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My dr. Prescribed me BP 10% however I didn't feel like paying $30 for it. They sell a max strength BP OTC and it says it's 10% BP is it the same?

My dr. Prescribed me BP 10% however I didn't feel like paying $30 for it. They sell a max strength BP OTC and it says it's 10% BP is it the same?

Benzoyl peroxide: The medicine could be the same. However benzoyl peroxide can be irritaing to the skin. Sometimes different formulations of the medicine will be less irritating to the skin. You could try the less expensive one and see if it irritates your skin. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that can improve sperm strength?

Is there a medication that can improve sperm strength?

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

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Are t5 max strength fat burners ok to take?

Are t5 max strength fat burners ok to take?

Diet pill: My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting or a pill, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, ; start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Most physicians wouldn't suggest a diet pill. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about it's like to use senokot (senna) max strength before?

Can you tell me about it's like to use senokot (senna) max strength before?

I wouldn't recommend: "irritant" purgatives cause: melanosis coli (reversible pigmenting of colon lining) which is often seen with chronic senna use, cathartic colon ("floppy" colon with limited muscle tone), &soap or chemical colitis (acute inflammation within hours of "cleansing" enema). See my earlier healthtap answers regarding the longterm systemic consequences of chronic laxative use / overuse. ...Read more

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What is the max dose of Reactine extra strength you can take daily? One isn't enough

What is the max dose of Reactine extra strength you can take daily? One isn't enough

Up to 4x/day: Since you did not provide any info on your condition, the answer can only be a general one. Do note that antihistamine alone does not provide decongesting effect if you have nasal congestion for which a nasal steroid or nasal antihistamine will likely work far better. ...Read more

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I am a 34 year old who has had HIV for 21yrs. I've heard that 22 years is like, the max for us? Is this true? What is the best medication for advanced

I am a 34 year old who has had HIV for 21yrs. I've heard that 22 years is like, the max for us? Is this true? What is the best medication for advanced

Not true: Amazing advancements have been made in the field of HIV treatment over the past years. There is no set maximum amount of time to live with hiv.

Have you been taking medicine? The best thing to do is regularly see your physician. ...Read more

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I need some medication to get some proteins cause I'm feeling very week need some strength to go to gym. Suggest me some pills and too scared to do an?

I need some medication to get some proteins cause I'm feeling very week need some strength to go to gym. Suggest me some pills and too scared to do an?

No protein.: You need to find out why you are weak. Supplements are basically worthless, & you will do better, & your work-out will profit you more, if you eat real food, properly prepared. Increased amounts of protein are unnecessary and do grant you more strength, only continued weight lifting improves strength. See Scwarzenegger's book "Weight Training for Athletes." Great book by a champion bodybuilder! ...Read more

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Can you list a minimum of 10 medications in order of strength, from weakest to strongest. Stronger than tramadol as he it's on that and it doesn't work?

Can you list a minimum of 10 medications in order of strength, from weakest to strongest. Stronger than tramadol as he it's on that and it doesn't work?

Opioid: Many medications in opioid class have stronger analgesic effects than tramadol. However they are not a good option for chronic pain management because of the addictive and other side effects. Chronic pain is better managed with multiple modalities. It may be helpful to discuss this with your doctor and a referrer to pain specialist may help. ...Read more

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I'm on levothyroxine medication can I take max garcinia?

I'm on levothyroxine medication can I take max garcinia?

Yes, but....: I am not aware of a bad interaction. However, why do you want to take garcinia? These supplements are always promoted heavily without any medical/scientific justification. A study by kim et al, nutritional journal, 2011, vol 10, page 94, pmcid 21936892, found no effect of garcinia on weight loss. The advertisers won't tell you that, will they? ...Read more

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Will Mucinex (guaifenesin) d max strength get you high?

Will Mucinex (guaifenesin) d max strength get you high?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) D: Hello, Mucinex (guaifenesin) d is a mucolytic decongestant combination. Taking these medications at the recommended doses will not typically induce a euphoric sensation. ...Read more

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Can someone overcome severe ADHD by strength of will? Or he'll need medications?

Can someone overcome severe ADHD by strength of will? Or he'll need medications?

Snoring: Children with adhd frequently snore because they have large tonsils and they can't breathe easily during sleep. So they snore. This sleep apnea has been shown to be a factor in adhd. Soda evaluation with. An ENT may be indicated.
Don't discount the power of will power. It can work wonders, but help maybe needed with this approach. Good luck. ...Read more

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Heard that expired medications lose 10% of their strength each year? True? I have tube of Stieva-A cream 0.025% which expired in Oct 2012. Can I use?

