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is milk thistle the same as niacin

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Myth: First you have to stop the input - I.e. stop taking them. Then your body will metabolize them, usually in the liver, and excrete them in the urine or ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I just add them to a: Warm herbal tea.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Milk thistle: "Milk thistle may cause allergic skin reactions, bloating, blood clots, collapse, constipation, decreased platelets, diarrhea, eczema, elevated liver ... Read More
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Dr. Randa Foda
Specializes in Family Medicine
Xarelto: No documented contraindication, but be careful and vigilante
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Dr. Mircea Petrina
23 years experience Cardiology
No: I am not aware of any interaction. Google it!
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Malabsorption: If there are problems with nutrient absorption in the GI tracts, Vit D is sometimes not absorbed well. There are many causes, including GI surgery, i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on brand: If it does not specify added nutrients or vitamins, such as vit d or anything else on the label, then the nutrition is similar to non-powdered milk.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Both at in omega 3: Omega 3 include 3 fatty acids including ala which is alpha-, linolenic acid and is found in plant oils, epa which is eicosapentaenoic acid and dha wh ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
No: Prosight vitamins and minerals contains lutein , but it is not lutein per-see . Therre arre durgs that are known to intersact adersely with prosigh ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Vuppalanchi
22 years experience Hepatology
No: Milk thistle has not been shown to be efficacious in a multicenter study funded by nih.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Cow milk is created with a blend of proteins, fats& carbohydrates designed to help a calf grow. It is selectively deficient in many of the nutrients i ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Depends on you: Many people are sensitive or even allergic to milk. Lactose, the milk sugar can cause gas, bloating and/or diarrhea. Some can get severe constipation ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Eat fish for Omega 3: Our bodies don't convert omega 3's from flaxseed into the epa & dha readily available in fish (oil). There are some attempts to make epa & dha from se ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Different people with g6pd deficiency are affected to a greater or lesser extent. Those who are very sensitive need to avoid all soy products complet ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
I think: This is my opinion get it from organic store.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
No good data: Our science (MD) has not studied this product or it's active ingredients. It may have some data on efficacy, but typically we do not prescribe such me ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many things: At least as important as what you take is what you avoid- minimize exposure to alcohol, drugs (both pharmaceutical and recreational) and environmental ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Spironolactone is a medication , a pottassium sparing diuretic, and has many other useful functions such as cardiac benefits and BP control. Vitex app ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Two completely different less-well-known vitamins.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Calcium & vitamin D.: Calcium and vitamin D are different, but they work together as building blocks for our bones. Supplementing calcium and vitamin D can help keep bones ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe but it depends: http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=2554-0, 2105-0, 2682-0 mentions no interaction between those 3 drugs but also admits their datab ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes, But Not Typical: Cholesterol, a fat made by all our cells, has never been the correct issue. Statins lower cholesterol production, every cell in our body, but the poin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes but . . .: Any thing you take will affect you. Question is whether effect is good or bad. Dietary supplements such as milk thistle & fish oil are not regulated b ... Read More

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