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How Long Does It Take Depo To Become Effective
Varies (1 - 2 hours): Depending on the formulation ingested (micronized (glynase) or conventional Glyburide (diabeta, micronase)) onset of action ranges from about 1 to 2 hours with a maximum reduction of blood sugar seen within 3-4 hours. May last in body for over 18 to 24 hours. Should be taken with breakfast or main meal of the day to help reduce symptoms of low blood sugar (tremors, sweating, irritable, fatigue). ...Read more
Depends on symptoms: Dialysis procedure does the work of kidneys- removing the toxins from the blood. If the symptoms are present due to toxins, they improve with 2-3 hd tretaments. It also depends on the intensity of dialysis given to the patient.Of note, dialysis does not the change the course of kidney disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
8 years after degree: One has to first get an undergraduate degree to attend medical school, which usually takes 4 years. Then one must get their medical degree, which takes another 4 years. Then one must complete a 4 year residency program in psychiatry. Thus, it takes 12 years after high school or 8 years after completing your undergraduate degree (though some programs combine undergrad and med school in 6 years). ...Read more
Depends: It depends on which birth control method you're talking about. If you're talking about birth-control pills 7 to 14 days is reasonable. ...Read more
How likely is it to get pregnant on birth control shot? And how long does it take the shot to become effective?
Unlikely: Depo shots are effective immediately and failure rate is less than 1 percent. ...Read more
Use back up: Protection for the first month that you are taking oral contraceptives. ...Read more
Depends...: Birth control pills need to be taken every day to be effective. If the pill is started in the first five days of menstrual bleeding, it is effective immediately. If it is started any other time, you should use a back-up method until the next period. If you had unprotected intercourse, you can use emergency contraception to prevent pregnancy even when not on a regular pill. Best wishes! ...Read more
One week: Merke Nexplanon package insert 5.13 Return to Ovulation In clinical trials with the non-radiopaque etonogestrel implant (IMPLANON), the etonogestrel levels in blood decreased below sensitivity of the assay by one week after removal of the implant. In addition, pregnancies were observed to occur as early as 7 to 14 days after removal. ...Read more
3 weeks or more: Most ssris start to show effectiveness against depression about 2 weeks after starting them. Prozac (fluoxetine) is about 1 week slower due to its long half-life (it takes longer to reach a steady blood level). So a good estimate is about 3 weeks. But everybody's different; some people feel better faster, others need to wait longer. Also, improvement is gradual, it doesn't become "effective" all at once. ...Read more
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