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I was wondering did risperdal's manufacturer provide insufficient warning labels regarding its adverse effects?
They did provide: Medication side effects are supposed to be revealed by the drug developer. However, it may take several years of use in real life settings before certain side effects are fully appreciated, evaluated and understood. ...Read more
Ask pharmacist: This cannot be answered well without knowing which prescription drugs you are talking about. www.drugs.com is a helpful website and you can also ask a pharmacist to see what drugs are not compatible when taken together. In general it is not wise to "mix" drugs. ...Read more
Is Buspar (buspirone) 5 mg for anxiety safe to take in heart patients? Are their any warnings I should know about?
Taking azor, (amlodipine and olmesartan) amiodarone, Xanax . Have bad night sweats. Are these medicines safe?
What're the effects drinking alcohol while taking these medications: paroxetine, zolpidem, and levetiracetam?
Additive: Acohol has an additive sedating effect with all those meds. That you're taking that particular pharmacological cocktail implies you have a significant neuropsychiatric disorder. Alcoholmusevin these conditions can be detrimental. Please share your drinking history with prescribing doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Zoloft (sertraline): Warning exists while taking the medication.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm currently on melathonine (sleep stimulation) and seroxat (anti depression). Do these interact?
None reported: There are no reports of problematic interactions but it is always important that the doctor(s) who prescribe any medication know about any others that you might take - even OTC or herbal supplements. So do tell them, but it should be reasonably safe in the recommended doses. Best! ...Read more
Really .. well I'm currently on 70 mg Prozac, 15g XL Wellbutrin, Ritilian 60mg, 3 mg clonazapam, and lisinopril/HCTZ? Are those safe, my doctor prescribes them to me and said all was safe all together. When I look at the drug interaction checker the Well
Interaction Risk Etc: Multiple interactions possible and though the side effects are usually mild they can become severe. Risks include Serotonin Syndrome (see Wikipedia), fluid accumulation, and even seizures. Your combination of activating, antidepressant, and sedating/tranquilizing meds is worth a close review. For e.g. clonazepam 3 mg daily is quite high in combo with the others. In psychotherapy too hopefully? ...Read more
Taking topiramate and vimpat (lacosamide) for seizures. Someone suggested taking herbal supplements too--any i should avoid for risk of messing with med levels?
Avoid ALL herbs, : vitamins, OTC medications, supplements, homeopathic & naturopathic medications that have not been approved by your neurologist. Medications were originally derived from plants. Ask your other doctors to check for drug interactions when prescribing medications for other illnesses you may have. Take a list of your AED's & doses to all appointments. Wear a medical alert bracelet for safety. ...Read more
My pcp prescribed metoprolol tartarate for palpitations and hbp. Side effects are killing me. Are there any alternatives?
Yes: There are alternatives. Talk to your doctor and discuss it. If you have not seen a cardiologist, they may offer more options. ...Read more
Are there any hazardous effects when taking aderall inconsistently with prescribed wellbutrin (bupropion)?
Yes: Skipping Adderall is not going to hurt you. You just don't get the positive effect that day. Wellbutrin, (bupropion) on the other hand, needs to be taken daily in order to get benefit. It takes weeks to start working. Using the 2 together should be watched closely as they both can lower the seizure threshold, making it more likely that you could have a seizure. ...Read more
Any negative effects of buspar (buspirone)? Alcohol interactions? I'm on propranolol. Synthroid. And vitamin d daily.
All meds have some: No known interactions between buspar, (buspirone) Propranolol and synthroid. There are cautions for known sensitivity to that drug class, recent use of MAO inhibitors (a type of antidepressant) or use in the setting of kidney or liver problems. Generally well-tolerated, but here is a link to possible side effects: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/drug-information/dr600277/dsection=side%2deffects. ...Read more
Confused by prescription terms qid, qd, qhs, etc. Are there official guidelines for pharmacists for writing instructions on the labels on bottles? Any website?
Not for patients: Any good pharmacy would never write the abbreviated doctor shorthand on the bottle of medication you get. If you are unsure of anything, have them relabel the bottle in words that you can understand. If you are asking before the prescription is filled and you want to know, consult a pharmacy or medical shorthand manual on latin prescription abbreviations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Buspar (buspirone) safe for patients with arrhythmia? (wpw) i'm on lopressor, synthroid, and multiple vitamin daily. Any risks?
Usually, safe.: Although theoretically, there could be blood pressure or heart rate effects of Buspar (buspirone) due to its effects upon serotonin and dopamine, there are no reports of buspar-induced wpw-associated arrhythmias. Interestingly, although IV beta-blocker might not halt a wpw-related arrhythmia, oral beta blockers seem to decrease stress-related recurrences of tachycardia in WPW patients. ...Read more
I recently changed anti seizure meds to mysoline (primidone) (250mg 2xday) and occasionally take klonopin 2 mg prn. Any known interactions btw the 2?
Found conflicting interaction info (no interaction vs. moderate). I'm currently taking Buspirone (7.5mg bid) Can I also safely take Tigan for nausea?
I hear many warnings on commercials about conflicts with ssris and other drugs, does that mean that ssris are unsafe?
SSRI's: These anti-depressants are generally safe but need to managed by a competent physician who understands the interaction with other medications you may be taking. Also your pharmacist has a list of interactions he or she can make you aware of. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XL and Synthroid 50 mcg daily. Can i drink alcohol in moderation or is even a little unsafe with these meds?
I take these meds everyday could any of them make me dizzy or lightheaded Imitrex (sumatriptan) ativan antenol Dilantin celexa no seizure in 15 years ?
Dizzy at my age...: Hi all of the above, in theory could be adding to your symptoms, but there are other common reasons for dizziness as well. There is the risk of inner ear abnormalities, sinus infections, blood pressure issues and blood sugar issues. Without knowing more i would advise you to get into your health care provider and discuss the medications and if they are all necessary for you to be taking now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prescribed both Ativan 1mg twice daily, and a long acting Hydrocodone (Hysingla ER 20mg). I've read combining these can cause problems. Safe?
Probably safe: Combining benzodiazepines (like Ativan) and opioids (like hydrocodone) can lead to respiratory depression, meaning you don't want to breathe. That can be dangerous. But at those low doses, and esp if you take the hydrocodone in the morning, it should be safe to use at those doses. When are you going to stop taking those medications? ...Read more
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