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Ropinirole H Cl Uses
I have RLS and take 3mg of requip (ropinirole) daily to control it. Fortunately it works pretty well. What are the risks of long term use of requip (ropinirole)?
Dear sir, what is difference between levosulpiride and dicyclomine. Can I use both of them with mebeverine hcl?
Depends.....: Levosulpiride is an anti-psychotic anti-depressive but it also used for irritable bwo syndrome (ibs). Dicyclomine and mebeverine are different class of medications used most commonly for irritable bowl syndrome. It seems like your problem is ibs and using 3 medication together for it cannot be recommended in this forum. Must discuss this with your GI specialist. ...Read more
I have suffered with restless leg syndrome for almost forty years. I participated in a research study to approve requip (ropinirole) (wrong spelling) for use in RL?
Your question?: Starting point for RLS (need to get up and walk around) is to check serum Iron and Ferritin. If normal and problem is not due to neuropathy, Requip (ropinirole) trial is reasonable. Allow at least 20 minutes with your neurologist to review ALL OF THE POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS OF THIS MEDICATION FIRST ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes/Off label use: Yes Clindamycin 300mg twice daily for 7 days is an effective alternative to Metronidazole for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis caused by gardnerella vaginalis. It is important that a proper diagnosis be made by your doctor. Be sure to complete the antibiotic course. Common side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea/vomitting. Report any uncontrollable diarrhea/severe abdoninal pain. ...Read more
I am taking the generic for flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for muscle spasms. Is there a safe medicine for long term use.
Does it Work?: Flexeral is not recommended for long term use. Generally 2-3 weeks is about the recommended time, especially at age 65. Having said that, there may be a good reason for your doctor to extend the duration time of taking the medication. ...Read more
It depends: Usually this medication is benign and is taken for irritable bowles however tell your provider so he could monitor any side effects you might have. ...Read more
My doctor prescribes allegra and I get fexofenadine HCl doc prescribes ativan (lorazepam). Are generics ok to use?
Ativan (lorazepam): Sure. They cost less as well.Get a more detailed answer ›
My eyes irritates but relaxes after the use of vasoconstrictive agent-phenylepherine HCl ip- 0.012%. What could be the reason and prophylactic measure?
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for fibromyalgia use is being discontinued by Rx provider. Suggesting gabapentin instead. I'm reading that gabapentin is not as effective anW?
Gabapentin is useful: Many patients with fibromyalgia have been found to have small fiber neuropathy, which is pain or numbness involving the nerves. There is thought there may be some association, although it is theoretical. Gabapentin, a medication very effective for nerve pain, can be useful in patients with fibromyalgia. ...Read more