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Know the Science: How Medications and Supplements Can Interact

When Drug-Supplement Interactions Are Especially Important

Next you’ll learn about two situations when drug-supplement interactions can be especially important:

  • When you’re taking a drug that has what health care providers call a “narrow therapeutic range”
  • When you’re going to have surgery.

In these situations, it’s particularly important to talk with all of your health care providers about the dietary supplements you’re taking now and any you may be considering taking in the future.

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