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Any known drug interactions between bupropion and diindolylmethane supplements?

Any known drug interactions between bupropion and diindolylmethane supplements?

Communicate: Before adding a supplement it is a good idea to communicate your intention to the prescribing physician. I am unaware of a specific interaction between this supplement and bupropion. Wellbutrin is not metabolized by cyp 1a2, which appears to be liver enzyme that can be affected by this supplement. ...Read more

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Vitamin drug interactions?

Vitamin drug interactions?

Vitamin drug: There are many interactions between supplements and medications. There are many interactions that medications have blocking the absorption or efficacy of vitamins and supplements too. Refer to an online source to look for potential interactions. ...Read more

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Are there any dangers/interactions taking Niacin along with Resveratrol?

Are there any dangers/interactions taking Niacin along with Resveratrol?

Not studied: Since resveratrol isn't FDA approved, it isn't subject to studies like prescription drugs so the interactions aren't known. Please read this: http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/DSH/resveratrol.html ...Read more

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Is taking these safe? Phenylethylamine, caffeine theobromine, caralluma, synephrine, methylsynephrine, l-carnitine, crateagus, red raspberry ketones, Zantac (ranitidine)

Is taking these safe? Phenylethylamine, caffeine theobromine, caralluma, synephrine, methylsynephrine, l-carnitine, crateagus, red raspberry ketones, Zantac (ranitidine)

Woow!: Are you asking about a composite medication, cross reaction between one supplement and another, or a novel combination you'd like to take? By the way, what are you trying to treat with this medley? ...Read more

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Can plexus slim be taken w seaweed nazacort echinachea opc grapeseed garlic Lipitor (atorvastatin) ginger omeprazole fish oil acetyllcartinine & glucosaminecondroit?

Can plexus slim be taken w seaweed nazacort echinachea opc grapeseed garlic Lipitor (atorvastatin) ginger omeprazole fish oil acetyllcartinine & glucosaminecondroit?

Probably: One of the problems with many supplements is that there is little research on safety and effectiveness. Plexus slim has many ingredients; I have reviewed them ; they are all safe and have no known interactions with the things you are taking. However, avoid plexus slim accelerator- it is hazardous! i believe anyone on Lipitor (atorvastatin) should take coq10. See http://bit.Ly/1jjpcpg ; http://bit.Ly/1era8lt. ...Read more

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Should one on chemo (xeloda+eloxatin+zometa) take multivitamins, calcium, antioxidants, resveratrol, digestive enzymes, fish oils, curcumin etc?

Should one on chemo (xeloda+eloxatin+zometa) take multivitamins, calcium, antioxidants, resveratrol, digestive enzymes, fish oils, curcumin etc?

Xeloda-oxali: You may want to stop your multivitamins while you are on Xeloda as Folic Acid may exgerate side effect of xeloda. You also need to have your vitamin d level checked and take a supplement if the level is low as vitamin d deficiency may affect the response to chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Does hydroxyz and grapefruit interact?

Does hydroxyz and grapefruit interact?

Grapefruit and Meds: Grapefruit seems to cause drug interactions with several different medications. This is due to interactions that occur in the liver. There is no major drug interaction between Hydroxyzine and grapefruit. ...Read more

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Could these substances(rosa canina l., gycerol, talcum, curcuma longa l., 95%curcumin, capsaicin, polygonum cuspidatum, resveratrol) damage brain?

Could these substances(rosa canina l., gycerol, talcum, curcuma longa l., 95%curcumin, capsaicin, polygonum cuspidatum, resveratrol) damage brain?

Possibly capsaicin: The curcumin ; resveratrol are anti-inflammatory ; anti-oxidant with neuroprotective effects. There is a study suggesting capsaicin may damage neurons in 10 day old rats. I know of no evidence it can damage brains in humans; many eat peppers without obvious signs of brain damage but capsaicin might cause mild brain damage in some: http://onlinelibrary.Wiley.Com/doi/10.1002/cne.902960310/abstract. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald, interaction between cymbalta (duloxetine) and ritalin, fda has reported on life threatening drug interactions? Http://tinyurl.Com/kkctn5n regards.

Dr. Donald, interaction between cymbalta (duloxetine) and ritalin, fda has reported on life threatening drug interactions? Http://tinyurl.Com/kkctn5n  regards.

Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Ritalin: I checked your site and nothing came up. Please recheck spelling, so i went to the following site. Please realize that these are percentages based only on the total number of drug reactions reported to the fda. There are also concomitant medical conditions and other medications that are in use. www.ehealthme.com/drug-interactions/cymbalta-and-ritalin-la please get back to me on this. Since these are not proven interactions, they do not show up in the drug drug interaction literature per se.I have used this combination many times without difficulties. ...Read more

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Are there drug/herb interactions taking 30mg escitalopram, 300 mg modafinil and 400mg rhodiola rosea?

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Are there drug/herb interactions taking 30mg escitalopram, 300 mg modafinil and 400mg rhodiola rosea?

Rhodeola Rosea: I would not recommend the combination, since it has MAO (mono amine oxidase) inhibiting properties, which contraindicates combining it with serotonergic agents such as lexapro, (escitalopram) due to potential for serotonin syndrome. Also, no enough scientific evidence to suggest its use to supplement mood elevation. ...Read more

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Taking 2.5mg bisoprolol but also take various supplements worried about interactions garlic, folic acid, selenium, cod liver, Q10, evening primrose, vit e.

Taking 2.5mg bisoprolol but also take various supplements worried about interactions garlic, folic acid, selenium, cod liver, Q10, evening primrose, vit e.

Sups. No Evidence: Supplements widely promoted, big business, but exempted from clinical trials, even need for honesty/accuracy on labels; see DSHEA Act 1994 which exempted all food supplements, thus no reliable data about group, much less individual benefits & downsides. Carvedilol has better track record than bisoprolol (both with ACEI) for heart function, mortality rates; yet both can ? lung bronchospasm, COPD. ...Read more

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Have there been any adverse interactions between femara (letrozole) and grapefuit?

Have there been any adverse interactions between femara (letrozole) and grapefuit?

Indirectly: There is a substance in grapefruit that disables the enzyme responsible for metabolizing estrogen in our bodies; therefore, eating grapefruit may increase the body's levels of estrogen. Femara (letrozole) is used to inhibit the production of estrogen in the body as a treatment for hormone-sensitive breast cancer. Therefore, eating grapefruit in these circumstances may counteract what you are treating. ...Read more

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Which herbal supplements interact with prozac (fluoxetine)?

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Which herbal supplements interact with prozac (fluoxetine)?

St john's wort: St john's wort is known for changing liver metabolism and interacting with all kinds of medications, including prozac (fluoxetine). ...Read more

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Any interaction between green coffee beans and warfarin?

Any interaction between green coffee beans and warfarin?

Maybe...: Coffee in general has low dosages of vitamin k, the "antidote" for warfarin. Inform your doctor you are taking it so they can monitor your inr level to see how it is affecting your warfarin dosage. ...Read more

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Are there any dangers/interactions taking Niacin along with Resveratrol?

Not studied: Since resveratrol isn't FDA approved, it isn't subject to studies like prescription drugs so the interactions aren't known. Please read this: http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/DSH/resveratrol.html ...Read more

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What is resveratrol used for?

What is resveratrol used for?

No proven benefits: From studies in yeast, sirtuins (sir2 proteins) are believed to have some effects on aging, on cell death, on stress resistance (such as in situations of food scarcity), etc... Researchers are trying to find out if there are anti-aging effects in mammals. Some believe resveratrol activates a sirtuin and possibly extends lifespan, but so far research with mammals has not shown any such benefit. ...Read more

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How effective is resveratrol?

How effective is resveratrol?

Very: Resveratrol is derived from the skin of grapes. It is a powerful antioxidant that detoxifies free radicals in the blood, which have an adverse effect on our arteries. It is highly concentrated in liquid or pill or capsule form as opposed to eating lots of grapes or drinking lots of wine. You can by it in any pharmacy it is supposed to make you feel younger & to live longer. ...Read more

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How do I get resveratrol in my diet?

How do I get resveratrol in my diet?

Red wine : Red wine and grapes but you need plenty of it. ...Read more

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How much resveratrol dosage can I take per day?

How much resveratrol dosage can I take per day?

Follow Directions: Because it is a food substance, it is safe in high dosages, but not necessary to get benefits. Since the product comes in different forms & different dosages, it is best to follow the recommendation on the bottle to obtain maximum benefits & cost effectiveness. ...Read more

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What are the short-term benefits of resveratrol?

What are the short-term benefits of resveratrol?

Multiple: Helps nails, hair, skin, mobility, balance and more. It also reduces oxidized ldl, and reduces neuron damage in parkinson disease. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to get resveratrol pills?

Your pharmacist: Can be purchasd but check with your md or pharmacist for reliability of product. ...Read more

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What source of resveratrol gives you the best effects?

