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What should I avoid while taking aloe vera?

Carefully monitor your blood sugar if you are already on a medication to treat diabetes and decide to take Aloe. Do not combine with medications that decrease blood clotting or cause a laxative efffect. Aloe should also not be taken if you are taking digoxin (Lanoxin).

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