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Is Mcg Same As Mg From Dosage Of Medication
Hard to compare: There is no way to compare the 2 medications. However, the max dose for monica is 15mg in 24 hours. ...Read more
Opiates: No, they are not equal milligram dosages. ...Read more
Depends: Entirely depends on the drug. Cannot answer that without specific drug. ...Read more
It depends: Even among experts the notion of opiate equivalences can be considered controversial especially if one becomes overly specific. Genetic and other contextual variable including the amount and duration all play a role. This is not a question for you to try and figure out. It is challenging enough for your physician! ...Read more
WiserFocusBeneficial: Our bodies are open systems: everything coming in must go back out, else we become what does not leave. B12, cyanocobalamin, is abundant in food, not absorbed directly; only if bound by intrinsic factor, needed in tiny amounts to assist 2 biochemical rxs for gene replication prior to cell division, body stores large (many years). If ?ed; absorption ?ed . Base dosage on your blood level & responses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm switching from olanzapine to risperidone. What is the equivalent dose of risperidone, that will equal 15 mg of olanzapine?
No established: equivalent dose. Prescriber will know your circumstances and rationally guide switch observing for response and side effects. Olanzapine should be tapered off over a period of 3-4 wks due to risk of withdrawal symptoms. Risperidone can be started week 1 of Olanzapine taper and titrated to target in 1 week. Best regards for success. ...Read more
180 mg daily: 180 mg daily.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to take 15 mg of Oxycodone one day after taking 50 mg of of Zoloft (sertraline) (first dose)?
Is it safe to take the dosage 40 mg celexa (citalopram) in combination with 300 mg Wellbutrin (bupropion) for depression or is this dosage too high?
It depends: If your psychiatrist has prescribed these dosages for you then my assumption would be there was a good reason for that. If you are tolerating the combination with minimal to no side effects and you are benefitting from it then this may be appropriate for you. Look out for side effects such as not being able to feel your emotions or increased agitation and irritability. Good luck! ...Read more
What milligram doses of melatonin, ramelteon, and tasimelteon are equivalent, and how much of each is usually taken?
What as the maximum dosage of topamax (topiramate) usually prescribed to treat bipolar disorder? I am currently taking a total of 100mg a day.
FDA approved maximum: Dose needs to be adjusted to discover optimal individual patient dose. I always find it misguided to use the fda approved dose range as gospel in clinical practice. Your 100mg is below maximum that has been studied by drug company but it does not mean it is helpful or safe to go higher. You need to work closely with your doctor to figure out the right dose for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Statins: Nope. Not in any way. The doses are nearly the same, so do not know where this myth is coming from. ...Read more
I was prescribed 20 mg of Prozac daily, 1 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) as needed for panic disorder and already take 40 mg of ritalin a day. Is this safe?
Balanced combo: It is a safe combination mental/mood disorders. The only interaction is xanax (alprazolam) increases and Ritalin decreases sedation and drowsiness. However in the doses you mentioned is balanced. If any concern contact your treating physician for clarification. Rec. Ask your treating doctor about the biofeedback. ...Read more
Lorazepam dose: Maximum dose/day for Lorazepam is 10mg/day but this is rarely needed. This pill is available in 2mg. Usually 2-6 mg/day in divided doses is rx. In us you can get a dui even if under the influence of a medication prescribed by a physician. Your treating professional should prescribe the lowest dose/day that addresses your symptoms with the lowest possible side effects. Talk to your dr 1st. ...Read more
Yes: No significant interaction.Get a more detailed answer ›