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Doctor insights on: Croscarmellose Sodium Side Effects

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more


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Does croscarmellose sodium elevate blood pressure?

Does croscarmellose sodium elevate blood pressure?

Croscarmellose Sodiu: Croscarmellose sodium is used in small amounts in the making of supplements and prescription drugs. It helps for dissolution of suplements in proper manner in stomach. Sodium content is not a significant amount in its structure. Hence there is no significanmt effect on blood pressure. ...Read more

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Safe to take lorazepam w/ nature made magnesium supplement (mag ox, cellulose gel, croscarmellose sodium, mag stearate, silicon dioxide, stearic acid)?

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

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What are the side effects of sodium hyaluronate injections?

What are the side effects of sodium hyaluronate injections?

Bruise swell pain: As with most injections, they can cause bruising, swelling, and pain. Ha injections can also cause bumps if wrongly placed, and a "blue" effect if placed too superficially. ...Read more

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Is there any long term side effects to take rabeprazole sodium life long?

Is there any long term side effects to take rabeprazole sodium life long?

Yes, ↓ Bone Strength: Study pi (prescribing insert): http://www. Aciphex. Com/pdf/aciphexpi. Pdf, http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/rabeprazole and google "rabeprazole side effects long term" for some clues. As always, individual outcomes vary. Like most prescription medications, rabeprazole is just a single molecule, chosen for track record of benefits/downside ratio &simplifies complexity of molecules/patient interaction. ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects associated with sodium valproate

What are the most common side effects associated with sodium valproate

Many side effects: Valproate (or valproic acid) is used for the treatment of epilepsy (to control fits) and bipolar illness (to stabilize mood). It "calms" and "relaxes." side effects include unsteadiness on the feet, confusion, shaky hands, "feeling sick, " easy bruisability, bleeding, skin rash, fatigue or sleepiness, weight gain, and loss of hair. Simultaneous drinking of alcohol can exacerbate these symptoms. ...Read more

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When are there side effects of docusate sodium?

When are there side effects of docusate sodium?

GI mostly,: Can cause diarrhea, cramps, elctrolyte (blood chemistry) abnormalities, rarely rash or throat irritation. Side effects within 1-3 days. ...Read more

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I am having side effects of warfarin sodium? What do I do?

I am having side effects of warfarin sodium? What do I do?

Change meds: Consider switching to newer anticoagulant such as Xarelto or injectable medications. Xarelto is generally well tolerated and does not require blood testing. ...Read more

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What are all the side effects of diclofenac sodium tablets?

What are all the side effects of diclofenac sodium tablets?

Like all NSAIDs: Gi upset, increase bp, gastric bleeding, liver tests elevation, allergic reaction. This is similar to other nsaids except it may have more risk of increased liver tests. ...Read more

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Can using a toothepaste or eating food that contains sodium chloride be harmful to the body or causing any side effects?

Can using a toothepaste or eating food that contains sodium chloride be harmful to the body or causing any side effects?

No: Sodium chloride is common salt that we all eat every day.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Last night me and my husband took a teaspoon of sodium carbonate by mistake thinking it was bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). No side effects yet. Should we worry?

Last night me and my husband took a teaspoon of sodium carbonate by mistake thinking it was bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate). No side effects yet. Should we worry?

If no side effects: Sodium carbonate or soda ash is not poisonous but can be an irritant. So if you don't feel any irritation in your mouth, esophagus or stomach than you should be alright and there will be no problem. ...Read more

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For which perpose Voren diclofenac sodium is used. And kindly tell me about the side effects.

For which perpose Voren diclofenac sodium is used. And kindly tell me about the side effects.

Pain meds: Diclofenac is a medication used for pain, it is an anti inflammatory medication and the commonest side effect is heart burn. ...Read more

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Last night took 1 tea spoon of sodium carbonate thinking it was sodium bicarbonate. No side effects yet. Should I worry?

