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What is altitude sickness?

Altitude or high altitude sickness occurs when someone climbs a mountain really quick into a different pressure. The drop in atmospheric pressure prevents you from taking in adequate oxygen and leads to difficult and hard breathing. Most instances of... Read more

Can Amlodipine Cause Weight Gain?

Whilst it’s highly effective, Amlodipine also has many side effects. These include dizziness, headaches, swelling and stomach pain. A rare side effect of Amlodipine is weight gain, therefore the risk is low. Many factors that may increase your ... Read more

Can I Eat Grapefruit While Taking Amlodipine?

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice can interact with Amlodipine. Amlodipine is broken down by enzymes (CYP3A4) in the lower intestine. People have different levels of these enzymes in their body, so eating grapefruit can affect people differently, even ... Read more

Can You Buy Fexofenadine Over the Counter in the UK?

Fexofenadine - also known as Telfast and Allegra - is a potent antihistamine. This makes it very effective, but also means that the side effects can be severe for some people. In rare cases, it can cause full body aches, continuous coughing and ... Read more

Can You Buy Fluconazole Over the Counter in the UK?

Fluconazole is used to treat thrush infections. This medication may produce some mild side effects, but any serious on... Read more

Can You Take Atenolol for Migraines?

Atenolol is usually a drug that is prescribed for treating high blood pressure. It also works to improve hear... Read more

Can You Use Fybogel for Weight Loss?

While Fybogel is generally used to treat constipation in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, it may also have some... Read more

Does Cerazette Cause Weight Gain?

Cerazette and other birth control pills can contribute to weight gain indirectly. They won’t make you gain weight on your own, but they can affect your appetite. These effects will va... Read more