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Loperamide H Cl Dosage
Personal: This drug is prescribed to a patient in person with a customized dose for a specific indication and shouldn't be shared, instructions are written on the box ...Read more
What Is The Dosage For Hydroxyzine Hcl 50 MG for Anxiety. My Prescription Bottle Saids As Needed.?
What are the dosage differences in diphenhydramine HCl and citrate if I take 50mg of HCl for sleep would I take 76 mg of citrate?
Can I substitute Norvasc (amlodipine) 10mg for hydralazine HCl 75mg and if so, at what dosage level?
Meds: This needs to be done underthe guidance of a doctor, do not self medicate. ...Read more
Is it safe to take hydrocodone and hydroxyzine HCl together medically? What would be effective dosages for treating severe pain and anxiety? Thanks.
Pain and Anxiety: Why are you taking these medications? What is the nature of your pain? We some times use Hydrocodone and hydroxy zone to make the Hydrocodone more effective. The dose of Hydrocodone depends on your size and severity of your pain. This is best left to the prescribing doctor who knows the nature of your pain. Hydroxyzine is not really a good drug for anxiety because of its sedation side effect ...Read more
What's the recommended dosage and duration of course of ciprofloxacin HCl capsules for a 25 yr old male, 63 kg, 170cm, with urinary tract infection?
I accidentally doubled my 2 y/o dose of hydroxyzine HCl 10mg/5ml. Gave him 5ml instead of 2.5. Will he be ok?
He'll be fine: A one time dose at that level is not anything to be worried about. You wouldn't want to do it every day, but this is a very safe medicine, and other than he may be a bit drowsy tonight, it isn't going to be a problem. Have a good evening and don't worry about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Every 4 hrs: You can take it every 4 hrs as needed. ...Read more
Can I cut Metformin HCL 500mg tablets in half if the dose is too high for me and it isn't used for diabetes?
Best ask prescriber: Metformin pills can be split in half. Whether or not it should be done so in a specific case needs to be decided upon based on the outcome of a discussion between the person who is prescribed the medication and the person prescribing the medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
UTI: Clindamycin is a very unusual antibiotic to be used in treating a UTI unless it is due to a staphylococcus. The dosage, assuming the therapy is appropriate, is from 300 to 600mg three times a day, although it may be very difficult to tolerate because of GI side-effects if given orally. ...Read more
I have had diarrhea for 24 hours; it persists even after taking the maximum adult dose of loperamide. Should I go to the ER?
I am about to take my last dose of Terbinafine HCL. I will be attending a party that weekend, how soon after last dose will I be able to have alcohol?
You're right that...: ...neither alcohol nor terbinafine, especially when combined, are the liver's best friend. Terbinafine should be completely cleared from your system about 8 days after the last dose. You should be okay having a couple of drinks at this party, but the Dr. Mom in me wants to remind you that it's never safe to get wasted. Otherwise, have a good time! ...Read more
Is it safe to double up on Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 5mg if my one dose an hour ago hasn't touched my pain? Will I be able to wake up in the morning? And function?
At night: Best try one or two in bedtime. It depends on your tolerance because some people get very sleepy from it. That is why it is best to take it before you go to bed night. You have to give it a chance to clarify your pain, help your sleep, and help decrease the pain sensations. Some people will not tolerate 10 mg at bedtime, but you can start at five and then slowly increase it to the 10 and see how ...Read more
My dad is in 80's less then 140lbs and on Dilimiazem hcl for blood pressure360mg. Severe constipation. Is this dose too high for elderly.?
Depends (Cardizem): Dose depends how the blood pressure is controlled some times constipation is possible. With your dad's permission you should discuss with his doctor, who will be very happy to explain to you as most MD s love to see the family getting involved in their elderly patients care and give more hints to make your dod comfortable. ...Read more