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What product is recommended because Vaniqa is on back order until July 2018?

Posted 20 Jan 2018 10 answers

I am unable to locate the product in my area because of its being on back order and not available. I have used it for many years very successfully and am afraid to try a non FDA approved product. Any guidance re. What others are doing would be greatly appreciated. Thanks to other Vaniqua users for ...

What changed that made Pain Management facilities to not manage pain?

Posted 17 Apr 2014 8 answers

I am not sure what has changed, if its federal, state, DEA or FDA, but something major has changed and there is not one physician from family practice to pain management clinics that will humanely prescribe necessary pain medication. I am currently with a pain management clinic and have been so for ...

My x-husband recently passed away by temazepam overdose and I'm wondering why a doctor would?

Posted 12 Nov 2011 2 answers

... prescribe 90 pills at a time for someone who was an alcoholic previously and has been sober for past 12 yrs., when the FDA states a doc should not prescribe this med to anyone with previous alcohol abuse issues. The tox report stated he had 2430 ng/ml in his system at the time of his death. How ...

Is Cialis approved by the FDA for women?

Posted 18 Jul 2014 2 answers

Have difficult time finding information for Female Cialis and/or Female Viagra. Are either of these approved by the FDA? My doctor said there is no Female Viagra but I've seen it somewhere, advertised. Would it be safe to try my fiance's Cialis 20? Where can I go to find ...

Did U no Medicare is removing armour thyroid from formulary?

Posted 9 Nov 2012 6 answers

Starting New Years Day, Medicare is removing Armour thyroid extract for hypothyroid from its pharmaceutical formulary of approved medications. I received the notice today. My HMO won't cover the cost of my Armour thyroid now. What makes it ridiculousness is that I called some pharmacies about ...

There is a FDA petition to get Miralax off the market. What can you share about the side effects?

Posted 9 Apr 2013 5 answers

... listed and the serious problems that have been reported to the FDA for the last ten years without an action, even though the FDA came out and warned in 2011 that neuropshychiatric events were possible. Three or more children have died from seizures from this? Is this safe for children since it ...

My pain mgmt clinic is taking all patients off Soma?

Posted 12 Oct 2011 9 answers

I don't understand this. I've been given all the reasons. E.g. the FDA is stopping the manufacuring of SOMA. They are addictive. And so on... I have been on SOMA for 8 years and never abused them. For crying out loud they have me on OxyContin and Roxicodone. I have been off SOMA for 3 ...

Which 12-hour time-release medications are most effective for chronic pain management?

Posted 10 Apr 2015 3 answers

The FDA now requires MD's to prescribe only 12-hour medications for chronic pain management. I had been doing fine taking Percocet (5/325) 3 times per day, but am no longer allowed to do that, so I need to find an effective replacement in 12-hour formula. Please recommend some choices.

Paxil or Paxil CR for OCD?

Posted 30 Apr 2011 2 answers

I was prescribed Paxil CR while in the Psych Ward 4 weeks ago. It has yet to help my anxiety and OCD. I know that regular Paxil is FDA approved for the treatment of OCD, however I noticed that Paxil CR isn't approved for OCD by the FDA. Is there a big difference between Paxil and Paxil CR for ...

What is the max allowed (FDA) mg of Adderall XR per day? (female, 165#, bi-polar)?

Posted 2 Apr 2017 1 answer

I have been prescribed and taking 2 30mg Adderall XR morning, and 1 30mg afternoon for many years. New insurance only paid for 80mg a day, so I was then given 2 30mg morning and 1 20mg afternoon. A new doctor (PA) insisted the maximum allowable mg is only 60mg a day and would only prescribe 1 30mg ...

Headache - Has anyone found Savella to help their migraines?

Posted 10 Nov 2011 7 answers

I also have fibromyalgia. FDA approved Savella for that, but it has the same ingredients as anti-depressants which are known pain killers. Still I wonder if Savella is particularly good for migraines

Why is Armour Thyroid on the market on your site; if it is not FDA approved?

Posted 18 Jul 2013 4 answers

I was given a RX of Armour Thyroid and I filled the RX also. After looking at the side affects on & the Pharmacy; I found it had the same side affects as different Thyroid medication that I was taking and after looking in to Armour Thyroid I found that it is NOT FDA approved after ...

Why can't children under 12 take symbicort?

Posted 13 Feb 2012 1 answer

My 6 year old was on it & her dr. said that because of the new fda guidelines, children under 12 should not take it. She is immune to Flovent and she is having horrible side effects from Advair. The Symbicort was working wonderfully for her.

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