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methylphenidate- DI
Are you also taking two different versions, such as long acting and instant release? If so, it can cause more insomnia.
methylphenidate- A
Are you giving this early in the day?
methylphenidate- T
Have you noticed any tics or growth retardation?
methylphenidate- E
have you noticed an improved attention span?
Modafinil- DI
Are you taking an oral contraceptive? If so, modafinil may decrease the effectiveness of it and you should use a back up method.
Modafinil- A
Are you taking this in the morning?
Modafinil- T
Have you noticed higher blood pressure or a fast heart beat?
Modafinil- E
Have you noticed a decrease in your daytime sleepiness?
Donepezil- DI
Do you have any heart problems? If so, this may cause a slowing of the heart rate.
Donepezil- A
Are you taking this medicine at bedtime?
Dozepezil- T
Have you noticed any muscle cramping or a slowed heart beat?
Donepezil- E
Have you noticed that you ability to do daily tasks has stayed the same since you started this medication?
Tolcapone- DI
Are you on methyldopa? If so, the dose of methyldopa may need to be decreased due to tolcapone.
Tolcapone- A
Is this causing stomach upset? If so, take it with food.
Tolcapone- T
Have you noticed any muscle cramping or diarrhea?
Tolcapone- E
Have you noticed a lessening of your tremor? If not, we will discontinue the treatment.
Selegeline- DI
Are you using SJW? If so, you could get serotonin syndrome.
Selegeline- A
Are you taking this in the morning?
Selegeline- T
Are you experiencing hypotension, dizziness, weight gain, insomnia, cardiac effects, constipation, sexual dysfunction?
Selegeline- E
Are your symptoms of parkinsons improving, such as tremor?
pramipexole- DI
Are you taking this with levadopa? If so, levadopa may need to be started with a decreased dose.
pramipexole- A
Are you experiencing upset stomach with this medication? If so, take with food.
Pramipexole- T
Have you had any sleep attacks or hallucinations?
Pramipexole- E
Have you been able to do daily activities better with this medication?
Levadopa/Carbidopa- DI
Are you taking an MAOI such as Selegiline? If so, you may experience higher levels of levadopa.
Levadopa/Carbidopa- A
Are you taking this on an empty stomach? It will increase the time of onset.
Levadopa/Carbidopa- T
Have you had any dyskinesia, hallucinations, or confusion?
Levadopa/Carbidopa- E
Can you tell when the dose wears off?
zolpidem- DI
Are you taking any over the counter sleep aids such as tylenol PM? If so, you may experience oversedation
zolpidem- A
Are you taking this on an empty stomach? It will work faster.
zolpidem- T
Have you been waking up a lot in the middle of the night due to not breathing or have you noticed excessive sedation to the point of falling.
zolpidem- E
Have you noticed that you are falling asleep faster?
Lorazepam- DI
Are you drinking alcohol? Alcohol will increase the drowsiness and dizziness of this medication.
Lorazepam- A
Are you taking this at the first sign of anxiety?
Lorazepam- T
Have you noticed that you are more agressive or that you are disoriented?
Lorazepam- E
How fast does the medication relieve your anxiety?
Risperidone- DI
Are you currently taking fluoxetine?
Risperidone- A
Are you taking this with cola or tea, because you should avoid those beverages when taking. Instead, you can use water, milk, or orange juice.
Risperidone- T
Have you had dizziness, sexual dysfunction, or lactation?
Risperidone- E
Have you noticed that you are having less symptoms like hallucinations, voices, or delusions?
Haloperidol- DI
Are you drinking alcohol while taking this medication? It may increase the sedative effects.
Haloperidol- A
What do you do if you miss a dose? Do you double your dose?
Haloperidol- T
Have you experienced times of extreme muscle rigidity or the inability to not sit still?
Haloperidol- E
have you noticed that you are having less symptoms like hallucinations, voices, or delusions?
trazadone- DI
Are you drinking alcohol while taking this medication? It will increase the sedation caused by this medication.
Trazadone- A
Are you taking this medication with food? It is best to do so.
Trazodone- T
Have you experienced dizziness or sedation?
