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Suboxone: how long should you take this before it gets dangerous?

Suboxone: You should be in a treatment program monitored closely by the doctor who is prescribing it and some psychological support. There's no particular reason to think of it as dangerous. Once on it it's a very safe drug. Getting off it should be a slow steady process. Stopping abruptly will probably end in some pretty pretty severe withdrawal symptoms. www.brianlynchmd.com. ...Read more

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How long should you take concerta before judging?

How long should you take concerta before judging?

Not too long: Medication like Concerta shoud show benefit for focus and attention with in a day or two. If there is no benefit or side effect, you should consult your prescribing physician for a dose adjustment. Dose is not based on height, weight, age or gender. So one must adjust to fit the patient. Most prescibers will adjust the dose to reach benefit or side effect. ...Read more

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How long should you take lutera before unprotected sex?

How long should you take lutera before unprotected sex?

7 days: Birth control pills are generally effective after 7 days of taking the pill every day as instructed. It is still a good idea to use condoms to reduce your risk of infections and hiv. ...Read more

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How long should you take diazepam (valium) before the drug is rendered useless?

How long should you take diazepam (valium) before the drug is rendered useless?

Not so: Valium is not destined to become useless. Some people develop tolerance but most don't the time course is related to symptoms and if one is symptom free, then the suggestion is that you talk to your doctor about weaning off, but talk to your doctor before stopping. ...Read more

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How long should you take a break from work if you have eye operation coming up soon?

How long should you take a break from work if you have eye operation coming up soon?

LASIK: With lasik, most people can go back to their normal activities within a few day, if not the day after surgery. ...Read more

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How long should you take off work after a breast biopsy? Or is it better to be busy and take your mind off it?

How long should you take off work after a breast biopsy? Or is it better to be busy and take your mind off it?

Personal choice: Going back to work will generally not cause any problems or damage after a (core) breast biopsy. The patient will feel sore, bruised after the local wears off - more so depending on the level of physical activity involved in the job. The psychological part including dealing with possible pain depends largely on the paient. Most take the rest of the day off. ...Read more

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How long should you take steroid nasal spray for?

How long should you take steroid nasal spray for?

As long as needed: Steroid nasal sprays do not cure your allergies, but prevent the allergic inflammation. Once the medicine is stopped, your symptoms will return if you are still in contact with your allergen. If you want a more permanent change in your allergies, you need to consider something like immunotherapy, or allergy shots. However, steroid nasal sprays can usually be taken safely for long periods of time. ...Read more

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Eye drops how long should you take ciprofloxacin for pinkeye?

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how long should you take ciprofloxacin for pinkeye?

7 days: Per drug insert for bacterial conjunctivitis the recommended dosage regimen for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis is one or two drops instilled into the conjunctival sac(s) every two hours while awake for two days and one or two drops every four hours while awake for the next five days. ...Read more

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For how long should you take aspirin for after having mitral valve repair?

For how long should you take aspirin for after having mitral valve repair?

Depends: If the mitral valve was changed to a mechanical valve, anticoagulation for life may be needed. Ask your doctor what repair was done, is there a replacement and what precautions should be taken and what medicines should be taken. ...Read more

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How does birth control pills help you regulate you period? And how long should you take them if thats the only purpose of taking them?

How does birth control pills help you regulate you period? And how long should you take them if thats the only purpose of taking them?

Programmed cycle: Birth control pills use hormones to supress ovulation. Those same hormones effect the lining of the uterus so when you take the pills without hormones you have your period. It is overriding whatever cycle you normally have - regular or irregular. They do not fix the problem you have that is making you irregular. You can take them up to age 35 for smokers and into the 40's for non-smokers. ...Read more

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