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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

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 ...

ER versus SR? What's the diference?

Posted 29 Nov 2011 by dianecarlo 1 answer

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.

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?

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 ...

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 ...

My pharmacist told me that they stopped making Veramyst a few weeks ago. Is this true? What should I

Posted 12 days ago by Veramyst111 1 answer

... use instead? Flonase does not work for me

Invokana - My husband was diagnosed with high blood pressure and given a medicine with a diuretic in

Posted 18 days ago by kelig 1 answer

... it. He was also diagnosed with high cholestrol (over 1000 triglyceride). Within two weeks he was told he also had diabetes and the dr gave him Ivocana (from his office , not from a pharmacist). That was Tuesday. By Saturday he felt so bad, he stopped taking the ivocana and just kept the ...

Contrave - My prescription just says take one a day. There are not instructions on it to increase?

Posted 13 days ago by HadesP 0 answers

... the dosage after the first week. Is this unusual? I am wondering if my doctor or the pharmacist know much about this drug. Everywhere I read that the drug is meant to go to two pills after the first week, three the week after that, and four the week after that. Should I call and ask my doctor? ...

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 ...

My pharmacist gives me 15mg.armour thyroid MADE by Forest and 60mg. made by actavis are ingredient?

Posted 31 Mar 2017 by George23 0 answers

I get 60mg of armyur thyroid made by ACTAVIS and 15mg made by Forest-are the ingredients the same in both pills? The pharmacy has so many of the 15mg they are probablyy trying to get rid of! I'm thinking of changing to Nature-throid it is much less expensive and by taking 4 tablets a day of ...

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