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Valium Dosage For Mri
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
Personal: this drug is prescribed to a patient in person with a customized dose for a specific indication and shouldn't be shared, instructions are written on the box ...Read more
I take Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety and Vicodin for chronic pain. At 9am atook 3 mg Xanax (alprazolam) can I take my dose of. 18.75 mg 7.5/300 of vicodin at 5pm. Medicatio?
No: The doses of both of those meds are in my opinion well above recommended limits. Speak with the doctor who prescribes them. ...Read more
Dangers of taking 4 CNS drugs? taking: Seroquel, Xanaxs, Escitalopran, Psychiatrist want to add Lamotrigine in small dose (50 mg) for better results.
Polypharmacy: The challenge is that all of these are sedating drugs, and will have to be managed carefully in order to avoid adverse events. Please be sure at least one of your doctors is overseeing your care to assist in ensuring you maximize beneficial effects and minimize side effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache? Taking lantus, celexa 20mg and Lorazapam .25 2-3x prn (tapering)
Depends: The dosage fir any medication us dependent in the condition for which it is being treated as well as the condition of the person being treated. Suggest you talk to your treating md about use of this medication. ...Read more
Prescribed 2mg Xanax (alprazolam) 4x a day taken it only for 7 day cuz my opiate dependence methadone place turned down for the Xanax (alprazolam) what is Xanax (alprazolam) detection time?
Long half-life: The elimination half-life of xanax (alprazolam) is about 11.2-26.9 hours. It takes almost 6 elimination half-life's for a drug to be cleared from the human body. Well... It could take a maximum of 161.4 hours or 6.7 days (6 x 26.9 hours) for xanax (alprazolam) to be completely eliminated. Rec. See your prescribing physician to express your concerns. ...Read more
I usually take ativan PRN (need basis) but my doc wants to swtich me to xanax (alprazolam) PRN is 24 hours in between taking an ativan and taking a xanax (alprazolam) ok?
Ativan, Xanax (alprazolam): I commend you for using AtivanPRN. Both Ativan and Xanax (alprazolam) are Benzodiazepines for treatment of Anxiety. 24 hours in between taking an Ativan and taking a Xanax (alprazolam) is ok as the effect of Ativan lasts for about 6 hours. Do following to decrease use of medication for Anxiety: •Therapy •Breathing and Music Relaxation •Visual Imagery of national Parks •Meditation, •Yoga •Tai Chi ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Prescribed Xanax (alprazolam) , klonopin , for anxiety.. But doctors only give 3 refills .. I need meds for anxiety how to stay prescribed ...?
Your Doc ; the DEA: In the us, xanax (alprazolam) and Klonopin are known as "controlled substances" - in this case because of concerns about their safety and potential for abuse. Doctors need to be registered with the drug enforcement administration in order to prescribe them ; because of safety/abuse concerns, the dea monitors their prescription. Aside from this, long term use of xanax (alprazolam) ; Klonopin has serious risks. ...Read more
Taking panadeine extra (15mg codeine+500mg) max daily dose for pain for 2 years and have been prescribed Zoloft 50mg , seretonin syndrone a concern?
I am prescribed 20mg Lexapro (escitalopram) (am), 1mg klonopin as needed, and 25mg seroquel (pm). Is it safe to take the klonopin and seroquel at the same time?
Possibly fine: Remeron, (mirtazapine) aka generic mirtazepine, is often used for depression, anxiety, and to increase the appetite. It seems to be well tolerated in elderly people with dementia. It causes sedation, so its taken at nite. Klonopin aka generic clonazepam. This is used for anxiety, panic attacks,and restless leg syndrome. It is long acting, causes sedation and can worsen balance, so I'd suggest caution with it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Valium (diazepam) is an older benzodiazepine tranquilizer. It was the #1 prescribed drug (of any kind) in the us in the late 1960s but is used less now due to drug interactions and active metabolites. It is still used for anxiety and as "pre-medication" for uncomfortable medical and minor surgical procedures. It is habit-forming, should not be used with alcohol, ...Read more