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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   took one oxy elite pro pill a day in morning for bout 4 days. two mornings ago i woke up with the worst itch on palms feet and scalp. then it would just switch areas. i havent taken the pill again. but i am still having these symptoms. no rash. have bumps tho that come and go. is it possible that its not these pills doing this and its a coincidence?
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi can you help answer my question and let me know what to do?
Doctor :   yes, the pill can cause if you are allergic to it
Doctor :   and i would advice you to take a Tab of Benadryl now and have some rest after the same
User :   i am not allergic to anything that i know of and i love what the pill does but i did not take it the day that my symptoms began
User :   i took the benadryl and seems to have calmed it down but i bought a big bottle of oep and am scared to try it again cuz the itch is unbearable
Doctor :   there are documented starting dose allergies with the Oxyelite
Doctor :   May i know what Oep stands for ?
User :   oxy elite pro
Doctor :   ok,
User :   havent taken in two days and am itching in a horrible way
Doctor :   continue Benadryl for three more days and do not take OEP till the itching is completely gone
User :   is it safe to try it again after three days?
Doctor :   yes, as i said its a starting dose allergy if it is
Doctor :   and once you have been sensitized with it , it will pose no great risk
Doctor :   but you have to be more observing
User :   has anyone else had this problem with this stuff?
User :   and what do you mean be more observing?
Doctor :   yes, there are some examples
Doctor :   i mean not to take any other medication , so that the effect of the OEP can be isolated then
User :   has anyone else had reaction quit then started again with no problems?
Doctor :   yes,
User :   ok so we are posotive that this stuff is safe?
Doctor :   if it still shows itching for the second time too then its advisable to stop the drug
User :   and one last question. on the stuff i work out at97 percent of max heartrate. is that safe?dont even really feel winded its weird.
Doctor :   its safe
Doctor :   and its necessary
Doctor :   to metabolize and assist the burning of the fat
User :   oh wow i thought that was pretty high to do for and hr. usually struggle for 85 percent
User :   i thank you for your help and will stop for a few more days then try again. that itch is a scary thing tho. isnt just a little itch
Doctor :   as i said if it restarts after pill , stop the pill
User :   thank you for your time
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
User :   thank you
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