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I'm planning to take "BSN True Mass" weight gainer.. I want to know if 'papain' and 'bromelain' are dangerous for health?? Thank you..
See details: Bromelain is an enzyme found in pineapple juice and may function as an anti-inflammatory agent. Papain is an enzyme found in papaya and is used as a meat tenderizer. Avoid the papain. ...Read more
Can u give me sme feedbacks abt Universal Nutrition - "Milk & egg"? Can it be usd as a weight gainer? Confusd abt bromelain & papain?
Can Bromelain & Papain be dangerous for health? I'm takin' Universal Nutrition "Milk & Egg" protein as weight gainer? thank you
Is taking 6 pills that each contain simethicone, papain,sanzyme 3500, sodium dehydrocholate, dicyclomine hydrochloride on daily basis bad?
Got a whitening toothpaste tht claims to b al natural w bromelain n papain.no chemical bleach.it's frm a well known n gud brand.can it harm my enamel?
Unsure: Here in the US products pass stringent tests before going to market, not sure about where you live. There isn’t enough scientific evidence to determine whether or not bromelain is effective for any of its uses, Papain is also used in some toothpastes however, its whitening effect is minimal. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3573376/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to use GNC natural brand super digestive enzymes (http://www.Gnc.Com/product/index.Jsp?Productid=2291) during pregnancy? It has papain, which I have heard mixed things about. I have ibs.
I would avoid.: The GNC ones you asked about do not appear to be enteric coated which means these enzymes will be broken down by stomach acid before reaching the gut, rendering them mostly useless. There is some evidence that some of these enzymes might affect folate (folic acid) absorption which is critical for early neural development, so i would recommend saving your money! perhaps invest in some organic veggies instead! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dentist gave me papain for tooth pain. I am currently pregnant at third trimester . Is it safe to take that medicine?
Not sure: Personally, i never heard of it. This is what was posted on webmd:special precautions & warnings: pregnancy and breast-feeding: taking papain by mouth during pregnancy is possibly unsafe. There is a concern that it might cause birth defects or miscarriage. Not enough is known about the safety of using papain during breast-feeding. Don’t use it if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My left ear (cartalidge bit) hurts so bad. Dr says no infection, scribed papain & prednisolone (I'm in Malyasia). Still pain! No fever or sore throat ?
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more
ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isnt good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more
Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more
Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc..It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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