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Why are you on it?: What are you taking it for and why do you want to change the dose? What does your doctor say? That is the one who knows the reason. If your are having problems with that dosage, discuss it and see what your alternatives are. ...Read more
How to take diuretics - it's for a working with medication essay. E.g. when orally, is it tablet of liquid form?
See below: Diuretics, since they stimulate urination, should always be taken early in the day. If twice a day is necessary, the 2nd dose should be no later than dinner time. Oral use us with pills. Furosemide and hydrochlorothiazide are not available as liquids but can be crushed for ng tube use. The IV route is appropriate for acute congestive heart failure, pulmonary edema, or hypertensive crisis. ...Read more
Duscovered our new apt is now a "flea farm"-however...Please tell me quick esdy fix to stopthat painful antagonising itch? -also, how to deal w.The act
Over-the-counter med: For flea bites, one can take claritin, zyrtec, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to block histamine that causes itching. Hydrocortisone 1% cream 2-3 times a day on the bites for about 5 days will help them go away. For more itch relief, one can put an anti-itch gel such as "itch-x" on bites. Itch-x has an anesthetic to numb the itch. If bites are growing or painful, a doctor can evaluate. ...Read more
How about:: "with prevention, protection and common sense, nobody should die of this". ...Read more
Here are some...: Not every question in mind has its perfect answer since in real life, testing all potential interactions among all drugs and nutritional supplement is impossible. General speaking, the breast-fed baby should tolerate non-drug nutrition well that the mother can. Of course, overindulgence and obsession of any matters will adversely affect health in time. ...Read more
Unfortunatly I don't have money to take my 1y.4 month old son somewhere on vacation on fresh air. Will it be enough to take him out in the evening e.day?
How does a gp tell the difference between testicular cancer and spermaticole? Is it esay to tell the difference?
US/ exam/blood: Ultrasound and exam are first. Include special blood tests. If anything suspicious, refer to urologist for exam and possible biopsy or orchiectomy (removal of testicle). ...Read more
So scared to take estra noreth for menopause. Already losing hair gaining weight. I'm hypothyroid too. Will it help?
Yes it will help: Menopause is defined as no period for 12 months. I am assuming you meet these criteria. "hair loss" is a common complaint as women age. The term for it is "androgenic alopecia" and it has as much to do with decreased hair caliber as decreased hair number. Hormone replacement therapy will likely slow this process. Also check with your doctor and make sure your thyroid has been tested! ...Read more
Not enough info: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
For?: For what purpose? Generally, unless you have some stomach or esophageal issue or you were told to not take any food or meds because of a procedure or test, you can take oral meds. But please clarify first. ...Read more
Do you take HTP% for insomnia?, have you been tested for serotonin deficiency? Which if is low may induce insomnia.
5-HTP CAN RESTORE SEROTONIN LEVELS AND HELP IMPROVE:1.General mood. 2. Depression. 3. nxiety
4. Insomnia. 5. Weight loss. 6. Chronic headaches.
7. Migraines. 8. Fibromyalgia. etc.
You should see a psychologist and find out why you have this issue, do not auto-medicate. ...Read more
Serviflox in kids -: The answer to your question is yes and no. The medicine is ciprofloxacin. Generally we do not give this to pediatric patients because there is a risk for tendon problems in patients who have not reached full maturity. However, there are situations where the risk of this happening is outweighed by the need for the med - like in kids with Cystic Fibrosis Also, the ear drops are safe in kids! ...Read more