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Georgia C. Yalanis, MD

Medical Writer
Georgia C. Yalanis, MD, MSc, is a physician-scientist with expertise in “bench-to-bedside” medicine. She uses translational medicine applications to help clients and companies create products that are scientifically and technologically advanced while still being clinically useful. She has worked in the regulatory and biotech space and has a passion for individuals being empowered to make informed decisions about their medical and health care.
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Ativan alternatives: What can I take instead of Ativan?
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Ativan alternatives: What can I take instead of Ativan?

Ativan doesn't work for everyone. Valium, Xanax, buspirone, Seroquel, and Benadryl are some Ativan alternatives. Get the full list here.
Dexilant side effects and how to avoid them
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How to avoid Dexilant side effects

Hypomagnesemia, vitamin B12 deficiency, and fundic gland polyps are common Dexilant side effects with long-term use
Nifedipine side effects and how to avoid them
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Nifedipine side effects and how to avoid them

Headache, weight gain, and swelling are common nifedipine side effects. Learn how long side effects of nifedipine last and how to avoid them.
Synthroid side effects and how to avoid them
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Synthroid side effects and how to avoid them

Common Synthroid side effects include weight changes, headache, and hair loss
Naltrexone side effects and how to avoid them
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Naltrexone side effects and how to avoid them

Nausea, fatigue, and loss of appetite are some common naltrexone side effects
Levofloxacin side effects and how to avoid them
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Levofloxacin side effects and how to avoid them

Muscle pain, tendinitis, kidney injury, and allergic reactions are less common but possible levofloxacin side effects
Augmentin side effects and how to avoid them
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Augmentin side effects and how to avoid them

Headache, diarrhea, and heartburn are common Augmentin side effects but they often go away within a few days of treatment
Fentanyl side effects and how to avoid them
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Fentanyl side effects and how to avoid them

Up to 29% of patients who are prescribed opioids misuse them. Fentanyl high, withdrawal, and overdose are possible fentanyl side effects.
Lithium side effects and how to avoid them
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Lithium side effects and how to avoid them

Weight gain is a common side effect of lithium, but it can also cause serious reactions like serotonin syndrome or toxicity. Learn the warning signs of lithium side effects.
Ciprofloxacin side effects and how to avoid them
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Ciprofloxacin side effects and how to avoid them

Nausea, neuropathy, and tendon damage are possible ciprofloxacin side effects. Learn about the common and serious side effects of this antibiotic.
Flomax dosage, forms, and strengths
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Flomax dosage, forms, and strengths

The standard Flomax dosage for adults with BPH or nephrolithiasis is 1, 0.4-0.8 mg capsule per day