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Can sub-lingual tablets be taken orally?

Can sub-lingual tablets be taken orally?

Yes: Sub lingual tablets are considered oral medication. Sub lingual medications absorb faster if placed under the tongue. If you swallow it, it will still be absorbed but at a slower rate. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about taking alprazolam(xanax) orally disintegrating tablets?

Can you tell me about taking alprazolam(xanax) orally disintegrating tablets?

What is your ?: orally disintegrating tablets supposedly allow more rapid absorption of a number of drugs, including alprazolam, although the evidence that it works any faster than swallowing usual tablets is not strong. It is no different ultimately than the oral tablets. Your prescribing doctor and/or dispensing pharmacist are the people who can best answer your questions. ...Read more

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Granisetron oral disintegrating 1 mg. tablet for chemo nausea is about equal to how many mgs. of oral disintegrating Zofran (ondansetron) or Zofran (ondansetron) regular pills?

Granisetron oral disintegrating 1 mg. tablet for chemo nausea is about equal to how many mgs. of oral disintegrating Zofran (ondansetron) or Zofran (ondansetron) regular pills?

Zofran (ondansetron) dosing: As a single dose before certain chemotherapy regimes, Granisetron can be given as a single 2mg dose, and Zofran (ondansetron) as a single 24mg dose, but only for single day chemotherapy when a high amount of nausea is anticipated. Side effects may occur and you will need to discuss this with your oncologist. ...Read more

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Cefaclor capsules 500 mg is used for?

Antibiotic: Cefaclor is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of different bacterial infections. It's not only used to treat uti's, but skin infections, ear infections and pneumonia. ...Read more

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How To Use Zitotec 200 Tablet Vaginally or orally?

How To Use Zitotec 200 Tablet Vaginally or orally?

Cytotec (misoprostol): I think you mean Cytotec (misoprostol) and the answer is yes. It is used as a stomach medicine orally and to induce labor vaginally. Therefore, you need to know which indication it is being used for. ...Read more

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Can you take cypriterone acetate tablets with fluoxetine tablets?

Can you take cypriterone acetate tablets with fluoxetine tablets?

Yes: There are no known interactions or contraindications to taking these two medications together. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take sertraline 50 mg tablets, oxycodone/acetaminophen 10/325 mg tablets, and dexamethasone 4 mg tablets together?

Is it safe to take sertraline 50 mg tablets, oxycodone/acetaminophen 10/325 mg tablets, and dexamethasone 4 mg tablets together?

Risk: Every medication has risk. Nobody can guarantee that you won't have side effect or be injured by any medication you take. If your doctor prescribes these medications for you after knowing your condition, then that means he/she feels the possible benefit outweighs the risk. You have to decide whether you agree with your doctor or not. ...Read more

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What're famotidine tablets used for?

What're famotidine tablets used for?

An acid blocker: Famotidine is one of a class of drugs called h2 (histamine-2) receptor blockers--it dials down stomach acid production in a dose-dependent manner (e.g. More drug, less acid). First prescribed > 25 years ago, it is now available in lower dose as an over-the-counter acid remedy. ...Read more

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Advantage of hydroxyzine tablet or capsule?

Advantage of hydroxyzine tablet or capsule?

Good question: Supposedly, capsule is better to comfort your stomach since tablet has some irritating property to your gi. But in real world i didn't see much of the difference. Tablet can be cut in halves to lower the dose. ...Read more

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Are sublingual tablets and orodispersible tablets the same thing?

Are sublingual tablets and orodispersible tablets the same thing?

I don't think so: Orally disintegrating tablets (or orodispersible) are to be dissolved on the tongue. Sublingual is to be dissolved under the tongue. ...Read more

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Why take two oral iodoquinol tablets?

Why take two oral iodoquinol tablets?

Parasites: The question is incomplete. I assume you were tested and advised to take iodoquinol tablets as treatement for diarrhea. If that is the case, your doctor is concerned about ameba, a parasite, causing your diarrhea. You should feel better soon. The medication has other uses, without more information it is hard to comment. ...Read more

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Can 13 paracetamol tablets kill me?

Can 13 paracetamol tablets kill me?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services &they can provide transport. You can call the national suicide hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255. ...Read more

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What form of medication or supplement gets absorbed fastest? I was thinking maybe chewable tablets or liquid gel capsules.

What form of medication or supplement gets absorbed fastest? I was thinking maybe chewable tablets or liquid gel capsules.

Varies: It depends upon what medication you are talking about. In general, however, fastest absorption is the sublingual route, where the medication is placed under the tongue. Very few medications, however, are designed to be taken this way. Next fastest are usually the gel caps. Chewables actually have about the same absorption as solid pills. If wondering about a specific medication, ask pharmacist! ...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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Which one tablets are best for hair loss treatement? 1: surbex-z tablets 2: theragran ultra tablets

Which one tablets are best for hair loss treatement?
1: surbex-z tablets
2: theragran ultra tablets

Neither: See a dermatologist. First determine cause of hair loss. For a man you may get prescription finasteride. 5 mg is cheap & a pill cutter can be used to cut it into 4 parts to take 1 piece a day. 1mg Finasteride (propecia) is expensive. Men or women can get Minoxidil otc. The 2% is nearly as effective as the 5%, but cheaper(about 4$ per month). If you buy the brand rogain it costs more for the same t. ...Read more

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Why tamsulosin hydrochloride prolonged release tablets is used?

Why tamsulosin hydrochloride prolonged release tablets is used?

See below: Tamsulosin is fda-approved for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). By relaxing the muscle fibers within the prostate gland. It is used off-label for prostatitis-related symptoms and in helping patients pass a kidney stone. It only comes as an extended release formulation taken once daily (0.4 mg). ...Read more

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Centrophenoxine/meclofenoxate tablets or capsules, which is better?

Centrophenoxine/meclofenoxate tablets or capsules, which is better?

Depends.: Centrophenoxine reverses lipofuscin ,beta-amyloid pigmentation as well as an antioxidant while Meclofenoxate belongs to the family of NSAIDs and blocks enzymes that make prostaglandins responsible for inflammation,pain and fever. So depending on what you want treated, both are good choices with different target symptoms. ...Read more