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MediGuard is the world’s largest consumer medication monitoring service. MediGuard is free, secure, confidential and provides its members with personal FDA alerts, manufacturer recalls, drug interactions, and side effect information. MediGuard allows members to post and read comments about their medications. Registration takes just 60 seconds and offers a lifetime of information that helps you better manage your medications or the medications of a loved one.

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    MediGuard answered:
    Fluconazole is commonly used to treat yeast infections and this short term use is generally safe in healthy women who are not taking other medications or do not have other medical conditions. You can check for health and drug interactions by updating your profile with your current medications, vitamins...Read More
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    Lantus is insulin that has been chemically-modified in a couple positions to make it longer-acting and without peaks. A report from the FDA suggested that there is a possible link between Lantus and cancer. However, the risk of cancer associated with Lantus is not well defined and more studies are

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    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 12% of patients experience side effects while taking Valerian. Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Nausea/Vomiting, Drowsiness, Grogginess/Confusion, and Headache. Please follow up with your doctor

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    The common dose range for St.John's Wort is 240-1800 mg daily for mild to moderate depression. However, this supplement has not been evaluated by the FDA, so the most effective and safest dose is unknown. Also, be careful because St. John's Wort can interact with prescription medication.  For example,...Read More
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    The common dose range for St.John's Wort is 240-1800 mg daily for mild to moderate depression. However, this supplement has not been evaluated by the FDA, so the most effective and safest dose is unknown. Also, be careful because St. John's Wort can interact with prescription medication.  For example,...Read More
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    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 3% of patients experience side effects while taking Psyllium. Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members inlcude: Bloating/Gas. Please follow up with your doctor or other healthcare provider if you are experiencing

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    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 5% of patients experience side effects while taking Saw Palmetto. Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members inlcude: Diarrhea. Please follow up with your doctor or other healthcare provider if you are experiencing

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    Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 3% of patients experience side effects while taking Black Cohosh. Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members include: Abdominal Pain/Cramps. Please follow up with your doctor or other healthcare provider if you are

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    There are many different pain treatments available and the best one for you will depend on the type of pain that you have as well as other medical conditions that you have. Below are some common medicines that are used to treat pain: Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) - These medicines...Read More
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    MediGuard answered:
    The normal range for an adult heart rate is 60-80. Typically there is not an issue until your pulse is below 50 beats per minute or if you are feeling side effects from a low heart rate such as tiredness or dizziness. The most important factor is that you are monitored by your doctor. If you continue...Read More
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    The Toprol can cause breathlessness because it may constrict the lungs, but it also is known to cause fatigue which may lead to breathlessness. If these side effects are still concerning you, please talk to your doctor about them.
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