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Doctor insights on: Betaine H Cl Pepsin Side Effects

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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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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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Does hcl/pepsin give you high blood pressure?

Does hcl/pepsin give you high blood pressure?

No: These are physiologic gastric secretions present in all normal, healthy, (non-hypertensive) people. ...Read more

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What are side effects of ranitidine HCl?

What are side effects of ranitidine HCl?

Not much: Ranitidine is the active ingredient in zantac, (ranitidine) and is generally well-tolerated with no side-effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of diethylpropion HCl ER 75mg?

What are the side effects of diethylpropion HCl ER 75mg?

Many: Possible side effects: arrhythmias, possible mentation changes and habit forming potential. I have never prescribed it, but per literature review its side effect profile is similar to Phentermine, commonly used for weight loss purposes. In my opinion the risk of using it outweighs its benefits. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of allegra (fexofenadine hcl)?

What are the side effects of allegra (fexofenadine hcl)?

Less common: All medications have side effects.
Fexofenadine (allegra) is a newer or second generation anti-histamine. It does not cause usual side effects associated with older or first generation antihistamines such as drowsiness, dry mouth, urinary retention or palpitations. Some sensitive persons complains of mild drowsiness. Other listed side effects include headache, heart burn, muscle pain, somnolence. ...Read more

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Is donepezil HCl 5 mg is addicting or has any side effects?

Is donepezil HCl 5 mg is addicting or has any side effects?

Donepezil: Donapezil is a medication used to help with cognition in alzheimer's disease. It is not addicting. The main side effects are GI ones: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach upset, constipation, etc. Some can have dizziness, headache, and fatigue too. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about the drug doxepin HCl and it's side effects?

What can you tell me about the drug doxepin HCl and it's side effects?

Antidepressant.: Doxepin HCL belong to a class of antidepressants called Tricyclics. Some of the side-effects include dry mouth, constipation, drowsiness or sedation, hypotension, dizziness, difficulty initiating the urinary stream, depression, suicidal thoughts and weight gain. ...Read more

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Long term side effects on metmorfin HCl and glipizide mg?

Low thyroid, sugar.: Metformin has side effects, like gastrointestinal issues-diarrhea, and cramps. Lactic acidosis is the most serious, likely from liver and/or kidney problems. Low thyroid from lowered TSH in blood and low testosterone are likely long term side effects. The most important side effect of glipiizide is hypoglycemia, which can cause dizziness, and confusion. Do not take if easy bruising/ bleeding. ...Read more

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When you work out, what are the benefits and side effects of creatine and creatine hcl?

When you work out, what are the benefits and side effects of creatine and creatine hcl?

Check out this: Link. Be sure to have a baseline kidney function test and drink lots of water. Best wishes! Http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-873-creatine.Aspx? Activeingredientid=873;activeingredientname=creatine. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of montelukast sodium & levocitirizine HCl tablets?

What are the side effects of montelukast sodium & levocitirizine HCl tablets?

Side effects: Montelukast sodium and levocetirizine dihydrochloride tablets side effects include GI upset, headaches, hypersensitivity, drowsiness, sleep disorders & bleeding problems. ...Read more

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Does phenylephrine HCl reduces the side effects of paracetamol if given together?

Does phenylephrine HCl reduces the side effects of paracetamol if given together?

Neither...: Neither medication makes a noticeable difference in the effects of the other medication. Paracetamol or acetominophen (tylenol) generally does not have any noticeable side effects when used properly. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the side effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) to go away?

How long does it take for the side effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) to go away?

Not sure: Usually as soon as you stop the medication. The side effects should be reduced and gone in the time it takes to leave your body - usually a few days. ...Read more

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What side effects come from taking 1000mg of diphenhydramine HCL daily for 8 years? And how can I stop the itching after I've stopped taking them?

What side effects come from taking 1000mg of diphenhydramine HCL daily for 8 years? And how can I stop the itching after I've stopped taking them?

You need help: I hope you meant 100mg. If you're really taking 40 capsules of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) a day, and even if you're only taking 4 capsules a day, you need to see a board certified allergist for help. Even if the underlying cause of the itching can't be found, there are better ways to control it ...Read more