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Lithium citrate is what?

Lithium citrate is what?

Mood stabilizer: Lithium is a metalic element (atomic number 3) that is used as a mood stabilizer, to treat depression and bipolar disorder. Lithium citrate is one of the many forms used in treatment. ...Read more

Lithium (Definition)

Chemically, lithium is a light, soft, alkali metal. It's very highly reactive, so that in nature it's only found in compound form. It's useful in batteries. As a medication, Lithium Carbonate and citrate can be used to stabilize mood in people with bipolar disorder. In these people it can help with both mania and depression. Blood level monitoring is ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Lithium citrate allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Lithium citrate allergy?

Lithium allergy: Lithium is used for the treatment of Bipolar disorder.
Allergic reactions could include swelling of tongue, throat, lips, mouth, face, hives or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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What are the differences between magnesium citrate vs oxide? Which will work better with stimulant medication?

What are the differences between magnesium citrate vs oxide? Which will work better with stimulant medication?

They are different : Salts of magnesium. The magnesium citrate may be absorbed a little better, but if you take too much of either one, you might end up with loose stools. So talk with your PCP about which one S/he recommends for you to take right now. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take magnesium citrate oral solution if on thyroid medication?

Use with caution: Magnesium salts can bind with levothyroxine(common thyroid medication), if taken simultaneously may reduce absorption of the thyroid medication/ decrease its effect. To reduce this interaction, take thyroid medication at least 4 hours before or after the magnesium citrate dose. Note that other antacids and calcium supplements may also affect thyroid medications; same caution is also advised. ...Read more

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My spouse takes nine pot citrate ER tabs 100's 10meq daily to prevent kidney stones. Is there an alternative medication that is less onerous.

My spouse takes nine pot citrate ER tabs 100's 10meq daily to prevent kidney stones.  Is there an alternative medication that is less onerous.

Here are some…: Thus, far, potassium citrate has remained the most tolerable, available drug for urinary stone prevention. To make potassium citrate more palatable or tolerable, you may adjust its dose under professional guidance. Besides, maintaining a daily urinary output > 2500 mL and decreasing oral consumption of salt, red meat, & dairy products by some 50% are essential. ...Read more

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What drugs is sildenafil citrate?

What drugs is sildenafil citrate?

Sildenafil is Viagra (sildenafil): This is the generic name for the famous e.D. Medication known as viagra (sildenafil). ...Read more

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Can you tell me about a drug called spasmonal(alverine citrate)?

Not sold in USA: Rx in UK---OTC> https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080625143734AADSnfU
You can look it up in Google like I did ...Read more

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Taking potassium citrate 10meq couple years. Started lisinopril 20mg1/13. Just did a drug interaction check & rated severe. How concerned should I be?

Taking potassium citrate 10meq couple years. Started lisinopril 20mg1/13. Just did a drug interaction check & rated severe. How concerned should I be?

Lisinopril: Lisinopril acts in the kidney to retain potassium which is the source of the interaction warning. Check with your doctor to see if that is what the doctor wants. ...Read more

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How much magnesium is in citrate?

Wrong question: Magnesium citrate is a magnesium preparation in salt form ( in a 1:1 ratio of magnesium atom per citrate molecules). Packager: Cardinal Health 1.745 g of Magnesium citrate in 29.6 mL or Magnesium citrate 1.745 g per fl oz. https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=1df72d29-612d-4767-b8fc-ba2efc1665d1 ...Read more

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So I'm pretty regular and wanted to get a good cleanse so I took mag. Citrate and it didn't work so I went and got another bottle and went 3 times.

So I'm pretty regular and wanted to get a good cleanse so I took mag. Citrate and it didn't work so I went and got another bottle and went 3 times.

Cleanse not healthy: Please have a diet with sufficient fiber. There is no healthy thing called a cleanse.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I had a bad reaction to alverine citrate and was told to stop taking it. I took 2 tablets and had awful effects. How long till it comes out my system?

I had a bad reaction to alverine citrate and was told to stop taking it. I took 2 tablets and had awful effects. How long till it comes out my system?

Hard to predict: It has a complex action on cells increasing intracellular calcium. Relax, breathe, lie down, destress. Taking calms, a powdered magnesium supplement in water might help. Be assured it will wear off. Having an adverse reaction is a negative that your brain can hang on to. Rich hansen says to counter a negative you need 5 positives. Visualize vividly a positive experience for 20 seconds to form. ...Read more

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Is sodium citrate bad for you?

Is sodium citrate bad for you?

