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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition

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What are the different type of calcium channel blocker drugs?

What are the different type of calcium channel blocker drugs?

There are many: All are used for BP but some act centrally meaning they also decrease heart rate while others act peripherally meaning heart rate is unaffected. ...Read more

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Apart from ppis is there any other food or drugs that may affect calcium absorption?

Apart from ppis is there any other food or drugs that may affect calcium absorption?

Foods: Phytic acid and oxalic acid, found naturally in some plants, bind to calcium and can inhibit its absorption. Foods with high levels of oxalic acid include spinach, collard greens, sweet potatoes, rhubarb, and beans. Eating spinach and milk together reduces calcium absorption. Foods high in phytic acid include whole-grain products and wheat bran, beans, seeds, nuts, and soy isolates. ...Read more

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Is the medicine Neosporin safe to use on calcium deposits? We used it recently on same "wound" and it seemed to help release the deposit. Now it is a

Is the medicine Neosporin safe to use on calcium deposits? We used it recently on same "wound" and it seemed to help release the deposit. Now it is a

Calcium deposit???: On wound? I'm afraid I don't know what you mean by this. Neosporin is an antibiotic that can help prevent infection in wounds, but I don't think that it has any effect on calcium, and I can't think what is meant by calcium deposit on wound? Did you perhaps mean a "scab" (which is not calcium, but coagulated serum and dead cells)? That is a good biologic dressing and should not be removed. ...Read more

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Do calcium supplements interfere with the absorption of medicines?

Do calcium supplements interfere with the absorption of medicines?

Sometimes.: Calcium can interfere with thyroid hormone absorption and some other medications. This information is usually given with the medication. ...Read more

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If I use this calcium channel blocker and anticholesterol drug, and work on my diet, exercise and lose weight can I eventually get all drugs?

If I use this calcium channel blocker and anticholesterol drug, and work on my diet, exercise and lose weight can I eventually get all drugs?

Get OFF drugs?: Diet, exercise, and wt loss can lower blood pressure, cholesterol, & blood sugar. If you attain normal body mass index, exercise regularly, and avoid salt, you might be able to reduce or even stop some or all of your medications. But everyone is different and you should work with your doctor. ...Read more

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Which is the best medicine to cure defiency of calcium and vitamin d?

Which is the best medicine to cure defiency of calcium and vitamin d?

Vitamin D: The only medicine that cures deficiency of vitamin d is vitamin d! take d3, about 5000 units/day but spending time in the sun helps you make your own d. Vit d is essential for absorbing calcium, so adequate d should help you absorb calcium from your diet- leafy greens are a good source. It is also wise to take some vit a & vit k, which work in conjunction with vit d. ...Read more

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I had braces and process is just at end stage. What will be useful to make strong teeth? Any medicine? Food? Calcium food?

I had braces and process is just at end stage. What will be useful to make strong teeth? Any medicine? Food? Calcium food?

Tooth enamel: Teeth are fully formed before they erupt. After eruption avoid acidic sugary foods. Keep teeth well brushed and make sure you floss daily. Use a fluoridated toothpaste. Don't smoke. ...Read more

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Alternative medicines for osteoporosis include vitamin d and calcium pills?

Alternative medicines for osteoporosis include vitamin d and calcium pills?

Possibly: Although there are studies showing that calcium and vitamin d slow the loss of bone after menopause, recent studies have been suggesting that taking calcium supplements is not the same as getting calcium through foods in your diet. Calcium supplements may be associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, whereas high calcium diet is not. At your age you should be concentrating on diet. ...Read more

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What is the drug of choice for controlling pacs and afib? Calcium channel blocker or beta blocker?

What is the drug of choice for controlling pacs and afib? Calcium channel blocker or beta blocker?

