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Pantothenic Acid Medication
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
Probably not: In any tolerable doses and not topically. ...Read more
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
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
10 grams /day: Splotday split over four doses. That is a whole lot of vitamin b5! ...Read more
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.
Shouldn't be a prob: Shouldn't be a problem but wouldn't recommend doing it routinely. ...Read more
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
Is Vitamin B-5 (pantothenic acid) cream effective for removal or minimizing traumatic tattoo/permanent bruises? Thank you
The medication you mentioned will not alter the course of the injury.
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I am taking azithromycin 250mg for acne breakout. I want to take pantothenic acid 500mg and l-carnitine 250mg per day along with it. Will it be safe?
Ask your doctor.: A full medical history and history of drugs you are taking is necessary to answer this question. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
I take BP med lisinopril 10 mg. Can I take a multi with c, d3, k, thiamin, ribo, niacin, b6b12, biotin, pantothenic acid, cal, iod, mag, zinc, manganese, chromium, +?
I have been taking azithromycin 250mg for acne breakout. Is it ok to take it with vitamin b5 supplement (pantothenic acid)?
Drug interactions: There should not be a concern about this. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Top 10 high in B5:
sun dried tomatoes
avocados. ...Read more