Sodium citrate use: Sodium citrate is an alkalinizing agent. That make the urine less acidic. The answer is too long to show here. Go to this link for more information about sodium citrate for more information:

http://www.Everydayhealth. Com/drugs/citric-acid-sodium-citrate. ...Read more

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What if any benefit is Magnesium Citrate?

Depends: Magnesium citrate may be helpful for kidney stones. For magnesium supplementation, I prefer magnesium glycinate, which is better absorbed and may have a calming effect.
More info: http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2012/12/magnesium.html ...Read more

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What does citrate magnesium do for you????

Mg citrate: Most commonly used as a laxative, sometimes as a supplement. ...Read more

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Is ok while pregnant can you take citrate?

Is ok while pregnant can you take citrate?

Yes-Vit C.: Citrate=citric acid=vit c; but should be so in moderation — like your mother told you; "alittle bit of a good thing is "ok"/but any excess is probably not.....". ...Read more

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Is strontium citrate good for osteoporosis?

Is strontium citrate good for osteoporosis?

Bone strength: Cannot say that this works better than other proven supplements. No good studies to indicate that supplements have positive bone effects. ...Read more

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How dangerous is using sildenafil citrate and how effective it is?

How dangerous is using sildenafil citrate and how effective it is?

Here is...: Sildenafil (viagra) is effective for ed with high safety profile; but no drug is 100% free of side effect. Its effectiveness is dictated by the degree of erectile functional loss from the accumulating effects of vessel/nerve-related changes by aging ; diseases, drugs, etc. Drug is able to boost up the function to cover the functional loss to a degree, but undesirable aging effect continue to pile. ...Read more

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What is better laxative mag citrate or sulfate?

What is better laxative mag citrate or sulfate?

Magnesium: Magnesium citrate and magnesium sulfate are both good laxatives. Either of them can be used safely in the short run, but should only be used in the long term if under the supervision of a physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is USP tamoxifen citrate commonly used for?

What is USP tamoxifen citrate commonly used for?

Endocrine therapy.: Tamoxifen is most commonly prescribed for the treatment of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer, typically in women diagnosed prior to menopause. It may also be used to prevent breast cancer in high-risk patients. Following menopause, a class of drugs very similar to tamoxifen, called aromatase inhibitors, are preferentially used for breast cancer treatment rather than tamoxifen. ...Read more

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What should I take diphenhydramine HCl 25mg or diphenhydramine citrate 38mg?

What should I take diphenhydramine HCl 25mg or diphenhydramine citrate 38mg?

What For?: More info is needed to decide proper dose and if this is the medicine for whatever the problem is. ...Read more

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Oral fentanyl citrate effects?

Oral fentanyl citrate effects?

Same as IV: Oral Fentanyl Citrate is the same as intravenous or topical fentanyl. It is a potent opioid and side effects include nausea, vomiting, itching, respiratory depression, constipation. ...Read more

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What's the effect of fentanyl citrate?

What's the effect of fentanyl citrate?

Opioid: Like any opioid can get respiratory depression, itching, nausea, dependence, low blood pressure, and more. Use only as directed under supervision of appropriately trained physician. Iv fentanyl is rapid and potent. Skin patch is slow but potent. ...Read more

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Toremifene citrate good for gynecomastia?

Toremifene citrate good for gynecomastia?

No: Expensive, not approved, poor side effect profile. The only way I could imagine it would be appropriate would be if the patient had proven high estrogen levels that could not be treated by other means. ...Read more

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What is the difference in potassium gluconate and citrate?

What is the difference in potassium gluconate and citrate?

Not much, but: Potassium citrate helps prevent kidney stone disease due to its citrate content that gets excreted in the urine. Otherwise, both are potassium salts to supply potassium to people who have low potassium blood levels. Taking potassium regularly without a doctor's advice is risky, even if it is over the counter. ...Read more

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How much potassium citrate?

How much potassium citrate?

100 to 150 meq q day: When treating diseases such as renal tubular acidosis or kidney stones, the daily dosages are 100 to 150 meq total per day. Dosages should be taken with food. ...Read more

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Is rash linked to potassium citrate?

Is rash linked to potassium citrate?

Rare: There is an always a potential for severe life threatening reaction that can cause severe skin rash that would include hives and other skin manifestations. ...Read more

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What is toremifene citrate for?

What is toremifene citrate for?

Breast cancer: It is a breast cancer treatment for breast cancer that is hormone receptor (estrogen- or progesterone-receptor) positive. Basically a hormone blocker. ...Read more