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Can I use "factive " to treat urinary tract infection(pharmacist tells me that) or it's very strong? I read about "factive" and I'm afraid of use it
Done with FACTIVE (gemifloxacin) antibiotic course & I started developing rash all over my body. It's written that rash is one of the side effects. Is it allergy?
Should I change my migren medication to something else bcause im been taking ponstan and confergot for 10 years plus. What harm if I keep on taking it?
Depends: It depends upon how often you have migraine attacks. If the migraine is severe and frequent then you would be better off taking something to prevent these attacks. There are several meds approved for that purpose. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is useful only if you have infrequent migraine and its long term use is harmful. ...Read more
Not a simple answer: It depends on which medications you are on at the moment. If it is 3 medications for pain control, then it my not be the best course of action. If it is 3 medications for blood pressure, then it may be appropriate depending on the doses of each and which mechanisms of action are being utilized. ...Read more
I need a doctor in marshallstown or surrounds that uses the key care plus plan and also dispenses medication. Can I find one here?
Discovery app: Use Discovery app to find dispensing Keycare provider in your area ...Read more
Due to a pinched nerve-took 12mnths to diagnose-i now suffer with anxiety. Is this plus the medication im on make it more difficult to get prpregnant?
Pinched nerve: Hello, sorry you are in so much pain around the holidays. You may want o check with your doctor or psychiatrist related to pain which can make the depression worse. An anti-anxiety medication may help in your case such as a small does of Klonopin (clonazepam) for the anxiety. Again, check with your doctor. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
What's the medication for bronchitis spasm. Or rather how do you manage it. What action should be taken. Plus could you refer us to any pulmonologist?
Inhaler: A beta 2 agonist via inhalation is usually the treatment. A general physician can provide this care. Cannot refer in Mombasa sorry. ...Read more
See a psychologist: Psychologists and other psychotherapists provide treatment that not only helps now and but helps prevent reoccurences. ...Read more
Along with CBT use:
Good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep.
2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music.
3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more
Are there particular medications that work in addition to psychotherapy in teenagers for depression?
Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help plus my whole body mussels hurt?
Marijuana plus ssri. Bad combination? The ssri is a follow up to nicotine deaddiction medication.
I am taking meloxicam. Can I take alka-sektzer plus cold and flu also while I am on this medication?
Avoid mixing manyMed: There has to be a good reason for adding any pills or taking each one of the pills. If your condition is a head cold, then you do not need to mix more than Tylenol (acetaminophen) / or Cold/Flu meds and or a decongestant. Alka- seltzer is not a safe medication to mix with Meloxican ...Read more
I'm taking propranolol 5ml plus 2.5ml twice day every day for anxiety aswell as I take ranitidine for acid reflux twice a day every day for the past few weeks are these medications ok to take together?
Yes: That is a common combinationGet a more detailed answer ›
Any feedback regarding juice plus on hypothyroid patients? Not looking to cure but to feel better without leaving my medication.
OK but can do better: I like that juice plus is a concentrate of healthy fruits ; veggies but several of its ingredients are on the ewg's dirty dozen list of most pesticide-laden produce ; there is no indication juice plus is organic. You'd be far better off choosing a product like orac energy greens which is entirely organic or wildcrafted; one serving has the antioxidant power of 24 servings of fruits ; vegetables. ...Read more
I have irregular periods. I have to induce it by medication every time. Would this affect my fertility? Plus, I'm 24...
I did liver test and I don't have hepatitis a, b, or c and my sgpt is 66(>45)plus I'm taking olmesartan 10mg+lercanidipine 20mg, is it due to medications?
Alcohol, fatty liver: Could be meds but just as likely this mild elevation in transaminase liver levels could be due to other things (like mild-moderate alcohol use, or fatty infiltration of liver). Fatty liver is more likely if there are elevated triglycerides or signs of Insulin resistance (low hdl, elevated triglycerides, obesity, or hga1c > 5.6). Can also be seen if associated sleep apnea. ...Read more
Can escitalopram be used as an antipsychotic? I have major depressive disorder plus symptoms of psychosis.I've started with 5 mg medication.
Escitalopram is an effective antidepressant. 10-20% or major depression can be complicated by psychosis. Standard of care for psychotic depression is antidepressant plus antipsychotic
For non affective psychosis (not psychotic depression) escitalopram is not effective by itself. ...Read more
Intracranial hypertension, plus weird jerking movements at night and can't stop itching for a week now and no new medication or meds changes. Why?
Lipid s. Chol.178 s. Triglycerides 105 hdl39. Ldl 110vldl 21. Medication. Listril plus 1 od. Amtas at 1 bd. Disprin1/2 bd. I play badminton.
On 2 different blood pressure medications plus clonodone @night. He wakes up w/ arm ice-cold, numb from shoulder down to bottom of rib cage. No pain?
Certainly: Doesn't sound related at all to b/p meds. You failed to mention whether it feels "cold" to him, or if it is actually "cold" to touch. In either case have his doctor evaluate that. ...Read more
I had irrigular period and a doctor gave me a diapetes medication plus hormons . Is that means I have pcos?
Possible: The treatment you describe is commonly used for pcos. You should be able to ask your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
I'm a 20-plus year opiate addict who has had problems with PTSD and depressive anxiety. I have tried all sorts of medications antidepressants and mild?
Opiate addiction: You mention that you are dependent of opiates. It might be a good to consider treatment for the opiate dependency. I am not trying to dodge your question. Opiate use is likely contributing to the anxiety and depression. It would be difficult to effectively treat these other conditions while you continuing to use opiates. Likely you know some options for treating opiate dependency. ...Read more
How do I get rid of thick mucus, plus my throat is very dry, which makes it imposible thanks I am 68 years old
type 2 diabetic
Could this be blamed on only one of my medications.
The mucus is really terrible in the mornings
Have no thyroid — can I produce more of my metabolism without more medications had thyroid cancer that went into the lymphs. Entire thyroid removed plus some lymph nodes. Taking levoxyl 112 mcg as a replacement. Can my body ever produce more of a metabo
Mother (55) has a lymph node near groin area. Doctor gave her 2 medications plus an ointment but now skin above node is turning red. Is this normal?
I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat. Cause and medication pls.
Allergies: Sounds like you are allergic to something in your environment. This time of year pollen allergies are very common. Avoiding exposure is ideal, but often impractical. Try daily use of otc antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, Allegra (available generically) and use salt water (saline) nasal spray to clear the passages. If no better, ask your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
I am 23, recently diagnosed with diabetes 2. I am trying to diet and exercise in addition to medications. What are some safe ways to drop weight fast?
Diet AND exercise: Make sure you exercise at least 30 minutes a day, don't skip meals, avoid soda, juice, dairy, alcohol and fried foods. Eat a healthy well-balanced diet! also, water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. Being overweight can increase ur risk of hypertension, diabetes, sleep apnea. ...Read more