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Took allergy meds earlier, half glass alcoholic cider, 1 soma (carisoprodol). Cant sleep, woke up with diarrhea throat tightness. Risk of respiratory concern?

Took allergy meds earlier, half glass alcoholic cider, 1 soma (carisoprodol). Cant sleep, woke up with diarrhea throat tightness. Risk of respiratory concern?

The dangerous trio: If you are taking soma, (carisoprodol) allergy meds and consume alcohol, then you should understand the effects of mixing the three. When these substances are combined the effect is compounded. The symptoms could be seizures, drowsiness, dizziness respiratory problems, GI problem and even death. If you feel that you are addicted to Soma (carisoprodol) and alcohol, call your doctor. The help is available ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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46 yr-old woman who 9 years ago started having progressive, dramatic neurological and pain symptoms after an "acute illness", including 50-pound.....?

46 yr-old woman who 9 years ago started having progressive, dramatic neurological and pain symptoms after an "acute illness", including 50-pound.....?

Autoimmune: Post-infectious sequelae can cause a variety of syndromes and symptoms, largely of the autoimmune etiology. CIDP is a possibility. Do you have reflexes? CIDP can be diagnosed with EMG/NCS. Did you have that? There are panels of antibodies associated with not only CIDP but also autoimmune dysautonomia, which is another consideration. Were these panels sent? Mayo has comprehensive panels. For dysautonomia testing, I would recommend tilt table and skin biopsy for small fiber neuropathy. Other considerations include myopathies, which can be metabolic or mitochondrial, and I would recommend EMG as well as possible muscle biopsy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Rela (carisoprodol) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Rela (carisoprodol) overdose?

Rela overdose: Rela (carisoprodol) is a skeletal muscle relaxant. It is a controlled substance. Overdose occurs when amounts exceeding recommended amounts are ingested. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for rela (carisoprodol) overdose?

What is the treatment for rela (carisoprodol) overdose?

Rela (carisoprodol) overdose: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Us residents can call the us national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. ...Read more

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Feels like I'm not emptying bladder. A week ago I had what I thought was a UTI but drank cranberry juice and was gone the next day. Can it be UTI rela (carisoprodol)?

Feels like I'm not emptying bladder. A week ago I had what I thought was a UTI but drank cranberry juice and was gone the next day. Can it be UTI rela (carisoprodol)?

Maybe.: May be related to the UTI, but not emptying bladder may be more complicated than just a UTI. You should probably see your doc to make sure the bladder is emptying and get to the bottom of your problem - maybe this was not a UTI to begin with. Checking bladder volumes is a very simple and non invasive test. ...Read more

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Chest pain was on the right side and lasted for a week then went away when I took Pepcid for 10 days as doctor prescribed on the last day pain came back on left side age 20 after I finished lifting my game system and monitor to car what is this pain rela

Chest pain was on the right side and lasted for a week then went away when I took Pepcid for 10 days as doctor prescribed on the last day pain came back on left side age 20 after I finished lifting my game system and monitor to car what is this pain rela

Chest pain, muscular: There are a few things that could be the cause although if it was clearly associated with the lifting then a pulled muscle is a good possibility. If you are having persistent chest pain with any exertion though, or pressure, nausea, tightness or shortness of breath it could be something else. Either way I'd just have urgent care take a quick look and maybe prescribe some physical therapy. ...Read more

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Somedays whenever I stand up my heart rate elevates and I get real weak and dizzy. Doesn't last long but I hate it. I do have anxiety. Could it be rela (carisoprodol)?

Orthostatic: Hypotension would explain your symptoms. Increasing fluids significantly & liberalizing salt intake (provided you don't have htn) would be first steps. I'm assuming that you are not taking BP medication. If symptoms don't improve see your physician. ...Read more

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Hair loss I am currently using the IUD mirena, and I have been noticing that my hair, which used to be thick long and healthy, has been thinning and coming out more. I thought the edges had came out because I had dyed my hair 2 weeks before getting a rela

Hair loss I am currently using the IUD mirena, and I have been noticing that my hair, which used to be thick long and healthy, has been thinning and coming out more. I thought the edges had came out because I had dyed my hair 2 weeks before getting a rela

Hair loss in females: You should see your local dermatologist for advice and a possible diagnosis. On-line speculation will only lead to further confusion or delay your presentation. Make your appointment today if you are worried. ...Read more

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My gf's period started late and also started having red pimples all over her face after having sex for the first time till now. Are these symptoms rela (carisoprodol)?

My gf's period started late and also started having red pimples all over her face after having sex for the first time till now. Are these symptoms rela (carisoprodol)?

The red pimples on: Her face are not likely due to having sex. Some females do have acne breakouts near the time of their period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use ; meds ...Read more

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Excruciating pain in shoulder blade and back of arm and tingling in fingers, help can't find much relief even taking an anti-inflammatory, muscle rela (carisoprodol)?

Excruciating pain in shoulder blade and back of arm and tingling in fingers, help can't find much relief even taking an anti-inflammatory, muscle rela (carisoprodol)?

Nerve: Several considerations, such as nerve problem in neck shoulder region, or even distally in arm. See your doctor to find out if this might be cervical radiculopathy, thoracic outlet syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, or notalgia paresthetica. If this left sided, check for cardiac issues. ...Read more

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Yesterday I was exposed to bleach for approximately 11 hrs off and on, breathing the fumes and also exposure through cuts on my hands. Today I woke up with a terrible migraine, stuffy/runny nose, chills and a general feeling of malaise. Could this be rela

Yesterday I was exposed to bleach for approximately 11 hrs off and on, breathing the fumes and also exposure through cuts on my hands. Today I woke up with a terrible migraine, stuffy/runny nose, chills and a general feeling of malaise. Could this be rela

Yes: This would be consistent with irritant effect from the fumes, particularly if bothersome during the exposure. Increase ventilation next time if possible and/or consider wearing protective equipment. It may also be coincidence (if, for example, you've contracted a cold) ...Read more

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Had an ablation on Sept 18. I do for my period now. But instead I got the stomach flu for over 36 hours. Nobody around me is sick. Could it be rela (carisoprodol)?

