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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Paroxetine (Definition)

Brand name paxil, (paroxetine) it's an ssri used for treating depression, anxiety, ocd, and several other conditions. It ...Read more


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Is ziththromax safe to take with fatty liver?

Is ziththromax safe to take with fatty liver?

Probably: The fda has required pfizer to add to their warning that abnormal liver functioning, jaundice, necrosis and hepatic (liver) failure and death have been reported by persons taking azithromycin. Fatty liver can be an early sign of liver damage. Whether having a fatty liver increases the risk of liver damage from Azithromycin is not yet known. ...Read more

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What medication should someone with hep c be taking regularly? Late stages of hep c.

What medication should someone with hep c be taking regularly? Late stages of hep c.

Cirrhosis?: Recommendations for people with hepatitis c and cirrhosis include avoiding all alcohol, vaccinations for hepatitis a and b if never exposed, ultrasound for liver cancer every six months, endoscopy to look for enlarged veins in the esophagus, limit tylenol (acetaminophen) and discuss all meds with your doctor, and develop a plan for treatment of hepatitis c. Regular doctor visits for monitoring are critical. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin C with oxytetracycline?

Is it safe to take vitamin C with oxytetracycline?

Drug Interference: In some cases, taking Oxytetracycline may deplete or interfere with the function of the vitamin c. ...Read more

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Is it okay to mix vitamin b complexes with anti-depressant medicine?

Is it okay to mix vitamin b complexes with anti-depressant medicine?

Yes: Medications typically drain our vitamin stores and the b group is the most affected so taking a b complex on antidepressants is good idea. So are omega three fatty acids. Check out www.Spectracell.Com as a good website for some more info. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vit c and fluconazole?

Is it safe to take vit c and fluconazole?

Yes: There are no listed interactions between vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and fluconazole. You should have no problem with this combination. ...Read more

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How safe is tenofovir to use with a chronic hepb patient.?

How safe is tenofovir to use with a chronic hepb patient.?

Typically safe: Chronic hep b is a serious condition (even without symptoms) that can lead to liver cancer, with or without cirrhosis (scarring of the liver), or liver failure. Such patients need to be monitored with blood tests, sonograms on a regular basis. Tenofovir 1st used in HIV (different viral infection); also effective in hep b inf; well tolerated in general; nausea in 10%; other side effects poss. ...Read more

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It is ok if i take vitamin C and e with simvastatin?

It is ok if i take  vitamin C and e with simvastatin?

Maybe: This depends on how much and what kind. Excess vitamin c can deplete your copper levels and interfere with anti-oxidant balance. Vitamin e should be full spectrum and not just Alpha tocopherol. If you are taking a statin you definitely should be taking co-q10. ...Read more

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Musinex with alcohol, is this safe?

Musinex with alcohol, is this safe?

No and...details: If you are taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) you must be unwell. Drinking alcohol tends to dehydrate you and is not advised. That aside, mixing one drink with plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) is safe though extra water or other non alcoholic beverages should be taken. Do not mix alcohol with Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm, Mucinex (guaifenesin) cold oral, Mucinex (guaifenesin) d or any other Mucinex (guaifenesin) combination medications. Side effects are not pleasant ; can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Is taking vitamin pills with liver disease generally considered safe?

Is taking vitamin pills with liver disease generally considered safe?

Generally yes: Taking a multivitamin in a patient with liver disease is generally safe, if the dose does not exceed the daily recommended allowance (dwa) and should not routinely contain iron, which can be elevated in some patients with liver disease. In addition, vit. A should not be taken in doses over the dwa. Patients with cirrhosis often have deficiencies in vit. D, zinc and magnesium. Ask ur hepatologist. ...Read more

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Can u get hep c or HIV from sharing drink bottle and is hep c curable?

Can u get hep c or HIV from sharing drink bottle and is hep c curable?

Family practice : Hep c and HIV is not contacted from sharing glasses. Needs blood or body secretion exposure. Hep c is treated by interferon injections which is 50 percent effective. Hiv has no cure. You may take a combination of medications which can suppress it. ...Read more

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How risky is taking nyquil with alcohol?

It depends: Nyquil has various formulations, some of which have alcohol in them and therefore you run the risk of taking too much alcohol. Nyquil also contains Acetaminophen which can damage your liver if taken with too much alcohol. ...Read more

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Should a woman with hepatitis C be advised against breastfeeding?

Additionally: What if your nipples are cracked and bleeding? Data are insufficient to say yes or no. However, hcv is spread by infected blood. Therefore, if the hcv-positive mother's nipples and/or surrounding areola are cracked and bleeding, she should stop nursing temporarily. Instead, she should consider expressing and discarding her breast milk until her nipples are healed. ...Read more

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Is Tecfidera and Metronidazole combination safe? And it is safe to take Tecfidera if I have clostridia diff. infection?

