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Colestid Flavored Medication
Cholesterol Rx: There are multiple types of cholesterol lowering medications ranging from those that work on cholesterol absorption through the intestines to ones that work on how the liver packages or "creates" different cholesterol subtypes. Talk with your doctor for more information. ...Read more
Higher is better: Most of published data points to the health benefit of increasing carotenoids in our diet. There does not appear to be a need to lower levels. Data suggests these agents may lead to a reduction in macular degeneration, cataracts, certain cancers (lung, skin, uterine, cervix, gastrointestinal), and heart disease by decreasing formation of LDL particles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stop: Just stop eating carrots and they'll dissipate on their own. ...Read more
Other than colestipol what medications can lower blood levels of carotenoids (and is that a bad thing)?
I recently had a full work up by GI doctor and everything was normal. I got put on colestipol for diarrhea and it works! But now I am feeling fullness in abdomen and can feel my pulse after eating. Is this because of medication or something else?
Fullness: Your fullness may be caused by the medication ...Read more
Better lipid med: It depends is the best answer. These are both good meds depending on the type of elevated lipid. Cholestyramine is used to lower triglycerides and other fats by preventing absorption in the intestine, so if you have a high fat diet this may be a better medicine for you. ...Read more
I have micro colitis. Taking colestipol and Endicort. Does the colestipol affect the effectiveness of my valium? I take Endicort, Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) and Pravachol first thing in am. Colestipol 1 hr later,
Would irritable bowel syndrome affect the results of an eia hiv negative test result or the colestid (colestipol) i take for it affect the test result.
If you used a nasty medication as a child that was spearmint flavored, would spearmint disgust you now?
Possibly: Blending two flavors, 1 pleasant & 1 not, can have a long term effect in the memory of a child. If the cover taste can cancel the other, things may go well later. If the effect is only partial, the brain may recall the unpleasant taste any time cover taste is is experienced & nausea or other rxns may occur.I couldn't stand the smell of chocolate for yrs after mom used it with my iron drops. ...Read more
Is eating a banana the same thing as banana flavoring or banana concentrate? My medication says it reacts with banana flavoring and concentrate.
Below: Don't eat the banana.Get a more detailed answer ›
If i smoke a hookah pen with no marijuana, no weed, nothing, just the normal hookah with flavor, will it come out in a drug test?
Risk Mgmt: Drug tests detect drug - not flavored water. But, and this is possible - it that tubing and mouthpiece was recently used for smoking a controlled substance, it might be enough to trip the alarm in the test. If it matters a lot to pass, refrain till after the test. If not - you're good! ...Read more
If I smoke hookah pens and it has no tobacco or nicotine and is grape flavor.. Will it be negative in which drug tests?
From the: description provided - it should not trigger a screening panel for drugs of abuse. ...Read more
I smoked two hookah pens...I inhaled it...It had water vapor coming out and it was flavored.Will it show up in a drug test? I'm peeing in a cup.
Drug test: This depends on what was in your hookah pen. If it had fruit flavorings only, it will likely not show up on a drug test. However, if it had thc, nicotine, or others in it, these could show up on your drug screen if testing for those. You need to know also that these vapors can be irritating and damaging to lungs. http://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm173401.htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer