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What Foods Should You Avoid When Taking Aldactone
Foods High In Fat: Xenical is a lipase inhibitor that decreases the absorption of fatty acids through the GI system. This means that if you take xenical and eat a meal that is high in fat, the fatty acids will not be absorbed and will pass further into the GI system . . . Which can lead to bloating, flatulence (gas), and diarrhea. Foods high in fat are: butter, oil, red meats, eggs, avocados etc. ...Read more
Dairy products: Ofloxacin can be taken with food, and with a full glass of water. It is recommended not to drink milk or eat dairy products, or take antacids or vitamins within 2 hours before or after taking ofloxacin. There are a number of medications that can interact with ofloxacin. Check here for details: http://www.drugs.com/cdi/ofloxacin.html ...Read more
Anything: Truly you can have any diet when you're on coumadin, (warfarin) but the most important thing to remember is to be consistent with it. That way your physician can make adjustments to your Coumadin (warfarin) dose accordingly, and get your inr to the desired level no matter the kind of diet you have. ...Read more
Nothing in particula: You will not require a special diet while taking enoxaparin injections. If you for some reason take large amounts of herbal supplements, some can affect the ability of your blood to clot, but most people do not consume significant amounts of garlic, gensing, or gingko. ...Read more
Big fish, spicey foo: In general, there is little you have to avoid with following exceptions: big fish like shark, tuna, swordfish that tend to collect more mercury - once a month at most; spicey foods - if you haven't already experienced it, heartburn is almost a staple of pregnancy and spicey foods only make this worse; caffeine (no more than 250mg/day); and alcohol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you tell me what I should eat while I am taking warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven)? What foods should I avoid?
Warfarin is a blood-thinning medication that helps treat and prevent blood clots: There is no specific warfarin diet. However, certain foods and beverages can make warfarin less effective in preventing blood clots. It's important to pay attention to what you eat while taking warfarin. One nutrient that can lessen warfarin's effectiveness is vitamin K. It's important to be consistent in how much vitamin K you get daily. The adequate intake level of vitamin K for adult men is 120 micrograms (mcg). For adult women, it's 90 mcg. While eating small amounts of foods that are rich in vitamin K shouldn't cause a problem, avoid eating or drinking large amounts of: Kale, Spinach, Brussels sprouts, Parsley, Collard greens, Mustard greens, Chard, Green tea. Certain drinks can increase the effect of warfarin, leading to bleeding problems. Avoid or drink only small amounts of these drinks when taking warfarin: Cranberry juice, Alcohol. Talk to your doctor before making any major changes in your diet and before starting any over-the-counter medications, vitamins or herbal supplements. If you are unable to eat for several days or have ongoing stomach upset, diarrhea or fever, consult your doctor. ...Read more
In many cases, yes: Excellent question! vitamin supplements are usually not needed if you are getting a good variety of foods in your diet. And vitamins that come packaged in natural foods are preferred in general to supplements. Exceptions include vitamin d in elderly, which reduces the risk of falling, and folate supplements in childbearing age women. A good iphone prevention resource is my health checklist 2012. ...Read more
Alcohol & toxins: Taking serophene (clomiphene) means you're trying to conceive. If you want a clean, non-toxic environment for your baby to develop in, avoid alcohol and other substance abuse. Avoid caffeine, and do not smoke. Make sure your diet is healthy, with plenty of vegetables, fruits, lean proteins, and healthy fats (olive oil, avocados, fish like alaskan salmon or take a high quality fish oil, etc). ...Read more
Generally not needed: With a healthy diet, taking vitamin supplements generally have not been shown to benefit your health. Elders who are low in vitamin d have a lower risk of falling if they take about 800 units of vit d daily, and taking a folate supplement of 400 micrograms daily is recommended for women who can have children to prevent some birth defects. Beta carotene supplements can be harmful to smokers. ...Read more
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