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What is the highest maintenance dose of ADDERALL ever taken for adhd?

Posted 15 May 2014 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 ...

20 years of Maintenance dose of Trazodone and Alcohol?

Posted 24 Jan 2015 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 ...

Can a 40mg atovastatin be cut in half to reduce dosage by half?

Posted 15 Dec 2017 1 answer

Have bought 12 month supply but need only 20mg for maintenance of lowered cholesterol levels

I have been on prednisone for about 5 years at 5 mg to 10mg maintenance dose and up to 20mg for...

Posted 3 Nov 2018 4 answers

... flares. In the past 6 months my flares which is pain and debilitating stiffness have come every week now and my Dr emailed me warning that I must not take so much. Apparently it was on an auto refill for the flare dosa but I was not even treating the flares just suffering. This doctor has is ...

How to detox from Xanax XR safely?

Posted 2 Jul 2014 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 ...

Has anyone had vaginal bleeding (spotting) since on methotrexate 7.5 weekly?

Posted 6 Dec 2014 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 ...

Having completed initial two weeks of vagifem do I need to continue with maintenance twice a week.?

Posted 15 Jul 2016 1 answer

... Am having pains in stomach and frequent urinating

Is Lamictal 25-50mg enough to treat severe bp2?

Posted 18 Aug 2016 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 ...

Asthma -- Maintenance - Mouth ulcers - I'm just new to Symbicort turbuhaler and now mouth ulcers?

Posted 13 Apr 2013 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..

How do I liquefy my maintenance medications?

Posted 19 Sep 2014 2 answers

I am preparing for weight loss surgery and the doctor told me I would have to liquefy all my meds after surgery.

Can you stop Aimovig with out your BP going real high?

Posted 7 Nov 2018 1 answer

When you stop Aimovig does it cause your blood pressure to go high? Also I can not take the maintenance medicines for migraines but I use the rescue medicine when I get a migraine - maybe 8 or so times a month. How is it on the kidneys, liver etc.?

Is theophylline used as maintenance for COPD?

Posted 14 Dec 2018 1 answer

How to treat headache caused by bevacizumab? Occurs immediately after infusion & lasts 3-4 days?

Posted 31 May 2014 1 answer

Headaches are much more severe than when on full Chemotherapy regimen. Avastin treatment received via infusion every two weeks for maintenance therapy (sole medication in current therapy.) Have had four treatments and each time headache as side effect is more severe - cumulative? Are triptans or ...

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