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Using drugs and supplements together is risky, FDA warns

Monday, 17 November 2014 22:20 / by Dr Kim Kuebler

The FDA says it can be dangerous to take dietary supplements such as vitamins along with drugs. "Some dietary supplements may increase the effect of your medication, and other dietary supplements may decrease it," FDA medical officer Robert Mozersky said in a news release. "The bottom line is, before you take any dietary supplement or medication -- over-the-counter or prescription -- discuss it with your health care professional."

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Dr Kim Kuebler

Dr Kim Kuebler

Dr. Kim Kuebler DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, Founder and Director Multiple Chronic Conditions Resource Center, CEO Advanced Disease Concepts, LLC., Award winning author of 8 textbooks on chronic conditions and palliative care. Multiple appointments to Federal and state initiatives on pain, chronic conditions and palliative care. Clinician, educator, researcher and patient advocate.