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Are Your Supplements Harmless?

They may be interfering with your prescription meds

  • Taken as a defense against colds, excess zinc can cause nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach cramps, diarrhea and headaches. It can interact with a variety of prescription drugs, including antibiotics and hypertension meds. — 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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