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Is Somnapure safe for a 72 year old male? He does take blood pressure medication (controlled) and I believe he has had previous prostate issues.

Is Somnapure safe for a 72 year old male? He does take blood pressure medication (controlled) and I believe he has had previous prostate issues.

Mild sedation: Supposed to help with insomnia. data on it's effectiveness is lacking. Side effects of drowsiness etc. No specific adverse effects on prostate. Ck with your pcp about it's use with meds you are taking. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take somnapure while pregnant? I use it but I am trying to get pregnant. I just want to know if I can continue to take it once pregnant.

Is it safe to take somnapure while pregnant? I use it but I am trying to get pregnant. I just want to know if I can continue to take it once pregnant.

Most experts: Agree that even "natural" supplements (herbs etc) should be AVOIDED in Pregnancy (And I for one AGREE with them) Ask your OB-GYN....he/she should be the final source of infomation on this issue!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I am 63 and have glaucoma. I use Xalatan generic drops latanoprost. Is it safe to use somnapure as a nightly sleepaid?

I am 63 and have glaucoma. I use Xalatan generic drops latanoprost. Is it safe to use somnapure as a nightly sleepaid?

Yes: This has a disclaimer to avoid use in glaucoma but that is legal self-protection. It refers to a rarer type of glaucoma called narrow angle which you do not have. Use somnapure if it helps. ...Read more

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What is somnapure?

What is somnapure?

Somnopure herbal: Somnopure is a commercial compound that that comounds that are somnogenic (sleep promoting). A list is at the company's web site: http://www. Somnapure. Com/formula. A number of these herbal products promote sleep, are not prescription and do not tend to cause dependence. ...Read more

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Where to buy somnapure?

Where to buy somnapure?

Health food store: Somnapures chief ingredient is melatonin, so may you could do get as well on the melatonin. ...Read more

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Are there benefits to taking somnapure?

Are there benefits to taking somnapure?

Somnapure: There are some helpful supplements in this product that are somnogenic. So in patients having difficulty falling asleep, there may be some benefit. ...Read more

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What are the risks of taking somnapure?

What are the risks of taking somnapure?

Risks Somnapure: The chemicals that are listed from somnapure are not habit forming or tolerance building. The biggest side effect may be daytime hangover and fatigue. If you are allergic to any of the components, severe reaction could develop. ...Read more

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Is somnapure fda approved?

Is somnapure fda approved?

Somnapure: Somnapure is a nutritional supplement and therefore not regulated by the fda. ...Read more

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Any bad side effects from somnapure?

Any bad side effects from somnapure?

Somnapure: It apparently contains Melatonin, L-Theanine, Valerian Root Extract & Hops. All of these substances have potential side effects. ...Read more

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Does somnapure affect fertility in males?

Does somnapure affect fertility in males?

No: And do not waste your money on this expensive series of extracts beyond melatonin alone. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take zolpidem along with somnapure at night?

Is it ok to take zolpidem along with somnapure at night?

WHY BOTH?: Somnapure has a mix of several herbs for sedation. My question is why do you need to take both? If the zolpidem is ineffectual then you need to speak to your physician and perhaps try something new. Not too comfortable of this combination. ...Read more

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Is there any indication that Somnapure may cause conspitation?

Is there any indication that Somnapure may cause conspitation?

Not sure: The main ingredients, melatonin, valerian root, chamomile, lemon balm, hops are not associated with constipation. However if you notice a reaction in yourself using this, then it may be so for you. Supplements by definition are not tested the same for safety, efficacy and side effects as prescription or OTC drugs. If you get benefit from the somnapure, try adding fiber or a stool softener to help. ...Read more

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Is somnapure effective at treating sleeping disturbances?

Is somnapure effective at treating sleeping disturbances?

Unclear: This is not a fda approved drug for insomnia and hasn't been studied in a rigorous manner. It is considered a food supplement that is generally regarded as safe, but efficacy is lacking from scientific studies. ...Read more

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I'm on prednazone for a possible infection....Can I take somnapure?

I'm on prednazone for a possible infection....Can I take somnapure?

Prednisone?: Not sure why you would be taking Prednisone for a "possible infection" when this agent could potentially make an infection much worse. Regardless, this dietary supplement would be fine to take while you are on steroids (prednisone). ...Read more

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Does anyone know if the herbs and melatonin in somnapure are at a level to have any effect on sleep, either good or bad?

Does anyone know if the herbs and melatonin in somnapure are at a level to have any effect on sleep, either good or bad?

Herbs: Herbs like this prepare your body to get into sleep but do not put you to sleep. Overall pretty safe and not known to change sleep structure like other sleep aids. ...Read more

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I just received my free trial of somnapure pm. When I opened the bottle there was a very strong odor of what appears to be yeast? Is that normal?

I just received my free trial of somnapure pm. When I opened the bottle there was a very strong odor of what appears to be yeast? Is that normal?

Somnapure: This supplement has hops as one of its ingredients. This is the stabilizing agent in beer. Perhaps that is what you are smelling when you open the bottle. However, if you are concerned about the safety, it is always safe to not take this product (which has not been tested to FDA specifications for safety or efficacy). ...Read more

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Could the ingredients of Somnapure elevate blood pressure?

Could the ingredients of Somnapure elevate blood pressure?

Unlikely: The herbal ingredients in somnapure are all geared towards helping you relax and sleep better. Each ingredient on its own and combined in this product should not elevate your blood pressure. However if you are mixing it with some other prescription medication that might cause an interaction that could raise your blood pressure. Check with your doctor or pharmacist for possible interactions ...Read more

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I'm on breating and blood pressure meds want to try somnapure for sleep?

I'm on breating and blood pressure meds want to try somnapure for sleep?

