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What do you advise if I'm on concerta. is it okay to take calcium 600 + d USP (twice a day) and b-12 1000 mcg (time release) along with my concerta?
Caution: There are no harmful interactions with Vitamin B12. However Calcium can reduce the time release properties of Concerta, by breaking down the barriers in the beads. You might want to avoid the calcium in the morning, when you take Conerta, and take the calcium at night, after the Concerta has worn off. ...Read more
What do you suggest if i'm on concerta. Is it okay to take calcium 600 + d USP (twice a day) and b-12 1000 mcg (time release) along with my concerta?
Consult with a doc: If you need a medication refill, that requires a consult with a doctor who is licensed to practice in your state. Centrophenoxine is a dietary supplement that has not been demonstrated to have significant benefits, although there are a number of studies with weakly suggestive evidence of effect on cognition in people who had a stroke or are demented. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?: Usp stands for United States pharmacopeia. This is a compendium of standards that the phamraceutical industry abides by when manufacturing drugs as well as when pharmacists compound drugs. Topical means external. I think i need more info. ...Read more
Hydrogen peroxide: “Food grade” hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) contains 35% H2O2. It should not be taken internally (exception - may be highly diluted H2O2). USP hydrogen is usually 3%. ...Read more
Do chewable gummy multivitamins get properly absorbed as much as regular USP verified tablet multivitamins?
Probably: Not all gummy vitamins are created equal and some are undoubtedly better than others, but they should contain high quality vitamins in a different base than tablets. The fact that they are chewable may increase their absorbability, but i don't know any objective research on their absorption so this is all just an educated guess. ...Read more
I know that tablet based supplements don't always dissolve completely for body to absorb, but what about capsules? Are all capsules USP by default?
Depends: Not all capsules are usp. If you go to the health food store you can buy/find empty capsules that you could stuff with something like an herb or a powder.. This capsule you made will not undergo vigorous scientific testing or pass all the requirements. You will not be able to figure out exactly how your body will absorb it. So the message is read the fine print on whatever tablet/capsule you take. ...Read more
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No: Glycerine is used in many medicinal forms/additive---as in artificial saliva, moisturizer in nasal sprays, and osmotic laxatives etc...Its use as an artificial saliva should infact have a protective effect on your teeth. I am not a dentist, so you may want to consult your dentist for additional inforamation. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Per webmd.com: "In most cases, you can treat ringworm of the skin with antifungal creams or ointments. Many are available without a prescription. Use a nonprescription antifungal cream with miconazole or clotrimazole in it. Brand names include Micatin, Mycelex, and Tinactin." Ref. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-home-treatment ...Read more