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My insurance company will no longer cover my prescription for Omega-3 Acid Ethyl Esters. Can you recommend a viable substitute for this medication.
Use HealthTap Prime.: This is a complex question, which is hard to answer in 400 characters. Use HealthTap Prime to get doctor's informed advice. What's the Omega-3 EEs used for? What condition's being treated? Most Omega-3 EEs are made from fish oil. Eating more fish & using OTC fish oil capsules are 2 possible alternatives. But again, use HealthTap Prime to discuss pros & cons of this approach as EEs are lower in fis ...Read more
I put my Zoloft (sertraline) and ritalin and omega 3 tablets in a bag in a portable file box. Can this be hot or bad for medications' effectivity ?
May be bad: Remember, meds are designed to melt inside you. That's 37 degrees celsius or 98.6 fahrenheit. I'm not sure how warm it is in lebanon in january, but if your portable file is getting hot, it's not good for your medicines which generally should be stored in a cool, dry place. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Omega Fatty Acids: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
Type 2 bipolar. Breastfeeding. Not on medication. Looking for natural management methods. Currently taking 1g of omega 3 a day. Any other advice?
Which nasal decongestant medication can be used safely when i'm on Zoloft & strattera (atomoxetine) & efalex 50+ active (omega 3...) ?
Possible help: You may want to try a stimulant instead of strattera. May also try lower dose of zoloft or get off this if your not depressed or anxious. You can also use a combo strattera with a stumulant (vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is very effective but only last about 12 hours. Nasal saline is very helpful. ...Read more
I suffer from depression and i would like to try either omega-3 or st. John's wart as an alternative to medications. Will this effect my 81mg aspirin?
Bleeding: St. John's wort does not directly affect the same coagulation pathway as aspirin, but can affect your platelets, making them less "sticky." along with fish oil you could experience more bleeding. St. John's wort can be effective for mild-moderate depression. High epa omega-3 oils are helpful in depression, but aren't a stand-alone treatment. Please consider psychotherapy; it can help greatly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My endo prescribe me 5 mg tapazole (methimazole) should I stop taking omega 3, vit ? Is there any natural treatment for grave desease ? I am scared with medication
Grave's Disease: You should not have any fears of taking tapazole (methimazole). The medication has been around for over 30 years and works well for the treatment of grave's disease. There are no proven natural treatments for grave's disease. You should not stop omega 3s or vitamins, however, during your treatments. The disorder should resolve in 1-2 years and you should no longer need the tapazole (methimazole). Do not fear taking this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kinda omega 3 should I get at the local drug store? And how much should I take daily? I'm 19 male.
A waste of money: At your age, there is no reason to take this supplement. ...Read more
Yes.: They can be taken together!Get a more detailed answer ›
Apart from blood thinners are there any drugs that should be avoided when taking high dose omega 3? (1000mg EPA & 500mg DHA)
Are there any dangerous side effects If a depressed patient use Omega-3 1400mg once daily... He has no other diseases & no drugs sensitivity.
After a diet period for 43 yr old male my lipid lab tests came as tc 220, tg 233, HDL 33, LDL 140, am taking omega 3 and turmeric, do I need a drug?
Yes: These values suggest an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. If i had those values, i would be on a statin. ...Read more
Omega 6 diet sources: Omega 6 (o-6) fatty acids are mostly in "land" foods, animal products, e.g. Beef, pork, poultry, eggs, dairy (other than non fat- skim milk etc.), beans (e.g. Soy), grains (e.G corn, wheat, etc), nuts (walnuts have some o-3). Omega 3 are mostly in sea foods (especially fatty fish, although they have o-6 too. Wild fish get o-3 from krill. Land o-3 (walnuts, purslaine, flax not as well used). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Omega-3: Omega-3 is the best supplement for reducint inflammatory responses in your body. It is generally best to get this from natural food sources rather than a pill supplement. Examples include: walnuts, salmon, sardines, soybeans, halibut, scallops, shrimp. ...Read more
Omega 3: Wikipedia this. Or we can chat and I can help you find out. ...Read more
I am in good shape but how can I avoid too much omega 6 when it is literally in every food and I have a huge appetite?
Don't: Worry too much. This ingredient is not to be monitored. Naturally occurring doesn't cause any ill effects ...Read more
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