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Prednisone 20 Mg Uses
Not likely: Prednisone is an immunosuppresant. It could blunt your response to immunotherapy for allergies, but it is unlikely to be significant. It is unclear why you are on prednisone, but the benefits most likely out weight the risks if you were prescribed it. It is best to ask the person who prescribed the prednisone to you if you are concerned. ...Read more
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
If someone has minor kidney dysfunction. Can they take allegra 180 mg Benicar 20 mg. Omeprazole 20 mg. Metoprolol 25 mg 2 x daily and Synthroid (thyroxine) 50?
Seems okay: It seems okay to take these medications even if you have minor kidney dysfunction. However your specific circumstance should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more
Cardiologist wrote 10 mg. Pharmacy has only 20 mg. Can you split isosorbide mononitrate 20 mg ( monoket brand name). Is this extended release? Thanks.
Yes: Yes you can split the tab.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've been taking Prozac 10 mg for 20 years. Lorazepam 1 mg 3 times a day. Adding Wellbutrin (bupropion) is it safe?
We don' t answer : Questions like this for obvious reasons. I will tell you that the most likely outcome would be living like a vegetable in a nursing home and being on dialysis. If. You are suicidal, help is available. Contact 911 and get emergency treatment. Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. You will feel good again if you can ride out this temporary pain. You deserve help. Don't refuse it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I takeup to a 325 mg dose of a magnesium w/these daily medications? 20 mg viibryd, (vilazodone hydrochloride) 25 mg atenolol, 0.5 mg clonazepam, 100 mg gabapentin 50 mg tra
Yes: there are no contraindications with any medication, as far as I know. Magnesium is found in many foods, and magnesium deficiency has become more common, particularly with use of drugs like omeprazole (Prilosec), esomeprazole (Nexium) and similar drugs which markedly reduce stomach acid and impede magnesium absorption. ...Read more
I have for years taken mycophenolate mofetil (1 gram per day) and prednisone (10 mgs per day alternating with 15 mg per day) for Myasthenia Gravis. I?
Immunosuppressives: Both of these drugs are immunosuppressive drugs which can weaken the immune system while the disease is being controlled. They both require monitoring. In the long run, prednisone may be associated with more side effects. Be sure to discuss any concerns with your neurologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Okay with caution.: if needed, Prilosec can be used with either or both of those medicines. However, in some instances Prilosec can increase cyclosporine blood levels and or decrease Cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) levels. I would not use it unless I had cleared it with my doctors first, and if you are started on it by your doctor, be sure that your levels are monitored properly. Good luck. ...Read more
I've just been prescribed prednisone, 20 mg twice/day 5 days, 20 mg for 3 days.Is it safe?Reading a lot of terrible things(side effects).
Side effect?: All med can have side effect , we take them when we need them . U physician thinks u do need it , comply with treatment. ...Read more
Dec 12 started ativan .75 mg 4x day for intestinal seizures. Aciphex (rabeprazole) 20 mg 2x day (4 yrs). Gerd/nausea suddenly have become worse (2-3 weeks) ?
Recheck with doctors: One should recheck with her primary care, gi, and neurology doctors. Gerd is a common problem, and happens in millions of people without the rare condition of intestinal seizures. The primary + GI doctors can check on the gerd and its treatment, whether or not they are part of the int. Seizure problem. A neurologist can check on the seizures and/or make adjustments to seizure medication if needed. ...Read more
20 mg Ambien 3 mg lunesta (eszopiclone) 10 mg flexeril 300 mg Wellbutrin 10 mg Lexapro and a does of podiapn all in a few minutes Will I be ok?
Can sertraline 50 mg is safe for a parkinson patient who takes syndopa plus, clonazepam 0.5 mg , rosuvastatin 5 mg & olmesartan medoromil 20 mg?
Psychotropics: There several good references for side effects. Check epocrates and drugs.Com for drug interactions. Yes i would be cautious. ...Read more
On fluconazole 150 mg 3x/week. Now diagnosed w/viral ear infection with prescription for Medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak. Only weigh 90 lbs. Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose too high?
I think dose is: Proper, if a doctor prescribed it to you knowing your weight. ...Read more
Does nuerontin interact with any of the following dugs?
Digoxin 0.25 mg
Tamsulosin Cap 0.4 mg
Atorvastatin Tab 10 mg
Triam/HCTZ Tab 37.5-25
Flecainide Tab 100 mg
No: 400mg a day is the standard maintenance dose. ...Read more
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