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Doctor insights on: Healthy Foods To Eat While Going Through Prescription Drug Withdrawal

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Benign Enlarged supraclavicular node.thinking of having it removed.I'm 57 and in good health.not using any prescription drug.what complications ?

Benign Enlarged supraclavicular node.thinking of having it removed.I'm 57 and in good health.not using any prescription drug.what complications ?

Not usually any: I am surmising you think the node is benign is that it is soft, movable and not stuck to anything. The only way to know for sure, is to take it out and exam it under a microscope. The procedure can be done under general or local anesthesia but the surgeon will explain those options and potential complications. It can be done as an outpatient procedure and is fairly straight forward. ...Read more

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I am going through Alcoho withdrawal and need clorasepate or Librium to handle it . I previously had a prescription for clorasepate and it helped?

I am going through Alcoho withdrawal and need clorasepate or Librium to handle it . I previously had a prescription for clorasepate and it helped?

This: Forum does not allow for treatment and is public forum. If alcoholic discuss with your doctor about addition treatment that includes psychosocial support and Naltrexone particularly the once a month Vivitriol . It works great. Good luck ...Read more

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Please advise if it's ok to take prescription medication if your sick while going through post acute withdrawal ( paws )?

Need more: Information as to what prescription medication and what paws you are going through. Better if you can ask the prescriber who may have your full medical history ...Read more

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I will not have my Adderall(20mg IR) or Vyvanse(60mg XR) prescriptions for 5 days. Please help me get through withdrawal. I am scared. ?

I will not have my Adderall(20mg IR) or Vyvanse(60mg XR) prescriptions for 5 days. Please help me get through withdrawal. I am scared. ?

You will be ok: As long as you do not have to do a lot of tedious work that requires concentration you should be OK. It is a holiday weekend so hopefully you are off and can just rest. ...Read more

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Medicare prescription drug coverage going away?

Medicare prescription drug coverage going away?

Not currently: The goal of the right wing is to completly eliminate all entitlements: medicare, social security, all forms of welfare and use the money saved to pay for cuts in the taxes of the wealthy. This includes the drug coverage. As long as a significant percentage of the population believes in this and votes like minded people in office, then that is the future. Is this your goal? ...Read more

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What's the best prescription drug for low motivation? If you give me 1 million dollars to do anything i want i don't feel like doing anything. :(

What's the best prescription drug for low motivation? If you give me 1 million dollars to do anything i want i don't feel like doing anything. :(

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What would the symptoms be upon the abrupt cessation of prescription drug didrex?

What would the symptoms be upon  the abrupt cessation of prescription drug didrex?

Sudden withdrawal: Not advised, especially if u have been on med some time. Nausea, vomiting, rapid heart beat, elevated bp, tremor, restlessness, sweating, headache, dizziness. Discuss w/ prescribing doc how to taper off med safely. ...Read more

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Non-medicare prescription drug coverage?

Non-medicare prescription drug coverage?

Non medicare rx plan: If you are on medicare there is no drug plan you can buy exept medicare part d.And if you are not on medicare only drug coverage available is if you have a medical insurance plan.No company sells just drug plan insurance. ...Read more

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Non-medicare prescription drug coverage better?

Medicare: Plans are complicated & depend on your state. Best info. Is at www.Usmedicare.Com. ...Read more

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Is "Provigil" an FDA approved prescription drug?

Is "Provigil" an FDA approved prescription drug?

Yes: Provigil is an FDA prescription drug used mostly for narcolepsy or excessive daytime sleepiness from other causes. http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index.cfm?fuseaction=Search.DrugDetails ...Read more

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What are the prescription drug monitoring programs in place now?

Varies: This all depends on the state and sometimes even the locality. There is no federal prescription drug monitoring program. ...Read more

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What are the worst aspects of medicare prescription drug coverage?

Worst of medicareRX: There are many bad aspect of rx plans 1 these plans are run by for profit insurance companies and they cover the cheapest generic drugs and change formularies every year based on the cost to maximise their profits 2there are so many plans and it is difficult to decide which to join 3you pay monthly premiums 4there is copayment or dedudctible 5 the worst is there is a coverage gap (donut hole). ...Read more

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Question about medicare prescription drug coverage? What age if disabled?

Medicare D: If you qualify for medicare , even if via disability before 65, you can pay for medicare d, the drug plan though medicare. Depending on the program, monthly premiums vary. There is a maximum allowance per year, after which you will pay 100% of the cost of meds(the donut hole), until you come out to the catastrophic level. There is a rebate through obam care to try to close that hole. ...Read more

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How long should I have to wait before the glucose-lowering prescription drug starts to take effect?

How long should I have to wait before the glucose-lowering prescription drug starts to take effect?

Depends on drug: But generally speaking, you should expect some changes in your bs profile within a week of starting. Some medications such as sulfonyurea tend to work faster. ...Read more

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How long should I have to wait before the glucose-lowering prescription drug starts to take effect?

How long should I have to wait before the glucose-lowering prescription drug starts to take effect?

Depends on drug: Insulin works right away. With other drugs, the earliest approx time before you may expect to see a lowering of glucose is: sulfonylureas (eg glyburide); 2 days; metformin: 3-7 days; sitagliptin: 2 weeks; exenatide: 1-2 weeks; pioglitazone: 3-4 weeks. Note: these approx times assume you are checking your glu daily and you may notice a trend. It takes 2 months to see any difference in a1c. ...Read more

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Does medicare prescription drug coverage have the limitation that none if living outside the country?

Medicare rx out ofUS: Yes medicare programme all plansa, b, and prescription drug programme do not cover when you are out of us. ...Read more

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Our medicare prescription drug coverage in michigan has the limitation that our living outside the country?

Our medicare prescription drug coverage in michigan has the limitation that our living outside the country?

Medicare rx out ofUS: Yes medicare programme all plansa, b, and prescription drug programme do not cover when you are out of us. ...Read more

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Is drixoral a prescription drug, or is it sold over the counter? Is there a non-prescription drug which will have the same results as drixoral?

Is drixoral a prescription drug, or  is it sold over the counter?  Is there a non-prescription drug which will have the same results as drixoral?

It is OTC: It is a combination of two medicines..Pseudoephedrine (decongestant) and dexbropheniramine (antihistamine), common ingredients in many of the otc cold/allergies medications. If you read the labels, you will find that many otc have similar combo decong/antihis for cold/allergies...So, try some to see if it will help. If not, consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read more

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I get a lot of migraines monthly, what are the best non-prescription drug remedies as i react negatively to medications with all their side effects?

I get a lot of migraines monthly, what are the best non-prescription drug remedies as i react negatively to medications with all their side effects?

Tried massage?: If you cannot take medications - even tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen, give serious consideration to therapeutic massage. Your doctor may be willing to write a prescription for massage therapy. I tell my own patients that the only risk I am aware of is the risk of addiction! good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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How can I protect my teen from my prescription drug abuse?

How can I protect my teen from my prescription drug abuse?

Lock your meds: You need to keep your medications locked in a safe out of general view. ...Read more