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Thyro Tabs Side Effects
Well-Tolerated: Mondeslor is used to treat allergies. It is an active metabolite of Loratadine (Claritin). Like many other meds there are many potential side effects. Most common side effects are headache, sleepiness, nervousness, wheezing, fatigue. This is among other less common side effects. This medication overall is well-tolerated. It should be used in caution in elderly ...Read more
There are some..: Looks like most commonly seen is fatigue in the first 2-3 weeks of taking the medications. Change in timing of and length of your menstrual cycle may occur. Some men experience lose stools the first week and both men and women may experience headaches. These supplements should not be taken if you are already taking other fertility drugs like clomid, (clomiphene) as well as BP meds, diuretics, and diabetes meds. ...Read more
Off the market: Darvocet has been taken off the market. ...Read more
My prolactin is high & was asked to use a Palodel tab, the side effects are really too complicated. can i use something else? please advise/recommend.
Try cabergoline: For patients with high prolactin due to pituitary tumors I prescribe cabergoline which is less likely to cause side effects and only needs to be taken twice a week instead of twice a day. I hope you are being treated by an endocrinologist and you should discuss this with him/her. If your elevated prolactin is medication-related you can be switched to a different med ...Read more
Topamax (topiramate) for 12 months . On 200 mg and am now experiencing many serious side effects. Have 50 mg tabs. Ok to dec. By 50mg per week?
Take as prescribed: Talk with your doctor first. This is very important with topamax (topiramate) and especially since you are experiencing side-effects. Some people do well, however, tapering the dose by 50 mg per week, i.e. Decrease to 150 mg week 1, then to 100 mg week 2, then 50 mg week 3. Pharmacists are very knowledgeable and you may want to speak with your pharmacist as well. ...Read more