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Duration 12 Hour Medication
Lifetime: Almost all organ recipients take their medicines for the rest of their lives, as long as their organs are functioning. ...Read more
Pls can u advice the duration one needs medication 4 for treatment of chronic OCD that was never treated b4 & is it a curable problem.
Varies: There is a great deal of variability in the disorder, ages which it is treated etc. Many anxiety related disorders repond to behavioral or cognitive behavioral treatments and a good number of people can eventually come off meds with such treatments- certainly if there is a desire to do that, seek out an experienced psychologist who treats ocd. ...Read more
After how much time I can go to gym to make treadmill from taking my two anti-hypertensive medications, what is the duration between sports and medica?
I hope that this question is not too simplistic to be answered. If an 88 year old, very unwell pt is administered 2 mg of haloperidol for delirium over a 14 hour period then how long would it take for the medication to completely "leave the system"?
IT depends on the: Patient's kidney excretion/clearance and liver function. It also depends on under what circumstances the 88 year old person received haloperidol, and how (intra muscular, oral or intravenous). It depends on when the patient was given that dose, if he had also been on other antipsychotics or psychotropics such as benzodiazepines, hypnotics, etc. So there is no easy answer, but 1 day is reasonabl ...Read more
If Benadryl's plasma clearance is about 9 hours x 5, how long would it remain active to affect the brain and interact with other medications?
I contracted chicken pox 14 days back. I started taking medication within 24 hours.9th day d boils started drying. Aftr how long can I hve sex? Plz rep
Pls can u advice of name of a antifungal medication for lungs that doesn't ve risk to liver or has no serious side effects and the duration for its use?
Systemic anti-fungal: If you have a fungal lung infection, you should be talking with your doctor, not searching online. This is a dangerous infection and should not be taken lightly. ...Read more
My mom has allergic cough since many weeks. Cough occurs oftenly and duration of cough is short. No medication is successful till now. Is this alarming condition? Mom feels dryness of mouth, due to which cough starts, her voice changes ofently.
Diagnosed with strep. How long does it take for strep medication to help? On meds for 36 hours woke up this morning with stiff jaw/neck and tingling in face. Should I go back to see a doctor again?
Does taking medications for fever/sore throat (acetaminophen, chloropheniramine) help reduce it's duration? What if I do not take any medication?
Gout: .. . Can cause very painful flares of pain and swelling. The underlying problem is high uric acid levels in the blood. The urate deposits in the joints and other tissues causing inflammation and pain or sometimes no symptoms at all. Elevated uric acid can be from diet or it may be genetic. So. . . You may need medications for short term or long term. ...Read more
2-3 days: It will usually start to work within 2-3 days but can take 2-3 weeks to reach its maximum effect. ...Read more
Minutes to weeks: There are many different medications used in arthritis treatment depending what type and severity of your arthritis etc. Pain medicine typically works quite fast, maybe in 30 mins, but medicines to treat rheumatoid arthritis may take weeks to couple months to start working (disease modifying drugs such as methotrexate, Enbrel (etanercept) etc.) thus, please repost your question. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Limited after ~12hrs: A good therapeutic dose of vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) regardless of the mg, will be clinically helpful for 9-13 hours. Trace amounts of the medicine may last in the system for a few days more, but are not likely to have any positive or negative effect after this period. ...Read more
The medication works by inhibitting ovulation. Thus, no egg, no pregnancy!
the half-life of the medication varies greatly ranging from 11 to 45 hours and so it is difficult to say for sure. Based on this, it stays in the body for about 2.5 days to just over 1 wk.
If you still have question, post it here or consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Depend: It is depend on which ones because some have longer half life than others. Typically, it may take about 4 weeks or so, but some may respond in 2weeks some may take 6 weeks or so. ...Read more
...: People diagnosed with chlamydia should not have sex for 7 days after single dose antibiotic treatment or until completion of a 7-day course of antibiotics to prevent spreading the infection to partners. All partners need to be tested and/or treated to prevent re-infection. Latex condoms can help reduce the risk of chlamydia and other sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more
Side effects: Depends on type of medication, its half life, duration you been on it, and whether taking other medications that affect its absorption or metabolism. ...Read more
Depends: The medicine you take is dependent on where you are going. Some areas have resistance to certain drugs (like chloroquine.) you might need to start taking it a few weeks before you left, depending on what you take. ...Read more
Indefinite: Schizoaffective disorder is a chronic condition, with remissions and relapses. The person can have episodes of depression and mania/hypomania; also psychotic symptoms even when not in a mood episode. They will most likely need medications indefinitely, both to cover ongoing psychotic symptoms and to protect from mood disruption. It is not a "few months & you're done" situation. ...Read more
It depends: For anxiety, meds may not be the best treatment. Meds like xanax, (alprazolam) ativan, valium, Klonopin etc (benzodiazepines) & similar ones like Ambien are not good treatment & r addictive. They don't teach you to deal w it differently. Exposure based therapies r good for most types of anx. See a therapist who specializes in anxiety. Ssris can be helpful but learning skills to deal w the feelings is best. ...Read more
Not likely: At the present time, there is no cure for FM. The goal of treatment is to decrease physical symptoms and increase psychosocial functioning. ...Read more
As short as possible: Thyroid replacement is needed on a daily basis. You do not have the ability to produce thyroxin needed for the body's metabolism. How long can you go without eating? The same principle is at play here. So take your meds each morning on a regular basis ...Read more
Could you tell me how long it takes your body to get used to the side effects of a new medication?
Depends: This depends on the specifics of the drug, as well as how you specifically metabolize it. Talk to your doctor about the specific drug to get best information about that question. ...Read more