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What if I take more han the prescribed amount of synthroud to control my weight. ?

What if I take more han the prescribed amount of synthroud to control my weight. ?

Don't do it: I agree with dr. Hossain. The risks of doing this is much greater than the small benefit (if any) you will get from overdosing the synthroid (thyroxine). ...Read more

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Doctor prescribed Duphaston first and after that 3 months of birth control pills. It is ok not to take them, because I am afraid of gaining weight?

Doctor prescribed Duphaston first and after that 3 months of birth control pills. It is ok not to take them, because I am afraid of gaining weight?

Tell concerns to doc: Potential side effects include weight gain, fluid retention, and bloating. You need to openly discuss these concerns with your doctor. Also let your doctor know about your bulimia. ...Read more

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I take 50mg & lisinipril 40mg as prescribed, but after a couple of months it has stopped controlling it effectively. My b/p is averaging184/108?

I take  50mg & lisinipril 40mg as prescribed, but after a couple of months it has stopped controlling it effectively.  My b/p is averaging184/108?

Need more med: Not knowing your age/other med condition/kidney function; Acalcium channel blocker -Nefedipine will help. If black.. .....a fluid pill-amiloride/chlorthalidone will help. Wt loss, diet salt, alcohol restriction is needed. ...Read more

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Could i take birth control to gain weight?

Could i take birth control to gain weight?

Not a great idea.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil ; canola oil. ...Read more

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I am on Gildess birth control. Is it okay to take my prescribed prediszone steroid with it ?

I am on Gildess birth control. Is it okay to take my prescribed prediszone steroid with it ?

Prednisone & BC: I had to look up at this information myself. Prednisolone does not have any effect on Hormonal birth control. However being on hormonal contraceptive. can increase the effectiveness of prednisone . that's being said, you need to tell both your doctor and your pharmacists in order to perhaps consider decreasing the dose of prednisone to avoid potential side effects. there are a lot of medications that prevent birth control from working properly however prednisone is not one of them. Always know what medications you on ...Read more

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My dad have diabetic for long time. He only take normal medicine but he never control his food.. Now he is losing a lot of weight. Traditional remedy?

My dad have diabetic for long time. He only take normal medicine but he never control his food.. Now he is losing a lot of weight. Traditional remedy?

There are no : "traditional" remedies. He needs to have a full regimen of education, diet, exercise, weight loss (usually), whatever medication his doctor thinks is indicated, monitoring, control of BP and lipids, prevention of complications, etc. Check w/his doctor and diabetes.Org. ...Read more