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1.Iron
The element iron is essential to human life. As part of hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying protein found in red blood cells, iron plays an integral role in nourishing every cell in the body with oxygen. It also functions as a part of myoglobin, which helps muscle cells store oxygen. Without iron, your body could not make ATP (adenosine triphosphate, t...
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2.Fatigue
Do you feel that you don t have as much energy as you would like? If so, you have company. Fatigue is one of the most common complaints that people bring to their physicians. It seems that almost everyone today feels low-energy, stressed, and worn out much of the time. Unfortunately, there are no easy solutions to this common problem. While many me...
Score: 93%
 
3.Restless Legs Syndrome
People with restless legs syndrome (RLS) often feel an intense urge to move their legs, particularly when sitting still or trying to fall asleep. Unlike those with nighttime leg cramps a different condition people with RLS don t experience pain. Instead, they may describe an uncomfortable "creepy-crawly sensation" inside their legs. Walking relieve...
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4.Methyldopa
Methyldopa is a medication that is sometimes used to control hypertension; however, it is not a first-line treatment due to the various health risks associated with its use. There is some evidence that methyldopa might impair the body's ability to manufacture the substance coenzyme Q 10 (CoQ 10 ). ref1 1 Taking CoQ 10 supplements might make sense a...
Score: 93%
 
5.Penicillamine
The drug penicillamine is primarily used to treat Wilson's disease (an inherited disorder affecting copper metabolism, causing cirrhosis and brain and eye problems) and rheumatoid arthritis. When used to treat Wilson's disease, penicillamine works by removing copper from the body. Taking copper supplements while you are using penicillamine for this...
Score: 90%
 
6.Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors)
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) block the conversion of a naturally occurring substance, angiotensin, to a more active form. These medications are widely used to treat hypertension as well as congestive heart failure and other conditions. Drugs in this category include Arginine is an amino acid that has been used to improv...
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7.Thyroid Hormone
Thyroid hormone supplements are primarily used to treat /tnp/condition/hypothyroid 38740 doc hypothyroidism , a condition caused by deficient secretion of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland. Forms of thyroid hormone include: Dextrothyroxine (Choloxin) Levothyroxine (Levoid, Levothroid, Levoxine, Levoxyl, Synthroid) Liothyronine (Cytomel, Triostat...
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8.Levodopa/Carbidopa
Carbidopa in combination with levodopa is used in treating Parkinson's disease. This disease is associated with a deficit of dopamine, a neurotransmitter (a chemical messenger in the brain). By preventing the breakdown of levodopa in the general circulation, carbidopa enables more levodopa to enter the brain, where it is converted into dopamine. Th...
Score: 86%
 
9.Antacids
The term "antacid" is used to describe certain compounds that directly neutralize stomach acid. Tums, Maalox Advanced Regular Strength, and Mylanta all fall into this category. The active ingredients in most antacids are various forms of calcium, magnesium, and aluminum. Antacids are useful mostly for symptomatic relief of uncomfortable "acid stoma...
Score: 85%
 
10.Fluoroquinolones
Drugs in the fluoroquinolone family are used for treating urinary tract infections as well as other infectious diseases. Fluoroquinolone drugs include The minerals /tnp/pg000389 doc 21612 calcium , /tnp/pg000458 doc 21650 iron , /tnp/pg000787 doc 21795 magnesium , and /tnp/pg000463 doc 21654 zinc can interfere with the absorption of fluoroquinolone...
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