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I am taking L-tyrosine during the day and 5-HTP at night. Are these two supplements addictive? Or any serious side effects? Thank You Very Much!!!

I am taking L-tyrosine during the day and 5-HTP at night. Are these two supplements addictive? Or any serious side effects? Thank You Very Much!!!

No, they are not: Addictive. They are both related to amino acids, components of protein, and are not drugs per se. If you take a very high dose, you could get something called "serotonin syndrome", but not if you are taking a standard dose. ...Read more

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Does 5-htp help fibromyelgia patients? If so, how does it help? I'm having a hard time finding something that helps me. All other meds I've been on I get bad side effects or depression.

Does 5-htp help fibromyelgia patients? If so, how does it help? I'm having a hard time finding something that helps me. All other meds I've been on I get bad side effects or depression.

Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia, sometimes is not a simple disease to treat, a lot of excersice could help, the more exercise the better it works. 5 htp is an over the counter food product, not a medication, that like many claim results in many areas, depresion, fibromyalgia and many other. I am not an expert on these products and believe that fibromyalgia is a medical condition that requieres medical care. If none of the medication worked, increse exercise progresively until control, try yoga and thai chi. ...Read more

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I have been drinking small amounts of rubbing alcohol for the past few days. When will I start seeing side effects?

I have been drinking small amounts of rubbing alcohol for the past few days. When will I start seeing side effects?

Isopropanol alcohol: Why would you ingest rubbing alcohol? It has bad effects on the brain. It can be life threatening if continued. Please seek help. ...Read more

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Why would alcohol interfere cause side effects when taken with medication?

Why would alcohol interfere cause side effects when taken with medication?

Selective absorption: Alcohol will delay the absorption of any medication taken along with its' consumption and the alcohol will be absorbed preferentially. ...Read more

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Possible side effects of long term use of rhinocort together with alcohol?

Possible side effects of long term use of rhinocort together with alcohol?

None: There are no side effects related to the use oh rhinocort and alcohol together. There are no clinically significant long term effects from long term use of rhinocort, but long term use of alcohol could certainly result in adverse effects. ...Read more

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Can there be any side effects of alcohol against protein powder?

Can there be any side effects of alcohol against protein powder?

No: There are no direct interactions between alcohol and protein powder, but it doesn't sound like a very palatable cocktail. :-) also if you have liver failure from drinking too much alcohol, you need to be careful about the amount of protein you consume. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are side effects of drinking isopropyl alcohol?

Could you tell me what are side effects of drinking isopropyl alcohol?

Horrible: The international programme on chemical safety, says ingesting isopropyl alcohol can be lethal (8 oz lethal -adult & 3 oz lethal- child). It can cause vomiting, seizures, loss of consciousness & respiratory problems. Isoproply alcohol would only be consumed by someone who was stupid or someone who was suicidal. If are considering suicide - please go to your nearest er for help. ...Read more

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What side effects are commonly associated with drinking isopropyl alcohol?

What side effects are commonly associated with drinking isopropyl alcohol?

Toxic alcohol: Drinking rubbing alcohol cause vomitting, stomach cramps, severe drownsiness which can lead to coma and death! ...Read more

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Are there side effects of mixing the medicine zyrtec (cetirizine) with alcohol?

Possibly: Alcohol causes sedation (sleepiness). Zyrtec (cetirizine) can cause sedation (not in everyone, but in many). Mixing the two can compound the effect - making you extra sedated. Extra sleepy. But then that can translate to greater impairment in judgement. Meaning - not thinking clearly.... ...Read more

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What are the side effects of drinking alcohol on fetus?

What are the side effects of drinking alcohol on fetus?

Fetal alcohol syndro: It can cause fetal alcohol syndrome it can cause brain damage and affect child behavior. Pregnant women should not drink alcohol at all. ...Read more

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What would be the side effects of mixing apo-desmopressin tablets and alcohol?

What would be the side effects of mixing apo-desmopressin tablets and alcohol?

Competing: Hi. Alcohol and apo-desmopressin have competing effects. Alcohol promotes diuresis and desmopressin is an anti-diuretic. Drink responsibly. Happy holidays. ...Read more

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I drank alcohol on ciprofloxacin. I read it's ok in moderation but a bottle of wine in one night may be over doing it. What will the side effects be?

I drank alcohol on ciprofloxacin. I read it's ok in moderation but a bottle of wine in one night may be over doing it. What will the side effects be?

Ciprofloxacin: There are no significant side-effects or interactions to be expected with the scenario you describe. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may increase the effects of caffeine if taken together, but alcohol should be benign. ...Read more

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Side effects of Effexor (venlafaxine) while drinking alcohol?

Side effects of Effexor (venlafaxine) while drinking alcohol?

Not a great combo: As a rough rule of thumb, Effexor (venlafaxine) will double the effects of alcohol, and alcohol will double the side effects of effexor (venlafaxine). So the best recommendation is skip the alcohol. At the very least, keep this formula in mind. ...Read more

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