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

What are swollen ankles and feet a sign of?

What is the strength of CaroSpir (spironolactone) oral suspension?

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

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

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

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.

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!,

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

Has anyone experienced edema (swelling of feet, ankles and lower legs) upon reduction of lithium?

Has anyone experienced edema (swelling of feet, ankles and lower legs) upon reduction of lithium dose? In the hospital they reduced my dos of li from 2 300 mg to 1 300 mg capsule per day. I started out years ago at 4 a day. I never experienced swelling before and I read online someone else had... read more

Weight gain /lamotrigine does it cause a lot of weight gain and edema?

my neurologist has prescribed Lamotrigine staring at 25mgs for my daily migraines. Does it cause weight gain. I was taking memantine 15mgs for 3 months and gained 25 lbs back pain and edema of my feet and ankles . I cannot lose the weight. I have had bad reactions to all the medications that I have... read more

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