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Contraindications For Glucosamine
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Are eyevital/riconia caps (multivitamin antixoidants) safe to take along with lutein+zeaxanthine supplements for an extended period? Contraindication?
safe: These products have been recommend to slow the progression of macular degeneration in those who already have this condition. There is no data or proof that they are preventative and no evidence that they are helpful in any way. So they might help/or might not but the only harm is the cost of the product. ...Read more
Not really, but : Although you could use both together with impunity, could be easiest if you just took the butterbur and pushed the dosage to about 75 mg of purified butterbur 3 times daily, and see if that alone succeeded, as in 76 % of research pts, it did indeed work well. However, the Diltiazem could well have been chosen due to your specifics, so discuss with your doctor prior to going in the above direction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any contra indications for taking butterbur with dilitiazem. The dilitiazem i take for my heart. Prevention magazine recommended butterbur.?
Save your money.: No significant contraindications, but then again there does not appear to be much benefit to taking butterbur. There are some significant side effects. http://nccam.nih.gov/health/butterbur. ...Read more
What's the max dosage for glucosamine and chondrotin? Is there any difference in therapeutic effect at higher dosages? Any other supplements for arth?
No max: Glucosamine and chondrotin sulfate are not drugs or a vitamin, as such there is no maximum. Usually it is derived from fish so if you have an allergy to seafood or sulfates you should not take it. Most studies use at least 500mg of each three times/week. "arthritis today" has a supplement guide for specific supplements. http://www.arthritistoday.org/treatments/supplement-guide/index.php. ...Read more
Absolutely: Anxiety over potential eye problems with Hydroxychloroquine is completely unwarranted if the dose is kept below 6mg/kg (2.2lbs) of body weight. Apart from some stomach quiziies, I have never stopped this drug, as long as it demonstrated it is working. Shown effective in ra, sle, and other ctd's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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