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I did a kardia phone app ecg. I do them all the time. This time my heart was racing out of the blue. Kardiasaid its sinus tachycardia. I'm so worried.?
Birth control: A combination of two hormones used to prevent conception. Sold under a dozen names. You really should be monitored by a competent specialist if you take oral contaceptive medications as the side effects can be dramatic. ...Read more
A birth control pill: Kariva is a birth control pill. It is a combination of ethinyl Estradiol & desogestrel. It's considered a low dose pill with regards to estradiol. The Progesterone desogestrel is a "3rd generation" progesterone. There may be a slightly higher risk of blood clots with 3rd generation Progesterone contraceptives. But overall blood clot risk is still much lower than those seen with pregnancy. ...Read more
Can a gallbladder be reversed, put back, as I am always going to the loo, it can be as much as 4 to 8 times a day or moor. Karin.?
What to do if I discovered a prescription in my house for karvea tablets; what are they commonly used for?
Kadian (morphine) ABUSE:
Yes it can if you abuse the drug, take it without doctors prescription, of the street, take more than the prescribed dose, you can overdose on it.
It can cause severe side effects if you overdose, including coma and respiratory arrest
it can cause opiate addiction and it can hurt you if you take it from the street
kadian is a controlled drug has to be taken under medical supervision and by presciptio. ...Read more
Confusing question: Are you asking can you get pregnant while taking the hormone free week of a birth control pill? Birth control pills are very effective when taken correctly. If you have been taking them correctly all month then failure rates are very low. You are still protected during the hormone free week. ...Read more
Kadian (morphine) howlong takes: Kadian (morphine) is a a long acting morphin and it should start working within few hours on the appropriate dose. It can be given every 12 hours in divided dose, or it can be given as one dose every 24 hours. It comes in various strength, 20, 30, 50, 60, 80 and 100 mgm. ...Read more
Discuss with Doc: This is a question for your pain management specialist if you are using one. If you are under the care of your primary care physician then a consult to a specialist is recommended. There are several other opioids that may be beneficial as well as other non-opioids that could work together with the Kadian (morphine) to make it more effective. ...Read more
Side effects of kadi:
Drowsiness, sedation, euphorea, respiratory depression, constipation, nausea&vomiting, dry mouth, dyspepsia, esophageal reflux, increased biliary pressure and intestinal obstruction, constriction of the common bile duct and spasm of sphinter of oddi, making biliary colic worse. It can also cause uncoordinated duodenal contraction and decrease gastri emptying.Insomnia
withdrawl symptoms when abruptly stopped. ...Read more
It depends: Kadian is morphine in a long-acting formulation. Side effects of morphine include constipation, itching, urinary retention, sedation, reparatory depression, and depression. The side effects are dose related. Always try to take the lowest possible dose that provides adequate analgesia. Don't expect too much-the best analgesic can reduce pain only by about 50%. ...Read more
I have been on kadian (morphine) 60mg 1/12hrs and hydromorphon 8mg 1/3-4 hrs not to exceed 7 in a day for about 9 years. I am tolerant, and wonder about going to16mg on the hydromorphon? Thoughts?
Not able: To comment. Do not know what you are being treated for and what has been tried to even reduce your meds much less go up. Less is always better so you and your docs have to have that serious conversation. An outsider can't really help especially with no info. ...Read more
I'm on the 3rd month of Kariva into the second week of the back and I have been spotting for 5 days and today I've been having cramps all day.
Break thru bleeding: Having spotting and now cramping in the 3rd pack of birth control pills sounds like break through bleeding. This can just occur out of the blue, but is more likely to occur it a bcp was taken late or missed. Cramping often means a period is coming. Check with your doc if this doesn't resolve on it's own. ...Read more
A lot more: Kadian (extended release morphine) has the same pain reducing potency (mg for mg) as hydrocodone, which is in norco. The 325 in Norco 325 refers to the tylenol (acetaminophen) dose. Usually there is another number (5 or 10) preceding it (eg. Norco 5/325) which indicates the hydrocodone dose. So Kadian 50 is like 10 Norco 5/325s. Beware: taking greater than 3000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) per day can cause severe liver damage. ...Read more
Duration of Action: Kadian seems to reliably work for 12 to 24 hours for "tolerant" patients. Ms conting lasts only 6 to 8 hours and is seldom dispensed by pharmacies due to the multiple companies making a generic version. The generics have even more variabilty in their duration. Kadian uses a delivery mechanism that is more reliable over a longer period. They both contain morphine as the active drug. ...Read more
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