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Depression - Does Prednisone effect your sex drive?

Posted 19 Jun 2014 by SummerShine 1 answer

Or is it just from the depression side effect... I know my doctor warned me about the depression that may start after I had to increase my dosage to 20mg a day. She did not however warn me about any other side effects and I think I am losing my sex drive, either as a direct side effect or it is ...

Why is Prazosin not being used more often for anxiety and PTSD?

Posted 19 Aug 2010 by kiva49 4 answers

Please please explain the physiological basis for how, after 40 plus years of trying every concievable anti-anxiety med there is that this simple BP lowering med (which I understand isn't even a first line option) has immediately and almost completely eliminated my startle responses, ...

Raynaud's Syndrome - Is there anyone here who has Raynaud's of the nipple?

Posted 23 Aug 2016 by MeggieGirl 1 answer

I have had very painful breasts in cold weather for decades, to the point where I would hit my breasts (what a strange thing to do, I know... in retrospect, we hit our thighs when they fall asleep, so it makes sense). All I knew was that there would be a deep pain in the nipple area, and the nipple ...

Nifedical XL 30mg vs. Nifedipine ER Osmotic 90?

Posted 23 Nov 2015 by jwcoop 1 answer

I originally was prescribed Nifedical XL 30mg it seemed to work. When I picked up my prescription renewal I failed to notice the different name (Nifedipine ER) but when i began taking it a few days later i noticed the size, shape, and possibly dosage difference. What i was given was/is Nifedipine ...

Raynaud's Syndrome - I have just gotten over a cold. How do I sanitize the gloves I've worn?

Posted 21 Jan 2016 by xxyy 0 answers

I don't want to throw away the gloves that work for me. I've paid big bucks for them.

Side effects/allergic reaction to Nifedical XL?

Posted 25 Oct 2015 by nickjess 0 answers

I take Nifedical XL for Raynaud's for a few years now. When I started taking the med I thought it was a miracle! It didn't take away ALL the coldness on my extremities, but it did a really good job of decreasing it. I should say I only take the med in the winter months. It's very ...

Raynaud's Syndrome - Are there any men who have secondary Raynaud's?

Posted 22 May 2015 by Kmc123 1 answer

I'm 53 and have had Raynaud's for a yr.now and I have scleroderma in my throat too. Have been put out of work by my doctor. My fingers turn white but more often they turn almost black. I have an appointment with the rheumatologist about the scleroderma in my throat. Was in the er last ...

Raynaud's Syndrome - Hep getting Medicaid to pay for child dosing of nifedipine for 9 year old with?

Posted 22 Nov 2014 by lonestarjenn 1 answer

... it so bad he wakes the whole house up screaming. Help for those nights. I think he gets too hot, sweats then gets cold-pins and needles! Any ideas?

Trouble determining source of pain?

Posted 20 Jul 2014 by Zonnad 2 answers

I have peripheral neuropathy, PAD and scleroderma with Raynaud's of fingers and toes for 30+ yrs. previous finger lesions, now 3 toes of L foot developed gangrene. Nifedipine had been sufficient for Raynauds. Now added sildenafil, plavix, trental, hydroxychlorquine all to increase blood flow. ...

How do apply nitro-bid to my fingers for raynaud?

Posted 11 May 2012 by bobshockley 2 answers

the tech sheet has an application that would work on a flat surface... can i just rub it on the effected fingers

What will the effects of taking too much Norvasc be, should have taken 10mg daily but took 20mg?

Posted 15 Jun 2011 by denisealpe 1 answer

I just found out that I was only to take 10 mg of Norvasc but misunderstanding I have been taking 20mg. Total body break down as of last night. Called Doctor and Drug Store, what could be my side affects after being over dosed for about 10 days? Denise Alpe

Can Niacin be used for the treatment of Raynaud's Disorder?

Posted 2 Aug 2011 by Wildre 1 answer

Raynaud's Disease is a common condition causing the small arteries to contract- mostly in the hands or feet, causing them to turn blue. Afterwards often flushing and red. No known treatment. Someone recommended Niacin. I am sceptical.

After suffering a severe migraine for a week, I noticed that the pain lessened after taking?

Posted 22 Feb 2011 by tllupton 3 answers

... lisinopril each time. My blood pressure at worst was only 130/92 but I also take it for Raynaud's. Has anyone else experienced this? For now I'm taking 20 mg prednisone for 5 days which is helping reduce migraine pain but adding a dose of 10 mg lisinopril knocks out the remainder of ...

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