Complementary and alternative medicine: dietary supplement interactions with medication.

  title={Complementary and alternative medicine: dietary supplement interactions with medication.},
  author={Barbara J. Zarowitz},
  journal={Geriatric nursing},
  volume={31 3},
The potential for interaction between dietary supplements and medications has been reported to range from as low as 21% to as high as 46% in recent studies evaluating concomitant use. Despite a high rate of dietary supplement interactions with medications, it may be as few as 29% that have clinical significance, and these can be attributed to a small number of dietary supplements that account for 68% of all interactions identified in one report. Familiarity with this information is important to… CONTINUE READING


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