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Doctor insights on: High Potency Multviamin Medication

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I am on quetiapine. Sometimes my medication seems more potent and I feel drowsey. Does certain foods effect the potency?

I am on quetiapine. Sometimes my medication seems more potent and I feel drowsey. Does certain foods effect the potency?

Quetiapine (Seroquel (quetiapine): I understand your concern.
Quetiapine (Seroquel) is for treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder, Fluoxetine (Prozac) is for Depression and Anxiety. Both can cause drowsiness
Quetiapine may cause cravings of sugars, sweets candies, and fast food
These and other foods will not affect potency.
See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Medication benefits and side effects, dose, and Therapy. ...Read more

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Could Depakote (bipolar medication) increase the potency of vyvance?

Could Depakote (bipolar medication) increase the potency of vyvance?

Drug drug interactio: There are no known drug drug interactions between Depakote and vyvance. ...Read more

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I take verapimil for a heart arrythmia. Is it true that I should not eat grapefruit as it might ramp up the potency of the medication?

I take verapimil for a heart arrythmia. Is it true that I should not eat grapefruit as it might ramp up the potency of the medication?

True: Grapefruit (juice) interacts with a number of medications, including verapamil; so never take meds with grapefruit juice; use water, preferably, and a sufficient quantity to wash the med down the esophagus into the stomach. Verapamil + grapefruit can cause very low blood pressure and/or slow heart rate and changes on ekg. ...Read more

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What is the difference between efficacy and potency of a drug or is it same?

Drug efficacy: Efficacy is the ability to produce a desired effect.
Potency is the amount required to produce an effect.
Both are used interchangeably in medicine, as well as affinity. ...Read more

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Will high potency b-complex help with anxiety? If so, what's the recommended dose for women?

Will high potency b-complex help with anxiety? If so, what's the recommended dose for women?

Possible: There are some anecdotal reports of b vitamins helping with anxiety. Inositol has recieved gotten a fair amount of research with mixed results. Its safe to say there is no proof at this point that these compounds really helpbut probably won't hurt and may contribute to your overall health. If your anxiety is severe consider mainstream treatments from your healthcare provider first. ...Read more

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Hello, should I take Vita Zone tablet for daily or not. Vita zone tablet is a high potency of multivitamins and minerals. I need a good advise. Thank u.

Hello, should I take Vita Zone tablet for daily or not. Vita zone tablet is a high potency of multivitamins and minerals. I need a good advise. Thank u.

Sounds ok: An over-the-counter adult multivitamin (with or without minerals) is fine to take once a day. If a person does not eat or drink much in the way of dairy products, then an adult vitamin D and calcium tablet is also needed. Some people just take a TUMs Smoothies once a day for their calcium supplement. Different brands of daily multivitamins likely do not have much difference in benefit to the body. ...Read more

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How should I take "rus tox" in a high potency for chronic back pain?

How should I take "rus tox" in a high potency for chronic back pain?

Perhaps not: High potency homeopathics are a modern fashion. Dr. Hahemann, inventor, never used over 15x in his lifetime. Theoretical argument can be made for adhering to empirical studies and evidence that early homeopaths obtained with low doses. What theory can explain efficacy of solutions and sugar pills totally absent of any molecules of therapeutic material after avogadro's number has been exceeded? ...Read more

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If you take a high potency vitamin with iron in it, is there metallic like flakes in it?

If you take a high potency vitamin with iron in it, is there metallic like flakes in it?

Iron tablets: The iron is combined with some other component like sulfate or gluconate or fume rate, forming what can be categorized as a salt.

No chopped up iron flakes.

We hope. ...Read more

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Why we should not high potency steroids in diaper rash?

Why we should not high potency steroids in diaper rash?

Diaper rash...: ...Is an infection. Steroids suppress (1) the immune system as it is trying to fight the infection, and (2) the healing of the skin. Also, being covered (by the diaper) makes the steroid effects more potent. Bad all around. ...Read more

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I have a deep red rash under my armpit. Have tried every high potency steroid it did not work. Patch testing unconclusive help! Had for 6+ yrs.?

I have a deep red rash under my armpit. Have tried every high potency steroid it did not work. Patch testing unconclusive help! Had for 6+ yrs.?

Rash on Armpit: Treatment has to be made on a diagnosis. If a rash does not respond to treatment then the diagnosis is wrong. In this case a biopsy of the rash is needed to help with diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can I take garcinia cambrogia with fish oil pills & a high potency multivitamin which contains green tea. Any ingredients it shouldn't mix with?

