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Vitamins For Methadone Patients
It Depends: Vitamins that the patient is deficient in. ...Read more
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Any docs believe prescribing adderall/other prescription amphetamine effective/acceptable sub to prevent relapse, aid in withdrawal symptoms for meth addiction?
Harm Reduction. : The ideal treatment for meth addiction is one that does not include use of stimulants. The meth addict treated with stimulant replacement runs the risk of impaired control over use. At the same time, the physician should "first do no harm", and in rare case by case basis may have to employ the lesser of two evils for purposes of harm reduction. Ideally addressed by an addiction psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello I take slimquick weightloss for women. My regular meds include xeljanz cymbalta (duloxetine) levothyroxine and hydrocodone. Are these safe to take 2gether?
Can someone taking morphine sulfate 200mg 3x a day, test positive for fentanyl ,although they have never taken fentanyl?
What are recommended daily allowances for dha, epa, magnesium and iron for children with possible add?
depends on child: 1 t flaxseeds soaked rinsed and blended into drinks or food is a good source of epa/dha for children. The Amino Acid taurine enhances the uptake of magnesium which can be given to bowel tolerance, zinc 15 mg, and iron 18 mg which are often deficient in children. Supplements don't take the place of healthy food, a good night sleep, fun exercise, and lowering stress. ...Read more
No: Only a small percent of people actually get addicted to narcotics, but most who are on it chronically are dependent. The difference is that addiction is characterized by the continued use of a substance despite adverse consequences. The goal of chronic pain medicine is not to take the pain away, but to increase the function of the individual, so you can do more. ...Read moreSee 12 more doctor answers
Is Prozac (fluoxetine) safe for use in cardiac patients who are on aspirin -losartan-plavix and cardizem cd?
Yes: Many patients are on this combination without a problem. ...Read more
How efficacious are hydroxyzine pam, gabapentin, low doses of trazadone for treating anxiety, aas per peer-reviewed research? None have worked for me.
SSRI's more helpful: For anxiety, ssri's such as celexa, lexapro, & zoloft and snri's like Effexor (venlafaxine) have more research support behind them than those you've mentioned. You could see a psychiatrist for a thorough evaluation and treatment recommendations -- might be time and money well-spent. Your info says you're also involved in "behavior therapy, " and what's being done there can be reviewed also. ...Read more
Why would: You put chemicals in your body when you don't know what they are, what they're supposed to do, and how they could harm you? They won't do anything for you except waste your money. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Stick w/your doctor's advice -- it's more accurate and safer. ...Read more
Prozac (fluoxetine) renal disease: Fluoxetine is primarily metabolized by the liver. All but one metabolites are inactive, and they are excreted by the kidney. The clearance of norfluoxetine, the active metabolite, is not dependent on renal function. Dosage adjustments are generally not deemed necessary in patients with impaired renal function. www.drugs.com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok for s.l.e lupus patients to take suppliments for gym workouts such as, Karbolyn xr3, stance bcaa, gluamatic
Is Colace (docusate sodium) ok to take for long term? Have bee taking daily for 3 years (during and following chemotherapy). Different opinions among doctors.
Can medicines for bipolar disorder(valence od500mg valium10mg serenace all once)be taken with dental bridge medicine painkillr antibiotic and bcomplex?
Are Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Adderall used together in some patients? I've heard this is done for some ppl who don't work well with Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) alone?
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) & adderall r: Both stimulants used to treat ADHD, and may both b prescribed to the same pt though its more common to see only 1 stimulant type used in a single pt. vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is a derivative of Dexedrine, while adderall is amphetamine salt. Keeping below total daily recommended doses would require converting one to another, which could lead 2 incr errors or a more complex med regimen. Talk 2 ur doc re: best tx 4 u ...Read more
Currently taking dilaudid 4mg bid, for chronic pancreatitis (waiting for islet cell transplant) is there a safer non narcotic med i can take?
Is it safe to take clonazepam for sleep with sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) for Parkinsons patient? Are there any drug interactions?
Probably safe...: ...but not especially the best choice! Although medications in that class (benzodiazepines) allay anxiety and can relax muscle spasm, they also interfere with normal sleep architecture and increase the risk of falling. I would certainly advise that you discuss this with your neurologist or a psychiatrist trained in sleep disorders or with additional training in geropsychiatry. ...Read more
Are there any long term health consequences for taking Cymbalta (duloxetine) long term? I have been on it for 7+ years for depression. Currently 30 mg.
Not really.: You need a regular physical yearly and when you take any medications long-term, your doctor usually checks your metabolic profile, complete blood count, and general profile to rule out any illnesses and any unusual findings will be monitored. In addition, your dose is low and may just be a maintenance dose. You may want to discuss further with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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