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Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help plus my whole body mussels hurt?

Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help plus my whole body mussels hurt?

Pain: Riza - would need more information. If muscular you may try higher dose magnesium malate - 1000 mg daily or to bowel tolerance (if diarrhea reduce does) this usually helps relieve muscle pain where some medications do not ...Read more

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I had parkinson disease for 12 years now. With my daily medication no one will know I have this ailment. Wouldn't my age 62 cause it to be worse?

I had parkinson disease for 12 years now. With my daily medication no one will know I have this ailment. Wouldn't my age 62 cause it to be worse?

Not necessarily: Congratulations on having a medication regimen that keeps the disease in check. Parkinson diseae affects different people differently; be happy you have control right now! ...Read more

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How long can one take the prescribed medication cymbalta (duloxetine) or dulexotine? I take 120 mg daily. My mother takes 60mg daily and has since 2012.

How long can one take the prescribed medication cymbalta (duloxetine) or dulexotine? I take 120 mg daily. My mother takes 60mg daily and has since 2012.

Medication effects: Thank you for informing about Depression and Klonopin (clonazepam).
Let the Wise woman within you reflect Reason to use:

Cymbalta 120 mg daily when side effect can be worsening of depression.

•Klonopin (clonazepam) when side effect can be depression.

•Both medications due to increase in dizziness, confusion

See Psychiatrist to discuss side effects, interactions of both medications, decreasing the dose; Therapy ...Read more

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Can I take spasmo proxivon plus one cap daily. Is there any side effects?

Can I take spasmo proxivon plus one cap daily. Is there any side effects?

Antispasmodic: Spasmo proxivon is anti spasmodic drug but with serious side effects. I'm not sure you can find it inUSA. It is sold commonly in India. It contains dicyclomine and Paracetamol. Taken for abdominal spasms Develops resistance soon and patient requires higher doses to get the same feeling. ...Read more

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Gave up diet soda a year ago. I drink 2-3 liters of water daily plus 2 Vitamin Water Zero daily with lunch one & dinner for flavor. Safe choice?

Gave up diet soda a year ago. I drink 2-3 liters of water daily plus 2 Vitamin Water Zero daily with lunch one & dinner for flavor. Safe choice?

I think this sounds: Pretty good. Vitamin Water Zero passes a lot of nutritional tests: it is calorie free, has no artificial sweeteners (sweetened with Trulia and fructose) and no artificial dyes. You are getting 200% of the vitamin C recommended daily value (100% in each 8 oz), but close to 100% of a handful of B vitamins and a boost for a few more. Total fluid intake: about 84 to 118 oz daily. Generous but ok:) ...Read more

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Can I take 1000 iu of vitamin D3 daily in addition to the 50, 000 iu one time weekly of vitamin d3. The 50000 is prescription and my level was at 26?

Can I take 1000 iu of vitamin D3 daily in addition to the 50, 000 iu one time weekly of vitamin d3. The 50000 is prescription and my level was at 26?

Vitamin D: Sharon,
Vitamin D 1000 units a day are OK but you don't need the 50000 units.
In the summer you might not even need the 1000 but it won't do you any harm.
Don't forget sunscreen. ...Read more

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With the flu going around & everyone sneezing and coughing I drink one glass of Airborne daily. It that safe to do? Plus take 1000 mg of vit D3

With the flu going around & everyone sneezing and coughing I drink one glass of Airborne daily. It that safe to do? Plus take 1000 mg of vit D3

Flu vaccination: You ought to get vaccination for influenza.
Vitamin D is okay, but do not expect it to prevent flu.
Airborne is useless and is just lightening your wallet.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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My doc just prescribed Paxil (paroxetine) 20mg and Metopropol Tartrate 50mg. Take one of each daily. Is this in any way a DANGEROUS combo of drugs? I am scared! : (

My doc just prescribed Paxil (paroxetine) 20mg and Metopropol Tartrate 50mg. Take one of each daily. Is this in any way a DANGEROUS combo of drugs? I am scared! : (

Not dangerous.: This is an acceptable combination of drugs. However, if metoprolol is prescribed specifically for anxiety, rather than some medical condition, then it is debatable whether it will help (Doctors have conflicting views about this.) ...Read more

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I took 1 (one) 50mg tramadol hcl. Will it show up on a drug screen for a job? I don't take them daily.

I took 1 (one) 50mg tramadol hcl. Will it show up on a drug screen for a job? I don't take them daily.

Depends: Tramadol is not chemically an opiate, and most urine drug screens will not detect it. However, this depends on how extensive the panel your employer is using. If you are taking someone else's prescription, or are getting this medication without a prescription, you have more of a problem than passing a drug test. You need to think about whether you have a drug problem. ...Read more

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What is the medication if the pill is white, small and has a v on one side and the numbers 50 and 93 on the other side with a scored line in the cente?

What is the medication if the pill is white, small and has a v on one side and the numbers 50 and 93 on the other side with a scored line in the cente?

Prednisone: If you go to www. Drugs. Com, you can identify pills that are unknown. This one is Prednisone 10mg, a prescription corticosteroid. I hope this is your own prescription medication, and you've just found it and forgotten what it is. Please don't take pills that are unknown to you! ...Read more

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What medication should one use for clymydia?

