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I take a protein made by muscle pharm called combat protein series and it contains micellar casein is that safe with me taking lisinpril and htzc?
Yes: If the supplement is purely a protein powder as described above, then yes. But given the unique pharmacokinetic features of micellar casein ("slow-release") it may be prudent to take your blood pressure medicines (and other medicines) at a different time of day from your protein supplement so as not to interfere with absorption. ...Read more
Only in unnatural...: Casein is just milk protein, most likely from cow milk. It is bad for a person if she takes casein in unnaturally large amounts, but casein is in naturally healthy amounts in dairy products. There is no need to take processed casein outside of dietary milk, yogurt, etc... ...Read more
Curds & whey: If your baby has a documented allergy to one or both cow's milk proteins, casein (curds) & whey, your pediatrician or pediatric allergist would have recommended an alternative formula. There's no other reason to avoid casein, just like there's no reason to avoid gluten if you don't have celiac disease. Neither protein causes nor worsens symptoms of Autistic Spectrum Disorder. ...Read more
No: Lactose is milk sugar. Lactose intolerance is when someone does not have enough lactase enzyme, the enzyme specific to digesting lactase. Lactose intolerance is very common. Caseine is milk protein. Lactase enzyme is not involved in digesting milk protein. Someone who is lactose intolerant can usually tolerate caseine if its in a lactose free food or if they take lactase (brand lactaid). ...Read more
Probably not...: Cow's milk contains casein (alphas1-, alphas2-, beta-, and kappa-caseins) & whey (alpha-lactalbumin, ala; beta-lactoglobulin, blg; bovine lactoferrin; bovine serum albumin, bsa; and bovine immunoglobulins). Acute allergic responses to milk are due to ige directed against various allergens in milk. All milk proteins are potential allergens & polysensitization to several proteins occurs in most pts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer