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Dosage Of Beplex Forte For Children
For headache, is taking one tablet of 500 mg ponstan is equivalent to taking 2 tablet of panadol (acetaminophen) actifast of 500 mg each? Which one is better?
Whatever works: They both can work. The best one is whatever works for you! ...Read more
How are 800mg Ibuprofen tablets different than taking 4 200mg ibuprofen tablets? This is for arthritis treatment.
1 vs 4 pills: no difference, but at your age I would be very concerned about such a high dose doe to potential kidney damage and other problems like ulcers in your stomach and bowel with bleeding and perforations. Please talk to your doctor about alternative medicine with less potential risks ...Read more
What Is The Dosage For Hydroxyzine Hcl 50 MG for Anxiety. My Prescription Bottle Saids As Needed. ?
What as the maximum dosage of topamax (topiramate) usually prescribed to treat bipolar disorder? I am currently taking a total of 100mg a day.
FDA approved maximum: Dose needs to be adjusted to discover optimal individual patient dose. I always find it misguided to use the fda approved dose range as gospel in clinical practice. Your 100mg is below maximum that has been studied by drug company but it does not mean it is helpful or safe to go higher. You need to work closely with your doctor to figure out the right dose for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely used in US: The recommended dose is .05mg/kg every 8 hours to start and yo to .15 mg/kg every 8 hours. This is rarely used in the us where standard asthma therapy includes inhaled steroids as maintenance with beta agonist inhalers for acute events. Some physicians would use this as a cough med for kids with mild infectious bronchospasm. ...Read more
What is recommended dose and frequency of combo benzoyl metronidazole+diloxanide furoate for 19 kg 3 yrs old.
What dose of clindamycin is used to treat strep throat for penicillin allergic PTs? Dose per day in mgs?
30 mgm / KG: Can stop after 6 days. There are other meds for strep that are less likely to cause intestinal changes. ...Read more
Will taking the supplement glycerol hydromax (glycerol, silica) interact with 1mg of finasteride? I'm taking fin for hair loss. thanks
No: The supplement you are taking is an overpriced placebo. Creatine and aerobic training will do you much more good. The finasteride is your business. If you're a supplementing bodybuilder, consider simply embracing your genetic heritage. Nothing looks better than a 31 year old man who's strong, trim, with some nice well-trimmed facial hair, probably some great body hair, and some macho balding. ...Read more
Is taking 5mg of deltasone (prednisone) daily for allergies considered fairly safe for long term use?
No: Chronic Prednisone usage will create major risks for you even at a dose of 5 mg daily. They increase infection, poor wound healing, cataracts, osteoporosis and arteriosclerosis among other issues. I strongly urge you to consult an allergist and use more appropriate and safer therapies. ...Read more
Safe: That is the recommended daily dose for teens. ...Read more
Is there side effects by taking nutrilite cal mag D and ipriflavone tabs for osteoporiosis daily?
Taking panadeine extra (15mg codeine+500mg) max daily dose for pain for 2 years and have been prescribed Zoloft 50mg , seretonin syndrone a concern?
Which one tablets are best for hair loss treatement?
1: surbex-z tablets
2: theragran ultra tablets
Neither: See a dermatologist. First determine cause of hair loss. For a man you may get prescription finasteride. 5 mg is cheap & a pill cutter can be used to cut it into 4 parts to take 1 piece a day. 1mg Finasteride (propecia) is expensive. Men or women can get Minoxidil otc. The 2% is nearly as effective as the 5%, but cheaper(about 4$ per month). If you buy the brand rogain it costs more for the same t. ...Read more
Depakine Chrono: Depakine chrono is not available in the us, but we have other forms of valproic acid here. It has multiple mechanisms, including increasing gaba (an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the cns). It might also work by suppressing repeated neuronal firing by inhibiting voltage-sensitive sodium channels. It can prevent partial and generalized seizures, including absence seizures. ...Read more