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How does hoodia interact with prescriptions?

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Dr. Scott Shapiro
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In brief: Depends on Rxs.

Patients should not take hoodia without first talking to their doctor if they•have diabetes or are taking a medicine to control blood sugar levels, •have any heart problems or take any heart medicines, •have a bleeding or blood clotting disorder or are taking a medicine to increase or decrease the clotting of their blood such as aspirin, warfarin (coumadin), or heparin, •have known eating disorders.

In brief: Depends on Rxs.

Patients should not take hoodia without first talking to their doctor if they•have diabetes or are taking a medicine to control blood sugar levels, •have any heart problems or take any heart medicines, •have a bleeding or blood clotting disorder or are taking a medicine to increase or decrease the clotting of their blood such as aspirin, warfarin (coumadin), or heparin, •have known eating disorders.
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