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Can some online Doctor help me read the so and so medicine and side effects.

I want to know about all the medicines that I take are ok altogether. Colace 250mg 2x a day, Zocor 80mg 1x a day, aspirin adult low 81mg 1x a day, Glucophage 500mg 2tabs 2x a day, Lexapro 20mg 1x a day, Tenormin 50mg 1x a day, Prilosec 20mg 2pills 1x a day, Black Cohosh 500mg 1x a day, Calcium 500mg 1tab 2x a day, Morphine Sulfate ER 60mg 1tab 3x a day, Levothyroxine Sodium 150mcg 2x a day, traZODone 100mg 2tabs @ bedtime, Zestril 10mg 1x a day, lamoTRIgine 200mg 1tab @ bedtime, Ferrous Sulfate 325mg 2tabs 2x a day, Zantac 150mg 1tab @ bedtime, Seroquel 300mg 2tabs @ bedtime, busPIRone HCL, 10mg 1x a day.
Asked On : Sun, 13 Oct 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi there,

Thanks for your query.

* Intake of so many medicines can produce numerous side effects; further interaction with each other will also result in respective efficacy.
* Side effects of medicines:-

- Aspirin = bleeding tendency, stomach ulcers, kidney damage
- Glucophage = Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, wt loss
- Lexapro = Gastric disturbances; increased/decreased appetite; anxiety, restlessness, abnormal dreams, drowsiness.
- Tenormin = Cold extremities, fatigue, intestinal disturbances, slow heart rate
- Prilosec = headache, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and flatulence.
- Morphine = addiction, drowsiness, confusion.
- Trazadone = Drowsiness, dizziness, restlessness, confusional state, headache, nausea, vomiting, weakness, weight loss, dry mouth, constipation
- Lamotrigine = Skin eruptions usually, nausea, headache, tiredness, dizziness, ataxia, irritability/aggression, tremor, confusion.
- Seroquel = increased sleep, dry mouth, asthenia, constipation, abdominal pain and weight gain
- Buspirone = Dizziness, nausea, headache, nervousness, lightheadedness, excitement, sleep disturbances, chest pain, nasal congestion, sore throat.

Other medicines are supplements. Levothyroxine is thyroid hormone used in hypothyroidism. They have no significant side effects.

Dr. Rakesh Karanwal

Answered: Thu, 17 Oct 2013
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