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Genora 1 35 Medication
Genora allergy: Genora ( ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone) is an oral contraceptive medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-53383/genora-1-50-oral/details/list-sideeffects ...Read more
~500: It is now generally accepted that HIV medication should be started when a persons cd4 cell count (your "t cells", the part of your immune system that helps destroy harmful pathogens and prevent opportunistic disease) is around 500. This does vary....I personally start people even at the 700-800 levels. Medications are very effective now a days and much less toxic than they were in the past. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plan B can interact: with acitretin, adapalene, heparin, lamotrigine, warfarin, carbamazepine, cholestyramine, barbiturates, ampicillin, cotrimoxazole, tetracycline, clarithromycin, isotretinoin, phenytoin, primidone, St. John's wort, cyclosporine, tretinoin, dexamethasone, oxcarbazepine, rifampin, topiramate, voriconazole, Griseofulvin, mifepristone, apixaban, dalteparin, enoxaparin, tinzaparin, mycophenolate, > ...Read more
Polytrim (polymyxin b and trimethoprim): Is an antibiotic for superficial eye infections. Being composed of Polymyxin B sulfate & trimethoprim sulfate, it should be used with caution in those with sulfa allergies. If using this medication, do not take vitamin b complex or folate (folic acid) supplements, as they will counter the activity of the trimethoprim. If eye condition worsens, see doc. ...Read more
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Lots of tricks: Take 1 200mg advil (ibuprofen)/motrin?Ibuprofen every 4 hrs w big glass of liquid or full meal. Rinse 4x/day w 1tsp salt in 8oz warm water--swish & spit out. Makes advil (ibuprofen) more effective. Cover "stickers" w orthodontic wax. With q-tip dab orabase-b onto sore spots. Keep mouth immaculately clean. Eat soft high-protein diet. Soreness should start to ease off in just a few days. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Yes: Asthma is an inflammatory airway disease that occasionally causes reversible obstruction of the airway. Immediate relief is necessary for reversal of obstruction but anti-inflammatory agents are used to control inflammation of the airway. Key to control of asthma is control of inflammation to prevent airway remodeling hence need for chronic polypharmacy / immnuotherapy. ...Read more
HIV infection: In the US and developed countries the mortality rate among HIV infected children in the era of highly effective combination ART is 0.5-0.9 per 100 children per year this treatment prolonged the life in a resource limite dsetting the mortality is 4.5,6.9,7.7 percent at 1yr,2yr,3yr combination anti retroviral therepy is associated with a good response if started early enough ...Read more
How come some people take more than one type of antihypertensive medication? Isn't that dangerous?
No: Each anti-hypertensive medication, regardless of class, lowers BP by 10-15 points on average. If BP is high, multiple drugs, judiciously chosen, working by different mechanisms are routinely administered to reach target BP. ...Read more
I accidentally just took two 40mg famotidine pills, confused one for my other medication. Am I in danger?
If you were a mouse: If you were a mouse then, by taking that extra pill of famotidine you may've severely blocked ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine but in the human condition.....you're good to go....unless you weigh as much as a mouse. If you'd like to talk about it at all you may look me up at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more
Are all the ppi medications the same I have tryed 3 now still can't control the reflux is it worth trying another one?
Try Gaviscon: Try Gaviscon liquid antacid at bedtime. This antacid helps by creating a foam of antacid inside your stomach, helps relieve heartburn symptoms. Also, very helpful if you are having morning symptoms to raise the head of your bed by 2-3 inches (insert under the feet of the bed frame). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would I need a nebulizer to deliver medications if I have RAD? Why would one need a nebulizer? Is it better than MDI's?
Is he medication (one time dosage) and shot supposed to clear my yest infection as well. ? The medicine was for clamydia
I have been taking 150 mg of Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL for one month. What would be the safe way to discontinue this medication?
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
How can it be that one class of hypertensive medication can lower hbp and another class medication (at equivalent dosage) does not?
Different mechanisms: Different medications will work via different mechanisms to lower your blood pressure. Your body may respond better to one mechanism than another. Diuretics and vasodilators are two examples. Your physician will prescribe what s/he feels is best for your situation. ...Read more