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Having heart disease, hepc, liver cirohsis, gallstone..taking acitrom 1mg n 2mg alternate days..can we give garlic alternate day n 1mg acitrom daily..

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
53 years experience
Garlic: What good effects do you expect from garlic. With all the problems, adding extra things into the mix, especially unproven ones may be a bad idea.
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 41 years experience
Why...?: Garlic (allium sativum) has antibacterial, antimycotic, and lipid-lowering effects. The product is used in folk medicine for arteriosclerosis, high blood pressure, colds/coughs, GI bloating, menstrual cramps, diabetes, arthritis.Too much can lead to stomach complaints and allergic reactions. You are describing end-stage liver disease for which garlic has no benefit. Please don't waste your health!
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Last updated Oct 27, 2015

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