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It may: While the vast majority of meds dissolve in your stomach and are able to be adsorbed there, some meds, especially delayed or extended release medications, may need the different ph of other parts of your intestine to dissolve/activate. Talk to your pharmacist if you have questions about specific medications and they either know or have the resources to look up that particular medicine. ...Read more
Question not clear: Do you mean days you can wait before starting medication? Or do you mean once having started how many days can you interrupt treatment? In latter case, if you have sore throat and fever for more than 2-3 days you should have a doctor examine you. Once having started medication one should finish the complete the course (usually 5 or 10 days). If you miss a day restart and complete the course. ...Read more
Not generally: But the old adage is "any medicine can do anything". You should check with your ob/gyn. But if you are taking anti-anginals and still young enough to be menstruating, you probably have the Insulin resistance syndrome and thus decreased sex hormone binding globulin, the key feature of poly cystic ovary syndrome, have your doctor check your shbg level. ...Read more
It can: Some medications can. It depends which medications were prescribed for h.pylori ...Read more
I was given Duphaston 20mg daily for 14 days after my IUI. I got my periods 2 days late. Does this medication delay periods?
Can Precum on the outer of the vagina cause pregnancy even if your period has just finished? Can cortisone medications delay the period?
Pregnancy ?: Any amount of semen near the vagina can contain sperm, and pregnancy is possible. If this occurred just after your period, and before you ovulated this month, the likelihood of pregnancy is low. Cortisone will not delay or affect the period. If your period is "late", get a serum HCG test to be certain you are not pregnant. ...Read more
Wisdom teeth surgery last week. Was on Hydrocodone. Very stressed this month. How likely is it that stress & medication delayed my period?
Is it ethical for my prescriber to delay refills of ongoing medications? I've been seeing my psychiatrist for 12 years. He's had the same assistant during this time. His assistant is the one about whom I am inquiring. Over the last 12 years the asst. Ha
Refill..may need f/u: The condition which comes to my mind under which i would not refill a long-term patient would be if i had not seen the patient for an extended period of time. You see, the physician must ensure the medication(s) prescribed and dosing continue to be safe and appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If you have sex, you can get pregnant. Condoms are 82-98% effective at preventing pregnancy. The reason they are not 100% is because they break, sometimes they have tiny holes in them that you can't see. Sometimes they slip off during intercouse, the list goes on and on. Bottom line is this, abstinence is the only way to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Go and see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Please let us know: the specific medication so we can check that for you. ...Read more
Having cramps and did 4 hpt all negetive.some clear discharge but i m 25 days delayed also have typhoid medication month before please advise me i ?
No: A kid with language or speech delay may have other conditions that require medication. However, there is no medication or herbal product that has been shown to improve this problem. ...Read more
What is the effect of delaying starting any type of medications for Parkinson's disease in a 49y/o male. +/-?
Treatment: The medications reduce rigidity and tremor but probably don't retard the progression of the pathology. If the patient's quality of life has not been significantly impacted, delaying the institution of medication may not be crucial. A neurologist would be best to advise you, however. ...Read more
If a medication is marketed as delayed release and available in 20mg & 40mg, does 20mg q12h have the same effect on serum concentration as 40mg qd?
Depends on medicine: The answer to your question depends on what medicine it is. Delayed release medicines are built to dissolve more slowly than others. The metabolism of different drugs varies a lot. For some medicines there may not be much difference practically, for others this could be a big difference. ...Read more
My 18mths old son has oculogyric crisis almost every 3 days. He is developmentally delayed. He is not on any medications. How do I treat his crisis?
See the pediatrician: Your child should be evaluated if this is new. He may need to be seen by a pediatric neurologist as well. It's probably not oculogyric crisis in the absence of a medication but should still be explored. ...Read more
I just started taking a new ADHD medication. Is there any known research that says that ADHD medicine can delay a cycle ?
Please let us: know the specific medication you are taking. Then we can research the side effects. Please resubmit with this info. ...Read more
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