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Doctor insights on: Medication That Contain Zinc

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Is it okay for me to take zinc and magnesium supplements while on psychiatric medications?

Is it okay for me to take zinc and magnesium supplements while on psychiatric medications?

Zinc and magnesium: Zinc and magnesium are necessary minerals that should be in food, but these days is often there in lesser amounts than we need. Yes, it's fine to supplement, although food is best. ...Read more

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Can certain medications deplete the body of important nutrients (such as iron, magnesium, zinc) and then induce hair loss because of that depletion?

Can certain medications deplete the body of important nutrients (such as iron, magnesium, zinc) and then induce hair loss because of that depletion?

Hair loss Mg, Fe, Zn: 43 F from NY asks:Can certain medications deplete the body of important nutrients (such as iron, magnesium, zinc) and then induce hair loss because of that depletion? ANS: not very likely. Your own Dr can best answer this complex question (cause of hair loss). ...Read more

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What are the vegetables containing zinc?

What are the vegetables containing zinc?

Few if any: Zinc is important in making proteins and dna, immune function, wound healing and even taste and smell. The recommended daily allowance (rda) of zinc is 8 mg for women and 11 mg for men. It is not generally found in vegetables per se, but is in legumes like peas, baked beans, cashews, chickpeas, kidney beans and others. See http://ods. Od.Nih. Gov/factsheets/zinc-healthprofessional for more info. ...Read more

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What are the supplements or products that contains therapeutic zinc?

Not a legitimate the: Zinc is not a legitimate therapy except for a few rare conditions. Don't believe the junk science. Save your money. ...Read more

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I feel like I'm getting a cold. Will the zinc tablets that contain 50 mg each good to take and try to fight it. If so how many should I take?

I feel like I'm getting a cold. Will the zinc tablets that contain 50 mg each good to take and try to fight it. If so how many should I take?

Warding off colds: You can take Zinc, echinacea and vitamin C. There are many preparations sold over-the -counter and a specific dosage is not recommended by the medical literature. It must be started within 24 hours to reduce symptoms. ...Read more

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I use 220 mg zinc sulfate capsule which in containing 50 mg zinc. How long should be the time periods between taking the capsule? I take 3 days once.

I use 220 mg zinc sulfate capsule which in containing 50 mg zinc. How long should be the time periods between taking the capsule? I take 3 days once.

Once a day: 50 mg of zinc a day is about the maximum amount you want to take so I would take it once a day. It will be better absorbed on an empty stomach but if you get stomach upset then take it with some food. ...Read more

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May a product containing l-tyrosine, zinc and b-6 be used in combination with one another containing magnesium as an additional ingredient?

Sure: These are all safe. I hope they help, though i'd urge you not to expect any clear benefit. This is the mix that's offered as an upper respiratory infection remedy, correct? ...Read more

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I have read online on a few reputable websites that zinc contains minor anti-estrogenic effects in men. Is this correct? (this would be beneficial.)

I have read online on a few reputable websites that zinc contains minor anti-estrogenic effects in men. Is this correct? (this would be beneficial.)

Zinc: There are indeed many excellent articles on this topic. Zinc in low doses is quite safe.
Are you having problems with erections?
Are you exercising regularly?

I would have your doctor order the labs related to testosterone. If they are all OK-- great! . If not your doctor will proceed to find out the "why's". ...Read more

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For what reasons might a chelated zinc supplement contain copper?

Simple reason!: Zinc in high doses treats wilson's disease, a copper overdose syndrome caused by absorption of too much copper. Zinc competes to some exent with copper absorption in the intestine, so adding copper (usually 2mg) is a good idea, as not to cause copper deficiency! ...Read more

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Would a denture adhesive containing zinc cause neuropathy?

Would a denture adhesive containing zinc cause neuropathy?

Possible: A recent study suggests denture adhesives with zinc can cause a multitude of problems including neuropathy. Best course of action choose a denture adhesive without zinc. ...Read more

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What is the best hair supplement for hair. Containing biotin, B6, zinc?

What is the best hair supplement for hair. Containing biotin, B6, zinc?

Agree with Dr Iwata: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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So today tried eating and felt like vomiting but noticed that this drink helps me it contains zinc I have gallstones is that why??

So today tried eating and felt like vomiting but noticed that this drink helps me it contains zinc I have gallstones is that why??

No: Zinc has nothing to do with it. Can't cure cholelithiasis with suppliments, Food causes the GB to contract and cause symptoms ...Read more

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Suggest me some multivitamins tablet that contain good amount of zinc, calcium, magnesium. And should be safe to use?

Suggest me some multivitamins tablet that contain good amount of zinc, calcium, magnesium. And should be safe to use?

