A month ago my mother was confined in the hospital. The doctor prescribed her these following medicines: Plogrel; Crestor; Plendil; and Carvid.
Please help me to understand what kind of medication my mother have. Since shes taking these pills, she is very often tired and have sore throat. Her next schedule to see her doctor will be next month, but im too worried about her condition, it might these medicines are too strong for her... please help!!!!
I thank you all for the information you provide... God Bless!!!
Doctors in hospitals assume emergency situations and try to stabilize the patient. For long-term treatment, you need a diagnosis. She's on blood pressure medication and meds for cholesterol, but docs often just pile this stuff on. Only way to know if she needs it or if there are safer alternatives is to see a specialist. With a definite diagnosis, you can research different modalities of treatment.
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