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Max Strength Complete Medication
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?
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
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
2% hydrocortisone liquid much like max strength scalpicin but stronger. Is there such a thing by perscription?
Yes: Steroid solutions by prescription are far more potent. There are several of various potency. ...Read more
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
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 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
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
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
Not everyday: Fine for intermittent as needed use, but chronic daily use should be avoided. ...Read more
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
Reason why HR went to 201 in hot bath? And yes I have been known to have a HHR is it bad to reach max HR? On no medication
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?
Strength: Twice the dose.Get a more detailed answer ›
In general, can the medication Verapramil be discontinued without the need to reduce mg. Strength over a long period of time under supervision?
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
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
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
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
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
I have ulcerative colitis, can I take two senokot max strengths as I have a field trip tomorrow and my uc is very unpredictable?
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?
Robitussin/Prozac: As prescribed, should be ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can I give my 10 year old son Mucinex (guaifenesin) fast max dm? It's adult strength and says children and adults over 12 can take 20 ml every 4 hours.
How do I find what's the difference between Robitussin-DM nighttime max strength & nyquil/dayquil?
OTC medications: Please consult your pharmacist.Get a more detailed answer ›
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