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For how long before lidocaine takes effect?

For how long before lidocaine takes effect?

Minutes: Lidocaine injection works within minutes; a patch would take a bit longer to work. ...Read more

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How long before lidocaine starts to take effect?

Depends on route: Injected it takes only a minute or so. Topically it takes 15 or more. ...Read more

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Average time takes for methadone to take effect?

Average time takes for methadone to take effect?

2-4 hours: Methadone is not a very good acute pain drug, in that measurable levels do not really take hold until at least an hour, and rarely peak prior to 2 hours, with 3 hours about the mean. Depends on whether it is being used for pain, in which case relatively smaller doses are used every 4-8 hours (average 4x/d) or for treatment of opioid addiction, when gradually larger doses are given once a day. ...Read more

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How long does it take for visicol to take effect?

Varies: For some, it can start to take effect in an hour or even less. For others, it can take several hours--even up to 12. For most, it is somewhere in between. ...Read more

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How long does it take before duodart takes effect?

How long does it take before duodart takes effect?

Hang in there: Duodart treats bph. It must be taken as directed with water 30 minutes after the same meal each day and it may take 3-6 months to see results although some see results sooner. You must continue treatment even if your symptoms improve and do not stop duodart without talking to your md first. ...Read more

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How long does it take before lidocaine takes effect?

Minutes: after it is injected it will take effect in a few minutes ...Read more

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How long does it take for benzocaine to take effect?

How long does it take for benzocaine to take effect?

Less than 3 minutes: On a mucus membrane, slightly longer on skin. Be careful of over application as large doses can lead to met hemoglobinemia which looks like your lips and skin turn blue. In high concentrations can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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How long does loperamide take before it takes effect?

How long does loperamide take before it takes effect?

About an hour: About an hour or so. Peak effects at a few hours then gradual wearing off. ...Read more

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How long does ganaton tablet take effect after taking it?

GANATON NOT APPROVED: Ganaton is not approved for use in usa by fda and we do not have much information about this drug
it is not approved in uk either at this time and we can not comment on it yet. ...Read more

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What causes caffeine to take so long to take effect on me?

What causes caffeine to take so long to take effect on me?

Caffeine metabolism: Caffeine is metabolized by a liver enzyme. If you have a particular common gene mutation what is known as a snp (single nucleotide) polymorphism) you may be a rapid metabolizer of caffeine, which means it gets broken down more quickly generally requiring you to have to take in more before feeling any effect. If you were a slow metabolizer you would feel the effect more quickly and stronger. ...Read more

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How much time do psychaitric medications take to take effect?

We would need to : know specific medication to answer this question. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for penicillin to take effect?

Please tell me how long it takes for penicillin to take effect?

Question unclear: If you mean how long to begin to have improvement of symptoms it may take some time because they are often the result of the body's reaction to the organism. Also depends upon what the pcn is treating. If strep throat, never. Pcn begins to inhibit the growth of bacteria and then the wbcs help finish the job. This is complex. ...Read more

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How long would it take for 10 pills of Lorazepam 0.5mg to take effect ?

How long would it take for 10 pills of Lorazepam 0.5mg to take effect ?

Ativan (lorazepam) onset: Ativan, or lorazepam, typically has onset of action between 20 - 40 minutes. This medication is a benzodiazepine, which may be used to treat acute anxiety. The medication is tolerance inducing & can therefore be habit forming. It is also a respiratory depressant. Be certain to take the med only exactly as prescribed by your doc. ...Read more

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I have been on livial 2.5mg for 3 days. How long until it takes effect and settle?

I have been on livial 2.5mg for 3 days. How long until it takes effect and settle?

Three Months: Livial is a combination estrogen and Progesterone combination that is not currently available in the U.S. It is typically used to treat post-menopausal hot flushes and prevent osteoporosis. Dosed at 2.5 mg per day optimal results are generally noted after three months of treatment. ...Read more

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Will anti depressants take effect immediately after you have taken it for a couple of days?

Will anti depressants take effect immediately after you have taken it for a couple of days?

Not likely: The lag time before an initial therapeutic response to antidepressants is observed has been thought to be between two and six weeks. However, in some patients a third of the maximal therapeutic response can be achieved after one week, which portends a good outcome. ...Read more

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How long does cialis5mg to take effect for the first time for someone on multiple BP meds whos BP is undercontrol?

How long does cialis5mg to take effect for the first time for someone on multiple BP meds whos BP is undercontrol?

5 mg is low dose: 5mg of Cialis is a relatively low dose and is sometimes used daily as opposed to as needed for erectile dysfunction. There is also 10mg and 20 mg doses. Cialis and all erectile dysfunction drugs work in 20 minutes to 4 hours. However, stimulation must occur for them to work. ...Read more

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When taking marplan, is it customary to go to 60mg. And the onset on 60 mg. Is usually up to six weeks to take effect?

When taking marplan, is it customary to go to 60mg. And the onset on 60 mg. Is usually up to six weeks to take effect?

No: This is a very high dose of marplan, an maoi antidepressant with usual dose of 30-50mg/day. To use this medicine safely, you need to avoid foods containing tyramine. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/maois/hq01575 you also need to be in close communication with your own psychiatrist, rather than changing doses on your own. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the nuclear medicine procedures to take effect? Is it a long process and how costly is it usually?

How long does it take for the nuclear medicine procedures to take effect? Is it a long process and how costly is it usually?

Most tests are less: Than 1 hour to 4 hours total, with generally less than 1 hour "under the camera". The radiopharmaceutical agent (a radioactive element, usually technetium, bound to a drug) is injected (usually), and the patient waits for the agent to distribute throughout the body, and then the distribution of the radiation is imaged on the camera. A few tests require imaging at 24, or even 48 hours later. ...Read more

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How long before Benicar (olmesartan) take effect?

Within a day: Benicar or olmesartan should be largely absorbed and taking effect within the first day. Most people will see an effect much sooner than this. ...Read more

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How long does it take for cefdinir to take effect?

How long does it take for cefdinir to take effect?

Prob 3 hours: Pharmokokinetics suggest that the drug has a peak plasma level of 3 hours after undergoing absorption in GI tract. This would suggest that it is active at that point (where drug levels achieve highest levels in blood). It is shortly eliminated after that. If you are wondering this as to why you are not responding - that is another thing .. e.g. viral infection and not bacterial, resistance etc ...Read more

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How long does novo-clindamycin take to take effect?

How long does novo-clindamycin take to take effect?

24 hours, partial: Normally after the first day i expect dental patients to be feeling close to 50% better. ...Read more

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How long could it take for an allergy to take effect?

How long could it take for an allergy to take effect?

Variable: The development of environmental allergies usually takes 2-3 pollen seasons. A medication allergy could occur on the first course or after taking the medication multiple times or for even a long period of time. Food allergies are more common in children than adults. Bee sting anaphylaxis is more common in adults. Pet allergies can take 2-20 years to develop. No one knows why, yet! ...Read more

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How long does it take for levothyroxin to take effect?

How long does it take for levothyroxin to take effect?

A few days.: Most of the time the medication starts to work within a few days. However it frequently takes several weeks before you will see or feel and effect. It frequently depends on what the original levels were before the medication was started. Aalk to your doctor if you're concerned about this. ...Read more

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