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Dexamethasone With Levaquin To Treat Cough
I am 17 weeks pregnant and i am suffering from cough and mucus my doctor prescribed dexamethasone injection 4mg after that i got shocked,shortness of ?
Unclear: I'm unclear why your doctor gave you a dexamethasone shot for cough and mucous? That isn't standard treatment. A decongestant and nasal washes would be a recommended treatment for what you describe. I wasn't sure you what you meant by shocked, shortness of? You had shortness of breath? I think you should see your doctor again for clarification of his/her recommendations. ...Read more
Cystic acne meds: Deep cystic acne can be treated with steroid injections that help decrease the inflammation of the acne. It is not a cure but a momentary treatment. Providing long term acne improvement with ala (amino levulinic acid) and light lasers can make a lasting impact with cystic acne as well as pixel laser. R Accutane as well as oral antibiotics with a good skin care regimen can help as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does dexamethasone cause woman hairloss. Also, what kind of hormonal imblance is it used to treat? Dr. Said the condition had to do w getting pregnant
Hair Loss: Dexamethasone does not cause hair loss. You most likely have what is called a telogen effluvium. In a person with telogen effluvium, some body change or shock pushes more hairs into the telogen phase. Typically in this condition, about 30% of the hairs stop growing and go into the resting phase before falling out. So if you have telogen effluvium, you may lose an average of 300 hairs a day not 100 ...Read more
Baby given dexamethasone to treat stridor at 3.5 mo old (1 mo corrected age). Is there risk for neurological impairment if this prescription given at this age?
Tear drops: The drops should not cause pain unless there drying of the eye which can cause pain when the drop is put in. Try putting in an artificial tear first before the tobradex. Artificial tear drops should also help the pain if you get it after the tobradex. Keep in mind that the Dexamethasone drops can raise the ocular pressure so periodic eye exams are needed when using Tobradex. ...Read more
I have pneumonia and i'm taking levaquin and tessalon perles plus cough syrup------is all that okay?
Perhaps: I find that cough medicines like tessalon perles and non-codeine containing cough meds are not terribly effective for the cough from pneumonia. They are more effective for post nasal drip or tracheitis coughs. If the pneumonia is bacterial, Levaquin is often very effective. If the pneumonia is viral-and many pneumonias are-the antibiotic will make no difference. ...Read more
Levaquin x10 days ended 3 weeks ago for pneumonia. Cough still, thick mucus sometimes w/metallic taste/malodor. No fever/headache. Normal or see my md?
I taste infection when I cough or spit and throat hurts bad from bottom to top of neck what could it be and will levaquin clear it up?
I've had "cold" symptoms for 3 wks. Including productive cough with tan/green thick mucous, sinus/ear cong., severe fatigue. Levaquin 250 x5days didn't help much. I'm very fatigued everyday and a bit SOB.
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