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What Is Colace Used For
Prevacid (lansoprazole): This combination is called a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin). Each "pack" contains 2 capsules of lansoprazole, 2 capsules of Clarithromycin and 4 capsules of amoxicillin. The dose is one pack divided into 2 daily doses for 2 weeks. It is used to treat h. Pylori induced gastroesophageal reflux disease. ...Read more
Serviflox: "for the treatment of the infections of: Respiratory tract (but not for pneumococcal pneumonia), kidneys and urinary tract, gastrointestinal system (including typhoid fever), skin and soft tissue, septicaemia caused by sensitive organisms, anthrax (as initial therapy) and for surgical prophylaxis. Middle ear (otitis media) and paranasal sinuses (sinusitis). Infections of the genital organs > ...Read more
Most common...: Mos common uses for spironolactone are: blood pressure control, congestive heart failure, liver congestion due to cirrhosis, hirsutism( dark hairs on unusual areas), edema(swelling). Common side effects:high potassium an other electrolytes imbalances, dizziness, allergic reaction, itchiness, cardiac arrhythmias, rash, itching, gastritis,low platelets and other blood cell changes. ...Read more
Is Epsom salt safe and effective as a prep for colonoscopy. If so, what is the correct dosage to use?
No: You should not use Epsom salt as a colonoscopy prep, unless it is recommended by your gastroenterologist. The only preps which are proven safe are the ones that are prescribed. It is important for the safety and reliability of the colonoscopy that the prep be done according to the instructions. It's not fun, but you should do it right! Good luck. ...Read more
Naproxene: Naproxene is an anti inflammatory pain killer used as analgesic and for arthritis lke rhematoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other inflammatory conditions like tendinitis, myositis.It is also used as analgesic like alleve.Can be used for any kind of pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is daflon a safe and affective option for hemorrhoid treatment? Where (in the usa) and what brand is recommended if so?
Only for infection: Trifluridine (viroptic) is usually used for herpetic viral infections of the eye. The usual dosage is one drop 8-9x/day for 1 week and then tapering the medication down for the 2nd week. Chronic and prolonged usage of this medication may cause corneal toxicity so the patient should be monitored carefully during treatment. Your doc should be able to see the improvement and then have you stop. ...Read more