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I'm just wondering, if you have crohn's, what medication (s) are you on?

I'm just wondering, if you have crohn's, what medication (s) are you on?

Immune suppression: 1. 5-asa medications (sulfasalazine, asacol, (mesalamine) pentasa) may take the edge of symptoms, they do not adequately treat crohn's disease.
2. Steroids work, but are only useful for short course because of side effects.
3. Azathioprine (imuran), 6-mp, Methotrexate are often effective, and reduce the need for steroids
4. Remicade, Humira are very effective at treating fistulas or severe crohn's. ...Read more

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I think I'm having a medication reactionwhat do to?

I think I'm having a medication reactionwhat do to?

Drug reaction: If you are having an adverse reaction to a medication, stop the medication and call your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen if you take medication you don't need?

That depends on the: Medication. You may suffer the side effects of the medication or in some cases you may have an unwanted effect because of the direct action of the medication. ...Read more

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Which drugs can I take if I'm on SSRIs?

Depends: That depends on what you are trying to treat. There are many, discuss options with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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I am afraid I'm addicted to drugs, what to do?

I am afraid I'm addicted to drugs, what to do?

See you physician: For starters. Consider narcotics anonymous (12 step program). Working with an addiction medicine specialist or an addiction specialist psychiatrist may be very beneficial. ...Read more

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How much time until I'm clean for a drug test?

How much time until I'm clean for a drug test?

From what drug: Used how much and how often. Cannot answer a question the way you posed it. Also depends on the kind of test they are using and how sensitive it is. For the majority of drugs, 3-5 days is the usual period of detection. However, some drugs stick around a long time - like marijuana or Methadone - and can be detected for many weeks in heavy users. ...Read more

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Symptoms I'm getting post street drug experimenting?

Symptoms I'm getting post street drug experimenting?

Unanswerable: If you have worrisome symptoms after street drug use see a doctor, quickly. But be prepared to answer a few other questions before they can help. What symptoms, what drugs, how where they taken and when they were taken - just as a starting point. Please realize that street drugs are often cut/laced with other substances which can be toxic or infectious making it difficult to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I get drugs for transgender? I'm a crossdresser.

How do I get drugs for transgender? I'm a crossdresser.

An Endocrinologist: Find a trans-competent endocrinologist. An endocrinologist working w/u would tailor hormone treatments just 4U They will likely consider 2 classes of agents: (1) agents that block production of andogens -"male" sex hormones like testosterone. One commonly used is the drug spironolactone. (2) "female" hormones -typically some mix of estrogen & progesterone. Specifics: http://bit. Ly/1Cv7UXL ...Read more

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My INR range is 1.1, I'm 33 no medication. Is it normal?

My INR range is 1.1, I'm 33 no medication. Is it normal?

Yes: Your INR is normal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is pycnogenol safe to take with the medications I'm on?

Is pycnogenol safe to take with the medications I'm on?

There are no studies: There are no sudies have been done to see if it is safe to take pycnogenol with any meds
so we can not answer this question based on evidence
but according to alternative meds experts it is ok. So make your own mind. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what pain medications are given after surgery?

I'm wondering what pain medications are given after surgery?

This depends on: The type of surgery you are having. Sometimes just basic pain medications, such as opioid based pills like Percocet can be effective pain control. If the surgery is more invasive, you may need anything from patient controlled analgesia or timed IV medications like morphine or dilaudid. Your surgical team will most likely make sure your pain is controlled effectively, but let them know if they dont. ...Read more

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How would know if I'm a good candidate for fibromyalgia drug trials?

How would know if I'm a good candidate for fibromyalgia drug trials?

Fibromyalgia impact: Impact of symptoms is the best measure of disease severity. Dr. Robert bennett published the fibromyalgia impact questionnaire (fiqr) that makes it easy for patients to find out. There is a "fibromyalgia" app that makes using and scoring fiqr easy. Based on your fiqr score, you will know how you compare to other patients. This will give you a good idea whether you have fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you have fibromyalgia are pain medications bad?

I'm just wondering, if you have fibromyalgia are pain medications bad?

Not necessarily: Fm remains a complex disease for which conservative therapies such as cymbalta, Lyrica (pregabalin) or Gabapentin are often not significantly effective or at least not effective enough. For those individuals, pain medications can be added and often provide much needed relief. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing some side effects from my medication. Is that normal?

