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Can I take Tylenol (2) 500 mg each with Tums extra strength?

Posted 20 Apr 2018 by Nina68 1 answer

I had a pituitary tumor removed almost 4 weeks ago. But the headache still strong so they told to take Tylenol every 6 hrs, but now I have nausea so I took 3 Tums extra strength, like 20-30 minutes ago. My questions ... it's almost time to take the Tylenol again - should I take it now or wait ...

Pituitary Tumor - I have a non functioning macro and have frequent headaches. But this time my?

Posted 17 Nov 2016 by Heidilynn79 0 answers

... headache has lasted for days. Has anyone else experienced this?

I'm having surgery in five days. I have a script for tramadol and a migraine pill?

Posted 24 Aug 2016 by Rbnrthwll 3 answers

I've been told I should only take Tylenol before the surgery but I'm in a lot of pain. My surgery is to remove a pituitary tumor that is causing severe pain and nausea. Can I take anything else?

Have been on Lexapro for a week, after switching from prozac. Has been on prozac since 1995?

Posted 21 Apr 2016 by Living in denial 1 answer

Why am I so tired? Eye lids get very heavy late afternoon. Some confusion and dizziness too. Was perscriped prozac originally 95' after having a pituitary tumor removed. I think 40mg. Per day and now Lexapro 20mg.

Pituitary Tumor - I have been taking medication for a pituitary adenoma for over 20 years now. My?

Posted 27 Dec 2013 by Miss Shirley 2 answers

... most recent medication for over 10 years is cabergoline. My prolactin level is now very low 1.9. I would like to quit taking the medication now. I do not have an Endocrinologist treating me to ask questions about the side effects after taking the drug for so long. Can I just stop or do I need ...

Pasireotide - the cost of this drug is prohibitive! any suggestions?

Posted 25 Oct 2013 by floridagirl40 2 answers

my doctor suggested I may be given this drug after my surgery for pituitary tumor. He said it was expensive, but I wasn't prepared for $15,000 monthly!! can it be purchased elsewhere?

Are my seizures due to my pituitary tumor depleting my electrolytes?

Posted 2 Aug 2013 by mfarnam91 2 answers

I have been having seizures since October of 2012 They started out of the blue. In doing the MRI it showed i have a hyperactive microadenoma. The neurologists I have seen are telling me I am experiencing pseudoseizures and that there is nothing wrong with me. My endorcrinologist doesn't think ...

Octreotide effect on cells?

Posted 4 Jan 2011 by James Stumpf 2 answers

I have been told that octreotide has ocassionally killed pituitary tumors. What affect would it have on tumor cells and other cells, including the pituitary gand? The main question concerns the direct application of octreotide to the tumor and the spot where it comes from the tumor to prevent new ...

How do I find out who will help me pay for my medicine?

Posted 13 Sep 2010 by Jen Morgan 2 answers

As expected with a pituitary tumor, I'm too sick to work, and my Husband is on unemployment. My medicine cost $117.00 a month. I just can't afford to buy it. People keep telling me that there are people / places out there that will help me, but... I sure can't find anybody to help! ...

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