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Is there any difference between over-the-counter meclizine and prescription meclizine?

Posted 10 Feb 2012 by Whimsy1 1 answer

I need to take it periodically for vertigo and sometimes it seems as if the OTC brand is not as helpful. Also is there a difference between Meclizine and Meclizine HCL? Thanks for your help.

OTC Dosage Equivilant for Potassium CL 10 mEq ER?

Posted 23 Apr 2013 by MsKharma 7 answers

My husband has been prescribed Potassium CL 10 mEq ER, 1 Tab 2X Day because he has also been prescribed Furosemide (aka Lasik) 40 mg, 1 Tab 2X Day for Congestive Heart Failure. My question is if he where to take an OTC Potassium Gluconate 595mg, 2 Tabs 2X Day (4 Tabs Total Daily) is he getting ...

Is there any otc medication w/ hydroxyzine?

Posted 22 Mar 2013 by shayde 5 answers

Are there any acceptable pain killers to take while taking Plavix?

Posted 26 Mar 2012 by patneal6 5 answers

I am looking for an OTC pain killer such as Advil to take for back pain and occasional arthritis pain. I have just been prescribed Plavix.

Which OTC sleep aid drug works best? I can't get to sleep

Posted 7 Feb 2014 by Barnaby Bear 5 answers

My mind gets going just as I am trying to sleep. I am looking for an over-the-counter med that might help as a sleep aid. What works best for you?

Valtrex - Are there any over the counter medication for herpes?

Posted 21 Sep 2010 by sunshine43 2 answers

where can u buy over the counter medications for herpes

Is there anything OTC comparable to Lactulose?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 by LymaBeane 4 answers

I am taking Lactulose and it works well for me. My doctor wonders why I would always need it. Miralax doesn't work for me. Is there anything OTC that is comparable to Lactulose so that I don't have to depend on a doctor to get the help I need? Thanks

Will cephalexin clear up a yeast infection?

Posted 13 Nov 2012 by amad12 2 answers

I have had a yeast infection for the past day and a half and it will not clear up with OTC antifungal meds.

I have to take 1 mg folic acid daily. Can I purchase it otc?

Posted 9 May 2013 by janier2042 1 answer

I had my colon removed 12 years ago (no cancer, just non-functioning from birth). I have a prescription but just want to know if that dosage is available otc so I can be sure I always have it. It was a major health issue about two years ago and I never want to not have it. This would be kept in my ...

Why has the company that bought out the Oxytrol patch REALLY discontinued it?

Posted 6 Nov 2015 by Oxytrol Gets the Axe 2 answers

Told it was a "marketing decision." Used daily Gelnique gel in the past, but abandoned once Oxytrol 4-day patch became OTC. Unlike Gelnique, this patch costs 1/2 as much for the same duration, doesn't have to dry (with 3 blobs of gel, it takes forever), doesn't have to be ...

Sumatriptan - Is there any OTC migraine medicine as good as sumatripitan?

Posted 9 Aug 2016 by Tweety60 4 answers

I've been taking sumatripitan for eight years and my doctor quit prescribing it because of my age. I am 56. I take naproxen daily for my back but it doesn't help with migraines. Also can't take excederine migraine because of the aspirin. When i get these they last about four days. I ...

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