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Iophen C Medication
I took nyquil approximately two hours ago to relieve my cough, but to no avail. I was prescribed iophen c n r. How long do I need to wait to take rx?
My 80 year old grandma take hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril. She has severe cough right now and is starting iophen-c nr. Is tylenol (acetaminophen) safe for her?
Last week was given iophen dm for flu. I finished went to other doc gave me trispec dmx for flu typeA I feel super dizzy now I feel weird. Too much??
Most likely too much: Make sure your doc knows what's been prescribed. Neither of those drugs actually treats influenza. They are simply cough suppressant that both contain detromethorphan, and can be dangerous when the dose is doubled. In fact, that drug can be and is commonly abused by people to get "high". If you have asthma, suppressing cough may be dangerous. Get seen, bring all medicines you are taking with you. ...Read more
Should i be taking medication for p.C.O.S? I also would like to start trying for a child, any tips?
I just used a generic version of Floanse and realized it's not on my approved medication list. I am 4W3D pregnant and I read this is a class C drug?
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isnt good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more
Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more
Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc..It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more