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Sleep problem, started with roxy 30mg, facing side effects - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I recently started takin a drug called roxy 30 mlg and i only take a half of one at a time when i do take them. The problem is, is that at night when i sleep i have problems breathing sometimes and also my mouth gets so dry i cant even produce syliva. This carries over into my dreams ill wake up not ebing able to breath and in my dream i can not breath so it scares me is this a sign of something worse to happen?
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User :   ok thank you i could really use some advice because my body has become dependant on these but i do not want to lose my life over them
User :   so if you could please help me i am very scared
Doctor :   You must be having sleep apnea
User :   can that be caused by that medication?
Doctor :   due to, may be swollen glands in your throat
Doctor :   which is inability to breath
User :   that was an initial thought
User :   what should i do then i am leaving for a cruise today and i am very scared i do not want to die on this trip. do you think i am in imidiate danger??
User :   can that be caused by this medication
Doctor :   Do you have fever?
User :   no
User :   sorry it took awhile for my computer to load the conversation
Doctor :   This medicine relieves swollen glands
Doctor :   How were you advised to take
Doctor :   the medicine
User :   3 times a day
Doctor :   why only half tab?
User :   i take a half at a time
Doctor :   1 tab once a day
User :   up to 3 pills a day
Doctor :   5days

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