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Does ritalin (methylphenidate) cause fatty liver?

Does ritalin (methylphenidate) cause fatty liver?

No: No medication directly causes fatty liver however some medications that cause rapid wt gain may. Ritalin (methylphenidate) is not one. ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Can creatine with ritalin (methylphenidate) cause rhabdomyolysis?

Can creatine with ritalin (methylphenidate) cause rhabdomyolysis?

No advantage: There is no experimental/scientific evidence that there are performance or training advantages to using creatine supplements. There is increasing concern that nutritional supplements have the potential to produce negative outcomes in various organ systems with chronic use. My interpretation is that the only one who really benefits from creatine use is the person selling the creatine. ...Read more

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Does cymbalta (duloxetine) cause fatty liver?

Does cymbalta (duloxetine) cause fatty liver?

Not directly: Fatty liver comes from weight gain. The treatment is weight loss. If you gained weight while on Cymbalta (duloxetine) then indirectly it could cause fatty liver. It is not however any direct effects of the drug on the liver. Rather, it would be more of a direct effect of the drug on your appetite. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does symbyax (fluoxetine and olanzapine) cause fatty liver?

Does symbyax (fluoxetine and olanzapine) cause fatty liver?

Maybe: This medication can make the person gain weight and that by itself could increase the storage of fat in the liver and result in fatty liver. ...Read more

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Can ritalin (methylphenidate) cause gastritis?

Can ritalin (methylphenidate) cause gastritis?

Yes: Yes, it can cause irritation of the stomach and small intestine. May help to take with pepcid (famotidine) or zegrid. No known interaction with these drugs. ...Read more

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Will 40mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR show on a liver test?

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Will 40mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR show on a liver test?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Liver function tests do not test for Amphetamines. ...Read more

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Will 150 mg of ritalin (methylphenidate) be lethal?

Will 150 mg of ritalin (methylphenidate) be lethal?

Possibly: If this is a first exposure to Ritalin, (methylphenidate) you are playing with fire. You should check with your doctor to make sure you do not have hear disease or a rhythm abnormality. If you do, That dose may be lethal. Since doses of 10 to 20 mg can cause some people to have excessively rapid heart rate, think about what 150 mg could do. Why are you considering this dose? ...Read more

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Could Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause an elevated total bilirubin?

Could Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause an elevated total bilirubin?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Elevated bilirubin is not listed as a side effect of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Other medications such as Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen can elevate the bilirubin. A harmless entity called gilbert's can also cause an elevated bilirubin. See your doctor for elevation. ...Read more

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Kava kava and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Kava kava and adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Not recommended: Kava Kava has some significant potential negative side effects. It has never been shown to be helpful in double blind controlled studies. therefore I would not recommend it with adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ...Read more

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Are Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adipex amphetamines?

Both stimulants: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a safe medication when taken as prescribed. Adipex ha been shown to be a dangerous medication and there are warnings about the potential dangers. It is taken as a weight loss treatment. ...Read more

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Can Adderall ir (generic) or seroquel (quetiapine) (generic) cause kidney stones?

Can Adderall ir (generic) or seroquel (quetiapine) (generic) cause kidney stones?

Stimulant & Stones: Stimulants, like adderall, as well as seroquel (quetiapine) have potential anti-cholinergic side effects, which includes dehydration, which can increase the risk of developing kidney stones. If the use of these medications is indicated for you, to reduce the risk of kidney stones, drink 8-10 glasses water (8oz each) every day.If you are having pain or blood with urination or have questions, call your doctor. ...Read more

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I have cirrhosis of the liver can adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause more damage?

I have cirrhosis of the liver can adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause more damage?

Be careful.: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is partially metabolized in the liver. Taking it will not damage the liver more, but it is possible that you may have higher levels of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in your system for longer periods of time, since your liver may not reliably break down the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) as it should. Be sure your doctor who prescribed the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is aware of your liver problem and be on the watch for any side effects. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can ritalin (methylphenidate) or adderrall cause coronary heart disease?

No: Ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall may raise your heart rate and put a strain in your heart, but they will not contribute to coronary artery disease. If you have coronary heart disease, consult your doctor before taking these medications. ...Read more

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What are the short- long-term effects of taking klonopin, doxepin, wellbutrion, seroquel, (quetiapine) armour thyroid, pravastatin, xanex, alcohol, marijuana?

What are the short- long-term effects of taking klonopin, doxepin, wellbutrion, seroquel, (quetiapine) armour thyroid, pravastatin, xanex, alcohol, marijuana?

Confusion: Mental status changes can take place. Be sure to generate a list of all meds and herbals and street drugs to distribute to all of your physicians to make sure that no medication dosing takes place without all informed. ...Read more

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Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) vs provigil (modafinil), which is better?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Better: In my experience with children primarily Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has a much better profile of effectiveness and less side effects. In adults a trial of both may be suggested if there is some side effect that is uncomfortable. ...Read more

Methylphenidate (Definition)

Is the generic name of ritalin (methylphenidate). It is a ...Read more


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Ritalin (Definition)

Ritalin is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more