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Can change to higher dosage of levothyroxin after 10 yrs cause mental confusion?

Posted 19 Nov 2017 by caringformom 1 answer

My mom ad a stroke last year affecting her memory. she seems ok after some therapy until change of dr from family practice to adult internal medicine. new dr said tsh was high. put her on 75mcg daily. she was SUPER CONFUSED. changed her to 75 3x wk 50 x wk (had been on 50mcg for at least 10 years). ...

Internal Medicine - I am a 51 yr old female who has suffered with GERD majority of my life.?

Posted 29 Nov 2016 by Britina 1 answer

... Medicated for it. The past 2 years however I have been having trouble swallowing my food and vomiting at least twice a week. The burning & hurting in my stomach is painful and the burping is so sour tasting. I have been to a gatroenterologist and have had a scope and a stomach emptying ...

I'm having trouble losing weight and my doctors keep lowering my levothyroxin?

Posted 29 Jan 2016 by joslynfranco 1 answer

I had my thyroid removed in 2010. I was originally put on 150 mg. An internal medicine doctor increased my dose to 175 mg. An endocrinologist decreased it to 137 mg. Now, my primary care physician wants to lower it to 100 mg because my TSH is at 0.236. I'm frustrated because every time it is ...

Is citalopram an anticholinergic drug?

Posted 27 Jan 2015 by uctymdg 2 answers

Following the recent report "Cumulative Use of Strong Anticholinergics and Incident Dementia" in *JAMA Internal Medicine*, a positive to answer raises the possibility that I should not continue taking citalopram (as opposed to seeking an alternative).

Is mirtazapine an anticholinergic drug?

Posted 27 Jan 2015 by uctymdg 1 answer

Following the recent report "Cumulative Use of Strong Anticholinergics and Incident Dementia" in *JAMA Internal Medicine*, a positive answer may mean I should discontinue taking mirtazapine and seek a non-anticholinergic alternative.

Do you have a list of the top 10 specialties that write prescriptions by number written?

Posted 9 May 2014 by keithwoodard 1 answer

Do Family Medicine Doctors typically write more prescriptions than an Internal Medicine Doctor or for example a dermatologist? I am looking for a top 10 list by practice specialty.

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