Had an ablation on Sept 18. I do for my period now. But instead I got the stomach flu for over 36 hours. Nobody around me is sick. Could it be rela (carisoprodol)?

See below: The only tie-in would be if you caught it from one of the hospital personnel. On the other hand, stomach flu should subside in less than a week. If it doesn't you should call your physician. While a bacterial infection is a theoretical complication of an ablation, it is highly unlikely ...Read more

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What can I do for a medicine allergy?

What can I do for a medicine allergy?

Stop taking it: If it is an extreme necessity, and there are no alternatives, and you don't know whether this an allergic reaction or an adverse drug reaction (side effect), see an allergist/immunologist for evaluation and possible desensitization to the said drug for treatment of a particular disease episode, good luck ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

Various Options: Daily steroid or antihistamines nasal sprays (fluticasone, azelastine) are helpful. Determining exactly what you could be sensitized to in order to practice appropriate avoidance measures is also important. If medications and avoidance are not effective or not feasible allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) could be an option as well. Other meds include Sudafed, Mucinex, (guaifenesin) Afrin, oral antihistamines ...Read more

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Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Depends: It depends on the medication. Some medicines are over the counter and some are behind the counter requiring photo id and signature. ...Read more

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I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

Could be!: Without understanding the circumstances and the type of reaction, it is impossible to answer the question. If you started the new medicine, and experienced a reaction, it could be due to allergy to the medication. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

No cure yet, but...: Allergy shots (allergen immunotherapy) is currently the only treatment that is disease modifiying, meaning it can change how the body responds to exposure to allergens. It is "natural" and long lasting effects carry on after shots are stopped. It works for most, but not all people. Closest thing to a cure so far..... For more read my blog at: http://www. Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/03/its-no. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

OTC Allergy: Not fair. Truly, it is trial-and-error. What works best for you might not work best for someone else. Loratadine is the weakest binding non-sedating antihistamine; Cetirizine is the strongest binding non-sedating antihistamine. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works better than both but it makes people sleepy. ...Read more

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How are drug allergies treated usually?

How are drug allergies treated usually?

See below: It depends on the severity of the reaction. Certainly removal of the offending drug is the first step. Then medication to help with itching or hives, an antihistamine maybe needed. Also, steroids are some times used. And in severe cases, hospitalization maybe indicated. ...Read more

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What medicine to take for seasonal allergies?

Several choices: The most effective treatment for relief of seasonal allergies are prescription nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, nasonex, (mometasone) rhinocort, flonase). If symptoms are mild then over the counter zyrtec, claritin, or Allegra can help. It's best to start treating seasonal allergies before the "season" starts. This is a prevention approach. If the above meds haven't controlled symptoms, consider allergy shots. ...Read more

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Will taking expired allergy medicine hurt you?

Will taking expired allergy medicine hurt you?

Big question: There are a lot of allergy medications & your time span is enormous. Could you take a medication that expired last month? Yes. Last year? Yes, but it might not work as well. Five years ago? Sure but why bother? Medications don't become dangerous as they age just gradually less effective. One exception is Epinephrine it rapidly loses effectiveness after expiration & its needed to save lives. ...Read more

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Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Think whole airway: Upper airway allergies trigger clear, watery discharge along with itch and congestion; this can tickle the back of throat: thus cough - but lower airway involvement must be considered. Allergies can cause cough through asthma-like reactions (or outright cough asthma). Albuterol inhaler +\-montelukast worth a try after oral antihistamines and nasal steroids/antihistamines. ...Read more

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What is the best allergy medicine for your child?

What is the best allergy medicine for your child?

Varies: Each child may respond differently to allergy medicines, all of the second generation antihistamines can be effective. These include loratadine, Cetirizine and fexofenadine. Each medication is dosed once daily and causes minimal sedation or behavioral effects. ...Read more

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Hi, what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Hi, what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

ALLERGIC RHINITIS: YES:Allergic rhinitis causes Swelling of nasal mucosa/itchy eyes /post nasal drip. You can do nasal irrigation with Neil Med system. Zaditor (ketotifen) Eye Drops and Claritin & Flonase are all effective. If symptoms persist follow up with your doctor for exam and labs ...Read more

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What will happen if you overdose on allergy medicine?

What will happen if you overdose on allergy medicine?

It depends on the: Specific type of medicine and the amount of the overdose. Are you considering taking an overdose? Are you considering suicide as an option? You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). For active suicide thoughts with a strong urge please be seen at your nearest er. Follow on psychological/ psychiatric care is important. ...Read more

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I seriously need strong allergy medicine please help!!?

More Info: There are many types of allergy medication and they all do slightly different things. It is difficult to tell you what is a "strong" medicine without knowing your symptoms and what you have tried to treat them already. You can get Zyrtec and NAsacort (triamcinolone) over the counter and the combination of those two helps many people. If your symptoms are very severe you might need a steroid shot. ...Read more

Dr. George Rust
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Carisoprodol (Definition)

A mild prescription muscle relaxant which is modestly useful in managing minor musculoskeletal conditions, but often must be ...Read more


Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Rela (Definition)

Rela is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more