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I need help I am battling depression and it is getting worse. Whats a good medication? I have been dealing with this for about two years now. Depression runs in my family and watching my mother and father both battle with it , i never wanted it to happen

I need help I am battling depression and it is getting worse. Whats a good medication? I have been dealing with this for about two years now. Depression runs in my family and watching my mother and father both battle with it , i never wanted it to happen

Depends: Depression can have different causes, including hypothyroidism. Methylation problems can also contribute, such as an MTHFR mutation. Test to find out what the cause is. Get genetic testing through 23andme if you have not already done do.
If you have MTHFR, I have information on what to do here:
Http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2013/10/mthfr.html ...Read more

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What to do for 2 & 8months old having cough and colds for two days? Any medications for the illnesses?

What to do for 2 & 8months old having cough and colds for two days? Any medications for the illnesses?

Symptomatic relief : Colds and coughstemp in 2 and 8 month olds should only be treated with saline nose drops, humidifier and tylenol (acetaminophen) if there is fever. Otc meds are neither safe nor helpful in this age group. However, if the 2 month old has any fever of 101 or has poor feeding , labored breathing or change in color, he should be seen. As for the 8 month old, we see anyone with temp over 102 for more than 24 hours. ...Read more

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Epiduo has two medications in it. Is there any advantage or disadvantage to using Epiduo, compared to buying the two separate medications to use?

Epiduo has two medications in it. Is there any advantage or disadvantage to using Epiduo, compared to buying the two separate medications to use?

Effort, doses, price: epiduo is ready to use but copay can be high, using adapalene and benzoyl peroxide separately will require some effort, not sure if you can achieve the same recipe or make it worth the effort, talk to your doc about other options, I am available for second opinion if needed ...Read more

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I am on two different BP medications. Should I take them together or separately?

I am on two different BP medications. Should I take them together or separately?

Depends: On many factors. Depending on the specific drugs and the level of your blood pressure as well as the specific response to the drugs. This should be discussed with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What is a good medication for gad?

What is a good medication for gad?

SSRIs: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most commonly prescribed medications for generalized anxiety disorder. These include fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline, and citalopram (among others).
They are more or less equal in terms of likelihood of therapeutic response.
Ideally, they should be started at low doses since they can sometimes worsen anxiety if the starting dose is high. ...Read more

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What medication is good for the gout?

What medication is good for the gout?

Colchicine: For acute attacks of gout, best treatment is colchicine. Nsaids such as Indocin (indomethacin) can also help. Allopurinol is a medication used to treat chronic gout. It should not be started when there is an active flare as it can worsen the flare. ...Read more

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Is there any medication good for easing the pain of osteoporosis?

Is there any medication good for easing the pain of osteoporosis?

Shouldn't cause pain: Osteoporosis itself should not cause pain. However if you develop a compression fracture from osteoporosis for example it could be very painful. Otherwise you probably are suffering from arthritic type pain. Highly recommend anti-inflammatory medications to start off with. ...Read more

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What medications are good for hypersomnia?

What medications are good for hypersomnia?

Stimulants: Primary or idiopathic hypersomnia is treated with stimulants such as the ones used for the treatment of ADD
as well as other meds like Nuvigil , ...Read more

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What medications are good for kelptomania?

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What medications are good for kelptomania?

Kleptomania: Several, depending on severity of urges & extent of obsessive thoughts. Some include anafranil, luvox, (fluvoxamine) clonidine. ...Read more

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What medications are good for hypersomnia?

What medications are good for hypersomnia?

Many: Any of the psychostimulants: Adderall, Methylphenadate, Dexedrene, Vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) Stratttera or Nuvigil or Provigil. ...Read more

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What is the good and bad of medication called "Rapaflo 8mg"?

What is the good and bad of medication called "Rapaflo 8mg"?

Rapaflo: It is a medication used commonly in prostatic hypertrophy to treat urinary symptoms including nocturia and frequency . Side effects are minimal. Good Luck ...Read more

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What are the medications that people with type two diabetics should take?

What are the medications that people with type two diabetics should take?

Not Simple: That is not a simple question as it depends on many factors to include your body weight, your diet or ability to control your diet, and what your blood sugar runs. The most common starter medicines are a drug called metformin and the sulfonureas. It is a must to see a doctor for a treatment plan individualized for you. ...Read more

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I have intching below testicle sack:since two month. Plz suggest me medication.

I have intching below testicle sack:since two month. Plz suggest me medication.

