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Side Effects Of Fish Oil Pills With An Expired Date
Fish oils contain two active omega-3 fatty acids, dha and epa. Most fish oil products contain both dha and epa, but supplements enriched in dha or epa are available. Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to significantly reduce sudden cardiac death. Some studies also indicate the potential for benefits in dementia and risk of heart attack. The omega-3 content of cold water ...Read more
Is it ok to take 300mg x 3 cod liver oil tablets a day as a source of dha, epa and omega3? Any side effects? Benefits significant?
Unknown: Cod liver oil and other fish oil supplements are fairly good sources of o3fa of which dha and epa are two types. The exact dietary requirements are unknown. Se's are uncommon but some preps may contain contaminants. There are a lot of purported benefits to o3fa and dha in particular but they are still unsubstantiated . My advice would be to eat more fish on a regular basis and skip the supplements. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the benefits of taking flaxseed oil and fish oil? I have them as in a combo pill. Is it safe to take while on atenalol & synthroid (thyroxine)?
Yes, have EFA's: Yes, safe to take. Flax ; fish oil contain essential fatty acids (efa's) which are essential for good health. There 2 efa's, gla (omega 6) ; ala (omega 3). Fish oil has omega 3's, flax has both # ; 6's. See http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/omega3-fatty-acids ; http://umm.Edu/health/medical-reference-guide/complementary-and-alternative-medicine-guide/supplement/omega6-fatty-acids. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Can deworming medication (zestaval 200) have an effect on the performance of birth control pill (marvelon) 21 day pack?
Yes : It may affect the metabolism of your oral contraceptive to make it less effective. Please use an alternate form of birth control until you have finished the course of treatment. Additionally, zestaval can cause severe damage to a fetus, so it is particularly important that you practice responsible sex. ...Read more
Anticoagulation: High concentration of fish oil can thin your blood and make you susceptible to bleeding. A recent analysis of fish studies showed no benefits above200mg of dha/epa. Best to get your fish oil from wild alaskan salmon and not from some pill processed in a factory. See http://mdprevent.Blogspot.Com/2013/06/are-all-fish-equally-healthy.Html. ...Read more
Omega 3 fish oil 1000mg.What are the benefits of that food supplement and is there any side effects for it.And do I need medical prescription.
Fish Oil: Fish oil supplies essential omega-3 fats that our bodies cannot make on their own. They can lower triglycerides, prevent heart disease, help reduce high blood pressure, and reduce inflammation in the body. Fish oil helps ward off depression too. In general, most people need at least 1-2 grams of epa and 500mg dha per day in a fish oil preparation. No prescription is needed. ...Read more
Should i take someones prescribed 'fish oil' pills? What will be the benefit or any side effects ?
What could be the side effects of accidental ingestion of chinese prayer oil to a 3month old pregnant woman? Accidentally used it for cooking
Tell OB provider now: A genetic counselor might be able to provide an estimate of risk if given more information, eg, how much was actually ingested, how many times, with what foods. What source, what symptoms. Even with additional input an OB provider probably can't assure a pregnant woman that she or the fetus will be ok. The bottom line: we just don't know all causes of birth defects, pregnancy complications, etc. ...Read more
Will taking evening primrose oil along with maca root affect the effectiveness of a paragard iud? Is it safe to take together?
IUDs : Iud's are not medications. They are a product that works to prevent the implantation of a fertilized egg into the wall of the uterus. Thus other supplements or medications will not interfere with this mechanical process. So, yes, they are safe in regards to birth control to take together. ...Read more
Are there any adverse effects if I accidentally took a double dose of prometrium (micronized progesterone)?
Hi, are there any known side effects to taking seven seas radiant you health oils? (1 capsule a day)
Some brand name: I don't particularly know that particular brand but think about it. People have lived without it for thousands of years. It's probably not essential for health. You can probably Google it and find out what's in it and then go from there. ...Read more
Hello.I'm using fluoxetine every morning.What are side effects?Does it decrease my sexual stamina?What are the side effects of fluoxetine use?
Prozac (fluoxetine) side effects: Common side effects with Prozac (fluoxetine) may be nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dizziness, sweating, anxiety, insomnia, and changes in libido. Some also notice difficulty coming to sexual climax. Many of these may dissipate with time, but the sexual issues may persist. Talk with your doctor if any of these are happening with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I read where 1/2 tea. Of cinnamon added to your cereal or coffee reduces your cholestrald/trigliserades significantly. Is this safe? Side effects?
Cinnamon is safe: And can be used to help the conditions you mention plus help balance blood sugar. You can get cinnamon capsules in the health food store. Make sure you talk w/your doc, especially if diabetic because the cinnamon can change the dose of medicine you need. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Was previously on fish oil prescription of 4 1gram pills per day. Now taking over the counter fish oil, what dosage at how many pills is the same?
Good quality: marine fish oil has many research-based benefits. It makes the platelets silky so if you are on a blood thinner consult w/doc. Some folks take 6-8 caps daily under supervision. Poor quality MFO can be contaminated w/toxins so get a good brand that has been purified and is 50% EPA&DHA. Peace and good health. Read label. Each cap is probably 1 gm (1000 mg). ...Read more
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