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Medicine Interactions

Possible medicine interactions for Blackmores products.

Acidophilus Bifidus

Antibiotics may inactivate probiotics if taken at the same time. Separate doses by at least two hours.

Alive! Men’s Multivitamin

Calcium, magnesium and zinc may decrease the absorption and effectiveness of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) or thyroid hormone, separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics. Consult your health care professional before use if taking a diuretic (fluid tablet).

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Alive! Women’s Multivitamin

Calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc may decrease the absorption and effectiveness of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), methyldopa, carbidopa, levodopa, penicillamine, or thyroid hormone, separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics. Consult your health care professional before use if taking a diuretic (fluid tablet). Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin. Cranberry may increase the risk of bleeding with this medication.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Alive! Men’s 50+ Multivitamin

Calcium, magnesium and zinc may decrease the absorption and effectiveness of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) or thyroid hormone, separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics. Consult your health care professional before use if taking a diuretic (fluid tablet).

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Alive! Women’s 50+ Multivitamin

Calcium, magnesium and zinc may decrease the absorption and effectiveness of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) or thyroid hormone, separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics. Consult your health care professional before use if taking a diuretic (fluid tablet).

Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin. Cranberry may increase the risk of bleeding with this medication.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Bio ACE Excell®

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours.
Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Bio C® 1000mg

Ascorbic acid may increase the absorption of aluminium. In kidney failure doses should be separated by at least 2 hours from doses of aluminium-containing preparations.
If taking propranolol, separate doses by at least two hours. Ascorbic acid may decrease the absorption and efficacy of this medication.

Bio C® Chewable

Ascorbic acid may increase the absorption of aluminium. In kidney failure doses should be separated by at least 2 hours from doses of aluminium-containing preparations. If taking propranolol, separate doses by at least two hours. Ascorbic acid may decrease the absorption and efficacy of propranolol.

Bio C® Powder

Ascorbic acid may increase the absorption of aluminium. In kidney failure doses should be separated by at least 2 hours from doses of aluminium-containing preparations. If taking propranolol, separate doses by at least two hours. Ascorbic acid may decrease the absorption and efficacy of propranolol.

Bio Iron

Iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking methyldopa, carbidopa, levodopa, thyroid hormones, penicillamine, tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics or bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Bio Magnesium

Magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least two hours.
Pyridoxine may decrease the efficacy of some medications. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking phenytoin or phenobarbitone (anticonvulsant drugs), or think you may be.

Bio Zinc

Zinc and magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Cal-D

Calcium and vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics (fluid tablets). Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking a diuretic
Calcium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, biphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) or thyroid hormone, separate doses by at least two hours.
Calcium may decrease the activity of verapamil. Consult your health care professional before use if taking this medication.

CardiWell™ Omega Q10

Consult your healthcare professional before use if being treated for diabetes. May change the glucose-lowering effect of your medication.
CoQ10 may decrease the anticoagulant effect of warfarin.

Cholesterol Health™

May increase the effect of some cholesterol-lowering medications.

Colon Care

None expected if used as directed. Overuse may decrease absorption of nutrients and oral medications due to increased speed of transit through the intestines.

Conceive Well™ Gold

Zinc, magnesium and iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, separate doses by at least two hours.

Iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking methyldopa, carbidopa, levodopa, thyroid hormone, penicillamine, or bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) separate doses by at least two hours.

Iodine may interfere with treatment for thyroid conditions. Consult your healthcare professional before use if being treated for a thyroid condition.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

CoQ10 75 mg

CoQ10 may decrease the anti-coagulant effect of warfarin.
Consult your healthcare professional before use if you are being treated for high blood pressure. CoQ10 may increase the blood pressure lowering effect of your medication.

CoQ10 150 mg

CoQ10 may decrease the anti-coagulant effect of warfarin.
Consult your healthcare professional before use if you are being treated for high blood pressure. CoQ10 may increase the blood pressure lowering effect of your medication.

Cranberry 15000

Cranberry may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Detox 10 Day Program

Colon Care – None expected if used as directed. Overuse may decrease absorption of nutrients and oral medications due to increased speed of transit through the intestines.
Milk Thistle – May decrease the efficacy of metronidazole. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking this medication.

Digestive Bio Balance™

Antibiotics may inactivate probiotics if taken at the same time. Separate doses by at least two hours.

Echinacea ACE + Zinc

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Echinacea + Garlix®

Garlic may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Executive B Stress Formula

Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking, or think you may be taking, a diuretic (fluid tablet).
Magnesium and calcium may decrease absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) or thyroid hormones, separate doses by at least 2 hours.
Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Folate

The efficacy of folic acid supplements may be decreased by co-trimoxazole, sulphasalazine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidone and methotrexate.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia

Ginkgo 6000 mg (Tebonin® EGb 761®)

Ginkgo may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin, aspirin and ibuprofen.

Ginkgo Brahmi

Ginkgo may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin, aspirin and ibuprofen. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking any of these medications.

Ginkgoforte®

Ginkgo may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin, aspirin and ibuprofen. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking any of these medications.

Glucosamine + Fish Oil

Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Glucosamine 1000mg

Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Glucosamine 1500mg

Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

I-Folic™

Iodine may interfere with treatment for thyroid conditions. Consult your healthcare professional before use if being treated for a thyroid condition.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Immunodefence

Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics. Consult your health care professional before use if taking a diuretic (fluid tablet).
Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Joint Formula Advanced

Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Joint Formula with Glucosamine & Chrondroitin

Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Kids Mineral Minds

Calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, penicillamine or thyroid hormones, separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Kids Multi

Calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, penicillamine or thyroid hormones, separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Kids Immunities

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Korean Ginseng

Panax ginseng may lower blood glucose. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking an oral hypoglycaemic (blood sugar drug), or using insulin for treatment of diabetes.

