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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Rosuvastatin (Definition)

Rosuvastatin is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more


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Should i see an endocrinologist? I've been diagnosed as having an under active thyroid. I've been put on 50, 000 vitamin d, to be taken twice a week, and calcium supplements. I was also told to take crestor zyrtec, and prevacid. I understand why i was t

Should i see an endocrinologist? I've been diagnosed as having an under active thyroid. I've been put on 50, 000 vitamin d, to be taken twice a week, and calcium supplements.  I was also told to take crestor zyrtec, and prevacid.  I understand why i was t

Hello. : Hello. I am wondering if your hypothyroidism is being treated there are many general physicians who feel comfortable treating thyroid conditions. Internal medicine doctors and endocrinologists also take care of endocrine conditions. Approaches are usually similar. If you have a number of conditions, it may require require different supplements as well as medications. If your hypothyroidism is not being treated, i would ask your provider about this. ...Read more

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My 75 years old mom is on crestor 10mg and exelon (rivastigmine) what multi vitamins and calcium can give her?

My 75 years old mom is on crestor 10mg and exelon (rivastigmine) what multi vitamins and calcium can give her?

CoQ 10: Statins as a group deplete the liver of coQ10 levels. CoQ10 is an ubiquitous substance which is crucial for any cellular function. Get good quality CoQ10 like Qsorb- Vitamin shop or order from willner chemist online,you can talk to one of the holistic pharmacists who will help you pick the best one for you.Wilvite is one of the best multivitamin & calcium 500 mg daily. ...Read more

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Kindly inform me which vitamin and calcium should I give my 75 years old mother which is on crestor and exelon (rivastigmine) medication... Thank you?

Kindly inform me which vitamin and calcium should I give my 75 years old mother which is on crestor and exelon (rivastigmine) medication... Thank you?

Complicated: In reference to vitamins: a generic over the counter multivitamin (store brand is fine) will supply all the daily requirements. For advice regarding vitamin D and calcium, more information is necessary including renal function, bone density, fracture history, family history, liver function and co-morbid conditions - this is best determined by your mother's family doctor. ...Read more

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What vitamin supplements should one avoid when taking 75 mg plavix, two 81mg aspirin and 40mg crestor (rosuvastatin) daily?

What vitamin supplements should one avoid when taking 75 mg plavix, two 81mg aspirin and 40mg crestor (rosuvastatin) daily?

High dose E BUT...: Vitamins are by definition essential for health so I'm wary of any drug that makes it necessary to avoid vitamins. The only vit. that interacts with these is Vit E, which in high doses thins blood so may increase risk of bleeding with Plavix (clopidogrel) & aspirin.However, this potential risk pales in comparison with the known hazards of combining Plavix (clopidogrel) & aspirin. Please see http://bit.ly/VHiLuH & my comment: ...Read more

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Which vitamin taken in large doses , what drugs are associated with liver injury?

Which vitamin taken in large doses , what drugs are associated with liver injury?

Vitamin A: So don't eat that polar bear liver raw (it contains mega-doses of vitamin a)! vitamin a doses greater than 100, 000 iu / day are well known to cause liver damage, and even 25, 000 iu at a time can be dangerous. Beyond that iron can damage the diseased liver (hap c, cirrhosis), and herbal supplements can sometimes contain liver toxins. And you thought valerian was good for you! ...Read more

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Why vitamins or other drugs gotta be taken with food? And what happen if I take them without food

Why vitamins or other drugs gotta be taken with food? And what happen if I take them without food

Stomach upset: Usually, it is to prevent your stomach from being upset. With your history of bloating, I would recommend you take any vitamins or drugs with food unless the pharmacist recommends you take them on an empty stomach (this is rare) ...Read more

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Vitamin drug interactions?

Vitamin drug interactions?

Vitamin drug: There are many interactions between supplements and medications. There are many interactions that medications have blocking the absorption or efficacy of vitamins and supplements too. Refer to an online source to look for potential interactions. ...Read more

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Could i take vitamin while on the ssri drug "celexa"?

Could i take vitamin while on the ssri drug "celexa"?

Yes: Absolutely. Multivitamins are compatible with antidepressants. Just take a well-known brand recommended by a pharmacist or your MD, not the online ones that have unknown manufacturing. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Crestor (Definition)

Crestor is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more