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Koromex Coil Spring 65 Medication
Allergy medications: I suppose you refer to seasonal allergic rhino conjunctivitis treatment, which we commonly refer to as seasonal allergy symptoms including spring. You can try otc antihistamine. However, those are weak medications. If you are still symptomatic, you might want to see your doctor to get stronger and more efficient medications. ...Read more
What is sleeping sickness? How do you contract it& how do you treat it? Could it be medication related or just spring tiredness? I'm sleeping so much!
Sleepiness: Having excessive daytime sleepiness could indicate a sleep disorder. It is recommended you consult a sleep physician who can review your history to determine if that is the case or if it's something else. For example, if you also snore, have dry mouth, morning headaches, and/or periodically choke/gasp throughout the night, you may have sleep apnea. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Am taking Montelukast (generic for Singulair) for spring pollen. How long is it safe after taking the medication to try to conceive again? Thanks.
Category B: Drug is relatively safe drug being a category B. If planning to conceive and are on the singular for allergy season. Wait a few weeks to really try. But if things happen. Still relatively safe. ...Read more
Should I be on medication with my nombers for diabetes tinkering between 5.6- 6.5 with a history of the disease in the family.?
I am a 65 year old male a month ago began taking KLORCON 20MG & CHLORTALID 25MG now have E.D. Does these medications contribute to this?
R/O DIABETES 2: HBA1C of 6.5 is the cut off for Diabetes 2, it is a very common condition. The first step is to focus on weight loss. Weight gain/Obesity is at the root of most adult onset diabetes. The fatty tissue absorbs insulin. And an appropriate treatment regimen will be started. I usually start with metformin. Follow up is essential every 3 mths. With monitoring of HBA1C. Also begin a gluten free diet. ...Read more
Grapefruit Juice: May interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine, Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more
Take as directed!: Before you accept any new prescription or medication, know why it's recommended. Know what it's intended to do. Remind the prescriber about all your other medications, including otc medications & supplements (not the same thing!). Learn about common side effects & dangerous ones, too. Find out if you're supposed to get refills or if this is a one time deal. And take w/ or w/o food as directed. ...Read more
Some medications must be taken with food due to their effect on the stomach. Some medications are better absorbed when taken with medications. Diabetic medications may cause a drastic reduction in your blood sugar if you do not eat. As you can see there are many possibilities. Check with your physician before you do anything.
Good luck. ...Read more
Of course: I do not recommend any medication as part of a diet and most successful diets do not involve any type of medication. That said, in general "diets" don't work if it is a temporary diet, as when the diet ends people usually regain weight. The most successful diets are life-long changes in how you eat. Again, no medication is required for one to have a healthy diet. ...Read more
Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
It can: Unfortunately, more and more frequent, opioid induced hyperalgesia has been described, typically per rapid escalation of medicine, and causing paradoxically worsening of the pain. ...Read more
Don't fight illness: As physicians, we don't fight against illnesses. We treat patients with illness. We never beat illness. If you have adhd, the best treatments are medications. It's not clear why you are interested in not using medications. There are many psychological therapies for adhd, which have varying results. You can seek consultation with a psychologist who is knowledgeable about them. Consult with one. ...Read more
No easy answer: It depends on your medical conditions and response to the medications you are taking. I would suggest discussing this with your doctor. If you are having bothersome side effects - that may indicate a need to evaluate your current medications. ...Read more
It may matter: Certain medications are more effective if taken at certain times. Also, some medications need to timed around meals or activities. Blood pressure medications, cholesterol medications, osteoporosis medications and some antibiotics would be some examples of these. Consult with the prescribing doctor or the pharmacist for more information. ...Read more
Not the right.......: Not the right question. You should not normally have pain with sex. Are you menopausal, normally or surgically. Lack of estrogen will causes atrophic vaginitis which will cause pain. This a too complex for a description of all the causes for pain, but the cause should be determined. I know of no female being treated with meds to prevent pain during sex! also is it vaginal, or hip or back? See pcp. ...Read more
Long list: Here's a good place to start. Make sure you also click on the link for an additional list. Good luck. Http://abcnews. Go.com/blogs/health/2012/11/26/grapefruit-medicine-interaction-warning-expanded/. ...Read more
Lots: Almost any of the extended release opioids. (er, sr, xl). ...Read more
See doctor: It is best to see doc for proper evaluation and treatment. There are otc med and rx med but work differently for different pts. One may respond better to you may not respond good with other pts. Doctor can help you to find the causes of your chronic acidity such as stress, diet etc.. ...Read more
YEs it can: As the number of medications you take increases so do the chances that they may interact or have additive side effects. It is best to discuss all medications (even eye drops) with your primary physician or pharmacist. Just because they work on different parts of the body does not mean they cannot cause problems with other drugs. ...Read more
Medication "immunity: Here where we are, patients typically consider an "immunity" to medication to the situation wherein medication stops working. To physicians, we call it tolerance. What happens is that the person's ability to break down medication becomes more efficient, and the medication tends to break down quicker, thus a lessening of the effect it is supposed to give. ...Read more
Grapefruit /juice: May interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine, Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more
There isn't enough: Info to answer this question. Bring the bottle into your pharmacist so that it can be verified it you have the correct medication. Take care. ...Read more
Not really: Learn to accept yourself as you are. ...Read more