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Doctor insights on: Finaflex Pro Xanthine

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Is phenlypropanolamine considered a xanthine?

Is phenlypropanolamine considered a xanthine?

No: It is a psychoactive drug of phenethylamine and amphetamine chemical classes which is used as a stimulant, decongestant, and anorectic agent. It is commonly used in prescription and over- the — counter cough and cold preparations. ...Read more

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At store, I saw a "weight loss pill". It contained a blend of stuff described as "potent xanthine stimulants". Does xanthine actually cause weight loss?

At store, I saw a "weight loss pill". It contained a blend of stuff described as "potent xanthine stimulants". Does xanthine actually cause weight loss?

Not weight loss : The xanthine derivatives are agents that resemble natural occurring xanthines such as caffeine, theobromine and methylxanthines. These are plant alkaloids and components of coffee, tea and chocolate. While they are mild stimulants they would not be considered a principal treatment for weight loss and may contribute to side effects associated with taking them. ...Read more

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Why would xanthine be marketed as a "fat burner "?? I saw it at the pharmacy. Isn't it an asthma med? I've never heard of it for weight loss.

Why would xanthine be marketed as a "fat burner "?? I saw it at the pharmacy. Isn't it an asthma med? I've never heard of it for weight loss.

Yes: It was the most commonly used drug for asthma in the late 60s and early 70s but has mostly been abandoned due to its side effects. Too much xanthine can make you nauseated & even kill you. I would not advise taking this product for weight loss since the effect is likely minimal and the side effects likely intolerable. ...Read more

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My heart has been skipping beats and just not feeling right today I took Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xanthine 400mg and 2 energy drinks yesterday could this be the probl?

My heart has been skipping beats and just not feeling right today I took Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xanthine 400mg and 2 energy drinks yesterday could this be the probl?

Possibly: Energy drinks do contain substances that can cause heart arrhythmias. Lay off this combination for several days. If you feel better, then you have your answer. If you feel you are getting worse or the condition does not resolve after a few days then see your doctor or hospital emergency room asap. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vomiting, nausea (severity: moderate), excessive menstrual cramps, heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: bending forward, eating certain foods), breast pain (quality: tenderness), fatigue, headache (better by: rest, nsaids (ibuprofen, napro

I am experiencing vomiting, nausea (severity: moderate), excessive menstrual cramps, heartburn (gerd) (worsened by: bending forward, eating certain foods), breast pain (quality: tenderness), fatigue, headache (better by: rest, nsaids (ibuprofen, napro

Dysmenorrhea: Question was cut off. Dysmenorrhea Tx: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile ...Read more

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Yohimby pros and Cons for ED?

Yohimby pros and Cons for ED?

More cons than: Pro's. While there is some loose evidence for its use in erectile dysfunction, it's not great and compared to alternative therapies out there why chance it. It can cause palpitations, arrhythmia's(abnormal heart rhythms), kidney failure, seizures, may make symptoms from an enlarged prostate worse, cause psychosis, increase your blood pressure and other things. Again more cons than pro's. ...Read more

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What is the pros and con of using weed?

What is the pros and con of using weed?

Pro's - cannabis is: Helpful in the treatment of a # of specific medical problems. Con's- possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, paranoia, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times ; slowed problem solving. ...Read more

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What are the pros of bare metal stents?

What are the pros of bare metal stents?

Less time: Required for dual antiplatelet therapy (plavix (clopidogrel) and aspirin). ...Read more

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I have 200ng pro lactin.what is this n it is harmful?

I have 200ng pro lactin.what is this n it is harmful?

A prolactin level: Of 200 ng/mL is high unless a woman is pregnant. It is not harmful in and of itself, but important to know why it is elevated. Certain medications, especially anti-depressants/other psychoactive medications can elevate prolactin. Unexpected causes of elevation include hypothyroidism, kidney disease, or chest wall injury. Most important: benign pituitary adenoma/tumor. Best see an Endocrinologist ...Read more

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How should you advise someone debating the pros & cons of immunising their children?

How should you advise someone debating the pros & cons of immunising their children?

Cite fact: Preventable deaths due to whooping cough in the year 2010 are roughly 30, most of them under the age of 6 months, deaths due to the dtap during the same period = zero. If he/she believes their kids don't need shots if other kids get them, realize someone can arrive from overseas & be at your mall/supermarket spreading the disease the next day. ...Read more

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Pro and cons of plastic lenses?

Pro and cons of plastic lenses?

Lighter, etc.: Plastic lenses are a comfort especially in high power needs for eyeglasses as they are lighter for a given power. They are, however, less durable and can scratch in normal use. These factors can be eweighted in the udee ...Read more

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What's the pros and cons of biotin?

What's the pros and cons of biotin?

Vitamin H/B7: Biotin vitamin b7 or vitamin h is an essential vitamin
daily requirement is 30microgram of biotin, which is readily available in well-balanced diet containing egg yolk, cheddar cheese, pork, liver, salmon, whole wheat bread. And normal bacteria in the small bowell also synthesise biotin
deficiency of biotin can cause hair loss and brittle nails and may require supplements 2to10mgm daily. ...Read more

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How often should I take pro biotic?

