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If given the wrong medication or amount of benzo or antidep. Etc and the extreme side effects are experienced can a person recover from excess toxins?

If given the wrong medication or amount of benzo or antidep. Etc and the extreme side effects are experienced can a person recover from excess toxins?

Psych Meds: You can certainly recover but I would strongly advise you consult with a physician you trust to help you titrate off these medications and review your entire treatment plan. Medications alone are not generally adequate for treatment, psychotherapy is very useful and helps you change from the inside as you learn new coping abilities. My best. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the best way to dispose of extra medication?

Please help! What is the best way to dispose of extra medication?

Unneeded meds: Medicine Take-Back Programs
Call your city/ county government trash/ recycling program to see if there is a medicine - take back program in your vicinity. Check DEA Administrative Website for “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Events” Ask your pharmacist about local programs. ...Read more

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Can combine aerius and extra stregth cold medication?

Can combine aerius and extra stregth cold medication?

Aerius=desloratadine: I suspect that you're not in the states b/c aerius (http://www. Drugs. Com/uk/aerius. Html) is not a brand of Desloratadine sold here. There's not likely to be an issue combining Desloratadine (antihistamine) w/cold medication (decongestant) unless you're an older male w/enlarged prostate. However, b/c you didn't mention specific name, I can't check 4 u. Instead, use drugs. Com's interactions checker. ...Read more

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I paid the assisted living extra to manage my moms medication. I learned she throwing her meds away in frona, what to do?

I paid the assisted living extra to manage my moms medication. I learned she throwing her meds away in frona, what to do?

"in frona"?: Ask your mom why she's throwing away her medications rather than taking them. Does she understand consequences of her actions? What's truly necessary? What are her health goals? Perhaps hospice would be more appropriate. Take her to see her Family Doc for evaluation including cognitive function and capacity to make decisions. If demented but otherwise healthy, consider mixing meds into food/drink. ...Read more

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I have a friend who has extra hormones which makes her horny all the time so is there any medication to reduce her hormones level?

I have a friend who has extra hormones which makes her horny all the time so is there any medication to reduce her hormones level?

Testosterone: The desire to have sex is complex and influenced by many factors. Testosterone is one factor which can increase libido. If your friend has a high level of testosterone, then she needs a thorough evaluation. There are sometimes medicines which can block or lower the hormone. ...Read more

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I am 37 yrs/119 kgs/160 cms from india. Pl advice medications to reduce appetite. I have no self control. Extra weight is killing me. I have tried all?

I am 37 yrs/119 kgs/160 cms from india. Pl advice medications to reduce appetite. I have no self control. Extra weight is killing me. I have tried all?

See a Wt. Loss Dr.: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Should I tell my psych that I took extra medication because I ate too much and wanted to be sick to stop eating or is this ok please?

Should I tell my psych that I took extra medication because I ate too much and wanted to be sick to stop eating or is this ok please?

Please discuss every: Aspect of your behavior w/your doc so he/she can see the big picture and help you. Always take meds the way the doc prescribes them. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Have a scratch in my nose when a rod hit me accidentally. Got a lot better. Do I need any extra medication?

Have a scratch in my nose when a rod hit me accidentally. Got a lot better. Do I need any extra medication?

Probably not: If the scratch is healing up you probably do not need extra medication. If it begins swelling, getting very red or having pus around it you need to be seen immediately. ...Read more

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I release excess precum whenever I think about sex. Is it sign of depression? Do I need medication? Is it caused by masturbation?

I release excess precum whenever I think about sex. Is it sign of depression? Do I need medication? Is it caused by masturbation?

Usually a sign of...: That is usually a sign of a normal human being. However, worrying about it too much would be a sign of excessive worry... which of course, would not be normal. Thinking about sex is normal. That's how humans have managed to survive all these thousands of years. If no sex, then we go extinct. However, the thoughts should not interfere with work, school, and the responsibilities of our daily lives. ...Read more

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Is the medication trimethylglycine safe to be taken to treat excess estrogen in a person with pcos?

Is the medication trimethylglycine safe to be taken to treat excess estrogen in a person with pcos?

No reliable studies: I wasn't able to find any reliable research suggesting the trimethylglycine is useful in estrogen metabolism or in pcos. ...Read more

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How damaging is a pulse pressure in excess of 100 and how long can it be sustained without medication? Male age 67.

How damaging is a pulse pressure in excess of 100 and how long can it be sustained without medication? Male age 67.

Echo/Doppler for AI: A very wide pulse pressure can correlate w increased cv risk particularly in association with aortic insufficiency. A large systolic outflow volume followed immediately by substantial aortic valvular regurgitation (insufficiency) makes the diastolic BP plummet thus resulting in an increased pulse pressure. Increased risk also for aortic dilatation, anneurysm, and dissection. ...Read more

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Is it common for depression medication to cause excess fatigue or does this mean you are overdosing or on the wrong one? .

Is it common for depression medication to cause excess fatigue or does this mean you are overdosing or on the wrong one? .

Don't know: Which antidepressant you take but sedation can be a side effect for some. Talk to your prescribing medical provider about any side effects you are experiencing. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get terrible headaches that extra strength medication doesn't help. I can't move or the pounding would get worse. Due to my allergies?

Sometimes I get terrible headaches that extra strength medication doesn't help. I can't move or the pounding would get worse. Due to my allergies?

Unlikely: Frequently a severe "pounding" headache is from a migraine headache. These can be one sided or both and may present with visual changes. A headache specialist could provide direction on triggers and more effective treatment. ...Read more

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Can you take an extra dose of your blood pressure medication for a usual pounding migraine? Thank you.

