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Posted 15 May 2014 by • 3 answers
My 30yo daughter has had ADHD since 2nd grade. She was on Adderall XR for years and now is back on Adderall and titrating up. She is up to 50mg twice a day. How high have other patients gotten before they have reached maximum benefit from the med without dangerous side effects? She is doing this ...
Posted 24 Jan 2015 by • 6 answers
I'm being told that my 50mg maintenance dose of Trazodone prohibits me from EVER drinking alcoholic beverages. In fact, in the state of AZ, I've been charged with DUI - Drugs as I had a metabolite of Trazodone in my blood after drinking wine the night before. Not over the limit on BAC but ...
Posted 19 Jan 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 15 Dec 2017 by • 1 answer
Have bought 12 month supply but need only 20mg for maintenance of lowered cholesterol levels
Posted 2 Jul 2014 by • 2 answers
I take 2 mg of Xanax XR twice daily and 1 mg XR in the afternoon. I am taking it for maintenance, not to get high. I want to safely stop taking it or at least lower my dose. I know I can't taper off without some kind of drug for detox. If I don't take it in the morning and wait until ...
Posted 2 Mar 2013 by • 2 answers
I'm becoming increasingly *livid* becuause of the gradual weight gain I've seen since having started liothyronine one month ago. My maintenance dosage is 45mcg, which I am currently taking. Will this weight gain stop eventually? How long before I will lose this weight that I have gained? ...
Posted 6 Dec 2014 by • 2 answers
I was just started on methotrexate 7.5 weekly along with plaquenil 400 and prednisone 10 (plaquenil is not helping and prednisone is just maintenance) but I have awful headaches, vaginal bleeding and feel depressed constantly. Anyone have advice? By the way, my RA is treating Sjogrens disorder. We ...
Posted 15 Jul 2016 by • 1 answer
... Am having pains in stomach and frequent urinating
Posted 18 Aug 2016 by • 3 answers
Hello All, I just started on Lamictal 25mg/day for bipolar disorder 2. My doctor says I should be fine with 25 maybe 50 for bipolar, but I keep reading that the maintenance dose is 200... and the titration schedule is to get there by increasing 25mg every two weeks or so until you are there. She ...
Posted 13 Apr 2013 by • 2 answers
But It's not thrush... I always rinse my mouth out after using my inhalers, usually with a large glass of water.. Previously I was on Seretide with Duolin as my relever and had no mouth troubles at all.. Any feedback is most welcome thanks..
Posted 30 Apr 2014 by • 3 answers
Currently on a maintenance dose of predisone of .5 to 1 mg day. With hip replacement surgery the dose will be 50mg on day of surgery then 25mg the day after and then back to maintenance dose (.5mg) on day 3. Does it require a longer time for the step down to occur, For example 50 - 25 -20-15-10-5mg ...
Posted 19 Sep 2014 by • 2 answers
I am preparing for weight loss surgery and the doctor told me I would have to liquefy all my meds after surgery.
Posted 23 Dec 2014 by • 1 answer
... trying to quit smoking n im finding the mood changes hard to handle meds done help what else can I do
Posted 12 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
... pressure went up so stopped taking it and started Advair diskus. My blood pressure is better but still high. Is there a maintenance medicine that does not cause HBP? I am female, 56 years old. Last year I was in great physical condition. This year I have suffered from severe fatigue and hoped ...
Posted 12 Feb 2018 by • 2 answers
I finished chemo in December 2017 and my CA 125 is 4.7 and CT scans are clear. I am very nervous to start this drug and wonder if I should since there is no evidence of CA just now? My Dr. recommends it because recurrence rate is high. I'm so glad to find this support group.