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Can OTC benzoyl peroxide topicals be used while using prescription clindamycin and tretinoin or should BP be discontinued while using the prescription stuff?
Yes: but so can a number of other daily facial cleansing products .....they work to prevent/reduce those facial problems which are aggravated by excess oil or exposure to dust/dirt!! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Proven effective OTC vaginal Ph balance control. Issue--non-STD odor & sweating. Sprays work; don't like 'em; sensitive skin. Often use bar deodorant.
Here are some...: The odor represents the ending smell resulting from interaction among secretions of apocrine glands, local tract like vagina, and local bacteria. Deodorant use is only to artificially alter and deceit that local smell; there is no cure for personal unique "bad" smell but to cope with heightening local hygiene after ruling out and treating any suspected local infection. More? Ask right Doc timely. ...Read more
I use Baush&Lomb SofLens 59 monthly contacts. They're made from Hilafilcon B, polymer that resists protein. How many months can I wear them safely?
One month: Safe to use for a month. Remember to avoid sleeping in these and cleaning daily. ...Read more
We are US doctors: I do not know what is required to write prescriptions in your country. Healthtap Prime is the place where we can consult and write prescriptions, but only for patients in the states in which we are licensed. Maybe a doctor on Prime is licensed to practice in Nigeria. You might email technical support or customer care at Healthtap Prime and see if there is a doctor who can do this. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Monostat is now over the counter and doesn't require a prescription. ...Read more
Local pharmacy filled prescription for valsartan hct from mylan mfr-my mail order filled 90day prescription with pills from sandoz mfr...Is it ok to switch between mfr's?
Valsartan: These are generic meds and are manufactured by multiple companies so different insurers will purchase then drugs from different venders. Given that they are Diovan or valsartan they are the same active ingredient even though they look different. Just make sure that they are the same medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is Benzoyl peroxide 5% / clindamycin 1% gel available over the counter or is it a prescription only medication?
No: These are prescription medications.Get a more detailed answer ›
Increase muscle mass: While you can reasonably expect to gain muscle mass with use of dmz3 in recommended dosage, caution should be exercised in using this prehormone or other anabolic steroid preperations that change normal body physiologic responses. A review of potential adverse effects from impartial sources before its use is strongly recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Want to use anti-aging Retinol(I'm 47).Tried an OTC but caused some new wrinkles. Are OTC products effective or is better to get Rx from dermatologist?
Prescription: I recommend a prescription product for reasons of quality and safety! ...Read more
Could I use my prescription for daily disposable contact lenses for weekly/monthly type of contacts?
Usually not: Most suppliers of contact lenses want the exact prescription in every detail and will not accept a daily wear lens prescription as a substitute for any other type. ...Read more