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I stop taking all medications for lupus I am now only on vitamins an supplements what vitamins would be best?

I stop taking all medications for lupus I am now only on vitamins an supplements what vitamins would be best?

Lupus: Sle is a very serious condition that can cause organ failure and death. Understand possible aversion to medication but serious repercussions to stoping tx. Multivitamin ok but discuss treatment with physician. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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What are some herbs and supplements that are helpful for lupus?

What are some herbs and supplements that are helpful for lupus?

Lupus: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is a very serious condition that needs to be managed with medicine to prevent serious consequences. Herbs and supplements oftentimes interact with medicine and one should always consult with not only your physician but a pharmacist. Not all interactions are even known. Please see this link from lupus.org: http://tinyurl.com/hr44p88 See comments please. ...Read more

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How can I treat lupus naturally? (also includes taking supplements) Thanks!

How can I treat lupus naturally? (also includes taking supplements) Thanks!

Unfortunately: no such thing as treating lupus naturally, if it is truly lupus, please follow up closely with your doctor or your rheumatologist, good luck ...Read more

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I have Lupus and take "Hydroxychloroquine Sulphate". I have around 8 kilos extra and I don't eat enough protein. Can I replace this supplement?

I have Lupus and take "Hydroxychloroquine Sulphate". I have around 8 kilos extra and I don't eat enough protein. Can I replace this supplement?

No: Hydroxychloroquine is considered a DMARD (disease modifying antirheumatic drug) used in lupus and many other autoimmune diseases to help slow disease progression. It is not considered a supplement. Has many benefits and fairly well tolerated. It has not been shown to cause weight gain and some studies have actually shown people who take hydroxychloroquine have developed diabetes less frequently ...Read more

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+ANA test.elevated histones AB only. only on aspirin and BB. take some supplements in low doses like serrapeptase.can this cause drug induced lupus?

+ANA test.elevated histones AB only. only on aspirin and BB. take some supplements in low doses like serrapeptase.can this cause drug induced lupus?

Not known : I am not aware that this is associated with drug-induced lupus. Antihistone anybody's can be seen in wild or systemic lupus as well as drug-induced lupus. Certainly there is no evidence from what you tell us that you have lupus of any type. you say you're on aspirin and I'm uncertain why and you say are on BB and I don't know what that is. From the information you're giving us I'm not certain the information you're giving us I'm not even certain why they did it in a testing on you. From what I can tell you don't have Lucas from this conversation ...Read more

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What;s the best pain medicine for lupus patients?

What;s the best pain medicine for lupus patients?

Acetaminophen NSAIDS: For symptom relief of pain you can use Acetaminophen or NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or o Naprooxen or Cox 2 Celebrex Along wih Antimalarials (Hydroxychlroquin) and low dose steroids ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for lupus?

What is the best treatment for lupus?

A good doctor...: After reading some of the other answers from my colleagues... In my opinion the best treatments for lupus are a good rheumatologist; and more importantly...A positive attitude! ...Read more

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I have sle lupus what medicine is best for me because I take plenty and what kind of food can I eat?

Varied meds: There are many different meds used for lupus depending on what features of the disease you have. They may range from anti inflammatory medication to steroids and many other drugs. You really need to be followed by a rheumatologist to determine the extent of your disease and which drugs are appropriate ...Read more

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Best company to by turmeric capsules from? I want to take it as part of my regimen for lupus- or what should I look for when buying turmeric?

Best company to by turmeric capsules from? I want to take it as part of my regimen for lupus- or what should I look for when buying turmeric?

Turmeric : Turmeric is used as a supplement in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus . It comes from the root of turmeric. It has anti inflammatory activities and is used in many other conditions. It is available as capsule in supplemental stores ...Read more

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