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Increasing HGH with l-lysine, l-arginine, gaba, melatonin. Can i take 3000mg lysine, 3000mg arginine, 5mg melatonin, 3000mg GABA in every night daily?
Why are you doing: This. It is unlikely to do anything to increase your height and may have side effects you wish you did not have. I hope my endocrinology colleagues will weigh in on this one and lay it out straight. You are not going to grow, but your wallet will get thinner. Best wishes. ...Read more
Cymbalta (duloxetine) 60/tegretol 600/lamictal 100/klonopin 2.5..Terrible racing thoughts..Cannot take lithium and diabetic...Any thoughts?
Relationships: The myth out there is that if you want to lose weight you need to eat less and exercise more.This works in the short term but not really in the long term.Focus on a low glycemic index diet and you are more likely to lose weight rather than the amount of calories you consume. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The interaction between klonopin (clonazepam) and tegretol:tegretol lowers klonopin (clonazepam) by 30% -does klonopin (clonazepam) raise tegretol ?
Not great combo: Concomitant administration of clonazepam (Klonopin) and carbamazepine (Tegretol) resulted in a 22% increase in clonazepam clearance and a 20.5% decrease in carbamazepine clearance. Carbamazepine is well known to induce its own metabolism as well as the metabolism of other meds making it difficult to manage. Consult provider. Bottom line - Klonopin is not likely to raise Tegretol levels. ...Read more
Can latuda (lurasidone) affect lithium levels or vice versa? Am taking lithium 600mg. Starting 40mg of latuda (lurasidone) tonight.
Drug interactions: Uncertain about whether one medication changes blood levels of the other. However, use of latuda plus lithium may ^ potential side effects like dizziness, sedation, confusion, or problems with concentration. See Drugs.Com drug interaction report. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Interaction between Aripiprazole(@low dose) with Methylphenidate(antipsychotic &stimulant) in Treatment-resistant atypical depression?
Talk to your doctor.: If both of these medications are being prescribed for you, you should speak to the doctor who is prescribing them. Although there is no documented adverse interaction between these two medications, every patient can react differently to medications. Of course you should only take these medications if they are being prescribed for you; don't try someone else's medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Balance issues,dizziness,fatigue,numbness toes & fingers, weakness,diarrhea,low sex drive,depression, mood swings,muscle spasms, speech problem ideas?
Sx are too broad: Your sx could be either medical, psychological, or both. You have to rule out medical causes first:i would recommend contacting your physician asking for complete work up. If results are normal, then you might want to speak to a psychologist to figure out what causing your Sx. If there's abnormality, you still might want to enlist help of a psychologist to improve coping. ...Read more
No interactions : There are no interactions with venlafaxine or lithium. It may interact with blood pressure lowering medications to drive blood pressure down even further and may block the effects of psychostimulants and stimulant class weight loss agents. Beware that venlafaxine is thought to have a fairly high risk of causing mania or mixed mood states. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Current lithium level is 1.66, can this cause symptoms like, exhaustion, sleepiness, off balance, weird visual disturbances, shakiness,jerky muscles?
Yes!: The symptoms you describe can all be due to a high lithium level. It's very important to keep the level within the therapeutic range, and levels over 1.5 are considered toxic. However the timing of the lab test relative to your dose matters. Please contact your physician as soon as possible for instructions on what to do with the dose and when to check again. ...Read more
Should i take 20mg of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) with 25mg of amitriptyline?
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): As prescribed, but monitor cardiac status with ekg. ...Read more
Do margaritas effect the absorption of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? 20mg
Energy/weight: Very interesting question!we used to think that 'calories in/calories out' is all one needed to do to lose weight.That is, expend more calories than you take in.Unfortunately , this does not really help with weight loss in the long term.Focus on the quality of food(low glycemic index) rather than quantity.Also remember, you cannot exercise your way to weight loss! ...Read more
Starting Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (adhd) but on Risperdal (agitation). Won't the D2 antagonistic effect of Risperdal mitigate the action of the amphetamine?
Med interactions: Risperdal and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) may be taken together with no significant interactions. That said, if you are taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and think it is less effective, discuss with prescribing doctor who knows you best. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
34 female, For MDD/bipolar on 450mg WellbutrinXL, 100mg Lamictal, 150mg Topamax, and 0.5mg of Klonopin. Fioricet and Percocet 10mg PRN for migraines, and Vyvanse & adderall for hypersomnia. Trying to loose weight, dieting, exercise not working..HELP?
Use up the calories!: Anything that uses energy (calories) will help one lose weight, as long as she DOES NOT eat or drink back more calories than she uses up. Examples: if walking, take longer route; use stairs instead of elevators; take several trips to and from the car when unloading groceries; walk the kids to school; at home skip dessert and go walk around the block instead. Must take in fewer calories than used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer