Data provided by Applied Health
side effects, nutrient depletions, herbal interactions and health notes:
• Take with food for stomach upset.1
• Candidiasis is possible with long term use, probiotics may be helpful to prevent this condition.2
• Meadowsweet, and Willow have salicylate properties according to Newall. It should not be used with Suprax due to the known interactions between cephalosporins and salicylates.3
References1 Pronsky, Z Food Medication Interactions, 11th edition, 1999
2 Pronsky, Z Food Medication Interactions, 11th edition, 1999
2 Bengmark S & Gianotti L: Nutritional support to prevent and treat multiple organ failure. World J Surg, 1996 May, 20:4, 474-81
2 Cummings JH, Macfarlane G: Role of intestinal bacteria in nutrient metabolism, JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 1997, 21(6): 357-65
2 Gorbach SL: Bengt E. Gustafsson Memorial Lecture, Function of the Normal Human Microflora, Scand J Infect Dis Suppl, 1986, 49:17-30
3 Newall CA, Anderson LA, Phillipson JD. Herbal Medicines: A Guide for Health-care Professionals. London: The Pharmaceutical Press, 1996
3 PDR for Herbal Medicines, 2nd edition, Medical Economics Company, 2000
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