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What is the difference between ritalin (methylphenidate) and pemoline?

What is the difference between ritalin (methylphenidate) and pemoline?

Different Medicines: Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Pemoline have both been used for adhd, but they have different chemical formulas and are completely different medicines. Ritalin (methylphenidate) has been used for decades and various forms of it continues to be used today. Pemoline (brand name cylert) was designed as a long-acting stimulant medicine. It was taken off the us market in the 1990s due to multiple reports of liver failure. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Dellert
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Is it bad if you take cylert?

Is it bad if you take cylert?

Possibly: Cylert has been associated with liver toxicity. There are many other medications that are better choices. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ritalin (methylphenidate) and cylert?

Different chemicals: Ritalin or methylphenidate is still available in the United States. Cylert or Pemoline is no longer available in the us due to risks of liver failure associated with cylert. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cylert allergy?

Cylert: Cylert (Pemoline) has been removed from the U.S. drug market because of liver toxicity concerns. ...Read more

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I'm a fit 36yo f on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Vyv has raised BP to155/100. Haven't tried other meds yet (cylert yrs ago). Any other stims less likely to cause this?

I'm a fit 36yo f on vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Vyv has raised BP to155/100. Haven't tried other meds yet (cylert yrs ago). Any other stims less likely to cause this?

Need to stop: That is too much of a blood pressure rise to be considered acceptable side effect. The other stimulants are also likely to cause the same effect but if your add symptoms are having significant negative impact on functioning it would be worth trying. They are out of your system by the end of the day so there should not be much carry over. Do not want to take BP meds just to use stimulant. ...Read more

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Can you take cylert and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Can you take cylert and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

I wouldn't: Cylert has been associated with liver toxicity and I don't prescribe it. A better combination could be Adderall and strattera (atomoxetine). You should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you take cylert and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) together and not die?

Can you take cylert and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) together and not die?

Get rid of Cylert: Cylert is not longer on the market because of potential side effects involving the liver. If you have any old Cylert lying around, I suggest getting rid of it. ...Read more

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Is it bad if you take cylert one day and then Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) the next one?

Get rid of Cylert: Cylert is not longer on the market because of potential side effects involving the liver. If you have any old Cylert lying around, I suggest getting rid of it. ...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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