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Is it okay to take Amoxicillin 875 two hours early to get it on schedule?

Posted 21 Jan 2015 by pandaking13 3 answers

I was prescribed the antibiotic and took my first dose at 2 pm, I took my next one at midnight since my pharmacist said every 10-12 hours. I have been looking up dosage times online and I keep seeing 12 hours, so wanted to know if it has to be every 12 hours between doses.

Whats the difference between capsules and tablets?

Posted 23 Jun 2010 by vyvette 2 answers

Whats the difference between ER & SR & CR tablet formulations? (I need a reference)?

Posted 10 Nov 2010 by cpharmacist 1 answer

for example in diltiazem or SSRI products

ER versus SR? What's the diference?

Posted 29 Nov 2011 by dianecarlo 1 answer

Is FoltanX equivalent to MetanX?

Posted 16 Jan 2014 by cbordeman 2 answers

My pharmacist says it's NOT a generic, but a proper replacement... this at my demand that MetanX generics are NOT even close (there are even class action suits). I know MetanX is used to treat pain from Diabetic Neuropathy, and I believe it worked well before. I'm afraid this ...

Medicine - Can I ask my pharmacist for name brand drugs or does it have to be my doc?

Posted 28 Sep 2013 by kaw06 6 answers

I want to take welbutrin and effexor not generic how do I do this?

Is Loestrin 24 fe being discontinued? My pharmacist has to call 6 pharmacies to get the RX filled?

Posted 2 Sep 2013 by Anonymous46 4 answers

All of these pharmacies said they are not receiving the drug now. I am curious as to why it not available and would like a suggestion for a replacement birth control pill that is close to Loestrin 24 fe.

Can I take naproxen if I am allergic to ibuprofen?

Posted 2 Nov 2015 by FCP 2 answers

I came out with hives when I last took ibuprofen. I can tolerate aspirin (if that information help at all). My doctor has now proscribed naproxen for my frozen shoulder. My doctor (and the pharmacist) is aware of my allergy to ibuprofen, but said that it could be just ibuprofen or the whole NSAIDs ...

Why is MoviPrep so darned expensive?

Posted 9 Apr 2013 by Ellen91247 4 answers

My pharmacist told me the price (without insurance) was $87.50! I nearly swallowed my tongue! That is outrageous! And the only insurance I have is Medicare and a supplement. If they don't pay, I will have to skip the colonoscopy. I am on a very fixed income. What have some of you had to pay ...

Has anybody cut a Wellbutrin SR 150 in half?

Posted 3 Apr 2016 by wannabbetter 2 answers

A friend's doc told her that she could cut WB SR in half. I called my pharmacy & the pharmacist said that I could (even though the bottle says not to crush or chew). Today I spoke to a diff pharmacist at the same pharmacy & he said not to split the pill. Some posts say when an SR ...

When should I be taking my medication? Wellbutrin and Celexa?

Posted 31 Mar 2016 by jaycobkay 2 answers

Recently I have moved from 40mg of citalopram (Celexa) daily, taken at bedtime for approx. 8 years, to 20mg of citalopram + 150mg bupropion (Wellbutrin), told by pharmacist to take the citalopram in the morning and the Wellbutrin at night with my birth control pill. Over three months I saw a ...

Why isn't Prozac prescribed very often anymore?

Posted 18 Aug 2017 by G Mc 3 answers

I was wondering if it is good for treating anxiety/depression? Is it weight neutral? I have taken many antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications, but never tried Prozac. A local pharmacist told me it is known to cause a lot of weight gain. I have also read that is makes for low libido. I have ...

Ginger - What side affects are there with drinking fresh ginger tea with my high blood pressure...

Posted 15 days ago by eaglefeather61 0 answers

... pills, metoprolol and lisinopril? Several years ago I drank a lot of ginger tea with my medicines with no side affects. I called the pharmacist and they said there a minor side effects with drinking ginger tea with my medicines. I just want to be on the safe side. Thank you for any help you ...

I've been on 50 mg of Pristiq for a year. When the generic version came out I was forced to switch?

Posted 9 days ago by Kitkat0709 0 answers

I don't feel like it's working. Anyone else experience any changes switching to the generic? My pharmacist said I shouldn't notice any difference. Thanks in advance for any input!

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