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Citrucel Fiber Shake Medication
Small: Most people need between 25-30 grams a day. If you tend to be constipated then you need more. A "usual" dose from a supplement such as citucel, whether tablet or powder form, have between 4-6 grams. So someone can not get there full daily requirement from them. You must change your diet and drink your water everyday. ...Read more
No: Fiber supplements are not digested - that's what makes them fiber. They just sit in your intestines and attract water, helping to soften stools and make bowels regular. Since not digested, no calories or weight gain. Some may contain other ingredients to make them more palatalbe and tasty (i love the fiber brownies!) - then these do indeed have calories. Read container and see if lists calories. ...Read more
I have IBS. Is it safe to take methylcellulose everyday? If not, can you recommend a daily fiber supplement that is safe for chronic use?
It is safe: It is safe to take methylcellulose for symptom management of IBS; fiber, of which methylcellulose is one kind, is generally effective for IBS symptoms. Another effective fiber supplement for IBS symptoms is psyllium. If you plan on taking any of these long-term (> 1 week -- and it sounds like you do!), keep your doctor in the loop and mention that you’re taking them the next time you see him/her. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would like to start a fiber one bar, and protein shake/water diet. I will also exercise everyday with a waist trainer good or bad idea?
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I read that vegetable protein has an extremely low bio availability in the intestines due to higher fiber,true?what about vegan protein isolate shakes
What causes intestinal bloating? Looks like I am pregnant. Could lose 10lbs, but not really overweight. More fiber? Metamucil or citrucel?
Healthy diet: Try eating a healthy diet before resorting to medication. Plenty of fruits and vegetables, lean meat, and plenty of water. Stay away from all sweets, processed food, soft drinks, and fast food. After several days your digestive system should straighten out. If not check with your physician. ...Read more
Can i take a fiber supplement such as citrucel everyday. This is the only one that suits me and have IBS with chronic constipation?
Possibly: Each state differs some in what they allow food stamps to be used for. Fiber supplements and vitamins are likely to be allowable since they can improve and maintain overall health. Protein shakes offer benefit only in a select group of people, so unless you have documentation from a health care provider that they are indicated, food stamps may not be honored for them. ...Read more
What are some techniques to cope with anxiety? My parents don't want me on medication but I shake constantly and I worry about every single thing I do
General Anxiety: If you are medically cleared for any physical disorder, I would suggest trying some cognitive/behavioral therapy. Medication is not always necessary and you could be taught techniques to control your thinking and physical reactions. By the way, the worst thing you could be doing is panicking about the anxiety- this always makes things worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Sigh: You are on Lexapro (escitalopram) because you are depressed, and you are telling me you are drinking heavily! this is very bad for your depression and your overall health, and doesn't allow your medication to work. Talk to your doctor and get help! you should not be drinking even socially, let alone heavily. The shaking may indeed be a reaction to the combo. I am more concerned about ur drinking than shaking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wife's blood pressure high, has the shakes and vomiting. She threw up her blood pressure medication. Unable to eat or drink.
Get a check up: She needs a re-evaluation. Get her to the doctor at the earliest. ...Read more
High asthma, body shakes and taking ventilin pump oftenly, and got medication named “clarithromycin tablets USP 500 mg. Synclar 500 cipla” for cough?
antibiotics ; asthma: Clarithromycin is a macrolide class of antibiotic that effectively treats most upper and lower respiratory tract infections (not virus). There is some evidence that it has "anti-inflammatory properties" and used to treat asthma. The primary treatment for persistent asthma is an inhaled steroid sometimes in combination with a long-acting bronchodilator. An asthma specialist can assist in a plan. ...Read more
Hey I been having these night sweats for almost a week. I shake and have the chills, I've notice I haven't really had a appetite. I'm loosing weight I sometimes feel weak and really tired. I haven't taking any for doctor medication it or seen a doctor
Cymbalta (duloxetine). If I miss a dose, I will experience brain shakes, high fever, and severe dizziness. How can I get off this medication?
I no someone who done some shake an bake meth on friday an have a drug test on the 25th do u think my friend will pass it?
Probably will pass: Do not take Meth. Seek out help if you need it. The drug is dangerous. ...Read more