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Ponstan Suspension For Children
Constipation: Yes there are liquid forms of both. Check with your local pharmacist. The more important question is why a child would need to take such a laxative or stool softener? These are safe to use in children but the underlying cause of chronic constipation in a child requires evaluation by a doctor. The most common cause is lack of fluids and fiber deficient diet. Discuss with a pediatrician. ...Read more
Children's tylenol (acetaminophen) grape flavor oral suspension, for my son his 1yer old and 22pound is that ok to give him 1.25ml and his fever is 99.8
Children's tylenol (acetaminophen) grape flavor oral suspension, 3.38 fl oz: for my 1yer old and his fever is99.5 is that ok to give him 1.25(ml)?
Need weight: You have to check his weight. You basically want up to 15mg per kg. Which is pounds divided by 2.2 x 15. Then figure out the dose from there. If you get the weight i'm sure someone can give you a more exact answer. ...Read more
Normal dosage: With 11 capsules you still didn't reached the maximum dosage for this medication. So you are in the safe zone. However we generally don't recommend taking the maximum dosage for over-the-counter medications. If you didn't overdose you generally would be quite ill having side pains, nausea vomiting headaches and often blurred vision. ...Read more
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
Under supervision: Ponstan is among a class of medication called Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), which may trigger asthma attacks. Therefore, it is best to ensure that all of your doctors - the one who prescribed both the ponstan and the one treating your asthma, are in communication with one another and coordinating your care regarding your ponstan dose. ...Read more
The presence of : Endometriomas suggests a sever form of endometriosis. Your body created an immune response around the endometriotic implants on the ovary and basically walled itself off. Problem is it conitnues to bleed and with time expands and can cause pain. Surgery is the only way to remove them however this depends on your reproductive goals and their size and the severity of your pain. ...Read more
Encephabol: Encephabol is a European brand name for Pyridoxine disulfide (pyrithioxine). ...Read more
Son takes klaryth(clarythromycin) w/c i refrigerate. Then i read reconstituted suspension must not be refrigerated.Why not? What will be the effect?
Clarithomycin: Clarithomycin is an antibiotic that has relatively poor solubility. If is stored in the refrigerator, it is likely the antibiotic concentration in the suspension will be too low. This means that the antibiotic dose will not be appropriate for treatment of the infection. It is important to follow the directions given on the prescription bottle to ensure that the appropriate dose is available. ...Read more
Have implanon after 2 yrs no bleeding it's now nearly every week bleeding. On ponstan to stop bleeding but bleeding starts/worst after BM. Why?
Dental Implant?: If so, then it might be failing. See you local oral surgeon ...Read more
My son of 5 years just fell on the back of the head, huge bump. He is complaining of headache. I gave him 10ml Ponstan what do I look out for?
Head trauma at 5 yrs: Evaluation of head trauma is advised by an experienced healthcare professional to determine if she has had a concussion. Most important—was he rendered unconscious? How long ago did this happen? Any witnesses to describe his behavior afterwards?. Look for confusion, developing weakness, difficulty speaking or abnormal ambulation, with emergency care evaluation should any develop. ...Read more
On ponstan when I bleed (on implanon bleeding every 1-2 weeks). If it stops the bleeding after 2 days should I keep using it every time I bleed?
Varies: It varies from one person to the next. Anywhere from 1-7 days. Small traces could be seen after that. ...Read more
Bacterial: infections, mosrly Gram positive but some Gram negative as well ...Read more
Uncertain: In general, it is recommended that medications not be used after expiration date. With that said, there is a big difference between being expired for 5 days versus 5 years. Your pharmacist should be able to provide more information. ...Read more
Decreases absorption: Buscopan absorption will be decreased by maalox, and you might not get the full benefit from buscopan. ...Read more
Zoxil is a: penicillin med. You need to call Poison Control number: 0861 555 777. It is NOT OK to limit your intervention to posting a question on a general health education website where a question may or may not get answered. That is not responsible. If your child ingests something & you don't know if it will be toxic to her - you need to either take her to the nearest emergency room or call poison control ...Read more
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