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Gabapentin complimented with Tramadol?

Posted 16 May 2014 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: ...

Looking for an alternative to Lyrica for neuropathic pain control. Too expensive in Canada. Ideas?

Posted 4 Dec 2014 7 answers

Nerve damage, extensive, due to Muscular Dystrophy, causes extreme pain in lower legs and hands. Gabapenten caused seizures and I now take oxazepam. By itself, not enough, Dr suggested lyrica.

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

Posted 26 Jan 2016 7 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 ...

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

Posted 1 Jul 2013 3 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 4 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.

Wellbutrin XL - How long does the insomnia last? I started the generic form 3 days ago?

Posted 20 Oct 2013 3 answers

I have mild depression and was on Remeron briefly but it made me very sleepy. The MD prescribed Wellbutrin HC 150 mg. to be taken in the morning. Now I have insomnia and still feel sleepy as I didn't get enough sleep. I took Ambien 5 mg for three nights in a row but only slept four hours each ...

Is it a good idea to take Augmentin if you are allergic to Ceclor?

Posted 24 Nov 2012 2 answers

I am allergic to Ceclor (caused all-over hives when I was younger). I just went to an Urgent Care that Rx Augmentin and I had notified the MD about my allergies (also allergic to Sulfa). I've been looking at information about Augmentin, and it says to tell my Dr if I have had an allergy to ...

If my Psychiatrist RETIRES and has been prescribing me medication that most MD's would be against?

Posted 10 Jan 2012 4 answers

I am sure most MD's or Psychiatrists would not be willing to write my prescription of 3 30mg IR adderall and 5 2mg xanax daily. I have taken both medications for quite sometime and my Psych Dr is retiring. I dont know what to do and I dont know pharmacy laws at all. Should I have her write me ...

Switching from Effexor to Paxil ... feeling dizzy and nauseous, should I take a little effexor ?

Posted 25 Aug 2012 1 answer

I've been prescribed 37.5 mg Effexor XR > generic version since June 1st. It's been too much so my MD is switching me to 12.5 mg Paxil (again, the generic version). I've been told different things between my MD, the pharmacist, and my doctor's assistant... not to mention ...

Can lorazepam(1mg) be crushed(for people with G-tube)?

Posted 1 May 2013 2 answers

hi,im am a 21 year old home health aide,i had a question regarding a person i take care of,he has duchenne muscular dystrophy and he has bad anxiety,but hes very tired,and not really able to swallow the pill safely,could i crush it and with warm water, good enough so he can have it in the g-Tube ???

Help with Latuda-Newly Prescribed?

Posted 26 Nov 2015 4 answers

Hi all! I just got prescribed Latuda today by my MD (40mg). She recently put me on 400mg Seroquel (also taking 20mg Adderall, 150mg Wellbutrin ER, 400mg Lamictal). I only started the Seroquel a week ago (mostly for sleep per her instructions)-it has been helpful, but I am a bit scared to try this ...

Escitalopram - Oh god I can't take this. Up all night with dry heaves. It's awful. I am not taking?

Posted 23 May 2016 4 answers

... today's dose. God please help. This is bad news. Gonna call MD soon and hope just stop. Am only four days in. Never taken any med of this kind before

Does DHEA help with fibromyalgia pain?

Posted 21 Mar 2013 3 answers

Hi. My MD suggested trying 50 mg DHEA per day for fibromyalgia pain. My DHEA blood level is extremely low. Anyone tried it? Hank

Do alternating dosages of warfarin make sense?

Posted 22 May 2015 2 answers

The warfarin dosages suggested by my MD are daily alternating - full tablet, half tablet, full tablet, half tablet, etc. My INR rises and falls like a sine wave in relation to my dosage schedule. On average I take .75 of a tablet per day. Assuming I can do an accurate break at 3/4 tablet, ...

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