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Safe To Take 1 Immodiun A Day
Sounds ok: Taking an ex lax once every 10 days is just 3 times a month, which sounds ok to do. The concern would be regarding the cause of the constipation. One's primary care doctor can look for the cause, and if nothing serious is found, then occasional laxative use is fine to do. A GI specialist (the one who does colonoscopies) can also be helpful in evaluating chronic constipation symptoms. ...Read more
How long after taking 750mg robaxin (methocarbamol) should it take to kick in and can you take them as and when needed. Bottle says 1 tablet 4 times a day.
Muscle relaxants: 3-4 a day...... Will feel the effects within 60 minutes typically ...Read more
When taking metronidazole it says take twice a day. I forgot to take my 1 tablet this morning so is it okay to take 2 at same time?
Tramadol: If prescribed, it is ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to take 3200 mg ibuprofen for a week and take a diuretic and laxative at the same time?
Night: Night time if you normally go to the washroom in the morning, or first thing in the morning if you go to the washroom in the evening. ...Read more
Yes but realize that: This drug USA common ingredient in many over the counter medications. Current recommendations are not to exceed 2 grams daily in an adult as long as your liver is healthy . ...Read more
Is it safe to take an abx (pivmecillinam) every 6 hours instead of every 8 as it's not possible for me to eat every 8 hours?
Unlikely : I am not familiar with this antibiotic, however antibiotics should be taken at the time frame that they are recommended. The reason for this is the duration of action of that antibiotic; if it's taken out of the timeframe of recommendation for that medication it's pharmacokinetic may not be accurate and hence not have their appropriate affect. Although most medications should be taken with food you do not have to have it with a full meal. He can have it with a small stack and adequate fluid. ...Read more
How long after finishing a course of antibiotics should someone take a probiotic supplement? Is it safe to take probiotics every day , sick or not?
Generally, yes: I usually recommend starting the probiotic supplement with the course of antibiotics. If you are not having diarrhea after the course of antibiotics, you can stop them. Some people take probiotics routinely, though this is probably not necessary. You can also help maintain a healthy digestive system by eating yogurt. ...Read more
No benefit: Will not hurt but little benefit in sexual arena. ...Read more
Um, way noooo.: It's a bowel stimulant. You don't want your gut to spasm. Will be painful. If you are that constipated, attack it from a different angle: Aggressive hydration 64oz or 1.9L water per 24 hours, fiber (with water or can be constipating) fruits, veggies, lentils, whole grains, low fat yogurt with live active cultures. If trying to flush everything out (like for weight loss) same goes. Plus enemas. ...Read more
Doctor told me to take Ketoprofen before 1 hour of meal, I've taken it after my meal for 15 days, I've another 15 days. Will it work if I take before?
Yes.: It is less irritating to the wall of the stomach if taken before your meal. Should be just as effective otherwise. ...Read more
Possibly: Ideally you shouldn't have to take Miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily for long periods of time. You want to make sure you are not missing a more concerning cause that may necessitate you taking Miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily; obviously a physician can help you out with this. You should stay well hydrated when taking this regularly, due to the nature of how it works. In most cases, people take 17 grams per dose per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In early preg. Have lazy bowels & take miralax (polyethylene glycol). I take 4 capfuls, each 17g, per day, is this safe? Use to take 2 caps , had to up it. How much is safe?
Doctor prescribed me a beta blocker to take twice a day (2 40mg pills twice a day). But instead i take it 4 times a day. Will it effect me?
Of course.: The whole object of giving you meds is to affect you. The question is are you taking too much and will it affect you in a seriously bad way? You should notify your doc for that answer. ...Read more
Told to take 1/2 pill ondansetron if metroclopramide doesnt work but can i take 1 pill instead? used to take 1 ondan only. prescription changed
It is a very: safe medication. In general it will be fine. It can interact with other medications but it is safe and often used with metoclopromide. ...Read more
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