How should I take cranberry supplements?

Many types of cranberry supplements are available. Most common are capsules or tablets, although cranberry also comes in liquids, teas, and tinctures. People using one form of supplement should not add another form without talking to their healthcare provider. Always follow your practitioner's directions and the package instructions.

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