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are there any benefits to taking accutane over weight limit

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No studies done: It probably can be taken without any problem.But i will ask the dermatologist if it is ok.Before you start accutane.

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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Not likely: pretty good , and old medication.There shpould be interruptions in the treatments and lab tests occasionally.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Accutane: Follow the instructions carefully.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Not common: I have treated patients with Accutane (isotretinoin) for many years and have not heard that particular complaint. Theoretically any medicine can cause ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
PPI side effects: There are pros & cons to "prophylactic" supplements also! PPI's overall are a very well tolerated class, but like any drug carry risks. In the sho ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
I can't answer with: an enthusiastic "yes!" All of the evidence is anecdotal: there are individual reports that something might have helped one person, or a few people, bu ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes : But what do you mean by extra go to vitamindcouncil.Org and you will find answers to pretty much all of you questions on that sucject.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Robbins
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: There are no healthy short cuts to eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Whey protein powder: contains very little lactose and so many lactose intolerant folks can use it w/out issue. If you can't, there are lactose free whey protein powders o ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
51 years experience Cardiology
Orlistat: Weight loss drugs tend to be only modestly effective, and most carry risks. Several have been taken off the market because of heart problems. Amphet ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Every medication: has side effects. But your doctor has determined that your medication's benefits outweigh its risks. Statins are generally tolerated without complic ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
The only way to use: medication safely for weight loss is w/the help of a special doctor called a bariatrician. Lifestyle changes including food plan an exercise w/family ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
43 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended: You should not try to get into any weight loss program or diet pills while you are breastfeeding. Once your are done with that, your body will natural ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
see details: Eat carbohydrates to gain weight. Forget pills. If you consume enough calories, you will gain weight.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Carroll
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe, maybe not: Levothyroxine can interact with multiple other drugs and supplements. Other medications can often be taken safely with it, but may need to be taken at ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chad Zooker
16 years experience Sports Medicine
No: All Anabolic steroids have dangerous side effects. Acne and testicular shrinkage are unpleasant, but liver damage and heart damage can be fatal. Eat ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ranjodh Gill
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Lipid profile needed: Options are to try Lipitor (atorvastatin) in lower dose, every other day or another station like pravastatin which may be better tolerated. Depending ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Not studied: If you swallow anything that provides a stimulatory effect (caffeine products) or that induces mild nausea (coffee grounds), then you can expect to lo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Most are safe: Always take these as suggested and select a good brand. Here are the ones to avoid: valerian, st john's wort, same, kava kava, and gotu kola. Be well ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and pregnanc: Most frustrating thing that i find in attempting to answer this question for my patients is the extreme lack of evidence in the literature. This is pa ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
N acetylcysteine: N-acetylcysteine is effective in tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose, as a mucolytic agent in lung diseases associated with increased mucous, antiviral a ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shana Weiss
24 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There is no over the counter product that works well for weight loss.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Take in moderation: Too much zinc can prevent absorption of other elements such as iron and magnesium.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: I'm assuming this is for fitness / bodybuilding. Creatine is excellent for gaining muscle and if you want mass, probably you want to use this. Coenzym ... Read More
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