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Mother Taking Prescription Medications (Overview)

If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, you probably want to know what medications and herbal remedies are safe to take after you become pregnant. Ideally, it would be best to discuss your current medications with your doctor before you conceive. In any case, as soon as you know you are pregnant, inform your health care providers and discuss what medicines are safe for you to take. If you are breast-feeding, some medications may pass into the breast milk and cause unwanted effects on your nursing baby, so check with your health care provider about taking medications after the baby is born as well.


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Under various BP medication like -Olmesarten, Amlodipine and Metoprolol. Would taking CoQ10 (Ubiquinol) interact with these prescription drugs ?

Under various BP medication like -Olmesarten, Amlodipine and Metoprolol. Would taking CoQ10 (Ubiquinol) interact with these prescription drugs ?

CoQ10: 35 F from down under notes on olmedartan amlodipine metro pro lol wants to take CoQ10. Asks: interaction with BP MEDS. ANS:: prob not but waste of money. You should also be on diuretic for BP is not at goal. If blood K evern low ask test to test for primary Aldo. I specialize in HBP happy to do 2nd opinion. ...Read more

Mother Taking Prescription Medications (Overview)

If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, you probably want to know what medications and herbal remedies are safe to take after you become pregnant. Ideally, it would be best to discuss your current medications with your doctor before you conceive. In any case, as soon as you know you are pregnant, inform your health care providers and discuss what medicines are safe for you to take. If you are breast-feeding, some medications may pass into the breast milk and cause unwanted effects on your nursing baby, so check with your health care provider about taking medications after the baby is born as well.


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Taking Statins (Checklist)

Consider nighttime dosing to decrease effects of cramping during day
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Get routine labs to monitor your progress and eat well, too!
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Taking Antibiotics (Checklist)

Follow the directions on the label
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Take all doses as directed; don't stop when you feel better
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Do not take someone else's antibiotics
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Throw away any leftover antibiotics when you're done
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My mother is taking kivexa & viramune (nevirapine) pills. Any interactions?

My mother is taking kivexa & viramune (nevirapine) pills. Any interactions?

No.: There are no drug interactions between your mother’s Kivexa (abacavir/lamivudine) and Viramune (nevirapine) pills. These drugs both work together to treat HIV and are safe to take together. ...Read more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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Is oxyelite pro safe to take with other prescriptions drugs? Ex: birthcontrol, mirgraine meds.

Is oxyelite pro safe to take with other prescriptions drugs? Ex: birthcontrol, mirgraine meds.

No studies done: Oxy elite is sold as a fat burner and we do not know how the prescription drugs will do with this over thecounter drug.But i will suggest you ask your pharmacist or doctorif it is safe to take with the drugs you have beev prescribed. ...Read more

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Can children take tablet medications with the same dosage as their syrup medications?

Can children take tablet medications with the same dosage as their syrup medications?

Medication: Usually the answer is yes. For example standard liquid Diphenhydramine (benadryl) as 12.5mg in every 5ml of liquid. If you were giving 2 tsp (10ml) that would be 25mg which is the same as giving one 25mg tablet. Just make sure you are comparing all active ingredients. Many over the counter meds have more than one thing in them. ...Read more

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Side effects from taking ADHD medication if pregnant?

Side effects from taking ADHD medication if pregnant?

19 different ones: Depending on the class of drug the infant is exposed to, he will have different symptoms, tell you ob. ...Read more

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Which over-the-counter cold medicines can be taken with keppra (levetiracetam)?

Which over-the-counter cold medicines can be taken with keppra (levetiracetam)?

Virtually any: See, Keppra (levetiracetam) has few if any drug interactions, and that allows virtually any remedy to be used in combination. But recognize that Keppra (levetiracetam) can cause drowsiness, and some OTC remedies also cause this, prohibiting safe driving perhaps. ...Read more

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Will stopping taking illegal drugs help decrease my depression?

Will stopping taking illegal drugs help decrease my depression?

Yes: Illegal drug use can be a trigger for new onset mood and psychotic problems and also worsen these conditions in those that already have them. Stopping illegal drug use will therefore be benficial to your depression. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about taking any prescription anti-anxiety medication?

Can you tell me about taking any prescription anti-anxiety medication?

I tend to use meds: Like Buspar (buspirone) or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssri's) long term. If I use benzodiazapines , try to make it short term. These medications can be most effective when used in conjunction with non-medication management. ...Read more

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Can zincovit tablet be taken without prescribtion?

Can zincovit tablet be taken without prescribtion?

Probably: Being in the us i don't know anything about regulations in india, but in the us and most countries multivitamins like zincovit do not require a prescription. ...Read more

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Was prescribed to take senna and diosmin. Also taking birth control pills. Will taking these together cause me any problems?

Was prescribed to take senna and diosmin. Also taking birth control pills. Will taking these together cause me any problems?

Shouldn't effect : Sennas act as laxatives and are similar to aloe and rhubarb. These compounds act on the lower bowel to increase peristaltic movements by irritating the colonic mucosa. Diosmin is a semisynthetic drug (modification of hesperidin) typically a phlebotrophic medication used in treatment of venous disease. Technically, these medications should have no effect on the efficacy of birth control pills. ...Read more

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