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When does azithromycin tri-pak tab 500mg expire? I received this prescription 2 months ago. Should I still take it?

When does azithromycin tri-pak tab 500mg expire? I received this prescription 2 months ago. Should I still take it?

Expiration date: There should be a small date stamped somewhere on the package if you look for it carefully (just like food). If it's only been 2 months since you got this Rx, it's very likely still good. I hesitate however for you to take it, without the direct supervision of a doctor. That's how germs get smarter and the patient (you!) may not be getting the best treatment. I recommend to call your doc to advise ...Read more

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Tri Pak (Definition)

Tri-Pak is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


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Can grapefruit affect medications?

Can grapefruit affect medications?

Grapefruit Juice: May interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine, Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more

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Can a nurse administer medication?

Can a nurse administer medication?

Yes, that: Is well within the scope of practice for a nurse. ...Read more

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I'm about to take my new medication?

I'm about to take my new medication?

Take as directed!: Before you accept any new prescription or medication, know why it's recommended. Know what it's intended to do. Remind the prescriber about all your other medications, including otc medications & supplements (not the same thing!). Learn about common side effects & dangerous ones, too. Find out if you're supposed to get refills or if this is a one time deal. And take w/ or w/o food as directed. ...Read more

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Ok to take medications when fasting?

Ok to take medications when fasting?

Depends: Some medications must be taken with food due to their effect on the stomach. Some medications are better absorbed when taken with medications. Diabetic medications may cause a drastic reduction in your blood sugar if you do not eat. As you can see there are many possibilities. Check with your physician before you do anything.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a person diet without medication?

Can a person diet without medication?

Of course: I do not recommend any medication as part of a diet and most successful diets do not involve any type of medication. That said, in general "diets" don't work if it is a temporary diet, as when the diet ends people usually regain weight. The most successful diets are life-long changes in how you eat. Again, no medication is required for one to have a healthy diet. ...Read more

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What medications can control appetite?

What medications can control appetite?

Several: Phenteramine is a common one, but there are many. Just talk to your doctor to see if medication is needed and which is right for you. ...Read more

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What medication will take her pain away?

What medication will take her pain away?

See doctor.: Need to know where the pain is, how much pain. What makes it worse or better, a physical exam in order to diagnose it then it can be treated. ...Read more

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Anyone recommend a medication for colds?

Anyone recommend a medication for colds?

Home remedies: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more

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Does pain medication; make your pain worse?

Does pain medication; make your pain worse?

It can: Unfortunately, more and more frequent, opioid induced hyperalgesia has been described, typically per rapid escalation of medicine, and causing paradoxically worsening of the pain. ...Read more

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What should I do to add without medication?

What should I do to add without medication?

Don't fight illness: As physicians, we don't fight against illnesses. We treat patients with illness. We never beat illness. If you have adhd, the best treatments are medications. It's not clear why you are interested in not using medications. There are many psychological therapies for adhd, which have varying results. You can seek consultation with a psychologist who is knowledgeable about them. Consult with one. ...Read more

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How do I know if I take to much medication?

No easy answer: It depends on your medical conditions and response to the medications you are taking. I would suggest discussing this with your doctor. If you are having bothersome side effects - that may indicate a need to evaluate your current medications. ...Read more

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What is the best medication to treat a cold?

What is the best medication to treat a cold?

Cold: Cold is caused by virus and there is no treatment for it. Rest, drinking hot fluids like soup and rest help with symptoms. ...Read more

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Medications that help to increase in height?

Medications that help to increase in height?

HGH: You should consuklt your physician about the use of somatotropin (human growth hormone)- this medcine should only be used for severe growth retardation and by an expert in endocrinology. ...Read more

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What happens when medications work together?

What happens when medications work together?

One medication can: Augment or reinforce the effects of the other. Some medications may have negative drug interactions. ...Read more

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Does it matter what time I use my medications?

Does it matter what time I use my medications?

It may matter: Certain medications are more effective if taken at certain times. Also, some medications need to timed around meals or activities. Blood pressure medications, cholesterol medications, osteoporosis medications and some antibiotics would be some examples of these. Consult with the prescribing doctor or the pharmacist for more information. ...Read more

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Is my medication level too high if hr is fast?

Is my medication level too high if hr is fast?

Which med?: Please tell us which medication and what condition its meant to treat. Then we may be better able to tell you if you are having an adverse reaction. ...Read more

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Can there be any medications for pain-free sex?

Can there be any medications for pain-free sex?

Not the right.......: Not the right question. You should not normally have pain with sex. Are you menopausal, normally or surgically. Lack of estrogen will causes atrophic vaginitis which will cause pain. This a too complex for a description of all the causes for pain, but the cause should be determined. I know of no female being treated with meds to prevent pain during sex! also is it vaginal, or hip or back? See pcp. ...Read more

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How long should I have to take this medication?

