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I always miss my second 12 hour dose of doxyciline for a s.t.d. I was starting to not see symptoms but now im seeing them again I have five pills left?

I always miss my second 12 hour dose of doxyciline for a s.t.d. I was starting to not see symptoms but now im seeing them again I have five pills left?

Restart meds: Please see your doctor. If this is for chlamydia, you can take a one time 1 gram dose of azithromycin instead of the doxycycline so that you do not miss doses. If it is for PID you may need the Doxy.
Also you shouldn’t have sex for 10 days after starting treatment to prevent sending the infection back and forth with your partner ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of taking too many diabetic pills?

What are the symptoms of taking too many diabetic pills?

Depends: Hi. There are about 10 different categories of oral agents for type 2 diabetes, so there is no generic "diabetes pill". Symptoms, as you might suspect, vary depending on WHICH medicine a person took too much of! ...Read more

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Could symptoms of Plan B one Step pill last more than a month?

Could symptoms of Plan B one Step pill last more than a month?

Plan B One Step: Symptoms? Plan B One Step and other medications don't have symptoms per se. Side effects, perhaps, but not symptoms. Regardless of semantics, what are you feeling that's causing your concern? Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/plan-b-one-step-side-effects. Html for info regarding side effects of this medication. By the way, when taken as directed within appropriate time frame, Plan B is very effect ...Read more

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How do you know if you are overdosing on caffeine pills; what are the symptoms?

How do you know if you are overdosing on caffeine pills; what are the symptoms?

Follow instructions: If you follow the instruction on the package, you are unlikely to take a dose sufficient to cause any significant problem. There is no good way to tell if you are taking too much by your symptoms since by that time you are likely to have already taken too much. ...Read more

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When do people generally start experiencing negative symptoms from antiphotic pills?

Depends on sxs: Some symptoms could start very soon after a dose such as a dystonic reaction or neurolpetic malignant syndrome. ...Read more

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If my physical symptoms were caused by anxiety shouldn't 600 grams of Gabba pills work?

If my physical symptoms were caused by anxiety shouldn't 600 grams of Gabba pills work?

Anxiety: In my opinion Gabba is not very effective as a first line agent for anxiety. You would do getter with therapy plus a SSRI such as Paxil (paroxetine). Make an appointment with doctor or a psychiatrist to discuss. ...Read more

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Took 10 pills of 50mg Spironalactone what symptoms should I look for? ER? ems??

Took 10 pills of 50mg Spironalactone what symptoms should I look for? ER? ems??

Drug misuse: I took 10 pills of 50 mg Spirnolactone. What symptoms should I look for? Where to go?
You need to seek medical attention as this medication affects blood pressure and potassium levels.
Please go to ER ...Read more

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Will pain pills reduce the symptoms of tmj?

Will pain pills reduce the symptoms of tmj?

Partially: Tmj pain is a mechanical problem and therefore it needs to be treated mechanically (if teeth are missing, you may need implants or dentures, if you are grinding teeth, a bite guard may come in handy, etc.). Medication will only mitigate pain but will not fix the problem eventually. ...Read more

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How long does symptoms last from allergy pill?

How long does symptoms last from allergy pill?

Varies: If you are asking about side effects from allergy medicine (? Drowsiness), it can vary according to the medicine you took, the dose and how your body handles it. Since many allergy medicines are taken once a day, it could take a day or so for the effects to wear off. ...Read more

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When do girls start experiencing negative symptoms from the pill?

Anytime: You can experience negative symptoms at any time but most symptoms occur within the first 3 months. ...Read more

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How long after finishing my last Flagyl pill will my symptoms go away?

How long after finishing my last Flagyl pill will my symptoms go away?

Medications: It really depends on your symptoms. If the symptoms you are referring to were the reason for the prescription, then those symptoms should usually go away prior to completing the treatment course. If you are referring to medication related side effects, then, depending on the side effect, should go away within 1-2 days, but can last longer. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of a uti. Do I have to get new pills or can I use the ones left over from last uti?

I'm having symptoms of a uti. Do I have to get new pills or can I use the ones left over from last uti?

Not a good idea: You can have a much better chance of repeat UTI if you do not complete your antibiotic course. I check urines on patients at the beginning of treatment and then 4 days after the antibiotics to make sure it is cleared. ...Read more

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Can I have a temperature of 37.8 - 38.0 without any symptoms because of taking a postday pill 5 days earlier?

Can I have a temperature of 37.8 - 38.0 without any symptoms because of taking a postday pill 5 days earlier?

Fever: Even though average normal temp is 37.5 we generally don't consider a temp to be representative of a fever till 38.5. With ovulation temp can rise by 0.5 I doubt that any fever is due to your medication. ...Read more

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How many diltiazem 180mg pills are fatal? What are the symptoms of overdose? How long van you survive without medical attention?

How many diltiazem 180mg pills are fatal? What are the symptoms of overdose? How long van you survive without medical attention?

