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Medication side effects

Medications have possible side effects and some of them could be serious. Side effects can be anything from nausea, vomiting, rashes to something more severe. Learn how to avoid them.

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Ozempic for weight loss

Ozempic is prescribed to adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus to help lower blood glucose and A1C. Ozempic is not F...

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What foods to avoid while on Victoza

Victoza (liraglutide) is an injectable medicine that is used to lower blood sugar levels in adults and children (1...

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What foods to avoid while on Stelara

There are no specific foods that must be avoided while on Stelara. However, there are certain diet recommendations ...

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What foods to avoid while taking Xifaxan

Xifaxan is an antibacterial prescription drug recommended by the American College of Gastroenterology. It’s the m...

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Rybelsus side effects and how to avoid them

Rybelsus is a brand-name medication that is manufactured by Novo Nordisk. It is classified as a glucagon-like pepti...

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Does Jardiance cause weight loss?

Jardiance may help individuals with type 2 diabetes lose weight while taking this medication. It is not FDA-approve...

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What foods to avoid while on Saxenda

Saxenda is a once-daily injectable medication used to treat people who are overweight or obese with other weight-re...

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What foods to avoid when taking Creon

Creon is a prescription medication used to manage Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI). You may need to make cha...

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What foods to avoid with Trulicity

Trulicity is a prescription medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. While there are no specific foods that must b...

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Vyvanse withdrawal or crash: symptoms, signs, timeline and treatment

Vyvanse is an FDA-approved brand name medication manufactured by Shire PLC containing the active ingredient lisdexa...

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Entresto side effects and how to avoid them

Entresto is a brand-name prescription drug manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals to treat heart failure. It is a...

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Trintellix side effects and how to avoid them

Trintellix is a brand-name drug manufactured by Takeda pharmaceuticals. It is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (...

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NuvaRing side effects and how to avoid them

Choosing a birth control method can be a difficult decision as there are so many options. Hormonal contraceptives a...

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Dupixent side effects and how to avoid them

Dupixent is a biologic drug that is produced from living organisms. Just like conventional drugs, all biologic drug...

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Januvia side effects and how to avoid them

Januvia is a brand name diabetes drug manufactured by Merck Pharmaceuticals. It is one of many diabetes medicines u...

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Vyvanse and coffee: is mixing them safe?

Vyvanse and coffee are both Central Nervous System stimulants, meaning that they increase mental and physical aler...

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Vraylar side effects and how to avoid them

Vraylar is the brand name of an antipsychotic drug also known as an atypical antipsychotic drug. It is used to trea...

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Latuda side effects and how to avoid them

Latuda is the brand name of an FDA-approved drug to treat mental illness. Latuda can cause adverse reactions. The m...

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Xarelto side effects and how to avoid them

Xarelto is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop blood clots from for...

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Humira side effects and how to avoid them

Humira is a biologic medication used to treat autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and similar inflammator...

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Wegovy side effects and how to avoid them

Wegovy can cause adverse reactions. The more common side effects tend to be nausea and diarrhea to more serious sid...

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Trulicity side effects and how to avoid them

Trulicity is a diabetes medication used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is often prescribed with ...

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Jardiance side effects and how to avoid them

Jardiance is used to control blood glucose levels and protect the heart in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It...

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Ozempic side effects and how to avoid them

Ozempic is used to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Just like other drugs, it can ...

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Vyvanse side effects and how to avoid them

Vyvanse can cause adverse reactions. The more common side effects tend to be loss of appetite and stomach ache to m...

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Eliquis side effects and how to avoid them

Eliquis can cause adverse reactions. The more common side effects tend to be mild bleeding issues such as nosebleed...

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Linzess side effects and how to avoid them

Linzess can cause adverse reactions. The more common side effects tend to be mild and restricted to the bowels as t...

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Chantix and alcohol: can they be used together?

Cigarette smoking is less common than it was a decade ago, but among those with substance use disorders, it remains...

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Vraylar and alcohol: can they be used together?

Alcohol use can make it extremely challenging to control the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Studie...

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Xifaxan and alcohol: can they be used together?

Drinking alcohol with Xifaxan should be considered carefully. If you are taking Xifaxan it means you have an infect...

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Bipolar and alcohol

Bipolar disorder and alcohol abuse unfortunately have a strong link. Studies have shown that people with bipolar di...

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Antidepressants and alcohol: can they be used together?

Taking antidepressants and drinking alcohol together are strongly discouraged by healthcare professionals. Both wor...

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Blood pressure and alcohol

Blood pressure can be described as the measure of force your heart uses to pump blood around your entire body. This...

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Trintellix and alcohol: can they be used together?

Trintellix is a brand-name drug containing the active drug vortioxetine. It is an FDA-approved prescription medicat...

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ADHD and alcohol

Research has shown there is a powerful link between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), alcohol misuse...

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Concerta and alcohol: can they be used together?

Research has shown there is a powerful link between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), alcohol abuse,...

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Xarelto and alcohol: can they be used together?

A common question many people ask is can Xarelto and alcohol be used together? Xarelto (rivaroxaban) has been known...

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Ozempic and alcohol: can they be used together?

Surprisingly, it is extremely difficult to predict what effect Ozempic and drinking alcohol will have on an individ...

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Latuda and alcohol: can they be used together?

Alcohol use can make it extremely challenging to control the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Studie...

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Viibryd and alcohol: can they be used together?

Viibryd is an FDA-approved antidepressant medication. It contains the active ingredient vilazodone that is classed ...

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Eliquis and alcohol: can they be used together?

Have you just picked up your Eliquis medication from the drug store? You may have noticed the alcohol warning label...

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Humira and alcohol: can they be used together?

Alcohol and prescription drugs can interact harmfully even if they are not taken at the same time. You may be wonde...

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Blood thinners and alcohol: can they be used together?

You have probably experienced some unpleasant side effects if you’ve mixed drinking with prescription medicat...

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10 prescription drugs you should not drink alcohol with

Did you know that alcohol is the third-leading preventable cause of death in the United States? Alcohol-related dea...

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Alcohol and diabetes

After a diabetes diagnosis, some people decide to give up alcohol but this will not suit everyone. It is important ...

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The side effects of insulin

Diabetes is a group of diseases that cause your blood glucose levels to rise too high, harming your health. A range...

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