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Zetia Warnings And Recalls
Ezetimibe is the generic name for zetia, (ezetimibe) a medication that decreases absorption of cholesterol from the GI tract. This medication works by blocking the niemann-pick c1-like 1 (npc1l1) protein which allows sterols, including cholesterol, to be absorbed into the intestine. Blocking this protein results in increased production of LDL receptors that then clear LDL ...Read more
I'm on the following medications: crestor (rosuvastatin) norvase prestiva (sp). Are these safe together?
See your doctor: Do you mean Darunavir (Prezista)? Although in one study, lipid effects did not change over a few weeks of adding Darunavir to rosuvastatin (crestor), the FDA has released a warning about several statins in combination with protease inhibitors, including an increased risk of rhabdomyolysis. I would discuss your options in detail with your doctor! ...Read more
Muscle aches, etc.: This is a statin drug, and like other statins, has the danger of causing rhabdomyolysis, or muscle breakdown, a severe side effect. This may be manifested by muscle aches/problems. This drug also increases he risk of diabetes, and can also be toxic to the kidneys. In fact, muscle aches/pain is a reason patients might be taken off this drug. ...Read more
I was wondering did risperdal's manufacturer provide insufficient warning labels regarding its adverse effects?
They did provide: Medication side effects are supposed to be revealed by the drug developer. However, it may take several years of use in real life settings before certain side effects are fully appreciated, evaluated and understood. ...Read more
Zoloft (sertraline): Warning exists while taking the medication.Get a more detailed answer ›
What cholesterol medicine has the least interaction with luvox? Vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin) has "major" listed as a side effect with luvox fot interaction
Do wellbutrin, clonazepan and Lipitor (atorvastatin) have bad interactions or side effects when taken together?
Dr. Thomas, why have so many patients been reviewing and reporting that switching from brand name Lexapro (escitalopram) to generic has caused adverse reactions?
Well...: In theory, there should be no difference in efficacy or adverse reactions between Lexapro (escitalopram) & generic lexapro (escitalopram). However, it is possible to have a reaction to the inert substances used in the formulation of generic lexapro (escitalopram). If you are buying generic Lexapro (escitalopram) on the internet, there's no guarantee of purity, efficacy, or adverse reaction rates. ...Read more
YES: This drug is a proven SECOND line treatment for Type 2 Diabetes and I assume it is being prescribed by YOUR Primary Care or Diabetes Care Professional! The B oxed Warnings on ANY Prescription Drug include a litany of side effects etc etc Follow your Health Care Professional's advice Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
My husband takes Crestor, (rosuvastatin) Celexa, and Welbutrin and is considering taking Protandim by LifeVantage. Are there any interactions we should know about?
Taking seroquel (quetiapine) XR for bipolar ii, developed high cholesterol & plaque in artery despite healthy diet. Are there any new medications instead of this?
Latuda (lurasidone): Latuda (lurasidone) is newer antipsychotic that may cause less metabolic side effects. You can ask your physician about possibly adding a mood stabilizer as well to your medication regimen. He or she should discuss the risks, benefits and side effects associated with treatment after a thorough evaluation. Perhaps starting a gradual, regular exercise regimen may help with the high cholesterol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
70+ Can i take Magnesium Supplements while on Plavix(Clopidogrel) and( Statin alternative Fibrazate) and
Lansoprazole after recent Carotid Stroke?
Ask pharmacist: This cannot be answered well without knowing which prescription drugs you are talking about. www.drugs.com is a helpful website and you can also ask a pharmacist to see what drugs are not compatible when taken together. In general it is not wise to "mix" drugs. ...Read more
None: None known.Get a more detailed answer ›
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