Top
10
Doctor insights on: Will Lose Medication

Share
3

3
Heard that expired medications lose 10% of their strength each year? True? I have tube of Stieva-A cream 0.025% which expired in Oct 2012. Can I use?

Heard that expired medications lose 10% of their strength each year? True? I have tube of Stieva-A cream 0.025% which expired in Oct 2012. Can I use?

Yes, you can: You have a brand of tretinoin (Retin A). It will continue to be effective for many years. Even if it is a bit less potent it will work just as well. Different products are more stable or less with time. This is also dependent on the temperature at which they are kept. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Help! need to know if there's surgery or medication to lose memory?

Help! need to know if there's surgery or medication to lose memory?

Nope: No such thing yet. Would be nice sometimes to have the deneuralizer from Men in Black sometimes, though, wouldn't it? There is research being done on medications though. ...Read more

6

6
Is there another wy i can lose weight like by medication or shots instead of lipo cause i try exercising daily but it doesn't quite help?

Is there another wy i can lose weight like by medication or shots instead of lipo cause i try exercising daily but it doesn't quite help?

Make Lasting Changes: For any weight loss program to work well, it has to be something you can live with for the long-term. Diet is the most important thing, and eliminating "white" carbs will go a long way. This means sugar, white flour products as well as white rice and white pastas. These carbs offer almost no nutritional value and only serve to make you hungry. This + regular exercise = steady weight loss. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
How much weight will you lose after beginning ADHD medication?

How much weight will you lose after beginning ADHD medication?

Depends: All medications approved by the fda for the treatment of adhd in children may have weight loss associated with their use, not just amphetamine derivatives. Methylphenidate, atomoxetine, guanfacine, desmethylphenidate all can decrease appetite leading to weight loss. This is because of their impact on separate centers of the brain, and totally unrelated to their supposed addictive potential. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
Is it true people lose weight with hypothyroidism medication?

Is it true people lose weight with hypothyroidism medication?

Yes: Yes, however it is an unsafe and dangerous way to lose weight as it affects normal thyroid function. There is also muscle loss not just fast loss. Not recommended for that purpose. ...Read more

9

9
How can I lose weight from a medication that causes weight gain.?

How can I lose weight from a medication that causes weight gain.?

To lose weight:: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer