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Safety Of Midol For Men With Headaches
Are there risks associated with taking Imitrex (sumatriptan) for migraines on a long term basis, for 1-2 migraines per month?
None that we know of: So long as the long term usage remains at 1-2x/month. If at some point the patient or doctor recognizes that things are escalating to 2-3/month or 3-4/month...even though these are still below what would be considered CHRONIC patterns of dependency it should be clear that something is changing that needs to be dealt with...otherwise, long term use @ 1-2x/month is fine. BTW, you should start DIARY ...Read more
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What are the possible pharmacological basis of a patient's complain of non response to Sildenafil recommended for management of sexual dysfunction.
Other illness: When a medication for erectile dysfunction doesn't work, assuming the person took the medication as directed, it may be because there are other medical illnesses. Diabetes, high blood pressure, alcohol dependence, or other medications interfering with the sildenafil. Discuss all of this with your treating physician to determine the cause, and you should be able to get this cleared up. ...Read more
Hand practice for males...does hand job for males for mastburation effects the penis? Are there any side effects of continous mastburation in males?
Which is safer for anxiety and headaches 20 milligrams of amitriptyline everyday or 50 milligrams of 5-htp everyday?
5 HTP is generally: used for depression. Please do what your doc says and don't change meds w/out asking him/her first. Having said that, there are many behavioral and natural approaches to anxiety. Consider seeing a clinical psychologist who can teach you some techniques. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Are the side effects for a partial hysterectomy the same as full (still have ovaries) ie;early onset of menopause, anxiety, depression, dizziness fatigue, insomnia, memory problems, mood swings, nervousness and etc. Should I pay for a saliva testing (zrt)
No: Your ovaries are likely still working. Many people seek solutions for mood and stress via ovarian hormones. You could get a serum fsh that can tell if the ovaries are functioning, but serum testing can reveal fluctuations. Do you grind teeth when sleeping? Do you have panic attacks, crying spells, low energy, etc. I'm not saying its all psychiatric just don't use resources seeking perfect horm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For a 48# 7yo, bpd, chronic constipation. What side effects would i need to be aware of for use of mitrazapine for severe nighttime anxiety? Use or no
Ask your physician: Very important for you to discuss these details directly with your physician. ...Read more
Is there any serious side effects of taking Dutasteride & Alfuzosin for very long time in a patient treated with BPH?can these be taken for lifetime?
Spironolactone: Spironolactone is used to treat many different disorders, from high blood pressure to fluid retention. Although the U.S. Food and drug administration doesn't recognize spironolactone as an acne treatment, it is often prescribed off-label to treat hormonally influenced breakout in women. This medication isn't a first line of defense against acne breakouts. It is only effective for hormonal acne. ...Read more
Safe to split the beige 25mg hydroxyzine HCL tablet with 276 on one side and IG? For health related anxiety. Any side effect? Enough for Sx abatement?
Difference b/w Prostate Congestion and Prostatitis Problem? Is both can cause Urine Retention and Treatment for Both for male of 27 Years?Thank Doctor
Presumptive diagnosi: Prostatitis is a common diagnosis in many young mails. Prostate Congestion is a vaguely defined term used to describe a suspect diagnosis of Prostatitis( when the doctor is not sure about it. As it is difficult to pin down the diagnosis, doctors often treat it as an infection but it is often hard to prove infection of the prostate. You Need to find a good medical doctor for long term follow up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any risks associated with taking 20 mg of Cetirizine nearly every day? It helps with my allergy and for my anxiety too.
No: It is safe to take dailyGet a more detailed answer ›
I'm a 29y/o woman diagnosis with ADHD and anxiety. I was prescribed 10mg of fluoxetine, 25mg of hydroxyzine and 0.2mg of clonidine at bedtime. Is that safe?
Probably safe.: The doses you have listed (10 mg of prozac, 25 mg of vistaril, (hydroxyzine) and 0.2 mg of clonidine) seem reasonable to me, especially if there was at least a few days between starting each (so that the cause of any adverse effects might be more easily known). Taking Adderall (as indicated) with these has some risks of adverse interactions, thus close monitoring for potential adverse effects is indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please see below.: Many people who get migraines have food triggers. In addition to eating a balanced diet, not skipping meals, and getting plenty of sleep, i routinely recommend heal your headache, a book written by david buchholz, md (a neurologist), which contains a great elimination diet that can help decrease the migraines. During a migraine with nausea, a bland diet can help. ...Read more
Does cost and negative side effects of prescription account for the top two reasons why many people with hypertension do not take their prescriptions?
Silent killer: One can't see it or feel it so why take a daily pill forever. ...Read more
I'm on nadolol and prozac (fluoxetine) and recently began peeing every 30 minutes. Also drinking huge amount of h2o for POTS. What are some causes to explore?
What is the safest painkiller for headache and backache especially for those having hypertension?best regard.
Analgesia: If you have chronic lumbago or tension headaches that cause an unacceptable amount of discomfort, I would start with the lowest effective dose of an NSAID, assuming you have no allergies to medications. Ibuprofen is one such drug. Acetaminophen could also be used, but it might exacerbate your blood pressure problem. Besides, ibuprofen has anti-inflammatory properties that acetaminophen does not. ...Read more
I'm forty five and female, haven't had treatment or meds for multiple mental diorders in a year and half, can I use Health tap as proof of treatment?
I dont think so: you probably need a regular office visit ...Read more
Potentially : Drowsiness, hand tingling, metabolic acidosis, risk of heat stroke (mostly kids), narrow angle glaucoma, kidney stones, weight loss, interference with speech and memory. So, does that seem to fit with your complaints? Do seek out your doctor, as there are plenty of meds available to deal with migraine, and maybe topirimate is not your best drug. ...Read more
Yes: Its ingradients are anti inflammatories which do relieve headaches. ...Read more
Why am I having stomach pains for a few days now can't sleep at night. I've been taking midol for my menstrual cramps and Tylenol (acetaminophen) for my headaches?
Menstrual cramps: You may need bcp to prevent menstrual cramps or decrease the severity of the menstrual cramps. Please call your doctor and discuss it with your doctor as soon as possible. If you want to discuss shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more
Why bother?: The otc cough and cold medicines are proven to be ineffective and may prolong your illness, make you feel worse while youtake them and increase your risk of secondary bacterial infections, like ear infections and pneumonia. It's not like Buckley's tastes good, either! http://tinyurl.com/osmaxzo Coldeeze Lozenges do work well, but you must take them around the clock or you are wasting your time. ...Read more
Yes: As usual, when taking multiple medications it is wise to keep track of any side-effects that you may experience. Always let your primary doctor know of any over-the-counter medications you are on. That being said, zyrtec (cetirizine) and midol should be safe to use together. If you take midol pm with zyrtec (cetirizine) however, you may get excessively sleepy, and this may lead to accidents. ...Read more
Drug interaction: Midol is non-sedating so it should not be a problem. You should however inform your prescribing physician of all medications, including over the counter medication, you are taking. ...Read more