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Should I let my doctor know I’m taking L-arginine?

It is always a good idea to let your doctor know what medications and supplements you're taking, especially when your doctor is prescribing a new medication. Telling your doctor about taking L-arginine will help guard against drug interactions and the possibly unsafe results of them. You especially should notify your doctor if you have medical conditions like allergies, asthma, recent heart attack, low blood pressure, herpes infection, liver disease and sickle cell disease that may be affected by taking L-arginine.

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