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Does Garcinia cambogia interact with Triamterene, Celebrex and Singulair?

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Dr. Dholariya Sagar Jayantilal

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Posted on Mon, 19 Sep 2016 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: I am a 68 yr old woman, 230 lbs, and wondering about trying Garcinia Cambogia. Are there any drug interactions? I currently take Celebrex, Singulair and TriamterineHCLZ. Does age figure into this?
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Answered by Dr. Dholariya Sagar Jayantilal 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
No known interaction with Celebrex and TriamterineHCLZ

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
I have read your question and understand your concern
Garcinia cambogia is herb medicine and has weight loss and lipid-lowering activity.
There is no scientific data on interaction of Garcinia Cambogia with Celebrex and Triamterine HCLZ.
Some studies reported interaction between Garcinia Cambogia and Singulair.
This interaction affect the liver (liver toxicity).
So liver profile test should advice regularly during the use of Garcinia Cambogia.

Avoid fast food, reducing saturated fats like butter and animal fats.
Take fresh fruits and green vegetable
Exercise like walking running and yoga daily in the morning for 45-60 minutes.
Hope I answered your query
Best regards
Dr. Sagar
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