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Hemofil M Medication
What are your: Concerns. .. and what is the medication? ...Read more
Not necessarily: Fm remains a complex disease for which conservative therapies such as cymbalta, Lyrica (pregabalin) or Gabapentin are often not significantly effective or at least not effective enough. For those individuals, pain medications can be added and often provide much needed relief. ...Read more
Psychosis & Relapse: Often times, medications need adjustments, even as an outpatient so the patient can get back on track. Smoking and tobacco use may reduce the levels in one's system of certain medications. A patient may have been stabilized on an anti- psychotic medication in the hospital and then after discharge and when the smoking starts back, the levels fall and the person may become more psychotic. ...Read more
Yes: Some relatively unusual medicines for heart rhythm problems (amiodarone), some medicines for diabetes (pramlintide or symlin) should not be used with alavert unless you have discussed it with your doctor. Also talk to your doctor before using other antihistamines (like claritin, (loratadine) benedryl, atarax, zyrtec or the like) or drinking alcohol. Foods are not really a problem. ...Read more
Not sleeping: The most common cause of fatigue in a healthy young person is sleep deprivation. Look at your calendar and figure out how many hours you are getting. You should have at least eight hours per night if not more. Other causes of fatigue include depression and hypothyroidisim. ...Read more
Drug reaction: Stop the medication and call your doctor. ...Read more
Blindness?: If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma & your Eye MD has recommended treatment to preserve visual function, your eyesight will gradually diminish if you are not adherent to the recommendations. Up to 30-40% of patients don't properly use their eye medications & consequently their glaucoma progresses. Vision is a precious special sense & unfortunately often taken for granted. Why not protect it! ...Read more
Premature ejaculate?: I assume you mean that you ejaculate too quickly and would like to extend the time you spend in intercourse. You could try masturbating before sex with your partner, wearing a condom, or there are several otc products that contain a local anesthetic in cream to numb the penis so that you do not ejaculate quite as rapidly. As a last resort there is a medication called depoxitine. ...Read more
Depends: Smoking pot is generally bad for the lungs - all smoke, regardless of the source, is bad for lungs. Mj has the same particulates and carcinogens as tobacco, just without nicotine or a filter, and is used less often. You could consider eating or drinking it if the medication is for your lungs. Other medicines also are affected by pot because pot revs up some of your liver's enzymes. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
Hallucinations!: What medication? . What type of hallucinations? . Please consult your prescribing doctor first. ...Read more
Meditation?: In mindfulness meditation we're guided to expect that difficulty and to merely gently, non-judgementally bring attention back to the breath. It can happen more or less often during a sitting. The task is to return as soon as you notice you've strayed. You may get better at it with time, but it will always be the task. It is that ability we seek - not to concentrate on the breath. Think about it. ...Read more
Not for TG's: We treat triglycerides with medication when they are greater than 500 mg/dl to reduce the risk of pancreatitis. If elevated >150 but less than 500, the concern is whether or not they represent risk for heart disease. This is best assessed by looking at first the LDL cholesterol, then the non-hdl cholesterol and finally either apob or LDL particle concentration. See a doc for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
None available: Growth centers in long bones determine how tall you can grow. Most growth centers will close at 16-18 in males. If your growth centers are open, a balanced diet/rest ; healthy physical activity will support good growth and gh injections would only get you to your expected genetic height faster, not add extra. No pills will help. If your mom is >10cm shorter than dad, you may have finished growth. ...Read more
No, see Allergist: If you have a history of an immediate reaction to one of the inactive ingredients in a medication then I would avoid, taking an equally efficacious alternative that lacks this specific ingredient. If there are no alternative medications, and you absolutely require it, see an allergist in order to determine your risk for ingesting this product in the future. ...Read more
Homework...: Best to check the American Red Cross website with deferral information (lists conditions & medications) and see if answer there. If not, there is a phone# on the page you can call & ask specific questions: http://www. Redcrossblood. Org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements ...Read more
I'm having a difficult time finding a migraine medication that works well for me. Any suggestions?
See your doctor: If you have tried all over the counterpain medications, you might consider a magnesium supplement, then see your doctor. You might need a daily medication like topamax (topiramate) or Propranolol to keep the headaches away. You can also find out if your headaches are coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. ...Read more
I'm in long term medication for my asthma, if I ran out of those medicine can u guys prescribed.?
Not this site: This is the public HT site for general medical information, not diagnosis, treatment or personal consultation. The concierge site, HT prime has some of these features. I wouldn't plan on prescription refills when/if you are not located in the US in a state where the doc is licensed to prescribe. ...Read more
I'm just wondering, if you're under medication, are you really not allowed to drink alcoholic drinks?
I think I may be pregnant but I'm wondering if the symptoms could be because of the medications I am on?
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Is there anything I can do to get pregnant, I'm having a very hard time. Is there any medication I can take?
It Depends: A lot more info is needed. First, what do you consider a long time? That might sound silly but people often have very different views on major details like this. Are your periods regular, what are they like? Do you have any other med probs or symptoms, what about family history. Also 1/2 THE TIME partner issues are at least involved! I would highly suggest a consult to discuss the details. ...Read more