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  • Spironolactone (generic) 28 tabs x 100mg

    3.00 out of 5

    What is it used for?

    Spironolactone is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It is also used to treat swelling (edema) caused by certain conditions (such as heart failure, liver disease) by removing excess fluid and improving symptoms such as breathing problems.

    This medication is also used to treat low potassium levels and conditions in which the body is making too much of a natural chemical (aldosterone).

    Spironolactone is known as a “water pill” (potassium-sparing diuretic).

    How is it given?

    Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

    Take each dose with a full glass of water.

    To be sure this medicine is not causing harmful effects, your blood will need to be tested often. Visit your doctor regularly.

    What are the common side effects?

    Drowsiness, dizziness, lightheadedness, stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or headache may occur.

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  • Diphantoine 100 tabs x 100 mg

    4.00 out of 5

    What is it used for?

    Diphantoine is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures.
    Diphantoine is used to control seizures. Diphantoine does not treat all types of seizures, and your doctor will determine if it is the right medicine for you.
    Diphantoine may also be used for purposes not listed in Diphantoine guide.

    How is it given?

    1 g orally divided in 3 doses (400 mg, 300 mg, 300 mg) given at 2 hour intervals. Then normal maintenance dosage started 24 hours after loading dose.
    Initial dose: 100 mg extended release orally 3 times a day.
    Maintenance dose: 100 mg orally 3 to 4 times a day. If seizure control is established with divided doses of three 100 mg capsules daily, once-a-day dosage with 300 mg of extended release Diphantoine sodium may be considered. Alternatively, the dosage may need to be increased up to 200 mg orally 3 times a day, if necessary.

    What are the common side effects?

    Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. You may be more likely to have an allergic reaction if you are African-American.
    Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor, such as: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive, more depressed, or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.
    Call your doctor at once if you have:
    fever, swollen glands, sore throat, trouble breathing, painful mouth sores, sores around your eyes;skin rash, easy bruising or bleeding, severe weakness;
    severe muscle pain;nausea, vomiting, upper stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);bone pain (especially in your hips, legs, or lower back), trouble with walking; or severe skin reaction–fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.

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  • Modafinil (Generic) 30 tabs x 100mg

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    What is it used for?

    Modafinil reduces extreme sleepiness due to narcolepsy and other sleep disorders, such as periods of stopped breathing during sleep (obstructive sleep apnea). It is also used to help you stay awake during work hours if you have a work schedule that keeps you from having a normal sleep routine (shift work sleep disorder).

    How is it given?

    The recommended dose is 200 mg once daily not to exceed 400 mg. It should be administered in the morning for treating narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea, and one hour prior to work in those with shift work disorder. It can be taken with or without food. The 400 mg dose may not be more effective than the 200 mg dose.

    What are the common side effects?

    Headache, nausea, nervousness, dizziness, or difficulty sleeping may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

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  • Betalol (Propranolol, Inderal) 40 mg x 30 tabs

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    What is it used for?

    Propranolol is one of a class of medications called beta blockers it had formerly been very heavily prescribed for high blood pressure. However, by blocking the adrenaline receptor site in the muscle, Propranolol also blocks the so-called “fight-or-flight” response, and can thereby help maintain calmness in tense and nervous social situations. Recommended for performance anxiety situations, stage fright, etc. Use of beta-blockers has been banned in professional snooker tournaments.

    How is it given?

    Dosage: 10mg-20mg with some food two hours before the time needed. Frequently a dose as low as 5mg can take the nervous edge away.
    Precautions : Propranolol lowers the blood pressure, and therefore should not be used by people with very low blood pressure.People on any other medications or with arterial problems, or bronchial problems, asthma, etc. should check with their physician before usage. Propranolol should be taken with food to avoid nausea.

    Important Information!
    You should not use this medicine if you have asthma, very slow heart beats, or a serious heart condition such as “sick sinus syndrome” or “AV block” (unless you have a pacemaker).

    What are the common side effects?

    Call your doctor at once if you have:

    slow or uneven heartbeats;

    a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;

    wheezing or trouble breathing;

    shortness of breath (even with mild exertion), swelling, rapid weight gain;

    sudden weakness, vision problems, or loss of coordination (especially in a child with hemangioma that affects the face or head);

    cold feeling in your hands and feet;

    depression, confusion, hallucinations;

    liver problems – nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);

    low blood sugar – headache, hunger, weakness, sweating, confusion, irritability, dizziness, fast heart rate, or feeling jittery;

    low blood sugar in a baby – pale skin, blue or purple skin, sweating, fussiness, crying, not wanting to eat, feeling cold, drowsiness, weak or shallow breathing (breathing may stop for short periods), seizure (convulsions), or loss of consciousness; or

    severe skin reaction – fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.

    Common propranolol side effects may include:

    nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, stomach cramps;

    decreased sex drive, impotence, or difficulty having an orgasm;

    sleep problems (insomnia); or

    tired feeling.

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  • Thybon (Liothyronine HCL) T3 100 tabs x 20 mcg

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    What is it used for?

    Liothyronine treats hypothyroidism, a disease causing your thyroid gland to under-secrete thyroid hormone. If it upsets your stomach, try taking this medication with food.

    Liothyronine Overview
    Liothyronine is a prescription medication used to treat underactive thyroid, known medically as hypothyroidism. It is also used to treat goiters and to test for hyperthyroidism (a condition where the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone).

    How is it given?

    The dosage of thyroid hormones is determined by the indication and must in every case be individualized according to patient response and laboratory findings.

    Cytomel (liothyronine sodium) Tablets are intended for oral administration; once-a-day dosage is recommended. Although liothyronine sodium has a rapid cutoff, its metabolic effects persist for a few days following discontinuance.

    What are the common side effects?

    Nausea, diarrhea, headache, palpitations,restlessness, flushing, sweating, difficulty sleeping.

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