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Minocycline: This medication may produce vertigo (dizziness or unsteadiness) in about 8% of patients taking 100 mg twice a day. This may be helped if the dose is distributed to 50 mg four times a day. Some patients may develop sensitivity to sunlight and burn more easily. Otherwise the drug is generally as safe as an antibiotic can get. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has (mostly) absence seizures (for 10 yrs). Can't get him seizure free! does anyone think the cbd oil wb a good option to try, or not?
Options for epilepsy: 3 new anti epileptic drugs came out last year: clobazam, ezogabine and (still awaiting dea schedule assignment) perampanel. Felbamate and vigabatrin are very useful hold-out drugs. Non-pharmacological options include epilepsy surgery (several procedures available), vagal nerve stimulator implantation, and ketogenic diet. Keep working with proven therapies, and good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Identical: Identical. The former is a trade name for the latter. ...Read more
Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the side effects of taking sulfa-based drugs like bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds during pregnancy?
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/bactrim-side-effects.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Why Lithium: There are a number of reasons for prescribing lithium, some of which are off-label. Lithium is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder. Other reasons include assisting with anger management by decreasing explosive episodes. Another is to augment or boost the antidepressant effects from antidepressants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should not have any: noticeable side effects. If your doctor recommended it, ask her/him, so you aren't delaying treatment. Since it's just kept in the ear canal, and you may have some go into your throat area, it should not cause any pain or discomfort, and work quickly. So, ask and report back to your doctor. ...Read more
Trexall (methotrexate): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/trexall-side-effects.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Minocin (minocycline) Side Effects: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, lightheadedness, dizziness, unsteadiness, drowsiness, mouth sores, or cough may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor. Sunburn (sun sensitivity), muscle pain, difficult or painful swallowing, change in the amount of urine, pink urine, brown/gray tooth discoloration, blue/gray/brown discoloration of the skin/lips/tongue/gums, numbness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Older term: This is an older term for women with an abnormal disinterest in sex or an inability to orgasm even during masturbation. Regardless of the nomenclature, sexual health in women may require counselling and treatment if the problem persists and is interferring with women's life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer