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Start with a medical: Eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Seeing a therapist cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Some don't agree: But personally, I like acetaminophen. If your liver is fine, and you don't drink alcohol or eat raw shell fish with it, you should be fine. Max dose is 3000 mg per day. If you take 1000 mg at a time, you should space it out every 8 hours (three times per day) and that would also mean no more than 6 total of 500 mg tab per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Latuda?: I'm not sure, but might you have mis-spelled something and actually mean latuda? This is an atypical antipsychotic medication, often used in bipolar i disorder (especially bipolar depression) and schizophrenia with hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antibiotic Resistant: Dr Giannone discussed tolerance and tachyphylaxis, BUT also consider antibiotic resistance as another phenomenon in which the body "gets used to medication" The scenario commonly seen today is the use of antibiotics haphazardly for viral upper respiratory infections. Antibiotics should be used for bacterial infections and saved for clinical scenarios that fit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Grapefruit /juice: may interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine,Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi my medication says take two 5ml spoonfuls twice a day does that mean take two a day or two spoonfuls in the morning and two at night?
If PRN medication is prescribed then is it the case that the medication has to administered if the need arises UNLESS some contraindicating factor for its continuing use arises?
PRN= As needed.: Medications that are ordered "prn" or as needed, are to be used if or when the problem occurs that needs some help that the medication should provide. An example is a pain medication to be used only when the pain increases to a level that needs relief. Other things may be done to relieve pain, like cold compresses or a heating pad, stretching etc. so the medication may help but is not a must. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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