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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
All meds: And supplements are to be discussed with Obs-Gyn directing the care during your pregnancy. Agents other than docusate are preferred for constipation d ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Yes: The smartter choice is Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and DSS. 200mg/day
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Solace: If you need it yes. If not no. Liquid works better in some. Let's chat to get a better answer for YOU!
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Colace (docusate sodium): It depends on when you normally have a bowel movement. Either time is okay.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Same answer as...: ...your Miralax question. Lavage effectiveness is largely dose-dependent with PEG solutions. Although a generally safe drug class in small doses, you ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Check your level.: You want to keep your B12 level in the blood above 350. You would first check a level. If it low you can try to fix the problem with mega doses of B1 ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Depends!: Mdr is 5 mcg/day. I take 2500 mcg/ day, since it lowers homocysteine, which causes atherogenesis!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Wait for 2 hours: It is safe to take your vitamins 2 hours after taking metamucil for full absorption.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
You may not be able: To tell. Do not take more than the recommended dosing. If you are causing any liver damage, you will need a blood test that checks liver enzymes to se ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Maximum Dose: Currently, do not exceed 4, 000 mg in any 24 hour period. The fda is currently considering reducing this amount to 3.000 mg in any 24 hour period.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Colchicine and B12: Although Colchicine is known to cause vitamin B12 depletion, how much B12 to take to prevent this isn't known. The typical replacement dose for vitami ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Depends: On your biology and circumstance. But if you must ask, than none.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
I recommend?: That my patients take vit d3 2000iu per day!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
?: About 1000 iu/25# body wt per day should get the vit level checked aslo now and in ~3-4 mo go to vitamindcouncil.Org fro more very good info.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Once per day: Taking more than one per day could lead to relying on the medication for normal bowel movements.
A female asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Why: do you have constipation. That is not normal and implies not enough of an unprocessed whole foods diet. Do stop all milk dairy and go wheat and rye fr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Maximal effective...: Dose is 2000 mg daily this is what you should aim for as long as your kidneys are normal, your doctor knows for sure, and you have no side effe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
500mcg: I recommend 500mcg, but taking sl B12 2500mcg will also lower a factor in heart disease, called homocysteine.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scarantino
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, supplement: In addition to a well-balanced diet, calcium may be supplemented. 600-1200mg/day of calcium is appropriate. In addition, many women are deficient in v ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Stop now: I do not approve of adderal for adults. It is amphetamine salts, you may be addicted, and it will alter your physiology. The benefits rarely justify ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
1000 units?: If your blood vitamin d is normal and you are not overweight 1000 units daily should be enough.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Who said to take it?: Why are you taking it? If you were told to take it by a doc, then ask that doc how long. If no professional told you to take it, then since it has no ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Generally speaking, for adults, 800 mg every 6-8 hours is the max dosing. But smaller adults may require less depending on weight.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Taking Prilosec: You should not wait to take your omeprazole. Take it as soon as you can. The best time to take it, if you are taking once a day, is 1/2 hour before br ... Read More

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