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Algin (Ascophyllum nodosum)


Algin/Drug Interactions:
  • Oral drugsOral drugs: The fiber in algin may impair the body's ability to absorb oral drugs.

Algin/Herb/Supplement Interactions:
  • Oral herbs and supplementsOral herbs and supplements: The fiber in algin may impair the body's ability to absorb oral herbs and supplements.

Algin/Food Interactions:
  • Insufficient available evidence.

Algin/Lab Interactions:
  • Blood pressureBlood pressure: According to secondary sources, algin may lower blood pressure and blood pressure readings.
  • CholesterolCholesterol: Theoretically, algin may reduce serum cholesterol concentrations and test results (9;12).

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