PACs and afib: Of these two usually beta blockers are better tolerated and have a somewhat lower side effect profile. There are also some who feel that beta blockers are better at preventing afib. ...Read more

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How to Reverse Calcium Buildup in the Heart? My father's agatscon score is 383 but he refuse to take CABG. He also takes medicine for highbloodpresure

How to Reverse Calcium Buildup in the Heart? My father's agatscon score is 383 but he refuse to take CABG. He also takes medicine for highbloodpresure

Calcium deposits: Are probably not reversible. But he can prevent formation of soft plaques before they calcify, by controlling his risk factors, such as hypertension, diabetes, and elevated lipids, as best as possible. ...Read more

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Any good medicines names with vitamins minerals zinc calcium energy and protein? My nutrition is not good I always feel weakness

Any good medicines names with vitamins minerals zinc calcium energy and protein? My nutrition is not good I always feel weakness

Good FOOD: Healthy food has all these contents you're asking about. What about learning to eat in ways that nourish your body, rather than looking for a pill or medicine? There are multivitamins to support your diet, but they will not replace it. ...Read more

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Currently I'm taking vitamins that I bought in nearby drug store. I have vitamin c, calcium, and vitamin E capsules is there a sequence in taking it?

Currently I'm taking vitamins that I bought in nearby drug store. I have vitamin c, calcium, and vitamin E capsules is there a sequence in taking it?

No sequence: No particular sequence that you have to follow. You can take it which ever you like. Or you can get all of them in multivitamin-once a day. ...Read more

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I am 37 recently diagnosed with sle without active symptoms. Ana and ati dna ds positive. Went to two medicine doctor. One prescribed only calcium d3 tab?

I am 37 recently diagnosed with sle without active symptoms. Ana and ati dna ds positive. Went to two medicine doctor. One prescribed only calcium d3 tab?

See below: Lupus has a variable manifestations and treatment needs to tailored to the patient. Your doctor knows more about your health and it would be prudent to follow her/his advice. You may visit this site for information on this topic: https://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/lupus/symptoms-causes/syc-20365789
Avoid sun exposure.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Am12 weeks pregnant. How long I hav to take folic acid tabs during pregnancy? When should I start to take iron& calcium tabs? Any other medicines needed?

Please ask: Your OB or the person who is going to do you delivery and follow their recommendations since they may say something different than me I a sure u can call the office and ask the nurse these? S or make a list to ask your OB at your next visit. ...Read more

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I recently had a calcium scan and my calcium score was zero. The doctor told me to cut my Lipitor from 80 mg to 40 mg and to stop taking my zodiac. I am not on blood pressure medicine, but my blood pressure has been slightly elevated lately?

I recently had a calcium scan and my calcium score was zero. The doctor told me to cut my Lipitor from 80 mg to 40 mg and to stop taking my zodiac. I am not on blood pressure medicine, but my blood pressure has been slightly elevated lately?

Zodiacs: Well there are many meanings for zodiac I'm not sure what you mean by it. At 69 with a calcium score of zero that's good news. The slightly elevated bp is meaningless without numbers. If it isn't above 140 at rest systolic that's good. Not sure what you're asking with the? ...Read more

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I m 13 weeks preg. I m taking multivitamin, folic acid, iron (190mg) & calcium (600mg). Please suggest me which time of the day to take what medicines?

I m 13 weeks preg. I m taking multivitamin, folic acid, iron (190mg) & calcium (600mg). Please suggest me which time of the day to take what medicines?

Prob. Not Important: Various supplements are commonly recommended to pregnant women. However, are these based on clear science that these are important & clearly beneficial? Actually, no! Based on theories never tested, convention, marketing, desires to sound knowledgeable & helpful, etc. Focus on real food. Study: science for smart people, dietdoctor, big fat lies, taubes, attia, lustig, big fat fiasco, nusi. Org lchf. ...Read more

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I ran out of my antacid ulcer medicine so I took some Tums (calcium carbonate) calcium/calcium supplement. Is that bad?

I ran out of my antacid ulcer medicine so I took some Tums (calcium carbonate) calcium/calcium supplement. Is that bad?

Tums (calcium carbonate): Safe, as long as u don't use in excess, your calcium is normal, and your kidney functions are ok. ...Read more

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Any medicine or tablets to cure eye floaters I can afford a surgery any minerals vitamin calcium tablets please tell me thanks?

Any medicine or tablets to cure eye floaters I can afford a surgery any minerals vitamin calcium tablets please tell me thanks?

