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What are the possible side effects of drinking caffeine while on Fluoxetine 20mg?

What are the possible side effects of drinking caffeine while on Fluoxetine 20mg?

Probably nothing: Fluoxetine (Prozac) is an SSRI medication useful for major depression and anxiety. The medication should not affect caffeine and vice versa. That being said, excessive caffeine can produce adverse effects. Also for patients with anxiety caffeine can sometimes make this condition worse. Best. ...Read more

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Does raisins(dry grapes) effect on tacrolimus level? N any other fruits are there dat effect on tac level?

Does raisins(dry grapes) effect on tacrolimus level? N any other fruits are there dat effect on tac level?

Avoid grapefruit: One may take tacrolimus with food. Keep the "type and amount" of food the same. Changes in the diet may change how tacrolimus is absorbed into the body, thus altering the level. Take the same type of drink, such as apple juice, with each dose of tacrolimus. Avoid grapefruit, pomelos or tangelos or their juices while on tacrolimus because they affect how the body handles tacrolimus. Grapes are ok. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and side effects of drinking wheat grass juice?

What are the benefits and side effects of drinking wheat grass juice?

Wheatgrass: Claims about health benefits of wheatgrass include supplemental nutrition to unique curative properties, none have been scientifically proven. Some consumers grow and juice wheatgrass in their homes. It is often available in juice bars, alone or in mixed fruit or vegetable drinks. It is also available in many health food stores as fresh produce, tablets, frozen juice. ...Read more

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Side effects of drinking beer while on cephalexin?

Side effects of drinking beer while on cephalexin?

Few if any: You will probably have a higher alcohol level than if you did not drink beer, but other than that should be safe. ...Read more

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What are side effects of taking chia seeds?

What are side effects of taking chia seeds?

None known: There are no known side effects.Lots of omega 3s. People with ibd, chrons, etc obviously need to avoid seeds. Powdered form is considered ok. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking mdma while on 20mg of fluoxetine? Will the mdma effects lessen?C

What are the side effects of taking mdma while on 20mg of fluoxetine? Will the mdma effects lessen?C

Do not use MDMA: One cannot use illegal drugs such as mdma while on fluoxetine because illegal drugs are unhealthy, harmful, and may react with prescription drugs; not to mention the fact that they are illegal. Both mdma and fluoxetine alter brain chemistry and brain function. ...Read more

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Is there ant side effects to green coffee bean extract?

Is there ant side effects to green coffee bean extract?

Limited data: Since the extract dose contain small amounts of caffeine one could suffer the same side effects that others note from caffeine intake. Additionally, the chlorogenic acid which is one of the major chemicals in the extract, may also play a laxative role(as it is found in prunes too) and lead to some diarrhea. Overall very limited data is available in this regards. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Side effect on coumiding?

Side effect on coumiding?

Many: This is a tough question to answer in a short space. The main problem with Coumadin (warfarin) is bleeding; however clotting can occur with the drug is started. Allergies can also occur. Many drugs and foods interact with coumadin (warfarin). It is important to review your medications, the expected benefits and side effects with your prescribing physician so that the answer can be tailored to your specific situation. ...Read more

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What are the effects on drinking alcohol on anti-depressants?

What are the effects on drinking alcohol on anti-depressants?

Runs against them: Using both alcohol and antidepressants together runs the risk of intoxication and sedation -- more than expected with either alone. Also in the long run, alcohol is a depressant, and disrupts sleep cycle. Your antidepressant will be fighting this, in a sense. Alcohol may give the temporary illusion of improved mood, but repeated binges can also dysregulate -- rather than even out -- your mood. ...Read more

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Possible side effects of coumadin (warfarin)?

Possible side effects of coumadin (warfarin)?

Bruising, bleeding: The most common side effects of Coumadin (warfarin) are bruising and bleeding. Coumadin (warfarin) affects other medicines and can make them work more or less well than normal. Coumadin (warfarin) can also increase the side effects caused by other drugs. You have to be careful about what you eat with Coumadin (warfarin) and make sure you aren't getting too much vitamin k in your diet since it can counteract the effectiveness of coumadin, (warfarin) . ...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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What are the side effects of overdosing on metformin tablets?

What are the side effects of overdosing on metformin tablets?

