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Over the counter fertility drugs for twins?

Over the counter fertility drugs for twins?

Cross your fingers: The frequency of natural twinning is between 1-2%. Use of prescription medications can increase that chance to as high as 25%, but most us docs feel its inappropriate purely for conceiving multiples. There is nothing otc that will affect your twin chances. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Are the male fertility blend vitamins available over-the-counter shown to help improve count & motility?

Are the male fertility blend vitamins available over-the-counter shown to help improve count & motility?

Yup.: If you eat airport food or eat alot from a box, you should consider taking a male "prenatal." here is one that i recommend: http://www.Essbeg.Com/forhim.Htm. ...Read more

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Are accurate male fertility tests available over the counter?

Are accurate male fertility tests available over the counter?

None I know of: The only real fertility test for men is a semen analysis which is a detailed look at the sperm and other cells in semen. It grades the sperm quality based on number, activity and shape. If the semen analysis is normal, there is no further testing necessary. When it is abnormal, a physical exam and some hormone tests are the next step. ...Read more

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Over the counter pill for gout?

Over the counter pill for gout?

Antiinflammatories: Antiinflammatory pills are commonly used to treat the symptoms of gout. Ibuprofen and Naproxen are available over the counter, and of course are less powerful than prescriptions. However, these treat symptoms only and not the underlying problem. Make sure you consult with your doctor regardless to make sure the gout is being treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Can i buy nifedipinne pills over the counter C?

Can i buy  nifedipinne pills  over the counter


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No: Nifedipine is a medication used to treat high blood pressure. There are many different medications and combinations of medications that can be used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). A prescription is needed, and the doctor will follow along in order to get one on the best dosage of the proper medication(s). Lifestyle treatments (diet, exercise) are also important. ...Read more

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Will anything ( OTC medicines, herbs, supplements etc) decrease the effectiveness of taking femara (letrozole) for infertility?

Yes: Letrozole (femara) is primarily cleared/metabolized by a liver enzyme called cytochrome p450. Several herbs and supplements can enhance or impair cytochrome p450 activity and hence alter the metabolism of letrazole through competing at this enzyme. Please check with your doctor if you are using any herbs or supplements. ...Read more

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Is there any over the counter medicines that lighten periods??

Is there any over the counter medicines that lighten periods??

Menstrual cycles: No over the counter medicines . Please see your pediatrician if heavy periods . You may need medicine to lighten them . ...Read more

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Are their Any herbal supplements that promote ovulation or help fertility?

Are their Any herbal supplements that promote ovulation or help fertility?

Yes: Every person is an individual & nothing works for everyone, but Vitex is safe & often very helpful- see http://natural-fertility-info.Com/vitex Make sure you don't need thyroid. Consider rhodiola, a herb that often helps. Consider seeing an acupuncturist who specializes in fertility for individualized treatment. Make sure your partner doesn't have problems with sperm quantity/quality. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take iron supplements bought over the counter?

Is it safe to take iron supplements bought over the counter?

Yes: My worries are: 1) why do you need extra iron at all? What's the reason? 2) over the counter iron tablets contain very little absorbable iron. More effective are prescription iron pills which often contain 10x the amount of iron per pill. Sometimes even the prescription pills are not adequate and iron needs to be given intravenously. ...Read more

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Subject: Natural Remedy-- Are Juniper berry supplements o.k. to take for cleansing the kidneys over a short period of time?

Subject: Natural Remedy--
Are Juniper berry supplements o.k. to take for cleansing the kidneys over a short period of time?

That doesn't happen: Kidneys are not "dirty" nor "in need of cleaning". Supplements, natural or not, don't actually "clean" kidneys. However, there are people who will sell all sorts of stuff to clean various bodily organs. So, buyer beware. ...Read more

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How accurate are over the counter ovulation tests?

How accurate are over the counter ovulation tests?

OPKs: Most are fairly accurate. Be aware that its the day after a positive that you ovulate and the test will stay positive for several days after you get a positive, so don't waste additional tests once your test sticks show a positive surge (LH surge is what is being measured and occurs 24 hours before ovulation) ...Read more

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Are their any over the counter medicines that cause miscarriage. Does taking Ibuprofen during the first few weeks cause miscarriage?

Are their any over the counter medicines that cause miscarriage. Does taking  Ibuprofen during the first few weeks cause miscarriage?

33% of preg misc in : 1st trimester normally. To tease out just what causes them is a process of statistical inference! There is no data implying that ibuprofen causes miscarriage. In general, if you don't feel that you have to take a medicine then don't. Every action you take has its risks and its benefits. We believe that the risks to a pregnancy of taking ibuprofen are minimal and that it is safe to take. ...Read more

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Can vitex 400 mg taken as a fertility treatment good for the female reproductive? Can vitex promote ovulation if you don't ovulate on time or early

Can vitex 400 mg taken as a fertility treatment good for the female reproductive? Can vitex promote ovulation if you don't ovulate on time or early

Vitex herb: This is what I found as a general search : Chasteberry: Generally marketed under the name Vitex, this is an herb that may normalize sex hormones. It can help to eliminate the many symptoms of menopause including vaginal dryness. It comes in capsules, teas and dry or liquid extracts at health food stores. Not sure if this herb would be a consistent method for fertility treatments. ...Read more

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Been TTC for 4 years. (25). PCOS & no periods. Read online Cassava Root pills help with fertility, ovulation, menstrual cycles.. Any truth to this?

Been TTC for 4 years. (25). PCOS & no periods. Read online Cassava Root pills help with fertility, ovulation, menstrual cycles.. Any truth to this?

Need Medication: Infertility is very fustrating. BUT, even with PCOS, there are proven medications to help you concieve (metformin, Clomid, (clomiphene) letrozole). Additionally, other tests may be needed like a semen analysis and test of Fallopian tubes. Don't concentrate on a variety of herbal treatments that have not yet been medically proven, or FDA tested. Take a prenatal daily, and start a medical infertility program. ...Read more

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Can I buy peg3350 over the counter ?

Can I buy peg3350 over the counter

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MiraLax (polyethylene glycol) is OTC: MiraLax powder (polyethylene glycol 3350) is sold over-the-counter everywhere. It is used as a laxative for children and adults. MiraLax has no flavor and is easily mixed into drinks. ...Read more

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Can i buy levitra (vardenafil) over the counter?

Can i buy levitra (vardenafil) over the counter?

No: Levitra, (vardenafil) and all of the other medications like it (the pde-5 inhibitor class), are only available with a doctor's prescription. ...Read more

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Does the product maca/maca root enhances the breast, butt, regulate hormone, and help with irregular periods? Also do female hormone pills work

Does the product maca/maca root enhances the breast, butt, regulate hormone, and help with irregular periods? Also do female hormone pills work

Without researching: this in greater detail I can't give you much, but I can say this... If it did, would there be a single woman on Earth not taking it? Natural miracle drugs just don't exist. If they did, no one would get breast augmentation, diet or exercise, or have menstrual problems. ...Read more

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Can herbal supplements help in delaying menstrual cycle?

Can herbal supplements help in delaying menstrual cycle?

Why?: I wonder why you would want your menstrual cycle delayed. If there is a specific reason for it, i would not risk in turning to any herbal supplement as there is none to date with proven/documented efficacy in doing so. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more