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Instructions for taking malarone (atovaquone and proguanil)?

Instructions for taking malarone (atovaquone and proguanil)?

Daily: Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) should be taken daily starting two days before traveling to a malarious area, continued while you are there and for seven more days after you leave the malarious area. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Atovaquone And Proguanil (Definition)

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Who should take malarone (atovaquone and proguanil)?

It is an: antimalarial medication. So it would used to treat someone who had malaria or to prevent malaria. ...Read more

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Does taking malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) stop contraceptive pills from working?

Does taking malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) stop contraceptive pills from working?

No.: Malarone does not interact with contraceptive pills. Your contraceptive pills will continue to be effective if you take them at the same time each day. ...Read more

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Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen/hydrocodone 5/500 maximum recommended doses?

Acetaminophen/hydrocodone 5/500 maximum recommended doses?

Ask the doctor: Ask the doctor who gave the prescription. The 500 is the amount of tylenol (acetaminophen) in the tablet. The total daily dose should not be more than 3000mg or 6 tablets. The maximum dose may be less in some people due to liver or kidney problems. Please ask the doctor who gave the medications. Taking too much can result in liver problems, addiction, or drug dependence. ...Read more

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What dosage for methotrexate tablets are safe?

What dosage for methotrexate tablets are safe?

Up to 25 mg weekly: Standard Methotrexate doses for RA and rheumatologic diseases are up to 25 mg weekly. With any dose of methotrexate, routine lab studies are necessary to screen for side effects. ...Read more

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Is dosage of Zoloft (sertraline) equivalent to dosage of prozac?

Is dosage of Zoloft (sertraline) equivalent to dosage of prozac?

No: There is not a 1:1 relationship between doses of zoloft (sertraline) and prozac. Zoloft (sertraline) doses range from 25 to 200mg whereas Prozac ranges from 10mg to 80mg. ...Read more

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Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read more

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Dose taking lisinopil cause swelling?

Dose taking lisinopil cause swelling?

Where ?: Lisinopril can cause swelling around the mouth and you must tell your doctor asap if this occurred or call 911 and go to the nearest er. ...Read more

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Can I combine doxycycline with malarone (atovaquone and proguanil)?

Can I combine doxycycline with malarone (atovaquone and proguanil)?

MALARONE (atovaquone and proguanil) DOXYCYCLINE: There are no reported interactions between Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) and doxycycline. ...Read more

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Can Accutane and malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) be taken together?

Can Accutane and malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) be taken together?

Ask pharmacist: How long will you need antimalarial? Can you wait until you are off it? Probably it is ok, but ask pharmacy to check their computer. ...Read more

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Does taking malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) make your periods irregular?

Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil): Did not find menstrual irregularity listed as a potential side effect of Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Zoloft (sertraline) with four other medications: Doxycycline, Rifampin, Zithromax, and Malarone?

Is it safe to take Zoloft (sertraline) with four other medications: Doxycycline, Rifampin, Zithromax, and Malarone?

Avoid unless your: doctor checked an EKG. Some of these medications in particular can cause prolongation of the QT interval (basically slowing heart conduction) and should be taken with caution under the guidance of your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Maximum dosage of omeprazole?

Maximum dosage of omeprazole?

40mg bid: One can always take more, but unlikely to have effect. ...Read more

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Am taking doxycycline. Can I start taking larium or malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) etc?

Am taking doxycycline. Can I start taking larium or malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) etc?

Yes, switch complex: A switch to larium not recommended but can switch to Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) if needed. If switch happens more than 3 weeks before departure from endemic area, Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) is taken daily and then a week after. If switch occurs <3 weeks before leaving endemic area, Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) is taken daily for 4 weeks after the switch. If switch happens post departure from risk area, Malarone (atovaquone and proguanil) taken daily 4 weeks post date departure. ...Read more

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Malarone (Definition)

Malarone is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more