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Should sinemet and requip (ropinirole) taken together or take requip (ropinirole) in between doses of sinemet to be more effective? Underwent dbs 2 months ago for Parkinson's
Read on: Those medications can be taken together but in a case of parkinson's disease needing dbs you must follow specialist directions see your neurologist. ...Read more
I take losartan & bystolic (nebivolol)...should they be taken together or should I take 1 morning & 1 evening? Dr. didn't specify.
If doctor didn't specify & I'm taking losartan & bystolic (nebivolol) is it ok to be taken together or should I take 1 morning & 1 evening & which one? So confuse
Hypertensive meds: Some patients prefer to take medications like bystolic (nebivolol) in the evening as they feel more fatigued when they take it in the morning. Losartan often has to be taken twice a day to be fully effective as its efficacy may only last 12 hours. If your blood pressure tends to be highest during the afternoon, I recommend taking it in the morning if you're only on one dose a day. Your physician can advise you ...Read more
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Probably safe but...: There's no research on this but it's probably safe to take these together, in fact I'd expect a synergistic benefit. SAMe appears to increase serotonin levels; 5-HTP does that too so theoretically one might raise serotonin too much, but this is unlikely unless very high doses are taken. I would not start both together but take one for at least 3 weeks, then add the other, starting with low doses. ...Read more
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Question:i take several meds. N a couple of them have serious side effects taken together or at all. Why do drs. Allow it? Nobody has said anything2me why
This is common: Medications have many serious but uncommon side effects. When you take 2, there is always a potential for interactions, some also serious. Care providers should discuss the common. Most pharmacts give a comprehensive (often scary) list of the uncommon. Ask your prescriber or pharmacist how likely you are to have the problems that concern you and notify them if you experience one. ...Read more
No: I do not think so. There is no reason to use multiple drugs that do the same thing at the same time. At most, one long acting and one short acting drug, but not multiple drugs with similar mechanisms of action. ...Read more
Usually: Most medications do not cross react. Your prescribing doctor should know all you are taking to avoid giving you a problematic medication. The pharmacist commonly will detect such problems. Mostly they are uncommon. ...Read more
The former is a "natural supplement" and should not interfere with a Prescription medication Floamax HOWEVER such "interference" has been described with so called "natural" products and accepted medications! Check it out with your Urologist or PCP!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
Yes it is possible: Not usually used together but can be used together. ...Read more
Ask the pharmacist:
Some meds interact and some actually interfere with the
effectiveness of others.
your pharmacist can print up an info sheet from their computer for you. ...Read more
Label Directions- Dr:
The meds Valium and Buspar are 2 types of antianxiety pills. They are usually not prescribed together due to overlap of effects.
Since they are prescribed by a doctor did they give you any special directions on their use> Could also check the pharmacy for label directions for useage.
Good question- glad you asked
Dr Lori Lange ...Read more
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Coldeeze Lozenges do work well, but you must take them around the clock or you are wasting your time. ...Read more
Better not: If you have uncontrolled symptoms with either alone, another agent may be needed. Aerius d, (desloratadine and pseudoephedrine combo) should be taken regularly as prescribed to see an effect, zyrtec, (cetirizine) is OTC, the component is similar less the decongestant pseudoephedrine. Check with your doctor, for more comprehensive evaluation see an allergist/immunologist, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist ...Read more
What is the duration of cough?
If more than 2-3 weeks, have you seen a doctor?
Guaifenesin which is the main ingredient in different combinations of robitussin (guaifenesin) is a weak anti tussive agent.
Nyquil helps due to the antihistamine content. Tablespoon of Nyquil contains acetaminophen = 325 mg, Dextromethorphan = 15 mg, & Doxylamine succinate = 6.25 mg.
Many herbals are available. Try oil of Oregano. ...Read more