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Granisetron oral disintegrating 1 mg. tablet for chemo nausea is about equal to how many mgs. of oral disintegrating Zofran (ondansetron) or Zofran (ondansetron) regular pills?

Granisetron oral disintegrating 1 mg. tablet for chemo nausea is about equal to how many mgs. of oral disintegrating Zofran (ondansetron) or Zofran (ondansetron) regular pills?

Zofran (ondansetron) dosing: As a single dose before certain chemotherapy regimes, Granisetron can be given as a single 2mg dose, and Zofran (ondansetron) as a single 24mg dose, but only for single day chemotherapy when a high amount of nausea is anticipated. Side effects may occur and you will need to discuss this with your oncologist. ...Read more

Dr. James Henning
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Ondansetron (Definition)

Ondansetron is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a ...Read more


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Is ibandronate oral tablet a generic medication?

Is ibandronate oral tablet a generic medication?

Yes: Ibandronate is the generic name for the United States brand name medication called Boniva (ibandronate). This medication is used for the treatment of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Oral fentanyl citrate effects?

Oral fentanyl citrate effects?

Same as IV: Oral Fentanyl Citrate is the same as intravenous or topical fentanyl. It is a potent opioid and side effects include nausea, vomiting, itching, respiratory depression, constipation. ...Read more

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Why take two oral iodoquinol tablets?

Why take two oral iodoquinol tablets?

Parasites: The question is incomplete. I assume you were tested and advised to take iodoquinol tablets as treatement for diarrhea. If that is the case, your doctor is concerned about ameba, a parasite, causing your diarrhea. You should feel better soon. The medication has other uses, without more information it is hard to comment. ...Read more

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Can sub-lingual tablets be taken orally?

Can sub-lingual tablets be taken orally?

Yes: Sub lingual tablets are considered oral medication. Sub lingual medications absorb faster if placed under the tongue. If you swallow it, it will still be absorbed but at a slower rate. ...Read more

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Can I take melatonin 5 mg oral and oxycodone 10 mg oral ?

Can I take melatonin 5 mg oral and oxycodone 10 mg oral ?

Wean narcotic: Likely yes. Bigger question is why are you taking OxyContin 10mg. That is long-acting oxycodone product and really should be prescribed only in very limited circumstances. I would encourage you to consider strongly asking your prescribing doctor to put you on a short-acting narcotic and wean off of the narcotic other than only very limited intermittent use as you really have significant pain. ...Read more

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Can I take melatonin 5 mg oral and oxycodone 10 mg oral ?

Can I take melatonin 5 mg oral and oxycodone 10 mg oral ?

That' ll work & Safe: Usually I tell my patients to take melatonin in a sub-lingual preparation (under the tongue) 10 to 15 minutes before you are to turn out the lights for sleep, as the swallowed type is much less effective. It becomes inactivated in the stomach by the high acid content. As for taking it with oxycodone. This combo should be fine beware they both can cause drowsiness and you may have some impairment ...Read more

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What're famotidine tablets used for?

What're famotidine tablets used for?

An acid blocker: Famotidine is one of a class of drugs called h2 (histamine-2) receptor blockers--it dials down stomach acid production in a dose-dependent manner (e.g. More drug, less acid). First prescribed > 25 years ago, it is now available in lower dose as an over-the-counter acid remedy. ...Read more

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Do Ceclor tablets stop oral thrush?

Do Ceclor tablets stop oral thrush?

No: They may actually cause thrush. Thrush is often cause by use of antibiotics which kill off normal oral bacteria and allow the fungus to overgrow. ...Read more

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Can i use hawthorne and linden even though I am taking carvedilol(coreg 6.25 mg oral tablet) 1 tab(s) oral every 12 > hours: 9 - 21, spironolactone(aldactone 25 mg oral tablet) 1 tab oral > daily and lasix (furosemide)?

Can i use hawthorne and linden even though I am taking carvedilol(coreg 6.25 mg oral tablet) 1 tab(s) oral every 12
> hours: 9 - 21, spironolactone(aldactone 25 mg oral tablet) 1 tab oral
> daily and lasix (furosemide)?

Med interaction: There are mandated databases that will advise interactions between approved pharmaceuticals ,manufacturers of dubious provenance (hawthorn linden) have NO data regarding the safety, efficacy, interactions etc; so go forth at your own risk ...Read more

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Is it safe to take sertraline 50 mg tablets, oxycodone/acetaminophen 10/325 mg tablets, and dexamethasone 4 mg tablets together?

Is it safe to take sertraline 50 mg tablets, oxycodone/acetaminophen 10/325 mg tablets, and dexamethasone 4 mg tablets together?

Risk: Every medication has risk. Nobody can guarantee that you won't have side effect or be injured by any medication you take. If your doctor prescribes these medications for you after knowing your condition, then that means he/she feels the possible benefit outweighs the risk. You have to decide whether you agree with your doctor or not. ...Read more

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Cefaclor capsules 500 mg is used for?

Antibiotic: Cefaclor is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of different bacterial infections. It's not only used to treat uti's, but skin infections, ear infections and pneumonia. ...Read more

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What are oral rehydration tablets?

What are oral rehydration tablets?

Yes it helps: Oral hydration salts especially in summer do help to replenish your electrolytes. Water also is needed. ...Read more

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Granisetron oral disintegrating 1 mg. tablet for chemo nausea is about equal to how many mgs. of oral disintegrating Zofran (ondansetron) or Zofran (ondansetron) regular pills?

Zofran (ondansetron) dosing: As a single dose before certain chemotherapy regimes, Granisetron can be given as a single 2mg dose, and Zofran (ondansetron) as a single 24mg dose, but only for single day chemotherapy when a high amount of nausea is anticipated. Side effects may occur and you will need to discuss this with your oncologist. ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Zofran (Definition)

Zofran is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a ...Read more