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Polysorbate 20 Side Effects
Not likely: Polysorbate 80 is used in a variety of foods (ice cream, for example) and cosmetic products. There is a theoretic risk for developing increased blood clots - but it is used as food additive both in europe and usa - the details of this product is http://www.Chservice.Ru/download/crills%20and%20crillets.Pdf. ...Read more
PROBABLY NOT: Polysorbate 80 is ubiquitous in the food/drug industry. It is used as an emulsifier in ice cream. Here, polysorbate makes the ice cream smoother and easier to handle, as well as increasing its resistance to melting. In general, polysorbate 80 is safe and well-tolerated, although a small number of people may be sensitive to this substance and it may be harmful to people with crohn's disease. ...Read more
Are damages to heart caused by the daily use of polysorbate 80 for many years(present in lotion for hair)irreversible?
Could the use of polysorbate 80 in a lotion for hair loss cause cancer or other health hazards(if this lotion is used 2 ml every day for many years)?
Could the use of a lotion for hair loss based on polysorbate 80, if it is used for many years, every day, cause cancer and heart problems?
No proof in humans: The only readily available info on the cardiac effects of polysorbate 80 is in a study on dogs. (Experimental results in dogs do not necessarily prove that the same thing will happen in humans) There has been some concern, but no proof, it may affect humans when combined with amiodarone (a heart drug). Here is what the toxicology data network says:about polysorbate 80 http://tinyurl.com/o7t98tx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Celexa (citalopram): Generally very well tolerated, side effects may include constipation; decreased sexual desire or ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased sweating; light-headedness when you stand or sit up; loss of appetite; nausea; stuffy nose; tiredness; weakness; yawning. ...Read more
Synvisc (hylan g-f 20): Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) is an animal product, made out of the rooster's comb (red object on the rooster's head). One of the side effects is allergic reaction, especially if one is allergic to chicken products (eggs, etc). This is fairy uncommon, but it can result in a painful, swollen joint. Other potential side effects are infection from the injection itself and local skin/soft tissue reaction. ...Read more
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I have recently just stopped smoking after 6 years. I am now 20. I stopped suddenly, will there be any side effects?
Shouldn't be: nice job quitting. If you're feeling OK, there's nothing to worry about. It's a good time to increase your physical activity and feel even better. If you have withdrawal symptoms like craving or irritability, they will go away. Careful not to eat more (exercise) and congratulate yourself. Count the money you don't spend on cigs and enjoy! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers