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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

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What are the side effects of Horizant extended release tablets?

What are the side effects of Horizant extended release tablets?

Here's info, but: Always disuss this sort of question when your Dr prescribes any medication. Also alternatives, do's/don'ts. pros and cons, what to expect. This needs to become a habit - to ask until you understand. Your druggist may have good info too, but it's part of your Dr's contract w/ you. Best! ...Read more

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Why tamsulosin hydrochloride prolonged release tablets is used?

Why tamsulosin hydrochloride prolonged release tablets is used?

See below: Tamsulosin is fda-approved for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). By relaxing the muscle fibers within the prostate gland. It is used off-label for prostatitis-related symptoms and in helping patients pass a kidney stone. It only comes as an extended release formulation taken once daily (0.4 mg). ...Read more

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Can u take two extended release 25 mg adderalls (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in one day?

Can u take two extended release 25 mg adderalls (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in one day?

Yes: depends on the duration of effect (how many hours of an an effect you get per dose). If dividing the dose, the main concern would be that it may last too late and make it difficult to fall asleep. If taking at the same time, the dose may be too high and lead to concerns for jitteriness/on-edge/anxious ...Read more

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Can i cut an extended release tablet of morphine in half to taper off?

Can i cut an extended release tablet of morphine in half to taper off?

No: No you must not. Ask your doctor to give u a smaller dose. Breaking it may make medicine very dangerous. ...Read more

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Difference in side effects between Ritalin (methylphenidate) immediate release and Ritalin (methylphenidate) extended release? Trying to decide if I want to switch to extended.

Difference in side effects between Ritalin (methylphenidate) immediate release and Ritalin (methylphenidate) extended release? Trying to decide if I want to switch to extended.

No difference: There is no different in side effects between immediate or extended release Ritalin (methylphenidate) .It is convenient because extended release dose lasts for 12 hours .You can carry on your work for whole day . ...Read more

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Can i donate blood while taking tramadol extended release?

Can i donate blood while taking tramadol extended release?

Probably Not: Ideally, blood donors are not on any prescription meds that could potentially cause problems or interactions with the recipient. ...Read more

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Isosorbide mononitrate extended-release( imdur) vs quick acting release(by kremers). Which one can develop tolerance more. Which one prescribed often?

Isosorbide mononitrate extended-release( imdur) vs quick acting release(by kremers). Which one can develop tolerance more. Which one prescribed often?

Different targets: Either can develop tolerance, long acting a little more likely b/c in system longer. But imdur usually for prolonged venous-dilitation / cardiac perfusion effects and immediate / short formulation more common w/cardiac symptoms. Ask you cardiologist or pharmacist for more specific information. ...Read more

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How do I take Tegretol prolonged release tablets?

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How do I take Tegretol prolonged release tablets?

Tegretol XR: Start 100-200mg in two divided doses followed by a slow increase in dosage (every3-7days) until the effect is obtained, often 800-1200mg daily. However, this should only ever be under the supervision of a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the uses for seloken XL 25 mg tablets?

What are the uses for seloken XL 25 mg tablets?

Seloken XL: Seloken xl is a selective ?1 receptor blocker that can be used to treat angina, hypertension, congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarctions & arrhythmias amongst other conditions. ...Read more

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Help! Is "aknosan" an immediate-release or extended-release tablet?

Help! Is "aknosan" an immediate-release or extended-release tablet?

Aknosan: Aknosan = Minocycline hydrochloride. It looks like this is a drug that is prescribed in Germany and I don't have access to more specific information. Take care ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the difference between sr release and ir release tablets?

Rate of release: These abbreviations are referring to how fast the drug is released into the body. IR stands for immediate release, and SR sustained release. IR medications are made for the drug to be released and begin working quickly after taking it. SR medications release the drug over a longer period of time. SR is usually taken once a day, whereas IR is usually taken multiple times a day. ...Read more