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I am going on a ferry for the first time will I need to take tablet for sea sickness?

I am going on a ferry for the first time will I need to take tablet for sea sickness?

Not necessarily.: Sit at the front of the ferry or up on top and do not sit backwards. Try to fix on a point far up front and avoid side to side looking. Fresh air helps. If you have been sea sick previously, otc meds like Meclizine or drammamine may help. They can have side effects as well. Try it along first. If the trip is short, you may not need anything. If it is long and the seas are high, premedicate. ...Read more

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How long the positive effect of ferric carboxymaltose 10ml injection last in the blood?

How long the positive effect of ferric carboxymaltose 10ml injection last in the blood?

Depends: It depends on the cause of your iron deficiency. It is was due to a one time blood loss, the effect would be long lasting. If there is continuing blood loss then it depends on the severity of blood loss. You may consult this site for information on this topic.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/19405553 ...Read more

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How to prevent seasickness on a ferry boat?

How to prevent seasickness on a ferry boat?

Diet, meds: The nausea of motion sickness can sometimes be avoided with diet. Simple carbohydrates in macaroni or other pasta or foods like rice or vegetables are less likely to bring nausea than heavy fatty foods. Milk, cheese, fried foods take longer to process & more associated with problems. Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is a otc product that can be given @ 25-50mg every 6-8h. ...Read more

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Can traveling by ferry 4 6hrs set off a bout of vertigo that lasts several days?

Can traveling by ferry 4 6hrs set off a bout of vertigo that lasts several days?

No: That is unlikely especially after arriving back on land. There is something else going on such as infection or conditions causing vertigo not related to motion sickness. ...Read more

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My Haemoglobin is 12.0 and Ferritin is 167. My doctor gave me ferric carboxymaltose 10ml injection (2 doses). Why? Is the dose okey? I have CKD

My Haemoglobin is 12.0 and Ferritin is 167. My doctor gave me ferric carboxymaltose 10ml injection (2 doses). Why? Is the dose okey? I have CKD

Okay: Ferric carboxymaltose is an effective intravenous preparation of iron and is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. You may consult this site for more information in this topic:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/19405553 ...Read more

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How effective is ferric carboxymaltose 10 ml? Must it be administered by a trained individual? How long does its effect last in the blood stream?

How effective is ferric carboxymaltose 10 ml? Must it be administered by a trained individual? How long does its effect last in the blood stream?

See below: The drug you mentioned needs to be given intravenously and it would be prudent to have a person familiar with the procedure administer it. For more information on this medication, you may consult this site:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/19405553 ...Read more

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A week ago went on ferry journey since then been feeling like still on ferry had ears checked & they're ok cud it b disembarkment syndrome& wot do I do?

A week ago went on ferry journey since then been feeling like still on ferry had ears checked & they're ok cud it b disembarkment syndrome& wot do I do?

May take up to 2 wks: Some people may take up to 2 wks to recover but most should recover after a week. You may try motion-sickness medication if the problem is disabling and see your doctor for something more potent if OTC med does not work. ...Read more

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Every time I go on a ferry I suffer with the feeling that I'm still on a ferry for more than a week afterwards no sign of ear infection any ideas?

Every time I go on a ferry I suffer with the feeling that I'm still on a ferry for more than a week afterwards no sign of ear infection any ideas?

Mgt: You may have an inner ear problem. I would suggest a follow up with ENT. If you have any nausea, vomiting or weakness in your limbs, imaging may be indicated.
If there is a problem hearing, a hearing evaluation and exam is suggested. ...Read more

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Why did my medication make me fat?

Why did my medication make me fat?

Meds made fat: You ate more calories than you burned. Usually they stimualate appetite. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for pile?

What medication can I take for pile?

Steroid like cream: Check with your pharmacist as their are steroid like creams that can help with hemorrhoids. Increase fiber and fluids so as not to get constipated, which can increase your risk of hemorrhoids. If severe, you may need to see a dr. For treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How exactly does pain medication work?

How exactly does pain medication work?

Two ways: Pain medication can work at the site of the pain like a anti inflamation medication or at the central nervous system like the opioids. Depending on the necessity for the doctor will prescribe the appropriate medication. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for a cold?

What is the best medication for a cold?

Cold: Most of the medications don't really work and in fact may make the cold last longer. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for aches and fever. Mucinex to thin out secretions. Lots of fluids and rest. ...Read more

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How can I start taking less medication?

How can I start taking less medication?

Not sure about less?: If you are taking drugs for a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, then this a difficult question. If you are concerned about how many pills you are taking in a day, maybe combinations or long acting drugs can reduce the number. Either way, this is to be discussed with your physician since these alternatives are not for everyone. Good luck. ...Read more

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I took the wrong medication by accident?

I took the wrong medication by accident?

