Stacy Wiegman, PharmD

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  • Tega Cay, SC

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  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    Who should not take physostigmine injection?

    Do not take physostigmine injection if you have asthma, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal obstruction or urinary tract obstruction. You should also not use physostigmine salicylate if you are taking neuromuscular blocking drugs. Finally, you should not use the drug if you have reason...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    Are there any risks in taking Reclast (zoledronic acid)?

    Reclast (zoledronic acid) , like most medications, may interact with other drugs that you are taking. Certain antibiotics, diuretics, cancer treatments, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen, may cause nutrient absorption issues and kidney damage. If you have kidney disease prior...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    Is alosetron safe to take while pregnant or breast-feeding?

    Alosetron hydrochloride is classified by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a pregnancy category B drug. This means that taking this medication is not expected to harm a developing fetus. However, be sure to talk to your doctor before taking this medication while pregnant. It is unknown if...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    How effective is atenolol in treating children?

    The effectiveness of atenolol in treating children has not been proven or established. If your child is experiencing high blood pressure, anxiety, migraines, or other related symptoms, speak with your healthcare professional. If atenolol is not appropriate, your doctor will be able to provide with...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    What should I avoid while taking Avandamet?

    If you take Avandamet, you should avoid drinking alcohol. Alcohol consumption lowers blood sugar and can cause hypoglycemia. If you are taking a medication that lowers blood sugar too, such as Avandamet, the additive effect can be dangerous. You should also avoid taking other medications (including...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    What is ibuprofen lysine injection?

    Ibuprofen lysine injection is an intravenous nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in premature infants. PDA is a condition in which a blood vessel in the heart remains open. The ductus arteriosus vein normally closes before a baby is born. When...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    What should I know about Ferrlecit before taking it?

    Before you begin Ferrlecit treatment for iron deficiency anemia, tell your doctor about any allergic or hypersensitive reactions you have. Your doctor also needs to know if any of the following conditions apply:
    • You have had multiple blood transfusions
    • You have ever had colitis (inflammation of
    ...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    How soon after taking Januvia will my symptoms improve?

    Januvia can help control your high blood sugar levels, but it cannot cure diabetes. Consequently, you must keep taking it as your doctor prescribes, based on your particular condition and lifestyle, in order to decrease your blood sugar and maintain the decrease. You should not stop taking Januvia,...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    What should I know about Allegra-D 24 Hour before taking it?

    Before taking Allegra-D 24 Hour (fexofenadine and pseudoephedrine), you should talk to your doctor about all other medical conditions you have and medications you are taking. Some medical conditions that may affect your dosage or ability to take Allegra-D 24 Hour include diabetes, an enlarged prostate,...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    What would happen if I stopped taking Lyrica?

    It's a bad idea to stop taking Lyrica without talking to your doctor first. To sustain the pain-relieving benefits of this medication, you need to continue taking it. And if Lyrica is causing intolerable side effects, there is a right and a wrong way to stop using it. To discontinue Lyrica the right...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    What are the side effects of potassium acetate?

    Potassium acetate, if not properly administered and monitored, could lead to potassium intoxication. If you become intoxicated, you may experience weakness, mental confusion, tingling in the hands and feet, heart arrhythmias (irregular beats), low blood pressure, heart blocks, abnormal electrocar...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    Are there any risks in taking Chantix?

    Chantix can cause mood changes or contribute to mental health problems, such as depression and suicidal thoughts. Quitting smoking can also cause anxiety in people. If you are taking Chantix and your thoughts become strange or worrisome, if you are paranoid, confused, manic, or are acting aggressively...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    Should I let my doctor know if I am taking Dacogen?

    Dacogen is a prescription medication given at your specialist's office or clinic or hospital setting.  But it is important to let all your other healthcare providers know you are taking Dacogen.  Bring a list of all other medications that you are currently taking when you visit. Your doctor will...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    What are the side effects of Ocuflox?

    Common side effects of Ocuflox include: burning or stinging of the eyes, sensitivity to light, blurry vision and dry or teary eyes. Call your doctor if these symptoms become severe or persist over time. Less commonly, allergic reactions can occur, including rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing and...Read More
  • Stacy Wiegman, PharmD - Tega Cay, SC - Pharmacy

    Can I use Kadian if I have an enlarged prostate?

    If you have an enlarged prostate or narrow urethra, or if you have trouble urinating, talk to your doctor before taking the extended-release pain medication Kadian (morphine). This medication, prescribed for moderate to severe long-term, continuous pain, can make it more difficult to urinate. Read More