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Common use

Dostinex is a synthetic ergoline with a high affinity to dopamine D2 receptors, a strong prolonged activity inhibitor of prolactin secretion. Prolactin is a hormone that is released from the hypophysis. This medication is used to treat hormonal imbalance with much prolactin in the blood (hyperprolactinemia) to reduce or prevent breast milk production, except after childbirth (postpartum).

Dosage and direction

Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Take it orally twice weekly. Dostinex is usually taken twice each week for at least 6 months. Dosage is adjusted generally at 4 week periods based on tests for prolactin levels in blood.

Precautions

Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages. Before to take Dostinex notify your doctor about allergies, liver diseases, psychiatric illnesses, uncontrolled high blood pressure, high blood pressure during pregnancy which you may suffer or if you are breastfeeding . Get up slowly from a sitting or a lying position to avoid dizziness or lightheadedness caused by this medication.

Contraindications

Dostinex is contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension or known hypersensitivity to ergot derivatives (ergotamine, ergonovine, Ergomar, Cafergot, dihydroergotamine, Migranal Nasal Spray, D.H.E. 45, Ergotrate, or methylergonovine, Methergine, pulmonary, pericardial, cardiac valvular, or retroperitoneal fibrotic disorders in history.

Possible side effect

Side effects may include symptoms of allergy (hives, rash, swelling of face and tongue, acne). Major side effects are: cough or trouble breathing, feeling light-headed, fainting, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, constipation, headache, numbness. Contact your doctor if you experience severe symptoms listed above as you might need immediate medical help.

Drug interaction

Inform your doctor about all medications or herbal products you take, especially about: blood pressure drugs, dopamine blockers (metoclopramide, antipsychotics such as chlorpromazine, haloperidol); drugs that cause drowsiness, sedatives, sleeping pills, narcotic pain relievers (codeine), anti-anxiety medications, antidepressants, muscle relaxants, anti-seizure medications, certain antihistamines (diphenhydramine). Never take this drug without your doctor’s approval.

Missed dose

If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember, but not if it is almost time of the next intake by your schedule. If so skip the missed dose. Do not try to make up a missed dose by taking an extra one.

Overdose

If you suspect that you took too much of the medication seek for immediate medical attention. Your symptoms may appear as mental changes, nasal congestion, fainting, lightheadedness, or irregular heartbeat.

Storage

Store Dostinex in a dry tight container away from sunlight at room temperature between 15-30 C (59-86 F) away from children and pets.

