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Side Effect Of Placebo
Placebos are generally medications and sometimes physical or psychological substitutes which in themselves have no known effect but which cause the patient to feel as if they are getting some effect. They depend upon patient expectations and the fact that there is a strong psychological component ...Read more
Can alesse start giving me side effects now even tho I started in may? I now get constipated, anxious and bloated on it. But not during placebos?
Thoughts on same for depression? Been reading some interesting double blind placebo studies. Celexa (citalopram) is working to a point but I'm not find of side efx
SAM-e: In some studies, sam-e showed benefit in depression. Unfortunately most of those available have small numbers or last less than 6 weeks. One with 250+ people showed sam-e to equal Imipramine in effectiveness but lasted only 4 weeks: http://tinyurl. Com/nx94vre exercise ;/or st. John's wort may be more effective, and are less expensive than sam-e ($80/month). http://tinyurl. Com/kew94zb. ...Read more
Are there any side effects to skipping one period by taking a new pack of birth control & skipping the placebo week?
Low risk: Very few side effects expected. Possibly some spotting but that should be it. In general, there's nothing wrong with continuing to take active pills and skipping over the placebo pills. Every three months or so you should let yourself menstruate by either stopping the active pills or taking the placebo pills. ...Read more
Can birth control side effects mimic pregnancy symptoms? Started 2nd month, got a full period on placebo, and my pregnant tests are negative. Feel sick
Pregnancy symptoms but without a missed period. Got a heavy period on first month of placebo, neg pregnant tests. Is it safe to say its side effects?
Pregnancy: Is unlikely if you are taking your pills as directed and you have had a period. Talk to your doctor about the side effects you are having. Take care! ...Read more
I take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bcp for 2 years now. This month I want to skip the placebo pills and skip my period. Will I have some side effects? What should I expect?
Mo period: You should feel no different than usual. Just take an active pill every day. Women who do this for an extended time (>3 months) often do have abnormal bleeding. Skipping the placebos on occasion should pose no problem. ...Read more
Dependence: Dextromethorphan, , the active ingredient in dexotan is use d medicinally as a cough supressant. In very high doses it can produce symptoms similar to PCP LSD or MDMA. Regular use can lead to dependence and withdrawal symptoms. You should seek the help of a substance abuse rehab program to help in treating withdrawal symptoms. Congratulations on your decision. ...Read more
Pancreatitis worst.: While uncommon, pancreatitis is still considerably increased on byetta. It does potentiate weight loss, requires multiple daily injections, and is valuable in diabetes-2, when properly used by someone familiar with aside-effects. That having been said, the side-effects of uncontrolled diabetes are much worse. ...Read more
Lobeline: This drug has a number of different effects of the brain, stimulating the nicotine receptors, blocking serotonin re-uptake, and changing Dopamine metabolism. These will have many different effects on different people. It has been used to help people get off drugs like methamphetamine. ...Read more
drowsiness, tired feeling;
dizziness, spinning sensation;
feeling restless or irritable;
drooling or dry mouth, slurred speech;
blurred vision, double vision;
mild skin rash, itching; or
loss of interest in sex.
Addiction. ...Read more
Sure R Side effects: I find that one of the most troublesome and consistent side effects following a bowl of good piping hot, steaming, delicious oatmeal together with dried fruit toppings, blueberries, and UNprocessed (but pasteurized) honey, using non fat steamed milk is that I want at least 1 more bowl...and if there's time....I want another one....especially now the weather is getting a little cooler. ...Read more
Almost none: There are rare cases of patients having an allergy to the contrast material (dye) that is used during the procedure. If someone has a known allergy to x-ray dye from a previous x-ray procedure (ex. Cat scan or ivp study) they can still have the procedure but would be pre-medicated with steroids and anti-histamines prior to the exam. ...Read more
Marjoram: People make medicine from marjoram’s flowers, leaves, & oil. Tea is used for runny nose & colds, coughs, swollen nose & throat, & ear pain. Also used for various digestion problems including poor appetite, liver disease, gallstones, intestinal gas, & stomach cramps. Safe when used for short periods of time. Skin contact can cause eye & skin swelling. Might be unsafe long-term. Could cause cancer. ...Read more
Organophospate toxin: Don’t swallow or get Malathion in nose, ears, mouth, vagina, or eyes. Protect eyes. If Malathion accidentally comes in contact with eyes, flush them with water to reduce irritation. If irritation continues or you experience vision changes, talk to your doctor. This medication contains an ingredient that could easily catch fire (flammable). Don’t use Malathion on newborns or infants. ...Read more
If overdone...: ...They can shift the acid-base balance in the body too far toward base. Used as directed, the only possible problem is masking the symptoms of a more serious problem - in effect, feeling better when you are not. ...Read more