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I am a 28 year old male how suffers from add, asbergers associated with panic, insomnia and severe axty, is meprobamate an option to help ? T/y
Meprobamate: Meprobamate is an old (1955) carbamate sedative used for anxiety. It can be highly addictive, even at doses near those recommended for treating anxiety. It's also very dangerous in overdoses, where the tablets may form a mass in the stomach that has to be physically extracted. Benzos are much safer, though also carrying risks of habituation & addiction. Ssri's are better to prevent panic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Isn't it true that Soma (carisoprodol) metabolizes into meprobamate(miltown) in your system, and well miltown show up as a benzo in a urine test?
Yes even not a benzo: Yes but its not a benzo its a carbamate and for some reason it shows up as a benzo on instant 12 pannel drug tests even though its not. Yes Soma (carisoprodol) metbolizes to Meprobamate (miltown in system. Miltown shous up as benzo although it is not a benzo--it will show up in urine. ...Read more
Addicted to (codeine + Meprobamate + Paracetamol) painkiller for frequent neck pain leading to headaches. Physically examination ruled out any serious?
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
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Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isnt good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more
Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more
Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc..It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers