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Doctor insights on: Apple Cider Vinegar Medication

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Does Apple Cider Vinegar have bad interactions with certain medications?

Does Apple Cider Vinegar have bad interactions with certain medications?

Some meds: Calcium, B-6, tetracycline, some anti-diabetic drugs, quinolones, levodopa, and phenytoin are medications that are suggested NOT to be taken when eating acidic foods, such as apple cider vinegar. Since it is a weak acid, the interaction with this and most medications is not significant - see your medication insert directions or your doctor for further guidance ...Read more

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I've heard conflicting stories on ACV. Is 2 tbps of apple cider vinegar a day good for you? What if you're on medications. Tyvm

I've heard conflicting stories on ACV. Is 2 tbps of apple cider vinegar a day good for you? What if you're on medications. Tyvm

Good for many things: ACV is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions. It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but supports many uses. It's safe, inexpensive OK with meds. Dilute it. See http://tinyurl. Com/joe2kht ...Read more

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Is it safe to be taking apple cider vinegar daily, with my specific medications? Does it flush too much of anything out? Help!

Is it safe to be taking apple cider vinegar daily, with my specific medications? Does it flush too much of anything out? Help!

Myths: You are asking the wrong question. Does Apple Cider Vinegar have any health benefits is the question you should be asking. The answer to that question is no. Apple Cider vinegar has no health benefits that would warrant you taking it daily or at any other rate. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to consume apple cider vinegar? Does it interact with medications?

Is it safe for me to consume apple cider vinegar? Does it interact with medications?

Depends on...: Without knowing one's individual details, a doctor would not be able to tell if any particular vinegar would be good, bad, or have no effect on a that person. But, for what health benefit would somebody want to drink any type of vinegar? Vinegar is good for pickling foods, and making foods taste more special, but vinegar is not necessary for normal health. ...Read more

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When taking Xanax (alprazolam) daily, is it okay to consume apple cider vinegar? Or will it cancel out the medication?

When taking Xanax (alprazolam) daily, is it okay to consume apple cider vinegar? Or will it cancel out the medication?

It is ok: There should not be interaction between the components. Always consult your doctor about intake of meds and other stuff as they may share metabolism site and cause toxicity. Furthermore, if you can take xanax (alprazolam) as needed, perhaps that was the way it was ordered to not cause dependence and tolerance. ...Read more

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Is vinegar the same as alcohol? If I can't drink due to medication interactions and health reasons, can I have apple cider vinegar safely?

Is vinegar the same as alcohol? If I can't drink due to medication interactions and health reasons, can I have apple cider vinegar safely?

Has no alcohol, safe: Vinegar does not contain alcohol. It has acetic acid, a very different chemical. It is very safe though should be diluted before consuming. There are no proven drug interactions; some sites say large amounts might interact with digoxin, insulin and diuretics because it can lower potassium, but it contains potassium so I doubt that. For info on proven benefits see http://tinyurl. Com/joe2kht ...Read more

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I have a UTI and it usually gets severe for me. What OTC medication can I take? Is drinking water with apple cider vinegar recommended?

I have a UTI and it usually gets severe for me. What OTC medication can I take? Is drinking water with apple cider vinegar recommended?

Water alone is best: Be sure you formally see ypue doctor if you have worsening UTI symptoms as this will need treatment to avoid a kidney infection or spread of bacteria to the blood stream. For OTC remedies, try AZO for pain that occurs with urination. Cranberry tablets are good as well due to a component of the fruit that makes it more difficult for bacteria to take hold in your urinary tract. Keep the water plain! ...Read more

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Does Propranolol at a low dose interact with Apple Cider Vinegar? I take 1 table spoon with 8oz of water before a evening meal for GERD. What other drugs interact with Apple Cider Vinegar?

Does Propranolol at a low dose interact with Apple Cider Vinegar? I take 1 table spoon with 8oz of water before a evening meal for GERD. What other drugs interact with Apple Cider Vinegar?

I don't see why: It would. I also don't think that (m)any drugs interact with apple cider vinegar. It's no different than a bowl of for example hot and sour soup....
Very good that you know to take ACV for GERD and not proton pump inhibitors, which are very dangerous long term. ...Read more

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Too much apple cider vinegar harmful?

Too much apple cider vinegar harmful?

