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Is proactol a safe weight loss drug for someone with highblood pressure and thyroid probs?

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Dr. Gerry Tolbert
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In brief: Depends

There are certain plant extracts that can interact with medications for high blood pressure or thyroid replacement hormone.
It's best to be careful when taking any herbal or over the counter supplements and to make sure you let your doctor know you've started them. That being said, one of the main effects of the prickly pear fruit is as a laxative, so be careful!

In brief: Depends

There are certain plant extracts that can interact with medications for high blood pressure or thyroid replacement hormone.
It's best to be careful when taking any herbal or over the counter supplements and to make sure you let your doctor know you've started them. That being said, one of the main effects of the prickly pear fruit is as a laxative, so be careful!
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