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Is Slim Fast Safe For People With Kidney Problems
Yes, but..: Slim fast has horrible ingredients, and I would not feed it to my dog if I had one..From their website, they list Hydrogenated soybean oil, High Fructose Corn syrup, etc. Soybean oil will make you fat, and so will high fructose corn syrup. I have lots more to say, but 400 words is not enough. Suffice to say, stay away from Slim Fast! Eat whole foods instead. ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Depends: In some advanced kidney disease less water may be necessary. In earlier forms of kidney disease more water may be best. You should followup with your physician for this question to determine which is right for you. ...Read more
I just saw something on tv from lawyers saying Benicar causing kidney problems .i been on it 2 years and I am fine.is it safe to continue it?
Olmesartan: In my mind those lawyers are irresponsible and probably cause more harm than good by creating confusion and doubt. Benicar (olemsartan) is very safe and well tolerated. As with all meds and everything in life there is a chance of things going wrong. Chance is very low. FDA does not approve unsafe drugs. Docs in general are very prudent prescribers. Do not stop the med. Talk with your doc. ...Read more
I take senna certirizine co dydromol simvastatin and ranitidine at once is this safe to do as i now hve kidney problems whts your advice ?
Too specific: Your question requires detailed consultation with a physician or pharmacist. General information about drug interactions can be found by putting your drugs into this website: http://www.Drugs.Com/drug_interactions.Html. ...Read more
How much protein grams / kg of my body mass is it safe to intake over a day, if i weight-lift 4-5 times a week? (to avoid kidney problems etc.) ?
1-2 grams/kg: Average would be one gram of protein per kg of body weight. Two would be the upper limit of grams per kg of body weight to take as protein if you want to avoid kidney problems. Always keep yourself well hydrated with at least a gallon of water a day to keep the kidney working and help flush out excess protein. ...Read more
Actually good: Since fatty meals will make the side effects of orlistat worse (abd pain/cramp, fatty stool, flatulence, nausea/vomittinf), slim fast is quite slim and thus will be better than a double mac with cheese! xenical really works by teaching how to eat--less fatty/greasy foods. If trouble, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
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