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Xerac Ac Medication
Irritation/dryness: The most common side effect of Xerac AC is local irritation or dryness. It will clear within a few days with plain vaseline or moisturizer, but will recur if you restart using the Xerac. ...Read more
Safe to take Pepcid (famotidine) AC (20mg) daily? Works wonders for me. Concerned about long-term effects the medication might have on me however.
Check with MD: As to why you need to be on any antireflux/acid reducing medicine. Rule out problems that might occur over thr long term; address other issues re: weight, meds, alcohol, diet, tobacco, that may affect reflux and GERD. Lowest dose of least potent med for shortest period of time to do the job is a reasonable approach. Chronic reflux canlead to problems, including esophageal cancer. See MD ...Read more
Just something I need to know my doctor had me on medroxypr AC. Short for medroxyprogesterone. I need to know be talking this new medication?
Talk to your Doc: Medroxyprogesterone Acetate is a form of progesterone. It is used by Ob/Gyns for many things. For example, it can be used to regulate your menstrual cycle; to stop heavy bleeding or prevent the formation of cancer of the uterus. It is very similar to the progesterone your own body makes in the 2 weeks after you ovulate. Your doctor can best advise you on this medication. Best wishes! ...Read more
What pain medications would you prescribe for mild AC joint djd, supraspinatis distal tendinopathy w/o tear, mild SA bursitis all in the shoulder?
Are there any medications for heat intolerance? I have severe heat intolerance due to autonomic neuropathy (30 years of type 1 diabetes). I am only comfortable when an AC is blowing cold air on me.
No: Control environment Wear thin loss cloths and may need to be naked while in house and drink plenty of cold water. Avoid exposure to heat. Presume work up for Thyroid abnormalities was negative ...Read more
When I use " Benzac (benzoyl peroxide) AC 5% " on the acne of my nose.... acne increases. ... is there any other alternative medications for my nose (just nose)?
Not sure about less?: If you are taking drugs for a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, then this a difficult question. If you are concerned about how many pills you are taking in a day, maybe combinations or long acting drugs can reduce the number. Either way, this is to be discussed with your physician since these alternatives are not for everyone. Good luck. ...Read more
Otc: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more
Dose??: If you mean is the dose too high we must narrow it down to what type of medication. All medications have side effects- many of which are associated with excessive dosing. Speak to your primary physician or pharmacist about the specific medication. ...Read more