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On max phase of advocare (14th day), my wife has on-going BM's from that time that are excessive and painful, could this be caused by the pill packet?
Yes: Decreased interest and/or capability for sexual activity is a reported side effect. It is not always experienced, but it happens for some men. Discuss this w/ your doctor to decide if it there may be a better alternative if this troubles you. Best! ...Read more
I've gained a few pounds since starting on the diet pill Hydroxycut Max for Women. Should I stop taking / is this a side effect?
Yes, stop taking.: It does not work.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi, dose overdose of sleeping pills cause to death. If yes please tell me how much time it take and is it painful. And what is the max overdose limit.
Concerned: If you are asking these questions for yourself or a friend suggest you seek help for whatever concerns you have that are leading you to ask this. ...Read more
My friend is taking max bust 36 pills to get bigger boobs. Is that safe? Should I try? Side effects?
Can one take Valium (5-10mg/day max, only as needed) and (Bayer) aspirin (regular dose, one pill 3-4 times a day) together for one week?
Yes, usually okay.: Very low to almost no potential for problems from taking Valium and aspirin as you described for one week, though 5 mg of Valium twice a day rather than 10 mg once a day may provide somewhat better control of anxiety. Suggest avoiding Valium and similar medications if you have a personal or family history of alcohol problems due to high potential for addiction. ...Read more
Who knows?: Maximizing sex pleasure has led many to take libido enhancing pill so to heighten that fantasy in a easy way out. Work? Probably not really. Those pills usually contain some herbs suggesting, not really proven, to have some male or female hormonal effect so the "pill" makers claim with no fda regulation. If any, such effect may not high enough to affect what bc pill will do. More? Ask doc timely. ...Read more
We don't know what: Is actually in the product you mention. Also, it is dangerous to use over the counter products in this situation. Your doc is the best person to consult. The whole picture needs to be taken into account for your health and safety. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I'm on the pill & got my period 4 days early, lasted 8 days now, its very very light, comes & goes. My period has only ever lasted 4 days max. Thoughts?
It happens: Sometimes a period can start early if you are late to take a pill, or if you took another medication that interacts with the pill. Sometimes there is no good reason, but it's not something to worry about if it only happens once. Consider taking a pregnancy test, just to be safe, but I wouldn't worry unless this happens repeatedly. ...Read more
My sugar is higher in the morning before I eat and after I execise! Why? I take max pills and insulin is next. Are bananas, blueberries and sugar free cream bad. I am at my witts end!
I: I suggest you see I certified diabetes educator and dietitian. Those fruits that might cause a higher sugar after you eat them are not bad and are part of a healthy meal plan. Concentrate on your overall average sugar, your hemoglobin a1c and avoid low sugars. Try to get to a healthier weight if you are overweight. Some people need Insulin for good glucose control. See the link below. ...Read more
Metronidazole 500 mg? I just finish taking metronidazole 500 mg pills two a day for five days. My last pill I took at 1 pm. How long do I wait to consume alcohol. Seeing as new years is on saturday I want to make sure a two to three drinks max won't cause
Husband is taking libido max male enhancement pill. Warning on package says it contains a chemical that may cause birth defects. Which chemical?
Food supplement: This is a proprietary product containing herbs, some of which have been shown to improve libido. The label does warn about blood pressure and heart conditions. There may also be some components in it that they do not list, since a "power max blend" of 341mg is listed. There are no studies of these herbs or other unidentified components that determine safety to fetuses. ...Read more
She took nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) as an ecp so it should be 4 pills every 12 hours (2 takes, max 24 hours) but she forgot the instructions and she took 4 takes every 12 hrs. Will she be ok? Is it overdose?
4 pills, then 4 more: If using Nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) for emergency contraception, the Princeton University publication recommends taking 4 pills and then 4 pills 12 hours later. This question is a bit unclear, but if one took 4 pills, then 4 more in 12 hours, then 4 more in another 12 hours, she should be ok but she might have estrogen symptoms like nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, breast tenderness, menstrual changes this cycle. ...Read more
Cranberry extract: According to InfantRisk there are no well designed studies looking at cranberry extract in breastfeeding. InfantRisk is the research group at Texas Tech University that studies medication use during breastfeeding. Unknown how much cranberry gets into breastmilk. Wise to avoid cran-max while breastfeeding. Cran-max might be better tolerated on a full stomach. ...Read more
I took a stool softener (max 3 pills/24 hours) and waited 12 hours, can I take a laxative (1-2 pills)? the stool softener didn't relieve constipation.
Do diet pills affect the effectiveness of birth control pills? I am contemplating taking hydroxycut max for women to help jumpstart my metabolism along with exercise and eating right but I wanted to make sure that it would not negatively affect my birth c
As far as I am aware diet pills do not interact with birth control pills, however you may wish to ask your gynecologist for another opinion. It sounds like you are on the right track with exercise and eating right. You may want to try this first before starting a diet pill. By eating five to six small meals a day you can jump start your metabolism. Also consider seeing a nutritionist for a dietary consultation.
Best of luck. ...Read more
The max dose for Zantac (ranitidine) is 2 150mg pills/day, but my heart burn is terrible and I have already taken 2. Can I take a tagamet on top of those two?
I wouldn't.: If your pain is so severe and is not being quelled by two Zantac (H2 blocker), then I would question whether it is acid reflux. I'd go see a physician. However, you can also consider trial of a proton pump inhibitor like nexium (esomeprazole) instead to see if it helps. I still recommend you seeing your doc. ...Read more