What happens if I miss a dose ()?
No information is available regarding a missed dose of garlic. Consult your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider if you require further information.
What happens if I overdose ()?
An overdose of garlic is unlikely to threaten life. Consult a doctor, hospital, or poison control center if you require assistance.
Symptoms of a garlic overdose have not been reported.
What should I avoid while taking garlic ()?
There are no known restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while taking garlic, unless otherwise directed by your health care provider.
What other drugs will affect garlic ()?
Do not take garlic without first talking to your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- a medicine to control blood sugar levels such as insulin, glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide (Glynase, Diabeta, Micronase), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), tolbutamide (Orinase), tolazamide (Tolinase), pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), repaglinide (Prandin), metformin (Glucophage), and others;
- a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) including ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, others), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Anaprox, others), ketoprofen (Orudis KT, Orudis), indomethacin (Indocin), etodolac (Lodine), nabumetone (Relafen), oxaprozin (Daypro), piroxicam (Feldene), sulindac (Clinoril), tolmetin (Tolectin), and others;
- a protease inhibitor such as amprenavir (Agenerase), indinavir (Crixivan), saquinavir (Invirase, Fortovase), lopinavir-ritonavir (Kaletra), ritonavir (Norvir), or nelfinavir (Viracept);
- ardeparin (Normiflo), dalteparin (Fragmin), danaparoid (Orgaran), enoxaparin (Lovenox), tinzaparin (Innohep);
- warfarin (Coumadin);
- aspirin; or
You may not be able to take garlic, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring while taking garlic if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with garlic or affect your condition. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines or other herbal/health supplements.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider may have more information about garlic.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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