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2 1 4 hours ago
My father who is 59 years old went to emergency 8 says ago experiencing hallucinations. The hospital have him Haldol to calm these hallucinations to which they think he had a bad reaction to. He was sedated with 32mg versed and intubated. They suspected he had serotonin syndrome from the...
2 1 2 days ago
Hello, I take carvedilol for my high blood pressure. I was advised by reliable source that I should also take Vitamin K2 for health reasons. I am 78 years old, still working and blessed. Is there any negative effects taking Carvedilol and Vitamin K2 daily?
3 2 2 days ago
Hi I had a clot in my lower left leg and was given apixaban for six months. I m just about at the end of my treatment and have started to ween myself off the drugs slowly but have noticed I m starting to itch a lot and have become irritable, and also if I sit for more than half hour or so I get a...
2 1 6 days ago
I was just diagnosed with advanced polyneuropthy. 47 year old male. Smoker and recovering alcoholic. Advanced in 3 months from feet to mid torso. Electromyography scheduled. I have constant pain especially in legs. Sensitive to slightest brushing of legs, putting on pants. Question for you is...
3 2 6 days ago
Today I was given an injection in my knee of depomedrol for pain and inflamation. I have developed quite a headache which isn t responding to ibuprofin today. I also take Gabapentin for neuropathy in my lower legs which is a seizure medication as well. Should I be concerned about the combination...
2 1 6 days ago
so my doctor changed my depression medication of wellibutrin I was taking 100mg. Now I am suppose to take lamictal 25mg. and stop taking the Wellbutrin. So I took the Wellbutrin yesterday and not taken it today. Can I start the lamictal today? or does the Wellbutrin need a few days to get out of...
2 1 Thu, 11 Oct 2018
i have been taking valsartan 320mg for a number of years and now i was notified by my pharmacist that the drug was found to have a carcinogen in valsatan and can cause the patient taking this drug to cause cancer.what are my chances of getting cancer from this recall ?are the risks of me getting...
2 1 Thu, 11 Oct 2018
I have an unexplained pain on the outside of my right hip. I have not fallen or bumped into anything. I do not have osteoporosis. I do walk every day, but have for several years, so it shouldn t have gotten strained by doing that. I did recently begin taking the Armour thyroid medication (about a...
2 1 Thu, 11 Oct 2018
My 31 yo son in law had a very strange set of symptoms over the last 2 weeks. If you are up for a challenge, this one is tough. I am an RN,PHD and am having trouble with properly understanding what is going on with him. I month ago he went to WI in a cabin with his HS students on a school...
3 2 Wed, 10 Oct 2018
I will be having mouth swab testing for Cotinine in 19 days. I have been using nicorette mini lozenges 2mg for over a year so that I will not smoke cigarettes. Total approx 10 mg daily. If I stop using the lozenges now, how soon will Cotinine clear my body? I am female, 115 lbs.
3 2 Wed, 10 Oct 2018
What are the medical hazard or medical reaction to taking ,Fasamax, which has just been subscribed to me. I also take Xarelto 20 MG 1 daily & Flecainide Acetate 100MG twice daily...these are taken for Atrifibulation. I am 72 years old & retired. Otherwise, I am fairly healthy...not overweight,...
3 2 Wed, 10 Oct 2018
My husband just restarted on Effexor after taking himself off it 7 months ago He was fine until 3 days ago and has now crashed into depression as before. He is having some of the less serious side effects. Will those eventually subside. He wants to stop the med and I m ready to leave if he does!!
2 1 Tue, 9 Oct 2018
I am on a trial dose of 20 mg Amitriptyline HCL treating symptoms of abdominal pain, insomnia and fatigue. This was to be a 4 week trial to see if the symptoms were alleviated. Blood work done the same day indicated slight anemia so physician ordered lab for stool. Results not yet determined. At...
2 1 Tue, 9 Oct 2018
I just bought v-caps for the following supplements I started yesterday, Magnesium 500mg 3 times per day as indicated in the jar, also I bought Gaba 500mg 2 times per day as directed, also I bought Passion Flower 350 mg 2 times day as directed, the reason why I started on this supplements due to...
2 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
good day! i have a question. Let s just say that ingested multiple assorted pills at once. FERN-C = 20 TABLETS LOSARTAN = 10 TABLETS NEXIUM = 5 TABLETS FLANAX = 5 TABLETS AMBROXOL = 6 TABLETS What could possibly happen? Is it fatal? how long do i have to wait?
4 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
Hello doctor, I am 22 yrs old. Since lastyear I was diagnosed with Pcos, took medications for a month and was least concern since me and my partner were not planning for baby. We thought of family planning this year. I visited a different doctor today and He told me to take whole abdomen...
2 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
I am on 200 mgs of Seroquel daily, and I need to get off of this medication. I have spoken to my psychiatrist, and he is okay with me tapering off. My question is, how fast can I taper off this medication? So for I m taking half of the 200 mg pill, so I m now down to 100 mgs. How quickly can i...
3 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
Hello doctor I ve been using melacare for three months only during night . I ve lighter skin tone now.. however after reading the side effects I want to stop do I stop it without causing adverse effects on my skin? I use aloe gel in the morning.
2 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
I am having a severe allergic reaction to acyclovir I have stopped taking it per my dermatologist I just want to know how long will it take t for the meds to get out of my system so I can get over the severe reaction of itching and breakout im having its been 10 days since I took acyclovir but...
2 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
Hello, I took two boxes of gyno tardyferon AS per the doctor prescription (insufficient iron) I stopped it two days ago because I m suffering from an abdominal distention, pain and flatulence. Can I know if It s from it (still in my body) what should I do ? How many days should suffer from this ?...
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