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Xenadrine Side Effects
I am 16 years old and soon will be 17 years old and I am taking Xenadrine and I was wondering what are long term health effects.
Caffeine, ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate): Two stimulants that should not be taken together regularly at all...ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) can cause BP elevations and other hypertensive side effects when taken alongside caffeine, another central stimulant. Don't take this medication for any reason ...Read more
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I'm 20 and wondering if xenadrine is ok to take along with a good diet and exercise, to lose a few pounds?
No no no: It may cause fibrosis of the heart that is thickening of the muscle may also result in leaky valves of the heart ...Read more
Not advisable: There is simply no substitute for a healthy, moderate diet and physical activity. This is the only safe method of weight loss, especially for someone of your age group. Be careful! And remember that if anything seems too good to be true or offers drastic changes with little effort, it is likely false, a scam, or at best, potentially harmful. ...Read more
Will taking xenadrine (weight loss supplement) affect the depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot?
No, but a bad idea..: No drug interaction but the drug is a congeners of epinephrine and can increase both your heart rate and your blood pressure. It can be very dangerous. Just because it is available OTC doesn't mean that's not without its risks. It is NOT a good way to loose weight!! ...Read more
Can I take Zoloft (sertraline) and welbutrin with diet pills? Such as xenadrine or hydroxycut? I need to lose 50 lbs. Zoloft (sertraline) has made me gain a lot of weight. But I need it for OCD and depression.
Other diet options: Exercise and a healthy weight loss diet. In my practice I generally prescribe Diethylpropion er 75 mg around 2pm. I prescribe it because of the success I've had with it in patients on psychotropics. Other options include low dose topamax, (topiramate) but make sure you are aware of all the side effects. Green coffee bean extract can help as can ashwaghanda or garcinia cambogia. ...Read more
Effects uncertain...: Polynerve 500 is an advertised product with claims of helping one's health. A patient should ask his doctor if the product is a real medication, approved by the fda for treating health problems. If the product is not a real medicine that has undergone years of real scientific testing, then one can't tell for sure if it works or not, and can't know what its side effects might be. ...Read more
Lipovite injections: Possible risks include pain at site, infection, bleeding and allergic reactions. Those with heart disease, abnormal heart beat or other heart problems should take special caution when using lipotropics as they can increase heart rate. Always consult a doctor before beginning any weight-loss program. Rare se include inflammatory bowel disease, ibs and GI issues with n/v, diarrhea. ...Read more