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Jevity Plus 1 Medication
No: Jevity is just food that is made in a liquid form. Liquid foods do not "cleanse the body" and do not "get rid of infections." There isn't anything to eat, drink, or put into a PEG tube to "cleanse the body." The body is self-cleaning, if a person eats and drinks a healthy, balanced diet, avoids harmful habits, and has no disorder that prevents his body from self-cleaning. ...Read more
Can I take Jevity 1.5 which I use for my peg tube together with Cipro (ciprofloxacin) because I have an infection or take it later?
J peg AND Cipro (ciprofloxacin):
The J-PEG tube, goes through the abdominal into the stomach. The feeding solution can be administered, continuously or at intervals.
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic, which in your case, should be a in a liquid form, if you take once a day, probably you should interrupt the feeding, and following completion of the dose administration, resume the feeding. I think this would apply if Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has been BID ...Read more
What's the difference between Jevity 1.5 that I use through a peg tube and Ensure that I drink by mouth? Which is better? I have impaired swallowing.
Different formulatio: There are 2 good questions here, & so I suggest you use HealthTap Prime or talk to the prescribing physician to get complete answers. In general, Jevity is a high-protein formulation used in diabetic patients for short or long-term feeding. Ensure is a more balanced formulation that is used for weight gain. If you have swallowing trouble, the PEG tube is safer (won't get into lungs), but TTYD. ...Read more
Does Jevity 1.5 which is a nutritional formula I use through a peg tube cause bad breath or bad taste in mouth?
Jevity: Since it isn't meant to be tasted, Jevity is rather...unappealing. If you are tasting it, please discuss with your doctor. Meanwhile consider sitting up during your feed. ...Read more
Does Jevity 1.5 which I use for my peg tube have any dairy in it and can I take it together with Cipro (ciprofloxacin) because I have a sinus infection?
Probably ok together:
Abbott Nutrition describes Jevity 1.5 Cal is a concentrated calories to help tube-fed pts gain and maintain health wt. 12 grams soluble and insoluble fiber and 10 g of short chain fructooligosaccharides. 15 g of prebiotics. Meets 100z% of 24 essential vitamine and minerals in 1500 cal (1 Liter). Kosher, Gluten free. Suitable for lacose intolerance.
Avoid sun with Cipro (ciprofloxacin). ...Read more
I need a doctor in marshallstown or surrounds that uses the key care plus plan and also dispenses medication. Can I find one here?
Discovery app: Use Discovery app to find dispensing Keycare provider in your area ...Read more
How do I get rid of thick mucus, plus my throat is very dry, which makes it imposible thanks I'm am 68 years old post memopausal type 2 diabetic could this be blamed on only one of my medications. The mucus is really terrible in the mornings thanks
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Control symptoms: This may be viral. Control any fever that is present. Over the counter medications that have a nasal decongestant with cough suppressant would work the best. Drink plenty of fluids and get rest. If your symptoms do not improve over the next two days, you should see a doctor. Lack of resolution of symptoms suggests a bacterial infection. ...Read more
No -- toss it: No -- you should not take expired medication. After that date, the pills or capsules could be deteriorating. Discard in the trash or in a medicine take-back program -- not in the toilet. All of us who use the water supply will thank you for helping to keep it clean. ...Read more
Addiction: Help includes medications, exercise, counseling, obtaining support from those around them including friends and family, clergy, yoga. Time. We fail more than we suceed. For each sucess we fail 100 time, but one sucessful event prevents a thousand failures. Allow time. May need to talk to many people in order to find help your loved one. Good luck. ...Read more
Start with eval.: After your medical provider evaluates you fully, he or she will be able to determine if medications are indicated & if so, which medications are the most appropriate for you specifically. Not all anxiety requires psychiatric medications. Since you are concerned - recommend you be evaluated. ...Read more
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Question?: Not sure what you are asking here, but any Rx'd medicine should be followed up by your Prescribing Doctor, and based on their protocols of Maintaining medications, and when and how often they need to see you to keep prescribing the medications, would be up to them. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is it good to use safeway brand medication like there vitimins (spellcheck), vs sombody like one a day?
Yes, should be fine: If a person has knowledge of nutrition and has a very balanced diet, then he may not need to take a daily multivitamin because his foods contain enough. I recommend each person take a multivitamin because many people don't have a truly balanced diet. Some people need more vitamin d, calcium, folate, omega3, etc..., depending on individual issues. Generics are fine if one trusts the store or maker. ...Read more
How will I get my medication since I have collected my last one from the chemist last month on 04/12/2017?
Go to the hospital: They will give you it if you need it ...Read more
I have a 5yr old that has odd/add if I was to give her medication which do you feel is the best one for this condition?
No one answer...: Deciding on the "right" medicaion to give a yung child with add & odd takes into account a number of things, not just your child's age. Your doctor needs to take into account her specific symptoms, what time of day they are most problematic, how they are affecting her daily function, side effect profiles etc.... There is not one medication that's "right", except what is right for your child. ...Read more
I have persistent caugh for about one month now, I have taken some medications but the caugh still persist. What can I do?
Depends: There are a number of causes for cough. It can be from something as simple as a post-infectious cough. A cough after a respiratory infection. It could be bronchitis - the vast majority of the time bronchitis is viral. Other causes of cough are allergies (post-nasal drip syndrome). Asthma, gerd and ace inhibitors (bp medication) can also cause cough. You need to be seen by a dr. ...Read more
Please let me know if there is any form of medication acupunture or any thing else that any one can suggest to ease the pain?
Acupuncture is very: Helpful with many forms of pain - but not all. You didn't mention what type of pain you have. Perhaps you could clarify this and re-ask. Thanks. ...Read more
Breaking open indomethicin 25mg what exactly could happen if someone were to break one open and take the medication that way?
Not much: The capsule is a convenient way to ingest the full and proper dose. If you break it open, you probably will lose some of the powder but the part taken in will have the proper action. Some have problems swallowing capsules and are advised to break open the dose and sprinkle the contents over something that you will be eating like jello or mashed potatoes. ...Read more
How is it that one hbp medication at a median dose will not result in lowering and another class (at an equivalent dose) will?
My emotions are out of control one second ill be happy the next I'm extremely angry is there any medication that can't help controls my emotions?
Seek help: Seek the services of a psychiatrist who will be able to help you. You may going through the emotional ups and downs that all teenagers go through. Some can make it without help and some need help. Don't be ashamed of this. Good luck and don't delay seeking the treatment you need. ...Read more
Why is it that no-one seems to be able to fix my hbp with the trial of several different medications. I'm now off all because nothing is working.?
Common issue: Many people require 3 or more medications. Diuretic needs to be at least one of them. It takes a lot of patience on the part of they physician and patient to find the right combination. Despite that many people may need further testing to exclude other conditions that make medications less effective. ...Read more
I get a left sided migraines then take medication and the left side goes and a right sided one starts! Why does it start one side and go to the other
I am 33 years old female and planning for 2nd child since one year but not getting conceived. Kindly let me know how to plan or do I need medication.
My bro woke up one moring could not move he been dignoised with scheuermann's he can bearly walk n on a lot of medication but I would like to now more?
Keep looking: Scheuemanns disease is a condition thought to be caused by an abnormality in the vertebral growth plate causing wedge shaped vertebrae, disruptions in the endplates of the vertebrae called schmorls nodes, and a generalized kyphosis. The condition can cause chronic pain, but rarely to the point it is so severe the patient can't walk. There may be another source, consider mri. Thanks. ...Read more
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