I'm experiencing some side effects from my medication. Is that normal?

Contact your doctor: Side effects are not necessarily "normal" but they can be "expected." this will depend on the side effect and the medication taken. Some side effects are not serious, but others can be life threatening. Best to contact your doctor for specifics. ...Read more

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I've Neva smoked had alcohol or taken drugs does it mean I'm healthy?

I've Neva smoked had alcohol or taken drugs does it mean I'm healthy?

No: Although smoking and heavy drinking are not good for your health, not doing either does not guarantee health. ...Read more

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Could I have a psychotic relapse even though I'm taking my medications?

Could I have a psychotic relapse even though I'm taking my medications?

Psychosis & Relapse: Often times, medications need adjustments, even as an outpatient so the patient can get back on track. Smoking and tobacco use may reduce the levels in one's system of certain medications. A patient may have been stabilized on an anti- psychotic medication in the hospital and then after discharge and when the smoking starts back, the levels fall and the person may become more psychotic. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm having difficulty to purchase drug "encephabol"?

What do you advise if I'm having difficulty to purchase drug "encephabol"?

European name.: Pyridoxine disulfide (pyrithioxine) can be purchased in European under name of Encephabol, ...Read more

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I'm currently on estrogen, would it be bad to mix it with other medication?

I'm currently on estrogen, would it be bad to mix it with other medication?

Generally not: A problem, after all your body has had estrogen in it since you were in your mother's womb. If you have concerns, check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm trying to find some information on a drug excelon?

Internet Search: An Internet search on almost any of the available search engines can likely provide you with the information you want or need, or provide you with other options. ...Read more

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I'm interested to know what happens to a person when he/she uses illegal drugs?

I'm interested to know what happens to a person when he/she uses illegal drugs?

They often become: Addicted, ruin their marriages, lose jobs, and at times die from overdoses. Drug addiction is dangerous ; destroys people's bodies, minds ; relationships. ...Read more

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Are there particular foods or medications I should avoid while I'm taking alavert?

Are there particular foods or medications I should avoid while I'm taking alavert?

Yes: Some relatively unusual medicines for heart rhythm problems (amiodarone), some medicines for diabetes (pramlintide or symlin) should not be used with alavert unless you have discussed it with your doctor. Also talk to your doctor before using other antihistamines (like claritin, (loratadine) benedryl, atarax, zyrtec or the like) or drinking alcohol. Foods are not really a problem. ...Read more

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My erection gets lost while penetrating. Is there any medications. I m 26 yrs old..

My erection gets lost while penetrating. Is there any medications. I m 26 yrs old..

Look for cause first: To assess if one's erections have weakened, he should visit a primary doctor, who can check for possible causes: stress, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, low testosterone, artery disease, high cholesterol, smoking, alcohol, etc... Causes found can be treated to help make erections stronger, firmer, longer lasting. A urologist can evaluate. Meds like viagra, cialis, or Levitra (vardenafil) may help. ...Read more

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I'm an optometry student and is currently stuck on a question on drugs in refraction?

I'm an optometry student and is currently stuck on a question on drugs in refraction?

Study: Sources to answer this: internet, your textbook, drug lists. You could also stop in at an optical shop and chat up the optometrist and see if they know the answer. ...Read more

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What to do if I am on six different medications and I think I'm addicted to some help!?

What to do if I am on six different medications and I think I'm addicted to some help!?

Addiction: Find a physician that specializes in addiction. if they are all prescribed by one MD then go see them and discuss the issue. If you have more than one MD then ask one of them to coordinate your care. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 23 yrs old. I have average b.p 130/90 mmhg should I be on medications?

What to do if I'm 23 yrs old. I have average b.p 130/90 mmhg should I be on medications?

Getting very close: Steps to do now
loose weight if you are overweight
lower sodium intake ther is hidden sodium in soups crackers and other canned goods
exercise more
if you BP is still elevated after all this its just about time for meds ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are so many people on ldl-lowering drugs when being so is not necessary?

I'm wondering why are so many people on ldl-lowering drugs when being so is not necessary?

Depends: The need for LDL lowering therapy should be determined after a sequence of events. First, conditions that may contribute to elevated LDL levels should be identified and managed. Next, the individual's cardiovascular risk and appropriate LDL target based on that risk need to be determined. If diet, exercise and these steps do not result in optimal LDL levels medical therapy should be utilized. ...Read more

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