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Doctor insights on: Betaine Citrate

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Is cocamidopropyl betaine harmful to your health?

Is cocamidopropyl betaine harmful to your health?

In some, yes.: This is a common ingredient in skin care products. As with any compound, a person can be allergic to it. Also, it can cause irritation in some: or contact dermatitis. See https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Cocamidopropyl_betaine ...Read more

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Can you take Betaine HCl and iron pill at the same time, to increase iron absorption?

Can you take Betaine HCl and iron pill at the same time, to increase iron absorption?

Not proven: Betaine has not been proven to help by itself or in dietary aids. Iron is principally absorbed in the small intestine. The recommendation is to take iron on an empty stomach with orange juice or another source of readily available ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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I suffer from gerd and have oseaghitus could this be due to low acid? Heard this is possible to cause the reflux and betaine Hcl may help

I suffer from gerd and have oseaghitus could this be due to low acid? Heard this is possible to cause the reflux and betaine Hcl may help

No.: Although this kind of misinformation is present all over the Internet, it is frankly wrong. Esophagitis in GERD is caused by both stomach acid and enzymes secreted by the stomach. Taking HCl will make the problem worse. You should continue you any medicine that your doctor prescribed, follow anti-reflux measures, and follow up with him if your symptoms do not come under control. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give 2 year old betaine HCl pepsin to help her with a digestive system?

Is it safe to give 2 year old betaine HCl pepsin to help her with a digestive system?

NO.: Betaine is only used for patients with homocysteinuria (a genetic metabolic defect) and occasionally xerostomia (inability to produce saliva) or fatty liver disease. Betaine can cause nausea, diarrhea, body odor, and severe GI distress. If your child is having digestive issues, please see her doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I am having burning diarrhea after taking Betaine HCL with pepsin for the first time before breakfast. Should I discontinue taking or is this normal?

I am having burning diarrhea after taking Betaine HCL with pepsin for the first time before breakfast. Should I discontinue taking or is this normal?

What RU treating?: You have provided us no clinical diagnosis to support your current or continued use of hydrochloric acid and pepsin. The differential diagnosis of diarrhea is protean, so some simple testing may be in order depending on severity and duration. ...Read more

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A nutritionist has suggested I go on betaine hydrochloride with pepsin tablets upping dose each time until I get burning sensation. Is it safe?

A nutritionist has suggested I go on betaine hydrochloride with pepsin tablets upping dose each time until I get burning sensation. Is it safe?

Yes: Betaine hydrochloride will kill silent infections and doing a detox similar to yours will improve lymphatics. Additionally if there is biliary sludge betaine hcl detox will improve bile flow. Pepsin will improve digestion. If there is irritation use bromelain in addition which will heal the irritation and ulcerations. We use betaine hcl detox for lyme disease - upto 10gm-15gm twice daily. ...Read more

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Why could I take 20 Betaine HCL pills and feel no burning? I recently got diagnosed with gastritis with erosion, is it too much stomach acid?

Why could I take 20 Betaine HCL pills and feel no burning? I recently got diagnosed with gastritis with erosion, is it too much stomach acid?

Why did you take?: Betaine hydrochloride has an interesting history. Betaine hydrochloride used to be included in over-the-counter (OTC) products as a “stomach acidifier and digestive aid.” But a federal law that went into effect in 1993 banned betaine hydrochloride from use in OTC products because there wasn’t enough evidence to classify it “generally recognized as safe and effective.” Why were you taking 20? ...Read more

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I'm weening myself off Prevacid (lansoprazole) with the help of a Betaine/Pepsin HCL pill every morning. It helps but I now have heart palpitations. Side effect?

I'm weening myself off Prevacid (lansoprazole) with the help of a Betaine/Pepsin HCL pill every morning. It helps but I now have heart palpitations. Side effect?

Betaine HCL/pepsin: There are no reported cases on palpitations but theoretically the pepsin/HCL combo could have negative vagal feedback (vagus stimulation produces pepsin on our stomach). The vagus nerve via parasympathetic stmulation slows the heart and if it is inhibited there could be increase heart rate. You could try stopping the meds and seeing if palpitations stop. Check B6, folate (folic acid), B12. F/U with doc. ...Read more

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42yr old male. Being overweight 5'10", 205 ibs, and have gas bloating after beans, is taking enzymes like betaine harmful can that be useful?

42yr old male. Being overweight 5'10", 205 ibs, and have gas bloating after beans, is taking enzymes like betaine harmful can that be useful?

