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Dear Dr. Rynne- I have been taking salicylic acid in Cerave for about three weeks and have noticed my feet and ankles are suddenly swelling as the used to. I take furosemide and cannot tolerate Ibuprofen and the like due to a similar effect. Is there a connectecton?. I was doing SO well! Thank...
1 0 3 hours ago
I am asthma patient and am prescribed to take Dulera (200mcg/5) twice a day 2 puffs. I accidentally took 3 puffs of it (this occurred 15 hrs after my morning two inhalations) Is this dangerous or an overdose? What should I do? I feels as if my heart is a little more racing and some uneasiness.
1 0 16 hours ago
Hi, I m taking lamotrigine for anti-seizure medicine. I just started it a month ago. Overall, it has stopped my symptoms that were mini / silent seizures, but I am starting to get itching/burning sensations that are unbearable and causing me to be sleepless. I know these are possible serious side...
1 0 16 hours ago
I m on MEDICATIONS: Clonazepam 2 mg @ night Cymbalta 60 mg @ night Levothyroxine 100 mcg @ night Xyzal 5 mg @ night Trazadone 50 to 100 mg @ night Levocetirizine 5 mg @ night Pilocarpine 5 mg @ night Xifaxan 550 mg @ night (as needed) Morphine SUL 30 ml UP TO 4 A DAY AS NEEDED) Omeprazole 40 mg...
1 0 17 hours ago
hi, I was told that if I take st. Johns wart that I should ask my doctor because I take amlodipine 5mg. I was just wondering what the drug interactions are and if I would be able to take it. I have anxiety and some depression and don t want to go on an antidepressent .
1 0 17 hours ago
I was prescribed Levaquin 10 years ago for a staph infection. 6 days after taking Levaquin I had a severe reaction and was in excruciating pain for over a week. It was a very sharp pens and needles pain on any part of my body that was touched. So even trying to lay in the bed was extremely...
2 1 19 hours ago
My 31 year old son started taking Lyrica a week ago--today was day 8, I believe. He was in a debilitating accident 4 years ago and has been taking Gabapentin since (I m sorry--I don t know spellings, just how prescriptions sound). After the accident, he was diagnosed with PTSD and depression,...
2 1 19 hours ago
Last January my first time take metropolol 50 mg Dr gave me I feel the side effect weak dizzy short of breathness and palpitation then they make it half the mg still the same so they stop it to observed my situation then they replace it another medicine the Atenelol 25 mg I feel also the side...
17 1 20 hours ago
Can spermicide or cetaphil face lotion cause penis irritation? My gf and I used a spermicide strip for sex one day, and I masturbated with the lotion the day after, now my penis tip is red and sometimes has white discharge and it hurts after I cum/pee
2 1 1 day ago
I have just over two years......I have reduced from 60 mg of dteroids to my current 9mg level and my test results are good. My consultant says if the results remain the same or improve flying abroad will be ok but that I should take 20mg predisonole before flying and when...
2 1 1 day ago
I am having pain in my sinuses. Clear constant running nose. Nothing is relieving the pain. Came on very suddenly one morning 4 days ago. Have used saline rinses. Benadryl nasal sprays. I have recently started using using a nasal cannula for C Pap machine. Could this cause my distress. Getting worse
2 1 2 days ago
Is it OK to eat red cabbage with Nardil, i eat broccoli, kale, lots of greens and all is fine, I am wondering about red cabbage in my salad lixed with lettuce, and carrots??? Thank You!!!! I m taking nardil for 30 years, i m very careful, and all blood work, is very good.
2 1 2 days ago
my dr just prescribed a new rx for me for amaryl. my husband went to the pharmacy to pick it up this evening and the pharmacist told him I shouldn t take it since I am allergic to sulpha drugs. I thought there was a difference between the sulfonarheas(sp) for diabetic medications and the sulpha...
2 1 3 days ago
I Take several medications first morning pills and at night more pills and I m having problems with sleep, and would like an evaluation of any reactions to one another and my wife wants an Her Medicines compared for reactions to one another and all precautions; I can supply the lists for you, I...
2 1 3 days ago
My husband has been taking Creon for 2 years after taking Zenpap for 30 years, He has developed an ulcerated stomach and he has lost so much blood that he has had 6 pints given to him over the past 4 months. He has also developed kidney failure. Were either of these problems caused by or made...
2 1 3 days ago
Hi, I ve been on statins over 20 yrs and have developed hip, buttock, thigh, calf stiffness, tightness and some pain more so at night as I m sleeping....can statins over time have contributed to this....I have had all kinds of tests and everything is ruled out....I am a 63 yr old female and this...
359 1 3 days ago
I have dust allergy and get frequent cough issues. I take montewok - LC as prescribed by the doctor and it subcides for some time and when I am exposed I get the problem again. Is it safe to take Montewok frequently like once in every 2 months. I take a course of 10 tabs every time and it gets...
12 1 3 days ago
My father-in-law has taken for several years Welchol Tab 625mg - 3, 2x per day to reduce high cholesterol. His new doctor just prescribed a new drug, Lovastatin Tab 20 mg 1 x per day and discontinue Welchol. The doctor said his cholesterol was too high. My question, is this a good move? Statin...
2 1 3 days ago
Thank you, doctor. Does Remeron conflict with Klonopin and Olanzapine, which I take (small doses) at night? My psychiatrist is out of the country and has no colleague on call. I need only a few days of sleep: just lost a close family member & getting only 3 hours of sleep. Need to get through...
1 0 3 days ago
I have taken 2 doses of Amos-Clav, 875 mg tablets, the first was last night & then again this AM. I woke up with mild itching on my left hand. Now both my left and right arms itch, along with the back of my neck & my lower back. Otherwise I feel fine. I am putting ice on the itchy areas in an...
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