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Butrans patch and edema?

Has anyone who used the Butrans patch end up having leg edema so bad that they had to stop?? I was on the 20mg patch and after the second, seven day patch, my legs swelled so bad that I did not know what was happening. I was using tramadol with it. Went to the Dr. because I seriously thought my... read more

What is the best way to reduce swelling in your face?

Prednisone - Does prednisone Cause Edema in Ankles & Feet? Is it a concern?

My husband is taking a 10 day regime of 10 mg Prednisone and tapering off over a 10 day period. This is after being on Solumedrol IV in the hospital for an exacerbation of his COPD. He has only had the edema for 2 days.

Benzodiazepine withdrawal - Itching and leg edema normal?

My doctor started tapering me off of clonazepam 2 weeks ago. I had only been taking it about 6 months, .5mg 2x a day. He had me cut one of those doses in half only. I figured it wouldn't be a big deal, but oh my god, the symptoms. It's not anxiety, but a whole host of physical symptoms I... read more

Is there anything that can be done to reverse the side effects after taking Levaquin?

Have trouble walking, itching all over the body, gastric parisis, loss of balance, cornea edema, loss of energy and depression.

Lasix is causing cramps in arches of my feet... what should I do?

I have been taking Lasix for the last couple of months to combat the swelling in my feet and legs that other medications have caused. I take the corresponding amounts of potassium supplements needed to counter act a potassium deficiency, which water pills can cause. At 40mg a day I don't seem... read more

Acetazolamide - does anyone know how long it takes diamox to regulate the fluid build up?

my girlfriend was diagnosed with pseudotumor cerebri less than a week ago... is slowly increasing the dosage (per docs request) . however her doctor saw yesterday (after being on meds for almost 4 days) that her optic nerve was still swollen and was even slightly discolored. so im here in hopes... read more

Should Lasix be taken on empty stomach or with food?

I am on 160mg a day of Lasix. Should it be taken on an empty stomach or with food? I have severe swelling of legs and feet!,

Lower leg swelling due to Azor or Norvasc?

For the past month my mom has been taking Azor 5/40 Mg tablets once daily and 5 mg of Norvasc at night. Both lower legs from the ankles up to the upper calf area are swollen and tender. Her doctor thought it could be related to her severe RA and just inflammatory and not related to the medication.... read more

I need to know if edema if a side effect of Suboxone sublingual strips, does anyone know?

I have been on Suboxone for three years. My doctor switched me to the strips 2 months ago. Previously I started getting mild edema which now is very severe. I have other medical issues and am being treated by a hematologist, gastroenterologist, rheumatologist, orthopedic dr.,and my GP. No one can... read more

Why is Spironolactone not listed as an Anti-Androgen?

I've heard about this drug before and didn't realize until recently that it was the same as the drug most Transgendered individuals call simply "spiro." The feminizing effects of this drug are not listed here. As a MTF Transgenderist individual my self; that's how I... read more

What kind of specialist to see for weeping leg edema and cellulitis?

My cousin has weeping leg edema, very painful, and his internist diagnosed it as cellulitis - He is 79 yrs old with emphysema - and not improving on an antibiotic - Is there a specialist he can see for this condition

Neurontin - I have edema in both legs/feet along with the usual pain?

Neurontin helps the pain, but I worry about the edema, am I into over kill?

How long does it take for edema to go away after taking triamterene-hctz?

To clarify, I've gotten off of all blood pressure meds with the triamterene-hctz being the last of them. Blood pressure is fine, but I now have edema in my hands, feet and ankles. How long will it take for the edema to go away?

Retaining water in my eye's?

I'm having a hard time finding this on the internet, as well as "yahoo answer's", seems no-one has heard of this before, so I thought I would try here:) I am retaining water, but what I want to know is, can your eye's retain also? I have pocket filled fluid on the outside... read more

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