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How effective is Gemifloxacin 320mg for treating bladder wall thickening and UTI?

How effective is Gemifloxacin 320mg for treating bladder wall thickening and UTI?

Will treat UTI: Gemifloxacin will treat an active urinary infection but will have no direct effect upon bladder wall thickening. Bladder wall thickening needs a followup with a urologist to do serial ultrasounds and/or a cystoscopy (scope into the bladder examination) especially if smoking or other risk factors for bladder tumors exist. ...Read more

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Ear infectn for 4 months. Repeatative suctions done. Reoccurence. Been taking gemifloxacin, not anymore. Feel very mild confusion is it because of ear?

Ear infectn for 4 months. Repeatative suctions done. Reoccurence. Been taking gemifloxacin, not anymore. Feel very mild confusion is it because of ear?

Ear infection: Ear suctioning is not an evidenced based treatment for ear infections. Gemifloxacillin can cause dizziness, headaches, and toxic psychosis. Most ear infections are viral. No need for antibiotics. ...Read more

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I've tried the most advanced antibiotics like avalox (moxifloxacin) & factive, (gemifloxacin) but all ended with no improvement, any other suggestions?

I've tried the most advanced antibiotics like avalox (moxifloxacin) & factive, (gemifloxacin) but all ended with no improvement, any other suggestions?

Let your doctor know: If you have already let your doctor know, then perhaps you should see someone else if your doctor is not confident an answer can be found there. Sometimes a fresh set of eyes can lead to other avenues. ...Read more

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Can anti biotics such as gemifloxacin cause loss of sexual desire and other sexual problems? If yes, do the probs are for long period or short time?

Can anti biotics such as gemifloxacin cause loss of sexual desire and other sexual problems? If yes, do the probs are for long period or short time?

Optimal health: Any time our health is less than optimal - our available energy decreases. In doing it's work an antibiotic also demands energy from the body. So, your being ill and being treated for it adds up to lower energy and libido is a reflection of sexual energy. The good thing is you'll be less likely to pass the bacteria on to others. Get well soon! ...Read more

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Urologist prescribed Gemifloxacin 320mg and Nortiptyline 25mg for 14 days for bladder wall thickening, prostate burning and ejaculation problems.

Urologist prescribed Gemifloxacin 320mg and Nortiptyline 25mg for 14 days for bladder wall thickening, prostate burning and ejaculation problems.

What's the question?: You say what was prescribed and why, but you did not ask a question. Please ask again and tell us what you want to know about this. There is a 150 character limit, so keep it brief, but as complete as possible. ...Read more

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My urine speed is slow and urinating very little urine. I am using Gemifloxacin 320mg and Nortriptyline 25mg? Reason? Should I continue the medicine?

My urine speed is slow and urinating very little urine. I am using Gemifloxacin 320mg and Nortriptyline 25mg? Reason? Should I continue the medicine?

See remark: Please consult with the urologist that performed the varicocele repair, at @ your age you should have no problem with urination.and inability to empty bladder.
You received antibiotic, did you have infection? Flomax
is given to men in their 50's
Any psychological issues equiring Nortriptyline?
Please see a good urologist or visit a medical ctr. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Yes: When you develop a rash after starting an antibiotic then that means that you need to stop it and that you are allergic. Remember to tell any doctor that you see about the allergy so that they do not prescribe it or similar drugs. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed me gemifloxacin for my penile dicharge. He saidits for both chlamydia and prostate. Will it cure my discharge problem in 7days?

My doctor prescribed me gemifloxacin for my penile dicharge. He saidits for both chlamydia and prostate. Will it cure my discharge problem in 7days?

Depends: Gemifloxacin, or fluoroquinolone derivative antibiotics it's effective treating gonorrhea, however, not necessarily effective treating chlamydia or Trichomonas. Depending on the type of sexually-transmitted disease (s) that you have, you may require additional antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medication is equivalent to covance d?

What medication is equivalent to covance d?

Yes: Covance d is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorthiazide- a diuretic). There are a number of such combinations for the treatment of hypertension. If this is a question of your co-pay, ask your physician about generic alternatives. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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What medication need to be taken for acidity?

What medication need to be taken for acidity?

Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more

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Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Condition?: There are some conditions that medical marijuana is helpful for. However there can be significant problems related to cannabis use. Thus, would only consider this when prescribed or directed by a physician who is knowledgable in this area. Take care. ...Read more

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I have rhititis. What medication shoud I take?

I have rhititis. What medication shoud I take?

Antihistamine: You can try an over the counter antihistamine to begin with. Would use one that is non drowsy. ...Read more

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The best medication for intertitial cysititis?

The best medication for intertitial cysititis?

Elimiron: Elmiron (pentosan) is a medication that is fda approved for ic (interstitial cystitis). The main way it works is not truly known, but it may help with coating the lining of the bladder. In ic, inflammation may be the main cause of pain. Have you seen a doctor in regards to this? Hopefully, you can get the proper testing and see if this med would work well for you. ...Read more

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What medications are best for managing my pain?

Depends - pain type: This depends on the diagnosis or type of pain you are experiencing. Consult with your physician or pain specialist to determine the right regimen. ...Read more

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Should I feel a particular way on add medication?

Should I feel a particular way on add medication?

Some people do: ADD medications, stimulants in particular may change the way you feel. Some feel calmer or less restless or agitated. Some feel more focused. Some feel increased restlessness. But in short, yes, stimulants can make you feel differently than prior to taking them. ...Read more

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Am I taking too much medication? What should I do?

Am I taking too much medication? What should I do?

Not enough info.: Recommend you go over your medication regimen (to include supplements, vitamins, herbs, prescription medications, over the counter medications, caffeine and alcohol use) with your physician. ...Read more

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