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Is vegetable magnesium stearate a magnesuim antacid?

Is vegetable magnesium stearate a magnesuim antacid?

No: Antacids contain hydroxide which is an anion. Magnesium is a cation which can be coupled with the hydroxide to make an antacid. Other forms contain calcium (ie tums). Stearate is an anion but is not an antacid. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Is magnesium stearate a laxative?

Is magnesium stearate a laxative?

No: Magnesium stearate is an additive to meds/supplements used to ease/make cheaper their production (actually makes the supplement less effective b/c it decreases absorption of the nutrient in your intestines. Magnesium citrate is a laxative. ...Read more

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Are things found in supplement capsules bad for you? I'm thinking cellulose, magnesium stearate, silica and gelatin.

Are things found in supplement capsules bad for you? I'm thinking cellulose, magnesium stearate, silica and gelatin.

Not useful: The so-called supplement capsule are not and will not do any good for you, other than lightening your wallet.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Nigella sativa, fenspiride hydrochloride, calcium hydrogenophospate, hipromeloze, macrogol, magnesium stearate are any of these dangerous with alchool?

Nigella sativa, fenspiride hydrochloride, calcium hydrogenophospate, hipromeloze, macrogol, magnesium stearate are any of these dangerous with alchool?

Less is best: If you have tuberculosis as a current condition, you probably should be refraining from drinking alcohol, or taking anything with alcohol. The most important thing is to build up your immune system, so that it is stronger, and that you eat have a nutritious diet, and also get plenty of rest. Less is more. Taking too many things together with alcohol is not advised even if you are feeling well. ...Read more

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Does magnesium stearate affect amethia birth control?

Does magnesium stearate affect amethia birth control?

Probably not: Pl see attached link for possible drug interactions of Amethia ...Read more

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Take prelief for IC and reflux which contains calcium glucerophosphate and magnesium stearate. Can the magnesium stearate elevate magnesium levels? Mine are already at slightly above normal range.

Take prelief for IC and reflux which contains calcium glucerophosphate and magnesium stearate. Can the magnesium stearate elevate magnesium levels? Mine are already at slightly above normal range.

Watch & see if...: Your scenario deserves a watching with repeating testing in 3 months for confirmation do to correlate with your clinical profile under your doctor's review and guidance since the pill used should not have any significant effect on someone with reasonable functions of kidneys. To help understand how to live a long happy life, review list on Facts of Life-1, 2, &3 on HOME of www. Formefirst. Com. ...Read more

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Will Orphenadrine Citrate contain magnesium stearate and silica-colloidal anhydrous?

Will Orphenadrine Citrate contain magnesium stearate and silica-colloidal anhydrous?

What's your??: The chemicals you mentioned are generally inactive ingredients to help a active ingredient dissolve and be absorbed in the GI tract. They basically keep the muscle relaxant pill from remaining a solid plug that doesn't get absorbed. ...Read more

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Safe to take lorazepam w/ nature made magnesium supplement (mag ox, cellulose gel, croscarmellose sodium, mag stearate, silicon dioxide, stearic acid)?

Safe to take lorazepam w/ nature made magnesium supplement (mag ox, cellulose gel, croscarmellose sodium, mag stearate, silicon dioxide, stearic acid)?

Safe but not best Mg: It is totally safe but magnesium oxide is a very poorly-absorbed form of magnesium- it may work as a laxative but won't raise your magnesium levels! You would be far better off taking magnesium glycinate, taurate or citrate!
see http://drcarolyndean. Com/magnesium_miracle/. ...Read more

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What is magnesium sterate used for and what is it made of?

What is magnesium sterate used for and what is it made of?

Diluent: Magnesium stearate is often used as a diluent in the manufacture of medical tablets, capsules and powders. In this regard, the substance is also useful, because it has lubricating properties, preventing ingredients from sticking to manufacturing equipment during the compression of chemical powders into solid tablets; magnesium stearate is the most commonly used lubricant for tablets. ...Read more

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Can't take calcium carbonate for acid stomach because of allergies. Is there a magnesium alternative?

Can't take calcium carbonate for acid stomach because of allergies. Is there a magnesium alternative?

Other: Calcium medications can cause constipation. You should trying a histamine blocker like (zantac (ranitidine) or pepcid). If this doesn't work you should try a ppi like Prevacid or prilosec. If symptoms persists you should consult with GI dr. ...Read more

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I have not had a bowel movement in 8 days. I drank a bottle of magnesium sterate and that did not work. Can I use an enema or go to the hospital?

I have not had a bowel movement in 8 days. I drank a bottle of magnesium sterate and that did not work. Can I use an enema or go to the hospital?

Enema...: If you go to the Emergency Department, they would prescribe an enema. Save your money and try to give yourself an enema in the comfort of your home. ...Read more

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How do I know if I'm having an allergic reaction to my medicine?

How do I know if I'm having an allergic reaction to my medicine?

Symptoms: Most reactions to medications are not true allergies but an issue of side effects or intolerance. It's important to be clear because being truly allergic to a class of meds means you shouldn't take them which may limit your treatment options going forward. True allergic reactions typically manifest as a rash, difficulty breathing, or swelling. Symptoms like vomiting or diarrhea are unlikely allerg. ...Read more

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I'm currently having an allergic reaction to deodorant, help, what should I do?

I'm currently having an allergic reaction to deodorant, help, what should I do?

