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What should I do if my skin burned after using melanocyl (methoxsalen topical solution)?

What should I do if my skin burned after using melanocyl (methoxsalen topical solution)?

Chemical Skin Burn: STOP using that solution immediately! Next apply aquafor ointment. Tham seek in person medical evaluation via Telemedicine or Urgent Care or Family Med doc... ...Read more

Dr. Keith March
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Is it safe to use methoxsalen topical for treating vitiligo in children?

Is it safe to use methoxsalen topical for treating vitiligo in children?

No: It is easy to burn with topical methoxaslen and it is better to use narrow band uvb or excimer laser alone. ...Read more

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About to start using methoxsalen (should i?) for vitiligo, what can I do about nausea, it's intolerable.

About to start using methoxsalen (should i?) for vitiligo, what can I do about nausea, it's intolerable.

Call the doctor: Call the prescribing doctor and inform them of this side effect. They might consider changing the dosing or schedule, adding an anti-nausea medication or switching completely. Call the doc! ...Read more

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Experienced a skin burn after melanocyl (methoxsalen topical solution)?

Experienced a skin burn after melanocyl (methoxsalen topical solution)?

Stop methoxaslen: It is difficult to work with liquid without experiencing burns. Use prescition strength steroid cream to decrease inflammation and if tolerated a peeling cream such as urea or retin a (tretinoin) can help lighten darkened areas. Excimer laser is safer for treating vitiligo-see ramed. Com. ...Read more

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What can be done for a skin burn after melanocyl (methoxsalen topical solution)?

What can be done for a skin burn after melanocyl (methoxsalen topical solution)?

Sucralfate: I recommend using sucralfate. There is a company, avene, that has this in an cream type form called "cicalfate". Speeds healing very nicely. ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply methoxsalen topical solution for treating vitiligo for a 4 yr old?

No: The liquid is very difficult to use and it is very easy to burn. Narrow band uvb or excimer laser are better options. At 4 I prefer excimer laser along with optional Protopic ointment. 03 per cent. The parent can hold child and there is no discomfort with laser treatments. ...Read more

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Hi doc I have vitiligo. My dr suggest me methoxsalen tablets with sunlight. Is this good treatment for vitiligo.

Hi doc I have vitiligo. My dr suggest me methoxsalen tablets with sunlight. Is this good treatment for vitiligo.

Dermatologist: This is recognized treatment for vitiligo which is an autoimmune disorder. A dermatologist is best qualified to explain treatment options to you. ...Read more

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Can betamethasone or methoxsalen lead to skin darkening? How?

Can betamethasone or methoxsalen lead to skin darkening? How?

Depends: Most topical steroids can be used to lighten skin as well as reduce scar height. It is not recommended to use any topical steroid for a prolonged period, since they have numerous side effects. Always best to see your physician for advice. ...Read more

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Hi Dr I have vitiligo. My Dr sugg me methoxsalen tab it cause me some itching on my hands n feet plz tell me what can I do?

See below: It's not possible to give specific advice on the basis of such limited information. The following websites should be helpful: http://bit. Ly/2aZkxzz and http://bit. Ly/2aZqQTy For more specific advice consider an online consultation with a Health Tap Concierge Dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can I take GLUTATHIONE skin whitening pills with other medicines? I am using betamethasone & methoxsalen.

Can I take GLUTATHIONE skin whitening pills with other medicines? I am using betamethasone & methoxsalen.

Glutathione: Steroids are used for skin whitening, but if you are already taking betamethasone and methoxsalen, continued use of both should not be prolonged, and starting another steroid like glutathione can be harmful. Consult your healthcare provider for advice. ...Read more

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Why did my medication make me fat?

Why did my medication make me fat?

Meds made fat: You ate more calories than you burned. Usually they stimualate appetite. ...Read more

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What medication can I take for pile?

What medication can I take for pile?

Steroid like cream: Check with your pharmacist as their are steroid like creams that can help with hemorrhoids. Increase fiber and fluids so as not to get constipated, which can increase your risk of hemorrhoids. If severe, you may need to see a dr. For treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How exactly does pain medication work?

How exactly does pain medication work?

Two ways: Pain medication can work at the site of the pain like a anti inflamation medication or at the central nervous system like the opioids. Depending on the necessity for the doctor will prescribe the appropriate medication. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for a cold?

What is the best medication for a cold?

Cold: Most of the medications don't really work and in fact may make the cold last longer. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen for aches and fever. Mucinex to thin out secretions. Lots of fluids and rest. ...Read more

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How can I start taking less medication?

How can I start taking less medication?

Not sure about less?: If you are taking drugs for a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, then this a difficult question. If you are concerned about how many pills you are taking in a day, maybe combinations or long acting drugs can reduce the number. Either way, this is to be discussed with your physician since these alternatives are not for everyone. Good luck. ...Read more

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I took the wrong medication by accident?

I took the wrong medication by accident?

Wrong medication: You can call the poison control # at 1-800-222-1222 if you are worried about the impact of the medication that you took. ...Read more

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Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Any medication for decrease my appetite?

Yes, but: There are many appetite suppressants on the market but you must be very careful. Do not try any of them without first speaking to your physician. They can often raise your blood pressure which would be a problem with hypertensives. Ask first before you do anything.
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Is there ways to grow without medication?

Is there ways to grow without medication?

Not sure: If you mean "bulking up" there are many supplements in nutrition stores that may be considered. Of course you should talk this over with your physician as they may effect you in other ways. If you mean height, I am not aware of anything for this. ...Read more

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What medications are used to relieve pain?

What medications are used to relieve pain?

Otc: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more

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What is the best anti diarheal medication?

What is the best anti diarheal medication?

Loperamide: Best depends upon the underlying cause. Best treatment for diarrhea due to cancer is to treat the cancer and best treatment for diarrhea caused by lactose intolerance is to stop the lactose, but in general loperamide is a good agent. ...Read more

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How do I know if my medication is too high?

How do I know if my medication is too high?

Dose??: If you mean is the dose too high we must narrow it down to what type of medication. All medications have side effects- many of which are associated with excessive dosing. Speak to your primary physician or pharmacist about the specific medication. ...Read more

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What medication should one use for clymydia?

What medication should one use for clymydia?

Doxycycline: doxycycline is the drug of choice to treat chlamydia, it should be prescribed by a licensed health care provider. The treatment is seven days. Azithromycin one dose may also be used to treat chlamydia infections ...Read more

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How can I tell my friends I'm on medication?

Your decision: It is your decision whether or not you wish to share this information. I think it is fine to be candid. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever used the medication nauzene?

Has anyone ever used the medication nauzene?

Nausea: Nauzene is used to treat nausea. It is a combination of dextrose; fructose; phosphoric acid. Though it is a rather safe drug, your need for a drug for nausea (i assume it is chronic) should be discussed with your physician. ...Read more

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