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Doctor insights on: Maximum Red Label Medication

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I buy nature’s own bread with red label that says whole grain from walmart for my sandwiches. Is that bread I buy good source of whole grain?

Whole grain is fine: Whole grain is fine, as wold be whole wheat. You can also buy whole grain and whole wheat crackers and pretzels. ...Read more

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When the warning label on my medication I take says it will make me sun sensative what exactly does that mean? Does it mean im more prone 2 sunburns?

When the warning label on my medication I take says it will make me sun sensative what exactly does that mean? Does it mean im more prone 2 sunburns?

Yes: Many medications make you sun sensitive. This means you are more susceptible to sun burn and even other changes due to UV exposure. Tetracycline for instance can give you dark fingernails when exposed to sun. It is best to avoid unnecessary exposure while on the medication and use a good broad spectrum block with either zinc or titanium in the mixture. ...Read more

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Which medications has label not to drink if you have g6pd?

Which medications has label not to drink if you have g6pd?

A lot: There are a lot so I copied a link with a list of the medicines
http://www. Rddiagnostics. Com/g6pd_disorder2.htm ...Read more

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When is a doctor permitted to prescribe a medication for "off-label" use (an ailment for which the medication isn't officially approved)?

Case dependent: Medicine is both a science and an art. There are times that a physician deems it appropriate to prescribe "off-label", dependent on an individual patient's symptoms and condition. Always a good idea to educate yourself, and have a healthy rapport with your physician. Communication is key with health maintenance/medication, and it is important to trust your physician's judgement and experience. ...Read more

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My friend has bumps under her skin, but only between her fingers and toes. What could this be no medications at this time. You can feel them moore than you can see them, they are the same color as my skin, no redness or darkness they don't hurt I can't f

My friend has bumps under her skin, but only between her fingers and toes. What could this be no medications at this time. You can feel them moore than you can see them, they are the same color as my skin, no redness or darkness they don't hurt I can't f

These: These sound like subcutaneous (under the skin) nodules. These can be seen in certain types of arthritis (i.e. Rheumatoid), and other types autoimmune disorders. This really is an issue that should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Please encourage your friend to make an appointment. ...Read more

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Can this medication have adverse effects in the form of redness, blisters, lacerations, in the affected area and if so, what can I do? I

Can this medication have adverse effects in the form of redness, blisters, lacerations, in the affected area and if so, what can I do? I

What medication?: It is not clear from your question what medication you are asking about or what you are using the medication for. Try to restate your question, so that an answer can be provided. ...Read more

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I have itching and spots of redness in my chest, chin and head where there is hair. I visited many doctors, they gave me medications but still. Help!

I have itching and spots of redness in my chest, chin and head where there is hair. I visited many doctors, they gave me medications but still. Help!

Low vitamin B 12?: Vitamin deficiency can cause itching. Your doc can check your vitamin levels or a doc who uses spectracell lab can do an extensive lab test. Supplementing is easy w/that info if low. (make sure to use sublingual b12.). ...Read more

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Hi, I am 17 years old and I have problems with acne and oil skin, I have tried diferent medications both natural and chemical, but result was redness?

Hi, I am 17 years old and I have problems with acne and oil skin, I have tried diferent medications both natural and chemical, but result was redness?

See below: There are many good treatments for acne. Some require prescription medication. For a good summary of various treatments to to > http://bit. Ly/Za0vuz ...Read more

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I had ophthalmic shingles back in June 2017. The redness in my cornea persists after I stop Tobradex. Is it ok to use Tobradex every time the redness is back? Is there another medication that can help treat this condition or has this become chronic?

I had ophthalmic shingles back in June 2017. The redness in my cornea persists after I stop Tobradex. Is it ok to use Tobradex every time the redness is back? Is there another medication that can help treat this condition or has this become chronic?

See your ophth: Tobradex is a combination antibiotic and steroid that should be used at the direction of an experienced ophthalmologist. Talk to your doctor for an evaluation and to see if you also need other treatments to manage ongoing or recurrent inflammation. This is important, because it can have a long term effect on your vision. ...Read more

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Hour do I get rid of the redness around my pimple on my nose without using medications over night?

Hour do I get rid of the redness around my pimple on my nose without using medications over night?

Cover up: Although some lasers such as ipl may work that is probably excessive. Your best way to get rid of the redness is to conceal it. The redness is due to the inflammatory process which takes place over a 48-72 hour period. Salicylic acid may help but it is a medication and you do not want to use these per your request. ...Read more

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My husband is facing irritation & redness in his genitals. Though am not facing any such issues. Can this be std? What medication can be done?

My husband is facing irritation & redness in his genitals. Though am not facing any such issues. Can this be std? What medication can be done?

Yeast Infection: The most common problem that this sounds like is a fungal or yeast infection. The medications for this are available without a prescription at all places that sells over the counter products. It is not a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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Is there any medications or cream to reduce the swelling and redness of a chicken pox rash? Please help. Thanks

Timing is important: Any medication used has to be at the onset of the chicken pox rash, and clinical history will help your pcp determine if you can use it or not. Valtrex (valacyclovir) is the medicine associated with herpes, shingles, chicken pox. So, don't delay and you should go in an have your pcp examine your rash, and identify the source, and then s/he can over your treatment options. ...Read more

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Why is Lamictal used as an off-label anti anxiety medication? My doc just prescribed me 50mg daily and also taking Paxil (paroxetine) 20 mg.

Why is Lamictal used as an off-label anti anxiety medication? My doc just prescribed me 50mg daily and also taking Paxil (paroxetine) 20 mg.

Talk to your doc: I treat a lot of anxiety but don't use lamictal for it. You need to ask your doctor what his thought process was in choosing that medication. Is it possible he thinks you have bipolar depression? there have been reports of lamictal being helpful for anxiety but its not a common or widely accepted treatment for anxiety. ...Read more

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CRPS. Symptoms (burning, redness, swelling, stiffness, sensitivity) mild- can it worsen? Best treatments -nerve block, medication, physio, SCS

CRPS. Symptoms (burning, redness, swelling, stiffness, sensitivity) mild- can it worsen? Best treatments -nerve block, medication, physio, SCS

See below: Those are common symptoms of CRPS. There are many treatment options and usually a combination of therapy, medication, biofeedback, and occasionally injections can help. See a physician who specializes in CRPS to learn more about your treatment options. ...Read more

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My 7yr old daughter had rd eye surgery 3 moths back. I m seeing redness in her eye for last 2 days. Is it a concern? What is the medication for this?

My 7yr old daughter had rd eye surgery 3 moths back. I m seeing redness in her eye for last 2 days. Is it a concern? What is the medication for this?

Yes: Please call your retinal specialist for a check up. Rd surgery in a 7 year old is rare, so don't hesitate in reaching out to your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi! My left eye swollen and tearing when I woke up. No redness or pain but a bit itch and I had sore throat for 3days without any medication.

Hi! My left eye swollen and tearing when I woke up. No redness or pain but a bit itch and I had sore throat for 3days without any medication.

Infection: You have a throat infection for 3 days and now the eye is swollen and tearing.
It sound like a viral infection and there might be that is not necessary any treatment and will resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure and on htc exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) medication. Is it safe to take coq10 and. Fish oil? It has warning label if taken with a blood thinner?

I have high blood pressure and on htc exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) medication. Is it safe to take coq10 and. Fish oil? It has warning label if taken with a blood thinner?

Sure: There's no reason you cant. Not sure of the indication/benefit. Remember even "natural remedies " have side efects, but no issue with taking them most of the time. ...Read more

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I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat. Cause and medication pls.

I have itchy and watery eyes plus running nose wt occassional redness of the eye and ithyness at d back of the throat. Cause and medication pls.

Allergies: Sounds like you are allergic to something in your environment. This time of year pollen allergies are very common. Avoiding exposure is ideal, but often impractical. Try daily use of otc antihistamines like claritin, zyrtec, Allegra (available generically) and use salt water (saline) nasal spray to clear the passages. If no better, ask your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best OTC topical drug to remove redness after acnes? My face is have always redness of already eliminated acnes what's the solution?

What is the best OTC topical drug to remove redness after acnes? My face is have always redness of already eliminated acnes what's the solution?

Depends: How long has it been since the ance disappeared? You may need something more aggressive like chemical peels to get rid of the layers little by little as at times the ted spots can turn into permanent dark spots. You could try a low strength of hydro quinine but we usually reserve this medication for the darker spots and not the red ones. Be sure you keep moisturizing well! ...Read more

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Friend rx'd "Suprep" for colonoscopy in 3 full doses am/pm/am. Drug instructions are TWO doses which worked 4 me. I'm worried about this off label rx?

Friend rx'd "Suprep" for colonoscopy in 3 full doses am/pm/am. Drug instructions are TWO doses which worked 4 me. I'm worried about this off label rx?

Go with instructions: Best to go with the instructions from your doctors office, or with something that has worked for you in the past. If you have a question about it, ask the pharmacist to look in to the matter. They will help you sort it out. You can always call the doctors office to make sure the instructions are intentional as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can the drug Olanzapine help off label for pain?

Can the drug Olanzapine help off label for pain?

So it is written: It is written that olanzapine off label can be used in the secondary role for treatment of neuropathic pain primarily treated with opioids. It has also been shown to be useful in cancer patients. I have not found it to be consistently efficacious in my use of the drug over the years. Write me at if you have more questions at www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Since last month I have felt itchiness the whole body. I tried anti-histamine drugs but it can't cure, just symptomatic. It does not have apparently no rush, redness at the time of itching. Plz give me an advice.

Since last month I have felt itchiness the whole body. I tried anti-histamine drugs but it can't cure, just symptomatic. It does not have apparently no rush, redness at the time of itching. Plz give me an advice.

PRURITUS: PRURITUS can be difficult to evaluate. You must rule out allergens in home and work environment as week as food triggers. Remember " ALLERGIES DEVELOP OVER TIME AND EXPOSURE" you must keep a diary to assist you, while you are documenting potential triggers, you should be on a H1 blocker Zyrtec 10mg/ H2 blocker Zantac 300mg/ leukotrine inhibitor Singulair (montelukast) 10mg. After labs and allergy testing ...Read more

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Is is true that the Canadian drug dichloroacetate is a potential cure for cancer? I'm seeing 1.5 Million dollars in studies showing dramatic results. Would it be worth trying off-label in the USA?

Is is true that the Canadian drug dichloroacetate is a potential cure for cancer? I'm seeing 1.5 Million dollars in studies showing dramatic results. Would it be worth trying off-label in the USA?

Doubt it: Please don't be misled by such reports. Cancer is a very serious disease and many agencies and individuals, governments and Universities all over the world are working on curing different types. If dichloroacetate was effective, it would have been immediately picked up for study by a reputable university or researcher or agency or government. The report you are reading is likely a scam. ...Read more