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Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed for reproduction and breast-feeding. ...Read more
Can i take 25mcg thyroxine dose with 12.5 mcg for 37.5mcg dose achivement or 37.5mcg dose are available.
Choices: There are no 37.5 pill but the easiest to do is take half of the 75 mcg pill to get 37.5. ...Read more
Is it safe to take sertraline 50 mg tablets, oxycodone/acetaminophen 10/325 mg tablets, and dexamethasone 4 mg tablets together?
Risk: Every medication has risk. Nobody can guarantee that you won't have side effect or be injured by any medication you take. If your doctor prescribes these medications for you after knowing your condition, then that means he/she feels the possible benefit outweighs the risk. You have to decide whether you agree with your doctor or not. ...Read more
Hypothyroid. : The new dose would need to be guided by your blood testing, and is not completely predictable. Barring any contraindication to such, I'd probably go up to 125-150 mcg and test blood in three weeks. Dose can be adjusted and blood can be checked every three weeks until the proper dose is realized. Always better to go slower than quicker in this regard. ...Read more
Safety of wormwood: Wormwood is an herb that is not known to have any definitely beneficial properties. It might be safe in the quantities used in supplements, but there doesn't seem to be any real reason to be trying it, and it can be dangerous if you have seizures or are taking a centrally acting medication. It affects brain chemicals. http://www.medicinenet.com/wormwood/supplements-vitamins.htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prenatal vitamin: Your physician prescribed prenatal vitamin will give you what you and the fetus need for vit e and c. In addition, it is wise to add omega 3 fatty acid supplementation to help reduce the risk of postpartum depression and to help fetal brain and eye development. (dosage: 1000mg dha and 1200mg epa. Nordic naturals ultimate omega and trader joe's brand are both mercury free). ...Read more
WiserFocusBeneficial: Our bodies are open systems: everything coming in must go back out, else we become what does not leave. B12, cyanocobalamin, is abundant in food, not absorbed directly; only if bound by intrinsic factor, needed in tiny amounts to assist 2 biochemical rxs for gene replication prior to cell division, body stores large (many years). If ?ed; absorption ?ed . Base dosage on your blood level & responses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more
Best as a tea: I know of no research studies proving pau d'arco helps psoriasis but it is widely recommended, many say they have been helped and it is very safe to try. No one knows the optimal dose but most advise drinking pau d'arco tea- see https://draxe.com/pau-darco-tea/ for instructions and drink 4-6 cups per day. Also see http://www.sunshinenaturalhealing.com/natural-remedies-for-psoriasis/ ...Read more
None: There is no recommended dose of biotin for thinning hair. People believe that extra dose of biotin can help them with thier thinning hair but medical studies do not support this. People usually take between 2500-10, 000 mcg per day. ...Read more
Yes: There are no know drug interactions with the two medications. ...Read more
I read that taking high doses of vitamin C can affect birth control effectiveness. I am on seasonique and take vit. C supplement about 560 mg per day?
Unlikely: A study has shown that the increase in availability of estrogen in women taking a lot of vitamin c is not of any clinical significance. Vitamin c does not decrease the effectiveness of the pills, although huge doses may cause mild symptoms of excess estrogen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DEPENDS ON AGE/preg: Childrenbetween1to3 6mgm per da children between4-8 8mgm daily children between 9-13 12mgm daily between 14-18 and adult men need 16 mgm /day females between 14-18 and adult women need 14 mgm per day pregnant women need 18 mgm daily breast feeding women need 17mgm per day so here you have it. ...Read more