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Can cancer patience take ambien?

Question asked 14 Nov 2011 1 answer

Support groups: ambien, cancer

pharmasight's answer: from a drug-disease interaction point of view, ambien is safe to use however, ambien has the potential to interact with chemotherapy... are you taking chemo drugs?

How many flexeril do you have to take to equal a soma?

Question asked 15 Nov 2011 1 answer

Support groups: flexeril, soma

pharmasight's answer: very different drugs; a dose conversion isn't available out of curiosity... for what are you using soma?

I weigh over 300 pounds and was wondering if taking more then the recommended amount of 8 in a 24?

Question asked 8 Nov 2011 1 answer

Support groups: excedrin, pain/fever

pharmasight's comment: max dose of excedrin plus "as needed" oragel should be provide good pain control

Warfarin - blood in the urine and constipated, are these side effects?

Question asked 7 Nov 2011 2 answers

Support groups: warfarin, blood disorders, deep vein thrombosis -- recurrent event

pharmasight's comment: what were the results of the urine test?? infection??

Can elavil be used in the treatment of renal disorders? my father has undergone a open kidney?

Question asked 10 Nov 2011 2 answers

Support groups: elavil, pain, surgery, doctor, kidney

pharmasight's response: elavil is commonly used to treat post-surgery (i.e. nerve) pain

After five weeks use of .75mg xanax, how long will withdrawals last? (Generally speaking)?

Question asked 10 Nov 2011 1 answer

Support groups: xanax, headache, pain, withdrawal, hyperhidrosis, osteoarthritis

pharmasight's answer: withdrawal usually lasts 2 weeks... sometimes longer did you stop xanax without tapering? xanax should be tapered

Back to where I started

Question asked 10 Nov 2011 10 answers

Support groups: pain

pharmasight's answer: ... sometimes, switching to methadone helps (it may be easier to taper for patients who are severely addicted)... suboxone may be a better first option, though

Was prescribed 500 mg. Levaquin for 10 days. Have 75% renal stenosis in right kidney?

Question asked 8 Nov 2011 2 answers

Support groups: levaquin, pain, vision, kidney

pharmasight's answer: levaquin can cause blurred vision it's eliminated by the kidneys is your prescriber/pharmacist aware of your stenosis?

I weigh over 300 pounds and was wondering if taking more then the recommended amount of 8 in a 24?

Question asked 8 Nov 2011 1 answer

Support groups: excedrin, pain/fever

pharmasight's response: don't go over... the possible small benefit is not worth the risk what are you using excedrin for?

Warfarin - blood in the urine and constipated, are these side effects?

Question asked 7 Nov 2011 2 answers

Support groups: warfarin, blood disorders, deep vein thrombosis -- recurrent event

pharmasight's answer: unusual bleeding is a side effect of warfarin... is the warfarin new... what's your latest INR?

Why do all these atypical antipsychotics seem to cause the akasthasia side effect?

Question asked 2 Dec 2010 1 answer

Support groups: side effect

pharmasight's answer: Blocking a dopamine receptor in the brain causes this side effect. Some antipsychotics (clozapine, quetiapine) block this receptor with lower affinity than others.

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