Doctors and vitamins: I hope you understand that the various vitamin products on the market are something that most physicians would not have any expertise in. There are vitamin standards set by the government and daily recommended doses. These are all well displayed on the vitamin products available.

I tell my patients to choose the vitamin of their choice. If they are males the only other caution is that no iron! ...Read more

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My motherinlaw is allergic to Bactrim Sulfa drugs. They have her zinc sulfate and she broke out in rash. I thought sulfate was different. Why rash?

My motherinlaw is allergic to Bactrim Sulfa drugs. They have her zinc sulfate and she broke out in rash. I thought sulfate was different. Why rash?

New allergy: You are correct that there is not a relationship between sulfa and sulfate, but some patients can develop an allergy to other things, or the rash is unrelated to the zinc sulfate. Rashes really need to be seen to be accurately diagnosed. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take anti oxidant pills containing beta carotene, selenium and zinc for more than one month?

Is it safe to take anti oxidant pills containing beta carotene, selenium and zinc for more than one month?

Extremely safe: Selenium and Zinc are essential nutrients with many proven health benefits. We need to either take them as supplements or get them from diet to be healthy. Many people don't get adequate amounts in their diets.
Beta carotene is a precursor of Vitamin A, another essential nutrient, and is also safe to supplement, but I feel that a mixed carotenoid complex has more benefits than beta carotene alone. ...Read more

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Would taking 2000mg taking of pumpkin seed oil and multivitamins containing zinc oxide daily give way to an overdose in zinc?

Not a problem: Pumpkin SEEDS are a good source of minerals like zinc. The oil from the seeds does not contain the minerals. So have as much of the oil as you'd like and look to a quality source to get 25-50 mg of supplemental zinc per day. ...Read more

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I am taking oxytetracycline twice a day, is it safe if I take protein shake which contains a lot of magnesium, zinc....Etc? Thank you

I am taking oxytetracycline twice a day, is it safe if I take protein shake which contains a lot of magnesium, zinc....Etc? Thank you

Nobody uses this any: Nobody uses this anymore. Why do you? Why do you take the "shake"? The tetracycline will be very poorly absorbed if taken any time close to the shake. Probably you should stop both & see your dr if you have symptoms. ...Read more

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Which fruits, vegetables, fish, contains zinc sulphate, and folic acid?

Which fruits, vegetables, fish, contains zinc sulphate, and folic acid?

Beans, oysters: Look for fortified cereals, nuts and seeds, leafy vegetables. ...Read more

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Does ALL meat, such as turkey, contain zinc? I have Crohn's and concerned about a zinc deficiency. How can I test for It?

A simple: Blood test is available but if you are that concerned most MULTIVITAMIN/MINEFRAL PREPARATIONS contain Zinc in amounts sufficient to avoid deficiency.....

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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I think I got milia from my new sunscreen that contains zinc oxide niacinamide. It is called eltamd uv clear sunscreen. Why did I get milia?

I think I got milia from my new sunscreen that contains zinc oxide niacinamide. It is called eltamd uv clear sunscreen. Why did I get milia?

Unlikely: Please see; http://www. Healthline. Com/health/milia#Overview1http://www. Healthline. Com/health/milia#Overview1
The fact that you know the term "milia" makes me believe you're under a doctor's care. Please return for further follow up! ...Read more

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I take Minirals pill and vitamins pill. And both of them cotain zinc and Manganese and vitamin d is it safe? Manganese = 2.8 mg zinc=12mg safefor

I take Minirals pill and vitamins pill. And both of them cotain zinc and Manganese and vitamin d is it safe? Manganese = 2.8 mg zinc=12mg safefor

YES: The supplements you describe are safe...but their "benefit" is NOT well studied!
NOTE Do NOT exceed the instructions they come with! Large amounts of ViT D is NOT safe!!!!!!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I go gym and I need to take my protein shake, but the doctor gave me oxytetracycline for minor acne, is it safe to take the protein shake? Contains zinc

I go gym and I need to take my protein shake, but the doctor gave me oxytetracycline for minor acne, is it safe to take the protein shake? Contains zinc

Sure: Be sure you use topical benzoyl peroxide, retinoic acid or salicylic acid while you're on the tetracycline for the acne. I can't advise zinc as a routine supplement if you're not a vegetarian who needs complicated supplementation. Cheap protein power you buy on your own may be a better choice. ...Read more

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What are exogenous growth hormones? Could I have taken them w/o realizing it in supps like zinc or cal mag or in clomid (clomiphene) or fertility drugs for IUIs?

What are exogenous growth hormones? Could I have taken them w/o realizing it in supps like zinc or cal mag or in clomid (clomiphene) or fertility drugs for IUIs?

Well: Endogenous hormones or what is your body makes. Exogenous hormones are ones that you take in pill form or injections or supplements these should be always supervised by a doctor ...Read more