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Doctor insights on: Isoptin Sr Medication

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I started taking Epilim and isoptin sr. Any bad effects?

I started taking Epilim and isoptin sr. Any bad effects?

Epilim/Isoptin: Combination of Depakote (epilim) & isoptin (verapamil) should pose no dangers if dose is closely monitored by your doctor, due to excess sedation. Both medications can help with migraine headaches as well. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Isoptin (Definition)

Isoptin is a calcium channel blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more


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Can isoptin cause schamberg disease?

Can isoptin cause schamberg disease?

Not cause but...: Schamberg is a progressive pigmented dermatitis. The skin is stained with heme pigment this can be exaserbated by meds that vaso dilate lower extremity vessels and cause polloning of blood. ...Read more

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How dangerous using isoptin for long periods?

How dangerous using isoptin for long periods?

Not dangerous: As long as it is prescribed at the right dose for the appropriate conditions. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Isoptin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Isoptin allergy?

Isoptin allergy: Isoptin (Verapamil) is a calcium channel blocker and antihypertensive medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-5499/isoptin-oral/details ...Read more

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How dangerous is using isoptin (verapamil) for long periods?

How dangerous is using isoptin (verapamil) for long periods?

Not dangerous: As long as it is prescribed at the right dose for the appropriate conditions. ...Read more

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I ve noticed 2weeks when I take isoptin every morning after I feel dyspnea difficulty to swallow and breath and tension. Also very often urination.

I ve noticed 2weeks when I take isoptin every morning after I feel dyspnea difficulty to swallow and breath and tension. Also very often urination.

Unrelated: It's hard to relate any of your symptoms to verapamil/isoptin, but a reasonable test is to temporarily stop it and see if your sx resolve in 2 or 3 days. If so, do they promptly return if you restart it? That would make causation highly probable. If not, I would look for another cause. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about verapamil hydrochloride extended-release lescol XL zocor (simuastatin) augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) XR cefpodoxime any of them?

Can you tell me about verapamil hydrochloride extended-release lescol XL zocor (simuastatin) augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) XR cefpodoxime any of them?

Meds: Verapamil is a blood pressure medication, zocor and Lescol for cholesterol, Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and cefpodoxime are antibiotics. You should not be on all these medications at the same time. If so, review your medications with your physician. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: budeprion sr?

Please describe the medication: budeprion sr?

Antidepressant: Treats depression and aids in quitting smoking. Also prevents depression caused by seasonal affective disorder (sad). This medicine is an antidepressant. ...Read more

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Are there other medications for ADD? Currently taking Ritalin (methylphenidate) SR 20mg x3. Doesn't seem to work as well as it used to

Are there other medications for ADD? Currently taking Ritalin (methylphenidate) SR 20mg x3. Doesn't seem to work as well as it used to

ADD medication: Yes, there are many choices. I would suggest you follow up with the person who prescribed your current medication and update them that this medication is not helping you. ...Read more

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3rd week on bupropion sr 300mg. Depression is getting much worse. Is it typical for the medication to make things get worse before it gets better?

3rd week on bupropion sr 300mg. Depression is getting much worse. Is it typical for the medication to make things get worse before it gets better?

Talk with prescriber: There are many reasons why depression can get worse at the start of therapy. This sort of question really is best addressed one on one with the prescriber. I am concerned that more support is indicated particularly now that you state the depression is even worse than when treatment was started! Effective care is out there but one has to be assertive. Hard when one is depressed. ...Read more

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I am a 69 year old hypertensive. Besides my regular medications, I was recently prescribed glycomet sr 1000 mg at night. My blood sugar was 90 in fasting and 130 in pp. Is this medication required?

I am a 69 year old hypertensive. Besides my regular medications, I was recently prescribed glycomet sr 1000 mg at night. My blood sugar was 90 in fasting and 130 in pp. Is this medication required?

Check with doctor: Glycomet (metformin) is for treatment of Insulin resistance, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver, polycystic ovary syndrome, etc... As with any medication, the doctor and the patient have to balance the benefits of the medication against it's side effects (so, one must discuss this with the doctor). Metformin helps prevent the cardiovascular complications of diabetes, and somewhat lowers LDL & tg. ...Read more

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Why did my medication make me fat?

Why did my medication make me fat?

Meds made fat: You ate more calories than you burned. Usually they stimualate appetite. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for pile?

What medication can I take for pile?

Steroid like cream: Check with your pharmacist as their are steroid like creams that can help with hemorrhoids. Increase fiber and fluids so as not to get constipated, which can increase your risk of hemorrhoids. If severe, you may need to see a dr. For treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How exactly does pain medication work?

How exactly does pain medication work?

Two ways: Pain medication can work at the site of the pain like a anti inflamation medication or at the central nervous system like the opioids. Depending on the necessity for the doctor will prescribe the appropriate medication. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for a cold?

What is the best medication for a cold?

Cold: Most of the medications don't really work and in fact may make the cold last longer. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for aches and fever. Mucinex to thin out secretions. Lots of fluids and rest. ...Read more

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How can I start taking less medication?

How can I start taking less medication?

Not sure about less?: If you are taking drugs for a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, then this a difficult question. If you are concerned about how many pills you are taking in a day, maybe combinations or long acting drugs can reduce the number. Either way, this is to be discussed with your physician since these alternatives are not for everyone. Good luck. ...Read more

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I took the wrong medication by accident?

I took the wrong medication by accident?

Wrong medication: You can call the poison control # at 1-800-222-1222 if you are worried about the impact of the medication that you took. ...Read more

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Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Yes, but: There are many appetite suppressants on the market but you must be very careful. Do not try any of them without first speaking to your physician. They can often raise your blood pressure which would be a problem with hypertensives. Ask first before you do anything.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there ways to grow without medication?

Is there ways to grow without medication?

Not sure: If you mean "bulking up" there are many supplements in nutrition stores that may be considered. Of course you should talk this over with your physician as they may effect you in other ways. If you mean height, I am not aware of anything for this. ...Read more

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What medications are used to relieve pain?

What medications are used to relieve pain?

Otc: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more

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What is the best anti diarheal medication?

What is the best anti diarheal medication?

Loperamide: Best depends upon the underlying cause. Best treatment for diarrhea due to cancer is to treat the cancer and best treatment for diarrhea caused by lactose intolerance is to stop the lactose, but in general loperamide is a good agent. ...Read more

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How do I know if my medication is too high?

How do I know if my medication is too high?

Dose??: If you mean is the dose too high we must narrow it down to what type of medication. All medications have side effects- many of which are associated with excessive dosing. Speak to your primary physician or pharmacist about the specific medication. ...Read more

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What medication should one use for clymydia?

What medication should one use for clymydia?

Doxycycline: doxycycline is the drug of choice to treat chlamydia, it should be prescribed by a licensed health care provider. The treatment is seven days. Azithromycin one dose may also be used to treat chlamydia infections ...Read more

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How can I tell my friends I'm on medication?

Your decision: It is your decision whether or not you wish to share this information. I think it is fine to be candid. ...Read more