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Dr. Tri Huynh
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Omeprazole (Definition)

Omeprazole is the generic equivalent of prilosec, the first oral acid-reducer agent of the proton pump inhibitor ...Read more


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Does nexium (esomeprazole) cause low potassium?

Does nexium (esomeprazole) cause low potassium?

Yes. There are: 2 ways Nexium (esomeprazole) (or any proton pump inhibitor class drugs) can cause low potassium. First it can cause low magnesium, which in turns decrease the level of potassium in your blood. Second it can cause diarrhea, which as you lose water from the colon will cause potassium to follow and drop the overall concentration of potassium from your extracellular fluid. So eat extra bananas and foods high in K ...Read more

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Does Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) cause low magnesium?

Does Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) cause low magnesium?

Magnesium levels: Long term use of proton pump inhibitors for over a year, Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) (d) is one, can cause low magnesium (m) levels. Low m levels may cause irritability, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, agitation and sleep problems. Diuretics and beta blocker medications used in combination with d may cause an increased risk of magnesium deficiency. Magnesium is found in green leafy vegetables, whole grain foods and nuts. ...Read more

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How can Prevacid (lansoprazole) cause pancreatitis?

How can Prevacid (lansoprazole) cause pancreatitis?

Very rare: Prevacid (lansoprazole) has been reported to be able to cause pancreatitis, but is extremely rare.jI would not let the rare risk of pancreatitis get in the way of you taking this medication, if it is necessary in your situation.c ...Read more

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Can plavix or crestor (rosuvastatin) cause symptoms of diverticulitis?

Can plavix or crestor (rosuvastatin) cause symptoms of diverticulitis?

No: There are no drugs which can cause diverticulitis. Diverticulitis occurs when a diverticulum or pouch in the colon gets a small hole in it causing small amounts of stool and bacteria to leak out of the colon. This leads to infection. You must have diverticulosis (pockets or pouches in your colon) in order to be at risk for diverticulitis. Diverticulosis is generally an asymptomatic condition. ...Read more

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Can statins cause chest pain ? Lipitor (atorvastatin) etc .Thankyou

Can statins cause chest pain ? Lipitor (atorvastatin) etc .Thankyou

Highly Unlikely: Statins, while off-target, usually reduce low density lipoprotein concentrations, the primary driver of atherosclerosis, thus act to slow progression of arterial disease, body wide, with all the associated problems, including angina. The larger/more-common problems are that lipoproteins are not measured, people are not told the correct issues ; treatment is commonly cautious ; not that effective. ...Read more

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Can controloc (pantoprazole) cause jaundice?

Can controloc (pantoprazole) cause jaundice?

Rare cases...: "pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (ppi) and a potent inhibitor of gastric acidity which is widely used in the therapy of gastroesophageal reflux and peptic ulcer disease. Pantoprazole therapy is associated with a low rate of transient and asymptomatic serum aminotransferase elevations and is a rare cause of clinically apparent liver injury." ref: http://livertox.Nih.Gov/pantoprazole.Htm. ...Read more

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Can taking calcium supplements cause gallstones?

Can taking calcium supplements cause gallstones?

Not likely: Excessive calcium can cause kidney stones. Gallstones are usually made of cholesterol or bilirubinate crystals. ...Read more

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Can fenofibrate to lower cholesterol cause fatigue?

Can fenofibrate to lower cholesterol cause fatigue?

Not common: Fatigue is not a common adverse event for this drug. It has been associated with statins but not fenofibrate. ...Read more

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Can tricor (fenofibrate) cause glaucoma?

Can tricor (fenofibrate) cause glaucoma?

Not usually: The side effects could be any from tricor (fenofibrate) but tthe glaucoma is not a known side effect. ...Read more

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Can a high dosage of Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause memory problems?

Can a high dosage of Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause memory problems?

Probably not.: There may be some issues with statins, like myalgia, or hepatic inflammation, but memory loss is an insignificant concern. I f are on Lipitor (atorvastatin) and becoming forgetful, something else is more likely to be the cause of memory loss! ...Read more

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Can fanapt (iloperidone) cause high cholestorol?

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Can fanapt (iloperidone) cause high cholestorol?

Fanapt (iloperidone): In susceptible individuals, although very infrequent, dose-related & depends on length of time being on it. Same for all other new generation antipsychotics. ...Read more

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Losec (Definition)

Losec is a proton pump inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more