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Side Effects Of Sulfates In Wine
Wine ok: There should be no interaction between ingestion of alcoholic beverages and the effectiveness of medications like advair. Enjoy in moderation! ...Read more
I drank alcohol on ciprofloxacin. I read it's ok in moderation but a bottle of wine in one night may be over doing it. What will the side effects be?
How likely is there to be any significant side effects in drinking a glass of wine 10 hours after taking .25 mg ativan (lorazepam)?
None: 25 mg is a very low dose & no interaction is anticipated after 10 hrs of taking wine. ...Read more
Have terrible pill anxiety and need cephalexin for UTI. Please tell me how common or rare are side effects? Can I drink a glass of wine to relax on it?
Cardiac: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is a form of adrenalin. It can cause increase in heart rate, elevated blood pressure and even abnormal heart rhythm. It was associated with the deaths of a major league pitcher and a college football player a few years ago. Just because something is over the counter, it may not always be safe. ...Read more
Iron supplements: Ferrous sulfate can interfere with the absorption of certain medications like thyroid hormone. It also can cause stomach upset, constipation, diarrhea, and achiness. If one takes excessive amounts of iron over long periods of time it can very rarely cause organ damage such as heart and liver failure. ...Read more
Constipation: Mild side effects can include constipation; darkened or green stools; diarrhea; nausea; stomach upset. More severe side effects can include headache, allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); black, tarry stools; blood or streaks of blood in the stool; fever; vomiting with continuing sharp stomach pain. ...Read more
If I take ephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) could one of the side effects make me feel like I can't breathe?
See below: Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) stimulates beta-adrenergic receptors and releases norepinephrine. Adverse reactions are insomnia, nausea, headaches, dizzines, s anxiety, palpitations, tachycardia. The question is why are you taking it.? This is not a drug that you should be doing without physicians oversight. Please see your physician. ...Read more
Several uses: Magnesium sulfate is commonly used to stop premature labor, and to prevent eclamptic seizures, and may also be beneficial for a baby born prematurely. Typically, a "loading dose" of 4-6 grams is used, followed by 2-3 grams per hour given intravenously. Side effects including flushing, dry mouth, blurred vision, and nausea, and are usually worse for the first 24 hours a woman gets the medication. ...Read more
I took hydroxcut pills which contained ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and caffeine. How do I overcome the hyper side-effects?
Stop taking it!: You can overcome the side effects of supplements by not taking them. The main problem is that there's no legal requirement for the manufacturers to prove safety & efficacy prior to making miraculous claims as long as they display the fda's disclaimer. However, the law also allows lax manufacturing so that contamination is a problem. Yes, this is akin to throwing out the baby w/bath water but. . ...Read more
Labor. Are there any serious side effects to the mother and/or baby due to using magnesium sulfate when not needed?
?need ? effect?: Magnesium sulfate is one of the better tolerated methods of handling maternal blood pressure in labor. Maternal effects at higher levels include respiratory depression, low blood pressure & heart rhythm block. It is a category 1 (no risk) for the fetus although i occasionally see respiratory depression, apnea spells in a newborn if it has high blood levels, which fades after they start to urinate. ...Read more
Are there side effects when taking 1200mg of chondroitin sulfate, 1500mg of glucosamine and 1000mg of fish oil? (prescribed to help lubricate knee)
May raise blod sugar: There is some limited data to show elevated blood glucose levels in people with diabetes who take glucosamine and chondroitin suflate. However, this does not seem to happen in people without diabetes. In general, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate are very safe, but they should be stopped at least one week prior to any surgery as they may have a blood thinning effect. ...Read more
Pls read the insert: Please read the insert provided by the pharmacist with the medications. ...Read more