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Donepezil Hcl Otc
Donepezil is a medication indicated for the treatment of alzheimer's disease that increases acetyl choline (a chemical involved in memory). While it does not cure the disease, it has potential for preserving the quality of life of a sufferer when compared to not treating. For instance, it has been showed to delay the time ...Read more
Seems to be: As it increases acetylcholine in the brain and that can improve attention deficits and cognitive fluctuations. ...Read more
I've been taking about 500 to 1400mg of OTC diphenhydramine hcl daily for about the last 6-8 years and have stopped. How can I stop the ITCHING!!?
Find out the cause: Consider consulting a dermatologist if the itching has been going on for 6-8 years. A dermatologist can help you sort out the cause or devise a treatment program which can help control the itching. On the other hand, if high doses of antihistamine controls the itching without side effects for several years, you may continue taking it. ...Read more
I have severe allergies. I believe they are indoor and outdoor. I have tried claritiin 10 mg otc and benadryl (diphenhydramine) hcl 25mg and gotten some temporary relie?
Nasal: Consider adding some nasal steroid spray which you can get over the counter ...Read more
Yes, if you....: Local infiltration: buffered Lidocaine for injectable local anesthetic may be prepared: add 2 ml of sodium bicarbonate 8.4% to 18 ml of Lidocaine 1% (christoph, 1988). (direct quote from lexi drugs, the textbook pharmacist use). However, this needs to be done by somebody who can deal with potential complications from inadvertent intravenous administration. ...Read more
For dementia: Aricept or donepezil is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It increases the amount of acetylcholine that your brains sees. This can improve concentration in those who do not have enough. It can help slow functional decline in those wih early alzheimer's, lewy body and vascular dementias. Later in the illness, this medicine can decrease anxiety, agitation and aggression. ...Read more
You would be sleepy: Hydroxyzine HCl when marketed as Atarax was studied in patients with chronic urticaria at gradually increasing doses up to 100 mg every 6 hours. I've used it at single night doses of 400 mg in severe urticaria. Hydroxyzine Pamoate (Vistaril) was used as a mild antidepressant at higher doses. I would not recommend that you use 750 mg intentionally since there are better less sedating antihistamines. ...Read more
Alpha antagonist: This is a medication that is used for high blood pressure or some urinary problems. It works by relaxing muscles. It can relax the muscles in the blood vessels thus keeping the vessels open and lowering the pressure of those vessels and lowering blood pressure. It can also be used to relax the urethra and can help in cases of urinary retention, frequency, prostate disease, urethral spasms. ...Read more
Rx. Nausea/vomiting.: This is used to treat and prevent chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (cinv). It is also used for post-operative nausea and vomiting (ponv), post-radiation nausea and vomiting, and is a possible therapy for nausea and vomiting from acute or chronic medical illness or acute gastroenteritis. It is given 1–3 times daily, normally 8mg first, then 8mg 12 hrs later every 12 hours for 2-3days. ...Read more
Ask pharmacist: When you buy any drug at a pharmacy you should get a print out related to the drug. ...Read more
Moexipril: Moexipril is the generic name for the trade drug Univasc (moexipril). ...Read more
Sorry, don't know: In my practice we use ready made formulations. ...Read more
Tramadol: Relief of moderate to severe pain.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes, but: Be cautious with dayquil severe cold & flu, as it contains an antihistaminic too ...Read more
No: This would be an unusual side effect. ...Read more
Low thyroid, sugar.: Metformin has side effects, like gastrointestinal issues-diarrhea, and cramps. Lactic acidosis is the most serious, likely from liver and/or kidney problems. Low thyroid from lowered TSH in blood and low testosterone are likely long term side effects. The most important side effect of glipiizide is hypoglycemia, which can cause dizziness, and confusion. Do not take if easy bruising/ bleeding. ...Read more
Various dep on dose:
Common reactions include: nausea, diarrhea, headache, insomnia, dizziness, muscle cramps, vomiting, fatigue, loss of appetite, and weight loss.
Less common but serious reactions can occur in some individuals, including: AV block, slowed heart rate, fainting, seizures, and GI bleeding.
If you are taking or considering taking this medication, consult with your doctor and discuss your concerns. ...Read more
Donepezil side effec:
Nausea vomiting&diarrhea, loss of appetite, weight loss, dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, trouble sleeping, shakiness or trmors, muscle cramps. These effects usuaaly last 1to3 weeks and then lessen. Sometimes these can persist
others are rashes&itching, trouble breathing and swelling of throat, that's an emergecy as it is a serious effect but very rare. ...Read more
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Possibly less: I would first ask if Alzheimer's (DAT) is the correct diagnosis. DAT is not always the correct diagnosis in cases of neurocognitive disorders (dementia). Other conditions also cause trouble with memory and thinking in advanced age and are often missed. If DAT is the correct diagnosis, Aricept (donepezil) helps slow the functional decline but not the actual disease process. New medicines are in development. ...Read more
Personal: This drug is prescribed to a patient in person with a customized dose for a specific indication and shouldn't be shared, instructions are written on the box ...Read more
Metformin: Same medication, the hydrochloride section describes the chemical structure. ...Read more
Explanation: Montelucast can be taking for months without any side effects, levocertrizine - for weeks if necessary. Both are good and effective medications. ...Read more