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Can a seven year old child take tablets with the same dosage (not halved) as its syrup medication?
Medication: Usually the answer is yes. For example standard liquid Diphenhydramine (benadryl) as 12.5mg in every 5ml of liquid. If you were giving 2 tsp (10ml) that would be 25mg which is the same as giving one 25mg tablet. Just make sure you are comparing all active ingredients. Many over the counter meds have more than one thing in them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What medication to use for tight chest. Get worse at night. Used linctopun, theopen and clear cough syrup. Please advise.
I am allergic to sulfa containing medications. I just bought a cough syrup (Torex-BR) and it has Terbutaline sulphate. Is this also sulfa?
I may have inhaled a lot of raid mosquito spray and now I have a dry cough that won't go away with cough syrup. What medications do I need?
Raid is the problem: The raid spray is irriating your mucous membrane from inhalation, and if gargling with saline rinses don't help, you can call the poison control center (for your state), and they will give you antidotes. Don't believe that cough syrup will work, as it's primarily sugar with some expectorant. Don't delay, so you can start feeling better. ...Read more
I ate a cake(3hrs ago) which may have wine as ingredient. Just checking if I'm able to eat my medications later? (Chlorpheniramine 4mg & cough syrup)
Sounds ok: Wine as an ingredient in baked goods should not be in a large enough quantity to interact with other medications. So, if a person is not allergic to wine, and has not had unusual reactions to alcoholic drinks in the past, then eating some cake that has traces of wine should not be a problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i take my Brom-pse-dm Cough syrup with ibuprofen for headach and my anxiety medication all at the same time?
Depends...: Do you mean brom-fed dm? And what anxiety med are you taking? The brom-fed cough syrup can make you drowsy as can some anxiety meds. So, depending on which anxiety med you are taking, you do need to be careful about over-sedation by taking both of these meds at the same time. It would be ok to take the ibuprofen at the same time. Let us know exactly which meds you are taking if this is not helpful ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After finish antibiotics, cough syrup prednisone medications to treat bronchitis, is it normal after 1 week to feel chest congestions and cough again?
Yes: However it is important to get in touch with our prescribing doctor. Something should get better by now examples--- shortness of breath, sputum production, sputum color etc. The respiratory epithelium is replaced by an young immature epithelium ( lining of the breathing tubes) as a part of the healing process. It is very sensitive to stimuli resulting in prolonged cough ( upto 6 weeks ). ...Read more
After finishing antibiotics, cough syrup, prednisone medications to treat bronchitis, is it normal after 1 week to feel chest congestion and cough ?
Not necessarily: But some remaining secretions can cause it. Get fluids, vit c, mucolytics for 3 more days if not better get medical assistance. ...Read more
I have been having this dry cough runny nose headaches and fever all the symptoms of flu. I have been taking different types of cough syrups and flu medication and it's been just over a week and I am not better. What could be wrong?
Saline and Mist: Most cough syrups are not very effective and diagnosing the cause of the cough is of utmost importance. If you are still having fever on anti- flu medication, please see your PCP, it may be related to pneumonia or bronchitis.In the meantime, use nasal saline mist and a cool air mist humidifier to relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have been sneezing,itchy eyes,blocked nose , tight chest and alittle cough at night. It has been 5 days now .I got medication over the counter ihave been taking texa tabs, mybulen ,duro-tuss linctus syrup .I still am not getting better?
Time to see your doc: if you have already tried all the OTC meds at no avail, you may need prescription medications or just reassurance, but you need to be seen, best wishes ...Read more
Codeine: If you have a valid prescription this is not a concern. It usually lasts 3 - 5 days. ...Read more
What medication do I need for a simple ovarian cyst of 3cm by 3cm? Can it just go on its own or should I take something?
Ovarian cyst: Yes, simple ovarian cyst can resolve on its own, however it is prudent to use a trial of birth control pill. The pelvic ultrasound can be repeated after six months on the bcp. If on the other hand you start experiencing pelvic pain, a trip to your doctor will be prudent for reevaluation. Goodluck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i operate a left paraovarian unilocular simple cyst measuring 40*35 mm or can I take medications for that instead?
Complex question: Some ovarian cysts will resolve on there own. Some providers put patients on ocp's to decrease the formation of new cysts. You should discuss your options fully with your physician. ...Read more
Yes: Both contain the same drug.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably: If you ingest this drug, it will likely show up on your drug test. ...Read more
Can drugs like zenflox forte and Cyclopam and zedex syrup (taken together) show increase in urine porphobilinogen. My daughter, 10 yrs, has no symptom?
Need medication increase I am only 25 years old but have scoliosis through out my spine and arthritis in my upper back which are both extremely painful and crippling. Even simple tasks are hard because of these issues. In addition to my back I have severe
Scoliosis and pain: Scoliosis is a non painful condition and if you are experiencing pain then a complete workout is indicated to find the source of your pain and begin proper treatment. At your age your scoliosis should not be crippling you and other sources should be found. Treatment properly can result in a painless life style and you should be able to enjoy all the activities your desire with proper care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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