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Doctor insights on: Benecol Side Effects

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Help can benecol work for high cholestrol?

Help can benecol work for high cholestrol?

No: Here are the ingredients: Sugar, Corn Syrup, Plant Stanol Esters, Nonfat Milk, Less than 2% of:, Soy Lecithin, Salt, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Yellow 6 Aluminum Lake (CI 15985). There is NOTHING there that would lower cholesterol. Sugar and corn syrup would RAISE it. This is unregulated - the FDA would never approve it. IMO, this marketing should be illegal. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are benecol yoghurts good for you?

Yoghurt: That kind of yoghurt is probably ok for you. 'good' for you is relative but there probably is no signficant down side to it. ...Read more

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Can you take Benecol drinks with warfarin? I can't find any information?

Can you take Benecol drinks with warfarin? I can't find any information?

Benecol and warfarin: Benecol and warfarin should not have any significant interactions. However, you are on high risk medications in terms of drug-drug interactions with warfarin (esp flecainide). Always discuss with your healthcare provider when you start any new non-prescription ingredients (incl herbal teas, vitamins, etc) and any changes with your prescription medications. ...Read more

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Is it possible for drinking benecol and using their spreads to really help reduce cholesterol?

Doubtful: Once you get past the legalese, it seems unlikely to me that Benecol would have any meaningful effect on cholesterol. See: http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Regulation/Judge-No-reasonable-consumer-would-be-misled-by-Benecol-s-claims ...Read more

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Side effects of pills?

Too vague: A question. Different pills/meds have different effects as well side effects. ...Read more

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What are side effects of gin?

What are side effects of gin?

Same as any alcohol: Less likely to cause hangover, but causes the same liver inflammation, scarring and damage as any other form of alcohol, as well as damage to esophagus, stomach, pancreas. Also can be toxic to the heart, the immune system, the bone marrow (which makes our blood components), impairing our ability to fight infections and our general immune system. PLUS, it causes many kinds of cancers. ...Read more

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Side effects of nasovion drops?

Side effects: The medication has minimal side effects and is basically harmless. ...Read more

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Side effects of over musterbation

Side effects of over musterbation

None: Unless you consider the negatives associated with excessive self-indulgence. There is some evidence that auto-sexual obsession may contribute to sexual dysfunction with one's partner. See your doctor if obsessive-compulsive disorder is an issue. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of garlic?

What are the side effects of garlic?

Bad breath, gas &...: In general, garlic is one of the healthiest foods we can eat & is generally well-tolerated, but not everyone tolerates it well. It famously causes bad breath.Some get intestinal gas or upset stomach from it. It can sting/irritate the skin.Some are allergic to it and report headaches, muscle aches, fatigue &/or dizziness but that's rare.See http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/garlic & comment:. ...Read more

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What are lactare tablets side effects?

What are lactare tablets side effects?

Lactare: After researching this, it appears that Lactare is an Ayurvedic medication that is sold in India. Several articles indicated that there were no reported side effects. However one Ayurvedcharya described potential for an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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What negative side effects to lamanine?

What negative side effects to lamanine?

Not studied!: It is a "supposed to decrease brain fog" herb. No evidence that it works and only several small studies on it. I would not want someone i cared for spending money and taking a drug with unknown safety issues! ...Read more

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Any side effects for the fat emuslsion?

Any side effects for the fat emuslsion?

Can you Help Us?: Can you be a little more specific? Are you considering fat transfers or smart lipo or zerona, etc.? I need more info to give you an appropriate answer. ...Read more

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What are the main side effects of arbs?

What are the main side effects of arbs?

Why?: Most people have no side effects but some can have swelling of the lips/cough/dizziness/fatigue, and rarely people will have more serious side effects. I always tell my patients if they think they are having a side effect, call because not everyone reacts the same to medications. In general this is a class of anti-hypertension medications that are well tolerated, but everything needs monitoring. ...Read more

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Side effects from the drug cultcherelle?

Side effects from the drug cultcherelle?

Culturella: The probiotic is usually devoid of side effects. Occasionally it may cause nausea. ...Read more