Who should not use cranberry supplements?

Joane Goodroe

As with all supplements, check with you physician before you add supplements to the medications that are prescribed by your physician. The following are some of the potential problems with cranberry supplements. These do not represent all possible considerations.

  • If you take coumadin (warfarin) which slows blood clotting, check with your physician before adding cranberry supplements.
  • If you have an allergy to aspirin should check with your physician before taking a cranberry supplement.
  • If you are prone to kidney stones, check with your physician before taking cranberry supplements.  


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