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Are there any vitamins and minerals that are advised NOT to take whilst on Levothyroxine medication?

Are there any vitamins and minerals that are advised NOT to take whilst on Levothyroxine medication?

Maybe, maybe not: Levothyroxine can interact with multiple other drugs and supplements. Other medications can often be taken safely with it, but may need to be taken at another time of day. Your doctor or pharmacist can evaluate your specific situation. ...Read more

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Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more


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Can vitamins and minerals interact with these medications?

Can vitamins and minerals interact with these medications?

Drug nutrient: Yes, vitamins and minerals interact with and are affected by what we eat and with medications. If you want to search yourself go online to put in your specifics. ...Read more

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What medications can interact with mineral supplements?

What medications can interact with mineral supplements?

Too many to list: Realistically you don't want/need a whole list of all medication/supplement interactions, just the ones you're taking, right? Check out http://www.Uspharmacist. Com/content/d/featured%20articles/c/10439/ for one pharmacist's thoughts on medication/supplement interactions. Or go to www.Epocrates. Com, www.Drugs. Com, etc for each individual medication & search for interactions. ...Read more

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What vitamins and minerals should not be taken when I am taking blood pressure medication regularly?

What vitamins and minerals should not be taken when I am taking blood pressure medication regularly?

Too broad: Some supplements shouldn't be taken with some medicines. But in order to know supplements you shouldn't take (or which you should take more of), information about your specific condition and medicines would be necessary. This is a question you should be asking your doctor directly. ...Read more

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Minereas disease I have minereas disease and was told I had a twisted artery in my neck could this be effecting the minereas because now no medication works dizzy and ringing in ears pretty much constant can't take many more 8 hours of vomiting

Minereas disease I have minereas disease and was told I had a twisted artery in my neck could this be effecting the minereas because now no medication works dizzy and ringing in ears pretty much constant can't take many more 8 hours of vomiting

Meniere's Syndrome: Inner ear, only one side ringing, vertigo (dizziness with nausea), may occur in families.
Limit or eliminate caffeine, salt, chocolate.
See a physician who treats these cases If the episodes occur often, consider an endolymphatic shunt (surgical procedure). Successfully works for many. Hearing aids do not work to reduce ringing. Some people outgrow vertigo, but not ringing. ...Read more

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Looking for a good mineral supplement in liquid form that I can find at target. Or drug store?

Mineral supplement: If you eat a balanced diet you do not need supplements. I recommend the DASH diet.

ISBN 9780743410076 get it read it follow it to good health. ...Read more

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Which vitamins or minerals could I find at the drug store to help with weight loss?

Which vitamins or minerals could I find at the drug store to help with weight loss?

None: There is no proven supplement that is both safe and effective to cause weight loss. Exercise and proper dieting are tha answers. Talk to doctor to find the right program for you. ...Read more

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I'm just wonderingif you have crohn's, what medication(s) are you on?

I'm just wonderingif you have crohn's, what medication(s) are you on?

Immune suppression: 1. 5-asa medications (sulfasalazine, asacol, (mesalamine) pentasa) may take the edge of symptoms, they do not adequately treat crohn's disease.
2. Steroids work, but are only useful for short course because of side effects.
3. Azathioprine (imuran), 6-mp, Methotrexate are often effective, and reduce the need for steroids
4. Remicade, Humira are very effective at treating fistulas or severe crohn's. ...Read more

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How can I tell my friends I'm on medication?

Your decision: It is your decision whether you wish to share this information. I think it is fine to be candid. ...Read more

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Hi I'm currently on medication for my Bp and my bp today is 95/66.is that normal?

Hi I'm currently on medication for my Bp and my bp today is 95/66.is that normal?

Contact your doctor: If you are feeling weak and dizzy upon standing up it could indeed be low. Contact your doctor for a dosing adjustment or perhaps investigating other potential causes. Also discuss the specific blood pressure targets with your doc. ...Read more

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I'm just wonderingif you have fibromyalgia are pain medications bad?

I'm just wonderingif you have fibromyalgia are pain medications bad?

Not necessarily: Fm remains a complex disease for which conservative therapies such as cymbalta, Lyrica (pregabalin) or Gabapentin are often not significantly effective or at least not effective enough. For those individuals, pain medications can be added and often provide much-needed relief. ...Read more

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Could I have a psychotic relapse even though I'm taking my medications?

Could I have a psychotic relapse even though I'm taking my medications?

