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Can my doctor prescribe me retin-a for anti-aging?

Can my doctor prescribe me retin-a for anti-aging?

Sure: Retin a or renova (tretinoin) is approved for treatment of wrinkles. We can certainly prescribe this in a Prime Visit, no problem. ...Read more

Zanocin (Definition)

Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial). ...Read more


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My primary care doctor prescribed me hydroxzine HCl 25 mg and it's not doing anything for me, Alternatives?

My primary care doctor prescribed me hydroxzine HCl 25 mg and it's not doing anything for me, Alternatives?

What for?: What's the diagnosis please? Hydroxyzine has several indications, please check again with your doctor, he/she may increase the dose to get the effect needed, or may refer you to a specialist, best of luck ...Read more

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Why did doctor prescribe quinapril for diabetes?

Why did doctor prescribe quinapril for diabetes?

Depend: Probably for protection of the kidneys. Low dose would be a gold standard order. It could double for blpod pressure reduction if that were a problem but is used enen if blood pressure is normal. ...Read more

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What do doctors prescribe prednisone with cephalexin for?

What do doctors prescribe prednisone with cephalexin for?

Caution: Sometimes some doctors are not sure if there is inflammation or infection or both. Main thing is; if viral, don't give abx, if infection don't give prednisone. Exceptions may include asthma triggered by infection. ...Read more

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Why did my doctor prescribe amoxicillin for acne?

Acne: I do not really understand the question. You are being treated with an antibiotic for acne. This is standard practice for this. ...Read more

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Why if i need Cialis 5 mg would my doctor prescribe only 2.5 mg.

Why if i need Cialis 5 mg  would my doctor prescribe only 2.5 mg.

Local Problem: That is a question to ask of your doctor specifically. No one here knows the reasoning. Nor can we speak for your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor prescribes me tobradex, (tobramycin and dexamethasone) but?

What do you suggest if my doctor prescribes me tobradex, (tobramycin and dexamethasone) but?

Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone): Is a commonly used eye drop. Of course it all depends on the diagnosis necessitating the prescription.... ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor prescribe me anti-depresment (flupenthixole 0.5mg + melitracen 10mg)medicine?

Don't fill it!: I believe this combination is banned in the USA. The melitracen is ineffective alone. The flupenthixole can cause neurological problems. There are many, many, safer and better products. If you want something unusual, try EMSAM or SAM-e. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor prescribed me ketoconazole tablets i.p 200 mg?

What do you suggest if my doctor prescribed me ketoconazole tablets i.p 200 mg?

Uncertain of: question. Recommend taking as prescribed. That is a normal starting dose for fungal infections. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my primary care doctor prescribed me hydroxzine HCl 25 mg and it's not doing anything for me, an?

What do you suggest if my primary care doctor prescribed me hydroxzine HCl 25 mg and it's not doing anything for me, an?

Unclear Question: Need to know what prescription was for and what symptoms you feel it has not helped. Also how often your are taking it and how many milligrams. ...Read more

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Why would my doctor prescribe total parenteral nutrition for me?

Why would my doctor prescribe total parenteral nutrition for me?

Cant use gut: When you are unable to use your gut to receive food, post op, inflammation, short bowel and many other causes, the food is given in the veins as total parenteral nutrition.People on chemotherapy, do not tolerate nutrition well in their gut and also benefit from parenteral nutrition. Ask your doctor what about your condition and transplant is the reason for parenteral nutrition ...Read more

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Why would my doctor prescribe me a steroid medicine to treat my hyperandrogenism?

Why would my doctor prescribe me a steroid medicine to treat my hyperandrogenism?

CAH: If he/she thinks there is a block in your ability to make cortisol (a steroid) you may have excess hair growth due to too much adrenal male hormone production (cah). Always ask the doctor why and what he/she suspects is the cause of the hyperandrogenism as excess male hormone may be due to many other causes besides cah. ...Read more

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My doctor gave me samples of amitiza (lubiprostone) 8mcg to try for constipation but didn't explain how to take. Once or twice daily?

My doctor gave me samples of amitiza (lubiprostone) 8mcg to try for constipation  but didn't explain how to take. Once or twice daily?

Get appropriate dose: Doctors define constipation as stools less frequently than once every 3-4 days. Patients feel they are "constipated" when passing hard or small volume stool, or they feel full ; bloated. Had an x-ray to show you're not blocked? Do we know if your gut is sluggish or your rectum works correctly--these can be tested for. Call the prescribing doc for the correct starting dose appropriate to your case. ...Read more

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Do doctors prescribe dronabinol?

Do doctors prescribe dronabinol?

Some: Dronabinol is used for a variety of reasons - some for chronic pain, some for nausea, etc. It depends on the patient and the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What would doctors prescribe ketamine for?

What would doctors prescribe ketamine for?

