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Topical Antipsoriasis Drug Medication
No: They are two entirely different issues with entirely different treatments. ...Read more
What hormone (s) cause acne in males? Please indicate what prescription drugs help, since no topical medications have worked these last 4 years.
Many options.: There are many prescription options for acne - too many to summarize here in 400 characters. A dermatologist will evaluate you and determine which ones will work best in your particular situation. That's why they require a prescription - because a professional has to prescribe them for you. ...Read more
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What is the best OTC topical drug to remove redness after acnes? My face is have always redness of already eliminated acnes what's the solution?
Depends: How long has it been since the ance disappeared? You may need something more aggressive like chemical peels to get rid of the layers little by little as at times the ted spots can turn into permanent dark spots. You could try a low strength of hydro quinine but we usually reserve this medication for the darker spots and not the red ones. Be sure you keep moisturizing well! ...Read more
If you use a topical salve containing hemp or mj will it show up on a drug test? I do not smoke it. I have bad migrains and was told to try the salve.
Alopecia: First you need to find out why, at your age, you have alopecia. It is not uncommon at that age but if this has come on abruptly you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hi doctors. What's the best skin whitening drugs or medicine around the world? Is there any lotion or topical solution for skin whitening?
No endorsement: Unfortunately the doctors here do not recommend products or provide direct treatment. We do not recognize that skin color not being 'fair' as a disease. It is the damaging self esteem to wish for something that you are not that we recognize as the medical condition. I would wish for you time to love yourself as you are and to work on real medical issues for better health. ...Read more
Does flurbiprophen & lidocaine in a topical pain cream show positive on a employment drug screen?
Possibly: Some NSAIDs can give positive tests for THC on screening tests. Lidocaine will not show up as Cocaine or anything else. However, screening tests should be followed by more sophisticated confirmatory tests that will be able to detect the difference. If they are not doing those tests, they are not following usual procedure, and you need to ask them to get confirmation if you have a false positive. ...Read more
One of our players was prescribed topical ketamine 10% in a compounded cream. Is possibility of positive drug screen? If so, for how long?
I am considering using a topical thc cream for neck pain they do random drug tests at a pain clinic I go to. Will it show up in the test? Y
OVER THE COUNTER MED: ARE SAFE, MOST HAVE ASPIRIN COMPOUNDS OR MENTHOL...THC CREAMS AND SKIN ABSORPTION WILL SHOW IN DRUG TEST ...Read more
I m using topical 5%minoxidine on scalp for hair growth. Is this sufficient treatment for this or any drug that I cn take for this without sideffcts?
Can you recommend an over-the-counter topical drug (cream ointment or lotion) for fairly severe eczema on my hands also in om my back calves
Any drug: Tests can be designed to detect any drug. What drug are you concerned about? ...Read more
Xanthelasma?: You are quite young for these. These yellowish plaques tend to occur around the eye and are sometimes indicative of hypercholesterolemia. If your cholesterol is elevated you might benefit from treatment and maybe the xanthelasma will improve. ...Read more
Tramadol: Is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain. Although it binds to mu receptors, tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more
Decrease itch & rash: Topical medications help decrease the itch and rash from eczema. Topical steroids (hydrocortisone (weak), triamcinolone (medium), mometasone (strong) and clobetasol (very strong) are some examples) are extremely safe and effective. They should not be used on the face or groin unless directed by a physician. These can be used daily. Stronger drugs should be used for shorter periods of time. ...Read more
Can: Most over the counter hemorrhoid preps are just "band-aids" and usually won't work for long if at all. Patients need to determine the cause of their symptoms and correct that. The creams can help control symptoms during the treatment of the underlying cause, but they are not the long term answer to hemorrhoid symptoms. ...Read more
See below: Drugs don't target specific muscles, per se; they target specific receptors on the muscles. Some drugs stimulate the receptor & thus the muscle; others inhibit, depending on what the problem is. ...Read more
Unlikely: The drug test for Cocaine is highly specific. ...Read more
Talk to an expert: I suggest that you see your doctor or a psychologist to voice out how you really feels. There are numerous medications for depression but there are many factors that need to be considered to come up with the best medication for you, such as medical history, other meds taken, etc. ...Read more
What to do if I took a drug test for employment and didn't tell them the medications I take. And?
You could lose job: When you sign the usual form before giving a pre-employment drug test (or when you are already hired if random or for-cause testing is done), you are stating, often under penalties of perjury, that it is accurate. If you are positive for a potential drug of abuse and didn't tell them about it, they can consider it a positive test and act on it. Talk to the HR person involved and give them info. ...Read more
Please suggest menu for those who are using drugs 20mg nolvadex-d. Time gap between meals and medication?
What medications show up as methadone in your system I haven't taken it why did it show up in my drug screen?
Several possiblities: Three commonly used medications can cause false positive methadone tests on the screening test - two antihistamines commonly used - diphenhydramine (Benadryl®) and doxylamine (Unisom®). Also, Seroquel® (quetiapine), a commonly used antipsychotic and anti-anxiety medication can do this. However, confirmatory tests should show that it is a FALSE positive. ...Read more