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MediGuard is the world’s largest consumer medication monitoring service. MediGuard is free, secure, confidential and provides its members with personal FDA alerts, manufacturer recalls, drug interactions, and side effect information. MediGuard allows members to post and read comments about their medications. Registration takes just 60 seconds and offers a lifetime of information that helps you better manage your medications or the medications of a loved one.

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    What side effects does Oxybutynin (Ditropan) cause?

    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 41% of patients experience side effects while taking Oxybutynin (Ditropan). Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Dryness, and Constipation. Please follow up with your doctor or other healthcare provider...Read More
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    What side effects does Digoxin (Lanoxin) cause?

    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 25% of patients experience side effects while taking Digoxin (Lanoxin). Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Dizziness, and Fatigue. Please follow up with your doctor or other healthcare provider if...Read More
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    What side effects does Naltrexone cause?

    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 19% of patients experience side effects while taking Naltrexone. Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Vivid Dreams, and Muscle Pain/Cramps. Please follow up with your doctor or other healthcare provider...Read More
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    What side effects does Diltiazem (Cardizem) cause?

    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 22% of patients experience side effects while taking Diltiazem (Cardizem). Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Fatigue, Erectile Problems, Swelling/Edema, Drowsiness, and Constipation. Please follow...Read More
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    What are the side effects of nadolol?

    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 9% of patients experience side effects while taking Nadolol (Corgard). Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Restlessness, Fatigue, and Muscle Pain/Cramps. Please follow up with your doctor or other...Read More
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    What side effects does Ursodiol cause?

    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 6% of patients experience side effects while taking Ursodiol. Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Bloating/Gas, and Diarrhea. Please follow up with your doctor or other healthcare provider if you...Read More
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    What side effects does Fenofibrate cause?

    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 20% of patients experience side effects while taking Fenofibrate. Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Muscle Pain/Cramps, Heartburn/Reflux, and Dryness. Please follow up with your doctor or other...Read More
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    What side effects does trazodone cause?

    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 34% of patients experience side effects while taking trazodone. Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Grogginess/Confusion, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Altered Taste/Smell, Increased Appetite, and Dryness....Read More
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    What side effects does Mesalamine (Pentasa) cause?

    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 19% of patients experience side effects while taking Mesalamine (Pentasa). Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Bloating/Gas, Headache, Itch/Rash, Hair Growth, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Hair Loss, Diarrhea,...Read More
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    What side effects does Calcium Citrate (Citracal) cause?

    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 15% of patients experience side effects while taking Calcium Citrate (Citracal). Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Constipation, Bloating/Gas, Swallowing Problems, and Diarrhea. Please follow up...Read More
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    Is there anything to worry if use of Paracodin is long term?

    In general, generally healthy patients can safely use dihydrocodeine for long periods of time under the care of a doctor. If you have chronic conditions you may want to review your use of this medicine with your doctor, especially if you have:
    • liver problems
    • kidney problems
    • inactive thyroid
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    What is the risk of taking a baby aspirin and Zoloft?

    Taking aspirin and Zoloft together increases your risk of bleeding problems. Many patients use these two medications together without any problems. You are currently taking the lowest dose of aspirin daily which helps to lower your risk of bleeding problems. With that said, you should be extra watchful...Read More
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    Can intake of vitamin pills cause swelling and joint pain?

    Vitamins usually do not cause swelling and joint pain. Because these symptoms seem to be connected, it would be best to discuss taking the vitamins with your physician. It is possible you have another underlying condition that is causing the swelling with the vitamins. Read More
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    Does carafate cause the stool to substantially darken?

    There is no specific mention of stool darkening as a side effect of taking carafate.  It does cause constipation which could possibly alter the appearance of your bowel movements. You should discuss your side effect with your doctor, as significant changes in the color of your stool could potentially...Read More
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    What does a sliding scale refer to in the context of insulin?

    Sliding scale means that you take a medication based on your need. Depending on what your blood glucose is, you may need more or less insulin. Your prescription would not be a set amount of insulin, it would be based on your values at a given time. Read More