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Meticorten 20 Mg Dosage
Cortisone-type drug: Meticorten is Prednisone and form of cortisone. It is used for many inflamatory conditions. Taken orally or by injection at high doses over long periods, it can have many side effects including reduced immune response, water retention, kidney involvement and many other conditons. When used for long periods and it is to be stopped, the dose must be reduced gradually (tapering). ...Read more
I use to be on 30 mg of lexapro, went down to 10 mg, but going back up again to 20 mg is harsher even when i slowly increase it by half dosages. What gives and what can I do to make it easier?
Depends: That depends on what the side effects are. If you have GI upset- consider taking probiotics or take it with food. If you have insomnia - then take it in am. If you are experiencing medication related anxiety - then consider adding in deep breathing exercized. Please let your doctor know. Blood levels may be higher the second time around. ...Read more
Due to work overload my Dr. has recommended that I take 20 mg tablets of Hydroxyzine as needed for anxiety . Is this considered a high dosage BID?
Not at all: In fact this is a rather low dose, but sometimes it is better to start of with low doses and titrate up to make sure you tolerate the medication. Remember this medication can be sedating. ...Read more
Accutane low dosage for long term -20 mg weekly ,has the same effect as 20 mg daily but with less side effects..agree? is check up needy in this case?
You should consult: with and be examined by your dermatologist prior to any dosage change ...Read more
What dosage of Prilosec omeprazole should I take if am on long term NSAIDS ? should I take the 20 mg or the 40 and what is the frequency? thank u drs
20mg daily before...: ...breakfast might suffice, but you haven't told us what NSAID and at what dose you're taking, nor what kind of NSAID damage you may already have suffered. No drug is without risk, so use the lowest effective acid blocker medication for prophylaxis against NSAID-injury. ...Read more
Dizziness upon arising has ceased since increasing dosage of pravachol from 20 mg to 40mg. Is it possible there is a correlation between the two?
I took one 20 mg of prednisone, i had the sensation of a caffeine high for a moment. How long will this dosage stay in my system.
I have ADHD I'm 16 and I would like to know is there a way to help increase focus without increasing dosage of medication. I take focalin XR 20 mg. ?
Many ways: There are many ways to increase focus. Brain training games like on Lumosity or other sites can help. Learning meditation is also effective. Some patients have great success with biofeedback for neurofeedback. Some patients can actually come off medications after neurofeedback treatments. Good luck to you. ...Read more
I just took 2 pills of Ambien to overcome my insomnia. I also have moderate obstructive sleep apnea. How safe is this dosage 20 mg.
Been on Prozac 20 mg for a few weeks - improved mood but feel somewhat dull and apathetic - would apathy likely diminish on a higher dosage?
It might: It may very well improve with increased dosage. On the other a little more time on this dosage might make a difference or perhaps adding or changing the medication depending on the diagnosis. It is also possible that therapy should also be taking place. It is also very important that you should have had a complete medical evaluation. Discuss all of the above with your doctor. ...Read more