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What drugs are safe and unsafe?

What drugs are safe and unsafe?

Many of them: This is not an easy answer since there are many drugs categorized as unsafe. The american porphyria foundation has good resources on drug safety: http://www. Porphyriafoundation. Com/testing-and-treatment/drug-safety-in-acute-porphyria. Just because a drug may be listed as unsafe doesn't mean it's unsafe for everyone. However, it's important to use caution with any drug that is potentially unsafe. ...Read more

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How safe / unsafe are energy drinks?

Safe: There is little evidence that "energy drinks" provide the benefits that are described by the manufacturer. But they are safe to use, with no side effects or hazards. ...Read more

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What are the safe and unsafe days for a 28 days cycle person?

What are the safe and unsafe days for a 28 days cycle person?

If you really don't: Want to become pregnant - recommend use of protection every time your have sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Is oral sex safe or unsafe. On 4th Dec 2012 I am going to massage center for body massage. A old lady gave me body massage after 10min she start to s?

Is oral sex safe or unsafe. On 4th Dec 2012 I am going to massage center for body massage. A old lady gave me body massage after 10min she start to s?

Depends: If you are not in a monogamous relationship, it's recommended to use oral condoms for oral sex, doesn't matter if you are the giver or the recipient. Oral sex can cause STIs as well. ...Read more

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7 days of period is safe or unsafe?

7 days of period is safe or unsafe?

Never say never with: Pregnancy. If you aren't ready for pregnancy, the best approach is to use protection every tme you have sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Is 1x 2000mg fishoil plus 1x40mg fluoxetine daily safe/unsafe?? Thanks!

Is 1x 2000mg fishoil plus 1x40mg fluoxetine daily safe/unsafe?? Thanks!

For the most part: Yes. But there is a rare chance that taking the two medication can lead to an increased risk of bleeding, as fish oil can potentiate the very weak antiplatelet effects of fluoxetine. If you take are taking the two medications, just watch for signs of bleeding like easy bruising, bleeding gums while brushing your teeth, blood in your stool or urine. ...Read more

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Is melatonin safe to take? Anything that could cause it to be unsafe? (I have Hashimotos)

Is melatonin safe to take? Anything that could cause it to be unsafe? (I have Hashimotos)

Very safe: In my opinion, probably far safer that standard prescription sleeping pills, and does not cause sleep walking. But before starting it, please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the maximum dosage of sildenafil that is safe? . At what dosage does it become unsafe?

What is the maximum dosage of sildenafil that is safe? . At what dosage does it become unsafe?

Depends: Viagra (sildenafil) is commercially available in 25, 50, or 100mg tablets. These agents should always be used cautiously, especially in patients with a cardiac history. The safest way to take this medicine is to start at the lowest dose and titrate upwards rather than suffer untoward side effects from the maximum dose. Basically, start low & never exceed 100mg. ...Read more

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What types of foods are safe/unsafe while having the stomach flu?

What types of foods are safe/unsafe while having the stomach flu?

Stomach Flu: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more

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Is weed actually dangerous? If so, why is it safe for medicinal purposes then?

Is weed actually dangerous? If so, why is it safe for medicinal purposes then?

Cannabis: Yes, there are a number of potential serious health risks from Cannabis. It is used medicinally when it is deemed that the benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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How could smoking safe leaves be dangerous? Could you please say every possible answer?

How could smoking safe leaves be dangerous? Could you please say every possible answer?

Sage leaves: Native americans have smoked sage as part of spiritual rituals for many years. But anything smoked damages the lungs from the tar, carbon monoxide ; other chemicals inhaled. Also the leaves may have been sprayed with pesticides unsafe for huimans. ...Read more

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How much salt is safe to eat in one sitting? At what quantity would it become dangerous?

How much salt is safe to eat in one sitting? At what quantity would it become dangerous?

Salt: Sold in more than minimal amongst is not good for you I would suggest that you keep to a minimum intake of salt ...Read more

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How safe / dangerous is Lexapro? What can I tell my wife to reassure her it is worthwhile?

How safe / dangerous is Lexapro? What can I tell my wife to reassure her it is worthwhile?

All drugs have side: Effects and nothing is "safe" not even herbals. If I told you that there is a drug out there that can cause you to go into cardiac arrthymias and give you a heart attack, then you may not want to take it. If you drink coffee, then you are taking said drug. Anyways, the answer always is risk versus benefits. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a safe level of cholesterol and at what level does it start getting dangerous?

Anyone know what is a safe level of cholesterol and at what level does it start getting dangerous?

See below: Target cholesterol levels:
Triglycerides (bad cholesterol): less than 100 mg/dl.
HDL (good cholesterol): more than 60 mg/dl.

For ways to reduce cholesterol, read: https://kaushikmd. Com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...Read more

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Is marjuana dangerous? Is it safe to use as medication instead of taking the prescribed medicins. Does it make a person violent?

Is marjuana dangerous? Is it safe to use as medication instead of taking the prescribed medicins. Does it make a person violent?

Cannabis: Not normally associated with violence. Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, paranoia, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. ...Read more

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Is it safe or unsafe to take adderral and/or tranzene when I'm taking st. John's wort?

Is it safe or unsafe to take adderral and/or tranzene when I'm taking st. John's wort?

Question About Need: Chemically you are not likely to have a reaction from taking these together. However, I would question the use of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and tranxene together. One of the more common side effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a feeling of jitteriness or anxiety. If you are already taking tranxene for anxiety, there is a possibility of taking medicines that could cause competing effects. You need to discuss with you physician. ...Read more

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Weird fainted again but just when it went black and opened my eyes I felt much better. I can see your body just takes over. Unsafe or safe enough?

Weird fainted again but just when it went black and opened my eyes I felt much better. I can see your body just takes over. Unsafe or safe enough?

Should be seen: You need to be examined thoroughly by your PMD and then, possibly by neurology or cardiology, or another service but you need to get seen. Do not delay. Of you'd like more info 1-1 with a neuro person let me know @: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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Is it safe to to take unperscribed cholesterol lowering pills? Like the ones you could just get a natural medication store in the mall or are they unsafe?

Is it safe to to take unperscribed cholesterol lowering pills? Like the ones you could just get a natural medication store in the mall or are they unsafe?

Depends: It depends on their ingredients. For instance, red yeast rice is the same ingredient in Mevacor (lovastatin) and has a very tiny incidence of adverse effects. Generally though, statins are safe and the doses you get in an otc med will be small. ...Read more

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Is it safe or dangerous if I take suppliment for my body after jym, is there any side effect in future?

Is it safe or dangerous if I take suppliment for my body after jym, is there any side effect in future?

Too vague. . .: There are as many 'supplements' as there are companies selling them. Without you being more specific as to which supplement you are taking (and what ingredients are in them), it would be impossible to adequately answer your question. ...Read more