Wrong Question!: A better question is what is causing it! knowing the cause will lead to correcting the problem & there are many possible causes from hygiene/grooming (shaving, soap or laundry detergent allergy), sexual behavior (could be an std), to activity (increased sport causing rubbing) etc. You may need to see your md or dermatologist to determine the cause and then get a solution. ...Read more

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Started having 9 days period and is two weeks interval. Am not on any medication, please what's happening?

Started having 9 days period and is two weeks interval. Am not on any medication, please what's happening?

NOT normal: This is highly abnormal and needs to be investigated by a qualified specialist. There are many, many possible reasons for this, and an excellent doctor needs to find out why this is happening in order to best treat you. If you can't find a superb specialist near you, you're certainly welcome to come here.
Dr. Roseff in fl. ...Read more

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Hypertension: what do you think (in order) are the top two reasons why people may not regularly take their medications?

Hypertension: what do you think (in order) are the top two reasons why people may not regularly take their medications?

Why not take BP meds: 62 asks: What are top 2 reasons people don't take their meds for HTN.
1. They don't fell ill so why take BP meds?
2. They don't believe they really have an increased BP.
One way to help with this is to show the patient data as to why HTN is bad 4 U. Then show data showing that lowering BP makes one live longer and healthier. Ask them to try to buy life insurance at regular rate with their BP. ...Read more

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Allergies, i get shots and i'm on two medications and never get allergies. What could be wrong with me? Is that normal?

Allergies, i get shots and i'm on two medications and never get allergies. What could be wrong with me? Is that normal?

Question unclear: You say you never get allergies, but you are on shots and 2 medications. What shots? Are they allergen desensitization (allergy shots)?
Could it be that your symptoms disappeared because of your treatment? Your question is not quite clear. ...Read more

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What oral medication can I take to go lighter. I am covered by vitiligo, two-thirds of my body. Want the patches not to look prominent. I am dark?

What oral medication can I take to go lighter. I am covered by vitiligo, two-thirds of my body. Want the patches not to look prominent. I am dark?

Vitiligo: There are no oral medications to bleach your skin. There are topical agents which can do this, but you would need to have a full and detailed conversation with a dermatologist about it as there are risks. A much safer alternative would be to dry using a blending agent for people with vitiligo called dermblend. If you have not seen a dermatologist for your condition, i suggest you do so. ...Read more

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What does it mean that my anti ds DNA was 291 two months ago .. now I repeated the test it's 90 ? NB: ive been not taking any medications since then

What does it mean that my anti ds DNA was 291 two months ago .. now I repeated the test it's 90 ? NB: ive been not taking any medications since then

Fluctuations: Anti ds-DNA real significance is simply whether it's detectable. Levels fluctuate both with your health and perhaps even with variables in the lab. I would draw no conclusions about the activity of your disease from the changing values. ...Read more

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Is there a good medication for bunions?

Is there a good medication for bunions?

Antiinflammatories : Antiinflammatories and ice can help along with good, comfortable shoes. These treatments only treat the symptoms. Surgical correction is necessary to address the structural deformity. Discuss with your foot surgeon to see what options are best for your particular situation. Dr l. ...Read more

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Which medications are good for depression?

Which medications are good for depression?

Antidepressants: As with most general medical illnesses, there are categories of medications that tend to be specific for a specific range of illnesses. For bacterial infections, antibiotics generally are first line treatments. For clinical depressions, antidepressant medications have consistently been shown to be the most effective class of medications. See you family physician or psychiatrist to discuss best. ...Read more

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What medication would be good for headaches not migraines?

What medication would be good for headaches not migraines?

See your doctor: Bad headache always represents a particular diagnostic challenge. See your doctor or a headache specialist for evaluation, diagnosis and proper treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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What cauases water balloons/cysts  in oavaries? Is there any good medication for this?

What cauases water balloons/cysts  in oavaries? Is there any good medication for this?

Follicular growth: Follicular growth is the most common cause of ovarian cysts. The oral contraceptive pill can suppress many small ovarian cysts with continual use. ...Read more

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It is good to masterbate during TB medication?

It is good to masterbate during TB medication?

It is up to you..: If you are physically and mentally well to have the desire for self-pleasure, why not. This should not affect you taking TB medications. If you are too ill from the TB and/or the medications and not feeling up to it, then hold off until you feel like doing so. No right or wrong here. Make sure you follow doc's advice on taking your TB meds and keep follow-up. Good luck. ...Read more