Unknown: The toxic dose in man is not known. Due to extensive metabolism, blood levels after a standard dose of Diltiazem can vary over tenfold. There have been 29 reports of Diltiazem overdose in doses ranging from less than 1 g to 18 g. Sixteen of these reports involved multiple drug ingestion. 22 people recovered with doses up to 10 g. If you're considering it, please seek help. This isn't a good idea. ...Read more

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About how long does the plan b one step pills side effects last? If my body is not used to these pills could the symptoms last longer?

About how long does the plan b one step pills side effects last? If my body is not used to these pills could the symptoms last longer?

5 days: It is unusual to have symptoms longer than 5-7 days. If they last longer or if you have worrisome symptoms such as excessive bleeding see your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Been on the same BC pill for over a year and a half. Is it normal to randomly still have symptoms from the pill one month but not the other?

Been on the same BC pill for over a year and a half. Is it normal to randomly still have symptoms from the pill one month but not the other?

Yes: These symptoms can be affected by small changes in many things, e.g. when you take the pill, your diet, other medications, stress. Also different batches of the pill can have small variations in the active ingredients that you may be particularly sensitive to. ...Read more

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I am taking one pill of Manhae a day since 8 months for my menopausal symptoms. Can I take it continous, non stop like am. Doing? Any concerns?

I am taking one pill of Manhae a day since 8 months for my menopausal symptoms. Can I take it continous, non stop like am. Doing? Any concerns?

Manhae: I have gone online and looked up Manhae.
I think without exception each of the documents were not from the USA or UK.

It suggests that it is not a good idea but please go online and see what you can make of what you read.

Doesn't seem good to me but that is your call. ...Read more

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Do UTI symptom relief pills counteract BC pills?

Do UTI symptom relief pills counteract BC pills?

BC pills: What is in the material you are using. Without knowing what it is it is very difficult to answer your question. If this is pyridium hormonal birth control (eg, birth control pills) may not work as well while you are using phenazopyridine/butabarbital/hyoscyamine. To prevent pregnancy, use an extra form of birth control while taking this. ...Read more

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Can you get symptoms from the morning after pill a week later?

Can you get symptoms from the morning after pill a week later?

Very unlikely: The half life of the drug in the body is maximum of 27 hours. It should be out of your system by day 3-5. The effect is felt when it is at its pick ...Read more

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Is it possible to have strange symptoms after the morning after pill?

Is it possible to have strange symptoms after the morning after pill?

Yes: Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your doctor if your period is 7 or more days late. ...Read more

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Which are Thyroid Symptoms and Disorders? A pill is able to help me recover fully?

Which are Thyroid Symptoms and Disorders? A pill is able to help me recover fully?

Thyroid disorders: Is a broad term encompassing dysfunction of the thyroid gland which can have many different causes and manifest as multiple symptoms. Many times, a pill or thyroid supplement can lead to a full recovery. Less frequently, more invasive measures need to be taken. ...Read more

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I just took two blood pressure pills by mistake. Should I be worried? I am not having any symptoms as yet.

I just took two blood pressure pills by mistake. Should I be worried? I am not having any symptoms as yet.

It depends: What was your blood pressure when you took the extra medication? The type and doseage of the medication you doubled up on may also make a difference. Call your doctor and check. If you are feeling weak, dizzy, or like you might pass out, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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What is a really effective treatment for allergic rinhitis? Is thete any pill that eases symptoms right away?

What is a really effective treatment for allergic rinhitis? Is thete any pill that eases symptoms right away?

Yes and yes: The most effective treatment for allergic rhinitis is nasal steroid sprays such as flonase, qnasl, nasonex, veramyst, rhinocort, etc. They do take a few days at least to reach peak effectiveness. The medications that will work the quickest are the antihistamine pill such as zyrtec (cetirizine), Claritin (loratadine), Allegra (fexofenadine), etc. Avoid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) due to drowsy side effects. ...Read more

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I've taken Plan B pill before &the symptoms are different this time. Is this normal like does your body act different all the time?

I've taken Plan B pill before &the symptoms are different this time. Is this normal like does your body act different all the time?

Probably normal: Assuming you are taking the identical med, the only factors that are different involve you - different timing after coitus, different phase of cycle, ? Pregnant already, wt. Changes, other meds or medical issues at same time, etc. Hopefully you should do just fine. Consider regular b. Control - pill, ring, etc. To prevent relying on Plan B again. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had a pillcam colonoscopy on Monday, I feel ok but I know I have not passed the pill in my bms. Can it get stuck without having symptoms?

I had a pillcam colonoscopy on Monday, I feel ok but I know I have not passed the pill in my bms. Can it get stuck without having symptoms?

Your treating: Gastroenterologist will most likely want to locate this device if it doesn't pass before your follow-up visit! A Plain film of your abdomen will locate it! Stop worrying about it!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more