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Somatuline Depot Medication
Long-actng injection: It is the delivery of a medication into a fat deposit by injection that slowly releases medication into the body over one to four weeks generally. It is often a psychiatric medication or a hormone. It an sometimes an important mode of delivery to effectively treat certain conditions under certain circumstances. Do not get the picture of an institutionalized person being forced to be medicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Adjustment: is the healthy and natural process one goes through after shock or big changes in life. Medication MAY play a part but there is no magic cure. Seeing a mental health professional can help smooth out the process. Let your logical side rule your thoughts at this point. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Do depot antipsychotics (prolixin (fluphenazine) injection) have any advantages over oral antipsychotics (oral prolixin) other than medication adherence ?
Ans: There are some antipsychotic med studies that show greater effectiveness of the long-acting injection med vs oral in severe psychiatric illness, eg, schizophrenia. Studies have also shown in severe psych. illness that relapse and overall hospital days are less with out-patient care utilizing long-acting antipsychotic med injections vs oral form relying on patient reliability. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lupron (leuprolide) depot not covered by ins.. Pharmacy will not accept medication discount from drug company. Any lower cost alternatives for tx of endometriosis?
Endo: First off, i wouldn't give up so easily. Call the pharmaceutical company and ask for help obtaining your prescription from a different pharmacy. But if that fails, there are other less effective options: Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) continuous low dose birth control pills, and danocrine. And, i've seen people get pain relief from acupuncture! also an herbal supplement called "pine bark extract" may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 7 year old daughter has been diagnosed with cpp and her doctor wants to start her on lupron (leuprolide) depot ped 7.5mg monthly. How safe is this medication?
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Risperdal Consta: 2 weeks per injection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Med side effects: Depot injections usually last 4-6 weeks. Once the medication wears off, the side effects should as well. I would speak to your doctor about your concerns so that this suspected side effect can be monitored. ...Read more
Endometriosis ...: Depo-lupron monthly or 3-month injections are used for women with endometriosis or chronic pelvic pain, men with prostate cancer, and children with puberty too young. It may be used to shrink uterine fibroids before surgery. Depo-lupron is used in fertility treatment to prevent ovulation in frozen embryo transfer cycles & egg donor recipients, and can be used before ivf in women with endometriosis. ...Read more
Not much.: Declutter entire bedroom & any other effected rooms. Check this site for instructions: http://treatmentforbedbugs.Com/ place all junk in tightly sealed plastic & dispose of it. Wash clothing, linens, towels in hot water. Dry on highest heat - then repeat. Place clean items in a sealed bag to prevent re-infestation. Steam clean what you can't place in drier. Vacuum everything using a >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lupron for what?: Need more information. For what problem are you on Lupron? What symptoms are you having that are not going away on Lupron. Best wishes! ...Read more
Assume Pelvic Pain: ? Diagnosis endometriosis and pain. If Lupron (leuprolide) is not helping, the pain is either coming from very severe endo, or from another source. A common associated pain is from the inguinal region and is often associated with endo. Surgery to correct this relieves pain in more than 80%. There are other potential causes of pain that should be evaluated. Seek pelvic pain/endo specialist for more help. ...Read more
Terrible: Hate the drug. It has bad side effects and very few indications in my opinion. If it's given for endometriosis or pain, there are other treatments. The most effective treatment of endo is surgical excision. This can cure the disease but there are few providers capable of this procedure. Recurrent pain after surgery needs to be addressed but Lupron (leuprolide) is not the answer. Ther are a few indication. ...Read more
When aripiprazote started orally how long before introduction. Of depot is possible?My son has psychophrenic psychosis and takes 20mg. Daily.
Rather quickly : He can start the Depot now. A minimum of 2 weeks on the medication is typical. ...Read more
Wife's getting proluton depot for a while & at injection site swelling and pain is normal. But this time its bad & not going away, we already used ice.
Local reaction: Check to see if it's the same manufacturer. Could be a local reaction to preservative. Other possibilities are infection due to the injection. If the redness spreads and the pain worsens, she should see her physician to have it appropriately diagnosed. ...Read more