Heard that expired medications lose 10% of their strength each year? True? I have tube of Stieva-A cream 0.025% which expired in Oct 2012. Can I use?

Yes, you can: You have a brand of tretinoin (Retin A). It will continue to be effective for many years. Even if it is a bit less potent it will work just as well. Different products are more stable or less with time. This is also dependent on the temperature at which they are kept. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would be the strongest prescription strength medication for jock itch?

I was wondering what would be the strongest prescription strength medication for jock itch?

There are different: Medications that attack fungi in different ways, one is not necessarily stronger than the other, as some work better in some people and others work better in other people. If, your having a hard time treating with topicals, oral meds may be considered. ...Read more

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In general, can the medication Verapramil be discontinued without the need to reduce mg. Strength over a long period of time under supervision?

In general, can the medication Verapramil be discontinued without the need to reduce mg. Strength over a long period of time under supervision?

It depends: Verapamil is a medication that is used to control high blood pressure. It is also prescribed for several other conditions including migraine headaches, cardiac rhythm disturbances, coronary artery disease etc.

Unlike some medications, stopping verapamil will not lead to withdrawal symptoms. Depending on the condition your physician may decide to stop the medication abruptly or reduce the dose. ...Read more

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Why is it ok to take a prescription strength medication for example an 800 motrin¬ healthy to take four 200mg motrin otc? What is the difference?

Medication: They are the same thing. I do not understand the question. In both cases the medication is the same and the dose is the same 800 mg. ...Read more

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I am about to move to Australia for at least a year and would like to take the max supply of my medications with me, symbicort, methotrexate, eczma creams?

I am about to move to Australia for at least a year and would like to take the max supply of my medications with me, symbicort, methotrexate, eczma creams?

So what's the???: You have an interesting plan. Australia does have physicians and it's own system of laws concerning importation of pharmaceuticals. You need to address your questions to the medical department of your embassy to seek guidelines for what you can or cannot bring with you and find out how to access care while you live there. ...Read more

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I am not due to start period until this thursday but I started last tuesday. It's varied in strength from really light to heavy today. This is very abnormal for me. Usually 5 days max. Could this be a miscarriage?

I am not due to start period until this thursday but I started last tuesday. It's varied in strength from really light to heavy today. This is very abnormal for me. Usually 5 days max. Could this be a miscarriage?

Could be: I have learned that women are impressive in their intuitive abilities about their bodies, particularly in the reproductive system. But I sure would be a ton more comfortable after you discuss this with your gyn. Let us not guess; you deserve to know. ...Read more

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Azo & breastfeeding How long after taking AZOs UTI Max Strength can I resume breastfeeding?

Azo & breastfeeding How long after taking AZOs UTI Max Strength can I resume breastfeeding?

Medications and risk: Safety has not been established during breastfeeding. Because it can cause methemoglobinemia, sulfhemoglobinemia, and hemolytic anemia, it should be avoided while breastfeeding, especially in infants less than one month of age. If the medication is taken for up to seven days, two days after completion is enough time to resume breastfeeding. ...Read more

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I have ulcerative colitis, can I take two senokot max strengths as I have a field trip tomorrow and my uc is very unpredictable?

I have ulcerative colitis, can I take two senokot max strengths as I have a field trip tomorrow and my uc is very unpredictable?

WHY: SENOKOT....its a vegetable LAXATIVE and a colon irritant (that's how IT WORKS!

Doesn't make sense to me. I would think you would "welcome" a day WITHOUT bowel movements!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Sometimes I get terrible headaches that extra strength medication doesn't help. I can't move or the pounding would get worse. Due to my allergies?

Sometimes I get terrible headaches that extra strength medication doesn't help. I can't move or the pounding would get worse. Due to my allergies?

Unlikely: Frequently a severe "pounding" headache is from a migraine headache. These can be one sided or both and may present with visual changes. A headache specialist could provide direction on triggers and more effective treatment. ...Read more

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Do psychiatrist medications cause extra creaky or weakened joint strength? Can they also cause arthritic symptoms?

Do psychiatrist medications cause extra creaky or weakened joint strength? Can they also cause arthritic symptoms?

A rare side effect: You do't specify the medication - so all one can say is that some do have rare reports of joint pain. Some are actually being prescribed to relieve such pain - and it is not likely to make sense anytime soon. Trust yourself - if you are not able to justify the negative side effects for the help - ask Dr. To get you off that one. Either try another or rely on CBT therapy. ...Read more