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Pepcid Iv Dose
Daughter vomiting after 2 doses of 5mg Lexapro, taken with Xanax (alprazolam) & Zantac?Taking Xanax (alprazolam) &added Zantac last Wed. took LP 2x & vomiting.Anti-nausea drug?
See doc: Since there is no age or indication given for this combination of drugs, it is impossible to give any meaningful advice. Since lexapro , zantac ,and xanax (alprazolam) are not absolutely essential to sustain life, one needs to find out whether the vomiting is from one of the drugs or a drug interaction. Need to consult doctor re. substitutes and not anti-nausea drug to counter a drug side effect. ...Read more
Is taking two 15 mg of Prevacid (lansoprazole) the same as taking a 30 mg Prevacid (lansoprazole) prescription strength?
Yes: yes , may only need 15 mg, not much benefit of more. ...Read more
Either/or Hydroxyzine HCL or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for getting through medicine induced hyperthyroid anxiety? (Off all thyroid meds, taking low dose propranolol)
I'm on toprol (metoprolol) 25mg xr. 2 times daily. Benicar. Ativan. Omeorazole. I took an aspirin today. 81 mg baby aspirin is this ok?
Safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache? Taking lantus, celexa 20mg and Lorazapam .25 2-3x prn (tapering)
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
How far apart to safely take Prednisone, Aspirin, Plavix, Metoprolol, Pepcid (famotidine) in AM? And Prednisone, Pepcid (famotidine), Metoprolol in PM?
Combination of meds: pepcid (famotidine) blocks the acid receptors in the stomach and may interfere with the breakdown and therefore absorption of some of the medication you have mentioned...i would suggest taking the pepcid (famotidine) a few hours after your other medications but i know may patients who safely take all of these medications together ...Read more
Any interactions plaquenil methotrexate motrin800 Tylenol500 folic acid prilosec aspirin lopressor cartia imdur ambian singulair xyzal (levocetirizine) melatonin ?
Too many: You are taking so many drugs that it is difficult to tell whether drug interaction may occur. Even if you run a profile in Epocrates , it is impossible to tell whether a combination with another drug may lead to interaction. Thus you will require close monitoring by your doctor and be on the lookout for any adverse effects. ...Read more
Can Xanax (alprazolam), (alprazolam) chlorthalidone, and Chlonidine be taken together? Xanax (alprazolam) .5 3x day, chlorthalidone 25mg daily, Chlonidine .1 3x day
High asthma, body shakes and taking ventilin pump oftenly, and got medication named “clarithromycin tablets USP 500 mg. Synclar 500 cipla” for cough?
antibiotics ; asthma: Clarithromycin is a macrolide class of antibiotic that effectively treats most upper and lower respiratory tract infections (not virus). There is some evidence that it has "anti-inflammatory properties" and used to treat asthma. The primary treatment for persistent asthma is an inhaled steroid sometimes in combination with a long-acting bronchodilator. An asthma specialist can assist in a plan. ...Read more
I'm on methotrexate hydroxyzine folic acid tramadol paracetomol ondansatron cyclizine motillium and nitrafurantoin and can't sleep is it the meds?
Medrol (methylprednisolone) 50 mg injection and Medrol (methylprednisolone) 4mg dose pack to take for 6 days?
Need a question: Please let us know what the question is. ...Read more
Taking 1000 mgs Depakote 10 mgs Valium 10 mgs Ambien at bed time. Can i still take 5 mgs of saphris (asenapine)?
Ask your doctor: Dd your doctor prescribe these to be taken all at once? The combo of valium and Ambien is deadly. Please don't take them together tonight, and call your doctor in the morning. As for Depakote and saphris, (asenapine) do take these as going without could cause a relapse of your bipolar disorder. Be well. ...Read more
Is it ok to take metoprolol 25mg, paxil (paroxetine) 20 mg and magnesium supplements every day? might double the metoprolol dose...
PALPITATIONS W/U: Palpitations that symptomatic deserve a prompt W/U: exam/labs especially TFTS/EKG/Event Monitor/ECHO andThe discussion of treatment options with your doctor. While you are waiting eliminate caffeine focus on staying hydrated. If palpitations worsen or syncope develops go directly to the ER stick to a GF diet WholeApproach.com gutbliss.com It is OK to take all three, in the evening. ...Read more
Dr prescribed propranolol 20mg for BP & high heart rate. also take .5 mg Xanax (alprazolam) 2x daily is it ok to take 4 mg Zofran if propranolol makes me nauseous?
New pdoc Rx’d Xanax (alprazolam) ER 1mg every 6hr as needed. Took @ 1pm. OK to take 1mg Klonopin (older RX) @ 9pm, or bad mix? (Can't sleep full night w/ Xanax (alprazolam) ER)
Mixing is bad: Your physician prescribed those medications with the intention of you taking only those medications. Both Xanax (alprazolam) and klonopin are in the same class of medications and could cause an overdose. Absolutely do not take those medications at the same time without your doctor knowing. This could result in death from respiratory depression secondary to benzodiazepine overdose. ...Read more
Im taking metronidazole 500 mg and ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice a day is it safe to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) too?
My doctor increased my dose of Prilosec to 40mg and added Pepcid (famotidine) two days ago.Today when I ate I felt horrible. Is it from to much or to little acid?
Prilosec: We do not know your medical history or any other medical information. Call and ask your doctor. ...Read more