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I was prescribed Pylera, unfortunately last night, a single dose broke and I couldn't take it. I am 2 days away from finishing. Will this effect it?

I was prescribed Pylera, unfortunately last night, a single dose broke and I couldn't take it. I am 2 days away from finishing. Will this effect it?

Shouldn't be a prob: If you finish the remaining course of antibiotics, this one dose should not be an issue. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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How can you contract HIV with this drug, pylera capsules?

How can you contract HIV with this drug, pylera capsules?

Pylera: Is a combination of tetracycline, Metronidazole and bismuth sub salicylate and is used to treat h. Pylori gastric infection. It should not transmit hiv. ...Read more

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Can I take pylera with black Lipton tea?

Can I take pylera with black Lipton tea?

Hold the tea: I am not aware of any drug-drug interaction risk between Pylera and black tea. But if you have a stomach ulcer (caused by H. Pylori infection) for which you are taking Pylera, however, the tea can be an irritant and should be avoided. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to take omperazole with pylera.. It's making me sick?

Is it necessary to take omperazole with pylera.. It's making me sick?

Yes: In order to treat Helicobacter pylori, a proton pump inhibitor like omeprazole is part of the medication regimen. One of the two antibiotics in Pylera is more likely to make you feel ill than omeprazole. Many people don't know that you should eat 30 minutes before taking omeprazole - the medication works by turning off acid pumps and eating first helps turn the medication do its job. ...Read more

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I stopped taking pylera after five days because it made me sick .. Will my symptoms come back worse ?

I stopped taking pylera after five days because it made me sick .. Will my symptoms come back worse ?

They well may: Killing bacteria takes time and being a battlefield does not feel good, but if some are left alive - yes, they can win the battle and the ones that survived are the strongest. Don't stop a Rx w/out 1st talking w/ your provider. Late is better than never - so call ASAP to get some treatment going. Ask for help w/ side effects and lots of info. Be brave and patient - you need to win! ...Read more

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I just finished my 10 days of taking pylera capsules. How long after will my birth control regain it's full effectiveness?

I just finished my 10 days of taking pylera capsules. How long after will my birth control regain it's full effectiveness?

After stoping pylera: Pylera is sed for h pylori infection in stomach , if contraceptives are used may loose some effectiveness as it reacts with tetracycline component in pylera, after completion ill effectiveness will return ...Read more

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Hey iam taking antibotics medicine pylera capsules for hpylori. I ate 12:00 pm today still fill undigisted biut i hear crying bouts from my stomach.

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Hey iam taking antibotics medicine pylera capsules for hpylori. I ate 12:00 pm today still fill undigisted biut i hear crying bouts from my stomach.

Peptic ulcer disease: Pylera (http://www.drugs.com/pylera.html) is a combination medication taken 4 times daily for 10 days in conjunction w/Omeprazole to treat peptic ulcer disease. PUD can make you feel full and hungry at same time. Work closely w/your prescribing doc - after all, you only need 10 days. If you feel worse, then of course, see him/her sooner/earlier. Beware black/tarry stools & coffee grind vomitus. ...Read more

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Unusually very Bloated for 4 months, decided to get checkup w/ GI Doctor & was recently diagnosed w/H Pylori. Fnished 10 day pylera, but still very bloated when will the bloat go away?

Unusually very Bloated for 4 months, decided to get checkup w/ GI Doctor & was recently diagnosed w/H Pylori. Fnished 10 day pylera, but still very bloated when will the bloat go away?

Bloating: Bloating may have many causes. H.pylori may have been found and treated, but may or may not have been the cause of your bloating. Please follow up for recheck and consider Gyn evaluation as well if the symptoms continue. ...Read more

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Diagnose with fructose intolerance does fructose mabsorption go away??? Do it cause a gas buildup in lower back and buttock if you are not eating the correct food... also having pain in back of my upper thigh. ..I have to do a nothing H pylera test for b

Diagnose with fructose intolerance does fructose mabsorption go away??? Do it cause a gas buildup in lower back and buttock if you are not eating the correct food...  also having pain in back of my upper thigh. ..I have to do a nothing H pylera test for b

Maybe, but...: Malabsorption is complex and may reflect bacterial fermentation from sibo, small bowel inflammation or mucosal disease (lots of causes), GI transit issues, pancreatic enzyme activity and sufficiency, etc. Since we can't say in your specific case what to expect, a word of advice may include a fructose re-trial if your doctor agrees after sibo eradication or treatment of enteritis (if present). ...Read more

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Are focalin (dexmethylphenidate) XR capsules dividable into a lower dosage without losing the XR effect?

Are focalin (dexmethylphenidate) XR capsules dividable into a lower dosage without losing the XR effect?

Not dividable : Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) xr capsules may be swallowed whole or capsule contents can be sprinkled on applesauce (children). Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) xr and/or their contents should not be crushed, chewed, or divided. Discuss a lower dosage with your prescribing doctor. Take care. ...Read more

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0.5 g of ampicillin dosage available is 250 mg capsules how will i give?

0.5 g of ampicillin dosage available is 250 mg capsules how will i give?

Two tablets: 0.5 grams is 500 milligrams, so if the prescribed dose is 0.5 grams, 2 250 milligram capsules will get you there. ...Read more

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What dosage of spiriluna for 2.5 yr. boy & 6.5 yr. girl? Can Children take DXN Spirulina Capsules?

What dosage of spiriluna for 2.5 yr. boy & 6.5 yr. girl? Can Children take DXN Spirulina Capsules?

Dose unknown: The only time I have seen this used is as a vitamin supplement for exotic birds. In nearly 4 decades of working with kids in the US and overseas, I have never heard of any use for them. It may be something specific to the cultural practices in your local, but not a part of care here. ...Read more

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Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read more

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Wikoryl dosage for 8months child wt 9kg?

Wikoryl dosage for 8months child wt 9kg?

No: This combination is currently not recommended for use at this age due to potentail serious side effects. ...Read more

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What is usage and dosage ampiclox?

What is usage and dosage ampiclox?

Antibiotic: Ampiclox, or Ampicillin as it is known in the us, is given in doses of 250-500 mg qid (four times a day). It is also the main drug in unasyn, (ampicillin and sulbactam) where it is combined with sulbactam which makes it more effective. Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is an IV medicine only. The drug can be used against a wide range of infections, including pneumonia, kidney infections, and meningitis. ...Read more