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Diabetes Medications Day Before Colonoscopy
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
Thiazolidinediones: The tzds (rosiglitazone = avandia, and pioglitazone = actos) are used to lower Insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes. They have also shown to have a higher risk of small bone fractures in post-menopausal women, not men. Also listed in the package inserts of these drugs are 'ovulation' as potential side effects because these drugs can restore more regular ovulation in women with pcos. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Won't hurt: but no data that it helps anything ...Read more
LONG list!: Hi. Type 2 has many treatment options, some of which I never use anymore. There are sulfonylureas and meglitinides (many), biguanides (1, metformin), GLP-1 receptor agonists (4), SGLT-2 inhibitors (3), DPP-4 inhibitors (3), TZDs (2, pio and rosi), insulins (many), bile acid binding resins (1, colesevelam), bromocriptine, alpha-glucosidase inhibitors (2, acarbose and miglitol), and maybe others. ...Read more
Help! can any diabetes medications give a positive reading for benzodiazepam in a urine drug test?
Possibly: In general, we will want you to continue taking all of your usual medications prior to your colonoscopy, even the morning of the procedure. However, some medications such as ibuprofen, aspirin, anti-platelet agents and warfarin will increase the risk if bleeding if polyps are removed. Depending why you are taking any of these medications, your endoscopist may want you to stop them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colonoscopy prep says no herbal medications 7 days before. Does this include probiotics, fish oil, or melatonin?
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