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Why Would My Doctor Prescribe Trileptal For My Cough
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
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I went to my doctor and told her how I have a lot of anxiety. She prescribed me trileptal. Sources say it's for bipolar. Will it also help anxiety?
Trileptal: Anxiety can certainly come with bipolar disorder, especially if you're on zoloft (sertraline) without a mood stabilizing medication. Trileptal can help stabilize your mood, and thus help with anxiety too. Hoping you're working with a psychiatrist on this, as it sounds like your situation may be more complex than most primary care physicians like to manage on their own. Best wishes. ...Read more
My two and half month baby has muscus in his chest and cough. Doc prescribe me mucum syrup. Is it good for young babies? M giving him
No OTC medication: For common colds The AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) does not recommend cough and colds medicine for children younger than 4 years of age. FDA even go further. No cough and cold medicine for children younger 6 years of age. Also no antibiotics too. Expect course of common colds in infant can last up to 14 days. Treatment: supportive care with warm fluid, nasal irrigation, suction, cool mist ...Read more
Hello I just had a video appointment with a doctor who said she would try to prescribe me Codeine syrup for my cough, but instead she tried to get me hydrocodone syrup which is schedule 4 and not allowed. Can I get prescribed codeine syrup?
Only locally.: That's a controlled substance, and we can't prescribe those. A doctor local to you needs to write you a prescription for that. ...Read more
Asthma: Your doctor needs to examine you & know your symptoms first. ...Read more
If I feel the need for a prescription for nasal steroids and cough syrup why can't doctors on app prescribe it.?
Physicians run into all sorts of limitations.
Some may not carry prescription rights in your state.
Some may or choose not to prescribe narcotics.
Others feel reluctant unless there is a face to face meeting beyond video.
Some are afraid that if they start you on a medication they would not be able to follow up on your progress.
There are a litany of reasons. ...Read more
My daughter have cough with thick mucus. Doctor prescribe cefixime for 5 days. Why antibiotic for just cough?
My wife is constantly coughing and the medication she is on isn't working. It's a wet cough but the last doctor did not prescribe anti biotics. What must we do next. She is on a Multi vitamin, nose spray and antihistamine?
Would a physician prescribe cough syrup for severe sore throat pain possibly associated with strep throat?
Developed a sudden fever, severe cough with phlegm, body aches and headache. Why did my doc prescribe Azithromycin to virus symptoms? I'm not better!
Bacterial: Doc must of thought you had a bacterial infection ...Read more
Should I be worried about cancer since I began developing a few symptoms of agranulocytosis after 4th week of latuda (lurasidone)/trileptal? Doc ended latuda (lurasidone) 2day
What is a symptom...: Of agranulocytosis? A symptom is a physical sensation you experience. What physical sensation are you experiencing? A blood test is not a symptom. A blood test is a blood test. Why would you worry about cancer instead of drug-induced suppression of neutrophil production? ...Read more
Started on 150mg of Trileptal 2x day for a week. Went to 300x2 day after a week and now have terrible migraines. Waiting for doctor to call back tomorrow. Is it safe to take 150x2 a day until then?
Should I go to a doctor about my high blood pulse? I have been dealing with a serious chest pain, difficulty taking deep breaths at some points, and a high blood pulse consistently of 126. However, I am currently taking medications such as trileptal, aman
Chest pain and tachycardia (high heart rate) are serious symptoms that need to be investigated right away. A heart rate of 126 is not normal regardless of what medication you are taking.
You need a complete history, physical, and diagnostic testing including an ekg. You may be dealing with coronary artery disease. If this is suspected further work up and evaluation by a cardiologist is in order.
Best of luck. ...Read more
How can I alleviate discomfort (no headaches tho) from swelling/edema until I can be seen by my doctor? Possibly hyponatremia due to trileptal.
My heart gets fast (160-180) beats a minute. Could Trileptal cause this? Why does the rapid heart make me cough? It only lasts 5 minutes or so.
Not likely: You have an arrhythmia. If you've never had heart disease, it's likely a paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia or atrial fibrillation. Trileptal isn't known to cause either. Alcohol, nicotine and caffeine can contribute. A 24 hour or 30 day event monitor can diagnose it accurately. There are many treatments that are helpful. Arrhythmias often make people feel the need to cough. ...Read more
I have regular coughs and I know I should see a doctor but I can't afford it right now. Can someone prescribe me with some medicine. I don't smoke im 21?
My mom is coughing 1 month. X Ray is good. Her diagnosis is tussis. The doctor did not prescribe her any pills. Why is she still coughing, what to do?
Our daughter is just 11 months since monday she is having flu and caugh. Our doctor proscribed oral salbutamole. Is it saft to give it?
Influenza: Your daughter needs a full history and exam by MD. Full term baby? Any ICU admits? Did she get the flu vaccine this year? Is she comfortable or grunting and breathing quickly? If she does not have asthma or wheezing she may just require nasal saline mist and a humidifier, Tylenol drops ATC to control any fever. Any difficulty breathing is emergency. I like nasal swabs test for mult pathogens. C md ...Read more
I need help! My dad seems to have this cough for what seems like weeks now and is not getting any better, even after being prescribed medications by his local doctor it still hasn't worked, and its a severe type of cough where he can't stop and not enough
Chronic cough....: Possible etiologies of a chronic cough include bronchospasm from any cause (COPD, asthma, CHF, etc.)GERD, post-nasal drip, etc. Before a cough like this can be treated, it must first be diagnosed because each of these possibilities has an entirely different treatment. If your dad is smoking, he needs to quit ASAP to decrease airway inflammation. A lung doctor can help with diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Yes: There should be do reason why you could not do so. ...Read more
Mucum syrup m giving to my one n half month old baby as my doc prescribed. Is it ok as he is young. He has cough and chest muscus allergy?
Not recommended: In a young child, it is not recommended to give any cough or allergy medications. Using a cool humidifier and using nasal saline and a bulb suction to remove the congestion is recommended. If he is breathing rapidly or using his abdominal muscles to breathe or having difficulty breathing, he should be checked by doctor. Also any fever should be evaluated by MD. ...Read more
I have a cough that won't go away doctor prescribed strong cough medicine but still won't has made a difference. It's a dry cough, any ideas?
Hi doctors, my aunt's PA prescribed her lisinopril instead of losartan because of the low price. She is having cough after she takes lisinopril.
I am having bad cough from last 5 days, I had teczine am once a day prescribed by a doctor and now I am having fever 102*f! doctor is out of town!
Why would the doctor prescribed albuterol for cough, and prednisolone for cough also for a 6 years old kid?
I have a productive cough and chest infection. My doctor prescribed me clarithomycin but nothing happens plz tell something more effective?
My 4 years child faces cough since two weeks and doctor prescribed levo sulbutamol, cefixime and a herbal medicine but no improvemet yet found.
I have been sick with a very bad cough. My doctor prescribed sulfameth trimethoprim. My cough isn't better, and this medication makes me so nauseous?
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