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Ranitidine Effect On Calcium Absorption
Definitely: The carafate can prevent adequate absorption of other meds. They should either be taken and hour prior or several hours after . it prevents this by coating the absorptive area and thus is blocked from gaining any of the meds or at least part of it .Since you take protonix (pantoprazole) do you need the carafate? ...Read more
M on ppis 40 mg two times also taking calcium tablets will ppis interfare with calcium absorption?
Usually none: Most people can regulate calcium absorption so as to fit their skeletal needs. There are others who develop excessive absorption with consequent increase in urine calcium creating a risk for kidney stones. This is particularly true if you take more than 800 units of vitamin d per day. ...Read more
It may: interfere with the "sticking" on the inflammed lining of your stomach...ACID causes the inflammation so in a way you are taking two medicines with opposite mechanisms of action! Speak with your PCP (I assume you are taking these medications under medical supervision...if not get some! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Yes: Too many tums (or other antacids containing calcium carbonate) over an extended period of time can lead to "milk alkali syndrome" in which there are high levels of calcium in the blood & a shift in the body's acid-base balance towards alkaline. This can lead to calcium deposits in the kidneys & other tissues as well as kidney stones. Limit calcium intake to 1500 mg/day in divided doses. ...Read more
Is conjugated linolenic acid safe to take while on a beta blocker, low dose aspirin? Adverse effects on LFT's / blood sugar?
My mum is taking losec10mg. The side effects of it is it can interfere w/ calcium absorption.Does centrum advance can balance the effect of losec10 mg
No interactions...: ...are reported by drugs.com (Ref. http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=679-335,1991-1283)Get a more detailed answer ›
Is pepcid (famotidine) better to take than prilosec? Ive heard prilosec can cause magnesium deficiency and pepcid (famotidine) generally has no adverse side effects. True?
Yes: Too many tums (or other antacids containing calcium carbonate) over an extended period of time can lead to "milk alkali syndrome" in which there are high levels of calcium in the blood & a shift in the body's acid-base balance towards alkaline. This can lead to calcium deposits in the kidneys & other tissues as well as kidney stones. Limit calcium intake to 1500 mg/day in divided doses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is cilindipine 5 mg a calcium channel blocker or beta blocker.
Does it have any effect on lowering heart rate?
Magnesium levels: Long term use of proton pump inhibitors for over a year, Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) (d) is one, can cause low magnesium (m) levels. Low m levels may cause irritability, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, agitation and sleep problems. Diuretics and beta blocker medications used in combination with d may cause an increased risk of magnesium deficiency. Magnesium is found in green leafy vegetables, whole grain foods and nuts. ...Read more
No: Drugs interact with Plavix are most ppis (nexium, Prilosec class of drugs).Tagamet (generic name: cimetidine) prozac, sarafem, and symbyax (fluoxetine and olanzapine) (generic name: fluoxetine) luvox (generic name: fluvoxamine) ticlid (generic name: ticlopidine) diflucan (generic name: fluconazole) nizoral (generic name: ketoconazole) vfend (generic name: voriconazole) intelence (generic name: etravirine) felbatol ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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