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There are no studies: There are no sudies have been done to see if it is safe to take pycnogenol with any meds so we can not answer this question based on evidence but according to alternative meds experts it is ok.So make your own mind. ...Read more
Pycnogenol: No good evidence it is effective for anything. ...Read more
Probably yes: Pycnogenol is known for its wide array of health benefits. Primarily taken as a food supplement, it can dramatically increase overall wellbeing when introduced into a daily diet regimen. The positive side effects run the gamut from sexual health to anti-aging to cancer fighting. Arginine can interact with many different medications, including viagra, (sildenafil) zantac and even over-the-counter drugs. ...Read more
No data on internet: No definite evidence this supplement is related to kidney stones at recommended dose of 120 to 450 mg for 6 months via a quick internet search. However, please discuss the use of any over the counter drug or supplement with your doctor because of possible interactions with other medicines and or supplements. ...Read more
Pycnogenol - any help in slowing/stopping/stabilising or preventing lattice degeneration of retina?
Lattice: Lattice degeneration is age related....There is no known preventive method.... ...Read more
I am taking pycnogenol , enalapril , & actonel (risedronate).What is the interaction between them or issue that needs to be addressed?
Unknown: Pycnogenol is the brand name for a product from the extract of pine bark of a tree known as the french maritime pine. Pycnogenol is not an fda approved medication, which means there is unlikely to be any good scientific research on its true effects and side effects. Nobody really knows how it would interact with prescription drugs like Enalapril or actonel (risedronate). ...Read more
I started taking pycnogenol. I have been taking 81 mgof aspirin daily for. A couple of years .What are the risks taking both? I have been feeling grea
Probably ok: Pycnogenol is suspected to counteract (somewhat) the effects of immunosuppressive medications. These would be used, fir example, to treat severe psoriasis, arthritis (RA) and other autoimmune problems. There are no well-documented interactions with aspirin. Make sure you keep your md apprised of any supplements you use! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. I'm going to start my fresh IVF treatment soon and i wondering if i can continuing taking supplements like coq-10, pycnogenol, royal jelly, vite, ?
Does pycnogenol interfere with femara (letrozole)? It helps alleviate my joint pain and side effects from the femara (letrozole).
Can i take cocktail of these for ED and make my penis hard and bigger
Here are the names. L-Arginine, pycnogenol, horny goat weed, and korean ginseng?
U can. Y wd u want2?: I don't think anyone can physically stop you from swallowing the pills. But my question is, why would you want to gamble with your health? You have no idea if any of these herbs & supplements will work (none of them are proven), if they're pure, or if they interact dangerously. At your age, if you need medication to help ED, you're better off seeing a doctor to find & treat the root cause. HT Prim ...Read more
Read on the net that pycnogenol is helpful for controlling sugar, high BP, heart and vericose veins and some more.Is it safe for anyone to use.Thanks?
Doubtful : There is no clinical evidence that substantiate these claims ...Read more
Years ago a dr advised me to take pycogenol for my fibromyalgia. Can anyone weigh in on this , suggest dosage, or recommend any others. Coq10 helps.?
Pycogenol ande Coenz: Both of these supplements have antioxidant properties with theoretical and anectodal support. I am not aware of any well designed research studies that demonstrate that this is an effective treatment for this condition. Generally more effective than any one modality or pill is a medically supervised interdisciplinary approach that is individualized to the patients needs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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