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What Happens If You Dont Take Your Full Tuberculosis Pills
Continued infection: You will not have a cure or will have a partial cure and the infections can recurr soon or down the road when you least expect it. You can infect others and spread the infections and you can create resistance by not totally erradicating the TB bug. This is not right for you and certainly not right or fair for those who come in contact with you. Be ressponsible and do the right thing! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an infectious organism that spreads by droplets coughed out by an infected person. Infection is established initially in lungs, but can spread within lungs & to other body parts, or can become latent, with reactivation occurring years to decades later. With effective treatment, it can be completely eliminated although drug resistant ...Read more
What happens if you take the day after pill if you haven't had sex? What would it do to your body?
Not sure why?: As in why you would take emergency contraception if you have no chance of conception. But, if you mistakenly took this, you would still be at risk for the common adverse effects of this high dose synthetic progestogen. This means effects, like headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fatigue, delayed period, heavy period, and/or breast tenderness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I know exactly what happens if you're pregnant and continue to take your birth control pills?
Side effects: The decision to discontinue an antidepressant should be made in consultation with your physician taking into account how your life is going and especially what new skills you may have learned during a difficult time in an unfair world. You may never have needed them or they may have helped some. Today's ssrsi's will slow a man down sexually but serious side effects are uncommon. ...Read more
What happens when you take plan b while on birth control, what should you expect your period to be like, and how do you resume your pills?
Upset stomach: Why take it anyway? It won't do you any good. ...Read more
Not Much At Reg Dose: If you are talking about regularly prescribed doses, not much will happen. You might notice some improvement in alertness or concentration, even if these are not normally problem areas. Contrary to what is commonly stated, people who "don't need" these meds do not have a higher incidence of side effects if they take them. ...Read more
Why do you have to take Latuda (lurasidone) with food? Will it work if you don't? Do you take the pill right before you eat then eat or what?
Absorption: There are several medications (like Latuda) that need food in the stomach to promote absorption - it needs to be at least 350 calories worth - the exact food is not important. Right after eating, during or just before are all okay but the food holds the drug long enough to not just pass on through and be wasted. It is true and important! Yes, you have it right! Take care! ...Read more
What happens if you don't know you are pregnant and you continue to take birth control till you find out? Will it harm the baby?
Just don't see it. : A 2009 study suggested an association between the use of birth control pills during the time of conception and an increased risk of low birth weight or preterm delivery. Also, older research suggested that use of certain birth control pills during pregnancy could pose a risk of developmental problems with a female baby's sexual organs, but we just don't see it. Stop them as soon as you know. ...Read more
Could you tell me what happens when you don't take Synthroid (thyroxine) for hypothyroidism and start taking it again?
If one, nothing: If you take one antifungal tablet, and you truly did not need it, nothing will happen. Of course, if you exceed the recommend dosage, that could be harmful. ...Read more
What could happen if you forget to take your thyroid medication sometimes? And do you have to take it everyday at the same time?
No problem: If you forget a single dose you can either skip it or catch it up. If you forget many doses it is best to talk to your doc. Does not need to be taken at same time everyday. Once a day is close enough. ...Read more
Depends: Period pain can be terrible. High doses of nsaids (like Motrin 800mg every 6 hours) before you actually start bleeding is key and with frequency; or take one pill the week before to help decrease bleeding and pain and more often with period, have your doctor confirm there is no other reason for such painful periods; and Progesterone can help, especially since you are older and perimenopausal. ...Read more
If you take birth control why you are on your period then you stop takeing it will you bleed longer ?
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