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Are Your Supplements Harmless?

They may be interfering with your prescription meds

  • Melatonin

    Used for insomnia, it can reduce the effectiveness of antidepressant, antianxiety and blood pressure meds. It can increase bleeding risk if you’re on a blood-thinner. — Photo by Reneé Comet

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En español | Even “natural” supplements can interact with prescription medications, especially if you have hypertension, diabetes, kidney disease or liver problems. Consult your doctor about any supplements you take.

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