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How Much Bentyl Should Be Taken At One Time
Depend on use: Propanolol has many indications, including Hypertension, angina, Migraine Prevention, Thyrotoxicosis, etc, so depending on what is being used for, the maximum pharmacological dose varies. For example , for hypertension max is 640 mg per day, while for other consitions may only be recommended max 240-320 mg, or as the patient can tolerate, based on its side effects. ...Read more
Yes: Depends on one's general health and kidney function. ...Read more
How important is it to take your thyroid meds everyday at the same time on a empty stomach?Also I heard never take this med w/anyother medications wait at least two hrs.
Thyroid med: Levothyroxine is a very safe drug. The most important thing is to take the medication. It's a long acting med so you don't have to take it at the exact same time each day but it's helpful to take it on an empty stomach. The medications that you cannot take at the same time with levothyroxine is multivitamin, calcium or iron pills as these will interfere directly with the absorption. ...Read more
Prescribed 1g of zithromax to be taken at once. Can i take i take 500mg first day, then 500mg the next day at the same time. Will it be just as effective to cure chlamydia?
Is it okay to take amitriptylene and imodium (loperamide) together or should they be taken at different times? How far apart?
Yes: I have pts who do with no problems. ...Read more
If your antibiotics say they must be taken every 6 hours is it ok to take one pill early if it is suppose to be taken at 2am?
Most of the time OK: Check with your doctor for sure but in most but not all cases taken on arising, lunch supper and at bedtime is close enough or even breakfast lunch supper bedtime. Certain IV antibiotics do need to adhere to the prescribed schedule but oral antibiotics have a little "wiggle room" just don't skip any doses and take 'em till they're gone! ...Read more
20mg cyclobenzaprine at one time ok? I know usual dose is 30mg per day but can be taken to 60mg daily right ??
Cyclobenzaprine dose: Cyclobenzaprine according to the DEA, the usual starting dose, is 5 mg three times a day. The maximum recommended dose is 10 mg three times a day. ...Read more
I usually take Atenolol at night for HBP, at what time should I take it the days that I'll be drinking alcohol?
Drink Sparingly: Atenolol is almost completely removed by the kidney, Alcohol is detoxified by the liver(good). One problem is atenolol is really not a 24 hour medication (18-20hours), thus because I presume you are drinking when your atenolol is at a low level, drinking a great deal may increase the chance of abnormal heart beats. It is best not to drink too much. I put patients on 1/2 their atenolol twice a day ...Read more
How long a period can Xanax (alprazolam) be taking for? I take 0.25mg twice daily and it's not really effective, would it be safe to increase the dosage to 0.50mg?
Other meds safer.: Medications like zoloft and Lexapro are more effective and safer for the long run. Xanax (alprazolam) starts to lose its effectriveness in 1-2 months when used on a daily basis. At this time increasing doses and dependency starts to become a concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My Ativan (lorazepam) is as needed .5 3x a day, Can I take two at one time? As long as I don't take more then 3 in one day.
Great Question : The truth is that you CAN take two at a time. The real question is SHOULD you? Ativan (lorazepam) is a short-acting anti-anxiety medication that is very effective. When the effect wears off, patients are inclined to take more. This sets the stage for over-use, misuse and possibly abuse. Talk to your doctor before altering your medication dose or schedule. There are many options to managing your symptoms. ...Read more
30 min: Swallow whole 30 min before in am. ...Read more
Depends: That depends upon your tolerance to opioids. ...Read more
How many mg of dilaudid is too much to take at once? I understand that it depends on tolerance. Need an idea of how much not to exceed at once.
If you take omeprazole at night, and it has to be on empty stomach, how long after eating show you wait to take it? It lasts 24 hours?
2-4 hours after a: Meal or snack.Get a more detailed answer ›
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