Never tested: Like all herbal, over the counter remedies, it's not FDA approved and has never been tested. Let us know how it works out for you, would you please? ...Read more

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I have a great deal of trouble sleeping - I read about somnapure and I would like to know what are the ingredients - are they habit forming and are th?

I have a great deal of trouble sleeping - I read about somnapure and I would like to know what are the ingredients - are they habit forming and are th?

Try something else: Somnapure is a mixture of melatonin and herbal products that has never been tested in a controlled setting to see if it's better than a placebo. Worse, it's classified as a food supplement and is unregulated meaning you could have significant variability in the product from bottle to bottle or even capsule to capsule. ...Read more

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Can I take Somnapure natural sleep aid and Puritea natural energy and antioxidants from Peak Life with current medications?

Can I take Somnapure natural sleep aid and Puritea natural energy and antioxidants from Peak Life with current medications?

I'd be careful. ..: As you know, manufacture of herbal supplements is not regulated so their purity, safety and effectiveness can not be guaranteed. You are on some medicines, including Lamictal and Toviaz, (fesoterodine) which are unique and actually could interact with quite a few things. Somnopure contains valerian extract & Puritea contains ginseng. I hate to discourage something that sounds so promising, but I would avoid. ...Read more

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Is lead safe?

Is lead safe?

Not if inside us...: Lead is naturally occurring on earth. Outside of our bodies, lead is not a problem. If we eat or drink too much of it, it becomes a toxic contaminant inside our bodies. Lead is everywhere in our industrialized world, which means one shouldn't worry too much about it, but be sure our families are not eating or drinking things containing lead, nor using lead-contaminated containers or toys. ...Read more

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Is. Anil. Sex. Safe.?

Is. Anil. Sex. Safe.?

Can be: Yes, if done with lubrication. The biggest risk is tearing the tissue causing increased risk of infection. ...Read more

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How safe herbalife is?

How safe herbalife is?

Not known for sure: Herbalife has many products, and since they are not medications approved by the fda, herbalife products are probably not tested for interactions and side effects like real medicines are. So, that means nobody really knows what side effects there are. If an herbalife user hears of some interaction or thinks he is getting a side effect, he can visit his primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Is exfexor safe to use?

Every medication: Has side effects. The doctor who prescribed it considered its potential benefits versus its potential risks and decided that you should take this medication. It is a complex decision that is impossible to discuss further here. ...Read more

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Is a hystrometomy safe?

Talk to Gynecologist: You can ask risk versus benefits some people need to stay on hormone replacement so you should ask for alternate. ...Read more

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How much prospan is safe?

How much prospan is safe?

Recommended doses: Are:
adults ; children > 12 years: 5-7.5ml 3 times daily. Children 6-12 years: 5ml twice daily.
Children 2-6 years: 2.5ml twice daily.
Children under 2 years of age: 2.5ml twice daily. ...Read more

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Is serapepase safe to use?

Is serapepase safe to use?

Not much data: Serrapeptase, serrapeptidase, or serratiopeptidase. It is derived from a microorganism in the intestines of silkworms, serratia e15, and is a proteolytic enzyme. The worms use it to dissolve their cocoon. It has been used for about 25 years in japan, mostly for pain and inflammation. There is very little safety data on it, but there are some reports of lung inflammation, so talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a safe way to tan?

Is there a safe way to tan?

Sunlight dangerous: Tanning booths and sun bathing all put a person at risk for Skin cancer. The safest way to look tanned is the use of a cream that gives this appearance and this should not be over used ...Read more

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Is 200 mg of metropol safe?

Is 200 mg of metropol safe?

Metoprolol: A commonly prescribed dose of metoprolol for treatment of hypertension or certain cardiac dysrhythmias is 50 mgs twice a day. In my opinion 100mgs twice a day is the maximum daily dose and is tolerated as long as the heart rate doesn't drop below 55 beats per minute or the blood pressure doesn't drop much below 120/80. Fatigue is a? Your physician who knows you well can best advise you, however. ...Read more

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Are buffets safe to eat from?

Are buffets safe to eat from?

Public Health: I am not sure a doctor can speak to all restaurants and other businesses serving food. I think you question may be better addressed by the public health officials in charge of the businesses you are most concerned about.

But, eating a large amount of food at one setting; eating a large amount of carbohydrate calories at one setting or any over eating is not a healthy practice. ...Read more

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What drugs are safe and unsafe?

What drugs are safe and unsafe?

Many of them: This is not an easy answer since there are many drugs categorized as unsafe. The american porphyria foundation has good resources on drug safety: http://www. Porphyriafoundation. Com/testing-and-treatment/drug-safety-in-acute-porphyria. Just because a drug may be listed as unsafe doesn't mean it's unsafe for everyone. However, it's important to use caution with any drug that is potentially unsafe. ...Read more

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Are online matechmaker sites safe?

Safe sites: An online site isn't dangerous or safe. An online site simply is a forum to meet others. There will be people online just like people you meet at any social gathering place that are nice and others that are mean. It is your responsibility to be careful and "fully vet" someone new you meet. You can take precautions like only meeting in places that are open, crowded public spaces during the day. ...Read more

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Are those cute baby headbands safe?

Are those cute baby headbands safe?

Probably: However, be aware of choking hazard should the headband slip around the baby's neck. ...Read more

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How safe are pills? Please be honest.

How safe are pills? Please be honest.

Pills: Depends on whatkind of pills, what they are prescribed for, and whether you have allergies or can swallow the pill. ...Read more

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Are bloodclots safe when menustrating?

Only very small ones: It is not unusual for patients to see very small dime size clots from time to time. If that happens regularly or the clots are larger this is not normal and should be investigated. There are so many options to help patients have lighter periods nowadays. There is no reason to suffer. ...Read more