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Dr. Mark Pack
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Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate (Definition)

Dexamethasone sodium phosphate is an ocular antibiotic-corticosteroid combination which is a ...Read more


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How soon will i start to loose weight after i stop taking prednisone?

How soon will i start to loose weight after i stop taking prednisone?

Shortly: Severaal weeks. Remember that steroids made you hungry and eat more. You will have to increase your exercise and eat less. Yes you will lose the weight but you will have to work at it. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink achoal after i stop taking buprenorphine/ i stop taking it yesterday

How long should I wait to drink achoal after i stop taking buprenorphine/ i stop taking it yesterday

Wait wait wait: Going from one habit forming substance to another creates a viscous cycle. Even if one never had a liking to alcohol, it shares the same brain circuitry pathway as all other drugs, including buprenorphine. The brain will find this rewarding and will ask you for more and next thing you know a second problem is created. ...Read more

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How long after I stop taking antibiotics for mastitis will they stay in my system?

How long after I stop taking antibiotics for mastitis will they stay in my system?

Except for...: ...Azithromycin (which stays around for weeks), practically all other antibiotics are gone in 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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If i stop taking allipurinol while taking prednisone will my pain come back when resumed?

If i stop taking allipurinol while taking prednisone will  my pain come back when resumed?

If your taking: The medication to prevent gout, then if you stop the allopurinol, you certainly can get a gout attack while you take yourself off the medication. ...Read more

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I took Depo-Provera shot and my period wont stop after 3 months. How can I make it stop?

I took Depo-Provera shot and my period wont stop after 3 months. How can I make it stop?

Wait: Bleeding is a common problem in the first 3-6 months of starting the depo shot. Usually it's a matter of waiting it out, and the bleeding will stop. Sometimes your doctor may try hormones to help, but usually it just takes time. ...Read more

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I am taking amoxicillin now, how long will it stay in my system after I am done taking it?

I am taking amoxicillin now, how long will it stay in my system after I am done taking it?

6 to 8 hours: The half-life of Amoxicillin is 61.3 minutes. Approximately 60% of an orally administered dose of Amoxicillin is excreted in the urine within 6 to 8 hours. Detectable serum levels are observed up to 8 hours after an orally administered dose of amoxicillin. Since most of the Amoxicillin is excreted unchanged in the urine. ...Read more

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How long will it take for my petechia goes away after I start taking vitamin supplements?

How long will it take for my petechia goes away after I start taking vitamin supplements?

They may not: Petechiae are usually a result of abnormal platelets, or low platelets. You need to find out what the cause of your petechiae are. Please see a hematologist. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to start accutane after I stop taking solodyne?

How long should I wait to start accutane after I stop taking solodyne?

Start now: Solodyne is minocycline. I am sorry it did not clear you, but if you stay the course with isotretinoin, you will have a good result. It is not for the faint-hearted but is a huge help. Acne is a hugh personal and professional liability. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it ok if i continue taking fludac and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) even after my IBS is gone to keep my weight in check?i gained 8 kg in 2 months after i stop taking dem

Is it ok if i continue taking fludac and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) even after my IBS is gone to keep my weight in check?i gained 8 kg in 2 months after i stop taking dem

Work toward other: Methods to achieve and maintain a good BMI can be challenging, but you can find ones that are way, way healthier than a sedative and SSRI. If your IBS is better and you do not suffer moderate-severe depression and severe anxiety or insomnia - you don't need powerful, potentially dangerous drugs. Don't stop abruptly, but work w/ a provider to wean and find healthy ways to deal w/ weight. You can! ...Read more

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Can I ever stop taking my diabetes insipidus medication i got it after my car crash and I wanna stop taking it ?

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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Can I ever stop taking my diabetes insipidus medication

i got it after my car crash and I wanna stop taking it ?

Talk to your doctor: Noone can fully answer this question except the doctor who put you on the medication in the first place. The answer depends on how severe or persistent your illness is. If you continues to urinate and have to drink water often, then you are not ready to go off it. Talk to your doctor about your individual condition. ...Read more

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What will happen if i stop taking thyroxine and how long before i start seeing the side affects?

What will happen if i stop taking thyroxine and how long before i start seeing the side affects?

Less than a week: Depending on how underactive you are will determine how soon you will feel the effects of not taking your thyroid medication. It may be a week or it may be a month. It also depends upon how sensitive you are and how in tune you are to your body. ...Read more

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How long will gingo take to get out of my system after I stop taking it?

How long will gingo take to get out of my system after I stop taking it?

Depends: I doubt anyone has studied the pharmacodynamics of all the various formulations available of ginkgo so i can't give you a specific answer but the herb is usually given 2-3 times a day suggesting a short half-life. On the other hand, my research indicates that you should be off it for 2 weeks prior to anticipated surgery so there may be some lingering long term effects. ...Read more

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I've been taking 10mg Amitryptiline for 10 wks. Want to stop taking. Can I just stop taking or shld I come off gradually? How do I come off it?

I've been taking 10mg Amitryptiline for 10 wks.  Want to stop taking.  Can I just stop taking or shld I come off gradually?  How do I come off it?

Very low dose: If you were to stop the medicine abruptly, you would likely have no overt reaction, but might have breakthrough of facial pain. But never do such an action without discussing fully with your doctor. However, you are almost taking a homeopathic dose, so stopping is not really a challenge. ...Read more

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How do I get off taking famotidine after taking it for months. without pain returning.

How do I get off taking famotidine after taking it for months. without pain returning.

Depends: Assuming you have reflux that is being controlled with famotidine, coming off of it can cause symptoms to worsen. Diet modification, eating small frequent meals, minimizing alcohol, caffeine, spicy foods are some measures to try. Proton pump inhibitors (I.e. Prilosec) can work well. You may want to see your primary doctor or GI doctor if you have longstanding reflux. An endoscopy may be indicated ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Decadron (Definition)

Decadron is an ocular antibiotic-corticosteroid combination which is a ...Read more