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Aczone Gel Side Effects
I left using oratane gel containing 0.05% isotretinoin after 4-5 days of use. Am I safe from all long term side effects of it?
YES: 4-5 days is of no permanent consequence. Dr Z ...Read more
Paradoxical effects: Can occur, that is, restlessness and difficulty falling and staying asleep. I believe the active substance is Diphenhydramine which isn't a long term solution. I recommend that if you have a long term persistent sleep disorder, that you get seen and assessed by a specialist instead of otc medications etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: This product has not been studied in the us, and is not regulated by the fda. Its ingredients include vitamin e, aloe vera, and pomegranate extract. If the vaginal tract has lost tightness after childbirth, these anatomical changes cannot be corrected without surgery. If the vaginal mucosa has thinned (usually in the absence of estrogen), then estrogen creams can correct that. See your doctor. ...Read more
Andro gel-was told if T is low it's safe and people having trouble with side effects are those whose levels are normal and using the drug?
Used only if: you have low T. If it is normal you do not need it. Does lower good cholesterol and raise triglycerides and new studies have shown an increased cardiovascular risk if you take it. ...Read more