Stomach upset: If the overdose is small one is likely to have GI upset with nausea vomiting and diarrhea. If the overdose is large there are potentially serious effects of liver failure and lactic acidosis. This could be potentiated by concomitant use of other medications or alcohol. ...Read more

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Side effects in herbs of ultra berry slim diet pills?

Side effects in herbs of ultra berry slim diet pills?

Real: This is a very pricey mix of things; psyllium will bulk your stools and senna is a laxative. Claims for acai haven't stood up to examination and i doubt that mango is a real appetite suppressant. But the first two will make your gut feel different and give you the idea you've eaten something magic -- the principle of the "active placebo." it's your money. ...Read more

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Can you list the benefits and adverse effects of fish oil tablets?

Can you list the benefits and adverse effects of fish oil tablets?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of overdosing on niacin supplements?

What are the side effects of overdosing on niacin supplements?

Niacin Overdose.: Too much Niacin does have the potential to affect your liver, so be careful. If this is something that has happened, you would need blood testing for liver enzymes right away. Stick to no more than 1500mg twice daily. ...Read more

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I've read interesting info abt benefits of broccoli extract, tart cherry extract, turmeric. Any side effects/harm in taking these as supplements?

I've read interesting info abt benefits of broccoli extract, tart cherry extract, turmeric. Any side effects/harm in taking these as supplements?

Tumeric, tart cherry: and broccoli are all healthy foods, primarily anti-inflammatory. Like everything in life, maintain a balance and don't become neurotic about having to eat enough of them. Peace and good health. Eat the rainbow--lots of brightly colored fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Slimquick razor side effects on libido?

Slimquick razor side effects on libido?

None: According to the mayo clinic’s ‘book of alternative medicine’, 2010, second edition, ch.3 pg. 51: under ‘chasteberry’ it says: “there’s no evidence it reduces sexual desire.” {sic} however, the chaste tree extract had been used for centuries to curb libido. However, there are also reports of it being an aphrodisiac. If it effects libido you can always stop it. The question is if it helps wt loss. ...Read more

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Closemeyer slimming green tea, properties and side effects?

Closemeyer slimming green tea, properties and side effects?

I Can not provide: Information about this specific product but can discuss green tea in general. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested that green tea can assist with glycemic control. A study by maastricht. ...Read more

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Blueberries are good for what form of body?

Blueberries are good for what form of body?

No science here: On the internet, you can find a huge amount written about which "superfood" is right for which "body type." it's almost all made up out of whole cloth as entertainment or worse. If you are interested in this, get with a scientific physician with a focus on holistic / nutritional / complementary medicine to help you get evidence-based medicine in your service. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating blueberries?

What are the benefits of eating blueberries?

They're tasty: Blueberries contain a natural anti-oxidant. They can heip with circulation and mentation. Some say they also are anti-aging. ...Read more

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At what age can you introduce a baby to blueberries?

At what age can you introduce a baby to blueberries?

Few months old: You should introduce solid foods to your baby's food in three to five months of age. ...Read more

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Can i eat blueberries if i have diverticulitis?

Can i eat blueberries if i have diverticulitis?

No: Once you develop acute diverticulitis you should stop eating blueberries and other foods which contain significant amounts of fiber. With these symptoms you need a a clear liquid diet which does not leave residue for your colon to digest. Please consult further with a gastroenterologist. I wish you well with your health! ...Read more

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Nissen fundo 2 days ago. Smoothie with blueberries blended up ok (skins)?

Nissen fundo 2 days ago. Smoothie with blueberries blended up ok (skins)?

Ask your surgeon.: Surgeons are usually very particular in this regard, so there's just no general recommendation that would be valid. Your best bet would be to get that advice from the surgeon who completed your operation. ...Read more

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Is that true blueberries, strawberries and black ones help manage diabetes? Please explain.

Is that true blueberries, strawberries and black ones help manage diabetes?  Please explain.

Yes some berries: Berries with polyphenols reduce type ii diabetes symptoms. This is not shown with the presence of type i. Here is a link describing the process. http://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/research/berries-show-anti-diabetes-potential-human-data. ...Read more

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Do blueberries cause constipation?

Do blueberries cause constipation?

