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Is somnapure fda approved?

Is somnapure fda approved?

Somnapure: Somnapure is a nutritional supplement and therefore not regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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Is "Provigil" an FDA approved prescription drug?

Yes: Provigil is an FDA prescription drug used mostly for narcolepsy or excessive daytime sleepiness from other causes. http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index.cfm?fuseaction=Search.DrugDetails ...Read more

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Does fda approved aromatase inhibitors in pediatrics?

Used no FDA approval: The FDA has not approved use of aromatase inhibitors (AI) in children. This has not prevented the use of AI for various endocrine issues in children. If you look at most medications used by Pediatricians, many are not "FDA approved." ...Read more

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Is Lipozene fda approved is it safe?

No: Non-prescription medication does not require fda approval. No one knows if it's safe. And if it actually worked, why do the commercials state in small print "results not typical" under the skinny model who probably didn't use lipozene in the first place? ...Read more

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Does fda approve all cosmetics sold in us?

Does fda approve all cosmetics sold in us?

FDA approved none: The fda regulates drugs, not cosmetics. Therefore, a cosmetic manufacturer can make any claim they want and can get away with it, true or not, as long as they don't make medical claims. ...Read more

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Why is ivabradine not fda approved?

Ivabradine: From what i can find, the cost to the company making it in france to get it approved in the us would not be worth the investment for them so what i've read doubts it will be presented with appropriate data to the fda to consider. ...Read more

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Does fda publish information on drug safety?

All the time: Yes, all the time. So does the cdc, the nih, and even the dea. Plus the manufacturers themselves are fairly exacting in their discussion of safety and side effects. ...Read more

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Are herbal product companies ripping us off?

No: Consumers have a choice whether or not to purchase a particular herbal product. We should educate ourselves on the evidence of their benefits prior to purchasing them for a particular purpose. The product companies will be biased in the reporting benefits for a host of conditions but we have to use our own knowledge to determine the validity of their claims. The fda also plays a role. ...Read more

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Garcina Cambogia & 250 mg fluoxetine... recommendation?

Garcina Cambogia & 250 mg fluoxetine... recommendation?

Holy Moley !: 25 mg of fluoxetine ? That would be an overdose. Not sure why you would be taking the Garcinia Cambogia. ...Read more

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Iloperidone is it officially approved by FDA?

Fanapt (iloperidone) approved Yes: FDA approved: Yes (First approved May 6th, 2009) Brand name: Fanapt Generic name: iloperidone Company: Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. Treatment for: Schizophrenia Fanapt (iloperidone) is a 5HT2/D2 antagonist (atypical) antipsychotic for the treatment of schizophrenia. ...Read more

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Dandelion root organic capsules safety during breastfeeding?and maximum dose? As an alternative mild diuretic

Dr. Indu Lal Dr. Lal
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Dandelion root organic capsules safety during breastfeeding?and maximum dose? As an alternative mild diuretic

Herbs not safe: I personally do not recommend Orc , herbs etc during pregnancy. Don't know how safe they are ...Read more

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Is the sedative drug phenibut approved by the fda?

Is the sedative drug phenibut approved by the fda?

No: It is sold in the us as a "nutritional supplement" and is not approved by the fda for medical use. ...Read more

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Does the fda require drug companies to publish all their research?

No: And that is a problem. Sometimes, a drug company can withhold research that is not beneficial to their product but not of a primary concern. However, that "minor" concern may later be important if scores of patients get an adverse event. ...Read more

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Do you know stevia liquid 25%?

Do you know stevia liquid 25%?

No, but . . .: Stevia liquid 25% sounds like it is part stevia and part other things. Stevia is a sweetener made from the sweet species stevia rebaudiana. It is much sweeter than sugar, and does not add calories or carbohydrates to the food. Stevia is considered quite safe to use, but as with any non-regulated dietary supplement, dose/purity/side-effects/etc... May vary between brands and batches of product. ...Read more

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Can stevia help treat diabetes?

Can stevia help treat diabetes?

Not really.: Stevia is a plant extract which is an artificial sweetener (food additive, not a medication). Using this to sweeten foods and drinks instead of sugar will make for less of a glucose elevation, but it is not an actual treatment. A 'treatment' for diabetes is a medication that actively lowers the blood sugar level. ...Read more

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Does stevia have any sugar in it?

Does stevia have any sugar in it?

Glucose molecules: There are glucose molecules attached to the basic structure of stevia. However, since it is hundreds of times sweeter than sugar, it does not affect blood sugars and has no significant calories. ...Read more

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Are there side effects from stevia?

Are there side effects from stevia?

No problem: The artificial sweeteners are all pretty much interchangable from a medical standpoint. Pick which ever one tastes best to you. Some cannot be used in cooking. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Does stevia have bad side effects ?

Does stevia have bad side effects ?

Your preference: All the sweeteners are about the same. Depends upon your preference as to taste. Some cannot be used in baking. None have any known bad side effects unless you have a rare genetic disease pku and take aspartame. ...Read more

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Is stevia better for you than sugar?

Is stevia better for you than sugar?

FAR BETTER: While it is delicious & almost everyone is addicted to it, sugar is ultimately a poison that increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis etc. See http://nyti.Ms/15xi2o8 by contrast, stevia is not associated with any of those & may actually improve our health! for a good discussion of the benefits of stevia & possible downsides see http://bit.Ly/18r2xta. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of stevia?

What are the side effects of stevia?

Rare: Stevia is generally considered safe with few side effects. Some people report nausea or bloating, tough these could be coincidental. I use stevia several times a week and have no concerns myself. ...Read more

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What are the various known reactions to stevia?

What are the various known reactions to stevia?

Safety: Stevia may increase the effect of lowering blood sugar, and may also lower blood pressure. There was conflicting evidence suggesting it promotes cancer, but these data were not confirmed on further studies. Stevia refined extract (rebaudioside a) is "general recognized as safe" as a sweetener. Mild stomach upset and rare allergic reactions are possible. ...Read more

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Is stevia in raw sugar be good/better or beneficial?

Stevia in the Raw: Stevia is an herbal sweetener (made from stevia leaf extract) that has no calories. It's also not a synthetic sugar substitute like aspartame, saccharine, or sucralose. Some feel that stevia has an "aftertaste, " so you'll need to experiment and see if you do. The "raw" product seems to be more sugar-like in taste than truvia or other more processed products. http://tinyurl.com/k3oygxg. ...Read more

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Does adding things like stevia to my tea affect the health?

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Not known: Stevia is a natural product not known to cause any side effects as i know of. ...Read more

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Can truvia be the best choice of sugar since it's from stevia?

They're all: Pretty much interchangable from a medical standpoint. Pick which ever one tastes best to you. Some cannot be used in cooking. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is stevia a good substitute when cutting or losing weight?

Can you tell me is stevia a good substitute when cutting or losing weight?

Stevia: This has far fewer calories than regular sugar, and thus can help reduce caloric intake while trying to lose weight. However, without a good diet plan, no sugar substitute is going to make the weight melt away. A nutritious diet and exercise is generally the best way to obtain the caloric deficit needed for weight loss. ...Read more

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Splenda vs. stevia white extract powder which one is the better choice, healthwise?

Splenda vs. stevia white extract powder which one is the better choice, healthwise?

Stevia: Stevia is a natural sweetener derived from the Stevia plant. It has been used for over 1500 years by the Guarani people of South America. It is 150 times sweeter than glucose. Many brands of stevia contain undesirable chemicals. "Sweet Leaf" (Amazon) is pure stevia. Stevia contains no calories. Splenda is not a natural compound. There has been some concern it may cause adverse health effects. ...Read more

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What negative side affects happen if I have too much splenda/ sweet n low/ or stevia?

What negative side affects happen if I have too much splenda/ sweet n low/ or stevia?

No problem: The artificial sweeteners are all pretty much interchangable from a medical standpoint. Pick which ever one tastes best to you. Some cannot be used in cooking. Who knows what "too much" means? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is stevia safer than similar products at the grocery store? Is stevia from different companies very different, or the same?

Is stevia safer than similar products at the grocery store? Is stevia from different companies very different, or the same?

All the same: All of the artificial sweeteners are about the same. The decision should be based upon taste, and whether you need to use it in cooking, as some can't be heated. ...Read more

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What is the difference between "sweetleaf" and "slimtevia" ? These are 2 different companies brand products made from stevia.

What is the difference between "sweetleaf" and "slimtevia" ?
These are 2 different companies brand products made from stevia.

Hard to be sure: Sweetleaf and slimtevia are a couple of the stevia-containing sweeteners on the market. On the web, it is written that sweetleaf has stevia and inuline; and that slimtevia has fructose, magnesium, and a stevia extract. Because each of these are not medications and are not well regulated nor scientifically studied, one cannot be sure what effects or side effects such products have, if any. ...Read more

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Is stevia a recommended sugar substitute?

Yes: is a sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana. It may be used as a recommended sugar substitute ...Read more

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Is drinking stevia drinks okay if you have mononucleosis?

Is drinking stevia drinks okay if you have mononucleosis?

Yes: One study demonstrated that the microbial digestion of Stevia produces a series of compounds called diterpinoids. These compounds demonstrated a strong capacity to inhibit the reproduction of the Epstein-Barr Virus which is a DNA virus of the Herpes family of viruses.( Ebstein bar virus is also the name for mononucleosis) ...Read more