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Medication

Lexapro Side Effects First Week: All You Should Know

Lexapro is the brand name for Escitalopram, a type of medication used to treat depression, anxiety and other mood disorders.  As with any medication, it’s important to know the possible side effects to help you know what to expect when taking Lexapro. This guide will explain some of the first-week side effects of Lexapro, helping… Continue reading Lexapro Side Effects First Week: All You Should Know

Jessica Guht Nov. 10, 2022

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UTI

Does Ibuprofen Help With a UTI?

There is some evidence that ibuprofen may help to alleviate the symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI). However, it is important to note that ibuprofen is not an antibiotic, and will not kill the bacteria causing the infection.  Therefore, it is important to see a healthcare professional if you think you may have a… Continue reading Does Ibuprofen Help With a UTI?

Jessica Guht Oct. 13, 2022

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Medication

Wellbutrin Vs. Adderall: How Do They Differ?

ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed psychological disorder in children, and it can dramatically affect a child’s abilities in school, potentially impacting their long-term success. Because of this, treatment is often sought. Adderall is the most common medication prescribed for ADHD, although Wellbutrin is another potential option. Continue reading to see the difference and similarities… Continue reading Wellbutrin Vs. Adderall: How Do They Differ?

Jessica Guht Oct. 04, 2022

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Medication

How To Sleep While Taking Cymbalta?

Sleep is one of the most important things we can do to our body, and not getting enough can cause irritability, fatigue, and lack of concentration, affecting us all day. Even more upsetting is when you spend all day tired, only to continue struggling to sleep at night. For those who take Cymbalta, this difficulty… Continue reading How To Sleep While Taking Cymbalta?

Jessica Guht Sep. 30, 2022

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Medication

Foods To Avoid While Taking Metformin

For those with type 2 diabetes, the body is unable to use insulin as effectively, leading to increased blood sugar levels. If left unchecked, this can lead to severe complications, such as heart problems, kidney disease, or eye damage. Metformin is a medication that can help those with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar… Continue reading Foods To Avoid While Taking Metformin

Jessica Guht Sep. 29, 2022

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Medication

How Much Water Should You Drink When Taking Spironolactone?

If you have been prescribed spironolactone, there are a few important things you need to keep in mind. One of them is staying hydrated. Your doctor will provide you with specific guidelines on water intake while taking this medication, and this article will cover all you need to know about spironolactone. What is Spironolactone?  Spironolactone… Continue reading How Much Water Should You Drink When Taking Spironolactone?

Emily Maeve Milord Sep. 02, 2022

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Antibiotics

How Long Does Azithromycin Stay in Your System?

For those with bacterial infections, a common antibiotic that you may be prescribed is azithromycin. There are multiple forms and doses of azithromycin, and it is crucial to follow the complete course as prescribed by your doctor. However, it is important to remember that azithromycin lingers in your system even after taking your last dose.… Continue reading How Long Does Azithromycin Stay in Your System?

Jessica Guht Aug. 30, 2022

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Antibiotics

Azithromycin And Alcohol: Everything You Need to Know

There exist many different types of antibiotics that help to treat bacterial infections, and one type is azithromycin. A concern when taking antibiotics is whether or not alcohol can be drunk while taking them, as in many cases, alcohol can lessen their effectiveness. Azithromycin, however, remains just as potent even when drinking alcohol. Despite the… Continue reading Azithromycin And Alcohol: Everything You Need to Know

Jessica Guht Jul. 31, 2022

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Medication

Does Cymbalta Cause Weight Gain?

Antidepressants are often associated with weight gain, making those who take them nervous about the effect that they might have on their weight. However, most of the research surrounding antidepressants such as Cymbalta shows that weight loss is more common, with weight gain only observed in those who take Cymbalta for more than a year.… Continue reading Does Cymbalta Cause Weight Gain?

Jessica Guht Jul. 31, 2022

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Medication

Does Wellbutrin Cause Weight Gain?

Most people typically associate antidepressants with weight gain, yet many people who take antidepressants instead experience weight loss. While these weight changes have been observed in many, the reasoning behind them is not well known. Some speculate that it occurs because of the antidepressant’s effect on certain neurotransmitters, while others suspect that it may result… Continue reading Does Wellbutrin Cause Weight Gain?

Jessica Guht Jul. 31, 2022

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Medication

Hydroxyzine And Alcohol: All You Need to Know!

Those with anxiety may find themselves turning to alcohol as a way to find relief from their symptoms through comfort and relaxation. However, it can be risky to continue this habit while taking medication for anxiety. Hydroxyzine is a common antihistamine used to treat anxiety, but it can be dangerous when combined with alcohol. Alcohol… Continue reading Hydroxyzine And Alcohol: All You Need to Know!

Jessica Guht Jul. 27, 2022