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I'm on androgel 6 years for low t witch safer take testestrone or stay with low t?

I'm on androgel 6 years for low t witch safer take testestrone or stay with low t?

Monitor: There is good literature that testosterone replacement with appropriate life style modification has multiple benefits. However, you level should be maintained int he upper physiological level of normal and this should be monitored by a physician with regular lab tests. Also, diet and exercise needs to be incorporated with your regime. ...Read more

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I have pots sitting my bp 96/62 pulse 54. Standing 94/69 pulse 88. pulse drops fast back to 55when I sit. Are these numbers safe? Take 10 mg nadolol

I have pots sitting my bp 96/62 pulse 54. Standing 94/69 pulse 88. pulse drops fast back to 55when I sit. Are these numbers safe? Take 10 mg nadolol

Safe numbers: But with this situation you may develop more symptoms and increasing dysautonomia without proper treatment. First line of treatment is to increase the salt and water in your diet. Naldolol will help as a beta blocker to prevent extreme swings between sympathetic and parasympathetic tone but do discuss increased salt and water intake with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe take a diet pill (nuphedragen) with my prescription drugs?

Is it safe take a diet pill (nuphedragen) with my prescription drugs?

Depends: This depends entirely on what prescriptions you are on. You need to see your primary care doctor and review the meds you are on and the potential interactions with your diet pill. Btw, I discourage my patients from taking these type of diet pills! ...Read more

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Is it safe take 100 mg Zoloft. 25 Xanax (alprazolam) and 25 rapid valtarin?

Is it safe take 100 mg Zoloft. 25 Xanax (alprazolam) and 25 rapid valtarin?

Yes: Hello
There is a possible interaction with taking Zoloft (sertraline) and Voltaren. There is no contraindication but caution is advised when using these 2 together. The combination can cause low sodium and may increase the risk of bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it safe take children Mucinex (guaifenesin) multi symptom cold nighttime with prescription bromphenir-pseudoephed-DM together?

Is it safe take children Mucinex (guaifenesin) multi symptom cold nighttime with prescription bromphenir-pseudoephed-DM together?

No: I have always hated these combination and multi symptom products due to the risk of overdosing. Straight Mucinex (guaifenesin) would be ok, it only has the expectorant, but the combo is likely going to have compounds that overlap with the Bromfed dm. ...Read more

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I just drank a bottle of sake but my allergies are killing me and I can't sleep. Would it be safe take to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

I just drank a bottle of sake but my allergies are killing me and I can't sleep. Would it be safe take to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Alcohol and sleep: Alcohol depresses the central nervous system (CNS). I would not recommend taking any other CNS depressant on top of alcohol. I would not advise taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) after drinking a bottle of sake. ...Read more

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Is it safe take Accutane while using a dentist home teeth whitening trays?

Is it safe take Accutane while using a dentist home teeth whitening trays?

Could be a problem: Accutane known for causing a side effect that damages work on bleached teeth. The drug reacts to bleached teeth by causing a grayish lines on gum lines and staining the work of the bleach on the teeth, making the teeth yellowish. According to discussions on acne.Org, users of the product noticed effects of “little bright dots, similar to white freckles on teeth. ...Read more

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Use Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25mg, prozac 20mg daily also take ritalin 10mg but only for the times that I need to study cause don't have adhd. Is it safe take them both?

Use Xanax (alprazolam) 0.25mg, prozac 20mg daily also take ritalin 10mg but only for the times that I need to study cause don't have adhd. Is it safe take them both?

Heel-toe expert only: First, you should not use meds that have not been prescribed to you for a specific condition. I don't understand what 0.25mg Xanax (alprazolam) can help with taken once daily. It doesn't last long enough to treat anxiety all day. Ritalin plus Xanax (alprazolam) is like pressing the gas pedal and brake at the same time. For an expert driver it's a great maneuver, for an amateur it could spell disaster. ...Read more

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I'm on metoprolol 25 mg 2 a day my blood pressure was today 126/80 puls 110 so I took Bayer (aspirin) 81 mg now is about 87 to 90 puls is safe take 2 on at nigh?

I'm on metoprolol 25 mg 2 a day my blood pressure was today 126/80 puls 110 so I took Bayer (aspirin) 81 mg now is about 87 to 90 puls is safe take 2 on at nigh?

No do not double dos: Please do not double your dose. Talk with your doctor to establish acceptable goals for your care. Extra medication may cause you more harm with increase risk for drug side effects. Keep a log of your blood pressure and pulse then talk with your doctor. Depending of your activities pulse/blood pressure will vary but does not necessary mean you must treat each reading. Please see your doctor for care. ...Read more

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Is it safe take omnitrition drops and the vitamins that come with the program while breastfeeding a 12 month old that prefers breast milk over food?

Is it safe take omnitrition drops and the vitamins that come with the program while breastfeeding a 12 month old that prefers breast milk over food?

Omnitrition drops: No it is not safe to diet while you are breastfeeding. Secondly it is time for your child to be eating a diet that is high in protein in the form of meat and eggs, carbohydrates in the form of pasta and cereals and fats in the form of avocado and whole milk. ...Read more

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Has roaccutane 10 mg a day any interaction with xanax, (alprazolam) ritalin and prozac? Also take iron pills for iron deficiency, is it safe take all of them?

Lots!: Try to avoid unnecessary pills. You take a lot! The only problem might be Prozac that can make side effects worse e/ both ritalin and xanax (alprazolam). Ask Dr to keep an eye on you - tell them if you notice dizzy or drowsey or other bad feelings. ...Read more

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Do I need wear arm sling if have rotator cuff injury and shoulder strain? Is safe take ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) with diclofenac 75mg?

Do I need wear arm sling if have rotator cuff injury and shoulder strain? Is safe take ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) with diclofenac 75mg?

Ask the Dr: The Dr who diagnosed the injury is the best to ask for recommendations specific to your case - but it's worth trying the sling to see if the protection it provides reduces your pain. The medications you mention do not have reports of problems in combo, so just use as directed and notice anything you don't like. I hope you heal well. See Dr if worsens or lasts too long (weeks). ...Read more

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What exotic aphrodesiacs are safe to take?

What exotic aphrodesiacs are safe to take?

None!: Their are no known substances that reliably, safely, and effectively have been shown to have this effect. Focus on communication with your partner and on the relationship. Some substances and meds occasionally have been reported to have this effect, but nothing that significantly and robustly effective. ...Read more

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Is cla safe to take?

In general: Cla is in general safe to use as long as you follow the guidelines of a medical professional or the instructions on the bottle. ...Read more

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Is Sam e safe to take?

Is Sam e safe to take?

SAM-e: Can cause serotoneric syndrome if taken with Demerol, (meperidine hydrochloride) Talwin, dextromethorphan (Robitussin), Ultram, Triptans or other antidepressants. It should be taken with Folate, B12 and B6 to avoid elevations of serum homocysteine. It is best taken in the morning on an empty stomach to avoid insomnia. It is not regulated by the FDA. Talk to your doctor about dose-some pill forms have a very short half life. ...Read more

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Is thinagenics safe to take?

Is thinagenics safe to take?

No: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says Thinogenics contains sibutramine. Sibutramine is a controlled substance that was removed from the market in October 2010 for safety reasons. The product poses a threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients. ...Read more

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