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Colloidal Silicon Dioxide Side Effects
Not a side effect: Homeopathy doesn't cause side effects like conventional medications can. However, people who need the remedy silica may be very anxious, insecure about performance, and have insomnia. They may not be able to get to sleep because of obsessive worry. Sometimes a remedy can temporarily stimulate innate tendencies on the way to healing. But it won't "cause" things not already present in you. ...Read more
Is this carb blocker safe during pregnancy : white kidney bean (phaseolus vulgaris) extract 500mg, anti caking agent (silicon dioxide), hypromellose?
Well, not safely: There are no "natural" PO4 binders. One of the strongest "natural" phosphate binders previously used was aluminum, but that caused toxicity. The one with the highest affinity to the phosphorus otherwise is lanthanum, and that's a bit chewable and well-tolerated. Another chewable one that is new is sucroferric oxyhydroxide which is supposed to taste like berries. Please speak with your nephrologist ...Read more
Rx of Sunspots: Hydroquinone is used to treat spots caused by the sun. Once you have treated the spots, you need to protect from further sun damage. Titanium dioxide is an excellent sunblock to protect from both UVB and UVA. It is more practical than most other sunblocks as you only have to replace it if you rub or wash it off, not hourly. Zinc oxide is even better. Look for 8% zinc oxide, not SPF. ...Read more
These may be: Used for a variety of conditions, but the only one that has any shred of scientific backing is local estrogen supplementation in early menopause-- but even here the scientific evidence doesn't back up the claims. The risks include stimulation of estrogen sensitive malignancies. Also they should be avoided in pregnancy and breast feeding. In summary, probably a waste of money. ...Read more
Bad: I assume you are talking about abusing fumes by inhaling, rather than incidentally inhaling a small amount of fumes when filling your gas tank. Inhalant abuse is EXTREMELY dangerous, with acute effects of feeling high, headache and passing out. You can become addicted after inhaling just a few times, and permanent brain damage can occur after 5-10 heavy inhalations. DON'T DO IT. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do the side effects of isotritinoin outweigh the benefits from its acne treatment? How can such side effects be reduced?
Depends on severity: Whether the risks outweigh the beneifts is truly a matter of severity of the disease as well as the importance to the individual. Acne is rarely, if ever, a life threatening disease. Therefore, it can essentially go untreated if it doesnt bother you. However, to others, the disease can cause great psychological distress and issues with self esteem/confidence/image. In this case, benefits may win. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to inhale bare escentuals mineral powder makeup with zinc oxide & titanium dioxide during application? No micronized or nanoparticles
Chemical Exposures: There is no data that suggest inhalation of these powders represent a risk of disease. Please check with the doctor who can check with the manufacturer. ...Read more
Sleepiness, nausea: Nitrous oxide is a gas that can be used as a component of general anesthesia. It is a weak anesthetic in its own right, and is sometimes used in dental offices to supplement pain relief. Its main effect is drowsiness or sleep, and the most common side effect is nausea. Nitrous oxide is used much less in anesthesia today since we have other, more potent anesthetic gases in wide use. ...Read more
Is topical spironolactone (2%) safe for mpb? Is it effective? Can systemic absorption occur?(coz its 50-75 mg topical application in paraben vehicle)
Topical Spironolacto: The literature on systemic absorption of topical sprironolactone is a bit unclear. Small studies in lab rodents showed no absorption, but there are numerous anecdotal entries on hair loss blogs where users attest to side effects which point towards systemic absorption, including falling testosterone levels. Monitor your use carefully to see if you are an "absorber.". ...Read more
Not particularly: Zinc oxide is not very toxic when you mistakenly eat it. Most of the harmful effects come from breathing in the gas form of zinc oxide at industrial sites in the chemical industry. However, it is not particularly good for you either. Titanium dioxide is present in many foods, such as cottage cheese and ice cream, purely to make them look better, but in very small quantities. ...Read more
Iron supplements: Ferrous sulfate can interfere with the absorption of certain medications like thyroid hormone. It also can cause stomach upset, constipation, diarrhea, and achiness. If one takes excessive amounts of iron over long periods of time it can very rarely cause organ damage such as heart and liver failure. ...Read more
Is there any side effects with this homeopathic drugs (1) baryta carb 30. (2) silicea 12x. (3) symphytum q?
