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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Ontak (Overview)

Ontak is a cancer agent.


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Hi.I am on flouxetine 10mg per day can I drink alcohol on weekends?

Hi.I am on flouxetine 10mg per day can I drink alcohol on weekends?

Wisely: There is no specific physiological reason why you cannot mix Prozac (fluoxetine) with alcohol.. They have no direct interactions. Prozac is antidepressant and alcohol is depressant and may counteract reason for being on prozac.Alcohol and meds in excess is never a good idea. Also taking other medications may be problem..Direct physical harm will not occur from combination, it is other side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Ontak (Overview)

Ontak is a cancer agent.


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What type of medication or remedy shall I use to treat my mycosis fungoides?

What type of medication or remedy shall I use to treat my mycosis fungoides?

Dermatologist is key: Since Mycosis Fungoides is a low grade malignancy of T cells arising in skin and may go to other organs, the treatment is tailored to your stage, type of M; whether it has spread to organs or not, and whether it has progressed from an indolent to an aggressive form. So, in short, for your sake and your benefit, your question is best answered by your dermatologist in concert with your oncologist. ...Read more

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Conflicting advice from two drs on Claritin (loratadine) d otc. One says take indefinitely, other stop?

Conflicting advice from two drs on Claritin (loratadine) d otc. One says take indefinitely, other stop?

D is decongestant: Claritin-d contains two drugs, an antihistaminic named Loratadine and a decongestant adrenergic called pseudoephedrine. It is best to use each drug according to what is intended for. Antihistaminics are to control histamine release and decongestant to reduce swelling and secretions. Continuous use of antihistaminics are helpful for perennial allergies, such as to dust mite. ...Read more

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What exactly is a mental health check?

What exactly is a mental health check?

Wellness screen: A mental health check is brief screening of emotional, social and occupational functioning that is often done as a part of a annual medical check-up. Mental health checks are a good way of identifying people who have undiagnosed but very treatable mental health concerns. ...Read more

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Define health is wealth?

Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your life. Thus goes this saying! health leads to wealth, but not vice versa! ...Read more

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Tx started mon. 7 p.M. Staoh infec/ leg/ should it still be oozing yellow? prescription doxycylcine bid, bacitracin gel a.M. Injection given mon night/normal?

Tx started mon. 7 p.M. Staoh infec/ leg/ should it still be oozing yellow? prescription doxycylcine bid, bacitracin gel a.M. Injection given mon night/normal?

Staph infection: I assume a culture was obtained and antibiotic sensitivities in progress? The greatest concern is that the Doxycycline is not effective. If so, a change needs to be made asap. Stay closely in touch wiht your treating physician. If the cultures were not done, get them done tomorrow, although doing them after starting the antibiotics and Bacitracin will likely make results less accurate. ...Read more

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I took alfacalcidol (+sun) for fracture tibia from accident, dose was .25 mcg for one month and .5 mcg for 13 days, Stop it immediately or gradually?

I took alfacalcidol (+sun) for fracture tibia from accident, dose was .25 mcg for one month and .5 mcg for 13 days, Stop it immediately or gradually?

Take it: full strength until your Orthopedist tells you that its OK to stop...gradual elimination is not necessary! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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1st day off Xanax (alprazolam) cld trky hrribl. Gana.Stop.Al.L.Meds.Cld.Trky.Scard.Tho.Onwelbutrn.Buspar.Nrco.Zanaflx.Zntac.N more....How dangerous stopping all?

1st day off Xanax (alprazolam) cld trky hrribl. Gana.Stop.Al.L.Meds.Cld.Trky.Scard.Tho.Onwelbutrn.Buspar.Nrco.Zanaflx.Zntac.N more....How dangerous stopping all?

Cold turkey??: You haven't listed all your medications, but suddenly stopping the xanax (alprazolam) could risk seizures for sure. You sound like you may be in withdrawal, and i suggest a taper rather than "cold turkey." Norco can cause a withdrawal syndrome also. For your own health, please work with your doctor on this rather than doing what you're doing. ...Read more

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Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Please describe the most prevalent childhood disease?

Asthma: The most prevalent chronic childhood disease is asthma. Prevalence is the total number of children with the disease at the current time. For asthma, the prevalence is about 10% of children. For childhood acute illnesses that go away after a short while, colds are the most common (usually caused by rhinoviruses). ...Read more

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Can od prescribe medicine?

DO?: Did you mean a do, doctor of osteopathy? If that's what you meant, then yes they can prescribe medicine. ...Read more

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I had scabes from 5months.Used perm.5% many times&benzyl.B.Many times.Now on clemastine tab only from 3months.It dosent gone.Can I use stromectol6mg!

I had scabes from 5months.Used perm.5% many times&benzyl.B.Many times.Now on clemastine tab only from 3months.It dosent gone.Can I use stromectol6mg!

See a dermatologist: I am not sure if you are have seen a dermatologist yet. If not then it is time to find one. If you are currently seeing one then you may need to seek out a second opinion. ...Read more

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My 17 mo. Son gettn ovr pnk eye n upr resp. Infection on drops azithromycin n albuterol slfte. Developing sores otsde crnr of lips. Help?

My 17 mo. Son gettn ovr pnk eye n upr resp. Infection on drops azithromycin n albuterol slfte. Developing sores otsde crnr of lips. Help?

Possible viral : Mouth sores with upper respiratory conditions are common, as the mucus membranes of the mouth can also be affected. This can occur as other symptoms are resolving. This is common with certain types of viral upper resp infections. The lips can be cracked and bleed easily, esp in the corners. ...Read more

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What is lithium prescribed for ?

What is lithium prescribed for ?

Why Lithium: There are a number of reasons for prescribing lithium, some of which are off-label. Lithium is commonly prescribed to treat symptoms of bipolar disorder. Other reasons include assisting with anger management by decreasing explosive episodes. Another is to augment or boost the antidepressant effects from antidepressants. ...Read more

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Withdrew from lortab once b4.Been taking it again for about 5 weeks every day,2 1/2 pills a day10mg so 30mg daily.Will w/D be worse?Scared\embarrased

Withdrew from lortab once b4.Been taking it again for about 5 weeks every day,2 1/2 pills a day10mg so 30mg daily.Will w/D be worse?Scared\embarrased

Depends: It depends on how much you were taking, and for how long, when you withdrew before. If you are using more and for a longer tine, then of course the symptoms will be worse. Consider joining Narcotics Anonymous, http://www.na.org/, and getting a sponsor, who can help you get off the stuff now and stay clean. ...Read more

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Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Is the term frigid used anymore for women?

Older term: This is an older term for women with an abnormal disinterest in sex or an inability to orgasm even during masturbation. Regardless of the nomenclature, sexual health in women may require counselling and treatment if the problem persists and is interferring with women's life. ...Read more

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I hv taken antibiotics iit was vry high dosage nd hv taken thrice a day for 5 days plus other medi too.. my periods is delayed for 5 days.. is it k???

I hv taken antibiotics iit was vry high dosage nd hv taken thrice a day for 5 days plus other medi too.. my periods is delayed for 5 days.. is it k???

Antibiotics & period: Antibiotics certainly have side effects- we all know that. One side effect is that they can affect the metabolism of birth control pills. So you have to be extra careful if you are sexually active. On a different note, if you were very sick recently, your body might forego a period if the illness really weakened you. Hope that helps! ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Denileukin Diftitox (Definition)

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