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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
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
Minutes: after it is injected it will take effect in a few minutes ...Read more
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
About an hour: About an hour or so. Peak effects at a few hours then gradual wearing off. ...Read more
Benzocain: it has very fast onset in few minutes ...Read more
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
We would need to : know specific medication to answer this question. ...Read more
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
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
Percocet: Onset time is 30-45 minutes. Duration of action is 4-6 hours. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Can i take 2tabs of rivotril 2mg. Because 1tab. Of rivotril wont take effect. 2 me because im taking it every night for almost 2yrs. Already.
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
24 hours, partial: Normally after the first day i expect dental patients to be feeling close to 50% better. ...Read more
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
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