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Prescription Appetite Stimulants
What is a good appetite stimulant? I can not maintain a healthy appetite and apparently a prescription is needed for Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride)?
See MD: There are many medical problems that can effect your metabolism causing fatigue, eg., thyroid, diabetes, anemia, autoimmune disorders, viral infections. Suggest you see your pcp for a complete exam/evaluation and guidance. Need to first identify the problem, if in fact, you have a metabolic disorder, to know how to treat. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best way to treat insomnia when nothing else seems to work? I've tried cutting out caffeine, meditation, melatonin, prescription drugs…
A patchwork quilt: approach is best. Try improving sleep hygiene across the board. Sleep Hygiene is Key. Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dependant on stimulants. No prescription. They feel like a miracle. I want to tell my doc the truth. Scared tho. I can go w/o them. Think im add anyws?
Which prescription diuretic would you recommend when OTC ones don't work for menstrual bloat? Without a "caffeine affect".
Is it true that Ketoconazole and Caffeine inhibit DHT in hair? There's only one non-prescription Ketoconazole shampoo, might try with caffeine shampoo
No.: Lots of internet nonsense about this. Ketoconazole shampoos kill yeast organisms in the scalp, which reduces seborrhea ("dandruff"), but has no effect on hair growth. There is no credible evidence that topical caffeine will grow your hair. Oral finasteride will decrease DHT (and hair loss), but you'll need a prescription for that, and there are potential side effects that you should know about. ...Read more
How much caffeine is act like ritalin (methylphenidate) 10 for adhd? or what is a good not prescription drug which is ritalin (methylphenidate) alternative? thank you
Is smoking marijuana for the management ADHD symptoms a reasonable solution? Is it worse or better for my health than prescription stimulants
No: Long term stimulant use has been very well studied and when used correctly and monitored by a health professional - safe. Marijauna for all intents and purposes is illegal and cannot be recommended. Cannabinoid receptor research is a new and exciting area of research. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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