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betaine hcl medication

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Not proven: Betaine has not been proven to help by itself or in dietary aids. Iron is principally absorbed in the small intestine. The recommendation is to take i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No.: Although this kind of misinformation is present all over the Internet, it is frankly wrong. Esophagitis in GERD is caused by both stomach acid and en ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
NO.: Betaine is only used for patients with homocysteinuria (a genetic metabolic defect) and occasionally xerostomia (inability to produce saliva) or fatty ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
What RU treating?: You have provided us no clinical diagnosis to support your current or continued use of hydrochloric acid and pepsin. The differential diagnosis of dia ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pickett
29 years experience Family Medicine
Why did you take?: Betaine hydrochloride has an interesting history. Betaine hydrochloride used to be included in over-the-counter (OTC) products as a “stomach acidifier ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU NEED: TO BE SEEN AND INVESTIGATIONS NEED TO BE DONE. NOTHING CAN BE SAID WITH YOUR DESCRIPTIO. YOU DON'T KNOW THAT YOY HAVE LOW ACID
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Health food: Yes, these are healthy; be wary of too much chromium and too much magnesium -- combination needs to be balanced.
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Betaine HCL/pepsin: There are no reported cases on palpitations but theoretically the pepsin/HCL combo could have negative vagal feedback ( vagus stimulation produces ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Betaine: At your age you should not try any pills until you have checked with your doctor that it is OK.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Go right ahead. Glad you're working out and doing something about the acne. Heads-up ... An antibiotic must never be your sole treatment for acne. If ... Read More
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