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Curcumin Effect On Urine Color
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
What is/are the specific compound(s) that give normal, fresh, concentrated urine its characteristic odour?
Ehhh,...?: The urine color, odor, and consistency is mainly derived from the food and drink you have. If you eat healthy, then you have the urine you apparently are asking about. When you notice that your urine has changed color, or there's a strange odor wafting up from the toilet, the cause might be something as harmless as what you had for dinner (which could have included beets or asparagus). It also might be a sign of a more serious condition, such as an infection ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will "rainbow light mens one" multivitamin have affect on the effectiveness of Cialis if it contains saw palmetto 2:1 extract, organic spirullna?
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO: Not at all. Watery- xs fluids Yellow- concentrated. ...Read more
Urine infection. Taking Nitrofurantoin(50mg) x 4 daily. Since taking them, urine kind of a lime green color. Is this a side effect, or something else?
Yes: High protein consumption has been shown to definitely affect kidney function - however there does not appear to be any conclusive evidence in the literature that these changes are ultimately detrimental. Bottom line - approach with caution, esp if you or your family has any history of kidney problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Started methotrexate10mg 2 days ago.Dark amber urine w/large specks of blood x2days.Dysuria.Today color is lighter.Urine dip=trace of blood but neg for uti.Never get utis nor dark urin.Notify rheummd?
MTX and Hematuria: Methotrexate, originally developed as an anti-tumor drug, is now used widely for certain proliferative disorders. Hematuria (blood in the urine) is a known complication, but there can be many other causes of this as well. Either way, follow up immediately with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Regular coca cola has sugar and caffeine - two ingredients that cause different effects on the body. Sugar causes an Insulin surge and over time (if you drink daily in large quantities), leads to the development of Insulin resistance and diabetes. Caffeine is a stimulant which can raise the heart rate, blood pressure, and cause problems sleeping. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Don't know about the urine but you need to know these are not FDA approved because these companies do not do the rigorous testing that is required. There are some actions of these supplements that reduce caloric intake but no product beats your ability to make a choice at each meal about choosing the right food and eating only the amount you need for the day. Visit your meal on half. Simple. ...Read more
Dementia patient on multiple meds. After urination, toilet water takes on darker like golden yellow tint. Reasons?
Medications: In order to adequately answer, need more details as to the medications he is currently on, as this is most likely due to that. ...Read more
Can probiotic supplements make urine darker?My urine has been a dark yellow orange color throughout day.Gets lighter with tons of water.
Can the medication elavil (amitriptyline) change the color of your urine? Put on it for headaches and noticed that my urine is now dark yellow and green
YEs it can: This is a classic side effect for this drug. Discoloration is usually green/blue in nature but not necessarily a sign of serious problems. Talk it over with your physician. ...Read more
No: Essentially everything you read about green tea is hype at this stage of our knowledge. If you are really interested in this stuff, get with an evidence based holist. Best wishes. ...Read more
My stool and urine colors have changed to dark green and yellow respectively. Can it be the drug i'm taking (feroglobin)?
Since Soma (carisoprodol) is a prodrug, will drinking white grapefruit juice reduce the efficacy of it, since it uses enzymes to turn it to it's active metabolite?
Soma (carisoprodol): Effect is only minimum.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could I use alpha hydroxy lotions and hydroquinone on black on brown spots on skin to lessen color? Does application of these cause more sensitivity
Yes: Yes and these can cause some irritation. ...Read more