Let explain: Sodium carbonate is a chemical present in a variety of commonly used industrial and household products, such as certain bleaching agents, automatic dishwashing detergents and glass and paper products. This substance, also referred to as soda ash or washing soda, may cause severe side effects if swallowed, inhaled or exposed to the skin. If you develop symptoms of sodium carbonate. ...Read more

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Side effects of kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) powder for kidney patient?

Side effects of kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) powder for kidney patient?

Side effects: Common reactions are nausea and gastric irritation. In serious cases, you could have severely low potassium levels, intestinal obstruction/necrosis, and perforation of the bowel wall. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of green tea extract capsule to pravastatin sodium & diltiazem?

What are the side effects of green tea extract capsule to pravastatin sodium & diltiazem?

Unknown: They are probably;y unknown as herbal medicines have not been extensively studied as prescription medicines. You should NOT take any herbs, vitamins, over the counter medications without the explicit consent of your doctor. Be careful. ...Read more

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Is docusate sodium/sennosides appropriate for ibs-c and can it be used "freely", or are there side effects?

Is docusate sodium/sennosides appropriate for ibs-c and can it be used "freely", or are there side effects?

Yes: The stool softner and laxative combination will help relieve your symptoms. Side effects include possible allergic reaction, excessive diarrhea or constipation may persist despite meds. Dehydration and electroltye problems may result if excessive diarrhea. ...Read more

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Side effects of diclofenac sodium injection im locally on my skin and systemically? . Taken every month for p.Dysmenorrhea

Side effects of diclofenac sodium injection im locally on my skin and systemically? . Taken every month for p.Dysmenorrhea

Why injection????: This is one of several nsaids. They are generally used orally & most are otc. There are always risks including allergy & stomach bleeding. They are popular because most people tolerate them & they are effective for several things., including menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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What are side effects of going off antidepressants and mood stabilizers suddenly? (100ml sertraline 200ml sodium valproate twice a day)

What are side effects of going off antidepressants and mood stabilizers suddenly? (100ml sertraline 200ml sodium valproate twice a day)

Possible seizures: From abruptly stopping sodium valproate. Possibly nausea, dizziness, wierd, electric-like feelings (all part of the discontinuation syndrome) from abruptly stopping the zoloft (sertraline). Please taper them both very gradually! You will feel much better! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of docusate sodium stool softener?

What are the side effects of docusate sodium stool softener?

GI mostly: Can cause diarrhea, cramps, elctrolyte (blood chemistry) abnormalities, rarely rash or throat irritation. ...Read more

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Topamax, (topiramate) Sodium Valproate, Depakote and Lamictal, which are best for migraine aura, and which have the most side effects?

Topamax, (topiramate) Sodium Valproate, Depakote and Lamictal, which are best for migraine aura, and which have the most side effects?

Migraine: Prophylaxis with either Topamax (topiramate) or Depakote would be considered first line aggressive therapy (for males). With Depakote (sodium divalproate) we often see weight gain and a fine tremor (especially in older adults). With Topamax (topiramate) there are more side effects (weight loss, parasthesias, change in sense of taste, inability to sweat, glaucoma, kidney stones) www. Healthtap. Com/drericweisman ...Read more

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Can I mix prednisone sodium phosphate in milk? My 18 mo old spits it. Dr prescribe it for lasting cough with phlegm. What r side effects?

Can I mix prednisone sodium phosphate in milk? My 18 mo old spits it. Dr prescribe it for lasting cough with phlegm. What r side effects?

Prednisone: Try giving child something frozen to freeze taste buds or give small amounts of medication at a time. Call your doctor if your child still can't tolerate it ...Read more

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What would be d side effects or up coming health issues if a person starts taking 1 tablespoon of salt in a small cup of water daily 1 tablespoon??

What would be d side effects or up coming health issues if a person starts taking 1 tablespoon of salt in a small cup of water daily 1 tablespoon??

