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Medication After Raspa
Discontinued Prilosec after years.Started Zantac which triggered daily diarrhea for 8 weeks.What alternatives that aren't liquid or chewable?
STOP THAT TOO: lose weight,DO NOT DRINK MORE THAN 4 OZ liquids with any food.Do not consume any liquids 60 minutes before and 120 minutes after EVERY MEAL.Stop alcohol and tobacco.do not lot of junk and fast foods.Start drinking 3-4 litres of pure water when not eating.Get up early and exercise.DESTRESS.and drink 8 OZ OF water first thing when you wake up with half squeezed fresh lime in it.Meditate.STOP MEDS. ...Read more
Dilatation and Curettage, known as a D and C, is a common procedure where the cervix is dilated and the doctor will clear the uterus of pregnancy tissue. It can be performed in the office or in an outpatient procedure center. It is done under sedation ...Read more
Urticaria & hives. Glimeperide(hives 3 wks after start) or losartan(long term use) How long does it take to resolve- after stopping meds? on prednison
Are U sure from meds: Sometimes hives are idiopathic, no identifiable cause. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) also can help calm them down, tagamet has also sometimes been found to help clear them up. I would think 3 weeks after stopping meds should be enough time for them to clear. You might have to look for other causes, or try different meds. ...Read more
Urticaria & hives x 3wks.Glimeperide (hives 3 wks after start) losartan(long term use).How long does it take resolve after stopping meds.On prednisone?
5-10 days: about five to ten daysGet a more detailed answer ›
Will swallowing semen effect my hypothroid medication? (Oroxine 50microgram pills) Should I be waiting half an hour etc after taking my medication?
Not likely: Semen is mainly protein and carbohydrates, but the amount from a single ejaculation episode is rarely enough to change the digestive properties, in terms of your medications. Take your medications as prescribed and recommended by a doctor, but don't allow the angst over medication timing, interfere with an otherwise healthy and safe sex life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lipitor (atorvastatin): You should be in touch with your dr. Whether stopping the med is a good idea. ...Read more
Persistent constipation after taking prescription antacids. Remained long after quitting. What's the cure?
Laxative foods/bev: Calcium carbonate is an ingredient in many antacids. Aluminum also does the same. Magnesium is more of a laxative and that is why many liquid laxatives mix aluminum and magnesium to balance the constipation/diarrhea effects of both. Stick to adding more fruits, veggies, juices, water to enhance softer bowel movements. If you do fiber-fill up with more fluids1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prozac (fluoxetine): As prescribed & recommended, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
After how many days burning of throat and chest will stop after starting medication like Zantac (ranitidine) 150 twice daily?
Can taking iron medication effect your stomach months after stopping the medication if you took it longer than you were supposed to?
See your doctor : It is not clear as to why you stopped. If there were side effects you may do better with a smaller dose or a different meds. Consult your doctor first prior to restarting the meds. Probably would not be side effects but there is a rebound effect if you stop it cold. ...Read more
Is it ok to drink bitter melon tea while taking levemir, (insulin detemir)metfomin,voctoza and other meds?
Mgt: Some drinks which contain grapefruit and other fruit juices may alter drug levels. I would recommend checking with your pharmacist as well. ...Read more
Doctor gave me Prednisolone 40mg/day & gradually reduced dosage to treat urticaria. Urticaria rebounds after stopping medication. Can I take it again?
Better not: As it will keep rebounding if it is urticaria, see a specialist: a dermatologist or an allergist for better management, if you have already done so, keep the follow up or seek a second opinion, but don't self manage, good luck ...Read more
Safe medication: You may take acetaminophen but not more than 4000 mg a day which would be 650 mg every 4 hours( that would make 3900 mg/day) or 1000 mg every 6 hours. Ibuprofen, naproxen and the like interact with Depakote by increasing the changes of bleeding( decreasing platelet count). Some people still take those together but under close supervision by their doctor. ...Read more
Depends: Most of the time your stomach would empty rather rapidly. However, absorption from the intestines could take longer. I am quite confident that after "hours" the drug has cleared your GI tract and is circulating in your blood stream. ...Read more