Medications

Flomax Side Effects After Stopping

Flomax side effects after stopping

Some conditions can cause a simple natural occurrence like urination to become problematic. Frequent urination during the day or at night, the urgent need to urinate, difficulty starting urination, dribbling at the end of urination, inability to completely empty the bladder, and a weak urine stream or a stream that stops intermittently are symptoms of …

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Augmentin And Alcohol: Do They Interact?

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The subject of alcohol– drug interaction has generated many questions in the minds of people, as they want to know how safe it is to drink while taking their medications. A few antibiotics such as metronidazole (Flagyl) when taken with alcohol, have been noted to cause an uncomfortable myriad of symptoms ranging from lightheadedness to …

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Amoxicillin And Alcohol: Do They Interact?

Amoxicillin and Alcohol

Amoxicillin is a widely used antibiotic, basically because of its broad spectrum of activity, its known efficacy, and of course, its cost-effectiveness Though it is readily available, it is a prescription medication that ideally requires a doctor’s diagnosis and prescription before use. In the United States, amoxicillin ranked in the top five of commonly prescribed …

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When Is The Best Time To Take Vitamin D?

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Did you know that just as plants have the ability to make glucose for themselves by exposure to sunlight, humans too have the ability to make vitamin D, through exposure to sunlight? That’s right! Human skin cells contain precursors which are converted to vitamin D when exposed to ultraviolet radiation from the sun. When Is …

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Zoloft and Alcohol: Interactions, Dangers and Effects

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Generally, for people taking antidepressants, drinking alcohol is not recommended. Alcohol itself can worsen the symptoms of depression. Alcohol interacts with a number of medications,  significantly altering their effects in the body, leading to potentially fatal consequences. This article considers the interaction between alcohol and an antidepressant – Zoloft. About Zoloft Zoloft is a brand …

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Cymbalta Withdrawal Symptoms and How to Ease Them

Cymbalta withdrawal

Most antidepressants come with an unlabeled warning. Once you start, don’t try to stop on your own! This subtle warning comes at a price if disobeyed, as you would have to deal with withdrawal symptoms – physical and mental symptoms that result when you stop taking a drug. Managing withdrawal symptoms can be very uncomfortable, …

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