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Vitamin drug interactions?

Vitamin drug interactions?

A link to help...: Consider checking this: http://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php

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Dr. Michele Lauria
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Misoprostol (Definition)

Misoporstol (Cytotec ) is a labor inducer is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug. Misoprostol is a medication that causes the uterus to contract. This can be used to induce labor. It is also used to help a miscarriage pass more quickly. It is either taken by mouth or as tablets placed into the vagina. Misoprostol causes significant cramping and, if it is used to pass a miscarriage, causes vaginal bleeding. This is a normal ...Read more


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Drug interactions between ondansetron and metoprolol?

Drug interactions between ondansetron and metoprolol?

See below: There are no reported drug interactions between these 2 drugs. This doesn't mean that interactions does not exist. If you feel anything unusual contact your medical provider for further management. ...Read more

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Xanax (alprazolam) and xl-3 drug interactions okay?

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Xanax (alprazolam) and xl-3 drug interactions okay?

Xanax (alprazolam): xl-3 cold & cough medicine added to Xanax (alprazolam) can cause more sedation. Please consult your doctor first. ...Read more

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Any drug interactions between risperodene and androcur?

Any drug interactions between risperodene and androcur?

Tried: Could not find these drugs in the literature. Can u check the spellings? Also include their market names if possible. Also you can try to find your own answer on drugs.com. ...Read more

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Questions about possible drug interactions for 12 prescription drugs?

Drug Interactions: Well for 12 medications, that is going to take longer than the 400 characters allowed on HealthTap. I suggest you schedule a long, yes a long consultation with your doctor or your pharmacist to discuss possible interactions. ...Read more

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What is pharmacovigilance / drug safety?

What is pharmacovigilance / drug safety?

Adverse effects : Pharmacovigilance is the science of detecting collecting, monitoring, researching, assessing and evaluating adverse effects of medications, biological products, herbalism and traditional medicines. ...Read more

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Drug interactions Sotalol, sertraline & amiodarone ?

Drug interactions
  Sotalol, sertraline & amiodarone ?

Adverse effects: Significant QT prolongation. Symptoms need immediate evaluation may indicate torsade de pointes, eletrolyte abnormalities. Combination of multiple drugs that prolong QT interval is not advisable. needto check magnessium and potassuim levels. ...Read more

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Adverse drug reactions from mixing lexapro, Xanax (alprazolam) and metoprolol?

Adverse drug reactions from mixing lexapro, Xanax (alprazolam) and metoprolol?

No, should be OK: These medications may be used together and should not cause any significant interactions. There is a slight chance of a small increase in the blood level of metoprolol caused by the lexapro, (escitalopram) but it is unlikely that this would be significant. ...Read more

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Is the drug megestrol acet safe?

Is the drug megestrol acet safe?

Depends: Thsi drug sis used for a number of conditionc including cachexia ( appetite) or breast cancer . It is usually benign but can have some side effects. ...Read more

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My mother is taking kivexa & viramune (nevirapine) pills. Any interactions?

My mother is taking kivexa & viramune (nevirapine) pills. Any interactions?

No.: There are no drug interactions between your mother’s Kivexa (abacavir/lamivudine) and Viramune (nevirapine) pills. These drugs both work together to treat HIV and are safe to take together. ...Read more

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Are there drug interactions between lortadine and xanax (alprazolam)?

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Loratidine: Zertec normally has no side-effects, & is well tolerated if taken as prescribed. Mixing it with xanax (alprazolam) should be safe. ...Read more

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Are there any drug interaction with eptoin and dicumarol?

Are there any drug interaction with eptoin and dicumarol?

Possible: Use of dicumarol with phenytoin could ^ risk of bleeding and ^ phenytoin levels. ...Read more

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Are there any drug interactions between phenergan, (promethazine) percocet, and pepcid?

Check it out.: You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is 1 option (Drugs.Com): https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also a good source of info.


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Is there any drug interactions between Macrobid and celexa (citalopram)?

Is there any drug interactions between Macrobid and celexa (citalopram)?