Probably not: If you believed all the health claims made for this stuff (it supposedly cures everything), you would be reading uncritically. If the stuff doesn't make you sick to your stomach, it probably will not hurt you. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to consume apple cider vinegar?

Is it healthy to consume apple cider vinegar?

Yes, in moderation: Vinegar, including apple cider vinegar, lowers post-prandial glycemia by 20%. This appears to be due to vinegars effect of slowing gastric emptying. Just 2 teaspoons before meals is the effective dose. **Avoid vinegar pills as they have been associated with esophageal injury....their pH and contents are not standardized. Avoid large dose of apple cider vinegar as it can cause hypokalemia. ...Read more

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How do you use apple cider vinegar for health?

How do you use apple cider vinegar for health?

Many different ways: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. Its many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear ; yeast infections), acne ; other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension ; high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for useful links:. ...Read more

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What is apple cider vinegar used for in medicine?

Adjunct only: The fact that it is promoted as being good for absolutely everything should tip you off that it's not really curing anything. You owe it to yourself to get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community, rather than try to negotiate the welter of mostly-false claims about complementary medicine on your own. There's some stuff of real value. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there any cons for using apple cider vinegar?

No: The stuff is safe. Don't use it as sole treatment for any serious illness. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of apple cider vinegar?

Vinegar: No disadvantage to apple cider vinegar over other vinegars. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for any home remedies?

Is apple cider vinegar good for any home remedies?

Good for many things: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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Is consuming apple cider vinegar dangerous in any way?

Is consuming apple cider vinegar dangerous in any way?

In food ok: Drinking a little won't hurt, but a large amount as in a guart or so could cause serious ph changes in ur body and can have bad consequences. ...Read more

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Can I have raw apple cider vinegar, how much everyday?

Can I have raw apple cider vinegar, how much everyday?

Depends on...: Without knowing one's individual details, a doctor would not be able to tell if any particular vinegar would be good, bad, or have no effect on a that person. But, for what health benefit would somebody want to drink any type of vinegar? Vinegar is good for pickling foods, and making foods taste more special, but vinegar is not necessary for normal health. ...Read more

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Which are considered the best uses for apple cider vinegar?

Which are considered the best uses for apple cider vinegar?

Apple cider vineger: Uses are reported in lowering blood pressure, decreasing stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation, weight loss, relief of allergies, treatment for acute migraines, improve arthritis. ...Read more

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What amount of apple cider vinegar is safe to consume daily?

What amount of apple cider vinegar is safe to consume daily?

Vinegar to consume?: Why would anyone want to consume vinegar? Vinegar from any source is acetic acid; it can possibly digest your stomach and cause heart-burn. Use it to flavor or cook food! ...Read more

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Help, how much apple cider vinegar is safe to take every day?

Caution: The answer depends on how you want to use apple cider vinegar. If you use it as a salad dressing, you should be fine. But taken as a daily medical treatment, it could be a little more risky. Yes, some studies of apple cider vinegar are intriguing. But a lot more research needs to be done. Right now, there is not enough evidence that apple cider vinegar -- or any vinegar -- has any health benefit. ...Read more

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Do I need to mix the vinegar for the apple cider vinegar diet?

Apple cider vineger: Apple cider vineger is usually mixed with other ingredients to make it paletable. One recipe, mixes appel cider vineger, lemon, agave necter, fresh grated ginger, honey. Add to 8-12 oz of hot water, let steep for a few minutes.. ...Read more

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Will Heinz apple cider vinegar work like brAggs apple cider vinegar?

Will Heinz apple cider vinegar work like brAggs apple cider vinegar?

Not entirely but...: Bragg's is raw/unpasteurized whereas I'm fairly sure Heinz is pasteurized. Pasteurization degrades some nutrients and enzymes that are beneficial. Also, Bragg's is organic whereas Heinz is not, and apples are in the EWG "Dirty Dozen" and high in pesticide residues.
Heinz should have many of the same benefits but, given a choice, I recommend Bragg's. ...Read more

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What does a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar a day do for your body?

Vinegar tonic: Vinegar belongs to the class of high nutrient foods that have strong detoxifying health properties. Although formal research has not provided ample support for this, many empiric traditions of medicine support its health benefits especially when taken daily like other tonics such as astralagus. I use a couple teaspoons with olive oil and sea salt for a tangy home made salad dressing. ...Read more