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Hello I am 5 weeks pregnant and wanted to knw if I can take senekot comfort around 2 pills a day ?

Hello I am 5 weeks pregnant and wanted to knw if I can take senekot comfort around 2 pills a day ?

Constipation: Indeed you can. Your interests would be better served by increasing your water intake and eat foods high in fiber. ...Read more

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Severe constipation for 1.5 weeks taking soflax 2 /day for 5 days and added senekot 2/ day lots of water! not help and abd pain next step?

Severe constipation for 1.5 weeks  taking soflax 2 /day for  5 days and added senekot  2/ day  lots of water!  not help and abd  pain next step?

Constipation: Other over the counter medicines for constipation include miralax, (polyethylene glycol) which is a laxative. When someone's been constipated for weeks, especially if associated with new abdominal pain, then i usually tell my patients to come in and get examined. Concern is for fecal impaction or other process going on. ...Read more

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Constipation being sick I have been on laxidoes, senekot and glycerin suppositorystill no movement been months since last emptied bowels please help?

Constipation being sick I have been on laxidoes, senekot and glycerin suppositorystill no movement been months since last emptied bowels please help?

By emptying: you must mean having a sense of COMPLETELY emptying your bowels. You couldn't go for months with no bowel movement at all. It seems to me that repeated enemas are the way to go now..you could have at least a partial impaction and this would be the best way to deal with it. You should ask for some medical assistance so that you can be checked and monitored during this procedure. Work with your Doc. ...Read more

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Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read more

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Wikoryl dosage for 8months child wt 9kg?

Wikoryl dosage for 8months child wt 9kg?

No: This combination is currently not recommended for use at this age due to potentail serious side effects. ...Read more

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Dosage of sorbiline for adults?

Sorbiline: This is a liquid - dose is 2 teaspoons with breakfast or dinner per day. ...Read more

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What is right anastrozole dosage?

What is right anastrozole dosage?

Depends: If you are using this off label for estrogen blockade in the context of testosterone usage; then anywhere form 1-2mg/week works well. See a doc who specializes in hormone replacement therapy. This is beyond the scope of most primary care docs out there. www.blueskymd.com. ...Read more

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What is usage and dosage ampiclox?

What is usage and dosage ampiclox?

Antibiotic: Ampiclox, or Ampicillin as it is known in the us, is given in doses of 250-500 mg qid (four times a day). It is also the main drug in unasyn, (ampicillin and sulbactam) where it is combined with sulbactam which makes it more effective. Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is an IV medicine only. The drug can be used against a wide range of infections, including pneumonia, kidney infections, and meningitis. ...Read more

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How much is a dosage in an epi-pen?

How much is a dosage in an epi-pen?

EpiPen (epinephrine) above 54#: Although the pdr states that Epipen (epinephrine) junior should be given to children >60 pounds, many allergists choose a lower minimal weight. A common cross-over is Epipen (epinephrine) junior for children up to 54 pounds and Epipen (epinephrine) for everyone heavier. ...Read more

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What dosage of vibrox for sypillis?

What dosage of vibrox for sypillis?

Not sure on Vibrox: One should only take medications prescribed by the examing doctor, and buy from a reputable pharmacy. Vibrox might be doxycycline. If so, the aafp recommends Doxycycline 100mg twice a day for 14 days, for treating primary or secondary syphilis, in patients allergic to penicillin. Penicillin is the first drug of choice. ...Read more

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Is 2 liter a low dosage on oxygen ?

Is 2 liter a low dosage on oxygen ?

2liter a volume, not: a dosage. Dosage=a quantity per unit time. 2 Liters/min oxygen flow by nasal cannula is a commonly used adjunctive oxygen flow for people with lung ventilation/perfusion problems: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ventilation/perfusion_ratio. What counts is oxygen saturation of hemoglobin as percentage, not dosage. Too much oxygen, esp. over days/weeks, is also toxic; yet uncommon without intubation. ...Read more

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What is a healthy dosage of calcium?

What is a healthy dosage of calcium?

1000mg mainly diet: For your age (assuming this is for you) the NIH recommends that you should take 1000mg of calcium. But, most women in the US obtain enough calcium from their diet. Bone loss generally occurs around 30. So, unless you are at high risk of osteoporosis you probably do not need a Calcium supplement, those found in multi-vitamins should be sufficient. ...Read more

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What is the lethal dosage of alcohol?

What is the lethal dosage of alcohol?

Blood level: Around 300 mg/dL, an inexperienced drinker may well die. It's unpredictable. That's perhaps chugging a pint of whiskey for me. Please be careful with that stuff. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the loratadine maximum dosage?

What is the loratadine maximum dosage?

Why ?: Studies during development showed that the body was very tolerant to loratadine, with no significant side effects at twice the recommended dosage. However, they also found that there was no increased benefit with twice the dosage over the normal dose. Why take more if there is no benefit ? ...Read more

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What is a safe daily dosage of biotin?

What is a safe daily dosage of biotin?

30: The safe daily intake of biotin for an adult is 30 mcg/day. ...Read more

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Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more