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Doctor insights on: Petadolex Interactions

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Are there any interactions between Petadolex and Diltiazem?

Are there any interactions between Petadolex and Diltiazem?

Unlikely: Petadolex is purified butterbur, and is not likely to cause problems with metabolism of a calcium channel blocker in most patients. Am unaware of any issues secondary to this combination, unless there is a rare cytochrome mutation which would affect metabolism in the liver, well under 5% of all patients. So, do not worry. ...Read more

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Are "enzymatic therapy Petadolex Pro active" and regular "petadolex" the same thing?

Are "enzymatic therapy Petadolex Pro active" and regular "petadolex" the same thing?

See below: Petadolex contains the herb Butterbur, and is used to prevent migraine headaches. The literature suggests it is fairly effective for this indication. From what I can discern, Petadolex and Petadolex Pro Active are the same. ...Read more

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Is Petadolex safe to take with Pseudotumour Cerebri! ?

Is Petadolex safe to take with Pseudotumour Cerebri! ?

Butterbur extract: Is safe for migraine but has little use in the management of pseudotumor. You should consider going on medication for this condition (none of the meds listed will help) I suggest you see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Is Petadolex safe during pregnancy? I have migraines and idiopathic intercranial hypertension 7 weeks pregnant

Is Petadolex safe during pregnancy? I have migraines and idiopathic intercranial hypertension 7 weeks pregnant

Weighing risks: After reading up on the history of petasites (butterbur) used for migraine headaches, as an obstetrician gynecologist I would be cautious using petalodex and would weigh the potential risks and benefits carefully. https://www.neurology.org/content/78/17/1346/reply ...Read more

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Are there any websites to see the interaction of drugs?

Are there any websites to see the interaction of drugs?

GREAT question, Dino: There are many: Drugs.com, Epocrates, Medscape, Webmd to name just a few. They're what I use when answering lazy HealthTap posters' interaction questions here. I enthusiastically encourage you to use them. A DIY approach to cross-checking your medications for interactions will make you a better patient & put you in better control of your care because you'll learn, understand & remember more. ...Read more

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Could there be a bad interaction with these 2 meds?

Unfortunately: It's not apparent, or possible to view, which to medications you are referring to. Can you repost the two medications you are concerned about in your question. ...Read more

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How concerned should I be about potential medication interactions?

How concerned should I be about potential medication interactions?

Discuss: With your doctors. They will let you know if there should be concern and if so, what else can be done. ...Read more

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Are there any interactions between oropram 20 and lyprinol?

Are there any interactions between oropram 20 and lyprinol?

None reported: Oropram is an antidepressant; lyprinol is an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drug. There are no reported interactions between the two. ...Read more