No, but effects may:: With rare exceptions, homeopathic remedies are very safe and do not cause "side effects" but occasionally the effects of the medicines are an aggravation, which is a mild temporary worsening of pre-existing symptoms before you start feeling better. While this usually does not occur, when it does happen it is considered a sign that the remedy is having a positive effect on the patient. ...Read more
Are these safe in pregnancy? Mica, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Silica, Kaolin, Lauroyl Lysine,Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 7749)Chromium Ox
I've read about a hair/skin/nail supplement called Biosil, which contains choline and silicon. Is it safe? Are there any risks/potential side effects?
Biosil: I've read about a hair/skin/nail supplement called Biosil, which contains choline and silicon. Is it safe? Are there any risks/potential side effects? ANS: this is a supplement & there is no control of what they put in it. They do not need to show that is its safe or does what it says it will do. Beware. Spend your money for other things and eat a balanced diet get book ISBN 9780743410076 ...Read more
which of these pills might help me shift or stay awake all night
Silicon dioxide (valeant) ,Diclofenac, baclofen, seroxat , pantozol
I inhaled diatomaceous earth (labeled as silicon dioxide) to control insect issue at home, and have been coughing for two days with slight chest pain.
Not serious: Diatomite is an amorphous form of silica that is relatively non toxic. In contrast, inhaled crystalline silica is toxic, and Acute Silicosis from exposure to high concentrations can develop within a few weeks or several years after exposure. You may have incurred a mild irritation of the airway but not at risk for significant lung damage. Should your symptoms persist see your Dr. ...Read more
Safe to take lorazepam w/ nature made magnesium supplement(mag ox, cellulose gel, croscarmellose sodium, mag stearate, silicon dioxide, stearic acid)?
Safe but not best Mg: It is totally safe but magnesium oxide is a very poorly-absorbed form of magnesium- it may work as a laxative but won't raise your magnesium levels! you would be far better off taking magnesium glycinate, taurate or citrate! see http://drcarolyndean.Com/magnesium_miracle/. ...Read more
Hi Doctor, Can I use Key Hexilak Silicone Gel (Key Ingredients: Polysiloxanes & Silicon Dioxide) for my face scars (chicken pox scars, 15 days old)?
Scars/sili/gel?: Only if you are FIRST seen by a doctor to see the appearance of the CP scars! ...Read more
Be Mindful: Lithium has many side effects, and if you experience any of them you should immediately consult with the doctor who prescribed the medicine. Blood tests are required and should be done religiously. Take the lowest effective dose, watch your diet and water intake. If difficulty tolerating Lithium consider trying a different mood stabilizer. Lithium is not the safest, but can be effective. ...Read more
Humara.: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/humira-side-effects.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, tofu, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, .... ...Read more
Vitamin deficiency: Four vitamins are soluble in fat: a, d, e and k. You have to have a balanced diet. If you cut back on fat, you'll need to increase on proteins and damage your kindneys in the long run, get gout etc, or increase carbohydrates and then your body will transform most of it into fat and you'll gain weight! ...Read more
Depends: The answer depends completely on which drugs, in what quantity, in which combination, for how long. ...Read more
Good side effects: If you are medically 'ok' to exercise ( no heart disease etc.) then 40 min of regular ( daily) moderately vigorous exercise will lead to 'good' side effects if you continue this regimen; including blood pressure reduction , better endurance,better sex and overall sense of 'well- being'( less periods of depression ) among many! Best of Luck! ...Read more
Herbalife: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Yes.: You should always have your psychiatrist and cardiologist collaborating on your treatment. ...Read more
Contact your doctor: Side effects are not necessarily "normal" but they can be "expected." this will depend on the side effect and the medication taken. Some side effects are not serious, but others can be life threatening. Best to contact your doctor for specifics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
a "side effect" but a matter of proper ABSORPTION of the drug. an effusion which is too fast may not allow the full dose of the medication to be absorbed!
Hope this is helpful'
Dr Z ...Read more
Side effects of what: As you did not specify what drug you are talking about, i cannot answer. Drugs in the same class frequently have similar side effects although often the incidence of the side effects varies. So there may be a preferred drug even though the side effects are similar. ...Read more
Litramine: Usually I just point out that manufacturers of dietary supplements are not required to prove efficacy or safety, at least not in the States. However, it appears that https://www.xlsmedical.co.uk/our-products/xls-medical-fat-binder uses Litramine which has at least one clinical study (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23505169?dopt=Abstract) showing effectiveness w/o side effects! ...Read more
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