How often should I take pro biotic?

No recommendation: There is no recommendation as a routine supplement. Scientists are just starting to understand the human intestinal microbiome. The most important thing for a healthy microbiome is to eat a very healthy organic diet see: http://bit.ly/23X5fRT ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of yoga?

What are the pros and cons of yoga?

Yoga: Yoga is NOT some heroic Postures!
Yoga is NOT just heavy-duty Exercises to lose weight.

Yoga is to be deeply aware of PRANA- Breath of Life!


Yoga includes Meditation to focus on your innerself, feel Peace, and work towards becoming one with the . Universe.
Asanas(Postures) are important for tone and flexibility. Do only those which you can do and which will not cause muscle pain. ...Read more

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What are some brands of pro-biotics?

What are some brands of pro-biotics?

List of brands: Here is a great list: https://www1.ghc.org/static/pdf/public/bariatric/probiotics.pdf

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What are pros and cons of dermatology?

What are pros and cons of dermatology?

Pros and cons: For what? Choosing specialist, choosing profession?

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What are the pros & cons of narcolepsy?

What are the pros & cons of narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy: I know of no positives for narcolepsy. It can be embarrassing and dangerous. ...Read more

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Will on pro complex reduce my erection?

Will on pro complex reduce my erection?

No, but...: Pro Complex itself should noit affect erection since it contains one those well-formulated general nutritions. Concerning ED, please take time and patience to peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions.html & http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. More on life or ED? Contact me at www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. Best wish. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of flaxseed?

Flax : Flax seed is a good fiber, it contains a good oil.

If ground and not consumed oil will go rancid. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of pacifiers?

What are the pros and cons of pacifiers?

Few if any cons: In general infants are pacified by sucking and a pacifier can really help infants that are calmed by sucking, in my experience pacifiers rarely interfere with breast feeding and since they can easily be removed when needed are preferable to sucking on fingers/thumbs. ...Read more

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My pro bnp is elevated greater than 1200?

My pro bnp is elevated greater than 1200?

Heart problems: Probnp is released by the ventricular muscle when there is extra strain upon the muscle, such as in cases of decrease heart function (left or right side). Why was this test drawn? One may ideally have an appointment with a cardiologist, including an echocardiogram and ecg. ...Read more

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Pro-banthine is used for which disorders?

Pro-banthine is used for which disorders?

A variety.: Propantheline bromide can be used for a variety of conditions such as excess sweating, bladder or intestinal spasm & irritable bowel syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of eating meat?

What are the pros and cons of eating meat?

Meat eating pro/con: Some pros of eating meat are, it's a good source of protein, and the only exogenous source of cholesterol and vit. B12. Some cons of increase meat consumption are that it has been linked to heart disease, outbreaks of food-borne illness and high protein diets have recently been linked to cancer. ...Read more

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What are some pros and cons with celadrin?

What are some pros and cons with celadrin?

Uncertain: It is non-prescription, availble oral and topical
I went to their website but they claim proprietary cetylated fatty acid and "others". This does nto tell me much. There is an article that decribes 64 people with knee osteoarthritis, 1/2 got vegetable oil and 1/2 gotceladrin. There was an increase in knee flexion 10.1 degress but not extension. There was improvement compared to control. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of masturbating?

What are the pros and cons of masturbating?

Part of growing up: All young men and the large majority of young women enjoy their bodies in this way. You learn about your mind and body in preparation for adult roles. You stay comfortable and able to focus on other things you need to do. Nobody gets sick or pregnant. If your are obsessed with erotica so that you're missing things you need to do, get with your physician -- this is fixable. Talked with parent? ...Read more

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What are pros and cons of being vegetarian?

What are pros and cons of being vegetarian?

The pros are moral: The moral benefits are obvious; anyone who's aware of the realities of today's factory farming will see this. A huge british study am j clin nutr in 2009 showed no measurable difference in any major health measure between vegs and omnivores; ped clin na 2009 showcased how easy it is to make your children sick on a vegetarian diet if you do not know exactly what you're doing. Your doctor can guide. ...Read more

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What r d pros n cons in taking creatine? Tnx

What r d pros n cons in taking creatine? Tnx

Creatine supplement: One 28-day study found that 20 gm/d produced statistically significant increases in strength, body weight, and fat-free mass. A summary of 31 studies of repetitive, short-duration (< 30 secs), high-intensity tasks suggest that oral creatine supplements
can modestly improve performance. Adverse effects: rash, dyspnea, vomiting, diarrhea, nervousness, anxiety, fatigue, migraine, myopathy, & seizures. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of a tracheotomy?

What are the pros and cons of a tracheotomy?

Mostly pros: The pros of a trach are that you can breathe! It is much more comfortable than having a breathing tube through the mouth or nose. It takes some getting used to. More secretions with a trach, and caregivers need to be trained to care for it. ...Read more