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What is the maximum dose of tribulus terrestris one can take on daily basis? Thanks so much.

What is the maximum dose of tribulus terrestris one can take on daily basis? Thanks so much.

It depends...: This depends on what form as tribulus comes as standardized extracts of various strengths. The whole root powder is taken in doses of up to 6 grams a day while extracts are taken in doses up to 750 mg/day. As for maximum safe dose no one really knows as this has not been researched, but some recommend taking breaks every few weeks. See http://tinyurl.com/zbab2jc and http://tinyurl.com/zwuakne ...Read more

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How much methylcellulose is in one dose of citrucel, and how much does an adult need daily?

How much methylcellulose is in one dose of citrucel, and how much does an adult need daily?

Read packet: I don't know. I recommend konsyl or metamucil (or generic for the latter). Plus or minus milk of mag. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take biotin daily for hair loss? What is the daily recommended dose?

Is it safe to take biotin daily for hair loss? What is the daily recommended dose?

Safe: The dose is not relevant. No dose is effective for anything whatsoever. Save your money. You have enough problems with the parkinson's. If hair loss is really important to you, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How much is the recommended dose for raw thryoid?

How much is the recommended dose for raw thryoid?

WTF are you...: ...talking about??? RAW thyroid? What...as opposed to cooked thyroid??? To answer a real question, there is no appropriate dose for thyroid hormone replacement except that which normalizes the individual patient's TSH. There is no formula or anything. We just start a dose we deem reasonable, and adjust from there based on TSH response. ...Read more

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What is the max daily dose for risperdol?

What is the max daily dose for risperdol?

It varies: By and large, dosages of major psychopharmacological agents have to be carefully and individually determined. In adults Risperidone dosages range from 0.5 mg twice a day to 4 mg twice a day, although in some psychiatric conditions could go a bit higher. There is a risk of side effects, such as muscle stiffness and shaking as well as mask face. Long term effects like tardive diskinesia are serious ...Read more

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How much strawberry extract daily dose is safe to take?

A handful: A small handful of fresh strawberries is safe to take daily; the nutrients are absorbed better this way. ...Read more

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My prescribed dose of 25mg for hydroxyzine pamoate isn't effective. how much more can I take? what is the fatal dosage?

My prescribed dose of 25mg for hydroxyzine pamoate isn't effective. how much more can I take? what is the fatal dosage?

Talk to prescriber: Prescription medications are prescribed at a certain dose for each person on an individual basis. You should discuss with the provider who prescribed this to decide if a higher dose would be worth trying or if another medication would be better. The prescriber has the wisdom of how to use the medications they prescribe. Tap into their wisdom. ...Read more

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How much Oramorph is safe to take in a day ? My dosage is 5ml/10mg.

How much Oramorph is safe to take in a day ? My dosage is 5ml/10mg.

Prescribed dose : Oramorph can be taken by different patients in greatly different doseages. The medication is safe at greatly varying dose but dependent on numerous factors. If you are asking about safe dose, my presumption is that your doctor has not prescribed a dose more than the 10mg you mentioned. You really need to explain to your MD that you are not getting pain relief so MD can give you safe/correct dose ...Read more

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What is the recommended daily dose of vitamin a? How much is too little and how much is too much?

What is the recommended daily dose of vitamin a? How much is too little and how much is too much?

See below please: U.S. Recommended dietary allowance (rda) for adults is as follows: 900 micrograms daily (3, 000 iu) for men and 700 micrograms daily (2, 300 iu) for women; for pregnant women 19 years old and older, 770 micrograms daily (2, 600 iu); and for lactating women 19 years old and older, 1, 300 micrograms daily (4, 300 iu). ...Read more

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Is Amoxicillin is safe for g6pd? How many intakes per day and what mg? Thank you

Is Amoxicillin is safe for g6pd? How many intakes per day and what mg? Thank you

SafeForG6PD Deficien: Amoxicillin is an Antibiotic of the Penicillin Family.It can be used safely for certain infections in patients who suffer from G6PD Deficiency.It is safe but has to be prescribed by a doctor for certain infections ...Read more

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Is a daily dose of olive oil good for if so what dose is recommended?

Is a daily dose of olive oil good for if so what dose is recommended?

Probably, uncertain: Raw fresh extra virgin is a relatively healthy oil to use ; may reduce inflammation ; risk of heart disease, cancer ; cognitive decline in doses of 1-2 tbsp/day. See http://bit.Ly/184senb. However, large amounts are associated with increased risk of heart disease; for an article critical of olive oil see http://bit.Ly/1cgojkl- but this article ignores much of recent research in the first article. ...Read more

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Is 500mg of B12 to much to take? If so what's the recommended dose? D3 1000 mg a day to much if so what's the recommended dose?

Is 500mg of B12 to much to take? If so what's the recommended dose?  D3 1000 mg a day to much if so what's the recommended dose?

Not too much: 500 mg of B12 is fine. But beware that B12 can compete with folate (folic acid) for absorption, so take some folate (folic acid) too. Metafolin is good. D3 1000 iu is not too much. Some people need more. Check bloodwork 25 oh d to know your level.. 50-60 is a good number and below 40 is on the low side. ...Read more

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How much monolaurin is recommended daily for treatment of hsv-2?

How much monolaurin is recommended daily for treatment of hsv-2?

None, unless...: Unless there are some good, human research studies that show there is a definite beneficial effect with monolaurin, there is no need to use it for herpes. Testimonials and marketing hype do not count as research. Since monolaurin is not a real, fda-approved medication, one cannot be sure about the products for sale (may vary in purity, additives, effects, side effects, etc...). ...Read more

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What is the daily limit for B12 intake? Can you take too much?

What is the daily limit for B12 intake? Can you take too much?

There is a toxicity: state with Vitamin B6 but not B12 . B12 is present in a lot of different foods but absorption requires a complex mechanism. Generally speaking the water soluble vitamins (B's and C) don't have toxicity states. Niacin might be another exception (too much can give you liver problems,& excessive vaso distillation) All the fat soluble vitamins (K,A,D & E) have toxicity states. ...Read more

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Which oil is good for health and how much quantity can be taken daily?

Which oil is good for health and how much quantity can be taken daily?

It depends...: This depends on if you're asking about oils for cooking or to take raw. The healthiest oils are those that contain essential fatty acids (EFA's), which are some of the Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids; the best choices are hemp, flax & fish oil but these are not good to cook with. The best choice for cooking is coconut oil, though it does not have EFA's. See http://bit.ly/SkIDdw & http://bit.ly/U1D44Y ...Read more

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Is it safe to take glucosamine daily and how much is recommended for a 54 year old woman on no other medications?

Is it safe to take glucosamine daily and how much is recommended for a 54 year old woman on no other medications?

You can take it : Usually the dose is about 1500mg a day. I cannot promise you it will help you at all.i'm uncertain what you're taking her for but you can discuss this with your physician. You need a correct diagnosis before you start any type of therapy, even therapy that doesn't work ...Read more

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How often is it ok to take a T3 (liothyronine) in aday. And how long is recommended?

How often is it ok to take a T3 (liothyronine) in aday. And how long is recommended?

Depends: I'd be careful with taking T3 (liothyronine) more than recommended by your doctor. Taking it more often (or longer) than recommended can cause heart palpitations, tremors, anxiety, fast heart beat. ...Read more

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