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Bromelain Vs Papain
I'm planning to take "BSN True Mass" weight gainer. I want to know if 'papain' and 'bromelain' are dangerous for health?? Thank you..
See details: Bromelain is an enzyme found in pineapple juice and may function as an anti-inflammatory agent. Papain is an enzyme found in papaya and is used as a meat tenderizer. Avoid the papain.
Can u give me sme feedbacks abt Universal Nutrition - "Milk & egg"? Can it be usd as a weight gainer? Confusd abt bromelain & papain?
Can Bromelain & Papain be dangerous for health? I'm takin' Universal Nutrition "Milk & Egg" protein as weight gainer? Thank you
Got a whitening toothpaste tht claims to b al natural w bromelain n papain. No chemical bleach. It's frm a well known n gud brand. Can it harm my enamel?
Unsure: Here in the US products pass stringent tests before going to market, not sure about where you live. There isn’t enough scientific evidence to determine whether or not bromelain is effective for any of its uses, Papain is also used in some toothpastes however, its whitening effect is minimal. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3573376/See 1 more doctor answer
Is taking 6 pills that each contain simethicone, papain, sanzyme 3500, sodium dehydrocholate, dicyclomine hydrochloride on daily basis bad?
Irritable Bowel?: Are you taking this for IBS??? Irritable Bowel Syndrome?? Sounds like treatment for this and if Prescribed and taken according to directions may be very helpful! Hope this helps Dr Z
Is it safe to use GNC natural brand super digestive enzymes (http://www. Gnc. Com/product/index. Jsp? Productid=2291) during pregnancy? It has papain, which I have heard mixed things about. I have ibs.
I would avoid.: The GNC ones you asked about do not appear to be enteric coated which means these enzymes will be broken down by stomach acid before reaching the gut, rendering them mostly useless. There is some evidence that some of these enzymes might affect folate (folic acid) absorption which is critical for early neural development, so I would recommend saving your money! Perhaps invest in some organic veggies instead!See 1 more doctor answer
My dentist gave me papain for tooth pain. I am currently pregnant at third trimester. Is it safe to take that medicine?
Not sure: Personally, I never heard of it. This is what was posted on webmd:special precautions & warnings: pregnancy and breast-feeding: taking papain by mouth during pregnancy is possibly unsafe. There is a concern that it might cause birth defects or miscarriage. Not enough is known about the safety of using papain during breast-feeding. Don’t use it if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.See 4 more doctor answers
My left ear (cartalidge bit) hurts so bad. Dr says no infection, scribed papain & prednisolone (I'm in Malyasia). Still pain! No fever or sore throat?
No: This enzyme found in pineapples has no benefit in reducing cholesterol levels.
See details: This is an enzyme found in pineapple juice. It has been thought to reduce inflammation, interfere with the growth of tumor cells and slow blood clotting. All of this lacks any scientific data to substantiate the claims.
Inflammation where?: Need a proper exam and diagnosis first in order to recommend best treatments.
Not reliably: And neither does mastic gum. Antibiotics/acid reducers for a short course are the best, most reliable rx, they are not 100% infallible. Can be followed up with breath test, stool test, endoscopy to check for clearance of the infection.
No: It has no impact on implantation at all.
I'm having rhinoplasty and I read that you can start taking Arnica a week prior to surgery and then begin Bromelain a few days after surgery.??
Yes, but: That is one routine. Most important: Ask your facial plastic surgeon his/her preferences for your herbal medications.
I started 250mg's of bromelain once a day for inflammation. After a week of this I had major insomnia. As soon as I stopped it I slept better, why?
I don't know the: Reason. I checked a number of sites and did not see insomnia listed as a potential side effect for bromelain.
I'm having rhinoplasty next month. I am healthy, take no meds. With Arnica & Bromelain, should you take Arnica before and Bromelain after sugery? Why?
No difference.: Likely no significant difference with or without those 2 agents. Much more important is skill of surgeon and following surgeon's instructions. Make sure your surgeon is a board certified facial plastic surgeon. Ask him/her their preference about those 2 agents.