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Dr. Tom heston faafp, fasnc, facnm is it ok to take wellbutrin, pristiq, and savella (milnacipran) together?
I am not Dr Heston, : And in my opinion, that combination is very good as long as those medications work together to relieve the symptoms of depression, anxiety and chronic pain. When the illness is severe enough, combining several agents is more effective, causes less side effects, although it can be more costly and cumbersome to maintain the treatment. Hope this answer to your question while awaiting for dr heston's. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more
Dr. Donald f yorkie d.O. Westbrook maine a prescribing Suboxone treatment doctor use the prescription monitoring program?
Yes, he's listed: Yes, i did see that name on the samhsa list of suboxone (buprenorphine) doctors in maine: http://tinyurl.Com/kku959b they are not listed in any particular order, but his name is near the bottom. That same page also shows treatment programs which offer suboxone treatment. ...Read more
Im in s. J area appt w dr black - pyschiatry monday w/ insurance 145$ need a willing dr 2 help ween off 30mg valium?
Psychiatry appt.: I'm not sure what you're requesting here, since you already have an appointment with a psychiatrist with whom you can discuss tapering valium. The doctor will want to know where you are with your anxiety, and maybe develop other treatment options as needed. Less habit-forming medicines are available, and hopefully the "behavior therapy" you're working in is helping. ...Read more
Search internet: Physicians really can't hide from the public. Most state boards of medicine make our information available (online) to the general public. Many online sites collect information on us & republish for you to compare & access. This site (as do most) also gives you access to our practice information including both address & phone. ...Read more
Uncertain: I disagree with some aspects of recommended treatments such as coffee enemas for detoxification purposes. I find no convincing studies proving benefit. In general, a working liver and healthy kidneys take care of detoxification quite admirably. Talking with people who have undergone treatment and discussing with various physicians and perhaps getting a second opinion would be worthwhile. ...Read more
See details: There are many sites on-line that have doctor ratings but these are usually done by patients. Ask your primary care doctor or google the doctor's name. ...Read more
My grandma bought IBS medicine 4 me from her acupuncturist who said it's safe.It's called Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan.Try it or stick to gas-x,tums, etc?
Worth trying: Chinese formulas like this have been used by millions of people for thousands of years and are often safer and more effective than western meds. It is worth a try. Also try a low FODMAPs diet- see http://tinyurl.com/oxjvpnc ...Read more
Adding coconut oil to diet helps to treat alzeimer's (according to book by dr. Mary newport). Do any healthtap doctors agree with this treatment?
Falta de aire repentina al tragar, estaba en la calle y me paso que al tragar me puse nervioso y sentí como que no entraba el aire es la 2 vez q me oc?
Falta de aire: Le recomiendo ir a su médico para que le hagan una evaluación fisica completa y descartar problemas a nivel boca/graganta. Tambien se puede hacer un examen de deglucion para evaluar si existe un problema al tragar y de ser asi de que tipo si es por alimento solido, líquido etc. ...Read more
Me han diagnosticado una hernia cervical posteolateral c5 c6. Tengo dolores en el cuello, pero el brazo no me duele. Puede curarse naturalmente?
Translation: I am sorry but this question was not translated into English. ...Read more
Am confused now.A dr said take metformin when my friends cretanine is 1.5 another dr said repeat KFT.In the meantime my friends sugar is high.Help pls?
New Information!: Metformin was "contraindicated" in ? w a Cr>1.4 & ? >1.5, do to the risk of a VERY rare potentially fatal cond=lactic acidosis, if metformin (removed by the kidneys) builds up. Very long experience & studies confirm a VERY low risk & docs have been using it at higher Cr's. We also now rpt kid func as GFR, a better measure. Wks ago the FDA changed the guidelines to GFR, not Cr to dose Metformin. ...Read more
Dx NALFD (biopsy) 2009:LFTs vv high(GGT 1000+!)On Ursodeoxycholic Acid since,last GGT c200, ALP 150. Docs now call this 'normal',disch '14. Is thIs OK?
Mom's Dr suggested MacuHealth supplement to prevent Mac Degeneration. Is this supplement safe? Effective?
hasta hace unos meses tomaba sertralina 50 mg por dia para depresión. al mismo tiempo hago actividad física y me sentí?
Sigue con ejercicio: Buenas te habla el Doctor Prieto. Setralina ( Zoloft) es un antidepresivo y conjunto a actividades fisicas diarias ayuda a aliviar la depresion! Si lo dejaste de tomar y te sientes bien , sigue con el regimen de ehercicios diarios que te aumenta las endorfinas que son tus antidepresivos naturales! ...Read more
Saw new md(insurance change). Gave her med records w/former md's dx&tx.New md was rude & condescending to me d/t former md's dx! what's your take on this?
Not sure, but...: Not sure about all that, but a patient should always make a copy of her medical records if she has them. Then, she can give just the copy to her new doctor. If she and the new doctor are not a good match, she can try another doctor and give the second doctor a copy of her records (while always keeping the originals). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In addition to taking onglyza (saxagliptin) & metformin, I take blood sugar naturally cinnamon supreme capsules by dr. Stephen holt. Please advise.?
Ok: Sounds like a reasonable regimen....Depending your current degree of dm control. ...Read more