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Is harmful sideaffects there for the usage floxtine20&40mg for OCD of 10years by me?

Not likely: If you did not have any side effects during the 10 years, it is unlikely that you would develop new ones now. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

ASD are a spectrum of disorders of varying degrees that are characterized by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as ...Read more


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Any use of secretin for autism?

Any use of secretin for autism?

No: How convenient it would be if you just needed to give a shot to cure autism. Unfortunately, this is not the case. ...Read more

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Any opinions of the safety of Accutane for acne for a male? I've heard there are some pretty serious potential side effects? How about retin-a

Any opinions of the safety of Accutane for acne for a male?  I've heard there are some pretty serious potential side effects? How about retin-a

Accutane: Accutane is indeed a powerful drug and does have some potential serious side effects. It needs to be managed very closely by someone very familiar with it, such as a dermatologist. Retin a (tretinoin) is certainly another option, as are some combination products like epiduo. Depending on the predominant type of acne you have, you may certianly be a candidate for one over the other. Best to ask your derm doc! ...Read more

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What are the effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) for people with add?

What are the effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) for people with add?

Helps focus: Stimulants as Ritalin (methylphenidate) are usually very effective in patients with add. They greatly help with focus, concentration and imlpulsive behavior. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of american injection made for drug addiction?

What are the side effects of american injection made for drug addiction?

VIVITROL?????: It's not an "american" injection, but I am assuming you mean vivitrol, an injectable form of Naltrexone given intramuscularly, which was approved for alcoholism many years ago, and more recently approved for opiate abuse. It can cause local injection reactions, including serious infections and some pain, but these are rare. There may be increased depression, in some cases severe, but also are rare. ...Read more

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What are the effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) on autism and adhd?

What are the effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) on autism and adhd?

Similar in both: Methylphenidate (ritalin) is a psychostimulant. The most common side effects (se) are loss of appetite, headache, nausea, stunted growth, restlessness and increased heart rate. Common side effects often not recognized are increased anger and/or dysphoria (unhappiness). The positive effects are reduced hyperactivity, improved attention and better focus. Children w/ ASD are more prone to ses. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ADHD medication? I'm worried about giving my 9-year-old daily medication. What are some of the side effects of ADHD medications? .

What are the side effects of ADHD medication? I'm worried about giving my 9-year-old daily medication. What are some of the side effects of ADHD medications?

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CHADD.org has a: List of medications effective for treatment of adhd. Stimulants are effective in 80-90% of patients with adhd, either primarily inattentive or combined type. The side effects headache, stomach ache, irritability or insomnia that occur in 10-20% disappear after 24 hours off meds; tics may persist longer. Dose titration for optimal effect requires good parent-teacher-doctor communication. ...Read more

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What are the effects of caffeine with Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) medication for add patients?

What are the effects of caffeine with Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) medication for add patients?

Stimulants: Since both are stimulants (and similar in their effects and side effects), their side effect profiles can be additive. Thus, combining them could leave you feeling shaky, insomnia, increased heart rate and blood pressure. If you have less than 100 mg of caffeine, you probably won't notice much effect, but get higher than that in combination with the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and you could feel these effects. ...Read more

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Types of psychotherapy what type of therapy is used for young adults with autism?

Types of psychotherapy what type of therapy is used for young adults with autism?

Autism: The spectrum of autism is very broad. Therapies can range from talking to behavior shaping. For young adults as well as children, social skills and language communication skills should be targeted for improvement. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for the effects of high school and college bullying years later?

What are effective treatments for the effects of high school and college bullying years later?

Psychotherapy: Bullying leave people fearful and with painful beliefs about themselves. Various forms of psychotherapy that help the victim think through these effects and realize that they are neither as helpless as they feel and that what they were told about themselves is false is extremely helpful. ...Read more

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How do the stimulant and non-stimulant meds' side effects compare, in a child, for adhd?

How do the stimulant and non-stimulant meds' side effects compare, in a child, for adhd?

Stimulants: Have a much longer experience and a higher cure rate initially. Ritalin (methylphenidate) has been around for over 50 years and its side effects are well known and should be tried first . Generic stimulants work as well as the new expensive ones. ...Read more

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What are the long-term effects of stimulant ADHD medications?

What are the long-term effects of stimulant ADHD medications?

Long term effects: The "party line" on this is that there are no "long term effects" of stimulant adhd medications - at least in the harmful sense. The beneficial longterm effects, particularly if administered to a really hyperactive or inattentive child starting at a young age (but not being over used), is that concentration and other beneficial brain pathways will be able to develop normally via "neuronal pruning. ...Read more

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Is there any evidence of the effectivity of Lamictal in the treatment for Bipolar II disorder?

Is there any evidence of the effectivity of Lamictal in the treatment for Bipolar II disorder?

Yes: It is the only drug other than lithium w/ successful research findings and even it has conflicting other results. Read here: http://www.webmd.com/bipolar-disorder/guide/bipolar-2-disorder?page=2 Some clearly find it helpful - so be optimistic and give it a fair trial. ...Read more

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How bad are the side effects of digestive advantage for ibs?

How bad are the side effects of digestive advantage for ibs?

R/O IBS With GERD: It has a good safety profile , IBS IS A diagnosis of exclusion.You need a full exam and blood work. Especial screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . Given age over 50 you also need a baseline EGD/colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. ...Read more

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Are there long-term effects of retinoblastoma on my child's health?

Are there long-term effects of retinoblastoma on my child's health?

Many: Retinoblastoma (rb) is a mostly inherited malignant tumor at birth or soon after arising from retinal cells. It is treated with radiation, sometimes chemo and in a few cases eye removal. In the long run there can be secondary tumors from treatment, undetected metastases, lowered vision in many cases, and the risk of genetic transmission to your children. Your eyedoc can advise you. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

A neurodevelopmental disorder negatively affecting a person's socialization, communication, and interests. It is usually detected in the first ...Read more