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Is tiki tiki safe for g6pd?

Is tiki tiki safe for g6pd?

Would not recommend: In trying to determine what is in "tiki-tiki", I have run across a number of g6pd forums asking a similar question and the consensus is not safe for g6pd. I do not know why you want to take tiki-tiki (or give tiki-tiki to your child), but i would say the risk/benefit ratio favors staying away from it if you have g6pd. A hemolytic crisis is not worth it. Find something else instead of tiki-tiki. ...Read more

Heredity (Definition)

Heredity refers to characteristics that are passed from one generation to the next via dna, a molecule that encodes genetic information. Some inherited traits carry no clinical consequence (eye color, hair color, etc.). However, many disease states have a genetic basis where one, or both, parents contribute a defective gene that predisposes ...Read more


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Food to be avoided on g6pd?

Food to be avoided on g6pd?

Partial List: G6pd deficiency requires care. Eating certain foods with this condition causes red cell rupture and serious illness with potential crisis. Avoid: 1) legumes fava beans, lima beans, kidney beans, soybeans, alfalfa sprouts, peanuts, licorice or carob. 2) high vitamin c additives. 3) soy, tofu, bean curds, etc 4) menthol, mints 5) sulphites/sulfites 6) vitamin k. 7) tonic water. ...Read more

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I have g6pd what should I do?

There are: Medications which you would be more sensitive to. An example would be dapsone. Make sure a prescribing doc has this information. ...Read more

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Hallo is cefuroximă safe for g6pd?

Yes: anybody with G6PD should memorize a list of substances which can cause their blood cells to burst. Like fava beans or naphthalene moth balls. ...Read more

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What is hereditary g6pd ? What must be the symtoms that u have g6pd?

What is hereditary g6pd ? What must be the symtoms that u have g6pd?

G6PD is....: An hereditary enzyme deficiency. Inheritance is x-linked, so usually not significant in girls. Cells need g6pd to create reducing equivalents to deal with oxidant stress. Patients are sensitive to oxidant stress and must avoid ingestion of foods and meds that are oxidants. The most common manifestation of g6pd deficiency is hemolytic anemia following oxidant exposure. More info at www.G6pd.Org. ...Read more

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Food for g6pd babies?

Food for g6pd babies?

Breast or Formula: Breast milk is best, but commercial formulas are fine for babies with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. Sulfa drugs, acetaminophen, and anti-malarial medications should be avoided, and as the child ages, fava beans must not be eaten and other legumes should be introduced with caution. Vitamin c, 60-100 mg/day, can help preserve glutathione in this condition. ...Read more

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Safe medicine for g6pd patient?

G6PD meds: What medicine specifically are you concerned about, or at least what class of medicine do you need. Rather than try to list them here, see this link for a list of g6pd meds that are low-risk: http://www.G6pd.Org/en/g6pddeficiency/safeunsafe/lowrisk.Aspx and here is a list of high-risk drugs: http://www.G6pd.Org/en/g6pddeficiency/safeunsafe/daevitare_iss-it. ...Read more

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Is tiki tiki safe for g6pd patient?

Supplements: No information to answer your question:write to the manufacturer & ask ...Read more

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Can I Use Creatine When I Have G6pd?

You mean G6PD def: the condition called G6PD deficiency the lack of such enzyme could cause problem like hemolysis in the blood creatine is not one of the product that will lead to a problem it is safe to take but the same time people who use this product have to monitor their liver function and the kidney function so stay in touch with your physician ...Read more

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Is tikitiki good for g6pd deficient?

Is tikitiki good for g6pd deficient?

Would not recommend: In trying to determine what is in "tiki-tiki", I have run across a number of g6pd forums asking a similar question and the consensus is not safe for g6pd. I do not know why you want to take tiki-tiki (or give tiki-tiki to your child), but i would say the risk/benefit ratio favors staying away from it if you have g6pd. A hemolytic crisis is not worth it. Find something else instead of tiki-tiki. ...Read more