Check and see: You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is one option (Drugs.Com): https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also an excellent source of information.

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Any known drug interactions between bupropion and diindolylmethane supplements?

Any known drug interactions between bupropion and diindolylmethane supplements?

Communicate: Before adding a supplement it is a good idea to communicate your intention to the prescribing physician. I am unaware of a specific interaction between this supplement and bupropion. Wellbutrin is not metabolized by cyp 1a2, which appears to be liver enzyme that can be affected by this supplement. ...Read more

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What exactly is the drug misoprostol (cytotec) prescribed for?

What exactly is the drug misoprostol (cytotec) prescribed for?

Two indications.: The drug's two main indications include stomach prophylaxis for those taking nsaids (aspirin-like antiinflammatories) and labor induction as a uterine stimulant (off-label, widely accepted practice). Is is a form of inflammatory hormone that has topical and remote effects on various tissues. ...Read more

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How safe is misoprostol? Misoprostol sounds like a pretty intense drug. How safe could it really be? .

It is safe to use: Misoprostol(cytotec) is a synthetic prostaglandine1 analog that is used for prevention of NSAID induced gastric ulcer , missed miscarriage, to induce labor and as an abrtifacient.It is safe to use and may cause diarrhea in 13%of patients and 2% may require discontinuing the drug , can also cause abdominal pain, vomiting and flatulance.But in general well tolerated. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever died from taking misoprostol? I am concerned about taking misoprostol. Have there been any reported deaths related to this drug? .

Has anyone ever died from taking misoprostol? I am concerned about taking misoprostol.  Have there been any reported deaths related to this drug?

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No drug is risk free: I have to tell you that any drug can have serious consequences . You may be surprised that even water when taken inappropriate can be killer. I would like to remind you that tylenol (acetaminophen) , the medicine we take it every day one of the most dangerous drug and one of the commonest cause of liver damage . The short answer is yes ...Read more

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Can you buy mifepristone / misoprostol at a drug store without a prescription?

Can you buy mifepristone / misoprostol at a drug store without a prescription?

Only from a doctor: A medical abortion or an induced miscarriage can occur with either the use of mifepristone or misoprostol however both have unacceptably high failure rates on their own. They should be used together either simultaneously if miso given vaginally or 24h apart if miso given bucchally. It is effective up to 10wks but never 100% effective. That's why GYN/MD follow up is critical. Do not try on your own ...Read more

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Are the drugs Methotrexate and Misoprostol used together for anything else other than abortions?

Are the drugs Methotrexate and Misoprostol used together for anything else other than abortions?

Maybe: Methotrexate is used in (many cancers) chemotherapy, rheumatoid arthritis, ectopic pregnancies, and molar pregnancies. Misoprostol is used in stomach ulcers (its FDA approved use), bleeding after a delivery of a baby,and bleeding after a miscarriage. We also sometimes use it in place of D&C to prevent an incomplete miscarriage or in term pregnancies to expel a retained placenta. ...Read more

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Hi doc, I am 4weeks plus pregnant and I took mifesprorone and misoprostol drug but no bleeding few hours after the use of misoprostol. what to do?

Hi doc, I am 4weeks plus pregnant and I took mifesprorone and misoprostol  drug but no bleeding few hours after the use of misoprostol. what to do?

Schedule follow up: These medications are a form of medical termination of pregnancy. Schedule a follow up with the prescribing doctor to monitor your BHCG levels and confirm that the medication worked. ...Read more

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Yes, if I take cytotec and have any complications to where I need to go to the hospital can I tell them I think I am having a miscarriage or will they be able to detect the drug in my system or the baby if they want to do any testing to figure out the cau

Yes, if I take cytotec and have any complications to where I need to go to the hospital can I tell them I think I am having a miscarriage or will they be able to detect the drug in my system or the baby if they want to do any testing to figure out the cau

Big life decisions: Are you happy when you are lied to? Do keep that in mind if you lie to your doctor or to other people. In the US, we are a free people living in a free society, which means there is no reason to lie about pregnancy or abortion. Plan life so that unexpected pregnancies do not happen. But if they do, a couple can decide with the doctor whether or not to get rid of their baby fetus, but avoid lying. ...Read more

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Will arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) show up on a drug test as an opiate?

