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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i have a cold
Doctor :   Since when are you having it
User :   so i take amedicine called flumox
Doctor :   ok
User :   after i toke it i feel that i can not breath
Doctor :   When was the last dose that you have taken
User :   from 2 houres ago
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   What were he active ingredients of that medication.
User :   amoxycillin
User :   250mg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Did you take it after food
User :   flucloxacillin
User :   250mg
Doctor :   and are you having the sensation of not being able to breathe or not being able to breathe at all
User :   i take about 8 capsules one capsules every b8 houres
Doctor :   You have taken it before the same medications ?
User :   no
Doctor :   No have you taken only one dose or have you taken 8 caps of the same
Doctor :   medication
User :   i take 8 capsules from the same medication
Doctor :   Are you having difficulty in breathing or not being able to breathe ?
User :   i go to the pharmacy and told her that i am feeding my baby with breast feeding so i want antibiotic do not harm my baby sp she give me this medication
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It will not affect your baby
Doctor :   but i wanted to know what is your difficulty that your having now.
User :   after i take one capsule i feel difficulty of breath but i did not think that it is from the medicine
User :   i thought it may be from the cold
Doctor :   Do you still have the Blocked Nose
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   i feel that heavy stone over my chest
Doctor :   Are you able to cough and bring out the Sputum
User :   my caugh is dry
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i feel that i take my breath with difficulty
Doctor :   Can you take regular breath or have any trouble in that
User :   no i feel that my heart will stop
User :   i am afraid that i have allargy from pencillin
Doctor :   there can be hypersensitivity reactions to that medications that you have taken,
User :   so what can i do now
Doctor :   Yes it can happen it woudl be good if you can get to the Hospital and get your Chest examined by the chest physician
Doctor :   It will be essential
User :   i take before medicine contain pencillin but it is the first time that happen to me
Doctor :   No it may not be that you are allergic to Penicillin but to this particular Drug
User :   i want to informe you that after about 8 houres this symptomes disappear
Doctor :   Hypersensitivity reactions like angioedema; serum sickness-like reactions are common
Doctor :   Did not get you !
User :   so your opinion that i do not take it again
Doctor :   You said that this was the first dose that you have taken
Doctor :   and how is it that you are relieved after 1/2 hr
User :   no i take 8 capsules divided every 8 houres
Doctor :   sorry after 8 hr
Doctor :   of 250 mg each
User :   yes after 8 houres all the symptomes gone
Doctor :   capsule
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   flumoxe is 500 mg.amoxycillin250mg and flucloxacillin250mg
Doctor :   250 mg 4 times daily is the standard dose and needs to be taken at 6 hours interval for the period of 24 hours.
Doctor :   Yes it will be one capsule itself
User :   it is 500 mg taken every 8 houres as i made
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   in that case you need to take it at 8 hour interval
Doctor :   3 caps in one day
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so you have taken only one capsule so far
User :   i take 8 capsule
User :   i have taken it from 3 dayes
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   and since 2 hours last your having this symptom
User :   but at the first i do not know that what happen to me from this medication
User :   i thought that it is from the flu
Doctor :   Were you feeling the same way at the first dose
User :   yes
User :   with every capsule i feel that
User :   but as i told you that i do not think it is from the medicine
User :   i thought that it is from the flu
Doctor :   Any thing else apart from the Difficulty in breathing that your having like rashes or High colored urine
User :   no
Doctor :   Though it is nothing to worry about would like you to still go for the Physical examination and get the Chest physician examine you
Doctor :   since there are possibilities of things that can happen so it would be better to be safe
User :   ok so i stop taking this medication
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   because there is another stripes with 8 capsoules
User :   capsule
Doctor :   no since you have taken the 3 day course would like you to take it for further 2 more days and complete the course however mean while get to the chest Physician
Doctor :   in the meantime.
Doctor :   Yes you have to complete the course
User :   you think that my case is danger
Doctor :   no but it will need to be examined as to why your having this symptom
Doctor :   and if required you can get it treated at the earliest
User :   so it is not from the medication
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Most likely it may not be due to it
User :   but this symptomes gone when the another dose should be taken
Doctor :   yes it will be gone
User :   thank you for your time
Doctor :   You are Welcome
User :   can i ask you another q
User :   ?