Ketamine: In oral small doses it can be used for some types of chronic pain. Its is usually prescribed with a benzodiazipine like Ativan (lorazepam) because ketamine can cause vivid nightmares. Its also used in intravenous anesthetics in the hospital setting. ...Read more

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Do I need a doctor to prescribe or order pt?

Do I need a doctor to prescribe or order pt?

See below: It depends on the state. In my state (massachusetts), a doctors prescription for physical therapy is required. This is not the case in every state. ...Read more

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Do doctors still prescribe halcion (triazolam)?

Do doctors still prescribe halcion (triazolam)?

Halcion (triazolam): In our area, some still do, due to its short half life, on as needed basis short term. ...Read more

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When do doctors prescribe anti-psychotic drugs?

When do doctors prescribe anti-psychotic drugs?

Misnomer: What you call antipsychotic drugs is merely a way to adjust a brain chemical called Dopamine. This chemical mediates many different emotional states. Obviously one of these states is psychosis in any of its forms. It is also useful in some depressions. ...Read more

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When do doctors prescribe abilify (aripiprazole)?

When do doctors prescribe abilify (aripiprazole)?

Bipolar and: Abilify (aripiprazole) is indicated for mood regulation in bipolar disorder, but can be very helpful as well in the treatment of explosive anger and irritability, and as an augmenting medication alongside antidepressants that have only been partially effective. It can also be used in the treatment of thought disorders. ...Read more

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Why won't my doctor prescribe me pain medication?

Why won't my doctor prescribe me pain medication?

Narcotics ?: Physicians may be reticent to prescribe narcotics if NSAID's or less aggressive meds might do the trick. ...Read more

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What do doctors prescribe for pinched nerve in neck?

What do doctors prescribe for pinched nerve in neck?

multiple things: Medications commonly given include non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, as well steroids. Other things that get prescribed include muscle relaxants and narcotics. ...Read more

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Will my doctor prescribe medications for my condition?

Will my doctor prescribe medications for my condition?

Depends: Your doctor may prescribe you medication if your condition requires it. However, he may need to do some tests to rule out other possible causes or just to determine one before he does so. ...Read more

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Do doctors prescribe 5htp as an alternative to an ssri?

Do doctors prescribe 5htp as an alternative to an ssri?

Conventional docs: May not suggest 5htp but a few may. Please don't take this along w/pharmaceutical meds because it will confuse the dose for your doc. 5htp is closer to serotonin than tryptophan (which turkey is famous for) and works more effectively for mild to moderate depression. A natural doc or alternative ; comp. Practitioner can help. ...Read more

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Is it true that any doctor can prescribe any medication?

Doctors: True, but most doctors would be hesitant to prescribe medicines not belonging to their specialty field especially on long-term basis. ...Read more

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Why won´t my doctor prescribe s stronger pain medication?

Why won´t my doctor prescribe s stronger pain medication?

No easy answer: It is difficult to say why your doctor won't prescribe a stronger pain medication without knowing the details of your specific clinical situation. However, rarely is pain medication the answer as these are only pain "maskers", whereas we want to look for the source of the pain and treat the cause of the pain. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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When do doctors choose to prescribe serzone (nefazodone)?

When do doctors choose to prescribe serzone (nefazodone)?

Good drug!: Serzone is related to trazadone, an earlier ad that put people to sleep. It is an effective antidepressant with low toxicity. The antidepressant action of Nefazodone is thought to be dependent on its ability to block postsynaptic serotonin type-2 receptors and inhibit presynaptic serotonin reuptake. Nefazodone also blocks norepinephrine reuptake. As effective as newer ssris. ...Read more

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Any insights for why can't more doctors prescribe suboxone?

Many, many reasons: Most doctors, like most people, have negative attitudes about people with substance use disorders, and particularly with opioid use disorders. It takes an eight hour course, and involves caring for often complicated and difficult patients. Despite this, many thousands of physicians have gotten waivers; unfortunately, only a small fraction are using these waivers to treat even modest numbers. ...Read more

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What is the highest dose a doc will prescribe with Trileptal ?

What is the highest dose a doc will prescribe with Trileptal ?

Trileptal: Depends on the age, condition being treated, use as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy, and your kidney's health. Highest dose I am aware of is 2,400mg. per day in divided doses. ...Read more

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Why don't doctors prescribe and use more alternative medicine ?

Why don't doctors prescribe and use more  alternative medicine ?

Training: Conventional medical training does not usually include extensive training in all modalities and healing systems encompassed by "alternative medicine." many of these, such as tcm, acupuncture, and homeopathy really do require years of study to do them well -- and some physicians do take this. Some also take fellowships to become at least familiar with these areas: www.Azcim.Org. ...Read more

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If my doctor prescribes me drugs, can I choose not to take them?

Yes: But please be honest with provider if you aren't going to take them or haven't been taking them. ...Read more