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Can Creatine Be Taken With Protein
Arcalion safe: Arcalion or sulbutiamine is a derivative of thamine or vitamin B1. Its clinical efficacy is uncertain; it has been used to treat asthenia, chronic fatigue, memory loss and even erctile dysfunction. It is an over the counter drug and considered safe. Creatine is safe at doses of no more than 3 grams per day. I could not find any interaction or contraindication of using both drugs. ...Read more
Is it safe to take supplements (calcium, flax seed oil and multivitamin) with Whey protein? Or must it be taken with water.
Should be fine..: Calcium does not affect protein absorption and vice versa. You may not any supplement if you can stay on a healthy, balanced diet--see pyramid pictured here. Good diet is important, but regular exercise is also needed for long term good health. So eat well, sleepp well, exercise regularly and see doc for preventive care. Good luck. ...Read more
Why?: Supplements like this are only likely to cause problems, such as future kidney disease. A reasonable diet has more than enough protein even for athletes, and i don't recommend extra vitamins, minerals, or herbs either. Promoters of such are only guaranteed to separate you from your money. ...Read more
Talk to you doctor: Not knowing anything about your diabetes control and any associated complications you may have, i can tell you that extra protein may be dangerous to your kidneys, particularly if your control isn't great and/or you have high blood pressure. You should discuss this with your endocrinologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: Chlorella is a food supplement that is not regulated by the fda. There are no studies looking at how it can interact with medications. There are no studies that show that it is effective in treating any disorder, despite any claims or phrases they have on the label. If you have money to through away on these supplements, it would be more rewarding to donate it to a worthy charity. ...Read more
Can you take Prilosec with l glutamine, beta alinine, creatine, taurine, and BCAAs? Will any of these interact with each other?
Take before b-fast: Omeprazole (to suppress stomach acid, to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcers, H. pylori infections, etc) is best taken before breakfast. For this reason, if taking these supplements in the morning, I recommend taking the omeprazole first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamins: Yes, you can but there will be interactions. This is one of the issues with multivitamin and mineral preparations and why getting your nutrients from regular food is best. Just one example of interactions: all minerals with a chemical 'double plus' like calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and copper get absorbed through the same channel and same area of the small intestine. Absorption of one will block. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Protein: Yes these can be mixed safely.Get a more detailed answer ›
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