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Depakote 750 Mg
I take these: valsartan(320 mg), amlodipine(10 mg), seroquel(100 mg), concerta(54 mg), depakote(500 mg), paxil(40mg), bupropion(300mg), and Nexium (esomeprazole) (40 mg). Can this combo cause severe low bp? Help.
Potentially yes: If you are getting lightheaded or dizzy from this combination you should contact your prescribing physicians or go to the er to have your medication adjusted so that you do not pass out. Stay well hydrated. It is possible for these medications to lower your blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Divalproex, is a seizure medicine, the generic name is valporic acid, it has been in the market as an antiseizure medicine for long time, it is a good medicine, helps to control almost all types of common seizures, partial, generalized, absence, myoclonic, atonic, ..Etc.It can be used as a mood stabilizer in psychiatric patients. It has adverse effects on the liver, ...Read more
I am currently prescribed 50mg topiramate twice daily; 20mg escitalopram; 7.5mg zopiclone and up to three 25mg promethazine doses a day.
Is this safe?
Generally Yes: Usually, it is not the combination of meds. It is the individual meds. With topamax (topiramate) monitor very carefully asymptomatic increase eye pressure. Sometimes might suffer from headache, blurry vision, needing sungalsses where cannot tolerate the sun anylonger on it. Also watch for kidney stones and lacking sweating with topamax (topiramate). Lexapro is very safe but not in pregnancyany longer... ...Read more
Yes and no: Clonazepam and xanax (alprazolam) are benzodiazepines often used to treat anxiety-panic attcks, gad or ptsd. They are similar but xanax (alprazolam) is shorter acting and more potent than Clonazepam whixh is less strong and action lasts longer. Xanax (alprazolam) also can lead to addiction more than clonazepam. ...Read more
Can you donate blood if you are taking prescription medications? Klonipin , cymbalta, 1 mg folic acid, singulair, qvar, Ventiolin , nasonex, latuda, (lurasidone) trazodone, as well as Allegra, and a multivitamin .
Will I get serotonin syndrome if I take two 5/325 percocets while I'm on 20 mg Prozac and 50 mg Zoloft (sertraline)?
Possibly: If u under medical supervisdion -,such combo require petiodic check up snd possibly adjustment if dose. If u ise it for while most likely not setotoninevsymptoms...?but sertsin food can trigger it ( aged cheese., alcohol..)Other is : combo Prozac (fluoxetine) + Zolft can causev(SIADH) low Sodium.. And Petcocet + Prozac (fluoxetine) may affect livet metabolism of drugs and cause additivevaffect ( slow liver clearence) . ...Read more
Is it ok to take metoprolol 25mg, paxil (paroxetine) 20 mg and magnesium supplements every day? might double the metoprolol dose...
PALPITATIONS W/U: Palpitations that symptomatic deserve a prompt W/U: exam/labs especially TFTS/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO andThe discussion of treatment options with your doctor. While you are waiting eliminate caffeine focus on staying hydrated. If palpitations worsen or syncope develops go directly to the ER stick to a GF diet WholeApproach.com gutbliss.com It is OK to take all three, in the evening. ...Read more
Yes: You may take these two medicines together. The Ibuprofen will not enhance the effect of the Lorazepam as it is not a narcotic. 600 mg Ibuprofen should not be taken more than every 6 hours. Speak to your Lorazepam prescribing doctor about this and other concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get second opinion: The combination could readily backfire, as the Elavil (amitriptyline) and Ativan can both cause anti-cholinergic side effects, and additive sedation, lethargy, and dizziness. Both very low dose, but nonetheless may cause more problems than success. Not clear why these two have been started together. ?Psych Concierge appt? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause frequent pvcs (benign) daily? Bupropion XL 150mg 3x daily, Prozac (fluoxetine) 20mg, or the combo? Also take 200mg modafinil, levothroid 88mcg.
Your medications: The Modafinil is a stimulant which can cause abnormal hearth rhythms. Your levothroid, if not properly dosed could do it as well, ask your doctor for a blood test to make sure that dose is not too high for you. Being 58 years old, you could have heart problems unrelated to the medications. You should see a doctor to get this evaluated. ...Read more
I have been prescribed klonipen 0.5 lamictal 25 mg and seraquel 50 mg sr at night. Is it safe to take together at same time?
