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Side Effects Of Maxiflor
many serious ones: I never prescribe Fosamax (alendronate) to my patients; i believe it is a bad drug. It commonly causes side effects like heartburn ; can cause serious side effects like osteonecrosis ; heart arrhythmias. Even worse, it can actually increase the risk of some fractures! see http://bit.Ly/1ba8a2t there are many better alternatives to strengthen one's bones. See http://bit.Ly/1a48ofs ; http://bit.Ly/1a2dbdw. ...Read more
Generics: This is a good question and generally no, but, if the generic maker uses an additive not present in the brand, it can potentially cause a side effect that the branded medicine did not. For example, flavoring for the medicine or the slow release mechanism can change from one drug maker to another. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No matter what prescribed or OTC medicine I take, I never noticed any side effects that are possible. Does that mean I have drug tolerance? Common?
Side effects: Side effects are simply a possibility in a small percentage of patients. The majority of people who take medications do not experience side effects. Count yourself in the lucky majority. Best wishes. ...Read more
Why do extrapyramidal and antimuscarinic side effects occur when getting treated for mental health?
No room for details: Our bodies are complex and interconnected. Chemicals usually have more than one function. So making beneficial corrections in one system can throw another system off balance. The task of finding the point with least negative and most positive effects is the challenge physicians face. If you want more detail, ask your provider or pharmacist for direction. Best! ...Read more
As regards chinese bama herbs, does it have side effects or is it truely useful in treating diseases as they advertise ?
I doubt it!: Most such herbal medicines have questionable, if any benefit. I would not waste money on them, if you can help it. ...Read more
A few: Tetracycline should not be given in pregnancy due to staining of the teeth of the fetus. Like all drugs tetracycline can cause allergy. It can lead to overgrowth of other organisms particularly candida in the vagina. It might not be effective in some cases and of course will not work for viral illness. It is a useful and very inexpensive drug which is now not being carried in some pharmacies. ...Read more
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Zandu vigorex: The herb is not a cure for premature cure but a help. We don't know the long term effects of the herb. ...Read more
Generally none.: Guyabano also known as soursop is a plant found in the caribbean. It contains the compound annonacin contained in the seeds of soursop that is a neurotoxin and it seems to be the cause of a neurodegenerative disease. The only way to get the disease is to consume large amounts of the seeds. ...Read more