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When can you eat food when taking flagyl?

When can you eat food when taking flagyl?

Any time you want: As for most antibiotics, metronidazole (Flagyl) absorption and effectiveness are not affected by food. Take it with or without food, it doesn't matter. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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Whats the best food to eat after taking penicilin for two weeks to put some good bacteria back in the gut?

Whats the best food to eat after taking penicilin for two weeks  to put some good bacteria back in the gut?

Yogurt, probiotic: The good bacteria should multiply on their own but you can eat yogurt (natural, real yogurt; preferably organic) and/or a pill or two of probiotics. ...Read more

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What foods must I eat while taking antibiotics?

What foods must I  eat while taking antibiotics?

Food and antibiotics: Regular nutritious diet is recommended. Be sure to take antibiotic as directed and timed with meals. Good idea to take probiotics e.g. Live culture yogurt while on antibiotics to replenish the beneficial bacteria in the colon unless not indicated for some reason. ...Read more

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I was prescribed Levofloxacin and cant have iron within two hours. are there any low iron foods I can eat before taking my medication?

I was prescribed Levofloxacin and cant have iron within two hours. are there any low iron foods I can eat before taking my medication?

Levofloxacin: It is important to take oral levofloxacin at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after any antacid or mineral supplement containing iron, calcium, zinc, or magnesium since these bind levofloxacin and prevent its absorption into the body. Dietary intake of foods should not significantly alter the uptake of this medication. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What food can I eat before taking a thyroid nuclear test?

What food can I eat before taking a thyroid nuclear test?

Low iodine diet: The test gives you radioactive iodine, so you don't want to eat a lot of normal iodine, which will dilute the isotope. Avoid seaweed (kelp), dairy, eggs, iodine in vitamins and high salt foods. If the test is for graves or a nodule, it will not matter much. This is more of a concern if the test is for thyroid cancer, or if you are about to receive a treatment dose of radioiodine. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat while taking radiation for vaginal cancer, also what are the best drinks to drink ?

What foods should I eat while taking radiation for vaginal cancer, also what are the best drinks to drink ?

Depends on symptoms: Treatment with radiation towards the pelvis may have effects on the bowel. If diarrhea develops we suggest a low fiber diet. If a patient becomes fatigued we try decreasing carbohydrates and increasing protein. For most a balanced nutritious diet with variety works fine. All of this is tempered to not change a diet for a diabetic or other specialized diets when needed. ...Read more

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On tegertol, should I be taking this med with or without food? If without how long before i eat.

On tegertol, should I be taking this med with or without food?  If without how long before i eat.

Pharmacist: You are taking tegretol for seizure disorder. Talk to your pharmacist. They will review the best way to take medications and review any interactions with other medications or herbal supplements you may take. ...Read more

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What kind of foods should you eat when you are taking depakin400mg a day and citolaperam 40mgs a day?

What kind of foods should you eat when you are taking depakin400mg a day and citolaperam 40mgs a day?

Mediterranean diet: In general, mediterranean diet has plenty of research demonstrating healthy outcomes. Avoid alcohol w/your valproic acid (http://www.Drugs.Com/food-interactions/valproic-acid, depakene.Html) & citalopram (http://www.Drugs.Com/food-interactions/citalopram.Html). Don't forget that regular exercise is also key to your health (and mood!). ...Read more

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What are the foods you can't eat while taking daytrana?

What are the foods you can't eat while taking daytrana?

Daytrana: To my understanding there are no dietary restrictions with use of the datron patch. The methylphenidate patch can cause some people to experience some degree of anxiety, and you may wish to watch your caffeine intake. ...Read more

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My grandma is taking chemo and radiation, what's the best foods for her to eat?

My grandma is taking chemo and radiation, what's the best foods for her to eat?

Diet: Well balanced food, well cooked and not raw. Try to cut down carbohydrates and red meat especially processed red meat. No alcohol and no cigarette. When taking chemo-many time appetite is affected and decreased. Try to encourage your grandma to still eat her meals. If nauseous, hot food or very cold food may help better than food in room temperature. Best of luck for your grandma. ...Read more

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Wut is the best foods to eat ?

Wut is the best foods to eat
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Healthy nutrition: There is no single "best" food. Diet & nutrition are driven by availability, culture, religion & seasons. It helps if you eat what you like, within reason. Best to avoid regular consumption of fast, fatty, fried foods, salt, sodas, sweets, etc. Check out DASH, Mediterranean & vegetarian/vegan diets for starting points. Eat as close to natural as possible, avoiding processed foods whenever possible ...Read more

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What food should eat for thyro?

What food should eat for  thyro?

No food identified: The only mineral needed is iodine typically found in iodized salt and seafood; otherwise, you should eat a healthy, normal diet low in fats and processesd foods. ...Read more

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What are good diner foods to eat?

What are good diner foods to eat?

Check the menu: To see if it has a heart smart section - that is where to select the food from (:. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat while on diet?

What foods should I eat while on diet?

Calories: The best way to diet - it is about calories in vs calories out. Reduce your intake of calories and increase the number you burn. It will also have you eat healthier and be able to maintain your new weight without sliding backwards to weight increase. ...Read more

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What foods are the best to eat for anemics?

What foods are the best to eat for anemics?

No 1 right answer: Anemia can be caused by many things. As mentioned above, iron deficiency can cause anemia; the best diet to correct that is one with lots of meat. Folate (folic acid) or vitamin B12 deficiency cause anemia; lots of green leafy vegetables can correct folate (folic acid) deficiency. Some people have problems absorbing b12; in that case just eating more won't help. Some other tests will help your doctor answer the question. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat while doing workout?

What foods should I eat while doing workout?

Not during: You should be eating foods high in carbohydrates prior to your workout to get the most benefit. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat that are really healthy?

What foods should I eat that are really healthy?

A balance: Foods that are really healthy: fruits - most are really healthy. Fresh vegetables are great - eat a variety of colors to get different nutrients. Eggs, most fish, lean chicken and red meat are good. Complex carbs such as whole wheat foods, brown rice, sweet potatoes for instance. Avoid sweets, simple carbs and highly processed foods. Avoid soy. ...Read more

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What foods are i allowed to eat that are not acid?

What foods are i allowed to eat that are not acid?

Most foods are fine: There are few foods which you might call 'acidic'. This may include oranges and other tart foods. Most of the acidity in our stomach is produced from the normal acid secretions of the stomach which can bother some folks especially if they have acid reflux problems. This can be easily controlled with antacids like zantac (ranitidine) or pepcid. Prilosec is even more effective. ...Read more

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I would like guide to what foods should you not eat?

Basics: Avoid foods that are high in sodium, mercury or cholesterol & processed foods in general. ...Read more

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