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Muscular Dystrophy Questions

Related terms: Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy, Myotonic Dystrophy, Dystrophia Myotonica, Steinert's Disease, Becker Muscular Dystrophy, MD, Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy, Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

Displaying 10 questions associated with Muscular Dystrophy.

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

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... read more

Gabapentin complimented with Tramadol?

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:... read more

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

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.

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

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?

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

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... read more

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

... 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

Gabapentin not helping for nerve pain.Dose too low?

I have nerve pain in my ankle due to a permanent foot contracture (I have MD). Surgery is not an option due to lung issues. Anyways, I felt sharp stabbing pain along with tingling in my ankle (area around pain is numb) so my doctor prescribed gabapentin 100mg a day along with physical therapy. The... read more

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

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... read more

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

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... read more

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

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 ???

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