What source of resveratrol gives you the best effects?

None: There are no reliable human studies that show any measurable benefit from taking reseveratrol. One of the leading resveratrol researchers was caught fabricating data and was fired from univ. Of ct. Last year don't bother with taking this product. ...Read more

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Are there different types of resveratrol and which one gives you the best effect?

Are there different types of resveratrol and which one gives you the best effect?

Pills & Liquid: Resveratrol comes in pills & liquid form. Since it is absorbable under the tongue, the most bang for the buck is the liquid form placed by teaspoon under the tongue for maximal absorption. However, this may not be so easy for some people who make be more compliant with the pills. ...Read more

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Does resveratrol really work? I mean does it really slow aging and if so, by how much and how do you know this for sure?

Does resveratrol really work? I mean does it really slow aging and if so, by how much and how do you know this for sure?

It is debatable: There is some experimental evidence that it is useful but in humans there is no definite data to support that claim yet. But fruits are good for healthy aging and are encouraged. How much do they prolong life...Not certain but could add 4-5 years if you eat healthy(lots of fruits and vegetables with each meal) and avoid animal fats. ...Read more

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Does resveratrol block estrogen or increase it?

Does resveratrol block estrogen or increase it?

Neither: At very high doses (which are much higher than you can get at the store) in laboratory animals, it can have some beneficial effects, but none on estrogen. The effects in humans, however, have never been demonstrated. ...Read more

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Which vegetable or fruit has the highest amount of resveratrol?

Which vegetable or fruit has the highest amount of resveratrol?

Grape but moot point: Currently there is no human clinical outcome data suggesting any benefit from consuming resveratrol as dietary supplement. Instead, focus on eating diverse range of fruits & veggies rather than focusing on one specific one. Check out http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/DSH/resveratrol.html for more info on this supplement. ...Read more

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Hi is resveratrol in cissus quadrangularis dangerous for males ?

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Hi is resveratrol in cissus quadrangularis dangerous for males ?

Not enough evidence: Check out http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-1166-cissus%20quadrangularis.aspx?activeingredientid=1166&activeingredientname=cissus%20quadrangularis. There is not enough evidence to prove either benefit or safety. ...Read more

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Would everyone benefit from taking a resveratrol supplement?

Would everyone benefit from taking a resveratrol supplement?

Perhaps but unproven: Resveratrol is an antioxidant that reduces inflammation, protects against cancer & may slow aging. A recent study showed those with diets high in resveratrol did not fare better than those with lower levels,but the amount in supplements may help. Studies have not yet proven clinical benefits but research like http://cbsn.ws/TxwanU suggest it's likely beneficial in high doses. It seems safe to try! ...Read more

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Is resveratrol a miracle cure for cancer ?

Is resveratrol a miracle cure for cancer ?

Of course not: If it were "miraculous", we'd know it. The research piranhas at the nih would have snapped it up -- even when there's no profit to be made, science is driven by strongest of emotions (jealousy) and the secret couldn't be hidden. Despite media claims, really good work on this interesting molecule remains in its infancy -- it's likely to have some real uses, but probably is no magic bullet for any. ...Read more

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Is resveratrol safe to take if pregnant?

Is resveratrol safe to take if pregnant?

No. It is not.: According to the company’s site “due to its estrogenic nature, resveratrol is not advised for use by women w a history of estrogen-sensitive cancers, such as breast, ovarian, and uterine cancers, as well as those who are pregnant or intending to become pregnant.”. ...Read more

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Does resveratrol affect male bone growth?

Does resveratrol affect male bone growth?

In rats or humans?: Check out http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4277004/ for data of resveratrol on bone growth in rats but we still don't have any human data regarding either benefit or safety ...Read more

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How does resveratrol affect a gout flare up?

How does resveratrol affect a gout flare up?

Still unclear: So there is a ton of crap (excuse my language, but i cannot find another suitable word) regarding resveratrol and gout. There are antedotal reports littering the internet, but following up on those reports leads to dead ends in my opinion. I would say the effects are still unclear, and it does not hurt or help gout based on our current understanding. ...Read more

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What effect does resveratrol have on gout flare up?

What effect does resveratrol have on gout flare up?

This is a purine: Resveratrol is a the antioxidant benefit that is found in red wine which is good for your heart. Unfortunately alcohol in any shape or form is broken down into purines that can cause in increase in purines and thereby increasing your uric acid leading to gout. ...Read more

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