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Is Zyrtec And Singulair The Same Type Of Drug
Yes: These are all narcotics. Milligram for milligram Levorphanol is more potent. ...Read more
What is the proper dosage of Claritin (loratadine) anti-histamine and what are the side effects if taken daily?
Sometimes sedation: Most of the time, Claritin (loratadine) has few side effects, but in 8% of people, it can be sedating. Rare serious side effects :fast or uneven heart rate; feeling like you might pass out; jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes); or seizures (convulsions). Less serious side effects may include: headache; nervousness; stomach pain, diarrhea; dry mouth, sore throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is busesonide .5 inhalation form the same as the formulation for a nasoneb? What is the advantage of delivering steroid with nasoneb vs qnasal form
Delivery system: You may mean Nasonex (mometasone) and qnasal. These are steroid medicines designed to be sprayed nasally and work locally not systemically. The nebulized Budesonide is inhaled into the lungs, work there but can get delivered into the mouth and wherever it passes thru and should work via the receptors in the airways.The nose sprays are a choice of the pt, and use the ones they feel better with. ...Read more
No.: Trazodone and oxycodone are entirely different classes of medications. Trazodone works on the serotonin receptor. Oxycodone works on the opiate receptor. The only "pain" related diagnosis that trazodone has use for is possibly complex regional pain syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a "washout" period between Fexofenadine and Loratidine? Or can one simply substitute on medication for the other at the next dose?
No problem: There is no problem in rotating antihistamines. ...Read more
What is the name of the anticholinergic component & the benzodiazpine component in the drug librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide)?
Is the combination of fluticasone furoate and evocetirizine dihydrochloride 5mg effective for allergy ? What are their side effects when combined?
Yes, effective: Fluticasone (flonase) is a nasal steroid spray and levocetirizine (xyzal) is a new generation antihistamine. They are excellent medications for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. There is no new side effects when these are combined. Each can have the potential for mild side effects alone-nose bleeds. In general they are well tolerated. ...Read more
180 mg daily: 180 mg daily.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the difference between sertide diskus and evohaler?
What a is the advantage of each other?
Medication delivery: The "evohaler" is a metered dose inhalers (MDIs), while the "diskus" is a dry powder inhalers (DPIs). MDI typically rely on the patient coordinating breathing and pushing the canister down. DPIs are a group of inhalers that have the medication in very fine dry powder, delivered by breathing in. You can find more information at: http://use-inhalers.com/comparative-studies-on-mdi-and-dpi ...Read more
What is chance of anaphylaxis from fludrocortisone? Terrified of new drugs. I've taken beclometasone fine, which is a corticosteroid too,
Different medication: The mg. Amount of a drug will vary amongst the different classes of drugs because they are different compounds. Fexofenadine typically is a 180 mg dose, where loratidine is 10 mg. They are "equivalent" because in studies they block about the same number of histamine receptors and provide equal efficacy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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