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Is Somnapure Safe
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 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.
I am 63 and have glaucoma. I use Xalatan generic drops latanoprost. Is it safe to use somnapure as a nightly sleepaid?
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
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
Does anyone know if the herbs and melatonin in somnapure are at a level to have any effect on sleep, either good or bad?
My wife took one somnapure tablet and is itching severely. Benedryl and a shower had no effect on stopping the itching. What can we do next?
Go to the ER: They will be able to give you other medication to take care of her symptoms. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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