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Interactions for Caffeine

Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant drug used as an aid to stay awake, for mental alertness due to fatigue, and as an adjunct with other drugs for pain relief. Caffeine is available alone as a nonprescription drug, in … Continue reading

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EPINEPHRINE (Adrenaline)

Epinephrine—also called adrenaline—is a synthetic human hormone available as an orally inhaled, nonprescription drug to relieve temporary shortness of breath, chest tightness, and wheezing due to bronchial asthma. Epinephrine is also available as a prescription drug used by injection in … Continue reading

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EPHEDRINE AND PSEUDOEPHEDRINE

EPHEDRINE AND PSEUDOEPHEDRINE interactions with herbs. Common names: Balminil Decongestant, Boots Child Sugar Free Decongestant Syrup, Boots Decongestant Tablets, Bronalin Decongestant Elixir, CAM, Drixoral N.D., Eltor 120, Eltor, Galpseud, Novafed, Pretz-D, Pseudofrin, Sudafed,Vick’s Vatronol Combination drugs: Alka-Seltzer Plus, Allegra-D, Chlor-Trimeton 12 … Continue reading

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NUBAIN (NALBUPHINE HCI)

Reported Characteristics Drug Class: Narcotic/Analgesic (For injection) Average Reported Dosage: 2.5-10.0 MG (0.25-1.0 ML) every 3 hours. Noted Comments: HIGHLY ADDICTIVE The first thing the reader should consider when reading this drug profile is “what is a narcotic drug doing … Continue reading

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PROSCAR (FINASTERIDE)

Proscar is a DHT inhibitor. An inhibitor usually prevents something from being manufactured or converted, rather than simply blocking its receptor-sites. In the case of Proscar, the drug inhibits 5-alfa reductase enzyme which is the enzyme responsible for testosterone (nortestosterone … Continue reading

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CATAPRES (CLONIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE)

This is a drug used to treat high blood pressure (antihypertensive). Bodybuilders and other athletes using AAS often experience this problem due to increased water retention and elevated blood counts. The reason this drug is included here is simple: It … Continue reading

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AVANDIA (ROSIGLITAZONE MALEATE TABS)

Reported Characteristics Drug Class: Thiazolidinedione (Oral) Average Reported Dosage: 2-8 MG 1-2 times daily Water Retention: Moderate (Similar to low dose insulin use in some individuals) High Blood Pressure: Rare Avandia is a prescription antidiabetic drug similar in action to … Continue reading

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TRIACANA (TIRATRICOL)

Reported Characteristics Drug Class: Thyroid Hormone Metabolite. (Oral) Average Reported Dosage: 1 MG per 50 LBS of bodyweight daily. Noted Comments: Significant stimulator of thyroid activity / suppression of thyroid function during use. Triacana is a trade or brand name … Continue reading

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T-2 (L-diiodothyronine or 3, 5-diiodo-L-thyronine)

Drug Class: Thyroid Hormone. (Oral) Average Reported Dosage: 150-600 MCG daily. *Minor noted suppression of thyroid function during lower dosage short term (30-35 days) administration. There are two well known synthetic thyroid hormones commonly administered by bodybuilders known as T-4 … Continue reading

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SYNTHROID (T-4/L-THYROXINE)

Reported Characteristics Drug Class: Synthetic Thyroid Hormone. (Oral) Average Reported Dosage: 100-400 MCG daily. Noted Comments: Significant suppression of thyroid function during use. Synthroid is a man-made synthetically manufactured version of T-4/L-thyroxine. The average person produces about 76 MCG/d of … Continue reading

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