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NSC lung cancer. On Xalkori for 5 1/2 weeks now. Breathing worse in last week and lung pains in?

Posted 10 Oct 2016 by dedehans 0 answers

... both lungs. Normal? Lower left lung lobe removed in late July. I am 74 female. Take 200mg Xalkori 2x day. Constipated... no other side effects.

Can't swallow Flomax and can't find alternative... Please Help!?

Posted 28 Sep 2016 by ewkltc 0 answers

Is there really no form of Flomax that can be crushed or sprinkled? My husband has dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) and there don't seem to be FDA approved formulations that he can swallow. Am I missing something? What does everybody else do?

Rhinocort Aqua - Starting having a really bad reaction to this on the second dose. I have what feels

Posted 13 Jul 2016 by jmcagg 0 answers

... like a full blown cold, itching in the back of my throat and roof of my mouth. My eyes are red, itch and tearing. I have Difficulty swallowing and the inside of my nose is bright red and raw and stiff. My nose will not stop running and I cannot breathe through my nose. I'm hoping someone ...

I began taking Pradaxa about 5 days ago due to a DVT and PE issue. I have been experiencing?

Posted 24 Apr 2016 by jbd1960 0 answers

... difficulty swallowing food and it has of course affected my appetite. Feels like food doesn't pass through my esophagus very well. Has anyone experienced this? and is there anything I can do to minimize this problem? Thx

Sore Ear and Throat?

Posted 11 Jan 2015 by earachecentral 1 answer

I've had a sore throat (not scratchy) for over a week and a sore right ear with difficulty swallowing. My doctor prescribed a z-pack and amoxicillian as if it were strep throat. I've been taking both for two days with no relief. I have no fever, but have congestion and cough. I'm ...

Anyone with difficulty swallowing?

Posted 9 Apr 2016 by NNN 0 answers

I HAVE HAD fibro for 20 plus yrs. Am chocking on food and liquids, then coughing very hard. This is new to me. After a barium swallow, iwas told my esophagus muscle is not contracting . Any thoughts???

Does sucralfate come in a liquid?

Posted 1 Jun 2013 by PennieD1961 2 answers

My 78-year-old mother has to take sucralfate but has difficulty swallowing the pills. Does it come in a liquid form?

Saphris - I experience a burning sensation under my tongue and difficulty swallowing when I take?

Posted 18 Sep 2015 by sylviasmithcain 1 answer

Saphris. Should I report this to my my doctor?

Gemfibrozil - patient has difficulty swallowing due to a stroke she suffered many years ago. Even?

Posted 17 Jun 2015 by florjoy 1 answer

... in a crushed state pill may prove too difficult. Any thoughts how I can manage dispensing this medication.. Pills are so big even if I cut in half, etc

Why not Colcrys only for gout instead of Allopurinol side effect?

Posted 10 Jun 2015 by RonetteC 2 answers

Allopurinol causing sore throat, difficulty swallowing - only side effect so far. Can we treat side effect? Is it caused by swallowing pill? Or due to medication in the body? Or allergic reaction? Can I just take colcrys everyday and no allopurinol?

I have a dry nose with clear mucus, and I feel a lump sensation on the right side of my throat?

Posted 21 Nov 2014 by Katzgoboom 3 answers

Occasionally it feels like there is a hair in my mouth. I did go to the doctor, and she said my throat didn't look swollen. But it has been dry. I have had anxiety lately, but I think it might of been triggered by a very raw and dry nose, and it just spooked me. It feels dry, with occasional ...

Extremely dry throat making choke like feeling / suffocation?

Posted 16 Sep 2014 by pathfinder007 1 answer

My throat is extremely dry and it feels like something is stuck in my throat. It's difficult to gulp and that is creating a choke like feeling. Water seems to make the situation better temporarily but need an immediate solution.

Fluconazole - Can you take the tablet apart and add the contents to a drink? Daughter is having?

Posted 16 Jan 2015 by worriedmum2015 1 answer

... difficulty swallowing the tablets?

Dysphagia - I am trying to find a nurse or other healthcare proff. to do deep suctioning at home for

Posted 18 Feb 2015 by Jordyjack 1 answer

... my dad, and I can't find anyone. Any suggestions, I live in NY. TY

How to crush pills?

Posted 26 Feb 2013 by MarVy 1 answer

Can I and how do I crush Olmetec.

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