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Levocarnitine Fumarate Medication
I've been prescribed Ferrous Fumarate for low hemoglobin. Is this medication unlikely to give me a allergic reaction, I'm not allergic to anything?
Very doubtful: Low, minimal incidence of side effects with this medication. ...Read more
Antidepressant medication question I'm currently taking wellbutrin for my major depression. I'm also taking trazadone for sleeping. I want to stop taking trazadone, can't sleep anymore. I used to take quetiapine fumarate for years but after blood test,
Sleep medicine doc: You should consult with a sleep medicine doctor. There are over 80 sleep disorders. I am boarded in psychiatry and sleep medicine, so I do both. Twenty percent of people with depression also have sleep apnea, and vice versa. It sometimes takes a team. Your insomnia diagnostic work-up is incomplete unless you have already seen a sleep specialist. Sweet dreams! ...Read more
Please go online to "WebMD" and type in "propionyl-l-carnitine" and you should find all you need to know about your important question.
Take your time going through the article. ...Read more
Diag Angina, lost erectile function and sexual excitment no prev probs this area I feel related to drugs nicorandil bisoprolol fumarate simvastin?
Bisoprolol: Is likely to be the culprit here. If your ED started around the same time as that med you should go see your doc about switching you to something else. I do not recommend you stop it without seeing your doctor. This medication can have a rebound effect and possibley cause you more angina if you stop it in-appropriately. ...Read more
I don't like drugs as a belt and braces approach. Is it safe to take bisoprosol fumarate only if I go back into AF. Opinions of my two doctors differ.
What permanent damage can a 28 day PEP course of Tenofovir (+ Fumarate + Emtricitabine) do to one's body? Also, how effective would the said combination of drugs be in preventing HIV after 68 hours?
Damage is unlikely: It is most effective when started within 72 hours. Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are the most likely short-term side effects. Long-term side effects are not expected. Tenofovir may strain the kidneys or liver - usually in those with kidney disease or hepatitis already - but permanent damage is rare. The risks of long-term organ damage are much more likely from the HIV virus than from this drug ...Read more
Problematic: Sinced there is no FDA approval or standard enforced it can depend where you got it. They ran a program on 60 minutes and named many of the stores that are selling empty pills. Use a search engine to find this episode. If you really do not need it you may want to avoid supplements in general since they consistently make others money but the buyers are no better for it. Good luck. ...Read more
Probably: It's a normal component of many foods, especially meat, and it may help with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and some other health problems. It's no cure-all and you should work with your physician on this. ...Read more
Synonyms: Acetyl-l-carnitine and l-carnitine are synonyms for the same substance, but you want to make sure to have the "l" form and not the "d". Make sure the producer specifies this, as well as any % content of "d" impurities. In humans it's synthesized in liver, kidney, and brain from lysine and methionine and actively transported to other areas of the body -- 98% in skeletal and heart muscle. ...Read more
HCl: = hydrogen chlorideGet a more detailed answer ›
Quetiapine in blood: Your rxing practitioner most likely said it takes 4-6 weeks to see its full effect and therefore it will take at 4-6 weeks to get out of your system. This is why when people stop their antipsychotic med they feel 'fine' until they decompensate. Do this only in conjunction with your rxing practitioner. ...Read more
Energy: They both paly a role in turning nutrients into energy at the cellular level. They both have beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system. There is no problem with taking them together. ...Read more
No difference: As a former chemistry major, I do not see much difference between the two given that the basic chemical is the same. ...Read more
I admire you for wanting to lose weight
L-carnitine transfers triglycerides into mitochondria, where they may be oxidized to produce energy.
Present in-nuts, seeds, artichokes, asparagus, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, garlic, mustard greens, okra, parsley, kale, apricots, bananas, corn, oatmeal
See a Physician for weight loss Plan including Balanced Diet,
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Salt: Acetyl L Carnitine is an amino acid that helps the body produce energy. It is important for heart, brain function, muscle movement & other body functions. The HCl refers to the salt hydrochloride. This is combined with the Acetyl L Carnitine to allow better handling, dissolving & absorption when swallowed ...Read more
Docs preference: Assuming they are treating low Fe, and are following your response, is what most matters. ...Read more
Isit rare for someone to be allergic to ferrous Fumarate? I need to take them but I am frightened
Reassurance: You can take ferrous glauconite if you really!!! Need this at your age and enjoy your life. ...Read more
What is the difference between n-acetyl-l carnitine and acetyl-l carnitine? How do they affect me?
No difference: Both Amino Acid molecules are similar in action, & both are formed naturally in the body from carnitine, which is found in protein rich foods. The acetyl forms of carnitine get into the brain bettter than carnitine. It is used to make enery, to turn fats into energy. Research has shown possible benefits for men with fertily problems, for memory enhancement and in early alzheimers. ...Read more
Prescribed 210mg of Ferrous Fumarate. 1 3 times a day because my hemoglobin is 10, is this fine or to much?
Good dose of iron:
This is a good dose for getting maximum benefit. It is essential that your body is low in Iron as shown on blood testing for Iron stores. Once your Hemoglobin (Hb) goes up, the dose of Iron pills can be reduced to 1 tab twice a day. But either dose is fine.
Send us your CBC results as we want to know what your MCV result is besides having a low Hb. ...Read more
What is the difference between acetyl L-carnitine and l carnitine? Is one or the other used for different reasons?
Slightly different: L-carnitine is usually used to help with fat reduction; often used by body builders to help mobilize fat stores. Acetyl - l-carnitine is able to cross the blood-brain barrier, so is often used to help with mental clarity. ...Read more
What would happen if I took 3 acetyl-l-carnitine pills it says on the bottle each pill is 650mg... Need to know fastt!
Acetyl-L-Carnitine: I don't expect that there will be any issues with you taking 1950mg. Normal dosing for several conditions is up to 4000mg per day. To be sure that it won't specifically have a problem in your body, I would still discuss this with your personal physician. ...Read more
Can I take fumarate 25 mg, cymblata 60mg and nyquil sinex? Can I take fumarate 25 mg, cymblata 60mg and nitetime nyquil sinex?
Discuss with doctor: Your doctor can provide you with options regarding these medications. ...Read more
Which is better? L- carnitine or acetyl L-carnitine or n-acetyl carnitine? In details please I'm a medical student so I can understand your answer
Do different things: It's hard to say one is better than the other as they do different things. L-carnitine is necessary for fatty acids to cross the mitochondrial membrane & is esp. Good for the heart. Acetyl-l-carnitine crosses into the brain & is neuro-protective. N-acetyl carnitine may be better absorbed than l-carnitine. They don't give us space here for more details but I will provide links to more info in comment:. ...Read more
No drug Interaction: Finasteride and levocarnitine can be taken together. Side effect for Finasteride is related to sexual function but its generally mild and transient. Side effects for levocarnitine are mostly gastrointestinal issues may include abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea/vomiting. See your doctor regularly for continuous care and report any unusual weakness, swelling, fever/lightheaded. ...Read more