Suggested Use: Take one tablet two times daily, with a meal. Tablet should be swallowed without chewing.
There are no known drug classes that should be avoided with Garlic.
Potential interactions may occur with the following:
- Anticoagulants or antiplatelets, or any blood-thinning medications/agents affecting the ability of blood to clot. Combining garlic with blood thinning agents may increase risk of bleeding.
- Oral hypoglycemic drugs or other medications used to control blood sugar. Garlic may have an additive effect and lower blood sugar levels. Monitor blood sugar levels closely.
Garlic may alter the effectiveness of certain drugs metabolized by the liver’s cytochrome P450 enzyme system. Some common drugs in this category are:
- Anti-hypertensives or drugs to lower blood pressure
- Oral Contraceptives used to prevent pregnancy
- Anti-anxiety drugs
- Anti-cancer drugs
Caution: If you are pregnant or nursing, or facing surgery, consult a health professional before taking this product.
Given that no two people are alike, if you are taking any medications you should be aware that potential drug-nutrient interactions may occur and are encouraged to consult a health care professional before using this product. Combining certain prescription drugs and dietary supplements can lead to undesirable effects such as:
- Diminished drug effectiveness
- Reduced supplement effectiveness
- Impaired drug and/or supplement absorption