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Doctor insights on: Benecol Warnings And Recalls

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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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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 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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What are the warning signs of mg?

What are the warning signs of mg?

Myasthenia Gravis: Myasthenia gravis can present in different forms. For example, patient with ocular mg may present with variable ptosis of one or the both eyes. Patient may also have on/off diplopia. Systemic signs could be difficulty with doing repeatitive activities in the form of fatigue. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of stroke?

What are the warning signs of stroke?

See below: Sudden heavy feeling or paralysis or weakness of one side of the body, drooping of the same side of the face. Slurred speech, confusion, vision changes, and headache. These symptoms have a sudden onset and would all happen on the same side of the body. If you or someone you know is experiencing these signs, call for help immediately and take note of the time of symptom onset. ...Read more

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What are some warning signs of crohns?

What are some warning signs of crohns?

Mucous, bloody stool: Crohn's is one of the inflammatory bowel conditions. One of the main signs will be a change in bowel movements usually with blood and/or mucous. Blood in the stool can be red, or dark, tarry and sticky. Abdominal pain is common as well. Rarely constipation can occur. It is systemic so many parts of the body can be affected and not just the stool: joint pain, fever, weight loss and fistulas. ...Read more

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