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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 ER & SR & CR tablet formulations? (I need a reference)?

Posted 10 Nov 2010 by cpharmacist 1 answer

for example in diltiazem or SSRI products

Whats the difference between capsules and tablets?

Posted 23 Jun 2010 by vyvette 2 answers

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 ...

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 3 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 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 ...

Are pharmacists allowed to call your physician and request that more medications be prescribed?

Posted 29 Jan 2018 by shambshe 1 answer

Twice now pharmasists have called my doctor asking them to prescribe medications - specifically - statins for a condition I don't have. I have not been diagnosed with a problem that requires the use of statins and yet people who are not privy to my blood work can request I be put on another ...

Which generic manufacturers of montelukast do not use lactose in their pills?

Posted 18 days ago by tiarr 0 answers

I am highly sensitive to lactose in any quantity and am looking for which "brands" I can tell my pharmacist to source. I have tried taking a single pill with lactose on a daily basis and end up with debilitating diarrhea.

My pharmacist questions my use of the Flector patch while on Celebrex (which I've been on for 20?

Posted 23 Jan 2018 by BLLANIER1 0 answers

... years), as both are NSAIDS. Anyone else run into this warning? I want to stay on Celebrex for overall osteoarthritic pains, but use the patch every other day or so for a specific pain in the Piriformus

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