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Is Prescription Medicine For Pinworms Better Than Over The Counter Medicine
YES: Definitely.... To the best of my knowledge. ...Read more
OTC works: The over the counter medicine works just fine. Repeat the dose in 2 weeks to finish the job. ...Read more
Hi, what would u recommend to treat pinworm in adults? Now that vermox is no longer available, what is the most effective drug of choice? Either Over the counter or rx?
Pin-X: Annoying but harmless condition - this is usually what I recommend to my patients. Have to ask the pharmacist at your store about it. http://www.drugs.com/mtm/pin-x.html ...Read more
Symptom control: The best route is to focus on the symptom(s) most bothersome for you. Acetaminophen and/or ibuprofen are best for fever, chills and muscle aches/pain. Guaifenesin thins mucus secretions to allow you to cough up the "junkiness," whereas dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Stimulants like Sudafed (pseudoephedrine) dry up nasal/eye secretions. Stay hydrated and get plenty of rest. ...Read more
Trichomoniasis (?): If you are asking about treatment for trichomoniasis (commonly known as: Trich), a common sexually transmitted disease (STD), there is no over-the-counter treatment available. Trich requires treatment with a specific antibiotic, metronidazole (Flagyl). It is the only drug that should be used to treat trichomoniasis. If you think you may have trich, you should be tested and treated appropriately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on severity:
Tonsillitis is usually a viral or bacterial infecion of the tonsils. IN most cases, it settles without ANY treatment (although is is painful and uncomfortable). However, in a small set of cases, it can complicate and cause serious morbidity.
If you have a mild case of sore throat, it might be sufficient to use an oral rinse such as Andolex C, and pain killers like Paracetamol. If worse, see an ENT ...Read more
Better see your doctor: If you have continuous symptoms, self medication would help short term and you still have to read the labels of any OTC drug carefully. If you have a chronic problem your doctor would help you better, good luck ...Read more
Is there a prescription medication that is stronger than clarinex (desloratadine) d? I've been taking it for over a week. Allergies hit today like i've taken no meds.
It's worth trying: If you are experiencing significant side effects or a sub-optimal response from Adderall it's worth considering trying other medications. While there isn't a "better" drug for everyone, there may be a better one for you personally. The only way to really know is to try, under proper medical supervision, of course. There is a longer acting of Adderall (or close enough to it) called vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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