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Hi I am currently on medication for high cholestral and an

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Hi I am currently on medication for high cholestral and an underactive thyroid and wanted to order some garcinia cambogia for weight loss, is this ok
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

What medication are you on for your high cholesterol

Customer:

Lipitor 20mg

Customer:

Lipitor 20mg and thyroid thyroxin 50mg

Dr. Shahzad MD :

There are no known interactions of garcinia cambogia and the medications that you are on.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

However having said that, I must add there there have been some clinical trials and studies done on the effectiveness of garcinia and its not as effective as is advertised.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Or is minimally effective.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

So although you can go ahead and give it a try but you may end up losing your cash and it may not be effective.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Are you with me?

Customer:

yep

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Any more questions?

Customer:

do you now much about the garcinia?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Yes I did read about it.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I have never used it myself and have never recommended it for any of my patients ever.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

But people use it very commonly for weight loss.

Customer:

do you know what the dosage is

Customer:

ok thanks I might do some more research on it

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You are most welcome

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Any more questions?

Customer:

no thanks. just wanted to make sure on the medication side of it if I decide to purchase

Dr. Shahzad MD :

there are no interactions.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You are most welcome
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