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Is dosage of Zoloft (sertraline) equivalent to dosage of prozac?

Is dosage of Zoloft (sertraline) equivalent to dosage of prozac?

No: There is not a 1:1 relationship between doses of zoloft (sertraline) and prozac. Zoloft (sertraline) doses range from 25 to 200mg whereas Prozac ranges from 10mg to 80mg. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use garcinia cambogia while taking 40 mg Lipitor (atorvastatin) and estrogen .50 mg?

Is it safe to use garcinia cambogia while taking 40 mg Lipitor (atorvastatin) and estrogen .50 mg?

Yes, but...: Yes, but it's a waste of your money and who knows what's in it, what it's doing to your body, or what side effects it could have. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Can anyone taking 75 mg of Synthroid (thyroxine) eat grapefruit?

Can anyone taking 75 mg of Synthroid (thyroxine) eat grapefruit?

Yes: But thyroid is ideally taken in the morning an hour before eating anything. ...Read more

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Is garcinia cambogia safe to use for weight loss w/ Zoloft (sertraline) busparone advair and albuterol. Any side effects?

Is garcinia cambogia safe to use for weight loss  w/ Zoloft (sertraline) busparone advair and albuterol. Any side effects?

Garcinia cambogia: The evidence for effectiveness of garcinia cambogia in weight loss is mixed. However, there are no direct interactions with the medications you're taking. This doesn't mean there would be none, just that there are none published. ...Read more

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Is taking Lexapro (escitalopram) 5mg and methadone 5mg daily safe?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Is taking Lexapro (escitalopram) 5mg and methadone 5mg daily safe?

Very safe: there is no interactions, however, with methadone it is always recommended to ask your physician for any medication intake even if the medication is OTC or vitamin. ...Read more

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Zoloft (sertraline) 50 mg, is that a big dose?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Zoloft (sertraline) 50 mg,  is that a big dose?

Zoloft (sertraline): Nope. Dose can go from as little as 25mg. to 200mg. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take garcinia cambogia extract with seroquel (quetiapine)?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Is it safe to take garcinia cambogia extract with seroquel (quetiapine)?

No proof of safety: Dietary supplements are marketed by manufacturers w/o any requirement by fda or other 3rd party to prove safety and/or effectiveness prior to marketing. In other words, companies are allowed to say whatever they want to convince you to buy their products. Check out 2 recent news articles: http://goo.Gl/bbmdcw (usa today) & http://goo.Gl/uilodl (fda via nbc) re lack of oversight & contamination. ...Read more

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Is garcinia cambogia safe for people who drink synthroid (thyroxine)?

Is garcinia cambogia safe for people who drink synthroid (thyroxine)?

Garcinia Cambogia: It is probably safe to take the recommended amounts of Garcinia while taking synthroid (thyroxine). However, at your age for you to take Synthroid (thyroxine) tells me that you will need further work up for Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Please have this tested. ...Read more

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Will Garcinia Cambogia help me lose weight? Is it safe? Bought 60% HCA veggie capsules zero fillers, zero binders, no artificial ingredients

Will Garcinia Cambogia help me lose weight? Is it safe? Bought 60% HCA veggie capsules zero fillers, zero binders, no artificial ingredients

I would not count on: it. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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What is your take on "garcinia cambogia extract 750 mg?

What is your take on "garcinia cambogia extract 750 mg?

Garcinia cambogia: Research data is mixed, but at least 1 lasting 8 weeks did show a positive effect on both weight loss and lipid profile: http://tinyurl.Com/lrddqa6 the form used in these studies was hca-sx, super citrimax and serving size was ~3000mg/day, in divided doses. Consumerlab has tested 11 brands of garcinia, and found that only 5 contained their labeled amounts of hca. So be careful in what you use. ...Read more

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Is 36 mg of concerta ADHD medication safe?

Is 36 mg of concerta ADHD medication safe?

Yes: Concerta is very safe if adhd was properly diagnosed and the patient is regularly monitored. The use and dose of medications in adhd must be targeted for specific outcomes, usually defined as "normalization." this and the occurrence of adverse effects then drives the dose used. ...Read more

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Is Abilify (aripiprazole) safe to take?

Is Abilify (aripiprazole) safe to take?

Side effects: All medications have potential side effects. Some of those that can occur with ability include akathesia (ants in your pants sensation), weight gain, increased fats in blood, increased blood sugar. There is a theoretic risk for neuroleptic malignant syndrome and tardive dyskinesia. It is a medication that many of my patients use with good results. Take care. ...Read more

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Dangers of taking 4 CNS drugs? taking: Seroquel, Xanaxs, Escitalopran, Psychiatrist want to add Lamotrigine in small dose (50 mg) for better results.

Dangers of taking 4 CNS drugs? taking: Seroquel, Xanaxs, Escitalopran, Psychiatrist want to add Lamotrigine in small dose (50 mg) for better results.

Polypharmacy: The challenge is that all of these are sedating drugs, and will have to be managed carefully in order to avoid adverse events. Please be sure at least one of your doctors is overseeing your care to assist in ensuring you maximize beneficial effects and minimize side effects. ...Read more

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Zoloft (sertraline) taken overdose (double dose). What symptoms to look for?

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Zoloft (sertraline) taken overdose (double dose). What symptoms to look for?

Zoloft (sertraline) overdose: Nothing will happen. Zoloft (sertraline) and ssris are so safe no one can die on overdose with them. But do not take meds doses beyond what your doctor counsels you to take. What is your intent to take more than your doctor prescribes for you? ...Read more

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Is it safe to take sertraline 50 mg tablets, oxycodone/acetaminophen 10/325 mg tablets, and dexamethasone 4 mg tablets together?

Dr. Andrew Ho Dr. Ho
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Is it safe to take sertraline 50 mg tablets, oxycodone/acetaminophen 10/325 mg tablets, and dexamethasone 4 mg tablets together?

Risk: Every medication has risk. Nobody can guarantee that you won't have side effect or be injured by any medication you take. If your doctor prescribes these medications for you after knowing your condition, then that means he/she feels the possible benefit outweighs the risk. You have to decide whether you agree with your doctor or not. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take brain-enhancing multivitamin supplements w/ pharmacetuical drugs such as zyprexa (olanzapine)? Also do side effects from zyprexa (olanzapine) fade over time?

Is it safe to take brain-enhancing multivitamin supplements w/ pharmacetuical drugs such as zyprexa (olanzapine)? Also do side effects from zyprexa (olanzapine) fade over time?

Probably, sometimes: Research has shown high doses of vit c, e, b3 ; b6 prevent tardive dyskinesia, a serious possible side effect of zyprexa (olanzapine). I don't know what's in the supps you're considering but there are no interactions between zyprexa (olanzapine) ; nutrients to the best of my knowledge so it's likely safe.As for side effects, sometimes they fade over time but unfortunately not always. Reducing dose often helps-see comment:. ...Read more