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Lowsium Plus Improved Medication
Should I change my migren medication to something else bcause im been taking ponstan and confergot for 10 years plus. What harm if I keep on taking it?
Depends: It depends upon how often you have migraine attacks. If the migraine is severe and frequent then you would be better off taking something to prevent these attacks. There are several meds approved for that purpose. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is useful only if you have infrequent migraine and its long term use is harmful. ...Read more
Not a simple answer: It depends on which medications you are on at the moment. If it is 3 medications for pain control, then it my not be the best course of action. If it is 3 medications for blood pressure, then it may be appropriate depending on the doses of each and which mechanisms of action are being utilized. ...Read more
Many options: If you want something to take by mouth, try cialis, levitra, (vardenafil) staxyn, stendra or viagra. These all require prescriptions. Alprostadil is available to be placed in urethra or injected into penis. Remember that no medication will overcome a bad relationship. Don't forget to get a complete check up. Low testosterone can aggravate ed. ...Read more
Yes: Medications like viagra (sildenafil) cialis, levita, and staxyn can help men with erectile dysfunction. A man with erectile dysfunction should see his physician for a full evaluation to determine the potential causes as well as to determine the best and safest treatment option. These medications should not be used until a physician has determined that it is safe and indicated. ...Read more
Sperm counts: Clomid, (clomiphene) which is used by women to increase ovulation, has been shown to improve sperm counts. Recently, antioxidants have also been shown to improve fertility rates in men with lower sperm counts. I recommend having your doctor do a semen analysis to assess your sperm counts if you and your partner are trying to conceive. ...Read more
How quickly do roaccutane symptoms improve or get worse when you increase or decrease medication dosage?
No: I am not aware of any medication that will improve your eyesight. I'm sorry that I am unfamiliar with Ayurvedic. ...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
Due to a pinched nerve-took 12mnths to diagnose-i now suffer with anxiety. Is this plus the medication im on make it more difficult to get prpregnant?
Pinched nerve: Hello, sorry you are in so much pain around the holidays. You may want o check with your doctor or psychiatrist related to pain which can make the depression worse. An anti-anxiety medication may help in your case such as a small does of Klonopin (clonazepam) for the anxiety. Again, check with your doctor. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
What's the medication for bronchitis spasm. Or rather how do you manage it. What action should be taken. Plus could you refer us to any pulmonologist?
Inhaler: A beta 2 agonist via inhalation is usually the treatment. A general physician can provide this care. Cannot refer in Mombasa sorry. ...Read more
Repost: With more detail so we can help better. What meds are you referring to? ...Read more
Do you need to?: If your counts are in the normal ranges you don't need to improve them. If any of 5 parameters is low, which requires a semen analysis, talking with a md familiar with this will be your most efficient and effective plan. There are no medicines, prescription or otc, that reliably improve sperm function. ...Read more
I think you know: I think you know the answer to that question already! Do things to make your mind stronger, not things that will damage it in the long run, not to mention the damage the medication will do to you liver and/or other parts of your body. To do well on exams eat healthy, don't skip meals, get enough sleep, and study the material. Good luck! ...Read more
Should go away: Adjustment disorder is a term used to describe problems someone is having dealing with a specific situation. Quite commonly, as conditions change, the child's reaction does too. Treatment certainly may speed the process, but the natural course should be improvement over time, especially if the stressor is dealt with. ...Read more
I have been taking PTB medications. Will my cxr improve in a month after I startwd taking the medicines?
It can, but...: ...Its far more important that your cultures or sputum smears clear of the organism. After one month, if your cxr is not better, we might not do anything different, but if your cultures stay positive, we would probably change your medications. The cehst x-ray improvement will lag behind the more important microbiologic response. ...Read more
I have color treated hair color. It's dry and dull, what should I do to improve the texture? Any medications or products?
Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. May wish to discuss with your beautician. ...Read more
I have chronic insomnia and no relevant medical conditions. I have tried everything holistic and medications. How do I improve this?
Chronic insomnia: Here's the protocol: 1. Regular bedtime and wake-up time. 2. Relax before bedtime. 3. Quiet, peaceful bedroom. 4. Avoid work & tv in bedroom. 5. Don't eat in 3 hours before bedtime. 6. Avoid caffeine & alcohol within 2 hours of bedtime. 7. Exercise regularly for 20 minutes a day during daytime. 8. Avoid naps. 9. Don't go to bed unless you feel sleepy. 10. Address your stresses well before bedtime. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy last year and EF was 30%. With medication and daily walk it has improved to 40% within a year. I am still taking?
Check with you MD:
I do not understand your question, but it is good to hear that your heart's EF (Ejection Fraction) has improved. A normal EF is 55-60% so your is stronger but not yet back to normal.
There are medications that can help your condition and exercise also helps your overall cardiovascular fitness. ...Read more
No: There are no therapies proven to improve cirrhosis. There are many therapies available to improve and control symptoms. If you have infectious hepatitis, treatment for this may improve disease a bit. ...Read more
See a psychologist: Psychologists and other psychotherapists provide treatment that not only helps now and but helps prevent reoccurences. ...Read more
Along with CBT use:
Good sleep hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep.
2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music.
3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more
How to improve eyesight if you already have a very poor eyesight? Is there any medications aside from wearing eyeglasses?
Get new glasses!: There is a natural potential to have a shift in prescription of the eye up to the age of 23? Or so in some people. Past that it rarely ever changes, unless other medical issues. There are no exercises or practices to alter that! Go with the flow! Get newer more awesome looking glasses! ...Read more
FEV1 was 35, but improved to 38 after a br trtmnt. He was given some new medications. Can this really change the FEV1 or will it get just get worse?
Bronchodilators: Medications that help open up the airways when treating diseases such as asthma or COPD are available with a few different mechanisms of action. It depends whether the person is acutely sick on top of underlying lung disease or if it's stable underlying lung disease. Most of these medications are meant to slow further decline of FEV1. ...Read more
Are there particular medications that work in addition to psychotherapy in teenagers for depression?
Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help plus my whole body mussels hurt?
Marijuana plus ssri. Bad combination? The ssri is a follow up to nicotine deaddiction medication.
I am taking meloxicam. Can I take alka-sektzer plus cold and flu also while I am on this medication?
Avoid mixing manyMed: There has to be a good reason for adding any pills or taking each one of the pills. If your condition is a head cold, then you do not need to mix more than Tylenol (acetaminophen) / or Cold/Flu meds and or a decongestant. Alka- seltzer is not a safe medication to mix with Meloxican ...Read more