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How can I tell my friends I'm on medication?

Your decision: It is your decision whether or not you wish to share this information. I think it is fine to be candid. ...Read more

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Hi I'm currently on medication for my Bp and my bp today is 95/66. is that normal?

Hi I'm currently on medication for my Bp and my bp today is 95/66. is that normal?

Contact your doctor: If you are feeling weak and dizzy upon standing up it could indeed be low. Contact your doctor for a dosing adjustment or perhaps investigating other potential causes. Also discuss the specific blood pressure targets with your doc. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have fibromyalgia are pain medications bad?

I'm just wondering, if you have fibromyalgia are pain medications bad?

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

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Could I have a psychotic relapse even though I'm taking my medications?

Could I have a psychotic relapse even though I'm taking my medications?

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

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Are there particular foods or medications I should avoid while I'm taking alavert?

Are there particular foods or medications I should avoid while I'm taking alavert?

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

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I'm wondering what medication helps insomnia?

I'm wondering what medication helps insomnia?

There are many: Options such as antihistamines, melatonin, chamomile, valarian root, trazodone, ambien, halcion, lunestia, rozerem, silenor, sonata (zaleplon) etc. ...Read more

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Why am I always very sleepy? I'm not on any medication.

Why am I always very sleepy? I'm not on any medication.

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

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I'm not taking medication for glaucoma. What will happen?

I'm not taking medication for glaucoma. What will happen?

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

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Can the medications I'm on be the cause of my weight gain?

Yes: Some medications such a birthcontrol pills, certain anti-depressants can cause weight gain. Certain pain medications can also cause weight gain. Prednisone which is an anti inflammatory medication also causes weight gain. ...Read more

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Any medication to last long in bed for sex I'm on warfarin?

Any medication to last long in bed for sex I'm on warfarin?

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

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Would it be recommended to to smoke weed if I'm on medication?

Would it be recommended to to smoke weed if I'm on medication?

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

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I'm having complications from my zpack medications should I stop?

I'm having complications from my zpack medications should I stop?

Depends: If you have signs of serious allergy such as shortness of breath by all means stop. An upset stomach, diarrhea, mild headache or other lesser symptom might prompt a cal to your doc. ...Read more

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I'm having hallucinations after taking medication. Should I stop?

I'm having hallucinations after taking medication. Should I stop?

Hallucinations!: What medication? . What type of hallucinations? . Please consult your prescribing doctor first. ...Read more

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I'm having difficulty concentrating on my breath during medication?

I'm having difficulty concentrating on my breath during medication?

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

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Why don't my psychotic symptoms come back not that I'm off my medications?

Why don't my psychotic symptoms come back not that I'm off my medications?

Time: Sometimes, it can take several weeks for psychotic symptom to return after stopping medication when you have a primary psychotic illness.
If your psychosis was caused by a mood disorder or medication side effects, it may not come back. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken when I'm sensitive to morphine & codeine?

What pain medication can be taken when I'm sensitive to morphine & codeine?

Others: I would consider tramadol and nucynta (tapentadol). Morphine commonly will have side effects but other opioids may not give the same adverse effects. It depends on the sensitivity but others could be tried. Discuss this with your doc. ...Read more

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My triglycerides are high around 256 I'm 29 how bad is it do I need medication?

My triglycerides are high around 256 I'm 29 how bad is it do I need medication?

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

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What medication can I take to increase my height? My Dad is 1.80cm but I'm 1.76.

What medication can I take to increase my height? My Dad is 1.80cm but I'm 1.76.

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

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Is it safe to take a medication if I'm allergic to one of the inactive ingredients?

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

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I'm nervous about a speech, can alcohol or anxiety medication help to settle my nerves?

Anxiety: This is a bad idea. Using alcohol or drugs to settle your nerves may lead to very serious problems concerning habit formation or additions. See your doctor about your anxiety and find out the cause and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm on medication for it and I want to know if I can donate blood?

What do you suggest if I'm on medication for it and I want to know if I can donate blood?

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

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I'm having a difficult time finding a migraine medication that works well for me. Any suggestions?

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

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I'm in long term medication for my asthma, if I ran out of those medicine can u guys prescribed.?

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

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I'm just wondering, if you're under medication, are you really not allowed to drink alcoholic drinks?

I'm just wondering, if you're under medication, are you really not allowed to drink alcoholic drinks?

Generally: It is generally contraindicated with most medications to drink alcohol and take the medicine. Some medications are more strongly contraindicated. Read the labels, but as a good rule, don't drink and take medications. ...Read more

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I think I may be pregnant but I'm wondering if the symptoms could be because of the medications I am on?

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

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Is there anything I can do to get pregnant, I'm having a very hard time. Is there any medication I can take?

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

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And I'm not sure if I've accidentally overdosed on my allergy medications, is this a problem? What should I do?

And I'm not sure if I've accidentally overdosed on my allergy medications, is this a problem? What should I do?

Hard to answer: If you took too many traditional allergy medications you would become sleep. The more current allergy medications like Claritin (loratadine) and Allegra do not have this side effect to any extent. ...Read more