Should I tell my doctor that I am taking cranberry supplements?

It is always wise to tell your doctor about any supplements you are taking. People who take blood thinners, ulcer medications, or antacids should definitely talk to their doctor about taking cranberry supplements. Women who are pregnant, expect to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding should mention cranberry supplementation to their doctor.

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