Trazodone- E
Have you noticed that you have more energy (DSIGECAPS)? Sleeping more?
bupropion- DI
Are you taking zyban for smoking cessation? If so, you should discontinue it because zyban and bupropion are the same medication.
bupropion- A
Have you been taking the drug whole? You should not crush or cut it.
Bupropion- T
Have you had a seizure or trouble sleeping while on this medication?
Bupropion- E
DSIGECAPS
Venlafaxine- DI
Are you taking St Johns Wort? If so you should discontue it immediately.
Venlafaxine- A
Are you taking this at the same time everyday? It will be more effective that way. If easier, take it with a meal. It is more effective with food.
Venlafaxine- T
Have you noticed a higher blood pressure, nervousness, or insomnia with this medicaition?
Venlafaxine- E
DSIGECAPS
Fluoxetine- DI
Are you taking SJW? If so, you should discontiue it right away.
Fluoxetine- A
Are the side effects preventing you from taking this medication? Most will go away, but you should continue taking this to experience full benefit.
Fluoxetine- T
Do you notice that you are have nightmares and night sweats?
Fluoxetine- E
DSIGECAPS
amitriptyline- DI
Are you drinking alcohol while on this medication? It could contribute to its sedatiting effect.
amitriptyline- A
Are you experiencing stomach upset? You can take this with food to help avoid that.
amitriptyline- T
Have you experienced any constipation, dry mouth, sexual dysfunction, weight gain, sedation, or cardiovascular changes?
amitriptyline- E
DSIGECAPS
Zolmitriptan- DI
Are you using ergots within 24 hours of your zolmitriptan?
Zolmitriptan- A
Are you taking this at the first sign of your migraine?
Zolmitriptan- T
Have you experienced tingling, warmth, flushing, chest pain/pressure, dizziness, or tiredness?
Zolmitriptan- E
How often do you need to redose?
sumatriptan- DI
Are you taking ergots within 24 hours of you sumatriptan?
sumatriptan- A
are you taking this at the first sign of your migraine?
sumatriptan- T
Have you experienced any tingling, warmth, flushing, chest pressure, pain, dizziness, or tiredness?
sumatriptan- E
How often do you need to redose?
frovatriptan- DI
Are you taking ergots within 24 hours of taking your frovatriptan?
Frovatriptan- A
Are you taking this at the first sign of a migraine?
Frovatriptan- T
Are you having any flushing, warmth, tingling, chest pressure/pain, dizziness, or tiredness?
Frovatriptan- E
How often do you need to redose?
Dihydroergotamine- DI
Are you taking this while pregnant?
Dihydroergotamine- A
Are you taking this at the first sign of a migraine?
Dihydroergotamine- T
Have you noticed cold limbs or a change in heart beat? (vasconstriction in peripheral and coronary arteries)
Dihydroergotamine- E
How often do you need to redose?
Topiramate- DI
Topiramate may lower the effectivesness of BCP. Use back up method.
Topiramate- A
Don't double a dose if you miss a dose
Topiramate- T
Have you had weight loss and kidney stones?
Topiramate- E
Frequency of seizures?
Phenytoin- DI
May decrease bcp
Phenytoin- A
double dose is bad
Phenytoin- T
gingival hyperplasia, inappropriate hair growth
phenytoin- E
frequency of seizures
Pb- DI
alcohol will increase sedation
Pb- A
Take at bedtime because sedating
Pb- T
Sedation, Decreased memory and thinking, osteoporosis
Pb- E
frequency of seizures
Gabapentin- DI
2 hr between antacid
Gabapentin- A
take at bedtime because sedating
Gabapentin- T
Edema, weight gain, sedation
Gabapentin- E
frequency of seizures
VPA- DI
aspirin
VPA- A
double dose
VPA- T
menstrual cycle abnormalities, tremor, hair loss
VPA- E
frequency of seizure
carbamazepine- DI
grape fruit juice
carbamazepine- A
Don't double for missed dose
Carbamazepine- T
hepatitis (jaundice), abnormal bleeding
carbamazepine- E
frequency of seizures