Is Tecfidera and Metronidazole combination safe? And it is safe to take Tecfidera if I have clostridia diff. infection?

Safe: first, let me wish you good health and getting well soon, safe combination of both medications, whether is it safe to take tecfidara while you have c. Diff infection, I don't see a problem, unless you have a low white blood cell count, I trust you check your blood count on regular basis every 6 months or every year, good luck ...Read more

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Is bacopa monnieri safe to take with an ssri?

Is bacopa monnieri safe to take with an ssri?

Bacopa monnieri: Bacopa has been studied in healthy men and women, and found to help verbal learning, memory, information processing, and retention. These studies only went for 12 weeks, though. It may have some cholinergic effects similar to medications used to treat alzheimer's dementia. There are no known interactions with ssri's, but could be with cholinergic drugs & anticholinesterase inhibitors. ...Read more

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While I'm taking Sovaldi 400mg and Moderiba(Ribavirin,USP) 600mg/600mg for hep c genotype 3!! Would smoking cigaretts interfere with my treatment???

While I'm taking Sovaldi 400mg and Moderiba(Ribavirin,USP) 600mg/600mg for hep c genotype 3!! Would smoking cigaretts interfere with my treatment???

It might: Sovaldi is affected by a number of drugs which induce the enzymes that metabolize it, and tobacco smoke does cause enzyme induction of similar enzymes in the liver. Of more concern, several studies have shown that smokers had more scarring in their livers, although they could not separate this effect completely from the effects of alcohol, since those who smoke more tend to drink more. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin with alcohol?

Is it safe to take vitamin with alcohol?

You can, but: Taking with water alone is much better. To check on vitamin labels so that you can select reasonably good ones, you can see: http://www.Multivitaminguide.Org/. ...Read more

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Is it safe to breastfeed if you have hepatitis c?

Is it safe to breastfeed if you have hepatitis c?

Yes: According to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) it is safe. Be sure to take good care of your nipples so that they don't crack and bleed. Here is the online reference: http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/disease/hepatitis.htm ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a baby if you have hepatitis c, or will your baby almost surely get infected ?

Is it safe to have a baby if you have hepatitis c, or will your baby almost surely get infected ?

Matter of chance: Vertical transmission of hepatitis c (mother to her newborn) is relatively low. It is current practice that infants born to hepatitis c positive mothers are screened at 12 month of age whether or not their liver enzyme has been elevated, usual indication of vertical transmission. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take fentanyl 31mg patch with 3 to 4 oxycodone. I have Hepatitis c?

Is it safe to take fentanyl 31mg patch with 3 to 4 oxycodone.  I have Hepatitis c?

Follow Rx : There is no absolute yes or no. Neither of these opioid pain medications contain acetaminophen , which is good in your case. However, the physician who prescribes your pain medications knows you and will advise you. Always follow his/her directions. Never take meds not Rx for you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen) if you have hepatitis c?

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Is it safe to take aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen) if you have hepatitis c?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) in large amounts can be toxic to liver. Aspirin might be ok if cleared by your pcp. ...Read more

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How do I know if my dad has hepatitus c?

The signs of Hep C: The simple answer to this is that you cannot know this without direct and open testing and the sharing of knowledge. One cannot look at another human and discern by observation their hepatitis c status. If your father is ill and your relationship with him is good then bring this up. Ask? Accompany him, if he will allow it, to his medical visits and with his permission express your concerns. ...Read more

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What is hepatitis c?

What is hepatitis c?

A virus: Hepatitis c is a virus that affects the liver. It is transmitted by blood contact. About 20% of people fight it off quickly. The rest it keeps attacking the liver for years/ decades. Some people get fatigue, some don't notice it. Around 20 years of this attack the liver develop cirrhosis and even failure. There are treatments available, although work is being done on better options. ...Read more

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What is hepatitis C?

What is hepatitis C?

Infection: it is a viral infection that affects the liver ...Read more

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What causes hepatitis c?

Cause of Hepatitis C: This is one of the viruses that cause inflammation and prolonged damage to the liver. The main viruses are given alphabet labels to distinguish them from each other. Hepatiits a is food and water born and some oral ingestion. Hepatitis b is at high risk in blood and body fluid transmission . And hep c is found predominantly in the drug using populations, especially injectors. ...Read more

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Does hepatitis C have a cure?

Possibly: There are several treatments, but depending on the person and the strain of virus, not everyone is cured. ...Read more

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Can I be cured of hepatitis c?

Yes: Depending on the genotype, the cure rate can be over 90%. New medications make treatment easier and the results better. ...Read more

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Paxil (Definition)

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Dr. Camilla Graham
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Hepatitis C (Definition)

An infection caused by a virus that attacks the liver ...Read more