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I take the following medications: Tabs Monomil XL

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Dear Sir
I take the following medications:
Tabs Monomil XL 60 mg
Tabs Simvastatin 20mg
Tabs Clopidogrel 75 mg
Caps Diltiazam 120 mg
Tabs Cyanacobalamin 50mcg
Also Gaviscon liquid and Ranitidine Liquid
15 yrs ago I had 5 cabg and 5 yrs ago a colostomy operation.
The colostomy has left me with ulcerative colitis.proctitis and IBS.
I would like to take Acidophilus capsules and peppermint capsules and wondered if there would be any adverse effects.My doctor says that he doesn't know anything about alternatve medicines.
Thank You
Phyllis Horner
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Acidophilus helps to regulate your bowel movement and also provides gut immunity.
May be beneficial with ulcerative colitis although not clearly proven.
Peppermint helps with the esophageal motility and digestion but may worsen acid reflux sometimes.
These supplements will not interact significantly with your current medications.

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