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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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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