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Why don't we have cervilan medication?

Why don't we have cervilan medication?

Cervilane?: This drug is available in a number of countries. It is an ergot derivative used as a vasodilator. For a drug to be sold in the us it must pass rigorous fda testing and retesting phases before it can come to market. This can add up to millions an d millions of dollars which the manufacturer may not want to invest depending on how big a market the us represents. It is often a matter of economics. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen if you take medication you don't need?

That depends on the: medication. You may suffer the side effects of the medication or in some cases you may have an unwanted effect because of the direct action of the medication. ...Read more

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I don't produce eggs what medication will i need?

I don't produce eggs what medication will i need?

Eggs: you will need to see a fertility specialist for this as they can prescribe medications after investigations. not a good idea to self medicate. ...Read more

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Why doesn't any medication work for my migraines?

Why doesn't any medication work for my migraines?

Several reasons!: There are several reasons why medications might not be working for migraines. Migraines can respond to different medications or sometimes to supplements like Magnesium or Riboflavin; each individual needs a tailored treatment approach which takes into consideration several factors. Consult a Headache physician today. ...Read more

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How is it that isn't alcohol considered medication?

How is it that isn't alcohol considered medication?

Better treatments: Ethanol (alcohol found in alcoholic beverages) is a substance that has depressant effects on the nervous system. It can have unpredictable and generalized effects on the nervous system and we have better and safer medications these days to provide the desired beneficial effects. Ethanol will cause drug interactions/problems with medications and can be lethal in combination with sedative hypnotics. ...Read more

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Any way to treat hypochondria that doesn't require medication?

Any way to treat hypochondria that doesn't require medication?

Therapy: Psychotherapy can be quite effective for improving symptoms including those of hypochondriasis. Cognitive behavioral therapy in particular can be helpful by identifying automatic thoughts and testing your belief system about the suspected illness. Biofeedback can help you improve understanding what is happening with your body's responses so that you realize they are not signs of illness. ...Read more

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Acneee please help but don't tell me laser please I need medication? Ty

Acneee please help but don't tell me laser please I need medication? Ty

ACNE PLZ: Stop nuts and peanut butter. Stop chocolate; cut down on dairy products. Wash with neutrogena acne wash and apply a bpo (benzoyl peroxide) cream or lotion -- something like clearasil -- on the affected areas at night. If it persists, see a dermatologist who may prescribe an oral antibiotic for you. No lasers. ...Read more

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Why don't foods taste the same to me anymore? Can medication change taste buds?

Why don't foods taste the same to me anymore? Can medication change taste buds?

Bingo: Certain medical conditions and medications can change your sense of taste. Discuss your concerns with your PCP ...Read more

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Unless I use medication, I don't ever seem to get tired... day or night. Help! ?

Unless I use medication, I don't ever seem to get tired... day or night.  Help!
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Insomnia: Do you take any supplements besides your meds? How much caffeine do you drink (coffee/tea/cola/energy drinks)? Diazepam normally causes drowsiness, but in some people it causes overstimulation. Overactive thyroid might also cause constant alertness, nervousness, etc. Discuss your problem w/ FP; take along ALL meds for review. May need lab work to determine cause if not over-caffeinating. ...Read more

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How can you stimulate an erection? If I can't do it on my own, do I need medication?

How can you stimulate an erection? If I can't do it on my own, do I need medication?

Here are some...: Clinically, you have been in the usually slow process of developing ED as men age but at widely variable pace. Before embarking its care with drugs, learn more about how male sexuality goes and works by perusing articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html & those in http://www.formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work with doc for care ...Read more

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Does my child need to have surgery for his PDA if the initial medications didn't work?

Does my child need to have surgery for his PDA if the initial medications didn't work?

Maybe: The fact that you say medication didn't work makes me assume your child is in the nicu. In this setting the PDA usually has an impact on the baby's ability to breath so the PDA needs to be dealt with. In older children pda's can be closed non-surgically in the catheterization lab, but if your baby is very small this option is not available and tying off the PDA at bedside can usually be done. ...Read more

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Is there any topical or oral medication for xanthelams ( i don't want surgery or liser)?

