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Fast release or delayed release probiotics?

Fast release or delayed release probiotics?

Delayed: The probiotic needs to survive the trip past the acid in the stomach; delayed release would theoretically be more effective. ...Read more

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Why tamsulosin hydrochloride prolonged release tablets is used?

Why tamsulosin hydrochloride prolonged release tablets is used?

See below: Tamsulosin is fda-approved for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). By relaxing the muscle fibers within the prostate gland. It is used off-label for prostatitis-related symptoms and in helping patients pass a kidney stone. It only comes as an extended release formulation taken once daily (0.4 mg). ...Read more

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Is immediate release metoprolol made?

Is immediate release metoprolol made?

YES: Metoprolol tartrate is a short acting form and needs to be taken twice daily. ...Read more

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Can ferrous sulfate affects my period delay?

Can ferrous sulfate affects my period delay?

Ingesting: ferrous sulfate should not delay your period. Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 > ...Read more

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How do I take Tegretol prolonged release tablets?

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How do I take Tegretol prolonged release tablets?

Tegretol XR: Start 100-200mg in two divided doses followed by a slow increase in dosage (every3-7days) until the effect is obtained, often 800-1200mg daily. However, this should only ever be under the supervision of a doctor. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant, taking asprin delayed release tablet each daily.Dr said to have tablet only upto 36 weeks alone.Is it ok stop that tab @ 36 wks? Reason

32 weeks pregnant, taking asprin delayed release tablet each daily.Dr said to have tablet only upto 36 weeks alone.Is it ok stop that tab @ 36 wks? Reason

Follow advice: Aspirin is used in pregnancy for a variety of reasons. However, nearer to term, cessation of Aspirin is important since it can thin your blood and cause more bleeding during labor & delivery. There is enough blood loss during delivery without complicating the situation with a mild blood thinner like aspirin. ...Read more

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Isosorbide mononitrate extended-release( imdur) vs quick acting release(by kremers). Which one can develop tolerance more. Which one prescribed often?

Isosorbide mononitrate extended-release( imdur) vs quick acting release(by kremers). Which one can develop tolerance more. Which one prescribed often?

Different targets: Either can develop tolerance, long acting a little more likely b/c in system longer. But imdur usually for prolonged venous-dilitation / cardiac perfusion effects and immediate / short formulation more common w/cardiac symptoms. Ask you cardiologist or pharmacist for more specific information. ...Read more

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Help! Is "aknosan" an immediate-release or extended-release tablet?

Help! Is "aknosan" an immediate-release or extended-release tablet?

Aknosan: Aknosan = Minocycline hydrochloride. It looks like this is a drug that is prescribed in Germany and I don't have access to more specific information. Take care ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the difference between sr release and ir release tablets?

Rate of release: These abbreviations are referring to how fast the drug is released into the body. IR stands for immediate release, and SR sustained release. IR medications are made for the drug to be released and begin working quickly after taking it. SR medications release the drug over a longer period of time. SR is usually taken once a day, whereas IR is usually taken multiple times a day. ...Read more

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I want to take citracal slow release. Would the 24 hour release effect of the calcium cause an interaction with my levothyroxine?

I want to take citracal slow release.  Would the 24 hour release effect of the calcium cause an interaction with my levothyroxine?

Check it out: You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is 1 option (Drugs.Com): https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also a good source of info. ...Read more

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Which day egg release from ovary?

Which day egg release from ovary?

How long is the ...: Menstrual cycle? Figure out how many days between day one of menses until day 1 of the next. An egg is released (ovulation) approximately 2 weeks (range 10-16 days) before the 1st day of the next menses. For example, if the cycle is 28 days (4 weeks) long, then ovulation should occur around day 14, or 2 weeks before day 1 of the next menses. ...Read more

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Kindly explain me the difference between sustained release & extended release in drugs?

What's In a name: The terms extended release and sustained release are generalizations and are virtually interchangable. Er, sr, xr, cr, xl are all suffixes attached to drug names to indicate that the medication is delivered over a period of time (usually 12 to 24 hours) instead of being immediately available to your body. This is achieved in various ways. Naming is just a preference of the manufacturer. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant, taking asprin delayed release tablet each daily.Dr said to have tablet only upto 36 weeks alone.Is it ok stop that tab @ 36 wks? Reason

Follow advice: Aspirin is used in pregnancy for a variety of reasons. However, nearer to term, cessation of Aspirin is important since it can thin your blood and cause more bleeding during labor & delivery. There is enough blood loss during delivery without complicating the situation with a mild blood thinner like aspirin. ...Read more

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What is the right time to take tablet after food immediately or after a delay?

What is the right time to take tablet after food immediately or after a delay?

Depends on the : Type of medication. Some medications are better taken with food and others on empty stomach. Please specify what medication you are taking? If would be prudent to check with the doctor who prescribed the the medication. ...Read more