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Drug Interactions

Drug interactions occur when similar drugs or opposing drugs causing effects on the body when administered together. It occurs due to changes in absorption, metabolism, or elimination of drugs. They are of three types. They are drug-to-drug interactions where there is an interaction of drugs with other drugs, drug-food interactions where the drug interacts with food, and drug-disease interactions where the drug interacts with the disease.

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I would like to take Prozac but I am already on Ashwagandha. Is it fine to take them together?

Query: Hello doctor, I am taking 500 mg of Ashwagandha a day and would like to also take Prozac 20 mg with it to help. Are they ok to take together or should I avoid it?  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First of all, take Ashwagandha 500 mg two times a day with water after food for anxiety for one month regularly. As you are advised to take Prozac 20 mg (Fluoxetine), you can take it as prescribed by your physician. But keep some time gap between Ashwagandha and Proza...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take homeopathy medicine for erectile dysfunction along with medicine for psoriasis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been prescribed the following medicines for my ED. I have attached a copy of the prescription below. 1. SBL Agnus Castus 1X (Q) 1 fl oz. Ten drops in one-fourth cup of water, three times a day, after food for two months. 2. Willmar Schwabe India Avena Sativa 200 CH 1 fl oz. Five...  Read Full »

Dr. Arti Yadav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports and prescription (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Medicine prescribed for ED (erectile dysfunction) is acceptable, and Hydrocotyle and Petroleum do not interfere with its action. So you can take it if psoriasis ...  Read Full »

Can I take Herbolax tablet after consuming alcohol?

Query: Hi doctor,Can I take a Herbolax tablet to regulate my bowel movement? I consume alcohol regularly, and as a result, I have constipation.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Herbolax tablet is an ayurvedic preparation. It clears the bowel. After drinking alcohol, constipation is common. You can take Herbolax tablet (Trivuth, Haritaki, Kasani) to regulate bowel movement.   Read Full »

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