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Dr. Blase Carabello
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Simvastatin (Definition)

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Lowers risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain blood vessel problems in people with certain risk factors. This medicine is an hmg-coa reductase inhibitor, ...Read more


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What are the side effects of taking 2 mg of valium?

What are the side effects of taking 2 mg of valium?

The most common: side effects of Valium are: Shakiness and unsteady walk unsteadiness, trembling, or other problems with muscle control or coordination ...Read more

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What are the side effects of bacitracin 800 mg tablets?

What are the side effects of bacitracin 800 mg tablets?

Wrong drug?: Bacitracin is a topical antibiotic, usually a cream, ointment or gel. It is not formulated as a tablet. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of terbinafine (200 mg)?

What are the side effects of terbinafine (200 mg)?

Terbinafine: Many side effects and adverse drug reactions. Diarrhea, constipation, nausea, sickness, fullness, abdominal pain, indigestion, dyspepsia, gastritis, cholestasis, flatulence, altered stool color, abdominal pain, headaches, dizziness, vertigo, light-headedness, decreased concentration levels, paraesthesia (pins and needles) pain and so on and so on. Go to Wikipedia and look up terbinafine. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking tricor (fenofibrate)?

What are the side effects of taking tricor (fenofibrate)?

Nausea.Constipation: The most common reactions are constipation, headaches, alt, ast elevations, abominal pain, back pain, muscle pain, nusea.They are more serious complications such as hepatitis, pancreatitis, myositis, myopathy, cholelithiasis, rhabdomyolysis and stevens-johnson sydrome. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of zocor (simvastatin) like?

What are the side effects of zocor (simvastatin) like?

Usually none: Usually none. Some people report muscle aches or weakness, and some report memory impairment. The majority of these reports turn out not to be from the medication. There are a very small number of potentially life-threatening reactions when muscle cells break down threatening kidney damage. The benefits of cholesterol lowering greatly outweigh the risks for most people. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking allopurinol?

What are the side effects of taking allopurinol?

Rash top problem: Allopurinol is very effective in controlling the level of uric acid and we use it to help treat gout by lowering the uric acid level and help to prevent gout attacks. All medications have side effects. The Allopurinol can interact with certain drugs and can have side effects: we look at the skin, liver, kidney and other as sites to monitor. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of hipranol tablet?

What are the side effects of hipranol tablet?

Propranolol/ hiprano: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/propranolol-side-effects.html

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What are the side effects of simvastatin?

What are the side effects of simvastatin?

Statins: This class of compounds is used to lower elevated levels of fats in the body. Common side effects include abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, and a general feeling of weakness. Rare side effects include joint pain, memory loss, and muscle cramps. Cholestatic hepatitis, hepatic cirrhosis, rhabdomyolysis and myositis have been reported in patients receiving the drug chronically. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of acitrom tablet?

Acitrom: see: http://www.medindia.net/doctors/drug_information/acenocoumarol.htm

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What are the side effects of taking zolpidem?

What are the side effects of taking zolpidem?

Many: Zolpidem or Ambien (zolpidem) is a short acting sleeping med which often doesn't make someone tired. So you need to go to bed right after taking. People have fallen going for a walk waiting for it to take effect. Sleep walking, eating at night and amnesia is more common than realized. If you don't go to bed, after an hour or so it won't work. I see tolerance and insomnia on stopping which can last days. ...Read more

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What are side effects of an overdosage of lisinopril?

What are side effects of an overdosage of lisinopril?

Lisiniopril: Overdsage f lisiniopril cokd result in low bp, light headedness, and symptoms of orthostasis/syncope. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of calcort tabs?

What are the side effects of calcort tabs?

Calcort: Not used in us, it is similar to Prednisone which is a cortisone. Cortisone has a numnber off potential side effects and should be supervised and prescribed by a physician. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ativan (lorazepam) 1 mg?

What are the side effects of ativan (lorazepam) 1 mg?

Mild except if pregn: I agree with dr elliott, and only wish to add that it is important not to use if there is a chance you could get pregnant, or are early in your pregnancy, since it can cause birth defects. ...Read more

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What are all the side effects of diclofenac sodium tablets?

What are all the side effects of diclofenac sodium tablets?

Like all NSAIDs: Gi upset, increase bp, gastric bleeding, liver tests elevation, allergic reaction. This is similar to other nsaids except it may have more risk of increased liver tests. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ecosprin tablet?

What are the side effects of ecosprin tablet?

Ecosprin: Ecosprin is low-dose aspirin, commonly used to decrease the risk of cardiac disease or stroke. Being aspirin, it can cause side effects of increased bleeding or inflammation or ulceration of the digestive tract, particularly the stomach. It also can cause Reyes syndrome in children and teenagers. Because of the low dose, however, side effects tend to be limited. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the long-term side effects of taking allopurinol?

What are the long-term side effects of taking allopurinol?

Favorable: In most cases it is very well tolerated and controls the production of uric acid reducing the frequency of gouty attacks and eliminating urate deposits around joints called tophy. It can however cause a severe allergic reaction to the point of causing the outer skin to peel off as in severe burn so at first sign of a rash it should be stopped. This is a rare disorder but important to know. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking diazepam?

What are the side effects of taking diazepam?

It depends : On how regularly you use. Sedation if you use irregulaly. Physical dependency if you use too regularly. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Zocor (Definition)

Zocor is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more