My Medication and Supplement List

With a chronic illness, you have an ENORMOUS supply of prescription medications and supplements that you will have to take long term. It takes hours to sort the pills for a week supply. You know you have a chronic illness when you get daily calls from your pharmacy and are on a first name basis with your pharmacist. Here is my current list, my medications and supplements change often to address new symptoms and try out new medications/supplements.

Medications

  • Name: Desmopressin Acetate
    • AKA: DDAVP
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 0.1 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning
    • Specific Use: Increases blood volume
  • Name: Bupropion HCL XL
    • AKA: Wellbutrin
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 150 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning
    • Specific Use: Increases blood pressure
  • Name: Pyridostigmine BR
    • AKA: Mestinon
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 60 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
    • Specific Use: Decrease heart rate
  • Name: Clonidine ER
    • AKA: Catepres
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 0.1 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning
    • Specific Use: Decrease sympathetic nervous system (Adrenaline)
  • Name: Clonidine HCL
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 0.1 MG
    • # of pills: 2
    • How often: Night
    • Specific Use: Helps sleep, prevent adrenaline rushes
  • Name: Escitalopram
    • AKA: Lexapro
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 20 MG
    • # of pills: 3
    • How often: Morning
    • Specific Use: Improves vasoconstriction
  • Name: Midodrine
    • AKA: ProAmatine
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 10 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
    • Specific Use: Increase blood pressure and tightens blood vessels
  • Name: Fludrocortisone
    • AKA: Florinef
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 0.1 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Evening
    • Specific Use: Increase blood pressure, improve circulation
  • Name: Glycopyrrolate
    • AKA: Robinul
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 1 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon, Night
    • Specific Use: Decrease sweating
  • Name: Metoprolol
    • AKA: Toprol
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 100 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
    • Specific Use: Decrease heart rate
  • Name: Armodafinil
    • AKA: Nuvigil
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 150 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning
    • Specific Use: Decreases fatigue
  • Name: Ritalin
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 30 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon
    • Specific Use: Prevents fatigue

Supplements

  • Name: Magnesium
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Name: Testoquench
    • # of pills: 2
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon
    • Specific Use: Hormone imbalance, Promote healthy androgen functions, lipid levels
  • Name: SugarMend
    • # of pills: 2
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon
    • Specific Use: Control blood sugar and metabolism
  • Name: Quercetin w/ Bromelain
    • # of pills: 2
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon
    • Specific Use: Anti-inflammatory
  • Name: Inositol
    • # of pills: 2
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon
    • Specific Use: PCOS
  • Name: MegaSpore
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon
    • Specific Use: Reduces inflammation
  • Name: Krill Oil
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Afternoon
    • Specific Use: Lower blood lipid and triglyceride levels
  • Name: Vitamin C
    • # of pills: 2
    • How often: Morning, Evening
  • Name: LivAmend
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Evening
    • Specific Use: Manage insulin
  • Name: Zyrtec
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Evening
    • Specific Use: Block histamine
  • Name: Zantec
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Morning, Evening
    • Specific Use: Block histamine
  • Name: EstroMend
    • Dose per tablet/pill:
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Afternoon
    • Specific Use: Support healthy estrogen function
  • Name: P5P (Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)
    • AKA: Vitamin B6
    • Dose per tablet/pill:
    • # of pills: 2
    • How often: Afternoon
  • Name: Vitamin D 2000IU
    • # of pills: 2
    • How often: Evening
  • Name: HistDAO
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Before Meals
    • Specific Use: Breaks down histamine
  • Name: 5HTP
    • Dose per tablet/pill: 100 MG
    • # of pills: 1
    • How often: Evening
    • Specific Use: Increase serotonin

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