Stacy Wiegman, PharmD

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

    Who should not receive essential amino acid injections?

    You should not take essential amino acid injections if you have had problems metabolizing amino acids or if you are otherwise sensitive to amino acids. You should not receive amino acid injections if you have limited circulating blood volume, hyperammonemia or untreated acid-base and electrolyte...Read More
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    How can I manage diabetes while pregnant?

    The best way to manage your diabetes while pregnant is to work with your doctor and other health experts to create the best plan for you. You should begin as soon as possible in your pregnancy. Your team of experts may include your endocrinologist or other diabetes specialist, your obstetrician and...Read More
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    How can I minimize the side effects of Pepcid AC?

    To minimize side effects from the nonprescription heartburn treatment Pepcid AC (famotidine), do not take more than two tablets over a 24-hour period, and don't take it for more than two weeks. If you're still having heartburn after two weeks of taking Pepcid AC, you may have a serious problem, so...Read More
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    How may diabetes affect a woman's sex life?

    Diabetes can create sexual problems for some women. There are many possible causes. Diabetes can cause fatigue and reduce your libido, which is your desire to have sex. You may have physical effects such as vaginal dryness, which can make sex uncomfortable. Depression is more common in people with...Read More
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    What should I know about ciprofloxacin HCl before taking it?

    Oral ciprofloxacin should be taken two hours before or six hours after taking any antacid that has magnesium, aluminum or calcium. It can be taken two hours before or six hours after sucralfate, didanosine or any vitamins and supplements that contain iron, zinc or calcium. Some of these may bind...Read More
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    How much dairy should I eat per day?

    Experts recommend that your protein and dairy together should not exceed 3 to 7 servings a day. This gives you the right amount of protein and amino acids. Remember that this product is good for you in moderation and should be eaten along with other essential foods on the food pyramid. Read More
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    How should I take lysine?

    If prescribed by your doctor, you should take lysine exactly as directed by that doctor. Otherwise, follow the instructions on the package label.

    Typically, in children two to 12 years of age, the recommended dosage is 23 milligrams (mg.) per kilogram (kg.) of body weight (about 10 mg. per pound)...Read More
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    Who should not take ciprofloxacin HCl?

    People who have had asthma, epilepsy or other seizure disorders, kidney problems or liver problems will need to exercise extreme caution when taking ciprofloxacin. Do not take ciprofloxacin if you are pregnant, plan to be pregnant or are breastfeeding, since the effects are not known. If you are...Read More
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    Is there a generic version of Crestor (rosuvastatin)?

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic version of Crestor in 2016. The generic version will be sold as rosuvastatin calcium. Rosuvastatin calcium is in a class of drugs called statins, which work by stopping an enzyme in the body from making cholesterol. It was the second...Read More
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    Is there a generic version of Nasonex?

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first generic version of Nasonex in early 2016. The generic name of the drug is mometasone furoate monohydrate. It is a nasal spray used to treat nasal allergy symptoms in adults and children age 2 years and older. People age 12 and up can also...Read More
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    What is memantine?

    Memantine is the name of the active ingredient in the brand name drugs Namenda and Namenda XR. It is a drug used to treat the symptoms of moderate to severe Alzheimer's disease, a type of dementia that affects memory, mood and communication. Currently, there is no known cure for Alzheimer's disease;...Read More
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    What are the side effects of Calciferol?

    You may have a severe allergic reaction to Calciferol (vitamin D2). Symptoms of an allergic reaction, which require immediate medical attention, include: swelling of your lips, tongue or face; chest or throat tightness; difficulty breathing; dizziness or faintness; skin redness; or hives, rash or itching....Read More
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    Can I take over-the-counter drugs instead of levothyroxine?

    No, there is no OTC alternative to thyroid medications. But the good news is that there are many generic drugs for thyroid replacement, and many pharmacies offer very low prices on these medications. Read More
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    Could Januvia suppress my appetite?

    Yes, it can. One of its actions is to slow the stomach emptying, so you feel fuller and eat less. In that way, it suppresses appetite. Read More