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Does citalopram 60 mgms. Work?

Does citalopram 60 mgms. Work?

Not necessarily.: Studies have shown that 40 mg of citalopram is as good as 60 mg. Always go for the lowest effective dose. ...Read more

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Dr. Wendy Askew
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Gemfibrozil (Definition)

Gemfibrozil is the generic name for an oral drug used to lower lipid levels. It belongs to a group of drugs known as fibrates. It is most commonly sold as the ...Read more


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Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

Ppi dosing: The maximum doses of each ppi are equipotent in reducing acid. Going higher than these doses impart no greater benefit and should not be exceeded. Prilosec/omeprazole: 20 BID. Prevacid/lansoprazole:30 BID. Nexium/esomeprazole:40 bid. Protonix/pantoprazole: 40 bid.Aciphex/rabeprazole:20 bid.Zegerid 40 daily. and Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) 60 daily. So to answer Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)60=omeprazole40, ...Read more

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Can you take together 10 mg lexapro (escitalopram) , 25 mg lamotrigine 1200 mg fish oil and 1000 mg acetaminofen ?

Can you take together 10 mg lexapro (escitalopram) , 25 mg lamotrigine 1200 mg fish oil and 1000 mg acetaminofen ?

Yes, but...: Lexapro, (escitalopram) Lamictal, and Fish Oil are often co-prescribed. If fish oil is being used for therapeutic benefit, its good to know the EPA content of the capsules. EPA (not total fish oil weight) needs to be around 1000 to 1500 mg per day to impact mood (FYI). Acetaminophen at 1000 mg - as an occasional dose - is fine to take s the above. Frequent use, though, is to be avoided. ...Read more

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Sorry doctor,I take 10mg Lipitor, (atorvastatin)100mg aspirin , 5mg ace inhibitor, 10mg lexapro, 150mg coq10, 4000mg fish oil, + multivitamin. ?

Sorry doctor,I take 10mg Lipitor, (atorvastatin)100mg aspirin , 5mg ace inhibitor, 10mg lexapro, 150mg coq10, 4000mg fish oil, + multivitamin.


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Drugs: you are certainly taking a lot of stuff, but you don't say what information you'd like, why not ask the doc associated with your stress test and cath? ...Read more

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Is 60 Mg daily of Imdur an average dosage?

Is 60 Mg daily of Imdur an average dosage?

Typical dosing: The issue really is the fact that you need this drug at 51 years of age! Get going on controlling your diabetes and hypertension and making sure you get as much exercise as you can comfortably tolerate. ...Read more

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What do you think about this combination: 60 mg Prozac + 60 mg Paxil (paroxetine) once daily?

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What do you think about this combination: 60 mg Prozac + 60 mg Paxil (paroxetine) once daily?

Prozac (fluoxetine): It is risky to combine two similar medications of the same ssri group, plus, that high dose most likely will result in serotonin syndrome. ...Read more

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Stent one year back. 20 mg statin75mg clopid, 75 mg asp daily. Losartan 50 mg, metoprolol 25mg twice.Colestro 85 HDL 32 LDL 32 trig 104.Lip pro ok?

Stent one year back. 20 mg statin75mg clopid, 75 mg asp daily. Losartan 50 mg, metoprolol 25mg twice.Colestro 85 HDL 32 LDL 32 trig 104.Lip pro ok?

post stent: Your data looks very good. Hopefully you're feeling fine. In katmandu at that altitude you need to take good care of yourself the altitude can be problematic for CAD patients. ...Read more

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Does Wellbutrin (bupropion) xl 150 mg cancel out adderall ir 60 mg?

Does Wellbutrin (bupropion) xl 150 mg cancel out adderall ir 60 mg?

See answer: Wellbutrin (bupropion) and Adderall don't cancel each other out, but have a few drug interactions which require careful monitoring by prescribing doctor. Be sure you understand side effects of both medications. ...Read more

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Can I take red yeast rice 600 mg daily along with sertraline 350 mg and Tricor (fenofibrate) 48 mg?

Can I take red yeast rice 600 mg daily along with sertraline 350 mg and Tricor (fenofibrate) 48 mg?

Drug Interactions: Drug interactions can occur with combinations of prescription SSRI with certain statins, including those found in naturally occurring Red Yeast Rice. It is best to avoid Red yeast rice and ask MD to use a non-interacting statin. Consider using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fish oils (www.cardiamin.com, use code: CMC), to lower lipids and help with depression & anxiety. ...Read more

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Calcium scan zero. Cholesterol over 300 without meds. Taking 80 Lipitor (atorvastatin) 20 Zetia. Dr. wants me stop Zetia half Lipitor (atorvastatin). Should I?

