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How long can you safely take hydrea (hydroxyurea)?

How long can you safely take hydrea (hydroxyurea)?

Risks vs. Benefits: Hydroxyurea is used to treat sickle cell anemia and some leukemias (blood cancers). As will most medications, there is no official time limit. A medicine that is helpful, is doing a good job, has no equal alternative, and thus is needed, can be used until it is no longer needed. The doctor can explain the risks of "not treating" and of drug side effects, versus the benefits of using hydroxyurea. ...Read more

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Dr. Margaret Shipp
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How long can you take zyrtec?

How long can you take zyrtec?

Depends: on the condition, some would take it for years, but if you need it for long, better run it by tour doctor, best wishes ...Read more

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How long can you safely take xanax (alprazolam)?

How long can you safely take xanax (alprazolam)?

Depends: Xanax (alprazolam) is a minor tranquilizer used often for anxiety or panic attacks. It does tend to be physically addictive. If you take it with any frequency, you will most likely become addicted to it. If you become addicted, you may develop cravings for xanax, (alprazolam) and your anxiety may increase if you do not take your regular dose. ...Read more

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How much ibuprofen can I safely take?

How much ibuprofen can I safely take?

800mg every 6 hours: Assuming that you are in relatively good health and are around average size; the maximum dose for Ibuprofen is 800mg every six hours (or 3200mg per day). Make sure you take this medication with food to avoid stomack upset. ...Read more

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How much hydrocodone/apap can I take safely?

How much hydrocodone/apap can I take safely?

You need to ask the: Doctor who prescribed it, or the pharmacist who filled the prescription. If it is not prescribed, the answer is easy - zero. The safe dose is not only limited by the amount of hydrocodone, but more so by the amount of Acetaminophen (apap). The current recommendation is no more than 2 grams/day for chronic users, and never more than 4 grams per day. If your pills have 325 mg, that is 6 pills/day. ...Read more

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For how long can you take hydrocodone before it kills your liver?

For how long can you take hydrocodone before it kills your liver?

It doesn't kill your: Liver. The Acetaminophen that is part of all currently available hydrocodone-containing pills (from 325 mg to up to 1000 mg) is what damages the liver. People who are trying to get high, or to feed an opiate dependency, may use 30 to 40 pills per day, and are therefore getting 12 or more grams of acetaminophen, which can cause massive liver damage. Alcohol consumption makes this even more toxic. ...Read more

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How long after taking methadone will I be able to take oxys?

How long after taking methadone will I be able to take oxys?

Prescribed??: If you are a pain patient being prescribed methadone, your prescribing doctor and/or dispensing pharmacist are the ones you should be asking. It depends on the dose of the methadone, the dose of oxycodone and whether a long-acting or short-acting form of oxycodone, also on your tolerance. If not prescribed, you SHOULDN'T be taking either of them, and you should get help for your drug issues. ...Read more

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How long after taking 10mg of percocet can you take ibuprofen? And how much ibuprofen would be safe?

How long after taking 10mg of percocet can you take ibuprofen? And how much ibuprofen would be safe?

Percocet and Motrin: It should be safe to mix the two. I would be sure to check with the dr who prescribed the percocet. Percocet is very powerful and for some, can lead to addiction problems. Be careful with the Percocet and try and not take more than is prescribed. ...Read more

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How long will I have to take antidepressants?

How long will I have to take antidepressants?

Antidepressants : If it is the first episode of depression, the initial trial should last for st lesast six months to a year. Very often you may need it for many years. Some people take it life long. ...Read more

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How long can you safely take 50mg Clomid (clomiphene) before any detriments to health?

How long can you safely take 50mg Clomid (clomiphene) before any detriments to health?

Variable: Taking Clomid (clomiphene) while using human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) to trigger ovulation keeps Clomid (clomiphene) from overstimulating the ovaries. Continued Clomid (clomiphene) use without HCG has been shown to raise ovarian cancer risk later in life. Be careful with Clomid (clomiphene) if blurred vision occurs since it can be hard on the eyes and may cause retinal detachment at higher doses. Monitoring use is the key. ...Read more

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How long can you take oxycodone after surgery before you get addicted?

How long can you take oxycodone after surgery before you get addicted?

Variable: If you start noticing the need for more medication to control same level of pain, fear and panic when you dont take the meds at the same time, sweating, fever and tachycardia or rhinorrhea when off the medss then addiction is present. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long it should take for laxatives to work?

Can you tell me how long it should take for laxatives to work?

Depends: Everyone's motility is different. Some may have results within a few minutes and for others, it may take a few hours. ...Read more

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How long does anemia take to be cured?

How long does anemia take to be cured?

It depends: It is very important to know what kind of anemia and what causes it. Iron deficiency is one of the main causes but there are others: vitamin b12/folate deficiency, chronic disease like infection or cancer, genetic conditions, certain medications, toxins, etc. Consulting with your doctor or a hematologist for proper testing and diagnosis is a must before starting any treatment. ...Read more

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How long can or should you take Belsomra for insomnia?

How long can or should you take Belsomra for insomnia?

4 weeks: Belsomra is one of the newest medications for insomnia so I have little experience with it. It works in a novel way by blocking orexin, a hormone the brain produces to keep us alert and activated. It is currently approved for four weeks. It's advantage is that there's no dependency likely . The long term risk may be depression. ...Read more

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How long after tAking amlodipine can you take naproxen?

How long after tAking amlodipine can you take naproxen?

No incompatability: Amlopidine is used to treat hypertension and migraine headaches. Naproxen is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug used for pain and inflammation. There is no incompatability between the two. ...Read more

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How long can it take for Depakote to leave your system?

How long can it take for Depakote to leave your system?

Usually very brief: If you are taking the er form, would be gone within 5-7 days, but the common ir form, blood levels start dropping after 8-12 hrs, and likely no effect within 2 or 3 days. ...Read more

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How long does tranxene (clorazepate) take to remove all symptoms?

How long does tranxene (clorazepate) take to remove all symptoms?

Variable: Dependent on what the symptoms are, the strength of the medication taken, and the rate your body metabolizes medication. None of these questions can be answered on this format with the input you have given. You will need to see your DR to get answers. ...Read more

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How long does oxazepam take to help with anxiety?

How long does oxazepam take to help with anxiety?

Less tha an hour: If you do not notice the effect in an hour, this medication may not be the right one for you. ...Read more

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How long should venlafaxine take to work?

How long should venlafaxine take to work?

Venlafaxine: Like most antidepressants, 4-6 weeks to see full effectiveness. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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