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Hello docs. I was wondering can water soluble drugs be flushed out of your system?

Hello docs. I was wondering can water soluble drugs be flushed out of your system?

Yes/no: When they go to stomach and get absorbed into blood stream........some stay in circulation, some get bound to specific protein, some get deposited, some are metabolized in time- dependant path. Be specific about the drug...... ...Read more

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Is GNC mega men sport a water soluble?

Is GNC mega men sport a water soluble?

GNC: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What is a soluble carbohydrate? Aren't they all soluable?

What is a soluble carbohydrate?  Aren't they all soluable?

Biochem 101: Some carbohydrates are soluble in water. Examples are glucose, fructose, and sucrose. You have probably heard of these- they are often added to processed food. Some carbohydrates are not soluble. Some are not even digestable! Think about celery. When you chop it up, what is it made of? Can it dissolve in water? Some large-sized carbohydrate molecules from plants are not be soluble. ...Read more

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How come glucose is soluble in water and naphthalene is not?

How come glucose is soluble in water and naphthalene is not?

Oil & water dont mix: Water molecules have positive and negative regions, making them polar. Other polar molecules, such as glucose or ethanol, mix easily w/ water. Some organic compounds with only carbon(c) and hydrogen(h) are not polar, and repel water, forming separate blobs or layers if put into a container w/ water. Naphthalene c10h8 is such a molecule, . ...Read more

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Should a person with prediabetes consume soluble or insoluble fiber?

Should a person with prediabetes consume soluble or insoluble fiber?

Both: Soluable fiber helps with lowering cholesterol, insoluble helps with passing normal stools. These are both laudable goals... So eat it all. Oatmeal and almonds have both, so enjoy. ...Read more

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Would eating mainly soluble fiber and no insoluble cause constipation?

Would eating mainly soluble fiber and no insoluble cause constipation?

No: Eating fiber does not cause constipation. In fact, consuming soluble fiber actually treats constipation as well as diarrhea. Some people take drug agents containing fiber to help with bowel movements. To prevent constipation, you should eat foods high in fiber such as oatmeal, apples, bananas, and vegetables. ...Read more

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Which foods contain the soluble fiber that is gud for IBS-d?

Which foods contain the soluble fiber that is gud for IBS-d?

Lots: grains, e.g. oats, beans,pulses, legumes, e.g. lentils, fruits, e.g.apples,pears (flesh, not skin- but that fiber is ok too) ...Read more

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How are soluble and insoluble fiber different?

How are soluble and insoluble fiber different?

Differ properties: Both are in diet. Sol dissolves in water- pectin in apples, jelly, gums in oatmeal, oat bran, insol doesn't- wheat bran. Both increase stool bulk (different mechanisms), shorten transit time in bowel, help constipation. Sol can bind dietary cholesterol, help lower blood levels chol. Both can bind h2o in bowel, make less watery stool in diarrhea. Both can cause gas, bloat, cramps in xs. ...Read more

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At what ratio should soluble and insoluble fibers be eaten?

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At what ratio should soluble and insoluble fibers be eaten?

Varies: This depends on what you are trying to achieve. In general insoluble fiber is taken to bulk and hopefully soften your stool if a tendency to get constipated is the reason you take it. There is no real therapeutic role for soluble fiber that I know of even though it can't hurt. It is assumed that the carb is less rapidly absorbed leading to a lower blood glucose level. ...Read more

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Fat soluble vit vs. Water soluble? Whats the difference between the two?

Fat soluble vit vs. Water soluble? Whats the difference between the two?

Vitamins: Fat soluble vitamins are vitamins A, D, E, and K. All of the other vitamins are water soluble and tend to get excreted in urine. Solubility is a property of a substance to be soluble, like orange juice concentrate stirring into water as an example of water solubility. Some substances are happier in a lipid or fat environment and are not water soluble, like oil. Vitamins are like this too. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the differences between soluble fiber and insoluble fiber and their benefits?

I was wondering what are the differences between soluble fiber and insoluble fiber and their benefits?

See below: soluble fiber soaks up water and helps during diarrhea. Insoluble fiber, not absorbed, increases intestinal transit time and helps with constipation. Increased transit helps elimination and prevents constipation and diverticular disease. ...Read more

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Is Sulbutiamine water or fat soluble?

Is Sulbutiamine water or fat soluble?

Weight loss drug: I am not sure why you want to know this . This weight loss drug has been withdrawn from the market in the US and the EU since 2010 . It is Centrally acting - acts on the brain , so it is probably fat soluble . Google the drug and read about all the side effects on Wickipedia if you wish . ...Read more

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R carrots high in soluble or insoluble fiber?

R carrots high in soluble or insoluble fiber?

Insoluable: Insoluable fiber - so your gut doesn't break them down much. They are a great source of fiber and and bulk to your diet, which is essential for a healthy gut. ...Read more

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What kind of water soluble vitamin should I take?

What kind of water soluble vitamin should I take?

A,B and C: Water soluble vitamins are vita vitb all of the1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 12 vitamin c these are the water soluble vitamins vitamins d, and e are fat soluble vitamns. ...Read more

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Are dietary fiber and soluble fiber the same thing?

Are dietary fiber and soluble fiber the same thing?

Read below: Dietary fiber may include soluble fiber and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber such as oatmeal soaks up fluid and slows down transit in the intestinal tract ( good in diarrhea). Insoluble fiber such as the peel of an apple, is poorly digested and draws fluids into the intestinal tract and speeds up transit of stool ( good in constipation) ...Read more