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ContentCommon use Dostinex is a synthetic ergoline with a high affinity to dopamine D2 receptors, a strong prolonged activity inhibitor of prolactin secretion. Prolactin is a hormone that is released from the hypophysis. This medication is used to treat hormonal imbalance with much prolactin in the blood (hyperprolactinemia) to reduce or prevent breast milk production, except after childbirth (postpartum). Dosage and direction Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Take it orally twice weekly. Dostinex is usually taken twice each week for at least 6 months. Dosage is adjusted generally at 4 week periods based on tests for prolactin levels in blood. Precautions Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages. Before to take Dostinex notify your doctor about allergies, liver diseases, psychiatric illnesses, uncontrolled high blood pressure, high blood pressure during pregnancy which you may suffer or if you are breastfeeding . Get up slowly from a sitting or a lying position to avoid dizziness or lightheadedness caused by this medication. Contraindications Dostinex is contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension or known hypersensitivity to ergot derivatives (ergotamine, ergonovine, Ergomar, Cafergot, dihydroergotamine, Migranal Nasal Spray, D.H.E. 45, Ergotrate, or methylergonovine, Methergine, pulmonary, pericardial, cardiac valvular, or retroperitoneal fibrotic disorders in history. Possible side effect Side effects may include symptoms of allergy (hives, rash, swelling of face and tongue, acne). Major side effects are: cough or trouble breathing, feeling light-headed, fainting, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, constipation, headache, numbness. Contact your doctor if you experience severe symptoms listed above as you might need immediate medical help. Drug interaction Inform your doctor about all medications or herbal products you take, especially about: blood pressure drugs, dopamine blockers (metoclopramide, antipsychotics such as chlorpromazine, haloperidol); drugs that cause drowsiness, sedatives, sleeping pills, narcotic pain relievers (codeine), anti-anxiety medications, antidepressants, muscle relaxants, anti-seizure medications, certain antihistamines (diphenhydramine). Never take this drug without your doctor's approval. Missed dose If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember, but not if it is almost time of the next intake by your schedule. If so skip the missed dose. Do not try to make up a missed dose by taking an extra one. Overdose If you suspect that you took too much of the medication seek for immediate medical attention. Your symptoms may appear as mental changes, nasal congestion, fainting, lightheadedness, or irregular heartbeat. Storage Store Dostinex in a dry tight container away from sunlight at room temperature between 15-30 C (59-86 F) away from children and pets. Disclaimer We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.Common use Levonorgestrel is a hormone used as a contraception medication it is similar to progesterone and is its racemic isomer (norgestrel), which is twice more potent. The drug changes condition of cervical mucus and uterine lining and hampers movement of sperm cells to the uterus and attachment of a fertilized egg to the uterus. Levonorgestrel is administered to prevent pregnancy within 72 hours after the intercourse, if no contraceptive methods were used during it, or the used method was not reliable. Dosage and direction Take the medication orally. Take two tablets this way: the first tablet is taken as soon as possible after the intercourse (not later than within 72 hours); the second tablet should be taken in 12 hours (but not later than 16 hours) after the first tablet. If you had vomiting within three hours after intake of any tablet, take one more tablet. Levonorgestrel tablet of 0.75 mg may be taken on any day of your menses only if your previous period was normal. After emergency treatment with Levonorgestrel local barrier methods of contraception should be used (e.g. a condom). Precautions Recurrent use of Levonorgestrel during one menstrual cycle is not recommended due to possible disorders of the period. The medication does not substitute regular contraception medication and should be used only in case of emergency. Emergency medication sometimes fails to prevent pregnancy. This medication excretes to the breast milk. Take the pills after breastfeeding to decrease negative effects on your baby and avoid breastfeeding after the treatment. Inform your doctor if you have a bleeding or blood-clotting disorder, diabetes, a vaginal infection, a sexually transmitted disease, pelvic infection, heart disease, high blood pressure, or a heart valve disorder. Contraindications Do not take Levonorgestrel if you are pregnant because the medication does not end the pregnancy which has already occurred. The medication cannot be used in patients with abnormal vaginal bleeding, untreated or uncontrolled pelvic infection, serious pelvic infection following a pregnancy or abortion within the past 3 months, uterine fibroid tumors, history of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), past or present breast cancer, liver disease or liver tumor, cervical or uterine cancer; a recent abnormal Pap smear, decreased immunity (leukemia, AIDS, IV drug abuse). Side effects The most frequent adverse reactions of Levonorgestrel include nausea, irregular pap smear bleeding, delay of menses for more than 7 days, dizziness, headache, a pain in the lower abdomen, nausea, vomiting, tension of the mammary glands, fatigue. Drug interaction Simultaneous use of the drugs, which induce liver enzymes accelerates metabolism of Levonorgestrel. These drugs may reduce the effectiveness of Levonorgestrel: barbiturates, including primidon, phenytoin and carbamazepine and drugs that contain St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum), rifampicin, ritonavir, rifabutin, griseofulvin. Drugs that contain Levonorgestrel may increase toxicity of cyclosporine. Missed dose Missed dose is not supposed as this medication is taken when needed. Overdose Vomiting and bleeding are possible. Contact your doctor if you suspect overdose. Storage Store at room temperature between 20-25 C (68-77 F). Store away from moisture, heat, and sunlight. It is not recommended to store in a bathroom and places available for children. Disclaimer We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.Common use

Arimidex lowers estrogen levels in postmenopausal women to slow the growth of certain cancer tumors. It works inhibiting enzyme aromatase and hereby production of estrogen.



Dosage and direction

Follow all instructions of your doctor about treatment and dosing schedule. Do not take more of this medication than it was administered to you. Take once daily.



