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Hi doc...My sgpt is 191 after i take godex ds pills for thrice a day for 1week...A doctor prescribed me that..Is there any other means to treat that..?

Hi doc...My sgpt is 191 after i take godex ds pills for thrice a day for 1week...A doctor prescribed me that..Is there any other means to treat that..?

Depends on cause...: Sgpt (alt) is an enzyme that comes out of damaged liver cells but also from muscle cells. Treatment depends on the underlying reason that is causing the enzyme to leak into the blood. For example, if it is due to obesity and fatty liver disease, then the patient must become un-obese. One's primary care doctor can explain why the elevated sgpt, and that helps explain the treatment options. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My gp prescribed me ranmoxy 500 capsules for a cold and bladder infection, is this safe to use at 4 weeks of pregnancy?

My gp prescribed me ranmoxy 500 capsules for a cold and bladder infection,  is this safe to use at 4 weeks of pregnancy?

Should be quite safe: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the foetus but there are no adequate and well controlled studies in pregnant women. Amoxicillin, unless you are allergic to penicillin derivatives, should be OK during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What kind of antiviral medicines I should take for herpes outbreaks?

What kind of antiviral medicines I should take for herpes outbreaks?

Several: This depends first upon the correct diagnosis - have your lesions been diagnosed as Herpes? The antivirals vary from topical drops for Herpes in the eye, to pills like Valtrex (valacyclovir) for systemic treatment and a few intravenous medications for severe Herpes. You should be under a physicians's supervision for this condition. ...Read more

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Is zovirax (acyclovir) safe during pregnancy my ob prescribed for me and im in a middle of a vaginal outbreak but i didn't take any single pill im 14 week pregnant

Is zovirax (acyclovir) safe during pregnancy my ob prescribed for me and im in a middle of a vaginal outbreak but i didn't take any single pill im 14 week pregnant

No adequate studies: Though there are no adequate or well-controlled studies on safety of zovirax (acyclovir) in pregnancy, some studies indicate no association with an increased risk of major birth defects when used in first trimester. Thus Acyclovir should be used during pregnancy only if the benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. Please keep in contact with your doctor for continuous care. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi doctor's, my doctor give a lyrica (pregabalin) during my pregnancy it's that safe for the baby?

Hi doctor's, my doctor give a lyrica (pregabalin) during my pregnancy it's that safe for the baby?

Category C med: Lyrica (pregabalin) is considered a category "c" medication, meaning it is relatively safe in pregnancy with no evidence so far for birth defects in human infants. There is little available information for it's use during breastfeeding but it is likely to easily cross into breast milk. ...Read more

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If i take 400 mg acyclovir daily for herpes do I up the dose during an outbreak? Is there anything for immediate relief?

If i take 400 mg acyclovir daily for herpes do I up the dose during an outbreak? Is there anything for immediate relief?

Nothing is Immediate: There is no magic treatment. During outbreaks, Acyclovir is typically taken as 200 mg five times a day. Discuss your dosing with your doctor. ...Read more

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My dad is having herpes virus infection in eye. He is taking valcivir medicn.Please tell me for how long can a person take medicine without sideefect?

My dad is having herpes virus infection in eye. He is taking valcivir medicn.Please  tell me for how long can a person take medicine without sideefect?

Herpes: Herpes in the eye is not uncommon. We sometimes will ask patients to take a maintenance dose of Acyclovir or valcyclovir for a year (or years) to prevent recurrence. The initial treatment is usually 10-14 days depending on findings under the eye microscope. ...Read more

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I take cellexa , I'm not having a problem with erctions, but I can't ejaculate, is there a different medication to take besides cellexa?

I take cellexa , I'm not having a problem with erctions, but I can't ejaculate, is there a different medication to take besides cellexa?

Common side effect: So called anorgasmia of a SSRI like Celexa (citalopram). There are other options and you should review your options with your doctor about if those options are a reasonable alternative. ...Read more

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My Doctor prescribed me Tinidazole 500 mg Tablets, 4 at a time for 2 doses. Is there any other ways to prevent nauseousness?

My Doctor prescribed me Tinidazole 500 mg Tablets, 4 at a time for 2 doses. Is there any other ways to prevent nauseousness?

Nausea prevention: Good Afternoon! Ask your the original prescriber if they would also prescribe some Zofran (ondansetron) or another medication while you are on this treatment. But I use a lot of ginger either in tea form or crystallized or GIN GINS are carmellized candy. ...Read more

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If I take acyclovir daily supressents for herpes what is the chance of passing it to my partner?

If I take acyclovir daily supressents for herpes what is the chance of passing it to my partner?

Less: The degree to which suppression of the virus will limit its transmissibility is not known, but it will certainly be less than if no suppression occurred. ...Read more

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What is the best kind of anti deppresant for someone who can't take birth conteoll pills?

What is the best kind of anti deppresant for someone who can't take birth conteoll pills?

No best kind: Paxil (paroxetine) has shown more problems and adverse birth complications than other ssris, but all antidepressants have low risks of complications. Alternatively, doing light therapy (10, 000 lux) for 30 minutes in the morning, and getting at least 30 minutes of cardio exercise can be as effective as medication for mild to moderate depression or anxiety. ...Read more

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Is it normal not cramping on the second day of iui? My doctor prescribe medicine utrogestan and vibramycin (doxycycline) is that medication ease the pain?

Is it normal not cramping on the second day of iui? My doctor prescribe medicine utrogestan and vibramycin (doxycycline)  is that medication ease the pain?

No oain is good.: The meds u mentioned are not for pain but to stablize the endometrial lining and to prevent infection, respectively. God bless u! http://www.babycenter.com/0_fertility-treatment-artificial-insemination-iui_4092.bc. http://m.voices.yahoo.com/10-herbs-promote-fertility-increase-chances-2491984.html. ...Read more

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What treatment should I take for Trich Vagilis? Will the test be negative after medication? Is it safe to take both natural remedies and medicines?

What treatment should I take for Trich Vagilis? Will the test be negative after medication? Is it safe to take both natural remedies and medicines?

Trichomonas CDC: Not safe to take natural remedies. See MD for full exam and full STD testing and treatment. Treatment is flagyl. Studies show 20% of people get reinfected so get all partners tested and treated. https://www.cdc.gov/std/trichomonas/stdfact-trichomoniasis.htm ...Read more

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How often should I take a daily 500 mg Valtrex (valacyclovir) tab for general herpes' suppressive therapy? Rest of my life? Only w a partner? Never?

How often should I take a daily 500 mg Valtrex (valacyclovir) tab for general herpes' suppressive therapy? Rest of my life? Only w a partner? Never?

Consult DR: Best to see STD specialist or dermatologist. The exact use is an individual thing. Do you have only 1 partner? Do you mean GENITAL herpes? Has your partner been tested for herpes? Will you have other partners in the future? How often do you have attacks? Some people take 1 a day to reduce or eliminate the attacks and to reduce their infectivity. Others take 2 pills at the onset of an attack to red ...Read more

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Besidea using medications that my doctor has prescribed what can I do for better treatment of my yeast infection?

Minimize poss causes: The vagina is in a balancing act with a very acidic ph as the most natural baseline. Probiotics have shown some benefits, but there are things that allow the ph to rise like the ejaculate, menstrual blood, antibiotics that wipe out healthy bacteria, even some underwear that hold in heat and moisture. Recurrent yeast infections can herald diseases like diabetes and requires a doctor's appointment. ...Read more

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Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more