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Is dipentum (olsalazine) discontinued?

Is dipentum (olsalazine) discontinued?

Dipentum (olsalazine).: Not that I know of. Dipentum (olsalazine) isan anti-inflammatory medication used to treat ulcerative colitis. ...Read more

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When should someone discontinue metformin?

When should someone discontinue metformin?

If you can't: Tolerate the gi side effects or if you develope progressive renal impairment. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you discontinue the use of loxapine?

How do you discontinue the use of loxapine?

Slow Taper: Taking a patient off Loxapine is generally done as a slow taper over a few weeks. This taper is dependent upon the length of time taking this medication as well as the dose. One should be very observant for reoccurrence of the symptoms that were being treated. If hospitalized medications can often be tapered faster than in an outpatient setting. ...Read more

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How do you discontinue nasonex (mometasone)?

How do you discontinue nasonex (mometasone)?

Stop it: You don't need to taper it, you can just stop it, but before you do, you need to consult with the doctor who prescribed it, you may need it long term if you are suffering from year round nasal problems. ...Read more

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Why was dynacirc (isradipine) discontinued in us?

Why was dynacirc (isradipine) discontinued in us?

FDA compliance: Novartis shut down the lincoln nebraska plant that packages Dynacirc (isradipine) after recalling almost 400, 000 bottles due to fda cited compliance concerns. There had been repeated poor inspection findings by the fda. I don’t know if the plant will reopen in the summer of 2013 or not. ...Read more

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Is it possible to discontinue insulin without any side effect?

Is it possible to discontinue insulin without any side effect?

Work with physician: It's unwise to stop Insulin on your own. Often time, the blood sugar will go up. However, if your blood sugar is better controlled and is responding to other forms of treatment (pills, non-insulin injections), it is possible to wean off Insulin (depending on the dose and form of insulin). Again, your physician should be the one doing this. Don't stop Insulin on your own. ...Read more

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How long after discontinue nuvaring will I become fertile again?

How long after discontinue nuvaring will I become fertile again?

The next cycle: Full fertility may take some months after discontinuing therapy, but you should not rely on protection of NuvaRing the cycle following discontinuance of therapy. Other forms of birth control should begin if therapy is stopped unless conception is the desirable goal. ...Read more

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How long will paroxetine remain in one's system when discontinued?

How long will paroxetine remain in one's system when discontinued?

Paxil (paroxetine): Is a short acting med, unlike Prozac which works for 2 weeks in your body. Paxil (paroxetine) will be cleared within a few days but abrupt cessation can be dangerous as it leads to severe withdrawals symptoms. Not to stop suddenly after prolonged use. ...Read more

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If I discontinued timolide 2 weeks ago, what should I take instead?

If I discontinued timolide 2 weeks ago, what should I take instead?

Did you or your: Doctor discontinue the medication. You meed to discuss this with your doctor who is familiar with your medical history. Do not stpo medications on your own. Call your doctor and discuss this with them ...Read more

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What might happen if I suddenly discontinue corticosteroid administration?

What might happen if I suddenly discontinue corticosteroid administration?

Possible severe prob: Depending on whether you are taking an oral, inhaled or topical corticosteroid you will have different risks for adrenal insufficiency related to abrupt cessation. That can be life-threatening and is not advisable. You can also have a flare in the underlying condition for which you are taking the medication. Consult a physician before discontinuing the medication to see if they would taper it. ...Read more

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What should I purchase now that bronkaid and primatene have been discontinued?

What should I purchase now that bronkaid and primatene have been discontinued?

See a doctor: Primatene mist was a dangerous rescue treatment for asthma. There are much better options now, but you shouldn't try to treat yourself for asthma. ...Read more

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I have been taking. One .25 mg. Of Xanax (alprazolam) a day. How do I discontinue?

Stop it: There should be no withrawal from that dose. It makes sense to consult with your physician before changing medication. ...Read more

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Does erectyle disfunction caused by famotidine is reversible or not upon discontinued it?

Does erectyle disfunction caused by famotidine is reversible or not upon discontinued it?

Not a concern w/drug: Ref: sabesin sm. Aliment pharmacol ther. 1993;7 suppl 2:35-40. Safety issues relating to long-term treatment with histamine h2-receptor antagonists. "High doses of Cimetidine (> 5 g/day) can cause reversible impotence or gynaecomastia." there is no corresponding information in pubmed to suggest the same problem nor support your concern about erectile dysfunction with famotidine. Another cause? ...Read more

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I have IST after excerise I have skipping beats. Should I discontinue my walking excerise?

I have IST after excerise I have skipping beats. Should I discontinue my walking excerise?

Missing...: How you know you have it.
Confirmation of what the beats are and what they mean is a first step (exercise with holter).
Ok, literally everyone has skip beats after exercise. ...Read more

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I recently discontinued taking Cymbalta, (duloxetine) at what point do the zaps disappear?

I recently discontinued taking Cymbalta, (duloxetine) at what point do the zaps disappear?

