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Doctor insights on: Pantothenic Acid Medication

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Is pantothene same as pantothenic acid?

Is pantothene same as pantothenic acid?

No- related, not same: Pantethine is composed of two molecules of pantothenic acid (vitamin b5) linked by cysteamine bridging groups. It costs a lot more than pantothenic acid. One reason to take it vs. B5 is that pantethine is one of the best ways to lower cholesterol- it lowers LDL about 13%, triglycerides 30% & raises HDL 10%. It also has many other potential health benefits. See comment for more info:. ...Read more

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What is the effect of pantothenic acid?

What is the effect of pantothenic acid?

Varies based on use: Pantothenic acid (vitamin b5) has been reported to help relieve the symptoms of gout directly, although not by studies. It is used in acne treatments, but is has been reported to help with the excretion process of uric acid. ...Read more

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Can pantothenic acid be used to treat gout?

Can pantothenic acid be used to treat gout?

Pantothenic acid: In high doses, it can have a mild diuretic effect which can be helpful in eliminating uric acid through urine. However, it is not a stand alone treatment for gout. ...Read more

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Would vitamin b5 (pantothenic acid) help in bruxism?

Bruxism management: There are no studies that support the efficacy of vitamin B-5 in bruxism management. Various approaches to the management of bruxism include: oral appliances, medications and behavioral interventions. ...Read more

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Is PANTOTHENIC ACID (VITAMIN B5) effective for acne?

Is PANTOTHENIC ACID (VITAMIN B5) effective for acne?

NO: There are some very effective therapies for acne. Dermatologists are way ahead of everybody else in acne. Why waste your time and money on nonsense??? If it is important to you, consult an expert. ...Read more

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How long does it take for pantothenic acid to work on acne?

How long does it take for pantothenic acid to work on acne?

It doesn't: One 1995 paper, a speculative essay, is the basis for "holistic" claims that pantothenic acid helps acne. The only peer-reviewed paper is ped derm 2002 suggesting that a pantothenic acid helps with the rough side-effects of the topical retinoic acid that actually works. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative, move to systemic antibiotics if needed. ...Read more

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Will pantothenic acid help with my severe cystic acne? Will it effect my burthcontrol or cause me to lose weight? Those are two concerns for me.

Will pantothenic acid help with my severe cystic acne? Will it effect my burthcontrol or cause me to lose weight? Those are two concerns for me.

No need for it: It is very unlikely that you are deficient in pantothenic acids and taking it will not help acne. Please consult this site for home treatment for acne.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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Is it okay to have two day's worth of vitamin b6, niacin, and pantothenic acid in one just day?

Is it okay to have two day's worth of vitamin b6, niacin, and pantothenic acid in one just day?

Shouldn't be a prob: Shouldn't be a problem but wouldn't recommend doing it routinely. ...Read more

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I have GERD acid reflux and want to drink vitamin water I noticed it has pantothenic acid is that bad to drink? Will it help or worsen my acid reflux

I have GERD acid reflux and want to drink vitamin water I noticed it has pantothenic acid is that bad to drink? Will it help or worsen my acid reflux

Probably not: Although GI side effects are inot uncommon with Pantothenic acid, also called Vit B5, such adverse effects are more common with dosages much larger than may be found in vitamin water. ...Read more

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Is Vitamin B-5 (pantothenic acid) cream effective for removal or minimizing traumatic tattoo/permanent bruises? Thank you

Is Vitamin B-5 (pantothenic acid) cream effective for removal or minimizing traumatic tattoo/permanent bruises? Thank you

No: The medication you mentioned will not alter the course of the injury.
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Vitamin b5 (panthothenic acid) is essential for which body functions?

Vitamin b5 (panthothenic acid) is essential for which body functions?

Vitamin B5 Functions: I commend you for your desire to have good Health.
Vitamin B5 is critical to the manufacture of red blood cells, as well as sex and stress-related hormones produced in the adrenal glands.
It plays a role in the breakdown of fats and carbohydrates for energy.
It is important in maintaining a healthy digestive tract.
Vitamin B5 helps the body use other vitamins, particularly Vitamin B2. ...Read more

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Have a 17-year-old taking Bactrim sulfamethoxazole tmp wondering if there will be any drug interaction if she takes an herbal allergy pill that I got at the health food center that has vitamin A, C, pantothenic acid, calcium, zinc, quercetin, n-acety

Have a 17-year-old taking Bactrim sulfamethoxazole tmp wondering if there will be any drug interaction if she takes an herbal allergy pill that I got at the health food center that has vitamin A, C, pantothenic acid, calcium, zinc, quercetin, n-acety

Probably OK, but...: I doubt there is any serious potential for an adverse interaction. However, one of the problems with "natural" medicines, herbal products, and nutritional supplements, etc is that their exact contents often are unknown, And even when known, there is little research on interations with other drugs. So hard to be certain -- but probably no problem. ...Read more

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Is vitamin b5 safe for acne outbreaks?

Is vitamin b5 safe for acne outbreaks?

Do better: Megadose pantothenic acid is probably safe enough though there anecdotes of bizarre side effects at the huge doses required; it may or may not help the acne. This is the 21st century and you have a right to something that actually works well & safely. I start with topical Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative, and move to systemic antibiotics as possible if needed. ...Read more

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What is vitamin b5 good for?

What is vitamin b5 good for?

Energy, stress &...: Like all vitamins, b5 plays many roles in the body. It is essential for converting food into energy, forming adrenal hormones and neurotransmitters and plays a role in immune function. While deficiency is rare, it may help treat allergies, help with depression, stress and fatigue, reduce migraines and help arthritis. See http://www. Nutros. Net/nsr-0201d.Html. ...Read more

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How many milligrams of vitamin b5 do you take for age?

How many milligrams of vitamin b5 do you take for age?

See below: Age group age requirements[13]
infants 0–6 months 1.7 mg
infants 7–12 months 1.8 mg
children 1–3 years 2 mg
children 4–8 years 3 mg
children 9–13 years 4 mg
adult men and women 14+ years 5 mg
pregnant women (vs. 5) 6 mg
breastfeeding women (vs. 5) 7 mg. ...Read more

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Help! Is 10 grams of vitamin b5 too much to take at once?

Help! Is 10 grams of vitamin b5 too much to take at once?

Yes: Stop taking B5 and other supplements. There is really no one in this country and in the western world that is deficient in pantothenic acid. Instead, eat well and exercise. ...Read more

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Hi dr! My son right is vomiting esp. When he is eating even though he's not full. This happened 30mins. After he ingested a dexpanthenol.

Hi dr! My son right is vomiting esp. When he is eating even though he's not full. This happened 30mins. After he ingested a dexpanthenol.

Emergency Room: I'd go to the Emergency room due to ingestion of this substance and vomiting. Call your local Poison Control service and go to the Hospital with your son. Good luck ...Read more

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Has anyone had success using vitamin b5 for acne?

Has anyone had success using vitamin b5 for acne?

Maybe: There have been studies done but to show benefit it required massive doses for prolonged periods of time and are not practical for regular use. It also showed some depletion of other b vitamins. Seek care from your dermatologist or medical esthetician for the best skin care advice on the best acne care available. ...Read more

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Is vitamin b5 an effective treatment of acne?

Is vitamin b5 an effective treatment of acne?

Niacinamide: Topical vitamin b3 (niacinamide) is an effective treatment for acne. ...Read more

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What foods or drinks have a good source of vitamin b5 and/or b complex?

What foods or drinks have a good source of vitamin b5 and/or b complex?

Top 10 high in B5: Liver
bran
sunflower seeds
whey powder
mushrooms
caviar
cheese
sun dried tomatoes
fish
avocados. ...Read more