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Ocuvite Antioxidants: Ocuvite was formulated in the early 80's for eye doctors to recommend to our patients but us M.D.'s were unable or unwilling to tell our patients about the benefits of antioxidants in decreasing eye problems like macular degeneration..Then Bausch & Lomb bought them and brought them to the masses after the FDA study proved their valuable results.Only then did skeptical (backward) doctors use them ...Read more
Zero published: Some women do use sam-e for pmdd, but so far there is no published clinical research documenting effectiveness. Using it for this condition would be empirical, based on studies showing that sam-e is associated with increased serotonin turnover and elevated Dopamine and norepinephrine levels in the brain. Antidepressants have similar results, and have shown effectiveness in pmdd. ...Read more
No time limit: It really depends upon its benefit to your husband. Men with metastatic disease can have long term benefit. ...Read more
Some people do: Some people do stay on antidepressants for many years, depending on the symptoms they experience without them. Talk with your psychiatrist about this, your own treatment plan, and whether other forms of treatment besides pharmaceuticals would be applicable. Some such treatments might be psychotherapy, and might be helpful. ...Read more
I've been taking diane35 for seven years now... I read on the news that it has been banned on france now. What pills are a good option?
See a dermatologist: Diane35 is a combination of cyproterone and ethinyl estradiol. Cyproterone is an antiandrogen and ethinyl Estradiol is an estrogen. This is used to treat certain types of acne in women by regulating hormones that affect the skin. The best thing to do is to have a skin expert prescribe for you. ...Read more
How long should someone stay on anti-depressants? I've been on the same meds for almost 4 years now. Can this harm my health?
Anxiety: See that you are treated for anxiety & take celexa and wellbutrin (bupropion). Do you also have depression since you are on wellbutrin (bupropion)? Chronic use of antidepressants is not uncommon. I don't know of any studies showing problems due to long term use of these two medications. ...Read more
Has anyone been on omeprazole (prilosec) for years, without experiencing any long-term side effects?
Yes, but: The longer you take the medicine, the more prone you are to have rare side effects. Nonetheless, there are conditions that require long term use and many people have taken it for years safely. ...Read more
My husband has been on daily PPI's for over a decade for Barrett's. What are the long term side effects? Should he try to stop?
No but: no known data that long term ppi's prevent worsening barretts and need to see the gastroenterologist for repeat endoscopy to see the progression about every 6-12 months depending on severity; ppi's can cause more gastric cancers , decrease absorption of acid depending absortion of some vitamins and nutrients and increase helicobacter pylori infection. reasonable to stop it but check with g.i. dr ...Read more
How long can one stay on clonazepam 3mg ive been on for 3 years snd it works great for my GAD ive tried numerous antidepressants xanex ativan (lorazepam) nothing!
Here's A Thought: How about working on fixing or curing or solving the problem? Three years of just numbing up or sedating the anxiety is not treating the cause of the problem. It is time to learn how to work on fixing and understanding and curing the problem. It is not life to go through your adulthood sedated every day. ...Read more
Been on 100mg of minocycline a day for 3 months now. How long can I stay on this? Any side effects from bring on so long?
Maybe: Long term abx can cause a few things to happen. As the number ; kind of bacteria in your GI tract change, it can cause diarrhea etc. Also, it selects resistant bacteria: all that are susceptible die out, and the ones that aren't proliferate. That said, many infection-causing bacteria are already resistant to tetracyclines. Most ppl can take Minocycline for years w/o any major side effects. ...Read more
I have been on imuran (azathioprine) 50 mg for about 2 months, how long do people usually stay on this medication, because it has many side effects and I am worried?
Crohn's dosease: Depends on the relief of symptoms called remission. The remission time is different in person to person. Looks like you have flare or relapse because you are taking other meds as well. Your doctor would evaluate the status of crohn's disease time to time and adjust the treatment accordingly. ...Read more
Cold duration: According to the mayo clinic, colds usually last one to two weeks. ...Read more
Depends: You need to get specific info from your doctors, not generalized info from the internet. ...Read more
Ive only been on 50mg of seroquel (quetiapine) and been getting side effects only been on it for 3 months is it safe to stop it?
Yes but . . .: While your dose is low, your question is best addressed & answered by your prescribing physician as it depends upon why antipsychotic was prescribed and therefore whether indication has resolved or is chronic & ongoing. For instance, if it was prescribed for insomnia, there are many other options. However, if it was prescribed for schizophrenia, then will need to consider replacement w/another med ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been on the antidepressantt desipramine for over 18 years. Are there problems with long term use?
I took Prozac (fluoxetine) for nearly 2.5 years. Have been weaned off by psychiatrist & just stopped yesterday. How long before it leaves my system completely?
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