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Iscar Quercus Medication
Can I take Avena Sativa and Quercus drops with Xarelto anticoagulant? I am worried about the blood thining effects of the herbal medicines.Thank you.
There should be no: effect on the anticoagulant from these herbal products however the Avena Sativa could theoretically modify the absorption of the Xarelto. As such you should probably take the herbal in the morning and the Xarelto with supper as directed. It seems contradictory to take established life saving scientifically proven medications along with unproven potentially harmful therapy. You might reconsider. ...Read more
RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immune suppression: 1. 5-asa medications (sulfasalazine, asacol, (mesalamine) pentasa) may take the edge of symptoms, they do not adequately treat crohn's disease. 2. Steroids work, but are only useful for short course because of side effects. 3. Azathioprine (imuran), 6-mp, Methotrexate are often effective, and reduce the need for steroids 4. Remicade, Humira are very effective at treating fistulas or severe crohn's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immune suppression: 1. 5-asa medications (sulfasalazine, asacol, (mesalamine) pentasa) may take the edge of symptoms, they do not adequately treat crohn's disease. 2. Steroids work, but are only useful for short course because of side effects. 3. Azathioprine (imuran), 6-mp, Methotrexate are often effective, and reduce the need for steroids 4. Remicade, Humira are very effective at treating fistulas or severe crohn's. ...Read more
Sun light: Ample sun light is the best natural treatment for sad or seasonal affective disorder. Since once cannot get this in winter, this can be replicated by using a white light lamp of at least 10, 000 lux intensity kept at a distance of one foot. This should be used only with start of fall and discontinue with advent of spring. ...Read more
Should i be taking medication for p.C.O.S? I also would like to start trying for a child, any tips?
What is the generic medication for Venlor? I am forced to pay a big levy for my medication because Discovery says there’s a generic.
My pressure is constantly on the 130's sometimes goes up to 150 upper number not on medication lower is 70's is that bad am 40yrs lady living healthy?
What can I do to help the pain stop? All I have right now is over the counter pain medication and it’s not helping.
Back pain: You need to find out what is the problem. Then it can be treated. ...Read more
What is the minimum time allowed between taking Vyvanse dosage(s)? Is there a dosage set point where the intensity of the medication extends the time?
Vyvanse dosage: These are one daily drugs. They are stimulants. If taken too late they will interfere with sleep. Usual time to take this med is in the morning, before school or before work. Should only be taken under physician supervision. If you are taking it for "ADD" or ADHD, I would advise that you be evaluated by a mental health professional. ...Read more
I am 40 years old, i had a complete hysterectomy in my late 20's i have struggled with no labido, can u help, im desperate , tried many medications, ?
I have been running out of sleep around 3am for almost 2 weeks now. And as the weekend is approaching I want to find out if there’s medication I can u?
The first thing to try is to practice good sleep hygiene habits. Then consider things like melatonin and low dose antihistamines, to use sparingly as sleep aids. Here is some more information for you to learn more about sleep hygiene:
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So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isnt good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more
Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more