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Synthetic meds: 1st no such thing as free lunch ie there's always some potential risk or side effect. 2nd FDA only approves meds which they deem benefit greater than risk (tho obviously not w/o disagreement & controversy). 3rd no studies demonstrate benefit of any oral estrogen over another tho some studies suggest topical safe than oral. 4th Natural isn't safe than synthetic ie tobacco is natural but isn't safe! ...Read more
Hydroxyprogesterone hexanoate is made from 16-dehydropregnenolone acetate,does it have androgenic activity?
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
Forgotten pill on hols, was rigevidon (150 mg/30 mg levonorgestrel ethinylesradiol). Will mircodiol which has same quantities but desogestrel be ok?
BC pills which contains 3mg Drospirenone USP and 0.02mg Ethinylestradiol IP is effective to stop periods??
Birth control: There are several birth control pills on the market with this dose of hormone. Birth control pills are effective at providing menstrual cycle control. Sometimes that are prescribed continuously to prevent menstrual cycles. Ask the doctor who wrote you the prescription if they meant for you to take them once daily as usual or in some other manner. ...Read more
Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) CP has 3mg synthetic progesteron while microgynon contains only 150 micrograms.Why such difference if both contain 30micrograms synth.Estrogen?
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
If Each 5 ml contains:50mg glyceryl guaiacolate,50mgpotassium citrate,1.5mg terbutaline sulphate,14mg diphenhydramine hydrochloride.Safe for pregnancy?
Depends: The most susceptible time for the fetus is during the 1st trimester. After that, most allergy medication or cough medications are likely safe. Diphenhydramine has been associated with a slightly higher risk to develop cleft palate when used in the 1st trimester although the incidence is still very low. ...Read more
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
Effective to take several Loestrin (1.5mg ethinyl estradiol, 30mcg Norethindrone acetate) instead of Plan B emergency contraceptive? How many pills?
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
Methylcobalamin is: One of 4 vitamin B12 coenzymes; it is the one best absorbed &, like folic acid, is beneficial in development of fetal nervous system. Recommended dose is 2.6 micrograms/day for pregnant women. Supplements come as pills, nasal spray, sublingual pills, patches, & injections. Ask your OB which form (s)he recommends & is most cost-effective. ...Read more
What happens if someone takes premarin, (conjugated estrogens) atenolol, candesartan, and flecainide acetate?
BP Rhythm control: The medication you are taking are used for distinctly different reasons. Premarin (conjugated estrogens) an estrogen is used for post-menopausal symptoms. Atenolol and candesartan are a beta blocker and angiotensin receptor blocker used for blood pressure control. Flecainide is an antiarrhythmic usually used for atrial fibrillation control. They are all acceptable to be used together for their intended purpose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer