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My 96 year old dad has been complaining of sharp pain in his left back side just at the belt line. It hurts when he moves... but not while stationary or not to the touch. It has been bothering him for almost a week and may be getting worse. Ibuprofen and heat help... but I am concerned about too...
2 1 2 days ago
I have been on lamictal for 6 yrs. & it has affected my memory. Is that common & will it be temp or permanent. also, I am taking 100 mg 2 times a day & also keppra 500 mg 2 times a day. Is that normal dosage. Thanks for any advice you can give me. I have temp seizures that last only couple of...
2 1 2 days ago
OK I went to my local Urgent Care Center with severe low back pain and muscle spasms. So the doc there gave me a shot of Toradol to help ease my pain to a bearable level. Then she gave me scripts for Robaxin and Toradol Tablets........My pharmacist told me this would be compared taking advil on...
2 1 2 days ago
Hi -- I m trying to find a capsaisin topical cream that does not contain any of my allergens. I found an article about capsaisin, but it does not list the inactive ingredients, so I don t know whether this will be safe for me. Do you know of a site that lists ALL ingredients?
2 1 2 days ago
I have wide spread rash. Chest, back abdominal, legs and ankles. Itching is very bad especially when I am in bed at night. Ankles are extremely itchy and somewhat swollen. I had a mild middle ear infection for which I was prescribed augmentin. Started antibiotic last Friday. Could this be an...
2 1 2 days ago
Hi. I had a stent placed in my heart a couple of days ago. That’s going fine. My question is related to a current acute gout attack. I need to know if I can take colchicine along with the meds I was put on following the stent procedure. Eliquis 5mg (2/day) and plavix 75 mg (1 /day). I am also...
2 1 2 days ago
My father was prescribed lyrica 2x a day and tramadol inbtween. I am assuming that that means he should only take the tramidol every in hours ( in the middle between the doses of lyrica.). I.e. If he gets lyrica at 9am and 9pm , he should only get the tramadol at 3 pm and 3 am? Is that correct....
2 1 2 days ago
I had an rx for volpidem tatrate 5 mg refilled. The refill did not look like the original pill. On top of that the description did not completely match the pill. The pill was described as having the words 5 mg on one side and the word LOGO on the other side. The 5 mg was there, but the LOGO was...
2 1 2 days ago
hi am taking Cordarone 200mg twice a day for an irregular heart beat. for two monthsnow.. the skin on my face has become very sensitive , is turning bright red and getting itchy. Any advice please as a visit to my cardiologist is a 3hour drive away. Many thanks.
3 2 3 days ago
July 2017 received prescription Cipro for urinary tract infection and developed left Achillies Tendonitis, also shoulder tendons pain, numbness in arms. How long does it takes for Cipro to leave the body so the pain numbness will stop? ( It was cipro 500 mg 1 a day for 14 days. Pain started 2...
2 1 3 days ago
can i take rinitadine 150 mg at night to ward off Increase in Gerd sxs ...began taking celebrex 100 mg qd in am for arthritic knee pain for the past 4 days. Noticing increase in heartburn esp at night ....after sitting on couch watching tv before bed.
2 1 3 days ago
I have lost all of my sex drive just in the last 90 days or so.. I take a lot of medicine but hasn t bothered me much but have started taking quinine for leg cramps about the time I lost my sex drive .could that b the reason and if so what else could I take for leg cramps ?
2 1 3 days ago
Hello, My husband is taken Eliquis to eliminate blood clots in both lungs that happen two weeks ago. Also, my husband suffered recently with Gout and is taken Colchicine. His right foot (big toe) is much better now. The swelling and pain are gone. He now has diarrhea and says he is feeling dizzy....
2 1 4 days ago
Why have the three medications that my husband takes been changed to generic? Is it required by Medicare that they be changed? Synthroid is now levothyroxine Tamsulosin is now Finasterin Crestor is now Rosuvastatin. He has experienced confusion and memory problems which is one of the side effects...
1 0 4 days ago
I have been taking the medication Trazadone (50mg at bedtime) for the last three weeks. It has been successful in decreasing my agitation and anxiety as well and helping make my sleep routine better. However, every evening around the hours of 5:00 p.m. through 7:00 p.m., I start itching at some...
1 0 4 days ago
Hi, I take 60mg of clexane twice a day. Last night I was 2-3 hours late as I was out and forgot to take a needle with me. I normally take them at 0800 and 2000, so lady nights was at 22:30 approximately. Should I take this mornings at 0800 or but later? Thanks.
2 1 5 days ago
My 37 year old son is experiencing strong or rapid heart beats on lying down when he rises it improves. He usually gets up sleeps in chair. He has seizures and takes meds for seizures which the doses have recently been increased. He stated that it is as if he has run very fast when he lies down....
2 1 5 days ago
sir i am taking ecosprin av 75 one capsul after meal per day. and also taking a home remedy juice like (8 lemon, 8 garlic cloves, ginger 4-5 cm. and boiling them into 4 liters mineral water) please advice me this is wrong or right for health benefit. (my angiogram is minor report).
1 0 Sat, 13 Jan 2018
I bought Nature s Way brand Change O Life for women s health. I m currently taking Tylenol Arthritis and Methotrexate for Rheumatoid Arthritis. I m wondering if I shouldn t take the Change O Life product for possible drug interactions. What do you know of the product? Thank you. YYYY@YYYY is...
6 1 Fri, 12 Jan 2018
What is a good substitute for clindamycin? My GYN prescribed this to me for 4 refills and months later my symptoms are returning. I don t think they ever fully healed but right now I don t have insurance plus the previous GYN refused to give me anymore or even help me in determining what I should...
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