Depends. ..: If you have normal kidneys after you have absorbed that much salt your kidneys will just filter it out of your blood and you will pee it out. On the other hand if your kidneys are abnormal you will not be able to get rid of the excess salt load and you will start retaining water to dilute the concentration of salt and your B/P will rise and all sorts of havoc will ensue. Don't do it! ...Read more

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What's the difference b/w adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xrand d-amphetamine salt combo xr? Does the latter cause more side effects?

What's the difference b/w adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xrand d-amphetamine salt combo xr? Does the latter cause more side effects?

All amphetamine: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a combination of 4 amphetamines. D-amphetamine is one of the 4. the combination pf adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) salts refers to a generic form of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). ...Read more

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Can you tell me if the side effects from a salt load infusion is body swelling, face, legs, ankles, hands. A week later still?

Can you tell me if the side effects from a salt load infusion is body swelling, face, legs, ankles, hands. A week later still?

Yes but: It would have to be several liters/bags
if you are/were ill in order to recieve the infusion, then it is more likely that your blood vessels were "leaky" and the fluid seeped out and under your skin. The body usually gets rid of it as you get better.

But it could be part of the adrenal problem you seem to be getting tests for. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to taking Epsom salt baths for muscle pain/anxiety relief (it helps)? How often should I include Epsom salt in my baths?

Are there any side effects to taking Epsom salt baths for muscle pain/anxiety relief (it helps)? How often should I include Epsom salt in my baths?

Usually not.: Unless you have some unique reaction to the epsom salts in the bath they are normally not a problem. Once or twice a day should be plenty. ...Read more

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Hi I'm interested in lipocryo is it really effective? What are the side effects?

Hi I'm interested in lipocryo is it really effective? What are the side effects?

Lipo cryolysis: It depends on many factors. It depends on the machine being used (there are many useless machines made in China), the extent of your lipomatosis, your goals and expectations. Under the best circumstances with the most effective machine such as Coolsculpting, you can expect 20% reduction of the fat volume in the treated area. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Dependal-M?

What side effects are associated with Dependal-M?

Dependal-M: "Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, uneasiness, rash, fever, joint pain, brown urine and anemia. " per: http://www. Medindia. Net/doctors/drug_information/furazolidone. Htm ...Read more

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I'm wondering are epidural side effects always the same?

I'm wondering are epidural side effects always the same?

Not always: Sometimes side effects from steroids can be different at different times, however if you have a side effect, it can be something that might repeat again each time. ...Read more

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I'm wondering about Accutane and the side effects?

I'm wondering about Accutane and the side effects?

Accutane: Accutane has many potential side effects (too numerous to list in 400 characters or less). Check this article to learn more: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/accutane-side-effects. Html. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what are the side effects of tegretol?

I'm curious as to what are the side effects of tegretol?

Plenty: Include drowsiness, dizziness, upset stomach, nausea, toxicity to liver and/or bone marrow, with rare severe anemias, low sodium levels, elevated cholesterol, and of course, allergic reactions. This is a very old drug and used very rarely by most clinical neurologists. Far safer and effective drugs are currently available. ...Read more

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I'm interested in the possible side effects of diovan (valsartan)?

I'm interested in the possible side effects of diovan (valsartan)?

Variable.: Diovan (valsartan) is usually well tolerated. Common side effects may include: dizziness, low blood pressure, headache, diarrhea, fatigue and elevated potassium. Serious reactions are significantly less common but possible and include angioedema, renal failure, hepatitis ...Read more

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I'm scared to take xanax (alprazolam). What are some side effects?

I'm scared to take xanax (alprazolam). What are some side effects?

Depends on what you: Are taking it for. If you have occasional anxiety (like fear of flying) it will calm you down and make it easier to overcome your fears. Taken regularly for generalized anxiety disorder it can improve symptoms as well, but it is short-acting, and only lasts a few hours. There are other ways to treat anxiety including antidepressant meds and psychotherapy. It can produce physical dependency/abuse. ...Read more

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I'm taking dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) but have weird side effects?

What side effects?: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more