Will arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) show up on a drug test as an opiate?

Probably not ...: It chemically related to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ...Read more

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How can the therapeutic effects of antacid drugs, h2 blockers, proton pump inhibitor drugs, misoprostol?

How can the therapeutic effects of antacid drugs, h2 blockers, proton pump inhibitor drugs, misoprostol?

Question?: I'm not sure I fully understand what your question is? The drugs you listed all help with symptoms of GERD or stomach ulcers, and they have different means by which they help patients with these problems. The safest and easiest to take are antacids and H2 blockers. Please consider rephrasing your question more specifically. ...Read more

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Hello, are these two drugs (Methotrexate and Misoprostol) used together along with a IUD in the treatment of uterine fibroid?

Hello, are these two drugs (Methotrexate and Misoprostol) used together along with  a IUD in the treatment of  uterine fibroid?

Fibroid treatment: Uterine fibroids are not treated with methotexate. Cytotec (misoprostol) has been used to induce abortion and decrease menstrual blood flow but is not able to shrink fibroids. I have never heard of an IUD being used to treat uterine fibroids. Consult with your gynecologist is your fibroids are causing pain or excessive bleeding. ...Read more

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How expensive is misoprostol?

Depends: Misoprostol 100 microgram tablets cost USD 13.33 for 12 tablets, the 200 microgram tablets cost USD 7.01 for 2 tablets (www.drugs.com). ...Read more

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Can you overdose on misoprostol?

Can you overdose on misoprostol?

Yes: As with all drugs there is a safe and effective range of doses and there is the potential for overdosing when exceeding that range. ...Read more

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What is misoprostol usually taken for?

What is misoprostol usually taken for?

Stomach protection.: Fda has only approved Misoprostol to counteract the erosive effects of nsaids on the stomach lining and prevent gastritis in chronic NSAID users. Off label uses of daily ob/gyn practice include induction of labor, management of uterine atony and postpartum hemorrhage, pregnancy termination. ...Read more

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Where can I buy cytotec (misoprostol)?

Cytotec (misoprostol): Misoprostol (Cytotec) is a prescription medication so you will need to see a medical provider to have is prescribed. ...Read more

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Where can you get cytotec (misoprostol)?

Cytotec (misoprostol): Misoprostol (Cytotec) is a prescription medication so you will need to see a medical provider to have is prescribed. ...Read more

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How long does misoprostol stay in your system?

How long does misoprostol stay in your system?

Uterine contraction: It is excreted by the kidneys in about one hour so should be gone from your system in 90 minutes but the effect on tissue may last longer with cramping. ...Read more

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What happens when u take cytotec (misoprostol)?

What happens when u take cytotec (misoprostol)?

It can hurt.: Misoprostol is a prostaglandin that stimulates carious smooth muscle organs to contract, including the uterus, bowel, bladder. It can cause transient fever, tachycardia, nausea/vomiting and pain from the colicky contractions it induces. No long-term adverse effects are known. Adequate pain control when taking Cytotec (misoprostol) is certainly advisable in a hospital setting under medical care. ...Read more

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What are the effects of misoprostol more than once?

What are the effects of misoprostol more than once?

Misoprostol: Misoprostol is used to protect the stomach lining from the effects of nsaids like Aspirin and ibuprofen. It is also used for inducing uterine contractions. Misoprostol can be used more than once. It remains in the body only for a short time. ...Read more

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What are the effects of misoprostol twice in six months?

What are the effects of misoprostol twice in six months?

No longterm effects: Depending on the reason for taking misoprostol, there should not be any long term effects. ...Read more

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Drug Interaction (Definition)

When the combination of two agents cause an effect, intended or unintended, that would not have otherwise ...Read more


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Cytotec (Definition)

Cytotec is a labor inducer which is a kind of women's ...Read more