Is there any topical or oral medication for xanthelams ( i don't want surgery or liser)?

Xanthelasma?: You are quite young for these. These yellowish plaques tend to occur around the eye and are sometimes indicative of hypercholesterolemia. If your cholesterol is elevated you might benefit from treatment and maybe the xanthelasma will improve. ...Read more

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If my add medication isnt working does it mean i don't have add or i need something else?

Different medication: Try a different medication. There are several and they don't all work for everyone. Usually there is one that will work better for you. Follow up with your doctor for other options. ...Read more

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I have fibromyalgia but my medications don t seem to be helping much, what else can I do?

I have fibromyalgia but my medications don  t seem to be helping much, what else can I do?

Try These: Eat a whole food based diet, fruit, vegetables, lean protein, nuts, legumes and omega 3 fats. Avoid processed foods. Get 7-8 hours of sleep night. Exercise daily, make sure not to over do it. Practice relaxation techniques, yoga, deep breathing. Get a massage or try acupuncture. Challenge automatic negative thoughts. Negative thoughts can cause negative emotions which can increase your symptoms. ...Read more

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What should I do when your husband won't take vital medications. Is he trying to commit suicide?

What should I do when your husband won't take vital medications. Is he trying to commit suicide?

NOT SIMPLE: There are many reasons why people avoid medication - fear, stigma, hopelessness, lack of information, etc. You husband needs help to express what is holding him back before he will change his behavior. Psychotherapy may help him be open about this and change. ...Read more

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Do I need to take medication in case I am diagnosed with sarcoidosis, but don't have any symptoms?

Do I need to take medication in case I am diagnosed with sarcoidosis, but don't have any symptoms?

No but you need dr.: It is essential that you establish a therapeutic relationship with a doctor usually a Pulmonary Specialist to monitor you through the years. ...Read more

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If oxycontin isn't strong enough to control my pain, is there a different medication I should try?

If oxycontin isn't strong enough to control my pain, is there a different medication I should try?

Yes: Depending on type of pain, other non opiate meds may be a good add-on. Other answer given by a.N. Is inaccurate and dangerous on several levels. There is no maximum dose for opiates used in chronic pain such as oxycotin.Their are maximum doses for short acting or combination opiate products. However rapid increase could result in overdose. Talk to your doctor about any changes in dose. ...Read more

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I have regular glaucoma but I don't know what kind of medication I can take someone please help me?

I have regular glaucoma but I don't know what kind of medication I can take someone please help me?

See eye doctor: Since uncontrolled glaucoma can lead to blindness or significant vision loss , I urge you to see an eye doctor ASAP. The blindness can come on at any time. In the meanwhile, avoid all 1st generation antihistamine (Benadryl (diphenhydramine) etc), any drug with anti-cholinergic activities, and oral or injected steroid just to name a few until your eye doctor tells you otherwise. ...Read more

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What do doctors think is the top pain medication that i can take that won't affect physical performance?

What do doctors think is the top pain medication that i can take that won't affect physical performance?

NSAIDs: Anti-inflammatories or nsaids are probably only medication to not impede in physical performance. All other medicines will have side effects, sedation, dizziness, fatigue, etc than may impede your abilities. This advice however should be given to you by your doctor who had performed an examination and knows your health history as any medicines can affect you adversely. ...Read more

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What to do if i can't sleep at night no matter what . Are there any safe medications to resolve my issue?

What to do if i can't sleep at night no matter what . Are there any safe medications to resolve my issue?

Melatonin: Melatonin is available over the counter. It is the substance your brain uses to set your biological clock. Take 1/2 to 1 hour before bed time. Stop tv and computer activities 1/2 to 1 hour before trying to go to bed as the light lowers your natural melatonin levels. Avoid afternoon and evening caffeine. Or other stimulants.. See your doctor to discuss other measures and possibly have a sleep. ...Read more