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Are either senna or colace (docusate sodium) made in an oral suspension for children?

Are either senna or colace (docusate sodium) made in an oral 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

Ponstan (Definition)

Mefenamic acid is a pain medication. ...Read more


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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, for my son his 1yer old and 22pound is that ok to give him 1.25ml and his fever is 99.8

What strength: What strength is the suspension? 80mg/0.8ml or 160mg/5ml? The mg dose for a 22lb child should be between 100mg and 150mg per dose. ...Read more

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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)?

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

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Can you get overdosed from ponstan?

Can you get overdosed from ponstan?

Yes: This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and regarding overdose, the label reads: "seizures, acute renal failure, and coma have been reported with [ponstan] overdoses. Overdose has led to fatalities.". ...Read more

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I took 11 ponstan 250mg capsules a few days ago, did I overdose? what are the side effects?

I took 11 ponstan 250mg capsules a few days ago, did I overdose? what are the side effects?

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

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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

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Is it ok to take ponstan if you have asthma?

Is it ok to take ponstan if you have asthma?

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

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Is it ok to take ponstan (ponstal in the us) if you have asthma?

Is it ok to take ponstan (ponstal in the us) if you have asthma?

Yes: Ponstal is a type of NSAID like motrin. Unless you are allergic to the medication it won't cause your asthma to flare. ...Read more

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Whats micro suspension laryngoscopy?

Whats micro suspension laryngoscopy?

Vocal cord surgery: This is an operation on your vocal cords via a specialized scope through your mouth. It is done with the aid of a microscope and specially designed micro instruments. ...Read more

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Tvu shows 2 endometromas, doe that indicate suspensions of endometrosis. ?

Tvu shows 2 endometromas, doe that indicate suspensions of endometrosis. ?

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

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What do you advise if I'm having difficulty finding encephabol suspension?

What do you advise if I'm having difficulty finding encephabol suspension?

Encephabol: Encephabol is a European brand name for Pyridoxine disulfide (pyrithioxine). ...Read more

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Son takes klaryth(clarythromycin) w/c i refrigerate. Then i read reconstituted suspension must not be refrigerated.Why not? What will be the effect?

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

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What is testosterone suspension for?

What is testosterone suspension for?

Testosterone: I treat a lot of patients who need testosterone but,
my apologies, I don't know what you mean by "testosterone suspension'.
Can you please let me know. ...Read more

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Does ponstan increase the bleeding in period ?

Does ponstan increase the bleeding in period ?

Menses: Ponstel (mefenamic acid) is an anti-inflammatory and should actually decreased bleeding during your period. If you are having heavy bleeding, you should see your gyn. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Discuss with doctor: This something that you really need to discuss with the doctor who prescribed the implanon and/or Ponstan. You should make sure that you understand how the prescribing doctor intends for you to take this medication. ...Read more

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Doses or amoxilin for a 8 years old oral suspension 400 mg?

Doses or amoxilin for  a 8 years old oral suspension 400 mg?

Based on weight: The dose of the medication depends on the weight of the child as well as the condition that they are being treated for. The best thing to do would be to ask your pediatrician and check the dosing of the medication. ...Read more

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How does tomramycin/dextamethasone opthalmix suspension work?

How does tomramycin/dextamethasone opthalmix suspension work?

Two fold action: The tobramycin is an effective antibiotic active against most major bacterial groups and the Dexamethasone is a steroid with excellent antiinflammatory properties which can help with healing and prevent scarring on the eye surface. ...Read more

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How long does barium sulfate for suspension last in your body?

Varies: It varies from one person to the next. Anywhere from 1-7 days. Small traces could be seen after that. ...Read more

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What happens if you take expired tussionex pennkinetic suspension?

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

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Does tegretol suspension and tegretol tablets both peak in 2 hours?

Does tegretol suspension and tegretol tablets both peak in 2 hours?

No: The suspension peaks in about 90 minutes while tablets peak in a range of 3-5 hrs. In other words, suspension gets into the circulation faster. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take maalox suspension and buscopan tablet at the same time?

Decreases absorption: Buscopan absorption will be decreased by maalox, and you might not get the full benefit from buscopan. ...Read more

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My daughter drunk the whole bottle of zoxil s suspension. Should i be worried?

My daughter drunk the whole bottle of zoxil s suspension. Should i be worried?

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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