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Posted 21 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
Hi, I recently got diagnosed with chlamydia so the doctor has given me 7 days worth of doxycycline total 14 tablets. I have difficulty swallowing pills so I've decided to mix it into my food I bring to work. Will doxycycline survive a day in a tomato based soup or jam for a day? Will it be ...
Posted 3 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
I have dysphagia. It is difficult for me to swallow capsules. It is a extended release medication, therefore I don't think it should be opened as it will nullify the extended release function .
Posted 18 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
I'm feeling sharp pain in my right ear when opening my mouth and difficulty swallowing food also.
Posted 15 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
I 'm post-menopausal but have been using a progesterone cream (2 applications of 20mg at a time) to prevent night sweats for the past 5 - 6 years. I have since developed upper digestive tract problems which include heartburn and dysphagia for which I take Ranitidine. I also have bowel problems ...
Posted 4 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
What is the best way to administer medication like docusat 100mg, or fish oil capsule for elderly person wit Dysphagia? We crush other medications. Thanks.
Posted 28 Sep 2016 by • 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?
Posted 10 Oct 2016 by • 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.
Posted 11 Jan 2015 by • 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 ...
Rhinocort Aqua - Starting having a really bad reaction to this on the second dose. I have what feels
Posted 13 Jul 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 1 Jun 2013 by • 2 answers
My 78-year-old mother has to take sucralfate but has difficulty swallowing the pills. Does it come in a liquid form?
Posted 24 Apr 2016 by • 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
Posted 9 Apr 2016 by • 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???
Posted 18 Sep 2015 by • 1 answer
Saphris. Should I report this to my my doctor?
Posted 21 Nov 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 17 Jun 2015 by • 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