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What Otc Medications Are Okay To Use While On Probation
Depends: As a physician and a law enforcement officer, your use of over the counter medications will depend on the stipulations of your probation. Except for extreme circumstances, plain tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, or Aspirin should be fine. Be cautious, however, about pain medication mixed with decongestants as this sometimes causes problems with probationers. Check with your probation officer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Decongestants: Be careful of taking decongestants - either nasally or orally- if taking meds to lower your blood pressure. These decongestants can cause your blood pressure to go up or increase. Drinking lots of fluids, hot steam inhalation and using saline nasal sprays are all appropriate. ...Read more
Most AHs and NS: The 2008 updated guideline on rhinitis noted that studies on over 200000 pregnant women failed to show any congenital defect from antihistamines. Nasal steroids are also safe although budesonide is the only one studied and consider Cat. B for pregnancy. In the 1st trimester, avoid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or hydroxyzine since this is the period congenistal defect occurs. Avoid oral decongestant as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM: Is safe to take.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is red yeast rice safe to use for lowering my LDL . And should I be taking some other drug to counter act the side effects, if any?
Depends on brand...: Red yeast rice contains several natural forms of a class of drugs called statins. Lipitor, (atorvastatin) zocor, Crestor are all statins. The safety profile is similar to these prescription drugs. Pharmaceutical companies put pressure on the fda to put pressure on nutraceutical companies to remove the active ingredient. Herbal actives by nature's plus still contains it, others do not. Coq10, 300mg for s.E.'s. ...Read more
What are some safe things to use (prescription or non prescription) for psoriaris during pregnancy?
What are the side effects of using diet pills if your under 18? Im under 18, and i would like to use diet pills. Will it harm my health to use them?
How old are you?: Is your bmi 30 or above and if you've been unsuccessful with diet and exercise alone, it would be reasonable to add appetite suppressants to a physician supervised program of proper nutrition and adequate exercise. It also depends on other health conditions you have and medications you may be on. Side effects include increased heart rate, insomnia, dry mouth, constipation. Talk to your doctor! ...Read more
Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking ketoconazole?
I am using the cream, not the oral medication.
I cannot use dextromethorphan due to other medication i take. Is there any prescription orover the counter cough suippressant i can take?
Modafinil and Norimin. Do I need to use alternate contraceptives if these are taken together on a weekly basis?
Is it safe to take a multivitamin everyday? I'm not on any medication. And also, are they effective?
Yes it is and needed: In addition to a balance diet of Complex Carbs, Quality Proteins (plant and/or animal) and Essential Fats, a quality MVI (multivitamin) is an important consideration & is effective. Because our soils have been possibly over-farmed, we are losing some of the nutrient value of the produce grown. And, for that reason, along with the fact that most people eat a SAD (Standard American Diet), a MVI (multivitamin) should be added. ...Read more
I am taking methimazole and metoprolol to treat hyperthyroidism. Are there any OTC drugs I should not take at the same time?
liver toxicity: Roaccutane (isotretinoin) is generally given for severe recalcitrant cystic acne. It has a host of potential side effects but one of the most important is its effect on the liver. You don't want to take any medications or consume alcohol that would also have toxicity on the liver and amplify the affects of the isotretinoin. Your doctor will check your liver functions periodically. ...Read more
My pain relievers (Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Paracetamol) have expired on August 2014. How safe would it be to use them and what are the risks if I do?
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