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Is it safe to take accutane?

Is it safe to take accutane?

Medical Supervision: After a thorough consultation to determine that you are an appropriate candidate for accutane, laboratory studies are conducted to exclude any underlying contraindications. Then, the medication may be safely administered. Monthly monitoring with clinical and laboratory evaluations are required. ...Read more

Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
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Dermatomyositis (Definition)

A very broad term generally encompassing otherwise uncharacterized general malaise, soreness, and fatigue.. A variety of causes has been implicated over the years: viral, autoimmune, ...Read more


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What is glutathione and is it safe to use?

What is glutathione and is it safe to use?

Body's antioxidant: Glutathione is a protein produced by our bodies that is an antioxidant. It plays key roles in clearing toxins and immune function. It is very safe to take though poorly-absorbed unless taken as liposomal or acetyl-L-glutathione. We can also take supplements like N-acetylcysteine, Alpha lipoic acid and milk thistle and eat foods that help our bodies make more of it. See http://tinyurl.com/n2wu2pw ...Read more

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Is it safe to breastfeed with scabies?

Is it safe to breastfeed with scabies?

Yes it is.: Although scabies is unpleasant, it fortunately is a harmless skin infestation. The tiny mites can usually be eliminated with a simple prescription which should be safe for you baby. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to use accutane?

Is it safe to use accutane?

Define "safe": The medication wouldn't be allowed on the market unless it passed through the vigorous FDA approval and product surveillance process. Its ability to be a winder drug for some who suffer otherwise is well known, but its potential for serious side effects is also present. Selective use and continuous monitoring for side effects is needed in this drug more than many others. ...Read more

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What is materna it safe to take that medicine?

What is materna it safe to take that medicine?

Multivitamin: Materna is a rather marginal quality multivitamin. You would do better to look to a company like xymogen or orthomolecular formulas for a better vitamin. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have botox?

Is it safe to have botox?

Yes: Botox is very safe if injected by an experienced practitioner. Best if injected by a board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon or other specialist in facial cosmetic surgery. Ask the doctor where they trained to do botox, how many patients treated, any complications. Avoid practitioners who learned from a weekend course. Many nurses are doing this procedure many without proper supervision. ...Read more

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Brachiopasty what is it and is it safe?

Brachiopasty what is it and is it safe?

Brachioplasty: Brachioplasty is usually a procedure to correct redundant skin and fat after severe weight loss. It is a harmless procedure, but is considered cosmetic and insurance will not pay for it in most instances. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take multiple reactine?

Need more info: In need more information to answer this question. Please list what medications you are taking or what medicine this is. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pimecrolimus in pregnancy?

Is it safe to take pimecrolimus in pregnancy?

Probably: While any drug taken during pregnancy has the potential to negatively affect the fetus, calcineurin inhibitors like tacrolimus and pimecrolimus are considered category c drugs, which means that they have not been associated with fetal loss or birth defects in animal studies. However, category c also means that these drugs have not been well studies in humans, so there may be potential risks. ...Read more

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Neoraphaty is so very painful is it safe to take vicodine..If not what would you recomend?

Neoraphaty is so very painful is  it safe to take vicodine..If not what would you recomend?

Narcotics not good: For a painful neuropathy, it is important to evaluate what is causing it. Vicodin is a narcotic and narcotics are not good for the chronic pain of a neuropathy. In fact, taking narcotics can actually make the pain worse over time due to an up regulation of pain receptors. Meds good for neuropathy: cymbalta, lyrica, (pregabalin) gabapentin, various seizure meds, anti-depressants... ...Read more

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Is it true that glutathione is safe for skin?

It is safe but may n: But it may not be of any use. At least it is not proven useful. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get pregnant with lupus?

Is it safe to get pregnant with lupus?

See experts early: Ideally a woman with sle would see her rheumatologist and a maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist before trying to conceive (ttc). Then lab tests could be ordered, records reviewed and risks discussed. Those include preeclampsia and poor fetal growth. She should ask her OB to refer her to the mfm doctor early in the pregnancy and on ongoing basis to help evaluate mom + baby and plan for delivery. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous not to treat rosacea?

Is it dangerous not to treat rosacea?

No: But treatment is usually easy. If you have eye symptoms or if you have nodules on you nose you will be very glad we have effective remedies. Many people have trivial rosacea needing only reassurance and a few simple things to know about it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take intraconizole?

Is it safe to take intraconizole?

Generally: drugs which are FDA approved are generally safe and effective. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and if you already know you didn't have a good experience with it before, then it probably won't be good for You this time. It goes out by the liver so liver disease or other drugs that go out by the liver are a big problem with it. ...Read more

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Is it safe for people with lupus to take gabipentin?

See below: Unless you are on meds that would counteract with it, it is relatively safe drug to use in lupus patients to help treat neuropathy and other conditions. ...Read more

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What is prolotherapy? Is it safe? Is it effective?

Safe: Prolotherapy is used by trained musculo-skeletal physicians to address ligament injuries and instability. It is only effective for these injuries, and stimulates the body to effectively heal itself through the inflammation pathways. It is not effective for pain syndromes of other types. ...Read more