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Is it okay to take orlistat and ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) at the same time?

Is it okay to take orlistat and ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) at the same time?

Ask your physician: Posts like this are always challenging to respond to because I do not know you, your medical history, current allergies/list of medications, etc. Please ask your primary care physician this question...It is better for you if you do. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kalina
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Can I use Ephedrine (ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) sulfate) to improve my alertness on extremely busier days? If ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is a stimulant, what is the safest dose to take it and reduce sleepiness at day time?

Can I use Ephedrine (ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) sulfate) to improve my alertness on extremely busier days? If ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is a stimulant, what is the safest dose to take it and reduce sleepiness at day time?

Ehedrine: Recommend you check the Rand Report at http://www. Rand. Org/pubs/research_briefs/RB4556/index1.html You may have been much younger when it was pulled off the market for a period of time, but I personally knew a young man, 25, military and no heart disease history, training on a hot day and died of a heart attack, that was linked to his use of ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) years before. He had not taken for 5+year ...Read more

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How safe is orlistat if taken 3 times a day? What woykd happen if I take it more than 3 times a day?

How safe is orlistat if taken 3 times a day? What woykd happen if I take it more than 3 times a day?

Side effects: Taking more than the recommended dose increase your chance for side effects: flatulence, fecal urgency, anal leakage...there's no need to go above the recommended dosage. ...Read more

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I want to lose weight. I weigh 100kg, 5'5" tall. I'm high in cholesterol. Is it safe and effective if I take metformin & orlistat at d same time?

I want to lose weight. I weigh 100kg, 5'5" tall. I'm high in cholesterol. Is it safe and effective if I take metformin & orlistat at d same time?

Obese: This is a question best posed to your doctor who knows your condition overall. It is possible to take these together but it may/may not be the best idea for you. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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If I take ephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) could one of the side effects make me feel like I can't breath?

If I take ephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) could one of the side effects make me feel like I can't breath?

See below: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) stimulates beta-adrenergic receptors and releases norepinephrine. Adverse reactions are insomnia, nausea, headaches, dizzines, s anxiety, palpitations, tachycardia. The question is why are you taking it.? This is not a drug that you should be doing without physicians oversight. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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Took 15mg of Adderall and supplemented it with 25 mg of ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate). Will I get the same effect?

No, and you shouldn't: Be playing doctor (or pharmacist). Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) has been removed from the American market for some time because it has a great potential to increase pulse and blood pressure, and was associated with a number of severe adverse events in patients taking them, as was phenylpropylamine. What you are doing is abuse, and is not helping your ADHD. Discuss with your psychiatrist if you are having problems. ...Read more

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Can I take sudafed pe while breastfeeding? The pseudo ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) free one?

Can I take sudafed pe while breastfeeding? The pseudo ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) free one?

Sub if possible.: The oral bioavailability of phenylephrine is only about 40%, so the drug is unlikely to reach the infant in large amounts. However, intravenous or oral administration of phenylephrine might decrease milk production. Because no information is available on the use of oral phenylephrine during breastfeeding, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. ...Read more

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Is ephedrine safe as a wt loss aid to help suppress appetite? Only 20 lbs to lose as my BMI is just over avg. I take prozac (fluoxetine). Need appetite self contro

Is ephedrine safe as a wt loss aid to help suppress appetite? Only 20 lbs to lose as my BMI is just over avg. I take prozac (fluoxetine). Need appetite self contro

No: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is somewhat effective as an appetite suppressant but is generally not considered safe for frequent use because it is a stimulant that shares similar properties with cocaine. As a result it can cause elevations of blood pressure and rarely dangerous heart rhythm problems. ...Read more

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I have Wolff parkinson white syndrome is it safe for me to take ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and caffeine to lose weight faster? I work out daily and eat healthy

I have Wolff parkinson white syndrome is it safe for me to take ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and caffeine to lose weight faster? I work out daily and eat healthy

Probably not: Probably not a goid idea as they can potentially induce cardiac arrythmias. I would check with your doctor, but doubt he would recommend them. ...Read more