Can you take an extra dose of your blood pressure medication for a usual pounding migraine? Thank you.

BAD IDEA: Your blood pressure medication is designed to handle your hypertension, and would not help headaches unless your blood pressure has gone sky high due to stopping the meds. You may have migraine, and this is NOT caused by your blood pressure only triggered. Too much meds can dangerously lower your BP. See your doctor and get all of this appropriately addressed. ...Read more

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Quarter sized pain on right side of my abdomen, off & on for 3 days. No new medications, or extra stress, but I've been trying to conceive.

Quarter sized pain on right side of my abdomen, off & on for 3 days. No new medications, or extra stress, but I've been trying to conceive.

Go to the ER!: The first question an emergency physician would ask him/herself is "does kelsechew46 have an ectopic (tubal) pregnancy? " and the first test they would perform is a pregnancy test. Ectopic refers to a pregnancy that is outside of the uterus and is a true emergency. If you are not pregnant then we can sift through the other possibilities for your pain: infection, ovarian cyst, normal pregnancy, etc. ...Read more

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Do psychiatrist medications cause extra creaky or weakened joint strength? Can they also cause arthritic symptoms?

Do psychiatrist medications cause extra creaky or weakened joint strength? Can they also cause arthritic symptoms?

A rare side effect: You do't specify the medication - so all one can say is that some do have rare reports of joint pain. Some are actually being prescribed to relieve such pain - and it is not likely to make sense anytime soon. Trust yourself - if you are not able to justify the negative side effects for the help - ask Dr. To get you off that one. Either try another or rely on CBT therapy. ...Read more

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If excess cortisol causes so many problems (e.G., anxiety disorders, bone-thinning, hippocampus damage), why isn't there a medication to reduce it?

If excess cortisol causes so many problems (e.G., anxiety disorders, bone-thinning, hippocampus damage), why isn't there a medication to reduce it?

Good question: The complexity of the pituitary-adrenal gland axis and its signaling has made simple management difficult. Cortisol is so important in homeostasis that complete blockage is not compatible with life. ...Read more

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Since sucralfate creates a protective layer in the stomach does it affect the absorption of other medications? Can I eat after taking this medication?

Since sucralfate creates a protective layer in the stomach does it affect the absorption of other medications? Can I eat after taking this medication?

Tough medication: It acts just like the pepto bismol commercials used to show with the pink coating lining the stomach. With carafate (sucralfate) being taken 4 times a day, it is difficult to time the dosing of other medications. You have to take other medications an hour before or two hours after you take carafate (sucralfate). Same with meals. Hopefully, you can heal up your stomach lining and switch over to an easier medication to take. ...Read more

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I have severe migraines &doctor has try me on several medication &add ons but ER gave me hydrocodone for other reason had extra it help discuss w doc?

I have severe migraines &doctor has try me on several medication &add ons but ER gave me hydrocodone for other reason had extra it help discuss w doc?

Yes, please discuss: In general, opioids (and even tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin and NSAIDs) are not the preferred drugs for migraine, because they can lead to rebound headache, and ultimately, when taken often enough, can lead to chronic daily headache instead of episodic migraine. Preventive medications (beta blockers, caclium channel blockers, topirimate) and migraine-specific drugs (Zomig etc) are preferred over opiates. ...Read more

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Hi, I had bacterial Vaginois before and I had took medication for it. While I was taking the medication I had unprotected sex so it never went away. I've been having thick white discharge and my vuvla has been extra dry. It also been irritating down there

Hi, I had bacterial Vaginois before and I had took medication for it. While I was taking the medication I had unprotected sex so it never went away. I've been having thick white discharge and my vuvla has been extra dry. It also been irritating down there

Yeast?: BV generally doesn't cause vulvar irritation or "thick white" discharge. The main symptom of BV is vaginal odor with only slight to moderate thin discharge. Most likely BV is gone; having sex during treatment isn't likely to make it persist. Your symptoms are more typical for a yeast infection, maybe triggered by the BV treatment. But don't guess, see a doctor. Probably also need STD testing. ...Read more

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72 yrs old woman is on Zyloric (allopurinol)100 mg/day for excess uric acid pblm but still has pain around ankle area).Should medication be increased?

72 yrs old woman is on Zyloric (allopurinol)100 mg/day for excess uric acid pblm but still has pain around ankle area).Should medication be increased?

Not the issue: Allopurinol will not help with the pain. It is a preventive medicine and changing the dose may bring on an attack. She need anti-inflammatory for pain. ...Read more

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Excessive burping but no heartburn pain - I am on omeprazole and using gas x to no avail. Are there any medications that can help with my excess gas?

Excessive burping but no heartburn pain - I am on omeprazole and using gas x to no avail. Are there any medications that can help with my excess gas?

Rather than trying: To treat the gas it would be important to find out why you are having so much gas. Is there lactose intolerance or other food intolerance? Do you have a small bowel obstruction? Are there duodenal diverticula present? You need to see a qualified health care professional or specialist and get to the root of the problem. ...Read more

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Hi, I have had a sore throat, chesty cough and excess saliva for past week. No pain medication is working. Should I see a doctor?

Hi, I have had a sore throat, chesty cough and excess saliva for past week. No pain medication is working. Should I see a doctor?

Seasonal flu: It is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. If there is no improvement or sore throat is severe or lasts longer than another week, or you are getting joint pain; see your pcp for evaluation. ...Read more

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Do you know which prescription drugs can cause hallucinations when taken in excess?

Do you know which prescription drugs can cause hallucinations when taken in excess?

Initially: I was going to try to research the answer. But, after pondering it, I became concerned that this information could be used in attempts to use prescription medications recreationally. ...Read more