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I Take Too Many Medications

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    Between post-cancer treatment,

    post cardiac surgery, and pain management, I now have so many medications that I can't remember all the names. The interactions between them are now coming into play & I am starting to fall asleep during the day if I am not busy. I started backing off one of the meds by 20% to...
    ImBatmanNow ImBatmanNow 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Gag Me With a Pill Or Pills

    Wouldn't it be great if after the Doctor gave you all your prescriptions and you added the supplements you're sure you need that someone would pack it all into one small pill?  I kind of gargle with water and swish all those pills around to try to swallow them all at once...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M Feb 26, 2009

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    When Will It Ever End

    I 'm on lots of meds for a lot of different reasons. I'm always trying med adjustments so I feel better. It's been a struggle because I am SO sensitive to chemicals, the side affects will send me for a loop. Example: 1 med has a 4mg suggestion. I have to be really sick to take 0...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 13 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    You Know It's Too Much When:

    I knew I was taking too many medications when they wanted to give me more drugs to take care of the side effects of the others.  And then they wanted to start a 3rd generation to take care of the drugs which take care of the 1st drugs.  Not!  But I still take too...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 19, 2008

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    We Laugh Because When I Take My Morning Meds, Its Equal to Breakfast

    I don't have a large stomach anyway, so when you through a handful in the morning...AH. stomachs full.  Then I have to figure out what I can eat small enough not to make me sick, and large enough to cover the drugs! Since I have SO many issues, I have to take medication...
    forceofnature forceofnature 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2008

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