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Post Pill Symptoms
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?
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
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
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
Depends on sxs: Some symptoms could start very soon after a dose such as a dystonic reaction or neurolpetic malignant syndrome. ...Read more
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
Anytime: You can experience negative symptoms at any time but most symptoms occur within the first 3 months. ...Read more
No: No there are no withdrawl symptoms at all. ...Read more
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
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?
Can I have a temperature of 37.8 - 38.0 without any symptoms because of taking a postday pill 5 days earlier?
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
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
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?
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 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
I get my menstrual for almost 2 weeks and then the following week I start getting all the symptoms that im going to start soon. So I basically get a week to a week and a half off, should I go in the pill?
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
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
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
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
I just took two blood pressure pills by mistake. Should I be worried? I am not having any symptoms as yet.
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
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
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?
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
I got diagnosed e gonorrhea and I was given a shot! And pills for a week the symptoms went away does that mean its gone n that's all it took?
Maybe, maybe not: Get retested by revisiting the MD.Get a more detailed answer ›