Bad idea: You would be compounding your use of benzodiazepines. Talk with your prescriber about treating your symptoms with only one. ...Read more
Prevacid (lansoprazole) for barrett's esophagus. Armour thyroid 120 mg( graves thyroidectomy 40 yrs ago), bupropion 75mg bid. Drug interaction? Hair loss sick etc
You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is one option (Drugs.Com): https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also an excellent source of information.
I switch from cymbalta (duloxetine) 90mg to Zoloft 50mg by tapering cymbalta (duloxetine) but after 10 dayes i finish my last 30 mg cymbalta (duloxetine) but i can't sleep even with trazadon?
May take longer. : Zoloft and Cymbalta (duloxetine) are actually very different from each other. Cymbalta (duloxetine) is very potent and works on two different receptors (serotonin ; norepinephrine ) and many people take longer to get off of it. Zoloft works mostly on one (receptor) and 50 mg is a low dose. Talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more
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I'm bulimic and have been purging and taking laxatives. I haven't had my depakote er 750 mg for two days. Should it all be out of my system now?
Bulimia: I feel your distress. Purging and taking laxatives can affect your gastro-intestinal system. Depakote is for seizure disorders, manic episodes and for prevention of Migraine Its side effects can be— abdominal pain, Hyponatremia, loss/increased appetite, weight loss/gain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation Your Health is Precious! Go to ER for Diagnosis, Consultations and Treatment. ...Read more
I was on Depakote ER 750 mg until 4 weeks pregnant. What are my chances of the baby having a birth defect? Because my cycle usually lasts an average of 33 to 34 days, will this affect the possibility of the medicine affecting the fetus? Will looking at my
Took 750 mg depakote, stopped taking at 2 weeks pregnant. Is my baby going to have birth defects? I'm very worried.
Should Be OK: Highly unlikely due to the brevity of the exposure. At least due to the depakote. There are times of embryonic development that carry higher risk , later in the pregnancy. Remember thyere is also a random risk, unfortunately, of problems, but in this case you should be ok. ...Read more
Stress incontinence @ 22? history of UTI since childhood. On 750 mg depakote. Gotten worse since being on it...Answers please!
Need to see urologis: You need to see your doctor or a urologist, you may have an infection again and may need to be trated with antibiotics. ...Read more
I am supposed to take 750 mg. of depakote 2 x a day. 1500 total. I am out of the 250 mg. is 500mg 2x a day ok?
Check med supply: OK till you get the correct dose. ...Read more
I am out of my 250 mg depakote. I do have 500 mg. I usually take 750 2x a day (3 small pills). is 500 2x a day ok for the weekend? Ativan in case?
Need adequate supply: OK for now till you refill it. ...Read more
Seizure medication: Depakote is the brand name for a medication known as valproic acid. It is most commonly used to treat seizures, though it can also be used as a mood stabilizer in certain psychiatric disorders. It is used to treat multiple seizure types and can be used alone or with other seizure medications if needed. Common side effects include nausea, dizziness, weight gain and tremors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: Normally accepted half life is 4-16 hours but one recent study reported 40 hour. This means 1/2 of the total in your system should be gone in up to 40 hours.. Another 1/2 of whatever is left will take another 40 hours and so on. So there is no one clear simple answer. Best guess is that it will probably be gone by 10 days but could be sooner. ...Read more
Depends, see below: The half life of valproate is 16 hours. Depending on your drug levels at the time you stopped taking depakote, and assuming you did not start a new medication that interfered with the metabolism of depakote, in three to five days your levels were likely approaching zero. ...Read more
Depakote: Possible. Varies from one person to another. Refer to my answer above for details. ...Read more
Usually very brief: If you are taking the er form, would be gone within 5-7 days, but the common ir form, blood levels start dropping after 8-12 hrs, and likely no effect within 2 or 3 days. ...Read more
Depakote is the brand name for a medication known as valproic acid. It is most commonly used to treat seizures, though it can also be used as a mood stabilizer in certain psychiatric disorders. It is used to treat multiple seizure types and can be used alone or with other seizure medications if needed. Common side effects include nausea, dizziness, ...Read more