Doctor :   Do inform us later after your examination what was the procedings
Doctor :   yes please do
User :   ok i will
User :   i am taking pill for not being pregnanet
Doctor :   ok
User :   i take medicine called XXXXXXXX do you know it
Doctor :   how old is your child and are you breast feeding him still
Doctor :   it would be good if you can give the generic name
User :   my baby is one year and 3 mounth
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   generic name of AAAAAAA
User :   and i am still feed him with my breast
Doctor :   that ok
User :   drospirenoneand ethinylestradiol
Doctor :   ok
User :   i want to know that it is true that all pregnancy pill make dangerous diseas
Doctor :   Not dangerous disease but they will have
User :   i take it from 4 mounth
Doctor :   thromboembolism;
User :   is that true it may cause diabets
Doctor :   fluid retention, discomfort in breast, wt gain/loss; increased appetite,
Doctor :   Are few adverse effects and may also answer the heaviness in the chest that your having
User :   you know that i do not feel any side effect
Doctor :   ok
User :   i take it frome 4 mounth and i do not feel anything
Doctor :   ok
User :   but all i am worry about is the diabets because i have family history
Doctor :   But then when you add another medication along with it there would be drug interactions and hence
Doctor :   it may enhance the adverse effect of the primary medications
User :   my mother and all my 5 auntes and my uncle and my grandmother have diabets
Doctor :   yes there are high possibilities of having high Blood sugars
User :   i mean diabets
Doctor :   Yes that is what i have mentioned as High Blood sugars (Diabetes)
User :   i hear in the tv that all pregnancy pill cause diabets it is true
Doctor :   High Blood Sugars is Diabetes
User :   so what can i do instade of taking pilles
Doctor :   Do you want to continue with family or do you want to stop your family
Doctor :   it will depend on it there are methods like permanent
User :   i want to continue
Doctor :   Where the tube are ligated or seperated and the will be near permanent
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have two childeren thier age is 4 yearsand 1 year and 3 mounth
Doctor :   then yu will have to use the barrier methods
User :   ?
Doctor :   like Condoms or practice the
Doctor :   Withdrawal method where your Husband should not Ejaculate inside..
Doctor :   or just before ejaculation he would need to come out
Doctor :   Are you following
User :   yes
Doctor :   These will be the safe methods with minimal adverse effects
User :   but i think this way not safe
User :   because my sister was make it and get pregnanet
Doctor :   No they are safe if the person can train himself in doing it
User :   so ther is not another method
Doctor :   alternatively Condoms
Doctor :   have been effective
User :   we have here something called loap
User :   i do not know the right spelling to it
Doctor :   ok if you tell me more about it..
User :   but it is something solid put in the utrus
Doctor :   i may be able to help
User :   do you know it now
Doctor :   that is Called the Intrauterine Device.
Doctor :   Copper T and there are many
User :   yes yes
Doctor :   newer versions like the Progesterone device that will also help you
Doctor :   and more so there are injectable one injected it will last you 3 years
User :   i use it after i give birth my first child but it inhibit my period
Doctor :   MARIENA
Doctor :   Yes there will be those difficulties to begin with but with time it would settle down
User :   mariena means what
Doctor :   That is the most newest one
Doctor :   and that is quite effective with less sideeffects
User :   is it availble here
User :   in middle east
Doctor :   Yes it should be you need to discuss it with your Gynecologist it has been in the Market for good 3 years now
User :   what the side effect of it
Doctor :   Similar to the IUD but less or milder
Doctor :   Side effects
User :   my difficult of breath begine to go
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   yes side effects
Doctor :   Would suggest you to still have it examined by the Physician
User :   ok i will
Doctor :   altered menstrual cycles or irregular menstrual bleeding
User :   but now i want to now more about this method
Doctor :   are few rare side effects
User :   like what
Doctor :   appetite/weight change, fluid retention are commoner once
Doctor :   altered menstrual cycles or irregular menstrual
User :   this method placed in the uterus
Doctor :   It can be injected any where in the body not in the uterus though
Doctor :   well there are two things that we have spoken about one is IUD Mirena and the Progesterone Injectables booth are 2 different once
Doctor :   About mirena you can get all the Information here
Doctor :   and about Progersterone injection its called DEPO-PROVERA
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   my proplem is that the two times i give birth is by cesirean
Doctor :   ok
User :   i do not know the right spelling
User :   my doctor told me that i must leav about 5 years before getting pregnanet again
Doctor :   that is not needed and however you may not be able to use IUD since there are chance of the device going through the Uterine Wall
Doctor :   Yes it will be necessary for your Uterus to get back to its normal self
User :   iud is placed in the uterus
Doctor :   It can go through the Uterine Wall and then it would have complications too
User :   so i am now confused
User :   i want amethod do not make any diseas
Doctor :   DEPO PROVERA is the one that you would need to go for and
Doctor :   there are no diseases associated with it
Doctor :   are you there ?
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
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