Psychosis & Relapse: Often times, medications need adjustments, even as an outpatient so the patient can get back on track. Smoking and tobacco use may reduce the levels in one's system of certain medications. A patient may have been stabilized on an anti- psychotic medication in the hospital and then after discharge and when the smoking starts back, the levels fall and the person may become more psychotic. ...Read more

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Are there particular foods or medications I should avoid while I'm taking alavert?

Are there particular foods or medications I should avoid while I'm taking alavert?

Yes: Some relatively unusual medicines for heart rhythm problems (amiodarone), some medicines for diabetes (pramlintide or symlin) should not be used with alavert unless you have discussed it with your doctor. Also, talk to your doctor before using other antihistamines (like claritin, (loratadine) benedryl, atarax, zyrtec or the like) or drinking alcohol. Foods are not really a problem. ...Read more

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Why am i always very sleepy? I'm not on any medication.

Why am i always very sleepy? I'm not on any medication.

Not sleeping: The most common cause of fatigue in a healthy young person is sleep deprivation. Look at your calendar and figure out how many hours you are getting. You should have at least eight hours per night if not more. Other causes of fatigue include depression and hypothyroidisim. ...Read more

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Would it be recommended to smoke weed if I'm on medication?

Would it be recommended to smoke weed if I'm on medication?

Depends: Smoking pot is generally bad for the lungs — all smoke, regardless of the source, is bad for lungs. Mj has the same particulates and carcinogens as tobacco, just without nicotine or a filter, and is used less often. You could consider eating or drinking it if the medication is for your lungs. Other medicines also are affected by pot because pot revs up some of your liver's enzymes. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having complications from my zpack medications should I stop?

I'm having complications from my zpack medications should I stop?

Depends: If you have signs of serious allergy such as shortness of breath by all means stop. An upset stomach, diarrhea, mild headache or other lesser symptom might prompt a cal to your doc. ...Read more

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I think I may be pregnant but I'm wondering if the symptoms could be because of the medications I am on?

I think I may be pregnant but I'm wondering if the symptoms could be because of the medications I am on?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I'm on thyroid medication, are there any symptoms?

I'm on thyroid medication, are there any symptoms?

Thyroid medication: Too much thyroid medication can cause symptoms of hyperthyroidismtremor, fast heart rate, sweating. Etc. Too little dose can cause symptoms of slow thyroid — fatigue, sleepiness, slow heart rate. Have blood test to check TSH for guiding treatment ...Read more

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I'm wondering what medication works best for irritability?

I'm wondering what medication works best for irritability?

It depends: What is causing your irritability? If it is part of depression, you may need medication. However, before looking for a medication, it would be helpful to, talk with a counselor and, figure,out, the source and reasons for your irritability. A good evaluation is the best place to begin. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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I think I'm having a medication reactionwhat do to?

I think I'm having a medication reactionwhat do to?

Drug reaction: If you are having an adverse reaction to a medication, stop the medication and call your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are generic medications still so expensive?

I'm wondering why are generic medications still so expensive?

Difficult to make: Medications have to be cooked up like a complex fancy meal at a restaurant with many ingredients. Some are very complex molecules. People will pay $100 bucks for restaurant food but complain about something that took decades to develop and hundreds of professionals to make. ...Read more

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I'm curious what could happen if you take medication you don't need?

That depends on the: Medication. You may suffer the side effects of the medication or in some cases you may have an unwanted effect because of the direct action of the medication. ...Read more

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My INR range is 1.1,I'm 33 no medication.is it normal?

My INR range is 1.1,I'm 33 no medication.is it normal?

Yes: Your INR is normal.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more

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Is pycnogenol safe to take with the medications I'm on?

Is pycnogenol safe to take with the medications I'm on?

There are no studies: There are no sudies have been done to see if it is safe to take pycnogenol with any meds
so we can not answer this question based on evidence
but according to alternative meds experts it is ok. So make your own mind. ...Read more

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If you have crohn's, what medication(s) should you be on?

If you have crohn's, what medication(s) should you be on?

Immune suppression: 1. 5-asa medications (sulfasalazine, asacol, (mesalamine) pentasa) may take the edge of symptoms, they do not adequately treat crohn's disease.
2. Steroids work, but are only useful for short course because of side effects.
3. Azathioprine (imuran), 6-mp, Methotrexate are often effective, and reduce the need for steroids
4. Remicade, Humira are very effective at treating fistulas or severe crohn's. ...Read more