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Can I Take Seroquel With Synthroid
Could seroquel (quetiapine) 50-75 mg cause thyroid dysfunction or low thyroxine levels? will it affect from my fitness goals?i can control the hunger attacks btw
Seroquel (quetiapine): Its not known whether seroquel (quetiapine) causes thyroid dysfinction.. Before starting medication make sure thyroid levels r good. Seroquel (quetiapine) can cause weight gain. Its an antipsychotic drug. Weight gain inturn leads to insulin resistance . Avoid alcohol use when taking seroquel (quetiapine) . Alcohol can raise seroquel (quetiapine) levels and can cause toxicity ...Read more
Quetiapine (brand seroquel) is classified as an atypical antipsychotic medication. It is fda approved to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and as an adjunct with antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive disorder. Serious side effects include tardive dyskinesia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and metabolic syndrome with weight gain, risk of ...Read more
Yes: Coenzyme q10 is presently being peddled for pretty much everything and if you believed what these people are saying you would at best be reading uncritically. Coenzyme q specifically helps a group of very rare diseases. Supplement makers are not held by law to the standards of truth that the healthtap team is. If you want to pay money to people for deceiving you, that's your business. ...Read more
Ask your doctor: Many drugs have interactions with each other and that includes this combination. Both of these meds. Have a "sedative" like effect and the combination is at minimum additive. If you have been on one medication for some time than the second will likely be less prone to cause an issue than were you to start both at the same time. This is an issue that a professional should be actively managing. ...Read more
Why take it?: If you are on synthroid (thyroxine), (thyroxine) you likely are being treated for hypothyroidism. The most common cause in your age group is hashimoto's thyroiditis. Taking iodine makes this condition worse, not better. By the way, synthroid (thyroxine) already contains iodine molecules. ...Read more
Yes you may: Branched-chain amino acids are held as beneficial. These are essential aa. Carnitine is made in livers from methionine and lysine. We can also ingest formed carnitine in meats. --or as a supplement. Carnitine can serve as an energy cofactor at the cellular level and is believed valuable for myocardial dysfunctions. Carnitine may inhibit thyroid hormone action at the cellular level, tho. ...Read more
Yes and no: Use of any medication during pregnancy is murky. If not life sustaining, it is best to avoid any medication during the first three months. For the 2nd and 3rd three months it is a risk benefit decision. Seroquel (quetiapine) as a mood stabilizer or anti psychotic may be worth the risk to avoid mania or a psychotic break. As an augmenting drug in depression i believe is not as there are safer alternatives. ...Read more
Yes, but why?: You can, but there is no scientific information every showing amberen is good for treating anything, except making the manufacturer wealthy. You don't know what's in it or what it's supposed to do for you. How do you tell if it's working? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
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Yes: Garcinia Cambodia is a fruit supplement that acts like a laxative which can cause weight loss in some people. The fruit grows in India and other south Asian countries. There should be no significant drug interactions with Seroquel (quetiapine). Drugs that cause sedation and those that prolong the QT interval in your heart predisposing to arrhythmias should be used with caution with Seroquel (quetiapine). ...Read more
Should be OK: There are no drug interactions. Seroquel (quetiapine) can cause orthostatic hypotension (fainting when you stand up suddenly) and metoprolol could worsen that effect. So caution is advised. First few days after starting or increasing a medication be careful about sitting and standing up slowly. And make sure all your doctors know about all your medications. ...Read more
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Were both Rx-ed?: If the doctor that prescribed each knew about the other then they thought it was ok. Each is not without its risks and if you can get by with just one then that might be best, but they sometimes are prescribed together. ...Read more
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prescribing physician before making any change in medication. Both can be taken together, but this is unusual.
The risk of developing of Parkinsonism increase with doses of Risperdal greater than 3 mg (it used to be thought that this occurred above 6 mg) Akathesia and increased risk of cerebrovascular disease can occur. ...Read more
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Alcohol Interaction: Yes there is an interaction between alcohol and the seroquel. The potential for neurological effects are greater with the interaction. Therefore it is best to avoid alcohol when taking the medication. If you have already had alcohol then do not take until the next day. ...Read more
Never too early: Thyroid replacement medications should be taken once daily. It doesn't really matter when during the day you take them--the medications have very long half lives. This means that the drug's level in your body won't fluctuate very much depending on when during the day you take the pill. ...Read more
You can take it, but reviewing the literature, it prob will not bee effective for wt loss.
Here is the best information I found on the Internet:
The Bottom Line – Does ACE Work?
So, we’re here to tell you just the facts. After taking a comprehensive look at ACE, we reached a conclusion. There are some positives, like the length of time the company has been in business and we noticed a few favorable comments, but we have reservations recommending it because of the lack of scientific research supporting weight-loss. Plus, we have concerns about the FDA judgments and the fact that the formula contains raspberry ketones, often included in “fad” supplements with no concrete clinical backing ...Read more
Safe: They're safe under the direction of a physician. ...Read more
Not really: Absorption of each thyroid preparation is a little different, and you should not switch brands, if possible. But both synthroid (thyroxine) and Levothroid are long acting hormones, with a half-life of 1 week. I doubt you would notice a difference with regards to onset of action, for example if you were starting to take them for hypothyroidism. ...Read more
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