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Yes: Its ok for a one-time thing. Don't make it a habit though. ...Read more
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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 ?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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