Wrong medication: You can call the poison control # at 1-800-222-1222 if you are worried about the impact of the medication that you took. ...Read more

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Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Yes, but: There are many appetite suppressants on the market but you must be very careful. Do not try any of them without first speaking to your physician. They can often raise your blood pressure which would be a problem with hypertensives. Ask first before you do anything.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there ways to grow without medication?

Is there ways to grow without medication?

Not sure: If you mean "bulking up" there are many supplements in nutrition stores that may be considered. Of course you should talk this over with your physician as they may effect you in other ways. If you mean height, I am not aware of anything for this. ...Read more

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What medications are used to relieve pain?

What medications are used to relieve pain?

Otc: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more

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What is the best anti diarheal medication?

What is the best anti diarheal medication?

Loperamide: Best depends upon the underlying cause. Best treatment for diarrhea due to cancer is to treat the cancer and best treatment for diarrhea caused by lactose intolerance is to stop the lactose, but in general loperamide is a good agent. ...Read more

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How do I know if my medication is too high?

How do I know if my medication is too high?

Dose??: If you mean is the dose too high we must narrow it down to what type of medication. All medications have side effects- many of which are associated with excessive dosing. Speak to your primary physician or pharmacist about the specific medication. ...Read more

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What medication should one use for clymydia?

What medication should one use for clymydia?

Doxycycline: doxycycline is the drug of choice to treat chlamydia, it should be prescribed by a licensed health care provider. The treatment is seven days. Azithromycin one dose may also be used to treat chlamydia infections ...Read more

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How can I tell my friends I'm on medication?

Your decision: It is your decision whether or not you wish to share this information. I think it is fine to be candid. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever used the medication nauzene?

Has anyone ever used the medication nauzene?

Nausea: Nauzene is used to treat nausea. It is a combination of dextrose; fructose; phosphoric acid. Though it is a rather safe drug, your need for a drug for nausea (i assume it is chronic) should be discussed with your physician. ...Read more

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Can any medication make someone to be darker?

Can any medication make someone to be darker?

No: Not every medication makes people darker. Drug-induced skin pigmentation is however often seen. Pigmentation may be induced by many drugs. The primary drugs implicated include antipsychotic drugs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), phenytoin, antimalarials, amiodarone, cytotoxic drugs, tetracyclines, and heavy metals. ...Read more

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What medications needed after the angeoplast?

That is a very: Patient specific question and will have to addressed by your cardiologist. It will depend on whether you had just angioplasty, or also a stent. If stent what type. And your other health issues. Talk to your doc. ...Read more

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What are some alternatives to pain medication?

What are some alternatives to pain medication?

What is Diagnosis?: When you have a clear diagnosis there are always options for rx. Physical therapy, modalities, otc meds and then rx meds may all be utilized along with complementary rx such as acupuncture, chiropractic and massage. For nerve injury/failed back surgery, treatments such as spinal cord stimulation enable enhanced quality of life and reduced or elimination of opioid medications. ...Read more

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What is the medications that cause happiness?

What is the medications that cause happiness?

I know of no: Medications that consistently make one feel happy. If depressed - antidepressants can help significantly. We each find our own, individual way to happiness. Finding what is meaningful to you is essential to a true sense of well being. Take care. ...Read more

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What are common medications on a paediatric unit?

What are common medications on a paediatric unit?

Fluids: My most common reason for admitting an infant/toddler/child is their need for fluids. Many of their issues could be handled by oral medications but many just shut down when they feel bad and quit taking fluids. The other is oxygen for those who give up eating &drinking to concentrae on getting oxygen. Once they can beathe nl & take fluids well, most can go home on oral meds. ...Read more

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Are there any medications to help with dysarthia?

Are there any medications to help with dysarthia?

No: Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder caused by neurologic damage resulting from many different medical conditions. It is treated by a speech language pathologists. There are no drugs to treat it although treating some of the illnesses such as parkinson's may give some improvement. ...Read more

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Is there any medication to increase the appetite?

Is there any medication to increase the appetite?

Only in the very ill: Appetite becomes normal as a previously healthy person overcomes an illness and recovers. Feeling well, being able to smell food aromas, having no nausea (nor other tummy symptoms), feeling happy, and socializing while eating, all lead to a better appetite. For those losing weight from cancer or aids, some take marijuana extracts or hormone supplements to maintain appetite and weight. ...Read more

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Can substitute medication cause me to feel unwell?

Can substitute medication cause me to feel unwell?

Not sure: If you mean generic substitution then the answer is probably no. If you mean a different class of drug has been substituted then the answer may be yes. Talk it over with your primary physician or pharmacist. ...Read more

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How do I organize my medications for my disability?

How do I organize my medications for my disability?

Meds: I am not sure what you mean to organize your meds for disability, but if you need to arrange them in a way that you would be able to access them in a right order, use a pillbox. If you are applying for disability and need to fill out the list of meds you are taking, you just copy the name of each medication, its strength and directions for use. ...Read more