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i am 64 and i take metformin and warfarin i wanted to know

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i am 64 and i take metformin and warfarin i wanted to know if i can take a slimming aid called raspberry slim tablets and vita cleanse
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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these diet aids are not well studied with conventional medications like metformin and warfarin.

Dr. David :

most likely they will be fine.

Dr. David :

but you have to talk to your doctor about them before you start.

Dr. David :

I don't think the vita cleanse will help

Dr. David :

http://www.yourweightlossaid.com/vita-cleanse/

Dr. David :

best thing to help you loose weight is to cut your calories and to exercise.

Dr. David :

you should talk to your doctor about getting your thyroid hormone levels checked.

Dr. David :

low thyroid hormone levels can make it hard to loose weight.

Dr. David :

there are also prescription weight loss options like Ali (orlistat), Belviq, Adipex, Xenical which could work better for you to loose weight.

JACUSTOMER-pd4rghdh- :

i have had a thyroid check and am on slimming world but i wanted to try these slimming pills that dr oz on the net recomends.but seeing i am on 3mg warfarin i didnt know if i could try them while on warfarin these pills are raspberry keytone based and with the bowel cleanse as well

Dr. David :

yes.

Dr. David :

most likely they will be fine.

Dr. David :

with your warfarin and metformin

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but you should let your doctor know you are taking them as well.

Dr. David :

and you should continue to get your blood levels checked for your warfarin.

JACUSTOMER-pd4rghdh- :

i wanted to ask as there are some over the counter pills and creams i cannot use i have my blood levels checked regular they are 2.4 at the moment

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
avoid excessive vitamin K in your diet which can affect warfarin levels in your blood stream.

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