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Is sleep and lose ok to take if using venlafaxine? Ingredients: raspbery ktone,L-arginine, saffron extract, L-Glutamine, ganoderma licidum, melatonin
Yes you can, because: that Sleep-n-Lose is safe to take with anything, because it won't do you any good at all. It's a bit of plant & vegetable extract, a couple of NONESSENTIAL amino acids that MAY be helpful ONLY while you're pregnant, & a little melatonin. The ONLY thing you will reduce is your bank balance. Knowledge is power. Arm yourself against hucksters of bogus supplements & pseudoscientific claptrap. ...Read more
What I am taking: Multivitamin,biotin5000mg,dandelion root,burdock root,msm,milk thistle. Is this ok?
Flupenthixol: This is a Psychotropic medication in group of Neuroleptics similar to Navane (thiothixene). It is used less nowadays in the USA due to its side-effects resulting from locking Dopamine in your body. Consult your doctor to review medication & alternatives to treat depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can any of these supplements help me to ovulate after being off Depo-Provera provera (last shot 8-2-11)? Angelica sinensis, glycyrrhiza uralensis, viburnum opulus, folic acid (125%), apis mellifica, iron (100%), calcium (12%), rehmannia glutinosa, thyroid
There : There is no evidence that any of these supplements can stimulate ovulation. There are no studies that demonstrate that these will help. Most women who go off depo do start ovulating in the next few months. Try staying in bed for 15 minutes after intercourse with your knees up, and be sure you have optimal nutrition. If you don't get pregnant in the next several months then consulting a gynecologist would be reasonable. ...Read more
Are these herbs safe to take while breastfeeding cassia angustifolia dry leaf, crataegus pinnatifida fruit, alisma orientale tuber, plantago asiatica?
Keep it simple: I don't know for sure, but i'd avoid teas with several herbs, just to be on the safe side. Decaf green tea, or fruit teas, or rosehips are flavorful and safe. ...Read more
Yes: Garcinia Cambodia is a fruit supplement that acts like a laxative which can cause weight loss in some people. The fruit grows in India and other south Asian countries. There should be no significant drug interactions with Seroquel (quetiapine). Drugs that cause sedation and those that prolong the QT interval in your heart predisposing to arrhythmias should be used with caution with Seroquel (quetiapine). ...Read more
Do any of these ease ADHD? I currently take adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) -
St John's Wort
Sounds like your: mind is racing like a machine gun through all these stimulating supplements that will not relax you, until you understand what is important with ADHD. What activity eases your mind? Meditation? Walking? Contemplation? Do more of these things, rather than ingest more supplements initially. See if these alone can help your mind from racing through thoughts. Then, when you add one thing at a time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take bacopa with Molipaxin, Lamictin & Brintellex? Desperate for non-prescription anxiolytic that works
Non-prescriptionAlso: means non researched, lack of clinical trials of either efficacy or safety. Pharma industry=simply the modern form of Chinese herbs, but refining & purifying the millions of molecules from whatever source in nature to fine the rare ones which help some aspect of behavior far more than the downsides they produce. Just because something wanted does not mean it exists. See: http://goo.gl/0eH4wq ...Read more
Unsafe when smoked: It is unsafe when smoked or when taken by mouth in hgh doses- such as cups of catnip tea. It can cause headaches, vomiting and a feeling of being ill. It is unsafe to take catnip during pregnancy and breastfeeding because it can stimulate the uterus and potentially cause a miscarriage/ women with heavy menstrual periods can be worsened by catnip. ...Read more
Can i take Neurontin , Trileptal and Buspar (buspirone) with garcinia cambogia , zen cleanse and green coffee?
Diet pills : Why would you want to risk it? These products will not in any way lead you to real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more
Is there any interactions taking anavar, testosterone, proviron, aremidex, primobolan, T3 (liothyronine) or clenbuterol with nutrigold garcina cambodia gold.
No: The g. C. Gold is a natural products without a side effects used for weight loss. ...Read more
Probably not : Siberian ginseng can inhibit the metabolism of ace inhibitors (such as ramipril) -- making it build up in your system and possibly cause your blood pressure to be too low. One review also suggested siberian ginseng could inhibit metabolism of some antidepressants. You would not want either of these results! ...Read more
Taking aposlim for weight loss sicklesenna gingkgo leaf lotus leaf coix seed L cartintie oriental water plantain are the ingredients are they safe?
Not FDA: approved hence no available independent randomised clinical study to be able to comment on the safety ...Read more
Why do this?: Ground mucuna pruriens seeds have been used in ayurvedic medicine for parkinson's disease (pd). Studies show they contain l-dopa, and may provide advantages over standard l-dopa in pd. http://tinyurl.com/o8598e4 but you don't list parkinson's in your conditions, so why take it? There are no direct medicinal interactions, but serotonin and Dopamine interact in the nervous system. Steer clear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would there be any drug interaction by taking exelon (rivastigmine) patch and phosphatidylserine (from soybeans)?
Yes: Phosphatidylserine increases levels of acetylcholine in the body. Exelon (rivastigmine) also increases levels of acetylcholine, so the combination of these might increase the side effects of the drugs. I would not recommend taking them together until you talk to your doctor first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally no: Prozac and Wellbutrin (bupropion) are very often prescribed together and are considered a safe and effective therapy for moderate depression and some other conditions. Garcinia, while not very well studied (a few studies have shown it to be ineffective for weight loss despite advertising), may have a similar effect on the brain as Prozac and thus can potentiate or magnify Prozac's effect in an unsafe way. ...Read more
Hello.I have bipolar depression.I'm on Quetiazic 300,controlepsy 100 and centalify 10.Which medicine causes my weight gain?Are there any alternatives?
Weight gain: Most likely to cause weight gain are Quetiazic and Centalify, known as Seroquel and Abilify (aripiprazole) in the U.S. Not sure why you need both meds, which target the same symptoms. Discuss lowering dose of one or the other with prescribing doctor. Consider exam with primary care doctor to check for medical causes of weight gain as well, eg., thyroid, blood sugar. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Sure: What do you want to know? Because Parnate (tranylcypromine) is a MAO inhibitor, it requires a special restricted diet and careful attention to possible medication interactions. For this reason, it isn't used often. However, maois sometimes help when other classes of antidepressants don't, so it may be a good choice in select cases. ...Read more