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How come I have to stop taking herbal supplements before surgery?

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Dr. Robert Wascher
Surgery - Oncology
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Many herbal supplements and vitamins can increase the risk of serious complications, including drug interactions and bleeding.
Therefore, most supplements should be discontinued prior to undergoing surgery.

In brief: Interactions

Many herbal supplements and vitamins can increase the risk of serious complications, including drug interactions and bleeding.
Therefore, most supplements should be discontinued prior to undergoing surgery.
Dr. Robert Wascher
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