The opposite: Some find that blueberries are good for minimizing constipation. They are rich in fiber and can improve the colon. But you would have to eat a lot of blueberries to make a difference as there are other and better sources of fiber if that is the goal. ...Read more

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Will blueberries turn fecal material black?

Will blueberries turn fecal material black?

I have seen : Blueberries turn stool red. (i raked blueberries part of one summer) if you have black, tarry, foul smelling stool please seek medical evaluation promptly. ...Read more

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Can eating blueberries every day cause hives?

Can eating blueberries every day cause hives?

Unlikely: If you are allergic to blueberries, you could get hives from eating them. But, most people with food allergies have other symptoms in addition to hives, like vomiting, wheezing, or even anaphylaxis. Also, allergy to blueberries is quite rare. If the hives happen for a long period, it is likely that they are not related to anything you are exposed to (food, soaps, etc.). See an allergist for info. ...Read more

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I have high triglycerides are blueberries good for me?

I have high triglycerides are blueberries good for me?

Rich in antioxidants: Blueberries are rich in antioxidants which are good for you even with high triglycerides. ...Read more

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Besides blueberries which foods are high in antioxidants?

Veggies & fruits : Gogi berries, pomegranates, blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, prunes, raisins, raspberries, plums, cherries, red grapes, oranges, kale, alfalfa sprouts, brussel sprouts, spinach, red bell peppers, onions, beets, broccoli flowers, & eggplant are all rich in antioxidants. ...Read more

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Love blueberries but what are the benefits of antioxidants?

Love blueberries but what are the benefits of antioxidants?

See below: A diet rich in antioxidants is thought to have a beneficial effect in reducing cardiovascular disease. Interestingly antioxidant supplements in pill form appear to be of little use. Blueberries are a great source of natural antioxidants. Citrus fruits, green vegetables, vegetable oils (olive), and orange fruits & veggies are also great. Look up the mediterranean diet, . ...Read more

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Help, how much blueberries should I eat for a good amount of antioxidants?

You decide: Most of what you read about health on the internet is disinformation. Supplementing with oxidants as a key to health and longevity failed most of the major studies of the past 40 years; if blueberries are somehow magic, nobody's shown it. If you're interested in this area, get with a scientific physician with a holistic orientation who can help you sort through the huge amount of rubbish. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have too many antioxidants? I eat a lot of blueberries and am wondering if it can have a reverse affect?

Is it possible to have too many antioxidants? I eat a lot of blueberries and am wondering if it can have a reverse affect?

OD on blueberries!: I certainly have never seen anyone over-dosed on blueberries, but i suppose anything is possible. Blueberries are good for general health, but having too much of one thing may mean you are not eating something else that are also important, such as leafy veggies, diaries, other fruits, meats/eggs, nuts etc... If u are doing this already and no stomach upset, enjoy the berries. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get constapated and feel miserable every time I eat blueberries this has only been a problem in the past 7 years. prior to that I had no problem.

I get constapated and feel miserable every time I eat blueberries this has only been a problem in the past 7 years.  prior to that I had no problem.

Blueberries: Check with your doctor to see if you have diverticulitis. Eating blueberries may make this worse. It may be the small seeds. It appears that you need to avoid them :-(. All the best. ...Read more

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Does blueberries helps in weight loss?

Does blueberries helps in weight loss?

Maybe indirectly: Eating a balanced diet rich in fruits and veges including berries while maintaining a daily exercise regimen helps in losing weight. Blue berries by themselves have no weight reduction powers ... Though they are a good source of antioxidants and certain vitamins. ...Read more

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Would eating about blueberries turn your stool dark?

Would eating about blueberries turn your stool dark?

Maybe...but: Yes (as answered previously on healthtap), depending on amount of blueberries consumed, other ingestants, & transit time of your gut. However dark stools may also & more significantly indicate bleeding from some site in the GI tract, or ingested blood. Please don't ignore this possibility. A check of hemoccult or equivalent should be performed, & if positive a GI work-up should be undertaken soon. ...Read more

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Are blueberries the best fruit to lower cholesterol or is there one better?

Are blueberries the best fruit to lower cholesterol or is there one better?

Many are good: Almost all fruits are good at reducing your cholesterol: melon, watermelon, oranges, apples (and they keep the doctor away), grapes, bananas, mango, papaya, strawberries, blueberries, but not coconut. ...Read more