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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Depends upon med...: Statins are the most commonly prescribed cholesterol lowering medication. One well know side effect is muscle aches. There used to be greater concern ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: This question is complicated. There are so many medications for these two diseases. Each medication has its own side effect profile. Please specify wh ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Your doctor knows: better, hence his/her judgement and prescription, Espiride (sulpiride) is an antidepressant, no alternative in the USA, however, all psychiatric medic ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? : Although your are active and controlling your blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol, despite that you may be suffering from depression. Espiride wo ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
OK: The ingredients in osteo eze shouldn't interact with your medications or affect your blood sugar. Your pharmacist can be very helpful in questions lik ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Infrequently: As little as possible.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
GAD: Your high cholesterol level is not likely related to your anxiety disorder. You may or may not need medication for anxiety. Options: Talking therapy ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Lipids: diet and exercise are the first step - if unsuccessful then medications.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There are several that are available. Welchol, Lovaza, and Niaspan (niacin) are among those by prescription
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