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2 yr old-cough for 1 & 1/2month. Claritin (loratadine) 2 ml 1 week-cefdenir 3.5ml 10 days-bromphen 2 ml.no use. Can I use allerid 2.5 ml?have used in 2014-2.5 ml
Don't use more meds: Kindly see your doctor again, ask for a second opinion, it's your right, or see an allergist/Immunologist, other reasons for your child's cough can be reflux, airways hyper reactivity, again sinus infection that might need different form of antibiotics, environmental causes, like second hand smoke or pets, and other reasons, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck, ...Read more
My lantus (insulin glargine) was stored in the fridge. While I was away it broke and the lantus (insulin glargine) was at 25-30°c for 5 days. The liquid is clear. Can I still use it?
Probably: This is from the package insert :store used (open) vials either in the refrigerator, between 36 and 46 degrees f (2 and 8 degrees c), or at room temperature, below 86 degrees f (30 degrees c). To be safe, just check your bs more and see if it's consistent with your previous vials. Chances are it will still be fine. ...Read more
Normal: Your test results are normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Which insulin: Humulin is the brand of insulin. Is it regular, nph, humalog, (insulin lispro) mixed insulin, etc? Low blood sugar is high risk, but the timing depends on which Insulin you took, how much you took. Was it your intention to take one form of Insulin and you took another by mistake? Please contact your endocrinologist also. ...Read more
Varies: How often to check your blood sugar depends on how you are using that information. If you are adjusting your Insulin based on blood sugars, you need to test a minimum of before each meal; you may also need to test after some meals to evaluate the effectiveness of the mealtime doses. ...Read more
Are nuvarings good for longer than 4 months if kept in fridge? Ordered 90 day supply, forgot had 3 in fridge. Exp dates on boxes are 3/16 & 7/17.
Conditional, yes: If the Nuvaring are kept in the refrigerator then they tend to remain active in preventing pregnancy for up to one year. However, I would use supplemental barrier contraceptive such as a condom to be certain that there is no failure with the "expired" Nuvaring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lam disease -a rare lung disease. Just diagnosed w/atrial flutter &prescribed metoprolol tartrate. Any lung side effects from new med 2 watch 4?
No: More than 2 puffs every 4to6 hours can cause problems with the cardiac rhythm. If you're having respiratory distress unrelieved by 2puffs you should go to the emergency room for treatments. ...Read more
Male, 40yrs, 72kg, 5'7", ser cholstrl 214, triglycerds 387, HDL 36, LDL 98, vldl 77. Good diet, salt n sugar contrlod. What is causing prob?
I am diabetic 2 patient my PP Sugar values remain above 200 now. I am on metformin 1g plus glypride two times what will be useful for me.Jenumet or ?
Choices: While PP sugar of over 200 is abnormal, you also need to know what your fasting BS are and especially what's the A1c. There are many other additional drugs to add to your regimen but your doctor who knows you best would be the best person to answer this. Janumet is januvia (sitagliptin) + metformin. It's a reasonable choice to add to the above regimen. If you choose that route, you will need to stop metformin ...Read more
Ovulation: If your doctor ordered a Progesterone test on day 22 then likely they were looking for signs of ovulation. A number above 10 in the middle of the 2nd half of the cycle usually means ovulation. Check with your doctor why the test was done and confirm what conclusions can be made from the test ...Read more
Have crushing feeling/little air. Took 2 puffs of xopenex (levalbuterol) 45 mcg inhaler. Am breathing better- but only 50%. Inhaler ex. In june. Can i try nebulizer?
9 weeks preg, due to morn sicknes, i'm not able to eat proprly, my nurse recomended ovr the countr protein, I bought pureprotein wheyprotein vanila, is ok?
Yes: Yes, and eat smaller meals more frequently and see your doctor if persists. There are medicines that can help. ...Read more
Can blood sugar for type i diabetic (age43), onset 3 years ago, be controlled with minimum lantus (insulin glargine) and strict diet of protein, vegetable and fruit?
No: If you are truly a type 1 diabetic, then the main treatment for you is insulin. Avoiding Insulin in a type 1 is just going to make you sicker. Lifestyle changes can decrease the amount of Insulin needed to keep your blood sugar normal but you do need to consume adequate amount of calories. ...Read more