The absorption of vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) may be decreased when taken with beta-sitosterol.
Activated charcoal may slightly decrease blood levels of beta-sitosterol.
Beta-sitosterol may have blood sugar-lowering effects and interact with antidiabetic herbs or supplements.
Beta-sitosterol may increase the effects of cholesterol-lowering agents. In theory, beta-sitosterol may increase the effects of beta-lactoglobulin tryptic hydrolysate (LTH).
Beta-sitosterol may increase the risk of bleeding when taken with herbs or supplements that increase the risk of bleeding.
Beta-sitosterol may reduce beta-carotene, lutein, and lycopene blood levels.
The fat substitute olestra has been to decrease the amount of beta-sitosterol in stools.
Beta-sitosterol does not appear to affect blood levels of vitamins A or D.
You should read product labels, and discuss all therapies with a qualified healthcare provider. Natural Standard information does not constitute medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.The absorption of vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) may be decreased when taken with beta-sitosterol.Activated charcoal may slightly decrease blood levels of beta-sitosterol.Beta-sitosterol may have blood sugar-lowering effects and interact with... More