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Just took lonart ds a malaria drug I woke up at night feeling very cold and having body and waist pain what's the remedy for this?
What's your problem?: I am not sure what is to be treated. Do you have malaria that you took lonart? If you do, then your symptoms may very well be within the malaria symptom range and having taken one dose of lonart may not be enough to treat those. Keep on taking for as long as the doc prescribed and hopefully this is the right drug to work on malaria if that's what you're having. ...Read more
I was just diagnosed with ca-mrsa and I'm scared since it is often resistant to drugs. I just started bactrim ds tonight. What are the chances of it not responding to any drug? How can you know if it's caught early enough? Thank you!
Partially resistant: Ca MRSA is not particularly worse than having regular staph infection. It is not related to the flesh eating bacteria scare. The choice of antibiotics is limited, but generally the infection is sensitive to at least a few of the mainstream antibiotics of which Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is one. If your doctor thought you were at great risk you would not be at home. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with UTI months ago, took the medicine Fluconzole 150mg, ciprofloxacin 250mg & SMZ/TMP DS 800-160 nothing worked what could this be?
? UTI: You may have a resistant organism, you may have become re- infected after being cured, or you may have something completely different. It is probably time to see a more advanced practitioner who can review your care. A urologist might be considered. ...Read more
How do you get a urine infection? Could a partner give it to you? I have to take a drug called sulfamethoxazole tmp ds twice a day. Iam scared to take it because of the side effects.
Urinary tract infections are very common in women due to their short urethra. It is most common when they are sexually active, or delay urination (such as with teachers) when they shouldn't have. Remember always urinate after sex first, then cuddle.
The drug you mention is a sulfa antibiotic which is commonly used for treatment of uti's. It is very safe and very effective. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I am an african and aa blood type. I have just treated malaria with my usual lonart ds drug three days ago and suprisingly the aches and pain symptoms still persist. My body also itch in a manner akin to the days of chloroquine drugs. What could be wrong?
I am 37 recently diagnosed with sle without active symptoms. Ana and ati dna ds positive. Went to two medicine doctor. One prescribed only calcium d3 tab?
Lupus has a variable manifestations and treatment needs to tailored to the patient. Your doctor knows more about your health and it would be prudent to follow her/his advice. You may visit this site for information on this topic: https://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/lupus/symptoms-causes/syc-20365789
Avoid sun exposure.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
What are the side effects of taking sulfa-based drugs like bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds during pregnancy?
Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both such that fetal risks clearly outweigh maternal benefit. Check out http://www. Empr. Com/drugs-contraindicated-in-pregnancy/article/125914/ for more info, including partial list. ...Read more
Laughter, of course: Sorry for the glib answer. Since there are thousands of medicines for thousands of conditions, could you be more specific in your question. Overall, I think antibiotics are one of the most amazing inventions in the history of mankind. ...Read more
Many of them: This is not an easy answer since there are many drugs categorized as unsafe. The american porphyria foundation has good resources on drug safety: http://www. Porphyriafoundation. Com/testing-and-treatment/drug-safety-in-acute-porphyria. Just because a drug may be listed as unsafe doesn't mean it's unsafe for everyone. However, it's important to use caution with any drug that is potentially unsafe. ...Read more
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See below: I need a better description of the pain. The casue of the pain needs elucidation and then there a a variety of pain pills starting with Aspirin and working up to narcotics what you need dpends on the type of pain and the severity of the pain. ...Read more