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Miralac And Virtue Like Together
Does rizatriptan interact with tessalon pearles? I took them close together and was extremely drowsy and kind of dizzy.
Should the rx's Levothyroxine and Byetta be mixed. I take them together daily,& i'm a little concerned that they are making each other ineffective?
I am on buttons and vicoprofin and need to combat the constipation. I have been taking 3 col ACE and 2 pericolace together is that ok?
Start simple, but...: Docusate (per pdr) helps moisten ; soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 hours. This is safe ; available for anyone over 2, ; assumes normal GI anatomy without inflammation, stenosis, extrinsic or instrinsic obstruction. Opiate-induced constipation may need bigger guns, like linzess, relistor (methylnaltrexone). Can you cut down on narcotics? ...Read more
Recently took 10 mg bisacodyl and it didn't work. my bowels aren't as regularly as they should be and taking fibre supplements make me nauseous help!
Sorry: Sorry you aren't feeling well. People with irregular bowel movements should definitely see a PCP to make sure this is nothing serious. For those with irregular bowel habits and constipation, I would suggest probiotics or at least daily yogurt for bowel health. A daily stool softener like Colace (docusate sodium) or Senna can help. If a laxative like biscaodyl is not working, you might need to try an enema. ...Read more
Can i take Zantac (ranitidine) and Macrobid together as long as i space them apart? I also take brimonidine and prednisolone eyedrops. Can these all be taken ?
I was prescribed vicodin and famotidine but I also chew nicotine gum, is it safe to take all of these drugs together?
Prescribed amitriptylene for IBS and welchol (colesevelam) to bind up large volume stools. They don't seem to work well together. When should each be taken?
I would like to take SAM e for pain will it interfere with the metformin and with thyroid that I'm taking I also take linspril and crestar?
Too many meds?: You need to go carefully with your medication list at your next doctor's appointment. Tell her/him very specifically what your issues are and together you will come up with a program that should make your life much better. Won't happen overnight but you need to adjust somewhere. ...Read more
I'm taking OTC caffeine/diuretic for competition; also Imodium (loperamide) for the loose stools it cause. Is that counterproductive? Can I take both at same time?
Is Effexor safe to take with Adderall? I have anxiety and ADD and I keep reading conflicting data in regards to taking these meds together.
It depends....: The are warnings about possible dangers of taking venlafaxine (Effexor) and Adderall, specifically causing increasing risk of a very dangerous condition known as serotonin syndrome, as well as excessive weight loss, and other concerns regarding increased side effects overall patient safety. Therefore, you must consult with your prescribing psychiatrist before taking these Rx in combination. ...Read more
Can i take 10 mil of Adderall with 10 mil Buspar (buspirone) and .25 of Xanax together. Sometimes i get testy and anxiety and confused?
Are you stating that: You become testing, anxiety ; confused with this combination of meds- if yes, discuss with your doctor. Checked this with a drug interaction checker ; no significant interactions were noted with buspar, (buspirone) Adderall and xanax. However, that is not a 100% guarantee. ...Read more
Is it okay to take antihistamines together with combination expectorant medications like (salbutamol?
Yes: This combo is safe. Respiratory problems are sneaky and can turn nasty quickly. Worsening breathing with increasing wheezing has to be treated quickly by your pcp or if any delay you must go to emergency room immediately. Wheezing means airways are in spasm and can get worse fast! never delay being treated! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't like fact I like bottle of wine every night and odd night two,I feel well and like relaxing so whats the problem as still eat well?
Alcohol concern: Your stating that you "don't like" your preference for a bottle or two of wine at night suggests your drinking concerns you. Daily alcohol consumption in this amount may cause liver disease, gastritis, and damage multiple organ systems. You may not feel symptoms until the damage is done. ...Read more
No magic number: Long term use of alleve and/.Or Aspirin can lead to stomach ulcers, esophageal ulcers and a number of other bleeding problems. The serious consequences of these agents relates to bleeding thouhg drugs in this class (nsaids) can cause cardiac and kidney problems. Check with your physician regarding how long and how much you should be taking and are there any alternatives. ...Read more
What pain reliever is safe for taking with propranolol? I love exception and ibuprofen but both seem to interact with propranolol...
Can i take claratin and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) together and drink it down with a alka-seltzer?
Yes: These are compatible. Don't take if allergic to them. ...Read more
Usually ok to do: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a laxative, and ibuprofen is to relieve pain or inflammation. Some people use both medications. If worried about pooping too soon after taking ibuprofen, one can take the ibuprofen first and then the Miralax (polyethylene glycol) an hour later. ...Read more