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I am 21 weeks pregnant I have been taking rennie tablets that expired 4 months ago. Are me or the baby in any harm. Thanks x
Don't worry, but...: Most expiration dates are rather arbitrary. Rennie is mostly calcium & magnesium & those should not ever go bad so no concern about them being expired. My only concern is that rennie has corn starch, much of which comes genetically modified corn. I feel it is wise to avoid gmo foods during pregnancy as much as possible as these have never been proven safe! See http://www. Nongmoshoppingguide. Com/. ...Read more
Hi, I took azithromycin yesterday afternoon but I have just taken 2 Rennie tablets. Will this be ok? Will it affect my azithromycin?
Rennie tabs: Rennie tablets, which are antacids decrease the acid in your stomach. This can slow down the breakdown of the coating for medications. You should be fine with the timeline you laid out. ...Read more
Feeling nausea and fullness after eating a little, and also abdominal pain ihave to take Rennie (a tablet that I chew) to feel better what?
Many possibilities: There are many possibilities, and talking to a doctor is the best way to get an evaluation. Relief from Rennie (short acting antacid) makes it possible you have gastritis/GERD/ulcer disease, and it may be worth trying a longer acting antacid pill such as Pepcid (famotidine 40mg twice daily) or Prilosec (omeprazole 20 mg once/day) for two weeks. If symptoms persist, do talk to your doctor! ...Read more
What kind of herbs do you suggest for acid reflux I use rennie when I feel bad but I don't want take medicine often what can I do to relax my stomach?
Organogold coffee contains the king of herbs call gaoderma. My patients no longer experiencing such common I poblem.
Go online:www. Drerniestarcafe, organogold. Com. You can order it if you want it. ...Read more
Severe upper abdominal and back pain 30 weeks pregnant. I took Rennie but pain is still there. What should I do?
Go to hospital now.: May be bad heartburn or acid reflux. But we have to make sure that at the moment you're not developing an atypical pre-eclampsia picture that involves the liver and maybe high blood pressure. Risks for this in you pregnancy are your age, and being in third trimester. Google the term. Also, ? Gallstones? Even worst case scenario preterm labor and placental issues. So go yo your hospital ASAP,! ...Read more
Am in amitryptaline & propranalol. Am vomiting brown foam which burns. Think is stomach acid. Is it ok to use Gaviscon or rennie?
If you are vomiting: Brown foam that burns, I would advise you to go the er to rule out a gastric bleed. Best wishes. ...Read more
It is OK: Generally, it is safe and should not cause any problem. ...Read more
Get Lancap 15mg at the pharmacy. Start with it twice a day, till better, then once a day as needed. It might be a good idea to chat to your doctor re doing a Gastroscopy for a firm diagnosis. Also check you diet. Check:
https://www. Webmd. Com/heartburn-gerd/features/11-meal-planning-tips-prevent-heartburn#1 ...Read more
Burning throat: Greetings. The burning throat should be evaluated by an ENT doc. Not sure if you have voice changes or swallowing difficulty but an endoscopic evaluation is probably a good idea if your meds for reflux isn't working. It may take more time and you may add an antacid as needed. Reduce the acid in your diet, sleep with your head elevated, avoid eating before bed, lose weight and st smoking may help. ...Read more
I took two rennies this morning, and one ibuprofen after lunch, is this ok? Could this cause stomach upset or bleeding?
Tencon is combo of…: Butalbital (a potentially habit-forming barbiturate) & Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen) et al) used in the treatment of tension headache. Due to addictive potential, other modalities should be tried first: nsaids, moist heat to neck & shoulders, massage therapy, neck & shoulder stretching exercises, stress management. ...Read more
The usual pills are: Benzo's--Valium, Ativan, Xanax (alprazolam). But beware, these are addicting, so take them only under your MD's supervision. These days, many antidepressants are also given for anxiety. Have you looked into herbs? These are milder and under your control, without insurance or pharmacist involvement. Valerian root is common, but again, check with your MD, as even these can cause problems, especially wi ...Read more
Sure: You may not derive the promised benefits, sexually or otherwise. It's a mix of saw palmetto and astaxanthin. They are both interesting molecules. Saw palmetto is usually offered for benign prostatic disease in older men; it failed a big controlled study but anecdotally it's interesting. Astaxanthin colors shrimp pink and is an antioxidant. ...Read more
Uncertain: Until recently, women were advised to supplement calcium to help prevent osteoporosis. However, recent studies have indicated increased cardiac risk in women who take calcium supplements, especially ones that are higher dose. Better to get your calcium from foods (dairy products, almonds, broccoli, figs, green leafy veggies) & do weight-bearing exercise. ...Read more
Gum: OTC Nicorrette gum. You would have to talk to your doctor about chantix. ...Read more
Yes: I assume you are referring to L-dopa or levodopa. Frequently combined with carbidopa, this is a mainstay of treatment for Parkinson's. It is also used in the treatment of other diseases. All medications have side effects and the potential for adverse (unwanted or unexpected) reactions. Discuss with your doctor the risks and benefits of taking the medication for your medical condition. Take care. ...Read more