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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   sir i am sufferring from blood clot in my brain(stroke)
iam using acitrom 6mg daily .can i know what are the side effects acitrom ? my age is 30
Doctor :   Hello
User :   hi sir
User :   iwas just discharged 1 week back
Doctor :   when did you had the stroke ?
User :   oct 8th
User :   i was icu for almost 24 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   acitrom 3mg,4mg larpose-1--sleeping sheet levipil-500 diamox .25mg pxoxyvon
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   well i will tell you the side effects
User :   yaah sure sir
Doctor :   Alopecia
Doctor :   that means thining of hair
Doctor :   fever, nausea, vomiting
Doctor :   are common
Doctor :   do you drink alcohol ?
User :   yes ,but moderately
Doctor :   ok i strongly advice you to please stop it
Doctor :   as it can cause accelerated liver damage with the medication
Doctor :   so please stop drinking even in moderation
User :   i have stopped drinking 8months just 1month back i have taken small amount of alchol that night i got severe head ache and vomting
User :   and joined hospital immidiately
Doctor :   yes you nedd to stop it
User :   sir my doctors are conducting pt inr blood daily from that day on wards
Doctor :   ok thats the right way
User :   recently just 4 days back my pt inr result is 4.5 ,my doc told to stop acitrom for few days
User :   why inr suddenly increases from 2.5 to 4.5
Doctor :   it can be because of the drug interactions
User :   but after stopping taking acitrom , i feel more confortable and energtic
Doctor :   you need to take the dose that is recommended for you
Doctor :   i can understand your concern
Doctor :   but these medications do have minor side effects and you need to learn to adjust
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   you are taking the correct dose and you will be fine
User :   beacz iam recently married
User :   just 2months back
Doctor :   it will take time and your patience
Doctor :   there is no miracle cure
Doctor :   with the positive attitude you will do fine
User :   sir thanks for patience ,u have answered all my querieries
Doctor :   i am glad i was able to help you
User :   finally i have one small query will this disease will cure by one year or atleast two yrs
Doctor :   yes it will bei assure you
Doctor :   bust do take care of your self and avoid alcohol as we dont want any complication
User :   yaah sure sir
Doctor :   Ok thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
User :   thanks for your valuable suggestions sir
Doctor :   good night
User :   s2u
Doctor :   bye
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