Treating floaters: There is no cure for benign floaters. No medications or supplements will help. Fortunately with time, floaters to become less noticeable and problematic. Any sudden change in floaters, especially if accompanied by flashing light, is an emergency. Otherwise, just try your best to live with it. Surgical treatment for floaters would be very expensive and not without significant risk. ...Read more

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What is calcitriol for? Is this a dangerous drug? Can it cure low IONIZED CALCIUM and HIGH INTACT PTH? Or simple calcium carbonate is ok?

What is calcitriol for? Is this a dangerous drug? Can it cure low IONIZED CALCIUM and HIGH INTACT PTH? Or simple calcium carbonate is ok?

Active vitamin D: Hi. Calcitriol is the active hormone form of vitamin D. If you are vitamin D deficient, it will make up the loss. However, if your kidneys work and you have normal PTH function, you will make your own calcitriol by just taking over the counter vitamin D and letting your own body make the calcitriol. I've seen your case on here. Isn't your doctor explaining ANYTHING to you? They owe you explanation ...Read more

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For 57+ F with stage-2 osteoarthritis of knee joints, which one is better - Uniflexin tablets or Collagen Peptide along with calcium & vitD medicines?

For 57+ F with stage-2 osteoarthritis of knee joints, which one is better - Uniflexin tablets or Collagen Peptide along with calcium & vitD medicines?

Osteoarthritis: The best medicine would be vitamin D 1000 units a day along with calcium.
I am more concerned with your osteoarthritis of knee joints. There are many ways to control this and you should see a leg specialist as soon as possible - no urgency but no delay.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Is it safe for to ve 1 cup green tea p/day [am taking omeprazole, glucosamine sulfate, gabapentin and calcium & other supplments]without drug interactio?

Is it safe for to ve 1 cup green tea p/day [am taking omeprazole, glucosamine sulfate, gabapentin and calcium & other supplments]without drug interactio?

Yes: Green tea will not interact with the stated medications. It does interact other medications particularly Coumadin (warfarin). Though you can green tea with coumadin, you must notify your physician how much you drink/week. The Coumadin dose would be increased accordingly. Green tea provides valuable anti-oxidants which are active as anti-inflammatory agents. ...Read more

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9wk preg. No m.S can I take drug w/ cyproheptadine hydrochloride 4mg, thiamine hydrochloride 1.5mg, riboflvn 1.5mg, pyridoxine hydrochloride 1mg, calcium pantothenate? Is it safe? Helps me eat.

Consult wpharmacist: If you're in your first trimester pregnancy, you need to discuss this with your ob/gyn doctor. Also the clinical pharmacist can help you in terms of looking up certain supplements, and their safety profile during pregnancy. It's always good to be informed about the safety of anything that you're taking right now. So glad you asked. It's important that your nutrition is optimal during this period for both you and your baby. ...Read more

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I'm 16W preg taking aspirin, lovenox (for hughes), calcium, folic, vitamin, metfrmin tablets. Any of these medicine cause green vaginal discharge no smell?

I'm 16W preg taking aspirin, lovenox (for hughes), calcium, folic, vitamin, metfrmin tablets. Any of these medicine cause green vaginal discharge no smell?

Blood pigment?: None of these medications will give you a green discharge per se. Lovenox (enoxaparin) and aspirin make it easier for you to have bleeding. Sometimes small amounts of blood will turn your cervical mucus green as green pigments are a component of hemoglobin in blood. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Could my drug regimen of depakote, omeprazole, percocet, calcium, and vitamin d be causing constipation?

Could my drug regimen of depakote, omeprazole, percocet, calcium, and vitamin d be causing constipation?

Yes: Constipation is a known side effect of both Percocet and omeprazole.
If you must have these medicines, increase both your water and fiber intake, and consider adding probiotics to your diet to offset the effects. ...Read more

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Why do people prefer medicines such as Tums (calcium carbonate) and maalox over natural remedies for gas relief?

Why do people prefer medicines such as Tums (calcium carbonate) and maalox over natural remedies for gas relief?

Quick fix: Why do so many people prefer to take a pill than to make an actual change in their lifestyle? In part because 1) it seems easier, and 2) short term thinking is common. It places more responsibility outside of themselves, whereas making healthy choices requires taking responsibility for yourself. Sad but true: the promise of a quick fix is irresistible to people averse to change. ...Read more