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If there is something wrong with my heart will they find this out before performing a breast augmentation? I used to take ephedrine products. I stopped when my heart seemed like it was becoming damaged. Although I have never confirmed any heart damage,

If there is something wrong with my heart will they find this out before performing a breast augmentation? I used to take ephedrine products. I stopped when my heart seemed like it was becoming damaged. Although I have never confirmed any heart damage,

Yes: Any board certified plastic surgeon should make sure that you are medically stable before scheduling any surgery. If you have any cardiac history or abnormality on your ekg, usually we will have you see a cardiologist before surgery. ...Read more

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Can I take sudafed (pseudo ephedrine only), Mucinex (guaifenesin) (expectorant and decongestant), and nyquil all at once?

Can I take sudafed (pseudo ephedrine only), Mucinex (guaifenesin) (expectorant and decongestant), and nyquil all at once?

Probably ok: Sudafed and Mucinex (guaifenesin) certainly can be taken together and adding nyquil at bedtime is probably not harmful. Your pharmacist who knows all the ingredients and actions of these medications is very qualified to advise you, however. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take orlistat while pregnant?

Is it okay to take orlistat while pregnant?

No: Orlistat has not been tested on women who are pregnant so I would not recommend using it. It is important to eat well and stay active during pregnancy. Talk with your doctor about the right plan for you. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take orlistat when you also take citalopram?

Is it okay to take orlistat when you also take citalopram?

Info here: Http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/drug-17220-orlistat+oral. Aspx? Drugid=17220&drugname=orlistat+oral.

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Is it okay to take orlistat and lyrica (pregabalin) together?

Is it okay to take orlistat and lyrica (pregabalin) together?

Yes: Epocrates drug reference doesn't list any significant interactions between the two. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take orlistat if you are taking valproic acid?

Is it okay to take orlistat if you are taking valproic acid?

Categorically NO: If the valproate is for seizure control, I would definitely not recommend you take orlistat. Valproate is a prescription and should be given for a definite purpose. Orlistat is going to move things throug the bowel faster, inhibit fat absorption and can case mal-absorption of fat soluable vitamins in the diet. You end up pooping oil. If you do this, you should be under strict care of your doc. ...Read more

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Can you take clindamycin with orlistat?

Can you take clindamycin with orlistat?

Yes: Orlistat works by inhibiting the secretion of the gastric and pancreatic enzymes that help you to absorb fat. This shouldn't affect your ability to absorb clindamycin. There is no interaction between the two drugs. Make sure you doctor knows that you're taking both. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Alli orlistat 60mg with chantix?

Is it ok to take Alli orlistat 60mg with chantix?

Okay: It's okay. Good job on making healthy changes in your life! ::giving you a high five::. ...Read more

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My gallbladder has been removed. Is it safe for me to take orlistat?

My gallbladder has been removed. Is it safe for me to take orlistat?

Yes: You can take it, but it is really not that effective in terms of weight loss or management. You are much better off focusing on simple, minimally processed foods with plenty of vegetables like Broccoli, cauiflower, brussel sprouts, lean protein and beans. ...Read more

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If I take metformin and orlistat together how much weight will I lose?

If I take metformin and orlistat together how much weight will I lose?

Metformin may help: Metformin may assist weight loss in some patients initially, especially when combined with dietary discretion and exercise ...Read more

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Hi can I take orlistat with juice plus?

Hi can I take orlistat with juice plus?

Orlistat works by...: ...Preventing absorption of fats from the diet by acting as a lipase inhibitor, thereby reducing caloric intake. It's primary side effects are gi-related, including steatorrhea (oily, loose stools with excessive flatus due to unabsorbed fats reaching the large intestine), fecal incontinence ; frequent or urgent bowel movements. Doubt however that you are ingesting a lot of fat with your juicing. ...Read more

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Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while taking orlistat?

Can you take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) while taking orlistat?

Yes: No incompatibility on my computer program. Always check with pharmacists. ...Read more

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Can I take orlistat if I have IBS and PCOS? .

Can I take orlistat if I have IBS and PCOS? .

Yes - no: Not for IBS may cause diarrhea and irritation but only for PCOS yes no harm. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Ephedrine Sulfate (Definition)

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