Which medication?: Please resubmit and give us information about what the medication is and what it is being to treat. ...Read more

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Can medication be passed to me through medicine?

Can medication be passed to me through medicine?

Please clarify: Hi. I really have no idea what you're trying to ask. Please clearly reword so it makes sense and we'll try to help. Good luck! ...Read more

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What medications does grapefruit interfere with?

Long list: Here's a good place to start. Make sure you also click on the link for an additional list. Good luck. Http://abcnews. Go.com/blogs/health/2012/11/26/grapefruit-medicine-interaction-warning-expanded/. ...Read more

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I have severe ADD, what's the best medication?

ADD: There are many choices available. You and your doctor can make the best determination ...Read more

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Why are so many medications in such short supply?

Why are so many medications in such short supply?

Several: Manufacturer problems, higher demands, and ofcourse recalls. ...Read more

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What is a strong long lasting medication for pain?

What is a strong long lasting medication for pain?

Lots: Almost any of the extended release opioids. (er, sr, xl). ...Read more

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What is the best medication for a chronic acidity?

What is the best medication for a chronic acidity?

See doctor: It is best to see doc for proper evaluation and treatment. There are otc med and rx med but work differently for different pts. One may respond better to you may not respond good with other pts. Doctor can help you to find the causes of your chronic acidity such as stress, diet etc.. ...Read more

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What age do you have to be to take GNC medications?

What age do you have to be to take GNC medications?

I don't think GNC: Makes medications. They do sell supplements. Age for use - depends on the specific supplement. ...Read more

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Is being on a lot of different medications harmful?

Is being on a lot of different medications harmful?

YEs it can: As the number of medications you take increases so do the chances that they may interact or have additive side effects. It is best to discuss all medications (even eye drops) with your primary physician or pharmacist. Just because they work on different parts of the body does not mean they cannot cause problems with other drugs. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop an immunity to medication?

Medication "immunity: Here where we are, patients typically consider an "immunity" to medication to the situation wherein medication stops working. To physicians, we call it tolerance. What happens is that the person's ability to break down medication becomes more efficient, and the medication tends to break down quicker, thus a lessening of the effect it is supposed to give. ...Read more

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Which medications are not compatible with grapefruit?

Which medications are not compatible with grapefruit?

Grapefruit /juice: May interact with a # of meds to include: Dexedrine, Adderall, Desoxyn, Ritalin, Halcion, Versed, Mogodon, Norvir, Zoloft, Lustral, Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Buspar, Levothyroxine, Xanax, Doral, Valium, Verapamil, Prandon, Luvox, Codiene, Seroquel, Serzone, Oxycodone, dextromethorphan, Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, (vardenafil) Trazodone, Tegretol, cisapride, etc. Ask your pharmacist for more info. ...Read more

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Can you tell me have I received the wrong medication?

There isn't enough: Info to answer this question. Bring the bottle into your pharmacist so that it can be verified it you have the correct medication. Take care. ...Read more

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Does anyone have any info about borrowing medication?

Not a good idea: Borrowing medication is not only illegal, but is also very dangerous. Medication is prescribed for an individual patient and should be used only for and by that patient. Dosages may be taylored to the individual based on a wide variety of factors. ...Read more

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What's the best medication for post-monoposal flashing?

What's the best medication for post-monoposal flashing?

The best one is...: ...Estrogen, of course. It has the highest chance of working. The problem is that it has potential side effects from the cancer and cardiovascular standpoint and is not for everybody. There are other alternatives like antidepressants, soy-based products, or even hypnotherapy, all with varying degree of success. Patients in this situation should talk with their gyn about this. Best to you. ...Read more

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How do I know if a medication is actually work for me?

How do I know if a medication is actually work for me?

Hard to Answer: This is really a difficult question that unfortunately has no single answer that will fit every medication and every medical condition. For medications to work, they need to get to the site in the body where the problem is. Because each medication has it's own unique properties, there is no single time period for every drug. In addition the condition being treated will affect the time frame. ...Read more

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How can I safely take a medication for the first time.?

Your pharmacist: Should be able to provide you with both verbal and written information about the safe use of the medication. ...Read more

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What is the difference between an ir and XR medication?

What is the difference between an ir and XR medication?

Time.: Ir usually means immediate release, and xr means extended release-of the medication, of course! ...Read more

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Can there be medication to help me with the way I feel?

Can there be medication to help me with the way I feel?

Well, that depends: On what is going on w you. Contrary to popular opinion there are no real "happy" pills. Are you feeling anxious, depressed, hopeless, angry. Etc.? I encourage you to see your personal physician who can assess this further. He or she may opt to refer you to a psychologist or a psychiatrist for more definitive help. Your doctor can also evaluate you for medical conditions that could be involved. ...Read more