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Is there a pill that can prevent hangovers?

Is there a pill that can prevent hangovers?

No: You can start by not drinking more than 5 alcoholic drinks (of normal size) a night. No more than 3 in a 2 hour period. You also want to make sure you have had at least 5 cups of water & a full meal before you drink alcohol. Another thing that may help is to alternate your alcohol with water (beer, water, beer, water; for example). Stick to light alcohols, and to the same type (don't switch). ...Read more

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Hangover (Definition)

Various unpleasant physiological and psychological effects following the consumption of wine, beer and distilled spirits. Hangovers can last for several hours or for more than 24 hours. Typical symptoms of a hangover may include headache, drowsiness, concentration problems, dry mouth, dizziness, fatigue, vomiting, absence of hunger, depression, sweating, ...Read more


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Is there a pill to prevent sunburns?

Is there a pill to prevent sunburns?

I know of no: Pill to prevent sunburns. Sunscreen and protective clothing is the answer if you need to be out in the sun. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that can actually prevent swine flu?

Is there a medication that can actually prevent swine flu?

Vaccine: The annual influenza vaccine will have the strains you need to fight off the anticipated outbreaks of influenza that year. ...Read more

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There isn't a cure that i'm aware of but is there something that can perhaps decrease the sleep attacks during the day?

There isn't a cure that i'm aware of but is there something that can perhaps decrease the sleep attacks during the day?

Sleep attacks: A "cure" is possible! but firs you have to find out why the sleep attacks occur. See your doctor or a slew specialist for further evaluation such as with a sleep study. Some causes of sleep attacks include narcolepsy, sleep apnea, insufficient sleep, sleep disrupters such as periodic limb movements, possibly mood disorders, and more. ...Read more

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Is there a birth control that helps acne but doesn't lead to anxiety?

Is there a birth control that helps acne but doesn't lead to anxiety?

Many options: Most all combined birth control pills containing both an estrogen and a progestin help acne for most women. Anxiety or mood changes can sometimes be a side effect for some women, and this is most likely due to the progestin component. You may want to ask your doctor about a birth control pill that contains a different progestin than ones you've taken before that caused anxiety. ...Read more

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Is there any medication that can help regulate periods that isnt a conteceptive?

Is there any medication that can help regulate periods that isnt a conteceptive?

Not really: Some overweight patients who have pcos benefit from a diabetic drug called metformin (glucophage). Other than that cycle control warrants hormonal treatment. ...Read more

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I heard there is a pill to help stop the pregnancy within 3days. Is that true?

I heard there is a pill to help stop the pregnancy within 3days. Is that true?

Yes, within 3 days: Of intercourse it decreases pregnancy risk byvapprox 75 % look up Plan B or can use birth control pills ( called emergency oral contraception). Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a pill or medication that can reduce body hair?

Is there a pill or medication  that can reduce body hair?

It depends: If you are female with a hormone problem such as pcos, then medical treatment may help. Metformin and spironolactone can be helpful. Other wise, laser hair removal, intense pulsed light, shaving and waxing all work. ...Read more

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Doc, is there a possibility that a risperidone can prevent menstruation and that has a contraceptive properties?

Doc, is there a possibility that a risperidone can prevent menstruation and that has a contraceptive properties?

Hyperprolactinemia: Sometimes use of risperidal (risperidone) can lead to increases in prolactin (hyperprolactinemia) which has led to reduced fertility & menstrual changes (lack of periods or light periods). Risperidal (risperidone) should not be used for contraception. ...Read more

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Can sedation medication for a colonoscopy cause a migraine? If so is there any way to prevent it from happening?

Can sedation medication for a colonoscopy cause a migraine? If so is there any way to prevent it from happening?

Migraines: Typically patient's receiving sedation for colonoscopy receive either Midazolam (versed), fentanyl (sublimaze), or Propofol (diprivan) or a combination of the above. I am not aware of these medications typically precipitating migraines but the trigger's for migraines are multiple and could easily include not eating prior to your procedure or mild dehydration. ...Read more

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Can there be any type of diet pill that actually works?

Can there be any type of diet pill that actually works?

No safe ones: Nothing takes the place of diet and exercise for safe and sustainable weight loss. There are no diet pill s that have been tested and approved by the fda. ...Read more

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Is there a contraceptive pill that a migraine (w/ aura) sufferer can use that will help acne too?

Is there a contraceptive pill that a migraine (w/ aura) sufferer can use that will help acne too?

IMO NO: Any OCP is contraindicated (extremely dangerous) in any woman with migraines, let alone migraine with aura. You are at greatly increased risk for a stroke by using them. Hardly worth it. You would be far safer better off with an IUD or baarrier contraceptive. For acne try adding Vitamin A and zinc to your regimen & an acne preparation containing benzoyl peroxide. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a product to prevent snoring that actually works?

Is there a product to prevent snoring that actually works?

Yes: Snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea. A dentist who is trained in treating sleep apnea can make an oral appliance to prevent snoring. The dentist would need to have sleep apnea ruled out first by a sleep study and diagnosis by a sleep specialist. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent heartburn?

Is there a way to prevent heartburn?

Not necessarily: Heartburn is the common term for gastroesophageal reflux. Reflux describes the passage of stomach contents up into the swallowing tube and throat. When it causes burning, difficulty swallowing, hoarseness or lung issues, we call it reflux disease, or gerd. Avoid fatty foods, caffeine, and chocolate. Acid suppressing medications may be needed when diet alone is not enough to control your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there a pill that a male can take to stop producing sperm for birth control?

Is there a pill that a male can take to stop producing sperm for birth control?

Not yet: But due to the recent discovery of a gene that controls the maturation of sperm, the possibility of creating such a pill has renewed possibilities. ...Read more

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So there is no way that a plan b pill will effect the outcome of a pregnancy test?

So there is no way that a plan b pill will effect the outcome of a pregnancy test?

Correct: the test is for HCG, a hormone that is released when a fertilized egg is implanted in the uterus ( usually) or ectopically ( rare). ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent nightmares?

Is there a way to prevent nightmares?

Methods to try: There are some methods to try such as deep relaxation/trance that will help to 'program your sleep'. Lucid dreaming techniques are also worthwhile. These techniques should be used with the help of a professional. ...Read more

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This may be odd, but is there a way to reduce the flow of a period without using the pill? More natural way?

This may be odd, but is there a way to reduce the flow of a period without using the pill? More natural way?

Exercise: Exercise can help reduce the flow of menses. Also non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen can be helpful. Talk to your doctor about an appropriate dosage for you to try if you are interested. Eating well with many veggies and lean protein is always helpful in feeling your best too. ...Read more