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Accutane With Milk
Milk Thistle + : I checked into interactions between Accutane and milk thistle, and could find none. Do tell your dermatologist or whoever is prescribing the Accutane . . . But the milk thistle should not affect its usefulness for acne. Please be aware that in some people, Accutane may evoke serious depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Milk (calcium) is said to interact with Doxycycline, actually reducing its absorption. Can i have milk and cereal morning and Doxycycline afternoon?
Doxycycline: Absorption of tetracycline is in stomach and upper small intestine. Absorption of tetracyclines may be impaired by milk products, aluminum hydroxide gels, sodium bicarbonate, calcium and magnesium salts and iron preparations. The mechanisms responsible for decreased absorption seems to be chelation and an increase in gastric pH. It is therefore advisable to take doxycycline on an empty stomach. ...Read more
Is there any interaction between drinking cow milk and taking accutane? Can i drink cow milk when I am on accutane?
You're fine: Dairy products seem to make some folks' acne flare, but there's no reason you can't take milk with your isotretinoin. You can't take milk with tetracycline, which you may once have been treated with, or it inactivates the rx. I'm glad you have access to this powerful and effective medicine. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: Take with food for best absorption.Get a more detailed answer ›
My baby has problems with milk allready try similar,enfamil with iron,nutragimen,and enfamil soya, and he still with colic,vomiting,crying,?
Your pediatrician...: is going to be the best person to interact with because there is too much information missing for us to give meaningful advice. How old is your baby? How often are you changing formula? How well is the baby growing? Is it possible you are overfeeding the child? Are you burping the baby frequently (after each ounce)? Do you keep the baby comfortably upright for at least 30 minutes after each feed? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does almond milk interfere with the absorption of Oroxine and slow release T3 (liothyronine) similar to dairy milk? Most have been fortified calcium.
Almond/Oroxine/T3: It is time you go to a library or online to more fully understand the question(s) you have asked. I did my Medical School and Graduate training before I left Sydney for USA and have been here since 1974. Go back "home" infrequently. If you have some difficulty understanding what you read, please send me a note and we can discuss things. ...Read more
I'm combining tretinoin with benzoyl peroxide for adult acne. Is this effective or should I replace benzoyl peroxide with erythromycin topical?
Yes: Although breast milk is better, all infant formulas have the recommended nutients. Thus mixing is fine. Be aware that some babies react negatively with gas, fussiness etc. To a new formula. Also sometimes the taste of the mix may require an adjustment period. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Of course not: Please forgive my frankness. Somebody made this up as a cruel prank. If your acne hasn't responded to topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated after two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will clear you. I'm really sorry that you had to ask -- acne is a grave personal and professional liability that you need to manage until it remits on your own. ...Read more
I have adult acne. My skin can tolerate tretinoin, benzoyl peroxide, and topical erythromycin. Which combo is most effective bearing in mind that combining benzoyl and erythromycin stopped working?
NOPE: This is of NO benefit for any kind of skin. If you wish to "help" your skin, you must first indicate the nature of the problem, if any. There are hundreds of different skin disorders. ...Read more
Is it ok for breastfeeding moms to use skincare products with cyclopentasiloxane, cyclomethicone, peg 10 dimethicone and aluminum dioxid?
Appears to be safe: The chemicals mentioned mainly stay in the upper layers of the skin- miniscule amounts go into the body. If you have other questions here is a great website: breastfeeding and medications http://www.Breastfeedingonline.Com/meds.Shtml#sthash.5ld4zlrc.Dpbs it is from dr. Thomas hale a texas tech pharmacologists+ includes link to toxnet national library of medicine. ...Read more
Could cancer patients receiving chemo drink milk? Or lactose free milk or none of the dairy milk product
No such restrictions: Dairy products are not harmful to patients with Cancer unless they are overweight, in which case we try to minimize dairy product use in order to lose weight. Over-weight is not good for anyone including patients with cancer. As such patients with Cancer are allowed to drink milk, especially reduced fat type of milk is good for their nutrition. ...Read more