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Could 400 mg ibuprofen a day for a month cause kidney damage?

Could 400 mg ibuprofen a day for a month cause kidney damage?

Possible: Ibuprofen is cleared by kidneis and prolonged use may affect kidney function. Very important to know if there is any underlaying problems wit kidney and if any other risk factors. Talk to your dr. About all of your meds even it is over the counter one. ...Read more

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What prescription or OTC pain medications can cause a false-positive result for a urine test for thc?

What prescription or OTC pain medications can cause a false-positive result for a urine test for thc?

Marinol: There are no otc meds that cause false positive for thc, but there are very few drugs that contain Dronabinol like Marinol which has thc and will show in your urine. ...Read more

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Is there a pill I can take for eczema?

Is there a pill I can take for eczema?

Yes: Claritin (loratadine) (or other anti-histamines) can help relieve the itching associated with eczema, but wont help with the eczema itself. The mainstay of eczema treatment is moisturizing lotions and avoidance of triggers. ...Read more

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Can I take Metronidazole for a UTI?

Can I take Metronidazole for a UTI?

Metronidazole: You can take it, but it will probably be a worthless exercise. This antibiotic is primarily effective against obligate anaerobic bacteria, which seldom if ever cause lower urinary tract infections. It is effective against some conditions like trichomoniasis, Cl. difficile colitis, amoebiasis, etc., but would not recommend it for UTI. If you are treating yourself recommend you see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can having a headache for two or more day cause patiki eye?

Can having a headache for two or more day cause patiki eye?

??? Petechiae???: Hi. Sorry, but never heard of "patiki eye". Might you mean petechiae? Probably not...headache is not associated with petechiae except in ungodly rare conditions. ...Read more

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How many mg of azithromycin should I take a day for a cold?

Azithromycin & URI?!: Colds are viral. Azithromycin is an antibiotic. Taking an antibiotic will not treat a cold. Please do not use an antibiotic unless it is prescribed to you for a bacterial infection. If you think you have more than a cold, please see your physician. ...Read more

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I have a chronic heartburn and currently taking lansoprazole as a temporary solution Looking for a permanent solution?

I have a chronic heartburn and currently taking lansoprazole as a temporary solution
Looking for a permanent solution?

Many possible: Here are some things to try. Maintain a normal body weight. Do not drink alcohol or more than one drink a day with caffeine. Do not drink carbonated beverages. Eat frequent small meals instead of occasional large ones. Do not eat within 3 hours of going to bed. Sometimes the problem can not be corrected and meds are necessary but it is worth trying to get off the medications. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there a possibility that a few vitamin e 268mg capsules can cause a priapism if one is taking it for peyronies treatment?

Is there a possibility that a few vitamin e 268mg capsules can cause a priapism if one is taking it for peyronies treatment?

Unlikely: Sometimes it is difficult to know what causes priapism or for that matter peyronie's disease. My hunch is that something other than Vit E, even at high doses, is the cause. Sometimes when we can't figure out a cause it's because there are multiple causes..Priapism warrants as you probably already know immediate medical attention. Fortunately most ER professionals know what to do. ...Read more

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What medication can be taken for a headache?

What medication can be taken for a headache?

Vertigo headache: You are having very distressing symptoms. Many possibilities. Time to call your doctor to determine the cause and give you proper treatment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a 100mg of doxycycline and a 500mg of metronidazole two times a day for a week?

Is it safe to take a 100mg of doxycycline and a 500mg of metronidazole two times a day for a week?

Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe if prescribed by a physician for some reason and indication It does icrrease risk of GI Cmplication as both can cause GI Symptoms like nausea/vomiting/pain in abdomen and loose stools But there is no drug interaction ...Read more

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Can i take clindamycin for a uti?

Can i take clindamycin for a uti?

UTI: You can take clindamycin, but it will only be effective against gram-positive bacteria, an usual cause of uti, unless staph species. Discuss this with the doctor ordering it. ...Read more

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Can i take a probiotic for constipation while also taking a decongestant without side affects?

Can i take a probiotic for constipation while also taking a decongestant without side affects?

OK to take together.: There should be no problem with this combination. There are plenty of meds that can be used to treat constipation. If you are still having trouble may want to consider one of the more standard therapies. ...Read more

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Is it possible for 4000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) a day, for 1 week straight to cause chronic liver disease?

Is it possible for 4000 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) a day, for 1 week straight to cause chronic liver disease?

Acute: Tylenol (acetaminophen) toxicity is acute inflammation that basically rots the liver. Alcohol intake can cause chronic liver disease as can some infections, genetic problems. Those can worsen the toxic effects of tylenol; doses need to be limited. ...Read more

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