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How long does it take for the joint pains to go away after stopping Accutane?

Question asked 13 Aug 2013 1 answer

Support groups: accutane, acne, pain, osteoarthritis, knee, elbow

mitjason's comment: I did take isotretinoin (3 separate times over a 5 year period). The side effects depend on the individual. For me, it took about 2 or 3 months until my acne started to clear up. Side effect wise, my dry skin was getting better after 2 or 3 months ...

My doctor prescribed Marinol for severe compensatory sweating. Do any of you experience less sweat?

Question asked 28 Jun 2014 1 answer

Support groups: marinol, hyperhidrosis, doctor, prescription, aids related wasting, anorexia, nausea/vomiting - chemotherapy induced, ...

mitjason's comment: Your experience sounds just like my own. I underwent a ETS surgery in 2011 and have suffered from severe compensatory sweating. I've managed my sweating with glycopyrrolate but the dose I need to prevent sweating is really high (8 to 10mg a day). ...

Dr. Appointment reason code BOV//SRB. What does BOV//SRB mean?

Question asked 24 Jun 2014 2 answers

Support groups: doctor, suboxone

mitjason's comment: It's an appointment with my psychiatrist. I'm going to be starting suboxone. Thanks for your help!

Summer school & accutane?

Question asked 13 Jun 2014 2 answers

Support groups: accutane, acne

mitjason's response: I was also on Accutane when in school and had PE daily. You will likely have nose bleeds more often (depending on the humidity level) and you will get dry skin. I used sunblock while outdoors which helped dramatically. Also stay hydrated. I ...

Alprazolam - Is the 1mg the same as a bar?

Question asked 21 Oct 2013 1 answer

Support groups: alprazolam

mitjason's answer: Nope. All "bars" are 2mg.

Hello dear friend, I have a problem and I don't know what to do. My meds?

Question asked 20 Oct 2013 5 answers

mitjason's response: Kitty- Do you know if you snore when you sleep? If so you may have obstructive sleep apnea and may need a CPAP machine. I use a CPAP and it works great! I use to sleep all throughout the day and found it difficult to even get out of bed and I had ...

Hi I take 40mg of PAXil and 300 of Wellbutrin and still I am depressed Can Abilify help?

Question asked 13 Oct 2013 3 answers

Support groups: abilify, paxil, wellbutrin, depression

mitjason's answer: It helped me a lot. My mother was also on it for a long period of time. Be very cautious though. If you start to experience uncontrollable muscle movement I'd highly recommend getting off the Abilify. My mom has developed permanent, uncontrollable ...

I was prescribed propranolol for hyperthyroidism and I am suppose to take 1 tablet of 40mg 4 times a

Question asked 16 Oct 2013 2 answers

Support groups: hyperthyroidism, propranolol, dosage, heart rate, tablet, prescription

mitjason's comment: Anytime! I wish you the best!

I lost my next months prescription for my adderall what can I do?

Question asked 17 Oct 2013 5 answers

Support groups: adderall, prescription

mitjason's answer: The only way you could possibly get a new prescription for the month would be to call the police and have them fill out a lost/stolen prescription report. When that is done, you can contact your doctor and let them know you filled out a police ...

Meeting in the AM. may be getting fired. suffer from bad anxiety. will ativan help?

Question asked 15 Oct 2013 2 answers

Support groups: ativan, anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, anxiety and stress

mitjason's response: I wouldn't advise taking Ativan before an AM meeting, especially if it concerns you're getting fired. If you haven't been on Ativan for a while, you'll most likely seem drunk during your meeting if you've never taken it before, and I don't know of ...

Hi, I am currently on accutane for my skin, I have been using it since march and my skin is acne pr?

Question asked 15 Oct 2013 1 answer

Support groups: accutane, acne, skin, scar

mitjason's answer: Yes, you should be fine. Accutane in-itself will help with scaring as well, as long as you are on it. It should only get better. Hope this helps. Respectfully, Jay

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