. Very nervous about coming off it now. What can I do? Thanks

It will pass: If the cause of your state is truly mirtazapine, then your reactions will pass. Alas, for some, this may take time. Ask your prescriber about temporary meds that may be used to reduce the reaction, . ...Read more

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Since weening off propranolol 160mg for anxiety/headaches ive suffered with acid reflux. Will this stop when ive completly come off propranolol?

Since weening off propranolol 160mg for anxiety/headaches ive suffered with acid reflux. Will this stop when ive completly come off propranolol?

Separate problem: Propranolol doesn't treat or prevent acid reflux. The issues are unrelated and their timing is coincidental. Try one of the many over the counter acid reflux treatments and avoid eating within 2 hours of bedtime, even water. Keep your meals smallish. ...Read more

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The Depo-Provera shot will last up for 3 months. I no longer want to the Depo-Provera shot. Will my appetite decrease while coming off of it?

The Depo-Provera shot will last up for 3 months. I  no longer want to  the Depo-Provera shot. Will my appetite decrease while coming off of it?

It should: Decrease after it has worn off but not while it is still in effect if you are having this problem. Weight gain is a problem for some women on the depot shot. Sorry you had this side effect. ...Read more

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On and off headache inside right temple started this morning. Took advil (ibuprofen) and it's still keeps coming. Anything serious?

On and off headache inside right temple started this morning. Took advil (ibuprofen) and it's still keeps coming. Anything serious?

Consider Migraine: 32 year old female gets, On and off headache inside right temple started this morning. Took advil (ibuprofen) and it's still keeps coming. Anything serious. If one had prior Migraine headache, could be. But there are many other possible causes; Tension, Trauma, Not Sleeping well, Infection in head and neck area, High Blood pressure, Eye Strain.. Consider repeat of Advil (ibuprofen) and if headache persists see MD ...Read more

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Cousin went off of anxiety meds and gained 15lbs in the weaning process. I start weaning off Lexapro (escitalopram) July 10th. Will this happen to me also?

Cousin went off of anxiety meds and gained 15lbs in the weaning process. I start weaning off Lexapro (escitalopram) July 10th. Will this happen to me also?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Not necessarily because no two people respond the same way. But if worried about weight then would be proactive by eating balanced healthy meals and incorporating a regular exercise regimen. ...Read more

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Could coming off ventilator onto tracheostomy mean shes getting better?

Could coming off ventilator onto tracheostomy mean shes getting better?

Tracheostomy : Oftentimes, you're correct; however, you should discuss the exact circumstances and prognosis with the healthcare team. ...Read more

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Can children use Decadron (dexamethasone)?

Can children use Decadron (dexamethasone)?

Yes: This medication is safe and effective in patients of all ages. It replicates some of the effects of natural human stress hormones. Its uses and dosing are size and condition specific. ...Read more

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Who should not use Decadron (dexamethasone)?

Who should not use Decadron (dexamethasone)?

Decadron (dexamethasone): Decadron (dexamethasone) is contraindicated in Systemic fungal infections. Decadron (dexamethasone) tablets are contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to any components of this product. see: http://www.drugs.com/pro/decadron.html ...Read more

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Do you know anyone who usually gets decadron (dexamethasone)?

Do you know anyone who usually gets decadron (dexamethasone)?

It is a major: Glucocorticoid, steroid that breaks down muscle, is anti-inflammatory, and oncologists use it in brain metastasis to decrease swelling, also. Also called dexamethasone, used to test pituitary adrenal axis as dex suppression test for acth secreting tumors. ...Read more

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What are Decadron (dexamethasone) side effects?

What are Decadron (dexamethasone) side effects?

Decadron (dexamethasone): With a single shot usually none. Sometimes a steroid shot makes you have insomnia or retain water. Repeated shots or pills will have the potential for many other side effects including immune alteration, changes in your appearance, worsening of glucose levels, osteoporosis etc. ...Read more

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Use of Decadron (dexamethasone) prior to chemotherapy?

Common practice: Used to prevent allergic reactions as well as for an anti-emetic (anti-nausea). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Decadron (dexamethasone)?

What side effects are associated with Decadron (dexamethasone)?

Steroid side effects: Decadron also known as dexamethasone is a potent steroid that can be taken as pill, injection or cream. Side effects are like other steroids but can include stomach upset, headache, dizziness, menstrual changes, trouble sleeping, increased appetite, weight gain, and mood changes. With prolonged use it may decrease body defense to infections, affect bones, muscles and eyes. ...Read more

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Does Decadron (dexamethasone) use cause diabetes (after how long) and will it go away?

Does Decadron (dexamethasone) use cause diabetes (after how long) and will it go away?

Yes - avoid it!: Dexamethasone use for more than a couple of days can cause diabetes mellitus in pregnant and non-pregnant adults by artificially increasing the blood sugar levels due to its metabolic/endocrine effects. These effects should be reversed once the steroids are stopped - depending on other comorbidities. Avoid using Dexamethasone during pregnancy as much as possible and explore alternatives options. ...Read more

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Z pac (azythromycin) and decadron (dexamethasone)?

Usually O.K.: Has been some recent press showing z-pac may increase risk of heart attack.Mixing with decahedron(a steroid) is not a problem. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women use Decadron (dexamethasone)?

Can pregnant women use Decadron (dexamethasone)?

Category C: which means use with caution when benefits outweigh risks during pregnancy, animal studies showed fetal risk but no human studies, or no animal or human studies, good luck ...Read more

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How effective is dexamethasone (Decadron) for treating croup?

How effective is dexamethasone (Decadron) for treating croup?

Croup: Croup is a viral infection caused by parainfluenza virus. There is no antibiotics for croup, but rather airway management. If croup is more severe, decadron (dexamethasone) either by injection or by mouth is the standard of care since it has lasting effects for generally 48-72 hours and no additional medication is needed. ...Read more

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Can Decadron (dexamethasone) couse severe hot flushes while eating?

Can Decadron (dexamethasone) couse severe hot flushes while eating?

Decadron (dexamethasone) how.: I assume you are being treated with an oral Decadron (dexamethasone) product. But even so I am not aware of any relationship between eating and flushing from steroids. That is not to say that steroids can not result in some flushing symptoms but I am not aware of a relationship to eating unless the food is one that might cause flushing and the steroids exacerbate the phenomenon. ...Read more

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