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What is the difference between emphysema and COPD?

How long does the flu last for?

What causes the flu and how long does the flu last for? How does flu differ from stomach flu?

How does Besponsa work to treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)?

Are any of you taking trazodone and clonazepam together for acute insomnia?

I have been taking 2 mg of clonazepam and 100 mg of trazodone since 2009. Over time, the efficacy of these 2 drugs has waned. My sleep specialist told me to just discontinue taking the trazodone and clonazepam and prescribed me Xyrem which is only dispensed by it's own pharmacy because of... read more

I’m weaning off of Cymbalta; at the same time, I’m going off of Xanax and Klonopin?

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Acute Anxiety, Major Depressive Disorder, and ADHD in 2005, re-evaluated and diagnosed with the same in 2010, and re-evaluated and diagnosed with the same in 2018. I began with 120 mg of Cymbalta at night (2 60 mg capsules). I’m... read more

Lexapro is taking too long to help - side effects are awful?

I'm a 68 yo male with life-long history of depressive episodes that occur every 4 to 10 years. I may be dysthymic. About 11 years ago, I discovered Lexapro and it got me through a rough time. Now, here I am again. I have been taking escitalopram 10mg for 10 days, for a major depressive... read more

When can I switch to a normal diet after an acute attack of diverticulitis?

I had an acute attack of diverticulits and have been on cipro/flagyl for 5 days. Started with a clear liquid diet for a couple days and advanced to a low residue diet for the last 3. I'm feeling very well right now and really want to go back to a normal diet sans seeds, popcorn, etc. When can... read more

Can I take both Allopurinol 300mg & Indomethacin 25mg at the same time during an acute gout attack?

Or should I suspend taking the Allopurinol(my daily maintenancew drug) when I have an acute attack and begin taking Indomethacin?

Clonazepam and propranolol for performance anxiety?

Has any one taken both clonazepam and propranolol for performance anxiety? I normally take both only as needed for acute anxiety only (clonazepam - 0.5mg - 1 mg) and performance only (propranolol 40 - 60mg). I recently took 40mg of propranolol approximately 6 hours before a performance and then... read more

Should Azithromycin 500 mg and Prednisone 20 mg be taken together?

Patient has Acute upper respiratory tract infection past 6 days.

Diarrhea, Sneezing, Runny Nose with Melatonin?

I was taking 1 mg of Melatonin for about 3 months for sleep after my Bro died & it worked so well for sleep. Suddenly I started having acute diarrhea. I couldn't even go out. Tried Immodium, a special diet... you name it, I tried it. I didn't even think of Melatonin as the culprit as... read more

Dexamethasone and weight gain?

My 14 year olddaughter was on dexamethasone for almost 2 years for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Had to be stopped early due to stress fracture in knee and the onset of avascular necrosis. She had gained weight and we were told the weight should come off after 6 months to a year. As a teenager she... read more

Creon side effects and minimum dosage?

In 2005 I suffered a bad case of Severe Acute Necrotizing Ideopathic Pancreatits. They wanted to operate to remove my panceras, but decided I would not survive the operation. Fortunately my temperature began to subside and I'm still here to tell the story. Subsequent scans showed that 75% of... read more

Cipro side effects and exercise and efficiency ?

Dear Dr I'm 33 years old My urologist based only on a digital examination only and without conducting any prostate fluid tests had prescribed cipro for acute prostates infection, a course for 28 days 1000 mg day what a grace ! I could barley do 16 days and my condition is better ! I'm... read more

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