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What do doctors think is the top pain medication that i can take that won't affect physical performance?

What do doctors think is the top pain medication that i can take that won't affect physical performance?

NSAIDs: Anti-inflammatories or nsaids are probably only medication to not impede in physical performance. All other medicines will have side effects, sedation, dizziness, fatigue, etc than may impede your abilities. This advice however should be given to you by your doctor who had performed an examination and knows your health history as any medicines can affect you adversely. ...Read more

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What medication can I take to boost sporting performance? I am an elite endurance swimmer.

What medication can I take to boost sporting performance? I am an elite endurance swimmer.

Banned: If there are they are probably banned for competition epo and steriods comes to mind ...Read more

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I take imdur60mger & coreg12.5mg. What is a safe way to keep a longer erection & enhance sexual performance with these hbp medications?

I take imdur60mger & coreg12.5mg. What is a safe way to keep a longer erection  & enhance sexual performance with these hbp medications?

Not Viagra!!: Imdur is a long acting form of nitroglycerin, if you take viagra, Cialis or levitra, (vardenafil) it could lower your BP so low, you could actually die (with a smile on your face, but still dead ;-) ). Coreg can cause erectile dysfunction, see if you can be switched to another beta-blocker or calcium channel blocker, or another agent if a real problem. If u r taking Coreg and imdur, you most likely have cad. ...Read more

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What are high/low epinephrine effects on athlete's performance ?What is the best medication to control adrenaline (but not beta blockers)?

What are high/low epinephrine effects on athlete's performance ?What is the best medication to control adrenaline (but not beta blockers)?

Enhance: The body usually secretes adrenaline and norepinephrine with exercise or stress. However whether this hinders or helps performance would depend on the type of exercise. While the effect may accelerate certain skills , it may also lead to reduced coordination. Are you asking whether beta blocker would help reduce your anxiety ; improve performance? That's a $64 question. ...Read more

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Is there an age that is too early to begin ADHD medications to help with school performance?

Is there an age that is too early to begin ADHD medications to help with school performance?

No: Dr block is biased and mistaken about the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of adhd. Her views form a minority of thinking and are anti-scientific. Prospective data clearly shows that the earlier adhd is treated, the more likely it will dissipate in late adolescence or early childhood. ...Read more

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How can I treat or handle sequel performance anxiety without a therapist or prescription medication?

How can I treat or handle sequel performance anxiety without a therapist or prescription medication?

Its possible : But having the right coach, usually a therapist who employs cbt may be very beneficial. Can try support groups if its been an ongoing problem. Read self-help books. Sometimes just relaxing, closing your eyes, and playing the scene in your brain over and over the way you want it to pan out will do the job. Yoga and thai chi may also be beneficial. ...Read more

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I notice sometimes that when i take ibuprofen, it affects my performance in the bedroom. Is this normal for this or other medications?

I notice sometimes that when i take ibuprofen, it affects my performance in the bedroom. Is this normal for this or other medications?

Ibuprofen and BM's: Ibuprofen can cause irregular bowel movements, both diarrhea and constipation. Constipation tends to be more common, especially in the elderly. Increasing your dietary fiber intake may help. (your profile lists hydrocodone which is far more likely to be the cause of your problem). ...Read more

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Can deworming medication (zestaval 200) have an effect on the performance of birth control pill (marvelon) 21 day pack?

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

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What is a performance-enhancing drug?

What is a performance-enhancing drug?

See below: As implied, it is a drug that when taken will enhance performance. The implication is that there are certain drugs that can give athletes an unfair advantage over a competitor who has not taken the drug; as such they are typically banned from use in most athletics. Examples can include things like anabolic steroids, amphetamines, and growth hormone to name a few. ...Read more

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Are there some safe, OTC performance-enhancing drugs?

Are there some safe, OTC performance-enhancing drugs?

No: Most otc meds or supplements have limited studies - you are not saying what performance enhancing - sex?, athletics? ...Read more

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What is an example of a "performance enhancing drugs"?

Just what you expect: These do what you would think they do -- ones noted frequently in the press are the meds used by famous sports players/participants to further improve their abilities at baseball, cycling, etc. In recent years these have been legal medications that are intended for use in specific patient types but are being used "off-label" in others. Sometimes they're illegal. Any drug that improves performance. ...Read more

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Do you think performance-enhancing drugs should be prohibited in any sporting events?

Do you think performance-enhancing drugs should be prohibited in any sporting events?

Yes and no!: If banned by the specific sport, then yes. But certain drugs are sport specific: the use of beta blockers in shooting or archery. They slow the heart and allow more time for the shot. But i anticipate you mean steroids and hgh. I took care of the us masters cycling champ. Discovered low testosterone in him. The ICU would not grant him an exemption for the worlds. You must abide by rules! ...Read more

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Can female fertility drugs work as performance enhancers?

Can female fertility drugs work as performance enhancers?

Possibly: The medication Clomid (clomiphene) and HCG and at times gonadotropins have been used by male bodybuilders to improve their muscle development by increasing testosterone. ...Read more

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Do you think steroids or any performance-enhancing drugs should be prohibited in all events?

Do you think steroids or any performance-enhancing drugs should be prohibited in all events?

Yes and no!: If banned by the specific sport, then yes. But certain drugs are sport specific: the use of beta blockers in shooting or archery. They slow the heart and allow more time for the shot. But i anticipate you mean steroids and hgh. I took care of the us masters cycling champ. Discovered low testosterone in him. The ICU would not grant him an exemption for the worlds. You must abide by rules! ...Read more