Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Side Effects Should I Expect How Long Will They Last

Share
1

1
What side effects should I expect? How long will they last?

Depends!: As dr. Harris noted, we need more information. Side effects vary depending upon medication & procedure. This can be addressed by prescribing physician or your surgeon. S/he can also tell you how long to expect side effects to last. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
What are the main side effects of the lumbar puncture and how long will they last for?

What are the main side effects of the lumbar puncture and how long will they last for?

Headache: By far the most common side effect is a "post-lp headache." it can last for several days or even a week. The pain tends to get better when you're lying down, and caffeine sometimes helps as well. In severe cases, an epidural blood patch procedure is sometimes performed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
I've been on sertraline for 5 years. I'm being weaned off it and having side effects like nausea. How long will they last and what can I do to help?

I've  been on sertraline for 5 years. I'm being weaned off it and having side effects like nausea. How long will they last and what can I do to help?

As above: It depends on how much u were taking , if u wean u self off gradually by cutting u dose by 25 percent every 4 days most likely u will succeed in weaning u self off. ...Read more

4

4
How severe are side effects of levonorgestrel 1.5mg on average, can I go to work? How long shall I expect side effects to last?

How severe are side effects of levonorgestrel 1.5mg on average, can I go to work? How long shall I expect side effects to last?

You only know!: What ever you read are guidelines. The effects in any given individual vary. It's the patient's own experience that counts. What all we can say is that this is the "usual"usual" thing or time that may happen and if something out of the usual happens that's distressing you contact us. No guarantees of perfection, but we're here to help you get thru it. ...Read more

5

5
Side effects of adult DPT how long do they last?

Side effects of adult DPT how long do they last?

Depends: Depends upon the side effect. A fever may last 1-2 days. Soreness can generally last up to 4-5 days if severe. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
How long do the average medications side effects generally start and last for?

How long do the average medications side effects generally start and last for?

Side effects: Depends on type of medication, its half life, duration you been on it, and whether taking other medications that affect its absorption or metabolism. ...Read more

7

7
How long does estrogen side effects last?

How long does estrogen side effects last?

Depends: Some side effects like a stroke are permanent. Milder side effects like bloating and breast tenderness should start to resolve within a few days after you stop taking the medication. A depo estrogen shot could have side effects that last over a month. ...Read more

8

8
How long do Plan B side effects tend to last?

How long do Plan B side effects tend to last?

A month or two: We see an effect on subsequent periods after emergency contraception. It can make them come early, late, or just make them different. I'd play it by ear, but take a pregnancy test if you don't have a normal period. Things should be back to normal within a couple of months. ...Read more

10

10
How long do the side effects of topemax last?

How long do the side effects of topemax last?

Which one: Some side effects may disappear on its own, other may require more managements. Toxic effects generally get better by lowering dose or stopping medicine. ...Read more

11

11
How long do the side effects of postinor 2 last?

How long do the side effects of postinor 2 last?

Need More Info: I am not sure what side effects of Postinor is bothering you. You will feel relieved of all symptoms when you get your period. It can take up to 3 weeks after you too your Postinor to get a period. If you do not get a period by then, please do a pregnancy test. Cramps and bloating are some of the side effects seen with Postinor. They will resolve with your menses. ...Read more

12

12
How long should the side effects of Valium last?

How long should the side effects of Valium last?

A few days: Most side effects will last a few days ( less than a week). However if you are taking a high dose daily and stop abruptly you may have withdrawal symptoms ( like a seizure) that occurs 7 - 10 days later. This is because valium has a long half life, and so, takes a long time to leave the body. ...Read more

13

13
How long can the side effects of penicillin last?

A day or so: It depends on what type of reactions. It usually improves once the med is stopped in a few hours or days. ...Read more

14

14
How long will the side effects from the pill last?

How long will the side effects from the pill last?

Depends: Each medication has a unique duration & metabolism. Metabolism determines how the med is absordbed, distributed, & removed from the body. Some are gone in 4 hrs, some 7 days. We use 1/2 lives to determine this feature, a long 1/2 life means the drug will be in the body a long time. Also solubility determines a lot- fat soluble meds stay around longer than fat soluble ones. True for vitamins too. ...Read more

15

15
Help please? How long do epiduo side effects last?

Short lived: Redness and irritation from topical preparations should subside within a few days after discontinuing the offending agent. ...Read more

16

16
How long will the side effects from the epi pen last ?

How long will the side effects from the epi pen last ?

Epipen (epinephrine) duration: Epinepherine is a fast-acting med, and it wears off fast. The effect only "lasts" about 15 to 20 minutes before you need a 2nd injection or are at a hospital. ...Read more

17

17
How long do the side effects of levonorgestrel last for?

How long do the side effects of levonorgestrel last for?

Brief: If you are taking a birth control pill with this in it , it is out of your system within days of stopping the pill. ...Read more

19

19
What are the side effects of altace? How long do they last?

What are the side effects of altace? How long do they last?

Most common are...: ...a dry hacking cough (occurs in 5-10% of patients), less likely high potassium levels in the bloodstream, and then very rarely a serious reaction called angioedema, in which the upper airway closes up from acute swelling. This last side effect constitutes a medical emergency that should prompt immediate care in the ER. ...Read more

20

20
How long does the side effects of 0.75 levonorgestrel lasts?

How long does the side effects of 0.75 levonorgestrel lasts?

0.75 levonorgestrel: 0.75 levonorgestrel is the active ingredient in Plan B emergency contraception. It can alter the menstrual cycle for 1-2 cycles. Other side effects lasting several days after taking levonorgestrel include nausea, abdominal pain, fatigue, headache, dizziness, and breast tenderness. ...Read more