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2 1 7 hours ago
I am taking three medications 1. Vit. D 2. Cetirizine 3. Benicar I am having lots of pain back of my ankle & I am trying to read up on the side effects. Somehow nothing which is strange. I don t think all the side effects are given with these pills What do you think?
2 1 9 hours ago
Hi Doctor, I used Dexona and practin alternate days for couple of years, 1 tablet each for weight gain, i was not aware of the side effects then as soon as i knew the reality of it i stopped them. Been 8 months that ive stopped taking those tabs, that has left left me with massive weight loss and...
2 1 10 hours ago
i was taking potassium cl er 20 meq tablet by mouth once a day i got from rite aid from one doctor i got potass cl cr wm tb 10meq a2 from optum rx maureen walker and i do not see her and she is not a doctor and i have been feeling rotten bloated and pain in my left groin
2 1 10 hours ago
what can be done to help with the side effects of Fosamax. My daughter has discontinued the medication three months ago and still suffers from very severe headaches, stomach problems and pain and stiffness in her legs. What can be done to overcome this debilitating condition?
2 1 12 hours ago
I have a migraine which I have everyday and high blood pressure. When I have a migraine my B.P. goes up. I have been having pains in my bones ribs ,bach and down the middle of my chest. I have aching in my arms and I am trying to see if it could be the medicine. I takesumatriptan 50 mg. and...
2 1 12 hours ago
I am getting terrible cramps in my toes, feet and lower legs. I have been taking Lipitor 20 mg. On a visit to m y doctor today, he recommended Livalo 2 mg. Reading the side effects of it, it seems to me it may not be better. What do you suggest I take for cholesterol that will not have so many...
2 1 12 hours ago
I have been treated for 16 years for depression . I take cybalta 120 mg in the am and lexapro 10 mg at night along with 1.0 mg of ativan at night and .5 as needed on stresfull days. I am very figity, legs bruise easily and are often black and blue from figiting. I also clench and grind my teeth...
2 1 13 hours ago
I was prescribed sulindac, or clinoril, by military and VA doctors for a total of approx. 25 years. I started having connective tissue issues in blown quad ligaments in both knees, hip and shoulder issues. My ortho doctors told me that the clinoril could have very well been the cause. I have also...
2 1 13 hours ago
I have had foot surgery today and was given Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen for the pain. I am also getting injections in my eyes for wet AMD. I have an appointment next week for more injections. I have gotten a scleral hemorrhage every time for the past year. I am only 61 and just wondering if this...
2 1 1 day ago
Yes, I have been taking Eliquis for a couple of years. Very few skin problems at first but for last few months it has become almost intolerable. It is driving me crazy. I have lost about 15 pounds during that time and now weigh less than 150 pounds. Could a reduction in the daily dosage help? I...
2 1 1 day ago
I have been taking simvastatin for my cholesterol. I take it before bed time at my doctor s suggestion. I go to the bathroom (urinate) 5 to 6 times per morning (between 5:00am and 8;30am) leaving me exhausted. Could this be a side effect of this medication? My e-mail is YYYY@YYYY
2 1 1 day ago
I am allergic to Bactrim--rash only. I have been short of breath lately I take avalide in the morning along with an antihistamine for my usual allergies. Could I be allergic to the avalide. My blood pressure is fine. I am 74 years old and am active.
2 1 1 day ago
Developing a rash over the past few days. I have colitis and ankylosing spondylitis. am taking Uceris , Apriso Pravastatin, Alendronate Sodium The Alendronate is once a week which I have been taking for 5 weeks, Do you think this is a drug intreraction? Have used cortisone cream with some relief...
2 1 1 day ago
Doctor- Thank you for answering my question I am undergoing a total knee replacement. I wanted StemCell injections but the Stem Cell Doctor told me my knee was too far gone. I massage therapist that I go to, uses the Stem Cell maxum. I don t know how soon after the surgery that will take place...
2 1 1 day ago
i was taking xarelto for 2 months for a clot due to a broken foot. I stopped the medicine because of whole body muscle cramping. The clot was small in my calf and had no movement as checked by ultrasound and the blood flow came back to my leg. Now, my blood pressure is up. What are the concerns...
2 1 1 day ago
I m a 69 yr old female who would like to start taking turmeric curcumin 500 mg supplements. However I have had bowel obstruction surgery several years ago, I have taken fluoxetine for over 30 yrs and still continue taking it, and I have a hiatal hernia. I m also on high blood pressure and high...
2 1 1 day ago
I am trying to get used to my biped machine. My primary care physician prescribed clonazepam 0.5 mg to calm me so that I can accept the machine. I take blood pressure meds, a statin for cholesterol, Pradaxa 150 mg twice per day blood and a pill for Afib (diltiazem). I am concerned about the dire...
2 1 1 day ago
IS THERE A REACTION BETWEEN COQ10 & ramipril ,metoprolol, firosemide, amlodipine & zarelto These are the medications I m on . When I took the supplement coq10 my blood pressure went up & i felt heart pulpatations. I also have AFIB but in sinis rythum now
2 1 1 day ago
Hi, I m taking antihistamine tablets almost all my life for allergies. I m considering laser hair removal and the consultant there suggested that I should stay off antihistamine tablets at least 48h before and after the procedure. She said that antihistamines increase photosensitivity of the...
2 1 1 day ago
Does this medication cause the heart rate to increase? I have changed to several antidepressants and they all do the same thing. I don t know now what to take. I have great anxiety.. YYYY@YYYY . My doctor just keeps changing my meds, but I don t think he knows what to give me.
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