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Biotin Pantothenic Acid
I take BP med lisinopril 10 mg.Can i take a multi with c, d3, k, thiamin, ribo, niacin, b6b12, biotin, pantothenic acid, cal, iod, mag, zinc, manganese, chromium, +?
No- related,not same: Pantethine is composed of two molecules of pantothenic acid (vitamin b5) linked by cysteamine bridging groups. It costs a lot more than pantothenic acid. One reason to take it vs. B5 is that pantethine is one of the best ways to lower cholesterol- it lowers LDL about 13%, triglycerides 30% & raises HDL 10%. It also has many other potential health benefits. See comment for more info:. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It doesn't: One 1995 paper, a speculative essay, is the basis for "holistic" claims that pantothenic acid helps acne. The only peer-reviewed paper is ped derm 2002 suggesting that a pantothenic acid helps with the rough side-effects of the topical retinoic acid that actually works. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative, move to systemic antibiotics if needed. ...Read more
Probably not: In any tolerable doses and not topically. ...Read more
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