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Amitiza not really working - any advice or suggestions?

I am a 28 year old female who prior to about 1 1/2 years ago, had absolutely no medical issues, let alone GI issues, to speak of. I'll also say there are no GI issues in my family history, with the exception of my brother who developed ulcerative colitis around the same time I started having... read more

Can Tramadol cause feelings of anger?

I have only been on Tramadol for a week now and today I experienced a sense of anger all day long. I am becoming very defensive and striking out at friends and family. I have Parkinson's Disease and am taking Tramadol for severe pain in my left leg. What is causing this feeling of anger all of... read more

Is keflex in the same family as cipro?

Is hydroxychloroquine sulfate a member of the sulfa drug family?

I have a severe allergic reaction to drugs in the sulfa family.

Triangle shape pill, antidepressant?? Used in 1975-1976?

Dr gave me samples of a medicine, Triangle box, triangle bottle, triangle pill. I only remember 3-4 days during a month of taking med. My family said my behavior greatly changed drastically. I thought of drowning when in the tub and immediately stopped pills. This was 1975-1976? after a... read more

Can you use amitripyline as and when needed to help with sleep?

I'm not sleeping well after some devastating family news. My mind goes into overdrive and keeps me awake. I've been prescribed amitripyline 10mg at night to help. I work in social care and work night shifts a couple of times a week, so can't take it when I need to stay awake all... read more

Lexapro - Not working after almost 4 full weeks, should I still give it time?

I am 22 years old and suffer from insomnia, anxiety, depression, and fatigue. I avoid social situations and even feel uncomfortable around my family. This has caused me to never really develop real relationships with friends or boys. I'm approaching 1 month of taking 10mg per day of Lexapro... read more

New manufacturer used for my oxycodone?

I've used the same family owned pharmacy for my pain meds for 10 years. This month I picked up my script for oxycodone and the tablets are different. I looked on the bottle and the manufacturer is one I've never seen. It's abbreviated on the bottle Eyw and I'm having... read more

Restasis has just been prescribed for me by my ophthalmologist, but my family doctor insists it does

... not work and is against me taking it. I know this is a general question, but does this stuff really help? My severe dry eye has caused corneal abrasions

Nitrofurantoin - Is Macrobid part of the penicillin family?

I have been told I have streptococcus agalactiae (10,000) and am on Microbid but I understand that penicillin is the best drug for this. Should I ask a doctor t change my medicine? I am not allergic to penicillin.

Is it safe to just quit taking Levothyroxine 88 MCG I still have my thyroid?

I've been on levothyroxine for over 5 years by my private family doctor... never increased or decreased my dosage I'm not even sure if I needed this I remember I used to feel good back before I used to take this medicine now I'm tired all the time bloated headaches... I would love to... read more

Lexapro - Is 30mg safe for anxiety? My family doc just told me to go from 20 to 30 but 2 pharmacists

... said 20mg is the max. I have been taking it since Jan 2018, and have trouble sleeping, and feel anxious everyday and have shakes most mornings. I told my doc and he says increase it. I think I need a diff med. Any suggestions for anxiety meds that do not have tinnitus as a side effect as I have... read more

Olanzapine - Do they prescribe this medication for people with anxiety? And is it related to Xanax?

Just want to know if can be prescribed for anxiety issues or used in replace or related to the Xanax family?

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