Use beano...: Beans cause gas because of undigestable sugars like raffinose get fermented by intestinal bacteria. Beano is a digestive enzyme supplement you can take at the time of eating beans that will aid in the digestive process and might reduce your gas. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take doxycycline 100mg of acne treatment one hour after taking betaine HCl with a protein breakfast post workout?

Is it safe to take doxycycline 100mg of acne treatment one hour after taking betaine HCl with a protein breakfast post workout?

Yes: Go right ahead. Glad you're working out and doing something about the acne. Heads-up. .. An antibiotic must never be your sole treatment for acne. If you're not already doing so, slap on some 5% benzoyl peroxide twice a day. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Lithium citrate is what?

Lithium citrate is what?

Mood stabilizer: Lithium is a metalic element (atomic number 3) that is used as a mood stabilizer, to treat depression and bipolar disorder. Lithium citrate is one of the many forms used in treatment. ...Read more

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How much magnesium is in citrate?

How much magnesium is in citrate?

Wrong question: Magnesium citrate is a magnesium preparation in salt form (in a 1:1 ratio of magnesium atom per citrate molecules). Packager: Cardinal Health 1.745 g of Magnesium citrate in 29.6 mL or Magnesium citrate 1.745 g per fl oz. Https://dailymed. Nlm. Nih. Gov/dailymed/drugInfo. Cfm? Setid=1df72d29-612d-4767-b8fc-ba2efc1665d1 ...Read more

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So I'm pretty regular and wanted to get a good cleanse so I took mag. Citrate and it didn't work so I went and got another bottle and went 3 times.

So I'm pretty regular and wanted to get a good cleanse so I took mag. Citrate and it didn't work so I went and got another bottle and went 3 times.

Cleanse not healthy: Please have a diet with sufficient fiber. There is no healthy thing called a cleanse.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I had a bad reaction to alverine citrate and was told to stop taking it. I took 2 tablets and had awful effects. How long till it comes out my system?

I had a bad reaction to alverine citrate and was told to stop taking it. I took 2 tablets and had awful effects. How long till it comes out my system?

Hard to predict: It has a complex action on cells increasing intracellular calcium. Relax, breathe, lie down, destress. Taking calms, a powdered magnesium supplement in water might help. Be assured it will wear off. Having an adverse reaction is a negative that your brain can hang on to. Rich hansen says to counter a negative you need 5 positives. Visualize vividly a positive experience for 20 seconds to form. ...Read more

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What is toremifene citrate for?

What is toremifene citrate for?

Breast cancer: It is a breast cancer treatment for breast cancer that is hormone receptor (estrogen- or progesterone-receptor) positive. Basically a hormone blocker. ...Read more

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What is diphenhydromebe citrate vs diphenhydramine hci?

What is diphenhydromebe citrate vs diphenhydramine hci?

Similar: Just different "salts" with the same active ingredient. ...Read more

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Is sodium citrate bad for you?

Is sodium citrate bad for you?

Sodium citrate use: Sodium citrate is an alkalinizing agent. That make the urine less acidic. The answer is too long to show here. Go to this link for more information about sodium citrate for more information:

http://www. Everydayhealth. Com/drugs/citric-acid-sodium-citrate. ...Read more

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How does. Magnesium citrate work?

How does. Magnesium citrate work?

Purges colon: Magnesium citrate causes fluid shifts within the intestines to promote large amount of bowel movement to occur usually within a few hours. ...Read more

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What drugs is sildenafil citrate?

What drugs is sildenafil citrate?

Sildenafil is Viagra (sildenafil): This is the generic name for the famous e.D. Medication known as viagra (sildenafil). ...Read more

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What is magnesium citrate taken for?

What is magnesium citrate taken for?

Constipated?: It is used for treating magnesium deficiency states and it is also a saline laxative that is thought to work by increasing fluid in the small intestine. It usually results in a bowel movement within 30 minutes to 3 hours. This is why it is used for bowel preparation for colonoscopy and surgery. ...Read more

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Is magnesium citrate effective if flat?

Yes: I presume you are referring to a "fizzy drink" that contains magnesium. The fizziness does not matter. ...Read more

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What if any benefit is Magnesium Citrate?

Depends: Magnesium citrate may be helpful for kidney stones. For magnesium supplementation, I prefer magnesium glycinate, which is better absorbed and may have a calming effect.
More info: http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2012/12/magnesium. Html ...Read more

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What does citrate magnesium do for you????

Mg citrate: Most commonly used as a laxative, sometimes as a supplement. ...Read more

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Is ok while pregnant can you take citrate?

Is ok while pregnant can you take citrate?

Yes-Vit C.: Citrate=citric acid=vit c; but should be so in moderation - like your mother told you; "alittle bit of a good thing is "ok"/but any excess is probably not.....". ...Read more