Modified citrus pectin may significantly increase the urinary excretion of metals. Caution is advised in patients taking chelating agents.
Although not well studied in humans, pectin may lower cholesterol levels. Consult with a qualified healthcare professional, including a pharmacist, before combining modified citrus pectin with cholesterol-lowering agents.
Although not well studied in humans, modified citrus pectin may significantly inhibit carbohydrate-mediated tumor growth. Patients taking any herbs or supplements for cancer should use modified citrus pectin with caution.
Modified citrus pectin may slow or reduce the absorption of oral agents. Caution is advised when taking herbs and supplements by mouth.
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