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Vospire Er Medication
What happens if she takes metformin 500 mg ER with no medical problems this medication is used for ?
How do I get medication for my anxiety with no insurance instead of having to go to the ER everytime?
Medication for anxie: You should check into the insurance established by Obama Care, but also check with County Mental Health. It isn't a good idea to let yourself get to the place where you have to go to the ER, and after a while they may not be willing to prescribe if you aren't doing anything to resolve the anxiety long-term. therapy is the best choice, but SSRI meds can stabilize anxiety and don't produce dependenc ...Read more
I've been having the worst migraine for the last 38 hours. I can't take anymore medication. Should I got to ER?
YES: Please have someone drive you -ASAP!Get a more detailed answer ›
Im on Ultram ER 100mg, how often does it release a dose of the medication and approximately how much? Same questions for Ultram ER 200mg.
Continuously: As does the 200 mg dose. It is dosed every 12 hours, so figure the original dose/12 hours in mg. ...Read more
My 3 month old has been diagnosed with reflux however the medication isnt helping and still cries in pain for hours should I take her to er?
Acid Reflux: Unfortunately medication may not be able to help. Decreasing acid production will not get rid of reflux and acid reflux may not be the cause of the crying. Many babies have colic and cry for unknown reasons. Some things that may help colic are vibrations, car rides, white noise, etc. But all babies are different. Also look for hair tourniquets. If she won't eat the er is appropriate. ...Read more
Have to drop 10 medications that I have been taking religiously for the last 3 years in a week because I can't get a new PCP. Is this ER worthy?
10 Meds: If I read you correctly I strongly recommend that you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Please take with you your bottles of meds. Hope all goes well -- cannot see why not! ...Read more
I'm in a lot of pain. My family wants me to go to ER and ask that I be admitted for IV pain medication to get it under control. Can they do that?
Is there a medication stronger or similar to Ambian er ( Zolpidem ) ? In the same mechanism. Thanks .
What pain medicine is Nucynta (tapentadol) ER compared to? I was just put on this medication and would like to know little bit about it. I get a little nervous.
Depends on Symptoms: If you believe you may be having an adverse reaction to a medication with symptoms that include shortness of breath, tongue or throat swelling, or a change in your mental status, by all means call 911. If you are experiencing a mild skin rash or upset stomach, it may be better to call your primary care doctor and get his/her recommendation. ...Read more
My dad is 60 years old he had 5 strokes so far and two days ago he had a seizure. What should we do for him? The E.R. did not give him any medication.
Should treat this: Although seizures are not normally dangerous- these are things to consider: 1. He should not drive (a seizure makes that dangerous) 2. He should use medication to prevent seizures, since he may have another one 3. stroke risk factors should be addressed A commonly used medicine for this scenario is levetiracetam (keppra) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does the medication Propranolol ER 80mg effect high intensity exercise if it slows down the heart rate?
Blunts Stress resp: The medication dos not allow your heart rate and blood pressure to increase, hence not allowing your body to adapt to the stress of the high intensity routine. This can be dangerous leading to vasovagal attacks or serious cardiac issues. It is important to consult a sports doctor or cardiologist before you choose start high intensity routines whilst on these meds. ...Read more
When having blood drawn in the er, is it necessary to hook up the IV port and inject saline if you don't require constant medication?
Let me explain: Just for blood draw you do not need this but because you are in the er they may need to IV access this why they keep open in case you need it. ...Read more
I am on depakote ER 500mg two tabs at night. I just got back from a Florida treatment center and I do not have any more of this medication. Need more?
Depakote refill: Contacting your prescribing MD should take care of that. ...Read more
I have severe chronic pain however one of the medications does not offer any relief at all. My dr won't change the opana er. What can I do I need help?
Second opinion: There might be a reason behind the selection of the particular medication. You can have an open discussion with your physician and can always get a second opinion. ...Read more
I experienced a 7mm kidney stone 3 years ago and I feel it's coming on again. I'm curious if there is medication to help dissolve this? I'm trying to avoid the ER.
Depends on stone: If a stone is confirmed by X-ray or scan, only kind dissolvable is uric acid, but these are only 5-10% of stones. Other stones have to pass on their own, or be removed by a urologist. ER only necessary for severe pain. Otherwise can be seen in office or clinic by urologist or primary care doc. ...Read more
I was prescribed Depakote ER for my epilepsy! How do I know this medication isn't for me and I should stop taking?
Please sit down &: talk to your prescribing medical provider about your concerns. Are you having any severe side effects? Have you read something about it on the internet that scares you? Is the medication not effective at therapeutic dose? Best to discuss with your MD. ...Read more