Lyprinol®

Lyprinol® may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Lyprinol® Double

Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking Warfarin. Lyprinol Double may increase the risk of bleeding with this medication

Lyp-Sine®

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Macu-Vision®

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quiniolone antibiotics, separate doses by at least two hours.

Macu-Vision Plus®

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quiniolone antibiotics, separate doses by at least two hours.

MagMin

Magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours

Magnesium Powder

Magnesium and calcium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) or thyroid hormone separate doses by at least two hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Mega B Complex

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Men's Performance Multi

Calcium, magnesium and zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) or thyroid hormone separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Menopause Day/ Night Relief

Soya bean may decrease the absorption and efficacy of thyroid hormone. If taking this medication, separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Soya bean may decrease the anticoagulant effect of warfarin. Consult your health care professional before use if taking this medication.

Metabolism Advantage

Calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) or thyroid hormone, separate does by at least two hours.

Coleus may increase the effect of antihypertensives (blood pressure drugs). Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking blood pressure medication.
Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Michelle Bridges ImmuneCare

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics. If taking these medications separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Michelle Bridges Multivitamin

Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics. Consult your health care professional before use if taking a diuretic (fluid tablet).

Iron, calcium, magnesium and zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, methyldopa, carbidopa, levodopa, thyroid hormones, penicillamine or bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs),  separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia

Milk Thistle

Milk thistle may decrease the efficacy of metronidazole. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking this medication.

MSM Joint Support Powder

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Nails Hair and Skin

Iron and zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking methyldopa, carbidopa, levodopa, thyroid hormone, penicillamine, tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics or bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Natural E 1000IU

Vitamin E may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Natural E 500IU

Vitamin E may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Natural E 250IU

Vit E at doses over 400 IU daily may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin.

Natural E Chewable 500IU

Vitamin E may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Odourless Fish Oil + Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics. Consult your health care practitioner before use if taking a diuretic.

Omega Triple

High doses of fish oil (more than the recommended 3 capsules per day ) may increase the risk of bleeding with blood thinning medications

Peritone

No interactions expected if used as directed. Overuse may decrease absorption of nutrients and oral medications due to increased speed of transit through the intestines.

PhytoLife®

Soya bean and calcium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking thyroid hormone, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, separate doses by at least 2 hours.
Soya bean may decrease the anticoagulant effect of warfarin. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold

Calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron may decrease absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), thyroid hormone, methyldopa, carbidopa or levodopa or penicillamine separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking a diuretic (fluid tablet).

Iodine may interfere with treatment for thyroid conditions. Consult your healthcare professional before use if suffering from a thyroid disease.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia

Pregnancy Iron

Iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of methyldopa, carbidopa, levodopa, thyroid hormones, penicillamine, tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics or biphosphonates.  Doses should be separated by at least 2 hours.

Proactive Multi for 50+

Calcium, zinc, iron and magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, thyroid hormone, methyldopa, carbidopa or levodopa or penicillamine separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Prostate Health Formula

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Radiance®

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least two hours.

Radiance by Blackmores Skin Defence

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least two hours.

Radiance by Blackmores Skin Purify

Milk thistle may decrease the efficacy of metronidazole. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking this medication.

Zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics. If taking these medications separate doses by at least 2 hours.

REME-D for Migraine Headache

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate. If you are taking methotrexate, consult your doctor before using this product.

Sleep Sound Formula™

Magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours.

St John's Wort

St John’s wort may interfere with the action of some medications. Consult your health care professional before use if you are taking, or think you may be taking, warfarin, oral contraceptives (birth control pills), prescription antidepressants (tricyclics or SSRIs), digoxin, simvastatin, verapamil, protease inhibitors or reverse transcriptase inhibitors (antiviral drugs), cyclosporine, tacrolimus, irinotecan, imatinib, omeprazole or methadone.

Sugar Balance

Magnesium and zinc may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, separate doses by at least two hours.

Superstrength Horseradish Garlic +C

Garlic may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Sustained Release Multi + Antioxidants

Calcium, zinc, iron and magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, thyroid hormone, methyldopa, carbidopa or levodopa or penicillamine separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Tebonin® EGb 761®

Ginkgo may increase the risk of bleeding with warfarin, aspirin and ibuprofen.

Teen Multi for Girls

Calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, penicillamine or thyroid hormones, separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Teen Multi for Guys

Calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, penicillamine or thyroid hormones, separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Total Calcium + Magnesium + D3

Calcium, zinc and magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) or thyroid hormone, separate doses by at least two hours.

Calcium may decrease the activity of verapamil. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking verapamil.

Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking a diuretic (fluid tablets). Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Vegetarian Glucosamine

Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking warfarin.

Vitamin B6

Pyridoxine may decrease the efficacy of some medications. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking phenytoin or phenobarbitone (anticonvulsant drugs), or think you may be.

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics (fluid tablets). Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking a diuretic.

Women's Bio Balance™

Antibiotics may inactivate probiotics if taken at the same time. Separate doses by at least two hours.

Women’s D-Stress™

Magnesium and zinc may decrease absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Women's Vitality

Calcium, iron, zinc and magnesium may decrease absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, thyroid hormone, penicillamine, methyldopa, carbidopa or levodopa separate doses by at least 2 hours.

Folic acid may decrease the effectiveness of methotrexate in the treatment of leukaemia.

Zinvit

Zinc and magnesium may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics separate doses by at least 2 hours.


 

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