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Is Oral Pseudophedrine Okay To Take Daily
I'm taking progesterone oral 100mg 2x daily. M 9 weeks preg. Is this really any help to take it orally or am i taking it and not needing to?
Unsure: Progesterone supplementation has been shown to help in invitro fertilization cycles atrificially stimulated by hormones. It is also helpful to decrease the risk of a premature birth in someone who ha a prior premature birth if taken in the second and third trimesters. I do not think it helps in normal pregnancies in the first trimester. ...Read more
My dr told me 2 take Benefiber daily. I found fiber oral capsules were cheaper & easier to consume. Fiber caps r made of psyllium. Which better &why?
Benefiber may be: Easier to take. The powder in a can format is easier and cheaper than capsules and you'll get a larger dose which will help make you regular. Psyllium works well too and is a bulk laxative, and helps moves things through. It s a matter of preference. It also comes as loose powder. ...Read more
How long after same day sedated oral surgery, can I start taking 15 mgs.of Oxazepam? I take this med on a daily bases.
I'd wait...: I'd wait at least 8 hours. Perhaps 12 might be safer ...Read more
What happens if we take 200000 iu (5 mg) of vitamin D3 once in a month by oral injection then how much iu are we going to take daily?
Vitamin D Dose:
You are asking about dosing by "oral injection". Oral typically means you are going to swallow it. Injection typically means you are using a needle to inject it either into the muscle or into the subcutaneous tissue.
Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin, and it is very often low. It is important not to use a very high (dos) without knowing your level of vitamin d (25-OH). ...Read more
How much magnesium do you absorb from an epson salt bath? If I take 800 mg a day of oral magnesium can the bath daily make me overdose in magnesium?
Very little Magnesium is absorbed from topical application while in a bathtub.
No the daily bath while taking Magnesium will not make you overdose in Magnesium.
Side effect that is commonly found at 800 mg is loose stools. Magnesium is a good remedy for constipation due to its bowel loosening properties. ...Read more
Is it bad to take birth control on and off? Keep forgetting to take daily. Can oral birth control cause you to retain water?
Do U want it to work: The pill works basically by preventing egg release. No egg=no chance at conception. To do that the pill should be taken as prescribed to maintain the hormone levels that prevent egg release. Skip pills=hormone level falls=you might get pregnant. If you pair taking the pill with something you do every day you may not forget. If you can't, use something else or plan to be a mom soon. ...Read more
Can I continue to take my daily oral antihistimine (claritin) when I have a sinus infection? I keep reading very conflicting statements online.
Is it safe to take levocetrizine oral, pantoprazole and patanase nasal spray daily, and if so, when should each be taken?
Can doc rule out eyr or oral herpes without tests? Got presc for 1.5 g daily dose of dexamethasone tapering off for 7days & cetirizine. Take meds/not?
Yes, ask your doctor: Usually hsv1&2 infections can be diagnosed by visual inspection. Your doctor is there to explain the benefits and risks of taking a drug. The decision to take a medicine or not is yours. ...Read more
How high a dose can I take daily of oral liquid ferrous gluconate (Floradix) went having both low ferritin (7) and hemoglobin (7.1)? Can't take pills.
If you have difficulty taking pills, you may wish to discuss getting iron replacement by intravenous infusion. One session may be enough to infuse enough iron to overcome the deficiency. Consult this site for more information on this topic.
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_Anemia/hic_intravenous_iron_supplementation ...Read more
I have UTI & yi. Recently had oral thrush & still think I do. Dr. Gave diflucan 150mg for 1 day to take for yi, but read bad things about it. & cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500mg twice daily/3 days for uti. Are they safe?
Oral thrush?: The question is why do you have oral thrush? Are you sexually active? Have you had std screening recently? Do you have any other diseases, diabetes, asthma, autoimmune, do you use inhaled steroids? You need to discuss further with your primary care physician and follow up with appropriate tests as need be. ...Read more
Is it ok to take a daily oral steroid for asthma like, pulmicort, when you are already taking methotrexate and prednisone 9 mg, for dermatomyositis?
I take the oral contraceptive pill clenil but at rage same time daily, I had my period as normal as a week later I started bleeding again why?
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very normal on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more
Discuss w/ Dr: The only safe way to take this is exactly according to the directions. Definitely talk about it and note clearly your concerns for avoiding long term problems. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Is it okay to take daily prescribed allergy medications like allegra and singulair (montelukast) with alcohol?
I take n-acetyl-cysteine, is this okay to take daily — I am a heavy smoker cutting down and it seems to help my lungs (pain, mild mucus, breathless)?
Probably: Although the usual dose of zyrtec (cetirizine) for an adult is 10 mg daily, under the direction of a physician, some patients may need more. It would be important to discuss the dosing with your physician as another approach to treatment may be indicated. Avoid drinking alcohol and be aware that drowsiness may be more likely at higher doses. ...Read more
No!: You should not be taking such substances without a prescription from your doctor. ...Read more
It is safe, but, what do you expect to gain by taking it.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
None needed: There are no required supplements for the general population (hence their name). It is a personal choice that should be based on your understanding of them (livestrong. Com is one example of such a site). If have medical conditions, should discuss with your dr so know risks and benefits. ...Read more
Multivitamins: I prefer onenonly for women and same for men. Several others are similar in content but this one is the produce I am most familiar with, you can purchase on line or in whole foods. My best. ...Read more
Your physician needs to communicate with you. Only your physician knows best what ails you. This medication is used to relieve nerve pain following shingles (a painful rash due to herpes zoster infection) in adults. This condition is called postherpetic neuralgia. Gabapentin belongs to a class of drugs known as antiseizure drugs (also called anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drugs).
Hope this helps. ...Read more
Excedrin is a form of ordinary Aspirin and as long as correct dosage is used its harmless. (In fact may have beneficial effects!!!!)
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
I've been going to the gym for 1 year (each day except sundays). I am aiming to win some more muscles, is it okay to take a pill daily of rexobol 50?
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