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Prilosec Every Other Day
Have good BP control. Is it better to take 25 mg Spironolactone every other day or 12.5 mg /day. Any risk from taking every other day. Why every day?
DEPENDS: If your BP under good control the way you are currently taking this medication, then any change would on other medical conditions you may have and then convenience. If you havecongestive heart failure,it may better totake the medication everyday in the dose that works best. Ifyou are prone to low potassium on this medicine, your doctor may taking it every other day.Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Can i take xyzal (levocetirizine) and amitripyline every day a few hrs apart from each other? Both low doses.
Take zoloft200mg and magnesium every night keep waking up every 2-3hours. Next day fill terrible headaches all day also quit drinking coffee 5 days ag?
I'm taking propranolol 5ml plus 2.5ml twice day everyday for anxiety aswell as I take ranitidine for acid reflux twice a day everyday for the past few weeks are these medications ok to take together?
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Can i take prevacid (lansoprazole) every other day or even 3 days? When i take the prevacid (lansoprazole) i don't sleep well at night. ?
Difficult To Say: Prevacid (lansoprazole) is in the class called proton pump inhibitors. Without knowing your specific condition, it would be difficult to recommend or not recommend dosing every 2 or 3 nights. It takes 12 - 16 hours for these drugs to work after the first dose and based on the half-life of these drugs, you may not get relief without a dose every night. Of course, speak with your physician about any changes. ...Read more
Yes: The problem with 5 hour energy drinks is the amount of vitamins they contain (8333% recommended daily intake of b12). This is an essential, water soluble vitamin that is excreted by your kidney. However, taking this much every day could lead to kidney failure or other effects from an excess of vitamin b12. Anything is toxic to your body in extreme amounts, even water and oxygen! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which controls reflux best: 150mg ranitidine twice a day, 20mg protonix (pantoprazole) twice a day,40mg protonux once a day or combo of both drugs?
Reflux : A lot of people take protonix (pantoprazole) just once daily at either 20 or 40mg and do well but others, anecdotally, seem to prefer taking the 20 mg dose twice daily. Ranitidine can work well for a lot of people as well (twice daily). however, if your reflux is very severe I recommend that you get an evaluation by a gastroenterologist to make sure it's you're only dealing with simple gastroesophageal reflux ...Read more
Is 250 mg renetedine twice a day too high of a dosage? I want to alternate nexium with this dose of renetedine instead of Nexium every day.
You need to: have these two medicines "sorted out" by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) or Family Physician. They act on DIFFERENT receptors which are responsible for the acid reflux...ranitidine BLOCKS H-2 Receptors (where the acid effects the tissue , NEXIUM a" Proton Pump Inhibitor iePPI" block the acid secretion itself! A combination of both can deal with the vast majority of REFLUX cases! Hope this helps! ...Read more
Only if you're: overweight and have a positive family history, in which case you're more likely to develop insulin resistance and then diabetes whether it's dates or any other food items. All food has calories, and if you eat too much and gain weight, you're increasing your risk for diabetes. ...Read more
Ibuprofen: Advil and Motrin are actually different brand names of the same medicine, a NSAID. Generally, ibuprofen should not be taken in lesser than 4-6 hour intervals and the total dose should not be more than 2400mg per day. Excess or long term use can result in stomach and kidney problems. ...Read more
Max dose of ranitidine? I've been taking 150mg twice a day for two weeks to control heartburn that starts 3-4 hours after eating.
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