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Pyrantel Pamoate Medication
Absolutely OK to do: Remember to repeat the dose in 2 weeks. This is critical because the medication does not kill pinworm eggs. Only live / hatched pinworms. Repeating the dose in two weeks will therefore kill any newly-hatched worms. IN ADDITION: you must vacuum and wash all linens , and vacuum carpets. Cleaning the environment is critical to eliminating the eggs. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hi. I am 11 weeks pregnant and have somehow contracted pinworms. Can I safely take pyrantel pamoate and repeat at 2 weeks? Thanks.
Pinworms: There are no adequate studies to show any damage to a fetus. The answer is unknown but likely safe. Particularly as you are almost out of the First trimester. ...Read more
Im on prednisone and hydroxyzine pamoate for poison ivy on my face. Would it be alright to use cannabis while on these medications?
NO: NOGet a more detailed answer ›
Xanax (alprazolam): Excess sedation, depending on dose consumed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Best to wait.: It reaches peak availablity at about an hour and leaves completely within a few days at the most. 5 half lives times 5 hours max = less than 3 days. Probably best to postpone conception. It is a category C in pregnancy and breastfeeding, which means that it has never been studied in pregnant women and the studies in pregnant mice have shown unusual 1st trimester effects and stillbirth. ...Read more
I took 10 mg of melatonin about two hours ago and My anxiety is getting bad, can I take my hydroxyzine pamoate even tho I took melatonin?
Should be ok: depends on dose of hydroxyzine...not more than 25 mg ...Read more
Ok: Ok. But i would rather have 25mg at first, wait 2 hours to take the second one if needed. ...Read more
Some drowsiness --: This med typically does make people somewhat drowsy, at least initially. Less apparent may be some cognitive slowing. Make sure the dose is titrated specifically for you and your needs. It is usually best to "start low, & go slow", allowing your system to adjust to the negative effect. If the tiredness persists, you will need a different medicine and/or approach. ...Read more
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Same: The HCl may taste better. Sedating antihistamine useful as tranquilizer and to reduce nausea. Use to relieve itch is valid only if treating hives. Treating any other itch is a sedative only. Too bad so many DRs and others prescribe this for itch when it is dangerous for driving and useless against itch. ...Read more
Depends: Some people zonked out with just 10 mg , others can tolerate 100 mg without problem. Certainly this would not be the dose I start patients on initially. There is warning about cardiovascular issues from hydroxyzine use and thus if you have any cv problems, talk to your cardiologist before taking hydroxyzine. ...Read more
My prescribed dose of 25mg for hydroxyzine pamoate isn't effective. how much more can I take? what is the fatal dosage?
Talk to prescriber: Prescription medications are prescribed at a certain dose for each person on an individual basis. You should discuss with the provider who prescribed this to decide if a higher dose would be worth trying or if another medication would be better. The prescriber has the wisdom of how to use the medications they prescribe. Tap into their wisdom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer