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Fast release or delayed release probiotics?

Fast release or delayed release probiotics?

Delayed: The probiotic needs to survive the trip past the acid in the stomach; delayed release would theoretically be more effective. ...Read more

Dr. Paul Schwartz
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Delayed Sleep Phase (Definition)

Delayed sleep-phase syndrome (DSPS) is a condition in which a person has a circadian rhythm sleep disorder, a chronic problem with the timing of his sleep, his peak period of alertness, his body temperature rhythm, etc..., compared to the average normal person. People with DSPS generally fall asleep hours after midnight and have difficulty waking up in the morning, but are not sleepy ...Read more


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How long does omeprazole 20 mg delayed release last? And should I take it at night or in morn?

How long does omeprazole 20 mg delayed release last? And should I take it at night or in morn?

Typically 24hours: Generally taken in the morning, empty stomach (1/2 h before or 2h after eating). If taking the otc version, do not take for more than 2 weeks without seeing md to find out why you need to take it. In general, least potent med, for shortest duration, to take care of symptoms, is the way to go. ...Read more

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Plan B delays ovulation for how many days & when the days past the egg is then released ?

Plan B delays ovulation for how many days & when the days past the egg is then released ?

It varies : How long ovulation is delayed by Plan B varies depending on when in the cycle you take it. At some points you could have already ovulated. You will of course ovulate again and can get pregnant so now is the time to start a more reliable method of contraception so you won't have to worry. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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If a medication is marketed as delayed release and available in 20mg & 40mg, does 20mg q12h have the same effect on serum concentration as 40mg qd?

Depends on medicine: The answer to your question depends on what medicine it is. Delayed release medicines are built to dissolve more slowly than others. The metabolism of different drugs varies a lot. For some medicines there may not be much difference practically, for others this could be a big difference. ...Read more

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Could Lithium prevent or hinder healing of gastritis? If so, would a delayed release version be more appropriate? Or could other precautions be taken

Could Lithium prevent or hinder healing of gastritis?  If so, would a delayed release version be more appropriate? Or could other precautions be taken

Unlikely: However, more information is needed re lithium dosage, onset of gastritis etc. Best to see a GI doctor to evaluate. You can discuss lithium dosage adjustment and make changes if recommended. ...Read more

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Toprol (metoprolol) XR lasts 24 hours right? And omeprazole delayed release, how long does that one last?

> 24 hours: From the professional monograph: duration of secretion inhibition is up to 72 hours; inhibition is 50% of maximum at 24 hours. Inhibition increases with repeated daily dosing, reaching steady-state plateau at 4 days. After discontinuance, gastric secretion gradually increases over 3–5 days. ...Read more

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Long time chronic pain disabled vet. Take a delay release and acute opioids. Ambien for sleep. Just starting Valium and not certain how long in betwn?

Long time chronic pain disabled vet. Take a delay release and acute opioids. Ambien for sleep. Just starting Valium and not certain how long in betwn?

Chronic pain: Long time chronic pain disabled vet. Take a delay release and acute opioids. Ambien for sleep. Just starting Valium and not certain how long in betwn? ANS: you have a difficult problem and I would rely on the VA pain specialist to guide your treatment. Keep a careful diary of when you take things and how they make you feel. Show to your Dr. ...Read more

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I had bad side effects on doxyxycline. I was prescribed Doryx (doxycycline) 150 mg for acne. Since it is delayed released would the symptoms be milder?

I had bad side effects on doxyxycline. I was prescribed Doryx (doxycycline) 150 mg for acne. Since it is delayed released would the symptoms be milder?

Depends: If it was a stomach side effect (cramps, diarrhea) possibly. However, skin reactions like severe sunburns,etc should not be affected by a delayed release. Allergic reactions would also not be affected to any degree. ...Read more

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Is fefol (iron & folate (folic acid) supplement) 30 delayed release capsules suggested for anemia?

Is fefol (iron & folate (folic acid) supplement) 30 delayed release capsules suggested for anemia?

Anemia: If your doctor put you on it, yes it is suggested for anemia. Make sure you did se your docotr and your had blood tests that made the diagnosis of the deficiency. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant, taking asprin delayed release tablet each daily.Dr said to have tablet only upto 36 weeks alone.Is it ok stop that tab @ 36 wks? Reason

32 weeks pregnant, taking asprin delayed release tablet each daily.Dr said to have tablet only upto 36 weeks alone.Is it ok stop that tab @ 36 wks? Reason

Follow advice: Aspirin is used in pregnancy for a variety of reasons. However, nearer to term, cessation of Aspirin is important since it can thin your blood and cause more bleeding during labor & delivery. There is enough blood loss during delivery without complicating the situation with a mild blood thinner like aspirin. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat grapefruit while on topical erythromycin?

Is it ok to eat grapefruit while on topical erythromycin?

Yes: There would be no adverse reaction or decrease in effectiveness with topical medication and any food interaction. Perfectly ok. ...Read more

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What exactly is exposure to pce (erythromycin) and the consequences?

PerchloroethylenePCE: I assume that you mean perchloroethylene, which is a dry cleaning solvent. It is pretty toxic to all major organ systems and should be handled with extreme care, only under controlled conditions by trained personnel. Here's a link to the material safety data sheet (msds): http://www.Drycleancoalition.Org/perc.Htm. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of pce (erythromycin)?

What are the side effects of pce (erythromycin)?

Stomach-related: Erythromycin most common side effects are diarrhea, loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea, and stomach cramps. A few other rare but serious side effects are severe diarrhea (C. diff), hearing loss, irregular heart rhythm, and seizure. These should *not* be expected, but are a few to be aware of in the few instances that they do occur. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Erytab (erythromycin) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Erytab (erythromycin) allergy?

Erytab allergy: Erytab (erythromycin) is a macrolide antibiotic that is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Medication allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Emycin (erythromycin) allergy?

Emycin allergy: Emycin (erythromycin) is a macrolide antibiotic that is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Medication allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Carpal Tunnel Release (Definition)

Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is treated by releasing the transverse carpal ligament (tcl), surgically with an open, mini-open or endoscopic technique. Tcl relieves the pressure on the median nerve. Open surgery requires complete exposure of the tcl and carpal tunnel (ct). Mini-open surgery only partially exposes these structures. Endoscopic surgery uses a camera and a small ...Read more


Dr. Noel Alonso
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Delayed Motor Development (Definition)

Delayed motor development is a child failing to meet milestones or meeting milestones later than typical norms. It is one marker ...Read more