Calcium scan zero. Cholesterol over 300 without meds. Taking 80 Lipitor (atorvastatin) 20 Zetia. Dr. wants me stop Zetia half Lipitor (atorvastatin). Should I?

I'm not too sure.: Unless your HDL is really really really high or unless you were experiencing some side effect of one of those medications, a total of 300 sounds just too high, especially at your age (no offense). I would continue the medications in a preventive sense. ...Read more

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Can I takeup to a 325 mg dose of a magnesium w/these daily medications? 20 mg viibryd, (vilazodone hydrochloride) 25 mg atenolol, 0.5 mg clonazepam, 100 mg gabapentin 50 mg tra

 Can I takeup to a 325 mg dose of a magnesium w/these daily medications? 20 mg viibryd, (vilazodone hydrochloride) 25 mg atenolol, 0.5 mg clonazepam, 100 mg gabapentin 50 mg tra

Yes: there are no contraindications with any medication, as far as I know. Magnesium is found in many foods, and magnesium deficiency has become more common, particularly with use of drugs like omeprazole (Prilosec), esomeprazole (Nexium) and similar drugs which markedly reduce stomach acid and impede magnesium absorption. ...Read more

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Propranolol 60 mg ER vs toprol (metoprolol) 25 mg er. Which lowers blood pressure most?

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Propranolol 60 mg ER vs toprol (metoprolol) 25 mg er. Which lowers blood pressure most?

Ford v Chevy v Dodge: This is a question best addressed w/your doctor. Both are good blood pressure lowering medications that also keep your heart from beating too fast (beta blocker class). Toprol (metoprolol) has more studies recently regarding benefit in heart failure. Of course, cost can play into decision, too, although both are available as generics for $4/mo (http://i.Walmartimages.Com/i/if/hmp/fusion/customer_list.Pdf). ...Read more

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I take Epilim Chrono 500mg which isn't actually equal Depakote ER. (500mg Epilim = 333mg sodium valproate + 145 mg valproic acid),so when to test?

 I take Epilim Chrono 500mg which isn't actually equal Depakote ER. (500mg Epilim = 333mg sodium valproate + 145 mg valproic acid),so when to test?

Random: The idea is this medication is supposed to generate a steady state level after about 3 days. Peak and trough levels matter if you are looking for toxicity or sub-therapeutic levels with medications with a short half life. Also Depakote has a very wide therapeutic level (50-100) Consider obtaining a Vit D level (which is often low) and checking ammonia after being on this medication a while. ...Read more

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Can I safely take rosuvastatin 40mg with ecosprin 75 mg for hyperlipidemia? Other medication I'm on amlodipin 5, glimisave m2, vitD 60k, gemcal

Can I safely take rosuvastatin 40mg with ecosprin 75 mg for hyperlipidemia?  Other medication I'm on amlodipin 5, glimisave m2, vitD 60k, gemcal

Yes, you can, but...: That's a bad combination. You've got two sulfonylurea drugs (which will cause weight gain, and wear out the pancreas) and a very low dose of Metformin. I recommend increasing your dosage of Metformin to 2,000 mg per day--and adding Acarbose (or white kidney bean extract). If your glucose is not under control, add only as much sulfonylurea as you need. ...Read more

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Can i take 5, 000 mg vitamin d, 600 mg omega-3's, 500 mg epa &dha , raspberry ketons, with 400mg bupropion & 10 mg citalopram each day?

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Can i take 5, 000 mg vitamin d, 600 mg omega-3's, 500 mg epa &dha , raspberry ketons, with 400mg bupropion & 10 mg citalopram each day?

Drug interactions: No direct negative interactions between the medications listed, although i recommend reviewing them with your prescribing doc. ...Read more

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Does Lisinopril 10 Mg Interact with Hydroxyzine HCL 25 Mg and Zofran (ondansetron) 8 Mg and Norco 10/325 and Gabapentin 600 Mg. My Dr prescribed me them.

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Exercise caution: With multiple drugs, lisinopril won't interact with the other medicines you mentioned, but hydroxzine, norco, zofran (ondansetron) and gabapentin might interact with each other, talk to your doctor and know exactly when to take each medicine, and if you can hold one till you finish with the other, your doctor can describe better as he knows your case, take care ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Lopid (Definition)

Lopid is a cholesterol/lipid lowering agent which is a ...Read more