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Omnaris daily, was sick with awful cold, stopped using it when I realized I was sick. Could I reinfect myself if I start using that bottle?

Omnaris daily, was sick with awful cold, stopped using it when I realized I was sick. Could I reinfect myself if I start using that bottle?

Not likely: For two reasons - you probably have built up an immunity for the time being for the particular virus, and, the virus likely not alive on bottle after several days. ...Read more

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Which better omnaris or nasonex (mometasone)?

Personal preference: They both work well. It is personal preference. Get a sample of both from your doctor if you can and try them. ...Read more

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Can I take cetirizine 10mg. While taking omnaris nasalk spray?

Can I take cetirizine 10mg. While taking omnaris nasalk spray?

For allergies, yes.: Zyrtec orally and Omnaris steroid nasal spray together are used to treat nasal allergies (hay fever, allergic rhinitis). ...Read more

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What side effects can you experience using omnaris nasal spray?

What side effects can you experience using omnaris nasal spray?

Steroid nasal spray: Make sure you use it right, directed away from the midline, towards ear inside the nasal cavity, don't exceed prescribed dose, that way you avoid side effects, usually dryness of the nasal septum and probably nose bleeds, helps if you irrigate nasal cavity with saline prior to use. Other side effects are rare, some are serious, others aren't, usually with long term medically unsupervised use, good luck ...Read more

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I catch colds often. I am told it mostly allergies that develop into cold like symptoms. It is recommended that I take omnaris + zyrtec (cetirizine). Opinions?

I catch colds often. I am told it mostly allergies that develop into cold like symptoms. It is recommended that I take omnaris + zyrtec (cetirizine). Opinions?

Think sinusitis: This cold be allergy. If so omaris and zyrtec (cetirizine) are good options. Singular is another medication to consider. I would also be thinking about recurrent or chronic sinusitis... See you local ENT or an allergist. You may need a ct of the sinuses. ...Read more

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My 15 y/o daughter is on alvesco, omnaris, xopenex (levalbuterol) & claritan. Duo neb for flare ups. She still has frequent flare ups. What can I do to prevent it?

My 15 y/o daughter is on alvesco, omnaris, xopenex (levalbuterol) & claritan. Duo neb for flare ups. She still has frequent flare ups. What can I do to prevent it?

Discuss further: When you have recurrent "flare ups " one needs to consider multiple reasons for this. 1)right combination of medications 2) right diagnosis. 3) adherence to taking medications. 3) exposure to triggers. 4) correct technique of taking medications. 5) other causes for symptoms like heartburn you should discuss this further with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been using Omnaris nasal spray for the past three months and now it is starting to burn when I use it. Should I be worried?

I have been using Omnaris nasal spray for the past three months and now it is starting to burn when I use it. Should I be worried?

Yes: If it is burning after 3 months, you should check with your doctor re. A different type of nasal cortisone like Nasacort (triamcinolone) AQ. If you have dry eyes however, you may be dry nose and dry mouth as well (although you may be a little young to develop the so-called Sicca syndrome) and perhaps a nasal saline spray should be tried to relieve the burning.. ...Read more

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I believe a scent or preservative in Flonase, Nasonex, (mometasone) and Omnaris triggers migraines. Is Veramyst a good alternative to these? Something else?

I believe a scent or preservative in Flonase, Nasonex, (mometasone) and Omnaris triggers migraines. Is Veramyst a good alternative to these? Something else?

Yes: Veramyst has a very fine mist that is well tolerated. If it causes migraines, just stick with nasal saline, like a netty pot ...Read more

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History of panic attack. Will taking the nasal steroid, omnaris, lead to panic attacks?

History of panic attack. Will taking the nasal steroid, omnaris, lead to panic attacks?

No: It shouldn't. The good thing about steroid nasal spray is that one absorbs very little of the medication. That is unlike oral steroids like prednisone, which can cause anxiety as well as causing other side effects. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medication is equivalent to covance d?

What medication is equivalent to covance d?

Yes: Covance d is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorthiazide- a diuretic). There are a number of such combinations for the treatment of hypertension. If this is a question of your co-pay, ask your physician about generic alternatives. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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What medication need to be taken for acidity?

What medication need to be taken for acidity?

Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more

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Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Condition?: There are some conditions that medical marijuana is helpful for. However there can be significant problems related to cannabis use. Thus, would only consider this when prescribed or directed by a physician who is knowledgable in this area. Take care. ...Read more

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I have rhititis. What medication shoud I take?

I have rhititis. What medication shoud I take?

Antihistamine: You can try an over the counter antihistamine to begin with. Would use one that is non drowsy. ...Read more

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The best medication for intertitial cysititis?

The best medication for intertitial cysititis?

Elimiron: Elmiron (pentosan) is a medication that is fda approved for ic (interstitial cystitis). The main way it works is not truly known, but it may help with coating the lining of the bladder. In ic, inflammation may be the main cause of pain. Have you seen a doctor in regards to this? Hopefully, you can get the proper testing and see if this med would work well for you. ...Read more