Can I take garcinia cambrogia with fish oil pills & a high potency multivitamin which contains green tea. Any ingredients it shouldn't mix with?

Garcinia cambogia: These supplements would be compatible, but be careful with any "high potency" multivitamins. Make sure they are all natural ingredients. You can tell by the constituents in them. For info on selecting safe vitamins, try: http://tinyurl. Com/lr24xpd and http://tinyurl. Com/l7pd3xn. ...Read more

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Yellow toenail on big toes. Taking synthoid early morning & metformin after dinner. Started high potency iron, vitamin E rotating days in evening?

Yellow toenail on big toes. Taking synthoid early morning & metformin after dinner. Started high potency iron, vitamin E rotating days in evening?

Fungus: Sounds more like fungal toenails. Everything else you mentioned does not cause nail discoloration. Go see a podiatrist and get a fungal culture. ...Read more

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I don't like the advair powder inhaler it irritates my throat. Does the hfa version have the same potency? Or is there another drug altogether?

I don't like the advair powder inhaler it irritates my throat. Does the hfa version have the same potency? Or is there another drug altogether?

DIfferent but minima: Advair hfa (salmeterol and fluticasone) is fluticasone 45mcg / salmeterol 25mcg or 115mcg/21mcg respectively. This can be dosed to be about equal to what you may have been on with the advair diskus. ...Read more

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How to increase potency, ?

How to increase potency, ?

Potency: If you are 60 potency for what? Make babies? Or erectile dysfunction. Suggest if whatever your problem is have your physician perform testosterone level for hypogonadism. You may be candidate testosterone replacement. If erectile dysfunction, what medical conditions do u have? This should be discussed w medical professional. Proper therapy can then be determined based on ur needs. ...Read more

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How can I improve my potency as a man?

How can I improve my potency as a man?

See below: First, be checked for conditions which may lessen potency—diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking, high cholesterol & vascular disease—& work to correct them. There are several products on the market (viagra/levitra/cialis) for treated erectile dysfunction. Vacuum pumps can be used to achieve an erection. Surgical implants can be placed if necessary. See fp/urologist for eval & treatment. ...Read more

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How to pass the potency test if one is suffering from ed?

How to pass the potency test if one is suffering from ed?

Which Test?: Sounds like you want to put your best foot forward, so to speak. I don't know which test you are talking about, but how can the doctor help you if you try to find a way to defeat the purpose of the test. Just be yourself, no gimmicks or tricks, so the doctor can see what is really going on so you can get help. Oh, and don't forget to vote in the next national erection.:). ...Read more

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Are pills really good until the last day of the month of the indicated expiry date? Or do pills lose potency over time on a linear basis?

Even longer: Pills are dated very conservatively and are actually still largely potent a year after the expiration date (depending on the medicine and how they've been stored - eg cool, dry, dark place). ...Read more

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Why is it not giving me the maximum vitamin potency?

Why is it not giving me the maximum vitamin potency?

Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. ...Read more

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Does vitaminc lose its potency?

Does vitaminc lose its potency?

Yes: Ascorbic acid exposed to the air can be degraded. ...Read more

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Does semen's consistency suggest the level of potency too?

Does semen's consistency suggest the level of potency too?

Potency: Semen should have different consistencies. Semen that liquefied in is watery may be worrisome for potential infertility. There are other factors such as volume a perm count shape normal forms. A semen analysis is the best way to determine potential for pregnancy and conception ...Read more

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Can you tell me if metaprolol loses its potency after a couple of years?

Can you tell me if metaprolol loses its potency after a couple of years?

No: It does not. However, BP rises with age, so the metoprolol may not be sufficient to control BP that it had once controlled years in the past. (same is often true of arrhythmias). ...Read more

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Would using expired restasis be helpful or does it really lose its potency and effectiveness?

Depends: I think that within a month or two after the expiration date you'll probably still get good effectiveness from the medication, however after that it is hard to say. ...Read more

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What is meant by a potency test? Recently an old man who accused of raping a minor was asked to undergo a potency test. And he cleared it (80 yrs old)

Potency Test: My understanding is that a potency test consists for 3 tests: semen analysis, penile doppler ultrasound & visual erection examination. These medical evaluations determine if someone who is accused of a sexual assault is physically capable of it. ...Read more

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Could nerve grafts restore potency?

Could nerve grafts restore potency?

Good thought: So far, no progress in this category, but a good idea. ...Read more

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What factors determine male sexual potency?

What factors determine male sexual potency?

Complex!: There are several categories of factors that influence potency that are beyond my 400 character limit. Talk to your doctor he/she can start the process going. ...Read more