Drug reaction occurs as an allergic reaction to medications. It causes fever, rashes, and difficulty in breathing in affected individuals. In some cases, itching, swelling, wheezing, and runny nose occur. Commonly drug reactions are observed while taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, chemotherapy drugs, anti-seizure drugs, and monoclonal antibodies. It is treated by stopping the drugs causing allergic reactions and taking corticosteroids and antihistamines helps a lot.
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How far is it safe to open the capsule and take it as divided doses?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a question with respect to Doxypal DL medicine and my question is whether the delayed release remains active when I would open a capsule to remove half of the pellets. The capsules are 100 mg, and I would like to take 50 mg, but I need the delayed release to remain working bec... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The delayed-release capsule contains the active drug (Doxycycline) and few other excipients that slowly release the active drug from it. So, the active drug is mixed with the excipients and put into the capsule. So, if you divide the capsule into equal half, it still... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am experiencing inconspicuous akinetopsia, which can be caused by Nefazodone, Risperdal and Trazodone. I take Abilify 10 mg, Trileptal 600 mg twice a day, Luvox 150 mg twice a day and Trazodone 50 g as needed for sleep. Could any of the other medicines can cause akinetopsia? The akine... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Inconspicuous akinetopsia (motion blindness) may be caused due to defects in visual cortex or may be caused by certain antidepressants like Nefazodone and its older sibling Trazodone and hallucinogens like LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide). It is very unlikely to be cause... Read Full »