Cymbalta (duloxetine) brain zaps: Usually 1 week but be up to 2 weeks patients are unaware of how hard it can be to manage the painful process of discontinuing Cymbalta (duloxetine) may involve withdrawal symptoms that last longer than most drugs and cause complications like dizziness, tunnel vision and brain zaps. SSRI discontinuation syndrome, a syndrome that can occur following the interruption, dose reduction, or discontinuation ...Read more

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Sinius problems are caused by what? And how does one rid of this problem can be discontinued?

Sinius problems are caused by what? And how does one rid of this problem can be discontinued?

Many reasons: Allergies, anatomy, bacteria, viruses, even fungi, can all lead to sinus problems. Antihistamines & nasal steroids can help deal w/allergies as well as avoiding known allergens. You can't avoid infectious etiologies. Only surgery can "fix" anatomical issues. Antibiotics aren't necessarily the solution to acute infection. See http://goo. Gl/bjhgv for aafp's take on choosing wisely campaign. ...Read more

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I have been on diltiazem ER 180 mg for 35 days and no longer wish to take how do I discontinue?

I have been on diltiazem ER 180 mg for 35 days and no longer wish to take how do I discontinue?

Consult MD!: First of all, I would like to know why you were asked to start on Diltiazem er. Before stopping, it you need to consult your md, otherwise you could recur the same condition ...Read more

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Why was my wife ordered to discontinue fertility medications after one cycle and try on her own?

Why was my wife ordered to discontinue fertility medications after one cycle and try on her own?

Not sure: Which medications is she on? Clomid (clomiphene) or gonadotropins?
If she was on Clomid (clomiphene) and had cysts she was hyperstimulated or she did not make any follicles.
You all need to ask why she was told to do that and what are the next steps. Don't wait more than the next month to see what the reason was to stop, If they don't tell you, you should seek the advice of a reproductive endocrinologist specialist. ...Read more

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Infusions,my hemotologist has discontinued any future infusions. What would you recommend at this point?

Infusions,my hemotologist has discontinued any future infusions. What would you recommend at this point?

Minimal information: For a meaningful answer. The type of infusions as well as the condition for which you were treated would be needed. Most treatments/ infusions are stopped because they are no longer needed. ...Read more

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Why has Vermox been discontinued in the us? Is there any risk of taking it? It's still available in my country.

Generic available: Though the brand vermox is no longer available its generic equivalent-mebendazole- is still on the market. ...Read more

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How can I discontinue 2 years of taking risperidone? How fast should I stop taking it? Needing a second opinion.

How can I discontinue 2 years of taking risperidone? How fast should I stop taking it? Needing a second opinion.

Stop risperidone: 47 M US asks: How can I discontinue 2 years of taking risperidone? How fast should I stop taking it? Needing a second opinion. ANS: need more details on all health issues. This can be done by second opinion with me or others here. But your best source will be your health care team there. They know you best. ...Read more

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If i dicontinue the pills in the middle of the pack the first month what are the possabilities of me getting prego?

If i dicontinue the pills in the middle of the pack the first month what are the possabilities of me getting prego?

Good possibility: It takes about seven days for the effects of birth control pills to be totally out of your system. After that it will be as though you never took them. You will return to your normal fertility. ...Read more

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Been on 3 pumps of 1.62 andro gel for a few years.... Does it have to be tapered to stop or can it be just be discontinued?

Been on 3 pumps of 1.62 andro gel for a few years.... Does it have to be tapered to stop or can it be just be discontinued?

Complicated: If u were put on testosterone for a measured deficiency, hypogonadism, then u should talk this over with ur doc.

U can stop anytime, but the symptoms of testosterone deficiency may slowly return, and the accumulated benefits will wear off. ...Read more

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Fiancé was prescribed Myrbetriq (to see if It would work) for unknown bladder issues. Symptoms seem to be worse. Should he discontinue? Thanks!

Fiancé was prescribed Myrbetriq (to see if It would work) for unknown bladder issues. Symptoms seem to be worse. Should he discontinue? Thanks!

May be retaining : If he is retaining urine then Myrbetriq may make it worse. My recommendation would be to call your doctor and explain the symptoms. Your doctor may order an ultrasound of your bladder pre-and post void residual to get a better idea of the bladder pathophysiology. And if symptoms are getting worse on the medicine is suggested stop the medicine but to definitely call your doctor to inform them that you have stopped ...Read more

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Discontinued lithium abruptly, with drs orders, would necessarily need it again how long, if at all might symptoms return.trying to monitor things?

Discontinued lithium abruptly, with drs orders, would necessarily need it again how long, if at all might symptoms return.trying to monitor things?

Long Half Life: This medication has a rather long half-life (on the order of days) which means that it takes a good week or more for it to wash out of your body if you've been on it for any length of time. By "abruptly" stopping there will still be a slow washout because of these pharmacological properties of the drug. ...Read more

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Do antipsychotics stop working and return you to your original state before medications when discontinued? I am definitely not the same as pre medicat

Do antipsychotics stop working and return you to your original state before medications when discontinued? I am definitely not the same as pre medicat

NO: No one and no disease is the same after being on medication, most of medical illnesses have no curative solutions, rather controlling and managing ones. I. E someone with hi blood pressure can't stop his meds and assume he will be the same. Psychopharmacology has advanced significantly and your doctor can work with you so you get the best results with the least possible side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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