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Mother Taking Acne Medications
How do antibiotics (cold/flu) interact with the medications that my 73-year old mother is taking (exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) 10, metformin 500, pravsdtstine 40)?
Yes, absolutely: Depending on the acne medication, some of them require you to take a pregnancy test and be on some form of birth control because they are very dangerous to developing fetus (baby). Alternatively, some antibiotics that may be prescribed for acne may alter the liver metabolism and decrease the efficacy of birth control. Therefore, consult your physician with specific questions. ...Read more
Yes: I hope you are taking these meds under medical supervision ...Read more
Does taking medications such as anti depressants, contraceptive pill and panadol (acetaminophen) harm my biliary atresia liver?
Any herbal supplements or teas I should avoid on certain medications i take? I'm on spironalactone, birth control, and thyroid medicine.
Should be safe: You can ask your pharmacist to cross check drug interactions. ...Read more
19 different ones: Depending on the class of drug the infant is exposed to, he will have different symptoms, tell you ob. ...Read more
My mom is on Khor-con, Metoprolol and Lovastatin. Can she take vitamin C,folic acid and B12 safely?
Can i take alive woman's energy multivitamins or any type of vitamins while taking birth control? ( monanessa birth control )
What helps best for cystic acne? Probiotics or evening primerose? Currently taking Spironolactone, Aczone, & genetic tazorac (tazarotene).
Adjuncts only: Sandy, forgive my frankness. I'm not a dermatologist, but if a retinoid (tazorac), dapsone, and spironolactone have failed, you need to consider isotetinoin therapy despite all the scare stuff you've read on the doctor-bashing websites. Acne is a grave personal and professional liability. You're an adult now, you have job interviews coming up, and it's probably the right choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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