Precautions

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, a severe liver disease, history of stroke of blood clot, heart disease, circulation problems, or if you have not yet completed menopause. If you have such conditions you may need adjustment of your dose. Your treatment with Arimidex may continue for five years. This medication may impair your ability to high concentration of attention and thinking or reactions: be especially careful while driving or operating machinery.



Contraindications

Do not use Arimidex in premenopausal women, in pregnant and breastfeeding women, severe kidney disorders, moderate and severe liver diseases, hypersensitivity to Arimidex or other components of the drug. Preparations which contain estrogens should not be administered with Arimidex as they neutralize its pharmacological effect.



Side effects

The most frequent side effects include sings of allergy (hives, skin rash, facial swelling and difficulty breathing) together with sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance, sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body, a bone fracture, swollen glands, swelling in your hands or feet. Rare and not so serious adverse reactions such as hot flashes, sore throat, weakness, back pain, bone pain, nausea are also possible.



Drug interaction

Inform your doctor if you take tamoxifen or estrogen. Inform your doctor about all prescribed and over -the-counter medications, herbal products, vitamins and food supplements you use.



Missed dose

If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember. If it almost time of your next dose just skip it and return to your regular schedule. Never double dose this medication.



Overdose

There is not information about Arimidex overdose. If you suspect that you took too much of this medication contact your doctor immediately.



Storage

Store at room temperature between 20-25 C (68-77 F). Store away from moisture, heat, and sunlight. It is not recommended to store in a bathroom and places available for children.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Common use Levothroid contains levothyroxine sodium, a substance identical to the thyroid gland hormone. It is used either alone or in combination with diet pills to treat primary (thyroidal), secondary (pituitary), tertiary (hypothalamic) hypothyroidism, subclinical hypothyroidism, and obesity. Dosage and direction The dose is be administered individually. Follow all recommendations of your doctor, do not exceed the recommended dose. Take it as a single daily dose 0.5-1.0 hour before breakfast with a full glass of water. Intake of Levothroid and the medications known to interfere with its absorption should be separated by at least four hours. Do not stop treatment without permission of your doctor even if you do not feel immediate effect. It may take several weeks till the medication starts to act. Yo may need Levothroid till the end of your life to replace the thyroid hormone deficit. Precautions Cautiousness should be exercised in treatment of the patients with cardiovascular disease, elderly, individuals with concomitant adrenal insufficiency. Contraindications Levothroid cannot be used in patients with untreated subclinical or overt thyrotoxicosis, acute myocardial infarction, and uncorrected adrenal insufficiency. Possible side effect The most likely adverse reactions to occur are headache, insomnia, nervous or irritable feeling, hyperactivity, anxiety, emotional lability, fever, tachycardia, arrhythmias, hot flashes, sweating, changes in your menstrual periods, appetite changes, diarrhea, vomiting, weight changes, hair loss, flushing. Drug interaction Inform your doctor about all medications, herbal products and food supplements you use and especially about calcium carbonate (Oystercal, Caltrate, Citracal), sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate, Kionex), ferrous sulfate iron supplement, sucralfate (Carafate), antacids that contain aluminum (Rulox, Tums, Maalox, Mylanta, Riopan, Amphojel, Gaviscon), cholesterol-lowering drugs colestipol (Colestid) and cholestyramine (Questran), warfarin, digoxin, estrogen products, diabetes medicines, amiodarone, iodide, lithium, anti-thyroid agents, phenobarbital, rifamycins, beta blockers, antidepressants and growth hormones. Missed dose If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember, but not if it is almost time of the next intake by your schedule. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time of your next dose. Do not try to compensate a missed dose by taking an extra one. Overdose Overdose symptoms include pounding heartbeat, chest pain, tremor, leg cramps, confusion and disorientation, shortness of breath, vomiting, diarrhea, or seizures. Contact your doctor on emergency if you experience them. Storage Store at room temperature between 59-77 F (15-25 C) away from light and moisture, kids and pets. Do not use after expiration term. Disclaimer We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.Common use Cycrin is used in treatment of irregular or absent menstrual periods, or abnormal uterine bleeding. Also it can be used to descreased the risk of endomentrial hyperplasia while taking estrogens. It active component medroxyprogesterone is progestin. Progestin is a female hormone that regulates ovulation and menstrual periods. Also it can be used to prevent overgrowth in the lining of uterus in postmenopausal women in estrogen replacement therapy. Dosage and directions Take Cycin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is usually given for a few days in a row each month. You may need to start taking the medicine on a certain day of your menstrual cycle. Follow all doctors instructions. Regularly exam your breast for lumps. The medication can cause unusual results of certain medical tests. Precautions Avoid smoking while taking Cycrin. Smoking increased you risk of blood clots greatly. Contraindications You should not use Cycrin if you are pregnant or have a hormone related cancer (uterine or breast cancer), liver disease, abnormal undiagnosed vaginal bleeding. You may need dose adjusment if you have the following conditions:heart disease, congestive heart failure, recent stroke or heart attack, high blood pressure, high cholesterol o triglycerides, severe pelvic pain, recent miscarriage or abortion, epilepsy, low blood levels of calcium, asthma, lupus, diabetes, migraine headache, a thyroid disorder, kidney disease. Possible side effects Besides allergic reactions such as hives, swelling of your face, lips, tongue and throat, difficulty breathing, you can experience the following serious side effects: sudden headache, cough, numbness or weakness, especially of one side of the body, confusion, problems with vision, speech, balance, chest pain or heavy feeling, wheezing, rapid breathing, fast heart rate, pain or swelling of one or both legs, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweting, general ill feeling, vaginal bleeding, if you have already had menopause, a breast lumps, symptoms of depression such as sleep problems, dizziness, mood changes, headache , fever, swelling of your hands, ankles or feet, jaundice. Less serious side effects may include skin color changes, vaginal itching or discharge, mild itching or skin rash, increased acne, hair growth, loss of scalp hair, insomnia, changes in appetite and weight, mild stomach pain, bloating, nausea. Drug interaction Tell your doctor about all your prescribed and not prescribed medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products you my use. Missed dose Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose. Overdose Symptoms of Cycrin overdose are stomach pain, breast tenderness, vomiting, nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, vaginal bleeding. Storage Store Cycrin at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Disclaimer We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.Common use

Progesterone is a type of female hormone (progestin). This medication is similar to the progesterone that your body naturally makes and is given to replace the hormone when your body is not making enough of it. In women who are not pregnant and not going through menopause, this medication is used to restore normal menstrual periods that have stopped for several months (amenorrhea).

Progesterone is also used as part of combination hormone replacement therapy with estrogens to reduce menopause symptoms (e.g., hot flashes). Progesterone is added to estrogen replacement therapy to reduce the risk of cancer of the uterus.



Dosage and direction

Take this medication by mouth, usually once a day at bedtime or as directed by your doctor. If you have trouble swallowing the pills, take with a full glass of water while standing up. Follow the dosing schedule carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.



Precautions

Before taking progesterone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to peanuts; or if you have any other allergies. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: history of blood clots, history of bleeding in the brain, liver disease, cancer of the breast or other female organs, vaginal bleeding of unknown cause, a loss of pregnancy with some tissue remaining in the uterus ("missed abortion"), recent stroke or heart attack (within 1 year). Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths, and sunlamps. Use a sunscreen, and wear protective clothing when outdoors.



Contraindications

Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Do not smoke. This medication may be used during pregnancy only as directed by your doctor. There is conflicting information about whether progestins may cause harm to an unborn baby. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

This drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Possible side effects

Nausea, bloating, breast tenderness, headache, change in vaginal discharge, mood swings, blurred vision, dizziness, or drowsiness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.



Drug interaction

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: drugs affecting liver enzymes that remove progesterone from your body (such as rifampin, St. John's wort, azole antifungals including itraconazole, certain anti-seizure medicines including carbamazepine/phenobarbital/phenytoin).



Missed dose

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.



Overdose

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include severe nausea and vomiting. Consult your doctor for more details.



Storage

Store at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) is permitted. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. The specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.
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