Where can I find a dietitian who can help plan my diet to omit foods that interfere with my medications?

I am on a lot of medications and some say I can't eat a particular food. Where can I find a dietitian who can help me plan my diet so it doesn't include foods that interfere with my medications yet is healthy? The Medical Nutrition and Nutrition Entrepreneurs dietetic practice groups of the Academy of...

My nephew who has leukemia. Are there any foods to be avoided while is taking these medications?

My 18-year-old nephew was diagnosed with juvenile leukemia last week. Could you please tell me if any foods should be avoided while taking the following medications? My sister needs this information and we do not know where to find it. Any help you can offer is greatly appreciated. Prednisone - orally 3 times a...

I read that Dilantin interferes with the absorption of many vitamins.

I have read that Dilantin interferes with the absorption of many vitamins that I need. If I take my vitamins early in the morning after I eat and then about an hour later take my Dilantin and Phenobarb, will the vitamins be absorbed? If not, what can I do? Will eating certain foods such...

I refer my patients to registered dietitians especially if I know their insurance will cover the visits.

As far as referring my patients to registered dietitians, I have never hesitated about doing that, especially if I know their insurance will cover the visits. However, some of these patients are self-pay and unable to pay for those visits. To what other resources can I refer these patients, besides giving them the simple...

I do want to clarify something about Depo-Provera that does not confer benefits to your cholesterol.

I wanted to let you know how much I've enjoyed reading your answers. I am a pharmacist who frequently works with patients with high cholesterol and often have to explain certain things to patients about their diet. I am always looking for new ways to help encourage patients to stay on a healthy balanced...

Hydrazine is not approved by the FDA, but is used in Russia to fight cancer where it is available without a prescription.

The FDA hasn't approved hydrazine yet. It is used in Russia to fight cancer and is available without a prescription. The full name is Hydrazine Sulfate. If you can't find it, don't worry. I posted my request in other areas so I'm sure I'll get a response either way. That is about what I had...

My mom just started taking hydrazine sulfate today for her cancer. What foods contain Bovril or Marmite?

My mom just started taking hydrazine sulfate today for her cancer. It says not to eat anything with Bovril or Marmite as they will counteract the medicine and make it useless. It is extremely URGENT that I find out what foods contain these two ingredients and what exactly they are. Also, do you know if...

My Mom is on medication that can cause liver damage. How should I prepare her meals?

My Mom is currently on medication that can possibly cause liver damage. I'm trying to cook as fat-free as possible, but I'm not too sure about what kind of foods she should be taking and how they should be prepared. She also loves spicy foods such as Indian. Could you please advise me as...

What are the effects of weight gain-taking Depo-Provera?

I'm 26 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall (medium body frame) and weigh 190 pounds. I'm overweight by 40 pounds. I've tried all types of diet products, fad diets, and exercises. I would like to regain my youthful weight of 150 pounds and be happy again. Also, what are the effects of weight...

I take Dipentum for ulcerative colitis. What nutrients are being effected by this drug?

I take Dipentum for ulcerative colitis. What nutrients are being affected by this drug? Dipentum is an anti-inflammatory drug prescribed for colitis. I checked with drug-nutrient interaction references and cannot find any negative nutrient problems. You should be taking Dipentum with food to avoid an upset stomach. Avoid any exposure to sunlight as it will...

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