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Generic Name: PSEUDOEPHEDRINE SUSTAINED-RELEASE - ORAL Pronounced: (sue-doh-eff-ED-rin) Long Acting Nasal Decong (PSE) Oral Precautions
Before taking pseudoephedrine, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. Also
tell your doctor if you have had negative reactions to other sympathomimetics
(such as ephedrine, phenylephrine). This product may contain inactive
ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your
pharmacist for more details.
If you have any of the following health problems, consult
your doctor or pharmacist before using this product:
a certain eye condition (glaucoma)
heart problems (such as heart attack, chest pain, heart
fast/irregular heart beat
high blood pressure
overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
difficulty urinating (such as due to enlarged
This drug may mak...
Hi, Is it possible that after being on Topamax for over 10 years that it is not longer effective and should I consider going off the drug for a while or permanently? Changing the dosage isn't even working anymore, the migraine intensity have become so much more severe in the last year that I believe it's just not working anymore. After reading so many migraineurs' problems with Topamax I feel pretty lucky but I think the luck has run out and the terrible side effects have finally hit me. Any suggestions for those of us who have had long term use of this drug? Diane.
It is possible for a medication to become ineffective for you after a period of time. In such cases, the medication might work again if you take a break from it, or it may not. There's no way to predict that.
There are two options here:
Work with your doctor to get off the Topamax and try it again in several months.
Work with your doctor to get off the Topamax and ...
An updated clinical practice guideline released by the U.S. Public Health Service on May 7, 2008, identified new medication treatments that are effective for helping people quit smoking . No matter the level of addiction, anyone attempting to quit should consider trying at least one or more of the effective pharmacotherapies. The goal of cessation pharmacotherapy is to alleviate or diminish the symptoms of withdrawal . The more physically comfortable one is, the more likely the smoker will make a serious quit attempt and succeed in permanently quitting. Currently, the FDA-approved, first-line agents for smoking cessation include five nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products and two non-nicotine medications. All of these medications were found to be effective first-line medications in the guideline’s meta-analyses. There is no question that the odds of a smoker quitting are increased by using a pharmacological treatment. In addition, multiple co...
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