Dear Queen Julie, I have pretty bad chronic depression, but to help manage it, I take Pristiq, a new class of drug known as an SNRI. I take incredibly small doses, 5mg or less, because I’m really sensitive to anti-depressants, but it’s been a godsend. Now, I really want to get pregnant. However, it seems like […]
You know how when you go into the hospital for something, the first thing they do is stick a big needle in your arm and attach it to an IV so they can give you fluids and medicine quickly? Did you ever wonder what they do if they just absolutely cannot get a needle into […]
Dear Queenjulie, I know that some medications can interfere with the effectiveness of the birth control pill, but, once and for all, do you have a list of which ones?
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