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What is the difference between an ir and XR medication?

What is the difference between an ir and XR medication?

Time.: Ir usually means immediate release, and xr means extended release-of the medication, of course! ...Read more

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Is there a difference between tapering from anti- psychotic medication that is IR and XR? If so how does one taper off of an XR tablet to minimize sfx

Is there a difference between tapering from anti- psychotic medication that is IR and XR? If so how does one taper off of an XR tablet to minimize sfx

Yes XR is easier: Immediate release (IR) medications go into the bloodstream so there is more chance of side effects when you stop them. Extended release (XR) medications are released more slowly over time which means they will also leave your body more slowly which decreases the chance of side effects. However, you can not break an XR pill so to taper off you will a small number of decreasing dose pills. ...Read more

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I didn't respond to and tolerate Methylphenidate IR 10mg well for ADHD-PI. What's the second most preferred medication?

I didn't respond to and tolerate Methylphenidate IR 10mg well for ADHD-PI. What's the second most preferred medication?

Can't tell/prescribe: This requires assessment by your psychiatrist/doctor, depends on many factors, symptoms, correct diagnosis, other medications you are currently on or previously tried, dosages given, so please refer to your doctor/psychiatrist, good luck ...Read more

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I take 10mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ir 3x a day but notice really bad crahses. What would be a better alternative medication setup?

I take 10mg Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ir 3x a day but notice really bad crahses. What would be a better alternative medication setup?

A gentler medication: Short acting stimulants start and stop suddenly like so many roller coaster rides, leaving you drained. A long acting, once-daily agent (adderall xr, vyvanse, concerta, Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) xr) gives continuous coverage with gentler ons and offs. They do not "drain" you as the short-acting agents do. At the right dose for you, their levels drift gently down to enable a calm onset of sleep in the evening. ...Read more

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Which ssri meds or meds for OCD and anxiety problems are the safest to take with stimulant ADHD medications like ritalin (methylphenidate) ir ?

Which ssri meds or meds for OCD and anxiety problems are the safest to take with stimulant ADHD medications like ritalin (methylphenidate) ir ?

CAUTION: Ocd meds are antidepressants. Antidepressants by default are activating/stimulating meds. They will be an add on with stimulant use to cause you overstimulated agitated, restless, a. Also stimulants can stimulate propagate ocd.. Younxious, insomniac etc. You need to discuss this further with your md. ...Read more

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What is harbal medication?

Herbal meds: "herbal meds" are a catch all label to describe meds not approved or regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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Medication for osteoperosis?

Treatment: If you are asking if there are treatments- yes. Otherwise, not sure what you are asking... ...Read more

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What kind of medication i need?

For what?: I am sorry, but we need to know what you need to take medication for. Please tell us, briefly,what is wrong. Ask again. ...Read more

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What is the medication teflaro?

What is  the medication teflaro?

IV Antibiotic: It's an IV antibiotic in the cephalosporin class. It is used most commonly for MRSA and skin infections. It is pretty new. ...Read more

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Are expired medications efgective?

Are expired medications efgective?

Not effective: Medications start losing effectiveness once they expire. It is just like food which starys to degrade or spoil after the expiration date. It is a good idea only to take meds before the expiration date. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is there any medication for hyphae?

Is there any medication for hyphae?

Hyphae: Hyphae refer to the branching thread-like forms of various fungi. Various medications are used for fungal medications. Which one depends on what fungus and where the infection is. ...Read more

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What is the medication lupetude for?

What is the medication lupetude for?

Latuda (lurasidone)?: I'm not sure, but might you have mis-spelled something and actually mean latuda (lurasidone)? This is an atypical antipsychotic medication, often used in bipolar i disorder (especially bipolar depression) and schizophrenia with hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder. ...Read more

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How the medication suppose to be used?

Like others: Have mentioned, you need to be more specific about which medication(s) you are referring too. ...Read more

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Is there any medication for freckles ?

Is there any medication for freckles ?

Sunscreen: If you tend to develop freckles, you'll discover they're less prominent if you use sunscreen, which is something that everybody should do anyway. There's no pill for this. If you talk with your genuine friends / people you might date, most will tell you that your freckles are just one of many things that they like about you. Why not embrace your genetic heritage? Photo Lady looks great. Best wishe ...Read more

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Why don't we have cervilan medication?

Why don't we have cervilan medication?

Cervilane?: This drug is available in a number of countries. It is an ergot derivative used as a vasodilator. For a drug to be sold in the us it must pass rigorous fda testing and retesting phases before it can come to market. This can add up to millions an d millions of dollars which the manufacturer may not want to invest depending on how big a market the us represents. It is often a matter of economics. ...Read more