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Triacting Citrus Medication
Sometimes.: Classically, people with latex allergy are often allergic to bananas. ...Read more
I have a UTI for about 3 weeks on and off. Have been taking citrus soda and received medication from pharmacist. It returned 4 days ago. Urine dipstick done with +2 leukocyte. I am dizzy/light headed today. BP 112/70 (BP normally stable) what to do?
Time to see Dr: A UTI is caused by BACTERIA.Any OTC product(citro soda is one) will only alleviate symptoms at best.The treatment is an anti-biotic which can be recommended by your doctor.If you have already tried one,then a urine sample to the lab for microscopy,culture and sensitivity will be the best routeThis will tell you EXACTLY which anti-biotic to use.You need to see your doctor. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immune suppression: 1. 5-asa medications (sulfasalazine, asacol, (mesalamine) pentasa) may take the edge of symptoms, they do not adequately treat crohn's disease. 2. Steroids work, but are only useful for short course because of side effects. 3. Azathioprine (imuran), 6-mp, Methotrexate are often effective, and reduce the need for steroids 4. Remicade, Humira are very effective at treating fistulas or severe crohn's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Immune suppression: 1. 5-asa medications (sulfasalazine, asacol, (mesalamine) pentasa) may take the edge of symptoms, they do not adequately treat crohn's disease. 2. Steroids work, but are only useful for short course because of side effects. 3. Azathioprine (imuran), 6-mp, Methotrexate are often effective, and reduce the need for steroids 4. Remicade, Humira are very effective at treating fistulas or severe crohn's. ...Read more
Sun light: Ample sun light is the best natural treatment for sad or seasonal affective disorder. Since once cannot get this in winter, this can be replicated by using a white light lamp of at least 10, 000 lux intensity kept at a distance of one foot. This should be used only with start of fall and discontinue with advent of spring. ...Read more
Should i be taking medication for p.C.O.S? I also would like to start trying for a child, any tips?
What is the generic medication for Venlor? I am forced to pay a big levy for my medication because Discovery says there’s a generic.
My pressure is constantly on the 130's sometimes goes up to 150 upper number not on medication lower is 70's is that bad am 40yrs lady living healthy?
What can I do to help the pain stop? All I have right now is over the counter pain medication and it’s not helping.
Back pain: You need to find out what is the problem. Then it can be treated. ...Read more
What is the minimum time allowed between taking Vyvanse dosage(s)? Is there a dosage set point where the intensity of the medication extends the time?
Vyvanse dosage: These are one daily drugs. They are stimulants. If taken too late they will interfere with sleep. Usual time to take this med is in the morning, before school or before work. Should only be taken under physician supervision. If you are taking it for "ADD" or ADHD, I would advise that you be evaluated by a mental health professional. ...Read more
I am 40 years old, i had a complete hysterectomy in my late 20's i have struggled with no labido, can u help, im desperate , tried many medications, ?
I have been running out of sleep around 3am for almost 2 weeks now. And as the weekend is approaching I want to find out if there’s medication I can u?
The first thing to try is to practice good sleep hygiene habits. Then consider things like melatonin and low dose antihistamines, to use sparingly as sleep aids. Here is some more information for you to learn more about sleep hygiene:
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No: no it is not available in the US ...Read more
No easy answer: It is difficult to say why your doctor won't prescribe a stronger pain medication without knowing the details of your specific clinical situation. However, rarely is pain medication the answer as these are only pain "maskers", whereas we want to look for the source of the pain and treat the cause of the pain. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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You can not refill medication on this part of HealthTap but with the Premium section of the site you might be able to for a fee; however my understanding is you can not refill controlled substances here as an in-person visit with a doctor is legally required.
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