What medication should one use for clymydia?

Doxycycline: doxycycline is the drug of choice to treat chlamydia, it should be prescribed by a licensed health care provider. The treatment is seven days. Azithromycin one dose may also be used to treat chlamydia infections ...Read more

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Please advise if it's bad to be on 3 medications right now plus pain medication?

Please advise if it's bad to be on 3 medications right now plus pain medication?

Not a simple answer: It depends on which medications you are on at the moment. If it is 3 medications for pain control, then it my not be the best course of action. If it is 3 medications for blood pressure, then it may be appropriate depending on the doses of each and which mechanisms of action are being utilized. ...Read more

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Should I change my migren medication to something else bcause im been taking ponstan and confergot for 10 years plus. What harm if I keep on taking it?

Depends: It depends upon how often you have migraine attacks. If the migraine is severe and frequent then you would be better off taking something to prevent these attacks. There are several meds approved for that purpose. Cafergot (ergotamine and caffeine) is useful only if you have infrequent migraine and its long term use is harmful. ...Read more

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Are any adhd medications non addictive and if so which ones?

Are any adhd medications non addictive and if so which ones?

ADHD Meds: There is some addiction potential, but doses used for ADHD low and overseen by a professional shouldn't be a problem. There is a lot of hype about ADHD diagnosis and treatment options. The best science information says medication options are effective and safe when prescribed and overseen by a doctor. In practice, addiction to Rx is rarely an issue for average patient. ...Read more

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When can one use b complex medication?

When can one use b complex medication?

B complex: B complex is talking about a complex of B vitamins. There should be no reason why you couldn't use B complex. ...Read more

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How should one take care of anxiety without medication?

How should one take care of anxiety without medication?

Psychotherapy that..: Goes well beyond the line "tell me how you feel about that." first, u really do need someone w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. It's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if anxiety starts interfering with ur ability 2function & w/ur ability 2form/keep relationships. Great source of info here: http://www. Anxietybc. Org. ...Read more

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Cold cough since one week what medication should I take?

Cold cough since one week what medication should I take?

Control symptoms: This may be viral. Control any fever that is present. Over the counter medications that have a nasal decongestant with cough suppressant would work the best. Drink plenty of fluids and get rest. If your symptoms do not improve over the next two days, you should see a doctor. Lack of resolution of symptoms suggests a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take any medication after it expired one year ago?

Is it safe to take any medication after it expired one year ago?

No -- toss it: No -- you should not take expired medication. After that date, the pills or capsules could be deteriorating. Discard in the trash or in a medicine take-back program -- not in the toilet. All of us who use the water supply will thank you for helping to keep it clean. ...Read more

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How can I support a loved one who is addicted to pain medication?

Addiction: Help includes medications, exercise, counseling, obtaining support from those around them including friends and family, clergy, yoga. Time. We fail more than we suceed. For each sucess we fail 100 time, but one sucessful event prevents a thousand failures. Allow time. May need to talk to many people in order to find help your loved one. Good luck. ...Read more

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As an older adult, why must I avoid some medications? Which ones?

As an older adult, why must I avoid some medications? Which ones?

Elder meds: You need to take all meds your body needs = your doc knows you from inside out knows what not to ad on to your regimen. In general, avoid meds that directly cause sleep problems = some blood pressure meds, some anti-cholesterol meds, diuretics. Anything that can be used in the morning be switched to morning doses, or change to equivalent med that do not affect sleep. Avoid meds that cause dizzine. ...Read more

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Will there be any medication changes with daily home hemodialysis?

Will there be any medication changes with daily home hemodialysis?

Yes: You hope your medications for BP and possibly phosphate binders will be needed less. ...Read more

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What anxiety medication does one take, and how do you first know you need medication?

What anxiety medication does one take, and how do you first know you need medication?

Start with eval.: After your medical provider evaluates you fully, he or she will be able to determine if medications are indicated & if so, which medications are the most appropriate for you specifically. Not all anxiety requires psychiatric medications. Since you are concerned - recommend you be evaluated. ...Read more

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How am I going to get my medication since I have collected my last one from the chemist?

Question?: Not sure what you are asking here, but any Rx'd medicine should be followed up by your Prescribing Doctor, and based on their protocols of Maintaining medications, and when and how often they need to see you to keep prescribing the medications, would be up to them. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have dark spot on my cheeks since one month. Will you please suggest me any medication.?

I have dark spot on my cheeks since one month. Will you please suggest me any medication.?

Dark spot: Hi Priya0413 ~ this is probably melasma and could be due to the BCP or recent pregnancy. Please see your GYN doc and a dermatologist to make sure its not a melanoma. thanks ...Read more

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I just got a shot of ketoralac 30mg, 1cc injection. Can I get daily injections of this medication?

I just got a shot of ketoralac 30mg, 1cc injection. Can I get daily injections of this medication?

Ketorolac frequency: Ketoralac is a nsaids non steroidal anti inflammatory drug used for various moderate to severe acute pain conditions. The combined (inject-able or by mouth formulation) duration must not exceed 5 days. One must use the lowest effective dose and shortest treatment duration; because of very serious adverse effects like GI bleeding, GI perforation, strokes, heart attacks, renal failure and death. ...Read more