Gluten free meds(2)
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  • For those with celiac disease and gluten intolerance, even a minute amount of gluten can present seriousproblems. While avoiding the obvious gluten-laden foods, such as bread and pasta, may be easy, it ismore difficult to avoid drugs that may contain small amounts. Some drugs may contain gluten in the form
  • of a filler or coating, while others may have become contaminated by equipment on which other glutencontaining products were manufactured. Luckily, with awareness of celiac disease on the rise, morecompanies are producing gluten-free ingredients, ensuring that products are not cross-contaminated andmaking the public aware of their gluten free products.Keep in mind that companies constantly change the ingredients or the way in which the product ismanufactured. Contact the manufacturer directly before taking a new medication. Over-the-Counter PainRelievers Over-the-counter pain relievers that are gluten-free include Advil, Aleve, Excedrin Migraine,Aspirin-Free PM, Motrin, St.Josephs Aspirin, Tylenol and Tylenol PM. New Car Pricing Find out whatyou Should be Paying. Get your Dealers Discount Price! www.WhyPaySticker.com Sponsored LinksBrain Training Games Improve memory with scientifically designed brain exercises. www.lumosity.comSponsored Links Over-the-Counter Cold and Allergy Medications The following over the counter coldand allergy medications are gluten-free: Chlortrimetron, Dayquil, Excedrin Extra Strength, Halls CoughDrops (sugar free only), Robitussin, Simply Stuffy, TheraFlu,Tylenol Sinus Severe and Vicks. Over-the-Counter Gastrointestinal Medications The list of gluten-free over-the-counter gastrointestinal medicationsincludes Effervescent Alka Seltzer Plus, Gas X, Extra Strength with Maalox, Imodium, Lactaid, Maalox,Mylanta, Pepcid, Pepto Bismal, Philips Original Milk of Mangesia, Prilosec and Tums (Ultra, Regularand EX). Miscellaneous Over-the-Counter Medications Carlson Vitamins, Vitamin Shoppe products,Dramamine, Nicorette, No Doz and Simply Sleep are also gluten-free. Prescription Medications Becausepharmacies will often substitute a generic form of prescription drugs, ask your doctor to specify a brandname when she writes your prescription. It is often difficult to find out if the generic brand of a drugis gluten-free. Prescription Painkillers The following prescription painkillers are gluten free: Celebrex,Demerol, Percocet, Vicodin and Vioxx. Prescription Antibiotics and Antifungals Prescription antibioticsthat are gluten free include Biaxin, Cipro, Diflucan, Flagyl, Keflex and Zithromax. Prescription AllergyMedications Allergra, Clarinex, Tavist and Zyrtec are amongst the list of gluten-free prescription allergymedications. Miscellaneous Prescription Medications Abilify, Ambien, Depakote, Dilantin, Flomax,Fosamax, Lopressor, Neurontin , Ortho TriCyclen, Paxil, Premarin, Prozac, Ritalin, Welbutrin and Yasminare also gluten free.Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/70354-glutenfree-medication-list/#ixzz20dHSVnE9