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Gabapentin complimented with Tramadol?

Posted 16 May 2014 by DrCharbonneau 5 answers

I'm a physicist, not an MD. I've been to the ER for back and wrap-around chest pain on my left side twice in the past 1-1/2 months. The first trip concluded with the ER doc finding, via CT scan, that I have bone lesions on my ribs. He didn't prescribe anything effective: ...

I stopped taking it 5 months ago. How can lisinopril side effects (muscle pains) be treated?

Posted 1 Jul 2013 by DRF 2 answers

Shortly after starting Lisinopril I developed a cough, chills, weakness, and muscle aches. I got fed up with bad advice from my MD and stopped taking it. All of the side effects were gone within a week except the muscle aches that have lasted 5 months. Does it cause loss of muscle mass?

Belsomra - How costly is this medication?

Posted 17 Feb 2015 by Dearhart 3 answers

I have had almost eight months of almost total insomnia. My MD had prescribed a multitude of drugs to get me to sleep, to no avail. I sure hope this drug will work. I struggle with bipolar depression.

Has anybody used fluorouracil 5% topical cream for only seven days only and get good results?

Posted 26 Jan 2016 by eedx2 2 answers

My Doctor, an MD, who prescribed fluorouracil 5% topical cream to spots on my face and was told to apply it twice a day just to the spots for seven days. A little back ground, I have had some previous skin problems in the past and been treated by freezing (cryo.) for a spot or two, one of which ...

Few years ago put on l-methylfolate worked well. I would like md to put me back on it can't find it

Posted 23 Jul 2017 by PRINCE CHARMING 2 answers

I was and still am taking Wellbutrin and Effexor. L-methylfolate gave me an extra boost. I would like doctor to put me back on it but I can't find it.

Mycophenolate Mofetil - I have been diagnosed two year ago with MG?

Posted 17 days ago by jcarlosmaciel43 0 answers

I am taken Piridostigmine 3 times a day, now the Dr. is prescribing Mycophenolate mofetil 500 md twice a day. My question is how safe is to take this additional medicine whole taking Piridostigmine???

Can you use naltrexone to treat symptoms caused by muscular dystrophy?

Posted 26 Jul 2017 by Dianne VB 0 answers

Myotonic dystrophy includes symptoms like diabetes fatigue and muscle pain

Myelodysplastic Syndrome - Has anyone been diagnosed with MDS after they received Radioactive iodine

Posted 19 Jun 2017 by cagney65 0 answers

... treatment for thyroid wondering if after you were treated with radioactive iodine ... were then diagnosed with MDS a year or two after treatment... or even a few years after. and what you are taking to treat the MDS..

Thromboembolic Stroke Prophylaxis - What foods may increase INR-taking Coumadin for past strokes?

Posted 7 Apr 2017 by mzweifel 0 answers

INR has been increasing over the past 3-4 wks. Squirt soda was suspected to the cause, as since stopped this, but IRN, after having two results as MD request within his normal range, but now has again elevated. A change in activity, life style-he has taken a job, after being retired for 3+ yrs. ...

Farxiga - Intentional wt loss runny nose?

Posted 18 Mar 2017 by Holiday756 0 answers

Farxiga daily for 3 1/2 mos BS checks 110-150 Nose red itchy miserable Gym everyday Use to Weigh 140 now 128 Ht 5'4 Waist 32-34 Now 29 MD concern might have Bp issues if weight loss continues Will stop Farxiga(on my own) back on glomeperide already on metformin

Vitamin D Deficiency - I had low levels of the vitamin D, 25 hydroxy, 9ng/mL in D3 and D, D2 was at?

Posted 10 Jun 2016 by Kprz 0 answers

... <4ng/mL. 3 months MD PRESCRIBE 50000 of the D2- I sent a concerned email informing her that I'd prefer D3- the nurse replied "Please inform patient that per national guidelines, replacement can be with Vit D3 or Vit D2. " After 3 months of taking the D2- new test results D3 ...

New Drug approvals? Can they help me too? Duchenne MD only?

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by mcdanielann29 0 answers

I have Limb Girdle MD and most of the new meds being approved are for Duchenne MD. It is a horrible disease for children and I am so glad they are working towards a cure. Maybe there is a silver lining to our dreary clouds of existence. Thanks

Baclofen - - Hi please tell me what the best drug is for muscular dystrophy severe pain?

Posted 21 Jul 2016 by Hellohellohello 1 answer

I have muscula dystrophy in my upper torso shoulders back spine arms, I suffer with severe bad pain & I am severely depressed & on antidepressants but none work I feel so low & need best drug to cope with the pain as what I'm on at moment isn't helping I'm taking ...

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