See below: 1. Stop using it
2. Wash the area with soap and water if possible
3. Take a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you tolerate it
4. If trouble breathing, face/tongue/lip swelling, or severe painful rash, call 911.
5. See your doctor at some point to determine your actual allergy and what to do next incl alternatives. ...Read more

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Hi I have had a allergic reaction to pencil in when I was 2 could I have outgrown it now I'm 20?

Hi I have had a allergic reaction to pencil in when I was 2 could I have outgrown it now I'm 20?

Probably not: Depends what were the symptoms then. As a general rule allergy to penicillin should be respected as next administration can cause anaphylaxis. Since we have so many antibiotics you can always find alternative. If ever it becomes mandatory that you need penicillin you can be tested and desensitized. ...Read more

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How to tell if I'm having an allergic reaction to amoxicillin?

How to tell if I'm having an allergic reaction to amoxicillin?

Rash or hives: Most reactions to medication cause either an immediate reaction such as hives, swelling, and low blood pressure, which is an emergency, or a delayed skin rash which can occur days later. ...Read more

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How to know if I'm allergic to beeswax. It weird. Iwhile. Could that be an allergic reaction?

How to know if I'm allergic to beeswax. It weird. Iwhile. Could that be an allergic reaction?

Common: For sufferers of pollen allergy. You can imagine how pollen gets into the beeswax. Because pollen allergies are specific for a class of pollens, one can react variably depending on the beeswax lot. Best to avoid. If you also suffer from seasonal rhinitis, or hay fever, consult an Allergist for individualized recommendations. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if your lips have an allergic reaction, how long does it take to show up?

I'm just wondering, if your lips have an allergic reaction, how long does it take to show up?

Allergic reaction: I am not sure I get your question right, did you actually develop a lip reaction already? If so, head to the nearest urgent care place to get it looked at and treated. ...Read more

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Is there any risk of allergic reaction with collagen fillers? How do I find out if i’m allergic?

Is there any risk of allergic reaction with collagen fillers? How do I find out if i’m allergic?

Possible: As a general rule we are at risk for allergic reactions to anything we ingest or inject into our bodies. The question becomes whether one is at higher risk than the general population. Before you inject or ingest anything new speak with your physician to assess the risk. ...Read more

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I just moved into a new house and I'm having an allergic reaction. I have hives all over my body. What should I do?

I just moved into a new house and I'm having an allergic reaction. I have hives all over my body. What should I do?

Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Hives can result for exposure to allergens and they can be treated with antihistamines wih or withou steroids. If notice this occurs only in your new home you may be able find the cause. An allergist may be able to help you to find the cause. Once the cause is known then you may be able to get your landlord to help eliminate the cause. For the most part the true cause of hives may not be found. ...Read more

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If I'm having a strong radiating burning sensation after taking medicine, does it mean I'm having an allergic reaction to it?

If I'm having a strong radiating burning sensation after taking medicine, does it mean I'm having an allergic reaction to it?

Intolerance: This is not the usual allergic response but may be a side effects from your medication. Call your doctor to find out if an alternate choice may be better for you ...Read more

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I'm currently having an allergic reaction from KY lubricant my boyfriend and water help flush away the reaction, what should I do?

I'm currently having an allergic reaction from KY lubricant my boyfriend and water help flush away the reaction, what should I do?

Contact Doc: You likely have a contact allergy to the KY lubricant and topical cortisone for vaginal use would likely be the appropriate medication. However you will need to contact your GYN to get examined or a Rx. Do realize that yeast infection can produce itching as well. ...Read more

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I've never been allergic to honey and I love eating it but now I'm getting nervous I can get an allergic reaction. Is this possible?

I've never been allergic to honey and I love eating it but now I'm getting nervous I can get an allergic reaction. Is this possible?

Unlikely: One can become allergic to just about anything at anytime although the incidence of this is low. You should have no particular concern about honey. ...Read more

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How long does it take to be sure I'm not going to have anaphylactic shock? I have had it in the past and now having allergic reaction.

How long does it take to be sure I'm not going to have anaphylactic shock? I have had it in the past and now having allergic reaction.

Is it anaphylaxis?: You tell us that you had an anaphylactic reaction, but experience has shown that not every person who claims to have undergone such a reaction actually had it. Until proven otherwise, you had anaphylaxis and need to carry self-injectable epinephrine. If you have a reaction at this time, have someone else drive you to an urgent care/er. Most important: see a board-certified allergist asap! ...Read more

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I had a allergic reaction to biaoxin and had a tough time breathing so I switched to cefidir and I'm still having allergic reactions. Is this normal?

I had a allergic reaction to biaoxin and had a tough time breathing so I switched to cefidir and I'm still having allergic reactions. Is this normal?

Can be: An allergic reaction to an antibiotic can take up to a few weeks to resolve. I doubt that you are reacting to the cefdinir. As long as the symptoms are abating I would not be too concerned. Antihistamines and if necessary oral steroids may help to control your symptoms until the reaction runs its course. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because the flour and get near to the cats give me this itches. I can't take it anymore and I can't stop scratching, could this be an allergic reaction?

I'm concerned because the flour and get near to the cats give me this itches. I can't take it anymore and I can't stop scratching, could this be an allergic reaction?

Allergy Testing: Exposure to flowers and cats can very well be secondary to allergies. You could find this out by evaluation by an allergist. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more